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Gang Member Becomes Organic Farmer: From Gangs to Gardens Documentary

Deb | 04/25/2015 | 4 Replies<p>Filmmaker JLove Calderon recently released an exciting new documentary entitled ‘From Gangs To Gardens’ which chronicles …

High Blood Pressure

How This Mom Feeds A Family Of 7 On $300 A Month

Could you feed your family on $10 a day?<p>It takes planning, discipline and a savvy kind of gamesmanship according to Jen Wallwork Dominguez, who has developed a meal plan that allows her to hit that budget for her family of seven.<p>A good sense of humor doesn’t hurt either: “My idea of being wealthy …

The No-Nonsense Paleo Diet Meal Plan

With each fad diet that comes along — seemingly every few months these days — there is an initial burst of hype, with media outlets all over the …

7 Jump Rope Workouts To Blast Fat And Get Fit

<i>By A.C. Shilton for Men's Journal</i><p>Forget any association you had with jump ropes and gym class. The jump rope is a powerful workout tool. It builds cardio fitness, balance, agility and bone strength. It's also one of the best go-anywhere fitness accessories, fitting easily into even a crammed …

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6 Ways to Work Way Less and Still Be Productive

You shouldn’t have to slave your life away to be considered a good employee.<p>Unfortunately, we live in a society where less work is often associated …

Take These Tips From Jack Canfield For Success In The Digital Age

Last week I met author and leadership expert Jack Canfield, via phone. Most widely known for <i>Chicken Soup for the Soul</i>, he’s now launching a 10th anniversary edition of <i>The Success Principles: How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be.</i><p>Naturally, my first question was “what’s new?” It …

Glip Launches Update To Make Its Work Chat More Productive

Glip, a messaging tool that was launched in 2014, has today released a big update to its service that overhauls the interface and improves the service’s first-party productivity tools.<p>The company’s overhaul comes at a time when other messaging companies like Slack are really starting to gain steam. …

43 Small Kitchen Ideas That Won't Make You Feel Claustrophobic

Sky-high cabinets and mirrored backsplashes are your friends here.<p>When your prep space is no larger than a closet, even one person can feel like too many cooks in the kitchen. These tricks will help you make the most of your counter space and cabinetry. And when you want to plan for your future …

The next generation of social entrepreneurs

More and more, organizations looking to have a positive social impact are realizing that philanthropic institutions can learn some lessons from those …

Entrepreneurship

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10 Questions To Ask A Financial Advisor

By Laura Shin <br>It’s not easy finding a financial advisor. After all, you have to trust this virtual stranger enough to reveal your financial situation – or hand your money over -- to him or her. But these steps can help you find the right fit.<p>Ask friends and family for referrals, says …

Azure: Machine Learning Service, Hadoop Storm, Cluster Scaling, Linux Support, Site Recovery and More

Today we released a number of great enhancements to Microsoft Azure. These include:• <b>Machine Learning</b>: General Availability of the Azure Machine …

Databases

Five Things Successful People Do Before They Go To Bed

The time before going to bed is critical to ensure that one closes out the day that has passed, plans for the day ahead, but it is also critical that the mind is calmed so that one has a restful sleep. Too many successful executives get this wrong. One can only burn the candle at both ends for so …

Success

5 Chrome Apps to Maximize Your Productivity

In this busy day and age, it’s good to know there are many productivity apps that can help us become more efficient. Most apps on this list are …

5 Female Entrepreneurs Whose Success You Would Love To Emulate

A new study has revealed that the number of women millionaires in Australia, the US and the UK are growing three times faster than ever before – and …

Women Entrepreneurs

300+ Awesome Free Internet Resources You Should Know

Sit back and let the hottest tech news come to you by the magic of electronic mail.<p>Prefer to get the news as it happens? Follow us on social media.

4 Fascinating Forms of Exercise That Help Restore The Youthfulness of Your Brain

Is your brain as youthful as it could be?<p>Every living thing in this world cannot cheat the effects of aging and time and your brain too, is …

How Impulsiveness Can Boost Your Creativity

The key may lie in a belief that slightly negative traits have silver linings.<p>Everyone who’s ever prepared for a job interview knows how to turn a personal weakness into a character strength. The flipside of being a little stubborn might be extra persistence. A bit of impatience, properly directed, …

Use Hashtags to Generate Greater Brand Engagement

The hashtag has become the new “like” — and that’s not a good thing. Just as marketers used to (and some sorry folks still do) obsess over how many Facebook likes they accumulate, many are now plastering hashtags on their communications and adding up the times they’re used.<p>The problem is the use of …

Brand Management

Social Security Could Be In Worse Shape Than We Thought

Social Security is the backbone of retirement planning in the United States. Nearly one-third of retirees receive almost all of their retirement income from the system and nearly two-thirds receive more than half of their retirement income from Social Security. In short, America’s retirees need …

6 Actionable Tasks You Can Do Today to Become a More Successful Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you more successful today than you were yesterday?<p>If you are an entrepreneur, this is most likely your goal. No matter what kind of entrepreneurial niche you find yourself in, chances are you are focused on continually improving. This …

Small businesses set to gain from rising crowdfunding sector

Crowdfunding is a hot topic in the lending and investing world, but with billions of dollars at stake for small businesses and startups it is not …

11 Web Design Mistakes To Be Avoided By Small Businesses In 2015

As a business owner, you may rely on your site to drive customers, but at the same time if you are not careful, you might even lose them. According …

5 Healthcare Trends You Could Cash In On

The baby boomer generation continues to impact the healthcare field as the sizable population rapidly passes retirement age.<p>The baby boomer generation continues to impact the healthcare field as the sizable population rapidly passes retirement age. But a growing population of senior citizens isn't …

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The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Pinterest is raising a $500 million funding round.</b> It will value the company at $11 billion.<p><b>2. Criteo, the retargeting specialist adtech company, reported its Q4 earnings on Wednesday.</b> Revenue increased 69% to €233 million, while adjusted EBITDA rose 121% to €32 million in the three months to …

Report Predicts 80 Million PS4s And 57 Million Xbox Ones Sold By 2019

Sony’s strong start in this era of the video game console wars is going to sustain them for a long, long time, according to a new report from Strategy Analytics. By their count, the PS4 is set to continue outselling the Xbox One by about 40% through 2019, and persist in demolishing the Wii U, …

What we’re not being told about suicide and depression

For decades doctors — and Big Pharma — have pointed to neuroscience. Cultural variables are often more telling<p>Bruce E. Levine<p>February 19, 2015 9:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>For nearly two decades, Big Pharma commercials have falsely told Americans that mental illness is …

Mental Disorders