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Looking to work from home? These 10 companies are hiring

Finally ready to ditch that 9-to-5 office job for your couch?<p>You may be in luck. The job search website FlexJobs released its list of the top 15 companies looking to hire people to work from home.<p>The firm analyzed data from thousands of job postings during the first quarter of 2018 to determine its …

Vision-improving nanoparticle eyedrops could end the need for glasses

High-tech eyeglasses can give blind people the ability to see, but could the development of eyesight-improving eyedrops help eliminate the need for …

This beautifully designed 'dumb phone' can only make calls and send texts — and it might be the key to curing our addiction to apps

The Brooklyn-based startup Light has set an impossible goal of getting people to put down their smartphones.<p>Light launched in 2014 and a year later debuted its first product, the Light Phone. It could only make calls and tell the time, and the company described it as a "quite a smart 'dumb' …

Apps

Porsche’s highly-anticipated all-electric Mission E to start at around $86,000

Porsche’s Mission E is probably one of the most anticipated all-electric vehicles coming by the end of the decade. Its design already won awards and it expected to launch the 350 kW ultra fast-charging technology developed by the company.<p>One missing piece of the puzzle was the price and the …

How to Lose 5 Pounds of Belly Fat in 30 Days | Inc.com

You want a trimmer waistline. You want to lose a few pounds of belly fat in a relatively short period of time. Shoot, you'd even love a set of six-pack abs.<p>That's great, because when you reduce your percentage of body fat (especially when you lose visceral fat like belly fat), you reduce the risk …

Fitness

This 17-Second Rule Will Make You More Productive (and Happy) | Inc.com

Everyone experiences stretches of life, whether a few days or many years, when the down moments are more frequent than the good. These periods of time can rob you of your passion, energy, and ultimately your vision. Most people find it easier to hold on to a bad mood rather than to shift their …

Happiness

9 Keys to a Happy Career Making Millions

Money can't buy you happiness but happiness with your job can really help you make money.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a perfect world we would all have a dream job that’s not only enjoyable but meaningful as well. A job where we’re also happy and …

Massive Sunspots and Solar Flares: The Sun Has Gone Wrong and Scientists Don’t Know Why

<b>This article was originally published on The Conversation as "Massive sunspots and huge solar flares mean unexpected space weather for Earth."​</b> <b>Read</b> …

What Happens When You Take Full Responsibility of Your Life | Inc.com

Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment. This internal fear is the primary challenge, yet compounded by another, more external, challenge. Namely, that the systems of society <i>are set up to work against you.</i> Public education, …

Self-improvement

The New Lego Millennium Falcon is the Biggest, Most Expensive Lego Set Ever

This is one hefty plastic spaceship.<p>Next time you're looking to buy a new phone, consider instead spending that $800 on a massive Lego set. That's right, the new Ultimate Collectors Series Millennium Falcon set, announced by Lego this week, costs as much as a month of rent for a decent bedroom in a …

Custom Bikes Of The Week: 3 September, 2017

An incredible Ducati 750 Imola replica from Indonesia, a hot-rodded Honda CT70 from the USA, a Bonnie from Spain and a Yamaha XV950R from Germany. We’ve earned a lot of air miles this week.<p><b>Honda CT70 by DavmoMoto</b> We’ve always got time for a mini bike, whether it’s a new Honda Grom or an older …

Will KTM’s Clean Two-Stroke Make It To The Street?

Two-stroke lovers have dreamed of this day: when a major manufacturer applies modern technologies to produce powerful two-stroke bikes once more—with …

Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion for Foxconn

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Assembly approved a $3 billion tax break Thursday with bipartisan support for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology …

Green Bay

A retired elite fighter pilot says 2 lessons he learned as a teenager guided him through his 23-year military career

When Dave Berke was a kid, he imagined himself flying an F-18 off an aircraft carrier.<p>By the time he retired as a US Marine officer in 2016, he had not only done that, but he'd also flown an F-16, F-22, and F-35, taught at the elite Top Gun fighter pilot school, and served a year on the ground …

Military

Toyota to build $1.6 billion U.S. plant with rival Mazda: source | Reuters

WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) and rival Mazda Motor Corp are expected to announce plans on Friday to build a $1.6 billion U.S assembly plant as part of a new joint venture, a person briefed on the matter said.<p>FILE PHOTO - A delivery truck enters gate three at the Toyota …

