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11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

TED Talks

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

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CNN

How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

9 Books Steve Jobs Thought Everybody Should Read

Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.<p>"The reason that Apple is able to create products like the iPad is because we've always tried to be at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts," he said.<p>Jobs' lifelong interest in the …

Literature

What Are the Top 5 Books You Must Read?

I post about a *lot* of books. Most people don’t have the time to read them all but a number of readers have requested a post where I break down my …

7 Ways To Motivate Yourself To Work Harder

We've all been there before.<p>And in those moments, even people who love their jobs may have trouble pushing themselves to work at their highest capabilities.<p>On Quora, people discussed the question: "How can I motivate myself to work hard?" Here's what they suggested:<p>One of the easiest things you can …

Self-improvement

The Top 8 Luxury Hotels in North India

Nobody can deny the awe-inspiring diversity of India. From the enigmatic opulence of the Taj Mahal to the lush green backwaters of Kerala, it is a multi-faceted country like no other. With so much to discover, it’s near enough impossible to see all the many sides of India in just one go. However, a …

The Best Driving Roads in Europe

Want to open up that Lambo? Here’s where to do it.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>From highways that swerve around the contours of Norway’s wild fjordscapes to iconic routes …

7 Body-Language Tricks To Make Anyone Instantly Like You

And according to Leil Lowndes in her book "How To Talk To Anyone," you can capture — and hold — anyone's attention without saying a word.<p>We've selected the best body-language techniques from the book and shared them below.<p>"Don't flash an immediate smile when you greet someone," says Lowndes. If you …

Self-help

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The New Science of Learning: How to Learn in Harmony With Your Brain

<b>Learning to learn is the key skill for tomorrow. This breakthrough book builds the foundation every student needs, from freshman orientation to</b> …

​​How To Work 80-Hour Weeks And Not Burn Out​

In a recent Quora thread, "How do people work 80-100 hours a week and not get burnt out?", users shared their best tips for balancing a hectic workweek with the rest of their lives.<p>We pulled out some the best and highlighted them below:<p><b>Understand your priorities.</b> If you make the decision to spend …

Productivity

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

Personal Finance

The 10 Biggest Snubs in Oscar History

Some of the greatest movies of all time? They didn't win Best Picture.<p>Everyone who cares about movies knows that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is full of shit. To be fair, as recounted in this space previously, sometimes the Academy gets it right. But it usually gets it wrong. …

Terrence Malick

Ten Great Gifts For The Gadget Lover

The tech savvy among us, perhaps not surprisingly, can be pretty hard to please around gift-giving time. Sure, the Playstation 4 and iPad mini are likely to be big holiday sellers that most gadget-hounds would eagerly cherish. But beyond the usual suspects of tablets, laptops and gaming consoles, …