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8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical …

Self-improvement

This 6-Step Routine Will Get Your Glutes in Shape

Having a weak backside can slow your run and lead to injuries. Here’s how to get your butt moving.<p>Want to know one of the top reasons runners end up hurt? Look at your backside. Underutilized gluteal muscles are to blame for a large percentage of injuries, says Nirav Pandya, M.D., assistant …

Workouts

How to Cultivate Gratitude, Compassion, and Pride on Your Team

As a leader, what traits should you cultivate in your employees? Grit – the ability to persevere in the face of challenges? Sure. A willingness to accept some sacrifices and work hard toward a successful future are essential for the members of any team. But I believe there’s another component that …

Happiness

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Coloring Book

Here’s How To Establish Healthy Stress Habits Before It’s Too Late

What if instead of trying to cope with or eliminate stress, you learned how to harness its power?<p>It may not always seem like it, but stress is one of the greatest gifts we have. It’s a motivator, a source of strength, and a survival instinct that pushes us beyond what we often perceive as the limit …

Self-help

We used a cryptocurrency miner as a heater this winter and it really worked

Surfing through the web back in October, I stumbled upon an odd but genuinely fascinating contraption: a Russian cryptocurrency miner that leverages the heat it generates from stacking Ethereum to keep your room warm.<p>Shortly after I wrote about this unusual device, Comino – the Russian-based …

Bitcoin

19 of America's most surreal travel destinations

From massive underground caves to rainbow-clad natural formations, the country is teeming with breathtaking spots that leave travelers in awe.<p>We've put together a collection of 19 such sights to visit in the US, from the world's largest gypsium dunefield to shimmering ice caves hidden within a …

National Parks

How to live in luxury and save the planet - CNN Style

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How Startups Are Solving A Decades-Old Problem In Education

Roshan Choxi Contributor<p>Roshan Choxi is co-founder and CEO of Bloc.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The World Economic Forum On The Future Of Jobs<p>In 1984, educational psychologist Benjamin Bloom published research on a new method of teaching, commonly called Bloom’s 2 Sigma Problem. Wikipedia …

Pedagogy

2015 was the year it became OK to genetically engineer babies

In April of this year, researchers in China published the results of an experiment in modifying the DNA of human embryos. Though the embryos they worked on were damaged ones that could not have grown into living babies, it sent a tremor through the scientific establishment.<p>Just a month earlier, a …

Genetics

Size matters: Bitter Bezos takes swipe at Musk over SpaceX rocket landing

Twitter spat between space-exploring technology billionaires continues as Falcon 9 rocket finally lands vertically, dwarfing Blue Origin’s New Shepard<p>Amazon’s founder and owner of space privateer firm Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos, decided that Elon Musk’s big moment – vertically landing the 48m SpaceX …

Space Travel

How to buy wine: look for specific words on the label, not cute design

Wine labels are designed to catch your eye in a dizzying sea of often-lookalike options, but grabbing for the best-looking label is not the smartest way to shop<p>My mother drilled into me that I should never judge a book by its cover. Yet, when I go home to visit, I’m likely to find a handful of …

Alcohol

India's Fascinating Tree Root Bridges Grow Stronger Every Year

In the wettest place on Earth, the village of Mawsynram in Meghalaya, India are some of the most fascinating bridges you'll ever see. These “living bridges” are formed by locals who have trained the roots of rubber trees to grow into natural bridges. They are sturdy enough to far outlast man-made …

Bridges

Surprising Infographic Visualizes the Cost of Living Around the World

We often think about the cost of living from city to city and less often from country to country. Movehub, a resource for those moving abroad, visualized data that shows us how this cost changes around the world. They used information from the website Numbeo, which is a crowdsourced global …

Infographics