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How To Use Metaphors To Increase Your Speaking Success

The human mind – especially the unconscious human mind – is still mostly a mystery to us, its owner. Neuroscience is helping to push back the boundaries of puzzlement; however, we have a long way to go.<p>Psychology professor Adele Goldberg at Princeton University is doing her bit to help increase our …

Princeton University

4 Cheap Soviet Lenses Worth Hunting Down on eBay

It may not be the first place that comes to mind, but the Soviet Union is a great place to start if you’re looking for a good quality piece of glass …

This Guy's App Could Turn Our Old iPhones into Thousands and Thousands of Surveillance Cameras

Perch Live makes it easier than ever to catch people acting sketchy, if you're into that sort of thing.<p>Back in the dial-up days of the neolithic internet, staring at choppy, blurry webcam footage of people living their average, boring lives was an exciting and transgressive facet of online life. …

Sheryl Sandberg just gave an incredible, emotional speech to college grads

The Facebook COO talked about overcoming tragedy through resiliency<p>Earlier today, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg gave a stirring, emotional, and inspirational commencement speech to graduating students at UC Berkeley. The speech was focused on the subject of resiliency, with …

Spring clean your Mac with these awesome apps

No matter the size of your Mac’s hard drive, there will come a time when you need to free up some space. Having a full hard drive can make your Mac feel sluggish, and running out of space can be terrifying.<p>Sifting through your archive of files may seem like a daunting task. But don’t fear — these …

This Skills Gap Is Hurting America’s Housing Market

While America’s housing market is recovering, the construction industry has struggled to catch up. Nationwide, the median price for existing and new …

Smuggled North Korea photos give rare look at life outside the capital

Most pictures available outside North Korea are of Pyongyang. That's because tourism is restricted to the capital, and border control staff check — …

Articles about design duo takes over whole factory on Dwell.com - Dwell

We can only imagine all the fun these designers must be having at home.<p>Through an exhibition at a California museum, an award-winning San Francisco architecture firm offers a glimpse into its design...<p>Starting this week, New York’s Museum of Arts and Design will cede control of its second-floor …

San Francisco

Start your own business with these 4 great offers

Starting a business takes more than a great idea. The best way to ensure that your small business has a fighting chance in a competitive market is to develop a core set of skills to prepare yourself for every challenge, hurdle or roadblock you’ll find along the way.<p>That’s why we’ve put together a …

Want to intern at a Wall Street bank? Here's the first thing they'll look for on your résumé

In 2015, Goldman Sachs had 59,000 applicants for roughly 2,900 summer intern positions.<p>So if you're going to drop your résumé in a stack with thousands of others, you want it to look good.<p>We spoke with a former analyst at a bulge-bracket bank who has been through the process both as an applicant …

The Best Places in the World to Travel If You're on a Budget

<i>This post originally appeared on Domainehome.com.</i><p>Cost doesn’t have to stand in the way of your dream trip. If you’re yearning for a major travel …

Poor white kids are less likely to go to prison than rich black kids

It's a fact that people of color are worse off than white Americans in all kinds of ways, but there is little agreement on why. Some see those disparities as a consequence of racial discrimination in schools, the courts and the workplace, both in the past and present. Others argue that economic …

A river of solar power: a scheme for the Tijuana river

<i></i>In Tijuana, another architect is devising a plan to turn the Tijuana River channel into a solar farm that could provide power to as many as 30,000 …

Renewable Energy

16 Home Decor Secrets to Make Any Home Look Beautiful

Decorating a home is not about spending a lot of money on expensive accessories but rather solving practical problems of comfortable and aesthetic …

16 Famous Designers Show Us Their Favorite Notebooks

Designers from Ikea, Pentagram, Ideo, and more tell us what makes a great notebook.<p>Sure, digital design apps might be finally coming into their own, but there’s still nothing better than pen and paper. Here at Co.Design, we’re notebook fetishists, so we recently asked a slew of designers about …

