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The Simplest Way To Protect Net Neutrality? Build Your Own Internet

Now that net neutrality has been repealed, many people are faced with the stark reality that most ISPs have a monopoly in their market. This seems impossible to get around. Aside from using your phone for everything, what other options <i>are</i> there? Well, you could build your own. And it’s easier than …

War

Opinion: 9 books about financial markets you really should read

Earlier this week I wrote (again) about the importance of understanding financial market history. This prompted a few people to ask for some of my …

Stock Markets

7 smart doorbells to watch over your front stoop

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Smart Homes

Welp, Even Occasional Happy Hour Drinks Muck Your Brain

Moderate alcohol consumption causes long-term brain changes.<p>There’s no harm in going to happy hour each day, or enjoying a cold, crisp beer, maybe …

Alcohol

Why Power Women Are Micro-Dosing LSD at Work

It's a different type of career high.<p>Karen Smith has a lot on her mind. The 32-year-old lives in Chicago, where, after working for tech startups abroad for 10 years, she moved last year with her husband to attend a graduate program in data science. On top of her academic studies, Smith works 10 to …

The Brain

5 Best Dumbbell Exercises To Get Strong (And Gather a Crowd)

This article isn’t going to focus on the standard dumbbell movements we’ve all seen and done. <b>Chances are you’ve got some great dumbbells and you use</b> …

5 Books That Influenced My Success Mindset

Every once in a while, you hit on a book that totally changes your worldview.<p><i>Image used under CC0 Public Domain license</i><p>Once that happens, you can never go back. You look at things through another lens; what was once irrefutable fact is now an assumption to be questioned.<p>Other times, you find a …

Opinion: A good trick to picking the best dividend stocks

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — The Dogs of the Dow are barking again, but watch out for their bite.<p>I’m referring to the strategy that, each …

Investing

10 Books You Can Read In One Night That Will Boost Your Motivation For Work

Feeling blah? These 10 books are short enough to read in a few hours, yet highly likely to make tomorrow more productive.<p>Some days you feel on top of the world. Others, not so much. For the latter, here’s a cheap and easy solution: a quick, motivational read. For less than $20 on an e-reader and an …

Motivation

Want to Be More Confident? Try These 5 Habits of Highly Successful People | Inc.com

Building confidence can seem so easy, yet be so difficult at the same time. Need to remind yourself of the necessary steps to become a confident person? Here are five essential habits for building and maintaining high self-esteem.<p><b>1. Don't harbor more negative thoughts than necessary</b><p>Although it's …

Success

12 books every investor should read

There are countless varieties of investments from stocks, bonds, options, real estate, commodities, peer-to-peer lending and many more. In contrast with committing money to an insured bank savings account, investing typically involves trading additional risk for the opportunity for greater …

Investing

The Hidden Genius of Geothermal HVAC Systems

For more than 60 years, geothermal HVAC systems have been used in the U.S. and around the world. They work with nature, not against it. They can heat …

Home Improvement

Turn your $60 router into a $600 router

Of all the great DIY projects at this year's Maker Faire, the one project that really caught my eye involved converting a regular old $60 router into …

Wi-Fi

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement
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The CEO of Red Hat shares the 4 books that most influenced his career

Most executives will say you are what you read, and that's no different for Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst.<p>The former chief operating officer of Delta and the author of "The Open Organization" oversees more than 8,000 employees in 80 countries at the open-source software company. His unique views on …

Red Hat

10 Books You Must Read to Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

<b>Bold – Steven Kotler and Peter Diamandis</b><p>Exponential technologies are technologies that have the ability to generate change and improve lives in ways …

Peter Thiel

11 biographies to read if you want to get rich

Success is a learnable skill, self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker emphasizes in his book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." Anyone can grow to be successful and wealthy, and one of the best starting points is to read a biography about someone who's already done it.<p>"Successful people look at other …

Success

10 Tools To Start Reversing Your Autoimmune Disease

Living with an autoimmune disease can be a lonely experience. Many people wait years to find out why they're sick, and once they're finally …

The Issue That Could Be At The Root Of Your Anxiety & Depression

Recently, I spoke with a new patient of mine who was struggling with debilitating anxiety, depression, brain fog and fatigue. She's in her mid-30s …

I took a personality test to assess my leadership potential and it was freakishly accurate

Having never been asked to complete one while applying for a job, I assumed they were somewhat similar to the quizzes in Seventeen magazine I spent the better part of my adolescence taking.<p>Those quizzes, it seemed, were only useful for diagnosing people on the extremes — those who were destined to …

Psychology

Why Agility Trumps Efficiency

Efficiency was the mantra of 20th century industry. If you could produce an equal or superior product for a lower price, chances were that you would win in the marketplace. So managers continually honed their operations to achieve maximum productivity at minimal cost.<p>Yet these days, success is …

Innovation

Paul Ford: What Is Code? | Bloomberg

Remember Netscape, the first huge commercial Web browser? In 1995, as Java was blooming, Netscape was resolving a problem. It displayed Web pages …

JavaScript

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

“We look like our livestock now”: The author of “The Dorito Effect” on the chemically-enhanced junk food we can’t put down

Salon talks to author Mark Schatzker about why the worse our food tastes, the more we eat<p>When Doritos first hit store shelves in 1964, they weren’t Cool Ranch Doritos or Jumpin’ Jack Monterey Cheese Doritos or Jacked Ranch Dipped Hot Wings Doritos. (That last one — believe it or not — is for real.) …

McDonald's

7 Scientific Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …

10 Secrets the Airlines Don't Want You to Know - Page 5 of 10

<b>6 . They owe you way more for delayed luggage than they’ll offer to pay</b><p>Image Credit: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/4855512074432012/<p>Now they’re …

30 Simple Habits To Help You Work Well With Others

The phrase “Must work well with others” is so commonly found on job descriptions for open positions that it gets ignored almost completely. And yet it’s not simply text placed there to fill space, nor is it an empty request–it’s a threat. If you don’t work well with others, you’re going to get …

Self-help