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The 10 Best Structured Movies in History

I don’t find myself thinking about the structure of a movie as often as I should. But after seeing this video from CineFix explain the different …

7 tricks to motivate yourself to clean your house even when you don't want to

I've always thought of myself as relatively clean and organized — I shower daily, launder weekly, and make it a point to never leave food wrappers or dirty dishes lying about. Impressive, no?<p>And yet. I found dust bunnies that had grown into mutant rabbits under my bed; a bag of dried mascara on my …

Outsourcing

6 Books That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Reading List | Inc.com

<i>What books should entrepreneurs read? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, entrepreneur, angel investor, and best-selling author, on Quora:</b><p>I'm going to be very direct. I've …

Books

7 Stocks to Buy When a Recession Hits

These companies can bail you out.<p>If there’s one thing humans actually know about the economy, it’s that it tends to be cyclical. And given the …

Investing

Why Oliver Stone Is Still Hopeful About The Power of Movies After The ‘Nightmare’ of Making ‘Snowden’

The Nantucket Film Festival honoree got honest with Eugene Jarecki during a wide-ranging talk about what movies can (and cannot) do.<p>Oliver Stone …

American parents are miserable: Moms and dads alike face a massive “happiness gap”

“Having kids in the U.S. is brutal.” Sociologists blame the country’s paltry social services, among other factors<p>“The days are long, but the years are short,” goes the old saying. That’s true of life itself, but the phrase has become a mantra of parents and caregivers, a reassuring bit of what’s …

Happiness

The Netflix Secrets You Need To Get The Most Out Of Your Binge-Watching

As temperatures rise and we all realize going outside is terrible anyway, summer becomes the perfect time to binge on Netflix. But how many tricks do you know to improve your viewing experience? There’s a lot you can do to improve the binge-watching experience, if you know where to look.<p>Take Total …

TV

How We Grew Our Web Traffic By 5,000% In 3 Months (With Zero Advertising)

<i>554.</i><p>That’s how much monthly website traffic we had to our website three months ago.<p>20 visitors a day may sound encouraging if you’re starting a personal project, but when your goal is to build a successful business with a team counting on you…<p>Well, you’re probably screwed.<p>And if we continued at …

I went from multimillionaire to broke overnight — here's how I reinvented myself

You may dream of starting a new business. You could move across the country. You fall in and out of love. You lose a loved one.<p>In other words, life happens and it completely turns your life upside down.<p>Around four years ago, it seemed like I was living the dream. I successfully sold my startup, had …

Self-improvement

In pictures: Teenage mothers tell their stories

<b>Each year about two million girls around the world give birth before they turn 15. Apart from the health risk this can also lead to them dropping out of school and affects future employment opportunities.</b><p>Photographer and filmmaker Pieter ten Hoopen met some teenage mothers ahead of the Women …

Burkina Faso

​'​Sick​ and​ asphyxiating​'​​ – why we live in an age of anxiety

Anxiety plagues our times. In the UK, 19% of people suffer from depression and anxiety, according to the Office for National Statistics. Forty million Americans have an anxiety disorder; the average age of onset is 11. The disorders range from the generalised (GAD) to the unsettlingly specific: the …

Tom Hanks

9 Times Bono Was Spot On About What It's Like To Search For God

Before Bono became the world-famous humanitarian and frontman of the Irish rock band U2, he was Paul David Hewson from Dublin.<p>The son of a Roman Catholic dad and a Protestant mother, Bono grew up during a time of sectarian conflict and witnessed the human cost of militant belief. So it’s no …

U2

How to Start a $100k Blog with $0 in Startup Capital: 7 Entrepreneurs Reveal Their Secrets

Every founder knows (or should know) that having a quality blog is integral to a startup’s success. Not only is it an effective way to build your …

Profit

If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Happy?

