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One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

Teaching

Blood-thinning drugs designed to cut stroke risk may actually increase it

Scientists call for caution in prescribing anticoagulants after some patients with other conditions found to suffer more strokes<p>Blood-thinning drugs may increase rather than cut the risk of stroke in some people over 65 who have an irregular heartbeat and also chronic kidney disease, according to a …

Medical Journals

Nasa: Earth is warming at a pace 'unprecedented in 1,000 years'

Records of temperature that go back far further than 1800s suggest warming of recent decades is out of step with any period over the past millennium<p>The planet is warming at a pace not experienced within the past 1,000 years, at least, making it “very unlikely” that the world will stay within a …

Millionaire Seth Godin Brilliantly Sums Up 1 Thing Great Leaders Do That Separates Them From Everyone Else

Forget about top employees for a second.<p>Everyone under the sun is crazy about hiring top employees. Well, I'm the same.<p>But let's be real: Even if you try your best to hire only A players, you can't get it right 100 percent of the time -- which means there will be some folks in your team who don't …

Seth Godin

Why an Original Idea Isn't as Important as Having the Right Team

Some people suffer from one of the stickiest myths of entrepreneurship: the first-mover advantage.<p><i>By Artem Maskov, is the founder and president of DevTribe.</i><p>Friends and acquaintances frequently consult me about new business ideas that excite them. But once they inevitably research their new venture …

Entrepreneurship

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Consciousness

How to beat imposter syndrome

Something is telling you that you aren’t sufficiently competent or expert enough to be in the position you’re in, or that you don’t deserve to be appointed to a higher post. You attribute your successes to luck or others’ mistakes, rather than your own skill, hard work or expertise.<p>Sound familiar? …

Self-help

21 tough interview questions you may have to answer if you want to work at Amazon

Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.<p>"I'd rather interview 50 people and not hire anyone than hire the wrong person," CEO Jeff Bezos once said.<p>In fact, Bezos used to interview every single applicant to ensure that the right people were tasked with moving his …

Employment

I have read nearly 800 books, and they all made me realize the same thing

I am an online brand who has contributed over 4,000 articles and videos online. So I generally receive emails, messages, and requests from people around the world. And given that my childhood was not perfect, I battled with poverty, and I also made plenty of mistakes  —  I think I resonate with …

Self-improvement

It Took Jeff Bezos Exactly 1 Sentence to Share His Brilliant Formula for Success

Bezos is at it again, this time announcing his intention to shake up the American healthcare industry. His strategy for doing so teaches some valuable lessons.<p>Shockwaves were sent through the healthcare industry yesterday when three corporate powerhouses, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan …

Jeff Bezos

9 science-backed books that could change your life for the better in 2018

This year, like every year, most of us are trying to get more done, be happier, and have better relationships. Given the high levels of burnout across professions (50% by some accounts), we all could use some tools for higher efficiency and better self-care. The good news is that these 9 books …

Happiness

Want to Immediately Become More Successful? Stop Using These 4 Toxic Words

You don't need any more strategies or morning routines, you need to watch your language.<p>We know that relationships, nutrition, sleep, and exercise all play a positive effect on our chances for succeeding in business. However, what you may not know or simply be overlooking is the role your daily …

Self-improvement

This Navy SEAL Says Planning More Does Not Matter (but This 1 Thing Does Big Time)

If there is no easy way, then what way is there? According to Navy SEAL Jocko Willink the answer is the way of discipline.<p>As simple as it may initially sound, honoring Nike's "Just Do It" slogan can actually be a bit more of a challenge than we would like.<p>The three-word trademark stands to be a …

Military

NASA is going back to the moon — if it can figure out how to get there

NASA is going back to the moon — somehow, someway. The White House has ordered the agency to put American boots back on the lunar surface. The major unknowns at this point include the when, how, scale of the operation and cost. Also unclear is what exactly NASA would accomplish with such a mission …

