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Tony Robbins Has 1 Question That Can Turn Your Worst Day Around

Try his Jedi mind trick every time you're facing a seemingly impossible challenge.<p>I erupted out of sleep only to be jerked back by the handcuffs and leg cuffs that held me to the wooden bench. It took a few minutes of drunken processing to realize I was in a Boston jail cell with zero recollection …

Boston University

Want to Lead an Epic Life? This 1 Word Will Make All the Difference

Think deeply. Act accordingly.<p>The world we live in, with its constant alerts and notifications, is built to distract. In a few short years, we've been conditioned to constantly seek diversion--leaving us less time to work on the more important things.<p>But let's get one thing straight:<p>You can't rush …

9 Places to Get Awesome Pictures Online for Free (and Without Copyright Restrictions)

Bookmark these.<p>Everyone knows the clickability of an article or blog increases dramatically with the right image. But despite the fact that there are billions of digital pictures, it seems that finding high-quality images is still a challenge.<p>Plus, while the stock photo sites like Getty and …

The Ultimate Learn to Code Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>The Professional Ruby on Rails Developer with Rails 5</b><p>Get an Introduction to Rails 5 & Learn to Build Interactive Web Apps with One of the Most Popular Frameworks on Earth<p>Ruby on Rails is one of the most popular web applications development frameworks, and one that is hugely valuable for aspiring …

Soil Formation and Soil Classification - Scoop on Soil

The National Cooperative Soil Survey identifies and maps over 20,000 different kinds of soil in the United States. Most soils are given a name, which …

Market Insights

Stress Kills! 5 Ways to Keep Your Stress Levels Low.

The ability to manage stress is what sets apart successful entrepreneurs from not-so-successful ones. Just ask Bill Gates and Richard Branson.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve been known to skip a few meals, dump four shots of espresso into one cup and even drink a …

Bill Gates

Want to Be Emotionally Resilient? Science Says Do This

Anyone can do it and it doesn't cost a thing.<p>Do you worry a lot? Sometimes over things you absolutely can't control, so that worrying about them serves no practical purpose? Do you think you worry too much? Do you worry that all this worrying may not be good for you?<p>Most of us do at least some of …

Research

13 Habits of Self-Made Millionaires, From a Man Who Spent 5 Years Studying Rich People

From reading to exercising, these are the daily habits of self-made millionaires.<p>All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their …

Add a T-Slot Bed to Your X-Carve for Easy, Rigid Workholding

The X-Carve from Inventables is a fantastic entry point into CNC Routing – it is a low cost, highly capable machine with some really accessible software. However, workholding has always been a constant frustration for me in regards to this machine. My stock spoilboard was not level to the router, …

Hack Your House: How To Knock $137 Off Your Utility Bill

You don’t need to call a contractor to make your home more energy efficient. It takes less than two hours to perform a few home hacks that can save you about $137 a year.<p>These strategies can be implemented by anyone, from dorm-dwellers to apartment renters to homeowners, says Danielle Marquis, …

Muscle up your potting mix

Managing Oneself: The Key to Success

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>March 21, 2017</b><p>Peter Drucker is widely regarded as the father of modern management, offering penetrating insights into business that still resonate today. But Drucker also offers deep wisdom on how to manage our personal lives and how to become more effective leaders. In …

The Most Powerful Personality Trait You May Never Have Heard Of

The flashier personality traits—narcissism, neuroticism and extraversion—get a lot of attention in the popular literature. But there’s a quieter trait that may be even more powerful: <i>Intellectual humility</i>, which, as the name suggests, refers to our capacity to be humble about our own intellect, to …

The "Jack of All Trades" Might Just Be a Master of Big-Picture Thinking

Effective leaders don't have all the answers. They know how to put the right pieces together.<p>The old saying "jack of all trades, master of none," is almost always used with negative connotations. It usually means a person lacks the focus needed to stick with anything long enough to become truly …

Digital Transformation - Reports - World Economic Forum

<i>By networking everyday objects, the Internet of Things turns them into smart devices that – if regulated correctly – can help deliver significant</i> …

Internet of Things

5 Failed Entrepreneurs Who Made a Big Comeback

From Ariana Huffington to Warren Buffett, some of the biggest entrepreneurs in the world took years to find their place.<p>According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, entrepreneurs who fail find more success the second time around. The research found that the experience entrepreneurs gain from business ventures, even if …

Entrepreneurship

Life Is Not Supposed To Be Fair, We're Supposed to Learn To Live With It

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

Get to Know Everything About Using a Multimeter With This Guide

Multimeters seem simple enough to use. You turn it on, connect the leads, then start poking things. Really though, there’s a quite a bit going on in …

Raspberry Pi

5 Apps That Are Essential for a Successful 2017

No one can dispute the countless benefits technology has brought us. It’s undoubtedly allowed us to connect, perform, improve and leverage our …

Bore yourself to happiness

Ah the ‘good old days’ – when life was simple. You did the same job your dad did, and which his dad did before him. Perhaps you had kids, and stayed home to raise them.<p>Maybe you owned a few books. Maybe you went into town once a month. You ate what you grew and what you could find at the local …

The 3 Takeaways Every Employer Should Get From Meryl Streep's Golden Globe Speech

Embracing diversity goes well beyond HR policies and hiring practices.<p>Meryl Streep has been blowing up the internet today with her powerful acceptance speech last night calling out hate speech, respect for people less privileged, and the importance of the arts.<p>What struck such a powerful note …

The Simple Way to Give Difficult Feedback (Without Hurting Feelings)

Learn how to balance honesty with compassion for maximum impact<p>Whether you're a leader or a peer, part of your responsibility is to give people feedback. Having been raised in a culture that often dances around the truth and tiptoes near insecurities, you may lack the skills required to balance …

How to get rid of unwanted, outdated electronics

I don’t like looking at the three bins in my basement that are overflowing with old electronics, much less touching them. So let me make one thing clear: Do as I say, not as I do.<p>Make a plan to sell, donate or recycle your old electronics now. Consumer Reports points out that electronics don’t age …

Follow the f/8 Rule to Shoot Excellent Street Photos on the Go

Your camera’s manual exposure settings can be complicated. Rules of thumb are useful for figuring out the right settings to go with. For example, if …

Photography

The Most Important Spots to Declutter Before the Open House

Make no mistake about it: when you're selling your house, potential buyers want to see everything. That means no area of your home (not even your …

Landscape Photographer Jeff McPheeters Captures the Majestic Fury of Storms on the Great Plains

Jeff McPheeters is a Kansas-based pro whose extensive portfolio encompasses everything from interior design and event photography to landscape, …

Why You Should Spend Your Money on Experiences, Not Things

You don't have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>When you work hard every single day and there's only so much money left after your regular expenses, you have to make certain it's well spent. Spend your limited funds on what science says will make you happy.<p><b>The</b> …