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The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016 | Inc.com

Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will inspire you to make 2017 the best year ever. I figure we all need a year-end boost. Enjoy!<p>The …

Motivation

An ancient Chinese principle can help you get comfortable with doing less—and make you happier, too

A lot of New Year’s resolutions are aimed at springing into action—whether the goal is losing weight, finding love or moving to a new city. But my main priority now is learning to be still. And the Chinese concept of <i>wu wei—</i>strategic non-action—has helped me do just that.<p>The Tao Te Ching, written in …

Taoism

Cow Urine Kills Farm Pests in India's First Fully Organic State

Nimtshreng Lepcha seeps medicinal leaves in cow urine and sprays the brew over his tomatoes. It’s the main way pests are repelled on his farm in the …

16 accidental inventions that changed the world

Other stumble upon a brilliant innovation purely by luck.<p>We should all be grateful that the universe gifted us with these world-changing, accidental inventions.<p><i>Alyson Kreuger and Drake Baer contributed additional research to this article.</i>

Auxy for iOS is a dead-simple free music-making app

There are plenty of apps for creating music on your mobile device, but it’s a bit of a task finding one that suits your method of composing and your workflow.<p>If, like me, you sometimes have a musical idea in your head and want to hear it out loud then and there, you’ll want to try Auxy. The latest …

Apps

28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you won't soon forget.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

How self-driving cars might improve our cities and towns

There are a lot of different opinions about the future of our cities in the era of the autonomous car; some think it might be lead to a congestion …

Autonomous Cars

2 huge reasons you need a VPN

While in Syria, Nouhran ran a blog under a hidden identity through which he examined the country’s situation from a liberal point of view and aimed to provide a voice for the millions of ethnic and religious minorities. Nouran used a VPN daily to unblock social media websites and stay anonymous …

U.S. Front Pages Day After Trump Becomes Presumptive GOP Nominee

"Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to mourn the GOP..."

Journalism

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Why image recognition is about to transform business

At Facebook’s recent annual developer conference, Marc Zuckerberg outlined the social network’s artificial intelligence (AI) plans to “build systems that are better than people in perception.” He then demonstrated an impressive image recognition technology for the blind that can “see” what’s going …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list – whether you're looking …

The Minecraft Generation

Jordan wanted to build an unpredictable trap.<p>An 11-year-old in dark horn-­rimmed glasses, Jordan is a devotee of Minecraft, the computer game in which you make things out of virtual blocks, from dizzying towers to entire cities. He recently read “The Maze Runner,” a sci-fi thriller in which …

Minecraft

50 documentaries you need to see

<b>Joshua Oppenheimer</b><p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The Look of Silence (2014), explore the aftermath of massacres in Indonesia. Both were nominated for Oscars.</b><p>Salaam Cinema, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, 1995<p>For this film, Mohsen Makhmalbaf announces a casting …

Filmmaking

Meet the travel blogger who made 6 figures writing about her vacations

1/<p>Christy Woodrow — relaxing here in Cabo, Mexico — is the full-time blogger behind Ordinary Traveler.<p>2/<p>She tells Tech Insider she made over six …

Humpback Whales

Google Makes $150 Photo Software Suite Free

Today is a great day for those of us who edit photos on a PC or Mac. Google has announced that the entire Nik Collection of image processing tools is now free to download and use.<p>Formerly available at a cost of $150, the suite of seven professional-grade plugins is now available for download …

Tutorials

Google Maps error allegedly leads to demolition of wrong house

Technically Incorrect: Take two streets with similar sounding names. Add a Google Maps error. Result: a Texas house disappears.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>The motto of Billy L. Nabors Demolition, a Seagoville, Texas, company that …

Maps

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

TV

Google just proved how unpredictable artificial intelligence can be

The 4-1 defeat of Go grandmaster Lee Se-Dol by Google's AlphaGo artificial intelligence (AI) is only the latest in a string of pursuits in which technology has triumphed over humanity.<p>Self-driving cars are already less accident-prone than human drivers, the TV quiz show Jeopardy! is a lost cause, …

We Could Be Living On The Moon In 10 Years Or Less

And it wouldn't actually be that expensive, thanks to robots, 3D printing, and SpaceX<p>"You are here to help humanity become a spacefaring species."<p>So said the opening line of a brochure for a workshop that took place in August 2014. It was a meeting of some of the greatest scientists and …

Space Science

A new startup wants to offer college degrees for $1,000

Even more ink <b>has</b> <b>been</b> <b>spilled</b> to lament the loss of state funding at state schools and the exponential growth of nonacademic expenditures, including <b>ridiculously paid administrators</b> and <b>ridiculous amenities</b>. <i>Someone</i> has to do <i>something</i>, says everyone.<p>Now, someone is. Last week, a <b>Kickstarter</b> video for a …

Ask Ethan: Is This Actually A Hole In The Universe?

Don’t believe everything you read on the internet, even if “science” is in the title.<p><i>“Youth always tries to fill the void, an old man learns to live</i> …

Finland is the prison-break capital of Europe

Finland gets praise for its progressive “open prisons,” where inmates circulate freely in the surrounding community during the day—working, studying, and shopping among the locals. This costs less to run and leads to lower reoffending rates than locking up criminals in the traditional manner.<p>The …

Europe

How Saudi Arabia Turned Its Greatest Weapon on Itself

FOR the past half-century, the world economy has been held hostage by just one country: the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Vast petroleum reserves and untapped production allowed the kingdom to play an outsize role as swing producer, filling or draining the global system at will.<p>The 1973-74 oil embargo …

Oil

Google's DeepMind defeats legendary Go player Lee Se-dol in historic victory

A huge milestone has just been reached in the field of artificial intelligence: AlphaGo, a program developed by Google's DeepMind unit, has defeated legendary Go player Lee Se-dol in the first of five historic matches being held in Seoul, South Korea. Lee resigned after about three and a half …

This astronomer watching an eclipse from an airplane is the happiest man in the world

What was the happiest moment of your life? Remember that feeling, magnify it by 100, and then you’d be close to astronomer Mike Kentrianakis’s contagious joy at the sight of yesterday’s (March 8) total solar eclipse.<p>Kentrianakis was one of a group of astronomers aboard Alaska Airlines Flight 870 …

American Astronomical Society

Total solar eclipse captivates crowds across Asia

<b>Jakarta (CNN) —</b> Crowds across Asia were treated to stunning views of a total solar eclipse on Wednesday morning.<p>Those in Indonesia had the best vantage point. The moon blacked out the sun in totality over Indonesia's main western island of Sumatra, before moving eastwards across Sulawesi and …

Solar Eclipse

Rare Solar Eclipse in Asia: Pictures

India

This Tiny Implant Lets Paralyzed People Control Exoskeletons With Their Thoughts

It’s the size of a paper clip, and it translates brain waves into computer language so we can interface with electronics.<p>A tiny, paperclip-sized implant lets paralyzed people control exoskeletons and prosthetic limbs, just by thinking about it. The new device comes from the University of Melbourne, …

Brainwaves