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This 75-year Harvard study shows how to have lifetime joy

For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional health of two groups:<p>456 poor people in Boston from 1939 …

Happiness

To Be More Likable and Make a Great First Impression,Science Says First Do 1 Thing

And then you can almost guarantee the people you meet will like you.<p>If you want to make a great first impression -- and why wouldn't you? -- you know there are basic steps you can take: Smile, make eye contact, listen more than you talk, ask questions about the other person... anyone can do those …

Self-improvement

Bad habits you must immediately break to improve your life in the next 100 days

Habits define us. And nothing sabotages your creativity and productive life quite like bad habits. In the words of <b>Samuel Johnson</b> “The chains of habit …

Self-improvement

In Trade Talks, China Is Too Clever by Half

There’s only one winner from Beijing’s economic reforms.<p>Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and a team of White House heavies are expected to visit Beijing, possibly as early as this week, for talks aimed at defusing a tense, U.S.-China trade standoff. The delegation comes amid optimism in Washington …

China

Tesla Doesn’t Burn Fuel, It Burns Cash

The company that Elon Musk built to usher in the electric-car future might not have enough cash to make it through the calendar year.<p>The anxieties …

Tesla

Do These 8 Things Every Day to Stay Productive

Whether you try one or try all, these tips are guaranteed to make your day more efficient.<p>Everyone wants to be more productive. How incredible would it be to wake up with a to-do list that you can actually do?<p>Unfortunately, life happens and distractions get in the way of a day's fully checked off …

Time Management

New research shows successful founders are far older than the Valley stereotype

There is a classic stereotype of the Silicon Valley entrepreneur: often a computer science nerd, almost certainly male, ambitious and, most importantly, young — very young. Founders who have been covered extensively by the media, like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, started their …

Computer Science

We're on the Brink of a New Era of Innovation. Will You Survive It?

It's better to prepare than adapt because, by the time you see the need to adapt, it may already be too late<p>One of the most interesting things I discuss in my book <i>Mapping Innovation</i> is what I call the new era of innovation, which will create profoundly new technologies, classes of data and business …

How investors can take advantage of market volatility

When you turn on the radio or television or log onto Twitter or Facebook, you might assume volatility is a terrible thing requiring all investors to …

Investing

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Cloudflare makes it harder for ISPs to track your web history

If you're privacy-minded, you probably aren't thrilled that governments seem hell-bent on giving internet providers free rein over your browsing data. Cloudflare just gave you a tool to fight back, however. It launched 1.1.1.1, a free Domain Name System service (the technology that translates IP …

After the Facebook scandal it’s time to base the digital economy on public v private ownership of data

The data-mining scandal offers a unique chance to reclaim our private information and use it in a way that will benefit us all<p>The continuing collapse of public trust in Facebook is welcome news to those of us who have been warning about the perils of “data extractivism” for years.<p>It’s reassuring to …

Economics

How Not to Care When People Don't Like You

When I was in high school, I found out that my friends didn’t like me. One of the girls in my “group” told me I wasn’t invited to a birthday party …

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

Productivity

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

This Is The A-Bomb Moment For Computer Science

Physics made the atomic bomb and chemistry created nerve gas. Today, computer scientists need to confront the weaponization of their work.<p>“Computer science is a field which hasn't yet encountered consequences,” ex-Googler Yonatan Zunger wrote on Sunday. Physics made the atomic bomb, chemistry …

Artificial Intelligence

This Simple Technique Will Make You a Much Better Negotiator

Always leave money on the table.<p><i>What are the basics of the art of negotiation? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Auren Hoffman, SafeGraph CEO, on Quora:</b><p><b>Always leave money on the …

Why Russia, Assad, and Iran combined don't stand a chance against just 2,000 US troops in Syria

Since the US-led effort against the Islamic State has reclaimed almost all of the terrorist group's territory in Syria, 2,000 or so US forces remain in control of the country's rich oil fields.<p>And though Russia, Syria's government forces, and Iran's militias all oppose that remaining US presence, …

Middle East

Here's How Big Data Can Save the World

Cape Town, South Africa, is moving towards Day Zero of its water supplies. This terrifying reality is causing decision-makers (and the general …

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

5 Ways Automation and Big Data Will Improve Organizations in 2018

Automation and big data are set to have major impacts within organizations in 2018. How so, you may be wondering. Two words: market intelligence.The …

Big Data

How to Avoid Wasting People's Time--and 2 Other Networking Tricks I Learned at SxSW

If networking is nerve racking, you're doing it wrong. Try these simple tips that will help introverts and extroverts alike.<p>If you haven't been, you've probably heard that South By Southwest (SxSW) is like spring break for adults. While that's true in many ways, it's also a prosperous space for …

Electric Vehicles Are Always Five Years Away

Again and again, stories laud the amazing new designs for electric vehicles, including the Aptera, the Solectrica, the Fisker, and the Tesla, and their potential to revolutionize the automobile industry. Note that three of the four no longer exist, although their failure did not hurt the overall …

Electric Vehicles

Research Shows This 1 Mindset is Why Some People are 10X Happier (and, Wealthier) Than Others

Could zero-sum thinking be the reason you've got less than others? Definitely. Here's why...<p>Imagine you're in a classroom. The teacher announces an upcoming test will determine 100 percent of your grade and is going to be graded on a curve. That means, the worse other's do compared to you, the …

The 'American Century' Is Over, and It Died in Syria

The forces of democracy and the great moral gains of the New World Order have given way to great-power conflict and the new autocracy.<p>For anyone who thought that the winding down of the campaign against the Islamic State would cause the Syrian civil war to recede from the headlines, the last few …

Middle East

Here are the 10 most in-demand AI skills and how to develop them

Having the top skills can make the difference between getting hired in the emerging tech field and having your resume ignored.<p>It's no secret that …

Why U.S., Russia, Iran and Turkey Are at War in Syria

The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency reported Friday that military helicopters dropped leaflets with instructions on how civilians could exit the …

10 strange inventions that could exist in 10 years

1. Brain implants that allow people to read each other's minds.<p>By 2026, couples could have the option to get brain implants that allow them to read …

15 True, Astonishing Facts That'll Make You Feel A Little Uneasy

Your bones are wet.

Andromeda Galaxy

Worried About Ad Fraud? 12 Steps Advertisers Can Take To Protect Themselves

Despite advancements in the advertising technology space, ad fraud is still an incredibly prevalent issue for digital marketers and publishers alike. The Association of National Advertisers estimates that businesses lost more than $6.5 billion due to ad fraud in 2017, and it’s unlikely the …

AdTech