Sharon Rhorer

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This 1 Buried iPhone Feature Can Instantly Boost Your Daily Productivity

Find this iPhone feature, use it, and watch your productivity increase.<p>As entrepreneurs, the name of the game is finding ways to maximize your time, discovering shortcuts or hacks that can find more efficient ways of doing things, so you can focus your resources on the important things that need …

Entrepreneurship

18 Extremely Mesmerizing GIFs That Explain How The World Works

Prepare to be pleasantly surprised.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

GIF Animations

The Morphine Queen Who Defied the Nazis

Baron Heinrich von Puttkamer was dying of pneumonia. As the Prussian noble and high-ranking army officer struggled to draw his last, ragged breaths …

Literature

This Veggie Sheet Pan Meal Only Needs 15 Minutes of Prep — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every day as we post our favorites.</i>2018 …

Food

10 More Netflix Hidden Gems To Add To Your Watch List

Image: IMDB<p>There's nothing like finding a theatrical diamond in the trashy TV wasteland rough of Netflix. There's quality up and down the service, …

Storytelling

How to follow as your favorite shows come and go from Netflix

Don't miss your viewing window.<p>Netflix offers thousands of titles for viewing on demand, but its library of available content changes on a regular basis. Although you'll always be able to watch Netflix Originals, which the streaming giant produces in-house, syndicated videos that come from other …

Entertainment

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things | Inc.com

If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back by other people, or even bad luck.<p>If you're unhappy, the problem is you. While approximately 50 percent of your happiness (your …

Happiness

3 Medicare Rules You Should Know by Heart

Medicare is big business. There are more than 57 millionAmericans enrolled in it, with more added to the program each month. Its net outlays are about $600 billionannually.If you're not covered by Medicare yet, you will probably be relying on it the future, so it's worth learning more about it.<p>Here …

Retirement

How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

10 Vegetarian Food Hacks that will Change the Way you Eat

Looking to take your cooking game to the next level? Look no further than the following vegetarian food hacks that will keep your food delicious and …

Food

The people who can’t go numb at the dentist’s

Some people are resistant to local anaesthetic, meaning they must endure dental and medical procedures without such pain relief. And we’re only beginning to understand why.<p>To Lori Lemon, the doctors all seemed flabbergasted. She had come in to the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, to have a …

Anesthesiology

Why I Quit My Job at an Evangelical Missionary School

On Dec. 15, I submitted my letter of resignation onto the evangelical school for missionary children where I had become a follower of Jesus, where my …

This 23-Minute Morning Ritual Will Transform Your Whole Day

How cool is science? Now you can set yourself up every morning for an awesome day by doing these simple activities.<p>When I learned of Harvard-trained happiness researcher Shawn Achor's recommendations for training your brain to be more positive, I admit, I did a little eye-roll. I mean, watching …

Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …

Film Studies 101: The 30 Camera Shots Every Film Fan Needs To Know

The cinematographer's art often seems as much black magic as technique, taking a few actors milling around a set and turning it into something …

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status | Inc.com

<i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann, writer who abandoned a career in law, on Quora:</b><p>For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted …

Literature

20 Millennial-Approved Gifts That Will Earn You Major Street Cred This Christmas

If you’re shopping for a twenty-something and have no clue where to start, we’re here to help.<p>According to Urban Dictionary, Millennials are “special …

Harry Potter’s Teachers From Hogwarts: INFOGRAPHIC

Who is your favorite teacher from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? To shine the spotlight on this group of characters from <b>J.K. Rowling’s</b> …

The Ultimate Productivity Gift Guide: 73 Ideas for Everyone on Your List

The holidays are here and it’s time to rack your brain once again to think of the perfect gifts for all the special people in your life. To save you …

Shopping

The Bullet Journal helped me get my life in order — and it can seriously help you, too

If you’re like me, you’re probably juggling a few organizational methods at once.<p>Until recently, my system involved a combination of cryptic …

Car Designs by Andrey Tkachenko - Industrial Design

Just to continue with our streak with Industrial Designs, we would like to feature the work from Andrey Tkachenko who is a freelance artist based in …

This Is the Ideal Number of Sexual Partners, According to Science

While love is difficult to quantify with facts and figures, research suggests certain qualities are deemed more attractive than others. For example, …

Research

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’s Chinese posters are stunning and inspired by ancient paintings

While Western posters for <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find</i> <i>Them</i> inevitably focused on its A-list cast, China’s showcased its beasts and quite …

GERMANY: An increasing number of Muslim refugees convert to Christianity

"Do you believe from the bottom of your heart that Jesus Christ is your Lord and saviour, and will you follow him every day of your life?" Pastor Matthias Linke asked them. "If so, say yes."<p>All four replied with a frank "Ja", to the enthusiastic applause of the faithful at the Free Evangelical …

Religion

The Top 8 Podcasting Innovations of 2016

Podcasts have revived talk “radio.”<p>In the mid-aughts, a former MTV VJ named Adam Curry started cheerleading the opportunity audio …

Podcasting

Studio Ghibli finally answers our questions about 'Spirited Away'

Famed Japanese production house Studio Ghibli released "Spirited Away" in 2001, and has captured the hearts of both the young and old around the …

Is Writing Your Own Book a Good Idea? | Inc.com

When corporate philanthropy consultant Susan Hyatt wrote a book, <i>Strategy for Good: Business Giving Strategies for the 21st Century</i>, it went on to win four publishing awards and got testimonials from top execs at Pfizer, Timberland, and Starbucks. Most important, it caught the attention of potential …

Writing

How to Write a Persuasive Email

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Email persuasion is about what you say and when you say it.<p>Aspects such as the day of the week, frequency of communication, consistency in tone and the right amount of simplicity all factor in our ability to persuade via written …