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New finance chief at Juniper Pharma

Juniper Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:JNP) appoints Jeffery Young as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary effective January 1. He joins the …

38 nutrition experts tell us what they eat for breakfast

Breakfast has its own month in America, but we think the most important meal of the day should be celebrated around the world.<p>Study after study shows …

Breakfast

Mio’s new fitness tracker wants you to ignore your step count

Slicing through the truth<p>Vancouver-based Mio Global is known for being one of the earliest wrist-device makers to use optical heart-rate tracking technology. Now, in an increasingly competitive wearable market, Mio is trying to stand out for something else: creating a totally new metric for …

Build a Magic Mirror with a Raspberry Pi and an Old Monitor

One of the trademark devices in nearly every Hollywood blockbuster version of the future is a smart mirror that shows off a daily schedule, clock, …

Raspberry Pi

A woman is knitting tiny wool jumpers to keep her chickens warm

LONDON — While many of us are hunkering down for the winter and investing in some heavy knits to see us through the chilly climes, spare a thought …

Chickens

There's an 'invisible' trait that makes leaders more effective — here's how to develop it

The difference seems to lie at least partly in charisma — a trait that can be hard to define but relatively easy to spot.<p>Yet a growing body of research suggests that charisma is both definable and replicable. Scientists who study charisma say it's less a natural gift bestowed only upon some lucky …

Gibson's new podcast mics are colorful and adorable

Gibson launched its Neat Microphones division less than a year ago, and since then it has released an assortment of bee-themed microphones ("the bee line"), which are adorably punny if not maybe a bit pricey for startup podcasters. The Widget series, which launches next month for $99, de-emphasizes …

7 brilliant ways successful leaders start presentations

<i>“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” —Plato</i><p>When we speak, we have about 60 seconds to capture our audience’s attention, establish …

Simple Rules of Thumb for Decorating Your Walls

If you don’t have an eye for design, you might not know where to start when it comes to putting art on your walls. You can always go with your gut, …

Home Decorating

7 Ted Talks Every Leader Should Watch

Looking for a crash course in leadership? These brilliant presentations can help.<p>When I started my first company at the age of 25, I did not consider myself a leader. I was just a guy who needed to serve my clients. But soon I was hiring people and had to figure out how to be a good boss and …

Leadership

Have You Ever Tried the $20 Hotel Upgrade Trick?

The $20 trick is something of an urban legend, but many people use it regularly and say it works. If you’ve ever tried it, we want to know what …

The 10 Paint Colors Designers Always Use

There's a reason they turn to these shades over and over again.<p>Choosing a paint color can be daunting, to say the least. Just a quick glance at a wall of swatches and chips is enough to make anyone dizzy. And one ill-advised choice can leave you questioning your taste forever ("Why did I ever like …

Home Decorating

Banana and Blueberry “Ice Cream”

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>Banana's naturally creamy texture gives this dairy-free frozen treat its delightful consistency.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 firm ripe bananas, cut into chunks, frozen overnight<p>1 cup blueberries<p>Pinch of kosher salt<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Purée bananas, blueberries, and …

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This 7-Minute Morning Routine Will Change Your (Work) Life | Inc.com

It only takes seven minutes to change how you approach your day. Using the routine described below when you get to work will make a world of difference in your productivity, your attitude, your success, and your health. It's like the approach you make to the tee on a golf course. You plan out how …

9 racist and offensive phrases that people still use all the time

But sometimes people use racist and offensive phrases without even realizing it.<p>Bigoted sentiments surround these nine terms, though in some cases their original meanings might have evolved.<p>More commonly known now as a "food coma," this phrase likely stems from a longer (and incredibly offensive) …

63 Must-Read Food, Fitness, and Happiness Blogs for 2016

There's a dizzying number of blogs out there, all tempting us to procrastinate at work. But it's hard to know which sites are truly trustworthy, …

4 Things Your Employees Want More Than a Raise (and That Won't Cost You a Cent) | Inc.com

Do the people who work for you love their jobs? If so, it may not be for the reason you think. For years, some management experts have argued that employees care more about the nonmonetary aspects of their jobs than they do about compensation. A new survey by Korn Ferry demonstrates just how true …

8 easy feng shui changes to make right now

Instead of resolutions you’re likely to break or expensive gym memberships you won't use, try out some quick moves from the ancient art of feng shui …

Home Decorating

The Best Hidden Features of VLC

VLC is easily one of our favorite media players (and yours too). However, it's not just a one-trick pony. Under the surface, there's a wide range of …

The Secret Powers of Chrome's Address Bar

Chrome's address bar doesn't do much at a glance. Type in a URL and you're taken to a web site. But it can do a lot more if you know how to use …

Google

A year of tech industry hype in a single graph

Tech industry trends follow a fairly predictable pattern: there's a rush of hype, an inevitable backlash, and then a long, tired slog towards a product that actually works. It eventually produces incredible things like the internal combustion engine or my Droid 4, but it can be hard to tell exactly …

Shhh! The Bag of Chips Might Be Listening

Be careful, the plants have ears. Or, more accurately, they are ears. In a boon to eavesdroppers, researchers at Massachusetts Institute of …

Build a Sleek Entertainment Center with IKEA Parts and Speaker Fabric

Austin Andersen wanted a media center with no wires showing, lots of storage, and good airflow for the electronics. So he built this using Besta …

Instagram's Best Travel Photographers Will Make You Want To Explore The World

These 12 photographers, however, take some amazing travel photos that are bound to inspire feelings of wanderlust in anyone who sees them. With follower counts numbering in the hundreds of thousands, they're incredibly popular, too.<p>Niche, a startup that helps brands partner with popular social …

Great Barrier Reef

This Infographic Tells you How to Best Use Herbs in Your Cooking

Herbs are an essential part of cooking, but it isn't always clear how to use them properly to enhance a recipe. This easy-to-read infographic tells …

Infographics

17 Packing Hacks That Will Transform Your Next Move

Save time, save effort, and save your sanity with these genius tips from all over the web<p><b>IN THE BATHROOM</b><p><b>1.</b> Unscrew all bottle caps on lotions, sprays, and gels and place a layer of plastic wrap over the opening before putting the cap back on.<p><b>2.</b> Place binders clip on your razors to save yourself …

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