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The top brain-training apps to keep your mind sharp

As an app released this week claims to improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, we've taken a look at the best apps for training your brain<p>IQs across the world are experiencing a steady decline, with our collective intelligence <b>dropping by one IQ point in the last decade</b>.<p>According to …

Apps

Kid on Wire: Let Children Take Risks and Learn to Trust Their Own Intuition, with Philippe Petit

How to Select the Right Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Once you have these basics down, you'll always pick styles that look great on you.<p><b>Wear: Square or rectangular shapes work the best.</b> Pick frame shapes that are wider and horizontal, or have soft angles.<p><b>Avoid: Oval shapes</b> (yes, oval-faced ladies, you don't want to pick the same shape sunglasses!). …

How To Play Nicely With A Boss You Hate

One of the best parts of being an adult is that, for the most part, we get to choose our friends and avoid our enemies. If you come across people you don’t play nicely with, you simply steer clear of them, right?<p>Sure, unless that someone turns out to be your boss. Not only can you not avoid this …

You Can Do Anything With the Right Attitude

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At my daughter’s recent graduation, a commencement speaker kept reiterating, “You can do anything with a degree in philosophy.”To which I thought, <i>you can do anything with the right attitude.</i> For all of you entrepreneurs struggling to make …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say | Inc.com

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

Public Speaking

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

The Five Letters that Will Change the Data World: BYOBI

BYOBI is an acronym I first heard on a telephone call with a VP of Technology at a large corporation. The word is almost unknown today, but I think …

Checklist to review before you start your job search

In my experience, people looking for roles are often led by what roles are on offer rather than thinking about what they truly want from their next …

5 Simple Tips I Used to Save $700 on a Single Flight

I'm always looking for ways to save money when I travel. Instead of cutting back on the small things or saving a few dollar by ordering off the dollar menu, I try to save in the big ticket items. Airfare is by far one of the biggest expenses you can incur during a trip, and there's usually room to …

Personal Finance

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

As Flipkart Hits $1B GMV Milestone, Indian E-Commerce Becomes The Next Frontier For Amazon, eBay

Flipkart, India’s biggest e-commerce company, has just hit the billion dollar milestone in annual GMV (Gross Merchandise Value), a goal the founders had forecast to achieve only by 2015.<p>In an internal note sent to employees, Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, the former Amazon employees who founded …

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

Climbing On Mount Denali

Photos

Photographers Find Creative Ways to Deal With Irritating Potholes

Potholes are the cherry on top of winter. A frustrating, dangerous cherry.<p>In cities hit hardest in the winter months, drivers risk flat tires and …

Introduction to Statistical Learning

Slides and videos for Statistical Learning MOOC by Hastie and Tibshirani available separately here. Slides and video tutorials related to this book …