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Hollywood's favorite video-editing tools arrive in a free app

If you're serious about video editing and are weighing up your software options, two choices usually pop up: Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Final Cut Pro X (FCPX). But Avid, Hollywood's go-to editing company, just played a wild card by releasing Media Composer First, a limited version of its pro …

Why Highly Productive People Use 'Time Blocking'

Would you like to learn the secret to becoming insanely productive?<p>Productivity and organization go hand-in-hand. When we get busy or face times of stress, it’s easy to let things slide. And before you know it, your desk and habits are in disarray. “Time blocking” is a method that just might help …

Time Management

When a black fighter won ‘the fight of the century,’ race riots erupted across America

Jack Johnson knocked out Jim Jeffries, and black people were murdered for it<p>On Independence Day, 1910, race riots ignited across America. Jack …

7 Tools That Startups Should Know About Right Now | Inc.com

Being an entrepreneur is no easy task, and while patience and perseverance are desirable qualities, having a few tools of the trade puts the odds of success in your favor. Startups run on lean budgets and small teams, and rely on software and applications to lighten the load. These tools are more …

Project Management

This car has no gears and pumps out only water from its exhaust

A British startup has unveiled a working prototype of a zero-emission car that runs on hydrogen and is about to hit Europe’s roads.<p>The super-simple Rasa design created by Riversimple has only 18 moving parts and can run for 300 miles on just over 50 ounces of hydrogen.<p>The potential gasoline killer …

Rocking Beds Are a Crazy and Crazy-Effective Solution to Sleep Problems

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Yasmin Tayag</b><p>On any given night, up to 70 million Americans struggle to get a good night's sleep. And who can blame them? Insufficient sleep is considered a national public health problem, and we're running out of options to try: Melatonin has weird …

The Least Unhealthy Items at Seven Popular Fast Food Joints

Fast food is hardly health food, but when you’re on the road or it’s late at night, sometimes it’s your only option. These are the menu options to …

Photo of the Day: Best of 2015

Nature

Find Your True Self Through Silence

<i>by Susi Amendola</i><p>"Within each of us, there is a silence, a silence as vast as the universe. And when we experience that silence, we remember who we are..." -- Gunilla Norris<p>Many great spiritual traditions honor the practice of silence as a way to deepen the connection to our innermost selves.<p>As we …

Scientists say this simple psychological shift can help you achieve your goals

Fortunately, you'll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017.<p>The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points.<p>In doing so, you'll be harnessing the power of what researchers call the "fresh-start effect." Whenever we feel like there's a chance …

These U.S. companies hide drug dealers, mobsters and terrorists

As law enforcement agencies desperately try to track down terrorists and prevent future attacks, current U.S. laws are making it easy for dangerous criminals to create anonymous companies and hide funds right here in America.<p>From white collar fraudsters to arms dealers, bad actors often use fake …

Plug bullet wounds in 20 seconds with this FDA-approved syringe

A sponge-filled syringe designed to close up gaping gunshot wounds in seconds has been approved for use in America's civilian population. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that the device — originally developed for use by the military — can now be deployed by civilian first responders to …

South Park and Medical Marijuana: Everybody's favorite obscene cartoon takes on Colorado's hottest topic — plus scrotum coats!

<i>South Park</i> creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone grew up in Colorado and attended the University of Colorado in Boulder, which explains why their …

Everything You Need to Know About Solar Panels for Your Home

Ever considered solar panels for your home? As costs decrease and climate awareness increases, more homeowners than ever are opting for sun-powered …

Sweden has declared war on cash

Back in June, I shared with you the story of how, in 1661, the Scandinavian monarchy became the first country in the world to issue paper money. (It was an unmitigated disaster, by the way.) Now it might be the first to ban it altogether.<p>All across Sweden, cash—the physical kind, not cash in the …

What's The Difference Between A Manager And A Leader?

It is tough to manage people. You have to manage up and down at the same time. Often managing your relationship with your boss is harder than managing the team you were hired to supervise!<p>To make things even more complicated, we have done the managers of our corporations and institutions a huge …

Public Policy

Ancient Trees: Portraits of Time by photographer Beth Moon - Telegraph

Queen Elizabeth II

Here's why rent is still rising in cities where it's cheaper to own

Rents are high and rising across much of the nation, at least in the places where many people live.<p>That's not surprising. What's fascinating is the flip side—the changes happening in homeownership.<p>The U.S. Census Bureau has just released data from its regular five-year American Community Survey.<p>The …

The 10 Best Exercises You Can Do For The Rest Of Your Life

Fitness professionals praise simple, sustainable and modifiable moves.<p>From boot camps to SoulCycle to early morning dance parties, there’s no shortage of fitness trends with a devoted, young, fit following. But when it comes to exercises that even the oldest and most out of shape can (and should) …

The U.S. ‘Right’ to Own Guns Came With the ‘Right’ to Own Slaves

The grim history of gun violence in the United States goes way back, aided and abetted by the same monstrous reasoning that once defended …

Walmart worker claims he was fired for turning in found cash too slowly

A Walmart maintenance worker on the job for nearly two decades says he was fired for moving too slowly to turn in $350 he found in the parking lot.<p>Michael Walsh, 45, says he was called into the manager's office of the Walmart Neighborhood Market in Niskayuna, N.Y., on November 6 and promptly fired …