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Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

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A man who got a free ride on a £16 million private jet shares his top tips for scoring cheap flights

Gilbert Ott knows flying better than most people.<p>A frequent flier and point collector based in the US, Ott runs the money-saving air-mile site God …

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These tips are the combination of years of blood, sweat and tears. Follow them to the letter, and I promise that you will feel an enormous amount of momentum backing you up on a day to day basis, the likes of which you have never felt before. I’m not a guru & I don’t mean […]

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20 High Achievers Share the Daily Routines That Help Them Succeed | Inc.com

Highly successful people generally share similar tendencies. They get up before the crack of dawn, proactively manage their health, and know what to do with their money. They appreciate the value of a good night's sleep, a restorative vacation, and a well-written book. And they're faithful to …

The Ultimate Guide To Packing Smart

December 5, 2016<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Everyone loves to travel, but sometimes it’s the task of packing for your trip that can put some people off. Sure, you could just throw everything into your suitcase and worry about it once you land at your destination, but come on – there are more civilized ways to pack …

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How I Flew First Class to 13 Countries Without Buying Tickets

How to fly around the world for free with travel hacking and manufactured spend<p>In the last 2 years, I've flown to at least 13 countries in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, all in first or business class.<p>Here's the catch: I never bought tickets to any of those places.<p>So how did I manage to do this?<p>…

This website lets you book private jet rides that are cheaper than some commercial flights

Stratajet bills itself as "the world's first online private jet marketplace," using technology to pull up real-time prices and availability for aircraft, much like Skyscanner or Expedia except for private jets.<p>Though it's not the only private jet booking website online, it's the first to let users …

A Harvard Business School professor shares 3 ways to win a negotiation before you even start talking

Since I'm always looking for the crucial tools that empower people to succeed, this caught my eye.<p>Negotiating is an Achilles heel for many, but it's a key part of most situations. So how can we better prepare to take control of the game and win it?<p>Professor Malhotra is a seasoned negotiator who has …

Google used to ask these interview questions, but they're so hard they were banned

There can be strange interview questions that seemingly have no answers, and standards that will knock candidates out of the race before they even approach the starting line.<p>Google used to be a big example of this, with high standards and head-scratching questions.<p>In fact, some of Google's …

These Are the Super-Rich People Shaping China

At the annual meeting of the National People’s Congress that begins Saturday, one group clearly stands out – the 114 of the nearly 3,000 delegates of …

The 9 most important cities in the world for the rich

The study is "based on the views of around 400 of the world's leading private bankers and wealth advisors who, between them, manage assets for about 45,000 ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWIs) with a combined wealth of over half a trillion US dollars," the groups state.<p>So in other words, it's …

A Harvard psychologist says there's one factor that defines success in a job interview

It was her chance to finally give her "elevator pitch" — a 90-second summary of her research program and goals that could help her land a job at a prestigious academic institution.<p>Sure enough, she soon found herself in an elevator with three prominent psychologists in her field, and one of them …

The Morning Routines Of The World's Most Successful Men

Good morning. How are you? Perhaps a little worse for wear after the boozefest that is Christmas and New Years. Or maybe you’re fresh as a daisy. …

7 Super Effective Habits for Working Smarter Not Harder | Inc.com

It's a common misconception that the harder someone works, the more successful he or she will be. You can't just work hard to attain the most important goals you set for yourself and for your organization: You've got to work smart. As management guru Peter Drucker once said, "Efficiency is doing …

Hands-On With Jide Remix 2.0 For PCs: A Promising Start For Android On The Desktop

Article Contents<p>Despite Google's late attempts to compartmentalize its mobile operating system, the open source nature of Android remains one of its …

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Remix OS is Android for the desktop, and it works with nearly any PC

Last year at CES, we mocked a company called Jide for creating a blatant Microsoft Surface clone. Well, this year they've come back with something new — and they've also returned much <i>richer</i>. See, between CES 2015 and today, Jide created a Kickstarter campaign for the Remix Mini, a $70 device that …

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur’s Library

No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful …

Entrepreneurship

Range Rover's Sentinel SUV can survive virtually any attack

It's not uncommon for dignitaries and the super-wealthy to get armored vehicles, but Land Rover's new Range Rover Sentinel may be the protected luxury ride of choice -- especially if you're traveling through a warzone. The hand-built SUV looks exactly like the Autobiography it's based on, but has a …

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Infographic: 50 Productivity Tips To Boost Your Brainpower

<b>Feeling</b> the back-to-work blues?<p><b>Work management and collaboration platform</b> Wrike has come up with an infographic to help you beat the slump.<p><b>Titled</b> ‘50 …

2014 Toyota Tundra Platinum 4x4

A Good Toyota, But A Good Truck?<p>The Toyota Tundra is the automotive version of off-brand Cheerios: it doesn't dominate the market, and it's not the first model people think of when they hear the term "pickup truck."<p>Ford, General Motors and Ram dominate the segment with vehicles that offer …

Review: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit 4×4 EcoDiesel

Everyone at Hooniverse loves diesels, we’d even put one into a Corvette. When Jeep announced that they will put a diesel into the current Grand …

7 reasons we absolutely love the 2016 BMW 7 series -

Following countless leaks and teasers, BMW officially unveiled the new 7-Series last week. According to BMW, it has been designed to combine “supreme …

Behold the Admiral X-Force 145, an uber-luxury mega-yacht with helipads, cinemas and spa -

Over the years, we have seen all kinds of super-yachts and mega-luxury-vessels, owned by the richest of the rich, which come with more technology, …

8 Incredible Hotel Bars From Around The World

We enjoy drinking in most settings, but there’s something singular about a hotel bar. It feels exclusive and special – two things you’ll never get …

Why Do Watches Cost So Much?

After I tell people that I write about watches, the question inevitably arises: why do some watches cost so much? (This after the incredulity that …

10 Empowering Apps for the Everyday

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Best Outerwear Brands - Guaranteed To Keep You Warm & Toasty

As you brace yourself for the next snow storm or maybe that quick skiing trip overseas you’ll need to invest in reliable, versatile and of course …

20 Cars that Changed the Automotive Industry Forever

We take an in-depth look at some of the most paradigm-shifting cars in automotive history.<p>Over the years, there have been thousands of car models, …

Rolex Submariner - Everything You Need To Know

Let’s be honest, your timepiece collection is incomplete without a Rolex Submariner. The Submariner is a true classic among luxury wristwatches, …