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3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of the stuff of science fiction anyways, so it’s not surprising that …

17 Hidden Shows On Netflix With Near-Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores

Is there such a thing as <i>too much</i> of a good thing? Peak TV is certainly putting that theory to test, overwhelming viewers with myriad content and …

16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference

Smart problem solvers, from drilling to decor.<p><i>Note: Responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

Why we pretend to know things, explained by a cognitive scientist

New research explains why we pretend to know more than we do.<p>Why do people pretend to know things? Why does confidence so often scale with ignorance? Steven Sloman, a professor of cognitive science at Brown University, has some compelling answers to these questions.<p>“We're biased to preserve our …

Critical Thinking

DirecTV Now tempts potential subscribers with free Roku box

AT&T's DirectTV Now over-the-top streaming television service came on strong last fall. Launched against heavy competition from Sling TV and PlayStation Vue, AT&T decided to sweeten the deal for subscribers by giving away a free Apple TV, a year of HBO and a temporarily reduced introductory fee. …

Dazzling Surround Sound for Your Home Theater: A Beginner’s Guide

Surround sound at home is no longer a geeks-only pursuit. New, more immersive rigs with Dolby Atmos will overcome your resistance<p>By<p>Joshua Fruhlinger<p><b>REPLICATING</b> movie-theater surround-sound in your home—the kind that makes you feel like you’re inside the action—has traditionally required more …

Audiophile

Buying a new TV? Here’s how to cut through the jargon

Looking to buy a new television? You’ll face an alphabet soup of terms like 4K, HDR and OLED, but you don’t have to be fluent in tech-speak to get a …

9 Kitchen Gadgets That Will Save You Serious Time

While any cook will be just fine with a set of knives and mixing bowls, sometimes we want a little help from gadgets. When we’re not in the mood to …

A Drone in your Phone!

The selfie stick is dead, may it rest in peace (or in pieces)… And here’s what killed it. A high flying drone-photographer that literally comes at a …

Get Ready for Apartment Envy

It’s hard to look at this flat and not be jealous of the people who get to call it home! Titled “33 Kinds of Joys of Life”, it’s the latest work from …

One small step for man, one giant step for robot suit with man inside

A South Korean robot similar to the one imagined in the film "Avatar" takes its first steps.<p>When you mention South Korean tech companies, the name Hankook Mirae Technology isn't the first to come to mind. But on Tuesday, the company made its 13-foot, 1.5-ton manned robot, the Method-1, take a step …

Robotics

How I saved $150 a year on my cable bill without even trying

This service can help you score lower rates on cable, phone and more. It works, but there's a catch.<p>Tired of paying a small fortune every month for cable TV and Internet? Of course you are. Everybody is. The rates are ridiculous.<p>Enter BillFixers, a service that promises to negotiate those rates on …

Personal Finance

To Live Remarkably, Repeat This 1 Affirmation Every Single Day for the Rest of Your Life | Inc.com

Every accomplishment is based on action, not on thought... yet the thought is always father to the deed. Achievement starts with an idea, a perspective, a point of view, and an attitude: the attitude that no matter what, you will do what it takes to reach your goals -- and live the life <i>you</i> want to …

Motivation

Are Nike's amazing $720 Self-Lacing HyperAdapt 1.0's worth it?

The Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 shoes are self-lacing shoes straight from the future. Is your wallet ready for the future?

Shoes

New Atlas

In an effort to combat poaching, drone technology has been paired with software and techniques used by astronomers in a system designed to …

Welcome to the Dark Net, a Wilderness Where Invisible World Wars Are Fought and Hackers Roam Free

Through the eyes of a master hacker turned security expert, William Langewiesche chronicles the rise of the Dark Net—where weapons, drugs, and information are bought, sold, and hacked—and learns how high the stakes have really become.<p>I. The Back Door<p>His name is not Opsec, but I will call him that …

Security

The Best (And Worst) States to Retire

Trying to figure out where best to spend your golden years? Head to the Cowboy State.<p>Wyoming has topped Bankrate.com’s list of the best places to …

The Pros and Cons Of New Unconventional Leadership Styles

Company culture is changing, and some managers are experimenting with out-of-the-norm methods. Here’s what works and what doesn’t.<p>As companies become flatter with blurred boundaries, there is a greater push toward authentic leadership. As a result, a lot of unconventional leadership styles are …

Today’s Workplace Is A Stage, Not An Office

As he launches a new line of workplace furniture with Knoll, David Rockwell explains what office designers can learn from set design.<p>To architect David Rockwell, the best clients are a lot like great theater directors. “They know what they want, but they don’t describe what it looks like,” he says. …

How to Balance Ambition and Happiness: 5 Tips

Too much ambition makes life miserable, too little makes it meaningless. Here's how to strike a balance.<p>Many people believe that success will make them happy. But science shows that it's the other way around.<p>Being happy seems to increase your chances of success, while study after study indicates …

Refocus Your Attention On What Makes You Happy to Avoid FOMO

The fear of missing out isn’t always a bad thing. If you’re paying more attention to your Facebook feed than your family, though, it can drag you …

Yes, There Is a Key to Happiness (and It's Actually Pretty Simple) | Inc.com

As a species, humans are pretty dissatisfied with ourselves, and nowhere is this more true than in America. Each year, 45 percent of us make New Year's resolutions. We spend some $549 million on self-help books, according to research by Marketdata Enterprises.<p>Millions chase the ideologies of the …

Happiness

12 Things Happy People Do Differently

Why do men still exist? Scientists finally find the answer

New research suggests that sexual competition for mates keeps populations healthy<p>Feminists have debated it for decades, but scientists have finally got to the bottom of why men still exist.<p>Biologists have always puzzled over why males have survived given that their only contribution to reproduction …

Biology

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

6 Habits of Super Successful People | Inc.com

Why are some people more successful than others? There’s really no mystery: It's because they do things differently than people who are less successful. Here are six things that very successful people do every day. Embrace these habits and you can greatly accelerate your own success.<p>1. <b>Keep Your Eye</b> …

Self-improvement

7 Must-Read Books on Time

Time is the most fundamental common denominator between our existence and that of everything else, it’s the yardstick by which we measure nearly every aspect of our lives, directly or indirectly, yet its nature remains one of the greatest mysteries of science. Last year, we devoured BBC’s excellent</i> …

5 unhealthy foods engineered to be addictive

Food scientists use dangerous chemicals to make you eat — and buy — more junk food<p>There are three reasons Americans' love affair with snacks is growing-- along with their waistlines: the ubiquity of junk food, the ubiquity of <i>junk food advertising,</i> and stealth food technology. People who polish off …

What is the best game in the world?

With the World Cup just days away, people around the globe are reaching fever pitch for the historic sporting event in Brazil. But before the big …

Brazil