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15 amazing Netflix hacks that WILL change your life

Netflix is already hugely popular thanks to the range of TV series and films it has to offer, but even its biggest fans may not be aware of these …

Televisions

14 tips to touring the world without feeling like just another tourist

Mass tourism has had its critics almost as far back as tourism itself. What Henry James grumbled about more than a century ago—all those hordes in his favorite places—is now so common that there are almost as many “off the beaten track” strategies as there are fatuous guidebooks where you are …

Mona Lisa

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain

'Suddenly it was total mayhem': Australian inventors celebrate success of revolutionary bee hive

Three years ago, a father and son in Australia finally unveiled a device they had spent a decade inventing: a beehive that releases honey via a tap, without needing to handle the bees.<p>The pair, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, who live in the hinterland near Byron Bay in eastern Australia, an area …

Ecology

This 24-year-old said he quit his job after making a fortune in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies — here's how he did it

Last summer Kingsley Advani said he sold his worldly possessions — namely his laptop and headphones — and emptied thousands of dollars from his bank account.<p>After seeing the once-in-a-lifetime returns that bitcoin has brought, he wanted in. Advani said he invested $34,000 in cryptocurrencies like …

Cryptocurrency

How to Drive Traffic With Your Facebook Cover Photo

Want to drive Facebook traffic to your website without using ads? Wondering how your Facebook cover image can help? In this article, you’ll discover …

Marketing

The 32 most fun, friendly, and affordable cities in the world

The survey, conducted by Tapestry Research, questioned residents on a variety of aspects of city life.<p>It ranked cities in categories across food, drink, culture, friendliness, affordability, happiness, and liveability.<p>It also "found the key factors that make residents find their city exciting," …

Cost of Living

The Simple Way to Find Your Passion, According to a Founder Who Built a Billion-Dollar Brand

Tom Bilyeu is a billion-dollar brand builder who is an expert in mindset. Here are the most important takeaways from my interview with Tom on how to find your passion and have impact.<p>There's a lot of talk about finding your passion, doing what you love, and making an impact in the world.<p>There's …

Self-improvement

Inside Joymode, a subscription service saving you from buying all of the things

Surveying the retail world right now, it’s hard to see anything but Amazon.<p>The company offers a degree of convenience for buyers of stuff that’s never been equalled (which, while being hyperbolic may also be true), and it has made consuming new crap nearly effortless. In the process it’s become the …

eCommerce

A Typical Day (and the Productivity Tools I Use)

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The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

Shakshuka

Heat the oil in a medium heavy-based frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the onion, garlic, capsicum and chilli. Cook for 3–5 minutes, or until …

28 Free Tools to Help You Find What People Search For by @annaleacrowe

Find out what people search for. These tools will help you understand users and target the best SEO keywords.The post 28 Free Tools to Help You Find …

SEO

The Little-known Type of Airline Ticket That Can Take You Around the World on a Budget

There’s a little-known type of airline ticket that could help travelers on a budget circumnavigate the globe.<p>A round-the-world ticket — sometimes …

Quit Your Job And Move Abroad: The Cheapest Places To Live In 2018

It’s the ultimate fantasy: Escape the 9-5 by moving to a place where it’s so cheap you barely need to work — and could even retire early. The Panama-based Live and Invest Overseas advises people on how to do just that, and the company has just announced its list of the 10 best places in the world …

Da Nang

Want to Work From Home? Here's the Best Advice From 3,000 People Who Are Doing It Right

Houzz polled its members and asked people who work from home for their best advice. Here's their collective wisdom.<p>Roughly 43 percent of Americans work from home at least some of the time; a fifth of us work from home primarily. Despite some companies recalling employees to the office, the overall …

The man behind the biggest travel community on Instagram shares his tips

Jeremy Jauncey and his brother Tom are the founders of Beautiful Destinations, a creative agency known for inspiring both travel and photography with …

Want Your Business to Get Recognized? Use These 4 Steps to Become a Local Celebrity

For many small businesses, gaining local fame and recognition can boost sales and increase their overall community influence.<p>Have you ever watched a local competitor on TV or read about them in the paper and thought "Why can't this be me?" Well, the fact is, they probably experienced that at one …

Are Short Bouts Of Exercise Good For The Brain?

In recent years, an increasing number of studies has hinted that short bouts of exercise can be surprisingly good for our physical health. And for those of us who struggle to get in 30 or 60 minutes of exercise per day, this has been welcome news. Now, a new study in the journal <i>Neuropsychologia</i> …

The Brain

Scientists discover that eating fish makes you smarter, helps you sleep better

An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but one seafood meal per week could provide lifelong benefits including a higher IQ and better sleep. A …

3 Reasons Why You Should Start A Business In This $400 Billion Industry That Most Entrepreneurs Ignore

This might be better than the next Facebook.<p>Some say it's $400 billion. Other estimate it to be over $800 billion. To put it in perspective... this industry is 6 to 13 times larger than digital advertising. In fact, Google, Amazon, and Bing are fighting to see who's boss in this space.<p>I'm talking …

Bitcoin: Additional Suspicious Developments

Tethers are being issued at a pace of 13 billion per year.<p>No one knows where the money is, but no one seems to care.<p>Bitfinex halted new accounts …

Science Has Just Uncovered the World's Easiest Hack for Faster Learning

Want a five to 15 percent boost in learning speed? Then make this dead simple change to your study habits.<p>We've all spent a minimum of a decade in formal education, so you'd think that in all that time, we'd have at least mastered the most basic principles of how to study efficiently. But study …

The Best Way to Create an Unforgettable Origin Story for Your Company (It Starts With Just 1 Sentence)

Telling your company story can be tough. Use these guideline to make it more memorable.<p>It was 1975 and a couple of friends sat in a garage, building computers that would be the first computers in a long line produced by a multi-billion dollar company. Can you name the company? Of course you can. …

How to digitize your handwritten notes

Make your scribbles searchable.<p>Computers and phones may be more ubiquitous than ever, but many people still prefer the traditional feeling of writing with ink on paper. After all, this method served us well for hundreds of years of human history. The problem is that you can't organize and search …

This Simple Trick Could Get You an Entire Row to Yourself on an Airplane

Blogger Gilbert Ott is an expert at finding cheap flights, scoring first class flights, and jaunts on private jets using air miles — but he also …

How to Become an Influencer

Many of you are aware that for some time I’ve been planning and working on a new project that’s going to become very close to my heart, moving …

Marketing

Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence Is More Dangerous Than North Korea

Elon Musk, hellbent on progressing the technological feats of humankind including artificial intelligence, would like you to know that artificial …

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

20 bots that can help you build your startup

Tens of thousands of bots have been built to do things like promote movies and sell chicken wings, but there’s also an entire league of bots created to help businesses grow and streamline tasks. Chances are pretty good you will need more than just bots to get your business off the ground, but the …

Chatbots