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Scientists: Marijuana Can Help Deteriorate Alzheimer’s

5 steps to memorize a speech in less than an hour

<b>• Memorizing a speech is sometimes easier said than done.</b><p><b>• Two-time national memory champion Ron White has some tips on how to memorize a whole speech.</b><p><b>• From outlining the talk to creating a mind palace, here are a few tips on how to become a confident public speaker in no time.</b><p>Speaking in front of …

Public Speaking

Microsoft Experts on How to Create a Killer Presentation | Inc.com

You just gave a glowing presentation to the investors.<p>At a tech conference, you stood in front of hundreds and rattled through slides like you were buttering bread.<p>You have created an art-form out of giving a sales talk.<p>Good for you! It's amazing how those who grew up using presentation apps like …

Public Speaking
Public Speaking

This Breakfast Food Might Actually Prevent Alzheimer’s

There are a lot of healthy breakfast options one would think would help protect the brain. Oatmeal, egg whites, yogurt, or a fruit salad come to …

'Here's how I get 35pc yields on buy-to-let'

The big returns in buy-to-let have for years been coming from “HMOs” – houses of multiple occupation – and the interest in this form of property investment has soared thanks, in part, to successful exponents such as Jim Haliburton.<p>He’s authored a book on the subject and has appeared on TV, sparking …

Landlords to blame for Britain's rising house prices

Buy-to-let Britain is limiting choice for new home buyers as the average asking price for a property across England and Wales rose 2.1pc in January, says Rightmove<p>UK asking prices jumped by more than £5,000 in February as landlords, often slow to sell, limited choice on the market for house hunters.<p>…

Housing

'There may never be a better time to buy a home' say analysts

Next six months tipped to be unique 'window' to lock into cheapest ever loans after rates halve in a year<p>There may never be a cheaper time to buy a house, analysts have said after official figures showed mortgages rates have almost halved over the past year.<p>A typical £200,000 mortgage is more than …

Men need nights out with their mates, scientists say

It is the news no long-suffering wife wanted to hear: scientists have proved that every man needs a good night out with his friends.<p>According to the …

Counter-terrorism self-defence workshop takes toll on participants

A former Israeli Defence Forces soldier and policeman, Mr Offenbach has a thick neck, shaved head and a chest that looks like a cliff-face. He …

How to successfully sell a property – an insider advises

Selling property requires good preparation. Former estate agent Steve Lucas offers tips on how to make the process as stress-free as possible<p>January is not typically a busy time for the property market, but if you are thinking of putting your home up for sale in the spring it is worth starting to …

Real Estate

A Star Just Got Swallowed By A Warp In Space-Time

Om nom nom<p>A star has slipped out of view thanks to the space-time warp it creates as it orbits.<p>The disappearing star is part of a binary star system called J1906. It's a pulsar, which means it's a rotating neutron star, the result of a massive star collapsing in on itself. Researchers have been …

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

High-Definition

Transparent Canoe Offers Incredible Views of the Ocean Below

If you’ve ever wanted to cruise the ocean in a glass-bottom boat, then consider this transparent canoe/kayak as another fun, unconventional option. The site Hammacher Schlemmer recently started selling the clear polymer hull that seats two people and supports up to 425 pounds of weight. As you …

Kayaking

Pixel: A Mesmerizing Dance Performance Incorporating Interactive Digital Projection | Colossal

<p>Pixel is an innovative dance performance conceived by French performance artists Adrien Mondot and Claire Bardainne, known collectively as the …

Dance

14 Things You Better Love Before Becoming an Entrepreneur

Imagine somebody asked you to write on a piece of paper the things you love doing. If what came to mind was “partying, hanging out with friends, going to the beach, meeting new people, traveling,” you might ready to go on vacation or spring break.<p>If on the other hand, you wrote “learning, making …

Content Curation: Time to Hire

Last November, I keynoted the Niche CEO Summit alongside some amazing publishers, including Michela O’Connor Abrams, President of Dwell Media. If you …

Delightful Animation Turns Everyday Objects into a Giant Sandwich

Director and stop-motion animator PES recently released a delightfully imaginative short film that puts a creative spin on everyday objects. Titled <i>Submarine Sandwich</i>, the animation transports us to an old deli that, instead of meat, features items like footballs, soccerballs, and boxing gloves in …

Animation

If You Want to Follow Your Dreams, You'll Have to Choose a Focus

A dozen great ideas are useless if you can't follow them through. Even with endless ambition, having too many goals can pull you in too many …

Content Promotion Tools: The Ultimate List for Marketers

The promotion required for all the content marketers create now can easily exceed the hours in a day. But with the content marketing tool landscape …

Infographics

Liquid Light finds use for polluting CO2 gas

Innovative startup headed by modern-day alchemist Emily Cole plans to convert greenhouse gas into useful plastic products<p>■ See more from the 20 innovations for 2015 series<p>There’s just a hint of modern-day alchemy about Emily Cole and her company, Liquid Light. Their goal is to take carbon dioxide – …

Scientist's new rewriteable 'paper' is actually made of glass or plastic

If you ask us, the idea of rewritable paper seems pretty redundant no matter how high-tech it is. Apparently that didn't cross the mind of scientists at the University of California, Riverside. See, that's where Yadong Yin and his colleagues are using special color-switching dyes (called "redox") …

The Secret To Getting Rich And Changing The World Is To Have A Stupid Idea

You hear it all the time. You'll be out with a friend and the conversation turns to some billionaire and technology company founder who struck it insanely rich building a product that's changed the world.<p>Mark Zuckerberg. Bill Gates. Larry Page. Kevin Systrom.<p>And someone will say, "I want to build a …

YCombinator

Infographic Visualizes Which Countries are the World's Happiest

Which country is the happiest in the world? To find the answer, you simply need to look at this infographic published by MoveHub.com, a resource for people who want to live abroad. They visualized the data of Happy Planet Index (HPI), which shows to what extent 151 countries across the globe …

Happiness

Five Crossrail districts set to soar: Whitechapel to Abbey Wood

In terms of the transformative effect on areas and enhancing their desirability, each of the five districts dotted along the southern spur of the new …

Housing

How successful people stay productive

Travis Bradberry | President, TalentSmart<p>TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are …