IT

5 TED Talks to Inspire and Motivate 20-Something Careerists

Are you a 20-something living through the age of social media? If yes, life can get a bit rough. Millennials already have a tendency to put an …

Social Media

Feedback Is The Killer App: A New Market and Management Model Emerges

<i>A new market has emerged: Employee feedback apps for the corporate marketplace. These tools are powerful and disruptive, and they have the potential to redefine how we manage our organizations.</i><p><i>In this article I discuss this explosive new market and talk about some of the innovative vendors helping</i> …

Employee Engagement

Wisconsin company offers employees microchip implants | Reuters

(Reuters) - A Wisconsin vending machine company is offering its employees a chance to have a microchip implanted in their hands that they could use to buy snacks, log in to computers or use the copy machine.<p>About 50 employees at Three Square Market have agreed to the optional implant of the chips, …

RFID

Porsche Remains A 911 Company -- Despite A Continued Increase In Crossover And Sedan Sales

Any automaker that has been in business for more than a decade understands that manufacturing an automobile — physically assembling the mechanical components — is the easy part. The true challenge, which faces every manufacturer as its product line ages and expands, is the ability to preserve and …

Le Mans

Waze arrives on Android Auto

Eat your heart out, CarPlay<p>For some time now, you’ve been able to click the main “Maps” button on Android Auto and get a screen that lets you select an alternate navigation app. Before today, the only real option there was Google Maps. Now, Waze has launched for Android Auto, so if you prefer it to …

Elon Musk Just Shared 1 Simple Way A.I. Could End the World | Inc.com

"This really is the scariest thing to me," said Elon Musk, referring to artificial intelligence in his keynote for thirty one U.S. governors in Rhode Island. He was speaking at the recent summer meeting of the National Association of Governors. "On the artificial intelligence front, I have exposure …

Artificial Intelligence

If You Don't Believe in Setting Goals, It's Because You Don't Know How to Do It | Inc.com

I have a secret to tell you.<p>You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.<p>It really doesn't matter how big.<p>Suspicious?<p>Doubtful?<p>By the end of this blog post, you won't be. I'm going to break down exactly how this works on both psychological and spiritual levels.<p>You Need To Decide What You …

Self-improvement

6 Administrative Tasks You Can Automate | Inc.com

It's easy to get caught up in the day-to-day of running a business. There are always phone calls to take, meetings to go to and crises to deal with. But if you're always putting out fires, you're never going to get to the heart of what really makes the needle move.<p>According to a survey from The …

Time Management

10 Ways To Spot A Truly Exceptional Employee

A recent international study surveyed more than 500 business leaders and asked them what sets great employees apart. The researchers wanted to know why some people are more successful than others at work, and the answers were surprising; leaders chose “personality” as the leading reason.<p>Notably, …

Emotional Intelligence

People who don't spend 5 hours a week online learning will make themselves obsolete, says AT&T CEO

Faced with competition from not just from Verizon and Sprint, but also Google and Amazon, the telecommunications giant is working aggressively to make sure its employees catch up and get ahead of the changing technology of the times.<p>Its CEO and Chairman, Randall Stephenson, isn't afraid to mince …

Employment

Why Leadership Development Has to Happen on the Job

At a recent leadership summit we held at Twitter with 100 of our top global leaders, our agenda was to talk about our strategic direction and get aligned as a leadership team. Then, the day before the summit, news leaked of several executive departures. The context of our discussions had …

The No. 1 Reason Most Personal Development Plans Fail

It is no secret that most individual development plans fail. I’ve been in the leadership development industry for over 40 years and I can tell you that statement is true. But after 40 years of teaching, training, observing and testing some of the best and worst leaders in the world I can also tell …

Leadership

Why workers are having to train themselves

No employee wants to stay in the same position forever. That’s why people go back to school, attend conferences, schmooze, network, work overtime, …

Employment

Cognitive Limitations Of Adult Learners In eLearning: 6 Factors To Consider

<b>Amount of information</b><br>According to Miller's theory regarding "The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two" [2], most <b>adult</b> <b>learners</b> are able to store …

Your New Hires Won’t Succeed Unless You Onboard Them Properly

It used to be that onboarding was a process of just a few days, but new research shows that spending as much as a year helping new employees get up to speed in the workplace is necessary to capitalize on the skills, knowledge, and excitement they bring to the organization. What’s more, companies …