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Save Surprising Kitchen Scraps To Grow Infinite Food

If you want to put homegrown fruits and vegetables on the table, you don't have to go out and buy seeds; you can generate all the food you want with …

Gardening

"Don't Waste Your Mind as an Office"

As David Allen, the founder of GTD, asks it: "Have you yet discovered that your mind has limited space, and it’s a terrible office?" You ought to use …

Productivity

Halfway Point: The Benefits of Multiple Milestones

When a project spans more than a few weeks, its planning tends to be no small feat. Moreover, once the project does kick off, workers tend to invest more time and perform more efficiently during the second half than during the first due to the feeling of "working against a deadline." This …

The Secret to Finding a Great Title for Your Blog

More than a decade ago, when I wanted to register my first domain, I didn't know what to call it. But I was excited at the feeling and fun of registering and becoming the proud owner of a domain when no one had heard of Google, Yahoo or Facebook and the Web was still in its infancy. Frankly, …

New Research: It's Not About Satisfaction It's About Engagement

<b>The Challenge:</b> Businesses that rely heavily on customer satisfaction surveys as a gauge of overall customer happiness, without an evaluation of total customer engagement, run the risk of losing valuable sales opportunities.<p>The banking industry has a lot to teach us about how not to get stuck in a …

The NEW Periodic Table Song

(YouTube link)<p>AsapSCIENCE gives us a song with all the elements in order, including the recently-added ones. Those go pretty fast, so try to keep up! …

Why You Should Teach Your Children to Believe in the Romantic Ideal

If I were to give you advice on what to tell your daughter, who say, is a 13-years-old adolescent, I would definitely present all kinds of options to …

Paul Krugman’s right: Austerity kills

Austerity kills — radical cuts destroy economies and lives, and the honest numbers and economics keep proving it<p>“I will never forgive them,” wrote 13-year-old Kieran McArdle to the Daily Record, a national newspaper based in Glasgow. “I won’t be able to come to terms with my dad’s death until I get …

Nine Ways to Overcome Uncomfortable Learning Stages in Business — YFS Magazine

When you start and manage your own business you will find yourself in a constant flux of learning. Theorists suggest that there are four stages of …

Threat vs. Challenge in Sports: The Difference Between Victory and Failure

I have found that a simple distinction appears to lie at the heart of whether athletes are able to rise to the occasion and perform their best when it really counts or crumble under the weight of expectations and tough conditions on the day of a competition: Do they view the competition as a threat …

What Recruiters Won't Tell You But Think You Should Know

We have all seen the tons of advertisements for colleges these days. Some talk about how wonderful the campus is or try to appeal to a prospective student's busy lifestyle but only a few seem to hone in on what I and others know to be the true purpose of a degree. Perhaps we are stuck in the past …

Cracking the Tech Job Talent Crunch by Teaching Kids to Code

For all the parents losing sleep over their kids' prospects in such a tightfisted job market, I can see at least one recourse: teach them how to code. The earlier, the better.<p>One of the few positive trends born out by the U.S. economy in the last few years is the tremendous growth in tech jobs. …

Alibaba Group Has Now Blown Past Facebook In Size And Growth

Last year, the tech media and most retail investors lost their minds over the Facebook(FB) IPO.<p>There was good reason for it. The biggest social network was going public. Its growth rate was astonishing. Many drew comparisons between Facebook and Google (GOOG).<p>Pre-IPO, it was common for investors …

Google's New Rival to Spotify

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A Scientific 7-Minute Workout That Only Requires You, A Wall & A Chair

If a trip to the gym is hard to find time for, <i>The New York Times</i> has reported on a quick solution to the problem: The Scientific 7-Minute Workout. In …

Exercise

Does the Tea Party understand the Constitution?

<b>Rand Paul, Michele Bachmann (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst/AP/Stacy Bengs)</b><p>The Right constantly claims devotion to our founding documents. The problem: Its policies completely violate them<p>John D'Amico<p>May 11, 2013 3:30pm (UTC)<p>Last month, 20 House Republicans, along with staffers from nearly 40 congressional …

7 Terrible Management Fads That Just Won't Die

Contrary to what you might think, management fads aren't fads because they're something new. Quite the contrary, what makes them fads is that companies glom onto these decades-old ideas as panaceas... one after the other after the other.<p>Here's how to ensure that you can still get work done and …