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facebook 10k GIVEAWAY! [CLOSED]

I’m still trying to wrap my head around the number 10,000, but there <i>are</i> indeed 10,000 followers on Budget Byte’s Facebook page! Pretty unbelievable, …

Knives

Practical tips for working with OpenStack

To build your own cloud and take advantage of the power of the open source powered OpenStack project takes dedicated resources and a good bit of …

Confidence Isn't Inherited, It's Born Through Practice

Is it time to do some spring cleaning with the group of people who make up your circle of acquaintances, colleagues and friends? There are probably …

Self-help

The Complete Guide for Finding (and Doing) What You Love

A better question is: “after I fail, what then?”<p>People who choose well and focus on building something that matters to them first always go that …

7 Horrible thoughts that hinder success

Getting control of your mind is one of the toughest challenges entrepreneurs face and something you will likely work on your whole life. It’s normal …

This crocodile math problem had Scottish students in tears

LONDON — How quick can a crocodile swim upstream to catch a zebra?<p>Very few of us will ever know the answer, it seems, as the maths problem was one of …

How to Get Rid of 7 Roadblocks that Kill Your Motivation

Have you ever dreaded doing what used to bring excitement and hope into your life? You’re not alone.<p>I remember waking up one day and wishing I could …

Here's the Guide You Need to Read Before You Go Grocery Shopping

Too many labels, not enough time.

Here's A Make-Ahead Meal Plan That Anyone Can Cook

This four-person meal plan comes with a grocery list, step-by-step instructions, and zero weeknight hassle.<p>If you plan ahead and do a little cooking on Sunday, it's completely possible to have dinner on the table every night in under 15 minutes. We created a complete grocery list and meal plan that …

30-Second Habits That Can Help Boost Your Career And Finances

You don’t need to commit a lot of time to make a big difference in your career path and financial future.<p>We get it—you’re crazy busy.<p>But what if we told you that you could do wonders for your career and even finances . . . in 30 seconds flat?<p>The truth is that you can get a lot done in half a …

Personal Finance

7 Simple Steps That Will Make You Remarkably Confident

Fear can kill your business faster than a bad economy. Here's how to stop it.<p>Would you like to be more confident? For most of us the answer is yes. Wherever we are in our lives and careers, we know we could achieve more if we could stop fear and uncertainty from getting in our way.<p>We can, according …

Self-improvement

13 iPad Apps to Make You a Way Better Cook

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iPad Apps

Here are 5 things you may regret at the end of your life, from a nurse who works with the dying.

You might think watching people die would depress a person. It actually taught her how to live.<p>Bronnie Ware spent years as a palliative care nurse, …

14 Enlightening Quotes By Lao Tzu That Are Life Lessons

Lao Tzu was a legendary Chinese philosopher whose teachings date back to 6th century BC. He wrote Tao Te Ching, a famous Chinese classic text. He is …

Spirituality

The Guacamole Recipe To End All Guacs

It should be Guacamole Day every day.<p>It was only a few months ago (yet it seems so far away) when the New York Times nearly tipped the Earth's axis by suggesting we all put peas in our guacamole.<p>"Actually no," people said. "Not buying [it]," Obama said. "F*ck off with your pea guacamole, New York …

21 Chicken Recipes For Fall

Are you more of a thigh man or a breast man? Asking for a friend.

7 lies you tell yourself that could impact your success

Some of the lies are harmless, but others hold us back. Those lies manifest themselves in little habits and patterns for problem solving and getting work accomplished that only seem to be effective.<p>Give yourself a chance to rethink the things you 'know to be true' to help you move forward in a more …

Five Strategies for Making a Career Pivot

Business Talent Group CEO Jody Greenstone Miller explains how to build your knowledge and leverage your strengths.<p>Today, Americans average about 4.4 …

Stanford University

The Art (And Science) of Making Great First Impressions

<i>This article was originally published on riskology.co</i><p>You probably don't realize as you're doing it--I don't--but every day you quietly judge each person you meet. You look for clues that will tell you what type of person they are, if they're confident in themselves, and whether you can trust …

11 (More) Universal Truths That Will Change Your Life for the Better

photo credit: via photopin (license)<p>Life is an ever-evolving tapestry of lessons, growth and expansion and when you are truly tuned into the messages along the way, you find your life transforms in ways you never thought possible. The following Universal Truths are just that, truths that have the …

This Face Changes the Human Story. But How?

Scientists have discovered a new species of human ancestor deep in a South African cave, adding a baffling new branch to the family tree.<p>A trove of bones hidden deep within a South African cave represents a new species of human ancestor, scientists announced Thursday in the journal <i>eLife</i><i>.</i> <i>Homo …

Want Your Kid to Be a Billionaire? Teach Them These 7 Things

If you want your children to be able create great wealth, and to keep from being destroyed by it, then you need to instill in them the right mindset as early as possible.<p>Reality, for good or ill, is highly subjective. The things you're taught and the experiences you have profoundly shape the way …

Self-improvement

Learn Useful 'Vi/Vim' Editor Tips and Tricks to Enhance Your Skills - Part 1

The need to learn how to use text editors in Linux is indisputable. Every system administrator and engineer deal with configuration (plain text) …

Linux

21 signs you're mentally stronger than average

It is the daily practice of pushing yourself to grow stronger, maintaining realistic optimism, and setting healthy boundaries. Mentally strong people don't do things like waste time feeling sorry for themselves or give away their power to other people.<p>How do you know where you fall on the spectrum? …

Make yourself an iPhone and Apple Watch app developer with this $25 course bundle

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>REUTERS/Toru Hanai Now that Apple's finally taken the wraps off the latest updates to the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch, now seems like …

3 ways you can learn economics without going back to school

Perhaps you've gone to university and don't want to go back, or perhaps you haven't but still yearn to know more about the subject.<p>The good news is that there are plenty of ways to pick up a self-made education in economics, even if you don't want to learn the maths or go back to school.<p>Here are …

25 Books Every Man Should Read

Make it a drinking game.<p>Literacy is hot. Like CrossFit. Remember this Instagram account? Next time you're caught in a random girl's iPhone lens, make sure you've got your face buried in one of these puppies.*<p>* Burying your face in a puppy is also a surefire way of ending up in a girl's Instagram …

Wells Fargo Conversations

Caring for aging parents as well as children can leave you feeling squeezed. These six strategies can alleviate some of the pressure.<p>Once children …