Michelle Stevenson

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'Holy grail of cancer research': doctors positive about early detection blood test

A blood test for 10 different types of cancers could one day help doctors screen for the disease before patients show symptoms, researchers at the world’s largest gathering of oncologists have said.<p>The test, called a liquid biopsy, screens for cancer by detecting tiny bits of DNA released by cancer …

Cancer

Facebook, Snapchat and the Dawn of the Post-Truth Era

Many, including me, have cited parallels between Gutenberg's invention of the printing press and the internet. As with blogs and Facebook posts, the …

Santa Fe

30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice

While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely known uses of blockchain technology, today, it’s far from the only one. In fact, blockchain is revolutionizing most every industry. Here are just a few of the practical examples of blockchain technology.<p><b>Entertainment</b><p>‌KickCity—Platform …

Blockchain

5 Things Successful People Do Every Sunday

Don't wake up Monday without doing these five things.<p>Successful people know that the week starts the moment their alarm sounds on Monday - and they're ready to get after it. It's not hard to realize that elite performers, and the people who live full lives, maximize all the different moments that …

Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, or how to …

Work-life balance: the secrets to not just winging it

<i>What it really takes to achieve a healthy and balanced work-life in an increasingly connected world.</i>The good news is there are successful people out …

How to Keep Your Cool During a Performance Review

While the holiday season may be behind us, the peak season for exchanging gifts and messages is not over. Not by a long shot. For many companies, …

Nobel Prize

Incredibly Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Is About to Appear For The First Time in 150 Years

You don't want to miss this.<p>If you were awestruck by the New Year's Day super moon, hold onto your pants.<p>On January 31, around midnight, the full …

10 Quick Changes to Fix Your Phone's Speed Issues

So you bought a shiny new phone, and a few months later you realize it isn't as fast as it used to be. We've all been there, and the issue isn't …

How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?”<p>The question, which Evans wrote about in a viral blog post, saved their marriage.<p>The Salt Lake City, Utah couple …

Relationships

Notable Lives They Lived: Pictures

Dwayne Johnson is too busy to run for president in 2020 – but he’s eyeing 2024

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is thinking about a presidential run, but it would have to wait until his movie career is a bit less hectic.<p>The actor told Variety that he would “100 percent consider” running for the highest office in the country, saying, “Realistically, as we go into 2018, when you look …

Pablo Escobar's widow and son in Argentina money laundering probe

Argentina's government says it plans to re-open an investigation into alleged money laundering involving the widow and son of Colombian drug lord …

South America

Here Come the Drones

Our love/hate relationship with tiny mechanical flying things<p>Last weekend, while hiking with my wife on an otherwise beautiful Sunday, a drone buzzed by.<p>I don’t know about you, but these days we’re frequently seeing amateurs flying the things in parks, at the beaches, and in school yards. A few …

Unmanned Aircraft

Scientists Studied the Daily Lives of 1,000 CEOs. Here's the 1 Thing the Successful Ones Did | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I adore it when I read fine articles that tell me all great CEOs get up at 5 a.m., eat two boiled eggs, swim butterfly better than breast stroke, and sleep only three hours a night.<p>You'd think, …

CEOs

Angelina Jolie, Unbroken

LOS ANGELES — Angelina Jolie was sitting barefoot on the porch of her luscious new home, explaining why she wants to save the world, when duty called. Her youngest son, Knox, 9, poked his little blond head around the screen door.<p>“Shiloh needs you,” the boy said quietly, referring to his middle …

10 Gadgets for Surviving a Noisy Flight

Getting comfortable on a long flight can be difficult for many reasons. The cabin is too cold or warm, the infant sitting three rows behind you is …

Alicia Keys: 'I’ve come to a place where I can be honest and raw'

Alicia Keys is <i>Here</i>.<p>Four years after she released <i>Girl on Fire</i>, the soulful phoenix is looking to take her artistry higher with her sixth studio album.<p>Punctuated by piano runs, acoustic guitar and boom-bap percussion, <i>Here</i> (out Friday) is a sonic love letter to the diverse sounds of New York. The …

My Journey With a Life Altering Drug: Ayahuasca

Seekers from L.A. to New York are after a kind of rapture said to come only from a drug: ayahuasca, which devotees claim offers life-changing self-awareness, clarity, and insight. But first, you must get violently ill. Arianne Cohen takes the trip of her life.<p>My friend was glowing. Not postsex …

Mind

Kurt Cobain's Final Tour

Crisscrossing the country with Courtney Love and the ashes of the deceased (which, in search of nirvana, are divided, molded, stuffed in a teddy bear, held up in customs, and inhaled by many)<p><i>Originally published in the February 1996 issue.</i><p><b>Late afternoon,</b> Halloween, and a member of the Namgyal …

Kurt Cobain

The Power of the Hoodie-Wearing C.E.O.

If you’re a billionaire in Silicon Valley, you can wear what you want on your feet. Mark Zuckerberg, the C.E.O. of Facebook, has made numerous public appearances in a hoodie and Adidas slide-on sandals. Sergey Brin, a co-founder of Google, is not shy about his Vibram FiveFingers barefoot-style …

Apple Gives Justin Timberlake Songs as First of Its ’12 Days of Gifts’

- Dec 26, 2013<p>Apple has kicked off their “12 Days of Gifts” promotion with a free download of four songs Justin Timberlake performed at the 2013 …

Bitcoin’s a risky business for consumers, European Banking Authority warns

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Virtual currencies such as Bitcoin are risky for consumers because there’s no regulatory protection when such currencies are …