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A matchmaker says one of the best things you can do for a relationship takes almost no time — but a lot of courage

Once, on a fifth or sixth date, a guy asked me what I was looking for.<p>We were seated at a bar, and I nearly choked on my drink.<p>"Um. Looking for?" I knew what he meant, but it was easier to keep my guard up and pretend I didn't. That was true even though I liked this guy a lot, and suspected he …

Relationships

The 23 best icebreakers to use at a party where you don't know anyone

Maybe you're interested in making a new professional contact, or perhaps you simply want to make a good impression on a friend of a friend.<p>Whatever the reason, busting out the clichés upon the first introduction is never a good idea.<p>To mix the conversation up a bit, try using one of these 17 …

Comedy Central

Answering These 10 Questions Yes Will Instantly Prove You Are Meant to Lead People

This self-diagnosis will help determine employees' commitment to their boss, and to their work.<p>Conventional thinking demands that we throw more perks, bonuses, and pay raises at employees to increase their work satisfaction or "boost their morale."<p>But carrot-and-stick methods of motivation don't …

19 Books Successful People Read

Here's a pile of books recommended by high achievers.<p>It's all about efficiency: The most successful people are students who watch and learn from others who have already carved a path to the top. Here's a pile of books recommended by high achievers.<p>1. <i>The Power of One</i> by Bryce Courtenay<p>"[It's] a …

Supermarket breast cancer screening to be offered by NHS

Women will be offered breast cancer screening while they shop, under NHS plans to harness space technology.<p>Breast screening vans will be sent to supermarkets across the country in schemes to drive up detection rates, meaning women can receive results within days.<p>Officials hope that making checks …

Is This the Single Most Persuasive Word in the English Language?

Not because of what the word means, but because of what the word means you will do<p>I know a number of extremely successful people, and while in many ways they're very different, they all share one thing in common: They're exceptionally good at persuading other people.<p>After all, that's what leaders …

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

60 Keyboard Shortcuts That Will Make You More Productive

Seconds add up. If you can find ways to shave off a few seconds here and there, you'll be well on your way to being faster and more efficient at your job.<p>That's what's so great about keyboard shortcuts. They make you way more productive.<p>Every day your work probably requires you to navigate lots of …

Bill Gates Says This Book Is 'One of the Most Important' He's Ever Read

Millions of people have tuned in for Swedish physician and statistician Hans Rosling’s TED Talks over the years, and the videos caught the attention …

8 signs your partner is lying to you

While everybody tells little white lies from time to time, some forms of deception are more serious than others in romantic relationships.<p>INSIDER asked both relationship experts and a behavioral analysis interrogator about how to tell when your partner isn't being honest with you.<p>Here are eight …

Social Media

Snap quietly acquired a British VR and gaming software startup called PlayCanvas

Snapchat's parent company Snap Inc. has acquired PlayCanvas, a British software startup which powers 3D gaming on mobile browsers and social media services.<p>PlayCanvas was founded in 2011, and has built an open-sourced game engine that powers casual games on Facebook and on browsers. Its technology …

DC Thomson

China's working on the next generation of military exoskeleton. Here's what it can do.

Getting ever closer to Iron Man-like capabilities.<p>Norinco, China's state-owned manufacturer of armored vehicles and heavy ground munitions, has debuted its second-generation military exoskeleton, a body brace designed to help infantry members carry some 100 pounds of weapons, supplies, and …

Military

The giant garbage vortex in the Pacific Ocean is over twice the size of Texas — here's what it looks like

There's far too much plastic in the world's oceans, and the problem continues to build up.<p>Every little bit of plastic that gets tossed into the ocean or swept downstream out to sea either sinks or is picked up by currents. Much of it is eventually carried into one of five massive ocean regions, …

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

1/<p>'Jiro Dreams of Sushi' (2011)<p>The 2011 documentary "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" profiles Jiro Ono, a Japanese sushi chef and restaurant owner who is …

Entrepreneurship

If Your Employees Can't Answer This 1 Simple Question, They're a Lot Less Productive Than You Think

