Amber Stadler

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A Good Night’s Sleep? The Truth about Using Marijuana and Alcohol as Sleep Aids

How successful are these drugs in inducing a <i>good</i> night’s sleep – and what are the drawbacks, over time, to using them as sleep aids?<br>Read More

Chinese scientists want to sell these teensy genetically-engineered pigs as pets

Now, another group of researchers have created genetically engineered "micro-pigs" which they want to sell as pets, Nature News recently reported.<p>Researchers at the genomics institute BGI in Shenzhen used gene editing to modify Bama pigs.<p>Bama pigs are already teensy — they weigh about half as much …

Challenge Your Thinking With These Philosophical Books

Do you tend to read books by authors who think like you do? While scientists have found that any kind of reading can provide beneficial stimulation …

Marijuana: Will Legalization Create an Economic Boom?

When Oregon begins the first legal sales of recreational marijuana on Oct. 1, I'll be thinking about my Dad. He's a major reason I became a state lawmaker and have been helping implement Oregon's new marijuana law.<p>During the 1980s recession, Dad stopped taking a salary at the family rock crushing …

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

These are the 10 best cities in the US to be a millennial entrepreneur, according to a hot startup valued at $1.3 billion

This might be one of the reasons that they are so predisposed to start their own businesses — plus maybe the fact that they can't find a job. According to one recent report, over a quarter of millennials in the US are self-employed. And this study claims they are creating a whopping 160,000 …

The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

8 Gorgeous Day Trips from Amsterdam

<b>Bring a book, catch a train, and spend a day exploring everything Dutch in the Netherlands.</b><p>When you think of the Netherlands, the first things that …

Best tools for web designers

<i>For good web designers!</i><p>An important part of work of any good web designer is keeping up to date with trending tools to ease up his daily job. Every …

Web Design

The 10 Most Important Books You Need To Read To Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It’s because the writer spent his …

Frustrated Dad Writes Hilarious Common Core Check to Child's School

A fed-up Painesville, Ohio, father showed his frustration over his child's fourth-grade Common Core math curriculum by writing a check that no bank …

The One Indispensable Quality All Successful Entrepreneurs Share | Inc.com

What’s the best predictor of success as an entrepreneur? Resiliency. That’s according to Eric Casaburi, a serial entrepreneur who founded Fierce Brands and Retro Fitness, and author of “JUST MAKE MONEY!”<p>“Business is Darwinian to the core,” Casaburi writes. It’s all about survival of the fittest, he …

Invest in barrelled whisky 'for 9.5pc annual returns'

For the first time, private investors can readily buy small stakes in Scotch whisky years before it matures. A good idea?<p>A new online whisky market allows investors to gain exposure to an entirely new asset class: whisky in the barrel.<p>Because so much growth in Scotch sales is now arising from …

Studio Sprout's backyard greenhouse combines stylish form with fabulous function

1/7<p>Studio Sprout backyard greenhouse<p>Backyard greenhouses tend to toe the line when it comes to form following function, meaning they end up being an …

11 Easy Crock-Pot Desserts

You already know your slow cooker is good for stews, chilis and even chicken wings. But turns out, it's also the ultimate appliance for cooking dessert. Here: 11 sweet recipes to get you started.<p><b>Pumpkin Pie</b><p>A pie is a pie even if it's served in a bowl. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Gooey Chocolate Cake</b><p>Idiot-proof!</b> …

18 Kitchen Gadgets That Question The Intelligence Of Human Beings

We just want to know WHY?!?!?!<p>The truth is, there's very little one needs in a kitchen to cook a delicious meal. A good pot and a pan. A sharp kitchen knife (or two) is essential. Salt, for sure. And a few other tools. But what you don't need is a specialized tool to slice your bananas (by the way, …

How to Prepare Now for SEO in 2016 | Inc.com

Whether you like it or not, people still search online for what they want--and increasingly, they do it from their phones. Do you want them to find your business, or your competitors, when they do those searches?<p>To help provide better understanding of the search landscape for SMBs, I reached out to …

Marketing

Tech company creates surprising bra innovation, see details - Post-Nigeria

Wearable tech is on the rise and sportswear designers also want a piece of the action as they have launched “Aeros” an incredible high-tech sports …

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today.<p>Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research.<p>“Buddhists argue …

Consciousness

Breakthrough in cloaking technology grabs military's attention

An academic says he and his colleagues have demonstrated a major breakthrough in the quest for invisibility, and he has the military's attention.<p>Boubacar Kante, a professor at the University of California-San Diego, and his colleagues tested the first effective "dielectric metasurface cloak." …

Engineering

Good people make good leaders

Fred Kiel, author of <i>Return on Character: The Real Reason Leaders and Their Companies Win,</i> conducted a seven-year study of more than 100 CEOs, their companies and 8,500 of their employees. What he found was that leaders of strong character achieved up to five times the return on assets as did …

Leadership