Irina Berezhnaya

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Kids, Allergies And A Possible Downside To Squeaky Clean Dishes

Could using a dishwashing machine increase the chances your child will develop allergies? That's what some provocative new research suggests — but don't tear out your machine just yet.<p>The study involved 1,029 Swedish children (ages 7 or 8) and found that those whose parents said they mostly wash …

Apple spending $2 billion on two European data centers running on 100 percent renewable energy

Apple has announced plans worth €1.7 billion ($1.93 billion) to construct two new data centers in Europe. Each facility will be run using 100 percent renewable energy and will provide online services such as iTunes, iMessages, and Siri for Apple customers in Europe. The data centers are being built …

How to Always Be Getting Smarter | Inc.com

As we do new things, we always want to make sure we're doing things that help the business and not hurt. We may have a feeling of intuition that something may be successful, but how do you really know?<p>We run experiments. For example, maybe I believe that emailing our users about how fun our games …

Neuroscience

How To Handle Toxic Friends

Friends are the most crucial piece of the puzzle of life. Without good friends and loyal relationships the world would be a cold and lonely place. …

25 Valuable Things I Learned By 25

1. We are the sum of our actions, our thoughts, our yeses and our nos. Someone once said, we are what we repeatedly do. So true.<p>2. Say yes to …

The Myth of the Brainstorming Session

<i>This post was originally published on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Over dinner a couple months ago, one of my friends said he needed some help coming up with a name for a new website.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>He told me a bit about …

12 Challenges Faced By The Fastest-Growing Companies

There’s a common misconception that fast-growing startups have it made: They’ve found a business recipe for success and are on the fast track to making millions. Unfortunately, that’s not the case — high growth equals high uncertainty. Think starting a business from zero is a risk? Try taking a …

The Hottest Hair Color Trends For Fall

Color Shift: The New Layered Looks For Fall<p>If you've been contemplating a shift in your hair color for fall, don't limit yourself to one shade. The season's best new hair colors are multi-tonal—think sun-kissed blonde with deeper honey undertones, hazelnut brown spun with fine streaks of gold and …

Hairstyling

How To Survive a Sociopath Boss

On Friday, I attended the inaugural Social Enterprise Crowdfunding Conference at the Snowbird Resort near Salt Lake, the project of Forbes Contributor Devin Thorpe and Richard Swart, a crowdfunding expert I’ve collaborated with on various projects before.<p>The conference was a great success and will …