Colleen Doran

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The 15 WordPress Sites That Are Changing the Design Game

Have you ever come across a website and thought “Wow, how did they do that?” I know I have. New websites are popping up all the time that challenge …

Web Design

As a video for three-ingredient cheesecake gets 1.6 million hits - these are the other genius recipes that are as easy as 1, 2, 3

A three-ingredient cheesecake has sent social media users into overdrive, with the recipe earning over 1.6 million views.<p>Posted by YouTube user …

Dessert

9 New Simple Living Blogs I Highly Recommend

I am really quite excited about the current state and future of simplicity-focused blogs on the Internet. I have been writing about minimalism for …

Why Can’t We Fall Asleep?

<i>This is the first piece in a three-part series on sleep. Read part two, on sleeping and dreaming, and part three, on wakefulness.</i><p>Here’s what’s supposed to happen when you fall asleep. Your body temperature falls, even as your feet and hands warm up—the temperature changes likely help the circadian …

The Work We Do While We Sleep

_This is the second piece in a three-part series on sleep. Read part one, on falling asleep, and part three, on wakefulness. _<p>It's strange, when you think about it, that we spend close to a third of our lives asleep. Why do we do it? While we’re sleeping, we’re vulnerable—and, at least on the …

The Brain

Ask The Expert: Sarah Raven’s 10 Tips for a Kitchen Garden

British gardening and cookery writer Sarah Raven is fortunate in being scientific as well as artistic. She is also a busy person who likes to eat so …

INFOGRAPHIC: Why are my plants turning yellow?

1/3<p>New post submission Icon<p>Even the greenest of thumbs are sometimes puzzled by their plants’ yellow leaves, but that yellow pattern can actually …

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

Top 10 Business Plan Templates You Can Download Free | Inc.com

Writing your business plan. Ughhhh.<p>It's definitely not the most exciting part of starting a business. In fact, if you're like a lot of entrepreneurs, you're probably going to find yourself pulling a few all-nighters to get one done before heading into your first pitch for funding. Because that's …

Small Business

Pre-money vs. Post-money Valuation

So let’s start very simply: valuation is the monetary value of your company.The difference between pre-money valuation and post-money valuation is also very simple. Pre-money refers to your company’s value before receiving funding. Let’s say a venture firm agrees to a pre-money valuation of $10 …

13 Vegan Ice Cream Recipes That Are Better Than The Real Thing

Photo credit: Edible Perspective, Minimalist Baker, Two Peas and their Pod, This Rawsome Life<p>Ice cream is, at its very core, a dairy-rich dessert. It has not been a friend to the lactose intolerant or vegans, which doesn't seem fair when you consider how very amazing this frozen treat is to eat. …

Ice Cream

12 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

The online movie and TV service has a vast cache of business and tech documentaries that anyone with a subscription can watch instantly. The topics range from profiles of great tech innovators like Steve Jobs to deep dives into industrial design.<p>Each of these 12 documentaries offers an entertaining …

Bill Gates

Inflammatory Claims About Inflammation

We all appreciate the elegance of simple solutions to complex problems. But we know too that simplicity can often masquerade as truth, hiding a more nuanced reality. Such is the case with inflammation, where pseudoscience, exaggerated claims, false promises, and dangerous oversimplification have …

5 Very Bad Things That Can Happen to Your Vagina in Old Age

So this is what you have to look forward to…<p>You've likely noticed some of the drawbacks of aging—wrinkles, a decreased metabolism, and memory loss, to name a few—but your vagina doesn't deal too well with old age, either. In fact, there are a whole host of changes that occur down there, starting in …

When You Have Cancer And Can't Sleep

<i>By Anna Medaris Miller for U.S. News</i><p>Traci Gordon never had a problem falling asleep or staying asleep. In fact, she has a sleep disorder that causes her to sleep too much. “I could sleep through a whole weekend,” Gordon says.<p>That all changed when Gordon, a 47-year-old administrative assistant in …

How to learn with zero effort

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Study Skills

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10 Types of People Who Will Help Your Business Succeed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may be running the show, but the people on your team have just as much of an impact on your company's success as you do.<p>Smart entrepreneurs surround themselves with positive people, especially when business is bad. Positive people …

Business Strategy

SME Funding: Crowdfunding

Small Business Funding Series: Crowdfunding<p>This is already the third episode of our Small Business Funding series. Earlier, we talked about equity …

Survey: 38% of small merchants may not be ready for switch to EMV credit cards

Now is a critical time for small merchants to pay attention to the fraud prevention landscape. The U.S. is moving to a technology standard called EMV that will improve the security of in-store card payments.<p>Unfortunately, many small merchants are uncertain about how to best approach EMV for their …

Credit Cards

What I Learned Raising Money for Emerging Women

Running a start-up with limited capital is tough, right?<p>You know you have a brilliant idea, and you know you could <b>ROCK THE WORLD</b> if you just had a little cash to implement it. So you shop your genius idea around, offering investors the chance to get in on the action. And then you start to lose your …

21 Employee Perks That Attract The Best Talent

For the second year in a row, Lendio was voted one of the Best Companies to Work For in Utah for 2014. Out of all the possible awards that a company can win, this award may be the most meaningful because it’s voted on by a confidential survey from your employees (and, no, I don’t get to see the …

The Workplace

10 Coolest Green Startups to See at Smart City Startups

<b>Smart City Startups</b> is heading back to <b>Miami</b> for its second year of urban tech innovation.<p>Organized by Miami-based investment fund <b>Urban.Us</b>, the …