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Tesla Solar Roof: 8 Things You Don't Realize Until You Own One

You will become internet-famous.<p>In April, Amanda Tobler took a risk. She switched on her newly-installed Tesla Solar Roof on her house San Jose, …

4 Habits Women Need to Break Right Now to Become Better Leaders

The very habits that come natural to us are the ones that hold us back.<p>"We have to confront ourselves. Do we like what we see in the mirror? And, according to our light, according to our understanding, according to our courage, we will have to say yea or nay--and rise!" -- Maya Angelou<p>Are you a …

There may be a 3rd pillar of physical fitness beyond diet and exercise

Most of us know that to be healthy, we need to eat well and exercise.<p>But focusing on just those two things may not be enough, according to a theory investigated (and experienced) by journalist and anthropologist Scott Carney in his recent book "What Doesn't Kill Us: How Freezing Water, Extreme …

8 Life Choices That Will Make You Instantly Likable and Respected

The ability to earn respect often comes down to the choices you make.<p>Respect is such a lost value in today's culture, especially since the most recent presidential campaign. Its polarizing nature has brought out the worst in humanity.<p>Studies have been telling us that there's immense power in …

People lie to you about success all the time — and once you realize it, you can never go back

And it is FASCINATING.<p>Once you recognize these lies, you can never go back.<p>For example, let's take an interview of a big-name CEO. Someone asks, "What advice would you give to someone who wants to do what you do?"<p>His answer: "My number 1 piece of advice to people is to discover their calling."<p>Now …

Here's 1 Simple Change That Will Make You Much More Successful

How you challenge yourself is what matters most.<p>Do you have ambitious goals? You probably do, or else you would be reading some other website. But how, exactly, can you bridge the gap between where you are now and where you want to be? There is a systematic way to go after the things you want, and …

Here are 3 easy ways to find and buy AirPods, even when Apple says there are none available

Despite being available for a few months now — they were supposed to release in October, but got delayed to December — finding AirPods is still incredibly tough. Unless you're extremely lucky, you will not be able to walk into an Apple store and find AirPods.<p>Even if you ask store employees, like I …

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How Long Until You Are Standing at Your Desk? Autonomous SmartDesk Knows It Won't be Long

I first encountered a guy standing at his desk several decades ago, when I was a fresh-faced attorney at Disney. One of my colleagues had ordered a lectern to do his contract drafting, and he said it was for health reasons, sitting for a long time was simply too painful. Over the years I have seen …

7 questions to make sure your financial adviser is on your side, according to the one who helped Tony Robbins write his second book about money

Tony Robbins became the world's most famous performance coach through decades of energetic seminars and high-profile clients, but he's made spreading personal finance knowledge his mission the past couple years.<p>Around 2010, Robbins began speaking with what would become 50 of the United States' top …

96% of people fail when they try to better themselves — here are 3 ways to make sure you don't

The data from those polls was pretty shocking — 96% of their personal development efforts completely failed.<p>There's a joke that goes, "I'm opening a gym called Resolutions. It will have exercise equipment in it for the first two weeks and then it turns into a bar for the remainder of the year."<p>It's …

This chart should convince every teen to start saving for retirement

If you remember your first summer job, you may also recall how you liked to spend your paycheck. A shopping spree, beach trip, or new gadget, perhaps?<p>But if you'd put that hard-earned cash into a retirement account instead and let it gather interest through the years, you'd be high-fiving your …

A 10K tiny house 3D-printed in 24 hours

Building a house typically takes months, exacerbating the housing crisis so many people face worldwide. Apis Cor, a San Francisco-based company that …

This Simple Tweak Is One Of The Best Ways To Protect Your Windows Computer

A lot of Windows users take an additive approach when it comes to security. Think you need to increase your protection? Install another piece of software. There are some great apps out there, like RansomFree, but you can actually make your Windows PC a lot more secure simply by changing one little …

36 Books to Read If You Want to Become a Billionaire

Here are some important guides to cultivating a success mindset, starting up, developing product, and becoming a great leader.<p><i>"What one book would you suggest if I want to be a billionaire within next 10 years?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people</i> …

