Mitch Mitchell

4,601 Flips | 18 Magazines | 321 Likes | 7 Following | 101 Followers | @MitchInCNY | I'm a health care finance consultant with lots of other interests including leadership & diversity, blogging & social media, motivation and almost anything Syracuse NY

How to Keep Alzheimer’s Disease Out of Your Future

Alzheimer’s-related brain changes start as early as your 30s or 40s—but research has unlocked four key strategies that boost your brain power, especially if you start doing them now.<p>If you were taught that you’re born with all the brain cells you’ll ever get and it’s all downhill from there, it’s …

Here’s Why Disney World Doesn’t Have Mosquitoes

Florida has many wonderful things going for it—jaw-dropping beaches, mermaids, and Florida Orange Grove Pie. It also has mosquitoes, though. Lots of …

Disney World

Subway Manager Reveals the Sandwich You Should Never Order

Sorry, chicken fans.<p>Ignorance is bliss, right? Well sometimes it is. For a minute we were thinking: Do we <i>really</i> want to know the ins and outs of sandwich chain Subway – and more specifically, the ins and outs of what NOT to order when picking your foot long?<p>But we decided it's probably for the best …

Bread

Why Did Benedict Arnold Betray America?

Historians offer up many explanations, including that the Revolutionary War general may have had some self-esteem issues as a child and young …

American Revolution

Hacker gets a whopping 14 years in prison for running Scan4You service

Ruslan Bondars run a "VirusTotal-for-crooks" operation from 2009 to 2017.<p>Ruslan Bondars, a 37-year-old man from Latvia was sentenced to a whopping 14 …

Trend Micro

35 Pictures That Will Make Everyone Born Before 1999 Say "Dang, I Completely Forgot"

It's all comin' back to me.

Comedy Central

Photos: Weird and wonderful planets beyond our solar system<p>An artist's rendering shows Earth-sized exoplanets TRAPPIST-1b and 1c in a rare double transit event as they pass in front of their ultracool red dwarf star, which allowed Hubble to take a peek at at their atmospheres.<p>14 of 27<p>Show …

Planets

Lying By Not Following Through

I’ve been told that I’m a strange kind of consultant and businessman. The reason some people say that is because I have a certain level of decorum …

Employment

Three Black Female Entrepreneurs Tell Their Story And Share Hustler Tips

DJ Olivia Dope, CEO of the Matte brand Briana Wilson, and Beauty by Jackie B. CEO Jacqueline Barimah talk building their businesses from the ground …

Women Entrepreneurs

Why This CEO Fired Himself and Asked His Friend to Take Over

Matt Bodnar was always good at solving problems. But when he became CEO, he saw his company struggle under his leadership. So he made a drastic change.<p>This story appears in the October 2018 <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>A few years ago, when Matt Bodnar was the CEO of a small technology company, he got …

Business Strategy

Is That 'Midlife Crisis' Really Alzheimer's Disease?

Imagine you tell your 55-year-old mom you're going to get married and she's too disorganized to help you with the wedding preparations. Or you put …

Alzheimer's Disease

Twitter is bringing back the reverse chronological feed of tweets

“We’re working on new ways to give you more control over your timeline,” Twitter Support tweeted tonight (during the Emmys live broadcast).<p>Better …

Xeni Jardin

It’s time that we stop glorifying the “pain cave”

It’s no secret that an exercise-induced chemical-rush can make you Pharrell-level “Happy.” After all, the relationship between working out and …

I dismantled Google’s tracking systems — here’s what happened

One of the first things I discovered when I took a deep dive into the services and products that were tracking my physical location and digital search history and interests is that the companies peddling these products and services know much about us… sometimes.<p>Companies like Facebook and Google …

Dino Babers keeps making the dopest postgame speeches after big Syracuse victories

He’s now dropped one awesome speech after knocking off a traditional ACC opponent per year.<p>Syracuse third-year head coach Dino Babers is steadily building a successful program in New York. Over the last three years, his teams have had some pretty significant wins at home in the Carrier Dome — most …

Virginia Tech

Harry Potter: 20 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Hermione

Hermione Granger of the <b>Harry Potter</b> series has always been known for her cleverness. She is everyone's favorite book-smart witch who takes no …

Harry Potter

CBS Sports guesses (again) at who could eventually (maybe) replace Jim Boeheim

Duke hype articles. Posts on how corrupt the game is and how the FBI, or the CIA, or the KGB are going to finally crack down on everyone. (Look out, …

Syracuse Orange

How to get out of a mental rut, according to a psychologist

Ruts happen to all of us. One day, life is amazing and everything is peachy—and the next, it’s a struggle to just get through the day. It’s not a …

White people are still raised to be racially illiterate. If we don't recognize the system, our inaction will uphold it.

Thought Experiment<p>As a white person, I was raised to be racially illiterate. On the rare occasion in which race came up in school or professional development, we typically studied “them,” not “us.” I learned about their histories, struggles and triumphs. But consistently left off the table was the …

Jackie Robinson

Syracuse coach Dino Babers gives epic speech after beating Florida State

I’m ready to run through a brick wall for Syracuse head coach Dino Babers after listening to his victory speech to his team after beating Florida …

Florida

Video Of This Fan At The Syracuse-FSU Game Is Going Viral

Syracuse is hosting Florida State in an ACC game at the Carrier Dome this afternoon. It wasn’t a very eventful first half.<p>The Orange lead the …

Florida

Hershey’s Launches Milk Chocolate and Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Whipped Cream Cans

The 7-ounce cans are made with 100 percent real cream and no high-fructose corn syrup.<p>If you have a giant sweet tooth, you’re going to love this news.<p>…

Dessert

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

Don't be afraid to let go.<p><i>by</i><p>, Founder of Zero to Skill<p>”Somebody once told me the definition of hell:<p><i>'On your last day on earth, the person you became</i> …

Success

A Study Shows the Best Times of Day to Post to Social Media

U.S. companies are expected to spend more than $37 billion dollars on social media promotion annually each year by 2020, representing 24% of the economy’s total digital advertising spend. It’s an astounding number, given that the vast majority of social media managers charged with getting customers …

Social Media

Is furiously appsturbating keeping you up at night? Here’s how to tap out

It’s 3 a.m., dark, and even though it’s gross, I can’t help doing it: I pick up my phone, I open my apps. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter. Instagram, …

Lifestyle

Medical Entities Need To Improve Their Customer Service Skills

Some years ago I had to “pull rank” on someone who was working in a physician’s billing office. Someone kept calling my mother and telling her that …

Customer Service

The Fair-Skinned Black Actress Who Refused to 'Pass' in 1930s Hollywood

When Duke Ellington and his band toured the segregated South in the early 1930s, they encountered racism wherever they went. A gorgeous black …

Stereotypes

Trolls Baffled by Victoria's Secret Model Who Codes

Instagram trolls tried to question Lyndsey Scott's coding skills—and showed how pervasive these biases are in tech.<p>In an ideal world, no one would be shocked that Lyndsey Scott—an actress, Victoria’s Secret model, and the first Black woman to receive a contract with Calvin Klein at New York Fashion …

Stack Overflow

Henry Cavill Out as Superman Amid Warner Bros.' DC Universe Shake-Up (Exclusive)

Talks broke down for a cameo in 'Shazam!' due to scheduling conflicts, and the door is now closing on other potential appearances for the actor.<p>The …

Justice League

Make Better Emotional Leadership Decisions

I remember reading an article in Discover Magazine years ago where there was a story on brain patterns and the speed of thinking. The person who the …

Leadership