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7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

What LinkedIn's Acquisition Of Lynda Means For Talent Management

You may have already heard that LinkedIn recently bought Lynda for $1.5 billion. For those of your not familiar with Lynda, it is a platform that provides online courses similar to Coursera and Udemy. You can access thousands of courses on all sorts of different topics and pretty much learn any …

18 Reasons Why You Need Every Employee Using LinkedIn Every Day

Corporations are finally waking up to the fact that they need to engage <i>all</i> their people in social media. The impact of social media on a company’s brand is monumental, and it affects everyone throughout your organization – from the entry-level millennials you just hired to your CEO.<p>Senior …

Audi Has Invented "Blue Crude," An Alternative Fuel Made of Water, Air and Renewable Energy

Audi introduces “Blue Crude,” an alternative fuel made of water and carbon dioxide. Produced as a<p>Audi introduces “Blue Crude,” an alternative fuel made of water and carbon dioxide. Produced as a clean, sustainable and environmentally friendly alternative to gas, the new “blue crude” fuel begins by …

9 Ideas For Your Next Volunteer Travel Experience

A few years back, my wife and I took a six-month trip with our two teenage children where we volunteered our way around the world. Not only was this a much cheaper way to travel, it was far more meaningful and transformative than any hotel-restaurant-museum trip I've ever been on. Working with …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

A 10-minute timer could revolutionize your productivity

Call me crazy, but I've always preferred sleep to caffeine. But with erratic schedules and tight deadlines, getting six or more hours of sleep per …

Could driverless cars own themselves?

<b>Forget buying an electric-powered Tesla, sharing a Zipcar or hiring an Uber - the most disruptive force in getting from A to B on four wheels could be cars that own themselves.</b><p>Emancipated automobiles sounds like a crazy concept. But the man advocating the idea goes further: he thinks they'll have …

Idealism

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Enter the Matrix: The rise of brain-computer interfaces

In 2012, a paralyzed woman with a 96-electrode sensor the size of a baby aspirin implanted onto the surface of her brain was able to think about …

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

Make those after-work hours work harder for you.<p>Of course nights are great for going on dates, binge-watching Netflix, doing work, chatting on the phone—you name it. But you know what <i>else</i> they're great for? Setting yourself up for bigger and better weight-loss results. Just follow these tips to get …

Thinking

• <b>Author:</b> John Brockman<p>Unlock your mind<p>From the bestselling authors of Thinking, Fast and Slow; The Black Swan; and Stumbling on Happiness comes a cutting-edge exploration of the mysteries of rational thought, decision-making, intuition, morality, willpower, problem-solving, prediction, forecasting, …

Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

• <b>Author:</b> David K. Randall<p>An engrossing examination of the science behind the little-known world of sleep.<p>Like many of us, journalist David K. Randall never gave sleep much thought. That is, until he began sleepwalking. One midnight crash into a hallway wall sent him on an investigation into the …

5 Foods This Nutritionist Won't Eat

<i>By Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD for YouBeauty.com</i><p>A big part of my job involves diving daily into the latest research on food. Although the internet, TV and magazines have given people the tools to become "diet experts," the truth remains that the strongest evidence we have on what to eat and what to …

20 Ways to Make Today Amazing

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs and business owners, it can be very easy at times to fall into a rut and get in the habit of having just average days where we seem to not get much of anything done. Here are 20 ways that will hopefully rekindle …

High Level

A Simple Way to Memorize a Speech (Infographic)

Remembering text verbatim is near impossible for most. But there's another way to recall everything you want to say.<p>Some people make public speaking look all too easy--they look and sound completely comfortable, delivering talks without any notes. Chances are, however, that even these speakers …

Public Speaking

8 Steps to Stop Making Excuses and Start Achieving

Would-be entrepreneurs make excuses simply because they have no idea how to turn their idea into a business. Here's how to get moving.<p>Anyone can be an entrepreneur--if you have the ambition and drive, that is. So many people make excuses for not following their dreams. We've heard them all:<p><i>But I</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Espresso Served in Chocolate-Covered Ice Cream Cones

(Photo: Jean Trinh/LAist)<p>Alfred Coffee & Kitchen is a cafe on Melrose Place in Los Angeles. It offers a novel take on the espresso shot. You can buy …

DIY: How to brew kombucha at home

The first time I heard about kombucha was when a friend of mine sent me a picture of a strange, somewhat bubbly liquid that had a slimy film on top …

Time I

The 'Boring' Trait Google Looks For In Its Leaders

<i>This post originally appeared on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>The prototypical leader is a hero: gives the rousing speech, inspires the troops and shows up at the last minute to save the day. At least that’s how leaders are portrayed. but that’s not at all what Google discovered as their most important …

Articles about modern energy efficient smart home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using a combination of passive design principles and active technologies, LGA Architectural Partners forges a smart,...<p>To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest...<p>Are you looking for some efficient ways to save energy …

Articles about designing home accommodate alzheimer’s on Dwell.com - Dwell

For a couple coping with Alzheimer’s, a thoughtful addition creates a comfortable, long-term solution.<p>No doubt, there are plenty of things needed to design home. However, you cannot give a finished look without the right furniture.<p>The Hollywood actor turns to his unofficial design guru when …

Los Angeles

How to set and share reminders with Siri

Siri was designed to help you get things done, and part of that job description is creating and updating your Reminders. If you need to be prodded to …

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos: We're Getting Closer to Delivery by Drone

Amazon apparently is making progress on its goal of eventually delivering small packages to your home by drone.<p>In his annual letter to shareholders, made public Thursday, CEO Jeff Bezos provided an update on the company’s accomplishments and projects over the past year. That included a brief …

Jeff Bezos

​Staples is launching an in-store 3D printing service

First it sold select 3D printers in stores, then it sold print-by-mail services in Europe -- now Staples is offering US customers a chance to print objects on-demand and on-site. The company's launch event is focusing on the fun side of 3D printing, serving up action figures and personalized …

We Have the Technology: SRI Wearable Robots Make Soldiers Better, Stronger, Faster (Video)

Forget exoskeletons -- the famed research lab is now building "exomuscles."<p>In the heart of Silicon Valley, lining the wall in one of the world’s most advanced robotics labs, is a row of sewing machines.<p>It’s a different tool for a different type of robot. A team of researchers at SRI International, …

Quora Raises $80M Led by Tiger Global, Now Valued at $900M

"Our goal is to keep building the permanent library, and make sure it lasts forever and ever."<p>Q&A startup Quora, while not quite the buzzy Silicon Valley startup it was when it first started, has nonetheless joined the club of extremely richly valued startups raising money from big East Coast …

Japanese Girl Shreds Guitar, Gender Stereotypes, With Face-Melting Metal Solo

Just because she's nearly the same size as her instrument doesn't mean this Japanese girl's metal solo won't melt your face clean off.<p>Known on YouTube only as Li-sa-x, the 8-year-old shared this video last December in which she covers "Scarified" by Racer X. Despite her diminutive stature, she …