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How to optimise your brain's waste disposal system

New research suggests that body posture during sleep may affect the efficiency of the brain’s self-cleaning process<p>The human brain can be compared to something like a big, bustling city. It has workers, the neurons and glial cells which co-operate with each other to process information; it has …

How Can A Small Business Owner Or Entrepreneur Determine If Advice Is Good Advice?

Travis Timmons of Fitness Matters is given advice all the time –and he rejects most of it because it doesn’t pass the test of the 4 lenses that he learned from studying the teachings of W. Edwards Deming.<p>What about you? Are you getting advice that really is reliable and useful, or are you getting …

The best music to listen to for optimal productivity, according to science

Luckily, music can help put us back on a more productive track.<p>Studies out of the University of Birmingham, England, show that music is effective in raising efficiency in repetitive work — so if you're mindlessly checking email or filling out a spreadsheet, adding some tunes will make your task go …

Not getting enough sleep might be way worse for you than we thought

A few years ago, scientists figured out which genes are associated with your biological clock— the thing that wakes you up in the morning and tells you when you need to get some sleep.<p>These so-called "clock genes" make proteins that rise and fall throughout the day and control various bodily …

The hidden costs of starting your own business

Whatever your reasons for becoming your own boss, just remember the old saying that it takes money to make money, and that's never been truer than when you're starting your own business. It sounds romantic to think of yourself going from rags to riches, but most businesses need to start off with a …

Is Spirituality the Key to Health?

A lot of people eat super healthily and work out every day, but still deal with chronic issues like constant fatigue, headaches, and anxiety. People …

Israel accuses world powers of yielding to Iran for nuclear deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused world powers on Sunday of stepping up concessions to Iran to enable a deal by June 30 on curbing its …

Nuclear deal with Iran: The main points

After 18 days of intense and often fractious negotiation, world powers and Iran struck a landmark deal Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear program in …

How Meditation Can Help Us Heal from Pain and Loss

<b>“In the midst of conscious suffering, there is already the transmutation. The fire of suffering becomes the light of consciousness.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>I …

Everyone talks about the pressure of success--but few focus on the loneliness

Failure can be awfully lonely. But don't assume that victory will solve your problems.<p>Yesterday I saw two biopic films: "Amy" about the life of Jazz sensation Amy Winehouse who died of alcohol poisoning at the age of 27 and "Montage of Heck" about the life of Kurt Cobain, the grunge-rock …

4 Safe and Effective Ways to Work Out With a Cranky Knee

<b>If you’ve been training for an appreciable amount of time, you’ve probably acquired a tweak here or a twinge there that you now have to train around.</b> …

Free Lunch: Capital, capitalism and the third way | Financial Times

<b>Capital and its critics</b><p>The Federal Reserve has finalised its capital requirement rules for the most important US banks - in the jargon, America's …

Grab Your Crayons And Say Om: Coloring Sacred Art As A Meditative Practice

The following is an excerpt from The Shakti Coloring Book by Ekabhumi Charles Ellik. Stay tuned for the giveaway! Exclusively through our TWIY …

Oracle wants to update its copyright lawsuit against Google to include Android's current market dominance

The move by Oracle is its first since the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the case to continue and suggests the litigation could be far from over.<p>The closely watched case involves how much copyright protection should extend to Java programing language, which Google used to design its Android smartphone …

Why Doesn’t Bernie Sanders Run on a Truly Socialist Platform?

Bernie Sanders is nominally a socialist, or at least he sorta-kinda calls himself one. “Do they think I’m afraid of the word?” he mused in a recent …