Evan Biedenbach

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13 scientifically proven ways to sleep better

If you're tired right now or are relying on a bucket of coffee to get through your day, you aren't alone.<p>More than a third of Americans don't get the seven to nine hours of sleep a night that the CDC recommends. Some people think they can function on less, but usually that's because the …

Sleep

This Is How the Smartest Entrepreneurs Lead Teams

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Five things pediatricians want dads to know about parenting

Pediatricians have a message for fathers: You're more important to your child's health and well-being than you — and we — might have realized.<p>After assessing more than a decade's worth of psychological and sociological research, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a new report about …

Parenting

This is how the GOP rigged Congress: The secret plan that handcuffed Obama’s presidency, but backfired in Donald Trump

<b>David Daley (Paul Specht)</b><p>GOP stole the House with old trick in a brilliant modern form. A new book by Salon’s editor lays out every detail<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>June 13, 2016 9:58am (UTC)<p>The Republican Party is in crisis. It's an ongoing story played out in multiple episodes a day in recent weeks, and it's …

Eco-Friendly Botanical Wall Art Brings the Self-Sustaining Beauty of Nature Indoors

Designer Erin Kinsey is something of a moss boss. Her handcrafted botanical artwork transforms one's living space by bringing the beauty of the outdoors, inside. Combining a dual passion for design and nature, she has established a company named Artisan Moss which offers one-of-a-kind plant wall …

Scuba diving off Ni'ihau, Hawaii's 'forbidden island' | CNN Travel

All of the Nutrients Your Body Needs in One Bowl

<i>The following post was originally featured on Eating Bird Food and written by Brittany Mullins, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>This flavorful roasted garlic lentil soup tastes like it's been cooking all day, but cooks up in less than an hour.<p>What happened to Spring? Last week I was ready to …

Management Vs. Leadership: Five Ways They Are Different

For years we were taught that management has to do with forecasting, budgeting, planning and controlling. Managers were taught to manage, not to lead.<p>New supervisors and grizzled management veterans were taught how to assign work to subordinates, how to evaluate their teammates’ work, how to …

Leadership

7-Day Diet Meal Plan to Lose Weight: 1,800 Calories

We've done the hard work of planning for you and mapped out seven full days of meals and snacks.<p>This 1,800-calorie meal plan is designed by …

The 80/20 Rule And How It Can Change Your Life

What is the 80/20 Rule and could it actually make 80% of your work disappear?<p>If you’ve studied business or economics, you’re well familiar with the power of the Pareto Principle.<p><b>The Man Behind The Concept</b><p>Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was born in Italy in 1848. He would go on to become an …

Time Management

I'm Currently a Bernie Sanders Supporter, But Here's How Hillary Clinton Can Earn My Vote

A couple weeks ago, I voted for Bernie Sanders in the New Hampshire primary.<p>Today, I'm prepared to switch my support to Hillary Clinton.<p>All Secretary Clinton has to do to earn my support today and my vote in November is go up to Capitol Hill and convince Senate Republicans to hold an up-or-down …

Climate Change Is Getting Worse, and So Are the Republicans' Responses

Let's check in on the GCCH.<p>Apparently, the Republicans are having bear-baiting competitions all over Nevada tonight. (I'm hoping somebody has a camera at a caucus in, say, Laughlin, in which the forces of He, Trump feel that they're being hosed. A new venue for the latest UFC production!) This is …

Wall Street Strikes Back Against Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders has built his campaign on vilifying Wall Street and any politician who tries to court its support.<p>Needless to say, the powers that be …

The End of the Establishment?

Step back from the campaign fray for just a moment and consider the enormity of what's already occurred.<p>A 74-year-old Jew from Vermont who describes himself as a democratic socialist, who wasn't even a Democrat until recently, has come within a whisker of beating Hillary Clinton in the Iowa caucus, …

How to Learn New Skills Twice as Fast, According to Science

Learning a sport or instrument? A new study says this subtle change to how you practice will help you improve twice as fast.<p>You probably practice your favorite hobby for the simple reason that it's fun, but there are other reasons having an after-hours pastime is awesome. Not only does science show …

Learning

Thomas Piketty on the rise of Bernie Sanders: the US enters a new political era

The Vermont senator’s success so far demonstrates the end of the politico-ideological cycle opened by the victory of Ronald Reagan at the 1980 elections<p>How can we interpret the incredible success of the “socialist” candidate Bernie Sanders in the US primaries? The Vermont senator is now ahead of …

Middle-class

Take a hike: 8 of the world's greatest treks

The very best treks aren’t just about putting one foot in front of another—they’re about stepping into a destination’s culture and history. Still, …

National Park Secrets: 10 Fresh Ways to Find Paradise

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary next year, meaning hoopla, poo-bahs, and crowds. If 2014 saw a record 292.8 million park visitors, just imagine the chaos that a centennial year will bring. Even this year, parks are expecting record numbers.<p>But you'll only get hounded by …

Awesome American summer vacations to book now

Budget Travelers know it's possible to have an amazing summer vacation without breaking the bank. Here, we've rounded up world-class, affordable beaches, national parks, mountains, and big-city blowouts—all within the continental U.S.<p><b>Yellowstone National Park</b><p>Yellowstone National Park, covering …

Three ways to build the network that will change your future

You hang up the phone with a friend. You open an email from a colleague. You text someone you're meeting later. How do you feel after those interactions? If you're not gaining energy, enthusiasm and opportunity from most of the conversations you have, ask yourself this: Are you hanging out with the …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Workouts

Create A Free Project Management System From Scratch

<i>Nicholas is a marketer & web designer based in Boston, MA with a specialty in high growth B2B startups. He is currently the Director of Marketing for Jebbit.</i><p>For marketers who wear multiple hats, keeping project information streamlined can become an overwhelming task. Managing content, sales …

Project Management

Robert Reich: America’s entire political system is rigged

The former secretary of labor on the urgent need for a Democrat to take on the country’s moneyed interests<p>Robert Reich<p>March 4, 2015 9:15am (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on Robert Reich’s blog.<p>It’s seed time for the 2016 presidential elections, when candidates try to figure out what they stand for …

Middle-class

13 Reasons To Get To Nicaragua Before Everyone Discovers It

Ahh, Central America. While most travelers spend their time plotting escapes to Europe or Southeast Asia, this little nugget sits unassumingly right under their noses (literally -- it's pretty much directly south, and a shorter flight than you'd think).<p>And Nicaragua may just be the best nation in …

3 things to know about new US sanctions on North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Here are three things to know about new U.S. sanctions against North Korea over a cyberattack on Sony Pictures, whose movie …

Pope Francis & Climate Change: Don't Forget the Poor

<b>BY CHRIS KERR |</b> <i>January 4, 2014</i><p>Hopefully it is not a secret to Catholics and others interested in the movements of the Catholic Church that Pope …

Pope Francis

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Saguaro cactus are common in the desert around Topock.<p>(Photo: NA/AbleStock.com/Getty Images )<p>Topock, near the border of Arizona, California and Nevada, is home to the Topock Gorge, an exceptionally scenic 20-mile section of the Colorado River. The surrounding wildlife refuge, a favorite with …

Hiking