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15 tips and tricks to close more deals and make tons of money in 2017

Selling is a tough job.<p>But there are certain things you can do to improve your salesmanship.<p>We sifted through a number of different sales-related surveys and reports to come up with the 15 things every salesperson should do to up their game in 2017.

Wall Street

9 podcasts that will change how you think about human behavior

Fortunately, there are no shortage of podcasts designed to cater to that interest — whether it's a short one-one-one chat about building good habits or an hour-long compilation of novel ideas.<p>Here are some of the best podcasts that help put life in perspective.

Self-improvement

Otherworldly Images of Andromeda Galaxy Over a Tiny Swiss Village

Photographer Sandro Casutt lives in a remote Swiss village with unbelievable views of the Andromeda Galaxy. The village of Vals, population 990, is a prime location for viewing the closest major galaxy to the Milky Way. Thus, Casutt, together with his brother Markus, started Cosmic Art Photography …

Andromeda Galaxy

Survival Buzz: 46 Must Have Items for Your Emergency Vehicle Kit

As much as I like to think I have a handle on things, sometimes projects slip through the cracks. Case in point. Since the big road trip to Arizona …

Free Shipping

Ski resort employee chased off by pack of wolves, prompts warning | Adventure Sports Network

A pack of wolves in Banff National Park are becoming more bold around humans. Photo: Courtesy of Parks Canada<p>An employee at Mount Norquay, a ski …

6 Wonders in Kobuk Valley: America's Least Visited National Park

<i>The enchanting, like-a-dream landscape at Kobuk National Park in Alaska. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>In the great state of Alaska, north of the Arctic Circle, there is a place where you can be dropped off by bush plane and stand amidst one of Earth's last true wilderness places. There are no signs …

National Parks
Watches

People are sharing "cool psychology tricks" and you're going to want to try some of these out immediately

Over on <i>Reddit</i>, <i>sneakyboii</i> is asking “What are the coolest psychology tricks that you know or have used?”<p>We’ve dug through the hundreds of answers and …

17 Emerging Energy Technologies That Will Change The World

<i>Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics. We are reproducing the summary for emerging energy technologies.</i><p>We have included predictions based on consultation …

Energy

What the Tech? 12 Tech Terms to Know Right Now

<b>Unlock the mysteries of the “cloud” and “IOT,” learn the difference between augmented and virtual realities and find out what “Merged Reality” means.</b> …

16 brilliant innovations tackling poverty around the world

Getting to the root of poverty means solving various issues along the way, and inventors are up for the challenge.<p>Poverty isn't just inadequate …

5 Tips for Dealing with a Solo Survival Situation

If you’d only listened to that sage advice about the “buddy system” and taken a friend with you on your wilderness adventure…<p>This is just one of the …

Mental Health

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Time Management

Mount Magazine - Wikipedia

<b>Mount Magazine</b>, officially named <b>Magazine Mountain</b>, is the highest point of the U.S. Interior Highlands and in the U.S. state of Arkansas, and is the …

Grannies Smoke Weed For the First Time and It’s Amazing

Creator Mike Gaston explains why he (correctly) assumed this would be captivating.<p>Anyone under the age of 40 is likely familiar with the experience of helping aging parents or grandparents with new technology. Unaccustomed to the myriad gadgets required for entertainment and communication, our …

Cards Against Humanity

BUFFETT: 'The babies being born in America today are the luckiest crop in history.'

Warren Buffett is bullish on America.<p>For regular readers of his letters and those that follow his commentary in public, this is not a new position for the Oracle of Omaha.<p>But in his 2015 letter to shareholders, Buffett declares today's new American citizens the luckiest in our country's …

Markets

6 Simple Machines for Smart Preppers

by Todd Walker<p>(Photo credit: Wikipedia)<p>Hobby farming, homesteading, and outdoor self-reliance activities require physical work. Having the right tool …

Seek Thermal Camera

Seek is a new thermal camera for your smartphone that gives you the power to see the unseen, in both complete darkness and broad daylight. Seek makes …

Imaging

Kershaw Emerson CQC-6K Clip Point EDC Knife Review

When Kershaw first announced the Emerson collaboration, I was gobsmacked: I couldn’t believe that in a few short months I could purchase a bonafide …

Knives

A faster, cheaper water filter, thanks to sugar

A new filter material may be better at straining contaminants from water than the activated carbon in your faucet filter—and may be cheaper and …

Nanotech

25 Tactical EDC Essentials

An everyday carry collection, typically consisting of a wallet, an EDC knife, an EDC pen, and one or two keychain tools at the very least, is an …

Stainless Steel