Noah Siegel

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30-Year-Old Who Sold His Startup For $170 Million Just Wrote 1,284 Slides On How To Win Life

Self-improvement

How nanotechnology research could cure cancer and other diseases

Genetic diseases may soon be a thing of the past thanks to nanotechnology, which employs tiny particles to manipulate cells and change our DNA<p>Here’s how cancer treatment often runs today: a patient develops an aggressive tumor. A surgeon operates to remove the tumor, but a few cancer cells remain, …

Cancer

5 Things I Learned From a 50-Day Meditation Streak

<i>My 50-day meditation streak, happily quantified by the Calm app.</i><p><b>Like so many of us, I'm an overthinker.</b> My mind whirrs mercilessly, day and night. Therefore, for years I've been saying, "I really should start meditating." I "knew" it would benefit me, but the thought of trying to get rid of my …

Meditation

10 Must-Read Books For the Modern Entrepreneur

If you want to build a bigger business, you need to invest in yourself.<p>It seems like every year the world gets busier.<p>I often find it a challenge to find the time to catch up on emails, make the time for breakfast, and still catch a good night's sleep.<p>Reading has always been an important hobby of …

Inside The California Desert Community Where Societal Rules Do Not Apply

Welcome to Slab City.<p>Slab City is an unregulated squatter settlement in the dusty Sonoran Desert, located about 140 miles east of San Diego. In a former life, it was a Marine training base, but over the past 60 years, it's become a community for hippies, rebels and misfits of all kinds. Living in …

Industrial farming is one of the worst crimes in history

The fate of industrially farmed animals is one of the most pressing ethical questions of our time. Tens of billions of sentient beings, each with complex sensations and emotions, live and die on a production line<p>Animals are the main victims of history, and the treatment of domesticated animals in …

Anthropology

8 Amazing Benefits Of This 10-Minute Yoga Sequence

In a parallel universe, dieting might be easy. In our sphere – it’s sadly not.<p>I’ve done plenty of short and long diets in my life, successful and …

Weight Loss

New research shows your vacation destination really does reflect your personality

Purplish grey or vibrant tangerine? Sandy cabana or hermit's cabin?<p>In the Internet age, it's the premise that launched a thousand, narcissistic quizzes.<p>Turns out, when it comes to geography, your preferences do connect with how extroverted or introverted you are, according to new work in the <i>Journal</i> …

Psychology

Vacation Habits Lead to Sustainable Happiness Year-Round

When you are on vacation, you're transported out of your normal habits and patterns. You feel free and alive and renewed. Everything is new.<p>And the focus is on fun, pleasure, discovery, and exploration -- no guilt required.<p>There's nothing you <i>have</i> to be doing during this time. And it's fantastic!<p><b>But</b> …

Happiness

Giant Solar Floating Farm Could Produce 8,000 Tons of Vegetables Annually

The world is less than 40 years away from a serious problem: producing enough food for 9 billion mouths. But with climate change cutting more than a …

My atheist search for God: We’re debating science and religion all wrong

<b>(Reuters/Fiona Hanson/Alessandro Bianchi/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>I’m not interested in believing in God. My God has to exist, like matter and gravity. Here’s what I found<p>Nancy Ellen Abrams<p>March 7, 2015 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “A God That Could Be Real: Spirituality, Science, and the Future of Our …

Faith

How To Buy Happiness: The Purchases Most Likely To Bring You Joy

While true happiness may be something that can only be found in the heart, there are plenty of arguments that say money <i>can</i> actually buy you some …

Withings Activité review: a slightly smarter watch

Mongolians gather in Dharamshala for His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Teaching

Members of the audience from Mongolia respectfully greeting His Holiness the Dalai Lama as he arrives at the Main Tibetan Temple for the first day of …

Why Does Physical Inactivity Drain Human Brain Power?

Humans throughout the ages have realized that physical activity leads to creative thinking, new ideas, innovation, and optimum cognitive function. …

University of Illinois

Will oil’s drop hurt renewable energy?

Suddenly cheap oil prices may spur economic re-calculations across the board, but many analysts are sticking with a still-sunny outlook for renewable …

Robin Williams Talks Sex and Comedy In Newly-Unearthed Recordings

It’s been four months since comedic titan Robin Williams tragically took his own life, and just as he will always be remembered for his legendary acting roles, he’ll also be remembered as someone who was emotionally attuned to the world–something PBS’s <i>Blank On Blank</i>, a web series that animates …