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107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical …

The 1 Book That Most Impacted Malcolm Gladwell's Worldview | Inc.com

Every once in a while, you come across one of those books. You know the one: It challenges you; it delights you; it has you consider something vital in a deeper way. You find yourself recommending it to people, gifting it to people, telling strangers on the subway about it.<p>For Malcolm Gladwell, …

Self-improvement

5 equipment-free Pilates moves that Hollywood A-listers swear by

When a woman’s got the kind of life that involves 4 a.m. call times and late nights at the Oscars or Met Gala, she’d be forgiven for sometimes …

Yoga

Get CPD-certified in Adobe’s graphic design suite [Deals]

Learning new skills is the key to getting more rewarding work, however you define that. But learning new skills is one thing — getting certified in them is another.<p>These lessons offer Continuing Professional Development certification in Adobe’s most popular graphic design apps, clocking in at more …

8 best moves to target arm fat

One of the unfair aspects of aging is your muscles tend to turn to noodles. Plus, the hormone changes waiting for you in perimenopause and menopause will encourage your body to pack on pounds. That's why strength training is so crucial for women over 40. You can minimize or even banish the …

Workouts

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success | Inc.com

We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people. You just might get the lift you need to take you to your happy (and …

Motivation

12 Must-Watch Netflix Movies That Expire in May

Sure, you could go outside and enjoy the nice weather, but...<p>May will be a great month for Netflix fans, at least on the expiring-titles front, as almost no A+ films are set to disappear from the streaming service. Yet while such welcome news means that you won't have to partake in any last-second …

Bruce Willis

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Science Finally Explained My Resting Bitch Face to Me

After researchers used a program called FaceReader to study the phenomenon of "Resting Bitch Face," I decided to get my hands on the program myself and see how bad my RBF was.<p>I was a pretty serious kid. Teachers used to call me a "thinker," which was fine until around the time I turned 19. That was …

Garlic Mashed Potatoes In The Slow Cooker Recipe

"Simple and delicious! If you cook for a large family or want to reduce last-minute chaos in the kitchen, you will LOVVVVE this recipe! It has been …

Travelling this New Year? Here are the 5 photography apps you should have on your device

Open the app categories on Google Play store and Photography proudly sits on the top. As the OEMs continue to improve the cameras with every new …

Mobile Photography

A Heart-Racing, Total-Body Workout

Ever felt paralyzed by too many choices? The struggle is real. It's how we occasionally feel about strength-training workouts. Endless possibilities …

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

You can do anything with your new Android phone. So many apps. So many possibilities. But where to begin?<p>Here's a list of 15 apps that should get you started:

17 Beautiful Quotes From Novels In 2015 That'll Make You Wanna Curl Up With A Book

"You remain the hero in your own story even when you become the villain in somebody else's." — Anthony Marra, The Tzar of Love and Techno.

Books

What Is Your Mindfulness Personality Type?

If you told me that I had the personality of a sea slug, would I fire you for insulting me, or would I promote you to head of marketing because you demonstrated that you really know how humans think and behave?<p>Single celled organisms like protozoa have simple, binary mechanisms for survival: they …

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

10 Signs You're In Love With A Narcopath

<i>By Allison Zapata</i><p>What do you get when you cross a sociopath with a narcissist? The least funny joke and the worst kind of hybrid: a narcissistic sociopath, narcopath for short. Both a narcissist and sociopath have an inflated sense of how important they are, as well as a constant need for praise …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. A YouTube video that claims Facebook is "stealing billions of views" is going viral.</b> The video, from German YouTube channel Kurzgesagt, accuses Facebook of not doing enough to tackle copyright infringement on its platform.<p><b>2. Xbox is making eight people stand on a billboard for 24 hours whilst it</b> …

Vancouver, Toronto, Hamilton see eye-popping home price increases in past year

Home prices up<p>If you needed more evidence of where the action is, the latest reading of Canadian home prices spells it out.<p>Values rose in Vancouver by 0.6 per cent in October from September, and in Toronto by 0.3 per cent, according to the Teranet-National Bank home price index released today.<p>But …

Canadian Real Estate

Can you solve it? The impossible braid puzzle that will plait your brain

Scissors at the ready! Here’s a crafty craft puzzle<p>Hello guzzlers.<p>Today’s puzzle is one for your hands, not just your head.<p>You’ll need a pair of scissors and a piece of paper. Or even better, a plastic bag (a strip of leather also works pretty well).<p>Cut a thin strip of your preferred material with …

Hair

How To Make Love Last: 3 Secrets Backed By Research

The beginning of a relationship is amazing. But often, it starts to fizzle out later on…The things you used to love about them start to annoy you. …

Psychology

No One Told You the Book List for Improving Leadership Skills? I Will

Get ahead as a leader with these 8 books. You will be inspired by history's great leaders and get the latest research based leadership hacks.

Wall Street is deeply confused about Tesla

The numbers were more or less in line with expectations: Tesla brought in what was expected and lost slightly more than anticipated.<p>CEO Elon Musk and his management team guided a bit lower on deliveries for the full year: 55,000 vehicles was the number in early 2015, but that dropped to between …

Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

"I don't want to be the lighting guy" says New York designer David Weeks

<b>New York 2015:</b> in the next of our series of interviews with New York designers, David Weeks explains how he kickstarted the city's vibrant design …

Core77 Visits Festool, Part 6: Behind the Scenes with Their Testing & Quality Control

The crucial steps in maintaining the tools' reputations<p>In the design process post we saw what goes into the development of a new Festool power tool, …

Woodworking

The 15 Wittiest Things Oscar Wilde Ever Said

Or wrote. Maybe. (He said a lot of witty things).<p>Happy birthday, you quote machine, you!<p>All photos by Napoleon Sarony, via Oscar Wilde In America.

Oscar Wilde

Daily Inspiration #1571

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …