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How I Went From Living in My Car to Owning My Own Company

What I learned about success and overcoming adversity from living in my car.<p>When I was 18 years old, I moved into a Honda Civic. I didn't get along with my parents, didn't have money for an apartment, and was not attending college. I read a lot about the student debt crisis many young people face …

Success

Here are 10 daily habits that could make you a millionaire

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>You have to pay the cost if you want to be the boss.<p>The cost is discipline. No leader can achieve success without …

Self-improvement

Why Haven't Video Game Consoles Died Yet?

This week, EA made headlines because they released an estimate which said that 55 million new-gen consoles had been sold so far. That’s a headline because when you take Sony’s freely offered-up figures of 36 million PS4s sold, that leaves 19 million Xbox Ones, meaning it’s being outsold almost 2:1. …

Mobile Gaming

'Ant Simulator' Cancelled After Devs Blow Crowdfunding Money On Booze And Strippers

The cancellation of <i>Ant Simulator</i> is one of the most disheartening stories about crowdfunding indie games I’ve heard. It’s also one of the most outrageous and crazy, filled with betrayal and greed and tragedy.<p>Lead programmer Eric Tereshinski, along with two business partners, raised money on …

Crowd Funding

A research team has an unsettling explanation for why we haven't found aliens

Given the size and age of the universe, he said, and the statistical probability of life emerging in other solar systems, why is it that humanity has not seen any indications of intelligent life in the cosmos?<p>This query, known as the Fermi Paradox, continues to haunt us to this day.<p>If there are …

Paranormal

Some Xbox 360 games run better on Xbox One, but some are 'nearly unplayable'

On a technical level, it's impressive that Microsoft has been able to get Xbox 360 titles working on the Xbox One at all — emulating modern console architecture is a hugely challenging task. But now the feature's available, how well does it actually work? As <i>Eurogamer</i>'s <i>Digital Foundry</i> reports in an …

Xbox

This Is the Best Way to Make Your Resume Stand out

<i>The Fortune 500 Insider Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

Human Resources

Why You Should Hire An Introvert Now

Are you a fan of the movies? If so, do you like Tom Hanks, Steve Martin, Emma Watson or Audrey Hepburn? If you’re a fan of television, do you like …

Personality

A developer is so frustrated by the Windows 10 app store, he's telling people to stop writing Windows apps

At least one of them says the situation is so bad, he thinks no one should write new Windows 10 apps.<p>That coder is Nikolaus Gebhardt, who has been writing apps since the early 2000s. He's best known for a an open-source project popular some years ago called "Irrlicht," which helped developers write …

Apps

One of the most influential conservative publications is using an entire issue to try to stop Donald Trump

More than 20 notable conservative thinkers, including William Kristol, Erick Erickson, and Glenn Beck contributed to Friday's issue of National Review, whose cover loudly displays the words "Against Trump."<p>"Donald Trump is a menace to American conservatism who would take the work of generations and …

Republicans

A former MI5 agent told us why it's so easy for Islamic State terrorists to move around without being noticed

Dhar had also repeatedly shown up at Islamic extremist rallies in the UK and had appeared on TV advocating the terrorist cause.<p>This is not unusual.<p>The first "Jihadi John," Mohammed Emwazi, escaped from the UK to go to Islamic State/ISIS/Daesh even though he was known to MI5 and was on the Home …

Surveillance

Japan’s decluttering guru says she is on a mission to 'organise the world'

Interview: Marie Kondo, Japan’s superstar tidying guru, tells the Telegraph how Shintoism influenced her methods - and how life with a new baby has not dented her devotion to order<p>She has revolutionised underwear drawers around the world, likes to thank belongings for their service before binning …

Minimalism

How to master essential life skills

Matthew Peyton/Comedy Central/"Broad City"<p>If you haven't mastered some of the most essential life skills already, it may be time to take a different approach.<p>Whether you're looking to listen better or negotiate for a raise, here are 13 surprising ways you can master some essential life skills.<p>View …

Success

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 …

Language Learning

A Profound Contradiction of Human Existence

“<i>Science does not reveal the meaning of our existence, but it does draw back some of the veils.</i>”<p>“Be not deceived,” Epictetus writes in <i>The Discourses</i>, …

Spirituality

This woman texts her husband all the weird things he says in his sleep

Anyone who’s prone to talking in their sleep occasionally wonders what sort of secrets they give away.<p>Do you reveal your innermost thoughts? Are you …

