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Helpful Infographics Visualize Complex Branches of Math and Science

Click to enlarge<p>It's often easy to get stuck into a narrow view of what a particular field of study entails, but as Dominic Walliman reveals in his impressive science infographics, there's much more than meets the eye when thinking of particular STEM subjects. Walliman demonstrates the diversity …

Infographics

Whether You Have Acne Or Dark Spots — Here's How To Treat It

Raise your hand if you’ve ever spent quality time with a highly magnified mirror, staring at that one thing — say, a dark spot or a zit that just …

'Open the doors and let these books in' - what would a truly diverse reading list look like?

Following student calls for university English literature syllabuses to be ‘decolonised’, Hanif Kureishi, Arundhati Roy, Kamila Shamsie and other authors reflect on the debate and choose essential books by black and minority ethnic writers<p>Hanif Kureishi<p>I once wrote, “I didn’t know I was coloured …

Books

The 7 biggest unicorns you’ve likely never heard of

When Aileen Lee first coined the term “unicorn” in 2013 to describe startups valued at over $1 billion, there were only 39 of them. There are currently about 215 of them, many of which hail from emerging markets.<p>For instance, China is home to two of the highest valued unicorns: Didi Chuxing and …

How to build muscle quickly

One of the most frustrating elements of fitness is that it can be very difficult to gain a significant amount of muscle mass. We’re not talking about being a bodybuilder here, but 5-10lbs of new muscle would be a welcome addition to the physiques of most gym goers, at least on an aesthetic …

Exercise

How to Write Product Descriptions That Sell

At one point or another, your company will need to craft product listings, and they need to be as persuasive as possible.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>At one point or another, your company will need to craft product listings -- whether it’s for a menu, merchandise items or services. …

Gear & Gadgets

I interview 100,000 people a year, and there are 6 questions that make job candidates stick in my mind

You'll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion—while the recruiter's put in the hot seat—that's not actually in your best interest.<p>Why? Because this is your final chance to make an awesome impression.<p>My team and I interview around …

Employment

Exhibition Examines Gender as a Tool—and a Weapon

Gender is a newly active front in the culture wars. A new exhibition explores the cultural invisibility of gender by shedding light on these issues …

Art

26 of the best business books you can read, from the CEOs and execs who can't put them down

Highly successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day and strive for self-improvement, with the latter often coming in the form of a book. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take some suggestions from more than two dozen executives who have …

U.S. Dept. of Education

20 Hard Lessons You Need To Learn Before 30

<i>What are some of the lessons one should definitely learn in their 20s? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge,</i> …

Self-improvement

The Forgotten Genius Of 17th Century Japanese Branding

Hundreds of years ago, Edo period sign designers were using the same principles as today’s brands.<p>When you think of signage in Japan, the country’s famously vibrant neon placards probably come to mind. But Japanese signage of the 16th and 17th centuries was very different, relying purely on …

Kanban

4 Proven Leadership Ideas That Are Nearly 2,000 Years Old--And Still Relevant | Inc.com

In our current culture of celebrity worship, we often look to well-known names and faces to teach us things. You'll find enough lessons inadvertently taught by the likes of Elon Musk and the late Steve Jobs to fill a library full of books.<p>But, we can also learn from people of the distant past. Take …

Greek Philosophy

Make Tough Decisions By Seeking Excellence, Not Perfection

If just the thought of having to choose between two undesirable alternatives gives you a headache, don’t quit your job.<p>If you obsess about which direction to take because you know you’ll have to live with any mistake you make, be sure to clock in tomorrow and thank your employer for the …

Self-improvement

11 ridiculously effective tools to help you automate your small business (and life)

As a small business owner, you have a lot of responsibilities on your plate. From finding the best employees to ensuring that your customers stay happy, one thing is certain: you have no trouble staying busy.<p>Of course, staying busy doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re being productive. Many small …

<b>5 Steps to Build a Social Media Marketing Plan for 2018</b> | Inc.com

Let's face it. It's not an easy time to be a social media marketer. After all, it's hard to build a social media marketing plan with all of the uncertainty that we face. However, in my time advising clients at Firebrand Group, I find that there are some attributes that separate those that succeed …

Public Relations

How I Became Conversationally Fluent in a Foreign Language in 17 Days | Inc.com

<i>How do I quickly and efficiently learn a new language?</i> <i>originally appeared on</i> <i>Quora</i><i>, the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. You can follow Quora on</i> <i>Twitter</i><i>,</i> <i>Facebook</i><i>, and</i> <i>Google Plus</i><i>.</i><p><b>Answer by David Bailey, Founder Coach,</b> …

Language

25 Top Podcasts That Will Spark Your Entrepreneurial Vision

Listening to a podcast while going to and from work is a rare example of successful multitasking.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever heard anyone say that the trend is your friend? Sure, if something is getting a lot of attention, you probably should examine it …

Entrepreneurship

After Ignoring Everyone's Advice, This Sports Entrepreneur Is Now Racing to Catch Nike

The co-founder behind shoe company On shares insight into the worst advice he ever received, why he is thankful he ignored it and how he stays productive.<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions</i> …

Running Shoes

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

Here's the 4-question framework I used to make my 8-figure business a success

I created a simple four-question framework to help you.<p>It's what I've used to grow Sumo from $0 into an 8-figure business, and has been tested with thousands of customers in my Monthly1k program to start their own successful businesses.<p>Here are the four questions you should ask yourself.<p><b>1. What's</b> …

Small Business

11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …

Books

Learn something new this year with these free online courses

Whether it’s a love for education, the drive to succeed, or just genuine curiosity, the hunger for knowledge and learning is what keeps us moving …

Photoshop

The Ultimate LGBT Pride Book List

1<p>The essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde<b>.</b> In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes …

Books

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How I Got Rid Of My "Teen" Products And Adopted An Adult Skincare Routine

I was 26 before I realized my Clean & Clear acne scrub wasn't cutting it anymore.<p>Yes, I realize now that I was about 10 years too late on this epic …

Skin Care

Watercolors by Eric Fischl

Today, we take a look at this beautiful series of both abstract and figurative watercolor work by renowned painter, Eric Fischl that spans from about …

The Gaping Hole in Shark Tank's Get Rich Advice

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was just reading “Tips on How to Become a Millionaire,” from each of the seven stars of <i>Shark Tank</i>. When you boil it down, you’ll notice four common themes, in descending order of prevalence:<p>Start your own business.<br>• Do what you love and …

Entrepreneurship

10 Habits That Help You Learn Twice as Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is in constant change due to advances in technology, science, and innovation. What was considered “hot” a year ago may no longer be relevant today. Just look at all the new social media platforms that have sprouted since …

Learning