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5 Passive Wealth-Building Strategies to Add Three Days to Your Weekend

Buy back your time and invest like the super-rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people associate work with punching the clock, the 9-to-5 slog, and saving for retirement. The trouble is, an hourly rate alone will never make you wealthy and drains your most …

Entrepreneurship

Why Scientists Are Starting to Care About Cultures That Talk to Whales

<i>This article is from Hakai Magazine, an online publication about science and society in coastal ecosystems. Read more stories like this at</i> …

Archaeology

Facebook's new privacy tools let you scrub your data, for real

Still reeling from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook will let you delete anything from your profile or timeline and end Facebook's use of that data.<p>If you didn't care about Facebook privacy two weeks ago, you probably do now.<p>The social network has come under a hailstorm of criticism after …

Social Media

5 Questions to Help You Find Your Sense of Purpose

Finding meaning makes us healthier and more fulfilled. Here's how to look.<p>Sometimes it feels that our culture has nearly reached a saturation point …

Happiness

Scientists say the dream of unlimited clean energy is about to come true

In just 15 years, the U.S. will be producing unlimited amounts of nearly free, completely green energy. Not only would such an energy holy grail mean the end of humanity’s dependence on expensive fossil fuels, it would also be a panacea for climate change.<p>Amazingly, this is not a science fiction. …

Energy

Lucy vs. Adam and Eve: The theory of evolution in Africa | Africa | DW | 28.02.2018

Did God create mankind, or did we evolve from apes? Some particularly religious Africans find it difficult to reconcile the theory of evolution with …

LSD Brings Your Brain to the Edge of Chaos

This new LSD study is like an acid trip all on its own.<p>One Saturday in 1964, neurologist Oliver Sacks took a bit of amphetamines, LSD, a “touch” of cannabis, faced a white wall in his home, and said “I want to see indigo now—now!”<p>“And then,” he wrote in the New Yorker in 2012, “as if thrown by a …

Consciousness

The Best Settings for Night Photography

Night photography is a fascinating genre of landscape photography. You’re standing outside in total darkness but the camera display shows something …

Science Focus Podcast: How emotions are made

We chat to neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett about what happens in our brains when we create emotions, how to control them, and what this means for …

Hummus isn't meant to be a dip

Maybe you’ve had this sandwich: A thick layer of garlicky chickpeas, smooshed to the consistency of mashed potatoes cemented cucumbers, sprouts, tomatoes and havarti cheese between two slices of wheaty, seedy bread, avocado optional. When I was in college in the 1990s it was my lunchtime go-to. The …

Food

This Famous Albert Einstein Quote Nails It. The Smartest People Today Display This 1 Trait That Einstein Had

It's the way to better relationships, creative thinking, problem solving, and great conversations.<p>In one famous quote, Albert Einstein explained his genius when he famously said, "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."<p>The second part of that quote is certainly good news for the …

Creativity

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Coloring Book

These Modern Finnish Cabins Are Actually Prefab Homes

If you're a fan of flexible, affordable upgrades to your current property — like the idea of adding a tiny home or ADU to the backyard — then you're …

Prefab Homes

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

Finance

15 influential art and design movements you should know

As a designer, inspiration can come from anywhere. But sometimes influences, attitudes and approaches converge to form a coherent movement that has a …

Art

Want to Immediately Become More Successful? Stop Using These 4 Toxic Words | Inc.com

We know that relationships, nutrition, sleep, and exercise all play a positive effect on our chances for succeeding in business. However, what you may not know or simply be overlooking is the role your daily language plays.<p>Whether it's a health goal, building a business, or any other goal, success …

Self-improvement

Myths — religious or not — go beyond our worldly authorities’ jurisdiction | The Star

In the late 1980s, it was American scholar Joseph Campbell, through his seminal TV series <i>The Power of Myth</i>, who opened the eyes of many religious …

Heroism

Use Brain's Plasticity To Become And Live As Your "Best Version"

There has been a long standing belief that human brain stops changing or growing beyond a particular age. However, the latest research in …

The Brain

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet | Inc.com

You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But success takes more than hard work. You may not want to admit it, but it's possible that the biggest obstacle to success is YOU. It's likely you're guilty of …

Self-improvement

The world's oceans are in even worse shape than we thought

Our world is an ocean planet.<p>The seas support hundreds of millions of people by providing food and jobs around the globe. Ocean plants produce up to 85% of the oxygen in the air we breathe.<p>But a pair of new studies published in the journal Science indicate that the oceans have been even more …

Global Warming

Guy arrested for 'Nigerian prince' email scams is definitely not Nigerian royalty

The "Nigerian prince" email scam is one of the most notorious cybercimes out there, and the people behind it may have hit a bit of a snag after one …

Identity Theft

20 Common Things People Realize When They Quit Drinking Alcohol

Of all the culturally conditioned behaviors we’ve mindlessly adopted, alcoholism is one of the most curious. We know it is highly detrimental to …

Alcohol

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One Big Family: This Beautiful Interactive Diagram Shows How Every Organism Is Related

Want to start the New Year with a little bit of perspective? Take a look at this beautiful interactive tree of life diagram created by Evogeneao, which enables you to see how all organisms on earth are related, from humans all the way to ancient bacteria. The point of this immersive map, say the …

Biology

10 Space Facts Guaranteed to Make You Sound Smart at Parties

Hurray for having something to talk about!<p>Do you, like me, suck at interacting with human beings? Do you find yourself darting off to the nearest dog …

Astronomy

14 Ways Our Perception of The Universe Changed Forever in 2017

2017 was an incredible year for space science.<p>Down here on Earth, scientists around the globe are constantly watching, observing, measuring and …

10 books Richard Branson thinks everyone should read

Over the years he has offered up dozens of titles that have kept his attention and helped him grow as a businessman.<p>We can't guarantee you'll follow in the entrepreneur's footsteps, but the books could certainly set you in the right direction.

Books

The Best Microadventures In Each Of The Southwestern States

<i>For the next month, Uproxx GPS is zeroing in on “microadventures” — day trips, quick jaunts, and small-scale explorations that will notch neatly into your busy life. As part of this initiative, we’re counting off the best day trips in five different regions of the country. Today we’re in the</i> …

Hiking

The 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

I recently published an article on Inc.com saying that people who read are going to be a mile ahead of those who do not. I received a lot of feedback from aspiring entrepreneurs asking where they should begin. After I gave myself some time to think, I listed what I believe are the five best books …

Entrepreneurship

Why you should be 'hardcore' about one thing in life

<b>Do you turn the thermostat way down? Shop zero waste? Ride your bike in January? These quirky lifestyle habits can make you a better person.</b><p>You've …

Inspiration