How I Went From $40,000 in Debt to a Millionaire by Age 30

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I came from a family where money was always an issue. My father was a union electrician who brought in a nice, but not exceptional, living. My mom was a stay at-home mom turned jobbie-entrepreneur (as I talked about here). But, money was …

Personal Finance

6 classic business books you should read if you want to be successful

Even though there are plenty of newer reads, sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p>Here's a roundup of six old-school career books.<p>Yes, your parents may have read them, too; but the advice is so legendary — and useful — they're still worth downloading today:

Books

5 Basic Tips for Investing in Real Estate

If you're just beginning to invest in real estate, you'll find that there's a lot to learn. Real estate investing is more complicated than investing in stocks because of the financial, legal, and extensive due diligence requirements involved. That's why it's a good idea to give yourself a solid …

Real Estate

Buying a home was the greatest investment I ever made — but it was also the toughest

I added "homebuyer" to my personal resume at the age of 26 — a full seven years before the average first timer these days.<p>At the time, it seemed like a savvy move because I didn't have any other debt, had some savings left over from a work bonus, and my hometown of Atlanta boasted very reasonable …

Real Estate

Four Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Denmark's Work Culture

Denmark has consistently ranked high on Forbes’ and other lists of Best Countries for Business. High scores for transparency, personal and monetary freedom and work/life balance have helped Denmark reach the top in multiple rankings. Some of the reasons for Denmark’s success are driven by …

How I Got Mark Cuban to Help Me Build My Company

Running a business is a time-consuming process. It’s hard to find enough time when you have to finish Mrs. William’s English essay, Mrs. Presley’s …

Koch Brothers Accused Of Hiring Former NYPD Chief To Dig Up Dirt On Journalist

Soon after the New Yorker’s Jane Mayer published an exposé, the Kochs assembled a team of operatives to target her, she claims.<p>The Koch brothers, who control the second-largest privately held company in the United States, hired former NYPD commissioner Howard Safir to dig up dirt on journalist Jane …

An Instagram star with more than 150,000 followers quit his office job to travel around the world

A man plays a guitar in Lisbon, Portugal — one of Hinton's many travel stops.Allan Edward Hinton<p>Allan Edward Hinton has always been fueled by wanderlust. He traveled far and wide in his late teens and early 20s, but after an eight-year stint in London, he was ready to start exploring again.<p>Hinton …

Central America

Why JPMorgan Chase And On Deck Capital Are Teaming Up To Offer Small Business Loans

It’s not really alternative lending anymore when JPMorgan Chase, the biggest bank in the country, and On Deck Capital, a major marketplace lender, team up on small business lending.<p>Their collaboration is set to launch in 2016 for the small-dollar loans that are the lifeblood of small businesses and …

Characters from Classic Paintings Are Inserted into the Modern World

Ukrainian artist Alexey Kondakov unites the past and present by giving characters from classic paintings the chance to explore our modern world. The artist skillfully utilizes Photoshop to insert vintage muses in stores, on buses, on stairwells, and in the midst of urban alleyways for his ongoing …

Painting

Meet the game developers of Mexico: a growing community

For the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), Mexico’s time has come.<p>It’s a growing games market — the 13th globally for game revenues, according to market research firm Newzoo. But looking past Kerbal Space Program, an international indie sensation developed in Mexico, the development side …

I paid $300 for a $60K round-the-world adventure

Think it’s impossible to shell out just a few hundred bucks to fly around the globe — in mega-pampered first-class seats, no less? It’s not.<p>Sam …

Credit Cards

Sprint’s shameless “unlimited” plan shoves users to 2G network after 1GB of data

Sprint is offering a new plan they’re calling an “unlimited data plan” for only $20 a month. Unlimited data plans have long been the holy grail of power users, some of which found themselves buying phones outright to keep their grandfathered plan rather than sign a new contract. However, Sprint …

Mobile

iPhone 6c: Here’s the latest rumor about Apple’s mysterious third iPhone

Apple is expected to launch at least two iPhones this year though some reports keep saying the company will have three new additions to its iPhone …