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You should never diet again: The science and genetics of weight loss

<b>(Pachanon via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>To maintain a new weight, you have to fight evolution. You have to fight biology. And you have to fight your brain<p>Dr. Traci Mann<p>April 12, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Secrets From the Eating Lab: The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You …

The Science Behind Good Vibes: How Mindfulness Actually Works

Oct 30, 2012 by EDITOR<p>The Science Behind Good Vibes: How Mindfulness Actually Works<p>Achieving mindfulness through meditation has helped people …

Mindfulness

Looking at Iris Apfel, Fashion’s Grand Dame and the Subject of Albert Maysles’s Last Documentary

Iris stylishly comes to theaters April 29, a month and a half after the director’s passing.<p>When Iris Apfel was a young woman from Queens, New York, starting out in the fashion industry, Frieda Loehmann, founder of the famed department store, took her aside: “She said, ‘You're not pretty and you'll …

“We are hostage to his fortune”: Sheldon Adelson, Benjamin Netanyahu and America’s dark money conspiracy

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>The gambling tycoon is funneling loads of cash into GOP PACs. He’s also controlling Israel’s propaganda machine<p>Bill Moyers • Michael Winship<p>March 7, 2015 3:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.<p>Everything you need to know about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin …

ALORE

How to develop a laser-like focus on building your new business

If you want to build a successful business, you're going to do battle with the demons of distraction. The world's most successful people are those who have streamlined their lives to a seamless flow of productivity and focus.<p>What's their secret?<p>It's a matter of focus, and it's critical to business …

Small Business

5 Things to Know About Doing Business in Istanbul

As a bridge between Europe and Asia, the Turkish city has more to offer globally minded entrepreneurs than breathtaking sights and a rich history.<p>You might not think of Istanbul as a startup hub to rival the likes of Silicon Valley or Tel Aviv, but there's a reason the city has been dubbed the …

4 Ways to Pick the Best City for Your Startup

Which cities are best for your business? The answer may surprise you.<p>You have decided you're going to start your business--but it's so small, it could start anywhere. After all, it only needs 3 square feet in your spare bedroom. Does the location of your startup really matter? For services …

How Can Women Entrepreneurs Tackle Gender Bias And Get VC Funding?

Patricia Nakache, one of the few female VCs in Silicon Valley, has some surprising solutions to eliminate gender bias for startups.<p>Patricia Nakache is a rarity in Silicon Valley.<p>She’s a female venture capitalist and partner with the firm Trinity Ventures, where she’s funded online consumer and …

3 Ways To Raise $$$ If You Don’t Know Mark Cuban

From financial expert and author of RICH BITCH, Nicole Lapin.<p>So here's the scenario: You've got a great idea--like, a really good idea. You're passionate about it and ready to jump into the world of entrepreneurship like a boss, except one little thing seems to be standing in the way...<p>Money.<p>You …

The ineffable beauty of nature:‘Disturbing The Spirits’ by Ellen...

The ineffable beauty of nature:‘Disturbing The Spirits’ by <b>Ellen Jantzen</b><p>Trees, nature and mysticism. These are the protagonists of series “Disturbing …