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Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

Florida's Certificate-Of-Need Laws Should Go

The Florida legislative session is in high gear, with new bills being debated and voted on daily. Recently, the House passed HB 27, which removes hospitals from Florida’s certificate-of-need (CON) laws. While the Senate needs to act before any changes to state law can take place, Floridians are now …

Safety Regulators Find 500,000 Restraints Won't Protect Child In A Crash

Almost 520,000 child restraints are being recalled after tests conducted by federal safety regulators found that they won’t properly protect a child in a crash, according to a report posted Thursday on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.<p>The seats are manufactured by …

Cars With Advanced Safety Systems

Need a new car? Then consider one with active safety systems. Manufacturers are building cars with systems that can help you avoid or mitigate a …

This '90-Year-Old' Woman Broke The Internet When She Revealed Her Secrets to Living a Fulfilling Life | Inc.com

If you were 90 years old, what would you tell your younger self? You'd certainly have some inspiring lessons and secrets to life, especially with 9 decades of accumulated wisdom, right? Well, 45 of these life lessons were written by Regina Brett, but in fact, Regina is not 90. In 2006, the Internet …

Motivation

Homeworking hits record levels, says ONS

The number of people working from home has reached its highest level since records began, driven by advances in technology, an ageing population and a growing army of self-employed workers, according to data from the Office for National Statistics.<p>The report showed that homeworkers were more likely …

How to set up an Android phone for your kid

Smartphones and children have a tricky relationship. While phones can be entertainment centers for kids, these devices are designed for adults and leave children's privacy and innocence vulnerable -- especially if they have their own phones. Google aims to empower parents and safeguard children who …

Apps

6 Real Estate Startups Poised To Disrupt The Industry

Silicon Valley may be the technology hub of the United States, but there are exciting things happening in tech around the country as well, including several real estate startups cropping up in New York that could have national implications.<p>With CBRE’s acquisition of Floored in January, I noted that …

Real Estate

9 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

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Indians are looking to nail down two skills to advance their careers

When it comes to taking classes online, Indians are dedicated to technology and English lessons.<p>In 2016, mostof the top 10 courses taken up by Indians on online learning platform Coursera were on technology and English grammar and conversation skills. India is Coursera’s second-largest market, …

Online Education

4 Bizarre Things That Will Make You Happy According to Science

A lot of these seem to be counter intuitive to being happy, but according to a variety of studies, they actually have the opposite effect of what you …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi.)<p>So how can you be happier?<p>If you want to be happier, there's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50% of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is …

A Harvard psychologist explains why forcing positive thinking won’t make you happy

All people, at times, fill up with grief, spill over with joy, or tremble with anger. Most of us are taught early on to manage these emotions by sharing and reveling in the positive ones, while repressing or apologizing for the negative ones. Either way, we learn not to probe our feelings too …

Happiness

12 Top Positive Psychology Courses You Can Take Online

Andresr/Shutterstock.com<p>Boost your happiness IQ from the comfort of your own computer.<p>What brings a sense of purpose to our lives? Why is gratitude …

Happiness

Do You Want To Live A Happy Life? Smile.

Sometimes there’s no reason to smile, but I’ll smile anyway because of life. Yes, I’m one of those people who always smiles.<p>I smile when I enter a …

20 Tough Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

We all struggle. We all suffer on the inside. Every day…We worry.<br>We procrastinate. <br>We feel overwhelmed.<br>We feel angry.<br>We feel lonely. <br>We don’t feel …

How to Become a Civil Engineer in 5 Steps

What Does a Civil Engineer Do?<p>Civil engineers help design and construct large structures and infrastructures like roads, water treatment plants and …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

5 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 3%

With interest rates still close to record-low levels, and major market benchmarks seemingly bumping up near all-time highs on a daily basis, there are fewer places where income-focused investors can find a compelling yield these days. That said, one place that still offers a generous income stream …

These high-yielding, dividend-paying stocks put money in your pocket

Slide 1 of 7<p>With bond yields offering little, income-focused investors have been turning to stocks to provide the regular cash they seek. The …

Hey Vegetarians and Vegans: It's Time to Debunk the Protein Combining Myth

Protein combining is the idea that in order to get "complete" proteins from plant-based foods, you need to eat two different protein sources …

Nutrition

Walgreens To Expand Mental Health Services

Walgreens Boots Alliance will expand mental health services, including access to behavioral health treatment via telemedicine, to expand customer options for treatment, screenings and awareness, the company announced today.<p>About one in five Americans suffer mental health conditions, which is …

What You Give Up When You Buy a Mattress Online

More and more mattresses are being sold online and you might be tempted to buy one that way. The advantage of buying a mattress online is you can …

How Spicy Food Changes Your Brain And Overall Health

Do you love to eat spicy stuff? What if you could feel great whenever you indulged in a curry or other hot dish, knowing that it was actually giving …

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A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Parenting

Some Engineering Jobs Saw Big Salary Boosts Last Year

Engineers, it turns out, are becoming more popular these days. You can tell by looking at the jump in the salaries they take home.<p>Multinational human resources firm, Randstad, last week released its list of the jobs in engineering that saw the biggest pay raises between 2014 and 2015, according to …

5 tax rules to consider when paying off student loans

Paying off your student loans can be a real pain. Whether you have a standard repayment plan or you've signed up for an income-based repayment program, it's best to get rid of your student debt to avoid facing some steep consequences. While you probably aren't thinking about taxes when you're …

Personal Finance