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6 classic business books you should read if you want to be successful

Even though there are plenty of newer reads, sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p>Here's a roundup of six old-school career books.<p>Yes, your parents may have read them, too; but the advice is so legendary — and useful — they're still worth downloading today:


12 Reasons To Love Iskra Lawrence, Aerie's Unretouched Role Model

Aerie made major waves when it dropped the first Photoshop-free #aeriereal campaign back in 2014, and has continued to use a slew of unretouched models to promote the brand's underwear. U.K.-based model Iskra Lawrence, who joined Aerie in 2015, is perhaps the most recognizable of the bunch.<p>On …


15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …


9 Things Science Says Your Home Needs If You Want to Be Happy

Go on: Buy yourself flowers.<p>Just because your home is stylish and clean doesn't mean you're living your happiest life possible. Bummer, we know. But according to science, these are the colors, scents, and accessories you should feature in your home to improve your chances for complete and utter …


If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple --  through air traffic control and the inertial guidance system, pilots are constantly …


5 Easy Steps to Experience More Balance in Your Life

Balance is such a mainstream topic these days, yet some articles leave you more confused and limited than you were before.<p>You hear a lot of success coaches telling you that you need to make sacrifices now in order to live a better life in a few years, but isn't that exactly what the classic 9 to 5 …


The strange way I stick to my most difficult goal

Over the past four years, I've discovered many incredible ways to hack my habits and improve my life. I have taught myself to love running, dramatically improved my diet, and found the focus to write a bestselling book.<p>Understanding how the mind works and using it to affect my daily behaviors has …


The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur's Library

No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful …


7 Toxic Money Habits You Need to Quit Now

Ignoring financial problems will only make them worse.<p>Bad money habits can be exceptionally hard to break, whether they’re ingrained from your …

Personal Finance

Time Management: Tips To Better Manage Your Life

Drowning under a pile of emails? Late home from work again as you struggled to reach a deadline? You are not alone. It seems more and more people are trying, and often failing, to complete a seemingly endless list of tasks – and in the rush to do it all we can end up achieving less and feeling …

Time Management

39 Organizing Ideas That Will Actually Make Your Home Look Spotless

Who else is <i>so</i> ready for a blank slate? It's a new year, which means it's time to say goodbye to any chaotic or messy spaces and take on some killer organizing habits - ones that will leave you with a spotless, gleaming home. Looking for some ideas to get you started? Here are some brilliant …


13 of the best best science books of 2015

To help sort through 2015's books, the <i>Science News</i> staff offers its must-read picks, many of which have been previously reviewed in the magazine.<p>Read those reviews at the links below or in our Editor's Pick: Favorite books of 2015.


20 Pictures Of Small Tips To Live A Satisfying Life

What does it mean to live a satisfying life? It means living a life in balance. It means making sure that your emotional, mental, physical, and …


Self-improvement<p>By Karrie | productivity, happiness, mindfulness, meditation, sleep, good habits... I'm trying to improve myself!<p>How to read more …

8 ways to get more from every dollar

As the beginning of a new year approaches, there's no better time to assess how you can improve your finances in 2016. Sometimes, the most effective change you can make is to stretch your money just a little further.<p>But as simple as it sounds, asking yourself, "What are the best ways to stretch a …

Personal Finance

A financial planner explains the tax strategy that could help you gain more from your investments this year

But what if I told you there was a way to cash in on those losses? Would that change your mind about that red ink?<p>What if I went one step further and said that it might be in your interests to sell a fund for less than you paid for it? Would you think that I'd lost my mind and that such thing is …


The 9 best pieces of advice we've heard about money this year

There's a plethora of money advice out there — some worth sharing and some worth tuning out.<p>To help you separate the noise from the good stuff, we rounded up the nine best pieces of advice we heard about money this year.<p>Here's what self-made millionaires, financial planners, and CEOs had to say …

Personal Finance

5 truths about money, from a 90-year-old personal finance classic

Many people argue it doesn't matter how much money you make — it's about how much you keep.<p>And holding on to your cash requires experience, smart habits, and a bit of wisdom: "Without wisdom, gold is quickly lost by those who have it, but with wisdom, gold can be secured by those who have it not," …

Personal Finance

21 Simple Health Hacks You Can Use Every Day

Need to wake up? Just sniff an orange.


9 powerful habits to develop in 2016

Success is also subjective; if one chooses to live within one's means and owes no debts, he or she may consider him- or herself successful, whereas another may see success in the numbers in their bank account.<p>Regardless of the definition, when we think of successful people, what attributes …


10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches


What's All the Fuss About Evernote? Should I Be Using It?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>It seems like everyone is always raving about Evernote, but I don't really understand its appeal. Isn't it just a notes app that …

How To Turn Your Old Smartphone Into A Smart Mirror

A reflective dashboard for your morning routine<p>Ditch your Post-it notes for reminders built right into a mirror. Software engineer Hannah Mittelstaedt programmed an old Android tablet to show time, weather, and other information in bright letters on a dark background. Place the device behind a …

'Finally, I decided to do it': How a TODAY staffer lost 50 pounds in 5 months

He's been called the "Magic Mike" of stage managers, and personally singled out for his charm by our very own Kathie Lee and Hoda.<p>But it wasn't overnight that TODAY's 31-year-old stage manager Yosef Herzog lost 50 pounds and turned into the fitness guru that he is today. It required a lot of hard …


22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Real Estate

A look at robots and other coding toys for the youngest kids

NEW YORK (AP) — It's no longer tough to find coding toys for young kids. Here's a look at your current options. All of the toys are either sold through major retailers or online.<p>___<p>DASH AND DOT ($150 for Dash, $50 for Dot, all ages)<p>Children can use a variety of apps to program Dash, the larger …


Vermonters Are Installing The First Tesla Home Batteries, Preparing For Winter

Green Mountain Power, an electric utility in Vermont, is helping subsidize the costs of a more reliable grid.<p>Tesla’s new PowerWall batteries have the potential to lower costs for consumers, particularly when paired with solar panels. In years to come, they could help people go off-grid or use …

10 productivity apps you should use daily

Get stuff done.Thomson Reuters<p>We hear a lot about the hazards of digital technology.<p>But there are thousands of apps that can help you get things done more efficiently and effectively.<p>We picked 10 of the best that you should be using daily, including one that helps you keep track of your to-dos and …