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5 Tricks to Stop Procrastinating for Good

I meant to write this piece two weeks ago. I created a Word document and fully intended to start banging away on my Mac. But I had to contact some …

5 Meditation Tips for People Who Can’t Focus

Meditation is more than just a stress buster. New research shows it can help boost creativity; another review found it could reduce symptoms of …

11 Economic Lessons to Make You a Smarter Shopper For Black Friday

When you hit the stores this weekend, remember three things: Shopping is a sport, this is its Super Bowl, and retailers are better at playing it than you.<p>The first and last rule of prices is that nobody knows what anything is worth. Shoppers are guided by shallow clues ("this is cheaper than that") …

10 Reasons to Quit Your Job As Soon As You Possibly Can | Inc.com

Quit your job to take a better paying position? Sure. Quit your job for a great opportunity? Definitely.<p>Quit your job to start your own business? Absolutely! (Keep in mind there are compelling reasons to hang on to your full-time job as long as you can while you get your business going. Also keep …

How 2 Minutes Can Set You Up for a Successful Day | Inc.com

<b>Have you ever had one of those days where everything seems to go wrong and no matter what you do you can't seem to get it back on track?</b><p>You get into the office late because your hairdryer broke, you had only cold water for your shower, and your coffee maker threw up on you. Once you arrive, you're …

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How Successful People Handle Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress.<p>Studies …

3 Absolutes That Successful People Live By | Inc.com

How to be successful is, potentially, one of the most written-about topics. We hunger to figure out what creates success and we dream of what it looks like if we achieve it. Once upon a time, the American dream was a white picket fence with a home, marriage, and kids. But today, the door is …

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Homer's Last Theorem

Along with high school friends David Schiminovich and David Borden, he formed a teenage gang of computer programmers called the Glitchmasters, and …

10 Ways to Stop Feeling Overworked and Overwhelmed

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

My favourite waste of time: why Candy Crush and Angry Birds are so compulsive

There is one question a lot of people ask while playing Candy Crush Saga: why am I playing Candy Crush Saga?<p>This saccharine-splattered casual gaming treat, which hit 500m downloads last November, is both utterly compulsive and totally inexplicable to a huge number of its users.<p>The same goes for …

15 Best Browser Extensions for Social Media Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>There are a few actions I perform over and over again as I work through my social media marketing plan. Do you know the feeling? You click on the same few buttons or type in the same URL.<p>And then, one day, someone shows you a browser extension that …

Expert determines which fitness products are worth using

<b>NEW YORK (PIX11)--</b> Mike Nunez, the technology editor of Popular Science, takes a look at which fitness products from infomercials are worth using and …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

Students Can Take Studying Paperless With These Apps and Gadgets

The diligent student may often be pictured with a pencil behind her ear, her chicken scratches adorning countless spiral notebooks — but these days she's just as likely to be organizing a study group on her smartphone while reviewing a lecture on her tablet. Here are a few gadgets and apps that …

12 Ways To Make Your Mac Run Faster

A few years can take a noticeable toll on any computer, but luckily there are some tips and trips that can help bring it back up to speed.<p>Here are a few things to look out for that can make your overall Mac experience more smooth and efficient.

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

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