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Quanta Magazine – Illuminating Science | Quanta Magazine

An ambitious study in yeast shows that the health of cells depends on the highly intertwined effects of many genes, few of which can be deleted …

10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …

Want your kids to tell you about their day? Instead of asking questions, try this.

The recently begun school year brought with it the smell of fresh pencil shavings, the squeak of shoes on newly waxed linoleum and a new round of stonewalling to the question, “What did you do at school today?”<p>For generations, the most common answer to this question has been “Nothing,” followed …

Parenting

7 Epic Podcasts Every Entrepreneur Should Listen To

As an entrepreneur, you should be constantly putting in the research to track the activity of your competitors, understand your audience, and keep …

IMBA responds to Utah Senators’ proposed bicycle exception in Wilderness

Here, reprinted with permission, is IMBA president Mike Van Abel’s full response to the Human Powered Travel in Wilderness Areas Act proposed by two …

Eckhart Tolle's 15 Mindfulness Ways To Find Peace and Happiness

Eckhart Tolle born on 16th February 1948 is a German-born resident of Canadian writer. He is popularly known for his book <b>“The power of now.”</b> …

Inspiring 50 Happiness Quotes From Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra born on October 22, 1947, is an Indian author, alternative medicine advocate and a public speaker.<p>He is a prominent figure in the field …

Spirituality

11 Amazing Lessons for Success From an Entrepreneur Who Hit It Big at 36 | Inc.com

At 21, newly back from working with the poor in Ecuador, Bryan Johnson had already decided to become an entrepreneur and not an employee. His goal was to retire young with enough money to make the world a better place. By 36, he had done just that.<p>In an onstage interview last week with <i>Inc.</i> …

Entrepreneurship

January 2016

Diversity

This Is How to Increase Grit, According to Research

Ever feel like you just wanna give up on something? How can you develop the inner strength necessary to achieve your long term goals?<p>Turns out that …

37 Quotes to Keep You Motivated

Despite their apparent super-human status in popular culture, those who have experienced great success or accomplishments in their careers are plagued by the same problems as you or I<p>Everyone experiences doubt, feelings of worthlessness, and failure at some point during their lives. Whether you're …

The Most Motivational TED Talks of 2016 | Inc.com

TED talks can inspire you to do your best work, reach for the stars, or even try a new way of tying your shoes. With the 2016 TED Conference wrapped up last month, the folks at TED have gone to work putting some of the best talks they've hosted recently online. Delivered by a TV mogul, the leader …

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read | Inc.com

There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't read these five books, you are doing yourself a disservice. They are …

Self-improvement

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

Meditation

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

Motivation

11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

Young Entrepreneurs: All Small Towns Have Multimillion-Dollar Opportunities | Inc.com

<b>This is a guest post from Jason Duff, founder and CEO of COMSTOR Outdoor.</b><p>Overpriced real estate. Insane work hours. Fierce competition against other smart people. Against huge odds, smart young people flock to Silicon Valley and other hubs to find the next billion-dollar unicorn.<p>I'm 34 years old, …

Business Strategy

The 1 Question You Must Answer if You Want to Succeed | Inc.com

Many entrepreneurs start a business asking the wrong questions:<p>"How will I create this product efficiently?"<p>"How can I sell as many of this product as possible?"<p>"How can I make profit sustainably?"<p>But "how" is the wrong question to ask first.<p>The first thing every entrepreneur should ask is, …

1 Ridiculously Easy Trick to Improve How You Communicate

We all know that communicating well is vital to keeping relationships healthy. By some accounts, communication is the backbone of all relationships – …

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

How to Buy a Phone Now That 2-Year Contracts Are Dead

Two-year cell phone contracts are officially dying. T-Mobile dumped them years ago, then Verizon followed suit late last year. With AT&T set to get …

12 Dalai Lama quotes that will make you think differently about happiness

He fled his home during the Chinese occupation of Tibet and soon set up a government in exile in India.<p>The monk has been the spiritual leader of his people and his religion since he was 15 years old. He's also one of the foremost authors and philosophers within Tibetan Buddhism, having authored …

5 essential brand-new & upcoming Books on Positive Psychology

Are you eager to get some fresh perspectives on Positive Psychology? Here you go…<p>Recently published books on Positive Psychology<p><b>Michelle Gielan</b>: …

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15 Things the Very Married Have That You Probably Don't

"I thought people treating each other badly is the way life is," said Rhonda as I watched her leg nervously shaking during her marriage therapy appointment, motioning toward husband, Jose. "Growing up, dating, and now being married, ugliness is all I've known. My parents were always screaming. I …

Explaining Surprise Eruption of Japan Volcano Where Dozens Are Presumed Dead

Mount Ontake belongs to a class of unpredictable "stratovolcanoes."<p><b>The weekend tragedy on Japan's Mount Ontake, where more than 30 hikers are presumed dead after an eruption of toxic fumes and ash, is a deadly reminder that volcanoes—especially certain kinds—can be unpredictable.</b><p>Resting on a …

The Search for Extraterrestrial Life Is Like Hunting for Pizza in a Dorm: NASA

Really.<p>Until we develop the warp drive, looking for life on planets spotted beyond our solar system is going to be done from here on Earth. It's just as well: The spaceship Earth is obviously the grooviest spaceship, and we can tell quite a bit about the growing number of exoplanets we've spotted …