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7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

10 Questions to Consider in Your Apartment Search

A lot of new renters assume that searching for an apartment is simple. You just search for available spaces online, pick the best looking one in your …

50 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs, time is especially precious. Every wasted minute is a lost opportunity for networking, growing the business, and of course making money.<p>There are many websites out there that can help entrepreneurs grow a bigger, better business--but there are many more time-suck websites. How …

Entrepreneurship

1 Incredibly Simple Way to Stand Out From the Crowd

You'll be surprised by the research on how few of us keep this mind- and character-improving habit, and how much of an impact it can have.<p>By definition, in order to stand out you need to do something that very few others are doing. But if you think that means engaging in something instantly, …

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10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

A Conversation with Mobile Artist Carolyn Frischling

In the coming months I hope to include more artists who have participated in group or singular exhibitions. I recently had a conversation with …

26 Sexist Ads Of The 'Mad Men' Era That Companies Wish We'd Forget

The rampant sexism in "Mad Men" was typical of the 1960s, when the outlook for women in America was just beginning to change. While the "second wave" of feminism began in the '60s, mainstream America was still very much a "man's world."<p>That attitude carried over into advertising, which did little …

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When it came to designing a new home for herself and her family, one of the most important ambitions held by architect Lucy...<p>Plugging a cord into a socket or inserting a battery may seem like the easiest way to power a small appliance but it's not the...<p>Marcel Breuer’s Wassily chair, the Eames …

Inviting Modern Apartment Design in Jaffa by Vered Bonfiglioli

<b>Vered Bonfiglioli</b> completed the design and development of an inviting modern apartment in Jaffa, Istrael. The crib showcases a vintage flair with a …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Smartphone Use At Night Hurts Sleep And Workplace Productivity: Study

Sure, we know that screen time right before bed is bad for sleep. And turns out, using your smartphone late at night also makes you feel depleted in the morning, thereby making you less focused and engaged at work, according to a small new study.<p>The study, published in the journal Organizational …

14 Easy Ways to Get Insanely Motivated

These simple strategies can keep you energized both on and off the job.<p>Here's a column that I guarantee will make you more more successful in both your professional and personal lives.<p>Here are 14 quick strategies to get and keep yourself motivated:<p><b>1. Condition your mind.</b> Train yourself to think …

Motivation

Oxfam: World's Richest 1 Percent Control Half Of Global Wealth

Just 1 percent of the world's population controls nearly half of the planet's wealth, according to a new study published by Oxfam ahead of the World Economic Forum's annual meeting.<p>The study says this tiny slice of humanity controls $110 trillion, or 65 times the total wealth of the poorest 3.5 …

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Here's A Horrifying Picture Of What Sleep Loss Will Do To You

If you <i>don't</i> snooze, you lose. Skimping on sleep can wreak havoc from head to toe. In fact, one study published last year showed that just one week of sleeping fewer than six hours a night resulted in changes to more than 700 genes. That's alarming news, considering nearly half of Americans don't …

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5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …

Richard White of UserVoice: Customer Retention is EVERYTHING When You Run An Online Service

UserVoice, creators of a platform that makes it easier for 150,000 companies of all sizes to respond quicker to customer needs and gather more …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

30 Unique Bathroom Ideas to Steal

Boring isn't in our vocabulary.<p>Functional doesn't <i>have</i> to mean boring. These unusual bathrooms feature creative designs and memorable details. For even more inspiration, check out 100+ genius bathroom ideas.

Interior Design

N1 Residence Modern Simplicity: The Exciting White Igualada in Barcelona

<b>Igualada N1</b> is a project completed this year by Jaime Prous + Damián Ribas in the municipality with the same name (Igualada), Barcelona, Spain. …

Surreal Painted Faces Make Us Question What We Are Seeing

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Khokhlov explores the visually transformative power of paint and makeup in his <i>2D or not 2D</i> and <i>Angry Beards</i> projects. Both bodies of work are part of the photographer's overarching <i>Art of Face</i> series that includes an ever-growing collection of beauty shots …

The True Costs of Developing an App

<i>Jeremy Rappaport is a writer at Fueled, the leading iPhone application developers and masters of mobile design in New York City. This post was originally published on the Fueled blog.</i><p>Everyone knows about the big names: Angry Birds, Candy Crush, Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Instagram. Countless others …

How to Create Future-Proof Leaders

When it comes to leadership development, a fundamental flaw occurs much more often than any other. Here's what it is and how to fix.<p>Most growing organizations reach a point where the concept of leadership needs to move from being inherent and presumed to something more structured and planned.<p>It's …

Leadership

11 Unlikely Life Lessons From The Super Successful

1. Be a social ninja.<p>Have you ever had a conversation with someone, gotten a great impression, then, upon walking away, realized you hardly learned …

3 Weird Things Breakfast Does To Your Brain

The day’s purportedly most important meal is more than meets the eye: science shows that the <b>when</b> and <b>what</b> of your breakfast transforms how your mind works the rest of the day.<p>How so? As a new paper published in the <i>Frontiers of Human Neuroscience</i> argues, breaking your fast is a many-faceted thing. …

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Photographer Dad Takes Super Fun & Creative Photos of His Girls

Jason Lee, photographer and father, has taken a photo series of his adorable girls Kristin and Kayla in a variety of silly and creative situations. …

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