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Warren Buffett Once Told a 14-Year-Old Kid the Secret to Success in 1 Simple Sentence

At a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting over a decade ago, Warren Buffett tells a 14-year-old kid a success lesson that was meant for all of us.<p>On May 1, 2004, Berkshire Hathaway held its annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, where nearly 20,000 people attended this annual ritual.<p>As reporter Jason …

Flying in planes is like standing next to nuclear reactor, but worse

From the spread of disease to deep vein thrombosis, air travel is not without its health risks.<p>But a much less commonly known hazard associated with …

These three strategies can help you master any subject

I learned a lot in 2017. I learned about how the European Union works, because Britain decided to leave it. I learned what a social media-obsessed presidency looks like, and the distinctive outlines of a political party that picks power over principle. I learned that a Trump presidency can force a …

Pedagogy

Athletes From Around The World Strip Off For Charity Calendar, And The Photos Will Make Your Heart Beat Faster

London-based photographer and former biathlete Dominika Cuda has gathered cross-fit champions, ballerinas, horse riders and other sportsmen and women …

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers | Inc.com

Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue for months to come.<p>But if you've finally gotten through all the titles that interested you back then, …

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JFK's assassination aided by his bad back, records show

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every November, America remembers the end of Camelot: a shining time of promise led by John F. Kennedy, our nation's youngest elected president, brought to an abrupt and bloody end by Lee Harvey Oswald's second shot, a bullet to the brain.<p>While conspiracy theorists debate who pulled that …

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A Silicon Valley startup is quietly taking over U.S. classrooms

Silicon Valley is determined to improve education by infusing it with technology. Its latest example is Kiddom, whose personalized learning software …

How to know if you're the rarest personality type

This writer has discovered she has one of the rarest personality types around. What does it mean and why is it so unique?<p>In our deep-seated desire to learn more about ourselves, most of us have probably spent too much time taking personality quizzes.<p>I’m something called an INFJ, the rarest …

How to switch from Chrome to Firefox Quantum in under 2 minutes

Having used Chrome for ages, I’ve gotten used to the browser’s sluggish performance and gluttony for system memory, and I’ve a feeling I’m not alone.<p>With the launch of Firefox Quantum, we can finally break free from those shackles: the latest version of Mozilla’s browser uses an all-new CSS engine …

The best Google Assistant commands: What is Google Assistant and what devices can I get it on?

We've rounded up the best Google Assistant commands, allowing you to make the most of your Google Assistant app and devices<p>Like Apple’s Siri, …

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How I Take Advantage of My ADHD With Hyperfocus

Hyperfocus is a common but little-known asset of ADHD. It is the ability to focus intensely on something for hours or days at a time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Adapted from</i> Faster Than Normal: Turbocharge Your Focus, Productivity, and Success with the Secrets of …

Tip: Two Drills to Correct Forward Head Posture

It can wreck your training... and it makes you look weird. Try these simple drills to fix FHP.<p>It used to be called "scholar's neck" or "reading …

An Introduction to the Study of Calculus

The branch of mathematics studies rates of change<p>Calculus is the study of rates of change. The principals behind calculus date back centuries to the …

Today’s teens don’t want to be entrepreneurs. Here’s how parents can foster the self-starter spirit within them

Nine out of ten parents want their kids to start a business.<p>Teens take plenty of risks — just not in business.<p>Nearly nine in ten parents (88%) are in …

Physics is taught badly because teachers struggle with basic concepts

Kinematics describes the motion of objects through numbers, diagrams, words and equations and is taught in schools around the world as part of the …

Pedagogy

21 Chain Restaurant Workers Share the Food Items You Should Never Order

The new AskReddit thread is deeply unsettling.<p>We're always pretty cautious about the food we order at restaurants, but apparently not cautious …

I've lived in New York City my entire life — here are the best places to actually eat

As a kid growing up in New York City, I never ate Happy Meals.<p>Why would I when I could get a great bagel or slice of pizza for the same price?<p>New York has some of the best food in the world. Even neighborhood takeout spots are top-notch eateries that people come from all over to try. So over my …

How Fluent Forever became the most funded app in Kickstarter history

Self-taught polyglot Gabriel Wyner is promising fluency to thousands<p>Did you study a language for multiple years in high school or college? Did you learn a language while studying abroad? Now ask yourself if you could hold a basic conversation in that language if somebody fluent were to come up to …

Harvard Business Review Publishes Yet Another Excellent Guide To Classroom Management

Over the years, I’ve found that The Harvard Business Review has published some of the best guides to classroom management that you’re going to find …

' Too many teaching methods are based on myths and assumptions – it's time to wake up to reality'

I always take pleasure in seeing teachers being celebrated for their hard work and contribution. Although I was travelling for much of World Teachers …

How I Became Conversationally Fluent in a Foreign Language in 17 Days | Inc.com

<i>How do I quickly and efficiently learn a new language?</i> <i>originally appeared on</i> <i>Quora</i><i>, the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. You can follow Quora on</i> <i>Twitter</i><i>,</i> <i>Facebook</i><i>, and</i> <i>Google Plus</i><i>.</i><p><b>Answer by David Bailey, Founder Coach,</b> …

100 Lunch Ideas on What the Heck to Pack for Work

Are you in a lunch rut? We can help you out.<p>The familiar grumble of your stomach hits every day at 11:30 a.m. as you sink further down into your desk chair. You need some fresh lunch ideas. And oh, we've got 'em—a whopping <b>100 ideas on what to pack for office lunches</b>, to be exact. Some are recipes, …

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Why twice as many ethnic minority parents are proud to pay for private tutors

Middle class parents are increasingly fierce when it comes to their children’s schooling, report after report has highlighted, pushing with all their might to make sure their offspring get first dibs on whatever educational opportunities are available. Among their favoured strategies, according to …

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The 9 Steps That Will Help You Learn Anything

Learning new things while maintaining your role as a leader, visionary, and committed worker is challenging, but not impossible.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you’ll be doing a lot of learning -- if you want to be successful, that is. You’ll learn …

There's a teaching method tech billionaires love — here's how teachers are learning it

It involves students guiding their own lessons with the help of technology, while teachers take on more of a coaching role if problems emerge. For its apparent benefits in getting kids up to speed in reading and math, advocates have claimed it could — and should — become the future of US …

How to access free and legal copies of English and American classic literature online

Add up all the textbooks and calculators that students need to buy and September can be rough for American parents and their children. While schools require purchases of the latest textbook editions each year, parents can acquire some books that never go out of date—and cost nearly nothing.<p>Many of …

Lawnmower parents are raising a generation of kids who struggle with adversity

Imagine your 10-year-old daughter is involved in a high-dive competition. She's past the point of participation trophies and genuinely wants to win. …

How One Woman Is Making Math Affordable | Inc.com

When I first talked with Mallory Dyer, co-founder of GraphLock, Inc. she was bootstrapping and social crowdfunding while she learned the ropes of getting funded. Now, with GraphLock well on its way and making amazing progress, I circled back to highlight the importance of what she is doing.<p>Problem …

Mark Cuban's Perfect Piece of Advice for Kid Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Nothing feels better than to talk to a couple of kid entrepreneurs with a good idea, youthful enthusiasm and that air of possibility. It gives me hope for our future. Really. Let's understand that the speed of change is so profound today, that we will require leaders who embrace the change instead …

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