These 10 TED Talks Will Help You Improve Your Life

Can't hire a coach to help you improve your life? Watch these 10 TED talks instead.<p>Think about all the areas in which you'd like to improve. Do you want to be more creative? How about less afraid? Maybe you just want to make better use of your time.<p>If you don't have the means to hire a coach to …

The Price We Pay For Better Living

<i>This article was originally published at Stratfor.com.</i><p><b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>The Global Affairs column is curated by Stratfor’s board of contributors, a diverse group of thinkers whose expertise inspires rigorous and innovative thought. Their opinions are their own and serve to complement and even challenge</i> …

How I launched a side hustle that earns enough to cover my mortgage payment — and requires less than 10 hours of work per week

I loaded my iPhone with apps like Evernote, Outlook, Mail, and Agenda to keep track of to-dos, appointments, and meetings. But I found myself more unfocused and lost in the swirl of life than ever.<p>I started using an old-fashioned notepad for my to-do list, and liked it. Then I started printing my …

What is Tabata Training?

There are countless workout styles you've probably heard about over the years, and all of them are meant to help you reach your fitness goals.<p>You may …

Trump could roll back a rule intended to protect your retirement savings — here's how to make sure your financial adviser is working in your best interest

But that decree may never see the light of day. President Donald Trump signed an executive order February 3 giving the new White House time to review the rule, which administration officials have indicated they aim to rescind.<p>Though Trump's order has already received pushback, it's still in the …

Win First Seconds Of A Job Interview And Ride Tailwind Of Confirmation Bias

In the movie <i>Sliding Doors</i> we see Helen’s (Gwyneth Paltrow) life go one way when she catches a commuter train, but completely another in the parallel universe where the train doors just close before she boards.<p>From a tiny deviation, the “butterfly effect” leads to an entirely alternate life paths.<p>If …

This Is How You Train Your Brain to Get What You Really Want

In April of 2015, I got serious about my goal to become a professional writer. I had written an e-book, <i>Slipstream Time Hacking</i>, and was anxious to know how to traditionally publish it. At that time, I had just barely put up my own website and had a subscriber base of zero.<p>I decided literary agents …

Self-improvement

This college course teaches you how to call out things that are unscientific

Their weapon? A new course: "Calling Bullshit In the Age of Big Data."<p>The class website and colorful syllabus went online last month and almost instantly went viral.<p>"We woke up the next morning to chaos. We had 20,000 visitors, our mailboxes were full, we were getting book offers," said Carl …

Now Anyone Can Build Ikea’s Experimental Garden

A few months ago, Ikea’s innovation lab Space10 released a garden structure called the Growroom. Aimed for neighborhood use by city dwellers who don’t have backyards, the spherical wooden planter is meant to be a way to grow food locally and sustainably.<p>On Friday, Space10 published the entire set …

These Female Hackers Want To Make It Safer For You To Share Nudes

If you don't want to be subjected to revenge porn, don't send nudes. You've heard it before. But a group of female hackers thinks that advice isn't …

Human Rights

Tony Robbins: How to Retire Rich

When it comes to the financial world, you're either playing chess or have become a chess piece in someone else's game. Tony Robbins shares the 4 steps you need to take to retire rich and create peace of mind in a world of volatility.<p>Last week, I was honored to have the incredible opportunity to …

Discovery of time crystals could radically change our understanding of the space-time continuum

Consider a structure that moves not in space but time, crystals that change shape and move perpetually without energy, and always return to their …

44 of the best long hiking trails in the continental US all on one map

So many trails, so little time. That’s sure how it feels sometimes when you’re trying to pick a new adventure to go on. It can be difficult deciding …

Trails

This Home Depot Furniture Is So Chic You'll Never Believe It's From Home Depot

Our trips to Home Depot are mainly reserved for things like a lawn mower, lightbulbs, lumber, and the like. (No judgment if you complain the <i>entire</i> time you are there.) But behind...

How Scientists Are Tracking the Dangerous Weakening of Earth's Magnetic Field

<i>This article originally was published on</i> The Conversation.<p>The Earth is blanketed by a magnetic field. It’s what makes compasses point north, and …

It's Time to Stop Talking About EQ, Because It Doesn't Actually Exist

It's crooked psychology, according to this professor.<p><i>What is more beneficial in life; a high EQ or IQ? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Jordan B Peterson, psychology professor at the</b> …

Self-esteem