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The 1 Thing You Should Do Today to Increase Sales | Inc.com

One of the advantages of working with different companies is that you start seeing commonalities among successful companies that are successful. You also see different commonalities among companies that fail.<p>Probably the most important characteristic of successful companies is that they understand …

Profit

How Do Bugs Survive The Winter?

Strategies range from natural antifreeze to just dying.<p>Winter is coming, and for endotherms like us, that's not a huge deal. Just throw on a sweater and our body does the rest for us. But for insects, whose bodies have no such self-heating mechanism, surviving cold weather is a lot trickier. This …

Micro business challenges keeping owners awake at night

<b>*This content is sponsored by The Loyalty Specialists. Their Rewards, Your Growth, Our Speciality.</b><p><b>By Lauren Haworth*</b><p>South African businesses are …

South Africa

Fascinating Psychological Effects that most of us don't know about

Psychology has been defined in numerous ways as it has grown and changed throughout the history. Here are some interesting different types of …

Simple Ways To Keep Your Network From Growing Cold

You’ve put a lot of time into building up a huge network of people by going to conferences, attending industry events, and reaching out to people you admire. Great!<p><b>RELATED:</b> <i>6 Ways to Upgrade Your Networking Skills</i><p>But if you simply store these contacts in your address book, only reaching out when …

Avocado lime cheesecake

<b>Sugar, flour and dairy-free, this lime-flavoured cheesecake (made with avocado flesh and coconut oil) is delicious straight from the fridge.</b><p>We always soak and dry nuts and seeds before we use them. This removes bitter tannins and aids digestion. Dissolve ½ tsp salt per cup of nuts or seeds in …

Dessert

Reflecting on mirror neurons

The discovery of mirror neurons has been touted as one of the most important of modern neuroscience, but what exactly are these cells, and should you believe the hype?<p><i>Chapter 11 of my book, 50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know. Here's the introduction to the book, and my post about the most</i> …

The Career-Advancing Secrets Of 3 People With Awesome Careers

Reid Hoffman, Sheryl Sandberg, and Molly Crabapple know from hustling for success. Let’s all learn from them, shall we?<p>To paraphrase LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, launching a career is a little bit like leaping off a cliff, building an airplane on the way down, and taking flight before you reach …

Employment

How Much Do Average Apps Make?

The last few years have seen an unprecedented number of people rushing to develop mobile apps for iOS and Android. But looking at the installed user base on each platform and information on the payouts made by the different companies, it appears that the vast majority of developers will find …

The Surprising Story Behind The iPhone’s Iconic Text Message Sound

The Tri-Tone alert that ships as the default text message sound on every iPhone wasn’t originally written for Apple at all.<p>Unlike a good visual design, we don’t need to be paying attention to a sound for it to use its teeth to grab our brains by the scruff and give a good shake. Maybe nothing …

Apps

How's this for futuristic travel: Los Angeles to San Francisco in 35 minutes, traveling in a pod shot through a steel tube, for $20 one-way. Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk says it can be built, and for a fraction of the cost of a proposed high-speed rail line between the two cities. http://bit.ly/16LVFnU

We asked three car experts to name what they think are the best-looking new cars of the year http://bit.ly/19ZAykV Photo: The Aston Martin CC100

Want to learn Chinese? Chineasy, a new system for learning Chinese characters, promises to help, and it'll do it using just minimalist posters. http://f-st.co/eDm7nuJ

India's booming newspaper industry | FT World

Looking For Customers? Be A Hunter, Not A Gatherer

By Bastiaan Janmaat, Cofounder at DataFox8 minute Read<p>You’ve come up with a great business idea, teamed up with trusted cofounders, registered your …

Product Management

Bluebird, recharged

At the 2013 edition of the Sustainable MotoExpo, an annual jamboree devoted to sustainable motorsport, transport and mobility, aficionados of speed will encounter a name synonymous with maximum velocity: Bluebird.<p>The story begins in the 1920s and 30s, when British driver Malcolm Campbell set 13 …

Sustainability

Screw you! The psychology of anger and aggression

A lot of people have been very angry about many things lately, both in the real world and online. This is actually nothing unusual. But what is it that makes people so worked up over things which others would find relatively trivial?<p>You can't have missed the latest Twitter debacle. Some deeply …

Material magic: Objects with hidden talents

How analogies shape our thoughts

Best Gifts For College Students

Looking for the best gifts for college students? Behold a bunch of excellent options, at a bunch of different prices.<p>What do they need to make the dorm feel more like home? What do they need to make studying and “homework” a little easier? What do they need to make those precious few hours (yeah, …

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Matt Damon: where did it all go right for the leftwing activist, devoted dad and intelligent action star?

Decca Aitkenhead meets Hollywood's Mr Nice to talk politics, parenting and his latest film Elysium<p>Matt Damon's politics owe a great deal to his mother. The first time Nancy Carlsson-Paige saw her son featured in a glossy magazine, she was appalled. "My beautiful boy is being used to sell products," …

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #46

<b>Every week we are amazed by the ingenuity and passion required to capture the thousands of amazing wild bird photographs submitted by hundreds of photographers as pat of the Wild Bird Revolution. This is one of the most colorful and magical collections of wild bird photographs ever compiled. The</b> …

Italian food in Italy: not your mamma's meatballs

Listen closely when your jet touches down in Italy, and you may hear the rumble of some 500 stomachs getting prepared for a proper feast. Italian is arguably the most popular cuisine worldwide, and with good reason: Italy has a population of just 60.6 million, but there are another 30 million …

Italian Food

Make a Super Simple Smartphone-to-SLR Adapter Using an Extra Eyepiece

This weird looking contraption is a homemade adapter that lets you shoot digital photographs with a smartphone through the viewfinder of an SLR. …

If you’ve never written a line of code, here's a not-so-secret secret: once you’re pretty good at one programming language, picking up others becomes a whole lot easier. That’s why LearnXInYminutes exists. LearnXInYminutes is the occasional coder's best friend - http://tcrn.ch/1b5tO2O

These Photography Links Make The Internet a Better Place

What a wonderful week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been very busy searching all over for the best links to tutorials, …

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