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26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

Startups

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

What 40 Years of Research Reveals About the Difference Between Disruptive and Radical Innovation

<i>“If you went to bed last night as an industrial company, you’re going to wake up this morning as a software and analytics company.” Jeff Immelt, former CEO of General Electric</i><p>The second wave of digitization is set to disrupt all spheres of economic life. As venture capital investor Marc Andreesen …

David Reich: ‘Neanderthals were perhaps capable of many modern human behaviours’

For David Reich, research can be a harrowing experience. The 44-year-old Harvard University geneticist says he now goes to bed terrified he will wake up to find his team’s recent, stunning discoveries about human ancestry have been proved wrong. “We are now making so many startling insights I …

Native Americans

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

The 25 Best Male Jazz Singers Of All Time

What defines a jazz singer? Is it the musical language they use or the nature of the material they inhabit? Is it a flair for improvisation or the …

With $72 Million in Funding, the Entrepreneur Behind Beyond Meat Pursues Innovation Over Profit

Ethan Brown put everything he had into founding the company, which has seen major successes with its plant-based 'meat' that's loved by Bill Gates.<p><i>In this ongoing column,</i> The Digest<i>, Entrepreneur.com News Director Stephen J. Bronner speaks with food entrepreneurs and executives to see what it took</i> …

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Suspension Tech: How to pick the best dropper seatpost remote

Our Suspension Tech series focus on dropper seatposts has covered choosing travel, fitting a dropper to your bike, maintaining the post, and why it …

Rob Sheffield's Top 20 Albums of 2017

From Kendrick Lamar and Taylor Swift to Kelela and Japanese Breakfast<p>20<p>By<p>What a glorious year for music – as opposed to, well, a few other things. In …

Albums

New research says it’s better to buy than rent—and it has nothing to do with money

Historically, homeownership has been considered an effective mechanism for wealth creation, especially for low- and moderate-income and minority households. Even with a modest down payment, homeowners can accumulate wealth through the forced savings that result from the periodic payments on …

Housing

What makes a great photo: Wise words from a veteran photographer

What makes a 'great' photo? The question keeps professionals and weekend warriors alike busy arguing, practicing and learning. In this video, one …

All the keyboard shortcuts you’ll ever need for Safari on iPad

Safari on the Mac is almost entirely controllable by the keyboard. You can open tabs, navigate forms on the page, and search through pages. And even if there’s no built-in shortcut, the Mac lets you add custom shortcuts to any menu item. The iPad isn’t quite so well-served, but you’d be surprised …

3tags.org

These are the songs that never end: 10 of music's most rewarding long cuts

It takes giant cojones to go on national radio and bust out an acoustic version of a new, self-reflexive, chorus-free, 13-minute song whose lyrics start second-guessing its own reviews. But Father John Misty is not a man suffering from a shortage of self-confidence, so that’s exactly what he did on …

David Bowie

Trace artistic lineage in film

Encryption explained: how apps and sites keep your private data safe (and why that's important)

With an escalation in hackings over the past decade, breaches in our private data are ubiquitous meaning now, more than ever, encryption is key. Home …

Information Systems

Here's how American workers' wages have changed since 1960

When we talk about the money that the "average" American worker makes, we are usually referencing a "median" or "mean" income statistic.<p>While this number can be useful in many different contexts, it can also be extremely limiting. The reality is that there's a very wide range of incomes out there, …

Flashback: See U2's Country Alter Ego the Dalton Brothers

Group dresses up to cover Hank Williams' "Lost Highway" in 1987 Joshua Tree tour performance<p>In late 1970s Ireland, between the emergence – and …

Music

Top 5 - Plus-Tyre Mountain Bikes 2017

2016’s Top Ten: Short travel XC bikes rule, Year of the Eagle, Rumors, and Full suspension fat

2016 is quickly on its way out. With everything over but the end of the year rides, as we look forward to the new year many of us also like to take a …

Top 10

Untangling the mesh: Everything you need to know about Wi-Fi systems

CNET editor Dong Ngo explains the good and the bad of Wi-Fi systems (aka mesh networks) and their alternatives that will make your home Wi-Fi great.<p><b>Editors' note:</b> <i>This article was originally published on December 18, 2016, and it's regularly updated.</i><p>You bought a top-tier router and expected to have …

Wi-Fi

The 15 Best Albums of 2016

By all accounts, 2016 was <i>pretty shitty</i>. From the moment we lost David Bowie in January, we couldn’t catch a break from death, political vitriol, and …

Plume is turbo-charged Wi-Fi on a budget

If we left it up to cable companies with their crummy, out-of-date Wi-Fi routers, we’d never have decent Wi-Fi. Thank goodness for companies like …

The 66 Best Tracks of 2016

From disco screamers to candy-paint EDM nightmares.<p>Illustration by Dana Kim<p>Despite occasionally feeling like a trip through a dishwasher filled with swamp water, 2016 managed to cough up a handful of musical gems from the murk. This was not a year for muted introspection, but for throwing back your …

The Rose and Poppy Film Series: Part Two

35 money questions you should be able to answer by 35

Yet while the lingo may sound familiar, you might not have a really clear understanding of what the words actually mean or how they apply to your finances.<p>And that can be problematic when you're trying to make the best decisions with your money.<p>So we've gathered, and answered, 35 questions on a …

10 New Artists You Need to Know: November 2016

Aminé, Saba, Miles Mosley, Holly Bowling and more<p>10<p>By<p>Once again, we talked to 10 of the hottest artists who are climbing the charts, breaking the …

Music

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement