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Hemp Is the Multibillion-Dollar Cannabis Opportunity Few Have Heard About

If the move to make it legal succeeds, entire industries could be revolutionized.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, the U.S. is the world’s largest consumer of hemp products. But because of the federal prohibition imposed on cannabis and hemp, the U.S. is …

Cannabis

Martin Sorrell quits as head of world's biggest ad group WPP

LONDON (Reuters) - Martin Sorrell, who built WPP into the world’s biggest advertising agency through 33 years of dealmaking, quit on Saturday after an allegation of personal misconduct.<p>The departure of the CEO who built a two-man outfit into one of Britain’s biggest companies with 200,000 staff in …

AdTech

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

Accused of molesting a teenage girl, Kentucky lawmaker refuses to resign

Kentucky lawmaker Dan Johnson is refusing to resign amid accusations he molested a member of his church when she was 17.<p>State leaders from both parties are calling for Johnson’s immediate resignation after the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting (KyCIR) published an expose Monday detailing …

Sexual Harassment

How We Killed Expertise

(And why we need it back.)<p><b>Average Americans have never much liked</b> eggheads. That’s not a bad thing in itself: Americans are a skeptical but level-headed people—or were until recently—whose common sense and ingenuity allowed their nation to achieve great heights in science, diplomacy and the arts, …

Political Science

America’s new tobacco crisis: The rich stopped smoking, the poor didn’t

MARTINSVILLE, VA. — After decades of lawsuits, public campaigns and painful struggles, Americans have finally done what once seemed impossible: Most of the country has quit smoking, saving millions of lives and leading to massive reductions in cancer.<p>That is, unless those Americans are poor, …

Public Health

Exclusive: How Elizabeth Holmes’s House of Cards Came Tumbling Down

In a searing investigation into the once lauded biotech start-up Theranos, Nick Bilton discovers that its precocious founder defied medical experts—even her own chief scientist—about the veracity of its now discredited blood-testing technology. She built a corporation based on secrecy in the hope …

Critics worry after Trump security chief fuels conspiracies

WASHINGTON (AP) — On issues of national security and intelligence, no one is likely to have more influence in Donald Trump's White House than retired …

Donald Trump

How a Solopreneur Can Land Their First Corporate Client

As a solopreneur, your days are spent trying to land and then satisfy your clients. A large corporation as a client can solve many of your problems, bringing in better income and improving your branding efforts.<p>"Typically the biggest expense for a small or solo business owner is the cost of getting …

Selling

Kano OS empowers kids to create the future on $5 Pi Zero

We love Kano. We’ve talked about the computer kit, — a DIY collection that allows children to take a nuts and bolts approach to building and operating a PC — and just over a week ago, the screen kit, an HD LCD screen that that kids can build themselves.<p>Now, the London-based startup has done it …

Kids

10 hours walking in NYC as a woman star Shoshana Roberts sues video makers for $500,000 - TomoNews

Mississippi private prisons hold inmates longer, without reducing crime – study

Private prisons in Mississippi routinely extend inmate’s sentences by two to three months to leverage extra costs from the state, a new study found. …

Meditation Builds Brain Cells, Harvard Study Shows Proof

bodymindsoulspirit | May 27, 2017 | 1 Comment<p>Research has now demonstrated that meditation builds brain cells and increases gray matter in the brain. …

The Brain

3 Methods To Help You Overcome Procrastination (finally)

Here’s an example of a reason I always used to come up with to rationalize my procrastination problem: “I’m a perfectionist” or, “it’s gotta be …

Education Tech Can Help Us Build Schools of the Future

At an exhibition hosted by the <i>Guardian</i> on the future of education, experts focused on how technology is used in the classroom, rather than what …

Calling Out Teach for America's Myths

Teach For America (TFA) turns 25 this year and, for at least the first 23 of those years, the organization was able to mark each year as a success as the organization grew in numbers, financial support, political clout, and wild public support. However, those years are slowly drawing to a …

Poverty is what’s crippling public education in the US—not bad teachers

Earlier this month in New Zealand, the minister of education Hekia Parata shared a piece of knowledge that has become common the world over. In the Southland Times, “Experts have found that four consecutive years of quality teaching eliminated any trace of socio-economic disadvantage.”<p>The source of …

School Districts

6 Habits of Super Successful People

There is no 'secret' to success. You need discipline, perseverance, and six simple skills that anyone can (and should) build into in their daily routine.<p>Why are some people more successful than others? There’s really no mystery: It's because they do things differently than people who are less …

Authentically You…

Be your authentic self<p>Be yourself authentically<p>Here’s what you need to know<p>You have an Authentic Self (more accurately) YOU ARE an Authentic Self<p>You …

Swiftype closes $7.5M in less time than it takes to break a habit

Usually startups take a little break between raising their seed rounds and their Series A, but not Swiftype.<p>This “search-as-a-service” company has closed $7.5 million, just six weeks after announcing a $1.7 million seed round.<p>Y Combinator-backed Swiftype provides solutions that help companies …

Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router review: A cutting-edge Wi-Fi router that has it all - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router</b> features powerful hardware, faster Wi-Fi technology, and useful features. The router delivers in all categories.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Asus RT-AC68U is expensive, not wall-mountable, and not everyone will immediately benefit from its new and …

Wi-Fi

From self-judgment to compassion

We were three days into a weeklong meditation retreat when one of my students, Daniel, came in to see me for his first interview. He plopped down in …

Mindfulness

The Best Time to Post Tweets, Facebook Posts and More

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>We’re pretty keen on optimal timing for social media here at Buffer, and I figured it was high time I collected all the information we have about online communication into one place. I’ve collected research and stats on Twitter, Facebook, email …

Andreessen Horowitz’s Scott Weiss On Why There Will Be 30 New Franchises In The Enterprise

The future of enterprise software is anything but boring. Andreessen Horowitz partner Scott Weiss aptly predicted his guest post titled “30 New Franchises” a few weeks ago, there a massive opportunity to create new multi-billion-dollar enterprise franchises despite incumbents throwing massive …

The Death Of Nintendo Has Been Greatly Under-Exaggerated

I love Nintendo . I love Nintendo. I love Nintendo.<p>I feel the need to say that over and over again to begin with because this post will inevitably be read by some as some sort of anti-Nintendo screed. I know that because every single time I write anything <i>mildly</i> critical of Nintendo, groups of folks …