Cynthia Ann Thomas

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NCEDA

NCEDA Vice President Mark Pope has served on the organization’s board of directors since 2011. He is executive director of Lenoir County Economic …

Resources, Facts & Figures

<i>Consistently rated among the best business climates in the nation by Forbes, CNBC, Chief Executive and Site Selection</i><p><i>All information and figures</i> …

Born Under the Capricorn Sign? This Is Why You're Such a Go-Getter

<i>Each month, our resident astrologer, Amelia Quint, shares her horoscope wisdom so you can better prepare for the weeks ahead. But do you know your</i> …

The 11 Best Presentation Hacks You Will Ever Need (#7 is Pure Genius)

The next 15 minutes were going to be a horror show.<p>Lenny stood at the side of the stage waiting to be introduced. One hand filled with a stack of cue …

Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2017

1<p>Information Technology<p>Mountain View, California<p>2<p>Retail<p>Rochester, New York<p>3<p>Professional Services<p>Boston, Massachusetts<p>4<p>Financial Services & …

Great Place to Work and Fortune Announce The 2017 Best Workplaces in Technology

SPARK Central Innovation Center

<b>Business space, services and support</b><p>By combining crucial infrastructure with broad-spectrum support services, the Incubator provides all the …

Metromode - Detroit

Economy of metropolitan Detroit

The metropolitan area surrounding and including Detroit, Michigan is a ten-county area with a population of over 5.3 million, a workforce of 2.6 …

Automatic Merchandiser Magazine

Over 50 years serving the vending and office coffee service industry Automatic Merchandiser serves the business management, marketing, technology and …

Garden | The Sacred Space Miami | Miami, FL 33137

The Garden is an oasis to behold. A sanctuary for city dwellers, an opportunity to reconnect with the natural world. Gaze in solitude upon the …

Gardening

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Exercising

There comes a point in almost every fitness lover’s life when they consider throwing in the towel after a workout—both figuratively and literally. …

Exercise

Northern Michigan, A Best Kept Secret

I just returned from the North Woods–the Upper Peninsula of Michigan on the shores of Lake Superior. My visit focused on Hiawatha National Forest and …

From College Dropout to Wall Street Success Story: 11 Things Winning People Always Do

From thinking strategically to maintaining discipline, these core principles make success more likely.<p>If you're a parent, it's hard when you don't like your kids' choices. Sometimes you have to step in, like when they're acting illegally or risking their health. But what do you do when your kids …

Self-improvement

The 41 most nutritious foods on Earth

But which produce is the most worth your while?<p>Jennifer Di Noia, a researcher at William Paterson University who specializes in public health, ranked a long list of fruits and veggies based on their nutrient density to see which ones should be classified as "powerhouse" foods: those most strongly …

Healthy Eating

10 Powerful Habits of Mentally Strong People

Mentally strong people need to have some time on their own.<p><i>"What are the characteristics of a mentally strong person?" originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Gianni Cara, founder of SmartLab and VP</b> …

Self-help

The Go-Between

The Mexican actress who dazzled El Chapo.<p>On the evening of January 9, 2012, the Mexican actress Kate del Castillo poured a glass of wine, sat down at her computer, and opened Twitter. She had just returned home, to Los Angeles, after a Caribbean cruise with her sister and her parents. The previous …

Mexico

Dos and don’ts to preserve your brainpower

From changing your diet to partying like you’re 21, here are six tips for protecting your brain from the ravages of time.<p>Like any good machine, the brain needs a little care and attention as it ages to ensure it continues to run in good working order. If only there were a manual to its maintenance …

The Brain

Driving will be obsolete sooner than we thought

YouTube/VolvoUS<p>The driverless revolution is going to bring dramatic changes to the auto industry sooner than most people realize.<p>In as little as 10 …

This is what gives GM a big competitive advantage in the US auto market

This is great for just about everyone selling cars in the US. But the industry hasn't forgotten the dark days of 2008-09, and in particular a cataclysmic 2009 when the annual sales pace plunged below 10 million.<p>It would be extremely unlikely for that to happen again, at least not for quite a while. …

General Motors

Meet the 10 Most Inspiring Adventurers of the Year

For 12 years, National Geographic has combed the globe to find the Adventurers of the Year, each selected for his or her extraordinary achievement in exploration, adventure sports, conservation, or humanitarianism. A record number of votes were cast this year to determine the 2017 People's Choice …

18 Crowd-Friendly Breakfasts Ideas for Thanksgiving Morning

When Thanksgiving Day rolls around, most of us will be operating on a strict game plan. Apps will be prepped, turkey is on a schedule, your sister is on pie duty and you’ve selected the perfect bottle of vino to round out the feast. Although you’ve thought through every detail of the dinner, odds …

Breakfast

City Guide: New York City

The capital of the United States for a very short time, New York City would become the cultural capital of the world by the 20th century. Like Paris, it established that position by harboring artists of all stripes: writers, painters, dancers and musicians who carved out “scenes” that would change …

The Ten Most Ridiculous Car Design Details

Amazing or awful, some design details that end up on production cars are just completely ridiculous. These ten laughable design features fall right …

The Top 12 NYC Nature Trails For Fall (and Year Round) Exploration

Hiking in New York City? Yep, you can do that. It’s not always necessary to drive out into the middle of nowhere to find the solitude of a forest or …

Hiking

The Most Beautiful Lakes in the U.S.

Glaciers, geysers, crystal clear water: What more could you ask for? These 15 American lakes are gorgeous—and worth a visit—any time of year.<p>Mono Lake, California<p>Mark Twain once wrote of California's largest natural lake: "Mono Lake lies in a lifeless, treeless, hideous desert...This solemn, …

National Parks

National Geographic Travel

SMDCAC |

SMDCAC presents<p><b>Indie Flicks: Independent Film Series!</b><p>Abandoned by his birth parents and unable to speak for himself, DJ Savarese ("Deej") found not …

Flow

• <b>Author:</b> Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi<p>Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's famous investigations of "optimal experience" have revealed that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow. During flow, people typically experience deep enjoyment, creativity, and a …