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17 best sci-fi movies you should be watching

17 best sci-fi movies you should be watching<p>Great sci-fi movies deal with the future, big ideas and (quite frequently) how something in space will …

This Renowned Wharton Professor's Best Leadership Advice: For the Love of God, Stop Brainstorming

Superstar leadership expert Adam Grant identifies the most important evidence-based truths to apply to your business today.<p>Leadership is not mysterious. If you understand how people and organizations behave, you'll have a pretty good idea how to maximize the performance of both. Fortunately, we're …

Leadership

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

Why this '5-4-3-2-1' mindfulness trick is so effective at beating anxiety

People are saying the results are instant.<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of worries.<p>But next time you feel overwhelmed with anxious thoughts, a simple mindfulness trick may offer some relief.<p>Shared by Boston University clinical …

Camp Site House

Arranged on a six-acre plot full of mature trees, the Camp Site House is a rustic retreat on the Uruguayan coast. The compound consists of five …

8 Lesser-Known Decor Stores if You're Bored of the Usual

If you've ever looked around your home and noticed that a majority of what you own is all from the same handful of stores, then read on, because this …

Home Decorating

If a woman has these 14 qualities never let her go, scientists say

People in long term relationships will someday get to the point where they need to ask themselves: Is this really the person I want to spend the rest …

The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. They discovered a humanizing philosophy driving the manufacturer’s innovation, one that intrinsically motivated …

Self-improvement

15 Books Every First-Time Manager Should Read | Inc.com

<i>High Output Management:</i> Dickerson declares himself to be a "huge fan of this book, wish I had read it long before I did."<p><i>The Essential Drucker:</i> He's equally enthusiastic about this one, saying "absolutely love Drucker -- much of what he wrote 50 years ago is more relevant than anything you read …

Fred Wilson

22 Movies And Shows Every Designer Should Watch On Netflix

Netflix’s queue is constantly changing. Here’s a guide to the latest stuff.<p>(<i>This is an updated version of a list we published two years ago–the majority of which was no longer streamable, given Netflix’s content churn. We miss you,</i> Objectified<i>!</i>)<p>The Netflix queue is one of the most dangerous …

Netflix Original

How to Not Sweat the Small Stuff

As a retiring worry wart, there are times I’m faced with minor issues, personal and professional, that seem to drive me crazy, but are really not …

Self-help

Stop Being Polite. Tackle Problems With Honesty | Inc.com

We recently had Kim Scott, a management and leadership expert hired by some of Silicon Valley's biggest tech firms, join us for Radiate. Her new book, <i>Radical Candor</i>, focuses on her distinct style of leadership coaching: advising managers and bosses to be open, honest, and direct in their feedback. …

Leadership

Insurance CFOs seek more automation, better data quality

Chief financial officers at insurance companies struggle with data quality and want more automation in order to speed up the process of closing …

This Founder Believes He Found the Answer for Burnout

GitHub co-founder Chris Wanstrath says that switching up a routine is a surefire way to get inspired.<p><i>Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s “20 Questions” series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success</i> …

Work-life Balance

Hack Netflix with these add-ons and tricks

Supercharge your streaming<p>Part of Netflix's appeal is that it just works—whether you're on a phone, a tablet, or a smart TV, just fire up the streaming service and pick up where you left off. Dig a little deeper under Netflix's simple interface, though, and you'll find a number of ways to tweak and …

Televisions

How to Successfully Clone Your Best Employee | Inc.com

We all have someone at the top of the pack, an outstanding employee we can entrust with virtually any project or situation. The one we are terrified will leave. The one we wish we could clone.<p>It's not exactly cloning, but you wish you could create a new generation of employees instilled with your …

Leadership

Make every aspect of your life better by sending 5 simple emails

You can make strides in 5 fundamental areas by just sending 5 emails.<p>1. Happiness<p>Every morning send a friend, family member or co-worker an email to say thanks for something.<p>Might sound silly but it's actually excellent advice on how to make your life better.<p>There's tons and tons and tons of …

Happiness

Guy Fieri's Texas chili recipe is so rich and flavorful, you'll never turn back

Guy Fieri knows his chili. The <i>Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives</i> host is pretty much always eating something meat covered on Food Network, and when it comes …

Food Preservation

For $1.395M, a post and beam with contemporary finishes in Hollywood Dell

Its large wood deck offers lovely views<p>This two-story post and beam was built in 1957, but it has been given a lot of contemporary upgrades—and it doesn’t feel vintage at all. Those upgrades include concrete finishes, stainless steel appliances, and metal staircase railings.<p>On the top level, the …

My Company Gives This Guide To Managers For Supporting Team Members On Leave

Has your company drawn up a handbook to help employees go on family leave? Here’s an inside look at Buffer’s in its entirety.<p>Thinking through our very first family leave policy at Buffer was a new and exciting thing for our young company. I was personally honored to be the first teammate to take a …

Framing

Eight films to watch in February

BBC Culture rounds up eight films coming out next month, including an inspiring untold story, The Lego Batman Movie and two Oscar-nominated foreign language films.<p><b>Hidden Figures</b><p>This feel-good drama about three unsung heroes topped the US box office on inauguration weekend, and has since nabbed …

Arrested Development

In The Search For The Perfect Desk – Get Inspired

As easy as it may be to buy the first desk you come across, that’s rarely a good idea. There are more types of desks than you’re aware of and each …

Furniture

You Only Need 20 Minutes For An Insanely Productive Day (With This Morning Ritual)

Picture this: you start the day on the wrong foot. Say the alarm didn’t buzz. So, you take a hurried shower and have burnt toast for breakfast, the …

Gardening 101: Stipa Grasses

Stipa Grass, <i>Stipa</i>: “Feather Dusters”<p>Feather, needle, and spear. These grasses form the genus S<i>tipa</i> and they’re the ones you can count on to sway in …

How To Cut Your Email Time In Half

Constantly checking your email is an addiction that’s destroying your productivity. Here’s how to break the habit.<p>We have a love/hate relationship with email. Forty percent of employees wish they had less email, according to a poll by Adobe. Yet a study from email-marketing platform provider …

Time Management

17 Garden Design Trends for 2017

Gardens matter. Are you looking for a way to make a difference this year? Support local wildlife. Buy well-made tools. Plant your supper.<p>Here are 17 …

The Best New Spirits of 2016

Compiling a year-end best-of list like this tends to be a multistep process. First, I ask myself which spirits jump out at me after almost a year of tastings. Second, I peruse the shelves of my liquor cabinet and look back at reviews and writeups to refresh my memory. And then, after the list is …

Whiskey

10 Definitive Reasons You Need More Houseplants in Your Life

You better believe we're going to try #2 this winter.<p>If you blame genetics for your lack of green thumb, it's time to teach yourself the powers of keeping a plant alive. It turns out these livings things can do even more for your physical and mental health than they can for your living room decor — …

Plants

Otherworldly Images of Andromeda Galaxy Over a Tiny Swiss Village

Photographer Sandro Casutt lives in a remote Swiss village with unbelievable views of the Andromeda Galaxy. The village of Vals, population 990, is a prime location for viewing the closest major galaxy to the Milky Way. Thus, Casutt, together with his brother Markus, started Cosmic Art Photography …

Andromeda Galaxy