Briar Hanley Harris

162 Flips | 24 Magazines | 46 Likes | 11 Following | 1 Follower | @briarharris | Keep up with Briar Hanley Harris on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Briar Hanley Harris”

13 Interior Designer Tricks to Make Your Windows Look Bigger

We bet you've never given your frame a second thought — until now.<p>If your home wasn't blessed with big, welcoming windows, we feel your pain. Sadly, we can't help you fake sunlight, but we <i>can</i> help you trick your eyes into at least thinking your view into the outside world is greater than it …

Home Decorating

4 Dumb SEO Tactics That Will Get Your Site Penalized

As you plan your strategy for the year, here are four things to watch out for.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is your SEO provider about to get you penalized? Hopefully not, but there is a chance it might. It is too easy to put up a website and advertise SEO services …

5 Bad Habits to Give Up Immediately if You Want to Succeed | Inc.com

Start the new year right by taking inventory of your "worst-self." If you don't know, it's time to get honest and ask your circle of friends this question: "What is it about me that is hard to tolerate?"<p>Then listen with a complete and open mind to those blind spots that are hurting your ability to …

'The 4-Hour Workweek' author says a 3-step process he learned from Tony Robbins drastically improved his life

In many ways, Tim Ferriss carries on a tradition well established by Tony Robbins: finding people at the top of their fields, determining what makes them tick, and then passing those insights along to a general audience.<p>After Ferriss, who wrote the best-seller "The 4-Hour Workweek," interviewed …

How to Deliver Criticism So Employees Pay Attention

In my college days I ranked among the top 10 women divers in the United States. I got that far not just because I worked hard — practicing every day in four-to-six-hour sessions — but also because I had an extremely tough coach who routinely offered both caring support and sharp criticism. Early in …

7 Things the Smartest Leaders Do at the Start of Every Year | Inc.com

When we look at the major priorities and initiatives for growing your business in 2017, we need to take a cue from the Global Leadership Forecast study, conducted by DDI and the Conference Board.<p>Their crystal ball is clear: Leaders just aren't ready to lead. In the research, four of the top 10 …

5 Digital Marketing Ideas That Could Improve Your Brand Growth in 2017

With 2016 officially in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to start thinking about how your marketing strategy will evolve in 2017. It’s a good idea to step back for a moment, assess the success of last year’s marketing campaigns, and consider ways to evolve your digital strategy in the year to …

Marketing

With 80 Million Users, Poland-based Brainly is Changing Education

Online education changed my life.<p>It's really that simple. Living in a small town, I didn't have access to higher education. And I didn't have time to travel over an hour to attend college while raising a young family and working full time.<p>Enter online education. It was the perfect opportunity for …

Use This Rule to Set Up Undo Send in Outlook

Gmail makes it easy to undo sending an email, but the feature is less intuitive in Outlook. The good news is, it’s possible, it just requires a …

Introduction to Psychology: A Free Course from Yale University

Taught by Yale professor Paul Bloom, this course presents an Introduction to Psychology and tries to explain what makes us tick:<p>What do your dreams …

Ancient Sumerian Writings Reveal the Earth was Ruled by Eight Immortal Kings for 241,200 Years

More than a dozen copies of a mysterious text referred to as the Sumerian King Lists have been uncovered over the years by archaeologists in regions …

Modular sidewalk paving system harvests solar & kinetic energy, and is made from recycled plastic

<b>Move over, solar freakin' roadways. A Hungarian startup is generating energy from sidewalks with its pavers.</b><p>Although conventional wisdom has it that …

3 science-backed tips that will help you finally remember everyone's name

I once went to church with a friend of mine. He introduced me to his pastor. Then we went back again, about ten years later. We walked in the door, the pastor took one look at me, and said, "Hi, Stever! I hope all is well with you." Mind. Blown. When someone remembers your name ten years later, …

First US offshore wind farm opens off Rhode Island's coast with GE turbines twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty

The United States' first offshore wind farm has opened off the coast of Rhode Island, ushering in a new era in the country for the industry.<p>GE and Deepwater Wind have partnered to build five massive turbines three miles off Block Island to power about 17,000 homes, a project costing about $300 …

Renewable Energy

A travel hacker with 45 credit cards reveals his tricks for maximizing airline miles, points, and rewards

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Daniel Gillaspia is a pro at managing airline miles, points, and rewards.<br>• He recommends using many credit cards carefully.<br>• Flying out of airline hubs and using companion passes also saves time and money.</b><p>When Daniel Gillaspia isn't working as a full-time attorney in Houston, …

Say goodbye to science class as you know it

In California, the guidelines for how to teach science are changing.<p>It should be hands-on, education officials now say, and its concepts should be connected to other subjects.<p>California is one of a number of states that in recent years adopted what are called Next Generation Science Standards — …

Solar Has Generated More Power Than Coal For 6 Months In The U.K.

Solar subsidies and a tax on carbon emissions are producing historic shifts in Britain’s electricity use.<p>In the last six months, the U.K. has generated more electricity from solar than from coal. This is amazing for two reasons. One is that the U.K. has burned coal continually for over 100 years, …

17 Inspiring Quotes about Learners and Learning | Inc.com

As I'm sure you've noticed, the world continues to change all around us--faster than ever before. So, what's the secret to thriving in a world--and a business or industry--that is constantly changing?<p>Learning.<p>Stay curious, be open to new information, and take an active role in keeping up with …

Motivation

US farmers make foray into quinoa as demand for grain grows

To the south of Nash Huber's farm fields are the Olympic Mountains, peaking at nearly 8,000 feet. Due north is the end of a channel of Pacific Ocean waters that separate the United States from Canada.<p>Yet in this corner of the country is where the 75-year-old Huber hopes the South American grain …

Forestry

3 Brain-Training Apps Productive People Use To Kill Time

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Apps

Wind-powered Water Seer pulls 11 gallons of clean drinking water from thin air

A new device that relies on simple condensation to collect clean water from the atmosphere promises to provide up to 11 gallons of safe drinking …

Snorkeling

How a simple honey harvester demonstrates the sweet success of viral crowdfunding campaign

Nearly 18 months ago, we reported on Flow Hive, the wildly successful crowdfunded project with two key benefits: making it easier to harvest honey in …

Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Every year, and for the last 10 years, which is <i>a huge achievement</i> in this day and age, if you ask me, Jane Hart puts together this wonderful list of …

New desert bee species builds nests out of solid rock

Utah State University entomologists have published their study on the Anthophora pueblo bee in the journal Current Biology after examining how the …

10 Gmail Plugins All Marketing Professionals Should Consider

<i>Do you remember the early days of email, when everything was much simpler?</i>Back then, it was exciting to receive an email. Today, this isn’t typically …

The 6 Step Brain Exercise Steve Jobs Used To Boost Creativity!

Shares 37<p>Even a seemingly calm brain can be an incredibly busy place. <i></i>It’s only really through meditation that we learn to work with – not change – …

New Cancer Treatment With 80-Percent Success Rate Put on Fast Track for U.S. Approval

A new cancer drug with no side effects and an 80 percent success rate in treating patients has gotten fast track approval in the U.S. reported <i>7.30</i>. …