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5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

8 ways to use emotional intelligence to increase your success

They were taught to be an Archie Bunker-type of leader. Whenever someone showed too much emotion in the "All in the Family" sitcom, Archie would shout, "Stifle! Stifle!" In other words, he was saying, "Forget about all that touchy-feely relationship stuff."<p>If you were taught that, it's got to be …

Emotional Intelligence

Astronomers are freaking out over this newly discovered Earth-sized planet — and for good reason

The exoplanet, dubbed GJ 1132b, is about the size of Earth and lives in a solar system roughly 39 light-years from Earth, a team of scientists reported in the November 12, 2015, issue of the journal Nature.<p>Furthermore, the exoplanet is the closest rocky Earth-sized exoplanet ever discovered, by far.<p>…

Universe

19 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

Libraries

2 Dumbbells, 5 Minutes, No Rest—One Fat-Melting Finisher

You won’t believe what this super short workout has in store for your muscles and metabolism<p>When you read this headline, you probably thought: <i>Five minutes? Come on … that’s all?</i><p>But trust us, that’s enough.<p>This total-body ladder workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer 2015 Winner Gideon Akande …

The 11 most explosive moments of the GOP debate

The Fox Business News moderators are keeping themselves out of the crosshairs, but the Republican debate on Tuesday night still had plenty of memorable moments. Below are some of the best:<p><b>1. Trump’s back.</b><p>After a low-energy performance in the last debate, Trump came out punching and wisecracking on …

Solar System's most distant object hints at hidden planet

Astronomers have found the most distant object ever observed in the Solar System. The lump of rock is 15.5bn km from the Sun, three times further …

6 Uncommon Personality Traits of Highly Successful People

What you do ultimately makes you successful...but how you perform starts with what you think and believe.<p>On the surface, the most successful entrepreneurs seem to be the same as everyone else.<p>But look closely and you'll see that in a few key ways they are very different--and so is the way they …

Obama Is the First Sitting President to Pose for the Cover of a Gay Magazine

Out Magazine gets an interview with a President who sounds pretty evolved.<p>It is the best of times, it is the worst of times. One week after the Houston voters rejected a non-discrimination ordinance out of fear for wig-wearing, bathroom-video-loving, faux-transgendered sex creeps who don't exist, …

3 Things Productive People Never Say

Want to be more productive? Stop saying these three things and give your productivity a boost.<p>"<i>Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.</i>"<p>Although I'd love to take credit for these words...they actually belong …

Time Management

5 Types of People to Surround Yourself With for Success

You don't become successful all by yourself. Here are a just few types of people you might have around your that will get you there.<p>You don't become a success alone, you've got friends who support you and family who listen to your business trials and tribulations. You might even have both friends …

The 9 worst money mistakes to make in your 20s

"Every person, and especially every entrepreneur, should embrace failure with open arms," writes Richard Branson. "It is only through failure that we learn."<p>Of course, there are caveats to such broad advice — especially when it comes to money.<p>Here are nine money-management mistakes you might make …

Personal Finance

7 Habits of Highly Motivating Leaders

These are the things effective leaders do to inspire people.<p>Motivating leaders are dynamic people who can flex their leadership style to match each person's needs. These leaders are often relationship builders. They are more interested in finding what motivates each employee to reach high levels of …

9 Things To Remember If You Love Someone Who Doesn't Easily Show Affection

Everyone has something they’d like to change. The desire for self-improvement and progression is innate. It is in our DNA.<p>Unfortunately, when it …

Will Power

8 Morning Habits That Make You More Valuable at Work

Want to be worth your salary and more? Try these morning habits to be worthy of advancement.<p>Valuable employees are hard to find. At a bare minimum, it's challenging to find enough employees who can show up on time and get along with other people. A 2015 survey of business leaders from the New York …

Donald Trump unloaded on Marco Rubio in a new interview — here's a list of his insults

Trump has repeatedly feuded with Rubio on the campaign trail, even going so far as to send him a case of Trump-branded water to taunt him for supposedly sweating too much.<p>But Trump's distaste for Rubio, who has surged in recent polls, was clearer during his interview on Bloomberg's "With All Due …

Republicans

Did This New Jersey Lawyer Discover a Lost Constitutional Amendment?

