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5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Investing

This mom quit her job to run a six-figure business out of her home using a trending app — here's how she did it

After Jennifer Inthavong had her first child five years ago, she realized that she wanted to stay at home and care for her son full time. However, Inthavong, who worked in LA as an advisor at a local college, knew she would need an alternative income to make that possible.<p>One day, while scrolling …

Selling

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

Investing

Elon Musk Wants You to Watch This Documentary About the Dangers of A.I.

For years, Elon Musk has offered dire warnings about the potential dark future of artificial intelligence. Now, Musk is turning up the volume of his …

Artificial Intelligence

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

Online Education

How network theory predicts the value of Bitcoin - MIT Technology Review

Philosophers, economists, and theorists have various ways to judge how money should be valued. Some have said that its worth lies in a high cost of …

Cryptocurrency

These are the plants that will actually clean up your air

No matter how clean your home is, chances are, the air’s still got a <i>little</i> somethin’ somethin’ in it that isn’t exactly *great* for your body …

Plants

A new AI-powered app transcribes your conversations in real-time

Transcription on the Go<p>If you have to deal with transcribing interviews as part of your daily work (like we do), you’ll find a welcome partner in a …

How to Collaborate Effectively If Your Team Is Remote

Remote communication isn’t always easy. Do you recognize yourself in any of these examples?<p><i>At 10 p.m., a corporate lawyer gets a text from a colleague and wonders (not for the first time) if there’s a protocol about work-related texts after a certain hour.</i><p><i>After a long and liquid client dinner, an</i> …

Management

The 12 Life Rules Everyone Should Make for Themselves

Forget other people's rules for your life and use this template to DIY your own instead.<p>Thanks to the success of <i>12 Rules for Life</i>, the much chattered about new book by controversy-stirring University of Toronto psychologist Jordan Peterson, life rules are having a bit of a moment. Inspired by …

Fun-Da-Mental

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Language Learning

Usos y costumbres; ¿Al bote o al inodoro?

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO.<p>En la mayoría de los sanitarios en México hay un bote para depositar la basura. De acuerdo con el informe La higiene importa, de Essity, al menos 60% de los habitantes de este país arroja el papel usado en contenedores de este tipo; sin embargo, una costumbre así puede generar …

Why You Should Watch "100 Days" on Youtube

Why You Should Watch 100 Days on YouTube<p>They truly are f*cking majestic<p>January 30, 2018<p>I have been watching Vlogbrothers on YouTube since I was in …

Want to Lose Weight Walking? Do This One Thing

Maybe you got a fitness tracker for the holidays and are feeling inspired to log a few extra miles a week. Or maybe you enjoy walking as a form of …

Fitness
Public Speaking

Los mejores 100 cursos de 2017: de la programación a los negocios pasando por las ciencias y las humanidades

Encontrándonos a solamente unos pasos de despedir este año, hemos creído conveniente echar la vista atrás para ocuparnos de la formación. Porque …

Best Online Classes for Job Skills - MIT Technology Review

In 2017, people flocked to online classes about artificial intelligence, cryptocurrency, and data analytics. In 2018, expect more of the same, say …

Artificial Intelligence

New Study: Here's Why Life Speeds Up as You Get Older (and How to Slow It Back Down) | Inc.com

Clocks, we all learn as we grow older, lie. The minutes and hours reliably tick along at the same pace day after day and year after year, but for human beings time does not hold steady. The older you get the more the days seem to fly by. Why is that?<p>Science is not short of explanations. "The more …

Research

Snowden's New App Turns Your Spare Android Phone into a Pocket-Sized Security System

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has helped create a new way to protect you from potential snoops.<p>Snowden joined with the Freedom of the Press …

Edward Snowden

Science Has Just Uncovered the World's Easiest Hack for Faster Learning | Inc.com

We've all spent a minimum of a decade in formal education, so you'd think that in all that time, we'd have at least mastered the most basic principles of how to study efficiently. But study after study shows that's not true. Many of the best scientifically validated tips and tricks for faster …

Study Skills

Seven Things You Must Do On LinkedIn At The End Of Each Year

Once a year, there is some maintenance you should do on LinkedIn to make sure things are up-to-date. I suggest doing this every December so you start the new year fresh, with an updated profile and networking strategy. Here are the 7 most important actions to take:<p><b>1. Update your photo.</b><p>Changing your …

Networking

Living in Japan for a year, I saw reasons for its 'demographic time bomb' everywhere — and now I'm seeing the same troubling signs at home

"Kabukicho," he said. "The hotel my company booked is in Kabukicho."<p>That seemed a little strange to me. You might call Kabukicho the red-light district in Tokyo. Hostess bars, nightclubs, street prostitutes — not an environment where I would have expected a classic hotel chain.<p>When we turned the …

Japan

How to earn two top business credentials for less than $50

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Are you sick of getting passed over for …

Business Analysis

5 Questions You Absolutely Must Answer When You Pitch to Investors | Inc.com

I've said it before, and I will say it again: an investor presentation is not a presentation about your product, its features and how amazing it is. Yes, investors care about what you do, your big idea, and how your product solves a big customer problem. But they care even more about making …

Investing

24 books Wall Streeters think everyone should read

Financial-services professionals are known to have demanding work schedules, but that doesn't mean they aren't setting aside time to crack open a few books.<p>We recently reached out to our contacts on Wall Street to find out what folks would recommend as must-reads just ahead of the holiday …

Books

If You Prioritize Your 2018 Goals This Way, You'll Reach Every Single One of Them | Inc.com

I am obsessive about the goals I set.<p>Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees turn colors, and then bare. The summer tempo of downtown Chicago comes to a screeching halt. …

Coats

Decesos por canciroma de mama suben 31%

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO<p>Pese a las campañas de <b>prevención del cáncer de mama</b>, el número de muertes de mujeres mayores de 15 años por esta enfermedad <b>incrementó 31 por ciento</b>, de acuerdo con el Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía (Inegi).<p>En su más reciente informe, el Instituto precisa que en el año …

Scientists say they can measure your charisma with only 6 questions

I have a select few friends I would call genuinely charismatic — the rest are kind, and/or funny, and/or outgoing, but aren't <i>quite</i> there yet.<p>The thing is, I can't tell you exactly how I made that distinction. It's more of an intuitive judgment.<p>But a team of researchers at the University of Toronto, …

Psychology

Here's what losing weight does to your body and brain

<i>This video was originally published on October 29, 2017.</i><p><i>Special thanks to John Gunstad, professor with the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, for speaking with us about his cutting-edge research on how losing weight affects brain function. Following is a transcript of</i> …

Fitness

These 8 online courses teach important skills you didn't learn in college

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images Getting an education is the most crucial part of becoming successful in life, and spending years in school is …

Employment