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This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Infographic: 99 tantalizing Twitter icebreakers

You might have 99 problems—or luftballoons or bottles of beer on the wall—but how about nearly a C-note of ideas to tweet about?<p>The gang at Red …

'Star Wars' drones can do aerial stunts and shoot lasers

When Propel releases its official <i>Star Wars</i> drones this fall, fans could challenge fellow fans to a space battle in their own backyard. The RC toy company has launched small replica quadcopters of the Millennium Falcon, an X-Wing, a TIE fighter and a speeder bike. According to <i>Wired</i>, their propellers …

The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, you should make sure you're getting enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades— younger.<p>And any exercise is …

Exercise

The Unbundling Of Finance

Scott Walchek Contributor<p>Scott Walchek is the founder and CEO of Trov<p>In a world where everything is being unbundled, allowing consumers to pick and choose from things like television shows and college courses, financial services are becoming à la carte, as well. People, particularly millennials, …

FinTech

The one technology that I think could kill the iPhone

Apple is truly the iPhone company right now. But that could change soon.<p>The iPhone business accounts for a whopping 68% of Apple's total revenue, which should frighten Apple just a little bit. If something happens to the iPhone — rival phones get better, or a better mobile technology comes around — …

Augmented Reality

The Quickest Way to Kill Employee Motivation

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Leadership

12 Motivational Videos Guaranteed To Inspire

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar<p><b>Everyone requires</b> …

Motivation

The 10 Communication Skills Every Entrepreneur Must Master

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Contrary to their portrayal in pop culture, entrepreneurs aren’t purely “idea people,” dreaming up revolutionary new concepts and introspectively coming to profound conclusions about their industry -- though they are that, at times. …

Communication Skills

This is how startups make money

Going the startup way is riskier but more straightforward than working a job. Here there’s no boss to decide what happens to you. You’re the boss. …

Money

6 morning moves that will improve your work day

Let's be honest — who hasn't gotten sidetracked first thing in the morning checking social media or reading up on what everyone thought of last night's "Walking Dead" episode?<p>Here's the thing: How you kick off your morning can set the tone — and momentum — for getting things done throughout the day.<p>…

Time Management

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Infographics

The most elite school for Silicon Valley startups just threw a wrench into the works

Y Combinator graduates get an even $120,000 investment in exchange for seven percent of equity. From there, the alumni network helps take care of their own, but there's no more financial support from the program.<p>The system has worked. The elite startup school that has funded more than 800 startups …

Venture Capital

Seven Books Every MBA Student Needs to Read

The MBA Startup Reading List<p>I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have spent my summer in Palo Alto, California, interning on the data science …

UX Design

Porsche Design 1919 DateTimer Series 1

Have you secured your ticket yet for America’s luxury watch show? WatchTime New York, taking place October 23-24 at Manhattan’s Gotham Hall, now …

Watches

6 Forces That Are Changing the Entrepreneurship Game | Inc.com

It's not your grandmother's entrepreneurial environment anymore. For today's entrepreneurs, the prospect of starting a business is fraught with new forces.<p>These new forces don't simply make the game harder to play. They've changed the game altogether. Here are the forces that today's entrepreneurs …

Startups

The Nolan Card Holder in Black – Handmade and Waxed to Extend Durability

$71 USD<p>By<p>Editor's Rating:<p>5<p>Leather wallets are pretty common these days but what makes The Nolan Card Holder in Black stand out is the waxed finish. …

Crowd Funding

These headphones won’t just help you sleep better, they may help improve your memory

“I didn’t sleep for three days before the Kickstarter campaign launched,” Tim Antos, co-founder of sleep-tracking headphones startup Kokoon told me. …

The Brain

Runtastic hides its new fitness tracker in a smartwatch

Just one month after sports apparel company Adidas acquired the popular fitnesss app Runtastic, the new pairing has already birthed a new product: a …

Wearable Tech

4 Everyday Activities That Will Actually Strengthen Your Brain | Inc.com

Ever feel stuck? You need inspiration for a new creative project, or a way to solve a management problem, or a strategy for increasing sales, but you keep coming up short? You may be able to get things flowing again with a few daily activities proven to increase brain function.<p>That advice comes …

Nutrition

Scientifically proven ways to make your weekend happier

News flash: research finds that people are generally happier on weekends than weekdays. However, some weekends — even a long holiday weekend, like …

Happiness

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness | Inc.com

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move …

Emotional Intelligence

12 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Warren Buffett | Inc.com

Despite all his success, Warren Buffett still manages to remain humble and approachable. Here are 12 lessons everyone can learn from the respected businessman.<p>1. Invest wisely.<p>Buffett chooses to invest in ideas, not the people behind them. He once famously said that he chooses companies that are so …

Investing

This Interview Will Help You Think Like A Venture Capitalist

I sat down recently with venture capital lawyer, Jeremy D. Glaser, who struck my attention in a previous interview on the topic of fundraising for early stage ventures. His answers gave more substance and insight than the majority of fundraising advice I had seen around the web, and I instantly …

Venture Capital

WonderBox app aims to give children a safe space for digital creativity

Children’s app developer Duck Duck Moose has launched a new app that aims to blend the creative features of apps like Instagram and Snapchat with the educational resources on YouTube.<p>WonderBox has been released as a free app for iOS devices, with Android to follow. The company is targeting parents …

Apps

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

Farming in the Sky

Why agriculture may someday take place in towers, not fields<p>A couple of Octobers ago, I found myself standing on a 5,000-acre cotton crop in the outskirts of Lubbock, Texas, shoulder-to-shoulder with a third-generation cotton farmer. He swept his arm across the flat, brown horizon of his field, …

Urban Agriculture

Top Interior Designers Offer Affordable Services Online

<b>LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com)</b> — Hiring contractors in the U.S. to help with home renovation has become a multimillion dollar business.<p>In fact, interior …

Living Rooms