Talking Money with superstar business school prof Raj Raghunathan<p>Raj Raghunathan asks a provocative question right in the title of his new book: <i>If</i> …

Happiness

How Toms' Blake Mycoskie Built a $400 Million Business on Social Entrepreneurship | Inc.com

Since then, Toms has undergone big changes. A private equity firm now owns 50 percent of the company; a new CEO is chief strategist. The culture is different too. Just as Silicon Valley companies are laboratories for new technologies and business models, so Toms is becoming a kind of Darpa for the …

Entrepreneurship

After training with a Navy Seal, an entrepreneur explains why everyone should have a 'f--- it list'

Really stop and think about it.<p>Now see if you can identify any patterns among those days that stand out. Were they all happy? Upsetting? Relaxing?<p>According to Jesse Itzler, we're more likely to remember experiences that are unpleasant, at least in the moment.<p>Itzler is the cofounder of Marquis Jets, …

Sara Blakely

How to Grow a Small Startup Business From 0 to 5 Figure Months in 100 Days

Being a CEO for over 10 years and managing couple different companies after getting my MBA definitely taught me a thing or two about the business world, but putting the so called safety of the corporate world and biweekly paycheck behind me and taking on the competitive business arena as an …

Small Business

8 Warning Signs You're Defeated Before You Start Working on Your Goals

Raise your hand if you've failed to follow through with one of your goals?<p>One day you're feeling inspired. Maybe you watched a motivational TED talk or read a blog post that set your heart on fire. You've been wanting to make a change in your life and today's the day you finally decide do it.<p>On day …

Motivation

This Curse-Laden Guided Meditation Will Help You Give Fewer F*cks | Women's Health

Introducing F*ck That Meditation, a unique alternative to traditional mindfulness that embraces the F-bomb and other curse words as a cathartic release. Short-filmmaker Jason Headley created his own guided meditation around the concept, featuring phrases like “Just feel the fucking nonsense float …

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The 24 Best Work Bags for Men

Packing all your EDC gear into your pockets is difficult enough. Add your work materials into the mix, and you’re as likely to end up looking like a …

Manolo Blahnik

The Strange Case of the Woman Who Can’t Remember Her Past—Or Imagine Her Future | WIRED

L<p>Like many American couples of modest but comfort­able means, Susie Mc­Kinnon and her husband, Eric Green, discovered the joys of cruise vacations in …

The case for “good enough”: Forget striving–our happiness depends on being satisfied with less

Beware of the architects of insecurity: sex, love, decency, joy–these are not competitive sports<p>I admit it: there are one or two things I’m not number one in.<p>More difficult for me to admit is that my lack of number one-ness in these few things is a matter of complete indifference to me, and that I …

Mad Men

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

‘Rich Dad’ author says the 2016 market collapse he foresaw in 2002 is coming

Fourteen years ago, the author of a series of popular personal-finance books predicted that 2016 would bring about the worst market crash in history, …

Stock Markets

Young Entrepreneurs: All Small Towns Have Multimillion-Dollar Opportunities | Inc.com

<b>This is a guest post from Jason Duff, founder and CEO of COMSTOR Outdoor.</b><p>Overpriced real estate. Insane work hours. Fierce competition against other smart people. Against huge odds, smart young people flock to Silicon Valley and other hubs to find the next billion-dollar unicorn.<p>I'm 34 years old, …

Business Strategy

I became a millionaire at 40, and I think money can buy you happiness

A couple weeks ago, something disturbing happened at work. One of my teammates (let's call him Jon) had a bad day. Jon had to deal with someone else in the organization many levels above him who is known for being cranky and difficult. When Jon called Mr. Cranky to ask a question, he was promptly …

Personal Finance

This Kanye-Approved Speaker Is About to Change How You Listen to Music

The acclaimed French audio brand, Devialet, announces an expansion into America.<p>Soon after launching in 2007, Devialet CEO Quentin Sannié got a visit from Sting at the audio brand's Paris headquarters.<p>"He said, 'I want people listening to my music on this, because I spend so much time and money on …

Audiophile