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The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Top 10 Ways to Brainstorm New Ideas

Ideas make the world go round, but coming up with great ones isn’t always easy. Here are ten ways you can prompt your brain to get those ideas …

Creativity

Windows 95 on a Nintendo 3DS is as strange as you'd think

The trend of putting PC software on wholly impractical devices isn't stopping with the new year, folks. <i>GBATemp</i> fan Shutterbug2000 has managed to get Windows 95 running on a New Nintendo 3DS XL thanks to both DOSbox emulation and some ingenuity. You won't be doing a whole lot with this right now -- …

Retrogaming

Nine Qualities of Female Leaders Who Get Beyond the Glass Ceiling

Have conversations with your mentor gotten a bit repetitive lately? Perhaps you approached ...<p>Have you ever wondered about the difference between a …

10 work habits for success

Adjusting your daily habits on your way to success is a good strategy. Here are some habits that would make a great start:<p>1. Shut off alerts on your …

10 Filipino women entrepreneurs who smashed the glass ceiling

No doubt, the Philippines is one of the best countries to be a woman.<p>The country ranks as the ninth most gender-equal nation in the world, according …

5 ways for busy women to boost their spiritual life. (Strictly no meditation)

Spirituality is experiencing a surge like never before - think yoga, mindfulness and reiki. But it's not always easy to feel 'zen' when life is so frantic. Here, Jemima Thackray explains how you can make room for a little spiritual satisfaction in your busy day<p>Organised religion may be on its last …

Meditation

11 Memory Facts That Prove Your Brain Is Weird

Yes, false memories are a real thing.<p>Yup, your brain is literally writing the story of your life, chapter by chapter.<p>In one study on this, 23 people read six stories on a screen and later were given a test to see how much they remembered from the narratives. Christian Jarrett at the British …

Only One - Nick Jonas Cover

Nick Jonas

The Increasingly Popular Technique Helping Businesses Beat Procrastination | Inc.com

Procrastination can become a problem, especially in small businesses that are striving to grow. Whether a small business owner is building something with his own team or outsourcing it to a capable team of contractors, it can be easy for project deadlines to be missed month after month after …

A Simple Brain Hack for Wiser Decisions | Inc.com

Wisdom is a very valuable trait but also an elusive one. While you can study to get smarter, or perhaps meditate to get calmer, most of us don't know any way to get wiser other than to live, experience, and learn from our errors. Wisdom, in other words, doesn't seem to lend itself to hacks or …

Psychology

8 Amazing Productivity Tricks You Can Use Now | Inc.com

It will happen to anyone. You begin your work day knowing what you must accomplish by quitting time, yet at 5, you have not nearly achieved as much as you had planned. Being productive will be more than merely checking boxes off on your to-do list. It is bringing your best and full energy to the …

How to Lose 15 Pounds Without Dieting

<b>The research:</b> For the study, 10 "recreationally active" college-age women (so, not athletes) of normal body weight were given a high-protein meal (45 percent protein), low-protein meal (15 percent), or no food at all before walking on a treadmill. The women who ate the high-protein meal an hour …

Whisper it quietly, the book is back … and here’s the man leading the revival

James Daunt is a bookseller with a penchant for stories (<i>Anna Karenina</i> is one of his favourites), who is also an inveterate risk taker. In 2011, he watched a Russian oligarch named Alexander Mamut make an insane bid for commercial suicide. And then he volunteered to join him.<p>Mamut’s crazy venture …

9 Simple (but Essential) Communication Rules for Success | Inc.com

Effective communication is extremely important in business. Not only do we want to send clear marketing messages to our customers--and customers to be--but we need to make sure that we build and maintain clear lines of communication with the members of our team.<p>Although most every leader knows the …

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How To Taste Whiskey Like A Master Distiller

Whether you’re a whiskey novice or veteran collector, tasting new (and familiar) products is one of the best parts of the hobby. Seventh generation …

Minced, Seasoned, & Grilled Beef Ribs (Tteokgalbi : 떡갈비)

Buffalo, New York: 20 Surprising Reasons Culture Vultures and Foodies Should Visit Now

Coach bus tours routinely make two stops out in the northwestern region of New York State -- Niagara Falls and the Corning Glass Museum -- avoiding Buffalo, once the wealthiest city in the country with the most innovative architecture, entirely. These grand buildings stood steadfast, having missed …

Should I go to Grad School?

Special thanks to a reader Roy from the University of Arizona submitted to me an excellent infographic that highlights the costs and benefits of …

8 Ways Pokemon Teaches You To Build A Team

Reading was like an addiction…

Reading was like an addiction; I read while I ate, on the train, in bed until late at night, in school, where I’d keep the book hidden so I could read during class. Before long I bought a small stereo and spent all my time in my room, listening to jazz records. But I had almost no desire to talk to anyone about the experience I gained through books and music. I felt happy just being me and no one else. In that sense I could be called a stack-up loner.

Leonard Nimoy reads Ray Bradbury's "There Will Come Soft Rains" from "The Martian Chronicles"

Leonard Nimoy