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Benjamin Franklin wasn’t a natural talent. Here’s how he taught himself to write

Benjamin Franklin may be the most prolific man in all of American history.<p>In his New York Times bestselling <i>Benjamin Franklin: An American Life</i>, Walter Isaacson writes of Franklin:<p>[He was] the most accomplished American of his age and the most influential in inventing the type of society America …

Creative Writing

6 Google products and services you never even knew existed

You likely use Google search and Google Maps on a regular basis, but there are a lot of products and services from the company that aren't as well known. Did you know you could take a virtual tour of the Met Museum in New York or explore the Milky Way from your desk? Here's a look at a few things …

13 great board games for your next date night

The couple that plays together stays together, right? But when you’ve had enough of screaming at each other over <i>Mario Kart</i> matches, maybe it’s time …

Board Games

Nintendo Switch Has Expandable Memory, Supports Bigger Cards Than You Can Buy

Nintendo Switch supports all Micro SDXC memory cards, the platform holder has confirmed.<p>In a statement to Game Informer, Nintendo said, "Switch is compatible with the SDXC standard, which supports up to 2 TB. (Note that 2 TB cards are not yet on the market, but the system will support them when …

Nintendo Switch

Google's Improbable Deal to Recreate the Real World in VR

Let a thousand virtual worlds rain down from the clouds. Or rather, <i>the</i> cloud. That's the call from Google as it gets behind a tiny British startup …

Star Trek VI Director Nicholas Meyer on His Regrets About the Film

The filmmaker sees a naiveté in the allegory about U.S./USSR détente.<p>Next week will mark the 25th anniversary of the release of Star Trek VI: The …

Science Fiction

This Algorithm Taught Itself to Animate a Still Photo

This is the first time that a machine has been able to generate multi-frame video from a static image.<p>A team of researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have created a deep-learning algorithm that is able to generate its own videos and predict the future of a …

Syrian Girl With Viral Twitter Account Narrowly Survives Bombing: ‘I Almost Died’

A young Syrian girl with a viral Twitter account narrowly escaped death on Sunday after her house was bombed in rebel-held eastern Aleppo.<p>Fatemah, …

25 Things These Successful Executives Do Every Day--No Matter What | Inc.com

The most successful executives and entrepreneurs you can think of likely didn't get where they are by chance. Typically, achieving great things involves hard work and perseverance, as well as a supportive network of friends and family. But another ingredient typically goes into the mix: discipline. …

Success

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Strong leadership is about more than just telling people what to do; it's that rare but inspirational combination of enthusiasm, humility, grace, power, and wisdom.<p>Here are 10 podcast episodes that will help you stand on the shoulders of giants when it comes to developing such qualities. Taken …

Leadership

The Best Of Science Fiction And Fantasy 2016 (Kirkus Edition)

It’s almost 2017, and with the end of the year us readers get best of the year lists! Sometimes they help us remember what we have read throughout …

10 Unique Perspectives On How To Be An Effective Leader (Part 3)

There are many varying perspectives on what great leadership is, the traits necessary for being an effective leader and how to build winning teams. While conducting research for my new book about what the future of leadership development will look like, I have conducted many interviews and gathered …

Team Building

10 Success lessons from Jeff Bezos – “Amazon Founder and CEO” for entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share54<p>+12<p>Shares 78<p>Success, whether of a small business or a giant enterprise, has something to do with the kind of leadership it has. …

Why you should start using Google Keep right away

Google Keep is probably the best Google service that most people don't use.<p>Services like Keep, Evernote and Microsoft OneNote are often called …

35 Tech Gifts Everyone Will Be Asking for This Holiday Season

Tech the halls this holiday season with these cutting-edge gadgets.<p>2016 was a BIG year for tech! Google launched their new AI-powered Home speaker, Apple released their updated Series 2 smartwatch, Microsoft's new Surface Book has conquered the 2-in-1 notebook scene, and the kid-friendly Anki Cozmo …

Shopping

The Best Gifts for Comic Book and Superhero Fans

Be a super friend.<p>Got a comic lover in your life? Friend or family, let our holiday guide to the best comic gifts help you on your path to …

Comic Books

Google's Top Result for Changing the U.S. Constitution Is Quite a Surprise

The recent success of Republicans in state legislatures has renewed interest in a topic that has long been dormant in U.S. politics: how to change …

Don't Quit Your Job If Your Boss Displays These 5 Awesome Habits | Inc.com

A 2014 leadership study I read about recently gave me pause. The results concerned me since I write so frequently about how leadership is the reason companies succeed or fail.<p>The research found that 85 percent of global companies report an urgent need to develop employees with leadership potential. …

Leadership

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34 things you should remove from your résumé immediately

If you want to pass that test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the perfect résumé to highlight them.<p>Here are 34 things you should strike from your résumé right now.

Employment

Amazon Is Searching For A New Children's Author - It Could Be You

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a literary success<p>If you’ve ever thought of yourself as an aspiring children’s author just waiting in the …

10 Free Chrome Extensions That Will Transform Your Workday

It's not an oversell: These browser add-ons really can make you better, faster, smarter, and safer when working in Chrome.<p>You fill your phone with apps to make it work harder for you--but how about the computer you use every day at work?<p>Chrome extensions work to supercharge your go-to Google …

This 2-Minute Video Shows What Sets Good and Great Leaders Apart (and It's Not What You Think)

Do you want a good leader, or a great one? The answer might surprise you.<p>Ask most people what type of leader they prefer--good or great--and most would choose great. After all, who doesn't want the best?<p>But according to James R. Bailey, the Hochberg Professor of Leadership Development at George …

New Rogue One 360-video puts you in the pilot seat of an X-Wing

Behold the Death Star in all its glory<p>The main mission that the Rebels are tasked with in <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> is to find the plans to the Death Star to stop it from being built.<p>In a new 360-video posted on the Star Wars YouTube channel, viewers are thrown into the cockpit of an X-Wing while …

Star Wars

The Binge Breaker

Tristan Harris believes Silicon Valley is addicting us to our phones. He’s determined to make it stop.<p>On a recent evening in San Francisco, Tristan Harris, a former product philosopher at Google, took a name tag from a man in pajamas called “Honey Bear” and wrote down his pseudonym for the night: …

Revenge of the Forgotten Class

In March, I was driving along a road that led from Dayton, Ohio, into its formerly middle-class, now decidedly working-class southwestern suburbs, …

Government

What 5 Classic Psychological Experiments Can Teach Workplace Leaders

Psychological experiments are great resources for understanding certain patterns of human behavior in the workplace.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A seismic shift has taken place in the last 100 years in the way we lead and manage people in the workplace.<p>Early …

7 of the best productivity secrets I learned from the woman who wrote the book on not wasting time

In fact, it's mostly about changing the way you <i>think</i> about time, and about realizing that you do have the capacity to fit in all your personal and professional priorities.<p>Vanderkam, who is the author of multiple books including, most recently, "I Know How She Does It," stopped by the Business …

5 Reasons to Avoid Writing a Business Plan

Detailed business plans can actually hinder rather than help you company's ability to grow.<p>A client of mine recently asked my opinion concerning one of his own clients, a medium-sized business struggling with shrinking revenues. When I asked what they were doing to turn the situation around, he …

More Stunning Entries from the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

It’s not too late to enter the 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest. The categories for this annual competition are Landscape, Environmental Issues, Action, and Animal Portraits, and so far, the contest has received incredible submissions in each group. As the contest …