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Everything You Need to Do on Your Phone Before Taking a Trip

Taking a trip away from home can be good for the body and soul, but it also means you’re going to be without the safety net of your home and office …

Apps

Bill Of The Month: A Tale Of 2 CT Scanners — One Richer, One Poorer

Benjamin Hynden, a financial adviser in Fort Myers, Fla., hadn't been feeling well for a few weeks last fall. He'd had pain and discomfort in his abdomen.<p>In October, he finally made an appointment to see his doctor about it. "It wasn't severe," he says. "It was just kind of bothersome. It just kind …

Health Care

No More Selling Door-to-Door

Fund-Raising Ideas: Raise Money Without Selling Door-to-Door<p><b>How far would you go to raise needed funds? Would you kiss a pig? Organize a game of cow</b> …

School Districts

Selling your things to schools–advice on how to get it right in the long-term

Doug Woods, an education blogger, trainer and consultant from the UK, recently offered some great advice to ICT companies in his blog post "Selling …

Use Data to Drive Your Education Marketing Decisions

<i>By: Scott Brooks</i><p>Personalized learning has probably come up in your conversations with prospect schools and districts — at least once or twice. …

Marketing

Search Funded Research Grants - Program Details

Contact:<p>Dr. Edward Metz<br>(202) 245-7550 <br>Edward.Metz@ed.gov<p>Description:<p>Program Type: Contracts<p>The 2016 priority areas for ED/IES SBIR consist of the …

Education Technology

Small-Business Grants: Where to Find Free Money

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Want Free Money? Check Out This List of 105 Small Business Grants

“Free money.” If you’re starting or running a business, nothing sounds better. Sadly, there’s no such thing…<p>Unless you count small business grants. …

Small Business

Ineffective Treatment Often Prescribed For Lower Back Pain, Report Says

Chances are, you — or someone you know — has suffered from lower back pain.<p>It can be debilitating. It's a leading cause of disability globally.<p>And the number of people with the often-chronic condition is likely to increase.<p>This warning comes via a series of articles published in the medical journal</i> …

Pain

Why the universe shouldn't exist at all

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Why is there something, rather than nothing?" could be the oldest and deepest question in all of metaphysics. Long exclusively the province of philosophy, in recent years this question has become one that can be addressed by scientific methods. What's more, a new scientific advance has …

Physics

We now have the first clear evidence cell phone radiation can cause cancer in rats

This week, following three days of live-broadcast peer review sessions, experts concluded that a pair of federal studies show “clear evidence” that cell phone radiation caused heart cancer in male rats.<p>This substantially changes the debate on whether cell phone use is a cancer risk. Up until this …

Cancer

‘There is no limit to the gross, sexually explicit questions’ — Big crowd marches through Salt Lake City calling for an end to one-on-one Mormon bishop interviews with youths

Marissa Smith sat in her Mormon bishop’s office in the same chair her boyfriend had the week before. He had looked across the same wooden desk as she …

Mormonism

3 reasons not to file for Social Security at full retirement age

Countless seniors today depend on Social Security to pay the bills in retirement. If you're still working but are getting close to that stage of life, it's important to develop a filing strategy that helps you make the most of those benefits.<p><b>1. You're forced to stop working sooner than expected</b><p><b>2.</b> …

Retirement

Pope Francis reportedly denies the existence of hell. Vatican panics.

We’ve seen this before.<p>The Vatican communications department has been working overtime the past few weeks. First, its chief communications secretary, Dario Vigano, resigned under pressure after the Vatican admitted to doctoring a photo of a letter from Pope Benedict XVI to bolster Francis’s …

Christianity

Children with autism less likely to be fully vaccinated, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Children with autism spectrum disorder are significantly less likely to be fully vaccinated than children unaffected by autism, new research finds. And the same is true of their younger sisters and brothers.<p>"This study is showing that children with autism and their younger siblings might be …

Autism

Why Some Americans Are Risking It and Skipping Health Insurance

In tiny Marion, North Carolina, the Buchanans decided that $1,800 a month was too much to pay for health insurance, and are going without it for the …

Health Care

Why the 'W' sitting position IS bad for kids - and how to stop your child adopting it

As a parent , you may have noticed how your little ones seem to favour one sitting position in particular.<p>The popular 'W' position is when kids (and …

Tiny home is a light-filled modern gem, simplified for do-it-yourselfers

Tiny homes need not be overly quaint, rusticated coffins, and we've seen a number of more modern examples to that effect. Looking unassumingly …

Arsenic, Lead Found in Popular Protein Supplements

Whether for weight loss, muscle building, or simply as a convenient quick meal on the go, many Americans turn to protein powders and drinks.<p>But a new …

Why Amazon Pays Some of Its Workers to Quit

The company’s unusual offer—to give employees up to $5,000 for leaving—may actually be a way to get them to stay longer.<p>On Monday, Amazon reportedly began a series of rare layoffs at its headquarters in Seattle, cutting several hundred corporate employees. But this week, something quite different …

Employment
Real Estate

How to Build a Smart Home That's Actually Secure

The number of smart connected devices in our homes is growing at a rapid rate, and that means more opportunities for unwelcome visitors to access …

Smart Homes

The Future Of Real Estate Investment And Finance

Sure, sites like Zillow and Trulia have forever changed the way we shop for homes and Airbnb has re-imagined the way we rent them out. But the underlying pipes that make the real estate market run have largely remained stuck in the past. The seven real estate companies on the Forbes Fintech 50 list …

Real Estate

A potentially powerful new antibiotic is discovered in dirt

The modern medical era began when an absent-minded British scientist named Alexander Fleming returned from vacation to find that one of the petri dishes he forgot to put away was covered in a bacteria-killing mold. He had discovered penicillin, the world's first antibiotic.<p>Ninety years later, the …

Biology

California green-lights initiative that is conspiracy theorist’s dream | Ars Technica

It would ban chemicals, GMOs, smart meters, reverse vaccine law, end water treatment.<p>Activists in California can now move forward collecting …

When a health insurer rejects your claim, here’s how to fight back

A former Aetna AET, +0.19% employee said that doctors don’t review patient records at the major insurer when making decisions regarding claims — and …

Health Care

Trump Organization properties posted 144 H2-B visa job openings. Only one went to a US worker. - Vox

“America First” doesn’t seem to apply to the president’s own businesses.<p>President Donald Trump's businesses don’t seem too concerned about “America First."<p>A Vox analysis of hiring records for seasonal workers at three Trump properties in New York and Florida revealed thatonly one out of 144 jobs …

Immigration

Tiny house can squeeze in a king, queen and Le Petit Prince

Le Petit Prince measures just 6 m (19.5 ft)-long and is clad in red cedar, with zinc accenting lending it a contemporary look that's reminiscent of …

Gender

Fast food workers set to protest in push for $15 minimum wage

Fast food workers across the United States are serving up notice that they want a higher minimum wage and union rights.<p>Employees at fast food restaurants across the mid-South plan to walk off their jobs and begin protesting on Monday for a $15-an-hour salary, the Detroit Free Press reports.<p>The fast …