Joel Scott

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Constant Multitasking Is Damaging Millennial Brains, Research Shows

And their employers are making things worse.<p>You probably know that multitasking makes you less productive not more so. Neuroscientists, psychologists, and efficiency experts have been telling the world for years that since the brain can't actually pay attention to more than one thing at a time. …

Could you stomach Huel, the food of the future?

It’s called Huel, a ‘human fuel’ designed to replace nature’s version in a hi-tech, fuss-free, nutritionally balanced powder form. We tried it out…<p>I have a friend around for lunch when I mix my first batch of Huel. I have laid out gözleme – Turkish flatbreads stuffed with spinach and feta – made …

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Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence

Montaigne believed that meditation is the finest exercise of one’s mind and David Lynch uses it as an anchor of his creative integrity. Over the centuries, the ancient Eastern practice has had a variety of exports and permutations in the West, but at no point has it been more vital to our sanity …

Meditation & the Science Behind Why it Works.

<i>That yoga and meditation “work” to help free us from the suffering-inducing habit patterns of the mind is supported by millennia of qualitative data.</i> …

18 Ways to Build Muscle All Day

Shed fat, sculpt muscle, accelerate recovery, and build strength beyond the gym<p>OVERVIEW<p><b>SURE, YOU WANT A BROADER CHEST AND ABS THAT WHISTLE IN THE WIND.</b> Biceps that bulge through your shirtsleeves would be nice too. But these aren't the only reasons you hit the gym. You also work out to burn off the …

Who Owns The Most U.S. Debt?

To satisfy the U.S. government’s need for revenue, Washington collects taxes and fees. What happens if this isn’t enough? What happens if the federal government needs more? That is the subject of this article in which we’ll reveal who owns the most U.S. debt and how much of it is owned by foreign …

How To Succeed In Business By Really Trying

“The great argument for the market,” as Milton Friedman wrote in his book, <i>Capitalism and Freedom</i>, “is its tolerance of diversity; its ability to utilize a wide range of special knowledge and capacity. It renders special groups impotent to prevent experimentation and permits the customers and not …

Dow tumbles 264 points in biggest stock sell-off in two months

Wall Street saw its biggest stock sell-off in two months Thursday as investors worried over rising geopolitical tensions and the prospect of higher interest rates.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average sank 264.26 points. The plunge was led by tech stocks, but no single sector or news event accounted for …

Tech trouble sparks wave of selling on Wall Street

Apparently it's not just iPhones that can bend. So can the will of bullish investors.<p>Apple (AAPL) and other technology stocks took a tumble on Thursday, driving the Nasdaq deeply into the red: almost down 2%.<p>But it's not just tech stocks that had a bad day. The Dow dove 264 points and the broader …

NYU Professor: The Digital Age Is Destroying The US Middle Class And There's Little Hope For Reversing The Cycle

NYU business school professor and consultant Scott Galloway believes US society is telling itself a lie: That technology is good for everyone.<p>He believes that the "digital age" has clear winners and clear losers.<p>The winners are the global middle class, the abject poor, and the über-rich.<p>Galloway …

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Leveraged Loan Fund Assets Decline Again In August As Streak Reaches 5 Months

With interest rates falling in August, the assets under management of loan mutual funds contracted by $4 billion, to a nine-month low of $163.7 billion, according to Lipper and fund filings. It was the second-largest monthly AUM decline on record, behind only August 2011’s $5.5 billion.<p>As this …