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Caution: Cleaning this way is like smoking a pack a day, study says

Just in case you needed a legitimate excuse to be messy, there's a new study that says cleaning may actually be bad for your health.<p>Researchers at the University of Bergen in Norway found that regular use of cleaning sprays contributed to a greater decline in lung function compared to those who did …

Health

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel like their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

Successful People Tell Themselves These 7 Things on a Daily Basis

Sometimes, becoming successful is just a matter of willing it into existence.<p>Successful people tend to have very positive inner dialogues.<p>They know how to nurture their own personal growth. They believe they can do whatever it is they set their mind to. But most of all, they believe in …

Self-improvement

How to Start an Online Business in 10 Simple Steps

These companies usually offer domain registration and it’s often easier to have both with the same company -- though many people will buy their …

Small Business

Government websites have quietly been running cryptocoin mining scripts

A security researcher has discovered thousands of legitimate websites — many belonging to local governments and government agencies — running scripts that secretly force visitors’ computers to mine cryptocoins.<p>In the UK, both the websites of the Information Commissioner’s Office and the Student …

IT security

This engineer created a fool-proof plan to overcome shyness — and it led her to jobs at Apple, Google, and now Microsoft

A couple of months ago, Sophia Velastegui was approached with an exciting job offer: To become the general manager of Microsoft's artificial intelligence product unit.<p>She began the job in December. It was another pinnacle career move for the star engineer, named to Business Insider's list of the …

Employment

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 7 Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

From Jeff Bezos to Sara Blakely and Tony Robbins, here's how the world's most successful people raise their kids.<p>The rich aren't like you and me, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote almost a century ago. One of the ways that's most obvious today is how they choose to raise their kids.<p>Let's assume that the …

Self-improvement

Ditch The Client If Your Contract Lacks These 7 Important Clauses

Getting paid is the biggest issue that freelancers face when they create products or provide services for clients. After all, it can be expensive to go after a non-paying client, and many freelancers are living on an already tight budget. And sometimes freelancers, hungry for business, do not study …

Employment

If you Thought Blockchain was Amazing, Wait till You Read about Hybrid Blockchain

The game-changing Hybrid Blockchain Technology can be used to build enterprise-grade implementations of the open-source technology across different trades leading to real-world use cases<p>Atul Khekade, Early Investor and Ecosystem Developer - XinFin<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are …

Bitcoin

Interfaces are dying, so your brand needs a bigger personality

Less than a decade ago, branding style guides used to be a huge PDF covering multiple visual aspects of a brand, such as typography, colors, and photography.<p>When digital came about, style guides started to account for pixel-based touchpoints between brand and consumer, including things like header …

This site makes browsing Netflix simple again

Tired of spending more time trying to find something to watch on Netflix than actually watching stuff? Flixable aims to fix that.<p>We've all been there. You sit down for movie night, open Netflix and start looking for something to watch. And you keep looking. And keep looking. And you look until you …

How a spreadsheet helped this man lose 60 pounds

The numbers in a simple Google Doc helped Paul Smalera overcome failed attempts at weight loss.<p>Quartz editor Paul Smalera lost 60 pounds in 18 months by tracking his weight in a Google spreadsheet.<p>Smalera, who weighed 242 pounds at the beginning of his weight-loss journey, input his weight into the …

Fitness

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Sheryl Sandberg

FROZEN LEMON MORE POWERFUL THAN CHEMOTHERAPY

It turns out that the best way to consume lemons is to first freeze them and then eat them along with their peel. It seems that we’ve been making a …

How to Run an Efficient Meeting--Without Being Bossy or Taking Over

If you are a leader or subject matter expert, here are the meeting best practices that will help you and your team produce the best results<p>Of course you are going to run the meeting. You probably know the most about the subject and care most about it. Why would you not run the meeting? Because …

Facebook's VP of Product Says This Is the Most Important Skill Any Manager Can Have

Managing a team of 400+ and working on the world's biggest social media platform comes down to one skill.<p>For any business owner or leader, it's too easy to fall into the trap of saying "I'll do that" to anything that comes up. But it happens. And before you know it, you're juggling more than you …

13 Real Ways I Make Money Online

Here's how you can make bank from the web.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose explains 13 ways you can make money online, from podcasting to sponsored content. The internet provides a massive opportunity for entrepreneurs, and getting ahead of your competitors with some of these …

How to replace your old, outdated 3-way light switches

Here's how to swap outdated three-way light switches for something much better.<p>Archaic light switches might as well be from the stone age. All they do is turn a light on and off. They can't dim lighting gently or remember the brightness level you prefer. Outdated switches don't play nicely with LED …

How To Create Web Traffic "Out Of Thin Air"

Unscrupulous ad networks and publishers have come up with a way to generate massive amounts of fake traffic and ad impressions. And like many things on the internet, it traces its origins to porn.<p><b>In early May</b>, a sales representative for an esports streaming site called DingIt.tv sent an email to …

11 Things Organized and Productive People Do Every Day

These simple, time-proven techniques will help you become more organized and productive.<p>We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we …

How Many of These 14 Common Negotiating Mistakes Do You Make?

You might not even know you're messing up.<p>Much of business -- and life -- is about negotiation. We need to be able to find common ground to make connections, work together and sell to one another. That's why it's important for a business leader to be a strong negotiator. When making deals or …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

Crystal Clear Pumpkin Pie!? The Holiday Classic Gets a Magical Makeover

The server says "pumpkin pie" as he sets down a doll-sized slice with a quivering, crystal clear filling. It’s the traditional holiday classic, not packaged as one might expect. But then again, this is Alinea, Chicago’s radical and pioneering temple of progressive cuisine, renowned the world over …

Baking

There is a simple strategy that may be better for your money than budgeting — and almost no one uses it

If you've already taken this step and continue to struggle with the balancing act between monthly income and expenditures, it can start to feel hopeless. But there's still hope: another approach to consider is changing the due dates of your bills.<p>It's a tactic few people think to implement, but one …

Personal Finance

10 Cloud Computing certifications that will land you a six figure salary Job

Top 10 Highest-Paying Cloud Computing CertificationsTry one of these 10 highest paying cloud computing certifications and get yourself a six figure …

Cloud Computing

The Most Effective Method to Get Someone to Do What You Want

Use the "scales of influence" model to persuade people to do what you want--while thinking that it's their idea.<p>Contrary to popular opinion, human beings don't resist change. We all, however, resist being changed.<p>We have no problem stretching our own comfort zone, but we each throw up our defenses …

Self-improvement

12 Millionaire Habits to Start Making Serious Money Soon and Build Wealth in a Hurry

Get-rich-quick schemes rarely work but doing the right things every day rarely fails.<p>There's a mindset that's prevalent these days. It's one of instant gratification in an on-demand society that looks for quick results with very little effort. Entrepreneurs know that life doesn't work that way. You …

Apple adds PayPal as payment option for the App Store, iTunes Store and Apple Music

Apple today announced that it is adding PayPal as a new payment method to the App Store, iTunes Store, iBookstore and Apple Music services. This means Apple users will be able to add PayPal to their Apple ID in order to buy apps, musics, movies, TV shows and more.<p>PayPal is a nice alternative to …

Smart TV