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These 8 books are required reading for anyone who wants to change the world with tech

"Changing the world," the rallying cry of the technology industry, sounds like a concept bursting with optimism. But in reality, it's …

4-Move Motivating Pilates Routine

There are times when workout motivation is lower than normal, days when you either can't get to your workout at all or can't quite push yourself hard …

Yoga

Forbes

Here are 34 words and phrases that’ll tell those reviewing your resume or interviewing you an immediate hint that you’ve got leadership firepower.

Maryland’s ingenious plan to fix Obamacare

NOW THAT Congress has failed to shore up Obamacare in the massive spending bill it is considering, it is all the more urgent for states to fill the gap. Maryland can lead the way, if state leaders embrace two critical Obamacare fixes under consideration in the General Assembly.<p>The first, creating a …

The Best Trips for First-Time Solo Travelers

We could wax poetic about all the ways traveling alone can be beneficial, however, taking the plunge and traveling solo for the first time can be a …

The only 5 exercises you need to get fit

The only 5 exercises you need to get fit<p>We all want to start a fitness regime, but with our busy lives it becomes difficult, we feel it is a time …

Answers to 16 Popular Questions About the FAFSA

Shutterstock photo<p>Filling out and submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is the key to getting financial aid to help pay …

How to find a college you’ll love

While some high school seniors planning to head off to college in the fall already know where they are going, the next six weeks will be critical for everyone else. Final admissions offers are beginning to roll in and students have until May 1, known informally as “Decision Day,” to make their …

20 Things For Your College Visit Checklist

After submitting your college applications, essays, and gathering recommendations, you will soon be making your final college decision! With several weeks to notify colleges of your decision, it may be wise to visit the colleges you are considering as an accepted student. In contrast to earlier …

College & University

Shingles Is Nasty, And The New Vaccine Works Well. Why Do Adults Avoid Shots?

Federal officials have recommended a vaccine against shingles that is more effective than an earlier version at protecting older adults from the painful rash. But persuading many adults to get this and other recommended shots continues to be an uphill battle, health providers say.<p>"I'm healthy; I'll …

Public Health

Viagra Has Unexpected Medical Benefits for Another Private Body Part

The little blue pill is useful outside the bedroom, say doctors.<p>Viagra became a household name when it became the first pill to treat erectile …

Picking This Seat on a Flight Means You’re Selfish, Psychologists Say

It may also mean you're more easily irritable.<p>“Window or aisle?” is the question. The answer could reveal something about your personality.<p>While some …

Elon Musk Says This Is Tesla’s ‘Biggest Problem’

Elon Musk has a cold. Tesla’s CEO had bigger troubles than a runny nose to apologize for on the company’s earnings conference call Wednesday, though, …

9 Medical Causes of a Slow Metabolism

What's really causing that weight gain and sluggish feeling? These hidden factors may surprise you.<p>Your metabolism is how your body turns calories …

Magic Three Layer Custard Cake

Preheat oven to 325F/160C (standard oven / fan forced or convection)<p>Butter a 8" x 8" / 20cm x 20cm square cake tin (Note 4).<p>Beat egg whites with a …

Our 17 Best Asian Soup Recipes To Make You Forget All About Chicken Noodle

For some, soup is reserved for a sick day cure or easy appetizer, but don't overlook soups as hearty breakfasts and main-course dinner stars. Asian …

Apple's $1,000 iPhone Taught Us A Very Important Business Lesson | Inc.com

Everyone is going crazy over Apple's new iPhone --- for better or for worse. Now, whether you like Apple or not, we can all agree that the price of the newly released iPhone is quite the shocker. That might turn off some customers, but I will make the bet that it's a smart move for the company. …

How to Write Well: 10 Timeless Rules From Legendary Ad Exec David Ogilvy

Writing is easy. Most people can do it. If you’re reading this, you can write.But can you write <i> well</i>? Does your writing connect with people? Does it …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Leading brain-training game improves memory and attention better than competing method

EEGs taken before and after the training showed that the biggest changes occurred in the brains of the group that trained using the “dual n-back” …

Five tips on how to lose fat for a slimmer physique

Having worked in the health and fitness industry for some years now, I've seen more trends, methods, and supplements for fat loss than you can shake a slim-lined stick at. Some have stuck and become a fixture of fitness culture, others have been swept away as quickly as they emerged. The question …

Fitness

This song is so relaxing, scientists recommend NOT listening while behind the wheel

The next time you need to unwind, there’s one song in particular that’s likely to relax you. Its effect is so strong, in fact, that one doctor …

These 5 hacks can help you learn anything, according to a Stanford professor

Whether you are a student, a professional or an entrepreneur, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. But some people seem to be better learners …

Pedagogy

If You Say Yes to Any of These 7 Questions, You're Much More Successful Than You Think | Inc.com

Sometimes comparisons can be useful... but where your sense of satisfaction and fulfillment are concerned, they're definitely not.<p>Like if you constantly you compare yourself to other people. Do that and it's easy to feel unsuccessful. If you're an entrepreneur and you compare yourself to Richard …

Self-improvement

Cutting-edge immunotherapy treatment approved for another deadly cancer

The Food and Drug Administration approved a second version of a groundbreaking treatment Wednesday that genetically alters patients' cells to attack cancer — this time, to fight aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma.<p>The treatment is for adults with certain types of large B-cell lymphoma who have not …

Immunotherapy

What every student should know about scholarships and tuition discounting

Many students and their families tend to think of scholarships as something they earn through an awesome GPA, amazing test scores, winning an essay contest, or excelling at an extra-curricular activity. They may also believe that scholarships are difficult to obtain, or that they have to spend a …

College & University

Want a college admissions edge? These schools might give you a gender advantage

The Washington Post analyzed admission rates for men and women at about 200 prominent colleges using federal data for the 2014 cycle, the latest available. There were significant gaps favoring men at many colleges and women at others. But a large number of schools had no gender gaps or minimal gaps …

Michigan joins ranks of schools with free tuition

If you're looking for a bargain education, don't count public colleges out of your search.<p>The University of Michigan is the latest institution to …

The Atlantic

“We spent 150-plus years building a public higher-education system that was the envy of the world. And we could in a decade do so much damage that it …