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How to Calculate Staircase Dimensions and Designs

This question can be basic and you may know the answer, but it's always good to remember some elementary calculations that help us to streamline the …

Regulation

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

How to (actually) find your purpose

You know what I don’t like? <b>Advice that doesn’t come with instruction</b>.<p>For instance, “leadership gurus” often say, “You must do the work you’re …

High School

In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos' annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years Amazon has soared from revenues fo $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

Leadership

14 Ways for Creatives to Make Money on the Side

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creative and artistic types have skills that can not only lead to a robust salary, but a considerable side hustle. While there are more defined (hence narrow) career paths for STEM graduates, such as engineering, than let’s say for a …

Employment

Could tontines be an alternative to annuities?

We have a new brief on “tontines.” People get quite excited about this topic, so it’s good to know what they are talking about.<p>A big challenge facing …

Retirement

15 Things That Will Bring Good Luck to Your Home

You may want to consider repainting your door after reading this!<p>Whether you're superstitious or not, everyone wants a little luck in their life — and their house. Instead of carrying around a fake rabbit's foot at all times, these solutions promise to fill your home with happiness, good health, …

Living Rooms

Switch to a career in cybersecurity by taking these online classes

Cybersecurity is more important than ever, and the industry is expected to be worth $170 billion by 2020. With high demand and good pay, there’s …

Cybersecurity

What should you do with your 401(k) when you leave your job?

<b>Leave it where it is</b><p>One option is to leave your 401(k) with your former employer. Edelman says this is not a great choice. As a former employee, you are a low priority for them. As fortunes change in their world, they might go out of business, they might merge with another company or they might …

Retirement

How To: Automate Brute-Force Attacks for Nmap Scans

Using Hydra, Ncrack, and other brute-forcing tools to crack passwords for the first time can be frustrating and confusing. To ease into the process, …

Forensics

5 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Should Be Having For A Faster Metabolism

It’s really easy to get dehydrated. You might think you’re drinking enough water over the course of a day but maybe you’re not. Being dehydrated can …

Nutrition

Using Color Psychology for Better Website Results

Perception is everything. Part of that is influenced by behavior, plus our emotion. Significant studies have shown that color effects not just what …

Web Design

How to Become An Expert At Just About Anything In Just 45 Minutes A Day

“It takes 10,000 hours to become an “expert in an ultra-competitive field” but to go from “knowing nothing to being pretty good”, actually takes 20 …

The Voice

Mini DIY Super Computer Built For Under $100

Anyone who would like to build their very own mini super computer may be interested in this awesome build which has been created called Broccoli and …

Raspberry Pi

4 steps to getting anything you want in life

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more …

Self-improvement

Dow Theory Sends Concerning Signal on Trade Tensions

Investors' jitters are pushing stocks lower.<p>The Dow Theory was one of the first attempts to decode stock market price signals and make them useful to traders and investors.<p>The idea is straightforward: Stock price trends should show logical and fundamental consistency across industries. Volume …

Stock Markets

Opinion: Top 10 signs it’s time to sell U.S. stocks

<i>(This story, originally published April 12, has been corrected. T. Rowe Price’s chief economist is Alan Levenson.)</i><p>Trade wars. Inflation. Signs of …

Stock Markets

Here's what's causing you to be exhausted by the middle of your workday — and how to avoid it

In today's corporate world, most employees are expected to be 100% focused and on task from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, with an unpaid break wedged in the middle that gives them just enough time to stuff their faces and get back to work.<p>Is this a realistic expectation? No — hence why many other …

Sleep

Are You Cut Out for Executive-Level Management? Ask Yourself These 4 Questions

Keep asking them throughout your career.<p><i>How can I tell if I'm executive management material? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Misha Yurchenko, tech recruiter, on Quora:</b><p>Ask yourself …

Top 10

10 Vegetable Garden Plans & Layout Ideas That Will Inspire You

Are you ready to plant your garden, but are feeling a little unsure of how to lay it out?<p>Well, it seems everyone faces that dilemma each year. The …

Gardening

Learn What a Successor Trustee Does with Your Trust After You Die

What a Successor Trustee After the Trustmaker Dies<p>The Role of a Successor Trustee After the Trustmaker Dies<p>Updated October 30, 2017<p>When you set up …

Retirement

5 Daily Steps for Succeeding at Anything

Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has …

Motivation

6 Insider Secrets That Only Contractors Know (But Won't Tell You)

If you are a homeowner, odds are that you have tried DIY repairs to save money. If you are not aware of the secrets that the pros use, you are more …

Home Improvement

13 Habits For Raising Well-Adjusted Kids

I keep seeing posts about “entitled kids” making the rounds lately. In fact, you don’t have to look hard before you see things written about how …

Parenting

Adjust these Facebook privacy settings to protect your personal data | ZDNet

​Facebook knows a lot about you<p>Facebook knows a lot about you. And so do the third-party app makers and partners in the social network's …

Apps

How to achieve your goals the easy way (using the Kaizen approach)

In 2015, I set a New Year’s resolution to achieve the goal of waking up at 5 a.m. daily from January through to December.<p>During the first week of …

Self-improvement

10 bad habits that can cost homeowners in the long run

Every homeowner makes mistakes. The real trouble, however, starts when these blunders become habits that cost a lot of money over time. Some behaviors also create safety issues.<p>If you’re guilty of these bad habits, break them — pronto.<p>Inadvertently clogging pipes<p>Be mindful of what you’re putting …

Home Improvement

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

The Only 10 Debt-Free Companies in the S&P 500

Author: Todd Campbell | April 05, 2018<p>Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 11<p>Debt free is the way to be<p>Low interest rates made taking on debt to finance …

Investing

How to Bounce Back After Hitting Rock Bottom In Your Career, According to Walt Disney and Steve Jobs

These three lessons from those who have been there can show you the best way out.<p>Like most people, I relish the feel-good stories of successful people who overcame setbacks to make it to the top. But what about when you have a complete career breakdown? I mean a time when you hit rock bottom and …

Motivation