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A Brain Surgeon's Tips for Handling Stress Head-On

If you're comfortable, you're not learning, this neurosurgeon advises. Oh, and another thing: "Never cut what you can't see."<p>6 min read<p>Most people at least try to avoid stress, especially when it comes to business and workplace conflicts. Even successful, high-profile business icons struggle with …

19 Recipes That Prove "Eggs for Dinner" Should Be a Weekly Thing

At some point in the long history of… well, eating... it was determined that eggs would primarily be a breakfast food. And we’re not …

Cooking

Surgical Checklists Save Lives — but Once in a While, They Don’t. Why?

Late last year, I witnessed an extraordinary surgical procedure at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. The patient was a middle-aged man who was born with a leaky valve at the root of his aorta, the wide-bored blood vessel that arcs out of the human heart and carries blood to the upper and lower reaches …

What you should know about the rupee’s slide and what it means for the economy

The Indian rupee hit a fresh 15-month low against the dollar on May 08.<p>Despite the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reportedly stepping in to stem the slide, the Indian currency hit a low of 67.17 to the dollar in early trade today, weakening from 67.13 yesterday. These levels were last seen when the …

Economy

Video: Watch an Airbus A350 Perform a Nearly Vertical Takeoff

Airbus has currently built or started production on at least 237 Airbus A350s, but the second one ever built is still turning heads. Airbus’ …

Airbus

Triple Threat: Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan Rattle Health-Care Firms

Amazon.com Inc., Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. shook up shares of health-care companies with a plan to form a company to reduce their workers’ health costs, spurring alarm over potential competitive pressure.<p>The companies said the venture would be “free from profit-making …

Bond Selloff Sends Ripples Through Corporate-Debt Market

Companies are paying higher rates when they sell bonds; outside the U.S. some put off debt-issuance plans<p>Months of selling in government bonds are beginning to send ripples through the corporate-debt market world-wide, nudging up borrowing costs for businesses and posing fresh risks to …

Stock Markets

The best online clothing stores for men

While the image of men having no regard for their style is somewhat outdated, it is true that the act of shopping itself can sometimes be a bit of a chore.<p>This possibly explains why more and more clothes shopping is done online from the comfort of our own homes. As we search for the ideal suits, …

Clothing

The 10 Statistical Techniques Data Scientists Need to Master

This was a basic run-down of some basic statistical techniques that can help a data science program manager and or executive have a better …

How the Best Restaurants in the World Balance Innovation and Consistency

The restaurant industry is notorious for being competitive, risky, and low-margin. This is no less true for the world’s most acclaimed high-end restaurants. Despite being able to charge hundreds of dollars for a meal and being fully booked months in advance, top restaurants often still have a hard …

8 new bars to check out around Washington

Blink and you may miss the flurry of bars opening across Washington. As the temperature drops, these newcomers in particular have something to offer, whether it’s a cozy cabin setting or warm French fare.<p><b>Jackie Lee’s</b><p>Relaxed, low-key and run by a team of Red Derby vets, Jackie Lee’s is our favorite …

Why couples should never go running together

If you want a training buddy, look elsewhere: exercising with your other half can be a nightmare<p>Fingers frozen solid, I stagger light-headed through the front door, ecstatic that I have managed to avoid a coughing fit on my latest training attempt. My skin is still emitting its post-run Martian-red …

Grandparents

2 Forces That Will Drive the Health Industry

I spent much of the holiday break pondering the big ideas and trends that are going to drive the healthcare revolution in the coming few years. And …

A tarnished hospital tries to win back trust

Yale New Haven Hospital, once reviled for hounding low-income patients for money, wants to be a model for community outreach.<p>NEW HAVEN, Conn.— Fifteen years ago, this city’s flagship hospital became a national punching bag.<p>Yale New Haven Hospital — a teaching hospital that got big tax breaks …

Health Care

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …

Books

9 Cheeses You Can Eat If You’re Lactose Intolerant

If you’re lactose intolerant, ingesting foods with high levels of lactose can cause uncomfortable digestive woes, including gas, bloating, and …

The Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe Is Dairy-Free

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>By now we hope every home cook knows the pure dinnertime pleasure that is chicken in milk. The original dish, credited …

9 Tips for Better-Than-Delivery Fried Rice

By Alex Delany<p>If you've got some almost-stale rice you're halfway there.<p>Fried rice is that takeout staple that everyone from hungover college students to too-tired-to-make-dinner-tonight professionals can agree is delicious. It's a wonderful food, but figuring out how to make fried rice at home …

The Blockchain Could Make Trust Accessible to Everyone

Thomas Hedger<p>The blockchain isn’t just about transferring money—it’s also changing how people worldwide access data, keep and access records, and prove ownership.<p>You’ve probably heard about Bitcoin, the digital currency that many techies and Redditors have been promoting since its mysterious …

You Don’t Need an “India Strategy” — You Need a Strategy for Each State in India

The Indian economy has long been an attractive investment destination for multinational corporations. Already a large domestic market, Frontier Strategy Group’s estimates suggest the country will average growth rates between 7.4% and 7.6% over the next three years.<p>However, India remains a difficult …

Management

Most Doctors Have Little or No Management Training, and That’s a Problem

Rising pressure to achieve better medical outcomes with increasingly limited financial resources has created an acute need for more physician leaders. Several studies (including this one) have shown that doctors want to be led by other doctors; they trust physician leaders to make the right …

Health Care

Grammarly corrects writing mistakes and improves your style while typing for $70

From email applications to college essays — sometimes, spelling and punctuation really matter. Grammarly is a neat writing app and browser plugin that catches errors as you type. It can even detect plagiarism. Right now, one year of Grammarly Premium service is just <b>$69.99</b> (Orig. $140) at 9to5Toys …

A 10-Minute Yoga-HIIT Workout That's the Best of Both Worlds

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Exercise

Hospitals are making a fortune on Wall Street

The nation's largest not-for-profit hospital systems reaped more than $21 billion last year from their Wall Street investments, mergers and other …

20 gifts travelers will actually want

<b>(CNN) —</b> Holiday shopping follows much the same pattern each year: November quickly turns into December, and you still have no idea what gifts to buy.<p>If you're shopping for a traveler, though, we've got you covered.<p>They typically fall into two camps when it comes to travel gear: They're either …

Chris Paul

Alt-America: the time for talking about white terrorism is now

As Alt-America has grown, especially online, so has the violence that inevitably accompanies it: acts of domestic terrorism, hate crimes, and threats of civil war backed by a wave of citizen militias<p>In the days before he walked into Charleston’s Mother Emanuel church with a gun and murdered nine …

Rights & Freedoms

More Machine Learning About Congress’ Priorities

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan is a tax wonk ― and most observers of Congress know that. But knowing what interests the other 434 members of Congress …

Health care profits concentrated at drug companies

Ninety-nine of the largest publicly traded health care companies cumulatively collected $33 billion of profit and $577 billion of revenue worldwide …

When ‘Best Practices’ Backfire

<b>Freek Vermeulen,</b> an associate professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at the London Business School, argues that too many companies are following so-called best practices that are actually holding them back. They do it because of deep-seated industry tradition—and because it’s hard to know how …

Management

Ta-Nehisi Coates' answer to question about why white fans can't rap along to songs with n-word

Author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates was speaking at a public event recently and was asked by a student if it is OK for white hip-hop fans to rap …