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New Biofuel Leans On Slothy Algae With Promiscuous Enzyme

<b>Published on</b> April 11th, 2016 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>19<p>New Biofuel Leans On Slothy Algae With Promiscuous Enzyme<p>April 11th, 2016 by <b>Tina Casey</b><p>At first glance, …

The 5 Most Overused Design Elements You Should Retire

Everybody has their design pet peeves. Some of them are pretty universal. We have all cringed when opening the website of an otherwise respectable …

9 Realistic Ways To Stop Procrastinating And Stress Less

People procrastinate for different reasons, but the result is the same: stress. Here’s how to tackle all of the reasons you put things off.<p>Those expense reports you’ve been putting off for months? That power yoga class you never seem to make? Chances are, there are at least one or two projects on …

Drunk Mice Sober Up Fast After Nanoparticle Injection

Multiple enzymes delivered in a nanocapsule could work as an alcohol antidote, reducing blood alcohol levels and preventing liver damage.<p>A new nanostructured enzyme complex can lower blood alcohol levels in intoxicated mice, according to a new study. The nano-pill, which assembles and encapsulates …

7 Smart Tips for Writing a Proper—and Professional—Thank You Note

Think a post-job interview thank you note has gone the way of calling cards and phone books? Think again. Especially in the digital age, a …

20 Ways to Supercharge Your Ability to Learn

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

As a young man in Burma, George Orwell was an apparatchik in the last days of the empire. Richard Eilers heads to Myanmar and follows in his footsteps<p><i>“In Moulmein, in Lower Burma, I was hated by large numbers of people – the only time in my life that I have been important enough for this to happen</i> …

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14 gender neutral interiors to buy if you’re moving in with your boyfriend

You might want to step away from the garish flower prints.<p>Moving in with your boy might seem daunting for a number of reasons. What happens to your …

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Why we don't follow through on what we set out to do — and how to fix it

Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other projects, entertaining guests, and delaying his work on the text.<p>Hugo's publisher had become frustrated by his repeated procrastination and responded by setting a formidable deadline.<p>The publisher demanded that Hugo finish the …

One in four people have been diagnosed with a mental illness

One in four adults has been diagnosed with a mental illness – but a <i>fifth</i> of people still think "one of the main causes of mental illness is a lack of …

The Most Useful Tips How Keeping Things Simple Could Make You More Productive And Your Life Easier Like Never Before

Hey my friends i’m pretty sure that you are like me and your days are not well organized and your daily struggles are getting very bored sometimes. …

14 Dollar Store Buys That Can Organize Your Entire Home

The best piece of advice Mark Cuban has ever given on how to be successful

So what is the real secret to his success?<p>According to Mark, "It's not about money or connections, it's the willingness to outwork and outlearn everyone."<p>That's it. Success is based primarily on working hard — incredibly hard.<p>Whenever I write about how success is often based on outworking other …

18 Small Space Living Hacks That Can Work In Any Size Home

From fold-away office space to vertical indoor gardening, these hacks are life-changers.<p>If there's any trend we won't be escaping any time soon, it's downsizing. Tiny homes are a national phenomenon, and the lifestyle changes associated with low-impact living — from composting to conscientiously …

15 Practical Ways To Find Your Zen At Work

Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh on the power of mindfulness.<p><i>This story is part of our monthlong “</i><i>Work Well</i><i>” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this project</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>Given how much time we spend at work, it is a crying shame if we don’t get the most out of …

Inside the Whimsical Home of the Interior Design World’s 26-Year-Old Wunderkind

This Body Language Makes You Look Like a Leader

It’s important to balance the appearance of power and warmth.<p>Via The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help–or Hurt–How You Lead:<p><b>When</b> …

5 Things I'm Not Planning This Year

<b>1. Goals</b><p>Sometimes I find that goal planning is a determined form of procrastination.<p>Looking back at old goals I can see through their shiny eyed idealism. Whether I bought a fancy planner, bought a fancy binder, or bought a fancy laptop with synching calendars and contacts, I still wouldn't/didn't …

From Procrastination to Profit and Power

Your business isn't generating the kind of income you were hoping for. You feel like your brand is stagnating. You're struggling to come up with valuable content to share with your followers.<p>If this sounds like you, I can tell you something: <b>you're procrastinating.</b> You're procrastinating on sharing …

Are There Really 69 Punctuation Rules? Yes!

Grammar Writing<p>Updated March 15, 2018 1575 Views 2 Comments<p>Share84<p>Tweet28<p>+15<p>Share21<p>Stumble43<p>Pin20<p>Shares 201<p>5/5 (1)<p>The power of punctuation rules! And …

This 'homeless' guy flies first class for free and says anyone could do it — here's how

And he's homeless, because he spends most of his time in the sky, flying first class — for free.<p>He says anybody could get free first-class tickets, if you play it smart.<p>"It sounds cliché, but I'm living my dream," Schlappig told Business Insider.<p>We spoke to Schlappig to hear his story:

It’s not as hard as you might think to set yourself clear goals<p>New Year’s resolutions can be a rollercoaster of emotions. There are the highs when you set them, imagining with excitement the new life you’re going to be leading, but often also the lows of frustration and procrastination when things …

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Why Does Hot Water Freeze Faster Than Cold Water?

Yep, it's true - and the chemistry is fascinating.<p>Lots of you in the Northern Hemisphere will be in the middle of yet another winter, and some might …