Andrea Bonilla

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I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

A Phone Charging Device For The Next Billion Turns Heat Into Power

The Voto uses cookstoves, a handheld fuel cell, and simple biomass fuels to power lights and devices in areas where electricity is scarce.<p>Billions of people in the developing world are using mobile phones, and a growing portion of them are connecting to the Internet for the time through them. But …

The Best Way to Be More Confident

Maybe it's public speaking or pitching investors. Whatever makes you weak in the knees--next time it happens, try this.<p>Confidence is not something you either have or you don't.<p>Take me. Stick me on a bicycle at a local group ride and I'm confident. I'm self-assured. I feel like I belong (which, if …

Self-improvement

The Ivory Coast’s ‘Papa Elephant’ is the greatest unofficial mascot in a homemade elephant costume

The Ivory Coast beat Senegal to qualify for the 2014 World Cup (with a bit of help from Didier Drogba's overhead clearance at the goal line). This …

Leap Motion

Leap Motion’s technology is literally reminiscent of the computer interface portrayed in the 2002 science fiction movie Minority Report. The company’s $80 sensor and software package allows users to control computers with their hand motions, tracking the movements of all ten fingers down to one …

Inked

Latin Americans combat crime with smartphones and social media

In Latin America, where violent crime rates are six times higher than in any other region, and where most residents have reported distrust in the state's ability to fight crime, several communities have taken to social media to boost security, say analysts.<p>"Violent crime in Latin America undermines …

19 natural remedies for anxiety

You're anxious, worried, freaked. You're upset about (pick one): money, health, work, family, love. Your heart is beating fast, your breathing is shallow and rapid, your mind is imagining doom, and you wish you could just relax…now! Whether you have a full-blown anxiety disorder or are just …

10 Life Lessons You Should Unlearn

<i>By Martha Beck</i><p>In the past 10 years, I've realized that our culture is rife with ideas that actually inhibit joy. Here are some of the things I'm most grateful to have <i>un</i>learned:<p><b>1. Problems are bad.</b> You spent your school years solving arbitrary problems imposed by boring authority figures. You …

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global …

Geography

20 Things I Learned From Traveling Around the World

<i>Travel for long enough and one day you wake up to realize: This is no longer a vacation, it's your life.</i><p>Over one year ago I quit my job and decided to travel around the world. This was both a dream 10 years in the making and one of the best decisions I've ever made.<p><i>Night train from Belgrade to …

Binge Drinking

30 Epic Places You Absolutely Must Visit Before You're 30

Traveling young is important because it shapes your worldview. When you travel young, you realize who you are and what you believe in before it’s time to make the big-kid decisions (career, marriage, and all that scary stuff) that will impact the rest of your life.<p>If you were to visit each of these …

40 percent of your chicken nugget is meat. The rest is...

Nuggets: <a href="http://www.shutterstock.com/pic-131951615/stock-photo-nuggets.html?src=3PVDe-pbfgQcx-loQVmiIA-1-15">Tim UR</a>/Shutterstock; …

Peanut butter sniff test confirms Alzheimer’s

A dollop of peanut butter and a ruler might be a way to confirm a diagnosis of early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.<p>Jennifer Stamps, a graduate student in …

Alzheimer's Disease

How To Get The Most Out Of 5, 15, 30, And 60 Minutes Of Downtime At Work

You’re waiting for that important call in five minutes. There’s a lull in your day. So what do you do?<p>You’ve been working hard most of the day, but now there’s a lull in the action.<p>Maybe you’re waiting for a call in five minutes or a presentation in a half hour. The bottom line: You’ve got nothing …

Productivity

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Productivity

Why You Need A Diverse Network

Having a big network isn’t enough–to be effective, it has to be diverse as well.<p>The most successful people are often the most connected. Why? Network science shows that the quantity and quality of your relationships predict how innovative you’ll be–has something to do with that way your ideas will …

Leadership

The politics of being friends with white people

<b>(Blend Images via Shutterstock/kati1313 via iStock/Salon)</b><p>My best friend at 9 was white — but interracial friendships later became a struggle. Here’s why everything changed<p>Brittney Cooper<p>August 13, 2013 11:45am (UTC)<p>A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll, which found that 40 percent of white people and 25 …

10 Simple, Science-Backed Ways To Be Happier Today

Did you know that the perfect temperature for happiness is 13.9°C? Adjust your thermostat, then check out these quick tips for maximizing mirth.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Happiness is so interesting, because we all have …

Happiness

5 Innovative Startups From DreamIt NYC Demo Day

DreamIt Ventures' accelerator program debuted its 15 new graduates Wednesday in New York City. The 15 startups gathered for DreamIt's Demo Day to …

17 Counterintuitive Things The Most Successful People Do

You’re always going to get the same results, doing what everyone else does. Sometimes you have to know when to zig where others zag. These are some of the counterintuitive lessons I’ve learned and applied from the most successful folks I’ve met. <b></b><p><b>Pick Fights</b> – to test others’ resolve in their own …

How To Completely #Unplug Your Morning Routine

Most days are abuzz with activity. Which is why you need to begin them with calm.<p>“Just as noise is meaningless without quiet,” Fabrica CEO Dan Hill once observed, “connectivity becomes meaningless when pervasive, when it is without a few ‘sanctuary spaces’ as contrast.”<p>For many, that contrast is …

Time Management

10 Simple Truths Smart People Forget

Some of the smartest people I know continuously struggle to get ahead because they forget to address a few simple truths that collectively govern our …

More women in senior roles boosts business growth | theHRDIRECTOR - The only magazine dedicated to HR Directors

Employing more women in senior positions has the potential to increase productivity and boost profitability, says Jo Feely, Alexander Mann Solutions’ …

Why Productive People Take Better Notes

If you can’t recall what you had for lunch, why do you think you’ll remember what your mentor just said?<p>In a recent blog post, entrepreneur-author Ben Casnocha relayed this reality check: that as Mark Zuckerberg was sharing lessons from Facebook’s rise to a room full of hard-hustling Silicon Valley …

Productivity

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