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I Know Which Country the U.S. Will Invade Next

By the end of this column, it will be clear which country the United States will invade and topple next. Or failing that, it will be clear which …

Middle East

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Nonprofits

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

Moving? Here's 28 Tips For Making It Waaaaay Easier

Bookmark this and save yourself a world of stress.<p>20 Brilliant Tips For Furnishing A Small Living Space<p>16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

DIY

EvoWheel converts almost any bicycle into an electric bike in just 30 seconds

Ready to give your old cruiser a swanky electric makeover? The innovative EvoWheel turns almost any old regular bike into a speedy e-bike in under 30 …

Electric Bikes

Guys, This Could Be Why Women Seem To Think You're Boring

Guys, you've been in this situation before: You meet a girl out at a bar, and she has an adorable accent.<p><b>You:</b> “Where are you from?”<p><b>Her:</b> “Norway.”<p><b>You:</b> …

Relationships

Chandeliers from the future!

A silver winner of the LG OLED Design Competition, the Versailles Chandelier by Alexandre Boucher mixes history with the future. It uses flexible …

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Bill Gates

(Why) Authoritarianism Rises in the Ashes of Democracy, Part 2

Whose fault is it, anyways? This mess — the one America’s in. Is it Trump’s? Shall we point fingers at him all day every day? Why does that seem only …

Neuroscience: This Simple 10-Minute Exercise Will Give Your Brain an Immediate and Lasting Boost | Inc.com

There are times when we need to have all our brain cells working at their very best to help us make the right decision, or solve a difficult problem, or do well on a test or examination. But, as we all know, our minds sometimes seem to have a life of their own -- underperforming when we most need …

Exercise

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't) | Inc.com

Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and typically they credit …

Gluten-Free

Meet the Prefab Unit That's Smart, Mobile, and Sustainable

These self-sufficient, modular prefab housing units from Germany offer smart home technology and are designed to meet the Passive House Standard.<p>Six years ago, German entrepreneur Mark Dare Schmiedel rediscovered his love of nature when he moved to the countryside to build his own loft house along …

Prefab Homes

This Weird Advice From Elon Musk Is a Must-Read for Every Budding Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Elon Musk is a man of few words, who more often than not lets his actions and delivery of results speak for himself. Results, apparently, seem to be his chosen vernacular. Having said that, there keeps coming a time when Elon drops some gems of entrepreneurial advice.<p>The founder of Tesla and SpaceX …

Entrepreneurship

Create Your Own Modular Hut With a Brilliant Prefabricated Assembly Kit

Inspired by IKEA's mission to provide affordable, well-designed products for the masses, The Backcountry Hut Company has set out to create affordable turnkey solutions to prefabricated and modular recreational dwellings with a minimal impact on the environment.<p>Thanks to the cultural movement …

British Columbia

16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's simply that they're easy to be around. You just like them.<p>But scientists generally aren't satisfied with answers like that, and they've spent years trying to pinpoint the exact factors that draw one person to …

Psychology

A Systemic View on the Role of the Scrum Master

In this article, I suggest that you take a look at the role of a Scrum Master with a help of causal loop diagrams. They help to see a bigger picture …

Sleep deprivation can rapidly reduce the symptoms of depression

It may sound counter-intuitive, but for decades it has been known that sleep deprivation can rapidly alleviate symptoms of depression. A new …

100 Wedding Cocktail Hour Songs That Make a Perfect Playlist

The cocktail hour at your wedding is a magical moment: You're officially a newlywed, drinks are flowing, and there are smiles all around. Create a playlist full of songs to match the golden vibes! Get inspired with this roundup of the best cocktail hour songs (in every genre) to play on the big day!<p>…

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3 Scientific Ways to Recover From a Setback | Inc.com

To paraphrase Mark Twain, good judgement comes from experience, but experience comes from bad judgment.<p>Mistakes enable growth. Setbacks are a given, but that you will handle them well is not. Do you let the problem paralyze you, or do you use it as learning experience? There are coping mechanisms …

Self-help

10 best sleep tracker apps for Android

A good night’s rest is very important to one’s health. Those who don’t get enough may not feel great during the day. Smartphones can’t do all the work. They can be helpful, though. There are apps out there that can track your sleep. It’ll tell you when you’ve been restless, how many times you woke …

Apps

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

Psychology

5 Affordable Graphic Design Programs to Make Your Creations Pop

You know how good cookies taste so much better when you’ve made them yourself? It’s just so satisfying–especially when other people like them too.<p>The …

This Weighted Blanket for Adults is Designed to Soothe Anxiety

Crawling into bed after a long day should be a relief, but sometimes a restless mind only adds to the stress. A new Kickstarter-funded weighted …

Creative Personalities Literally See the World Differently

With different personalities come different experiences. But which one is better?<p><b>By Luke Smillie; Anna Antinori, University of Melbourne</b><p>What is it …

Put a Plant on It | Clean Air, Easy Care: Pretty, Tough Houseplants that Purify

<i>Follow us over at Of The Wolves</i><p>I feel like a squatter in any space until my plants are nestled within the walls. Wonders of both form and function, these botanical babies light up a home in a way that no electrical mechanism can. They bring spirit and vivacity. They cleanse and charm. They yield …

Plants

This $22 under-bed LED lighting system is our new favorite thing in the world

Remember when we first introduced you to LED backlighting for your TV? Remember how it blew your mind and completely changed your TV viewing …

LED Lighting

This concrete home cost only $109K to build

It’s located in a coastal town in Portugal<p>Is it possible to build a house for €80,000 (that’s approximately $87,000)? That was the million-dollar question a Portuguese family had for local architect José Carlos Nunes de Oliveira of NoArq. The answer turned out to be <i>not quite</i>, so the family upped …

So What Exactly Is Online Interior Design?

Back in the day, interior design was an exclusive luxury only available to the rich and famous. Now though, companies like Laurel & Wolf have revolutionized the interior design industry as an easy and affordable online platform. Here are some before and after transformation photos that demonstrate …

Franz Anton Mesmer, the Man Who Invented Hypnotism

A tall, striking doctor with an unusually piercing gaze sits opposite his patient, firmly pressing her knees between his own. He stares fixedly into …