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21 Paleo Chicken Recipes So You’re Not Making the Same Thing Every Week

Whether you’re just starting out on Paleo or have been a certified caveman for some time now, you know that the diet involves saying goodbye to …

I Tried Theanine Powder to Hack My Morning Routine, and I'm Never Going Back

The supplement is every coffee lover's — and hater's — secret weapon.<p>Something I do every morning as soon as I wake up is open Instagram and see the …

Coffee

6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

<i>Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Quora, in response to the question, "Which are the best books to read for mental strength?"</i><p>I've always been fascinated by the mental aspect in sports, music, and personal development. I'm a firm believer that we can train our minds, just as we train …

26 hiking trails around the world that should be on your bucket list

Below is a list of breathtaking trails that span all difficulty levels.<p>From Japan's Yoshida Trail to Argentina's Fitz Roy Trek, here are 26 hikes worth traveling for.

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Creativity

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>Guest Writer<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us …

Self-improvement

5 TED Talks to Channel Your Inner Creative Genius

Stop staring at that blank page in frustration and watch one (or all!) of these TED Talks instead.<p>There are those moments when you feel totally inspired and on fire. And, then there are those moments when you feel anything but. You don't even have a single mediocre idea you can cling to.<p>Facing a …

Creativity

14 UX Design Books: The Essential Reading List

Staying up to date is a key to success whetherThe post 14 UX Design Books: The Essential Reading List appeared first on iamwire.

Designing Efficient Web Forms: On Structure, Inputs, Labels And Actions

Someone who uses your app or website has a particular goal. Often, the one thing standing between the user and their goal is a form. Forms remain <b>one</b> …

The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions

To prepare for the future, we need to shift from thinking about jobs and careers to thinking about challenges and problems, reports Alina Dizik.<p>When Jean-Philippe Michel, an Ottawa-based career coach, works with secondary school students, he doesn’t use the word profession. Neither does he focus on …

Employment

Don't Let This Robot Suck Your Dick

There are plenty of other, better objects for you to have sex with.<p>I love robots. Sex, I guess, is also okay. So the idea of sex robots, despite the possibility that they will plunge humanity into a pit of endless sadness, makes a lot of sense.<p>From Real Dolls to this Chinese sex robot shop, the …

Creating Usability with Motion: The UX in Motion Manifesto

The following manifesto represents my answer to the question — “As a UX or UI, designer, how do I know when and where to implement motion to support …

UI Design

Learn How to Code on your iPad with Swift Playgrounds

During WWDC last month, Apple introduced an amazing new App that will be available to iPad owners running iOS 10 this fall. The App is called Swift Playgrounds, and it presents a unique way for users of every age and experience level to easily learn how to code in Apple’s Swift coding language at …

App Store

23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

10 Habits That Help You Learn Twice as Fast

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is in constant change due to advances in technology, science, and innovation. What was considered “hot” a year ago may no longer be relevant today. Just look at all the new social media platforms that have sprouted …

Productivity

The rise of Internet of Things and Agile Development

<b>The Rise of Internet of Things</b><p>From smart cities to smart card payments to smart traffic management systems, everything these days seemed to be …

The best $5 I ever spent on an iPhone app

When you think of smartphones and automation, your mind might immediately gravitate towards IFTTT or even Tasker for Android.<p>Automation apps let you create "recipes" that enable devices and services to intermingle and act based on "triggers." For example, you can make your smart lights pulse a …

UX Trends to keep in mind for Designing in 2016

June 23, 2016User experience (UX) design has evolved significantly over the last several years. In the past, UX and web design could almost be used …

The Way We Learn Today Is Just Wrong

Over 155 million Americans play video games, and spend upwards of 3 billion hours per week engrossed in a game.<p>The way we learn today is just wrong.<p>Learning needs to be less like memorization, and more like… Angry Birds.<p>Half of school dropouts name boredom as the No. 1 reason they left.<p>How do we …

Want To Be More Marketable? Add These 11 In-Demand Tech Skills To Your Resume

Tech skills pay more. According to a labor-market analysis by Burning Glass Technologies, 78% of well-paying “middle-skill” positions call for basic proficiency with technology.<p>But I get it: you have a full-time job, volunteering every other weekend, a puppy to train, plans with friends…you’re …

Project Management

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

Start building your smart home with these gadgets

We’re not living in a Jetsons future quite yet — I’ll keep waiting for a do-it-all robot that can knock out the laundry, scrub the dishes and then rub my feet at the end of the day — but today’s smart home tech revolution is growing faster than you can say “Siri, what’s a ‘tiny home’?”<p>According to …

Home Automation

How Google Innovates

What makes Google special is the way it’s been able to integrate an entire portfolio of innovation strategies into a seamless whole. Related posts: …

8 Incredible Online Resources for Creative Design Inspiration

<i>Design, whether it’s for print, digital marketing, editorials or websites, requires constant creative juice. But even the most prolific and</i> …

Seven Brands That Have Killer Mobile App Strategies (And How You Can Replicate Them)

Mobile apps are a difficult art to master, but when done right can offer your customers a way to interact with your brand on the go, furthering your value and seamless integration with their busy lifestyles.<p>When determining a mobile app strategy, it’s best to look at how some of the world’s biggest …

The 15 Best Business Books I Read in 2015

<b>“Read the best books first,” Thoreau wrote, “or you may not have a chance to read them at all.”</b><p>I’m pleased to share the fifteen books that I enjoyed …

A Beginner's Guide To Travel Hacking: Level One

As buzzwords go, “hack” is one of the 21st century”s most overplayed. You’re promised life hacks, style hacks, home hacks, hacks at work, and hacks …

This Helpful Chart Shows You the Best Time to Book Your Flights

CheapAir analyzed 1.2 million trips to determine the answer.<p>Even if you're a world traveler with the biggest case of wanderlust ever, admit it: you still find booking flights intimidating. It's a complicated process, since there are so many airlines and prices are constantly fluctuating, making it …

3 Enterprise apps that nail the user experience

<i>Enterprise app companies that offer a consumer-like user experience are winning at work.</i><p>Good UX can be hard to define. By its very nature, when an …

Project Management