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15 tech upgrades you can get for free

You’ve spent so much money already – on a laptop, tablet, computer, router, network extender, printer, and smartphone. You’ve signed up for the internet, and you’re paying monthly fees. You’ll be relieved to know that a lot of tech is free.<p>Open-source software is like the “generic” brands you find …

Software

Teach Your Kid Machine Learning With These Free Lessons

You probably use machine-learning systems every day without even knowing it. The technology gives us spam filters, our Facebook News Feeds, digital …

Machine Learning

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

A simple $3.79 accessory will make your $159 AirPods sound 10 times better

If you’re going to spend $159 on Apple AirPods (which are in stock right now on Amazon with free Prime shipping, by the way), for the love of all …

Tech Trends

People Who Say These 5 Words Have Very Low Emotional Intelligence

They mean the exact opposite of what you think. But only emotionally intelligent people understand why.<p>The words hit me like a hurricane: "I know how you feel."<p>They're right there on pages 80 and 81 of my colleague Justin Bariso's new book about emotional intelligence. They're simple words, and …

Emotional Intelligence

Multiplication Thinking

<b>Healthy Rhythms</b>Years ago, I asked a friend who was sight-seeing in Washington D.C. what his favorite thing was to see at the American History Museum. …

Santa Barbara

Amazon's monthly STEM toy subscription box is about to turn your kid into a little genius

Any future Elon Musks or Marie Curies out there?<p>For those parents with kids who could not give a shit about the <i>Bubble Guppies</i> or other educational …

Kids

How to Fight Better With Your Spouse If You’re a Naturally Passive Person

It's all about learning how to engage and argue in a style that suits your personality.<p>Conflict doesn’t come naturally to many. Not everyone feels …

Self-help

A Collection of Negro League Documentaries

A variety of documentaries about Negro League baseball: Only The Ball Was White, Black Ball, Extra Innings: Preserving the History of the Negro …

Jackie Robinson

This hidden Apple Watch stat tells you whether to exercise or rest

Imagine if your Apple Watch could tell you which days were best for you to do a workout, and what kind of workout you should do. Well it can, sort of, thanks to a hidden feature that few people have yet discovered or know how to use.<p>Heart rate variability, or HRV, is a new metric that reveals your …

Apple Watch

How I Processed a Backlog of 1,061 Emails to Reclaim My Inbox

Stay on top of your inbox -- without devoting your whole day to email -- with these tips.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few weeks ago on a Monday morning, I opened my inbox with a tense tightening in my stomach. My inbox a few weeks prior was around 20 …

Productivity

Mozilla Firefox joins Chrome, Safari in making it easier to build sophisticated websites

With Mozilla's flip of a virtual switch, life got easier for the people who make websites and the people who use them, which is to say, everybody.<p>On Monday, Mozilla accepted an update for its Firefox browser that enables technology called web components. You probably won't directly care about them …

Software

5 Golden Rules for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

Give your kids the skills they'll need to tackle life's toughest challenges head-on.<p>When my first book, <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, hit the shelves, readers kept asking me the same question over and over again; "How do I teach my kids how to be mentally strong?"<p>I was thrilled to learn …

Self-help

DIY Tools for Creating Your Own Apps

Now that summer is almost here many of us start to think about what we can do to bring new things to our classrooms next fall. The summer gives us …

Apps

Bullet Journaling May Change Your To-Do Lists Forever

<b>1. Identify and number your pages.</b><br>All of your pages should be numbered to make items easier to find. Number every page of your journal in the bottom …

Productivity

4 Tricks to Level up Your Core Exercises

The formula for getting stronger is pretty simple: Use more weight or do more reps (or both). Eat, sleep and repeat. This concept is called …

Workouts

Your 10-Minute, Upper-Body Workout

When life gets busy, it can put a strain on your fitness — driving to the gym, working out for an hour and driving back home just isn’t possible. But …

A beginner's guide to making iPhone apps

A lot of people think app development is some unattainable, alien skill accessible only to those big-brained, glasses-wearing creatures we rudely …

Apps

To stop school shootings, use Israel's approach to fighting terror: Texas attorney general

After Santa Fe and Parkland, gun control is a waste of time.<p>America is once again reeling from yet another deadly mass shooting. The victims at Santa Fe High School were taken from us too soon, and the prayers of Texas and the nation are with their families. There is something especially haunting …

Guns

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

6 Standing Core Stabilizer Exercises

Many clients believe that core training, which is essential for optimal performance of both exercise and activities of daily living, can only be …

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Income Inequality

How to Build an Inexpensive Raspberry Pi Mini Laptop

The incredible popularity of the Raspberry Pi series of single-board computers has ensured that you can find them powering every computer form factor …

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Self-improvement

Google Wifi Network Check can test the speed of all your connected devices

As more electronic devices add Wi-Fi connectivity, you might have trouble pinpointing the problem if one of your gadgets has a slow internet connection. An update to Google Wifi's Network Check feature can help you with that troubleshooting.<p>Rolling out from Tuesday, the Network Check update lets …

Wi-Fi

What does your Myers-Briggs personality type mean for your love language?

There’s a reason <i>The Five Love Languages</i> by Gary Chapman skyrocketed to the top of the best-seller list: Each person shows—and needs to be shown—love …

50+ Free Things to Do With Your Kids That Will Give Them an Epic Summer

As moms, we usually go out of our way to avoid hearing our kids say "I'm bored," especially during the Summer months when we want them to have memorable, warm-weather days to look back on. But keeping kids of all ages entertained can be hard <i>and</i> expensive. You want a healthy mix of family …

Kids

There's a simple skin test you can do to tell if you're drinking enough water

It's easy to forget to drink enough water, but now that summer is approaching, it's especially important that we keep our bodies hydrated. If you don't drink enough, you can get headaches, feel nauseated, and find it hard to concentrate.<p>The NHS recommends six to eight glasses of water daily, but …

Researchers have isolated what may be the single most important trait that makes kids successful in school

For years, scientists have documented the downsides of growing up poor.<p>Studies have shown kids from low-income families are generally less ready to start school. They score lower on vocabulary tests and have more trouble concentrating in class. What's more, being chronically hungry, unsafe, or …

The 5 Habits That Can Add 12 Years or More To Your Life Have Just Been Revealed in a New Harvard Study

Data from tens of thousands of people revealed those that practice all 5 were 74% less likely to die than those that adopt none.<p>The blueprint for living a longer life has been confirmed in new research out today from Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the American Heart …

Holistic Medicine