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Baking Soda May Fight Arthritis And Other Autoimmune Disorders When You Drink Some Every Day, New Study Finds

A study last month at the Medical College of Georgia found that drinking a serving of the cheap, common cooking ingredient often used as an antacid …

Immune System

8 things I learned when I published my debut novel

I started writing my debut novel two-and-a-half years ago.<p>I won't waffle on too much here about the writing process or how I ended up finding my …

Writing

How to Convert Several Images into a Single PDF Using Preview

Over the years, Adobe's PDF file type has become a universally accepted method for sharing digital documents. The format's cross-platform adoption means the documents can be viewed on almost any mobile device or computer, so it's no surprise to find that macOS includes native support for viewing …

Tutorials

3 New Literary Agents Actively Seeking Memoir, Kidlit, Adult Fiction & more

Here are three agents seeking to expand their client lists. Leslie Zampetti is interested in middle grade and young adult novels, especially mystery …

Writing

Meet the Ockel Sirius B, a Windows 10 Computer that fits in your back pocket: $249 (Orig. $349)

If you get tired of hauling your laptop to work every day, the Ockel Sirius B might be your new flame. This tiny PC lets you hotdesk wherever you have a monitor, with all your favorite Windows 10 apps running smoothly at 4K resolution. You can grab the Ockel now for <b>$249</b> (Orig. $349) at 9to5Toys …

Gear & Gadgets

Find and Remove the Most Troublesome Apps on Any Device

Bad apps are draining your battery life, sucking up your local storage, and causing your devices to crash more often than they should—and the worst …

Apps

6 Big Career Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Future

Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes--some because of inexperience, some because we don't yet know what we know, and some, unfortunately, that we repeat again and again until we finally learn …

Self-improvement

Write to learn, not just to communicate

Your writing process helps you learn — here’s how to do more of itSo much of our writing here on Medium and elsewhere is written to communicate …

Creative Writing

How to Use Hashtags on Instagram to Grow Your Following

Get specific to attract your target audience.<p><i>By Chad Keller, COO/Co-Founder of Growth Stackers</i><p>If you haven't already tapped into the massive power of Instagram marketing, what are you waiting for? There are currently more than 800 million monthly active users and the platform is expected to reach a …

Marketing

Astonishingly detailed map of the Milky Way will blow your mind

We now have the most detailed catalogue of stars in our Milky Way galaxy yet.<p>The new map — created using data collected by the Gaia satellite — shows …

Universe

How Humble Leadership Really Works

When you’re a leader — no matter how long you’ve been in your role or how hard the journey was to get there — you are merely overhead unless you’re bringing out the best in your employees. Unfortunately, many leaders lose sight of this.<p>Power, as my colleague Ena Inesi has studied, can cause leaders …

Employment

You Too Can Grow a Successful Subscription Company. Here's How.

Dog toys? Baby stuff? Puzzles? Makeup? How can you think 'outside the box'?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Subscription companies have a unique opportunity to connect with their customers. By offering a recurring product, they get multiple chances to interact. Products …

Business Strategy

10 tips for writing and polishing a speech

You probably wouldn’t read an essay aloud and call it a “speech.”<p>Writing a speech and producing an essay have much in common, however. One is …

6 Trust-Building Actions That Work

Having a solid foundation of trust strengthens business results and positively impacts the bottom line.The stats speak for themselves. Harvard …

Employment

Lyrid meteor shower 2018: When is it – and where are the best places to watch in the UK?

Every year our skies are lit up by returning meteor showers, from Lyrids to Quadrantids, Orionids to Geminids. If the weather conditions are in our favour and the moon isn't too bright, there's a chance you'll be able to see the shooting stars in action.<p>Here is our guide to the must-see meteor …

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Body Language

18 Effective Ways to Grow Your Business with Facebook

With over 2.13 billion active monthly users worldwide, Facebook remains the most popular social media platform year after year. And while the …

10 Habits of Irresistible People

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Personality<p>Things Irresistible People Do<p>10 Habits of Irresistible People<p>Shares<p>We've all met this type of person who attracts everybody …

Self-help

34 Writing Contests in April 2018 — No entry fees

34 Writing Contests in April 2018 — No entry fees<p>There are nearly three dozen free writing contests in April. As always, every form and genre is …

10 Settings You Should Turn Off On Facebook Immediately

Take control of your Facebook experience by doing these things in your profile settings right now.<p>“On This Day” Memories<p>Some memories belong in the …

Apps

5 Ways to Continuously Expand Your Online Following

Try these five methods for drawing more and more viewers to your business's YouTube videos and growing your business in the process.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Jason R. Rich’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business. <i>Buy it now from</i> …

Marketing

18 Ways for Digital Nomads to Make Money

All you need is a laptop, Wi-Fi and some wanderlust.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Real estate entrepreneur, writer and filmmaker Heidi Hough lives in a community of foreigners and natives in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Prior to Chiang Mai, she was in Vienna for a few …

The Five Best Ways To Drive Traffic To Your Website

Website traffic is the lifeblood of every online business. More visitors to your website means more potential customers seeing your products. The more people you get in front of, the more sales you can generate. So driving more traffic to a site is really a no-brainer for most businesses, but what …

Marketing

Are your phone camera and microphone spying on you?

Here is what the former FBI director James Comey said when he was asked back in September 2016 if he covered his laptop’s webcam with tape.<p>“Heck yeah, heck yeah. Also, I get mocked for a lot of things, and I am much mocked for that, but I hope people lock their cars … lock your doors at night. I …

Social Media

How to Avoid Wasting Time on Dead-End Business Ideas

Don't be married to every idea that pops up.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want to make more money sooner as an entrepreneur, you need to learn how to spot dead-end business ideas and say no to them so you can focus on the good ideas. This is especially …

Product Management

4 Simple Digital Marketing Tips That Work

There's no question that digital marketing is vital to the success of your business. The decline of traditional online advertising has pushed …

Marketing

27 businesses you can start for less than $1,000

Want to make some extra cash without investing a lot at the outset? Start a side hustle.<p>Think about what skills you have and how you can do it with …

Small Business

How Does Freelance Writing Work, Exactly?

How Does Freelance Writing Work, Exactly?<p>Updated April 07, 2017<p>Congrats to me, I’ve been a freelance writer for over 10 years now!<p>I first started by …

How I Became a Top Writer in 15 Days

And You Can Do it Too!I Love ChallengesI took on the challenge of becoming a Top Writer on Medium.I didn’t know much about how to become a Top …

Writing

Master these 7 grammar tips if you want to sound smarter

As the executive editor of Avenue Magazine, a luxury lifestyle publication based in New York City, I see the importance of proper grammar every day. …