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12 Modern Books That Will Become Classics, According To People On Reddit

There are certain books that feel almost inherently "classic." <i>To Kill A Mockingbird. Catcher in the Rye. Moby</i> freaking <i>Dick.</i> But do you ever wonder …

The Top TED Talks of 2018 So Far -- and What You Can Learn From Them

Check out seven compelling speeches that offer key takeaways.<p>Inspiration can take many forms, but oftentimes, we find it through other people. That spark can be lit by a colleague, a friend, an acquaintance or even a complete stranger, and that last one is what TED -- a nonprofit with a mission to …

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Cairo after dark: where to find the city's best nightlife

Cairo might not be your first port of call when you’re after a good night out in the Middle East, but after some tough years, it’s made a raucous comeback. Whether you’re looking to meet up with locals and fellow travellers bopping along to old-school beats or you want to get star-struck along the …

Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

6 Places You Absolutely Have to Stop on a Florence-to-Rome Road Trip

The drive from Florence to Rome is pretty straightforward, just hop on the A1 and jet three hours south. But you should be making a road trip out of it, so skip eating at the roadside autogrill and extend your drive. Pick one or two of our favorite pit-stop towns along the way for 12th century …

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The Best Speakers Answer These 3 Questions Before Walking on Stage

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

15 paradoxes that will make your head explode

"I know one thing," Socrates famously said. "That I know nothing."<p>It's a crucial insight from one of the founders of Western philosophy: You should …

The 13 biggest mistakes tourists make when visiting Rome, according to locals

Chances are, if you're traveling to Rome, you're planning to visit popular attractions like the Colosseum, the Vatican, and the Trevi Fountain. While those are great, there are ways to see them without making the same common mistakes many first-timers to Rome make.<p>On a recent Quora thread, Roman …

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101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018

My favorite quotes that will help you get the new year started in a positive way.<p>I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance …

10 of the best apps for independent travellers

Luckytrip<p>Want an adventure and don’t care where? Luckytrip is the smarter version of showing up at the airport and buying the first flight you can afford. Just set a budget and let the app plan the perfect trip: it will figure out somewhere to go, a place to stay and something to do, with …

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Meet the human guinea pig who hacked his own DNA

Self-experimentation has a long history. Scientists have consumed, breathed in, and injected themselves with all manner of substances in the pursuit …

7 secrets that will make you build good habits

Building good habits can be hard. Real hard. Nearly half of dieters give up within a week.<p>Forty percent of dieters quit within one week and more than …

7 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

There’s mounting evidence that some of the best things you can do for your brain are also some of the best for your body.<p>A new scientific advisory …

8 Ways to Spot a Liar

The difference between truth and deception can be razor thin. Safeguard yourself from a liar by knowing the telltale signs that someone isn't being honest.<p>The bedrock of all good business is honesty. Anything less than that can kill a client relationship, ruin business deals, and make life …

This 1 Phrase Will Help You Develop Self-Control, According to Science

Research shows it's not just what you say, but how you say it.<p>Our bad habits have an uncanny ability to get in the way of doing our best at work and in life.<p>But a new study has found a simple, yet effective weapon in the fight against our very worst vices.<p>Researchers writing in The Journal of …

How to Spend a Month in Italy for Less

From its breathtaking western beaches to the rolling hills of Tuscany and the sweeping mountain views of its northern lakes, Italy offers nearly any …

4 Proven Ways to Deal With Stress Without Shutting Down, Giving Up or Taking Meds

Stress grinds people down but don't underestimate measures as simple as a better perspective or a walk around the block for dealing with it effectively.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Stress happens. In fact, stress is perfectly normal and, in some cases, even be …

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How to Motivate Yourself: 3 Steps Backed By Science

You make goals… but then you procrastinate.<p>You write a to-do list… but then you don’t follow through.<p>And this happens again and again and again. …

4 ways to resist distraction and focus at work

Have you said any of these recently?<p><i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i>• <i><br>I make plans but I don’t follow through on them.</i>• <i><br>I get things done… but not the</i> …

How to Use One Small Daily Ritual to Tackle a Big Goal

Blogging daily about their journey turned one couple's struggle with unemployment into a thriving business.<p>Professional life coaches Marc and Angel Chernoff are accomplishing big goals. And they are doing it by focusing on small, daily rituals.<p>The Florida couple, both in their mid-30s, overcame a …

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Sleeplessness: The Science And The Hacks

6 Steps To Sleep Deep<p>The Curse of Sleeplessness<p>You sigh as you read these lines in a morning publication:<p>Respect your body’s need for sleep. A full …

6 Ways to Develop Greater Willpower and Discipline

Self-control and willpower are key ingredients for success. So how can you develop greater self-control and willpower? Science has the answers.<p>Self-control. Willpower. Determination. Perseverance. Doing what you need to do, day after day, with total focus and resolve...that's how you succeed. And …

Stanford medical student juggles his studies, graphic art and numerous extracurriculars - Scope

I’m a freelance science writer adept at multitasking. But I feel like I’ve been sitting on both hands when I read the jam-packed resume of Stanford …

The sleep hacks that you need in your life, from cold showers to warm socks

Do you feel like a walking zombie around the office today? Craving just one precious moment of reinvigorating sleep? Well, help is at hand. US Scientists have found that having a purpose in life could see you improve your sleep quality and have fewer nighttime disturbances.<p>The new study, which was …

Push Doctor, an app that lets you video call a doctor, raises $26.1M Series B

Push Doctor, a U.K.-based startup that lets you book a video consultation with a doctor and manage other aspects of your health digitally, has raised $26.1 million in Series B funding.<p>Leading the round are Accelerated Digital Ventures, and Draper Esprit, with participation from European VCs Oxford …