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How She Did It: From Actress To Founder And Executive Director Of A Leading Arts Nonprofit

Emily Simoness is the Founder and Executive Director of SPACE ON RYDER FARM, a non-profit residency program located on 130 acres of wooded area and vibrant green pastures at Ryder Farm in Brewster, New York. It is in these fertile surroundings that SPACE provides artists and entrepreneurs a …

Watch A Crowded Bar React To The Mountain Vs. Red Viper Battle From ‘Game Of Thrones’

Every Sunday night, the Burlington Bar in Chicago holds screenings of <i>Game of Thrones</i> that apparently draw a pretty decent crowd. This seems like a fun idea for a number of reasons: it turns the show into a huge real communal experience as opposed to the huge virtual communal experience online, …

John Oliver's Net neutrality response swamps FCC

The agency's comment system, accepting public input on proposed Net neutrality rules, buckles after the comedian tells Internet trolls to pile on.<p>When the Federal Communications Commission released its proposed Net Neutrality regulations, Chairman Tom Wheeler said the founding fathers were likely …

Net Neutrality

'Give up dairy products to beat cancer’

A leading scientist, who has been fighting breast cancer since 1987, says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products<p>In 1993, the breast cancer that had plagued Jane Plant since 1987 returned for the fifth time. It came in the shape of a secondary tumour – a lump in her neck the size of …

The End Is A.I.: The Singularity Is Sci-Fi's Faith-Based Initiative

<i>The second in a series of posts about the major myths of robotics, and the role of science fiction role in creating and spreading them. Previous and former topics, respectively: Robots are strong, the myth of robotic hyper-competence, and robots are evil, the myth of killer machines.</i><p>In 1993, Vernor …

Schoolgirl blamed by Elliot Rodger for hatred of women doesn't remember him

Model who gunman claims was his ''first crush" and teased him at school when she was 10 is distraught to be named in his manifesto a decade later<p>A model who the California gunman Elliot Rodger named as his "first crush" and vilified in his twisted manifesto as an "evil b----" is said to be …

An Easy Way to Find the Perfect Height for Your Chair or Standing Desk

Making your workspace ergonomic and comfortable can be tricky. To make sure your standing desk or office chair is the right height for you, put a …

Ergonomics

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

This is your brain on meditation

The brain processes more thoughts, feelings during meditation than when you are just relaxing, study shows.<p>Mindfulness. Zen. Acem. Meditation …

Meditation

Meet the 'superheroes' who are defying science

Channel 4's new series Man vs Weird features a magnetic boy and a pain-resistant Shaolin monk. Tim Martin talks to its presenter Simon Farnaby<p>At one point in his new series, Simon Farnaby stands in a crowded Zagreb square, hand outstretched like one of the telekinetic <b>Jedi</b>, trying to compel a …

How To Solve A Rubik's Cube

<b>Step 1: White Cross</b> <br>You should be able to complete this step just by playing around with the cube. Make sure that the edges of the cross match the center squares on the adjacent sides.<p><b>Step 2: Finish First Layer</b><p><b>Step 3: Middle Layer</b> <br>You may need to move some middle layer edge pieces from the top …

Sewing

Scientific Study Shows Meditators Collapsing Quantum Systems At A Distance

I'm in!<p>Numerous scientists over many years have studied the role of consciousness and how it can directly influence our physical material world, and …

How to Stop the Psychodramas and Get Your Writing Done

“My freelance writing business is in trouble,” Julia told me this week.<p>“It’s because I get depression, and when I’m depressed, I can’t write.”<p>This is …

7 Secrets Of People Who Get Enough Sleep

The secret to (finally!) getting enough sleep? It starts with not viewing it as another item on your to-do list. Ditch the dos and don’ts and learn to simply fall in love with shut-eye.<p>You know sleep is important, and you know the usual rules for getting it: No coffee after noon, kick the TV out of …

Sleep

Paris Review - Matthew Weiner, The Art of Screenwriting No. 4

Interviewed by Semi Chellas<p>Issue 208, Spring 2014<p>On the set of <i>Mad Men</i> with Jon Hamm during Season 5.<p>Born in 1965, Matthew Weiner is barely old enough to remember the period with which his television series <i>Mad Men</i> has now become almost synonymous. His office is exactly what one might hope for the …

Literature

How To Find A Writing Mentor - Writer's Relief, Inc.

January 13 is “Make Your Dreams Come True Day,” and one of the smartest ways to achieve your dream of becoming a successful author is to find a …

Stem cell therapy regenerates heart muscle damaged from heart attacks in primates

The researchers found that over subsequent weeks, the stem-cell derived heart muscle cells infiltrated into the damaged heart tissue, then matured, …

Ambri: The Battery to Launch a Renewable Energy Revolution | Inc.com

When MIT chemistry professor Don Sadoway received an email from Bill Gates's personal assistant in 2009, asking if he would meet with Gates, Sadoway assumed it was a prank, and ignored it. It wasn't until he got a follow up email, this time from Gates, himself, that he realized this was no joke. As …

Clean Energy

DIY Copper Dipped Vases

I was stoked to find these vases and the tray at Ross for a whopping total of $5, but that was almost a year ago, and they’ve been hidden in a drawer …

Chemicals

Ikea Expedit

Ikea Expedit<p>We still can't believe that more than <b>100,000</b> of you have checked out our Ikea Expedit Project! What originally was supposed to be a …

Wooden Mosaic Wall Art DIY

Hiya! It's Mandi here, from Making Nice in the Midwest. Sometimes window shopping can be frustrating. But other times, window shopping can cause …

This machine makes drinking water from thin air

Water. A vital nutrient, yet one that is inaccessible to many worldwide.<p>The World Health Organization reports that 780 million people don't have access to clean water, and 3.4 million die each year due to water-borne diseases. But an Israeli company thinks it can play a part in alleviating the …

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10 Questions to Ask Before You Buy a Stock

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It may seem like a given that you should do your homework before plunking down your hard-earned cash on a company's stock -- …

28 Stocks That Could Double In Two Years, No Matter What The Market Does

Business-focused social network LinkedIn, retailer Lumber Liquidators, growing ETF power WisdomTree Investments, cloud-based enterprise software company Workday and 3D-printing outfit 3D Systems don’t have much in common. Except for the fact that analysts from Jefferies think all five could see …

DNA Nanobots Enter Living Organism For First Time - Human Trials Within 5 Years?

In the coming decades, a radical upgrading of our body’s physical and mental systems, already underway, <b>will use nanobots to augment and ultimately</b> …

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10 Great Sites To Find Gigs And Part-Time Work

If you’re considering escaping your 9-5 job for something more flexible or want to work part-time in retirement, you’ll likely discover that finding a flexible job online is a challenge.<p>It takes persistence, patience and moxie to sift out the few flexible gigs from the thousands of full-time …