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6 reasons why exercise can supercharge your productivity

Starbucks President Michelle Gass wakes up at 4:30 a.m. every morning to run. <i>Vogue</i> editor Anna Wintour is on the tennis court by 6:00 a.m. every morning before work. Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, frequently starts his day with a morning run.<p>What do these highly successful people know …

IKEA to invest $680m in renewable energy to be 'energy independent' by 2020

Swedish furniture giant IKEA, with its 350+ stores and 150,000 employees around the world, has been taking steps to be a better citizen of the Earth, …

Nissan e-NV200 is the world's first electric seven-passenger minivan

Back in 2013 Nissan introduced its second electric vehicle, the e-NV200 compact van. The small van is the perfect delivery van for an urban …

Electric Vehicles

80 Productivity Tips From Incredibly Busy Experts

In order to make sure I’m staying as productive as possible, and actually reaching my goals, I create 90 day plans for myself. I decide what 1-3 big …

How To Grow An Avocado Tree for Endless Organic Avocados

Here’s a step-by-step guide to growing your own avocado tree.<p>Avocados are highly nutritious and flavored, whether we’re talking about salad, …

Providing you with safe access to the Global Precious Metals Market

Gold and Silver Bullion – News and Commentary Gold prices slip but hold above $1,300 (Reuters.com) Asian markets cautious after Trump cancels North …

Stock Markets

Hell in the Hot Zone

As the Ebola epidemic rages, two questions have emerged: How did the deadly virus escape detection for three months? And why has a massive international effort failed to contain it? Traveling to Meliandou, a remote Guinean village and the likely home of Patient Zero, Jeffrey E. Stern tracks the …

Satellite eye on Earth: April 2014 – in pictures

Antarctica's crumbling glaciers, Argentina's guitar forest and a 621-mile dust storm over Sahara are among the images captured by European Space Agency and Nasa satellites

Everything You Need To Know About Adding Solar Panels At Home

<i>Christine Tusher, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Solar-powered homes were a rarity as recently as a decade ago. But a plethora of federal and local tax incentives along with increasing worries about climate change have made them commonplace.<p>Installing solar panels can decrease your household’s carbon footprint …

Keep Your Wi-Fi Webcam Safe From Hackers

A Wi-Fi webcam, also known as an IP camera, can be taken over remotely if you don't secure it properly. Learn how to secure it to make sure you're …

How to Have a Meeting That Isn't a Complete Waste of Time

A badly managed meeting can suck away time, energy and money without being productive for anyone. But it is avoidable: Here's what you should and …

Save for Both Your Emergency Fund and Retirement with a Roth IRA

It's a common dilemma: You want to get your nest egg going, but still have many months of emergency savings to build up. You don't have to choose one …

Why Having a Vision for Your Life Matters More than Individual Goals

Goals are an important part of getting what you want out of life. They can also be specific enough that we miss the forest for the to-do lists we …

Business Planning

How to Read Body Language More Effectively

Body language is a huge part of how we communicate with other people. However, most of us only have an intuitive knowledge of non-verbal …

How to Plan Your Meals When You’re on a Tight Budget

Meal planning is great for saving time, but, ideally, it should save you money, too. And when you're on a strict budget, meal planning can be quite …

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17 Ways To Motivate Yourself To Do Great Things

Sometimes, no matter how experienced we are or how much we have accomplished, we all can use a little help to keep going, a bit of motivation if you will.<p>In the face of the inevitable obstacles we are going to encounter, here are ideas that have worked for me, my friends who run both …

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Vatican continues to press for control of Mt. Zion building

A COG leader sent me a link to the following:<p>Israel could be entering the final stages of negotiations to turn over control of Mount Zion to the …

Obama claims helping with Obamacare is ‘doing God’s work’

Barack Obama has gone and declared that those who are encouraging people to sign up for his healthcare law (often referred to as Obamacare) are doing …

Ugandan president condemned after passing anti-gay law

Rights campaigners and health professionals have condemned Uganda's president after he said he would approve controversial anti-homosexuality laws based on the advice of "medical experts".<p>Yoweri Museveni told members of his governing party he would sign the bill – prescribing life imprisonment for …

Evernote — the 'Getting Things Done' Software Solution?

In <i>iView—</i>my inside, back-cover column in <i>iPhone Life</i> magazine—I discuss David Allen’s “Getting Things Done” organizational and time management scheme in the July/August 2013 issue. In the article, I briefly summarize Allen’s thinking and suggest iPhone, iPad, Mac, and PC software to best implement …

HOW TO fuse plastic bags

I like to use fused plastic, because the material is easily available and versatile. I use in quite a few of my projects.<p>I made a cardboard tray and …

33 Awesome DiY Projects for Preppers

DiY skills may one day turn tinkering hobby into life-saving knowledge. Turning book knowledge into useful stuff takes initiative.<p>Below you’ll find a …

5 Questions To Ask Before You Retool Your Portfolio For 2014

If you’re wondering if you should make some changes in your investment portfolio for 2014 to react to changes in the market, you’re going about it the wrong way. This may be somewhat heretical coming from an investment advisor, but in reality the portfolio should be all about <i>you</i>, not the …

According To Many Famous Investors, U.S. Stocks Are In A Bubble

If you ask Warren Buffett, Marc Faber, Bob Doll, Carl Icahn, and a host of others if the U.S. stock market is in a bubble, you’re likely to get answers that lean toward, “Yes.” Most of us have heard of financial bubbles. However, have you noticed they have been occurring with greater frequency? …

Generation Roth: Millennials Discover The Secret To A Tax-Free Retirement

During a visit to a Pennsylvania steel plant recently President Obama touted the flexibility that his gimmicky new myRA account provides young workers just starting to save. “In an emergency you can withdraw contributions without paying a penalty. So it’s a pretty good deal.”<p>Fact is, myRA is just a …

3 iPad Apps That Make Project Planning Easier

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Project planning is an art. It involves breaking a goal down into small tasks, then assigning and scheduling those tasks so the work continuously moves toward the finish line.<p>Traditional project planning tools are designed to handle a …

22 Must-See Charts That Show The Truth About The American Economic Recovery

Given the Federal Reserve's focus on U.S. economic data and its implications for policy, it's helpful to understand which parts of the economy are getting stronger and which ones aren't.<p>Following last week's release of the first look at Q3 U.S. GDP, Barclays economists put together 22 charts …