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Secrets to longevity found in blood of 115-year-old woman

Scientists have long searched for the secrets to longevity – and now, clues to this medical “holy grail” may be revealed in the blood of one of the world’s oldest and healthiest women.<p>Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper was born in 1890 and lived to be an astonishing 115 years old. But even more notable …

Profits, Not Good Intentions, Drive The Global Recycling Industry

Many people equate recycling with a fundamentally civic and moral duty. This is an area where markets fail, and government mandates and regulation combined with the good intentions of individuals are the primary drivers. While the government can in some ways help the industry run better, and the …

Google introduces 'time machine' feature in Street View

Street-level mapping now lets users go back in time to see how cities, neighbourhoods and attractions have changed since 2007<p>Google has turned its Google Maps Street View into a time machine to let users travel back in time and see how places have changed.<p>The new feature will let users track …

Yes, the IRS will negotiate, but you probably won’t like the outcome

It happened to us on October 14, 2013 when our accountant called and asked us what the hell we had done. We owed the IRS an additional $6,000. Due immediately.<p>We’d postponed filing our 2012 taxes until the late-filing deadline of October 15, 2012, naively assuming all was well. The only difference …

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Don’t Interrupt Me! How to Engage Customers Without Annoying Them

Are you annoying your customers?<p>Probably so.<p>Inundating your audience with multiple messages at inconvenient times isn’t helpful. Therefore, it’s …

Tiny Lens Attachment Turns Smartphones Into Microscopes

We’ve seen mobile phone lens attachments and hacks that help you to take macro photos with your smartphone, but never before have we seen one that …

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in April

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in April:</b><p>Need some light in your life? More than 100,000 illuminated lanterns flood the streets of <b>Seoul</b> during the <b>Lotus Lantern Festival</b> (April 25-27), a yearly tribute commemorating the …

14 Powerful Social-Media Sharing Strategies You Aren't Using | Inc.com

<i>We all want to be the go-to person with the latest news, the most intriguing viral content, or the hidden gems followers wouldn't have otherwise found.</i> <i>Easier said than done, though, right?</i><p><i>It actually might be easier than you think--as long as you take the right approach.</i><p><i>The following is a guest</i> …

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This Woman's Massive Instagram Following Helped Her Launch a Business

This story originally appeared on Business Insider <br>When Laura Kasperzak began an Instagram account to document her yoga practice, she had hoped to get 100 followers.<p>Now, more than 600,000 people look for her daily updates, either photos or videos of her in insanely difficult yoga poses, while …

U.S. is running low on some basic medicines

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German TV giant ProSiebenSat.1 buys 20 percent of YouTube network The Collective

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1 has acquired a 20 percent stake in the YouTube multi-channel network Collective Digital Studio, also …

How to Measure the ROI from Your Ongoing SEO Efforts

A conversion can be a completed sign up to your email newsletter, which is considered a goal completion in Google Analytics, that will lead to revenue in the future or a purchase directly from your website.<p>The Multi-Channel Funnels report in Google Analytics is extremely helpful at visualizing …

What Really Makes People Click | Inc.com

Professionals in direct marketing have spent years testing headlines against each other, trying to find the perfect formulation that will catch consumers' eyes. Now academics are getting into the hunt. Here's what they found: a study in the peer-reviewed research journal <i>Social Influence</i> suggests …

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How to Generate Ideas For Your YouTube Videos

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> Entrepreneur Magazine's Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business<i>, marketing and public relations consultant Jason Rich show you how to master the secrets of successful "YouTubers" and put your brand, product or service in front</i> …

How to Dramatically Increase Pageviews on Your Website | Inc.com

One of the most perplexing problems when it comes to starting an e-commerce company is: how do you get people to visit your new site? Even when you have trendy graphics and great content, you suddenly enter a vast megaverse of competing sites. Fight the temptation to start outright paying for the …

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Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

Photography

35 Simple Blog Topics For You To Choose From

Picture this: You are surrounded by numerous cups of coffee, staring at a blank Word document on the computer screen, where you have been stuck from …

11 Unique Ways To Frame Content on Kaplan Depth & Complexity Chart

<b>Thinking About Your Content Area: Kaplan’s Depth & Complexity Chart</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Framing content is among the most powerful strategies teachers …

5 Tactics for Content Creators to Increase Content Consumption

As a content creator, you can produce the best content in the world, but if it doesn’t break through the clutter and motivate your target audience to …

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The Most Important Content for Small Business

photo credit: Preneur Marketing via photopin cc<p>Business owners and marketers get that they need content. The idea has been drummed pretty hard the …

See These Heartbreaking Photos Of The World’s Disappearing Cultures, Before They Fade Away

In the new book Before They Pass Away, photographer Jimmy Nelson has captured a series of gorgeous pictures of 31 remote cultures that are on the verge of disappearing.<p>Over the last three years, British photographer Jimmy Nelson traveled around the world–from Namibia to Papua New Guinea to …

500 Mexico City Picks 17 Startups For Its Third LatAm Accelerator Batch

The Mexico City branch of 500 Startups has picked the next group of Latin American companies that will go through its Accelerator program. This time around, for its third batch, there will be 17 companies participating in the five-month program, which seeks to help companies south of the border to …

Prezi hits 30M users, doubling annually, and has ‘not used a dime’ of investors’ money

Prezi has raised over $14 million in venture capital to grow its business. However, despite rocket-stick growth and a massive user-base that just passed 30 million, the company has not used a single dime.<p>Which doesn’t mean the company won’t, of course.<p>“The only reason we haven’t dipped into the …