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Good Ideas: Date Rape Drug Detecting Fingernail Polish

A group of students from North Carolina State University are developing Undercover Colors, a line of fingernail polishes that can detect the presence …

20 Essential Life Lessons For Happiness And Success

A recent birthday got me reflecting on my journey to this age, and I’m happy to say that, compared with the younger me, I’m much more at peace with myself, content with my life, confident of what I want and sure of how to get there.<p>I often write about how to attain career and money success, and …

How To Lead Your Team Like An Alpha Wolf

Want to dominate your market? Then cancel your next change management seminar and read this on the alpha wolf.<p>Great leaders recognize that, like it or not, humans are animals. And like the wolf, we organize into tight-knit, family-like units that must be run in an optimal way to thrive. The best, …

More stores affected by listeria fruit recall

If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Kroger or Walmart stores recently, keep reading.<p>Wawona Packing Co. is voluntarily recalling peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots that were packed at its Cutler, California, warehouses between June 1 and July 12. Wawona believes the products may be contaminated …

Sky Tower In Denmark Might Be The Scariest Theme Park Ride Ever

This just might be the simplest idea for a theme park ride... and also the most frightening.<p>The Sky Tower at Tivoli Friheden in Denmark is a free fall ride with no brakes because there's no vehicle. It's just you, plunging from the top of a 130-foot tower into a net 100 feet below.<p>According to the …

What Is Coasteering, and Where Can I Do It?

<i>A:</i><p>Coasteering is a combination of rock climbing, swimming, and optional cliff jumping. As you’ve probably guessed from the term, this sport, which got its start in Wales, takes place on a coastline. It has allure for those looking for an adrenaline rush—and some exercise—in a beautiful …

Impressive hotel pools you'll want to dive into

From an 80-person hot tub in Miami to the Golden Nugget's waterslide through a shark tank (yep!), these 15 hotel pools have set the bar high—some of …

Flight attendants through the ages

#flipshopping: Beach Reads

Inside Flipboard / July 3, 2014<p>Reading outside is one of the greatest parts of summer. Whether you intend to spend some time at the beach, a lake, a …

A Triple Lightning Strike on Three of Chicago’s Tallest Buildings | Colossal

<p>Even by Chicago standards the weather here in the midwestern U.S. has been bizarre and extreme lately. We’ve seen giant walls of fog caused in part …

5 Amazing Libraries You Must Visit

Modern libraries that are far from those dingy book crypts from your research paper nightmares!<p>Photo by: japanese_craft_construction<p>To safeguard libraries from analog death, modern book houses are spruced up with crazy cool architectural cues and new forms of media to keep you people comfortable …

12 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Guest Writer<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>“If it has to happen, then it has to happen first,” writes Laura Vanderkam, time management expert and author of “What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast.”<p>Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke …

Time Management

Sorry, Folks, Rich People Don't Create The Jobs

Hecto-millionaire Nick Hanauer is at it again.<p>One of the country's most successful entrepreneurs and investors, Hanauer is on a mission to teach his fellow 1%-ers how the economy actually works — how jobs are actually created, how a higher minimum wage would actually help, and how the crazy …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> …

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10 Strangely Specific Apology Cakes

Cake makes everything better, including apologies. Like this one above, for example. We can tell that the person is truly sorry for trying to …

Spot the Dog creator Eric Hill dies aged 86

Eric Hill, the children's author who topped bestseller charts with his brightly-coloured picture books about the mischievous yellow puppy Spot, has died at the age of 86 at his home in California after a short illness.<p>Hill's publisher, Puffin, has confirmed the news, describing him as "a master of …