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25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read | Inc.com

Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain why it's worth your attention.<p>1. <i>The Checklist Manifesto</i> by Atul Gawande<p>…

Mission Impossible

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

Do You Listen to Music While Working? Here's What It Does to Your Brain (and It's Pretty Awesome)

Music has enriched people's personal lives pretty much since the beginning of time, but scientists today have uncovered how best to make music enrich your professional life, too.<p>When the office is almost too much to stomach, music can deliver much-needed relief on the job. Before you press "play", …

Instantly Improve Your Landscape Shots

You’ve probably shot some great scenes that looked quite awesome in your eyes, but the photograph turns out to be just an <b>average shot</b>? That is often …

A Surprisingly Simple Menu That Will Transform Your Photography

Every <b>modern camera</b> has one, a <b>Q menu</b>. Depending on the manufacturer it might have a different name, perhaps an icon but they all serve the same …

How to Use a Travel Photography Shot List to Come Home with Better Photos

If you've ever returned from a trip and been unhappy with your images - try making a travel photography shot list with these tips and ideas to help …

2 Long Exposure Photography Hacks to Try if You Don't Have an ND Filter

Follow these long exposure photography hacks to get gorgeous effects and the look you want, even if you don't have an ND filter.

Hacking

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

A Sad Tale of Photographing in Yellowstone

I just got back from a trip to Yellowstone National Park to test out the Nikon D500, Nikon D5 and Pentax K-1 DSLRs (reviews to be posted soon) and I …

A Chess Grandmaster Shares a Remarkably Effective Trick for Solving Any Problem | Inc.com

How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to the U.S. Of course he was eager to teach me, his firstborn son, the rules of the game.<p>This …

Chess

15 Editors Share Their Advice For Young Professionals

"Never stop learning."<p>More than 650 copy editors (and yes, <i>over</i> 650 copy editors is just fine too — looking at you, pedants) attended this year's American Copy Editors Society (ACES) conference, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in Portland, Oregon, March 31–April 2.<p>Wondering what exactly goes …

This Is the Best Time of Day to Schedule a Big Presentation, According to Science | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Does your life have defined patterns?<p>Do you have a work o'clock, a wine o'clock and a third-glass-of-port o'clock?<p>The body is a strange thing.<p>Which is why researchers have spent quite some time …

Matt Lauer

23 Majestically Beautiful Pieces Of Science Jewelry

Pretty, subtle, and delightfully weird.

How to deal with the rising threat of ransomware

Ben Dickson Contributor<p>Ben Dickson is a software engineer and the founder of TechTalks.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Unlocking the potential of eye tracking technology<br>• Can you trust crypto-token crowdfunding?<p>Of all the money-making schemes hackers employ, the most prevalent is perhaps ransomware, a …

9 Deadliest Rocks And Minerals On Earth

Lead found in Flint, Michigan water is an unfortunate example of negligence leading to the mass exposure of elemental lead found naturally in iron ore. Much in the same way humans communicate warnings of deadly plants and animals, it’s important to communicate the risks and exposure of deadly rocks …

Pollution

The Future Of Astronomy: The Giant (25 Meter!) Magellan Telescope

Throughout history, there have been four things that have determined just how much information we can glean about the Universe through astronomy:<p>The size of your telescope, which determines both how much light you can gather in a given amount of time and also your resolution.<br>• The quality of your …

IBM Research Thinks It's Solved Why The Brain Uses So Much Energy

It's exploring itself<p>We don’t know much about the brain. Scientists and researchers have poked and prodded parts of our most complex organ for centuries, giving names to the most obvious parts. But we still lack answers to fundamental questions, like what the brain does with most of its energy, or …

We’ve Officially Got Four New Elements

Chemistry geeks rejoice! The 7th period is complete!<p>It's one thing to find evidence of an element once. But to confirm its existence, as was done here, you need to demonstrate it experimentally multiple times.

Why String Theory Is Not A Scientific Theory

There are a lot of different ways to define science, but perhaps one that everyone can agree on is that it’s a process by which:<p>knowledge about the natural world or a particular phenomenon is gathered,<br>• a testable hypothesis is put forth concerning a natural, physical explanation for that …

Syrian Civil War Prompts First Withdrawal From Doomsday Seed Vault In The Arctic

A tall rectangular building juts out of a mountainside on a Norwegian island just 800 miles from the North Pole. Narrow and sharply edged, the facility cuts an intimidating figure against the barren Arctic background. But the gray building holds the key to the earth's biodiversity.<p>The Svalbard …

Fossilized Tropical Forests Found In Arctic

It's a jungle out there<p>Svalbard, Norway is known for it's splendid Arctic scenery, frigid weather and polar bears. But it wasn't always like this. In a study published recently in <i>Geology</i>, researchers announce the discovery of a fossilized tropical forest in Svalbard.<p>Chris Berry and other …

How to Grow an Endless Supply of Lemons Indoors

Growing a lemon trees from seed is surprisingly easy. Generally, lemon trees flourish outdoors year-round in hot areas, but they can also grow …

How To Grow An Avocado Tree for Endless Organic Avocados

Here’s a step-by-step guide to growing your own avocado tree.<p>Avocados are highly nutritious and flavored, whether we’re talking about salad, …