Kevin Maher

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Cancer 'vaccine' eliminated all tumors in mice, human trials being conducted

A new approach to fighting cancerous tumors in mice by Stanford University researchers has been found to not only eliminate the tumors they targeted, …

'This is quickly becoming meaningful': Magazine giant Hearst is going all in on Amazon's Alexa

If 2018 is the year of voice, Hearst wants to be on the tip of everybody's tongue.<p>After experimenting with voice content on both Amazon's Alexa platform and Google Home, the magazine stalwart is planning to significantly ramp up voice output this year across its various titles - particularly on …

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Perfect Routine to Uplift Your Mornings and Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

A Guide to the Different Chores You Can Give Kids at Various Ages

Parents often think that giving household chores to children can deprive them of too much of their time during these vital carefree years of their …

Kids

The world's 2nd-smartest man says these 'brain drugs' make him smarter

Rick Rosner, the world's second-smartest man, starts his day by swallowing around 50 pills.<p>Omega 3 fish oil capsules (to control the bad fat), a baby aspirin (for longevity), Metformin (for the metabolism).<p>Pop, pop, pop.<p>Then breakfast.<p>The regimen, he says, "makes my brain work better." If you …

Could meditation really help slow the ageing process?

It may seem unlikely, but a small and growing body of evidence suggests that regular meditation can indeed slow ageing, at least at a cellular level<p>Do people who meditate age more slowly? It seems unlikely on the face of it. How could sitting immobile with one’s eyes closed, perhaps focusing on the …

Meditation

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.<p>Some people just get stuff done. By the time most are pouring their second cup of joe, these super-achievers have been to Crossfit, hit inbox zero, and nailed the rough draft of that …

Time Management

This Brain-Reading Tool Can Teach You A New Skill In No Time

By measuring how hard the brain is working, the BACh system knows when to give a learner new information.<p>Beste Yuksel could soon put a lot of piano teachers out of work.<p>The Ph.D candidate at Tufts University in Massachusetts has created a tool that helps students learn the instrument faster and …

British Museum

9 timeless lessons from the great Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius

Marcus has remained relevant for 1,800 years largely due to his writings collected as "Meditations," which President Bill Clinton has said is one of his favorite books.<p>"Meditations" is closer to a diary than a philosophical treatise. Marcus wrote its 12 books sometime during the tumultuous last …

Bill Clinton

7 simple meditation methods to help improve your daily life

It seems that the whole world is now meditating, which is wonderful news, as meditation does so much for us on all levels: body, mind and spirit.<p>On a …

Meditation

The ‘Squat Jackup’ May Be Your New Favorite Cardio Workout

This 3-exercise bodyweight flow will burn a ton of calories and help you get in great shape<p>Whether you’re stuck inside, you’re on the road, or you absolutely can’t stand pounding the pavement, you’ll love this no-run cardio complex.<p><i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director calls it the “squat jackup,” and it …

7 Great Chromebook and Google Drive Apps for Editing Photos

October 18, 2015<br>In response to a couple of requests we received from our readers here in EdTech & mLearning, we went ahead and curated for you this …

Breakthrough: We can now know the color of long-extinct mammals from fossils alone

Detective work 300 million years later<p>Figuring out what an extinct species looked like based on just fossils requires a lot of guesswork and artistic …

35 Quotes From Tony Robbins: How To Become Extraordinary And Successful

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

Psychology

5 cognitive biases that are killing your decisions

<i>This post originally appeared on Crew blog.</i><p>It’s hard to accept that what holds us back from reaching our potential is all in our head.<p>While it may be a bit of a cliche, we really are our own worst enemies.<p>Maintaining a growth mindset isn’t a matter of walking up a staircase one small step at a …

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

Your social media cheat sheet for perfectly sized images

Images are a vital element of social media. Set a photo with screwy dimensions as your profile pic or cover photo, and you've immediately set the …

8 Apps to Beautify Your Pinterest Quotes

Pinterest may be a visual social platform, but words still have a place on most users' boards. Inspirational, thought-provoking or just funny, the …

Traditional Publishers Are Struggling as Buying Goes Automated

No one expected publishing companies’ digital revenue to catch up to print overnight, but what does it say when that revenue stream at The New York …

AdTech

As Digital Grows, Publishers Say Print Media Buyers Are Getting Cut Out of the Action

As traditional media budgets continue to shift to digital, print media buyers aren’t the kings of the hill they once were.<p>Magazines are hardly …

AdTech

Is It Good for Publishers When Advertisers Are Distributors?

Advertisers want their ads to be more relevant. And (most) publishers have an audience monetization problem. So a new crop of ad formats offers to …

Advertising Industry

Pinterest Drives More Traffic to Publishers Than Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit Combined

When it comes to referral traffic from social networks, there's Facebook and Pinterest — and then there's everyone else.<p>Facebook accounted for more …

Digital publishing: the experts' view of what's next

Anna Rafferty, Penguin digital managing director<p>"I predict <i>more digital</i> for publishers in 2014. I'm not being (completely) facetious, I mean more digitalness in all parts of the industry, not just in ebook product output. We're going to be using all of the creepy/fun/incredibly clever targeted and …

Why This Is the Age of Publishers, Not Journalists

In a <i>Wonkblog</i> post from November, Ezra Klein highlighted a reality few journalists seem to grasp: Facebook drives much more traffic to news sites than …

The Best Damn Web Marketing Checklist, Period!

Marketing a website isn't particularly difficult. It's usually just a matter of knowing what to do, how to do it and having the skills and time to …

Creativity Is Really Just Persistence, And Science Can Prove It

We already knew that, as Woody Allen has pointed out, success is overwhelmingly about showing up. Now fresh studies help us understand why that is.<p>If we want to be super creative, we have to learn to be super dedicated. It’s a hardworking thing, as <i>War of Art</i> scribe Steven Pressfield has …

Creativity

How to Build an Award-Winning Blog (in Just Six Months)

In a recent Marketing Smarts podcast, Ian Cleary of RazorSocial shared tips about content creation, blogging tools, and building a blog audience. Here's a look at his suggestions—in the form of visual sketchnotes from the podcast …

42 Rules to Lead by from the Man Who Defined Google's Product Strategy

Almost four years ago, Jonathan Rosenberg sent an email around Google stumping for more open systems, products, and services. As SVP of Products, he …