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This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

National Parks

How I Stood Up For Myself -- And Landed My Dream Job

Dear Liz,<p>I tried your approach to job hunting, because my approach wasn’t working. Here’s what I learned. Your approach works!<p>I had eleven interviews between October 2017 and March 1, 2018. Out of those eleven interviews, I didn’t get one job offer.<p>However, I wrote three marketing plans, one sample …

Employment

Science Is Getting Us Closer to the End of Infertility

About 40 years ago, Louise Brown, the first human created using in vitro fertilization, was conceived in a petri dish. Not long after her birth, Leon …

Genetics

Microsoft’s CEO on the power of being a ‘learn-it-all’

<b>Satya Nadella</b> is the CEO of Microsoft and the bestselling author of <i>Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft’s Soul</i> <i>and</i> <i>Imagine a Better Future</i> …

Computer Science

The Trouble With Quitting Facebook Is That We Like Facebook

We have now come to bury Facebook, not to praise it. In the past few weeks, after the revelation that consulting firm Cambridge Analytica had …

Cambridge Analytica

The 4 Underlying Principles Of Changing Your Brain

It is a commonly held belief that once we reach adulthood our brains are ‘hard-wired’ and incapable of dramatic change. However, research in recent years has led neuroscientists to believe that our brains are in fact much more malleable, flexible and able to shift physically and psychologically …

The Brain

Steve Jobs Used a Remarkably Powerful Decision-Making Strategy That Will Transform Your Business

Steve Jobs was one of the most successful business leaders of our time, and he knew how to make great decisions.<p>You know him as the man behind Apple, and the reason why you may be reading this sentence on an iPhone or MacBook. If you know much about Steve Jobs--and at this point, who doesn't--then …

Entrepreneurship

What You Can Do When You Can't Stop Thinking About Something

There are only two things you can truly control—your thoughts and your behavior. No one else can choose either one of those for you. But sometimes …

Mindfulness

A Little-Known Hack to Learn a New Skill in a Fraction of the Time

It's called 'deliberate practice' and it's a proven way for your staff to master a new skill in a fraction of the time. Here are the five core elements that make it work.<p>In this article, I'm going to share one of the most effective tactics for coaching your key team members. I call it "deliberate …

Management

Nvidia just unveiled a terrifying AI supercomputer

Nvidia has unveiled several updates to its deep-learning computing platform, including an absurdly powerful GPU and supercomputer.<p>At this year's GPU …

Artificial Intelligence

Want to Raise Kids Everyone Wants to Hire? Train Them to Master This 1 Skill

Employers say it's the skill that's needed most in today's workplace.<p>With the cost of college tuition at an all-time high in the U.S., the most common question asked on campus tours these days is, "What's the job placement rate of your graduates?" However, having a college degree no longer …

College & University

Download and protect your Facebook data in just a few clicks

You can't put the genie back in the bottle but you can know what they know about you.<p>The Facebook privacy scandal has users demanding to see how much the social media giant knows about them and how they can limit the amount of data they're giving out.<p>The bad news is that your data may already be …

Apps

The Simple Nightly Routine That Can Make You A Better Entrepreneur

It was Aristotle who once remarked that “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”<p>As humans, it’s true that we’re creatures of habit. Our faults and virtues are simply reflections of the actions we take over and over again.<p>As entrepreneurs, we’re more susceptible …

Minute by Minute

7 things you need to stop doing to become richer and more successful

The ability to align your daily habits with your long-term goals is a powerful tool for attaining wealth and success. When investing, for example, …

Self-improvement

Ten Ways To Be Rude And Unprofessional On LinkedIn

Dear Liz,<p>I work for a government agency. I’m a science writer. I write educational materials, and I host our agency’s podcast radio show. Because of the word “radio” in my LinkedIn profile I get tons of spam in my LinkedIn inbox and my email inbox.<p>At the top of my LinkedIn profile I explain that I …

Employment

5 Public-Speaking Tips From Seasoned Experts

Here's a tip you probably haven't heard: Speak so slowly that it actually feels strange.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are you most afraid of? If you're like most Americans, public speaking bothers you more than heights, bugs, snakes, enclosed spaces, flying, …

Public Speaking

Microsoft Excel vs. Google Sheets: Who wins the spreadsheet battle?

