Alison Navas

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6 dispiriting truths about America’s billionaires

<b>mark_zuckerberg (Reuters/Stephen Lam)</b><p>Mark Zuckerberg is applauded for his $44 billion donation, but he and his ilk are still driving income inequality<p>Steven Rosenfeld<p>December 6, 2015 4:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced this week …

Demographics

A Black Gay Man's Journey to Self Acceptance

I am a homosexual man. It took me a long time to admit this to myself, much less proclaim it from the proverbial mountain top. You see I grew up in the Caribbean... well actually, Guyana is in South America, but because it is the only English-speaking country in that continent, it is culturally …

Bob Marley

12 Enjoyable Steps to a More Balanced Life

We tend to go over to the extremes in our search for more pleasure, when instead we should be looking for more balance if we want to live a happier …

Resistance documentary: Michael Graziano’s film will convince you to care about antibiotic abuse and overuse.

Regardless of your preexisting interest in public health or food politics, once you learn a little about antibiotic abuse, you won’t be able to stop …

10 good iPad apps for productivity

The iPad is a capable solution for getting work done, but that requires good apps. There are so many apps in the app store it makes finding the right …

Pecking Order

Ballet has become a source of increasing mass fascination thanks to films like <i>Black Swan</i> and celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker, whose presence on the board of the New York City Ballet has initiated a slew of high profile fashion designer collaborations with the company. But the depth of work …

Dancing

Hunt for AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Halted by Indonesia Rainy Season

SURABAYA, Indonesia — Heavy wind and rain hampered the search for the crashed AirAsia flight Thursday, preventing helicopters and divers getting to a dark shadow on the seabed that officials say could be the wreckage of the aircraft. The bad weather on the fifth day of the search came as the first …

What U.S. Intelligence Predicted the World Would Look Like in 2015

Shortly before 9/11, officials foresaw a fundamental shift in the nature of power.<p>Nine months before the September 11 attacks—and just days after the Supreme Court halted the Florida recount, handing the presidency to George W. Bush—U.S. intelligence officials published an 85-page prediction for …

5 Things You’re Doing That Seem Productive, But Aren’t

These habits are good intentioned, but could be sabotaging your productivity.<p>In our always on, always busy work culture, it always seems there’s never enough time to get everything done.<p>That’s why at some point, most of us will find shortcuts to maximize our efficiency to get ahead. After all, if …

How to Stop Procrastinating by Using the "2-Minute Rule"

Recently, I’ve been following a simple rule that is helping me crush procrastination and making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same …

Getting Things Done®

An Introduction to Getting Things Done®<p>Developed by David Allen and published in a bestselling book of the same name, Getting Things Done® became a …

Productivity

The Complete Flake's Guide To Getting Things Done - Copyblogger

So if you clicked through to read this post, I’m going to make a couple of educated guesses about you.<p>Maybe you’re smart and motivated and …

Meet the man who can bring order to your universe

I met my saviour in Marylebone. It wasn't a shock. Like many of the 300 people at David Allen's "Getting Things Done, The RoadMap" seminar at London's Landmark Hotel earlier this month, I was already a convert to his personal productivity system. I've read the book, made the lists, and lived with …

How to Get Things Done!

How To Hack Your To-Do List

Time Management

Productivity 101: A Primer to the Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organized and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to …

The Tinkerbell Fairyfly, also known as Tinkerbella nana, is one of the Top 10 New Species of 2014. Photograph by Jennifer Read. To see the full list of species, visit science.time.com.

‘Divergent’ sequel ‘Insurgent’ begins production in Atlanta | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

Shailene Woodley and Theo James in "Divergent." (Jaap Buitendijk / Summit Entertainment)<p>Shailene Woodley, left, and Theo James in "Divergent." (Summit Entertainment)<p>Ben Lloyd Hughes, Zoe Kravitz and Shailene Woodley in "Divergent." (Summit Entertainment)<p>Shailene Woodley in "Divergent." (Jaap …