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9 Unconventional Habits That Supersede All Others – Period!

A not so common list of habits that will inspire you and guide you to big things and maybe even becoming a billionaire.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all read a hundred and one posts on habits. The lists look pretty much the same and talk about similar ideas. …

10 Realistic Work-Life Balance Tips to Steal From Billionaires

Don't neglect the things you should be doing in your personal life. It may be the key to your success.<p>Did you know that 9 out of 10 startups fail? While that can be attributed to a number of reasons, having an equally failing life <i>outside</i> of work (marriage, work/life balance, and self-care) will put …

How To: The Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

7 Things Happy, Healthy People Do Every Morning

<i>When you get up in the morning, think of what a priceless privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to learn, to love – and then make the</i> …

6 Ways to Ditch Procrastination for Good

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Maybe you <i>think</i> you do your best work under a looming deadline, but that's likely not the case -- it's probably just when you finally kick things into gear. Did you know the average American only works three days a week? However, you can …

Rise in Weight Linked to Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

Obesity could cause shrinkage in a brain area critical to long-term memory.<p>An expanding waistline may lead to a shriveled brain, new research suggests.<p>In a long-term study of people in their early 60s, a brain region called the hippocampus shrank close to 2 percent a year in those who were obese—a …

How Graph Analytics Can Connect You To What's Next In Big Data

Everything in our digital universe is connected. Every single day, you wake up and start a series of interactions with people, products and machines. Sometimes, these things influence you, and sometimes you play the role of the influencer. This is how our world is connected, in a network of …

Here's An Exciting New Clue About Why Some People Stay Sharp As They Age

As it turns out, some older people may be able to learn certain things just as well as younger people by harnessing the power of a part of the brain that young, healthy people typically don't use in the same way.<p>The brain can be thought of as having two major components: gray matter and white …

50 Trips Everyone Should Take In The US

Whether you're driving down the Pacific Coast Highway, whale watching in Cape Cod, or waiting for Old Faithful to erupt in Yellowstone National Park, the United States is full of incredible surprises.<p>From the east coast to the west and everywhere in between, we've found 50 trips everyone should …

Heuristics for recognizing professional testers

Via Twitter Helena Jeret-Mäe asked this question: “What are your criteria for professionalism for testers in CDT community?”. Later via Email she …

The Best of the Best Places to Visit in 2014 (Photos)

Great Getaways<p>To help with 2014 vacation planning, the Andrew Harper team has rounded up the best of the best bars, restaurants, spas, adventures, …

How baby boomers screwed their kids — and created millennial impatience

Ambitious but easily distracted, Gen Y wants to be good but can’t stick to anything. It’s their parents’ fault<p>"This Be the Verse"<p><i>They fuck you up, your mum and dad.</i> <i><br>They may not mean to, but they do.</i> <i><br>They fill you with the faults they had</i> <i><br>And add some extra, just for you.</i> <i><br>But they were fucked up in</i> …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before