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Analytics

There's a biological reason you're bored at work

At one point or other, we’ve all felt dulled by what we do at work—bored and creatively bankrupt. We’ve sometimes lost our zest for our jobs and accepted working as a sort of long commute to the weekend. An overwhelming majority of the workforce is not “involved in, enthusiastic about, and …

Employee Engagement

14 Natural Ways to Improve Your Memory

Everyone has moments of forgetfulness from time to time, especially when life gets busy.<p>While this can be a completely normal occurrence, having a …

Wellness

A neuroscientist explains why reality may just be a hallucination

Anil Seth, professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, explains the link between perception and reality. Seth believes reality as we know it comes from activity of our brain. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Anil Seth:</b> How do we know that we experience …

Consciousness

Want to Raise Happy Kids? Science Says Limit Screen Time to Exactly This Amount Per Day

Researchers looked at data from 1 million teenagers. Here's the sweet spot for smartphone use and happiness.<p>Every parent I know wants to raise kids who are at least as successful and happy as we are--more so, if we can pull it off. But something disturbing has happened in the last few years to …

Happiness

This App Enables You To Keep Your Kids Safe Online Without Helicopter Parenting

If you have kids, you will most likely run into a time when they ask for their first Smartphone. And when that day arrives, it is best to be prepared to keep an eye on their social media accounts.<p>Whether teens use technology for school, communication or research, there are many times when they can …

Machine Learning

Best Buy’s CEO says he uses 5 criteria to decide whether someone’s a leader

Best Buy’s CEO has five criteria to determine whether someone is a leader.<p>“I’ve spelled out the five ‘be’s of leadership,” CEO and chairman Hubert …

Leadership

People Don’t Want to Be Compared with Others in Performance Reviews. They Want to Be Compared with Themselves

People hate performance evaluations. They really do. According to a survey of Fortune 1,000 companies done by the Corporate Executive Board (CEB), 66% of the employees were strongly dissatisfied with the performance evaluations they received in their organizations. More strikingly, 65% of the …

Employee Engagement

Google is adopting blockchain-like technology

Google is planning to adopt a blockchain-like ledger system, people familiar with the situation told <i>Bloomberg</i>. Google will use the tech, the report states, as a means of differentiating its cloud business from rivals. The company would also supposedly license the ledger system so that other …

IBM

Use Your Expertise to Drive Your Brand

A simple and effective way to make your voice heard is to brand yourself as an expert.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your brand is the face your business presents to the world and is how consumers differentiate you from your competition. In oversaturated industries, …

Marketing

How to Buy Time After Receiving a Job Offer You're Not Totally Sold On

How to keep an enticing job offer on the table while you take time to decide.<p>Congrats! You just got a job offer. Maybe this is your dream job and you're ready to go all-in. In that case, here's how to sweeten the deal and get a start date on the books.<p>But what if you're waiting on other offers? Or …

Human Resources

10 Thinking Errors That Will Crush Your Mental Strength

Mental strength requires a three-pronged approach—<b>managing our thoughts</b>, <b>regulating our emotions</b>, and <b>behaving productively despite our …

Self-help

Scientists Show How LSD Dissolves the Barrier Between You and Everyone Else

There's a reason acid trips create feeling of "oneness."<p>A distorted “sense of self” underlies certain psychiatric disorders, like schizophrenia and …

Neuroscience

8 Things Highly Successful LinkedIn Users Do Right Everyday

There are unwritten rules of engagement on LinkedIn. Do you know what they are?<p>LinkedIn is currently the number one professional networking platform. With over 500 million profiles, it's also where hiring managers and recruiters go to find their next rockstar employee, freelancer, vendor, etc. The …

Employment