Pete Kale

55 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 5 Followers | @greyrocks | Keep up with Pete Kale on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Pete Kale”

6 things you (probably) didn’t know about Alexander the Great

Alexander III of Macedon (356–323 BC), better known as Alexander the Great, created one of the largest empires of the ancient world in little over a …

Ancient History

Scientists Have Invented a Software That Can 'See' Several Minutes Into The Future

Taking predictions to a new, borderline creepy level.<p>Most of us are used to technology predicting the words we want to type. Soon this kind of …

Artificial Intelligence

Learn How To Publish Your Novel On Your Own With This In-Depth Guide

It helps you become an author by focusing on the entire process, from writing to creating a website to getting your book published on Amazon.<p>The idea …

Writing

Take these vital steps for storytelling mastery

There’s a saying in Alabama: “He who spins the yarn wins the barn.”<p>That’s not really a saying in Alabama, or anywhere, to my knowledge, though the …

Public Speaking

How to Deep Clean Your Gas Grill, According to an Expert

For many of us, summer is synonymous with grilling. What isn’t always inherent in that: cleaning said grill. This decrustifying process may not be …

Country Lifestyle

The 5 Habits That Can Add 12 Years or More To Your Life Have Just Been Revealed in a New Harvard Study

Data from tens of thousands of people revealed those that practice all 5 were 74% less likely to die than those that adopt none.<p>The blueprint for living a longer life has been confirmed in new research out today from Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the American Heart …

Looking for new innovation podcasts to try? Here are 13 great picks.

Nowadays, in order to keep track on what’s going on in the world, people go for what’s more convenient and cheap as well as for everything that can …

Beginning Your Career? Seven Tips For Making Smart Job Choices

What do you want to do when you grow up?<p>My kids, now all in high school or college, have been asked this question ever since they could talk.<p>“Astronaut,” “bus driver,” “NBA star,” “crocodile hunter” and “actress” they used to say.<p>Their answers have evolved since then (thank goodness).<p>Most recently …

Human Rights

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

What Is the Difference Between Marketing, Advertising, and Branding? A Simple Analogy to Help Explain

To understand the differences between these concepts, simply apply them to you.<p>In my work with entrepreneurs and business students, I often hear marketing strategies explained as "having social media," "having an online brand," or "advertising a lot."<p>These explanations make me cringe because, while …

10 Things To Remember When You Are Feeling Stuck

You cannot start the next chapter of your life, if you keep re-reading the old one.<p>We all feel stuck at one time or another--in a bad relationship, in the wrong job, in business, or just generally in life. Whatever the situation, feeling stuck doesn't make us feel good about ourselves. We may lose …

Make a Lego-like version of yourself, or gift one to a friend

Lego is the one toy adults pretend to outgrow, but never truly do. Because if that 5,000-piece box of Star Wars Legos was sitting right beside you, …

Kids

Beyond Tools: How Building A Design System Can Improve How You Work

When high potential projects fall apart, it’s often a failure of collaboration and alignment. The tools, the assumptions, the opportunity, and the …

Need to Create Energy at Your Next Meeting? 8 Exercises That Will Break the Ice and Build Teamwork

Pause the presentation and give meeting participants the chance to . . . participate<p>Planning a major meeting? If the agenda consists of nothing more than presentation after presentation, you know what's going to happen: Participants will struggle to stay awake. Most people will multitask or just …

How to Prime Your Brain to Be Happy

Dr. Laurie Santos, the professor behind Yale's insanely popular "Psychology and the Good Life" course, talks about why we're so bad at figuring out what we actually want.<p>If college is supposed to be a carefree, jolly, hedonistic four-year romp, someone forgot to tell the students at Yale. (Which …

Happiness

A Comprehensive Guide To Wireframing And Prototyping

(<i>This is a sponsored article</i>.) With the big picture established and your user interface considered, it’s time to start building some prototypes. My …

AT&T reprices its unlimited data plans

AT&T changed the cost of its single-line, unlimited data plans today by simultaneously raising and lowering prices for new customers, according to <i>Ars Technina</i>. The telecom’s Unlimited Choice plan is going up to $65 from $60, and its Unlimited Plus Enhanced plan is dropping to $80 from $90. Family …

Neuroscientists Figured Out What Unconsciousness Looks Like in the Brain

Just because it's unconscious doesn't mean it's not on.<p>The human brain is the only reason our species has survived on this planet for so long, but …

Consciousness

8 Traits of Outstanding People

Outstanding isn't something a person has, it is something a person does.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We know that the outstanding stand amongst us because we can feel it when we’re around them. They have something special inside we wish we possessed inside of …

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better | Inc.com

There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where you want to be in your career--or, for that matter, <b>in</b> …

Self-improvement

Five of the great unsolved shipwreck mysteries

Underwater explorer Barry Clifford, who found the first verified wreck of a pirate ship – the Whydah Gally – in 1985, says remains found off the …

The 2018 Entrepreneur Conferences You Should Have on Your Radar | Inc.com

It may sound a little nerdy, but one of my favorite parts of gearing up for the new year is deciding which conferences will be the best use of my time. With a seemingly infinite number of events all over the country (and even the world), it can be overwhelming to determine which conferences will …

10 Data Science, Machine Learning and AI Podcasts You Must Listen To

With the rapid pace at which technology is driving innovation in machine learning and artificial intelligence, it has become immensely important to …

10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About The Lost City Of Atlantis

We have all heard of Atlantis, the legendary island that sank into the sea in a single day and night. But who came up with it, was Atlantis a real …

Innovation Is as Much About Finding Partners as Building Products

Have you ever stopped to ponder the true complexities involved with trying to create a viable, safe, autonomous vehicle? The innovation alone is a herculean task, but imagine being that upstart pioneer trying to develop the technology, while at the same time going up against entrenched, powerful …

Google's Genius Productivity Hack Will Change How You Innovate | Inc.com

At Google X, the company's "moonshot factory," the mantra is "#MonkeyFirst." The idea is that if you want to get a monkey to recite Shakespeare on a pedestal, you start by training the monkey, not building the pedestal, because training the monkey is the hard part. Anyone can build a pedestal.<p>The …

Innovation

11 Anxiety Hacks That Psychologists Swear By

If you struggle with anxiety, then you already know it can take a pretty major toll on your life. From the physical symptoms — like a racing heart …

The Brain

Website Redesign: Tips and Tricks on Re-doing Website Design

Over time, a website may become old fashioned, or an organization may have new needs and a website redesign is needed. A company can expand the kind …

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018 | Inc.com

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance to renew our commitment to our business and to working hard at being our best …

Motivation

Woman Tries To Attack Elon Musk On Twitter, Doesn’t Expect A Response Like This

If you’re going to challenge the CEO of Tesla, SpaceX and Neuralink on Twitter, you had better come with all of your facts straight. A woman named …