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Want to Be More Successful? Drop These 7 Habits Today | Inc.com

The internet is chock full of daily habits that will help your routine, but what about bad habits? Because habits are so ingrained into our daily routines, we often don't notice how harmful ones sneak in and ruin our success.<p>Try eliminating the following habits from your life and see how your …

How to Curb Your Social Media Addiction

More than half of American adults say they're addicted to their digital devices, but going cold turkey isn't an option for most.<p>As the parents of three young children, Paul and Milena Berry spend a lot of time thinking about the role of social media in their lives.<p>On the one hand, social platforms …

China second-quarter residential land prices rise more than in first-quarter: ministry | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s residential land prices rose faster in the second quarter than in the previous three months, while those for industrial land posted slower growth, a report from the Ministry of Land & Resources said.<p>A residential area is seen in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, May 26, …

More evidence poor sleep habits may raise diabetes risk | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - Men who don’t get the right amount of sleep may have an increased risk of developing diabetes, a recent study suggests.<p>Plenty of previous research has linked sleep problems to diabetes, but the reasons behind this connection still aren’t well understood, said lead study author …

Katy Perry's New Song "Rise" Will Be the Empowering Anthem of the Olympics

Pinterest<p>Olympians, prepare to rise up!<p>Katy Perry just debuted a new song that will be used as the anthem for NBC's coverage of the summer Olympic Games in Rio. Perry, who released the song on the <i>Today</i> show, said Thursday's terrorist attacks in Nice, France, which killed 84 people, influenced Perry …

Attacker in Nice is said to have radicalized ‘very rapidly’

NICE, France — The man who plowed a truck down a crowded Nice thoroughfare and killed 84 people was a “soldier of the Islamic State,” the militant group said Saturday, as French authorities said the attacker was inspired by terrorist organizations.<p>It remained unclear whether the Islamic State had …

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Entrepreneurs, learn from what Rio did wrong

The list of problems going into the Rio Olympics broaches on unbelievability:<p>► The Zika virus has forced scores of Olympians, big names and not, to decide not to attend<br>► Crime and violence are rampant. As one police officer said on the news recently, “You are not safe here.”<br>► Venues are still under …

25 Tips for Having Meaningful Relationships

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While technology has made it more convenient to keep in touch with the outside world, and even become re-acquainted with long-lost friends, it has also changed how we define relationships. Someone with 1,000 Facebook friends may think …

11 Powerful Ways to Create an Instant Connection With Anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that connecting with people is an innate skill that belongs only to the lucky few.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few. It's easy to fall …