Robert Radford

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How Chinese gangs are laundering drug money through Vancouver real estate

Criminal syndicates that control chemical factories in China’s booming Guangdong province are shipping narcotics, including fentanyl, to Vancouver, …

How to Fold 5 High-Flying Stunt Paper Airplanes

John Collins knows how to make a piece of paper go the distance. In 2012, he set the world record for the farthest flight for a paper aircraft. …

TestFlight

Rimac’s new electric hypercar can go 0–60 faster than it takes to read this headline

Speed is an abstraction<p>Let’s dispense with the hyperbole: Croatia’s Rimac Automobili built a very, very fast car that they’d like to show you. It is an all-electric hypercar called the Concept Two that debuted today at the Geneva Motor Show. It claims to have a 1,914-horsepower engine that enables …

Learning Knife Sharpening

One of our favorite food geeks, Alex of French Guy Cooking, is at it again. This time, he breaks down the process of knife-sharping and looks at the tools involved, the physics involved, and he even does a little kitchen hack to create a stop for his whetstone on his sink divider.<p>As is often the …

Knives

5 Ways to Attract Amazing People Into Your Life | Inc.com

The truth is, we need people. No man is an island, as poet John Donne famously wrote. And when we surround ourselves with great people, we are much more likely to do great things. Funny how that works! Association is so important to the way we think and act. I don't know about you, but I want to …

Self-improvement

Science Says This Technique Can Help You Raise Calmer, More Resilient Kids | Inc.com

My eighth grader is back to the books after a week of pneumonia-induced absence. With each missed school day came another layer of overwhelm at the thought of making up all that work.<p>He'd finish a coughing jag and immediately ask me if any teachers had emailed assignments, even though he didn't …

Mindfulness

Think You're Stuck With Your Personality? A 62-Year Psychology Study Disagrees

You're a totally different person at 77 than you were at 14, an incredible new psychological study reveals.<p>"People don't change," according to the hard won wisdom of many twice-burned people. If someone is dishonest, mean, or flaky once, chances are good that when you meet them again, they'll be …

Psychology

Bruce Lee Used This Ancient Philosophy to Break Through His Limits (and Find Remarkable Success) | Inc.com

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus. And you must not stay there. You must go beyond them." - <b>Bruce Lee</b><p>What's there not to learn from Bruce Lee? Lee, the Hong Kong …

Martial Arts

It Only Took This Instagram Co-Founder 1 Sentence to Provide the Perfect Cure for Procrastination | Inc.com

Everyone at least occasionally puts things off. Everyone at least occasionally avoids doing things they need to do. Everyone, at some point, procrastinates.<p>And everyone who procrastinates <i>hates</i> the fact they procrastinate -- especially when they put off things they actually enjoy doing or, more …

Procrastination

Warren Buffett, Elon Musk and Tim Ferriss Are Showing Us How to Build Huge Wealth, And It Shockingly Has Nothing To Do With Money | Inc.com

Ever since I turned 30 and went through my quarter-life crisis, I've been fascinated with the definitions of success and fulfillment. In my quest, I've studied and spoken with leaders from Warren Buffett (fun fact: I once served as his bodyguard...a story for another time) to millionaire …

Self-improvement

How to Use a DSLR Camera Infographic

When you use a DSLR camera for the first time, it’s natural to be intimated by the sheer number of buttons and options. The manual might seem too …

Cameras

This Simple Solution Will Eliminate Tons of Conflict From Your Life | Inc.com

Conflicts. Arguments. Frustrations. Even for all the toughies out there, fighting with companions is never fun. Interpersonal struggles, no matter how minor, are destructive and can eventually come to erode relationships. It happens in marriage, in the workplace, and between friends.<p>But what if you …

Psychology

Richard Branson Says This 1 Word Will Give You an Extraordinary Life | Inc.com

Richard Branson has a nickname among employees at his Virgin empire--"Doctor Yes." He got that nickname because of how often he says yes to things. Saying that one word as often as you can, especially to things that frighten you, can make all the difference.<p>"Even if I have no idea where I'm going …

TED Talks

4 Habits That Help Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates Stay Insanely Productive | Inc.com

In Silicon Valley, it's not uncommon to hear all sorts of crazy tales about how to boost productivity -- from subsisting on food supplement drinks to microdosing on LSD (really) to enhance cognitive functions.<p>But here's the thing: The world's most successful entrepreneurs know that there are much …

Elon Musk

Science Says Doing This During Your Lunch Break Will Help You Feel Less Stressed and More Energized All Day | Inc.com

