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How To Stop Your Phone From Being Hacked

If you’ve ever forgotten your phone or left it at home for the day, you will have realised just how much you use it. On average, we check our mobile …

Entrepreneurs anonymous

SEVEN years ago Joe Jones (not his real name) left his job with a big NASDAQ-listed company to strike out on his own. He was sick of corporate life …

14 Warning Signs of Kidney Disease & Tricks for Strengthening the Kidneys

Kidney disease is a serious medical issue with an unfortunate prevalence in our society. Without use of these organs, waste will pile up and pollute …

Wellness

The Huge, Hidden Benefits Of An Extra Hour Of Sleep

Deep relaxation, happier gene expression, and, oh yeah, a better memory can come with 60 more minutes of shut-eye.<p>It’s weird that we sometimes think we can go without sleep–since we’d be so much more productive with just a bit more.<p>The BBC’s Michael Mosley reports that increasing the quanitity of …

Sleep

What Happens To Capitalism When Everything Is Free?

In his latest, Rifkin, an economist and social theorist and author of 20 books in total, turns to the sharing economy, collaboration, and the …

Procrastination Is in Your Genes

Everybody has put off today what can be done tomorrow. And that might be because procrastination is in your genes, a new study published in the …

We Were Wrong About Saturated Fats

Ancel Keys on the cover of Time Magazine in 1961. He claimed that saturated fats in the diet clogged arteries and caused heart disease.<p>Time Magazine …

How To Master The Fine Art Of Small Talk

Move beyond the weather to make small talk less painful and more productive. Here are five things that great conversationalists know.<p>Small talk gets a bad reputation. To avoid this allegedly meaningless drivel, people skip networking events. Or, almost as bad, they attend, but talk to the three …

BusinessWorld | Power and the pursuit of equity

The Piketty thesis is being subjected -- as it should -- to a spirited academic debate. But whatever the final verdict on the thesis, the inequality …

Vicente del Bosque – Spain’s man of honour | Financial Times

Despite having to win the coming World Cup, the only pressure Vicente del Bosque admits to on this particular morning in Madrid is the ongoing …

You’re Never Too Old To Start A New Venture, Look At These Famous Entrepreneurs

The current lot of 20-something CEOs are ruining it for people like us who are facing a mid-life crisis. This infographic gets back at those young …

Entrepreneurship

Self-Imposed Deadlines Don’t Stop Procrastination. Here’s What Might.

A “soft” deadline could help, but better yet to find something meaningful in the task.<p>Mark Twain advised people never to put off until tomorrow what they can put off until the day after, and a lot of us listen. Estimates suggest that 15% to 20% of all people are chronic procrastinators, and that …

Parents should get more help to bond with their child, says report

Health services and children's centres need to quickly identify and offer support to parents who are failing to bond with their children in order to head off serious educational and social problems in later life, a new report by the Sutton Trust says.<p>The review concludes there is overwhelming …

New DNA stool test almost as good as dreaded colonoscopy

Last year alone, almost 50,000 Americans died of colon cancer, and nearly 150,000 new cases were discovered. In fact, it's the third most common cancer in the US, according to the American Cancer Society. And yet one in every three qualifying Americans doesn't follow colonoscopy guidelines: getting …

Barely Legal: 30 Nearly Pornographic Mainstream Films

‘I Am Curious (Yellow)’ (1967)<p>It wasn't just the pubic hair on display that got Vilgot Sjoman's political screed-cum-melodrama seized at customs when …