Ally Ahmad

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Women entrepreneurs: A positive change is certain

For long, there have been far fewer women starting businesses than men. But that is changing Read more

Why all entrepreneurs should watch this movie about a rock music promoter

YouTube This summer I had the extreme pleasure of watching one of the funniest, funnest and most insightful documentaries in a long time: Supermensch. If I had one wish for all startup employees it would be that you watch this film.<p>It's not for everybody: it condones sex, drugs and rock & roll. But …

6 ways to add passive solar features to your home

1/15<p>Lean To House by Warc Studio<p>Looking for a way to reduce that electric bill, lower your carbon footprint, and show off to your neighbors? The good …

China-Pakistan wind farm generating massive electricity

China-Pakistan wind farm generating massive electricity<p>YICHANG, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- A Pakistan wind farm built and funded by the China Three Gorges …

World's Smallest Sustainable House Can Fit a Family of Four

1/14<p>Nano Living System<p>Building "the world's smallest sustainable house" is a mighty big claim, but that's what one company says that they've done …

Sustainability

Tributes to ‘kind-hearted’ farmer killed in sprayer tragedy - Farmers Weekly

The heartbroken family of a popular Kent farmer who died in a farm sprayer accident have described him as a “wonderful husband, dad and granddad” who …

Methodology

We evaluated 124 metropolitan statistical areas where agriculture and related industries are heavily concentrated. We ranked them based on short- and long-term job growth (2004-14 and 2012-14) in 68 agriculture-related industries (including food processing and manufacturing, wholesaling and farm …

Does It Really Take Money to Make Money?

It's a saying older than our grandparents. And as an entrepreneur, you've likely heard it over and over and over again. But is it really true that it takes money to make money?<p>It's a saying older than our grandparents. And as an entrepreneur, you've likely heard it over and over <i>and over</i> again. But …

Small Business

The choice: Start World War III, or support the Iran nuclear deal

<b>To the editor:</b> John Bolton's rush to a radioactive World War III was not palatable even to George W. Bush, the man who took us to war in Iraq and appointed Bolton as ambassador to the United Nations. ("The consequences of a bad deal with Iran," op-ed, July 26)<p>Neither the International Atomic Energy …

Middle East

What every entrepreneur should learn from the slow death of Google+

Tech giant Google (GOOG) quietly announced this week that users would no longer need a Google+ account to log into YouTube and eventually other …

3D Printed Farm Drone Designed by Mexican Engineering Student Helps Small Farmers Monitor Crops

With global population exploding, perhaps few efforts are more essential today than those aimed at developing efficient and cost-effective ways of …

Near-Infrared

Overeating may be caused by a hormone deficiency, scientists say

It's late at night and you really just want another slice of that chocolate cake — even though you're not hungry.<p>Scientists say the phenomenon could be more than just having an overactive sweet tooth. It may be the result of a hormone deficiency in the brain, a discovery that could have …

23 Horror Stories From Nurses That'll Make You Squirm

"So. Many. Things. In. Butts."<p>"I extenuated a patient (took their breathing tube out). <b>When I asked if there was anything else he needed, he responded with 'a Vicodin and a butt plug.'</b> Yeah, I'll get right on that."<p>—lindseyb47702619b<p>"One day I was assigned a patient who, according to the nurse who …

This New Medical Device Can Improve Healing Rates by 30%

It tricks skin cells into behaving much younger than they are.<p>A new medical device that can accelerate the body's capacity to heal wounds by up to 30 …

FDA

French farmers' protests to resume 'within days'

Head of French farmers' union says his members believe a €600 million government aid package and deal to raise milk prices does not go far enough<p>All last week, residents and holiday-makers faced chaos as French farmers blocked motorways with tractors, closed off tourist sites and unleashed pigs in …

15 weird risk factors for kidney stones

Anyone who's ever passed a kidney stone before has probably wondered how something so small (usually, anyway!) can cause so much pain. Unfair, we know. About 1 in 11 people will suffer from a kidney stone in their lifetime—and once you've already had one, you're about 50 percent more likely to have …

New agency will help Australians wanting to adopt children from overseas

Would-be parents trying to negotiate with international adoption agencies are about to benefit from an agency designed to make the process a bit easier.<p>Intercountry Adoption Australia, set up by Tony Abbott, will be launched on Sunday, according to Fairfax newspapers.<p>It will provide a central point …

Is Whey Protein the Best Protein Powder for Weight Loss?

You've probably heard the hype about whey protein—but is it the best protein powder best for weight loss?<p>The first time you heard the word "whey," it …

Nutrition

The Definitive Guide To Understanding Whey Protein

1 of 8<p>MRBIG_PHOTOGRAPHY / Getty<p>The Gateway Supp<p>For a lot of people, whey protein was the gateway supp—the first one they shelled out dough for in an …

Nutrition

What’s the Best Source of Post-Workout Protein?

After pressing, curling, sprinting, and crunching, the next logical step for many is shaking (and no, we don’t mean with a Shake Weight). Protein …

How Regenerative Agriculture Can Go Large-Scale

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Poultry is a staple of most peoples' diet. It's one of the least expensive meats around, and a good source of high quality animal …

What You Should Know About Leaky Gut Syndrome

Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski for TIME<p>Illustration by Peter Oumanski …

Holistic Medicine

Vertical Farming: What Is It, and What's Fueling Its Growth?

Get to know <b>NFIB</b><p>NFIB is America's leading small business association, promoting and protecting the right of our members to own, operate, and grow …

A Young Entrepreneur Runs A Business, Travelling The World

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

Employment