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10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Rare Japanese unicorn Mercari targets rapid U.S. expansion

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese flea market app operator Mercari Inc targets rapid expansion in the United States, its founder and chief executive told Reuters on Monday, after a recent funding round boosted its value beyond $2 billion.<p>Mercari offers an online marketplace for individuals to trade used …

Bank of Japan

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

The secret to being a morning person is the opposite of what most people expect

I've been accused on several occasions of being "one of those annoyingly productive morning people." And while there are far more productive morning people out there, I am pretty productive and 90% of it happens in the early morning.<p>For example, on a typical weekday morning, by the time I see my …

Time Management

A study of more than 100,000 people has found that one food group is closely linked with cancer

If scientists told you there was a single lifestyle factor that may best predict whether you get cancer, you'd want to know, right?<p>Researchers in France may have found just that. After studying more than 100,000 adults for years, they found that eating processed food was more closely linked with …

GOSPACE - Expandable 5G Wireless Storage and Streaming

GOSPACE is a revolutionary storage device for all your portable electronics.<p>It is a portable cloud that holds all your files with 5G wireless, which …

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Bill Gates

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience | Inc.com

Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every day, I don't know exactly what my team is going to do. I don't know what my clients are …

Neuroscience

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Personal Finance

Google starts certificate program to fill empty IT jobs

There are 150,000 open IT jobs in the U.S., and Google wants to make it easier to fill them. Today the company is announcing a certificate program on …

Trump Administration

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative | Inc.com

Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the power of music to be more creative.<p>Researchers at Radboud University split …

Creativity

Guidemaster: Everything Amazon’s Alexa can do, plus the best skills to enable

Make the most out of Alexa by using these features and skills each day.<p>If you've just introduced one of Amazon's Echo devices into your home and feel …

Smart Homes

Take an extra $20 off a lifetime of VPN coverage

With loads of VPN services out there vying for your business, it’s not always easy for any single provider to stand out from that crowded field. However, VPN Unlimited has been widely praised throughout the industry and now, you can find out why by taking advantage of an extra $20 price drop down …

Surface Phone: Microsoft Might End Up Killing An Industry With Its Latest Mobile Device

The Surface Phone's upcoming release might very well spell the end of a popular line of devices.<p>The Microsoft Surface Phone might very well be the …

Google Pixel

17 books Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg think everyone should read

Gates, the former CEO of Microsoft, reads 50 books a year, he told The New York Times. In 2015, Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, created an online book club in which he read a book every two weeks.<p>Here are some of the titles the pair have recommended over the past few years.

The Surprisingly Easy Content Curation Framework Used by the Pros

Imagine this:<p>In an event calendar, you come across a Star Wars exhibit at the local art gallery.<p>You arrive expecting to see beautiful, professional …

Infographics

Plex Live TV and DVR now available on Roku

<b>Update (10/12/17):</b> Plex is now rolling out the Live TV and DVR functionality to Roku users. Previously, the service had only been available for Android, Android TV, iOS, Apple TV, Fire TV, and on the Plex web app. Now Roku users with software version v5.0.4 or newer and access to the Roku Preview …

16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's simply that they're easy to be around. You just like them.<p>But scientists generally aren't satisfied with answers like that, and they've spent years trying to pinpoint the exact factors that draw one person to …

Psychology

5 smart ways to find whatever porn you’re looking for

If you want to watch porn, there have never been more options for streaming sites, whether you’re looking for VR porn or porn in HD, but those sites …

How to Create Beautiful Instagram Stories (and 10 Amazing Templates to Use)

More than 15 million businesses now use Instagram worldwide and over half of those businesses are creating Stories every month.<p>Stories are an …

How to Boost Your Search Rankings With These Instagram Hacks

People either search for something or they don’t.There’s not a whole lot you can do about it, to be honest.For example, how often do you Google …

Marketing

Pay $44 to learn how to make exponentially more through social media

Ninety percent of young adults between the ages of 18 and 29 use social media, and a full third of those millennials report social media is a preferred means of talking directly with a particular business. Learn how to talk to your customer base in the way they want to hear from you with the skills …

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

Yes, you can take free online photo classes from Harvard and 5 others

Nope, that’s not a typo in the headline – you can take Harvard photography classes online for free. While any free online class, whether from an Ivy …

Caffeine Dreams: 13 Books for the Coffee Obsessed

According to legend, the coffee bean began shaping culture since its effect was discovered by a goatherder in 11th-century Ethiopia.<p>Then the drink spread and spread fast, first through mostly Muslim areas and then gripping Europe by the 1600s. Its effect on human imagination took hold quickly, too, …

Coffee

How Run the Jewels Became Hip-Hop's Most Intense Truth-Tellers

El-P was riding through a downtown L.A. intersection, shotgun in Jonah Hill's Audi, when another car materialized seemingly out of nowhere and – <i>bam!</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop