Chris Barry

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This Fatal Fury and King of Fighters Cosplay is Smokin' Sexy AF

Fatal Fury and King of Fighters Cosplay Will Get Your Blood Boiling<p>Welcome back to COGconnected weekend cosplay feature. If you follow us, you know …

Anime

Outstanding Sales People Possess These Unique Character Traits. Do You? | Inc.com

Whether you want to grow your own sales abilities, mentor an employee, or hire the best candidate, these experts volunteered their informed opinions to help. Ranging from middle market and corporate CEOs, sales trainers, award-winning sales people, and psychologists, they agree that the following …

Leadership

9 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017 | Inc.com

At the end of 2016, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman's book <i>Thank You for Being Late</i> opened our eyes to the accelerations of technology and globalization happening in the world today--accelerations that will force businesses to change how they operate.<p>Add to the equation the rethinking of …

Virgin Atlantic

10 key lessons I learned from reading 40 books last year

In 2016, I discovered the library by our new home. It's been amazing! I've been able to avoid buying books while being able to read them.<p>Finding the library coincided with a lot of travel across the world. Throw on top of that a lot of time assisting startups, VestedWorld's world-changing …

From $0 to Millionaire: How 6 Entrepreneurs Went Broke, Then Became Successful

When they hit rock bottom, they turned disaster and persistence into millions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Going broke. Hitting rock bottom. Crashing and burning. Whatever you call it, these mega-successful entrepreneurs—and members of The Oracles—have lived it. They …

6 Reasons Why Successful People Want You to Fail

Failure is a bad thing. That’s how we are conditioned from very early on. And so we take all the challenges in our life with an extra effort to avoid …

Motivation

7 books that will give you the tech knowledge you need to start a business

And every college kid dreams of becoming a tech billionaire. There's a certain 'hollywoodization' of entrepreneurship.<p>It's also much easier to start a business. Throw up a website using one of the many templates out there, host it on Amazon Web Services or GoDaddy, find a problem you think exists, …

10 Entrepreneurs Share the Best Advice They've Ever Received

Incorporate these adages in your own work life.<p>Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends.<p>The life of an entrepreneur is often beset with obstacles. Every founder, no matter how successful they are now had a moment when they weren’t sure that they were heading in the …

Zelda: Breath of the Wild cooking guide: 10 recipes worth remembering

Recipes for eating, drinking and selling<p>In <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>, you can mix all sorts of ingredients you find on your journey through Hyrule to produce different dishes and elixirs with useful effects. Some recipes restore life and even add temporary hearts on top of your current …

Breath of the Wild

Someone spliced together the end of "Rogue One" and beginning of "New Hope" and you need to see this

<i>Rogue One</i> might be a stand-alone <i>Star Wars</i> film but it has some pretty amazing ties back to the original trilogy. In fact, the end of <i>Rogue One</i> leads …

Want to Start Your Own Business? 15 Signs You Were Born to Be an Entrepreneur | Inc.com

In many ways, entrepreneurs are just like everyone else: they come from all types of backgrounds, a variety of demographics, they possess different levels of education and experience and skill....<p>Yet when you look closely you'll see that in some ways, entrepreneurs are very, very different, even if …

Entrepreneurship

17 small kitchens to inspire you!

A smart interior design with well equipped spaces can easily overcome the inconveniences due to lower dimensions of a home and fill up the interiors …

The 10 Best Robot Vacuums

A high-tech solution to a household chore that nobody likes.<p>Robot vacuums have become more capable than ever, with today's high-end models offering an appealing blend of cleaning power and smart home functionality. Below are the best options for every budget.

Smart Homes

17 Simple And Lazy Cleaning Hacks That Really Work

Cut a rug, make a list, get ~totes~ organized, and more tips for the lazy or short on time.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

10 Things Confident People Don’t Do

As usual, Yoda was right—and science backs him up.<p>In “The Empire Strikes Back,” when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. Luke mutters, “I don’t believe it.” Yoda replies, “That is why you fail.”<p>As usual, Yoda was …

Stop Trying to Close and Do This Instead

Play the long game, be patient and succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you clicked on this article and I immediately tried to sell my app/product/service, the vast majority would close this page, and rightfully leave with a bad taste in their mouths. Yet every …

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Collector's Edition Revealed

Available now for pre-order.<p>Ahead of the game's launch this July, Square Enix has unveiled a Collector's Edition for Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac …

Now You Can Work and Work Out Without Standing or Leaving Your Desk

Do work above your desk and footwork below.<p>This story appears in the April 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>We keep hearing it: Sitting all day is killing us. And, hey, it probably is—but treadmill and standing desks require serious space and cash, and are impractical for many offices, so what …

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

It'll depend a lot on how you spend the next decade or so — i.e. will you start saving or rack up credit-card debt? Wallow in self-pity or learn to be happy with what you have?<p>Over on Quora, hundreds of people have shared the best ways to spend your 30s in order to lay the foundation for success …

The best board games of 2016

The Board Game Geek community weighs in on the best of the best<p>Over the past few years the team at Board Game Geek has grown to become a powerful force in the tabletop space. It boasts an exhaustive database on games, both new and old, that is constantly refreshed by its well-informed community. …

Board Games

The 5 Fears of First-Time DMs and How to Vanquish Them

It’s a beautiful moment in every aspiring DM’s gaming career: the first time you run your own game. But no matter how long you’ve been playing, that …

Tempaper: The Self-Adhesive, Removable Wallpaper Transforming Our Homes

Easy On, Easy Off:<br>Tempaper Removable Wallpaper!<p>We've been aching for a splash of color, an eye-catching pattern, <i>something</i> to jazz up our living rooms, bedrooms, and bathrooms. Found it! <b>Tempaper's wallpaper is self-adhesive and removable</b>—no expensive installations, no worrying about your landlord's …

5 Cooperative Games to Play With Adults Who Hate to Lose

Nobody likes to lose. An ungracious loser can put a damper on any game night, especially International Tabletop Day. Having a common goal for the …

EduTech: The best camera calculator apps for iPhone and iPad

<i>EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments here.</i><p>In …

Everything You Need to Know About Building Muscle Mass With Resistance Bands

Resistance bands are great strength training tools for home or while you travel, but they may not be ideal for building muscle mass when compared to …

The 10 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Forever is a long time to hold a stock. Most investors hold on to a stock for less time than the late Elizabeth Taylor held on to a husband. …

Investing

18 Proven Ways to Be More Confident | Inc.com

There are some people -- I'm sure you know a few -- who seem to possess genuine confidence. It's as if they were born that way.<p>The rest of us are not as confident as we'd like to be -- especially in those challenging or stressful moments when we most need to believe in ourselves.<p>Fortunately for us, …

Self-improvement

Tropical gardening is all too often associated with expense and poor results. But choose your plants wisely and you can turn your patch into a slice of verdant jungle<p>As a botanist who grew up in tropical Singapore I have always been in love with exotic garden style, but not in the way you might …

Plants

This tiny device can record everything you say and transcribe it for you

The tiny device has one function: to help you keep track of your ideas, to-do lists, and notes while you're on the go.<p>Senstone records voice memos, uploads them to an app, and transcribes them for you. The device is launching on Kickstarter Tuesday with the goal of raising $50,000, but I got an …

35 Things No One Told You About Becoming “Successful”

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy 1.The post 35 Things No One Told You About Becoming “Successful” …