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What iPhone-Based Health Care Could Look Like In 10 Years

Chronicle, a new concept from the design consultancy Artefact, is like a doctor in your pocket.<p>Heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, arthritis—chronic conditions such as these account for 84% of health care spending. Yet many are preventable. An estimated 40% of all premature deaths can be …

mHealth

What it's like to illustrate a cover for Marvel Comics

As embarrassing as this is to admit, my first foray into art was through furries and anime. (I can’t believe I am putting this on the internet after thoroughly obliterating any trace of my middle school art from the web.) Fandom was seminal in the beginning stages of my art career; I loved all of …

Drawing

Linkin Park were once angry rockers, now they're rich venture capitalists

Linkin Park used to be known for angry, emo music that had all the feels...except happiness. Now they are pragmatic, hyper-rational, …

What does net neutrality mean?

Net neutrality is often cited as one of the key issues that will shape the future of the internet.<p>The idea is that all internet data traffic should be treated equally, with no content provider able to gain an advantage over another.<p>It has high level backers including US President Barack Obama, and …

Net Neutrality

This Amazon shopping trick can help you save even more money – here’s how it works

Amazon already offers great deals for online shoppers but <i>Rather Be Shopping</i> has figured out a way that you can save even more money while buying …

eCommerce

Can The Banks Save Online Banking From Themselves? [Infographic]

It’s safe to say most people don’t find online banking to be a pleasurable experience. When comparing banking experiences, conversations often tend toward comparing whose bank’s services are the “least bad.” According to The Millennial Disruption Index, the industry currently most ripe for …

Banking

What are the advantages of bonds for retirement? - Ultimate Guide to Retirement

Investing<p>Basics<p>Stocks<p>Bonds<p>What's a bond?<br>• How much money can I make on a bond?<br>• How do bond returns compare with stock returns?<br>• What are the advantages of bonds for retirement?<br>• What are the risks in bonds?<br>• What are TIPs?<br>• Which bonds are good for a retirement portfolio?<br>• How should I buy bonds?<br>• Should I buy …

Retirement

How to Brain Hack Your Way to Success

Have you ever driven your car to work in the morning? Suddenly, you are parked at your office, and don’t remember the drive?<p>The entire time you were …

AIIB: Australia does the smart thing, finally

On Monday, the federal cabinet approved Australia's membership of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. We were invited to join more than six …

China

How One Life Hack From A Self-Made Billionaire Leads To Exceptional Success

Countless books and articles have been written about Warren Buffett. Surprisingly few have been written about his business partner of over 40 years, Charlie Munger.<p>Munger has stayed out of the public eye, giving only a small number of public talks, and he’s rarely been covered in the media. At …

Bill Gates

France’s baby boom secret: get women into work and ditch rigid family norms

Gender equality, pro-child policies and generous childcare provision are all bolstering French fertility rates rather than hindering them<p>Over the past 10 years the offices of France’s National Institute for Demographic Studies (Ined) have seen a steady stream of Korean policymakers and Japanese …

Europe

There's hope, America! Smart, successful people are finally talking about what's wrong with our country

The richest 10% of Americans — and especially the richest 1% and 0.1% of Americans — are now capturing <i>all</i> of the income growth in the country, while the rest of America, some 300 million people, are treading water or losing ground.<p>That's obviously not good for the 300 million Americans who are …

Success

10 Personality Development Tips for a Much Better Life!

If you truly desire to improve your attitude and your entire life in general, then these personality development tips can be the golden ticket for …

Self-help

Paying For College: How To Position Assets To Qualify For More College Financial Aid

Should you reposition your assets to qualify for more college financial aid?<p>The best advice on positioning clients’ assets for financial aid is based on several factors, but first let’s clarify what type of financial aid the asset question pertains to. There are two types of college aid, need-based …

College & University

India’s Daughter: ‘I made a film on rape in India. Men’s brutal attitudes truly shocked me’

Leslee Udwin spent two years making a documentary on the horrific rape and killing of young medical student Jyoti Singh. And it asks, has the attack really spurred a sea change for gender equality in India?<p>Jyoti Singh, 23, had cause to celebrate. It was no ordinary Sunday. “Happiness was just a few …

India

6 Ways “Shark Tank” is Changing Entrepreneurship | Inc.com

It's an age-old question, "Does life imitate art or does art imitate life?"<p>Because I help run a service that matches upstart entrepreneurs with seasoned mentors, I've seen the explosion of entrepreneurship in the past handful of years--both in the number of people in the entrepreneurship eco-system …

Entrepreneurship

Number of ‘Muslim’ children in Britain doubles in a decade

Landmark study shows number of children under five being brought up as Muslim rose 80 per cent in a decade while three quarters of Muslims in UK identify themselves solely as British<p>The number of children growing up as Muslims in the UK has almost doubled in a decade in what experts have described …

Nick Clegg

10 Best U.S. Flea Markets

Amidst the hodgepodge of rare goods and collectible gems that can be found at flea markets, those with a knack for haggling get to take their sport to Olympian levels. From fine antiques, vintage apparel, and rare collectibles, these 10 amazing flea markets give treasure hunters a chance to bargain …

Flea Markets

Adobe to drop 32-bit support from Lightroom

Adobe has announced that Lightroom will no-longer support 32-bit operating systems from version 6 onwards.<p>Starting with the forthcoming Lightroom 6, the hugely popular photo editing and management software will require Mac OS X 10.8 or above, or a 64-bit version of Windows 7 or newer.<p>This means …

Lightroom

Republicans Wage Last-Minute Campaign To Undermine Net Neutrality Rules

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are waging a last-minute campaign to gather support for net neutrality legislation that critics say will undermine the principles of a free and open Internet.<p>A draft proposal, circulated last week by Republican lawmakers in the House and the Senate, appears to to take a …

The 10-Minute, Fat-Burning Jump Rope Workout

Jumping rope can burn as many calories as running (and build some killer muscles), but perhaps the biggest benefit of double dutch is improving …

Exercise

Full video: Steve Ballmer on net neutrality, why ideas matter and how Bill Gates convinced him to drop out

Steve Ballmer returned to his alma mater of Harvard University to provide computer science students insights about what he learned over his career at …