Trent Hankinson

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Small Business

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

11 reasons why Olympic National Park is the most underrated place in the US

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK’S 1,440 square mile landscape is one of the most diverse cultural and geographic regions in North America, a designated United …

Burgerama 2015’s 10 Best Sets

<i>Photography by Philip Cosores</i><p>Bigger isn’t always better, but in the case of burgers and, well, Burgeramas, it seems to be a good rule of thumb. An …

The World’s First Pinhole Photo Captured by Drone

Say hello to drone pinhole photography. A photography class at the Rochester Institute of Technology has successfully created what appears to be the …

Photography

Articles about prefab home can be built day generates twice energy it uses on Dwell.com - Dwell

U.K. design firm DIY Kyoto recently announced the launch of cheaper version of its Wattson, an ingenious little device that not...<p>If you're anything like me, it drives you nuts when a light is left on in a room you—nor anyone in your household—is in. How...<p>With Europe leading the way, …

Prefab Homes

11 Ways to Keep Lack of Sleep From Killing You (Because it Is) | Inc.com

An estimated 50 million to 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily functioning and adversely affect health and longevity. To make things worse, one study even found that reduced sleep time carries a greater mortality risk than smoking, high blood pressure, and …

Productivity

The Secret To Insane Productivity? Will Power

<i>Omer Perchik is the founder of Any.do, a suite of life management apps for helping the modern individual get things done at work, in life, and with family. He’s also a productivity expert exploring the new behaviors of productive people through personal technologies. You can find him on twitter</i> …

Steve Jobs Knew How to Run a Meeting: Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Brilliant. Passionate. Overbearing. Impatient.<p>Steve Jobs's management style has been described in many ways, both positive and negative. Love him or hate him, there's no denying what he accomplished: Within a short time, he built the most successful company on the planet.<p>Before that, though, Jobs …

Entrepreneurship

Steve Jobs: “I Just Don’t Like Television. Apple Will Never Make A TV Again”

In an exclusive excerpt from Becoming Steve Jobs, the late Apple cofounder revealed his disdain for television.<p>The year was 1997. Steve Jobs had just returned to the company from which he had been fired, and Apple designer Jony Ive still wasn’t a member of Steve’s inner circle of decision-makers, …

TV

Snapchat valuation: I mocked it for turning down $3 billion. Now it's worth $15 billion.

A year and half ago, Facebook reportedly offered to buy Snapchat, an upstart messaging app, for $3 billion. Snapchat's then-23-year-old CEO, Evan …

Advertising

Beliefs That Hold You Back

All of us ostensibly aspire to a fulfilled, rich, meaningful life – a different and unique dream for each individual. We would like to be doing what …

The Mediterranean Way

The Mediterranean diet can be thought as a nutritional way of life that includes an array of vegetables, fish, extra virgin olive oil, legumes, nuts, whole grains and fruit, coupled with a lifestyle that many experts suggest is conducive to living healthy. Although red meat, poultry, cheese and …

Nutrition

5 things Apple didn't say about the new MacBook

Apple's new 12-inch MacBook sure is a beautiful notebook.<p>It's only 13.1mm thick and weighs two pounds. It's got a beautiful high-res Retina display …

MacBook Air

Nature Is Losing The Battle Against Humans

Let’s face it. Nature is losing. The wild places of the world are disappearing, and will continue to disappear, until they are no more. I’m glad I’ll be dead before it’s all gone.<p>We were looking at some Audubon data this weekend, and realized that every bird population we care about is in dramatic …

Ecology

Why two guys ditched their lucrative finance jobs to bootstrap a startup that connects people over coffee

After graduation, they both went into finance, scoring lucrative jobs on Wall Street. But neither found investment banking fulfilling, despite the new BMWs or marble countertops they could now afford.<p>Williams and Osetinsky wanted to explore other career options, but they really only had other …

Wall Street

The case against private education: Why we put our kids in public school

It’s chaotic, academically less rigorous and far less nurturing. It’s also giving my children challenges they need<p>Just over two years ago, my husband and I pulled our children out of private school and sent them into the wilds of public education. Now, as they settle into their third year in our …

Education

What Makes an Electric Guitar Sound Like an Electric Guitar

A series of happy accidents and analog technologies led to the weird sound effects of the 1950s and beyond. An Object Lesson.<p>There’s an old joke in the technology industry: If a product has a problem, simply sell it as a feature. The electric-guitar-effects industry is no different. Music has often …

Guitar

Stop relying on your smartphone to think for you, scientists say

Psychologists carried out tests which suggested many phone users see their hi-tech phone as their 'extended mind'<p>People are relying on smartphones to do their thinking rather than solving problems for themselves, scientists have said.<p>Psychologists in Canada carried out tests which suggested many …

Meet America’s first drug dealer: Arnold Rothstein’s wild, real-life 1920s “Sopranos” story

The modern drug war started with Arnold Rothstein, a criminal master so feared he managed to rig the World Series<p>As I dug deeper, I realized there was a hole in the story of the start of the drug war—a large and cavernous one. It is possible to piece together how this all began through the eyes of …

Crime
Demographics

Are you emotionally intelligent? Here’s how to know for sure

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 per cent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source …

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

University of Chicago

This Idea Must Die: Some of the World’s Greatest Thinkers Each Select a Major Misconception Holding Us Back

From the self to left brain vs. right brain to romantic love, a catalog of broken theories that hold us back from the conquest of Truth.<p><i>“To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact,”</i> asserted Charles Darwin in one of the eleven …

Everyone Should Learn These 15 Management Skills To Be A Better Person

Anyone in the professional world knows and understand the importance of a manager in business, managers bring organisation and order amongst diverse …

Why Some Remember Dreams, Others Don't

People who tend to remember their dreams also respond more strongly than others to hearing their name when they're awake, new research …

The Brain

Inside the Psychology of Productivity | Inc.com

More practically, the rigid, reductive format of to-do lists is not optimal for the kinds of work done by leaders, says Teresa Amabile, a professor and director of research at Harvard Business School. "The really important things that don't generally have a specific deadline may be what you should …

Time Management

Psychedelic researcher says he believed LSD was dangerous ‘until I saw the science’

We are currently experiencing a “renaissance” in psychedelic research, as Michael Pollan writes in a recent issue of The New Yorker. Hallucinogenic …

India's Vintage Royal Enfield Overtakes Harley-Davidson In Motorcycle Sales

Harley-Davidson is the most popular make of motorcycles in the world but the brand was beaten last year by the globally lesser-known Indian name, Royal Enfield. Royal Enfield’s manufacturer wants to dominate the mid-size motorcycle segment globally.<p>Royal Enfield, owned by India’s bus & commercial …

Motorcycles