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27 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most

Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth your attention.<p>Whether you flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than two dozen …

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

The Brain

I Tried To Design The Perfect Night's Sleep. Here's What Happened

Sleep tracking wearables, smart alarms, and fancy light bulbs are the future of a good night’s rest. But how much can they achieve?<p>I have one goal in life: to achieve the perfect sleep. I’m neither a morning person nor a night owl. I go to bed early; I wake up late. Each morning I invariably engage …

New Technology Will Triple Smartphone Battery Life

The brilliance, power and sheer innovative genius of your smartphone is always balanced by the terrorising and ever present ‘low battery’ sound. At every smartphone launch, every time I get my hands on a new handset, my childlike awe is immediately tempered by the crushing reality of how much power …

Clean Energy

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

University of Chicago

The 10 Most Dangerous SCUBA Dives in the World

There are beautiful and serene dives—and then there are dives with an added element of danger and mystery so compelling, many will risk their lives …

New Jersey

How 'Defensive Architecture' Is Ruining Our Cities

Cities have always struggled with the tension between the different needs of social classes who share the space. But as <i>The Guardian</i> documents, a new …

How To Break The Habit Of Just Checking Your Smartphone Yet Again

Many of us check our smartphone every few minutes, out of habit.<p>We’ve formed habits of checking, checking, and checking again. We can barely go 10 minutes without looking for new messages.<p>But this type of behaviour can be bad for our productivity and leave us feeling stressed.<p>Various factors fuel …

Time Management

90-Day Goals Changed My Life: Here's My System

I’m a big believer in setting goals.<p>I’ve been following a system I created for myself in 1989. It’s worked <i>dramatically</i> for me, and it’s worked <i>dramatically</i> for others.<p>I’d like to share it: I promise it can work for you…<p><b>Why 90 Days?</b><br>When I first started setting goals, I’d set six-month goals. But I …

Time I

The 4 Biggest Arguments Against Electric Cars -- and Why They're Completely Wrong

Electric cars have drawbacks, but they can be fixed, and pessimists will be proven wrong in the long term.<p>Electric cars have been around for more …

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

Book: The Elements of Statistical Learning (Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction)

<b>The Elements of Statistical Learning (Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction)</b><p>Hastie, Tibshirani and Friedman. Springer-Verlag (full latest edition of …