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Google Joins Stable of Tech Companies Licensing Their LTE Patents as a Group

The move comes the same week that the search giant was in court defending its patent-licensing practices.<p>Google said Thursday that it will join a group of technology companies willing to offer access to their LTE-related patents as part of a single patent license.<p>The search giant is joining the …

Top Venture Investors Pick Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

We asked some of the more thoughtful and outspoken members of the 2015 Forbes Midas List for their recommendations of books they’d like to see their entrepreneurs reading (and they suggest you do make time to read). Fire these up on your e-readers now.<p><b>Chris Sacca</b><br>Lowercase Capital <i><br>Not Fade Away: A</i> …

Carol Dweck: A Summary of The Two Mindsets

<b>Carol Dweck</b> studies human motivation. She spends her days diving into why people succeed (or don’t) and what’s within our control to foster success. …

Sex Energy on the Brain

Kundalini: It's not a pasta. The Sanskrit root of the word means coiled or spiral. The image of a snake piled on itself or two snakes rising is used to depict this reservoir of energy at the base of the spine.<p>Don't look for it on anatomical charts, though. It's not recognized by Western medicine. …

How to make a million dollars on Etsy — buy from Alibaba and run your store like eBay

Online marketplace Etsy is known as a place to buy home-made items, clothing, artworks, and jewelry created by individuals or produced in limited runs by small businesses. But not everyone using the site ascribes to this folksy philosophy. Others, such as Alicia Shaffer, are using Etsy like eBay, …

Your Morning Matters: 4 Reasons Waking Up Early Can Determine Your Success In Life

We all have one thing in common: every night we all go to bed and every day we all wake up. Each day we have the opportunity to start again, seize …

Elon Musk Recommends 12 Books that Changed his Life

The best thing about Elon Musk is that he makes us dream big again. Musk, of course, is the billionaire behind Tesla and SpaceX.<p>Charlie Munger was …

Go Here If You Love Iced Coffee — The Bold Italic — San Francisco

Go Here If You Love Iced Coffee — The Bold Italic — San Francisco<p><i>By Caleb Pershan</i><p>Heath Kessler, owner of Tiny Warrior Coffee, checks his smart watch …

The Connection Between Entrepreneurship and Happiness

Here's how you can build your company to get optimal personal satisfaction and achieve "flow."<p>We've all had those moments where time is frozen. Athletes describe it as being in the "zone." Some people describe it as perfect euphoria. Author Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi calls it <i>Flow.</i> Those times in our …

Top 60 Motivational Speakers In The World

<b>1. Anthony “Tony” Robbins –</b> For the past three decades, Anthony Robbins has served as an adviser to leaders around the world. A recognized authority …

Guy Spier: The Education of a Value Investor

The section of the book I was most interested in reading was on his charity lunch with Warren Buffett. While details of what transpires at these …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …

Turning Adversity Into Alchemy

Christina Sarich, <i>Staff Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><i>“All adversities are here to help you. They can become instruments of your progress.” ~ Swami Rama</i><p>Would you …

It's Not Your Heart That Rules Your Emotions It's Your Gut

Your gut and your emotions are a two-way street. They both have the potential to negatively affect one another, so addressing the state of your mental health -- not just the food you eat -- is incredibly important.<p>A few years ago my life was at a crossroads. I was lying dormant in a hospital bed …

Immune System

Stress, the Brain and the Neuroscience of Success

In the last 10 years, a new field of neuroscience has mapped the mental zone that can literally change the brain to quiet an overly active stress response system and simultaneously pave the way for higher brain networks to perform at optimum.<p>In the last 10 years, a new field of neuroscience has …

The Brain

Caffeine Gives Athletes An Edge, But Don't Overdo It

After winning the Tour de France last Sunday, Vincenzo Nibali was tested for a bunch of performance-enhancing substances. But Nibali and his fellow competitors were welcome to have several cups of coffee (or cans of Red Bull), before their ride into Paris; caffeine is not on the World Anti-Doping …

Top 6 Challenge Workouts

Here's what you need to know...<p>The "Demon Deacon" workout consists of doing one rep on the minute, every minute, for the allotted time.<br>• The "Bengal" …

The Workout That Can Torch 3 Inches Off Your Belly!

Discover how you can blast body fat faster than ever<p>Don’t gear down your workouts this year: Step on the throttle instead. Crush every rep. Push yourself even harder. The results will be worth it. Our proof: These photos of Joshua Brady, an intellectual property attorney in Alexandria, Virginia.<p>In …

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

Arianna's 12 Steps To Thriving

<i>By Sarah Klein</i><p>We are all works in progress, Arianna said in her closing remarks during today's Thrive conference to redefine success beyond the two metrics of money and power. "Nobody's doing this perfectly," she said, and we might stray from the course, but there are 12 very simple steps we can …

Austria’s Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

The Seven Imperatives to Keeping Meetings on Track

There’s nothing more annoying than a meeting that goes on and on and on. As a manager, it’s your job to make sure people don’t go off on tangents or give endless speeches. But how can you keep people focused without being a taskmaster or squashing creativity?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>The good news is …

Seeing with eyes wide shut: Ayahuasca inner visions

"In a hut, in a forest, in the mountains of Colombia, I am puking into a bucket. I close my eyes and every time my body convulses I see ripples in a lattice of multi-coloured hexagons that flows out to the edges of the universe." Vaughan Bell's description seems to be typical of the ayahuasca …

Ep. #47 Mastering the Art of Seduction with Robert Greene

Research Desk Podcast Ep. #47 Mastering the Art of Seduction with Robert Greene<p>More About Today's Guest<p>Press Play and Wait up to 10 Seconds for the …

Coffee Could Keep Prostate Cancer From Coming Back, Progressing: Study

A regular coffee habit could stave off the recurrence of prostate cancer for men, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center found that drinking four or more cups of coffee a day is linked with a decreased risk of prostate cancer recurrence, as well as …

7 Foods That Reduce Your Alzheimer's Risk

<b>Keep your brain healthy with these foods that can slow down—or perhaps even help prevent—the disease.</b><p><b>Keep Your Brain Healthy</b><p>The best thing you can do to keep your brain working the way you want it to: exercise, and eat right. "Nutrition is very, very important to brain health," says Paul Nussbaum, …

Champagne Anti-Aging Regimen Could Improve Memory, Research Suggests

New research indicates that moderate Champagne (or any sparkling wine) consumption has a positive effect on memory as we age; now isn’t that the good news you’ve been waiting for? According to researchers at the UK’s Reading University, specific polyphenol compounds in red grapes are believed to …

WATCH: Courageously Create a Magnificent Life!

Unfortunately, too many of us have been either convinced we don't have it, or are afraid to use it. I hope this video will help you let that fear go, so that you can more joyfully and freely create the best life possible.<p>Whether it is a matter of painting a beautiful watercolor, developing a …