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8 Foods You Should Eat Every Day

<b>Spinach</b><p>It may be green and leafy, but spinach is no nutritional wallflower, and you know from reading Eat This, Not That!. This noted muscle builder is a rich source of plant-based omega-3s and folate, which help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis. Bonus: Folate also …

What Really Happens When You Sleep With Your Makeup On

Prepare for a rude awakening.<p><i>This article was written by Shannon Farrell and repurposed with permission from Daily Makeover.</i><p>There’s no shame in admitting it: We’re all guilty of sleeping in our makeup once or twice (or more). Whether the cause was an exhausting work week or a few too many …

Skin Care

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

5 Easy Theses

There’s so much talk about innovation these days that it’s become a buzzword, drained of clear meaning. So when writing a book about the Digital Revolution, I decided to focus on some specific examples of how innovation actually happened in the real world. How did the most imaginative innovators of …

Twitter hands MIT your public tweets, along with $10 million

Twitter has just awarded MIT's Media Lab with $10 million (to be completed over the course of five years) to pore over, analyze and scrutinize every public tweet ever made, all for the sake of science. This new MIT project called Laboratory for Social Machines (LSM) will study patterns of online …

Revu - Good Life Project

It’s the holy grail of business growth.<p>The ability to mobilize huge numbers of people to come together. To not just buy or fund what you’re selling, …

Die Hard

Don’t Just Build a Business; Start a Revolution : The Art of Non-Conformity

Short version: there’s a new manifesto you should read. It’s by my longtime friend Jonathan Fields, and is all about a new way of thinking about …

Bush on ISIS: America has learned 'lesson' about Iraq

Former President George W. Bush, who before leaving office warned against withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq too early, told Fox News that America has since learned the "lesson" that Iraqis are not yet capable of providing for their own security.<p>The former president, who spoke with Fox News' Brian …

Ebola crisis: How did the virus get into the US?

<b>Two Dallas nurses have recovered after being infected while treating the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the US. How did the virus get to the US and could it further spread?</b><p>The outbreak gripping West Africa is the world's worst, infecting nearly 10,000 people and killing …

Adapt or Die -- Some Chilling Lessons From the Ice Industry

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Imagine having a great idea, a get-rich-quick scheme destined to make you the next billionaire entrepreneur. Imagine an idea whose genius lies in its sheer simplicity. Now, imagine nobody caring.<p>This very situation happened to one of the …

Build a Culture of Ownership at Your Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just about every business preaches the benefits of building a culture of accountability.<p>“Leaders need to be accountable,” managers say. “Employees need to be accountable. We must do everything possible to ensure accountability at all …

Leadership

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Experimental Drug Jams Ebola Gene To Fight The Virus

Plans are afoot to test drugs to treat Ebola in West Africa — and those studies could have far-reaching benefits far beyond this rapidly expanding epidemic.<p>That's because some of the drugs are based on nascent technologies that can be used to treat other infectious diseases — and even inherited …

Archaeologists In Turkey Say They've Discovered Dracula's Dungeon

Dracula might be a fictional character, but archaeologists believe they've found the haunts of Vlad the Impaler--the real-life figure who inspired Bram Stoker's vampire tale.<p>The researchers said this week they had uncovered a secret tunnel and two dungeons in Tokat Castle in northern Turkey, where …

Google HR Boss Describes His Ideal Length For A Résumé

You've probably heard conflicting advice when it comes to how long your résumé should be.<p>So which is it?<p>Laszlo Bock, senior VP at Google, has a simple rule for deciding how long your résumé should be: one page for every ten years of work experience.<p>Though it might seem difficult to downsize and fit …

The ultimate CEO travel secret: Wash your underwear in the sink

I travel almost every week, but in fact I’m not traveling this week and it’s kind of shocking. Last week I was in New York for client meetings and to …

What We Know About the Texas Ebola Patient

The first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola outside of Africa during the ongoing epidemic is being treated at a Dallas hospital. Federal and state health officials say the patient traveled from Liberia on Sept. 19. Here's what we know about him and the risk to Americans:<p>Where did he come …

Civilian casualty standard eased in Iraq, Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced in May 2013 that no lethal strike against a terrorist would be authorized without "near-certainty …

18 Reasons Why Fiji Has To Be Your Next Vacation Destination

The only thing you should be asking yourself when you're not in Fiji is "Why am I not in Fiji?"<p>It's sitting <i>right there</i>, just waiting for you in the South Pacific. This country is a true tropical paradise, but that doesn't just mean you'll be lazing around all day on the beach –- even if, with …

This Startup Is Paying People To Take A Two-Week Vacation Before They Even Start

42Floors, a San Francisco-based real estate startup, is taking it up a notch with a job offer that includes a pre-vacation period: You have to take a two-week paid vacation before your first day.<p>42Floors' CEO Jason Freedman calls this a "pre-cation."<p>According to Slate's Will Oremus, Freedman came …

Women in Business: Isabel Hoffman, CEO and Founder of TellSpec

<i>Hoffmann is an entrepreneur who has successfully founded eight companies over the last 26 years in the fields of preventative medicine, health care, technology, mobile health and education. Her natural ability to lead and inspire has resulted in numerous awards and honors throughout her career. As</i> …

10 Things A Startup Founder Learned About Money While Backpacking Around The World

"I realized I was living a childhood dream," he says of that moment, near the beginning of his year-long, 21-country travel adventure. "And I started wondering why I was the only one there. "<p>That epiphany became the first seed of his financial education website, Phroogal, which crowdsources …

Seven of the Best Exclusive Lodges in Africa

<b>Each of these private lodges, which are solely for exclusive use, are the perfect location for families and friends who want a home away from home within a magnificent setting.</b><p><b>Leobo Private Reserve</b><p><b>LIMPOPO, SOUTH AFRICA</b><p>Amidst the scenic Waterberg Mountains, 20,000-acre Leobo Private Reserve is the …

The Pacific Northwestern Lodge You've Been Dreaming Of

When I lived in Seattle, it seemed everyone had a story about Salish Lodge & Spa, located atop Snoqualmie Falls some 30 miles east of the city. For some, it was an over-the-top wedding venue. For others, it was an upscale home base for a weekend of hiking, fly fishing, and escaping the city. The …

Four Predictions About The Ebola Outbreak

One epidemiologist's outlook on what the Ebola epidemic has in store for West Africa—and the rest of the world.<p>The latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) show that 128 more West Africans have contracted Ebola since Sunday, bringing the total number of cases to 1,975, including 1,069 …

First Ebola case diagnosed in U.S.: Here's why you don't need to panic

With officials confirming the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States, and the first case diagnosed outside of Africa during this outbreak, some Americans continue to express fear that the deadly disease -- which is believed to have killed at least 3,091 people in West Africa -- could …

The Cosmic Accident of Life: Alan Lightman on Dark Energy, the Multiverse, and Why We Exist

Questions like why our world exists and what nothing is have occupied minds great and ordinary since the dawn of humanity, and yet for all our scientific progress, they continue to do so, yielding only hypotheses rather than concrete answers. But there is something immutably heartening in the …

76 of 79 deceased NFL players' brains had evidence of degenerative disease

Majority of football players who submitted their brains to Department of Veterans Affairs' study had chronic traumatic encephalopathy<p>New data from the United States' largest repository of human brain samples has shown that an overwhelming majority of NFL players who submitted their brains for …