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The 23 Best Motivational Speeches of All Time

It was halftime during one of my 7th-grade football games. And we were losing 14 - 0. With our knees planted in the grass, my team was quietly …

Motivation

25 Timeless RPGs You Need to Play Before You Die

The Phantasy Star series is Sega's crowning RPG jewel. Because it was released in the U.S. before Square's Final Fantasy, the game gave many Sega Master System gamers their first-ever taste of the role-playing genre. It wouldn't be until 1995, however, until Sega would perfect the series with the …

This Is Why You Can’t Afford a House

The rising cost of housing is one of the greatest burdens on the American middle class. So why hasn’t it become a key issue in the presidential …

10 Easy Ways to Retire 10 Years Early

Play it smart, and you won’t need a fortune to leave the office behind<p>Forget what you may have heard—you don’t need to work until the grave. Just follow these 10 simple strategies and you’ll be able to retire when you’re young enough to enjoy it.<p><b>Related</b>: The Better Man Project—2,000+ Awesome Tips …

Retirement

An American Muslim Community Shares Its Story

or the first time in her life, Yazmin Ali is afraid to leave her house. Unlike most neighbors in her family’s cookie-cutter subdivision outside …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Books

15 Habits That Will Totally Transform Your Productivity

From decluttering your desk to letting yourself complain, these 15 easy behavior changes can change how much you accomplish each day.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>People who manage to get a lot accomplished each day aren’t …

Fox News can’t take a joke: The best comedy takedowns of blowhard conservatives

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert aren’t the only comedians who know how to stick it to Roger Ailes & company<p>Many Republicans brutally criticized President Barack Obama in 2014 after he appeared on Zack Galifianakis’ "Between Two Ferns" to pitch Obamacare to young people. Fox Business’ Neil Cavuto, …

From Granola Bars to Scones: 8 Delicious Ways to Use Oats

<b>1. Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars</b><p>Granola bars are a staple in my pantry, but between my husband, my kids, and my kids' hungry friends, I can't seem to keep enough of them in the house. So I figured it was time to try and make them from scratch, and maybe even sneak in some health food. After …

Where Does Fat Go When You Lose Weight?

The surprising role of lungs in weight loss<p>Say you've pedaled hard and lost some weight since this time last year. Where did your former pounds go?<p>If you're like the majority of physicians, personal trainers, and dietitians surveyed in a recent study, you'll answer that the fat you lost was …

10 Ways You’re Secretly Losing Money

Personal Finance

Want to Go to the Burger Fiesta? Tweet an Eater Burger Pic

Grid View<p>Burger Week Specials<p>The BrisketTown sliders by @Mcvities11.<br>• Rubirosa burger by @burgerplease.<br>• The Veritas burgers by @tropicoF0x.<br>• The Rosemary's burger by @nilimonicky.<br>• The sliders from BrisketTown by @michael_peguero.<p>All throughout <b>Burger Week</b>, Eater readers have been ordering the seven …

The Absolute Cutest Father and Daughter Photos

Brace yourself for father and daughter cuteness. No seriously, this post will have you both laughing and saying, “AWWWW”, at the same time. …

Productivity App Wunderlist Is Launching A Paid, Pro Version Aimed At Business Users

As the world of productivity and calendaring apps continues to get more crowded, one of the bigger players from Europe stepping up its game: Wunderlist, the to-do app with 9 million downloads to date, is planning to launch a Pro version of its currently free service. Initially aimed at helping with …

Ron Conway pledges to oust senators who rejected background checks

Legendary tech investor and political mover Ron Conway has a stern warning for the senators who rejected an amendment to expand background checks on firearms sales on Wednesday, a vote that flew in the face of public opinion.<p>“We will employ the most sophisticated social media campaign ever built to …

Astonishing Hyper-Realistic Scenes Made With LEGO

It's rare that a collaboration can produce such magnificent results as this.<p>Nathan Sawaya (known to many as 'The Brick Artist' these days) is the …

Inside TED: the smartest bubble in the world

Imagine, if you will, a snow globe. Wait, the snow globe is in California — Long Beach to be exact. It’s really sunny in this particular snow globe. There’s a beach. Okay, thinking of a west coast snow globe? Good.<p>What’s inside the snow globe? Buildings — say, the sprawling, mid-century Long Beach …

Come and get it: how sperm became one of America's hottest exports

I’d been friends with Chris for years when he mentioned, casually, that he’s a father.<p>Or probably is — as a sperm donor, he has no way of knowing when a woman decides to buy what he has to offer, much less where she is, whether she actually got pregnant, or whether her pregnancy was successful. His …

Through The Looking Glass: Hiring Sales People

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Ben Horowitz is co-founder and partner of Andreessen Horowitz. He was co-founder and CEO of Opsware (formerly Loudcloud), which was acquired by HP, and ran several product divisions at Netscape. He serves on the board of companies such as Capriza, Foursquare, Jawbone, Lytro, Magnet,</i> …

Amazon's Letter To Shareholders Should Inspire Every Company In America

Late last week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos published his latest letter to shareholders.<p>This year's letter, like most of Bezos' letters, should inspire most companies to change the way they do business.<p>Specifically, it should inspire companies to do business the way Amazon does business — sacrificing <i>this</i> …

The most frequently highlighted passages in famous business and management books

A welcome consequence of the digitalization of our lives and media is the creation of streams of data that weren’t previously accessible. One of those is the book passages most highlighted by users of Amazon.com’s Kindle e-reader software.<p>It’s magical to see the short selections of writing that …

Self-improvement

The One Thing All Successful Entrepreneurs Have In Common: A Case Study

What entrepreneurs need most of all—above motivation, focus, hope, financing, marketing skill, a brilliant idea, etc.—is desire.<p>Unless you truly want to make something happen, the odds are nothing will. Without that desire, nothing else matters…or occurs. Your life will be filled in other …

The best stats you've ever seen | Hans Rosling

Expensify now lets companies reimburse international employees in Bitcoin

Businesses using Expensify will soon be able to reimburse international employees in Bitcoin. The expense report company today rolled out support for the virtual currency, lending yet more momentum to the decentralized form of payment. Speaking to <i>The Next Web</i>, Expensify CEO David Barrett said that …

Gmail for iOS update lets you swipe between messages

Gmail 2.0 for iOS was a major update bringing a host of much-needed features, but a few basic and fundamental things were left out. Chief among them was the option to move from one email to the next without first returning to your inbox. Fortunately, Google has remedied that problem with Gmail 2.1 …

The biggest cyber attack in the history of the Internet is happening right now

At this very moment, the largest cyber attack ever declared is emanating from a decommissioned, nuclear-war proof NATO bunker with five foot-thick concrete walls and a reputation for harboring spammers and cybercriminals. It’s all part of a dustup between CyberBunker—so named for the building just …

Cyber-attacks