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How a couple of rides in a junky car with Yahoo's founder had a big impact on young Sergey Brin

Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who built their Google search-engine prototype while at Stanford University, wanted to try to license out their technology to other companies, so they showed it to Stanford alumni David Filo, who had started Yahoo.com.<p>Filo recommended launching a search site themselves …

Silicon Valley

These bizarre Japanese electric vehicles could change how we get around cities

Companies are coming up with all kinds of interesting vehicles to help people get around. From hoverboards to passenger drones, vehicles aimed at helping people travel short distances are all the rage these days.<p>Yamaha is the latest to reveal a concept vehicle that gives us a glimpse of what …

Yamaha

Interior Design Ideas For Sleeping Six People In A Room

Sleepovers, extended family, and unexpected guests all make having extra sleeping space necessary. But why stop at just one extra bed when you could …

Furniture

The value of second chances

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‘It really risks exploiting Muslim women’: Upset over use of pale, waif models to sell Ramadan collections

Many fashion conscious Muslim women spend extra time and money to look their best during Ramadan, dressing meticulously conservative as they move …

Americans are spending their money on 3 major categories

That fact keeps proving itself to be true: for the month of May, consulting firm Conlumino notes that once again, apparel sales dropped off by 2.4%.<p>However, Neil Saunders, CEO of Conlumino, noted three categories that have captured consumers' wallets: home improvement, beauty, and sports.<p>Here's why …

Top 10

Alibaba CEO Jack Ma: Fakes are often better than the real thing

The founder and chairman of Chinese online empire Alibaba, said factory bosses were now using the internet to sell directly to consumers, giving them more choice over their purchases.<p>"The problem is that the fake products today, they make better quality, better prices than the real products, the …

Intellectual Property

20 Ways To Improve Your Finances In Under 20 Minutes

Some important financial moves are painful, time consuming, or both. Tackling mountains of debt or complex estate planning come to mind. Yet many smart financial steps are simple and take just a few minutes.<p>These simple steps can increase our savings, decrease our spending, or make us smart …

Personal Finance

London show reflects global boom in Islamic fashion

Organisers say the Saverah Expo is aimed at empowering Muslim women: ‘We have a voice and a lifestyle, we start businesses, we don’t fit the stereotype’<p>Within minutes of the end of Sanzaa’s catwalk show, there was a swarm of women flicking through rails of clothing and flashing their credit cards …

Muslim Women

A third of cash is held by 5 U.S. companies

The rising cash holdings of U.S. corporations are increasingly in the hands of a few U.S. companies, with just five tech firms having grabbed a third of it. And nearly three-quarters of cash held by non-financial U.S. companies is stashed overseas, outside the long arm of Uncle Sam.<p><b>Apple (AAPL)</b>,</b> …

Investing

7 steps to get rich, from a personal-finance classic the millionaire founder of Nasty Gal calls 'one of the best'

Before Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso reached millionaire status — she's worth an estimated $250 million— she was broke, dumpster-diving, and a frequent shoplifter.<p>She credits part of her financial revival to George S. Clason's "The Richest Man in Babylon," she explains in her book, …

Retirement

8 bad habits that are ruining your sleep

Conversely, research shows there's a direct correlation between getting less sleep and workplace inefficiency.<p>The prefrontal cortex, where the problem-solving functions of the brain are housed, is degraded if we don't get enough sleep.<p>Working when you're sleep-deprived "we now know is the cognitive …

Sleep

A UPenn psychologist says 'grit' is key to success in life — here's how to become a grittier person

Your agreement or disagreement with 10 statements, including "I often set a goal but later choose to pursue a different one" and "I have overcome setbacks to conquer an important challenge," produces a total grit score, which reveals how much passion and perseverance you typically display. (You can …

Self-improvement

Wall Street's favorite shirt startup just unveiled a dress shoe at a shockingly low price

Wall Street, in particular, is in love with its shirts. In 2015 Combatant Gentleman was the most shipped-to menswear package at Goldman Sachs, according to cofounder Vishaal Melwani.<p>The next frontier for the e-tailer? Shoes.<p>Sticking with the company's theme, the shoes are a modern style with a …

Clothing

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success | Inc.com

We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people. You just might get the lift you need to take you to your happy (and …

Motivation

How to Stop Worrying What Other People Think of You | Inc.com

We all want to be liked and appreciated for our many talents, our ferocious intelligence, our good nature, our sparkling personality.<p>But when we start to rely on what other people think of us, and we make their opinion pivotal to our success, we get into trouble. We start tailoring our lives to fit …

Self-help

9 Powerful Affirmations Successful People Repeat Every Single Day | Inc.com

If you're not achieving the success you hope for, whether personally or professionally, take a step back. The problem may not be a lack of education or opportunity or connections or even luck.<p>The problem could be what you believe--and as a result, what you do.<p>What do the most successful people …

Self-improvement

5 Daily Habits That Will Cultivate a Positive Mindset | Inc.com

How we approach our work is greatly dependent on our mindset. If we're in a good place, it's effortless. If we're stressed or unhappy, everything feels exhausting. As important as it is to be good at what you do, your craft, it is equally as important to practice your approach and master …

Self-improvement

There’s no such thing as perfect

Imperfections build character and equip us to be resilient for whatever life throws at us.<p>When has being different worked to your advantage? I’d like …

How To Get Rid Of A Headache Without Medicine

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5 Powerful Exercises You Can Do Today to Become a Happier Person

Increase your long-term happiness with these simple, short-term actions.<p>Happiness. Such a simple word. Such an important word. Happiness matters for everyone, even if what it means varies from person to person. Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency …

Happiness

Where America's Richest Millennials Live

Wealthy and millennials aren’t two terms generally used together. Few of these people in the 22-to-34 bracket are buying homes and the ones that do …

Demographics

The Secret to Success that No One Told You: Be Dumb | Inc.com

What's some of the standard advice you get when you want to accomplish anything? Study up. Learn about the subject, Get advice from people who've done it.<p>It's hard to argue. All that sounds right. Often it is right. But winning by getting smart can be exactly the wrong thing to do. Sometimes you …

Self-improvement

Tap Your Girly Side with Spring's Romantic Florals

When the editor-of-chief of <i>Runway,</i> Miranda Priestly, is presented with florals in the movie <i>The Devil Wears Prada,</i> she makes a snide remark that has …

Clothing

A letter to … my wife, who I have never loved

The letter you always wanted to write<p>I am not entirely sure where to start – this October, we will have been married for five years. For the life of me, I cannot remember why I even agreed. We never proposed or let alone spoke to each other. I was not coerced into marriage, neither were you. We …

Relationships

10 travelers reveal the incredible stories behind their most jaw-dropping photos

Some of the world's most daring travelers have scaled great heights, survived intense weather, and explored remote destinations, all to capture stunning images.<p>We teamed up with @BeautifulDestinations, which is currently one of the most-followed travel Instagram accounts, to pull together 10 …

National Parks

Elon Musk's younger brother is on the board of Chipotle and owns a restaurant chain that’s taking off

After the brothers sold their company, Zip2, for $300 million in 1999, Kimbal Musk moved to Boulder, Colorado, and founded a restaurant called The Kitchen in 2004.<p>The Kitchen has expanded to eight restaurants, including two sister chains with different atmospheres — Next Door, which has a …

Food

10 Truths That Will Lead to Everlasting Happiness

Every day we are inundated with suggestions and ideas for how we can ensure a happy and healthy lifestyle. Coincidently, at almost every panel I participate in I'm asked the question, "As a busy CEO of a growing startup, how do I still manage to find time for my family and friends?" Randi …

Happiness