Bob Seybert

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What Can You Learn From a Bird Dog?

While coaching executives in transition is my profession, coaching bird dogs is a lifelong passion. These fine creatures have taught me many lessons …

Uncomfortable Truths

<i>Five years ago the Millennials (employees ages 18- 34) made up around 10% of the workforce. Today, their numbers have increased to around a third of</i> …

Michael Alan Tate

<b>Even before we talk</b>, there’s a good chance I’m familiar with the issues and opportunities you’re facing. My work with clients has covered numerous …

Curve Ball Management

“When you see a curve ball coming, don’t bend you knees” is what a baseball coach would tell a player who is batting against a good-breaking pitcher. …

Could Brain Research From The Past 15 Years Really Be Wrong?

A major discovery (and not the good kind) can mean that up to 40,000 research studies about how the brain functions published over the past 15 years could go out the window. There has been a bug (and not the insect kind) in the software used to create functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) …

The Brain

Electric Currents And An 'Emotional Awakening' For One Man With Autism

As someone with autism spectrum disorder, John Elder Robison knows what it's like to feel emotionally removed from situations. Robison tells <i>Fresh Air</i>'s Terry Gross that throughout his life people have told him, "There's this emotional language you're missing. There are stories in people's eyes. …

How to Be Happy: It Isn’t About the Dopamine

Last weekend I attended a fabulous party. There was excellent champagne, illustrious guests, spectacular food and beautiful live music. The setting …

Neuroscience

Griffith uses 3-D tissue engineering to revolutionize dental disease - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

The discomfort and stigma of loose or missing teeth could be a thing of the past as Griffith University researchers pioneer the use of 3D bioprinting …

How to Bake the Best Bread With and Without a Bread Machine

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Nothing beats the comfort, taste and smell of fresh-baked bread. Unfortunately, making bread can be labor …

Baking

No Bake Cheesecake I Recipe

"This is as quick and easy as cheesecake recipes get, using cookies and graham crackers for a crust in a no-bake cheesecake."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup …

What's Wrong with Your Bottled Water?

Bottled Water - Making a Clear Choice<p><i>Check out StoryOfStuff.org for this and other fantastic content.</i><p><b>The cost of just one case of bottled water could</b> …

Is Sucralose—The Sweetener Most Commonly Known As Splenda—Really Safe?

That little yellow packet may not be so innocent. Sucralose—the no-calorie sugar substitute most commonly known by the brand name Splenda—has been found to cause a variety of harmful biological effects in the body, according to a recent research review published in the <i>Journal of Toxicology and</i> …

Mythbusting 101: Organic Farming > Conventional Agriculture

<i>People believe a lot of things that we have little to no evidence for, like that vikings wore horned helmets or that you can see the Great Wall of</i> …

Agriculture

Here's How Enormous The Methane Blowout Is In California

The gas is invisible, so we visualized it for you.<p>LOS ANGELES -- The “invisible tsunami” of natural gas that has been spewing from a broken well in the backyard of an affluent Los Angeles suburb has caused illness and losses to businesses, and driven thousands from their homes. With their lives …

An Electric Forehead Patch Could Treat PTSD

A nightly dose of targeted brain stimulation<p>For some people who experience traumatic events like robberies, war, or abuse, the emotional effects continue for decades after the episode has ended. Sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are susceptible to anxiety, flashbacks, and …

On wine. A Tragedy

I’m a wine insider. I’ve met, or known, most of the big names in wine today; and from time to time, have had the honor to collaborate with them. I …

Wine

Recovering From Citizens United Might Be Easier Than You Think

<b>Originally published at</b> <b>www.greenpeace.org</b> <b>on January 21, 2016.</b><p>On <b>the sixth anniversary of the</b> <b>Citizens United Supreme Court ruling</b><b>,</b> which unleashed …

Beyond ‘Citizens United’: How the Supreme Court Empowered the Very Wealthiest in Elections

<i>By</i> <i>Douglas Keith</i><i>, Katz Fellow, and</i> <i>Brent Ferguson</i><i>, counsel, at</i> <i>the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law</i><i>.</i><p>On the sixth anniversary of <i>Citizens</i> …

Campaign Finance

5 years after Citizens United, 5 things the Supreme Court got wrong

<i>By Bill Allison, senior fellow at the Sunlight Foundation</i><p>In the 17,000-word majority opinion in <i>Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission</i>, which …

Paul Krugman Is Wrong. Here's Why Bernie Sanders' Movement Will Provide Real Change

<i>Sanders at a rally in Tucson, Ariz. (Rick Scuteri / AP)</i><p><i>This post originally ran on Robert Reich’s website.</i><p>New York Times columnist Paul Krugman …

Middle-class

Dollar cost averaging January 2016

A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of January 4 in New York City.Andrew Burton/Getty Images<p>Financial markets have started 2016 in turmoil, with a particularly disastrous Friday seeing US stocks sharply down.<p>Fortunately for investors, there's a smart, …

How the media missed Bernie Sanders

<b>BURLINGTON, VERMONT (CNN) —</b> Bernie Sanders, the man who is leading in New Hampshire and giving Hillary Clinton a run for her money in Iowa, is coming to terms with a new reality: The media is taking him seriously.<p>Since launching his campaign last May, Sanders has received vastly less media …

Bernie Sanders releases outline of universal health care plan—and it's pretty good

Neoliberalism — system first, ideology changeable

One of the most persistent themes in right wing criticisms of Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future is the assertion that neoliberalism does not …

Economics

“The rape-your-wife privilege”: The horrifying modern legal history of marital rape

It’s much worse than the words of Trump’s attorney. Far too recently, wives were essentially the husband’s property<p><b>Not So Nice Up Close: Rape and Violence in the Home</b><p>Broad sexual attitudes in the early twentieth century differed little from those of the previous two thousand years. The stifling …

Republican presidential candidates admit to some inconvenient truths in Thursday’s debates: GOP contenders defied party orthodoxy on Iraq, Medicaid, and entitlements.

In the Republican Party, you’re expected to adhere to certain orthodoxies. You can’t admit that public assistance is good for people or that the Iraq …

Republicans

The Transformation of American Democracy to Oligarchy

The United States has the world's largest economy, is the most important contributor to scientific advancements, has the most powerful military and some of the best universities in the world, is a democratic state, and accepts more immigrants than any other nation. But, over time the democratic …