Brian Flick

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The Incarcerated Women Who Fight California’s Wildfires

<b>S</b>hawna Lynn Jones climbed from the back of a red truck with ‘‘L.A. County Fire’’ printed on its side. Ten more women piled out after her, at a spot on the border of Agoura Hills and Malibu, in Southern California. They could see flames in the vicinity of Mulholland Highway, from a fire that had …

Sunburn Cure: Tamanu Oil Beats Aloe

It seems every time I travel, my skin goes crazy. In Mexico, my hands turned into lobster claws. In Tanzania, an allergic reaction to malaria meds blew up my lips to Big Ang proportions. I came home from Fiji with MRSA.<p>My recent trip to French Polynesia kept the tradition alive. This time, it was …

Create A Free Project Management System From Scratch

<i>Nicholas is a marketer & web designer based in Boston, MA with a specialty in high growth B2B startups. He is currently the Director of Marketing for Jebbit.</i><p>For marketers who wear multiple hats, keeping project information streamlined can become an overwhelming task. Managing content, sales …

6 Practices That Will Shape Retail Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is one of the most important topics facing retail today. As one of the largest retail brands in the U.S., second only to Walmart, Kroger Co., a Fortune 25 company with over $100 billion in revenue, is two years into its digital journey. Kroger is making the transformation …

Innovation

An Automatic Jell-O Shot Machine Is Coming To A Bar Near You

The Keurig machine arguably revolutionized the world of instant coffee, and now the Jevo, an appliance that delivers Jell-O shots on demand, may do the same for the world of instant drunken stupor.<p>Jevo can pump out 20 chilled two-ounce Jello-O shots in about 10 minutes. It uses pods similar in …

Chinese Tourists Are Flooding Into The US Thanks To A New Visa Rule

A huge portion of that growth will come from China, which is expected to send 3.1 million visitors to the States in 2019, a 172% increase over 2013 figures. That will put China behind only Mexico and Canada in terms of the number of visitors it sends, according to the US Department of Commerce …

China

5 Awesome Candy Bars You Probably Haven't Tried

These nostalgia-inducing artisanal bars are more sophisticated versions of favorites from childhood. Think George Clooney vs. Liam Hemsworth.<p>All this …

7 Bold Spices That Will Liven Up Your Cooking

Life's too short to eat bland food, but chances are, your spice cabinet is filled with listless flakes and powders that do nothing to liven up your cooking. Our recommendation? Toss the paprika and generic “seasonings” and upgrade your pantry to foodie status.<p>In partnership with Toyota, we’ve …

AirAsia Readies Southeast Asian Flight Pass as Competition Heats Up

Budget carrier AirAsia said Thursday it will launch a regional air pass next year to increase revenue and boost tourism in Southeast Asia, taking …

Koo-Koo for Cacao: Two Very Different Cacao-Infused Spirits Hit the Market

Chocolate and booze are two of life's great pleasures. And they taste so delicious together -- a few slivers of dark, cacao-rich chocolate with a glass of single malt whisky or a rich, sweet port wine or a fine sipping rum or... I could go on, but I don't want to get drool all over the keyboard.<p>But …

All About Sourdough; The Best Fall Coffee Beverage

· Sourdough's Not Loafing Around [WSJ]<br>· This Is the Best Fall Coffee Drink [Sprudge]<br>· Is Your Fish Dinner Bad for the Planet? [Nat Geo]<br>· Vegetarian Menus Don't Offer Enough Bang for Their Buck [NYP]<br>· How McDonald's Inadvertently Created its Own Competitor [BI]<br>· The Beef Industry Is Terrified of …

Rare Form of Dwarfism Protects Against Cancer

To pursue his hypothesis, Longo started out by emailing Zvi Laron himself in 2002. Could Laron please comment on the lifespan and longevity of those …