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The disconnect between Baby Boomers and Millennials when it comes to work ethic

Baby Boomers sometimes believe Millennials are entitled and lazy, but this couldn’t be further from the truth.<p>Millennials have entered a professional …

Millennials

Research Shows This Simple Trick Is All You Need To Stay Engaged At Work

All you need is a daily plan.<p>Feeling energized and excited about tackling your work day is becoming less and less common. In fact, a recent poll by Gallop Organization shows that only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged at work. Thirteen percent! That number doesn't feel very encouraging, but …

How stretching everyday can benefit your physical and mental health, and improve your problem solving skills

CommentsTo post comments please <br>log in register or Login with facebookSubheadline: Whether you are an athlete or a couch potato, everyone can benefit …

Stretching

It really pays to be an iOS developer

Want to make mad bank? Learn to program iOS apps. The career website Dice compiled average iOS developer salaries, and the numbers are a touch breathtaking.<p>The results are broken out by geographical area, with cities that have the highest costs of living also offering the most generous salaries. …

Salaries & Wages

Elon Musk Once Gave Some Surprising Business Advice. 4 Years Later, It's Clearly Quite Brilliant

The road to self-improvement is a lifelong process.<p>Does a high IQ contribute to success? Certainly. But not without hard work, experimentation, failing forward, and an undying devotion to self-improvement.<p>Take Elon Musk, one of the smartest people on the planet. The driving force behind Tesla, …

FYI These 3 Plank Moves Engage More Muscles Than Crunches

They’ll work more than just your core.<p>Planks may be challenging, but they’re also an exercise that can literally be done anywhere. Plank at the gym, …

Risotto, robotics and virtual reality: how Canada created the world's best libraries

In the lobby of the downtown branch of Toronto’s reference library, a bearded man in a red shirt doffed an imaginary top hat to wave me through the gate, bowing exaggeratedly and saying: “After you, madame.”<p>The building is unassuming at street level – brown brick, a grid of square windows – but …

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Siblings

The Strange Failure of the Educated Elite

Once upon a time, white male Protestants ruled the roost. You got into a fancy school if your father had gone to the fancy school. You got a job at a white-shoe law firm or climbed the corporate ladder if you golfed at the right club.<p>Then we smashed all that. We replaced a system based on birth …

Exercising regularly 'can keep heart and arteries young'

<b>Exercising four to five times a week is necessary to stop the main arteries to the heart from stiffening up, research suggests.</b><p>Two or three exercise sessions a week kept only some arteries healthy, a study of 100 people in their 60s found.<p>The researchers said any form of exercise reduced the risk …

You Can’t Separate Money From Culture

Why did white working-class voters shift toward Donald Trump in the 2016 election? Was it about money or culture — their struggles in the new economy or their prejudices?<p>A recent article in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by Diana C. Mutz comes down on the side of culture. Dr. Mutz …

Income Inequality

Find it difficult to resist alcohol or drugs? How running can help

Exercise can have a powerful impact on people struggling with addiction, as members of the Skid Row Running Club know all too well. Could this be one of the best natural ways to address withdrawal symptoms?<p>Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles has been a ghetto for the impoverished, marginalised and …

Intelligent Machines Will Teach Us—Not Replace Us

Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov on the overblown fears about AI<p>Over the centuries, humans have created countless technologies to save ourselves from backbreaking physical labor and mindless routine. AI continues that progress by taking over many rote cognitive tasks that don’t require …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Invest $100 a Month and Why It Can Be Life-Changing

You won't believe the compounding effects of consistency.<p>I won't blame you if you think this is hyperbole -- these days, a trip to the grocery store …

This is why successful people are unhappy in middle age — and what to do about it

Writing a book about age and happiness brought many surprises, but none surpasses this: High-achieving professionals seem especially vulnerable to …

This Successful Hired Gun Teaches How Objectivity, Not Passion, Is the Best Trait for Success

Are you objective enough to be successful? Perhaps your passion is getting in the way.<p>Businesses have ups and downs. But when the downs become longer and harder, sometimes leadership needs to bring in some fresh faces and ideas to get the company back on track. It can be a difficult decision to …

'The most significant development since the safety belt'

<b>Here is an extraordinary statistic: since the Volvo XC90 went on sale in the UK in 2002 it has sold over 50,000 vehicles, yet not a single person has been killed while driving it, or as a passenger.</b><p>It is, according to the independent laboratory Thatcham Research, the safest car it has ever …

School Is Expensive. Is It Worth It?

For your kids, yes—at least assuming they graduate. But the author of ‘The Case Against Education’ says the benefits to society are vastly overstated.<p>By<p>James Taranto<p>James Taranto<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@jamestaranto<p>taranto<p>James.Taranto@wsj.com<p><i>Fairfax, Va.</i><p>If America listened to Bryan Caplan, …

High School

This Move From a Beachbody Trainer May Be the Most Effective Ab Exercise We've Ever Seen

Beachbody trainer Autumn Calabrese, creator of the 21-Day Fix, loves to share her favorite moves from her latest program, 80-Day Obsession. We've seen her booty-sculpting cardio moves and the full-body move called the surrender to shoulder press.<p>She's back on Instagram, this time showing us this …

The No. 1 trait highly charismatic people all share, according to science

William von Hippel, a psychology professor from the University of Queensland in Australia, conducts eccentric experiments to uncover the thought …

Are your phone camera and microphone spying on you? | Dylan Curran

Taping over the lens is just the first step in keeping online snoopers out of your business<p>Here is what the former FBI director James Comey said when he was asked back in September 2016 if he covered his laptop’s webcam with tape.<p>“Heck yeah, heck yeah. Also, I get mocked for a lot of things, and I …

Spying

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Related: Why have we …

What Facebook’s privacy policy allows may surprise you | The Star

NEW YORK—To get an idea of the data Facebook collects about you, just ask for it. You’ll get a file with every photo and comment you’ve posted, all …

9 Best Home Cardio Exercises

Doing your cardio exercising at home is an attractive option, offering convenience as well as a way to save money and time. Luckily, a good cardio …

HIIT

A Bold, Divisive Plan to Wean Californians From Cars

SAN FRANCISCO — It’s an audacious proposal to get Californians out of their cars: a bill in the State Legislature that would allow eight-story buildings near major transit stops, even if local communities object.<p>The idea is to foster taller, more compact residential neighborhoods that wean people …

If You're Sick of Your Own Procrastinating BS, You Need to Read This

Is procrastination the name of your game? I feel you. I'm not sure what it about us humans, but when there's an unpleasant or tedious task at hand, I …

5 Low-cost Ways to Market Your Start-up

Start-ups need visibility so that it gets noticed by investors, media and most importantly potential customers<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>It's a dream of everyone to start something …

This Podcast-Based Writing Course Will Get You Working On Your Dream Novel

Tim Clare's Couch to 80K writing podcast is a delightful, intense, encouraging eight-week journey towards writing a novel. For the best experience, …

Five things Donald Trump thinks about trade that are not true

AMERICA’S president has a winners-and-losers perspective on most, perhaps all, transactions. He thus believes that <b>persistent trade deficits are by</b> …

Tariffs

Learn How to Make Beautiful Apps With This Discounted Design Course

Design+Code2 is 74% off.<p>Whether you’re looking to have some fun, or looking to make a big old truckload of cash, the world of app design is seriously …