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5 Design Tips That Will Enhance Your Social Media Images | Inc.com

I was working with an entrepreneur the other day on his marketing plan. He pulled out his folder with his new website and mock up of his social media pages. I could tell he was very proud of the work because he had a big smile on his face. So I was delicate when I asked how much he paid for the …

15 Bulletproof Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

Mom used to tell me I could do anything I set my mind to. Mom was right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has goals in life. We all want to achieve something, big or small, no matter who we are. Yet, we don't always have the wherewithal to see things through. We …

Astronomers Have Discovered an Unexpected Object Orbiting Our Galaxy

Surprise!<p>Scientists have discovered a hidden dwarf galaxy orbiting our own Milky Way - and it could change our understanding of how dark matter holds …

Astronomers just discovered one of the most massive objects in the universe hiding behind the Milky Way

Through the thick fog of our own galaxy, astronomers have spotted an ultimate prize: one of the largest known structures in the universe.<p>Called the Vela supercluster, the newly discovered object is a massive group of several galaxy clusters, each one containing hundreds or thousands of galaxies.<p>"I …

A Buddhist monk explains mindfulness for times of conflict

“Compassion is not sitting in your room; it’s actually very active and engaging,” a senior disciple of Thich Nhat Hanh says.<p>Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the world’s most renowned Buddhist leaders, second only to the Dalai Lama in fame and influence.<p>With his 100+ books, he’s been an advocate for …

Meditation

6 Cognitive Biases That Are Messing Up Your Decision Making | Inc.com

Over millions of years of evolution you'd think your brain would have gotten pretty good at thinking. But the truth is natural selection hasn't been nudging our brains to be ever more rational. It's been nudging them to keep us alive. Those aren't always the same thing.<p>If our brains were bad at …

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable, According to a Green Beret

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

These Shape-Shifting Solar Panels Can Be Disguised As Tile Or Shingles

The technology would let historic or protected buildings install “invisible” solar panels.<p>Solar panels can drastically bring down the energy footprint of any building on which they are installed. But existing solar panels can’t be used just anywhere. These flat, fragile, and transparent panels are …

Asian stocks rise as Clinton, Trump argue economic policy

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Thursday as traders watched U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump argued over economic …

Tips To Make Yourself A Better Person | Virtual Dating

Self helping can be a smart thing to do and help you turn your way of life for the better. This may make you wonder where to begin to start making …

This wearable badge links to software that could blur your face in unwanted social media photos

But a new physical badge is designed to give people control over their own image by signalling to algorithms that the wearer does not wish to be photographed, so their face can be automatically blurred in photos.<p>Maintaining control of how photos of you are shared online<p>"The easiest example for us I …

Daily habits that sabotage your peace of mind

I used to wake up each morning and, before I'd even brushed my teeth, I would check my email. This often meant that the first thing I saw every day was a frantic message from my boss. Eventually, I realized I had to set a rule: I wouldn't check my email until after I finished my morning workout. …

Self-improvement

How to Become a Contractor and Save (or Make) Money Renovating Homes

If you've successfully DIY'd a few home improvements around your house, you might be wondering how to become a contractor. After all, why hire someone to oversee renovations when you can just take on the role yourself? You might even turn it into a profitable side business! If you've ever wondered …

This is what eight weeks of mindfulness training does to your brain

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettPractising mindfulness – spending time paying attention to your current mental experiences in a non-judgmental way – has been …

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<b>What is the difference between a flash-in-the-pan success and one that lasts?</b><p>For Plain Vanilla, the studio behind trivia game QuizUp--which famously signed up a million users in its first week on the App Store--it was stopping in the midst of all their success, sitting back, and asking, "<i>How can we</i> …

Hubble detects giant 'cannonballs' shooting from star

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected superhot blobs of gas, each twice as massive as the planet Mars, being ejected near a dying star. The …

In Syria Crisis, Russia Expands Alliance With Iran, Increases Missile Presence

Military adds small warship to growing presence off Syrian coast<p>MOSCOW—Russian officials intensified their rhetoric over the Syria crisis Thursday, saying Moscow was stepping up cooperation with Iran and boosting its military presence in the eastern Mediterranean.<p>The Russian military said Thursday …

9 simple things that are making you dumber

There's no mystery there. Focusing on your faults and bad habits can be pretty depressing, after all. But often, by ignoring the small lifestyle decisions that take a toll on our well-being and health, we're missing the low-hanging fruit of relatively easy-to-implement changes that will make a big …

The world's smallest transistor is 1nm long, physics be damned

Transistor size is an important part of improving computer technology. The smaller your transistors, the more you can fit on a chip, and the faster and more efficient your processor can be. That's why it's such big news that a team at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has successfully built a …

20 smart and affordable wardrobe ideas (that are easy to copy!)

Storage spaces are a must-have in any home, bedroom or living space. But if you have kids, you need to make the storage conducive to the things they …

Wind-powered Water Seer pulls 11 gallons of clean drinking water from thin air

A new device that relies on simple condensation to collect clean water from the atmosphere promises to provide up to 11 gallons of safe drinking …

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Trove Of Cannabis Plants Found In Ancient Tomb In China

Researchers have unearthed 13 cannabis plants in an ancient tomb in northern China, suggesting that prehistoric central Eurasians had ritualistic or medicinal uses for the mind-altering plant.<p>In a recent paper published in <i>Economic Botany</i>, the scientists say that the "extraordinary cache" of 13 …

Archaeology

3 Brain Hacks To Boost Your Motivation When You Need It Most

Different kinds of work require different types of motivation. Here’s how and when to use these three psychological principles.<p>I tend to wake up early and do my best work while the sun is coming up. Whenever I try to work late at night, I find I’m less focused and I have trouble thinking creatively.<p>…

5 Tips to Get Rid of Mental Clutter and Negative Self Talk

Eighty-five percent of our worries never come true.<p>I'm a worrier.<p>It's inherited. Or more likely, it's ingrained.<p>My grandfather worried. My mother worried. I worry.<p>About really dumb things. I'm talking about things that no one else worries about.<p>For example, growing up there was a rule in the house: …

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Former President George W Bush has quietly turned to the campaign trail, raising money for Republicans as they try to keep their majority in the US Senate regardless of what happens in the presidential race.<p>Bush came to the assistance of Todd Young, the candidate for the Senate in Indiana on Monday …

Government

The workout to build bigger arms

davidf / Getty<p>davidf / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Hey guys, we have a confession to make: We really don’t know why muscles grow how they …

Why Your Brain Won't Let You Look at These Black Dots All at Once

A new optical illusion is here to break the internet, or at least our minds. The latest visual trick making the rounds is an image of intersecting …

We Were Wrong About Where the Moon Came From

The moon is our almost constant frenemy in space, lighting our nights and spoiling our star-views in equal turns. But now, new measurements from …

Astronomy

The 1 Word and 2 Questions Your Brain Needs to Defuse Terrifying Conversations

Transforming how your brain responds to stomach-turning conflicts is simple... as long as you know the real enemy.<p>We've all had them... more often than we'd like to admit.<p>You mean well. You want resolution. And you're intentions are good (mostly). So you swallow hard and head in. Then, somewhere …

The Best Drugstore Skin Care Products of 2018

Ask any dermatologist about their favorite skin care products and there’s a good chance at least 3/4 of them come from the drugstore. It’s true—while there are plenty of great luxury options out there, that very same innovation has trickled down into what you'll find on the shelves at your local …