Charlie Ussery

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The Story of Multiple Sclerosis and Its Major Milestones

You each have your own story of how MS has weaved its way into your or your loved one's life and how that has affected your relationships, beliefs, …

Why you should be spraying bacteria around your home (if you want a healthy gut)

Probiotics have already found their way into your cold brew, chocolate, and even breakfast burrito, but breathing probiotic-enhanced air? It’s …

This investor blends Warren Buffett’s approach with dividend investing

<b>Brad Ferris</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Registered nurse<p><b>Portfolio</b><p>Includes shares in Bank of Nova Scotia, Royal Bank of Canada, Canadian National Railway Co., Metro Inc., Saputo Inc., BCE Inc., Rogers Communication Inc., Enbridge Inc., Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Coca-Cola Co. and Johnson & Johnson.<p><b>The investor</b><p>Married …

New research suggests that the range and quantity of microbes that live in our guts could have a powerful effect on a range of conditions including depression, MS and obesity<p>A gut full of diverse microbes – bacteria, viruses and fungi – is essential for a healthy mind and body. And evidence is …

Multiple Sclerosis

That’s a nice little $40M ecommerce company. Call me when it scales

• 461shares<p>It will surprise a lot of entrepreneurs to learn that building an e-commerce business with $10 million to $20 million in revenues is not …

For The Children's Sake, Put Down That Smartphone

It's not just kids who are overdoing screen time. Parents are often just as guilty of spending too much time checking smartphones and e-mail — and the consequences for their children can be troubling.<p>Dr. Jenny Radesky is a pediatrician specializing in child development. When she worked at a clinic …

This Is the Secret to Pixar's Monster Success

How on earth does Pixar do it?<p>The computer-animation production company has turned out 14 box-office blockbusters in a row. Rave reviews. Great …

Ellen Lupton on The Great Discontent (TGD)

“It was in college when I realized that graphic design was all about writing—that was an unbelievable discovery for me. I had always viewed writing …

Tech Workers and the Eviction Crisis

In April of 2014, Mary Elizabeth Phillips will be turning 98 years old. She will also be evicted via the Ellis Act from her home of 50 years on …

7 things I wish every search box did

It’s hard to imagine a product without search, yet it’s rare to see a product that does it well.<p>It’s one thing to say “let’s have search” and draw a …

Applying Jobs-to-Be

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Ryan Singer of 37signals to discuss how the Jobs-to-Be-Done concept can help your customers and …

The state of Interaction Design tools

The current state of tools is decent, but how they fit together is less than ideal.<p>Pull up a chair & get your butt cheeks comfortable, because this …

UI Design

Apple Designer Jonathan Ive on What's Next

'Hello. Thanks for Coming'<p>We use Jonathan Ive’s products to help us to eat, drink and sleep, to work, travel, relax, read, listen and watch, to shop, …

Where Flat Fails: Why "Flat" Illustrations Could Be Anything But

This isn’t the part of the story where I bore you with my input in the ever-waging “flat” design debate.I’m probably about as sick of that …

Scott Hurff

Facebook Paper's gestural hell<p>4 years ago<p>Facebook's release of Paper yesterday on the App Store breaks a string of uninspired releases outside of …

SaaS pricing: You're too cheap if you never lose customers because of pricing

<i>Dare to charge more and then live up to the challenge. It’s not about becoming so affordable that everybody can get some value out of you. It’s about</i> …

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IN 1930, when the world was “suffering…from a bad attack of economic pessimism”, John Maynard Keynes wrote a broadly optimistic essay, “Economic …

Anthony Bourdain on His NYC Food Market, Parts Unknown Season Three, and New Book Projects

<i>As part of the Cayman Cookout 2014, Eater interviewed chefs poolside at the Ritz-Carlton. Up first: chef Parts Unknown host and general food world rabble-rouser Anthony Bourdain.</i><p><b>Anthony Bourdain</b> is a busy guy. He's currently working on an upcoming New York City food market based on Singapore's …

Dogecoin and the Appeal of Small Numbers

Dogecoin is a unique phenomenon in the fascinating world of cryptocurrencies. It’s barely six weeks old, and as I write this post its network has …

Fig Newtons, Made at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week on Food52, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Megan Scott of The Joy Kitchen is returning to childhood and remaking Fig Newtons the way they</i> <i>always</i> <i>should have been.</i><p>This recipe grew …

Wine: A Tasting Course

There can be a little (or a lot) of anxiety around ordering wine at a restaurant or even serving it at home. It's one of the most refined alcohol cultures and there is always something else to learn—about pairing, temperature, aging and so much more. While you don't need to be a sommelier to enjoy …

America's Best Main Streets

Friendly neighbors, family-run businesses, and quaint restaurants serving comforting diner fare--these are the images conjured up by the phrase "Main Street USA." Even in this fast-paced era, many small towns have held onto their historic roots and preserved their central thoroughfares. From a …

This Is Your Brain on Gluten

A No. 1 bestseller by a respected physician argues that gluten and carbohydrates are at the root of Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, depression, and ADHD. What to make of the controversial theory?<p>“If you could make just three simple changes in your life to prevent, or even reverse, memory loss and …

E-Commerce is a Bear

In two decades of e-commerce in the US, we have produced only two standalone e-commerce companies of meaningful enterprise value: Amazon and eBay. …

eCommerce