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How This Company's Profits Skyrocketed by Removing One Thing From Its Website

Here's a hint: every company has one.<p>If you run a business that thrives off of customers reaching out to you over the phone, the natural instinct is to do whatever you can to increase the amount of incoming calls. You want to get your contact info out there so that you can reel in as many potential …

Customers

F1 considered moving British GP for 1,000th race

Formula 1 chiefs have revealed they considered moving next year’s British Grand Prix to April so Silverstone could host the world championship’s …

Motor Racing

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Happiness

Kevin Magnussen: "I Will Die In The Car"

<b>Kevin Magnussen</b> says he is prepared to die in a Formula 1 car as he defends his driving style following complaints from his rivals.<p>Following a …

Auto Racing

To Be More Likable and Make a Great First Impression,Science Says First Do 1 Thing

And then you can almost guarantee the people you meet will like you.<p>If you want to make a great first impression -- and why wouldn't you? -- you know there are basic steps you can take: Smile, make eye contact, listen more than you talk, ask questions about the other person... anyone can do those …

Self-improvement

Opinion: We’re on the cusp of the third digital revolution, and here’s how not to be left behind

Over the past 50 years, two digital revolutions — in communication and computation — have created unprecedented wealth and transformed how we live, …

Fabrication

How Can You Be Sure Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 2 Rare Signs

Do you have a favorite boss story? Most likely, you found her or him displaying these two skills.<p>Every one has a great boss story. What's yours? Mine takes me back to 2005. I reported to an executive in a mid-size hospital in Los Angeles. To this day, Bruce is my favorite boss because of his …

Leadership

Cannabis Drinks-Maker Dixie Eyes IPO This Year

Dixie Brands Inc., a U.S. maker of marijuana beverages, is considering an initial public offering toward the end of this year or early next year as …

Cannabis

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

Data shows you didn’t #DeleteFacebook, so make sure to change these settings

Facebook is designed for sharing, whether that’s you posting photos of your lunch, or Facebook sharing targeting data with advertisers and behavioral data with app developers.<p>Most of this data sharing is integral to the core Facebook experience, but there are a few aspects of Facebook’s sharing …

Apps

4 Clear Signs That It's Time to Let Go of a Relationship

Learn when to cut your losses and just say goodbye.<p>Relationships require a vast investments of time, money, and most of all, emotional energy. The …

ESPN reveals F1 TV broadcast schedule for 2018

ESPN will show coverage of the 2018 Formula One season in the United States this year.<p>The schedule for the upcoming races are listed below (All times …

Auto Racing

What's a tax break for car racing doing in the budget deal?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress passed a $1.5 trillion tax cut package just two months ago. Turns out it wasn't enough.Wedged into the new mammoth Senate …

Taxes

2018 Honda Accord: Major Changes for the 10th-Generation Best Seller

Turbo fours, 10 speeds, and another knob!<p>Crossovers may dominate in sales, but an affordable, efficient four-door sedan with a chassis and powertrain that don’t retreat at the first sign of spirited driving remains a universal target in the car biz. Few models have hit the bull’s-eye as …

Top Gear

Recruiters Explain What The Worst LinkedIn Profiles Have In Common

Recruiters and hiring managers need to find your profile in the first place. Then they need to like what they see there.<p>Recruiters spend lots of time combing through LinkedIn profiles—possibly more than many would like. After awhile, they can start to blend together, which means that whatever you …

F1: The art of the two-second pit stop

<b>(CNN) —</b> It is one of the marvels of modern Formula One racing -- but blink and you'll miss it.<p>Getting a driver in and out of the pits in the shortest time possible has become a race within a race for rival teams of F1 engineers.<p>The current kings of the pit lane is the Williams team.<p>Not only do the …

European Grand Prix

You Can Search NASA’s Entire Photo Archive on This Easy-to-Use Website

NASA just launched an updated Image and Video Library website that puts the entire NASA photo archive at your fingertips, just one keyword search …

The US government just declassified 750 nuclear-weapons movies and put a bunch on YouTube

In its quest for Cold War military superiority, the United States detonated more than 1,000 nuclear weapons.<p>Government researchers blew up many of the bombs on the ground and others in ocean atolls. Yet as threats moved into space and concerns increased about fallout — soil and other material …

For 3 Indiana Brothers, ‘America First’ Cuts 2 Ways

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — When Alcoa abruptly announced last year that its aluminum smelter near here would close, some longtime workers talked of burning the place down.<p>The company told Wall Street its unionized plant on the Ohio River, which employed 600, could no longer compete with less expensive …

Lawn Mowing

Toyota's Gill Pratt on Self-Driving Cars and the Reality of Full Autonomy

No One Is Close to Achieving True Level 5 Autonomy<p><b>IEEE Spectrum: At the Toyota press conference, you said that Level 5 autonomy—when a car can drive</b> …

My Favorite Website For Tracking A Plane's History

While I of course love miles and points and travel, I’m also obsessed with aviation. Oddly my fascination is limited to commercial aviation, and to …

How This Regional Toyota Marketer Connected TV Ads to Dealer Visits

In June and July, 652,000 households in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas saw at least twice as many TV ads promoting summertime …

11 Cool Facts About the 2018 Toyota Camry

Toyota’s Best-Selling Midsize Sedan Gets Hotter and Techier<p>Toyota revealed the 2018 Camry at the 2017 Detroit auto show. Based on its looks alone, it means business. No longer content with vanilla, the new Camry jumps right into bolder flavors, promising more engaging driving dynamics, advanced …

YI Technology hits GoPro with a one-two punch at CES 2017

Not only did the company announce a first for the action cam category at the show, but it brought its folding high-speed tricopter drone along for the ride.<p>Just two cameras into its career as an action cam maker and YI Technology is a standout in the category.<p>The company first made waves with a …

Drones

Millennials and car ownership? It's complicated

Millennials have produced plenty of anxiety for automakers. As the stereotype goes, entitled young adults would prefer to hail an<p>Uber, take public transportation or even hitch a ride from Mom instead of driving; an unusually large number of young millennials haven’t even bothered to get a driver’s …

Demographics

How to Get People to Say Yes to What You Want, According to Science | Inc.com

The ability to persuade others is a valuable skill. It can translate into making a huge sale, convincing people to follow your leadership, getting a raise, or countless other successes in the business realm. In your personal life, it can mean winning over a partner, well-behaved children who do as …

Psychology

Yamaha RZ350 and RD350LC - CLASSICS REMEMBERED

What most of us remember is an attractive, fast, decent-handling racer replica bike with modern water-cooling and (in the RZ, revealed in 1983 but …

Engineering

Motorsport Manager For PC Is Here And It Looks Absolutely Awesome

Despite being a pretty niche game and subject, Motorsport Manager proved to be a big hit for mobile devices and tablets with over 1.6 million …

Google And Apple Knocking On The Car Door? 'No, We Won't Let Them Inside,' Toyota Exec Says

Google and Apple reportedly have performed a tactical retreat in their efforts to disrupt the car industry, and shifted from making cars to developing software for autonomous driving and infotainment. It will be a hard sell as large global automakers devote more resources to coding their own. This …

Automotive Industry