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Backblaze Cloud Backup Review: Simple, Cheap and Fast

Backblaze has been one of the top names in online backup for several years now. While plenty of competitors boast stronger feature sets, none come …

Is God male? Episcopal Church might say no

(Fox 32 News) - The Episcopal Church is debating whether to overhaul the Book of Common Prayer to make it clear that God does not have a …

Episcopal Church

Retirement planning: Go abroad and you can live nicely on just $30,000 a year

If you've been racking your brain about where to retire on a budget, it might be time to think outside the U.S.<p>A new report by International Living, which publishes information about living abroad, ranks the five best places to retire and coast on $30,000 a year.<p>To be sure, retiring in a new …

Retirement

These are the most important manners to teach your kids before age 10, according to a royally-trained expert

FOR most parents, the most important manners to drill into your kids are saying please and thank you.<p>But according to a royally-trained etiquette …

Kids

What I’ve learned from competing in machine learning contests on Kaggle

Recently I decided to get more serious about my data science skills. So I decided to practice my skills, which led me to Kaggle.<p>The experience has …

Data Science

New Study: Open Offices Kill Teamwork

People don't like to have serious conversations in public, it turns out.<p>Employees hate open office plans, but at least they help employees collaborate and work together? It saves companies money and it increases teamwork, right? Well, wrong.<p>Ethan Bernstein and Stephen Turban, at Harvard Business …

The Workplace

The Quakers are right. We don’t need God | Simon Jenkins

The group is considering dropping God from its meetings guidance as it makes some feel uncomfortable. This is the new religiosity<p>The Quakers are clearly on to something. At their annual get-together this weekend they are reportedly thinking of dropping God from their “guidance to meetings”. The …

Faith

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

Sam Walton founded Walmart at age 44; Julia Child published her first cookbook at 60. Your best years may be way ahead of you.<p>It'll depend a lot on …

Millennials' eating habits are wildly different from their parents' — and the food industry has to face urgent consequences

Millennials, the largest living generation, are poised this year to have more spending power than baby boomers, according to analysts at Bernstein.<p>And so, it's important to understand what they're buying, and how they're different from their parents.<p>"What was once an academic exercise (how will …

Hypersonic weapons can make virtually all missile defenses useless — and destabilize the world order

The Cold War gave the world intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) that could carry nuclear weapons, and cruise missiles that could be launched from ships and aircraft.<p>Now, like a lot of Cold War era military equipment, these weapons are getting a 21st century tune up. But it is not the …

So You're Smart, but You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …

scientificstudy

A Bright Red Flag for Democracy

Survivors of the Parkland massacre are getting a crash course in civics, and learning that corporations are more responsive to customer concerns than lawmakers are to their constituents.<p>A week after the fatal shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, some of the high …

How Your Business Can Survive In A Copycat World

If you invent a great idea for a new product, others will copy you. It’s just a matter of when. That’s guaranteed. Whether your company is small or one of the largest in the world does not matter. Copycats are the norm now.<p>Run a successful Kickstarter campaign? Factories in China may beat you to …

Why Great Leaders Do These 5 Things in Every Meeting

When your schedule is packed with back-to-back meetings, you have to use every chance to set yourself apart.<p>Most people accept that meetings are a part of work--but that doesn't mean they enjoy them. As this infographic shows, managers spend between 35-50% of their time in meetings, and up to <i>four</i> …

Leadership

Nancy Pelosi's Tax Apocalypse

To listen to the Democrats, the American middle class will be lucky to survive the Republican tax bill.<p>Nancy Pelosi calls the bill “monumental, brazen theft from the American middle class,” and that’s one of her more restrained comments. Per Pelosi, the bill is an affront to the Founding Fathers, …

JavaScript — Breaking Down The Shortest Possible FizzBuzz Answer

Write a program that prints the numbers from 1 to 100. But for multiples of three print “Fizz” instead of the number and for the multiples of five …

JavaScript

27 Absolutely Hilarious Moms Who Will Make You Pee-Laugh

We all know moms are the real comedians in the family.

I Had 'The Porn Talk' With My Tween, And This is Why You Should Too

A few weeks ago, I was scrolling through Facebook when I came across this post from Meghan Leahy, a parenting coach and columnist for <i>The Washington</i> …

Parenting

Meet the Female Entrepreneur Who Went From Taking Notes for Tony Robbins to Building a 7 Figure Business Online

From working with Tony Robbins to building herself an engaged following of 250,000 entrepreneurs, Amy Porterfield shares how to grow your audience online.<p>She was just there to take notes.<p>A few years later, however, Amy Porterfield had built an online following of more than 250,000 entrepreneurs and …

Entrepreneurship

Amazon Has a Kid-Friendly Subscription Service That You Probably Didn’t Know About

There are plenty of entertainment options out there for kids these days—Sesame Street is on HBO Go and there are endless educational iPad and iPhone …

This New Power Plant Will Produce Clean Energy From Cow Manure

Still better than coal.<p>Japanese automobile giant Toyota is making some exciting moves in the realm of renewable, clean energy.<p>The company is planning …

6 Morning Routines That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Pay Off For Life

To start your day right, you've got to get into some good habits.<p>The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that’s what a 2009 University of …

Time Management

France’s butter crisis is a perfect lesson in basic economics

Toulouse<p>A visit to the Sena Fromager at the Marché des Carmes brought more bad news. Daniel, the knowledgeable and personable fromager who gamely tolerates my poor French, looked grimly at the display case when I inquired about butter.<p>Gone was the giant block of gleaming fresh butter from which he …

France

Linux antivirus and anti malware: 8 top tools

Keeping Linux systems safeImage by Linux/ThinkstockBy most estimates, more than 50 percent of web servers on the internet are running some version of …

To Be Successful Stay Far Away From These 7 Types of Toxic People

You need a network of talented people, not toxic personalities who undermine you.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Surrounding yourself with prospective mentors is an excellent way to build lifelong success. When Steve Jobs founded Apple, he learned from …

Self-improvement

41 Non-Toy Gift Ideas For The Kids

All of us who have children have too many toys scattered throughout the house. No matter how diligent we are at keeping them at bay, it seems to be a …

Sex-change men 'will soon be able to have babies'

Society should prepare itself for the near arrival of the first babies born to transgender mothers, one of the world’s leading fertility specialists has said.<p>The science is now available to allow women who began life as men to receive donated wombs and attempt to begin pregnancy as early as …

Pope Francis sides with Benedict, says Christ shed his blood 'for many'

ROME – Pope Francis on Friday appeared to wade into one of the most contentious liturgical debates in Catholicism in recent years, siding with his …

The Trump administration just published a report saying 'there is no convincing alternative explanation' for climate change

The federal government just released its latest research on climate change, and the findings are conclusive:<p>"It is <i>extremely likely</i> that human influence has been the dominant cause of the observed warming since the mid-20th century,'" it says.<p>The 15-chapter US Global Change Research Program Climate …

Marvelous Thorough React Tutorial/Workshop — part 9

<i>This series of articles is written as notes used during the workshop hosted in Gdańsk, Poland by OKE Software Poland. It does not pose as</i> …

Software Engineering