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10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Self-improvement

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

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Navigating the job search as a candidate can feel pretty opaque. From your perspective, it's difficult to identify which skills you should …

Project Management

In a Stunningly Aggressive Email, Elon Musk Gave 5 Brilliant Lessons That Everyone Should Adopt

This wasn't an email suffused with charm. But you can learn a lot from it.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>He's so funny, that Elon Musk.<p>He's so cool, too.<p>He dresses like a 90s rock star and seems to find the time to have a lot …

Metformin as an anti-cancer agent: actions and mechanisms targeting cancer stem cells | Acta Biochimica et Biophysica Sinica

Metformin, a first line medication for type II diabetes, initially entered the spotlight as a promising anti-cancer agent due to epidemiologic …

MIT gadget puts multiple artificial organs into a paperback-sized connected system

If you want to see how a proposed drug affects human physiology, your options are limited — and usually you end up using mice, which are in many ways poor analogues. What’s a pharmacologist to do? MIT researchers have a solution: a “body on a chip” that simulates up to 10 interconnected human …

How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

5 Ways to Become a Leader--Fast

...and get people to follow you.<p>Have you ever imagined yourself becoming a leader? Think about it. You’d be great. But if what’s holding you back is not knowing where to start or how to chart your path to leadership, I can help you.<p>Leadership is vital, and good leaders can be hard to find. A new …

I’m a Disruptor

I’m a disruptor. I disrupt things. I grab people’s phones and I chuck them into rivers. I question the status quo. I went to my nephew’s piano recital and made crow sounds the whole time. If I’m invited to his birthday party, I’ll do the same thing, only it will be a bigger bird. Listen up, because …

How bots are manipulating cryptocurrency prices

The cryptocurrency market has grown exponentially this year, with a current market cap of $440 billion at time of writing. The largest cryptocurrency is, of course, Bitcoin, which has gone up 1,500 percent year to date and trades a daily notional value of over $10 billion. But how much of this …

Cryptocurrency

The Mysterious Death of a Cyberbullied Porn Star

August Ames, 23, was found dead, hanging in a park after she was attacked by an online lynch mob. Her death should be a lesson to all those in the …

A New Drug Has Been Found To 'Melt' Away The Fat In Our Arteries That Cause Heart Attacks

Sound too good to be true?<p>We all know that an unhealthy lifestyle and poor diet can start clogging up our coronary system, making us more vulnerable …

How To Change Everything Before You Have To | Inc.com

You've gotten comfortable. Too comfortable. You have your little routine, and your little habits and your little quirks. But something isn't right. You can't place your finger on it, but you know it's there. You feel it every day, but you ignore it.<p>You know you need to change, but who has the time? …

Cruise Ships

Researchers: Depression may be a physical illness linked to inflammation

Physical Roots of Depression<p>Although current treatments for depression mostly focus on brain chemicals such as serotonin, scientists now think …

Immune System

The stoic knows: 4 rituals that will make you well-liked

Do you want to have better relationships? Well, you should definitely take some advice from… the Stoics.<p>I know, it sounds weird. Most people think of …

9 Best 1-Minute Life Hacks From Mark Zuckerberg, Arianna Huffington, and Oprah Winfrey | Inc.com

We all love those useful positive psychology and neuroscience mind hacks that help us use our brains more effectively. Yeah, it's a thing -- books and blogs have been written about mind hacks.<p>We can also learn a trick or two from the world's most successful business icons that will help short-cut …

Oprah Winfrey

Buy Kinder Morgan On This Dip For A Potential Doubler

Blackstone (BX) has been adding natural gas investments for a few years now. It's latest investment was to pay $1.57 billion for a 32.4% stake in the …

Natural Gas

How to Reverse Aging and Become Whoever You Want to Be | Inc.com

In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study. She gave houseplants to two groups of nursing-home residents. One group was told they were responsible for keeping their plant alive, and that they had autonomy in their daily schedule. The other group was told that staff …

Self-improvement

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable | Inc.com

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don't compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do -- only that you will be forced to respond. Even though they don't …

Motivation

We Just Figured out How to Activate Stem Cells to Treat Baldness

External Problem. Internal Solution.<p>Researchers have already explored ways to use stem cells to treat everything from diabetes to aging, and now, a …

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Creative Writing

Why the 3 Hottest Marijuana Stocks of the Summer Could Get Even Hotter

For many marijuana stocks, the summer of 2017 hasn't been what you'd call a scorcher -- at least not so far. That's especially the case in comparison to the huge run-ups experienced last year.<p>However, three marijuana stocks have sizzled this summer. Shares of <b>Aphria</b> (NASDAQOTH: APHQF), <b>Aurora …

Cannabis

The Rock eats 6 meals and 5,000 calorie a day — I tried his diet, and it went surprisingly well

Let me start off by saying that eating like The Rock, a challenge I eagerly decided to take on, did not end up going how I thought it would. I thought I would hate it. I actually didn't think I'd make it all the way through. But I did, and I actually kind of liked it.<p>The diet, adapted from a sample …

Cute

GOLDMAN SACHS: Here's how to clean up in the market through the end of the year

The average year-end forecast across 20 Wall Street strategists calls for the S&P 500 to remain largely unchanged from current levels after rising roughly 8% in the first half of the year.<p>And even the most bullish strategist, Jonathan Golub from RBC Capital Markets, has a year-end price target of …

I Do Burpees Daily Because I'm Lazy and Full of Excuses | Inc.com

When I tell people about my burpee habit, their most common response is to suppose I was born with superhuman discipline. I do them daily, and have since December 21, 2011, starting with 10 per day.<p>Now I do over 50 per day, in two sets, followed by stretching and other exercises to work what …

Motivation

A Radical Proposal For Preventing Rare Genetic Diseases

One morning, a few months ago, I didn’t wake up. My 29-year-old heart had suffered from a sudden and complete cardiac arrest as I slept.<p>Sudden …

Crispr’s Next Big Debate: How Messy Is Too Messy?

Author: Megan Molteni. Megan Molteni Science<p>Date of Publication: 06.04.17.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>When it comes to Crispr, the bacterial …

New endometriosis research reveals wider array of genetic links to disease

Researchers, co-led by University of Queensland academics, discover five additional DNA sections for disease affecting one in 10 Australian women<p>Researchers are one step closer to identifying genes linked to a gynaecological disease affecting one in 10 Australian women.<p>A global study into the …

Genetics

A New Gene Therapy Cure Just Treated Its First-Ever Patient

Rarefied Cures<p>This March, child with severe combined immune deficiency (SCID) became the second commercial gene therapy patient ever. The patient …

This box can see through walls — and it could shake up home security

When Taj Manku's son was around 11, he asked his father how cellphones worked.<p>The boy knew there were towers that communicated with the phone, but …

A Serial Entrepreneur's Advice For Getting Rich | Inc.com

In my opinion, building a business is the ultimate expression of one's creativity. It is an honorable, rewarding, and worthwhile pursuit that requires one's full investment of mental, physical, and emotional capacity. Many of the most successful entrepreneurs admit that they did not start their …

Entrepreneurship