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16 new science fiction and fantasy books to read this April

Stories about people with special abilities, Mars, and interstellar talent shows<p>Last month, I picked up <i>The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies</i><i>,</i> a new book by <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reporter Ben Fritz. Fritz looks closely at the rise of prestige TV shows like <i>Game of Thrones</i> and <i>Breaking Bad</i>, …

Books

9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you're nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you're like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at …

Employment

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Books

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Customers

How to Start an Online Business in 10 Simple Steps

How to Start an Online Business<p>Updated July 20, 2017<p>Eager to start an online business or start a new blog, but not sure where to start? With …

10 thoughtless things you do that make you less likable

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Travis Bradberry published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to …

Self-improvement

5 New Facebook Ad Types You Should Be Using (But Probably Aren’t)

If you’re still <i>boosting</i> Facebook posts, you’re doing it wrong.It’s not that those are terrible.It’s just that there are so many other better options …

AdWords

16 things you need to let go of if you want to be successful

When it comes to achieving success, there’s a lot of focus on the things that you need to add to your life, like learning a new skill or finding a …

22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

Selfies

3 Creative Ways to Use Twitter Hashtags to Promote Your Business

Does your business have a hashtag strategy? It’s easy enough to add one or two relevant hashtags to the end of a tweet – like #education, …

Marketing

How to Be an Exceptional Leader: Advice From a Navy SEAL | Inc.com

If you're even a semi-regular reader of mine, by now you know I love the reality series <i>The Selection: Special Operations Experiment</i>, which airs Thursday nights at 10 p.m. EST on History. (Or you can catch up on the show's site.) Thirty people with no military background undertake extreme physical …

Leadership

Pursue Your Ultimate Potential, Anything Less is Not Worthy of Your Time

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups EveryThe post Pursue Your Ultimate Potential, Anything Less is …

Motivation

6 Cloud-Based Tools that will Get Your Audience More Involved with Your Brand

A lot of online marketers say things like “content is king” and “if you build it, they will come”. Sure, content is the main building block of modern …

How to Learn How to Code

So you want to be a programmer? Excellent. You’ve come to the right place. When I explored the realm of technology, particularly software, it was …

16 non-sexual touches to feel connected and loved

Post Views: 1,301<p>Non sexual touches in love are a sign of trust. They reduce anxiety, and they bring two lovers closer and helps them bond better. It …

20 Questions That Could Strengthen Your Relationship

Most intimate couples work hard to keep their relationship functioning and secure. They try to avoid conflicts that threaten their partnership and do …

Relationships

You'll Feel So Much Better After This Restorative Wall Yoga Sequence

If you've never used a wall to do yoga, this is a perfect calming, beginner-friendly sequence. Do this 11-pose sequence to help you wake up in the morning, to wind down in the evening, after an intense workout (these are great stretches for your hips, lower back, and hamstrings), or if you're new …

The Rock is sharing his kickass bodybuilding workouts for the world to try

Yes, Dwayne Johnson's life is pretty epic. It's also gotta be totally exhausting.<p>Case in point: His workout routine.<p>After raising eyebrows and …

Workouts

Digital Skills You Need to Master to Become an Entrepreneur

Not everyone is destined to become the next Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk, but applying an entrepreneurial mindset to your work can work …

Mark Zuckerberg

Pressure Plate LED Coasters!

Looking to use up some more of his flexible LED strip, Hackaday alum and Tindie writer [Jeremy Cook] tried for a funky accent to his dinner or coffee …

Hacking

Hi-fidelity Homemade Loudspeaker.

From the Inventor of the Styrofoam Plate Speaker, here are the instructions to build the "Hi-Fidelity homemade styrofoam-plate speaker". …

3tags.org

Tiny Solar Device Rapidly Disinfects Water With Nanoflakes & “Eager Electrons”

<b>Published on</b> August 17th, 2016 | <i>by Derek Markham</i><p>0<p>Tiny Solar Device Rapidly Disinfects Water With Nanoflakes & “Eager Electrons”<p>August 17th, 2016 by</b> …

This dividend strategy can pay off magnificently if you stick with it

If you are young and manage to invest money each year – perhaps in your tax-free savings account – you can build enduring wealth, wealth that you and your spouse can live on after you have quit working decades hence. You might even have cash left over to give to your children or your favourite …

Investing

3 Startup Fundamentals You Can Bootstrap When You Have No Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you wanted to start a business for the longest time, but keep coming to the same basic realization -- you need money and have none to spare? You give up on starting and growing a business, and instead keep doing the things you've …

Small Business

10 books you should read if you want to start your own business

Highly sought-out consultant Perry Marshall is the author of seven business books dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and small businesses owners like yourself with online advertising and getting more sales.<p>Here, Marshall shares his go-to books to help you get started on your entrepreneurial journey.

Books

10 Simple Habits of Insanely Productive People

Surround yourself with inspiring, sharp, and positive people.<p><i>What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora --the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of</b> …

List-Worthy

11 Bad Habits That Will Ruin Even The Strongest Marriage

For as much envying as we do of other couples, the truth is — even the most wonderful, 'perfect' couple can end up divorced.<p>We've all seen it: Two genuinely great people start off head-over-heels in love, but then somewhere along the way (despite everything looking rosy on the surface) they shock …

5 Yoga Poses To Do Tonight That Will Help You Ace Tomorrow

After a busy and stressful day, what should be one of life’s simplest actions can often feel like the most difficult: falling asleep. If your thoughts are racing and your body is tense, getting high-quality, restorative sleep may seem impossible.<p>Enter the more than 5,000-year-old practice of yoga, …

Yoga