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How to Begin Each Day for Optimal Sanity (Marcus Aurelius Meditations)

Starting and maintaining a positive daily morning routine is an investment and a way to do your best work everyday. It also gives you structure, …

How To Find Cheap Flights

Based on 13 billion fares across the top 100 routes searched for on momondo, the 2016 Annual Flight Study shows you when to buy flight tickets. Find …

The ultimate guide to LinkedIn profiles

If you’re like me, you have a LinkedIn profile that serves as a modern replacement for the business card.<p>It’s decked out with your photo, experience …

Here’s Why Progressives Lose Their Minds When They Lose Elections

Students are huddling in safe spaces to cry it out, protestors are storming the streets shouting #NotMyPresident, and celebrities and media …

Political Science

Create Your Own App

The Real Reason People Are Unproductive Isn't What You Think | Inc.com

We are always looking for new ways to be productive. But why is it that we aren't productive in the first place?<p>People tend to chalk it up to the following:<p>Distracting environment<br>• Not enough sleep (or not enough coffee)<br>• Too many "priorities"<br>• Poor time management<br>• Etc.<p>The truth of it is, "productivity" …

Time Management

​Iceland’s Ghost Fleet

The untold story of the world’s most famous abandoned plane wreck.<p>On a chilly afternoon in 1973, Eyrún Sæmundsdóttir was knitting a wool sweater in her bedroom when she looked out the window and saw a US Navy airplane fall from the sky and crash on her farm in southern Iceland.<p>As the plane burst …

Tractor-Trailer

Marti Report Included: Rare 1968 Ford Galaxie XL GT 428

This 1968 Ford Galaxie XL GT is a legit member of Ford’s Total Performance campaign, despite the fact that few have heard of the model. In Sunlit …

The Famous TILL WE CAN'T Band Dancers

Learn Something, Dimwit: Here's a Super Easy Trick to Write Chord Progressions in Every Key

Electric Guitar

2 killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-87 involving tractor trailer

Two people died in a crash on Interstate 87 in Rockland County that involved multiple vehicles and backed up southbound traffic for miles Friday …

Content Marketing Trends Your Business Should Implement

<i>JT Ripton is a business consultant and freelance writer.</i><p>Through proper content marketing, businesses can build their brand, raise awareness, and engender trust. This type of marketing positions businesses as credible and reliable information sources. Sharing and promoting content related to your …

Richard Branson Responds To Elon Musk's Criticism; 'We're About To Prove Him Wrong'

<b>Henry Blodget</b>: Most management gurus preach the virtue of focus. They'll say you have to focus on one thing, learn how to do it great, crush everybody else. How does Virgin succeed doing dozens of things in dozens of industries?<p><b>Richard Branson</b>: It's interesting. When we started diversifying from …

Times Square

The Top LinkedIn Tricks for Outfoxing your Competition

Most professionals I run into consider LinkedIn to be a place to connect with other humans, not companies. But, as my friend Mitt used to say: corporations are people, too.<p>Go to the Interests tab, click on Companies, and you’ll see a list of companies you’re already following. If you want to add …

How Bad Cars Happen: The Pontiac Aztek Debacle

How do bad cars happen? How, for instance, did Pontiac's Aztek—the greatest failed model in recent history—get all the way from flawed design to ugly product? We asked Bob Lutz, our industry expert and man-about-town. Here's the inside dope.<p>How do bad cars happen? How, for instance, did Pontiac's …

Detroit Auto Show

Organize your desktop like a Mac expert with Spaces

Learn how to improve your multitasking ways by employing OS X's Mission Control and Spaces features.<p><i>Welcome to Mac Mondays! Each Monday, the team at CNET How To will go in-depth on ways you can improve your Mac. We'll talk performance upgrades (for old and new models), hardware hacks, and workflow</i> …

Apps

6 Ways An Empathy Map Can Help Craft Winning Headlines

<i>Demian Farnworth is the Chief Copywriter for Copyblogger Media. This article originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>We all have our pet formulas. The go-to sources we love for great headline ideas.<p>For some it’s a swipe file full of head-turning advertising headlines. For others it’s scanning the …

Woman's interminable selfie shoot divides YouTube

More than one million people have poured onto YouTube to see a bikini-clad woman trying to perfect shots of her face and rear. You must either be for or against.<p>Projecting the right image is now the world's most difficult task.<p>Our visual, virtual selves express more of who we are than words or …

Filmmaking

Become A Social Savvy Leader In Five Easy Steps

In a previous article, I explained why leaders need to be savvy about social media so they can build trust, engagement and connection. In this article, I’ll explain how to use social media with ease through a five-step process.<p>Social media allows you to connect and interact with your audience in …

8 Steps to Launching Your Product

<i>Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt and author of Creativity For Sale.</i><p>After Skyping with some college students, I wanted to share my process for launching a product or creative campaign. Whether it was launching IWearYourShirt, starting a non-profit, selling my last name, or various …

Nordstrom's Simple Strategy For Beating Everyone Else In Retail

The company's shares have gained 110% in five years. The company is well-positioned to continue that success in the future, according to a recent report by Deutsche Bank.<p>The department store has focused on a few aspects of the business to stand out.<p>Here's how Nordstrom is beating retailers from …

eCommerce

When Four Seasons Put A Pony In My Room: Customer Service Without Scripting

Have you ever called your cable provider and suffered through a customer service conversation that’s scripted and stilted all the way up to the last moment, when the agent asks you: <i>“Is there anything else I can help you with today, Mr. Please-I-need-you-to-go-away?”</i><p>There’s nothing intrinsically …

The Most Important Things To Consider If You're Trying To Decide Between The iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus

It seems like most people are buying the iPhone 6. But if you find yourself debating between the two devices, here's a quick look at the most important differences between them.<p>It's not just about size, either.

Mobile Technology

How Making 1 Percent Improvements for Everything Adds Up

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>In 2010, Dave Brailsford faced a tough job.<p>No British cyclist had ever won …

This is how ISIS wins: Repeating the Bush/Cheney/Rove approach just won’t work

The way to battle ISIS long-term is to understand its appeal and retain our humanity. Take Sun Tzu’s word for it!<p>For all his vaunted love of nuance, President Obama's recent speech announcing our new war against ISIS (or ISIL, to the White House) denounced them in terms strikingly similar to George …

How the iPhone 6 literally pays for itself

If the new Apple Pay system delivers on its promise, financial transactions will be revolutionised<p>On Tuesday, the church of Apple held its annual convention in San Francisco. Legions of the faithful, carefully vetted, were assembled in a darkened auditorium. The atmosphere was not quite as …

How to Craft a Compelling Storyline for Your Company

As mentioned in the beginning, the key to a consistent story about your business is that your entire team buys-in on what you’ve defined as your brand.<p>From the beginning, it’s important for the entire team to be involved in the process of creating your brand as well as providing their input on …

Has DNA Evidence Finally Uncovered The Identity Of Jack The Ripper?

After years of investigations, guesses, and suspicions about the identity of Jack The Ripper, we may finally have a concrete answer thanks to DNA testing. The legendary murderer has remained a mysterious member of the cultural landscape for years, surviving as the great unknown boogeyman from the …