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10 Surprising Ways You Can Sleep a Lot Better | Inc.com

If you feel you don't get enough sleep--or enough quality sleep--you're not alone. Somewhere between 50 million and 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily functioning and adversely affect health and longevity. And not getting a good night's sleep doesn't just …

High Blood Pressure

An economic theory developed in 1817 can help you cut your to-do list in half

Most mornings, while I drink my coffee, I jot down a to-do list. “Call bank,” I write. “Respond to one zillion emails. Clean kitchen. Prepare for meeting. Write article. Read friend’s cover letter. Go for jog.” This is not a list of things that I will actually do. It’s more a list of things to …

Time Management

Prices For Solar Panels Keep Falling, So Why Isn’t It Cheaper To Get Solar?

Now that we’ve made the tech affordable, we have to turn our attention to the less sexy parts of the business.<p>It’s never been cheaper to go solar. The installed price for home solar systems is less than half of what it was eight years ago. More than 1 million U.S. homes have now taken the plunge, …

Solar Power

6 Tips for Making Crispy Potatoes Every Time

I don’t think I need to convince you that in the genre of breakfast, potatoes need to be extra crispy. Eggs are soft and require contrast if you’re …

5 IoT cybersecurity predictions for the coming year

The past year has marked a dark time in cybersecurity globally. 2016 started off with @DotGov hackers doxxing thousands of U.S. federal employees; proceeded to the Anonymous breach of the Philippine Commission on Elections exposing personal identification information on every voter in the entire …

Super Bowl 2017 ads navigate fraught political landscape

Super Bowl Sunday traditionally has been a day for Americans to come together in a celebration of friends, football and big-ticket TV commercials.<p>This year, advertising executives are gingerly navigating a cultural divide. What will more than 100 million Americans who tune into the game find …

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Chrome update on Android will let you pin websites to the app drawer

Google will roll out an update to the Chrome beta on Android in the “next few weeks” that will allow you to pin certain websites to your app drawer, just like a normal app.<p>You’ve actually been able to add sites to your Android <i>homescreen</i> since 2015, but the sites wouldn’t show up in the drawer, …

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3 Ways to Have a Bigger Impact in Your Personal and Professional Life

Oh, and these strategies also minimize stress, which is no small thing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my travels all over the world, speaking to different organizations of all sizes, there are two common questions that I always seem to receive at some point before …

3 Tools To Keep You Organized And Productive | Inc.com

This time year, motivation is the name of the game. Resolutions have been made, new budgets are getting executed, and gym memberships have increased. However, the sad truth is budgets get re-worked and most gym memberships are canceled after 24 weeks.<p>While there's nothing wrong with new resolutions …

Project Management

Eight Bad Habits You Must Break To Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage they’re causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Time Management

Body Cleansing Lemon Ginger Water

<i>Start your day with body cleansing lemon ginger water! A simple yet powerful detox will help you get rid of toxins and boost your immune system!</i><p>A …

William Faulkner's Hot Toddy Recipe Is the Secret to Surviving Winter

A cocktail lesson from the boozy Southern writer.<p>William Faulkner's affinity for alcohol was no closely guarded family secret. Should you find yourself at Faulkner's grave in Oxford, Mississippi, the only appropriate way to pay homage to the great Southern wordsmith is to take a swig of bourbon, …

Bourbon Whiskey

Hacker breaches the US agency that certifies voting machines

In the year of "rigged" election claims, security firm Recorded Future says it identified a Russian-speaking hacker attempting to sell accounts that have access to the US Election Assistance Commission. While may not be familiar with the EAC, it's the agency in charge of certifying voting machines …

Obama On Russian Hacking: 'We Need To Take Action. And We Will'

President Obama says the United States will respond to Russian cyberattacks that the intelligence community has concluded were part of an effort to influence the 2016 presidential election.<p>In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep that is airing Friday on <i>Morning Edition,</i> Obama said, "I think there …

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Amazon just launched a cashier-free convenience store

No lines, no registers, no self-checkout machines<p>Amazon just unveiled a grocery store without lines or checkout counters. Amazon Go, a 1800-square-foot retail space located in the company’s hometown of Seattle, lets shoppers just grab the items they want and leave; the order gets charged to their …

What's Next for the Dakota Access Pipeline? Some Protesters Wary of Future

CANNON BALL, North Dakota — News that the federal government ruled against a controversial North Dakota pipeline project was greeted with singing and roars of joy among protesters.<p>In the Oceti Sakowin camp, native and non-native alike danced to celebratory drumming that blasted through loudspeakers.<p>…

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How to Manage Your Emotions Without Fighting Them

We often hear tips and tricks for helping us to “control” our emotions, but that’s the wrong idea: strong emotions aren’t bad, and they don’t need to be pushed down or controlled; they are, in fact, data. Our emotions evolved as a signaling system, a way to help us communicate with each other and …

Warren Buffetts 7 Secrets For Living A Happy And Simple Life

Are you sold on the fake notion that owning possessions is the touchstone of your self-worth? Have you felt jealous and self-pity when a neighbor …

Positive Thinking Doesn’t Work. Here’s What Does.

There’s no shortage of self-help gurus who swear that repeating positive phrases to yourself can change your life, encouraging that if you simply …

I Spent a Month Meditating On the Go and Now I'm Hooked

Subway zen FTW.<p>From an inevitable quarter-life crisis to pre-/post-election anxieties, it's no wonder 2016 is the year I finally gave into the idea of meditation. The inside of my brain was like the bottom of my carry-all—a crazy, scrambled mess. And instead of pausing and taking the all of five …

Alabama officer fired over racist meme calling Michelle Obama ‘fluent in ghetto’

An Alabama police officer has been fired for sharing racist memes, including one about Michelle Obama.<p>Talladega Police Officer Joel Husk was terminated Wednesday for violating the department’s social media and code of conduct policies, City Manager Patrick Bryant said.<p>Husk had posted several memes …

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Virtual Dating

Self improvement can help you the chance to mold yourself into the best person possible. The following article will give you some helpful tips as you …

These mashed potatoes are so good they’ll be the star of Thanksgiving dinner

<i>Editor’s note: This year, our Thanksgiving meal is a virtual potluck. Writers and editors signed up to provide one of 11 dishes, then tested recipes and brought contenders to a final taste-off for a vote. Here are the winning mashed potatoes.</i><p>True to stereotype, my mother’s side of the family — …

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5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …