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Trump appoints guy who opposes renewable energy to lead renewable energy department

President Donald Trump has tapped Dan Simmons — an opponent of renewable energy — to lead the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, …

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

How To Lose Weight in 4 Seconds - 40 Ways

Before we begin, let’s put things in perspective: If you adopt just one of the habits in this list on how to lose weight and changed nothing else …

John D. Rockefeller's Keys to Success | The Art of Manliness

By age 25 John D. Rockefeller controlled one of the largest oil refineries in the nation.<p>By age 31 he had become the world’s largest oil refiner.<p>By …

Self-improvement

Want To Bounce Back Better? Here's What Resilient People Do To Get Back In The Game

Science Reveals What You Can Do To Recover From A Reversal<p>Have you ever been totally beaten down by stress? Felt too overwhelmed to function? Believed you'd broken your psychological energy?<p>Six years ago, I broke mine.<p>I was in the middle of an intense season of speaking engagements, business …

How Ryan Created a $27,000 Monthly Income with this Overlooked “Arbitrage” Strategy - Chris Dunn - Building Wealth and Living Well

• Tweet <br>• Share <br>0<p>Ryan Roots is a serial entrepreneur. After selling his business with 30 employees, he was looking to generate extra income.<p>One Saturday …

7 Powerful Signs You're More Successful Than You Think

Now and then you have to take a step back and appreciate what you've accomplished. Here's to you.<p>Success means different things to different people.<p>For many, accumulating wealth or power are definitive signs of success. For you, it may be as simple (or complex) as being happy.<p>And although an …

From College Dropout to Wall Street Success Story: 11 Things Winning People Always Do

From thinking strategically to maintaining discipline, these core principles make success more likely.<p>If you're a parent, it's hard when you don't like your kids' choices. Sometimes you have to step in, like when they're acting illegally or risking their health. But what do you do when your kids …

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

How We Grew Our Web Traffic By 5,000% In 3 Months (With Zero Advertising)

<i>554.</i><p>That’s how much monthly website traffic we had to our website three months ago.<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape what's next for your businessI'm interested<p>20 visitors a day may sound encouraging if you’re starting a personal …

20 Ways Your Business Can Outrank Anyone Online

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is there one particular website that consistently outranks yours? This can be an extremely frustrating experience. It seems like no matter what you do, you just can’t seem to improve your rankings.<p>This post will give you a checklist you …

How to Write Email Subject Lines Like a Pro

When your email subscribers open their inbox, it's like they enter a candy store. Dozens, even hundreds of treats are staring at them from the shelves. <b>Your subject line is the candy wrap for your bon-bon</b>; you've got to make sure it stands out, because the competition in this inbox candy store is …

Here To Stay: How Indian-Born Innkeepers Revolutionized America's Motels

In midtown Manhattan, 48Lex towers over the crowded street at its feet. The high-rise, luxury hotel offers a singular experience — serving complimentary wine at happy hour — but it's just one of 52 hotels owned by Hersha Hospitality Trust.<p>The company, named for founder Hasu P. Shah's wife, grew …

Profit

3 Reasons Why Time-Outs May Be Damaging Your Child

One of the most popular behavior control solutions for experts and parents alike is the time-out. Although time-outs can appear effective in …

Scientists Say This Strategy Can Help You Learn Anything Fast

We've been studying all wrong.<p>In his book <i>Fluent Forever</i>, opera singer Gabriel Wyner suggests that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to …

This Upstart Gives Intuit a Run for the Money in Cloud Accounting

Intuit is racing to convert its existing small-business customers to using cloud editions of its accounting applications. Xero, a fast-growing cloud …

12 retailers that bombed in 2015

Some brands seriously struggled.<p>These are some brands that did not fare too well — many suffered from low sales and misguided sartorial choices. Some companies filed for bankruptcy.<p>Here's hoping 2016 will be better for them.

Linkin Park: rock superstars and venture capitalists

<i>This article was first published in the December 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

Amazon’s $5 Dash Button Already Hacked To Do Other Stuff Beyond Giving Amazon Money

Need something to spark a bit of creativity this week? How about a super clever hack for Amazon’s $5, single-purpose Dash buttons?<p>The Dash buttons were originally meant to serve as a quick way to reorder household goods you order often (Order a lot of laundry detergent? Stick a Dash button on your …

52 Great Wines for $25 or Less

Impress your friends.<p>Looking for the perfect wine for dinner or to take to a party? Our team of experts has come up with bumper crop of …

3 Things Small Business Owners Need to Put on Their To-Do

There’s no shortage of things to get done when you own your own business, so adding yet another item on your to-do-list doesn’t exactly excite most small business owners. But what’s <i>on</i> your to-do-list versus what <i>needs</i> to be on your to-do-list can make all the difference in your success or failure. …

Giant Solar Floating Farm Could Produce 8,000 Tons of Vegetables Annually

The world is less than 40 years away from a serious problem: producing enough food for 9 billion mouths. But with climate change cutting more than a …

Aquaponics

The Biggest Mistakes People Make Saving For College

Saving for college can be a challenging. These are a lot of different ways to save and a lot of different suggestions about how much to save. And parents are worried about this – according to a recent T. Rowe Price survey, 52% of parents felt it was more important to save for their kids’ college …

Flying with children: 10 secrets to stress-free travel

Flying long-haul with kids is the modern travel equivalent of rounding the Cape of Good Hope in a galleon without a nautical chart. OK, you won’t fall off the end of the world or be attacked by sea dragons. Not unless it’s easyJet. But children and planes don’t mix. In fact there probably isn’t an …

Long Haul

16 Ways to Create Your Own Happiness at Work | Inc.com

Let's face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found that just 13 percent of us consider ourselves to be "happily engaged at work."<p>Those who do rate themselves as happy are 36 percent more motivated, six …

Happiness

The 3 Best Stocks to Invest in the Future of Banking

The banking industry has vitrually unlimited potential to grow and evolve, and these three companies could help you profit from it.<p>The banking …

To Feed the World in 2050, We Need to View Small-Scale Farming as a Business

How can we feed the world’s growing population? It’s an age-old question that has resurfaced following the economic shocks and environmental stresses of the past decade.<p>According to the latest data, the global population is expected to surpass nine billion by 2050, and much of this growth will take …

Easy and Satisfying Slow Cooker Recipes

If the howling winds and frigid temperatures weren't indication enough, we can certainly help confirm: winter is here folks! And while the powdery …

Flyp Lets You Add Multiple Numbers To Your Smartphone

Flyp is a new iOS/Android app that lets you have up to six different phone numbers simultaneously active on your smartphone. The first number is free and each additional “premium” phone number (a maximum of five) costs $2.99 per month (or $29.99 per year) to maintain. The Flyp app manages all the …

Apps

Smart Ways To Use Credit Cards For Hotel Loyalty Points

Travel hacking has quickly become common parlance among globetrotters, even among those who don’t spend years on the road. And as disruptive hospitality entities like Airbnb or Couchsurfing continue to grow, more and more consumers are looking for ways to spend less for their vacations. Good news …