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In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos' annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years Amazon has soared from revenues fo $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Leadership

How To: Automate Brute-Force Attacks for Nmap Scans

Using Hydra, Ncrack, and other brute-forcing tools to crack passwords for the first time can be frustrating and confusing. To ease into the process, …

Forensics

25 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

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Online Education

Five Easy Yoga Poses That Will Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks

Tired of halfhearted toe-touches? Try these movements instead.<p>The fundamental problem with stretching is that it is as critical to good health and injury prevention as it is painfully boring to actually <i>do</i>. Especially for those who are short on time, the banality of it all—a few halfhearted toe …

Yoga

Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles

The breakthrough, spurred by the discovery of plastic-eating bugs at a Japanese dump, could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis<p>Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution …

Pollution

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

SelectTV Offers More Shows and Movies than Netflix at a Fraction of the Cost: 1-yr. $19

Cable subscriptions are ridiculous nowadays, but platforms like Netflix and Hulu don’t always cover your favorite shows. With over 400,000 TV episodes, 100,000 movies and 2,000 live channels, SelectTV by FreeCast should satisfy all your entertainment needs. You can currently get a year of service …

Televisions

Scientists Have Accidentally Created a Mutant Enzyme That Eats Plastic Waste

This could be a solution to our plastic addiction.<p>They found the first ones in Japan. Hidden in the soil at a plastics recycling plant, researchers …

Biology

How to Reset Your Mac's Bluetooth Module to Fix Connection Issues

Bluetooth is what your Mac uses to connect to wireless devices like keyboards, mice, trackpads, speakers, and other peripherals. Generally, it's a reliable technology. At some point however, the chances are you'll run into difficulty establishing a Bluetooth connection with one or more of your …

How To: Hack WPA & WPA2 Wi-Fi Passwords with a Pixie-Dust Attack Using Airgeddon

Design flaws in many routers can allow hackers to steal Wi-Fi credentials, even if WPA or WPA2 encryption is used with a strong password. While this …

Information Security

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

How to Find the Best Diet for You

Personalized nutrition is buzzy — and the idea of doing a DNA or stool test to determine the best diet based on your genetics or digestive system …

Ai Weiwei makes bold statement about the refugee crisis with giant inflatable boat

Controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has unveiled a colossal installation that's a stark reminder of the global refugee crisis.<p>The human rights …

NASA astronaut who spent a year in space now has different DNA from his twin

Space travel is dangerous for a lot of very obvious reasons — traveling off of Earth on a rocket has its risks, after all — but even when everything …

4 countries where you can live on just $1000 a month

There are many reasons why you might be thinking about taking the plunge, uprooting your life, and moving abroad. Perhaps you're looking to find an exotic retirement paradise where you can make the most of no longer having to spend so much of your time going to work. It could be that you're moving …

Thai Food

Here’s how much it costs to mine a single bitcoin in your country

So-called bitcoin mining is a hot topic of in the cryptocurrency world.<p>That’s chiefly because of the rising electricity costs associated with …

Bitcoin

You've been using your refrigerator drawers wrong your whole life

Do you actually know how to use the crisper drawer in the refrigerator, or do you find yourself cramming produce in there in a mad dash to unload the groceries? (You'll need room for the ingredients in our best recipes for seasonal produce.) I'll be the first one to admit it — I actually used those …

Farmers Market

How to make your home decor as serene as a meditation studio

At New York City’s MNDFL, “escape” is the operative word. Not only do their sessions help you spend an hour becoming more centered, but their three …

Anti-bacterial wipes pointless as bugs grow back in 20 minutes, scientist says

Anti-bacterial wipes only eradicate bacteria from kitchen surfaces for 20 minutes and using them to keep germs at bay is "an absolutely redundant" exercise, a scientist has said.<p>Dr Clare Lanyon, a biomedical scientist from Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, said consumers may be wasting …

10 Wall Decor Ideas to Take to The Office

Office decor is a rough topic for almost all office workers. When you spend most of your waking hours in this room, you want it to be a place that’s …

Interior designer Julia Kendell's top decorating trends for 2018

From spa bathrooms to second kitchens and mirrored TVs...<p><b>As a guest designer on BBC's DIY SOS, interior designer and TV presenter, Julia Kendall,</b> …

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8 Easy Exercises To Do While Watching Netflix

After a long day of running errands, class and work, I’m sure lacing up your sneakers to hit the gym does not sound appealing, whatsoever. If only …

8 Exercises You Can Do While Watching Netflix

In a perfect world, you’d like to make it to the gym, but sometimes (ok, most times) after a long day of work, lacing up your sneakers and hitting …

Yoga

Tips and Tricks: Resetting your Apple Music Listening Preferences

I signed up for Apple Music as soon as it was available to try it out, so I know it pretty well at this point. You would think it knows me by now, but more on that in a moment. I had been using Google Play All-Access before that at a discounted monthly rate, but never was super-impressed with the …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Personal Finance

This engineer created a fool-proof plan to overcome shyness — and it led her to jobs at Apple, Google, and now Microsoft

A couple of months ago, Sophia Velastegui was approached with an exciting job offer: To become the general manager of Microsoft's artificial intelligence product unit.<p>She began the job in December. It was another pinnacle career move for the star engineer, named to Business Insider's list of the …

Employment

Want to Know If Someone's Actually Qualified for the Job? Ask this 1 Question

Why asking about an applicant's work tools can reveal their job aptitude.<p>Back when I was a kid working on constructions sites in Boston with my Nonno (that's grandfather in Italian, by the way), he taught me the most important interview question you could ask an applicant. Nonno was an architect …

Employment

8 Reasons This IKEA Product is the Sleekest Storage Around

At $46.99 and a mere 12 inches deep, the EKBY ALEX is one of IKEA's best examples of sleek, minimal furniture that lends itself to an impressive …

Small Spaces