Jermaine Williams

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11 Secrets of Truck Drivers

At any given time, more than 1.7 million truck drivers snake through our country’s arterial highways, delivering everything from potato chips to …

18 products people waste too much money on that you should stop buying immediately

Waste not, want not.<p>We make so many purchases that we don't always realize what we are buying. If we take a step back and think about all of our additional costs, we could cut a few out of our lives.<p>These 18 products can often be a huge waste of money.

These 10 Hidden Gmail Productivity Hacks Will Give You Goosebumps

For many, Gmail is their preferred email service. But, even when you get to use your favored provider, that doesn’t necessarily make managing email …

Productivity

Owning a Dog May Add Years to Your Life, Study Shows

We've said that having a furry friend can reduce depression, promote better sleep, and encourage more exercise. Now, research has indicated that …

Pets

25 Time Management Hacks That Actually Work | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered why some people are uber-productive? You know the people who always respond to emails and finish projects on time. It's not because they work 80 hours a week.<p>They're so productive because they're masters of time management.<p>While time management is a skill that everyone should …

Time Management

5 Top Dividend Stocks With Sustainable 5%+ Dividend Yields

It's hard to find high dividend yields of 5% or more. It's even harder to find stocks with 5% yields, that are in sound financial condition.<p>Focus on …

LISTEN: 11 podcasts that dive into human history

From Malcolm Gladwell to “The History Chicks,” these shows explore an eternal question: “How did we get here?”<p>To understand where humanity is heading next, it helps to understand where we've been. There's nothing dry or dusty about the 11 history shows in this collection: they go deep into US and …

What is Copyright?

<i>What is copyright?</i><p><b>Raad Ahmed:</b><p>Copyright is the right of authors to control the use of their work for a limited period of time. In order to qualify for …

Biology

An Open Letter To Islamophobic Sexists

Who gives you the right to assume Muslim women are oppressed by the tenants of our faith and the words of the Holy Qur’an?<p><i>Written by Tasbeeh Muhamed & Tahira Ayub</i><p>Dear Islamophobic sexists,<p>I understand that it might seem strange to see the word “sexist” coming right after “Islamophobic.” In fact, to …

Here’s How To Track The Smartphone Apps That Are Tracking You

Two academic groups have built tools to police what apps do with your location and other personal data.<p>When it comes to websites, we have ever more sophisticated techniques at our disposal to block the ads that sometimes track our wanderings around the internet. But most of us spend much of our …

MIT created an app to help you learn a language while waiting for stuff to load

I love learning languages and am currently trying to learn Dutch, but somehow can’t bring myself to open the DuoLingo app or a textbook after a long day at the office. I could feel bad about it… if I didn’t speak a few other languages already. That puts me way ahead of the average American, as 75 …

4 Ways To Get Affordable Dental Care Without Insurance

There is hardly anyone who have not experience a painful tooth followed by a sleepless night. But we usually neglect <b>dental care</b> which is quite …

9 Podcasts That Will Make You 10% Smarter

The results are in! Thirty-one percent of podcast listeners earn upwards of $100,000 per year and monthly listeners have increased from 21% to 24% according to Edison Research. Listening to podcasts during my commute or while walking my dog has turned downtime into productive learning. Listening on …

Self-improvement

How to protect your smartphone privacy

Prevent Google and Apple from tracking you<p>You've beefed up the security for your online accounts, so you feel confident sticking your smartphone in your pocket and heading out the door. But many consumers don't realize that the software in their phones can track their every move. Whether you have …

Apps

Terrible Habits That You Can Either Stop Now or Regret Later | Inc.com

<i>What are the top bad habits to stop immediately or I'll regret big time later in life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by William Beteet, Standup Comic, Powerlifter, Law Student, and</b> …

Selfies

Yes, You Can Measure White Privilege

Whenever anyone slips the words “white privilege” into a conversation, it immediately builds an impenetrable wall. For some white people, the words …

Black Students

There's A Physics Trick To Keep Your Shoes From Coming Untied

In order to tie your shoes, there’s a simple knot that almost all of us learn how to make when we’re small children: a “criss-cross and tuck” part, followed by a “loop-and-pull” part. That simple knot has three strong advantages to it over most other types:<p>It effectively takes up the rest of the …

CrissCross

10 ways smart people stay calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

Emotional Intelligence

The recipe for happiness and success? Try compassion

<b>Programming note:</b> CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta introduces us to leaders and volunteers behind inspiring organizations in a one-hour, prime-time special airing Saturday, June 17 at 9 p.m. ET on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Looking for a way to be happier? Are you seeking deeper connections with …

Happiness

How to Protect Your Internet Browsing Data (Since It's for Sale Now)

How to maintain your privacy when internet service providers can sell your browsing history without permission.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Late last month, Congress voted to repeal internet privacy protections approved by the Federal Communications Commission in the …

This Flower-Shaped Solar Panel Can Power Your Entire Home

The Smartflower is designed to follow the sun throughout the day, like a sunflower.<p>Solar energy is getting even more buzz lately, with Tesla's new solar shingles hitting the market this month and Route 66 scheduled for a solar panel makeover. But a new product from an Austrian company could soon …

Facebook is turning into a confusing social nightmare

Facebook! It's a confusing mess these days.<p>The network, in its efforts to become a bit more socialagain, has drowned users in new features, tests and …

The psychological reasons why we use filler words like 'um' and 'you know' in conversations

Being slightly less eloquent doesn't necessarily mean you aren't as smart, though. Linguists have said those who use more of these so called "filler words" are probably being more conscious of who they are talking to and what they are saying.<p>Michael Handford, a professor of applied linguistics and …

An Honest Look At 20 Common Ingredients Found In Processed Foods

You are what you eat.<p>It’s no secret that many of our common grocery store staples come with a long list of ingredients. While bread, for example, might only require a few ingredients when homemade, a loaf of sandwich bread from the store will often contain significantly more to keep it shelf-stable.<p>…

Nutrition

3 ways to search the web without Google tracking you

“Google” has become synonymous with “search for information,” but even mighty Google has its drawbacks — especially if you value your privacy. The world’s most famous search site is also known for saving your search history, reading your Gmail and tracking what you click online.<p><i>Tip in a Tip:</i> Did …

Triple your privacy with a Chromebook and two VPNs

Now that Republicans in Congress have sold us out, everyone is writing about technical ways to prevent your internet service provider (ISP) from …

Privacy

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

America's Cult of Ignorance

More people are better educated than ever before, and knowledge is easier to come by. So why do we so often scorn those who plainly know more than we …

Public Health

Descartes on Opinion vs. Reason, the Key to a Wakeful Mind, and the Discipline of Critical Introspection

“It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to apply it well.”<p><i>“The questions raised by the desire to know are in principle all answerable by common-sense experience and common-sense reasoning,”</i> Hannah Arendt wrote in her brilliant treatise on thinking vs. knowing and the crucial …

Common Sense

25 Cheat Sheets For Taking Care Of Yourself Like A Damn Adult

Being a well-adjusted human has never been easier.

Self-Reflection