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Which leafy green is the healthiest?

Variety is the spice of life—especially when it comes to the vegetable crisper. That’s because “lumping all leafy greens together in terms of taste …

Wellness

Ten uncomfortable deeds that will pay off forever

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” The very act of stepping …

Replacing My Paycheck With Dividends

This is an initial article about the start of my dividend growth portfolio, which has the goal of creating a passive income stream that will …

Investing

Tiny Family House Fits Between A Wall And A Building

With the population constantly growing, especially in big cities, it becomes increasingly difficult to find a free plot of land on which to build a …

Estream is a Portable Generator That Can Power Your Mobile Devices Using Running Water

Small, compact, and easy to use, this device is like carrying a portable hydroelectric plant in your backpack.

Money Doesn't Matter if You Make This Huge Mistake

The one pitfall you must avoid on your road to success.<p>Ambition is one of the best assets an entrepreneur can possess. The motivation and drive to achieve one's dreams are what the true spirit of entrepreneurship is all about, however, most people fail to realize that their ambition has a …

Motivation

A Section of Route 66 Will Become America's First Public Solar Road

A section of America’s most famous highway is going green, <i>The Christian Science Monitor</i> reports. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) …

Hydroelectric Power

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

Gene editing technique could transform future

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1246000/1246254_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522278558_9fe8702eea41d0fce2b64ae241eb8b1c<p><b>CRISPR - get to know this acronym. It's good to know the name of something that could change your future.</b><p>Pronounced "crisper", it is a biological …

Genetics

The science of how to successfully approach a woman in a bar

We've all been there. Several drinks in on a night out and you spot someone across the crowded bar. Your eyes meet and you realise that your body is moving on its own accord. Without really thinking about it, you're sidestepping between your fellow revellers, edging your way towards her. In fact, …

How Does A Sneaker Brand Cultivate Cool?

How do you cultivate a “cool” brand when nobody cares about your product?As sneaker brands try to elbow their way into a marketdominated by Nike, …

Shoes

The cost of solar power is now cheaper than coal in this country

In recent times, the nation has unveiled a string of ambitious solar projects, including the world's first 100 percent solar-powered airport and what is slated to become the world's largest solar power station.<p>One of the consequences of all this ongoing investment in infrastructure is that the cost …

Renewable Energy

Six Habits of The Best Conversationalists

Becoming a good conversationalist requires having a certain set of skills in your communication toolbox.<p>Some people have the gift of gab, and can talk to anyone about anything. And some people struggle to make small talk. What separates the two isn’t knowing what to talk about; it’s polishing up …

Communication Skills

Want to Start a Freelance Business? 12 Successful Freelancers Share Their Best Advice

Experience is a great teacher, but so is learning from people who have been there and done that -- extremely well.<p>You have the skills. You have the desire. You have the persistence, work ethic, and belief in yourself required to start your own business and become a successful freelancer.<p>But what …

Small Business

100 Percent Renewable Energy? We Have the Power.

Imagine: You wake one up one spring weekday morning, on a day like today. While you were sleeping, wind turbines, along with the battery in your electric car, produced much of the electricity that powered your water heater and charged your phone. You take a hot shower, then make breakfast for your …

Renewable Energy

Customer Experience Is the Future of Design

There was a time when businesses could depend solely on the quality of their products to bring in new business. Success came from a company’s sole …

Fuel your body: Your guide to what to eat before and after a workout

You’re lifting weights, training for a marathon or cycling through spin class. Whatever your workout may be, your body needs fuel to pull …

Workouts

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

The Core Workout That Tightens Your Middle and Fends Off Back Pain | Men's Health

And since they’re stability exercises, you’ll train your core to resist potentially spine-damaging motions like rotation, flexion, and extension, Gaddour explains.<p>Watch the video above to see Gaddour demonstrate the movements. Then try this classic core workout for yourself.<p><b>How to Do the Core</b> …

Four Scientifically Proven Habits Of Powerful Presenters

There’s no shortage of speaking tips out there, but scientists are now figuring out how best to combine them.<p>What makes someone a great presenter? Why do some speakers seem to effortlessly captivate their audiences, while others struggle just to keep them awake? It turns out that scientists have …

Communication Skills

15 Things Millennials Do in Their Spare Time to Set Themselves Up for Success | Inc.com

We all define "success" differently, but most 20-somethings associate it with happiness, good health, a strong social network, and a well-balanced life.<p>According to experts, how you spend your downtime plays a huge part in your ability to achieve these things.<p>"If you take time to recharge and pay …

Self-improvement

Why Creating A To-Do List Is Derailing Your Success

Most of us make them, but to-do lists make us more stressed and don’t account for how long tasks take. Here are three things to do instead.<p>Nearly two-thirds of professionals write to-do lists, but 41% percent of all to-do list items never actually get done, according to research from the …

Time Management

Lithium Will Become the Most Wanted Mineral

The rise in the sale of electric cars is going to lead to an increase in the demand for Lithium-ion cell and battery packs. As Lithium-ion is vital …

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a rocket tonight followed by another epic rocket landing attempt — here's how to watch live

SpaceX on Flickr<p>Thursday's launch was postponed. Learn more here.<p>SpaceX was scheduled to launch an 11,750-pound satellite into space on Wednesday, but dodgy weather got in the way.<p>The next launch attempt is scheduled for Thursday evening.<p>The launch window — a carefully calibrated time when the …

Space Travel

Why Bernie Sanders Would Love New Zealand

<i>(Photo: Miles Holden courtesy of New Zealand Tourism Board)</i><p>Imagine a country where a third of households own a boat. Where the biggest political controversy is whether to change the country's flag (it looks too much like Australia's, is the problem). Where the immigration officer at the airport, …

Lonely Planet's 10 Best U.S. Destinations for 2016 Might Surprise You

Northwest Arkansas, anyone?<p>Sure, Paris or Rome will always be dream vacations, but there's plenty of locales at home that can also steal your heart. Lonely Planet just released the top 10 American cities on its current wish list, and some of the destinations are (very) off-the-beaten path. The …

World's largest concentrated solar plant switches on in the Sahara

<b>(CNN) —</b> Morocco has switched on what will be the world's largest concentrated solar power plant.<p>The new site near the city of Ouarzazate -- famous as a filming location for Hollywood blockbusters like "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Gladiator" -- could produce enough energy to power over one million …

Renewable Energy

How to Transform Your Website Into a Marketing Powerhouse for a Mobile World

In today's digital age billions of dollars in spending decisions are influenced by websites, but... most business websites are not ready for a mobile world yet, nor have been designed with ROI in mind. To make things worse, websites are still seen by a large group of companies as "must-have" cost …

Marketing