It's tempting to grab lunch and return to your desk to finish up a project while you eat. After all, won't you get more done if you keep trudging along?<p>Well, according to most researchers the answer is no. Cramming down a sandwich while you type with one hand will cause you to run out of steam by …

Mindfulness

This Is the Process You Have to Go Through If You Want to Work With Elon Musk in SpaceX | Inc.com

• <b>Former SpaceX employee Josh Boehm told Business Insider that interviewing with the company is intense.</b>• <b><br>There are seven to eight face-to-face interviews.</b>• <b><br>At any point in the process, if even one person doesn't like the candidate, the interview stops and the applicant is sent home.</b><p>It's well established …

Employment

What to Post on Each Social Media Platform: The Complete Guide to Optimizing Your Social Content

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>Not all content needs to be shared everywhere. And not all content is suitable for every social media platforms.<p>It’s all right to post entirely different things on different platforms. In fact, it might even help you to boost your engagement.<p>For example, if …

6 Things to Ask a Potential Business Partner | Inc.com

First of all, let's be honest. The number of businesses that fold due to bad partnerships is staggering. In some cases, they are charlatans, in others inept business people, and others find themselves unable to scale with any growth.<p>And then, there's you. Struggling to get all your information …

Small Business

Jack Ma Went From English Teacher to the Richest CEO in China Using These 6 Practices | Inc.com

Without a doubt, Alibaba is an e-commerce giant. These statistics say it all:<p>In 2014, it set a record as the company with the largest initial public offering (IPO) in history, taking home $25 billion from the New York stock exchange.<br>• 200 million people shop on Alibaba's mobile sites daily.<br>• The …

Market Capitalization

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

Jeff Bezos

Sick of Meditation? Try This Powerful Mindfulness Practice Used by Top CEOs and Athletes | Inc.com

There's no doubt that the modern work environment is a hotbed of stress.<p>With nonstop emails, constant pings on Slack, and a slew of endless meetings, we rarely have enough time to do our best work, if any real work at all. We're overworked, overwhelmed, and vulnerable to burnout.<p>We all crave a …

Meditation

Before You Quit Your Job To Start a Business, Do These 5 Things | Inc.com

For quite some time, entrepreneurship and running a business has been all the rage. And now, you're thinking about testing the waters.<p>Maybe you already have a full-time job and there's an idea that's been on your mind and you're curious if it will work. You wonder if you should quit your job to try …

Small Business

7 Skills You Need to Practice to Become a Successful Writer in the Digital Age | Inc.com

When people see what I've built for myself as a writer, they think it's the result of my degree in creative writing.<p>It's not.<p>I tell everyone that my college education was great for two reasons: it taught me how (and what) to read, and it taught me how to read my work aloud--a skill that reveals …

Creative Writing

Most Medical Checkups Miss a 30-Second Test That Could Save Your Life | Inc.com

Think back to the last time you visited a doctor's office. Certain things seem to happen by rote. They weigh you. They measure your height. And they nearly always slap a blood pressure cuff around one arm and take a reading.<p>Right there is where medical providers usually make one of their biggest …

Medicine

For your writing to spark fire in the minds of readers, ask these questions

“Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” <i>~William S. Burroughs</i><p><b>There is no greater satisfaction in writing</b> …

What Questions Will You Ask When Your Interviewer Asks What Questions You Have? | Inc.com

<i>What questions should a job candidate ask the interviewer? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Rebekah Rombom, VP, Career Services & Business Development at Flatiron School, on</b> …

Employment

Research Says This Required Job Skill Will Trump Emotional Intelligence by the Year 2020 | Inc.com

Last year the World Economic Forum (WEF) published its <i>Future of Jobs Report</i>, forecasting thetop 10 job skills required for workers to thrive by 2020, according to global chief human resources officers.<p>Compared side by side to the skills identified as needed in 2015, the shifts we will experience in …

Emotional Intelligence

Research: Why 70 Percent of Employees Aren't Working to Their Full Potential Comes Down to 1 Simple Reason | Inc.com

According to Gallup research, an astounding 70 percent of U.S. employees are not showing up to work fully committed to deliver their best performance. Adding insult to injury, 52 percent of those workers are basically sleepwalking through their day, and 18 percent of them are busy acting out their …

Employee Engagement

The Most Successful People Stop Doing These 5 Things | Inc.com

According to researchers at Duke University, up to 40% of our behaviors on any given day are driven by habit.<p>That's half your life spent on autopilot. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing if you've put in the work and been diligent about building good habits.<p>Unfortunately, most of us haven't. We …

Success

A Complete Guide to Enhancing Eyes in Photoshop

The eyes are one of the most crucial parts of a person when it comes to portraiture and retouching, as they are the first thing a viewer looks at and …