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Google Nik Collection review

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15+ Funny Comics That Prove Parenting Is A Science

As all moms and dads will know, being a parent isn't easy. But no matter how tough it is to raise a kid, there's always something to smile about.<p>Take …

The Sexy Animated Fantasies of Xaviera Lopez

Avec son coup de crayon précis et ses couleurs fétiches, noir-rouge-blanc, Xaviera Lopez donne forme à son imaginaire débordant. La plupart des …

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4 Powerful Ways To Awaken Your Life's Purpose

Nietzsche said, "He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how."<p>If you're feeling tired, burned out, or just stuck, awakening your sense of "why" can be a powerful way to build resilience and thrive. A strong sense of purpose is the everyday awareness and conscious acknowledgment that you …

Happiness

Uncommon ways to Work Smarter Instead of Harder

In this competitive World today, it is essential to know how to dominate our new positions by working smarter, not harder, for the sake of our …

Time Management

Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read These 5 Books This Summer

Sporting the same reading list as Bill Gates won’t make you a billionaire. But, hey, it’s a start.<p>Gates—the richest person in the world by <i>Forbes</i>‘ …

Zenefits Was the Perfect Startup. Then It Self-Disrupted

What happened when an HR firm had some epic HR problems.<p>By Claire Suddath and Eric Newcomer | May 9, 2016<p>From<p>David Sacks walked into Dolores Park …

These are the best podcasts you should be listening to right now

Podcasts have become excellent sources for great storytelling, interviews, and journalism.<p>From a few minutes to more than an hour, podcasts give content creators a chance to speak directly to their listeners free of distractions, and give listeners a new way to expand their minds during their daily …

Self-improvement

How This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Creativity

Learning to channel your thinking--both conscious and subconscious--creates the conditions that make achieving your goals inevitable.<p>"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep."--Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it …

This startup is the new secret weapon investors are using to outsmart each other

Except for investors using a tool called Second Measure. They already knew its sales hadn't recovered — and they knew which restaurants Chipotle's customers had turned to instead.<p>Many analysts could have guessed Chipotle's sales hadn't recovered, but wouldn't have recognized that the surprise …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

The 7 Best Gadgets For Getting in Shape

Gadget-happy consumers spent double the money on digital fitness devices in 2015 compared to the previous year, according to research firm NPD Group. …

5 authentication methods putting passwords to shame

There’s no arguing that passwords are becoming less and less reliable in protecting our data and identities. Their management, protection and memorization are becoming increasingly problematic, and malicious actors have countless ways to steal them, break them, reset them, or get past them.<p>A study …

Top V.C. on “Mostly Crap” Start-Ups, Mark Zuckerberg, and Early Facebook’s Grim Lunches

Former Facebook employee Chamath Palihapitiya dishes the dirt—and more—on Silicon Valley’s biggest companies.<p>Even in Silicon Valley, the home of the ever-present origin story, <b>Chamath Palihapitiya</b> has a pretty incredible narrative. The Sri Lankan immigrant escaped a civil war in his homeland before …

16 Super Effective Productivity Habits to Add to Your Morning Routine

You don't have to wake up at the crack of dawn to start your day off right.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I bet I can predict what your morning looks like: You wake up to a generic alarm clock sound, roll out of bed, …

Photographer captures king cobra strike

It's the sight nobody wants to see directly in front of them - a deadly king cobra ready to strike. British photographer Tom Charlton captured this …

Great Britain

Starbucks VIA® Instant Coffee Horchata

Our version of this traditional beverage is cool, creamy, and easy to make.<p>A popular tradition in Mexico and Spain, this beverage often features …

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Entrepreneurship

Meet the 29-Year-Old Disruptor Turning the Senior Care Industry on Its Head

<i>This profile is part of “The Fortune Entrepreneurs” list. See the full package here.</i><p>Don’t let Josh Bruno’s charming smile and young age fool you. He …

The 5 impressive ways David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest predicted the future

The publication of Infinite Jest on Feb 1, 1996 turned David Foster Wallace, 34, into a literary rock star. The reviews were adulatory and even the caveats (“too long” “too playful” “too smart”) were flecked with praise. One review dubbed it the Grunge American Novel and fans queued around the …

A minimalist shares 17 tips for decluttering your life

That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts and spurts, using a handful of easy-to-follow rules.<p>The other day I wrote about the idea of setting rules instead of goals ... today I want to share a few ideas for rules to help you get decluttered and …

Minimalism

15 of the Most Fascinating True Crime Stories Ever Told

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7 Simple Things Really Productive People Do Every Day

Ever notice how some people get a ton done and others don't? Try these easy tips to be more productive.<p>I am ready to work. Opportunities are happening with abundance and I am ready to get lots of stuff done. When I get in a productivity mode, I like to learn from those who seem to be busier than I …

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Books

9 powerful habits to develop in 2016

Success is also subjective; if one chooses to live within one's means and owes no debts, he or she may consider him- or herself successful, whereas another may see success in the numbers in their bank account.<p>Regardless of the definition, when we think of successful people, what attributes …

Success

After Jos Buttler's 46-ball century, how fast can ODI hundreds get?

<b>When England's Jos Buttler smashed his 46th delivery against Pakistan on Friday over the midwicket boundary, it brought up a century of breathtaking artistry, audacity - and speed.</b><p>Eighteen months ago, the record for England's fastest one-day century stood at 69 balls. Since then, Buttler has beaten …

Why Some Philip K. Dick Adaptations Work (And Others Are Total Disasters)

We Look at 12 Films Taken From PKD Stories And What They Do Right And Wrong<p>Philip K. Dick was born 1928 and died 1982, just months before the first …

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7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

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