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Grow Your Business 10 Times With This 5-Minute Exercise

Build a sustainable, successful business by overcoming these three growth blocks.<p>I want you to take a second and visualize what your life would look like if your company grew by 10 times. Could you spend more time with your family? Accomplish things that you never thought possible? Up until about a …

3 Easy Ways to Be More Mindful Every Day

Taking 5 minutes every day ends up being a lot more effective than 45 minutes once a week.<p><i>How can people experience/incorporate mindfulness in their daily lives? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

Mindfulness

The RØST Micro-Roaster Is a Design Nerd’s Dream (and a Coffee Nerd’s, Too)

The 2017 World of Coffee event is underway in Budapest, with brewers, roasters and coffee aficionados flocking to compete in brewing competitions and …

Coffee

Satellite Archeaology : Uncovering Earth's Ancient Past

Archeaology of Iberia: Keynote Lecutre by Alfredo González-Ruibal

10 of the world's best meditation retreats

<b>(CNN) —</b> Adventure travel isn't always about riding waves and ascending heights -- sometimes it's about heading inside, to explore the realm of our inner worlds.<p>While it might be counter-intuitive to travel long distances to sit with a bunch of silent strangers, meditation retreats offer guidance to …

Meditation

Senate Votes To Limit Trump's Power To Lift Russia Sanctions

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he wants flexibility as he tries to improve ties with Russia. U.S. lawmakers, however, are going in another direction.<p>The Senate has overwhelmingly passed a bill to impose new sanctions on Russia and to make sure the Trump administration doesn't change course …

Russia

5 top industries for entrepreneurs of the future: Start-ups in these high-growth areas can thrive

Technology has upended everything from the way we shop to how we invest our money. And while that hurts established companies that are unable (or …

5 Habits That Improve your Mental State, Motivation and Productivity

Most entrepreneurs have an intuitive understanding that mental health is important to the success of their business.<p>Being an entrepreneur is a lonely, difficult journey. You're running your own business and dealing with the fact that your financial security is directly tied to your company 's …

China’s Mobike raises $600M to expand its bikes on-demand service worldwide

Mobike, one of two fast-emerging on-demand bike rental services, has landed $600 million in new funding as it seeks to expand its business outside of China.<p>Bike rentals are shaping up to be the first global tech industry that was born in China. The principle is simple: bikes are fitted with GPS …

4 simple, Buddhist-approved ways to boost your happiness

Some people, no matter how hectic things get, just never seemed frazzled. Sleeping through your alarm, shattering your iPhone screen while changing …

A top psychologist changed how I approach my to-do list

With the rare (or deadline-driven) exception, the time spent completing a task doesn't fit into polite half-hour chunks.<p>My expectation used to be that I could just drop tasks into my calendar, with the guarantee that those things would get done in the precisely allotted amount of time.<p>Then I …

Time Management

Stop growing your startup when your product still sucks

We have exactly $325,710 left in our bank account.<p>The cash is burning fast, and we’ve already wasted a big portion of our seed investment trying to market a product for which we thought we had already found a product/market fit.<p>“Four out of ten,<i>”</i> shouts Lauren, breaking the silence we’ve had for …

Kenya’s mobile internet beats the United States for speed

Kenya has the world’s 14th-fastest mobile internet speed, according to a report from the content delivery network Akamai, which collects data from more 130 countries.<p>At 13.7 megabits per second, Kenya’s average data connection speed in the first quarter of 2017 was almost twice as fast as the …

Africa

Trump, furious and frustrated, gears up to ‘punch back’ at Comey testimony

Alone in the White House in recent days, President Trump — frustrated and defiant — has been spoiling for a fight, according to his confidants and associates.<p>Glued even more than usual to the cable news shows that blare from the televisions in his private living quarters, or from the 60-inch flat …

Donald Trump

Did children build the ancient Egyptian city of Amarna?

New evidence from Akhenaten’s capital suggests that a ‘disposable’ workforce of children and teenagers provided much of the labour for the city’s construction<p>There’s a whiff of magic about the site of Tell el-Amarna that makes the hair on the back of my neck stand on end. It’s partly down to the …

Manchu, Once China’s Official Language, Could Lose Its Voice

Tao Qinglan can still speak her mother tongue, Manchu, but everything else has changed since she was born 72 years ago in Sanjiazi Village.<p>She now lives with her Manchu daughter and Han son-in-law in a modern brick house, and they speak Mandarin at home. None of the houses in the village have …

China

The Specialists’ Stranglehold on Medicine

Republicans are trying to cut health care spending. But hacking away at Medicaid, weakening coverage requirements and replacing Obamacare’s subsidies with a convoluted tax credit will not deal with the real crisis in American health care.<p>The Affordable Care Act was misnamed; it should have been …

Health Care

The Woman Who Vanished

The doc ‘Letters From Baghdad,’ narrated by Tilda Swinton, tells the story of Gertrude Bell, a British explorer who helped shape Iraq—only to be …

THE $10 BILLION CLUB: Meet the 7 most valuable startups in the US

But when too many startups became unicorns, a new class of startups emerged: "decacorns," companies valued at over $10 billion.<p>These are the Ubers and Airbnbs of the world, the startups that steadfastly remain private companies as they seek more millions in funding at higher and higher …

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The new growth industry in Africa is Muslim tourism

Islamic Travels and Tours is a boutique agency tailored to attend to the complete needs of the Muslim traveler in South Africa. In addition to organizing shark cage dives, whale watches, and bungee jumps, it will plan honeymoons for Muslim couples, arrange visits to a Muslim-owned predator park in …

Tourism

Adobe Scan turns your documents, receipts & more into editable PDFs

Adobe today is launching a new mobile app that makes it easier to convert paper documents and other things into digital, editable PDF files. While there’s no shortage of scan-to-PDF apps on the App Store, many are not free, have a dated design, or simply convert an image to PDF format, but don’t …

Apps

Researchers Analyze Burial of Ancient Celtic Prince

In 2015, archaeologists in Lavau, France, discovered one of the country’s greatest archeological finds in centuries. In an area being developed as an …

Archaeology

How to manipulate iOS text using the keyboard

Because iOS is a variant of macOS, it has a lot in common with the Mac. One of the things that iOS shares with the Mac is the keyboard. Not the on-screen keyboard, but the real, physical, clackety-buttoned keyboard. Thanks to its OS X heritage, the iPad (and iPhone) can use all the same keyboard …

Here’s Why Millennials Are So Dedicated to Practicing Mindfulness

A trendy topic at buzzy start-ups, popular companies, and on well-read wellness blogs, mindfulness is a super important part of maintaining a healthy mindset, and it can even help you feel happier by easing stress. Interestingly, new research shows that millennials practice mindfulness much …

Mindfulness

10 Succulents That Thrive Indoors

Don’t Let Past Failures Deter You<p>Although it’s tempting to snip some cuttings and bring indoors all the fabulous succulents that thrive in the …

The meeting that showed me the truth about VCs

I recently had a meeting with a well-known Israeli startup investor. The talk somehow pivoted from my seed-seeking startup into talking about the macro view of venture capital and how it doesn’t actually make sense.<p>“Ninety-five percent of VCs aren’t profitable,” he said. It took me a while to …

Elon Musk thinks automated manufacturing will help make Tesla worth as much as Apple

Tesla CEO Elon Musk thinks he can make his company as valuable as Apple — by “going at the machine that makes the machine.”<p>MarketWatch reports that three Tesla manufacturing facilities across the U.S. will soon start trying out the company’s advanced robotics machinery and software to crank out the …

Tesla

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