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Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Self-improvement

How to Use the Rule of 78 in Business and Sales

Using the Rule of 78 in Business and Sales<p>Updated June 01, 2018<p>Whether you’re a novice or a serial entrepreneur, most small business owners welcome …

Small Business

NFL closes overtime rule loophole

Getty Images<p>The NFL has closed an odd loophole in the overtime rules, fixing a problem that had never come up — but would have caused major …

The Best Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2018

These pot stocks all have one big thing in common: location.<p>In case you hadn't noticed, the marijuana industry is absolutely on fire. According to …

Fast Casual Chain Slim Chickens Plots Houston Expansion

Houston has no shortage of fried chicken options, but Arkansas-based chain Slim Chickens will soon bring its version of yardbird to Houston proper.<p>A representative for the chain tells Eater that ground has been broken on Slim Chickens’ first location in Houston proper, set to open on Louetta Road …

Chickens

This Insane 18-Day Trip Will Take You Around the World for Just $1,300

People often toss out the line "I want to travel the world!" as shorthand for their wanderlust. But what if you could literally travel around the …

Rainbow Bagels Store Forced to Close Due To Popularity

One of the hottest food items in Brooklyn, an area known for hot food items, is rainbow bagels—which, if you’re not from New York City’s most …

8 Cars You Can (Finally) Legally Import in 2016

When they turn 25, you can bring them to the States.<p>Among other reasons to celebrate the new year, 2016 also brings us a number of cars that we can now legally import because they are 25 years old. A number of reasons have kept these cars from crossing into our borders, whether it was because they …

This White Terrorist Plotted To Kill Innocent Americans, But You Probably Haven't Heard Of Him

Eric Feight wanted to blast Muslims with a death ray in upstate New York.<p>A 55-year-old man thought he had procured a working X-ray device that could focus lethal levels of radiation on residents of an upstate New York community.<p>It's exactly the kind of horrific plot that might raise the alarm amid …

What Is Pig Pickin' Cake and Where Did it Come From?

Pig Pickin' Cake: The name of this dessert alone confuses most people who weren't born in the South. Is there pork inside of it? Is it savory? Is it meant for pigs? No, no, and no. However, how the cake got its name is just as interesting as the cake itself. This simple, traditional dessert was …

Is another human living inside you?

You may think your body and mind are your own. In fact, you are a fusion of many organisms - including, potentially, another person. Words by David Robson, photography by Ariko Inaoka.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year.</i> <i>Browse the full list.</i><p><i>-</i><p>Once …

The psychology behind color

If you squash every scene from the <i>The Matrix</i> into one image you’ll get something that looks like an old fuzzy TV screen. Look a little closer though and you’ll see the entire movie unfold, all without watching a single scene.<p>As you scan from left to right and top to bottom the colors flip flop …

The Polygraph Has Been Lying for 80 Years

Eighty years ago, Leonarde Keeler’s lie detector made its debut in court. Decades later, we’re still paying the price for his con job.<p>Eighty years …

How Lego Became The Apple Of Toys

After a decade-long slump, Lego has rebuilt itself into a global juggernaut. An exclusive look inside the company’s top-secret Future Lab.<p>Every September, largely unbeknownst to the rest of the company, a group of around 50 Lego employees descends upon Spain’s Mediterranean coast, armed with …

Where You're From, According to What You Call a Sub Sandwich

<i>By: Adam Lapetina</i><p>In this rich tapestry of a nation, people can call sub sandwiches whatever they want and it'll be completely, 100% kosher (in the metaphorical sense -- about 1% of these sandwiches are actually kosher). Of course, that doesn't stop the terminology you use from revealing a whole lot …

The scientific evidence against spanking, timeouts, and sleep training

At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors has gathered to hear psychotherapist Tina Bryson speak about neuroscience, mentorship, and camping. She is in Minnesota by invitation of the camp. Chippewa is at the front of a movement to …

Parenting

Billions Of Dollars Are Set To Flow Into These 7 Areas Of Tech In 2015

To uncover the hottest new trends in business tech next year, we spoke to some of the most successful enterprise-focused venture capitalists in Silicon Valley.

January 2015

Diversity

Flip Down Memory Lane: The Year in Review

In 2014, we saw countries unite to fight mass disease and terror. Ebola ravaged African countries and spread to the United States. ISIS attacked …

What Is Journalism Anymore?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly is a games industry consultant, freelance designer and the creator of leading design blog</i> <i>What Games Are</i><i>. You can follow him on Twitter</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>It’s weird how our sense of things change. In the early blogging days it was often apparent that the market was about personal …

Why You Almost Never Dream About Money

If your sleeping hours are filled with visions of your financial life, you're in the minority. Here's what that means.<p>In your sleep, do you dream …

The 10 Best Destinations For People Who Want To Move Abroad

If you want to leave your home country behind, move to Ecuador.<p>That's according to the largest survey of expatriates in the world. Nine out of 10 respondents from the South American country reported being satisfied with their lives there, making it the No. 1 destination.<p>The data comes from the 2014 …

Wake Up! Monday Is National Coffee Day and There's Free Coffee to Be Had

Where to score a free (or cheap) cup of coffee<p>Fake marketing holiday or not, Monday, Sept. 29 is being celebrated as National Coffee Day, and that …

10 Things I Want to Do Before I Die

They say you can speak things into existence. So, fingers crossed -- I'm sharing 10 specific things I definitely want to do before I leave this little world, and I won't quit until I cross every single one of these off my list.<p><b>1. Sit in the "end of the world swing" at Casa del Arbol in</i> …

Court upholds $14.5M verdict against State Farm

INDIANAPOLIS — The largest defamation verdict in Indiana history — more than $14.5 million awarded to a contractor who claimed State Farm Fire & Casualty ruined his business and reputation — has been upheld by the Indiana Court of Appeals.<p>In a decision Tuesday, a three-judge panel found that …

At $139 Million, This Insane Florida 'Palace' Is The Most Expensive Home For Sale In The US

The house includes a 4,500-square-foot infinity pool. Bryan Nieblas A French-inspired mansion has just hit the market for an astronomical $139 million, making it the most expensive home for sale in the U.S.<p>The 60,000-square-foot estate, called "Le Palais Royal," sits on over 4 acres and 465 feet of …

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is an …