Avi Levy

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What's the Difference Between Indica vs. Sativa?

Much of the research that does exist on cannabis shows extremely promising results for medicinal effects, but much presumed knowledge people have of …

Cannabis

Smart Cities: Helping People and Engaging Citizens

The hype around Jetsons-esque visions of ‘smart cities’ seems to be settling down, and now public leaders and urban planners are turning their minds …

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You How to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who has written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

Happiness

Diamonds Aren't Forever

Who wants to seal an engagement with something whose price makes it feel little better than costume jewelry?<p>For the inheritor of a century-old oligopoly that once held the world diamond trade in its fist, De Beers Group Chief Executive Officer Bruce Cleaver has an odd approach to …

Bourbon-Chile Barbecue Grilled Chicken

This year, we're kicking off grilling season with our recipe for the ultimate barbecue chicken. Chicken is marinated in a homemade bourbon- and Thai …

BBQ

If you’re too busy for these 5 things, your life is more off-course than you think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

As Retail Reconfigures Into Click and Mortar, a New Kind of Employee Is Born

The hybrid of physical stores and online brands requires staff expert at both face-to-face selling and sophisticated technology.<p>5 min read<p>Many people were surprised in the last year to witness Amazon opening physical bookstores. In one way, it made perfect sense: Amazon is the largest seller of …

12 Ways to Move Through Tough Stuff and ‘Return to Life’

722<p>SHARES<p>When it rains, it can really pour. How we weather the storms of our lives—from sickness to relationship issues to losing loved ones—is the …

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Self-improvement

Israel's First 70 Years Have Surprised the World

Some challenges remain or have returned, like military threats in the region and tension with American Jews.<p>In November 1947, one day prior to the expected United Nations vote on partitioning Palestine into Jewish and Arab states, the CIA urged President Harry Truman not to throw his weight behind …

A Trainer Says to Ditch Crunches For These Ab Moves Instead

Of all the core exercise variations out there, crunches definitely dominate in terms of popularity. But are they <i>actually</i> effective for achieving abs, or have we all been wasting our time? Personal trainer Ridge Davis helped us settle the debate once and for all. Spoiler: there are better moves to …

Workouts

Dear College Grad, You Have No Idea What Lays Ahead... Embrace Uncertainty.

What do you want to do when you grow up?<p>My kids, now all in high school or college, have been asked this question ever since they could talk.<p>“Astronaut,” “bus driver,” “NBA star,” “crocodile hunter” and “actress” they used to say.<p>Their answers have evolved since then (thank goodness).<p>Most recently …

Self-improvement

10 Superfoods For Everything From Allergies To Muscle Pain

Illustrated by Caitlin Owens.<p><i>We've all trolled the internet at midnight wondering if our symptoms are normal, or if a bowl of cereal qualifies as</i> …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Washington University in St. Louis

Top 101 Motivational Quotes

Timeless inspirational quotes to supercharge enthusiasm and motivation.<p>Here are 101 quotes to help motivate you to take on new challenges, overcome roadblocks, and live the life you want to live:<p>"Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, …

Motivation

The Best Way to Avoid Back Pain? Lift Heavy Things

Most people think that the human spine is one of evolution’s great flaws. After all, around 80% of adults suffer from lower-back pain. What more …

11 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Steak, According to Chefs

Purists assert that a good-quality cut of steak is done ill justice at the hands of an overzealous grill. Contrast that to cheaper cuts like chuck …

A 36-year-old in charge of $135 billion shares his 'awkward' advice for making it to the top — and it involves going against your instincts

LONDON — Aged just 30, Malcolm Smith became Blackrock's youngest managing director.<p>Six years and two children later he now oversees JPMorgan Asset Management's $135 billion international equity group, a major part of the $1.7 trillion business.<p>One of the keys to this rapid rise, Smith told Business …

Anti-Semitic Attacks Rose Faster Last Year Than Any Time in Nearly 40 Years, ADL Says

Anti-Semitic incidents in the United States increased nearly 60% from 2016 to 2017, according to a new report from the Anti-Defamation League — the …

Israel

3 Fool-Proof Wardrobe Color Combinations | Valet.

Think of peanut butter and chocolate or Hans and Chewie—iconic duos that prove that some things are just better when they're paired up. And the same …

Men's Fashion

Pot brands race to retail front line for edge in competitive cannabis landscape

TORONTO — As the race to produce enough cannabis for the soon-to-be-legal market gets increasingly crowded, licensed producers are setting their …

Tom Brady Summed Up His Super Bowl Loss With One Word. You Should Steal It

Need someone to model? Do what Tom Brady just did on Instagram.<p>We're all great impersonators.<p>We see, we model, and then we do.<p>In an Instagram post today, the living legend we all know and love (that would be Tom Brady, in case you're wondering or live in Philadelphia) just posted a long tribute to …

NFL

Marijuana Can Save Lives

This week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions paused a discussion of the opioid epidemic to, once again, go after marijuana. He suggested that addictive pain medication wasn’t the only problem and that many heroin addicts start out “with marijuana and other drugs.”<p>There is a relationship between …

Sessions' war on pot could speed up marijuana legalization nationwide

Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently clarified how the Trump administration intends to treat states that have legalized pot, which remains illegal …

Cannabis

The Best Salespeople and Entrepreneurs Have One Trait That Sets Them Apart From Everyone Else

It's about knowing which activities produce results.<p><i>How do salespeople and entrepreneurs get so much done with so little time, and resources? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Bernie</b> …

Time Management

'We Weren't Prepared for This.' Inside the Accidental Liberation of a Concentration Camp

In early 1945, World War II was approaching its end in Europe, a conclusion that would officially arrive when the Germans surrendered to the Allies …

U.S. Army

How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

On the brink of divorce, this question made all the difference.<p>For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?”<p>The question, which Evans wrote about in a viral …

Salt Lake City

The 1 Interview Question All Great Bosses Ask to Hire for Potential (Hint: Mark Cuban Says It's the Secret to Success)

This core skill is the key to unlocking one's full potential.<p>Not too long ago, I had a chance to interview a very strong job candidate for a marketing role from a top five undergraduate program. She had all the credentials - strong academics, great work experience, and a "get-stuff-done" type of …

Employment

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