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Warned he would die by age 10, he just graduated college

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Saturday, 29-year-old Ryan Dant walked across the stage in his cap and gown as he graduated from his dream school, the University of Louisville.<p>It's remarkable because Ryan wasn't expected to attend college, let alone the school whose logo he wore on T-shirts and basketball jerseys as a …

Texas Rangers

How to Make a DIY Dyson Bladeless Fan with a Water Jug and a Plant Vase

Dyson’s Bladeless Fans are wonderfully awesome but also ridiculously expensive. Am I really going to spend 300 bucks on a fan? Nah. Thankfully, Rulof …

This Infographic Lists 128 Words You Can Use Instead of “Very”

Our English teachers told us to avoid the word “very” because it’s weak and vague. They were right, and many times, we use “very” as a modifier for a …

Infographics

Get $149 worth of photo editing tools free from Google right now

Would you like to get $149 of photo-editing software for free right now? Of course you would! And you’re in luck because Google has made its premium …

Cereal and Grains Are The Secret To A Long And Healthy Life, Science Says

Science says cereal is your key to a long, healthy life. Start eating more grains to extend your life!

Nutrition

Make Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cookies in Under 3 Minutes in the Microwave

Waste no time pre-heating the oven, friends. The microwave can make the perfect batch of peanut butter-infused chocolate chip cookies in 2.5 minutes …

Ever want to be a bike ranger? Blackburn says now’s your chance!

No, not the high round house kicking Texas Ranger, but an ambassador for all things adventurous on bikes. Blackburn, one of the earlier pioneers in …

British Columbia

16 of the Latest Smartwatches That Are Worthy of Your Wrist (list)

If you haven’t jumped on the smartwatch bandwagon yet, now’s the time to do so! Smartwatches first caught everyone’s interests last year and now it …

Wearable Tech

Activité Steel Smartwatch by Withings

Automatically track your lifestyle and activities with the Activité Steel Smartwatch by Withings. With a durable stainless steel case and an ultra …

Wearable Tech

See What 9 Nutritionists Eat for Lunch on the Reg

Brown-bagging it just got way less boring.<p>When you’re busy, it’s easy to fall into lunch habits: to grab something from whatever place is fastest and closest, to throw together the same sandwich day after day after day, or even to skip lunch altogether. <i>No good.</i> To help your boost your healthy-lunch …

So long, Surface: Lenovo’s Surface Pro clone is the Windows hybrid we’ve been waiting for

When Microsoft went up against its own Windows hardware partners and launched the Surface line of laptop/tablet hybrids, pundits weren’t sure what to …

Amazon’s new Underground app for Android delivers over $10,000 worth of free apps and games

<b>From</b> <i>9to5Toys.com</i>:<p>Amazon has launched a new service for Android users that will deliver “over $10,000 in paid apps, games and in-app items” for free. <i>Amazon Underground</i> is replacing the popular Free App of the Day promotion. The promotion page teases Frozen Free Fall, Star Wars Rebels: Missions, and …

Apps

Do this now: A step-by-step guide for encrypting your Android phone

It seems like every week there’s a major new vulnerability found in Android. What makes this even worse for users is that it will likely take them …

Information Systems

Did you do your Bridges Today?

It’s pretty obvious 2015 is the year of the butt in fitness. Glutes have become the “it” muscles of the minute. They’re so popular they’ve even …

Muscle

11 Life Saving Facts That Might Help You In Case Of An Emergency

There’s no time or place for accidents, they just happen. When you find yourself stuck in a dicey situation what do you do? Here are some simple …

Bears

7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Exercise

3 (More) Ways To Stack Images for Photos With the Wow Factor

In a previous article, I discussed 4 ways to stack images in order to get better results. That's not all, however. There are more things that you can …

Happier Camper HCI Is a Retro Modern Trailer With an Adaptable Modular Interior

The trailer’s grid-like layout allows owners to shift around counters, sinks and beds to match their needs.<p>Designed and built in California, Happier Camper HCI is a dashing trailer that centers around simplicity and functionality. While the trailer’s two-tone vintage fiberglass exterior does well …

HCI

New Rules Allow Early Adopters to Become Early Investors

James Han Contributor<p>James Han is the co-founder of SeedInvest , a leading equity crowdfunding platform and a former investor at Francisco Partners.<p>Were you one of the first to identify Uber as a game changer? What about being one of the first to use Amazon or Google in the early days?<p>If you had …

Powassan Virus Facts: Things You Should Know

While it is a good idea to take preventive measures against ticks year-round, be extra vigilant in warmer months (April-September) when ticks are …

Disease

Drunk Brisket with Bacon BBQ Sauce | Hey Grill, Hey

Start your smoker and keep the temperature low. We're looking for lots of smoke and the temperature around 190-200 degrees.<p>Season the brisket on all …

BBQ

7 questions PR pros should ask to tell a brand's story

To gain media coverage for your clients or your brand, you must be able to find interesting stories and share them in an appealing and simple way …

How to Use Brand Emotions to Make Your Brand Come Alive

<b>Your brand is simply the emotional associations and gut level "sense" of how your company, product, or service is intuitively perceived by your market.</b><p>So how do you actually work with this -- use this -- in the real world to help shape the way your staff, your customers and your market see your …

How to Start a Company for Less Than $10,000 | Inc.com

Looking to launch? Do show off your work--and follow these other tips to start up cheaply<p><b>Do give away samples.</b> When Ginny Simon was launching the organic foods company Ginnybakes, she gave out cookies and snack bars wherever she went, from her yoga studio to her hair salon. Proprietors began …

Small Business

True Colors: What Your Brand Colors Say About Your Business [Infographic]

The most prominent brands in the world are defined by their colors. Think of McDonald’s golden arches, the name Jet Blue, and UPS’ slogan, “What can …

Graphic Design

The 3 Ways Entrepreneurs Fail at Personal Branding

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know personal branding is critical for entrepreneurs. If someone is going to buy from you, they need to understand who you are, what you stand for and the value you bring. But too many entrepreneurs fall short, either ignoring …

Opportunities And Grants Available To Social Entrepreneurs

social entrepreneurship Image resource: Berkeley University<p>Social entrepreneurs often have amazing ideas that they believe can change the world – and …

Social Entrepreneurship

How to be a successful social entrepreneur

Following the release of a global business-trend report commissioned by Chivas Regal - launched with the help of Oscar-nominated actor Chiwetel …

Make 2015 the Year You Finally Launch Your Own Startup

2015 will be the time to start a business. Here's why and how.<p>Around the world we are facing unprecedented unemployment -- even in the developed world. Youth are particularly hard hit. In 2014 more than 1.6 million students graduated from American colleges and universities. Many moved directly into …

7 essential MOOCs for budding social entrepreneurs

Starting a business to make the world a better place is a worthy and even fashionable idea. But what does creating a social enterprise really entail, …