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A Single Grammar Mistake Makes You Instantly Lose All Credibility. Here Are 10 to Avoid

When it comes to landing new business or a job, it's cool to be a grammar nerd.<p>President Trump earlier this week blamed poor grammar for comments that had him siding with Russia over U.S. intelligence agencies. Would. Would not. Big difference. Who knew? Um, everyone.<p>Politics aside, just one little …

Language

43 Best Napoleon Hill Quotes to Inspire Success in Life and Business | Inc.com

Napoleon Hill started his career teaching courses on selling and advertising, basing his classes on the premise that a positive attitude, relentless personal development, and consistent hard work were the keys to success -- and getting rich.<p>For the next 40-plus years, Hill wrote ten books that have …

Motivation

Amazon Prime Day 2018: The best deals so far (updated)

The waiting is over: <b>Amazon Prime Day</b> officially kicked off as of noon PT (3 p.m. ET), and we're highlighting the best deals here. The 36-hour sale features more than 1 million deals and ends Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. PT (Wednesday at 2:59 a.m. ET) -- though we expect some straggler deals to continue …

Tech Trends

52 Amazon Products With The Highest Ratings That You Never Knew Existed

Amazon is like a never-ending infinity pool of surprising and unexpected products. Wade through its waters long enough and you’ll find a whole new …

Skin Care

Laser-Shooting Planes Uncover the Horror and Humanity of World War I

In the west of Belgium, near the French border, the A19 motorway ends in a four-lane, unfinished overpass. There’s no mountain here, no ocean, no …

Archaeology

EXCLUSIVE: These 17 NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN Photographs From World War I Will Blow Your Mind [PHOTOS]

7:30 AM 07/04/2018<p>During World War I, many military men wanted to do what Pvt. 1st Class H. James Moses did. They didn’t do it, though, because they …

Lake Erie

How Israel's Air Force Really Won the Six-Day War in Six Amazing Hours

<i>To say that Operation Moked is unique is incorrect. On June 22, 1941, the Luftwaffe pounded Soviet airfields during Operation Barbarossa, Hitler’s</i> …

Military

Chinese firm claims its laser rifle burns clothes and skin up to 800m away

A Chinese firm wants to arm the country’s police forces with a whole new kind of weapon for the battlefield: an assault rifle that fires lasers and can burn your clothes and skin from up to 800m away. Oh, and those lasers are silent, invisible, and can pass through glass windows too.<p>The rifle (not …

Chinese Academy of Sciences

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

Writing

Lightning Strikes – 11 Electrifying Facts About Lockheed’s Legendary P-38

Lockheed’s iconic P-38 Lightning could reach speeds of more than 400 mph and could fly distances of up to 1,700 miles (or more with drop tanks). Its …

Aviation

43 Brilliant Products On Amazon Creeping Up The Best-Sellers Charts

We all have our favorites on Amazon. For me — aside from the books — it's all the serums, emollients, and potions that go into my curated skincare …

If You're a Costco Member, This Credit Card Is Like Getting Free Money

This no-fee card can easily cover the cost of a Costco membership.<p>Store credit cards often get a bad rap — justifiably so in most cases.<p>The average …

Personal Finance

Costco Employees Share 25 Things They'd Love to Tell Shoppers but Can't

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Costco membership comes with some obvious perks — namely, access to the retail chain and its …

These 32 Handy Products Are Trending On Amazon Because They're Effing Brilliant

When was the last time you organized your cabinets or found a way to scrub your counter so well that it gleamed? Annoying chores like this can be a …

12 Costco deals everyone should stop wasting money on

Award a superlative for "Best Deals," and most people will nominate Costco.<p>A one-stop shop for nearly everything imaginable, its total sales in recent fiscal years have exceeded $64 billion.<p>There's no denying its success and popularity, but bigger isn't always better. Not every deal is all it's …