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Top 10 Free Graphic Design Software and Online Tools for Beginners

Graphic Design Software are infamous for being pricey and if you are just beginning your career as a Graphic Designer or are looking for casual …

New compound kills cancer without harming healthy cells

Scientists have developed a small molecule that directly triggers suicide in cancer cells without harming healthy cells.<p>In the journal <i>Cancer Cell</i>, …

9 People Who Have Time To Do It All Reveal Their Secret

No. 8 is pretty important.<p>It seems we're always trying to find better ways to organize and manage our time. But more often than not, our busy lives …

This Simple Practice Keeps Google Employees From Burning Out. You Can Use It Too | Inc.com

Let's face it. If you're going to work for a large tech organization like Google, Apple or Facebook, work-life balance may be a concept you only read about. Yes, all of these organizations have programs for employees' well-being, however, when you're responsible for breakthrough projects with …

Mindfulness

Brain surgery revolution

A brain surgeon in the UK has started using 3D printed titanium plates to replace parts of patients' skulls. It's having a great impact on infection rates.

A 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck Japan 175 miles from the Fukushima nuclear plant

The 6.1-magnitude quake struck roughly 175 miles east of the shuttered Fukushima nuclear plant at roughly 2:30 a.m. local time, according to the US Geological Survey. Its hypocenter — the underwater locus of the quake — happened at a depth of about 6 miles.<p>The country is influenced by the slipping …

The 6 Healthiest Alcohols You Can Be Drinking

Getting drunk isn't the only thing alcohol does for you.<p>September 19, 2017<p>People usually refer to the act of drinking as "unhealthy," but it doesn’t …

If you're drinking tap water, you're consuming plastic pollutants

Microscopic plastic fibers are pouring out of household faucets from New York to Delhi, according to original research by Orb Media, a nonprofit digital newsroom in Washington, DC.<p>Working with researchers at the State University of New York and the University of Minnesota, Orb tested 159 drinking …

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them) | Inc.com

Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so caught up in day-to-day issues, like homework and soccer practice, that you forget …

Self-help

Keto diet may increase memory, reduce mortality

Two new studies, both conducted in mice, support each other's findings: that the ketogenic, or "keto," diet may improve memory in old age as well as …

Diabetes

6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p><b>About 3:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours …

Decoding the mysteries of a child's developing brain

It’s back-to-school season. Parents mark their youngsters' height on the wall and marvel at how much they’ve grown, but what’s going on just below the pencil line in that child’s brain?<p>We know brain development continues from infancy to adulthood, but many parents underestimate how much a child’s …

Parenting

Why the German elections matter to the rest of the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> We've had our fair share of dramatic elections recently - the UK, France, the US. And let's not forget Brexit. The German election on September 24 may be generating fewer headlines, but it's no less important.<p>Here's why you should pay attention.<p>Why should you care?<p><b>If you're in the …

3 Ways to Become More Productive Today (And Surprisingly Multitasking Didn't Make the List) | Inc.com

The only way to be truly successful at something, is to concentrate and put the work in to execute it. But some days, life catches up with you. You may not be feeling well or may be having issues with your personal life. On these days, it's hard to concentrate on the task at hand. Most of us don't …

Time Management

Being in 'Work Mode' All Day Long Is Hurting You. Here's How to Detach | Inc.com

Today, we're more hustle-minded than ever before. We're working longer hours, celebrating the 'no sleep' lifestyle, and admiring those who pull off hundred-hour work weeks. On top of that, with email, text, Slack and more, our smartphones are keeping us attached to our jobs 24/7.<p>Replying to your …

Productivity

You Can Become Highly Productive If You Start Keeping a 'Defensible Calendar' | Inc.com

Most executives I work with who struggle with productivity complain that their schedules are overloaded and they can't "find" the time to work on their key priorities. They show me calendars which are full of meetings and phone calls scattered across the day.<p>While I have infinite understanding, I …

Time Management

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point of one? What’s it even supposed to accomplish?<p>No, …

Today's Workout 121: The 30-minute circuit to light up your legs and carve your core

This is the kind of quick-hit circuit you can do anywhere, at any time. The three-move routine requires just two pieces of equipment—a set of …

What Science Tells Us About Good and Evil

Researchers have found that the way our brains are wired can affect how much empathy we feel toward others—a key measuring stick of good and evil.<p><b>From the kitchen window</b> of her mobile home in Auburn, Illinois, Ashley Aldridge had a clear view of the railroad crossing about a hundred yards away.<p>When …

Psychology

What happens to the brain as we age?

Brain aging is inevitable to some extent, but not uniform; it affects everyone, or every brain, differently. Slowing down brain aging or stopping it …