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Transform your life by transforming your habits

Where you are in your life is a result of your habits. Will Durant (not Aristotle) said it best:<p>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is …

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8 Eco-Friendly Lighting Options That Will Make You See the Light

Being eco-conscious about lighting used to mean having to choose between pretty incandescent light bulbs and unflattering curlicue CFLs. Luckily, …

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WWDC is right around the corner, and we sat down to chat about our last-minute hopes, wishes, and dreams for Apple's developer conference in …

The 30 Best iPhone Apps to Download Now

Just pick up a new phone? Or simply have an afternoon to burn and want to download some toys? These are our must-have iPhone apps.<p>Whether you just picked up a new iPhone or you're looking for an app revamp, these 24 apps belong on your home screen. Including everything from music, navigation, …

Stunning timelapse captures the terrific beauty of extreme storms

Every year, the Great Plains are subject to a series of intense thunderstorms through spring and summer, and Tornado Alley is the most active tornado region in the world. If you want to see extreme weather, the Great Plains are the place to be.<p>And that's exactly where photographer Nicolaus Wegner …

Has The End Of The Banana Arrived?

Researchers fear that a relentless and virulent fungus could cripple the world's banana monoculture<p>Two weeks ago, at a conference in South Africa, scientists met to discuss how to contain a deadly banana disease outbreak in nearby Mozambique, Africa. At fault was a fungus that continues its march …

Everything You Need to Know About LED Light Bulbs

Feeling lost in the lightbulb aisle now that those beloved incandescents are disappearing? We're here to help.<p><b>Incandescent era, RIP. Like it or not, it's</b> time to move on. Traditional incandescent lightbulbs are gone—not banned, precisely, but phased out because the Energy Independence and Security …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

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25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

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4 Traits That Make Up Every Great Leader

Caan says that leadership is a hard concept to define and only through hard work and experience can you acquire the necessary skills you need to effectively lead others.<p>Below, he describes four traits ever great leader has:<p><b>1. You must have confidence.</b><p>Caan says: "As a decision maker or chief …

Personal Branding: It's Not About Self-Promotion, It Is a Leadership Imperative

Let me begin with two key questions: What is Personal Branding and why do I believe that it is a leadership imperative?<p>Think about your Personal Brand as the collection of values you stand for and the offerings you consistently deliver. Be clear on what differentiates you and your unique value …

Why Reading Tolstoy Will Make You A Better Boss

Literature sharpens your social skills. And who doesn’t need their social skills sharpened?<p>Reading literature isn’t only good for showing off how smart you are to your friends; it can also advance your career.<p>That’s because, as a new study published in the journal <i>Nature</i> shows, the right books can …

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5 Myths Of Leadership

When it comes to leadership there is no one size fits all. Every leader has his/her own personality, style, and approach to leading teams. That said, there are leadership truths and myths that seem to surface time and again when I talk to successful entrepreneurs and leadership gurus. Here are …

Don’t Trust Anyone Who Offers You the Answer

Two and a half thousand years ago, the Greek philosopher Socrates was put on trial for corrupting the youth of Athens and failing to respect the gods; he was sentenced to death for those crimes.<p>The real motivation behind the charges, however, seems to have been that Socrates had exposed broad …

9 Sources of Inspiration for Highly Successful People

Richard Branson, Naomi Simson, and other top influencers talk about what drives them.<p>LinkedIn recently published a series featuring a wide range of things that can provide inspiration.<p>In the series titled "What Inspires Me," LinkedIn Influencers shared what keeps them working, from a harsh …

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15 Ways To Simplify Your Morning Routine And Have A Great Morning

Are you tired of waking up to chaotic, busy and frazzled mornings?<p>Here are fifteen ways to turn your mornings of chaos into oases of calm.<p>Prepare …

The Neuroscience Of Trusting Your Gut

Why should you trust your gut? Because science says it’s the foundation of rational decision making.<p>Say what you will about George W. Bush’s style, but you can’t fault him for having an overly brain-based conception of how to make decisions. As Stephen Colbert famously said, our 43rd president …

4 Habits of Superbly Confident People

Having confidence, to me, is this awesome feeling that feels like you are walking on steady and solid ground, 10 feet tall.<p>Wanted to share with you some of my thoughts of how to have that feeling.<p>One of my favorite movie scenes is from the movie <i>Chariots of Fire</i>, where the runner Eric Liddell is …

How To Coach Yourself Through Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life coaches are somewhat of a controversial issue, with supporters crediting every aspect of their success to their coach, and doubters often being …

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How Our Minds Mislead Us: The Marvels and Flaws of Our Intuition

Every year, intellectual impresario and <i>Edge</i> editor <b>John Brockman</b> summons some of our era’s greatest thinkers and unleashes them on one provocative question, whether it’s the single most elegant theory of how the world works or the best way to enhance our cognitive toolkit. This year, he sets out on …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Biofuels and Climate Change: Pulpwood to the Rescue?

Researchers are working on developing biofuels made from non-edible plants and plant parts. Will these kinds of cellulosic-based technologies be able to bring biofuels to the marketplace? And will they be a win for the climate? (NREL/Scott Bryant Photography)<p>New study concludes that biofuels can be …

Squeezy Freezy Makes Homemade Slushies In Minutes

Are your kids always bugging you to buy them those sugar-filled slushy drinks? Are you a slushy drink enthusiast yourself? Those icy beverages are …

Heart experts debate who should take statins

Two professors say a flawed formula may overestimate people's risk of heart disease.<p>People who are wondering whether they should take cholesterol-lowering medications may be scratching their heads today, more confused than ever.<p>Last week the American Heart Association and the American College of …