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12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pain

The 2 Highest-Paying Programming Languages You (Maybe) Never Heard Of

You know about the big, “classic” programming languages: Java, C++, Python, and so forth. And while big, common languages are great to learn because of their versatility and high demand, the downside is that everyone else is learning them for those reasons too, which in turn translates to more …

Employment

How to send your kids to college free or almost free

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is excerpted from “The Complete Guide to Paying for College: Save Money, Cut Costs …

College & University

Ten Things To Add To Your Resume -- And Ten To Remove Immediately

Most people don’t like their resumes. I don’t blame them! Most resumes are weak. They are boring, and they all sound alike.<p>Most resumes are lame because they are written in an awful language that’s only used for resumes and company policy memos. I call this language Corporate Zombie Speak. It is …

Framing

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

What Leaders Really Do

The article reprinted here stands on its own, of course, but it can also be seen as a crucial contribution to a debate that began in 1977, when Harvard Business School professor Abraham Zaleznik published an HBR article with the deceptively mild title “Managers and Leaders: Are They Different?” The …

Management

Protect your Android Phone with these Security Apps

Your mobile phone is probably your most important digital possession that holds your contacts, emails, text messages, personal photos and other …

Android News

The Case For Learning To Code

I was having lunch with a highly respected tech industry 50-something friend who was pondering her next career move. Between bites of arugula she told me that ‘in the meantime,’ between advising start-ups and beginning her own business, she was going to learn to code. Okay, I thought, of course …

Why Ivy League Schools Are So Bad at Economic Diversity

Elite universities should not be asking, “Why do we have so few low-income students?” but “How do we have so many wealthy ones?”<p><i>Yale Alumni Magazine</i>’s cover announced this month that the university “seeks smart students from poor families.” As the illustration of a white man in a business suit …

Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'Letter From Birmingham Jail'

“We will reach the goal of freedom in Birmingham and all over the nation, because the goal of America is freedom.”<p>Editor’s Note: <i>Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "Letter from Birmingham Jail," published in</i> The Atlantic <i>in August 1963 as "The Negro Is Your Brother" and excerpted below, was written in</i> …