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Why Do Dogs Lick The Air?

<i>By Nicole Pajer</i><p>Dogs engage in a variety of behaviors that perplex us, and one of them is licking the air. We caught up with the experts to get to the …

Pets

Therapy dogs help kids with autism during dentist visits

A non-profit in Santiago, Chile, uses dogs to help young patients stay calm at the dentist's office.

Autism

These Vegan Food Replacements Will Blow Your Mind

😲<p>Looking for some fresh vegan inspiration? Thankfully, the times of depressing vegan cakes made from sunflower oil and sandwiches filled with tragic …

Vegan

The best investment decision I have ever made

When I got my business degree in 2011, I was ready to start my career.<p>I wanted to start a business, earn money, and also invest. Those were my main …

Success

I've Had Bad Posture My Entire Life. Here's What Finally Helped Me Stand Up Straight

In an early act of defiance, every time my mom told me to sit up straight, I did the exact opposite. I slumped farther down in the car and at the …

Yoga

7 Writing Exercises That Help Me Get Back to the Writing Groove

I’ve heard others declare that writer’s block doesn’t exist, that it’s nothing but a feeble excuse some people have for not writing.I beg to …

Creative Writing

Google Grapples With ‘Horrifying’ Reaction to Uncanny AI Tech

The most talked-about, futuristic product from Google’s developer show isn’t even finished -- but it’s already stoking heated debate.<p>At its I/O …

Artificial Intelligence

Top 10 Moneymaking Apps You Need to Download Now

These moneymaking apps won't make you rich but can earn you some respectable extra pocket money with little effort.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Apps that can make you money? It sounds too good to be true, but moneymaking apps do actually exist. While these apps won’t …

Apps

If You Sit All Day, You Need This Yoga Flow in Your Life

We know movement should be a part of everyday life, but for the 108 million full-time workers in America who sit at a desk all day, that's far from …

Yoga

How to write blogs humans want to read

Here are 10 steps to take before every blog post:<p><b>1.</b> <b>Just start writing (or recording).</b><p>The first thing you want to do is sit down and write.<p>If you have …

Public Relations

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Time I

14 Hilarious Book Reviews From Very Concerned Readers

Only books could make people ~ feel ~ this much.

Books

4 Tips for Launching a Successful Business From . . . Your Spare Room

Bootstrapping with existing resources is as American as Abe Lincoln's log cabin. If you're blazing an entrepreneurial trail, hit these four markers along the way.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The man who was arguably our nation's greatest president, Abraham Lincoln, …

The 10 Things You Must Do From Day One So Your Startup Thrives

Get the basics right and you'll be in good shape for the long run.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re thinking about starting your own business or need to reignite that fire, you’re probably searching for the right advice. You need advice that you are likely …

Your Users Don’t Need to ‘Learn More’

In today’s world, quick and easy access to relevant information is key for user engagement. As digital marketers, we have the responsibility to …

6 Must-Read Books That Will Unlock Your Inner Mental Strength

They all contain valuable insight on making the process work better for you.<p><i>What are the best books to read for mental strength? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni,</b> …

How to Build a Facebook Ad Funnel

Do you want more conversions from your Facebook ads? Wondering how funnels can help? To explore how you can build Facebook ad funnels that improve …

Marketing

AI Just Learned How to Boost the Brain's Memory

When it comes to black boxes, there is none more black than the human brain. Our gray matter is so complex, scientists lament, that it can’t quite …

The Surprising Way to Be More Effective at Storytelling | Inc.com

By now, most of us are familiar with "the irresistible power of storytelling as a business tool" (as <i>Harvard Business Review</i> describes it) to get people's attention, involve them emotionally and help them remember the content you're trying to convey.<p>But you may not know that the traditional way we …

Public Speaking

Ditch The Client If Your Contract Lacks These 7 Important Clauses

Getting paid is the biggest issue that freelancers face when they create products or provide services for clients. After all, it can be expensive to go after a non-paying client, and many freelancers are living on an already tight budget. And sometimes freelancers, hungry for business, do not study …

Employment

How to Come Up With a Brilliant Business Idea | Inc.com

<i>Editor's Note: The following is adapted from</i> Start a Successful Business: Expert Advice to Take Your Startup From Idea to Empire<i>, published this month by Inc. Media and Amacom, a division of the American Management Association.</i><p>Sure, you want to be an empire maker. But first you need an idea. A …

Entrepreneurship

How To Buy A Home In The Next 5 Years

For many people in this country, home ownership is still inextricably linked to achieving the traditional American Dream and becoming a "real" …

Personal Finance

Building a wealth snowball

Shares 45<p>To conclude “back to basics” month at Get Rich Slowly, today we’re going to explore an important concept, one that’s new to most people. …

Personal Finance

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Investing

Stretch Tight Hips with These 3 Yoga Poses

[caption id="attachment_65279" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photo: Ryan Kelly / Yoga Fundamentals[/caption]Shakira said it best: Your hips don’t …

Yoga

If You Suffer From Insomnia, These 3 Tips Will Help

Sleep is vital to our existence. It allows the body to rebalance our hormones and recharge mentally as well as physically. When you don't get an …

Which is better for *you*—Pilates or yoga?

On the surface, Pilates and yoga can look pretty similar—they both use mats, props, and body resistance movements, for example. But when you take a …

Yoga

How important is it to socialise with other vegans when you’re transitioning to veganism?

I’m the only vegan in my close group of London friends, and just a year ago, I wouldn’t have dreamed of asking any of them if they wanted to go check …