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These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

From product design to LinkedIn strategies, Google has a lot to teach executives and entrepreneurs.<p>Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you …

Online Life

8 Simple Tips That Will Improve The Way You Use Email

Ask any of the members of my team, and they’ll tell you my favorite kind of email is just “Hey, can we hop on the phone? Call me when you have a chance.” I’ve always been much better and more comfortable talking in person or over the phone with others, but I live in the year 2018, and email is a …

Productivity

How to upgrade an iPod for 2018 with flash memory and a new battery

Bring back the iPod with some style<p>Apple’s iPod is probably the pinnacle of personal audio devices. Sure, Android and iOS phones can play music with their fancy streaming services and gigabytes of storage, but nothing beats the elegant style, refined design, and tactile click wheel of a classic …

I turned my ancient car stereo into a Bluetooth-powered modern stereo with an amazing $30 device

My partner and I just bought a car, against my better logic as a New Yorker. It's this glorious old Volvo station wagon:<p>Buying a 13-year-old car means buying a 13-year-old car stereo, as I recently learned. And a 13-year-old car stereo is very likely to mean no Bluetooth, and no auxiliary port for …

Tech Trends

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

32 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else

To be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined.<p>Anyone who has achieved great things in business and life knows that to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've asked hundreds of executives and entrepreneurs about the things they do every day that help them succeed, …

How To: 19 Tips to Help You Master Gboard for iPhone

Gboard is one of the best third-party keyboards available for iPhones, but you probably don't know everything you need to know about it to become a …

4 Nighttime Habits That Will Keep You More Rested, Motivated, and Productive (and They Only Take 5 Minutes)

Neglecting your nighttime habits leaves a lot of success and growth on the table.<p>You've had a long and hopefully productive day. You're ready to unwind and relax until you fall asleep at some point.<p>However, doing that is leaving a lot of potential growth on the table, along with quality sleep. …

Get More Done With the Rule of 3 | The Art of Manliness

Towards the tail end of 2016, my productivity took a big leap forward. The first catalyst was taking a few weeks to diligently track my time, and …

50 iOS Games You Should Be Playing Right Now

Delete <i>Words With Friends</i>. Forget <i>Flappy Bird</i>. And for goodness' sake, get rid of <i>Candy Crush</i>. These are the mobile games you want on your phone

Mobile Gaming

16 iPhone apps you shouldn't live without

I started with that minimalist approach because I used to have an iPhone 5s with only 16 GB of storage space. But even after upgrading to a 64 GB iPhone 6s, I kept the same mindset because I want my phone to be as useful and clutter-free as possible.<p>My phone is the most important tool for doing my …

Apps

Genius Stocking Stuffer Gifts Under $40

You’d never think to ask for these cheap trinkets, but you’ll be glad you did<p>These gifts aren’t the items at the top of your wish list, but they should be. They’re small, practical, and cheap—the three necessary components to the perfect stocking stuffer.<p>Some are brilliant, some are downright fun, …

A list of the best restaurants in Italy you can't miss while traveling

A list of restaurants you can't miss while traveling around Italy<p>Pizza, pasta, panino and gelato make up the major food groups in Italy, and we're …

The Genius Small Bedroom Trick That Works for Kids & Adults

Although children may not take up much space with their physical persons, they sure do have a lot of stuff. So storage is a primary consideration …

Sanfang Qixiang: The 'Beverly Hills' of imperial China

The Beautiful Island Nation That Might Actually Top Hawaii

When I was young, I drove with some family friends north from Manila to see the mountain retreat of Baguio. During the drive I noticed three small …

7 Vintage Watches to Invest In - Ape to Gentleman

Why pre-owned? You might ask. The truth is pre-owned luxury watches have been an excellent investment sector since the financial crisis and values …

5 eye-catching words execs include on their LinkedIn profiles

What separates your LinkedIn profile from that of a Fortune 500 exec?<p>Probably many things.<p>Aside from years of experience, skills, and qualifications, some of that difference can be measured in a few words, according to a recent study from Grammarly.<p>The writing-enhancement platform looked at 750 …

Marketing Strategy

Netflix's 34 original drama series, ranked from worst to best

Over the years, it has proved to be a hotbed for original drama programming, with shows like "Stranger Things" and "13 Reasons Why" becoming cultural sensations.<p>With so many drama series on the service, however, it can be hard to keep up with which shows are worth watching.<p>To create a cheat sheet …

Drama

9 high-impact books that will make you smarter every day

Lifelong learning is the "ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated" pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. The pursuit of knowledge is easier than it has ever been before.<p>Cultivating the mind is essential for your personal growth. Digging deeper will separate you from the …

Self-improvement

The 7 Most Unique Restaurants in the World

Dining out can be fun and all (<i>Ooh</i>, look honey. They have a fish tank!), but we pretty much always know what to expect. That is, until we heard you …

Indian Ocean

13 Amalfi Coast Hotels with Stunning Views

The 20-room Casa Albertina goes beyond its three-pearl rating with perks such as turn-down service, bathrobes, and family owners, which gives the …

Luxury mews design? This home has it mastered!

We can't get enough of cool homes that showcase quirky design alongside luxurious materials and today, we've got the jackpot on that front! Created …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns that have an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

How to Make Thousands of Dollars Off Your Travel Photos

Even an amateur can do it, with a little bit of patience.<p>Traveling provides us all with a sense of wonder and excitement as we're able to tune out …

10 signs you'll never be rich

Contrary to popular belief, "everyone has the same opportunity to acquire wealth," says Steve Siebold, a self-made millionaire.<p>But not everyone seizes the opportunity.<p>To find out if you're doing all that it takes to set yourself up for a rich future, we've rounded up 10 signs that you're <i>not</i> on the …

Flickr

6 Underrated Places in Italy

It’s hard to go wrong on a trip to Italy, period -- pasta in Rome, the romantic canals of Venice, the Easter egg-tinged coast of Cinque Terre. But …

Italy

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

It'll depend a lot on how you spend the next decade or so — i.e. will you start saving or rack up credit-card debt? Wallow in self-pity or learn to be happy with what you have?<p>Over on Quora, hundreds of people have shared the best ways to spend your 30s in order to lay the foundation for success …

Self-improvement