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Give Up Command And Control -- It Kills Productivity

Paul’s new boss, Mary, asked him to write a report about his area of work, metrics, and after he finished the report, he spend hours editing it to make it readable and prefect. A few days after he turned in the report, Mary handed the document back covered with redlines. After a few more days of …

Leadership

8 Financial Wake Up Calls — And How to Deal With Them

Can't seem to get a handle on your finances? That in itself is a wake up call that you need to be doing things differently. Here are eight more.<p>1. …

Can Aging Be Reversed by Getting Blood Transfusions from Young People?

Silicon Valley bigwig Peter Thiel is a big fan of immortality. He’s using a lot of his biotech fortune to fund research aiming to reverse and …

Mindy Kaling: Why being on Hulu is so much better

Mindy Kaling and her <i>The Mindy Project</i> executive producer Matt Warburton told TV critics Friday how working for Hulu is far easier in some key ways …

TV

How to easily find all the Netflix movies in a secret category like 'military dramas'

Netflix has a bunch of subgenres that make it easy to find movies and shows in specific niches like "monster movies" or "military dramas."<p>Each one is tagged with a code number (for example, "Epics" is category No. 52858).<p>And while some of these categories are accessible through Netflix's …

Archie Panjabi on Her Good Wife Exit Drama: 'It Was Time for Me, for Many Reasons, to Unzip the Boots'

Many fans were devastated when Archie Panjabi announced she was leaving <i>The Good Wife</i>.<p>“I loved playing the role of Kalinda,” Panjabi told reporters at …

Trump Continues War Of Words With Muslim Parents Of Fallen Army Captain

Donald Trump is campaigning in the key battleground states of Ohio and Pennsylvania Monday, as his war of words continues with the Muslim parents of a fallen Army captain.<p>Transcript<p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST:<p>The White House, veterans groups and even Republican leaders are criticizing Donald Trump today …

Science Unlocks The Secret To Why Introverts Prefer Alone Time To Socializing

There can be many causes of introversion, but if your brain is wired to be an introvert, it's safe to say that you can't help wanting to be alone!

Patton Oswalt compares grief to Jason Statham as he remembers his late wife

After losing his wife earlier this year, comedian Patton Oswalt has written a funny, smart, and emotional piece about loss, comparing grief to Jason …

This Is Why You Should Never Swipe Your Chip Credit Card

Consider yourself warned!<p>You probably have a wallet full of credit cards with chips at this point. Banks have been rolling them out like crazy and they're supposed to be safer — as long as you use them the right way, that is. That's why the fact that some retailers — including Bed Bath & Beyond, …

Why The 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The 8-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual labor …

Constant Multitasking Is Damaging Millennial Brains, Research Shows

And their employers are making things worse.<p>You probably know that multitasking makes you less productive not more so. Neuroscientists, psychologists, and efficiency experts have been telling the world for years that since the brain can't actually pay attention to more than one thing at a time. …

Constance Wu Is Fighting Back Against Hollywood Whitewashing

"Our heroes don't look like Matt Damon."<p>Hollywood's race problem received a lot of attention during this year's Oscar season, and while bringing light to the issue is a great step in the right direction, we're not there yet. <i>Fresh Off The Boat</i> star Constance Wu perfectly reminded us of that fact …

Race & Ethnicity

Looking for work? Airlines will need 617,000 pilots over next 20 years

If you're looking for a new career, Boeing suggests checking out the airline industry.<p>Based on the number of plane orders and airline expansion plans in the works, the aerospace giant predicted this week that the industry will need to hire 617,000 new commercial pilots, 679,000 maintenance …

France church attackers 'smiled' and talked of peace, nun says

One of the jihadists who murdered an elderly French priest smiled as he carried out the attack, and nuns who witnessed the grisly murder said the killers spoke about the Qur’an.<p>The two nuns who were in the church when Father Jacques Hamel was killed, his throat slit on the altar, said the men …

Terrorism

15 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like "Making a Murderer" and the vast ESPN "30 for 30" library being just a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week. You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p>Here are 15 documentaries …

Lessons on Monetization From a Blogger-Turned-Millionaire

ShoutMeLoud blogger shares insider tips and tricks for bloggers and influencers<p>A few months back, I had a chance to meet a very successful blogger-turned-millionaire, who has been an inspiration to millions of Indian and also US bloggers. I met him through an event where he spoke about affiliate …

Intrepid Entrepeneur Wins $3M Lottery, Invests in Crystal Meth

A less-successful Walter White.<p>A man who won $3 million on a scratch-off lottery game last year in Waycross, Georgia, invested all of his winnings in a crystal meth trafficking ring, federal prosecutors say.<p>Ronnie Music, Jr, 45, plead guilty to federal drug trafficking and firearm charges during a …

Indonesia executions: 14 people who could face the firing squad this week

Indonesia is likely to resume executions of prisoners this week, with 14 inmates – four Indonesians and 10 foreign nationals – expected to face the firing squad this weekend.<p>No formal list of death row prisoners has been released by Indonesian authorities, but a group of lawyers from the Community …

Asia

What the Most Successful People Do in the Evening | Inc.com

The importance of good morning habits is a no-brainer. It's common sense that if you wake up early and do good things to ramp your body and mind up for the day, those things will pay off. How we spend our evenings gets a lot less attention, but it's just as important--the time that bridges one day …

Success

9 Must-Watch Movies That Expire From Netflix in August

Catch them before they're gone.<p>Rejoice, Netflix fans, as the streaming service will lose only a (relatively) few standout movies this August (including two late gems from Eddie Murphy and a sturdy Spike Lee criminal joint). That means you'll have plenty of time to catch up on these expiring titles …

What You Need to Know About Palawan, the "Best Island in the World"

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named "Best Island in the World" by the …

Palawan

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Entertainment

Want a Better Marriage? Science Says You and Your Spouse Should Do This More Often

If you both have the same attitude toward this, you'll be happier. If not... well, I feel for you.<p>Last evening, after we put our baby down for the night, my wife and I sat and had a quiet drink on the back patio, after a long, fun and exhausting weekend.<p>Now, it turns out that science says we're …

The biggest productivity myth is that rigid rules like the Pomodoro technique are for everyone

The internet is filled with advice and lifehacks on how to improve productivity. We all want to achieve more, it seems, to cram more into our days. There always seems to be that one overachieving colleague who has it all figured out, and uses a complex routine involving butter-filled coffee, short …

People often defend an alleged rapist's character. Here's why you should doubt them

The character witness holds tremendous power. This person vouches for the perpetrator, who in many high-profile cases is accused of sexual …

Adobe Digital Photography Training Bundle

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>If you’ve ever wanted to pursue photography or graphic design, this is a great opportunity to start. With today’s Daily Deal, …

10 Ways you can model the success of millionaire entrepreneurs

Share9<p>Tweet<p>Share33<p>+12<p>Shares 44<p>It’s no secret that millionaires have different habits, qualities, and ways of thinking than the average person. Those …

The amazing street photography of Eamonn Doyle

Eamonn Doyle is an unlikely candidate for the title “saviour of street photography”. When he began photographing old people passing by his front door on Parnell Street in Dublin in 2011, it was the first time he had used a camera in more than 20 years. Now 47, he had graduated with a photography …

Street Photography