Zachary Brown

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My Morning Routine: How Successful People Start Every Day Inspired

Read an Excerpt<p>Chapter 1<p>Getting Up<p>How to Move from Your Bed to Your Morning<p>Waking up in the morning may be at the very top of your list of least …

Time Management

Avengers: Infinity War is coming to your home much sooner than you think

This weekend, <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>’s reign at the top of the box office will come to an end thanks to <i>Deadpool 2</i>. By Monday, Infinity War should …

Marvel Universe

50 Productive Things To Do When You’re Bored

"I have nothing to do!!!" Bitch, you thought.<p>2. Back up your phone and computer so you can stop clicking "Remind me tomorrow" when they remind you that it's been 152 days since you last did it.<p>3. Watch an inspiring TED Talk. Like this one. Or this one. Or this one.<p>4. Make a wishlist on Amazon.<p>5. …

Productivity

Agile projects need agile leadership

Humans feel less threatened when they have more autonomy, think more constructively and are more creative when they can operate in more agile management cultures<p>The Agile Business Consortium has been working alongside a wide range of researchers and experts to explore the cultural and leadership …

Project Management

The County That Closed Its Public Schools Rather Than Desegregate After Brown v. Board of Education

When judicial nominee Wendi Vitter made headlines last month for evading a question at her confirmation hearing about whether or not she agreed with …

Black History

'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman inspires students to challenge discrimination

<i>Black Panther's</i> Chadwick Boseman returned to Howard University to inspire graduates to use their education to make the world a better place.<p>Boseman, …

Comics

Embrace automation with Workflow [Essential iOS Apps #13]

Not all tasks are simple or straightforward. Sometimes a task involve multiple complex or repetitive steps. Having the ability to use a “program” to do these tasks quickly and easily makes you more efficient. Unfortunately, we aren’t all programmers. Workflow for iOS makes performing complex or …

Apps

Become an Evernote Power User with These 4 Best Practices

Evernote likes to call its popular note-taking app “your second brain,” and for my money that’s not far off as a productivity tool. As flexible as it …

Productivity

Nebraska baseball coach pulls player for celebrating monster HR with a majestic bat flip

Nebraska shortstop Angelo Altavilla hit a mammoth home run during Friday’s game against Indiana. It was a no-doubt shot that nearly cleared the stadium.<p>Yet, it was Altavilla who would be pulled following the home run for the most ridiculous of reasons.<p>Upon making contact, Altavilla admired the home …

Baseball

Chadwick Boseman, aka ‘Blek Pentha,’ Encourages Howard University’s Graduates to Always Seek Purpose

In addition to a slew of notable African Americans alumni including Toni Morrison, Zora Neale Hurston, and Phylicia Rashad, Howard alum Chadwick …

Howard University

Solo director Ron Howard teases a potential sequel to Willow

In 1988, director Ron Howard collaborated with George Lucas for a fantasy film called <i>Willow</i>; which placed Warwick Davis in the title role as a very …

Star Wars

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Psychology

Black Rhinos Roam Chad for the First Time in 46 Years

Pigs don’t fly yet, but rhinos do.<p>Six black rhinoceroses were flown from South Africa to Zakouma National Park in Chad last week, reuniting the threatened animal with a land it has not roamed in nearly five decades.<p>Chad is one of several African countries that have recently sought to start their …

South Africa

Harrison Ford surprised his Solo successor Alden Ehrenreich during a TV interview

Alden Ehrenreich was the first person to audition to play the young Han Solo, and when he got the job, he faced a conundrum. <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> …

Star Wars

15 Times "Harry Potter" Fans Made Donald Trump Memes

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Donald Trump

Apple faces class action lawsuit over failing MacBook butterfly keyboards

Apple’s polarizing butterfly keyboard design is now causing the company some legal issues. A new class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple, alleging that the company knew about the reliability issues of the design before launch, yet released it anyway…<p>As outlined by <i>AppleInsider</i>, the lawsuit …

MacBook Pro

This is why you aren’t achieving success despite working super hard

Oftentimes, we find ourselves hitting a brick wall. So much time has been spent on pursuing a target, a goal and our wants. We ask ourselves “Why do …

Motivation

4 Signs You Might Actually Be a Really Good Leader

Do you have a natural bent for people and relationships? That's a good starting point.<p>Ever wonder if you're true leadership material? Perhaps you've been told you are, but the question is <i>by what standard</i>? Thousands of leadership books are written each year, many of them with marketing agendas to …

Leadership

Whiskey Cavalier Starring Scott Foley, Lauren Cohan Ordered to Series at ABC

R.I.P., <i>The Walking Dead</i>‘s Maggie?<p>ABC has formally ordered Whiskey Cavalier — the action dramedy starring Scandal’s Scott Foley and The Walking Dead’s …

Lauren Cohan

'Calling The Police' Is White People's Applecare For Black People

You’d think learning that Sarah Braasch — the woman who called the police on Yale graduate student Lolade Siyonbola for #NappingWhileBlack — is a …

Die Hard

5 Rules for Staying In Charge of Your Inbox

Work smart to manage your messages, and not the other way around.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I am inundated with emails. I get hundreds a day, and make sure there's resolution to each and every one. With the influx of messages, I could easily spend the near-entirety …

Time Management

DC's Scooby Apocalypse just killed off one of the original Scooby-Doo characters

Two years ago, DC Comics kicked off a radical reinvention of the Hanna-Barbera characters with <i>Scooby Apocalypse</i>, a post-apocalyptic take on …

Comics

Why The Ending To 'Avengers: Infinity War' Just Didn't Work

<i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> is a great movie with an ending that made two very big mistakes.<p><i>Spoilers follow.</i><p>The first mistake was a bit of foreshadowing that I can only describe as over-shadowing. Smart foreshadowing is the kind of thing you don’t necessarily notice at first, but then when you look back …

Comics

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Time I

2Do productivity app for Mac now 50% off: $25 (Reg. $50, matching all-time low)

Productivity app 2Do for Mac is now <b>50% off</b>. Regularly $50, you can now grab it at just <b>$24.99</b> for a limited time. It carries a 4+ star rating on the Mac App Store from over 1,000 users. For more deals on Mac apps, hit up this morning’s roundup and the latest BundleHunt offer. More details below.<p><b>Mac:</b> …

Apps

A black Yale graduate student took a nap in her dorm's common room. So a white student called police

<b>(CNN) —</b> A white person voices suspicions about an innocuous person of color. Police are summoned. And the encounter is posted on social media, sparking outrage about racial profiling.<p>In what is becoming an all-too familiar episode, a black Yale University graduate student was interrogated by campus …

Black Students

How to Fix the 'Black Dot' Unicode Bug Crashing iMessage

Yet another Unicode bug has been discovered that is capable of crashing apps and operating systems, ranging from WhatsApp on Android to iMessage on iOS. We won't share the exact string, to prevent it from spreading further, but it includes black dot (⚫️) and pointing left () emojis and other …

Unicode

Harry Potter: 25 Memes That Show That Voldemort Makes No Sense

Voldemort was a special kind of person, and key to the Harry Potter series. But there were some things about the guy that just don't make sense. The …

Books

Nobody Said Christianity Should Be Comfortable

A faith of isolation has nothing prophetic or revolutionary to offer to a world of isolation. Loneliness is everywhere today, amplified by a social …

Faith