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Declaration of the Independence of the Mind: An Extraordinary 1919 Manifesto Signed by Albert Einstein, Bertrand Russell, Jane Addams, and Other Luminaries

“We commit ourselves never to serve anything but the free Truth that has no frontiers and no limits and is without prejudice against races or castes.”<p>Decades before Martin Luther King, Jr. made his timeless case for the ancient Greek notion of <i>agape</i> as a centerpiece of nonviolence, another luminous …

Albert Einstein

Brain food is real: Study shows how diet affects memory as we age

A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts and fish may help protect your brain from the ravages of aging, a new study suggests.<p>An international team of researchers found that seniors who consumed the most nutritious food had a nearly 25 percent reduction in the risk of mental decline compared those …

Xiaomi On Its 5th Birthday

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Hans Tung is a Managing Partner at</i> <i></i><i>GGV Capital</i> <i></i><i>and an early investor in</i> <i></i><i>Xiaomi</i> <i></i><i>Technology.</i><p>GGV Capital recently celebrated the 15th birthday of its long-time friend and former portfolio company, Alibaba, which went public in 2014. In April, we again celebrated the birthday of another dear …

Brain Health: Can These Tricks Make You Smarter?

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Becoming forgetful is often regarded as a normal part of getting older, but it’s possible to maintain your quick wit and intelligence …

How to Get Smarter

Wouldn’t you like to know how to get smarter? Of course.<p>I’ve looked at the science on the subject many times in the past and there are some simple …

Long walks, deep talks: The courtship of Fred Wilson and Ted Livingston

<i>Top photo: Mike Kirkup (left), UW Velocity Director, moderates a talk with venture capitalist Fred Wilson (centre) and Kik CEO Ted …

Entrepreneurship

8 Weeks to a Less Cluttered Home

<b>Do you own your stuff or does your stuff own you?</b>Several years ago, my husband and I discovered that the clutter in our homes was eating away at our …

How to Create a Simple Drag and Drop Component Using HTML5 | Tutorials

The drag and drop feature from the HTML 5 can optimize your website with a more dynamically interactive elements that your website users will find …

Real Couples Share Their Stories of Writing Their Wedding Vows

To love, honor and promise to clean the toilet every Saturday. Okay, it's doubtful any bride or groom would choose that oath to whisper lovingly in front of a crowd of their nearest and dearest. However more and more, couples are opting to write personalized vows rather than go the traditional …

Don't Be Bullied By Punctuation

A Dash of Style: The Art and Mastery of Punctuation<p>by Noah Lukeman<p>Adventures in the Screen Trade<p>by William Goldman<p>APE: Author, Publisher, …

Content is dead. Long live the conversation.

A couple of weeks ago an article on LinkedIn piqued my interest. In 'Is Trust the New Currency?', Microsoft’s Geoffrey Colon tears into the marketing …

Smartphone App Login Example (HTML,CSS,jQuery)

About External Resources<p>You can apply a script from anywhere on the web to your Pen. Just put a URL to it here and we'll add it, in the order you …

Three free utilities to make your computing life easier

Yesterday's post about Norton Identity Safe, the surprisingly good free password manager, got me thinking about other great freeware -- the utilities I use daily and, frankly, couldn't live without. And I don't know about you, but sometimes I feel like I'm hemorrhaging money -- so I thought I'd …

This is Your Brain on Expensive Wine

Here's one reason you get more pleasure from wines with extravagant price tags.<p>A new study in the <i>Journal of Marketing Research</i> confirms what prior …

Transforming a living space - Boring BILLY to a cosy cabinet

When we first moved into our rented apartment, we decided we would just decorate with IKEA furniture and wait until we bought our home before …

What it’s like to run Google’s $2 billion venture capital fund

When Google’s co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, decided to set up a venture-capital fund back in 2009, they chose a relatively little-known neuroscience graduate, entrepreneur, and biotechnology investor to run it. His name is Bill Maris, and over the past five years, he’s become one of the …

3 Ways That Storytelling Is A Startups Secret Weapon

Storytelling is a tool that small companies can use against their bigger, deeper pocketed competitors.<p>Small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs …

Startups

CSS Circle Fly-Out Navigation

My circular fly-out CSS navigation menu component, built with CSS3. View the demo here.<p>Usage<p>To use, include the CSS and JavaScript in your app. …

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National Day of Reason, Secular Alternative to National Day of Prayer, Celebrated by Humanists and Church-State Advocates

<i>For Immediate Release</i><p>Contact:<p>Merrill Miller, cell: 724-344-7561, merrillmiller@americanhumanist.org<p>(Washington, D.C., May 6, 2015)—Tomorrow, …

Humanism

Start Your Own Simple, Super-Productive Backyard Farm - Gardening

Yearning for a more self-sufficient lifestyle? The solution might be as close as your own backyard. Whether you have an acre outside of town or a …

4 Copywriting Techniques for Engaging Podcasts and Audio Presentations - Copyblogger

<i>Editor’s note: This post was originally published on April 2, 2009. We’re running it again today to show you how to take advantage of the powerful</i> …

Push Learning: How Smart Notifications Will Change Education

Mark it on your calendar, summer 2015 is when the leading edge will shift from search to push notifications as the dominant web interaction. This has …

Stephen Hawking Explains The Origin of the Universe

The Origin of the Universe, a lecture, by Stephen HawkingAccording to the Boshongo people of central Africa, in the beginning, there was only …

Why You Need All 3 Components of Mental Strength to Succeed

Building mental strength is about learning to regulate your thoughts, manage your emotions, and behave productively despite whatever circumstances you find yourself in. Here's why you need all three of those components for success.<p>Whether you aim to lose 20 pounds, or you want to launch your own …

Book Trailers

The language of happiness

THAT your speech patterns depend on who you're talking to is hardly news, but James Pennebaker and Molly Ireland at the University of Texas at Austin …