Steven Rowley

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Marion Cotillard: “Our society makes people feel useless”

<b>Marion Cotillard (AP/Joel Ryan)</b><p>The French actress on shooting “Two Days, One Night” and playing a character who is addicted to Xanax<p>Gary M. Kramer<p>December 23, 2014 11:58pm (UTC)<p>French actressMarion Cotillard rose to fame with her Oscar-winning turn as Edith Piaf in “La Vie En Rose<i>.</i>”She has since …

'Sunshine can slow weight gain and diabetes symptoms'

<b>Exposure to sunshine could slow down weight gain and the development of type 2 diabetes, research on mice suggests.</b><p>Writing in Diabetes, scientists from Edinburgh, Southampton and Australia found that shining UV light on overfed mice made them gain less weight.<p>But vitamin D, produced by the body in …

How Successful People Handle Toxic People

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress.<p>Studies …

Three hours after landing in Kalispell, Montana, I made it up into the mountains in time to see the sun's final rays hit the valley at Logan Pass in Glacier National Park. Photo by @tylermetcalfe http://instagram.com/p/tEu7yRoMe2/

NASA: New "impossible" engine works, could change space travel forever

Until yesterday, every physicist was laughing at this engine and its inventor, Roger Shawyer. It's called the EmDrive and everyone said it was …

What Historians Get Wrong About World War I

World War I broke out precisely 100 years ago, in early August 1914. Late the previous June, a terrorist loosely associated with Serbian Intelligence …

History

Doctors: Early school start times unhealthy for students

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you think school starts too early, you aren't the only one.<p>A new policy statement published by the American Academy of Pediatrics is on the side of groggy students falling asleep at their desks and their parents who are tired of nagging them to get out of bed in the morning.<p>They say that …

Evernote for Windows Now Lets You Annotate PDFs

Evernote has announced a host of new features in the latest version of its Windows desktop app for premium and business users.<p>The most notable of these new features is the ability to annotate PDF files with arrows, shapes, stamps and text. This means that when you’re working with a detailed PDF …

Your Work Is Not Your Life

Why entrepreneurs have to make time to think about who they really want to be.<p>Very few things in our lives are absolute. Everything is measured by degree, from our attention to our patience to the range and intensity of our emotions.<p>At the same time, some things <i>are</i> absolute: You can't be all things …

Formula E

7 Reasons You Might as Well Take August Off

From protecting your health to developing your staff, here are seven reasons to get yourself out of the office this month. Including sharks.<p>If April is the cruelest month, August is the slowest. Though this is hardly France, where the entire country pretty much shuts down for a month each summer, …

Entrepreneurship

Best Advice I Ever Got: Don't Put Your Sanity Second

Your well-being impacts your bottom line. Don't let yours take a backseat to business.<p><i>Sam Bahreini,</i> <i>a seasoned operations officer and agile entrepreneur, is co-founder and COO of</i> <i>VoloForce</i><i>, a company that helps enterprise retail brands understand organization implementation through automation and</i> …

Stanford University

4 Employees Who Are Secretly Toxic

These four employees fly under the radar, but they're secretly making your team fail.<p>My recent post, "Don't Fire Difficult Employees," pointed out that sometimes the most obviously difficult employees--like drama queens and nonconformists--just need some management attention to fulfill their …

secretly

4 Ways To Retrain Your Brain To Handle Information Overload

Are you constantly forgetting where you placed your keys? Do you feel like your mind shuts down in the afternoon? Here’s why.<p>We live in an age of information overload. While many of us find ourselves inundated with vast amounts of data daily, our fast-paced society also requires us to make more …

Time Management

Yes, You Can Pickle That

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Pickling is so hot right now. And when done at home, it's</i> …

Barcelona Journal III: Placa d'Espanya

Just a few steps from the Catedral de Barcelona an English couple are fighting. He has tattooed arms and her face is covered with a hat. Hoards of tourists feed from the Portal de l'Angel into the square in front of the cathedral, but on a hot afternoon it's strangely empty and the arguing couple …

How Playing Music Affects The Developing Brain

Support the news<p>Remember "Mozart Makes You Smarter"?<p>A 1993 study of college students showed them performing better on spatial reasoning tests after …

40 Bruce Lee Quotes That Will Change Your Life

1 of 41<p>2 of 41<p>Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.<p>3 of 41<p>Be happy, but never satisfied.<p>4 of 41<p>If you don't want to …

12 Qualities of an Enlightened Person

By Charles A. Francis<p><b>”If you think you are enlightened, go home for Thanksgiving.” ~ Ram Dass</b><p>We sometimes say that some people are enlightened, but …

This Harvard-Educated Monk Is Reintroducing Buddhism To The Western World

Hwansan Sunim had a pretty typical suburban American childhood. Born to Korean-American parents in Westchester County, N.Y., he grew up in Irvington, an idyllic small town on the Hudson River.<p>Though Sunim strived to be a model student for his parents and get accepted to a good college, he said he …

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10 Things Highly Intuitive People Do Differently

Article Written by Carolyn Gregoire, The Huffington Post | Intuition is challenging to define, despite the huge role it plays in our everyday lives. …

6 Powerful Ways to Connect With Really Important People

You can build stronger business relationships by making better connections with customers, employees, and others. Your bottom line will thank you.<p>Relationships are the lifeblood of any business, and the ability to connect effectively with your employees, investors, vendors, customers, and others in …

Customers

First Things First: The 5 Secrets to Prioritization

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is money and for entrepreneurs starting out, it is imperative both are utilized to their fullest. To maximize both, founders must prioritize.<p>When we first started out, we were wrestling with some problems on how to build …

Time Management

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Get an Education in Flipboard Magazines, at MagMaker U.

MagMaker / May 8, 2014<p>If you want to create awesome Flipboard magazines, we’ve created a place to learn how it’s done — at MagMaker U.<p>There are no …

Congratulation, Graduates! Get Ready for the Rest of Your Life

MagMaker / May 30, 2014<p>For college students, summer’s already here. With graduation comes the inevitable commencement speech, a half-hour of sage …

Educators Send Flipboard Magazines Into the Classroom

MagMaker / June 27, 2014<p>Recently we’ve noticed a number of blog posts that describe how teachers are creating Flipboard magazines to collect and …