Space Science

19 Documentaries Coming Out In 2018 You Need To See

While many people may be focused on the big fictional movies that will see release in 2018 — like <i>Black Panther</i>, <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>, and <i>Ocean's 8</i> — …

Gloria Allred

6 more must-see documentaries on Netflix

<b>If you've already binged your way through our first list of must-see documentaries on Netflix, then we've got another six essential slices of reality</b> …

Warren Buffett Says If You Hire People on Intelligence but They Lack This Other Trait, Don't Bother

Hiring people on this trait will make leaders sleep well at night.<p>Warren Buffett gave some great advice a few years ago on key attributes to look for when considering job candidate<i>s.</i> He narrowed it down to three, but one is purely non-negotiable. Buffet said<i>:</i><p>You're looking for three things, …

Leadership

Why we experience time faster as we grow older

It’s a phrase as old as time, but seriously, where does time go?<p>It might be too early in the year to be so pessimistic but before you know it, it’ll …

Time Management

Fiber Is Good for You. Now Scientists May Know Why.

A diet of fiber-rich foods, such as fruits and vegetables, reduces the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Indeed, the evidence for fiber’s benefits extends beyond any particular ailment: People who eat more of it simply have lower odds of dying.<p>That’s why experts are always …

Develop the Habits That Produce Godliness

<b>“It was faith that made Moses leave Egypt without being afraid of the king’s anger. As though he saw the invisible God, he refused to turn back”</b> …

What Are Your First Principles? Lessons For The New Year

With the new year right around the corner, I’ve been thinking a lot about who I am as a person. What am I all about? What is important to me? How do …

100 Documentaries Every Guy Must See

Documentaries are created to open the viewers’ eyes to certain issues, most of the time controversial. Sometimes, they are filmed to preserve …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Richard Branson Says Work From Home (Here's How to Do It)

Of course, for Branson working from home means spending time on his private island--but you can make working from home work for you, too.<p>Want to raise successful kids? Richard Branson has a few ideas.<p>He's written at length about how important he thinks it is not to protect kids from their …

The 7 Toxic Personalities That Are Destroying Your Success

A toxic personality destroys a successful career.<p>Are you destroying your own success without even knowing it?<p>Are some of your personalities toxic and you have no clue?<p>Each of us has many personas- personalities that we embody.<p>Some personalities are positive and others are potentially harmful--and …

5 Books Elon Musk Thinks Everyone Should Read

Image: Getty Images<p>SpaceX founder Elon Musk reminds us of Marvin from The <i>Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy</i>. In addition to being a perpetually …

Influence: The 4-Step Process for Selling Anything to Anyone

People only buy when they trust the person selling.<p>Influence is described as <i>"the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something."</i> However as subtle as some forms of influence might seem as they appear in both verbal and non-verbal cues, the ability to …

First Draft: 14 Screenwriting Books Every Screenwriter Should Read

In partnership with <i>Creative Screenwriting</i> and <i>ScreenCraft</i>, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting.<p>What are the best …

Ridley Scott reveals why he cut Kevin Spacey from All The Money in The World: 'Sometimes you’ve got to lay down the law'

Director Ridley Scott has spoken about his decision to cut Kevin Spacey from his latest film, All the Money in the World, as the actor faces a series of sexual assault claims.<p>"We cannot let one person’s action affect the good work of all these other people," the Bafta-winning director said. "It’s …

Spielberg's 'The Post': a cautionary tale of press freedom

Detailing a battle for press freedom at the height of the Watergate scandal, Steven Spielberg's new movie "The Post" echoes loudly today. It's also a …

All the Business Wisdom You Need From 4 Famous Entrepreneurs

Combine the knowledge of the greatest entrepreneurs with you own hard earned lessons.<p>There's a lot of deification of entrepreneur "personalities." The truth is that a few entrepreneurs, in my opinion, are probably luckier than good. But, some of the praise and deification is warranted. There have …