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Salt lamps are the latest wellness trend — but are these health benefits real?

Step aside, lava lamps.<p>Today's bohemian-loving crowd is all about the Himalayan salt lamp, and it was a big holiday gift for teens <i>and</i> the 40+ crowd. Not only does the lamp look cool, it reportedly has loads of health benefits, thanks to negative ions it is said to emit.<p>The lamps are advertised to …

Wellness

How to Stop Apps from Downloading on All Devices

This is an issue I’ve had for a long time, but I could never figure out the solution until recently. When using my iPhone, I often download apps to try out. I may download ten apps and delete eight of them by the time I’m done testing them out. But later, when I unlock my iPad, all of the apps I …

There's a good chance your holiday returns will end up in a landfill

Returning an unwanted holiday present? There's a good chance it could end up in a landfill.<p>5 billion pounds of returned items end up in the trash heap, according to Optoro, a tech company that helps major retailers manage their returns.<p>Not only are these returns environmentally unfriendly, but they …

This holiday season, fix your loved one's computer without having to visit them

Take control from afar.<p>You're at a family gathering when your grandparents start talking about their computer issues. Stop avoiding eye contact—you can troubleshoot whatever problem they might have from the comfort of your own desk chair.<p>When you download a screen sharing application to multiple …

Another Vision of Black Elk

Nicholas Black Elk, a holy man of the Oglala Sioux, came into the world in Wyoming before it was Wyoming, and died in the village of Manderson, on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, in South Dakota, in 1950. At his death, he was thought to be about eighty-four years old. The Encyclopedia of the …

The Most Important Factor in Closing a Deal: 3 Ways Modern Sales Pros Build Trust

Great salespeople don't focus on products or services, at least not at first. Great salespeople start with building genuine trust.<p>Great salespeople close more deals. But finalizing the sale comes at the <i>end</i> of the process.<p>And you'll never get to that point in the sales process if you don't start by …

sales

4 Technology Trends That Will Transform Our World in 2018

Predicting the future requires hubris, and it should therefore be met with more than a terabyte of skepticism. In past years, I’ve made some calls …

Tim Ferriss Says That Goal-Setting is Important, but Fear-Setting is Critical to Success

Tim Ferriss developed this exercise in fear-setting to help him make the hardest decisions of his life.<p>We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he …

Goal Setting

Here’s what health care will cost you in retirement

My husband and I were dreaming about what we would do if we won the recent $758 million Powerball jackpot. (We didn’t.)<p>I told him he should keep working his federal government job so that we could hold on to the insurance into retirement.<p>“I think with that much money we could afford our own …