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7 Signs and Symptoms of Depression in Men.

More than 5 million men in the U.S. experience depression each year.<p>Clinical depression in women or mencan cause sadness and a loss of interest in …

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

A Beginner's Guide To Laundering Money

Fear not. With a little financial detergent, your dirty money can be rendered more or less untraceable.<p>It must be said that the flow of illicit capital is distorting the global economy, draining wealth from emerging nations and inflating the cost of assets in the developed world. Neither of which …

Hong Kong

Kickstarter

Perhaps the most well-known and by far the largest crowdfunding site, Kickstarter has funded 67,000 projects and raised over $1 billion since its launch in 2009. Claims to fame include the Pebble e-paper watch, the Ouya gaming console and the Veronica Mars movie. The Kickstarter model attracts …

Do Starbucks employees have more emotional intelligence than your doctor?

Peter Ubel, author of Critical Decisions, has an interesting post over at Forbes that asks that question. He mentions the training baristas get in …

Top three picks for patient commodities investors

The precipitous fall in oil prices and resulting dramatic swings in global currencies have left investors skittish about commodities. But for the patient, resolute investor, there could be plenty of profit opportunities in the next two years.<p>Headlines over the past year have told the story of …

Dumping Debt and Seizing Assets

Introduction<p>Russia’s war on Ukraine is an unlawful use of force that has imposed needless suffering on Ukraine and its people. Through (1) its …

Russia

Autonomous weapons and international law: We need these three treaties to govern killer robots.

Recently, Elon Musk voiced his concern (again) that developing artificial intelligence is “summoning the demon.” If you read his comments, though, …

How Ancient Chinese Thought Applies Today

<i>This essay is adapted from an address to the 9th International Symposium on Sun Tzu's "Art of War" convened by the Chinese Academy of Military Science in Qingdao, China in 2014.</i><p>BEIJING -- I have watched carefully the evolution of China's concept of a "New Type of Great Power Relationship." This has …

How to secure Mac and iOS devices with the Cloak or PIA VPN – Matt Henderson

A while back, I ran across an article (which for the life of me I can’t find now) in which the author meets with a computer hacker at a public …

Information Systems

Browse Anonymously with a DIY Raspberry Pi VPN/TOR Router

Surf the Internet securely with your very own portable WiFi VPN/TOR router. You can configure a Raspberry Pi with Linux and some extra software to connect to a VPN server of your choice. The VPN connection encrypts your internet traffic so that hackers and spies can’t figure out what web sites you …

10 A/B testing tools to help improve conversions

You have a hunch that something on your website isn’t working. Or maybe you want to try something new, but aren’t sure how to evaluate whether it’s …

How Crowdfunding Is Changing The Way Startups Raise Money

The emergence of Crowdfunding has allowed entrepreneurs the ability to get their business ideas financed easier than ever. Funding your idea may now be just a few clicks away.<p>It used to be the case that credit cards, family, friends, bank loans and personal savings were the most popular ways to …

Crowd Funding

36 Modern Business Cards Examples for Inspiration

Fresh examples of creative professionally designed <b>business cards</b> created by talented designers and printed by best printers. Here you can find …

Graphic Design

Paracetamol no better than placebo for low back pain, study finds

LONDON (Reuters) - Paracetamol, a painkiller universally recommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does not speed recovery or reduce pain from the condition, according to the results of a large trial published on Thursday.<p>A study published in The Lancet medical journal found that the …

The ten worst performing stock markets in 2014 (and how to buy them)

These are the ten worst performing stock markets of 2014 and - for brave investors - some ways to invest in them<p>It has been a tricky year to make money from stock markets and investors who backed the wrong one could have lost anything from 10pc to 50pc in 2014.<p>Here we name the ten worst performing …

Stock Markets

Investors Need To Understand The Relationship Between The US Dollar And Commodities

If you want to know what happened in 2014 with regard to gold and oil, it's important to appreciate the inverse relationship between the U.S. dollar and commodities. The following chart is a good place to start:<p>Whereas total returns for the S&P 500 Index and 10-Year Treasury bond stayed relatively …

Investing

No bank required: how peer-to-peer is changing the lending landscape

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's said that lending to friends is a good way to lose them, but how about lending to a complete stranger?<p>Since the world economies went into a tailspin in 2008, getting a bank loan has gotten harder. But it's also opened up the market for others to step in.<p>Welcome to peer-to-peer lending, …

How to Concatenate Text in Microsoft Excel

1<p><b>Use Concatenate to join two cells.</b> The basic function of concatenate is to join two or more text strings together. You can join up to 255 different …

How to update your European Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F) to the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop firmware

Yesterday, we were happy to report that Samsung is beaming the latest Android 5.0 update for the Samsung Galaxy S5 in Europe - more specifically, …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone everywhere. To drive home this point, I give you exhibit A: Earlier this week, Facebook came under fire when it was revealed that the data of more than 50 million …

Internet

13 Common SEO Mistakes to Avoid

Online marketers spend a lot of time demystifying Search Engine Optimization (SEO), from the jargon and rules to new updates and algorithms. As the technology continue to advance, what you might know about SEO a year ago may no longer apply today.<p>Since SEO can be quite complex in its ever-adapting …

31 Cheap And Easy Last-Minute DIY Gifts They'll Actually Want

Just because you're cheap and lazy doesn't mean your friends and family have to suffer.

The idiot’s guide to building a Raspberry Pi garage door opener #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Step by Step DIY Hammock

We've been talking about making a hammock for the deck since last summer, and this week we finally got around to it. Below are the full instructions …