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0 to Pro Crypto Trader: Your Ultimate Guide to Bitcoin and Altcoin Investing

<i>If the giant image above looks scary, don’t worry. We’re going to dissect that beast and you’ll know everything you need to and more before the end</i> …

Surprising Harvard Research Says Giving Negative Feedback to Peers Won't Work (Unless You Do 1 Simple Thing) | Inc.com

Giving negative feedback to peers can be as stressful and confounding as figuring out how to give feedback to your boss or how to give feedback to a difficult employee.<p>And now new research from Harvard says you might be wasting your time in doing so anyway.<p>The Harvard study indicates that giving or …

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10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But is this really the most effective way to work towards a toned midsection? The answer is no.<p>"When most …

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17 books Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg think everyone should read

Gates, the former CEO of Microsoft, reads 50 books a year, he told The New York Times. In 2015, Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, created an online book club in which he read a book every two weeks.<p>Here are some of the titles the pair have recommended over the past few years.

15 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Just More

Nobody cares how busy your are or how work you late, they just care what you get done.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're working a traditional 9-to-5 gig or running your own business, we all struggle with productivity. For many this is a daily struggle. The …

Tim Ferriss Just Listed 5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

Finding new ways to look at the same problems is what often sets great entrepreneurs apart; Tim Ferriss is a perfect example. But how do you develop the ability to see--and act on--what other people don't?<p>Ferriss was just appointed to the Scribd Author Advisory Council and put together a reading …

Self-improvement

Hack Your Brain With A Machine That Reads Minds

Star Wars first planted the idea over 35 years ago that we could move objects with our minds. That idea is now a reality that has come a long way in the last few years. Emotiv is on the cutting edge of that technology with headgear that allows you to do things, such as make a toy car whiz by or …

After Much Hype, Elon Musk Unveils His High-Speed 'Hyperloop'

<b>Update at 4:45 p.m. ET. Introducing Hyperloop:</b><p>Bloomberg scored the big scoop and got Elon Musk — the founder of Tesla, SpaceX and Paypal — to explain his vision for a high-speed mass transit vehicle that could deliver you from Los Angeles to San Francisco in an astonishing 30 minutes. Musk …

Leadership Secrets from Successful CEOs | Inc.com

There's no one right way to be a good leader. One style of leadership might work well in one company, but not in another. Ultimately, leadership styles are a personal reflection of each individual leader. They are, in a sense, a reflection of each person's inner genius. With that in mind, I …

A Car that Gets 262 MPG

(Photo: Pelle Sten)<p>Volkswagen has designed it, it’s called the XL1:<p>The XL1 represents the car as blue-ribbon science fair project. But unlike other …

Not Too Shabby: Coursera Gets Another $43 Million in Funding | Inc.com

Online education platform Coursera announced today that it has raised $43 million in Series B capital--which brings the company's total funding to a cool $65 million. Not bad, considering a year ago its total funding was only $22 million.<p>Coursera received this latest funding from several big-name …

Sprint unveils Velocity Service Bus, puts your car's settings in the cloud

Many connected cars only take limited control through the internet -- they can receive directions and unlock doors, but rarely much more. Sprint is widening that scope by launching Velocity Service Bus, an upgrade to its Velocity infotainment, diagnostics and maintenance platform. The IBM-powered …

The Pirate Bay founder is raising money for spy-proof messaging app

Advertisement<p>38 Comments<p>Private messages really <i>aren’t</i> so private, and Peter Sunde, co-founder and former spokesperson for BitTorrent search engine …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

What Every Fan Needs to Know About the 2013 New England Patriots

There's no more Wes Welker, no more Aaron Hernandez, a brand new receiving unit and a recovering Rob Gronkowski. The New England Patriots are starting to fall apart? Think again.<p>Sure, this season will be very different for the Pats. It will take some time to get used to No. 83 not being on the …

Why You Need A Hashtag Strategy For Your Business

This week associate Adam Torkildson and I had the chance to talk about our favorite topic — PR — with a company that licenses proprietary equipment to individuals who use the product to create their own regional business. Some 30 of the merchant partners had come together to attend the company’s …

The Incarceration Epidemic

About one-fourth of all incarcerated people on Earth is in the U.S. That constitutes a public health problem.<p>Shannon Stapleton/Reuters<p>The U.S. incarceration rate has more than quadrupled since 1980. It's now the highest in the world, just ahead of Russia and Rwanda. It is estimated that …

NBA Best Dunks Of The Season 2012/2013

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The Two Traits Google Really Looks For In Employees Are Flexibility And Hustle

Adam Berry/Getty Images This article is getting some attention, because Google's VP for people operations at Google has made public a few insights that the Google HR team has come to over the last several years. The most surprising might be:<p>The reason the article is getting so much attention is how …

Tweet Becomes An 'Official Word' In Latest Oxford English Dictionary Update

For all the talk of multi-million dollar valuations, one to one interactions, and a steadfast refusal to speculate about a flotation, Twitter finally has something that could impress even the most technophobic grandparent. ‘Tweet’ is now an official word, and is included in the Oxford English …