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1 Chart Every Middle-Class American Needs to See

You might be surprised to find out how the American middle class stacks up against the rest of the world.<p>The middle class may be the foundation upon …

5 Best Teas for Weight Loss

Each of these 5 Best Teas for Weight Loss has its own individual, magic properties, from dimming your hunger hormones to upping your calorie burn …

Korean Braised Short Ribs Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Associate editor Christina Chaey finally learns the secret to the braised short ribs her grandma only makes her once a year.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

How to Create a Killer LinkedIn Profile in 5 Minutes

Want to attract more clients and customers using LinkedIn? Here's a simple, copy-and-paste script you can use to make it happen.<p>If you want to discover how to attract clients using LinkedIn, it's critical to understand what your ideal audience on that particular platform wants... and what they …

Financial Services

7 Branding Resources to Boost Your Brilliance: Books, Talks, and Websites

When it comes to advertising your business, you need to create a brand that is going to be instantly recognizable. This is not always as easy as it …

Big Data: 33 Brilliant And Free Data Sources Anyone Can Use

Data is ubiquitous — but sometimes it can be hard to see the forest for the trees, as it were. Many companies of various sizes believe they have to collect their own data to see benefits from big data analytics, but it’s simply not true.<p>There are hundreds (if not thousands) of free data sets …

Big Data

5 Strategy Questions Every Leader Should Make Time For

Have you ever noticed that when you ask someone in your company, “How are you?” they are more likely to answer “Busy!” than “Very well, thank you”? That is because the norm in most companies is that you are supposed to be very busy – or otherwise at least pretend to be – because otherwise you can’t …

Management

Why Are Americans So Afraid?

When we look around at the news these days, it seems that a single emotion is driving a great deal of American life. That emotion is fear. Donald Trump and his followers seem terrified of all Muslims. Liberals are afraid of the far right wing; and the far right wing is afraid of liberals. Many are …

10 High-Protein Vegetarian Dinners Better Than Meat

<b>By Ivy Manning</b><p>Whether you are adopting a Meatless Monday approach to dinner, or you’re a longtime vegetarian, consistently putting a delicious, …

7 Books for Your October Reading List

Reading suggestions for every fall goal, from making a strong one to working well with others.<p>Reading suggestions for every fall goal, from making a strong one to working well with others.

What Men Should Know About Love By 30

Regardless if you’ve been in a relationship for years, are dating or if you could care less about marriage right now, it’s important to develop a healthy attitude toward love. And I hate to break your balls about it — but by the age of 30, you should have a firm understanding of what you want, what …

Secrets Of The Elite: Why Forbes’s Rich List Doesn’t Include The Wealthiest Families On The Planet

on 19 September, 2015 at 2:01 pm<p><b>Editors Note:</b> Have you ever wondered who controls the corporate mainstream media? Well there is just six companies …

Five easy but brilliant marinades to make your barbecue magic

You don’t have to be a chef to branch out beyond sausages on the barbie and the secret is simple: a really great marinade. Here are five sure-fire winners<p>You don’t have to be a great cook to pull off a fabulous barbecue. The secret is, quite simply, a good marinade.<p>It’s astonishingly easy if you …

Food

Your Phone Habits May Be Damaging Your Relationship

Nearly half of us feel 'phone snubbed' by our partners.<p>Here's yet another reason compulsive phone-checkers may want to stash their device more often: Cell phones can damage romantic relationships and lead to a greater chance of depression, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from Baylor University …

12 Things Great Leaders Do Every Day

For Bob Chapman, CEO of the $2 billion, 9,000-employee Barry-Wehmiller, the duties of an outstanding leader can be summed up in a 12-step checklist.<p>What should great leaders do at their jobs every day?<p>That basic question--asked by a manager at Barry-Wehmiller (B-W), a $2 billion capital equipment …

Leadership

The World Needs More One-Woman Men

The “one-woman man” may seem like an endangered species today. In our over-sexualized and sexually confused society, it’s increasingly rare to come …

The World's 2nd-Smartest Man Reveals The 'Brain Drugs' That He Thinks Make Him Smarter

The regimen, he says, makes his brain "work better." If you prevent age-related cognitive decline, then "that's sort of like being smarter."<p>Rosner has an IQ of 192, compared with the average IQ of 100, as ranked by intelligence tests on this list kept by the World Genius Directory.<p>The health nut …

20 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Truly Be Yourself

How often have you heard someone telling you to “just be yourself”? In reality, being ourself in a world that is constantly trying to make us …

5 Podcasts That Will Give You a Leadership Edge

Listening to these podcasts will make you smarter, tougher, and more business savvy.<p>Ever since NPR's <i>Serial</i> broke the internet last year, it seems like we've been in the middle of a podcast boom. But while podcasts like <i>Serial</i> can be fun and fascinating to listen to, there are some podcasts that are …

Entrepreneurship

5 TED Talks That Will Help You Understand--and Improve--Your Brain

Your brain is the most important yet least understood organ in your whole body.<p>Without it you couldn’t keep breathing, let alone reading this column. Yet how often do you think about your own brain–how it works, what it needs, and how it could work better? Your brain is both the most important and …

The Brain

How Playing the Long Game Made Elizabeth Holmes a Billionaire

Inside the 31-year-old's fight to disrupt a $75 billion industry, and grow it by another $125 billion.<p>You'd have to look really hard not to see Steve Jobs in Elizabeth Holmes. Both Holmes and Jobs were loners as kids. As a teenager, Jobs discovered Plato; Holmes favored Roman emperor-philosopher …

Genetic Engineering

Which Meditation Is Right for You?

You’ve probably heard that meditation can reduce stress, boost your immune system, and make you a happier, more focused person. But, there are so …

Raw food revolution

Nikki Bensted-Smith has a way of getting people to change their minds and, as head chef of the Warehouse Café in Birmingham, she’s getting something of a reputation. Having been with the hugely popular restaurant for just over a year (it’s rated the top vegetarian restaurant in Birmingham on …

These ATMs In Kenya Dispense Clean Water Instead Of Cash

A Danish engineering firm has developed a clever way to distribute water in developing countries while collecting revenue for the community.<p>When Danish engineering firm Grundfos started researching the best ways to distribute water in Nairobi, Kenya, they found that access to clean water wasn’t the …

ATMs

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness

Mental toughness is a huge indicator of success. Here's how to know if you've got it.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to …

Emotional Intelligence

Stupidity, Not Religion, Put Kim Davis in Jail

Kim Davis is in jail. That seems to be what both she and her attorneys wanted.<p>Ms. Davis may be an elected Democrat, but she is first and foremost a Bible-thumper. She is convinced her job is Guardian of Morals according to the teachings of her fundamentalist sect.<p>Under Kentucky law, Davis, as a …

Zucchini Noodle Recipes That'll Make You Forget All About Pasta

It's time to get out the spiralizer.<p>Move over spaghetti squash, there’s a whole new pasta-shaped veggie on the market. Actually, there’s an array of new options thanks to a small, affordable kitchen appliance called the spiralizer.<p>The spiralizer can take just about any vegetable ― our favorite …

32 Free WordPress Themes For Effective Content Marketing

You already know that WordPress is a popular CMS and that most content marketers love it for their business or personal blog. According to WpTavern, …

What are Brainwaves? Brainwave Entrainment & Deeper States of Meditation.

Your brain contains billions of braincells (neurons) that communicate with each other using electricity. When millions of these neurons are …