Mike Sebastian

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11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Natural remedies for constipation

Sometimes it can be difficult to have a bowel movement. We discover some of the natural remedies that can help a person poop, and lifestyle changes …

Wellness

A tiny implant could replace booster shot injections

Vaccines are more than just uncomfortable. Booster shots, like injections for hepatitis B or whooping cough, require several carefully timed trips to the doctor's office. In countries like the US, that means some patients don't follow through on completing a full series of shots — a particular …

The real-life objects that inspired Harry Potter

A new exhibition at the British Library in London has gathered together magical items from around the world to shed new light on JK Rowling and her Harry Potter universe.<p>If your childhood (or, indeed, adulthood) was a swirling world of Avada Kedavras and Marauder’s Maps, then the magical …

How to Develop an Irresistibly Powerful Writing Voice

5 Ways You Can Maximize Engagement Every Time You Write<p>You’ve probably heard that writers who want to succeed need a <i>compelling</i> voice.<p>Do you know what …

The complete list of 'OK, Google' commands

With Google Now, you can use voice commands to create reminders, get help with trivia questions, and, yes, even find out "what does the fox say?"<p>And, with the recent update from Google, the voice assistant's reponse will sound more natural than ever. (Though, of all the voice assistants, Google Now …

How to Stop Job Hopping and Start Designing Your Dream Job

Whether you'd like to improve your current job or find a new runway, here are five strategies to guide your job choices and approach.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials get a bad reputation in the workplace. We hear all kinds of gripes: They expect the world but …

Employment

Trump's wiretapping accusation comes to a head at Comey hearing

<b>(CNN) —</b> The bizarre saga of President Donald Trump's claims that he was wiretapped by President Barack Obama last year reaches a dramatic climax Monday with FBI Director James Comey's testimony to the House Intelligence Committee.<p>It's a moment of political theater that could end in humiliation for …

Everything You've Been Told About Finding Your Passion Is Wrong (Here's Why)

Passion is the wrong word.<p>How do you find your passion in life?<p>Here's the thing about human beings: we love what we're good at. It's the reason why someone finds themselves working the same job for twenty or thirty years, even if that job isn't something they necessarily enjoyed in the first place …

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The only way to achieve true job security

I hear desire in so many friends' voices who want to learn how to freelance, and my heart burns for them. Money is freedom, and not feeling in control of how much money we can make <i>on our own</i> , no matter what changes in our lives, keeps us in situations that no longer serve us.<p>"I'm a consultant now, …

7 Tips To Help You Survive The Stress Of Divorce

I am going to cut to the chase in this weeks blog, divorce is overwhelming, there are so many fears, worries, that we often feel like we are digging our way out of a emotional and logistical avalanche bought on by divorce. I speak to thousands of divorcees, and they all say the same thing that they …

How To Make Big Bucks In The Business World

Dear Liz,<p>I absolutely love your advice and it has already worked for me! I got a raise at my current job by putting together a one-year plan with goals, a timetable and the major steps I’ll be following to hit the goals. My boss not only loved my PowerPoint presentation (eight slides) but she also …

9 things that can make you less attractive, according to science

We learned that walking a dog and playing good music are easy ways to give yourself a boost.<p>But lately we've been wondering: Aren't there things we're all guilty of doing that can <i>decrease</i> our attractiveness?<p>The answer is almost definitely yes. What follows is a list of common traits and behaviors …

Drug and Medical Device Companies Shelled Out $7.5 Billion to Docs and Hospitals in 2015

Drugmakers and medical device companies continued to dole out billions of dollars in payments to physicians and hospitals last year, according to new …

Want to Start a Home Health Care Business? Here’s How.

Do you find yourself driven by both entrepreneurial and humanitarian interests? Is it important to you to build a business you can be proud of, …

Health Care

How To Build A Podcast Empire

Lessons and gear advice from Leo Laporte<p>It took him 20 years, but Leo Laporte has built a podcasting empire that rivals the old-school broadcasters. He has more than 20 shows (<i>This Week in Tech</i> being a must-listen), which reach a combined 5 million people each month. His California home doubles as …

GOP candidates back off pledge to support nominee

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich all stepped back from their earlier pledge to support the eventual Republican nominee during Tuesday night's CNN town hall.<p>"All of us shouldn't even have answered that question," Kasich said of the pledge party officials asked all the candidates to …

Gavin MacLeod on the Show That ‘Inspired a Lot of People to Get Into the News Business’

Gavin MacLeod and the cast of The Mary Tyler Moore Show<p>“Who would have thought?” asks actor <b>Gavin MacLeod</b>, “It went off [the air] 40 years ago, and …

Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile to Drive New Business

LinkedIn is a social media channel that is often underutilized by business owners and professionals. This channel is an excellent medium for you to find connections, drive new business, look for a job, and establish yourself as a thought leader. What many don't realize, is that it is also an …

Seven Useful Microsoft Excel Features You May Not Be Using

Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don’t see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and conditional …

Science Suggests You Should Not Shower Every Day Anymore

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

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Microsoft is working with some of its biggest partners to kill Windows 7 and 8

The changes, which were announced in a company blog post, are the next step in Microsoft's big push to get everyone, from personal users to businesses, onto the latest version of the operating system.<p>The partnership with the chip makers is surprising, as cutting support for Windows 7 and 8.1 on …

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Disrupting Today's Healthcare System

This week in San Diego, Singularity University is holding its Exponential Medicine Conference, a look at how technologists are redesigning and rebuilding today's broken healthcare system.<p>Healthcare today is reactive, retrospective, bureaucratic and expensive.<p>It's sick care, not healthcare.<p>This blog …

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Before going to college Mike held several non-traditional jobs; comedy writer, comedian, musician, masseuse, bartender… but Michael Sebastian is a …

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Domain Name For Sale | Undeveloped

Transferring a domain tends to take a long time, a very long time actually. But who says it has to be like this?<p>98% of the transactions conducted on …