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You Can Become Highly Productive If You Start Keeping a 'Defensible Calendar' | Inc.com

Most executives I work with who struggle with productivity complain that their schedules are overloaded and they can't "find" the time to work on their key priorities. They show me calendars which are full of meetings and phone calls scattered across the day.<p>While I have infinite understanding, I …

Time Management

Tesla wants to offer vehicles with one price, including insurance and maintenance

Tesla has begun offering customers in Asia a package that includes in the purchase price the cost of insurance and maintenance, the company noted on its earnings call today. This is how they’d like to offer vehicles across their markets in the future, the carmaker says, and it’ll do so in …

US Republican leaders love Ayn Rand’s controversial philosophy—and are increasingly misinterpreting it

Ayn Rand’s books are over the top and cinematic to a fault. Her characters are all stylish or bloated cardboard cut-outs of people, and the heroes are profoundly selfish. Yet a century after she was born, the Russian-born novelist endures as a deeply influential artist and intellectual in the …

10 best economics books

Almost a decade on from the start of the financial crisis and the consequences of the upheaval are still with us – as well as new challenges after …

Economics

Food issues? Find a restaurant dish that’s right for you

Whether you have food allergies or health concerns, if you’re vegan or vegetarian, Atkins or paleo, the Israeli founders of ViewEat want to make your …

There's a simple reason why the Fed is 'Dow dependent'

It's hard to take the Fed at their word and believe they are truly "data-dependent." The data has made the case for a normalization of interest rate policy for a very long time now.<p>If it's not the data that relates to their dual mandate, then what is the Fed really watching?<p>Over the past eight …

T-Mobile plans to give away company stock to customers in next ‘Un-carrier’ move, report says

T-Mobile plans to give its customers a chance to own company stock as part of its latest Un-carrier move, set to be announced Monday morning, …

Don't fall for 'lesser of two evils' argument

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are historically unpopular, but large numbers of Americans who can't stand them will likely vote for one of them anyway. They'll do this because, among other reasons, they'll feel forced into choosing the lesser of two evils.<p>And they shouldn't feel (or more …

Payday Lender Says New Rules Are "Death Sentence" For Many In Industry

Short-term lenders would be banned from offering loans to people who they know are unable to pay them back on time, under new rules proposed by the consumer finance regulator.<p>The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed new rules that seek to transform America's massive, loosely regulated, …

Satan’s Credit Card: What The Mark Of The Beast Taught Me About The Future Of Money

Silicon Valley has sold us on a cashless, cardless, walletless, supposedly frictionless future — but as I learned living in it for a month, we're not quite there yet.<p><b>It’s the dead</b> of winter in Stockholm and I’m sitting in a very small room inside the very inaptly named Calm Body Modification …

Topgolf Las Vegas is the world's most insane driving range

It has 108 hitting bays, six flashing, multi-colored targets, four levels that cover 105,000 square feet, five fully-stocked bars, a plethora of large-screen TVs that are designed to showcase every significant sporting event (there are even TVs at the far end of the range, so you can hit balls <i>while</i> …

TSA paid IBM $47,400 for an app that only pointed right or left

The United States government paid tens of thousands of dollars to IBM to create software so simple, it could have been created by nearly any …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

Food & Dining

Why We Should Choose Science over Beliefs

Ever since college I have been a libertarian—socially liberal and fiscally conservative. I believe in individual liberty and personal responsibility. …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

Amazon’s smartphone flop was the best thing that happened to Alexa

Alexa, are you too good for a smartphone?<p>Amazon’s Fire Phone may have been a surprisingly auspicious failure, I keep thinking as I watch the expansion of Alexa, the company’s cloud-based virtual assistant.<p>Artificial intelligence is the future, specifically, voice-controlled AI that allows you to …

12 Changes Bungie Needs to Make in Destiny 2

by Sarah Moran<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>Though <b>Destiny</b> remains popular and retains a dedicated base of players - thanks in large part to the many "tweaks" …

Destiny 2

3 Neuroscience Hacks to Improve Your To

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who make lists and those who do not. Which group do you think Office Ninjas fall into? Thought …

Productivity

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? …

11 Life-Changing Books To Help You Build Better Habits

When you woke up this morning, what did you do first?<p>Did you hop in the shower, check your email, or grab a doughnut from the kitchen counter? Did …

Who Pays For Your Credit Card Rewards? (It May Be You)

Brian, a small business owner living in New York City, wanted to book a flight to his friend’s wedding in the Bahamas over a holiday weekend. The itineraries out of JFK Airport across different carriers looked rather expensive – $670 through United, $729 if flying by Delta and $785 by way of …

20,000 Libertarians Pledge To Move to the 'Free State' of New Hampshire

More join the bid to turn New Hampshire into the “Switzerland of North America.”<p>The Free State Project, a Libertarian organization that wants to spark an exodus to New Hampshire, announced Wednesday that it had collected 20,000 signatories who pledged to move to the state within five years. The …

New Hampshire

10 Ways to Organize All of the Media in Your House

Even the nearly obsolete stuff (we like our DVD collection, OK?).<p>Even the nearly obsolete stuff (we like our DVD collection, OK?).

Cleaning

Nearly 40 Million People Might Not Be Able To Safely Browse The Web On Jan. 1

“We didn’t want to be hyperbolic. We wanted to be realistic. For the developing world, on average, 4 to 5% of visitors will simply be cut off.”<p>SAN FRANCISCO — On the morning of Jan. 1, 2016, anyone with a cell phone more than five years old will be unable to access the encrypted web — which …

Opinion: Apple is right to stand firm on encryption however much terrorist attacks ramp up the pressure

Nobody who watched the news coverage of the terrorist attacks in Paris could fail to be moved by the scenes and the stories emerging from it. It was undeniably a horrific series of events, and it’s only human nature to want action to be taken to reduce the likelihood of future such atrocities.<p>But …

Don’t Blame Encryption for ISIS Attacks - MIT Technology Review

Let’s start with what we don’t know. No firm details have been released about how the perpetrators of the attacks in Paris last Friday …

These Apple veterans want you to never have to leave your texting app to get things done

And this has certain developers looking toward not trying to develop single-use apps, but an app that could serve as an ecosystem for endless other mini-apps. The best example of this possible future is WeChat, the Chinese messaging behemoth that has 549 million monthly active users. People love …

Born In The USA: How America Created Iran's Nuclear Program

<b>Toggle more options</b><p>This is the story of the United States, the atom and Iran.<p>It's the story of a historic nuclear agreement — a story we may be tempted to think we know. After all, Congress just finished a chaotic debate that ended when lawmakers failed to block the deal. There was no solemn …

Donald Trump thought the plan for the new World Trade Center was 'disgusting' — here's what he wanted to do

Trump, the current front-runner in the Republican presidential primary, lent his support to the effort in 2005. Among other things, he made media appearances during which he blasted the proposed Freedom Tower that was eventually built on the WTC site as "disgusting."<p>"It doesn't represent what we …

Opinion: Unregulated Technology Threatens Americans' Right to Privacy

Technological innovation is inevitable, but abuse of new technology isn't.<p>Orwell's 1984 surveillance state has arrived. By scanning identifying …