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The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016 | Inc.com

Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will inspire you to make 2017 the best year ever. I figure we all need a year-end boost. Enjoy!<p>The …

Motivation

Google is making it easier for anyone to design beautiful apps

New collaboration tools for designers embrace the Material Design philosophy<p>Google is launching a new suite of tools meant to make it easier for designers and app makers to collaborate. It’s partially an expansion of Google’s Material Design efforts, which launched two years ago as a way to rethink …

Apps

5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

Note-Taking

Majority of Small Businesses and Economies Are Not Ready for Digital Platforms, But They Should Be

As few as 10 percent of start-ups focused on digital platform business models will become profitable<p>New research released by Accenture reveals that despite the potential for traditional businesses to become successful digital platform companies, as few as 10 percent of start-ups focused on digital …

Profit

Researchers use the human body to transfer wireless passwords

Sending data over wireless formats like WiFi and Bluetooth is very convenient, but not necessarily secure. A Princeton report back in January revealed that some smart home devices unwittingly broadcast location information while others didn't encrypt their data streams at all. To get around the …

5 Simple Habits That Will Make You a More Positive Person | Inc.com

Are optimists born or made?<p>We tend to think of those who see the sunnier side of life as having been blessed with a positive disposition. And it's true that some significant portion of our happiness is probably determined by our pre-set tendency towards melancholy or cheer. But according to …

Happiness

Ten Forward-Thinking American Cities investing in a Better Future

By Julia Pond, Managing Editor<p>We're always looking for a little inspiration, and even more so these days...so we researched which cities in the U.S. have the greenest, most technologically inventive, most progressive policies? We chose the word 'forward-thinking' rather than 'innovative' to include …

Urbanism

The 25 Best Books of 2016

A collection of the best novels, non-fiction, and memoirs from the past year.<p>At a time when politics have dominated the national conversation in a way that can often feel overwhelming, the best books of 2016 so far have provided escapism and comfort. They've shown us that empathy is a great virtue, …

Books

This Is What Earth Will Look Like in 100 Years

If we're lucky.<p>At this point, you're probably fully aware of how hot it is. But in case you're unaware: It's really, really hot.<p>In fact, 2016 is …

Cognitive offloading: How the Internet is increasingly taking over human memory

Our increasing reliance on the Internet and the ease of access to the vast resource available online is affecting our thought processes for problem …

Humanity

The Painkillers That Could End the Opioid Crisis - MIT Technology Review

It happens every time James Zadina publishes a new paper or receives a write-up: the phone in his New Orleans laboratory begins to ring. The e-mails …

Pain

As Earth warms, Americans more polarized than ever on climate

Just as scientists are warning that our planet's climate is set to overshoot critical thresholds, Americans have become more divided than ever along …

Climate Change

Legions of nanorobots target cancerous tumours with precision

Researchers from Polytechnique Montréal, Université de Montréal and McGill University have just achieved a spectacular breakthrough in cancer …

Tumors

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Virtual reality allows scientists to walk into a cancer cell

After generations of peering into a microscope to examine cells, scientists could simply stroll straight through one.<p>Calling his project the "stuff …

The Vegan Experience: Welcome to Year 3

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Welcome to the third year of The Vegan Experience! All month we're exploring the vegan lifestyle, from dining out to eating in, developing a slew of delicious recipes for vegan appetizers, snacks, and entrees along the way. For more posts in the series, check here!<p>This is the third …

22 Insane Recipes to Get You Through Your/Beyonce’s 22 Day Vegan Challenge

Sure we had our doubts when Beyoncé and Jay-Z announced that they were going vegan for 22 days at the end of 2013, but the proof is in the chia pudding: they did it and look DAMN GOOD. All of a sudden, our usual bacon-loving Twitter and Facebook feeds are filled with friends taking on the challenge …

Vegan

Vegan Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Panini With Sun-Dried Tomato Mayonnaise Recipe

A hearty vegan sandwich with a balance of sweet caramelized onions, savory mushrooms, and a tangy sun-dried tomato mayonnaise.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil, divided2 medium onions, thinly sliced (about 3 cups)Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper1 pound button, …

Tofu and mushroom stroganoff – vegan recipe

Stroganoff – just the mere mention of it makes you feel warm and cozy. I had been using the same vegan stroganoff recipe for about 20 years and felt it was time for an update! This version is full of creamy and heavenly mushroom flavour, with hints of white wine and thyme. Lightly sautéed strips of …

Vegan: Cheesy Baked Potatoes With Broccoli

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Welcome to the third year of The Vegan Experience! All month we're exploring the vegan lifestyle, from dining out to eating in, developing a slew of delicious recipes for vegan appetizers, snacks, and entrees along the way. For more posts in the series, check here!<p>I'm not all that …

Ed's Vegan Diary, Week 2: Getting Tight With Tofu

Previously<p>I'm Going Vegan This Month To Keep Kenji Company<p>This week I have settled into something of a vegan groove. Initially, my energy level flagged because I wasn't eating enough protein. But once I started making a point of eating the sorts of protein that I normally don't gravitate toward, I …

Proof that Your Own Thoughts and Beliefs Can Cause Self-Healing

<b>By Andre Evans</b><p>If you are struggling with any major health concern, it is important to realize that your mind can sometimes be your own worse enemy, …