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This heated waterbed keeps you dry but makes you feel like you’re floating

If you really want to, you can buy an at-home sensory deprivation tank. Companies such as Zen Float Company will sell you a heated tub that let you …

Wearable Tech

The 7 best new songs you can stream right now

21 ways to stop procrastinating right now

But procrastinating can be costly, especially at work.<p>To stop, you'll first need to understand the causes and temptations of procrastination. Then you'll want to follow these 21 steps:<p><i>Vivian Giang contributed to a previous version of this article.</i>

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

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100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

9 tricks to motivate yourself to reach your goals

Maybe your boss has set a due date for a project report or your personal trainer is shouting at you while you power through push-ups.<p>But sometimes motivation needs to come from within. Your boss won't always be hovering over you asking for status updates on your project report — you have to make …

5 psychology secrets for great interaction design

Designs with a human touch just feel right. It might be intangible, but it’s undeniably powerful.<p>Think of interactions between people. Most communication happens using common languages, such as speech or even posture or gestures. It’s usable communication.<p>It’s the very same thing when it comes to …

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Meet The Scary Little Security Robot That’s Patrolling Silicon Valley

The K5 never tires on patrols and only costs $6.25 an hour. But at least it’s not armed–for now.<p>Here’s why several companies are apparently considering hiring the K5 security robot, despite its strange appearance. It patrols your grounds continuously, no need for sitting down or going outside to …

11 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

7 More Simple Tweaks That Make Your Brain Work Remarkably Well

Want to be remarkably productive? Give your brain what it needs to perform at its best.<p>Sometimes you sit down to a difficult task and find yourself flying through it, solving problems with aplomb, and coming up with new and creative approaches. Other times, you can’t seem to get off square one. You …

Headphones

IBM reveals 'brain-like' chip with 4,096 cores

The human brain is the world's most sophisticated computer, capable of learning new things on the fly, using very little data.<p>It can recognise …

Swarm of 1024 robots forms shapes on its own

How to Feel Full

It's not only after eating Chinese food -- it's after eating <i>everything.</i> An hour later you're hungry again! What gives? Well, with a few handy tricks …

Nutrition

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2014 - MIT Technology Review

Agricultural Drones<p>Relatively cheap drones with advanced sensors and imaging capabilities are giving farmers new ways to increase yields and reduce …

5 Top Recurring Billing Apps for Your Business

Whether you’re a one-man operation, a huge corporation or somewhere in between, dealing with <i>recurring billing</i> for your customers is part of the job …

13 Good Habits You Should Start To Take Up Now

In his best-selling book, <i>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens</i>, Sean Covey states, “We become what we repeatedly do,” and this advice isn’t just for …

3 Ways to Measure Bold Ideas

In the early stages, you can't assess radical ideas using stats like projected revenues or cost savings. Here's how to determine which bold ideas are worth keeping.<p>Organizations often fail to adopt potentially game-changing ideas. Typically, it's because the internal idea-evangelists fail to …

Management

7 Bad Habits That Made Me a Terrible Boss

It took me years to realize that this is no way to manage people--let alone lead them to success.<p>It's no secret. I've written many times about the mistakes of my youth. No, not the perm I had when I was a teenager or the time I jumped off a bridge into carp-infested waters. I'm talking about my …

Leadership

Toe-Tickling Shoes Let You Navigate The City By Touch

MIT researcher's project replaces smartphone maps with cloud-connected insoles<p>If you've spent any time lately walking on busy city sidewalks, you'll know that many people are gazing steadily into smartphone screens as they get around, often at the expense of seeing who and what are right around …

These 7 Zen Methods May Be The Real Secret To Starting A Business

There are plenty of “secrets to startup success” out there, but what about guidelines for staying mindful in the process?<p>How do you actually take that great idea for a business you always had and make it a reality? Furthermore, how do make sure the business you’re building is a mindful one?<p>When I …

bhindi masala recipe, how to make bhindi masala recipe | masala bhindi

heat 2 tbsp oil in a kadai (wok) or pan.<p>add the bhindi and saute stirring often till they are completely cooked. you will have to keep an eye on them …

samosa recipe | how to make samosa recipe | best punjabi samosa recipe

how to make recipe<p>making samosa pastry:<p>take the flour, carom seeds, salt in a bowl. mix well and add ghee or oil.<p>with your fingertips rub the …

Recipes

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7 Things Great Entrepreneurs Know

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leadership is not in your DNA. There is no genetic code for becoming a chief executive or a business owner. We’re all born with a clean slate, more or less. What happens next – your childhood, your upbringing, your education, …

Entrepreneurship

5 Things That Belong on the Front Page of Your Website

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In business, you only get one chance to make a good first impression, and your company's website is no different. When customers arrive at your site they should instantly have a clear understanding of who you are and what you do. But …

Small Business

Are You a Boss or a Leader?

The distinction between being a boss and being a leader may seem small, but it means the world to the people who work for you.<p>Being the boss does not necessarily mean you are leading. Here is a list of 10 characteristics that will help you determine if you are having a positive impact on your …

Leadership

How to Solve a Billion-Dollar Problem From Your Dorm Room

Just because you're still in school doesn't mean you can't drive a hugely successful business venture.<p>The secret is out: Student entrepreneurs are capable of solving billion-dollar problems.<p>At the Kairos Society, we’ve seen students under the legal drinking age pursue their dream careers, sign …

Entrepreneurship

Apple engineer shares details on the iPhone’s long birth

By now most people are familiar with the introduction of Apple’s(s aapl) iPhone, which debuted in a 2007 Steve Jobs presentation that literally …

Seven-metre doors reveal a courtyard inside TACHA_Design's Baan Yo Yen house

Seven-metre high doors fold open to reveal a courtyard and tree at the centre of this house in Nonthaburi, Thailand, by local studio TACHA_Design (+ …