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Bill Gates has read nearly all 37 books by this scientist — here are 7 of his favorites

This pick should come as no surprise — Gates has not been shy about his admiration of Smil's work. On his Gates Notes blog, he said he had read nearly all of Smil's 37 books, most of which delve into topics like food production, energy, public policy, and the environment.<p>"The truth is, I'd read …

Change Your Leaders To Change Your Culture

How would you describe the culture of your organization? Some might say, “It’s the smell of the place,” or, “It’s how things are done around here.” Research done on culture and organizational performance by Kotter and Heskett defines culture as “…gained knowledge, explanations, values, beliefs, …

Leadership

Tip: Corrective Complex, Quads and Hip Flexors

Sequence these drills in this order before your next leg day and you'll have a better workout.<p>When it comes to corrective drills, sequencing is …

6 Exercises to Help Injury-Proof Your Lower Back

Lower back injury is always a looming threat. Here's how to keep yours healthy.<p>We all hear that voice in our heads, the one that tells us that the …

Muscle

8 things the smartest people never reveal about themselves at work

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can wind up as obvious no-nos with hindsight.<p>Trouble is, you can't build a strong professional network if you don't open up to your colleagues. Doing so is …

9 things you should always include on your résumé

Executive résumé writer Mary Elizabeth Bradford suggests including just one phone number and email address. "Some people will include their home and …

Employment

The Muscles That Actually Make Up Your Core

The Body’s Stabilizer<p>The ability to do any downward pulling movement, like a tennis serve or a pull-up, comes from the <b>latissimus dorsi,</b> or lats. This …

Workouts

What Makes a Good Boss? Follow This Flowchart to Find Out [Infographic]

"You never stop learning how to be a great boss," according to a flowchart infographic from Headway Capital. But having the responsibility of a boss …

4 Simple and Effective Strategies to Handle Difficult People at Work

Now you can handle that one person in your office that everyone likes to avoid.<p>Lets get right down to it. You want to handle those difficult personalities like a boss? Well, as you read further, you'll notice a theme. It's more about you than that difficult person driving you nuts.<p>I say this …

Emotional Intelligence

The Only Core Workout You’ll Ever Need

Single-Arm Strict Press<p>Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, a kettlebell racked at right shoulder, left arm extended at side; shoulders should be …

Tip: Stimulate New Triceps Growth

This superset is great for both bodybuilders and pure strength athletes. Check it out.<p>Hitting the triceps from a novel shoulder angle stimulates …

Workouts

6 Stretches for Better Sleep

Getting a good night’s rest is key to leading a healthy life, both mentally and physically. Studies have shown that getting too little sleep can lead …

The 7 Best Exercises to Build Arms That Turn Heads

Let’s be honest: Big guns not only look and feel great, they also boost confidence, doubling your appeal to potential mates. But the only way to get …

Muscle

Men's Journal: Health, Adventure, Gear, Style

The ultimate guide to LinkedIn profiles

If you’re like me, you have a LinkedIn profile that serves as a modern replacement for the business card.<p>It’s decked out with your photo, experience …

New ACL surgery could cut rehab and recovery time in half

An engineer-turned-doctor says clinical studies show real promise<p>On Sunday, San Diego Chargers running back Danny Woodhead tore his ACL. Woodhead …

Medicine

'There are growing threats looming over the global economy'

In his recent talk at the Strategic Investment Conference 2016, David Rosenberg of Gluskin Sheff argues that there are growing threats looming over the global economy.<p>He believes that current macroeconomic and political trends could lead to serious problems in China, and especially Europe, in the …

Scientists solve puzzle of converting gaseous carbon dioxide to fuel: Saving the planet from climate change with a grain of sand

Saving the planet from climate change with a grain of sand<p>Every year, humans advance climate change and global warming by injecting about 30 billion …

Wearing This Watch Might Help Prevent Forest Fires

Filson just teamed up with Smokey Bear (yep, Smokey Bear) on a capsule collection.<p>Established back in the days of the Klondike Gold Rush, Seattle-based Filson has been providing solid outdoor gear for adventurers for more a century. And it's not just a civilian affair: During the 1940s, Filson …

5 Ways the Microsoft Surface Hub Will Change How You Work

Meetings just got a whole lot more interesting.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this …

How to Write a Great Business Plan

Few areas of business attract as much attention as new ventures, and few aspects of new-venture creation attract as much attention as the business plan. Countless books and articles in the popular press dissect the topic. A growing number of annual business-plan contests are springing up across the …

Small Business

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33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

These are the young African scientists and technologists the world needs to watch out for according to the Next Einstein Forum (NEF)

Even though Africa has produced some of the most innovative and successful scientists throughout the globe, African countries have struggled to …

Africa

Bion Patents Process to Recover Nitrogen from Waste

Sep 22, 2015 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- REDONDO BEACH, CA / ACCESSWIRE / September 22, 2015 / Bion Environmental Technologies Inc. (otcqb:BNET) …

bion

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome PCOS Anxiety and Depression, Mental Health Issues

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal imbalance that affects around 5 million women (around 2 in 10) of reproductive age in the U.S. PCOS can lead to irregular periods and difficulty getting pregnant. "Most women with PCOS grow many small cysts on their ovaries. That is why it is called …

Kristaps Porzingis rocked cornrows as a kid because 'the girls loved it'

The special super-geniuses at the New York Knicks-focused blog Posting and Toasting brightened our darkened corners Wednesday evening with the …

Google launches its Apple Pay challenger Android Pay in the U.S.

Google is starting to roll out its digital payment system Android Pay in the U.S. today. The new digital wallet allows users to make payments for purchases in stores using their phone.<p>Android Pay can be downloaded to any phone running an Android operating system of KitKat 4.4 or higher. Upon …

Alma-nac’s sustainable Split House adapts to the aging owners' future care needs

1/11<p>Alma-nac Split House<p>London-based Alma-nac Architects have designed the sustainable and adaptable Split House in Fairlight, East Sussex. The …