<i>This article was co-authored by G.C. Haskins.</i><p>Deep in the bowels of the Connecticut State Archives building rest several forgotten artifacts that could alter the destiny of the United States: evidence of a lost amendment to the Constitution, passed 225 years ago.<p>On Sept. 25, 1789, after months of …

Let’s make the banks serve us: How the government subsidizes the super-rich, while we pay the overdraft fees

<b>(NBC)</b><p>They get the bailouts. We pay for every overdraft. There’s a really simple way to free the banks from the 1 percent<p>Michael Schulson<p>October 24, 2015 6:00pm (UTC)<p>The United States has two personal banking systems. One of these systems is carefully regulated. It benefits from substantial …

Finance

I spent 5 years studying rich people, and here are the 6 best pieces of advice I can give you about making more money

There are smart ways to try and make more money — and there are not-so-smart ways.<p>Thanks to my five-year study of rich people (those with an annual income of $160,000 or more and a liquid net worth of $3.2 million-plus), I was able to uncover some of the best ways to make extra money.<p>Here are six …

Study Skills

8 Things No One Tells Guys With Body Image Anxiety

You don't have to look like Magic Mike.<p><i>Body image anxiety and dysmorphia are issues that transcend gender, and not all people experience them the same way. This particular post focuses on body image issues from one man’s point of view.</i><p><b>1. You're not alone.</b><p>Body image anxiety is not an epiphany. It …

Remember Dan Price of Gravity Payments, who gave his employees a $70,000 minimum wage? Here's what happened next.

<i>This</i> post <i>originally appeared in</i> Inc.<p>Before Dan Price caused a media firestorm by establishing a $70,000 minimum wage at his Seattle company, Gravity …

10 things you might not know about geniuses

The Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation recently came out with this year's "genius grants." And Cubs exec Theo Epstein is being called a genius because of his team's performance this year. Meanwhile, there's a new movie about another genius, Steve Jobs. It's time for you to get smart, unless you …

P90X's Tony Horton says this workout will boost your balance and flexibility

It might take you a few weeks to work up to all the moves in this new workout from Tony Horton, the creator of P90X and author of "The Big Picture: 11 Laws That Will Change Your Life."<p>It's not because the moves are so tough but because they will tax your balance and flexibility — and that's exactly …

Workouts

A high school teacher helps clarify ‘socialism’ for Donald Trump (and you!)

The day after the first Democratic presidential debate, Donald Trump called Bernie Sanders a maniac.<p>"This socialist-slash-communist," Trump said to raucous cheers. "I call him a socialist-slash-communist, because that's what he is."<p>Well, no. The terms "socialist" and "communist" are often confused, …

Middle-class

How You Can Manage Email Like a Millionaire (5 Simple Rules)

How can you cut the time spent on emails in half? How can you get to "inbox zero" every single day?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 millionaires, entrepreneurs and highly successful solopreneurs for my new book, <i>15 Secrets Highly Successful People Know About Time Management.</i> I learned that …

Time Management

Fast-food fails from McDonald's, Chipotle, Domino's, and more

When restaurants mess up, customers are quick to criticize over social media.<p>We found some hilarious fast-food fails at brands ranging from McDonald's to Domino's.<p>From Big Macs that are slightly off, to Taco Bell's newest menu item, here are some of the biggest fails.<p>Not even Chipotle is safe.

Fast Food

The 25 best horror movies you can stream on Netflix for Halloween

But there are a lot of choices. So to make the rest of your October movie-watching easier, here are the 25 best horror movies you can stream on Netflix right now.<p>Grab a friend and come on in.

Horror

Kiss the planet’s frogs goodbye: The countdown to extinction has begun

The world has lost at least 200 frog species since the 1970s, and hundreds more will perish in the coming decades<p>John R. Platt<p>October 15, 2015 8:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>The world has lost at least 200 frog species since the 1970s, and hundreds more …

Extinction

Tennessee city that fought Comcast and won announces 10Gbps internet

For $299 a month<p>If you live in Chattanooga, Tennessee, you may be in for a treat. EPB Fiber Optics is bringing 10Gbps internet speeds to the southern city, for "$299 per month with free installation, no contracts and no cancellation fees," which it says is the fastest residential internet …

Net Neutrality