Mike Farrell

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Science Confirms That Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs

Turmeric or Curcumin is a wonder herb and it has many health benefits.It’s bright orange, bitter and powerful.Turmeric is the vibrant ingredient that …

2015 Survey of American Wine Consumer Preferences

As the world’s largest wine market since 2010 (Wine Institute, 2015), the United States has become a focus for most major producers of wine. But the …

Wine

3 Time Management Tactics Used by World Class Athletes

There is a tremendous overlap between how the best athletes train and manage their time, and how the best business leaders do the same.<p>The best athletes know that time management is crucial. You have a finite amount of time in your career–four years in high school, four years in college, and at …

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

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Constellation bets $315 million that vineyards don't matter in wine

Sweet-tasting Meiomi has rapidly become one of America's favorite beverages with "Pinot Noir" on the label. More than 7 million bottles were sold in …

5 simple bedtime rituals that will make your mornings so much easier

With all the hype on what successful people do in the first few hours of their days, it's no wonder that we're associating mornings more and more …

Productivity

6 Hurdles Successful People Overcome At All Costs

Success is a journey. It takes consistency and action and not mere words. Many people do not tend to appreciate enough the hurdles and challenges …

Here's how the 'self-management' system that Zappos is using actually works

The alternative management system was created in 2007 by a software developer who says more than 300 companies worldwide have adopted it, including Twitter cofounder Ev Williams' company Medium and the cash automation company Arca.<p>Amazon-owned Zappos, which has more than 1,000 employees, is by far …

Robert Reich: Crony capitalism is crippling the economy

The former secretary of labor on specialized tax breaks — and why we need to get our corporations off the dole<p>Robert Reich<p>May 31, 2015 11:00am (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on Robert Reich’s blog.<p>Corporations aren’t people, despite what the Supreme Court says, and they don’t need or deserve …

High-quality Virginia wine may surprise some, but it shouldn’t

By Dave McIntyre<p>, Columnist, Food<p><i>Adapted from my keynote address Thursday at the Monticello Cup awards ceremony in Charlottesville, part of the 2015 Monticello Wine Trail Festival.</i><p>My friend Roger Morris, who lives in Pennsylvania and writes about wine for the Daily Meal, Palate Press and other …

Top 100 Wines: The Best of the West Coast in 2014

I’ve sung the praises of American wine in a lot of places this year. But the moment when I was finally assured of our communal progress happened far from this coast.<p>It was in London, at a tasting of California’s newest and brightest, during a chat with Steven Spurrier. In 1976, Spurrier organized …

O'Malley dings Clinton for flip-flops on gay marriage, immigration

Martin O’Malley says he is glad Hillary Clinton is finally coming around to “the right positions” on same-sex marriage and immigration reform.<p>“I believe that we are best as a party when we lead with our principles and not according to the polls,” the former Maryland governor told The Guardian …

From Fracking to Keystone XL, Green Groups Face a Hillary Clinton Problem

Way back in October 2010, when federal deliberations over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline had only been plodding along for a little over two years, then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had this to say when asked about the wisdom of “mainlining” heavy Canadian crude oil amid escalating climate …

11 images that capture the incredible vastness of space

1) The sun is incomprehensibly huge<p>We all know the sun is big. But this image, part of a great series on the size of astronomical objects by John Brady, underscores that it's vast on a scale that's simply impossible for our puny human minds to understand. We think of the Earth as a big place: …

Why You Need To Unplug Every 90 Minutes

You’re an organism. And organisms run in cycles. Here’s how to work with yours.<p>Since sprints get us to focus in and finish our tasks with crisp consciousness, we know they’re the most effective way of working. But what’s fascinating is <i>why</i> they make us work so well.<p>For Leo Widrich at Buffer, it’s in …

Blue Freedom uses power of flowing water to charge

Good friends may decide to tell you something that is not true but nonetheless sustaining: Nothing is impossible. That was the case of Blue Freedom …

How Super Angel Chris Sacca Made Billions, Burned Bridges And Crafted The Best Seed Portfolio Ever

Between the parade of wet suits and abundant seafood and yoga joints, Manhattan Beach, just south of Los Angeles, tries to cling fast to its surf town roots. It’s a tough battle. Strolling the boardwalk, I pass beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings practicing spikes close by glitzy …

This Lego Remake of The Matrix Lobby Scene Changes Everything

Never send a human to do a Lego's job.<p>The famous lobby scene of <i>The Matrix</i> is one of the most action-packed moments in all of '90s cinema, displaying fine acrobatic work and aerodynamic gun-shooting. So when YouTuber Snooperking, the genius behind the recent Lego version of the <i>Star Wars: The Force</i> …

7 Best Visual Marketing Apps to Create Social Media Graphics

Are you using graphics in your social media posts?Would you like to connect consumers to your business through visual marketing?Not only can the …

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25 Hikers And Backpackers Reveal The Creepiest, Scariest Things They’ve Found In The Wild

By hoK leahciM,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/OnSdtR<p>Have you ever been out camping and heard some weird noise coming from the other side of the …