Nick Cross

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The Best Slow Cook and Grill Recipes for Pork Roasts and Ribs

The Best Slow Cook and Grill Recipes for Pork Roasts and Ribs<p>Updated on March 16, 2016<p>Country Style Ribs with Hoisin Sauce<p>Hoisin sauce is a rich, …

Your Office Is Probably a Victim of These 5 Productivity Killers

Micromanagers not only frustrate their employees--they stress themselves out, too. Here are five ways to expel your inner micromanager.<p>They work weekends and long hours. They struggle to give themselves permission to take vacations and insist on approving everything themselves.<p>As for delegating …

Three Important Things I've Learned In My 25 Years Of Recovery From Addiction

I am a person in long-term recovery from addiction, two weeks ago I celebrated 25 years since the last day I used drugs or alcohol. I have also battled with codependency, gambling, sex, sugar and nicotine addiction to name the most obvious ones.<p>I have not thought about using drugs or alcohol for …

Mental Health

This Best-Selling TED Speaker Told Oprah the 5-Step Secret to Happiness

Is it possible to increase your happiness simply by doing these things for only two minutes per day? Yes, says a Harvard-trained happiness researcher and best-selling author.<p>Can you improve your happiness simply by breathing for two minutes a day? Apparently so, says Shawn Achor, Harvard-trained …

7 Inspiring Steve Jobs Quotes That Just Might Change Your Life

Steve Jobs didn't just leave a legacy of great products. He also shared ideas that continue to inspire and motivate.<p>He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>"I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure</b> …

How Steve Jobs Trained His Own Brain

Steve Jobs wasn't only a pioneer in computer technology. He was also a pioneer in the technology of the brain.<p>Steve Jobs is one of the two or three greatest icons of high tech, rivaled only by Bill Gates and perhaps Mark Zuckerberg. He's mostly known for his legendary ability to create innovative, …

Mystery ‘alien’ radio signal picked up in space

Radio waves in space could be evaporating black holes, alien communication or merging neutron stars<p>A mysterious radio signal which may have come from a black hole, a neutron star or even an alien civilisation, has been picked up by astronomers.<p>Fast radio bursts, which last only milliseconds, are …

Which is Better for Weight Loss: Low-Carb or Low-Fat?

Plus, how low you should go<p>What to cut, what to cut? Well, if you’re trying to lose weight, the answer's carbs. It turns out that reducing your carb intake is more effective at spurring weight loss than reining in the fat, according to new research published in the <i>Annals of Internal Medicine</i>.<p>For …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

Here's the tech news you need to know today.<p><b>1. Google is interested in investing in Elon Musk's SpaceX.</b> The tech giant is keen on the idea of using satellites to bring the internet to people around the world.<p><b>2. