Zachary Wood

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Top Success Lessons From The Best Personal Development Gurus

I imagine that, like me, you say that you never have enough time and that you just cannot cope with 60 dozen things all at once.<p>How on earth do you …

Albert Einstein

This Guy's App Could Turn Our Old iPhones into Thousands and Thousands of Surveillance Cameras

Perch Live makes it easier than ever to catch people acting sketchy, if you're into that sort of thing.<p>Back in the dial-up days of the neolithic internet, staring at choppy, blurry webcam footage of people living their average, boring lives was an exciting and transgressive facet of online life. …

What the five most addictive substances on the planet do to your brain

What are the most addictive drugs? This question seems simple, but the answer depends on whom you ask. From the points of view different researchers, …

Drug Addiction

This Body Language Makes You Look Like a Leader

It’s important to balance the appearance of power and warmth.<p>Via The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help–or Hurt–How You Lead:<p><b>When</b> …

12 Best Hacking Tools Of 2018 For Windows, Linux, And OS X

We have prepared a useful list of the best hacking tools of 2018 based upon industry reviews, your feedback, and its own experience. This list will …

Texts sent by cop posing as dead woman can be used at man's trial

Text messages sent by a detective posing as a woman who had died of an overdose can be used at the upcoming trial of a man who received the texts and was charged with supplying drugs to the woman.<p>A McHenry County judge ruled Wednesday that prosecutors can use the evidence against Herman Trigg, a …

Here are the 13 most useful Mac shortcuts that will help you do everything faster

OS X might seem simple — but it's an absolute powerhouse if you know how to use it.<p>Some of the easiest ways to get the most of out of Apple's desktop operating system are hidden in plain sight: Keyboard shortcuts.<p>Flick between applications and tabs. Take screenshots. Fine tune settings. Knowing the …

Apps

Four Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Denmark's Work Culture

Denmark has consistently ranked high on Forbes’ and other lists of Best Countries for Business. High scores for transparency, personal and monetary freedom and work/life balance have helped Denmark reach the top in multiple rankings. Some of the reasons for Denmark’s success are driven by …

How PayPal Boosts Security with Artificial Intelligence

The payments giant keeps fraud losses below industry averages by teaching computers to play detective.<p>To PayPal, the transactions signal fraud: a …

Artificial Intelligence

Amazon’s customer service backdoor

As a security conscious user who follows the best practices like: using unique passwords, 2FA, only using a secure computer and being able to spot …

This successful startup doesn't do performance reviews — here's what they do instead

Performance reviews — most often yearly — are how many companies provide feedback to their employees. They often involve a numeric rating and maybe an hour or so of conversation about what's gone right throughout the past year and what could use improvement.<p>There are a few flaws in the system:<p>It's …

Peer-to-peer

The top 12 skills tech employers want today

So Bentley University and a startup called Burning Glass, which uses big data to examine workforce trends, set about answering what skills are most in demand. They examined nearly 25 million US job postings to find out.<p>From that, they came up with this list of top 12 skills that thousand of …

Social Media

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. We’ve even had a few articles here on BGR with tips that were indeed unknown to most users, but the savvy iOS device owners out there were undoubtedly …

Achieve Your Goals: Research Reveals a Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success

Motivation is short lived and doesn't lead to consistent action. If you want to achieve your goals, then you need a plan for exactly when and how you're going to execute on them.<p>We all have goals. And what's the first thing most of us think about when we consider how to achieve them?<p><i>"I need to get</i> …

The 10 best iPhone apps you should use in 2016

1/<p>Google Photos is the best app for managing and backing up your photos in the cloud.<p>Google<p>Google Photos is an overall better solution to Apple's …

5 Essentials to Becoming a Millionaire Before You're 30

There are so many people today who think that their twenties are a time where they must struggle financially. However, this doesn’t have to be true. …

Theodore Roosevelt used this productivity trick to get more done in a couple hours than most people do in a day

Theodore Roosevelt, widely regarded by political scholars as one of the greatest American presidents, was also one of the most prolific.<p>Before becoming the country's youngest president at age 42 following President William McKinley's assassination in 1901, Roosevelt had already served as police …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It’s not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop …

If you want to explore the world, this is your super-yacht

The yacht's owner, Francois Fiat, chose the yard because he wanted a boat that would be as robust as the commercial vessels Piriou has built in its 50-year history.<p>Fiat named the boat after Alexandre Yersin, the Swiss born, French scientist and adventurer who traveled the world to find cures for …

A 23-year-old entrepreneur on 'Shark Tank' just convinced Robert Herjavec to invest $100,000 in gross-looking fruits and veggies

Evan Lutz, on the other hand, took pride in showing off some of the ugliest inventory he could find.<p>The 23-year-old from Baltimore, Maryland, is the cofounder and CEO of Hungry Harvest, a business built on selling "ugly" — but perfectly edible — produce that would otherwise get discarded. For every …

The Unexpected Fallout from Netflix's 'Making a Murderer'

By<p>Netflix’s latest hit original show, true crime documentary series <i>Making a Murderer</i>, is the pop culture touchstone that launched a thousand …

10 Secret Mindsets of Multi-Millionaires

I have a ton of rich friends who’ve wanted me to write this for a long time.<p>Yesterday, I was chatting with future billionaire, Josh McAfee (Founder …

Woman writes down everything her husband says in his sleep and texts it to him

If you’re a light sleeper, sharing a bed with someone who snores or talks in their sleep could be a waking nightmare.<p>But one woman has found a way to …

Semantic Search Engine Omnity Reckons It Can Beat Google

After several years in secretive development, Omnity hopes that its semantic search engine can change our very idea of what online search can actually accomplish.<p>One new search engine is so confident in its technology that it thinks <i>it</i> could buy Google, and not the other way around.<p>In development …

SEO

Use Of MOOCs And Online Education Is Exploding: Here's Why

The folks at Class Central just released their data on the growth of online courses (MOOCs) in 2015 and the data is amazing.<p>More than 35 million people have enrolled in online courses in the last four years, and 2015 enrollments doubled from 2014. <i>(That’s equal to one out of five working</i> …

The Fastest Way To Achieve Success Is To First Help Others Succeed

Without a doubt, the fastest way to achieve success is to first help others succeed. Yet, there seems to be a belief in the business world that the only way to get ahead is to only watch out for ‘number one’. That is simply not the case. Brian Tracy explained it best when he said, “Successful …

What top researchers discovered when they re-ran the numbers on income inequality

By Jim Tankersley<p>Jim Tankersley<p>Economic policy<p>Bio Follow<p>SAN FRANCISCO - The world's most famous inequality researchers unveiled a new way of adding up the growing gap between the super-rich and everyone else on Tuesday.<p>The findings by economists Emmanuel Saez, Gabriel Zucman and Thomas Piketty, …

Income Inequality

How Millionaires Protect Their Wealth (And What You Can Learn from Them)

You've probably heard this expression before: <b>"Don't put all of your eggs in one basket."</b><p>When most people use the phrase, they're talking about relying too heavily on one person, plan or system.<p>Say there's only one person in your family who knows how to deactivate your home's alarm system. That's …

4 Traits You Need to Change Your Life

What I know for sure is you can take an ordinary, boring, disappointing, and overwhelming life and turn it into a fulfilling, purposeful, happy, exciting and pleasurable life.<p>You don't have to suffer and keep having the same challenges in your life day after day.<p>I hear people complaining and …

Before-and-after photos show how dramatically presidents have aged while in office

"The first thing I want from young people is to stop calling me old," Obama said earlier this year. "When I came into office, I had no gray hair, and now I have a lot. I don't dye my hair, and a lot of my fellow leaders do. I won't say who, but their barbers know, their hairdressers."<p>Indeed, …