Brian Muldoon

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Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” <i>— Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner</i><p>Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day …

Self-improvement

Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, and Richard Branson Stick to These 6 Rules When Holding Meetings | Inc.com

Trying to run a business is all consuming. Time gets sucked up by so many different things: staff, suppliers, finance, production -- the list goes on. But, above all, meetings seem to take up so much precious time and yet often seem to achieve very little.<p>Everyone has their own idea about what …

Mark Zuckerberg

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

It’s called the Ivy Lee Method.<p>When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the …

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

Productivity

Add These 5 Things to Your 2017 Calendar to Be More Creative | Inc.com

If you have to make one new year resolution for 2017, do this. Add the following 5 things to your daily schedule, and make sure you execute on them. After a while, those will become habits.<p>1. Meet new people. Even old people.<p>When you speak, you can't learn anything new. Creativity is often a team …

Creativity

25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

That's why we've rounded up 25 books by self-made billionaires. From the business insights of Bill Gates to the leadership lessons of Richard Branson, the wisdom collected in these pages extends far beyond the classroom.<p>Learn how these masters of industry achieved the impossible, in their own words.

Friction Fighters — NOVA Next | PBS

Is friction real? Once, with the quiet certainty of someone who just stayed up all night in the company of equations describing concrete, my college …

Physics

7 Bad Habits That Stand in the Way of Your Success | Inc.com

Historian Will Durant once summarized an idea of Aristotle's as, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." And often it is your habits that determine your success--or stand in its way.<p>If you can rise above the habits that are blocking you, you can reach the …

Self-improvement

Quantum Experiment Confirms: If You Don't Look At Something It Does Not Exist

The idea of reality and what exists remains an extremely difficult topic to discuss on as only a select number of experts can comment on such. …

How to make money on Instagram

Although these are not directly clickable links within Instagram, using these techniques can help guide interested consumers to find your products or services. You’re trying to create an experience that gives your audience an easy path to make a purchase. Use caution if including a call to action …

Physicists are still puzzled by a particle that seems to defy the laws of physics

A cosmic ray from space, it possessed 320 exa-electron volts (EeV) of energy, millions of times more than particles attain at the Large Hadron Collider, the most powerful accelerator ever built by humans.<p>The particle was going so fast that in a yearlong race with light, it would have lost by mere …

Theory of everything? How spacetime is built by quantum entanglement

Physicists and mathematicians have made a significant step toward unifying general relativity and quantum mechanics by explaining how spacetime …

10 Things Successful People Do To Maximize Their Time

Success

Mark Cuban’s (Very) Frank Advice for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Anyone who's ever seen Mark Cuban in a live interview knows that quoting him without using some rather colorful language is nearly impossible. I had the honor of witnessing such an interview the recent iCONIC Tour here in Chicago, the first event of a three-part event series hosted by CNBC and Inc. …

Entrepreneurship

13 qualities Google looks for in job candidates

Since he took over as the head of People Operations — also known as HR — at Google in 2006, Laszlo Bock has helped the company grow from 3,000 to …

Computer Science

Microsoft Invents A Better Way To Sense Hand Gestures

Handpose promises the holy grail of motion detection: fast, accurate hand recognition.<p>Imagine strapping on a virtual reality headset, then using your hands to pick up a sword and swing it around your head. Imagine a hazard team able to defuse a complicated bomb from a mile away, just by controlling …

Roush gets 747 rear-wheel horses out of a grimy 2015 Mustang

Thanks to a Phase 1 supercharger kit and some additional tweaks, this new Mustang makes major power on 93 octane with stock exhaust.<p>The new 2015 Mustang GT has barely hit the streets yet, and already the tuners are out in full force.<p>Ford Racing wants to supercharge your new 'Stang to a …

Build an Ionic Thruster like NASA Uses for Space Propulsion

An ion thruster produces a flow of air even though it has no moving parts. A version of this seemingly impossible device is used on a larger scale to propel deep space probes for NASA. The advantage to this system over others is that you need only an electrical source to power the device and it has …

Arduino

How To Live a Life With No Regrets | Inc.com

One of my best memories of the late management icon Peter Drucker was him telling me that the greatest misconception about the entrepreneur's mind set is that they are risk takers. That may be the way they appear to most people, but in the mind of the entrepreneur what he or she is doing is …

Motivation

Mark Cuban's 12 Essential Rules For Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Over the past 30 years, billionaire "Shark Tank" investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has not only built his own companies but invested in over 120 others.<p>In his book "How to Win at the Sport of Business," he breaks down a checklist for new entrepreneurs. We explain the "Twelve Cuban …

Entrepreneurship

Bottoms Up: Build These Stylish Adjustable-Height Bar Stools

If you’ve got a bar, workshop, or breakfast nook in need of seating and you’re up for a serious weekend challenge, break out your power tools, because I’ve found the perfect project for you! If you’re ready to reach beyond beginner-level woodworking, now just might be the right time to try your …

Woodworking

The Top 20 Start-Up Accelerators in the U.S.

Start-up accelerators have become a prominent feature of the entrepreneurship landscape in recent years. New programs appear nearly every month, and in many ways, accelerator participation has become a rite of passage for budding entrepreneurs. Yet, with the proliferation of programs, the newness …

Best Space Books and Sci-Fi: A Space.com Reading List

There are plenty of great books out there about space — so many, in fact, that it can feel a little overwhelming to figure out where to start, …

Books

7 Steve Jobs quotes that could change your life

He came, he saw, he conquered…and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs</b> …

Cadillac CT6 sneak peak: featuring Bose 34-speaker Panaray Sound System

Cadillac is really upping its game with its 2016 Cadillac CT6. The CT6 will feature Bose audio; to be precise, it’s Bose’s new Panaray Sound System. …

13 Poor Excuses to Not Start Your Own Business: How Many Apply to You? | Inc.com

Excuses. We all have them. And eventually we all regret making them, especially when those excuses kept us from chasing--and possibly achieving--our dreams.<p>So if you've always wanted to start a business, even just a business on the side while you keep your full-time job (which in many circumstances …

Self-improvement