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30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

<i>“Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all,</i> …

Education Technology

How to Respond When Someone Says, 'I Don't See Color'—And 6 Other Cringe-Worthy Remarks

<i>Franchesca Ramsey is an actress and comedian, best known for her YouTube channel, chescaleigh, and for hosting MTV's Decoded. In this exclusive excerpt from her upcoming book, Well, that Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist, she shares her best comebacks observations</i> …

Black Lives Matter

How This Couple Saved $1 Million in 11 Years and Became Financially Independent Before 40

They aim to spend just $2 on every meal.<p>Convenience drives American cuisine, and from her kitchen in Richmond, Va., Laura Barrett has put her own, …

Personal Finance

12 Colonoscopy Prep Tips From Gastroenterologists to Make the Whole Thing Less Hellish

Welcome to Colonoscopy Prep 101: a Class No One Actually Takes But We’ll All Definitely Need. Look, a colonoscopy—which is when a medical …

Cancer

Revenue reversal coming: Major Social Security change projected to start in 2022

This will be the first time in 40 years this has happened.<p>Without taking anything away from Medicare, Social Security is arguably the most important social program in this country.<p>For many of the more than 62 million beneficiaries -- 42.8 million of which are retired workers, as of March 2018 – …

Retirement

These Are the 3 Best Exercises for Weight Loss, According to a Celebrity Trainer

In the midst of planning summer vacations to far-off beaches and resorts, you might have the itch to reprioritize your fitness goals. If that means …

Workouts

Improve Your Street Photography With These 10 Tips

When done well, street photography provides compelling images that tell a story of a time and place. This video provides some great tips to help …

Street Photography

Why Adobe is giving designers its UX design software for free – Quartz

Starting today, Adobe is making its interface design software free to anyone in the world. The XD CC Starter kit includes desktop and mobile versions of Adobe XD, a program that enables designers to create and share prototypes of websites, apps, and other user interfaces.<p>Since moving to a …

UX Design

33+ Awesome Photos Composed Using The Rule Of Seconds

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their favorite photos showing a subject dividing the frame in two in this photo contest with chances …

Photography

20 Questions To Reflect On Your Teaching This Year So Next Year Is Better

20 Questions To Reflect On Your Teaching This Year So Next Year Is Better by Terry Heick I don’t know how your school year is going and/or ‘went’ …

Teaching

Face Yoga 101: 4 Anti-Aging Exercises to Do Instead of Facelifts

<i>Ommm.</i> That’s the sound we want to make whenever we start this workout. It’s yoga, but unlike any yoga sequence we’ve tried before—no downward dogs or …

Yoga

The best virtual reality apps of 2018

If there’s anything we’ve learned from Hollywood movies, it’s that there’s only a matter of time before the machines inevitably become sentient, take …

Virtual Reality

10 Slow Cooker Recipes That Work for Two People (Who Like Leftovers) — Recipes from the Kitchn

While slow cookers are a boon for big-batch meals, I take mine out at least once a week when cooking dinner for my small family of two (twice if you …

Cooking

The One Odd Trait Most Successful People Have That Is Often Confused For A Weakness

Pain moves us. Comfort keeps us still.<p>This is why people color their hair or move to Costa Rica right after a breakup. It’s why people find the courage to start their own businesses only after they’ve been let go or burned by their old job. It is also why people find it so hard to initiate change …

Self-improvement

5 Hard Things You Need to Start Doing for Yourself on Hard Days

On particularly hard days when I feel that I can’t endure, I remind myself that my track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.And, I …

Leadership

Become the Best You Can Be With These Top 27 Inspirational Quotes

Robert H. Schuller said, "Tough times never last, but tough people do." This is one of the many encouraging quotes that will help keep you on track to realizing your full potential.<p>Office life and work routines can sometimes become a bit drab. When you live a life full of Excel spreadsheets and …

Motivation

What does your Myers-Briggs personality type mean for your love language?

There’s a reason <i>The Five Love Languages</i> by Gary Chapman skyrocketed to the top of the best-seller list: Each person shows—and needs to be shown—love …

Myers-Briggs

‘What Happened to Alan Dershowitz?’

How a liberal Harvard professor became Trump’s most distinguished defender on TV, freaked out his friends and got the legal world up in arms.<p>NEW YORK — If you wanted to feel the full force of the intellectual whirlpool that is American politics in 2018, the place to go on April 2 was the Village …

Donald Trump

All the puzzling things that happen to your body when you masturbate, explained by science

<b>This post is part of Mashable's</b> <b>Masturbation Week</b><b>. May is National Masturbation Month, so we're celebrating by exploring the many facets of …

Sexual Health

How to achieve your 10-year plan in the next 6 months

How much time does something really take to accomplish?<p>Before answering that question, a better question is: <b>How much time do you actually have</b>?<p>Once …

Self-improvement

Want to Keep Your Best Workers from Leaving? Please Stop Being This Type of Boss

According to research, fifty percent of employees leave their job to get away from their manager.<p>In Gallup's massive research over the course of three decades, they have identified three types of workers:<p>1. <b>Engaged Employees</b>: They work with passion and feel a profound connection to their company. …

Employee Engagement

Ford showcases smart window that allows blind to 'feel' the view

Ford thinks it has its hands on an idea to help the visually impaired see the view outside.<p>Ford revealed a prototype technology, called Feel the View, that allows the blind passengers to "feel" what they can't see outside a car's window.The automaker released a video this week touting the …

Time Warner

Doubting Yourself Can Stifle Your Career. Overcome Your Anxiety With These 2 Simple Words

Don't let your mistakes define you.<p>We've all made mistakes that have haunted us. If the misstep wasn't bad enough, the subsequent feelings of self-doubt cause us to second-guess ourselves from that point on and stymies our progress. We chastise and criticize ourselves until our confidence is …

Self-confidence

The 1 Reason Why Miserable People Don't Quit Their Jobs

Miserable employees would want nothing better than to get a new job, but they sit still and don't do anything about it. I figured out why.<p>It's 6 am Monday morning and your alarm clock buzzes waking you up from Sunday night's slumber. Time to face another work day as you yank the power cord out from …

Employment

Your fear of looking stupid is making you look stupid

According to psychological research, the greatest emotional need is security.<p>Who doesn’t want to be liked?<p>Yet, trying to be liked and living in …

Self-improvement

The 8 Secrets to Get Your Team to "Own" Their Jobs (Which of these principles of effective leadership are you ignoring?)

Do you feel like your staff comes to you to solve problems and put out fires they should be able to handle themselves? Here are 8 simple steps to get them to actually "own" their own job and free up your time...<p>Wouldn't it be nice if your staff could handle things by themselves without asking you …

Leadership

Two garment factory disasters a century apart show how globalization has sapped labor’s power

It would take weeks before the full number of dead from the Rana Plaza factory collapse was clear. “Each time we moved a slab of concrete, we found a stack of bodies,” Brigadier-General Siddiqul Alam, the Bangladeshi army officer who oversaw the recovery operation, told the BBC on May 10, 2013.<p>On …

Clothing

Researchers digitize writing with cheap, touch-sensitive paper

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a paper that can track touch, which, among other applications, could lead to an inexpensive way to digitize writing. They're presenting their work this week at the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.<p>The paper itself is …

Nanotech

How Colleges Are Ripping Off a Generation of Ill-Prepared Students

Earlier this month, the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress, aka the nation’s “report card,” was released. It’s not a pretty story.<p>Only …

College & University