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Eating Leafy Greens Each Day Tied to Sharper Memory, Slower Decline

To age well, we must eat well. There has been a lot of evidence that heart-healthy diets help protect the brain.<p>The latest good news: A study recently published in <i>Neurology</i> finds that healthy seniors who had daily helpings of leafy green vegetables — such as spinach, kale and collard greens — had a …

Nutrition

The maker of popular smart lock just got another $25 million from Comcast, Qualcomm, and others to keep growing

Thanks to that Airbnb partnership, the launch of a new doorbell camera, and a market-leading position in brick-and-mortar stores, times are good for August Home, the company behind the smart lock, said Jason Johnson, the company's CEO.<p>Now, August is getting a cash windfall to try to unlock even …

Opinion: If the stock market can make you rich, why are so many Americans poor?

Over the years, I have regularly addressed the psychological and emotional pitfalls that ultimately lead individual investors to poor outcomes.<p>The …

Investing

Putin’s Real Long Game

The world order we know is already over, and Russia is moving fast to grab the advantage. Can Trump figure out the new war in time to win it?<p>A little over a year ago, on a pleasant late fall evening, I was sitting on my front porch with a friend best described as a Ukrainian freedom fighter. He was …

Geopolitics

Tired of tourists? Try these ways of embracing the authentic local experience

The post Tired of tourists? Try these ways of embracing the authentic local experience appeared first on http://thebesttravelplaces.comWe all want to …

How To Fix Flying

1<p>American air traffic control "no longer has the most modern equipment, the most efficient aircraft routings, or the best technology."<p>Meanwhile, in Europe, the German and Swiss corporations responsible for air traffic are using this type of data link for all phases of flight, including predeparture …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

These travels exposed me to new cultures, and left impressions and memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life.<p>From the beaches of southern Portugal to the canals of Amsterdam, here are the spots I consider must-sees.

15 Phone Hacks Every Traveler Needs To Know

How to plan for the worst, prevent insane fees, and make the MOST out of your device.<p>You're going to want to keep these three goals in mind:<p>* Have a plan if your phone gets stolen or lost.<p>* Prevent insane roaming fees.<p>* Make the most of your phone's capabilities with offline maps, translators, etc. …

Apps

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

5 Tactics to Win a Negotiation, According to an FBI Agent

It was 1998 and I was standing in a narrow hallway outside an apartment on the 27th floor of a high-rise in Harlem. I was the head of the New York …

How To Tell Great Stories During Presentations

By now, most of us have heard how crucial storytelling is to a presentation. But it's not always the easiest thing to do: Which story do you choose to illustrate your message, and what parts do you leave out? What's the best way to deliver the story once you've chosen it? I've provided an easy …

Public Speaking

62 Actionable Ideas for Getting More Clients From 13 Top Marketing and Sales Leaders | Inc.com

If you missed one of the best eight-hour-marathon, virtual events of 2016, Amanda Holmes and her team at Chet Holmes International have summarized the key takeaways. Thirteen of the top marketing and sales masters reveal their secrets--from Ken Krogue, president of InsideSales.com, sharing his …

Marketing

How To Buy A Car: Start With Some Patience

By my count I have helped some 58 friends (including many colleagues in public radio) buy a car. That's sort of funny, considering I didn't buy a car until I was 37 years old and began reporting on the auto industry for NPR.<p>On Saturdays over the last few years, I have gotten phone calls from …

Kelley Blue Book

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

These 6 charts explain the world's looming demographic crisis

Those changes will broaden the scope of our study of economics and investing; they will alter our understanding of sociology; and they will radically affect politics and governments.<p>Precisely what these changes will be is difficult to discern and predicting them requires some guesswork, but the one …

Retirement rules of the road

From your 20s and on, here are some steps to consider on your road to retirement.<p>Key takeaways<p>In your twenties and thirties, it's important to set …

Retirement

How to Stop Hackers From Taking Over Your Computer

Grayson Barnes had just started working at his father’s law firm in Tulsa, Oklahoma when a note popped-up on one of the computer screens. It informed …

Futurist Ray Kurzweil wants to use tiny robots in our bloodstream to fight disease and live forever

In an interview with Playboy, Kurzweil described a future in which microscopic robots inhabit our bloodstream, helping our immune system fight disease.<p>"By the 2020s we'll start using nanobots to complete the job of the immune system," he said. "Our immune system is great, but it evolved thousands …

11 Ways To Feng Shui Your Home This Spring With Tips From A Pro

Refresh your space to inspire personal growth this season.<p>For feng shui expert Laura Carrillo, her space-planning services go beyond organizing and decorating a home — as she says, feng shui is a lot more like "house therapy."<p>"A lot of people like to compare it to interior design, but for me, it's …

How to Workout Without Leaving Your Bed

If you’re reading this lying in bed, it’s not too late to get a workout in. Yes, even if you’ve hit snooze one too many times this morning and …

11 apps that can help you get through the airport as quickly as possible

Thankfully, there are apps that are designed to helps travelers get in and out of the airport as quickly as possible.<p>We've come up with a list of 11 apps that can save you time at the airport, from apps that can give you up-to-date information on security lines to those that will let you pre-order …

Ocean farmers are using technology to start an economic revolution and save humanity

I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jail. I’m an epileptic. I’m asthmatic. I don’t even know how to swim. This is my story. It’s a story of ecological redemption.<p>I was born and raised in Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, a …

Aquaculture

Here’s exactly how a brokered Republican convention would work

<i>Josh Putnam is a lecturer in the Political Science Department at the University of Georgia. But, to political junkies, he's better known as the founder of Frontloading HQ (FHQ, for short), a site that tracks the presidential primary calendar and all that comes with it. With an open convention on</i> …

Government

The Pentagon Wants Technology To Fight Wars In Big Cities And Underground

They’re calling it “Thunderstorm Spiral”<p>“From the Halls of Montezuma, To the shores of Tripoli, We fight our country’s battles, In the air, on land, and sea.” So opens the official hymn of the United States Marine Corps, and it covers the great scope of the American military. The Marines in …

Military

That extra 30 years of life can make you rich — or poor

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Retirement gurus, economists and other big thinkers like to talk about “the longevity …

6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Awful Wi-Fi Network

Dropped connections, an ever-spinning update wheel, slow-loading webpages—these fist-clenching symptoms of shoddy Wi-Fi connections make wireless …

Inside the FBI’s Secret Muslim Network

While candidates stoke fears of Islam, a little-known counterterror program has been going exactly the other way.<p>Dearborn, Michigan, may be the closest thing America has to a Mollenbeek, the seething, Islamicized neighborhood of Brussels believed to have harbored the terrorists involved in both the …

Bill de Blasio

5 Tips from Emily Henderson For Dividing up an Open Floor Plan

"If you live in a studio apartment, and you are not a morning person and do not usually make your bed," the sentence begins, putting me a little on edge because my bed goes so very un-made in the morning that it seems to spill into my living room even though there <i>is</i> a wall between them, "then <b>maybe</b> …

Home Decorating

What we’re doing to the Earth has no parallel in 66 million years, scientists say

<i>This story has been updated.</i><p>If you dig deep enough into the Earth’s climate change archives, you hear about the Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, or PETM. And then you get scared.<p>This is a time period, about 56 million years ago, when something mysterious happened — there are many ideas as to what …

Climate Change

A beginner’s guide to finally buying a virtual reality headset

It's finally happening: After years of promises about virtual reality for the everyday person, this year will actually bring shoppers a variety of options.<p>In truth, there are probably a lot of people who have no interest in these headsets — which is totally understandable with a new technology. But …

Virtual Reality