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These 3 Words Will Make You a Time Management Expert | Inc.com

For many of us, time management feels like a magical key to success. We have a to-do list that grows faster than we can work. We invest in systems, books and planners, all in hopes of mastering our time. If we could only find the right trick to stay on top of it and get things done!<p>Meanwhile, we …

Time Management

The rare ‘Slurpee Wave’ happened again, witness it in this incredible video

Photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh once again captured the Slurpee Wave off the island of Nantucket, this time with a video that documents surfing the …

Great Lakes

How Did The Matter In Our Universe Arise From Nothing?

When you look out at the vastness of the Universe, at the planets, stars, galaxies, and all there is out there, one obvious question screams for an explanation: why is there something instead of nothing? The problem gets even worse when you consider the laws of physics governing our Universe, which …

Physics

Buy a cat, stay up late, don't drink: top 10 writers’ tips on writing

Made a New Year resolution to start writing that novel? Take some writing tips from Leo Tolstoy, Muriel Spark, John Steinbeck and other famous authors<p>Over the past year, Helen Gordon and I have been putting together Being a Writer, a collection of musings, tips and essays from some of our favourite …

Literature

Want to Be a Better Leader This Year? Start With This 1 Rare Habit | Inc.com

In Robert K. Greenleaf's classic 1970 essay, "The Servant as Leader," he recorded his personal observations over the course of 38 years (while employed at AT&T) and confidently determined that the best leaders are "servant leaders."<p>Since that time, the servant leadership movement has gained steady …

Leadership

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination | Inc.com

Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the fact they procrastinate -- especially when they put off things they actually enjoy doing or, more …

Procrastination

How to Figure Out What Your Side Hustle Should Be

A staggering 55 million people — more than 35% of the U.S. workforce — are now freelancers or contractors, and that number is projected to rise to 43% by 2020. About 44 million people report having some kind of side hustle, and of those who do, 36% say they earn more than $500 a month from it. …

Entrepreneurship

The Lessons I Learned in Cryptoland - Data Blogger

There are many cryptocurrencies which you can buy. Where should you even start? In this article, I will share the lessons I have learned over the …

Cryptocurrency

When kids get their first cell phones around the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sara Zaske's daughter, Sophia, rarely showed much interest in having her own cell phone -- that is, until they moved back to the United States from Germany.<p>About six years ago, when Sophia was just a toddler, Zaske and her husband moved the family from Oregon to Berlin.<p>By the time Sophia …

San Francisco

Making Sense of Bitcoin and Its Wild Price Ride: QuickTake Q&A

The initial price of bitcoin, set in 2010, was less than 1 cent. Now it’s crossed $19,000. Once seen as the province of nerds, libertarians and drug …

Bitcoin

Batteries can’t solve the world’s biggest energy-storage problem. One startup has a solution.

Copenhagen, Denmark<p>Sometimes, there can be too much of a good thing.<p>Every so often, from California to Germany, there’s news of “negative electricity prices,” a peculiar side effect of global efforts to generate clean energy. Solar farms and wind turbines produce varying amounts of power based on …

Elon Musk, Architects David Benjamin and Kate Orff Among Rolling Stone's "25 People Shaping the Future"

In their latest issue, Rolling Stone has named Elon Musk "The Architect of Tomorrow," as well as listed architects David Benjamin and Kate Orff as …

Space Travel

McKinsey: automation may wipe out 1/3 of America’s workforce by 2030

In a new study that is optimistic about automation yet stark in its appraisal of the challenge ahead, McKinsey says massive government intervention …

Research

How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged …

Three mistakes all beginner portrait photographers make, and how to fix them

We all make mistakes in the process of learning. But some mistakes are more common than the others, and there’s probably no photographer who hasn’t …

Landscape Photography

Ladies and gentlemen, one bitcoin is now worth $10,000

It seems unreal, but it's true: The price of digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin has just hit $10,000.<p>The all-time-high milestone comes after a period of …

What Failure Actually Says About Your Future | Inc.com

Let's play fortune-teller, shall we? Imagine a businessman barely scraping by every month. Instead of paying rent, he sleeps in the office to save money. Then one day, the board fires him from his own company electing a new CEO to run it. Now, tell me what you think his future is.<p>Those familiar …

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