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The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk

The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath …

Bill Gates

All the books Bill Gates has recommended over the last eight years

Bill Gates has become a powerful influence on publishing. An endorsement from the philanthropist and Microsoft cofounder can cause tangible sales spikes, reminiscent of the golden ticket that once came with being picked for Oprah’s book club.<p>So just what does Gates read? Quartz manually compiled …

Books

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Apps

9 ways to strengthen your Apple products

<i>This post is brought to you by TheBestVPN.com.</i><p>Think you’ll never fall victim to a cybercrime? Think again.<p>Recent data shows individuals have a one in 10 chance of becoming a victim of cybercrime each year. In fact, people are 20 times more likely to experience fraud than robbery.<p>It’s time to start …

Authentication

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Penguin Random House

17 iPad tips and secrets you’ll use

I’ve tried to solely include iPad-only features here, though I have included a couple that work across iOS which I think come into their own on the …

Apps

Do you want to race faster? Then train slower

FTP (Functional Threshold Power), FTHR (Functional Threshold Heart Rate), lactate threshold and training in zones: today these terms are familiar not …

The Flourishing Startup Making Skis At 10,000 Feet In Colorado

There have always been entrepreneurs nipping at the edges of the ski industry, trying to find ways to fit in, to merge their preeminent passion and their professional life into one. It’s the ultimate ski bum-turned serious person fantasy.<p>With so many people pursuing this track, we get outerwear …

Strength training for cyclists: Is it worth it?

As cyclists we are always looking for new ways to get faster, and one widely hyped method is to hit the gym to develop more strength. But the reason …

This is what bike maps should look like

Most bike maps are too complicated.<p>This is not because I am a simpleton, I like to think. It’s because all those curves and corners and superfluous …

Maps

Meet the Team USA sports science guru transforming Everton

In the aftermath of every Olympics, a critical gaze is fixed on English football and <b>the question asked why our players can’t match the standards of our medal heroes</b>.<p>Everton took the radical step of appointing one of the chief architects of Team USA’s success to decode the winning formula.<p>Eight …

Chris Froome's lab results analysed: Just how good is the three-time Tour de France champion?

<i>When you’re both a fan of professional racing and a keen cyclist yourself, it’s only natural to wonder how you stack up against the pros. While tools</i> …

Tour de France

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

“We can make a lot of mistakes”: The science of job interviews

After weeks of trolling the internet for job postings and dashing off cover letters, you’ve finally had a stroke of luck. There’s only one thing standing between you and your dream job: The interview.<p>This kind of high-stakes situation is guaranteed to get pulses racing. We all want to know what our …

Employment

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day For a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could cram in more lifting?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip doing a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I …

Chevrolet Colorado Xtreme, Trailblazer Premiere Debut in Thailand

Truck Trend Network Magazine news<p>Could Updates Preview U.S. Market Changes?<p>–<p>Mar 22, 2016<p>View Photo Gallery | 56 Photos<p>The new Chevrolet Colorado …

Chevrolet

File Cabinet Pro Offers Powerful File Management Features Directly from the OS X Menu Bar

- Feb 28, 2016<p>Users needing easy to use, yet powerful file and cloud management features might want to take a look at Writes for All Inc.’s File …

Listen to Spotify without a phone using this tiny device

Streaming music while you’re running, walking and cycling isn’t nearly as painless as it needs to be. If you’ve ever accidentally ripped out your earphones mid-jog then you know what I’m talking about. Exercise is meant to give your brain a break from the nuisances on the end of your phone, not …

Top 10 Ways to Breathe New Life Into an Old Gaming Console

If you’ve been playing video games for any amount of time, odds are pretty high you have at least one console in your entertainment center doing …

How to install emulators on your iPhone or iPad, no jailbreak required

Emulators are a way to play your favorite childhood games on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad without carrying the game disks or cartridges and game …

Emulation

3 Strength Training Tips From a Guy Who Lifts 5 Times His Body Weight

These training secrets will help you move more iron and bust through your sleeves<p>Richard Hawthorne chalks up and steps under the bar, pressing his shoulders into the textured steel.<p>There’s no forceful breathing. No grunting. No tough-guy histrionics at all.<p>Hell, there’s barely a sound as he readies …

CHVRCHES - Leave A Trace (Goldroom Remix)

Boxy transforms Google's Inbox into a Mac app

Ever since the impending death of Mailbox was announced, I've been looking for a new email app to replace it. The one I've been spending the most time with is Inbox, Google's attempt at building a smarter interface for Gmail. There's a lot to like — and dislike — about Inbox, but one thing that's …

How-To: Setup Photos and iCloud Photo Library with external storage + Time Machine backups

Over the weekend a good friend of mine shared a screenshot of a really scary error message from Photos for Mac. Every photo and video taken over the last two weeks failed to open, saying instead that ‘An error occurred while downloading a larger version of this video for editing.’ The solution? …

Cycling and depression: can riding help beat the 'black dog'?

For those who have never experienced depression, it is nearly impossible to understand. The mentally healthy among us try to help those with …

The 13 best skiing and snowboarding films

Ski films have been around for as long as we can remember, from retro edits with bad hairstyles and even worse fashion sense in the 1980s to epic feature-length films shot across the globe in recent years.<p>Every season, with the development of new technology and the popularity of events such as the …

Online Ski Tickets Equal Big Discounts

Buy Before You Go And Save.<p>We’ve just discovered <b>GetSkiTickets.com</b>, a<b>n online marketplace for advance purchases of discounted lift tickets, lessons,</b> …

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Consider tweeting fewer links

Twitter use to be so cool. It was a water cooler conversation everyday. A chat room you never wanted to leave. And then it wasn’t.I still love …

Social Media

How to Increase Fan Engagement on Your Facebook Page

Facebook’s organic reach has drastically declined. That’s a fact. When reach declines, it often feels impossible to get your fans to engage with you …

Social Media