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Bill Gates Says This Book Is 'One of the Most Important' He's Ever Read

Millions of people have tuned in for Swedish physician and statistician Hans Rosling’s TED Talks over the years, and the videos caught the attention …

Self-improvement

5 Game-Changing Podcasts To Listen To On Your Commute

Podcasts are an excellent and free way to help you to continue learning and set you up for long term success.<p>If you're like me and have a commute to the office, you treat your car, subway, plane, bus or train ride as a classroom. This travel time, whether it's 10 minutes or two hours, is an …

Self-improvement

11 spectacular waterfalls in the US you need to see in your lifetime

1/<p>Palouse Falls, Washington<p>Palouse Falls has been dubbed the "official waterfall of Washington State" for good reason. It clocks in at 198 feet tall …

Hiking

9 Ultimate Bucket List Road Trips

9. Grand Canyon, Arizona to Moab, Utah<p><b>Distance:</b> 1387km (862 miles)<p>Starting at the iconic Grand Canyon, hit six classic national parks on a ten day …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” <i>— Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner</i><p>Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient | Inc.com

Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" According to researchers, one attribute that certainly helps: …

Self-improvement

Top 25 Adventure Travel Blogs

This list is an attempt to highlight some of the best blogs about outdoor photography that can be found on the web. The ranking was compiled tracking …

Outdoors

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Anime

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

How I Stopped Chasing Happiness and Started Enjoying My Imperfect Life

<b>“I want to live my life without stress and worries. I don’t need to be rich or famous. I just want to be happy.” ~Unknown</b><p>Have you ever set a goal and …

Happiness

34 Business Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

<i>This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here.</i><p>Alright, here it is: the book list to end all …

Self-improvement

20 meteor shower photos that’ll inspire you to shoot the Leonids

The Leonids meteor shower is one of the most spectacular celestial events visible to the naked eye. The shower peaks Friday, Nov. 17—a perfect …

Meteor Showers

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

Small Business

6 Ways to Protect Your Nest Egg If You Fear a Bear Market

No one can predict what stocks will do next, but there are plenty of things worried investors and retirement savers do have control over.<p>Lately, …

Retirement

The Importance of Surrounding Yourself With the Right People

It's nearly impossible to rise to your own personal greatness if you aren't surrounding yourself with people who are doing the same.<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>"Surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you, even when you don't see it in yourself." -- Edmund Lee<p>I’ve …

Google Play

9 Books That Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett Think You Should Read | Inc.com

Bill Gates reads about 50 books every year, Mark Cuban reads three hours every day, Mark Zuckerberg resolved to read 24 books in a year, and Warren Buffett spends 80 percent of his day reading.<p>Perhaps like you, I like to learn and improve my skills as a leader, so I'm always curious about what the …

Bill Gates

The Yosemite most people never see: 10 dazzling hikes

YOSEMITE — Gazing at the spectacular scenery surrounding Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy reservoir, I can’t help but marvel. Nature has endowed Tuolumne …

Hiking

The World's Longest Hiking Trail is Finally, Officially Open

Nearly one year ago, we couldn't contain our excitement about The Great Trail coming to Canada. Now, exactly 11 months later, it's finally and …

Hiking

GV: Alphabet's VC arm is pouring its billions into health startups

GV partner Tom Hulme.Flickr/PICNIC Network<p>Google became one of the biggest companies in the world after it launched a search engine in 1998 that surpassed the abilities of market leaders Ask Jeeves and Yahoo.<p>But the $650 billion (£497 billion) business, which today sits under parent company …

Venture Capital

Learn something new this year with these free online courses

Whether it’s a love for education, the drive to succeed, or just genuine curiosity, the hunger for knowledge and learning is what keeps us moving …

Photoshop

Example coding interview: Designing Google Docs

10 Things Highly Productive People Do on the Weekend

How to use your weekend to create a better week ahead.<p>Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends …

Nikon offers cheap ultrawide-angle lens for entry dSLRs

The company also delivers its first fisheye zoom and a new pro prime.<p>Nikon delivers a trio of new lenses aimed at very different types of photographers, from the budget-focused consumer to the quality-focused pro.<p>The AF-P DX Nikkor 10-20mm f4.5-5.6G VR's focal range overlaps somewhat with the …

Cameras

11 podcasts to catch up on over Memorial Day Weekend

As Memorial Day Weekend approaches, many are looking forward to some extra down time to explore the podcasts buzzing at the moment. Whether traveling …

Memorial Day Weekend

Are markets about to topple and crash: five key measures

World stock markets are expensive by almost any metric – and the biggest of all the major markets is registering the highest readings.<p>American shares make up more than half the global stock market. Since the beginning of 2016 their value has risen by almost 30pc, with around half of that rally …

The strawberry business is just one example of how Trump’s promises would change the economy

In it he outlined a theory of international trade based on the notion of comparative advantage. The idea is that each country does something, maybe many somethings, relatively well, and they can therefore specialize and trade with each other to their mutual benefit.<p>Economics has since gone well …

Strawberries

Top Tips for the Perfect Elevator Pitch

The question is, how many elevator pitches should a job seeker have at the ready?<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Imagine you go to a job search networking meeting for the first time, and the leader at one point informs the audience that everybody will have a chance to stand …

Public Speaking