Jim Turk

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7 Unexpected Signs Someone Is Your Soulmate Even Though You're Having Second Thoughts

There's a common misconception that a soulmate relationship is supposed to be magically effortless and somehow absolutely perfect all the time. So …

Relationships

6 Things Great Bosses Do to Empower Employees | Inc.com

As a business advisor, one of the things I see most often as a drag to productivity and growth is employees who, despite their best efforts, can't change things that they know are hurting the company.<p>They want to grant deserving customers special concessions, or fix a broken process, but are …

Employee Engagement

3 Internet of Things Trends to Watch in 2018 | Inc.com

It's hard to not be at least a little excited about IoT.<p>People have already become accustomed to the diet version of IoT, wearing Fitbits and Apple Watches and tapping their Amazon Dash buttons when they're running low on laundry detergent. Smart refrigerators, allowing people to take inventory and …

Internet of Things

Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?

<i>What to know about the crypto-craze before it implodes.</i><p>Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and …

The 100 Best Products of 2017

The word “best” gets thrown around a lot these days — so much, in fact, that it can sometimes read empty. At <i>Gear Patrol</i>, we use “best” to describe …

This is what a redesigned Brooklyn Bridge could look like

Brooklyn Bridge is an iconic New York City landmark, but walking and biking on it has become so popular that the crowds can be a nightmare.<p>As The New York Times notes, foot traffic on the bridge has tripled since 2008. Its promenade, a car-free area elevated above six lanes of traffic, features …

USDOT

Research shows deleted WhatsApp messages aren’t actually deleted

Chat logs from WhatsApp linger on your phone even after you’ve deleted them, according to new research published by iOS expert Jonathan Zdziarski.<p>Forensic traces of chats linger on the phone even after a user archives or deletes them, Zdziarski found, and could be accessed by someone with physical …

How To Lose Belly Fat Fast

Belly fat is a stubborn, unsightly beast. It’s also dangerous. This year’s Men’s Health Week focused on the risks of carrying fat around your …

The world's 50 greatest cities - according to you

25 Things You Should Know About Marrakech

It’s not Morocco’s capital city (that’s Rabat). It’s not the country’s largest metropolis (that’s Casablanca). It’s not even the African nation’s …

How to save more money without getting off the couch

No, don't get up.<p>From your couch, you can replenish your household supply of paper towels, watch all of Narcos, research the problem with microbeads, and order sunglasses for a weekend down South this February.<p>You can also save some money.<p>Below, find nine ways to set yourself up to save more money …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

What Do You Want to Do With Your Life?

What do you want to do with your life? It’s a question almost everyone asks themselves. It’s also a question <b>I don’t believe you should bother asking</b> …

5 global banks to pay $5.7 billion in fines over currency manipulation

They called themselves the Cartel, and that turned out to be an appropriate name.<p>Traders and sales agents used electronic chat rooms, prosecutors said, to conspire to manipulate prices in the $5-trillion-a-day foreign currency markets. They secretly marked up transaction costs, telling customers …

9 Core Exercises That Get You Closer to 6-Pack Abs

<i>Do standard crunches and planks have you seeing minimal progress? Shape has the nine moves you need to target the muscles that matter, and they'll get you that much closer to six-pack abs!</i><p>Everybody wants a six-pack—which is great. But FYI, there are actually <i>four</i> key muscle groups you need to tone …

Workouts

15 Books You Should Read Before Starting Your Business

When my first company failed, a young startup I founded right after college, I wanted to know why. I spent the next year reading and working like an …

Still Life Photography in 5 Steps

If you’ve been participating in the Light Stalking forums lately, you will have probably also been following the rise in popularity of Mila Pinchev’s …

Songs We Love: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra, 'Afrique (Take 3, Vocal)'

You know how some older "legacy" artists program their concerts like a greatest-hits collection? Duke Ellington did some of that as he was getting older — people wanted to hear the Maestro lead "Satin Doll" and "Mood Indigo," after all — but he never stopped writing new music, either. And his late …

The 1 Thing Happy People Do Every Day

Growing up with a mother as a counselor definitely had its perks: she was incredibly patient, a supportive listener, and always gave the best advice. …

Visiting Iceland: 14 dos and don'ts

The number of visitors to small, ravishingly beautiful Iceland is soaring – and Iceland’s news has been busy with stories of tourists getting into difficulties. When travellers get things wrong, it can be a matter of etiquette, or the destruction of the pristine environment. But it can also be …

The 13 hottest summer vacation towns in America

These places are famous for a reason, and have been for a long time.<p>From Hilton Head to Galveston Island, here are some of the top getaways around the US.

30 iconic American hotel bars everyone should have a drink at

All the major hospitality groups are filling their portfolios with new projects inside buzzy and beloved hotels. Hoteliers, too, are answering the bar-hopping public's call: multiple cocktail concepts within a single hotel are becoming the standard at big city hotels, especially those that stand on …

Hospitality

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

It is never too early nor is it ever too late to start planning for retirement. It ultimately depends on your way of life, where are you living, and …

Retirement

9 Business Books That Will Change Your Life Today

Knowledge is regarded as the only lasting competitive advantage. This is true for economies, countries, organizations and people. This is the reason, …

How To Build a Twitter "Hello World" Web App in Python

As the documenters of the API economy, <i>ProgrammableWeb</i> is producing a series of tutorials – the “Hello World of APIs” – that demonstrates how to …