Kyle Nicholson

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Alzheimer's: New drug that halts mental decline is 'best news for dementia in 25 years'

The first drug that can prevent Alzheimer’s disease is finally on the horizon after scientists proved they can clear the sticky plaques from the brain which cause dementia and halt mental decline.<p>Hailed as the "best news" in dementia research for 25 years, the breakthrough is said to be a potential …

Is your computer capable of gigabit speeds? Here's how to quickly find out

Is your computer gigabit speed-capable? Does it support the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard? At what speed does it connect to your current network? What the hell is your current IP address? And how do you find the MAC address? If you've ever pondered any of these questions, this is the post for …

Trump revises his tax plan, raises top rate

<b>Detroit (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump sought to get his stumbling campaign back on track Monday, unveiling a tax reform plan aligned with House Speaker Paul Ryan's policy agenda.<p>Trump's new proposal would reduce tax rates for most Americans and simplify the tax code, but the new rates Trump proposed mark an …

Black Lives Matter Releases Policy Agenda

U.S. news<p>It has been nearly two years since the killing of Michael Brown Jr. by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, touched off outrage and a national movement to save black lives from state violence. Now, just days ahead of the anniversary of Brown’s death, a coalition of organizations that …

40 Vintage Life Hacks from 100 Years Ago

Back in the 1900s, cigarette manufactures used to insert stiffening cards into their paper cigarette packs to add strength and help them last longer. …

Lifehacks

5 Ways to Start a Conversation at a Networking Event

Learning to network successfully can help you grow your business more than anything else.<p>You've heard this over and over: One of the key strategies for every entrepreneur is to build, maintain, and grow a network. For many people, this is easy to say but hard to do. How do you approach others at a …

Networking

5 Powerful Ways to Free Your Mind and Discover Greater Personal and Professional Success

My eldest son just recently left his job because he was terribly unhappy and unfulfilled. Since he has a family to support -- three of my grandchildren and a wife -- it felt to most of the family that leaving a well-paid job was professional suicide.<p><b>A Rough Go</b><p>My son had a rough go of it for the …

Meditation

By Making A Game Out Of Rejection, A Man Conquers Fear

<i>Fear is one of the strongest and most basic of human emotions, and it's the focus of Fearless, the second episode of</i> Invisibilia<i>, NPR's new show on the invisible forces that shape human behavior.</i><p><i>This segment of the show explores how a man decided to conquer his fear of rejection by getting rejected</i> …

5 more apps that make you say 'Wow!'

There are approximately 1.3 million apps available for our smartphones and tablets. Many are simply a bad idea. Most are average in use or scope. Fortunately, some very innovative developers have changed the way we used to do things for the better. Here are five mind-boggling apps that I know …

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s

Your future self will thank you

Feel Starved for Time? Here's a Surprising (and Easy) Solution

Photo by Scott King<p>Although I presumably spent most of my childhood daydreaming, I seldom do it anymore. Occasionally, I'll catch myself spacing out in the shower, just standing there, and I'll try to hustle myself back on track, lest I waste any more time or water.<p>Rarely do we just let ourselves …

Televisions

How to Transform Your Life in 6 Minutes a Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Oh, you’re busy? Weird, I thought it was just me.<p>No matter where you are in life at this moment, there is at least one thing that you and I have in common: We want to improve our lives and ourselves. I’m not saying there’s anything wrong …

Motivation

8 Ideas for Back-to-School (or -Work) Lunches

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: As the fall gets busier, don't let your lunches fall by the wayside -- we've got you</i> …