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Online music and audio recording studio Soundtrap scores $6M Series A

Soundtrap, a cloud-based music and audio recording platform, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. Nordic VC firm Industrifonden led the round, with participation from an array of existing investors and other new backers, including Peter Sterky, former CFO and COO of Spotify. It brings total …

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

The Brain

Five Core Skills To Learn Online Today

With over 30 million small businesses in the U.S. alone, vying for the attention of consumers in today’s highly-competitive marketplace, setting yourself apart from the fray has become a monumental undertaking. Not only is there fierce competition amongst businesses, but getting a decent …

Marketing

A Cosmic Perspective: Interview With StarTalk's Neil deGrasse Tyson

When my daughter Lotus recently became interested in astronomy, and we began watching shows and documentaries about space and the universe, we discovered Neil deGrasse Tyson, the dynamic host of the National Geographic talk show "StarTalk." While Neil is a world renowned and brilliant …

Neil deGrasse Tyson On ‘StarTalk,’ Twitter, And Not Taking Modern Technology For Granted

Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist who has found a second career as a passionate hype man for science and space exploration. You know him from when he has astutely reviewed your favorite blockbuster sci-fi film for scientific inaccuracies on Twitter (a practice he’s seemingly pulling away …

Ten Popular Mind Control Techniques Used Today

The more one researches mind control, the more one will come to the conclusion that there is a coordinated script that has been in place for a very …

Transforming the Mind: De-Programming Mental Conditioning

There are times in our day-to-day life when we experience ourselves acting or thinking in ways we wish could be different. Sometimes, it can seem …

The Conscious, Subconscious, And Unconscious Mind – How Does It All Work?

(www.mindset-habits.com) <b>Just how does the conscious, subconscious, and unconscious mind work? And what is the difference between them?</b><p>In these series …

Should a Design Always Be as Minimal as Possible?

A few thoughts on form and exactly how minimal can go wrong<p>An important aspect of the job of a designer is not only to hone their skills to create, …

Tips on Designing a Reach-in Closet

Today, still working on the project in Jersey City, I am focusing on a layout for a modular reach-in closet. At this point, all four of them are drawn diagrammatically, as identical blocks. So far, I've assumed that 5 linear feet is enough per bedroom. If that's wrong, the entire floor plan will …

7 Tips for Financial Independence

If you find yourself in need of help when it comes to achieving financial independence, try a few of these tips to implement a smarter savings plan.

To Get Better at Your Job, Work Practice into Your Routine

Skill-building requires practice. In most endeavors, those who want to improve take this as self-evident. Big tasks are routinely broken into small elements that can be worked on over and over again: scales in music, tight moguls in skiing, certain board situations in chess.<p>Yet this rarely happens …

Train Your Brain To Let Go Of Habits – 10 Methods For Creating New Neural Pathways

<b>When you understand how neural pathways are created in the brain, you get a front row seat for truly comprehending how to let go of habits.</b> Neural …