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12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

20 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates Living an Exceptional Life From an Average One

It came easily to Steve Jobs -- and it's something we all should embrace.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He wanted things done a certain way, challenging other people to work harder, work longer, and sometimes to do more than they thought was possible.<p>Steve Jobs had high standards. He …

Elon Musk Thinks We're Living In The Matrix. If He's Right, It's a Good Thing

The man who famously warned about the dangers of artificial intelligence believes we all may actually be artificially intelligent beings.<p>Elon Musk thinks it's almost certain that we're living in some version of <i>The Matrix.</i> In fact, he believes that there's a "one in billions chance" that reality as …

Singularity

29 Books That Will Enrich Your Inner Literati

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

22 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream

While this sentence is one you might not expect from Steve Jobs, it is one that all of us can -- and should -- say.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He challenged other people to work harder, work longer, and do <i>more</i> -- sometimes more than they thought was possible.<p>Jobs was ... well, let's …

Self-improvement

10 ways to fix your résumé when you're not entry-level anymore

It may not feel like it, but once you've got a few years of job experience under your belt, you're not an entry-level employee anymore — you're mid-level.<p>Your approach to finding a job will need to change accordingly.<p>No longer can you rely on what you did in college to impress potential employers — …

Employment

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​Tom Hardy's Letter to His Late Dog Will Remind You How Much You Love Yours

​We're not crying, you're crying<p>If you’re like me, and as a general rule like dogs more than people, then you’re probably not one to shrug off the death of your hound. Some people do, but I personally need a week off work. Often the corporate world just expects you to function, because it thinks …

Programming as a Way of Thinking

Programming has changed. In first generation languages like FORTRAN and C, the burden was on programmers to translate high-level concepts into code. …

Programming

These 10 online courses will teach you skills you didn’t learn in college

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>GaudiLab/ShutterStock<p>A bachelor's degree may be a prerequisite for <i>some</i> jobs, but that doesn't mean spending four years at college will teach …

Employment

7 Most Influential Spiritual Yogis in the World

Most Influential Spiritual Yogis in the Modern World<p>Many people influenced the world such as scientists, political leaders, and social reformers …

Spirituality

J.K. Rowling has an inspirational piece of advice for budding writers

LONDON — In the same way that the <i>Harry Potter</i> books have the ability to flit seamlessly between comedy and drama, J.K. Rowling is just as adept as …

9 Things to Do Right Now to Get Ready for a Healthy Year

At the beginning of a new year, everything seems possible, doesn't it? Good health, a strong body, abundant energy, and peace of mind -- they all seem within our reach. And I believe they are, if we set goals and move forward with purpose -- before the year takes on a life of its own and sucks up …

Eating

SpaceX Makes History: Falcon 9 Launches, Lands Vertically

Dec.22.2015 / 10:11 AM ET<p>SpaceX completed an historic vertical landing of its Falcon 9 rocket on Monday night — the first time such a feat had been achieved.<p>The launch and landing in Cape Canaveral, Florida, were the first from the private U.S. spaceflight company since its rocket exploded on …

Space Travel

The 'Harry Potter' movies totally glossed over this super-sad description of Sirius and Lupin

It’s Wednesday. So that means this week is already long over due for a <i>Harry Potter</i> theory that will totally destroy you inside and was noticeably …

Here's what to do with your hands during a job interview

In a job interview, every little thing matters— from your ability to make eye contact to the color of your suit.<p>So you'll want to pay extra close attention to what you do with your hands while you're sitting across from your interviewer.<p>Below, we've outlined which hand gestures will help you …

Employment

Why Are There 60 Seconds in a Minute, 60 Minutes in an Hour but 24 Hours in a Day?

A day is the amount of time it takes the Earth to turn in a full circle. But how did people decide how long an hour, a minute, and a second are? The …

Dad Of Baby Born Without Skull Opens Up After Son's Story Goes Viral

"He has already touched so many lives, and we could not be more proud."<p>Florida dad Brandon Buell knows the hardship and joy that come with raising a child with severe disabilities. His toddler son Jaxon was born with part of his skull and brain missing due to a rare condition called …

13 Mistakes People Make in Their 20s

Most people use their 20s to figure out what it means to be an adult, and the process is certainly not easy for everyone.<p>Whether you’re finishing up …

The 23 Best Biceps Exercises

Pump up your guns with these sleeve-busting biceps exercises<p>Who doesn’t love to work their guns? No one, that’s who. (Except the guys on Facebook that’ll say training your biceps is stupid.)<p>The fact is, muscular arms make you look fit. And since you can expose them almost anywhere, anytime, they’re …

Top Cancer Doc Gives 5 Lifestyle Strategies That Help You Avoid Cancer

These small tweaks could make a monumental difference to your health<p>People who have suffered and beaten cancer are willing to do anything they can to prevent the disease from returning. And that’s probably a mindset everyone should adopt, whether they’ve had cancer or not.<p>The good news: “Almost all …

Cancer

Sofa: Discover New Movies from Curated Collections

Sofa is a new app that launched just last Friday. Sofa does two things: it helps you discover new movies to watch, and it lets you keep a list of movies you want to watch. Despite its rather sparse feature list, Sofa is well worth your time. One of the reasons why is because Sofa's discover section …

Why Guys with Less Stuff Are Happier

The secret to life isn’t getting more things, it’s learning how to let go<p>As the recently unladen moving truck sputtered down the quiet street in our new neighborhood, my wife and I gazed in awe upon the immense amount of cardboard-encased property that had just been disgorged into our new home. How …

Stop Calling 20-Somethings "Entitled." It's Not True.

I'm sick of people saying that the 20 and 30-something's of today are the "Entitlement Generation."<p>We've been called the "Me, Me, Me Generation."<p>Even Eric Thomas (aka "E.T. The Hip Hop Preacher") is jumping on the bandwagon.<p>Sorry, E.T. You're one of my favorite speakers. I listen to you every …

The 10 Lessons to Learn From Traveling

By College Tourist; Author: Nicole Darian, University of Iowa<p><b>What The Real World Won't Teach You</b><p>Contrary to popular belief, traveling can teach you more than a classroom, job, or relationship ever will. I've found that people's definitions of "the real world" vary quite a bit. For me, the real …

10 Things Traveling Teaches You That School Doesn't

By College Tourist; Author: Sydney Alonso, University of Central Florida<p><b>I wouldn't be the person I am today if I never traveled.</b><p>Growing up, my mom was a teacher, so I've been instilled with a great love for school. I recognize its importance and value, and even now in college I try to take …

When Dogs Talks, 5 Easy Ways to Listen

At my dog school, we have a motto: dogs are members of the family, not just part of the pack.<p>Every dog -- regardless of breed or disposition -- wants to understand, communicate and be a part of your action. But like pre-verbal children, dogs lack the words to express their desires. Confused by or …

Pets

9 Books That Grab You From Page One

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India will be world's most populous country by 2022, U.N. projects

India will overtake China as the world's most populous country around 2022, several years earlier than previously predicted, according to a United …