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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 …

Bad Writing Costs Businesses Billions

It’s not just a chore to wade through the badly written memos, emails, and other lousy business communication—this inefficiency costs us insane …

Creative Writing

Spark Moments That Matter

A Law Professor Explains Why You Should Never Talk to Police

James Duane says you shouldn't say anything to a cop for any reason, you shouldn't plead the Fifth, and you shouldn't stay silent. So what should you do?<p>James Duane doesn't think you should ever talk to the police. Not just, "Don't talk to the police if you're accused of a crime," or, "Don't talk …

Welcome to the special hospital where pets are treated better than most human patients

<b>This post includes graphic images of surgery, some of which may be upsetting to readers.</b><p>Emergency veterinary medicine is rough work.<p>"Some people can't take the screaming," said Sue Maraczi, an emergency and critical care nurse at the Animal Medical Center (AMC) on Manhattan's Upper East Side.<p>She …

Teaching Students Team Collaboration Skills Using Five Dysfunctions Team

There is a popular and wise mantra in education that goes like this: Don’t assess anything that you don’t teach.<p>It’s common sense, even if the …

Teaching

A Lottery Lawyer Explains What You Should Do if You Hit the Jackpot

If you win big, you'll want to shut down your Facebook, hire a financial planner, and get ready for your life to change.<p><i>Download the new and improved VICE app for iOS and Android now.</i><p>In middle school, we had to read Steinbeck's <i>The Pearl</i>, which is about how awful getting rich quick is. The …

I write about money every day, and here's the best financial advice I can give you

<b>1. Managing money is so easy once you figure it out.</b> It's scary and frustrating and all kinds of annoying before hand, but once you "get it" you're good forever. It's like riding a bike — you fall down a ton early on, but the more you practice the better you get. You'll still fall afterwards, but …

How to be a better writer

<b>Stay tuned for a couple of Storyfix announcements, presented following today’s content.</b><p>Most of the time, who makes it and who doesn’t is no …

How to prevent mobile phone theft

Shares 0<p><i>This article is by staff writer Robert Brokamp.</i><p>Modern technology is amazing. For example, thanks to the wonders of Find My iPhone — an …

15 Things No One Ever Tells You About Marriage

"That whole 'in sickness and in health' thing will come up more than you think—like when you have to nurse him through a bad hangover or he has to help soothe your raging PMS. Now that's lasting love." —<i>Lindsay K.</i><p>"Be friends, not clones of each other, and enjoy what you both bring to the table."</i> …

Desperate to see their children grow, breast cancer patients face a $93,000 a year bill for extra life

WOMEN whose breast cancer has spread will face a $93,000 bill for a breakthrough treatment that can their extend their lives if a government subsidy …

Five of our favorite dessert buffets in Las Vegas

Buffets are a big deal in Las Vegas. Pretty much every hotel has one. They vary in size, price and what kind of food they offer, which can make it …

7 Ways to Get People to Believe, Like and Respect You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are some simple, yet often forgotten, business principles that can build a positive professional reputation and keep credibility intact -- for you and your business. Here are seven ways to convey that you are poised, polished and …

15 Free Online Resources That Will Make You Smarter

Learning the new skills necessary to start a new business can be expensive, but fortunately the initiative for free, high-quality, educational resources online has only continued to grow in the past few years.<p>Below are some of the resources available to learn more about marketing, entrepreneurship, …