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19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

5 Public-Speaking Tips From Seasoned Experts

Here's a tip you probably haven't heard: Speak so slowly that it actually feels strange.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are you most afraid of? If you're like most Americans, public speaking bothers you more than heights, bugs, snakes, enclosed spaces, flying, …

6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

<i>Editor's note: This post originally appeared on Quora, in response to the question, "Which are the best books to read for mental strength?"</i><p>I've always been fascinated by the mental aspect in sports, music, and personal development. I'm a firm believer that we can train our minds, just as we train …

Be the superhero hacker the world needs, and learn it all for less than $40

As long as online data exists, someone will be out there plotting ways to steal it. (Ahem.)<p>Now that we live in an era where identity theft, copyright …

How To Organize Your Life, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

It's no secret that some people are naturally organized while other people — like me — struggle to even open their mail. If you don't have that whole …

The 10 Best Books to Help You Retire Richer, According to Financial Advisors

How to retire early, with no worries.<p>Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there’s no shortage of books that say they’ll show you how to …

How to Activate Extreme Self-Confidence and Destroy Chronic Anxiety and Fear

This curated column is authored by Anthony Moore, Founder, StuffGradsLike WhenThe post How to Activate Extreme Self-Confidence and Destroy Chronic …

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After 5 years of studying millionaires, I learned there's a particular type of habit that will keep you from getting rich

I spent five years studying the daily habits of hundreds of rich people. In my bestselling books, "Rich Habits" and "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life," I shared some of the important findings from that study.<p>During my research, I learned that the self-made rich adopted specific habits that …

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion. <b></b>Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

18 Essential Classic Books to Read Before You Die

Various<p>If one-stop shopping for the classics appeals to you, look no further than this box set. It features eighty books celebrating a wide range of classic literature from drama to poetry, and fiction to history, and includes works from Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Conrad and many …

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Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

A researcher who spoke with 45 self-made multi-multimillionaires realized they all had something unexpected in common

You don't talk about money.<p>This tradition is extremely widespread in Germany, and the taboo has spread to science.<p>Very little research has been done so far on the extremely private group of the German super-rich.<p>Rainer Zitelmann from the University of Potsdam has therefore set himself on a rarely …

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

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A Guide to Understanding How Shorting Stock Works

Shorting stock has long been a popular trading technique for speculators, gamblers, arbitragers, hedge funds, and individual investors willing to …

Mark Zuckerberg & Bill Gates Think Everyone Should Read These 14 Books

As the world’s most powerful begin to think about travel plans and what to pack for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, they …

A look inside the daily routine of billionaire investor Mark Cuban, who starts working the minute he wakes up and falls asleep to 'Law & Order'

<b>• Billionaire investor Mark Cuban leads a busy life, between starring in "Shark Tank," owning the Dallas Mavericks, and spending time with his family.</b><p><b>• He works hard throughout the day, often clocking in first thing in the morning.</b><p><b>• But he still leaves enough time to exercise, get enough sleep, and</b> …

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Steve Jobs Practiced 1 Habit That Turned Good Presentations Into Great Ones

The best CEO presenters follow one rule that made Steve Jobs a master showman.<p>Steve Jobs was a master showman. In my opinion, Jobs was the best business storyteller of our time. Every product launch was brilliantly performed. Every move, demo, image and slide was in sync and beautifully …

A crypto expert explains the difference between the two largest cryptocurrencies in the world: bitcoin and Ethereum

Lex Sokolin, Autonomous Research's director of fintech strategy, talks with Business Insider Executive Editor Sara Silverstein about the differences between bitcoin and Ethereum. <i>Following is a transcript of the video.</i><p><b>Sara Silverstein:</b> What is bitcoin versus Ethereum?<p><b>Lex Sokolin:</b> So bitcoin is — and …

Fortune's Favorite Business Books of the Year

By , , , and<p>We polled <i>Fortune</i>’s readers, surveyed the staff, and—above all—read a lot of new titles to bring you this year’s list of our favorite …

12 books Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and other moguls think everyone should read

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading "her personal path to freedom."<p>Gates and Winfrey, along with a number of other successful people, have made book recommendations over the years. Here are some of the titles that could help mold the …

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Why leaving a $500,000 job at 30 years old was the best career choice I've ever made

Me too.<p>This is what psychologists refer to as "hedonic adaptation," which means that no matter what new circumstances we find ourselves in, we get used to them much faster than we think we will.<p>When it comes to income this leads to an ever-increasing pattern of consumption and "more, more, more" as …

Fire at Chinese factory that supplied Samsung Note 7 batteries

A fire broke out in a Chinese factory that supplied batteries for Samsung’s explosion-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on Wednesday morning.<p>Samsung …

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10 Small Things I Do Every Night To Improve My Life

Although historical evidences provide solid ground for us to believe the benefits of saunas in the Americas, their origin is mainly attributed to …

Meditation: Building the Superpower You Didn’t Even Know You Had

<i>This article is from NF Team Member Taylor</i><b>There you are, settled into your life, in the deserts of Tatooine.</b>You’ve gone about your life just like …

The 18 Chicest Coffee Shops in New York City

Get your daily caffeine fix in style...<p>Getting your java fix isn't just a way to stay awake around the dreaded 3pm work slump, it's a ritual that people take seriously...very seriously. Don't be annoyed by the Starbucks on every corner, there are loads of cafes that are worth you time- warm, cozy …

Top 10 Supposedly "Bad" Personality Traits That Can Actually Be Good

We tend to think of personality traits as "good" and "bad". Being kind and humble is good, for example, but being lazy and pessimistic are "bad". …

Tips Every Startup Founder Should Live By, As Told By One Of Silicon Alley's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

For some (and probably many) startup founders, that line probably doesn't exist. Few entrepreneurs know this as well as Alexa von Tobel, the founder and CEO of LearnVest.<p>Von Tobel officially launched LearnVest in 2009 as an online subscription-based service aimed at making financial planning easy …