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How an 18-Year-Old Uncovered Tim Ferriss's Secret Cold Email Template to Reach CEOs and VIPs

Never email someone and ask to 'jump on the phone,' 'get coffee' or 'pick your brain.'<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>My journey began when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. The day before my final exams, I hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold</i> …

Self-improvement

A little-known feature in Google Maps lets you explore our local solar system — here's how to visit Mercury, Venus, and other planets and moons in Google Maps

Most people just use Google Maps to get directions from A to B, but it's also an incredible educational tool in its own right.<p>Using Google Maps is a great way to learn more about the various cities and countries around the world. But many people might not know that Google Maps can also be used to …

5 Instagrammers to Follow If You're Trying to Meal Prep

(Image credit: @floordeboor_fit)<p>You've probably heard it many times before: Meal planning is a great way to eat healthier and save money. But where …

Why You Should Stop Being So Hard on Yourself

“We’re all our own worst critics.” Ever heard that one before?<p>Yes, it’s an obnoxious cliché, but it’s not just self-help fluff. Evolutionary psychologists have studied our natural “negativity bias,” which is that instinct in us all that makes negative experiences seem more significant than they …

If Hacking DNA Frightens You, This Will Terrify You

In a 9-minute internal video, Google explores the future of hacking DNA<p>We're all familiar with the double helix that constitutes our genetic makeup, the incredible progress in decoding it, and the potential for hacking it to eradicate disease or even create bespoke organisms. But what most of us …

Genetics

Reading Academic Research Papers Is the Best Success Hack You've Never Heard About

Graduate-level research is a lot likelier to help you figure out real life business problems than that book of motivational quotes beside your bed.<p>5 min read<p>Despite the bad rap it tends to get in the self-made businessperson community, college is still an entrepreneurial hub. Billion-dollar …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

6 Full-Body Stretching Exercises

The Routine<p>When you can barely squeeze a workout into your day, taking time to focus on flexibility may feel like, well, a stretch. But stretching is …

Yoga

Can You Restore Your Vision Naturally? This Eye Doc Says Yes

If you have ever been diagnosed with an eye condition such as macular degeneration or cataracts, the doctor might have told you: "All we can do is …

Need a quick pep talk? Get this free guided meditation...

<b>FREE</b> GUIDED MEDITATION<p>Find calm with this quick pep talk.<p>You might not be able to change your first thought or reaction, but you can change your …

The Secret to Success in 2018? Start Doing This 1 Thing

Entrepreneurs are busy, but the most successful people know how to stop doing activities that don't add value and stay focused on their top priorities.<p>As entrepreneurs, we're notoriously busy--but I've found that the most successful people know how to <i>stop</i> <i>doing</i> activities that don't add value. …

Time Management

Self-Compassion May Be The Key To Combatting Perfectionism-Related Depression, Study Finds

Perfectionism is widely regarded by psychologists to be a harmful system of thinking and the correlation between perfectionism and depression makes …

Incredible Hubble discovery in deep space could rewrite rules of physics

The Hubble Space Telescope has been in our orbit for nearly 30 years, returning data and photographs – both beautiful and scientifically important – …

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

They Saw Earth From Space. Here’s How It Changed Them.

MagazineFeature<p>The majesty of our planet can be difficult to describe. But these astronauts will try.<p>For the bulk of human history, it’s been impossible to put Earth in cosmic perspective.<p>Bound by gravity and biology, we can’t easily step outside it, above it, or away from it. For most of us, Earth …

Space Science

Quieting Your Inner Critic

Each week this month, The Takeaway is partnering with the PRI podcast "The Science of Happiness" to look at ways to live a more joyful life. The methods come from UC Berkeley, where the Greater Good Science Center is developing research-based exercises that promote happiness, resilience, kindness, …

3 Ways to Make Memorable Small Talk That Gets People Interested In Working With You

The easiest way to be intriguing is listen closely after you've asked someone to tell you about themself.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"Small talk is the biggest talk we do." ~ Susan RoAne, author/keynote speaker</i><p>Most people try to avoid small talk---the …

Profit

5 space myths you need to stop believing right now

There is still a lot to learn about the universe, but what if we told you some of the popular facts we swear by about space are simply not true?<p>Matt …

These images from NASA will rock your world

NASA is killing it these days with images from outer space. If your feed feels a bit limited by selfies and sunsets, you should definitely follow …

Mentor #MeToo

The momentum of the rising tide of actions taken against men who abuse women is toppling men in powerful positions. From Harvey Weinstein to Steve Wynn, men who have used their power to exact sexual favors are being called out and in many instances losing their positions of privilege.<p>For every …

Leadership

Dog Breed Guide Is a Hilariously Accurate Representation of 20+ Different Pups

Choosing a canine companion can be a challenge. Different dog breeds each have their own personalities that might mesh perfectly with yours, or the two of you might drive each other crazy. Luckily, illustrator Grace Gogarty, aka Little Tunny, has created a hilariously helpful guide to distinguish …

Pets

5 Remarkably Powerful Ways to Boost Your Confidence

Confidence gives you the power to conquer the world. Here's how you can learn to be confident in all you do.<p><i>"Low self-confidence isn't a life sentence. Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered--just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the</i> …

personaldevelopment

The 10 Best Free Streaming Services You Need To Bookmark Now

Here are Decider, we love the world of entertainment, but we’re still people first. Even when it means supporting artists that we love, paying for …

Iceland’s Population Is Staggeringly Creative. Why?

Still from "Wanderlust" directed by Encyclopedia Pictura, 2008.<br>Björk<br>"Björk" at Museum of Modern Art, New York (2015)It’s not gone unnoticed that some …

The simple trick that could help you memorise anything in five minutes

Memory is a fickle thing. One minute you’re leaving for work in the morning, the next you’re in a frantic panic desperately searching for misplaced …

Anne Lamott's 'Bird By Bird' Is A Guide-To-Writing That Profoundly Influenced Everything I Do

I am all too familiar with the specific, morbid feeling that I'm going to be physically crushed to death by the emails in my inbox. I realize this is …

Birds

Nearly a decade after Mars Phoenix landed, another look

A recent view from Mars orbit of the site where NASA's Phoenix Mars mission landed on far-northern Mars nearly a decade ago shows that dust has …

Mars Mission

Maria Lost 85 Pounds After Her PCOS Diagnosis by Committing to This Intense Workout

When Maria Roiz realized she could no longer fit into any of her clothes, she knew it was time for a serious change. Even though she had been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) at age 16 — a common hormone imbalance that is known to cause weight gain — she knew her unhealthy eating …

8 Mindfulness Tips for Families of Addicts You Can Learn From Your Dog

I’ve been involved in addiction medicine for 40 years and have seen many innovations, but mindfulness remains one of my favorite tools for helping …