Nothing is more powerful for tracking productivity than these 6 words.<p>Want to know a dirty little secret in business? Everyone loves being busy.<p>Don't believe me? Try walking into your office and asking all of your employees this one simple question:<p>"What results did you achieve today?"<p>More often …

Employment

Bottled water from major brands like Aquafina, Nestle, and Dasani has been found to contain tiny plastic particles that you're drinking

When you drink from a plastic bottle of fresh H20, you're sipping more than just water.<p>A new report from Orb Media reveals how major bottled water brands, including Aquafina, Dasani, Nestle and Evian all have tens, hundreds, and in some cases, thousands of microplastic particles floating in their …

Pollution

Why this is the most flattering haircut for every face shape and age

One of the most transformative changes you can make to how you look is to have a big chunk of hair cut off - Margot Robbie even chopped a few inches in-between the Baftas and Oscars to this flattering chin-length style. I don’t know about you, but I’m caught in the perpetual cycle of growing my …

The Elongating Heels Meghan Markle Wears on Repeat

Along with the rest of the world, we here at Who What Wear chat about Meghan Markle quite often, from her latest outfits (like her J.Crew coat) to …

JPMORGAN: Here's what you should be reading, listening to, and visiting in 2018

Every year, JPMorgan polls its more than 200,000 employees for the next big trends in movies, books, music, theater, and more.<p>Coined the #NextList2018, this year's recommendations run the gamut from the expected (the hedge fund legend Ray Dalio's new book) to the obscure (Ecuadorian parlor music). …

Yves Saint-Laurent

Global smartphone sales return to growth; Apple up 5.7% year-on-year in Q3 – Gartner

Gartner predicted last month that global smartphone sales would return to growth next year, and its latest numbers show that this was actually achieved sooner than expected, in Q3 this year.<p>Global sales of smartphones to end users totalled 383 million units in the third quarter of 2017, a 3 percent …

Mobile

Don’t press send … The new rules for good writing in the 21st century

Entertain, don’t be afraid of a bit of filth, but be cautious with your XXXs – the essential guide to getting your message across while avoiding the pitfalls of communication<p>The person who gets your letter will seldom be the one who wronged you. At least to start with, they have no skin in the game …

Writing

22 products you only need to buy once in your life

While many companies claim to have lifetime guarantees, they often come with certain conditions that prevent you from taking advantage of the warranty as advertised.<p>Luckily, we compiled a list of brands with true lifetime warranties. These companies will replace, repair, or refund you for your …

Shopping

Research Shows Listening to Music Increases Productivity (and Some Types of Music Are Super Effective)

Are you making the most of what you listen to while you're at work?<p>Music has a way of permeating through empty corners and filling up environments with substance. It can help you relax, make you well up in tears, or feel alive. But can it make you more productive?<p>We use music to set the tone of our …

Forget getting rich - sex and sleep are the real keys to happiness

It’s often said that money doesn’t bring happiness – but researchers may have found the two things that do. A study has found that sex and sleep are the two things that have the strongest association with a person’s wellbeing.<p>The index, developed by researchers Oxford Economics, found that …

A 40-year study of teens finds Generation Z avoids sex, alcohol, and driving at record rates

According to a new study from the psychologists Jean Twenge and Heejung Park, teenagers instead prefer to sit at home, avoid drugs and alcohol, and scroll through a litany of social-media apps.<p>The study, published in the journal Child Development, analyzed survey responses from 8.3 million …

Demographics

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This Woman’s Cleaning Plan Has Become an Internet Sensation

Do you follow the FlyLady? If not, here's a little backstory: the FlyLady is a site dedicated to organizing and cleaning your home, started by Marla …

Cleaning

10 Changes to Your Morning Routine That Will Transform Your Entire Day

Some people dread mornings, and other people relish them. No matter which type you are, there’s still a good chance that you can tweak your morning …

The rise and fall of historical world economies

<i>The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays.</i><p>Long before the invention of modern day maps or gunpowder, the planet's major powers were already duking it out for economic and geopolitical supremacy.<p>Today's chart tells that story in the simplest terms possible. By showing …