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15 Awesome DIY Gifts That Won't Break The Bank

Definitely a step up from the macaroni picture frames you gave to your mom as a kid.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Scientists have made the first fully functional artificial human brain cells

But there is more to the idea behind this synthetic neuron than simply proving that it can be done. The team reckons that in the future, it might be possible to actually use these devices in patients to replace damaged nerves, for example, to help treat injury or disease. They may also have a place …

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

The top rated business books to find your shortcut to success. How many of these 10 books have you read?

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Lessons From the Woman Who Discovered the BRCA Cancer Gene

Sometimes the most stunning advances in science are based on a hunch that a dedicated investigator just can’t shake.<p>That was the case with …

What I'd Say to Myself At My College Graduation

I'm 41. Nineteen years removed from graduating from college. If I could go back in time and pull that kid in the purple gown aside, I'd have a few things to say:<p>Psst. Hey, kid... over here. Do me a favor and take all $300 you have in the bank and bet on the Rockets to sweep the Magic in the NBA …

10 Ways To Instantly Have Confidence

“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by …

12 Easy Ways to Make Life Simple Again

<i>Life is not complicated. We are complicated. When we stop doing the wrong things and start doing the right things, life is simple.</i><p>Would you like to …

3 Easy Steps: The Only Life Hack You Will Ever Need

There is an endless pool of life hacks out there discussing methods for improving your productivity, happiness, and general quality of life. However, …

Top 5 Myths About a Break-Up

The reality of it is that almost every one of us will go through a break-up, probably many of them. Very few of us spend our lives with our first …

Best Investments For A Strong Retirement

Retirees, understandably, are concerned with largely two things: safety and income. Retirement investments often combine these features, but at a cost.<p>Because you’ll live longer in retirement than you expect, often the best investments for a strong retirement are not costly funds and insurance …

Ten Reasons Not To Quit In 2014

The path to prosperity—however you define it—was never paved with Krispy Kremes, and we all need extra motivation now and then. Here are ten reasons not to reach for the remote control, linger on Facebook, or smack the snooze button in the new year. Best of luck!<p><b>1.</b> <b>Because a company founded eight</b> …

Non-Awkward Ways To Start And End Networking Conversations

When I first started attending networking events, I was terrified to approach large groups of strangers. I watched some of my peers dive into these situations with ease, and wondered how on earth they made it look so natural. Meanwhile, I found myself sitting awkwardly alone, clutching a cocktail, …

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 …

20 Ways to Find Your Calling

Not sure what to be when you grow up (whenever that is)? Fret no more.<br>We can figure this out together. Let’s get started.<p><b>1. Ignore the future, deal with the present.</b> <br>The question, “What should I be when I grow up?” is wrong. Ask instead, “What is next today?” People become fat one bite at a time, …