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Here Are the Best Inspirational Quotes for 2018

Another year and another 365 quotes--the most inspirational things anybody has ever said.<p>Want inspirational quotes? Each year for the past several years, I've gathered the best inspiring quotes, one for each of the coming 365 days. Here's our latest installment: the top inspirational quotes for …

The 50 Best Podcasts of 2017

The shows that kept listeners refreshing their apps this year<p>Editor's Note: Find all of <i>The Atlantic</i>’s “Best of 2017” coverage here.<p>This year, podcasts got funnier, sharper, and even more niche. Our recommendations here pass a vigorous audio smell test. First, the arrival of a new podcast episode …

How the baby boomers — not millennials — screwed America

“The boomers inherited a rich, dynamic country and have gradually bankrupted it."<p>Everyone likes to bash millennials. We’re spoiled, entitled, and hopelessly glued to our smartphones. We demand participation trophies, can’t find jobs, and live with our parents until we’re 30. You know the punchlines …

17 Profound Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Realize That Kindness and Compassion is the Only Answer

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

15 Books These Successful Executives Say Inspired Them the Most

Whether you still flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, these inspiring titles are worth checking out.<p>Whether you still flip pages, tap an e-reader or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect companion, relaxation aid or source of inspiration. Check out these quotes from more than a …

The 9 best fantasy book series

There may have been a time when fantasy novels were the stuff of bookworms and nerds, but in the past 20 years, tales of witches, elves, magic, and …

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

<b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Extremely funny . . . inspired lunacy . . . [and] over much too soon.”—The Washington Post Book World</b><p><b>Nominated as one of</b> …

Why Ford Motor Company's Stock Crashed, and Why That's Great News for Value Investors

Shares of <b>Ford Motor Company</b> (NYSE:F) dropped 8.2% on Thursday after the company's second-quarter profit missed expectations and executives warned that their full-year guidance was at risk.<p>That seems like bad news. Is it finally time to sell your Ford stock?<p>I think it might be an opportunity to buy …

The silver boom is coming

But as we've written before, there is good reason to believe silver prices are headed even higher. Negative interest rates and global economic uncertainty continue to scare markets and investors. Precious metals are great portfolio "insurance" and they have a low correlation to shares.<p>(To find out …

Stock Markets

Top Analyst Picks w/ Strong Stock Buyback Activity

Opinion: Income investors are leaving money on the table if they don’t use this easy options strategy

Do your eyes glaze over when you hear someone mention an options strategy as a way of enhancing investment returns?<p>Mine do. But I promise to explain …

The favorite job interview questions of Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 26 other highly successful executives

Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite …

Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

Four Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Read in 2016

With a new year upon us, there is no better time than the present to start actually abiding by that New Year's resolution to start reading more. If you are an entrepreneur, chances are you may feel like you simply don't have time to read for fun, but it is very important that you do what you can to …

Entrepreneurship

Mindfulness Isn’t Much Harder than Mindlessness

I’ve been researching mindfulness since the early 1970s. New findings emerge from our lab and others each year, showing what a powerful factor mindfulness is with respect to our health, happiness, and effectiveness. Everything we do, we do mindfully or mindlessly, which suggests that it can be one …

12 Mind Tricks That Make You Likable and Help You Get Ahead

Dr. Travis Bradberry shows you how to use the brain's natural quirks to your advantage.<p>When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the …

The 20 best business books of 2015

From a biography of Elon Musk to a look inside Google's management structure and an introduction to behavioral economics, we've picked our favorite business books of 2015.

Self-improvement

ICON A5: Brilliant aircraft innovation – “…they shall mount up with wings as eagles.” – The Gadgeteer

The ICON A5 is a brilliantly engineered new airplane for those who would love to learn to fly and own their own plane but thought that it was beyond …

Aviation

Mark Cuban says DeAndre Jordan 'never responded ... not once'

DALLAS -- Mark Cuban started to address the Dallas Mavericks' dire situation Thursday after DeAndre Jordan's stunning decision to renege on his …

11 US housing markets where it makes more sense to buy than rent

But you have to live somewhere, and sometimes it makes more sense to buy than rent.<p>Realtytrac, a real estate information company, compiled data on 285 counties nationwide and analyzed the economics of buying versus renting a home. They found the average cost to rent or own a 3-bedroom house and …

Real Estate

Google unleashes machine dreaming software on the public, nightmarish images flood the internet

Artificial intelligence code is open-sourced by Google developers, with internet users sharing psychedelic images under #deepdream hashtag<p>Two weeks ago, Google engineers released the bizarre results of an artificial intelligence experiment, which saw photos interpreted and edited by the company's …

Inside the race to create the next generation of satellite internet

Is the sky big enough for two multi-billion dollar satellite internet projects? In the next two years, we’ll find out if entrepreneurs driven by human betterment—one looking up at the heavens and humanity’s future, the other looking down to the earth’s neediest—can share a shot at creating the next …

Space Travel

This Is Pixar's Secret to Making Moviegoers Cry

Editor Kevin Nolting, whose previous credits include Pixar’s <i>Up</i>, reteamed with Oscar-winning <i>Up</i> director Peter Docter on the studio’s inventive <i>Inside</i> …

7 Inspiring Steve Jobs Quotes That Just Might Change Your Life

Steve Jobs didn't just leave a legacy of great products. He also shared ideas that continue to inspire and motivate.<p>He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>"I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure</b> …

The 30 Best TED Talks of All Time That Will Open Your Mind and Inspire You to Take Action