Diane

3,014 Added | 19 Magazines | 26 Likes | 14 Following | 50 Followers | @dianeg5 | Keep up with Diane on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Diane”

Surprise! Reddit is actually helping people battle mental illness

Reddit doesn’t have the best reputation. Between the sexism, racism, and general harassment levied by and toward users daily, the internet’s “front …

Mental Health

The 19 Small Ways That NASA Will Try To Save The Earth

When most people think of NASA, they think about space and the Universe beyond our world. NASA conjures up images of humans in space, on the Moon, or in rockets. From a science perspective, we think about the stars, nebulae and galaxies out there in the distant Universe, and the planets in our …

Climate Change

Women Bring Backup to the Doctor to ‘Testify’ to Their Symptoms

Credit: Illustration by Brittany England<p>“She has a really high pain tolerance,” my mother told the emergency room doctor. “Like really high.”<p>He had …

Mental Health

Could gut bacteria cause joint pain?

Finding a link between osteoarthritis and the bacteria in our guts seems unlikely. However, new research concludes that they could, in fact, be …

Pain

Immune Cells We Thought Were 'Useless' Are Actually a Weapon Against Infections Like HIV

We just found a new kind of immunity.<p>A class of self-reactive immune cells long considered useless or even dangerous to our health, could actually be …

Immunotherapy

This Blockchain Career Fair Had Lots Of Hype And Something Called CryptoTitties

A product that lets you scroll through pictures of breasts was one of the few publicly available applications on display at the UC Berkeley cryptocurrency career fair.<p>Armed with stacks of resumes and sunny smiles, the students wandered through the Spanish-style auditorium at the University of …

Computer Science

What if humans weren't the first civilization on Earth?

Is it possible that modern humans aren't the first civilization on Earth?<p>This is the insanely interesting question probed by "The Silurian …

Universe

8 UX Advice For Beginners UX Designers (From My Experience)

<i>“Learning is experience. Everything else is just information.” ― Albert Einstein</i><p>I read a lot about UX before getting my first UX Designer job, I was …

UX Design

Research: When You Don’t Have an Alternative in a Negotiation, Try Imagining One

Conventional wisdom suggests that negotiators need alternatives to succeed. Alternatives give negotiators the confidence to negotiate offers more ambitiously, to push for more optimal outcomes, and to walk away from the table when needed. But negotiators often have no alternative at all. For …

Psychology

Here's How Much Microinfluencers Really Get Paid

Thinking of adding microinfluencers into your content marketing plan? Here's how much you should budget.<p>When it comes to influencers, bigger does not equal better. Sure, celebrities and mega-influencers can reach millions of people, but on average, their engagement rate goes down as their number of …

Public Relations

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Social Media

FDA committee recommends cannabis-based drug

Product, derived from natural cannabis, doesn't contain high-inducing compound<p>Federal advisers voted Thursday to recommend approval of the first prescription cannabidiol medicine — to treat rare and severe forms of epilepsy.<p>The advisory committee to the Food and Drug Administration unanimously …

Cannabis

Government accidentally sends file on "remote mind control" methods to journalist

When journalist Curtis Waltman filed a Freedom of Information Act request with Washington State Fusion Center (which is partnered with Department of …

Surveillance

Dogs and Humans Share More Than a Psychological Bond, Gut Science Reveals

'We are more similar to man's best friend than we originally thought.'<p>For thousands of years, dogs and humans have kicked it side by side. Over the …

Microbiome

The only Comey book review you need: Should you read it?

If James Comey seems like he's everywhere this week, that's because <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> hit bookstores (brick and mortar and online) Tuesday. The only …

Donald Trump

Steve Blank: The Unexpected Reason Why People Start Their Own Companies

A controversial study suggests that people become entrepreneurs because they realize they're worth more than their resumes.<p>If you asked me why I gravitated to startups rather than work in a large company I would have answered at various times: "I want to be my own boss," "I love risk," "I want …

Entrepreneurship

Ketamine nasal spray could fight depression fast

For people who experience the most severe symptoms of major depression and are at high risk of suicide, a treatment with an immediate effect could …

Depression

How To Craft A Strong (And True) Narrative About Why You Got Fired

When a hiring manager asks, “Why did you leave?” don’t jump into the reason immediately. Here’s how to spin it the right way (without dodging the question).<p>Just parted ways with your last employer in a less-than-desirable manner? Chances are you’re finding it tricky to land a new job. You may find …

Employment

Takeaways from a Year of Writing

Well, I haven’t written a book yet. Every month I published at least a piece on Medium and had a freelance gig on writing about cryptocurrencies. …

Creative Writing

The Pulitzer Prize Winning Novel 'Less' By Andrew Sean Greer Is Exactly The Book We Need Right Now

To the surprise of many book-lovers, Andrew Sean Greer's <i>Less</i> was announced as the 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction on Monday afternoon. A …

Books

Everything About This Newly-Discovered Octopus Nursery Is Wild

Scientists have made a truly bizarre discovery on an expanse of cooled lava 150 miles west of Costa Rica and nearly two miles underwater. There, they …

Nature

How to Disrupt a Legacy Industry In 3 Easy Steps

The healthcare industry is one of the oldest in human history--and if it doesn't get disrupted soon, it will fail.<p>Medicine is seeing itself fail as patients become increasingly busy, while also viewing pharmaceuticals as magical, instead of tools with limitations (and dangers). It's in need of a …

Business Strategy

How to Position Yourself as an Expert Even If Nobody Has Heard of You

You don't need fancy credentials to prove you're worth hiring.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Launching a new business can be a daunting task and entrepreneurs need to be creative with how they stand out in their market.<p>Many entrepreneurs feel they need credentials, …

Marketing

Diamonds Buried Within Rare Meteorites Reveal Existence of "Lost Planet"

In 2008, astronomer Richard Kowalski looked into a telescope in Tucson, Arizona, and spotted an asteroid called 2008 TC3 barreling through the …

Earth Science

Antidepressants and Withdrawal: Readers Tell Their Stories

In a widely read article on antidepressant withdrawal published on April 8, The New York Times invited readers to describe their experiences coming off the drugs. More than 8,800 people responded — teenagers, college students, new mothers, empty-nesters retirees.<p>Dozens did write in to say the drugs …

Mental Health

There Are 4 Types of Managers. One Is More Effective Than the Others

In a utopian corporate world, managers lavish a constant stream of feedback on their direct reports. This is necessary, the thinking goes, because organizations and responsibilities are changing rapidly, requiring employees to constantly upgrade their skills. Indeed, the desire for frequent …

Management

Scorching, Sophisticated New Work From Two of America’s Leading Poets

When Robert Frost was poet laureate in the late 1950s, he saw himself as a political as well as a literary eminence. He expected his advice to be sought on pressing matters of state.<p>He later flew to Russia to talk to Khrushchev about the crisis in Berlin. Walls were, as they are now, in the news. …

Literature

This New Treatment Could Heal Tooth Cavities Without Any Fillings

It regrows the enamel itself.<p>Scientists have invented a new product that can encourage tooth enamel to grow back, which means we could finally have a …

Dentistry

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t …

Entrepreneurship

The Rise Of Green UX

The web’s carbon footprint is skyrocketing. Enter sustainable UX.<p>How healthy–or sick–is the web?<p>That’s the question Mozilla attempts to answer in its annual Internet Health Report. The 2018 edition, released this week in a multipart interactive story, finds plenty to be optimistic about, like …

Sustainability