David Carper

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Whoever this girl is, remind us to never get on her bad side

The never-ending quest to go viral is more apparent than ever on fall Saturdays, when college campuses go from institutions of higher education to complete shitshows, for lack of a better term. Football just has a way of bringing people together, if you will.<p>It's difficult to sift through all the …

10 Excel Tips You Need to Keep Your Job

In today's dynamic corporate environment, the best way to stay employed is to show the boss that you're indispensable. If you're a knowledge worker …

Analytics

The most famous book that takes place in every state

Whether you come from the California coastline or the snowy forests of Maine, reading a book set in your home state can make you feel a warm nostalgia for that beloved place.<p>After scouring the internet and surveying our colleagues on their picks, we rounded up the most famous book set in every …

Macron favorite, voter certainty rises in French election: Le Monde poll | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - Centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right rival Marine Le Pen are tied on 25 percent of the first-round election vote, although Macron would go on to beat Le Pen in the second round, a Le Monde/Cevipof opinion poll said.<p>Emmanuel Macron, head of the …

North Africa

How to Get Flipboard’s Curated Emails

Email may be ancient, but it’s as vibrant as ever and proving to be a critical way for publishers to reach readers. As a home for thousands of publishers’ content, Flipboard has a 10,000-foot view of all the great stories, photos, videos, music and podcasts being made out there. There is so much …

10 Tips From Travel Experts, Flight Attendants and Other Frequent Fliers

Don't forget these travel tips as your pack for your next business trip.<p>For those of us who travel for work, we've come to expect that certain things are bound to go wrong from flight delays to long airport security lines and luggage mishaps.<p>To prepare for this article, I spoke to several expert …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life | Inc.com

There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We find their messages so compelling, we know we can turn to them whenever we feel dragged down and …

Motivation

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

Hands on with Nest's latest thermostat

Nest's smart thermostat has been around for three years and was one of the first smart home devices to really gain mainstream attention. Since its original launch, the Nest Thermostat has undergone two hardware revisions, with the most recent coming out just a couple of weeks ago.<p>The …

How To Boost Employee Happiness Without Spending Any Money

Bonuses and perks might make people happier in the short term, but they don’t solve the underlying problem. Here’s what does.<p>You know the saying “Money can’t buy happiness.” You get it. But startup founders and CEOs still don’t seem to understand.<p>When CEOs find out that their employees are unhappy, …

10 Super Healthy Foods You've Never Heard Of

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Nutrition

3 Simple Solutions to Help Reduce Childhood Stress and Boost Your Child's Academic Potential

In the first part of this four-part blog series on the importance of parental involvement, I've shared that parents are the key to helping reduce stress in their children and boosting their children's academic performance and IQ. In the second part of this series, we discussed how redefining …

Parenting

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer

Although I write a lot about apps and Internet stuff, I never really learned to code.<p>I threw the “really” in there to soften the blow, but the fact is, I straight up don’t know how to do it. I started learning at one point in middle school, but my high school didn’t push CS, and by college I spent …

The Leadership Philosophy of 3 P's: Passion, Purpose, People

<b>Click here to watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.</b><p>In his book <i>Start With Why</i> Simon Sinek says "People don't buy WHAT you do, they buy WHY you do it."<p>Finding your "why" before communicating your "what" or your "how" to the world is critical to both business success and your personal growth. If …

Bill Gates: Here Are the Books I Read When Out on the Road | WIRED

I travel everywhere with these bags—a hodgepodge of books I’ve read and ones I’m working my way through. (Some have been around the world more than …

UPS researching delivery drones that could compete with Amazon's Prime Air

Flying parcel-carriers are the next logical frontier for delivery companies<p>Amazon made headlines Sunday night when it announced it was working on small drones that could someday deliver customers packages in half an hour or less. But the e-commerce giant isn’t the only company researching how to …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …