Mauricio Galicia

480 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | @MauricioGal7mv1 | Keep up with Mauricio Galicia on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mauricio Galicia”

Change.org Unveils New Crowdfunding Feature

On Thursday, petition website Change.org announced the launch of its new crowdfunding features. This news comes just after the website confirmed it …

12 Warren Buffett Quotes You've Never Heard Before (Plus 1 from Charlie Munger)

Image source: Based on an image from DonkeyHotey. Republished under CC BY 2.0.<p>Harriman House has just done Buffettologists everywhere a service, publishing an annotated transcript of a symposium held twenty years ago in New York featuring <b>Berkshire Hathaway Inc.</b> CEO Warren Buffett and vice-chairman …

Investing

Mixed Up About Mindfulness and Meditation? Here’s your simple guide to blissful living…

It’s difficult to pick up a magazine or scroll through our social media feeds without seeing a mention of either mindfulness or meditation. Sometimes …

Meditation

How Consciousness Solves The Puzzle Of Life

With so much knowledge floating around, you can easily lose the forest for the trees. Without a fundamental understanding of the big picture, the pieces can make very little sense and even seem absurd. This is true particularly in the case of spirituality. For example, the idea that God is …

Spirituality

Get the Most out of Your Mornings With These 3 Incredibly Simple Habits

Mornings can be difficult to stomach, but including a few key behaviors to your post-wakeup hour does wonders for energizing mind, body and spirit.<p>The way you start your morning sets the tone for all your wakeful hours, so filling the first moments of the day with good habits can reap incredibly …

This Ancient Greek Computer Was 1,000 Years Ahead Of Its Time

Science is always pushing on. The forward momentum is hard to keep up with sometimes, but all it takes is a quick look back to realize that there’s still a lot to learn from the past. And the ancient greeks have especially kept us on our toes with the Antikythera Mechanism. Since it was discovered …

Tips for success: 11 ways to silence your 'inner critic'

<b>Too many women are letting their "inner critic" stop them from succeeding in life, according to the head of a chain of all-girl schools.</b><b>But how do you go about silencing your "inner critic"? We've compiled some advice from BBC News readers - and a few well-known faces.</b><p>To contribute your advice, …

Einstein's theory confirmed again: Scientists detect gravitational waves for second time

They've done it again. Scientists using the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory have detected a second collision between two black holes that sent telltale ripples through the cosmos.<p>The discovery, described in a paper accepted to Physical Review Letters and presented this week at …

Black Holes

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately | Inc.com

Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are you have at least a few bad communication habits that are driving people crazy.<p>Take …

Public Speaking

Rise Of Automated Trading: Machines Trading S&P 500

More than 60 percent of trading activities with different assets rely on automated trading and machine learning instead of human traders. Today, …

Machine Learning

How To Wake Up Earlier: Science-Backed Tricks For Night Owls

Learning to sleep early and wake up early can be tough for night owls. Use these strategies and tricks to fuel your transformation into an early bird!

Sleep

10 Quick Ways To Boost Memory, Based On Research - PsyBlog

Boosts in all types of memory come from these simple activities.<p>1. Draw it<p>Drawing pictures of words helps build stronger and more reliable memories, …

Bill Gates's Superpower for Business Success | Inc.com

Imagine you were sitting in on an intimate conversation with Bill Gates as he and his good friend Warren Buffet spent the day sharing with you and a small handful of other ambitious people the secrets they had gleaned over a lifetime of extraordinary successes.<p>In September 2005, at the University …

Self-improvement

A Helpful Guide to the Best Self-Help Books

1<p><b>“The Productivity Project”</b> by Chris Bailey, recommended by Amelia Diamond<p><b>What made you read it?</b><p>The cover, which apparently you’re not supposed to …

Famous Sci-Fi Movies With Insane Flaws You Never Noticed

Writing sci-fi technology isn't easy: Science advances so fast that real technology can end up blowing past your "futuristic" crap in a heartbeat. …

Universal Pictures

22 Executives Share the Daily Habits That Keep Them on Top

You might be surprised at the simple things they do to succeed.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They tend to get up early, stay in front of health issues, and know how to handle money. They get quality sleep, play hard and stay sharp through continuous learning. They also …

IBM scientists achieve storage memory breakthrough

For the first time, scientists at IBM Research have demonstrated reliably storing 3 bits of data per cell using a relatively new memory technology …

Breakthroughs

The Power Of Genes, And The Line Between Biology And Destiny

As researchers work to understand the human genome, many questions remain, including, perhaps, the most fundamental: Just how much of the human experience is determined before we are already born, by our genes, and how much is dependent upon external environmental factors?<p>Oncologist Siddhartha …

Genetics

Is This Porn? 5 Realities Inside A Strange New Art Form

While browsing YouTube, you'll occasionally run into a strangely popular video of a person, usually a young lady, doing nothing but making soft …

George Michael

How Myers-Briggs Predicts Your Entrepreneurial Calling

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs have very distinct personality traits. They are confident, driven and intelligent. …

Awakening the Soul's Inner Wisdom

Life is more than what is seems. There is an outer world an inner world. And deep within us, sometimes dormant, is our soul.<p>We use the term "soul" to mean an energy or awareness that connects us directly with a larger reality, even All-That-Is, the Universe, or God, whatever term you choose to use. …

Spirituality

Now Anyone With $2,000 Can Invest in a Startup

You don't have to be a venture capitalist -- or even an accredited investor -- any more.<p>If you’ve ever wished you could invest in cool startups like …

Venture Capital

A real-estate expert and self-made millionaire shares the one rule he follows before investing in anything

It all started when he and his brother Matt, cofounders of real-estate firm The Altman Brothers, put in $5,000 each to buy a house for $400,000 (with 100% financing). They ended up flipping it and making a $200,000 profit.<p>That successful investment triggered more, and Altman reached the …

The Oracle v. Google trial is looking bad for Android

In the back-and-forth that is Google versus Oracle, lawyers for both sides are doing their diligence early on, but Oracle’s team may be serving up damage Google can’t recover from.<p>The lawsuit itself regards Android, which is widely used and written in Java, a language created by Sun Microsystems. …

Steve Jobs: don't start a business unless there's 'a wrong that you want to right'

As the funding climate in Silicon Valley cools, a lot of old-timers are looking on the bright side: at least this will wash out the startup founders who were only ever in it for the money — the "tourists" as Alfred Lin from Sequoia calls them. Another investor recalled that after the dot-com crash …

Silicon Valley