Christian Mondesir

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WHO Report Finds No Public Health Risks Or Abuse Potential For CBD

A World Health Organization (WHO) report has found no adverse health outcomes but rather several medical applications for cannabidiol, a.k.a. CBD, despite U.S. federal policy on this cannabinoid chemical.<p>According to a preliminary WHO report published last month, naturally occurring CBD is safe and …

Cannabis

Exclusive: Tracing ISIS’ Weapons Supply Chain—Back to the US

“Habibi! Aluminium!”<p>The call echoes through the courtyard of a trash-strewn home in Tal Afar, a remote outpost in northern Iraq. It is late September …

'Nobody cares about us': Britons living in rest of EU voice their dismay

<b>‘I</b> am still not sure if myself and my children will be landlocked<b>’</b><p><b>Kate, 49, project manager, has lived in the Netherlands for 17 years.</b><p>I am still not sure whether myself and my children will be landlocked or will be able to live our lives as we did before the vote. I only hope we can continue to …

United Kingdom

Here’s How Much Everyone Gets Paid on a Movie Set — From the Key Grip to the Director

The bigger the movie, the bigger the salaries.<p>Want to make money in Hollywood? Sadly, the odds of becoming a movie star are about 1 in 1,190,000, …

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things | Inc.com

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and …

Self-help

Use these 4 proofreading tools to improve your content

Blog writing stands out with original topics, but taking the time to edit your articles is an important step in building an audience. You don’t have …

The best album of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the review aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's best-received albums, assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top album from each year, starting with 2000 (and including the best album of 2017 so far). …

Rap & Hip-Hop

This Entrepreneur Shares 9 Difficult Lessons Learned In His First 12 Months as CEO | Inc.com

The first year is always the hardest.<p>The first year of trying to get back into shape. The first year of learning a language. The first year of learning a new skill.<p>For us, it was the first year of launching our company. While this wasn't my first time starting a new business, I've learned that it …

Business Strategy

Quick Look At An Interesting Exxon Mobil 2017 Outlook For Energy Through 2040

Courtesy WSJ.<p><b>Introduction:</b><p>Exxon Mobil's 2040 outlook is an important study and a stark reminder that the "global energy mix" will be basically the …

Oil & Gas Industry

Is Your Mind Controlling You? How to Get Rid Of Bad Thoughts And Stay Present

Your thoughts are on the front line when it comes to your life. They are the foundation for everything. At the most fundamental level, a positive …

Solar Entrepreneurs Brace for the Impact of a Trump Presidency | Inc.com

On the morning before election day, solar startup U.S. Green Energy Technologies held a meeting in its San Diego headquarters to outline what would happen when one of two realities came to pass: the election of Hillary Clinton, or the election of Donald Trump.<p>Should Clinton be elected, the …

Solar Power

Hundreds of New Galaxies Detected in First Image From Super Telescope

The MeerKAT radio telescope isn’t even finished being built, but it’s already released its first image: a small patch of sky showcasing 1,300 …

Tony Robbins' best tip for overcoming the fear of failure is backed by science

Whenever Robbins, now the star of a Netflix documentary titled "I Am Not Your Guru," is hesitant about doing something that scares him, he imagines himself at age 85, sitting in his rocking chair and looking back on his life.<p>At that point, he asks himself, would he experience greater regret over …

The 20 best apps for making videos

Whether you’re a vlogger or a budding Spielberg, it’s never been easier to shoot your own short film. Here, from effects to filters, are the only apps you’ll need<p><b>S</b>hooting and sharing videos has never been so easy, with a wide selection of mobile apps available to capture, edit and distribute your …

Apps

6 Networking Tips for Introverts

I’ve always been a closeted introvert. I see networking events as the “necessary evil” part of the freelance lifestyle. Walking around and having …

Here’s How Wall Street Feels About Clinton Adopting More of Sanders’ Policies

<i>Robert R. Johnson is president and CEO of the American College of Financial Services and co-author of the recent McGraw-Hill book, Invest With The</i> …

An Obama official says the biggest threat from AI is that we won’t invest enough in it

In 2014, the Pew Research Center asked a panel of 1,896 experts if artificial intelligence would destroy more jobs than it created within a decade. The answer, including responses from Google’s chief economist and MIT computer scientists, was definitive: they have no idea (pdf). The group came down …

Artificial Intelligence

Dow, S&P 500 Inch Higher, Setting New Records

Nasdaq Composite slips; oil prices drop 4.4%<p>A rally that sent U.S. indexes to records earlier this week held on to its momentum Wednesday, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 managed fresh highs.<p>The blue-chip index and the S&P 500 reached records for the first time in more than a year …

Stock Markets

JPMorgan Chase's Dimon vows to raise wages

The CEO of the nation’s largest bank said Tuesday he’ll raise the company’s minimum pay for thousands of employees by at least 18%, including bank tellers and customer service representatives, in a vow to address growing concerns about income inequality.<p>“A pay increase is the right thing to do,” …

Employment

Seth Meyers: People Blaming Black Lives Matter for Dallas Need to ‘Shut the F*ck Up’

Seth Meyers was the only late-night host to delve deep into the Dallas police shootings Monday night.<p>John Oliver is on hiatus. Samantha Bee has the …

Comedy

How inequality made the recession worse

In 2006, near the peak of the housing boom that preceded the Great Recession, the top 20 percent of Americans held roughly 80 percent of the nation's wealth. The bottom 20 percent held roughly -1 percent (meaning those folks had more debt than assets). Those statistics are a blunt portrait of …

Economics

We're about to become more intelligent than at any other point in human history

We know of humans that we consider super-intelligent, but we don't yet know how to engineer that intelligence — or exceed it — in people.<p>But some researchers think that advances in genomic science and machine learning are going to open up new avenues of possibility in that realm, potentially …

Singularity

The 10 Principles of Self-Made Billionaires

Billionaires have something most of us don’t.<p>But that’s only because we haven’t learned it yet.<p>I’ve spent a significant amount of time with …

Self-improvement

The phones of 2017 will be all about VR

If you've tried virtual reality, whether or not it blew your mind probably depends on how you experienced it: whether it was with a high-end headset …

Gravitational Waves Will Show The Quantum Nature Of Reality

One of the oldest predictions of Einstein’s general theory of relativity — the gravitational theory that spacetime is a fabric that gets bent and curved by the presence of matter and energy — is that masses that accelerate in the Universe produce ripples in the fabric of space itself: gravitational …

Physics

Disclosure: Evidence of An Extraterrestrial Presence the Secret Space Program & Ancient Archeology

~Ben Rich lockheed Martin<p>What Do ETs Look Like? <br>https://youtu.be/UH5SwHAk5XY<br>“I Knew About 57 Different Races in 1987.”<br>~Clifford Stone<p>Its Now Time to …

Paranormal

How to Be a Success (Hint: You Probably Already Are) | Inc.com

There's a lot we humans don't understand about success and most of our biggest misconceptions are about ourselves. We can't look at our own work or achievements objectively. We fail to recognize our own accomplishments and successes when we reach them. And most of the time, we think we're less …

Motivation

6 Golden Rules for Learning Anything Faster

The speed at which we learn anything can determine the quality of our lives.<p>Imagine if you could pick up that skill you’ve always wanted to learn, in …

The Real Reasons College Students Drop Out

Do business executives have the right skills to take on leadership positions at institutions of higher education? The recent firing of a former …