Matt Damon reacts to 'The Martian' getting a Golden Globe nomination — as a comedy

A man must survive after being stranded on Mars. That doesn't exactly sound like the plot summary of a musical or a comedy, but if you look at the Golden Globe nominations, that's the exact category where "The Martian" was placed.<p>Star Matt Damon and director Ridley Scott visited TODAY Wednesday and …

Golden Globes

Mom's Spot-On Comics Show New Parenthood In All Its Chaotic Glory

As the mother of a toddler, Argentinian illustrator Natalia Sabransky knows the ups and downs of parenting all too well.<p>The artist records her day-to-day experiences with her 2-year-old son Santiago in a series of hilarious comics named "Mamá Ilustrada," or as she's calling her English language …

Parenting

The 44 Most Wondrous Places to Visit in 2016

Inside Salina Turda, a salt mine in Romania. (Photo: Gabriel Tocu/WikiCommons CC BY-SA 4.0)<p>Where would you like to go exploring in 2016?<p>The options …

Analysts Now Projecting Nintendo's NX Announcement In June, Retail Release In Fall

If you were expecting Nintendo to roll out the carpet for the NX the moment the clock hit midnight on New Year’s, you’ve probably been disappointed so far. Though Nintendo promised to remain mute on the NX until 2016, now that the year has arrived, they’ve given no indication as to when they’re …

Retrogaming

Sony's PlayStation VR Stands To Be Almost 3x More Popular Than Oculus Rift In 2016

<b>[Coverage update: The 1st Generation Rift Will Have A Lifespan 'Closer To A Mobile Phone']</b><p>If you think Sony's isn’t in a fantastic position to be a leader in Virtual Reality with their upcoming PlayStation VR device, think again.<p>Pre-order sales for the Oculus Rift went live today at a …

Virtual Reality

'The Force Awakens' Overtakes 'Avatar' as Domestic Box Office King

With over $760 million and counting, the latest chapter in the 'Star Wars' saga passes James Cameron's 2009 epic<p>It's official: <i>Star Wars: The Force</i> …

The American Workplace Is Broken. Here’s How We Can Start Fixing It.

<i>This story is part of our monthlong “Work Well” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this project here.</i><p>The way we work doesn’t really seem to be working.<p>Americans are working longer and harder hours than ever before. Eighty-three percent of workers …

The Workplace

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

And if you have some time off around the start of the new year, this might be a good time to binge some modern-day classics.<p>With that in mind, I've come up with 20 essential titles from the past 15 years that you should reexamine or, if you've never seen them, delve into.

McDonald's

Apple ad-blocking software scares publishers but Google is target

Apps that prevent ads making it to the screens of mobile phones topped the charts this year. What will the consequences be in 2016?<p>When Apple revealed that its new operating system for mobile phones, iOS 9, would feature what the company called “content-blocking Safari extensions”, no one really …

Digital Advertising

Microsoft Unified Windows in 2015. Now, It Needs People to Use It.

The company has brought things together but more work is needed in 2016 to win over the hearts, minds and wallets of developers and consumers.<p>On July 29, Microsoft released Windows 10, a new operating system designed to merge the familiarity of Windows 7 with some of the advancements packed in the …

Windows Phone

How to be a moderately successful person

Being highly successful sounds stressful, so I’m sharing these closely guarded secrets to allow you to muddle along just fine<p>Right now, across the internet, approximately 12m articles purport to share the secrets of highly successful people: 2016 is a new year, and if you simply restructure your …

Success

A Japanese lifestyle guru explains how to organize your home once — and then never again

Marie Kondo is the queen of organization. Her book, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing," reveals her instructions for organizing your space in one sitting, and then never having to do it again.<p>Her methods have garnered a significant social media …

List-Worthy

Web developers rejoice; Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 die on Tuesday

Internet Explorer has long been the bane of many Web developers’ existence, but here’s some news to brighten your day: Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 are reaching ‘end of life’ on Tuesday, meaning they’re no longer supported by Microsoft.<p>A patch, which goes live on January 12, will nag Internet …

There's bad, there's worse, and then there's this China chart

China kicked off 2016 by scaring the entire world with a stock market drop that proved contagious, at least for one nerve-racking trading session.<p>But right now, that's really the least of the country's problems. The most pressing issue is how to fix the economy.<p>This chart from Bank of America …

China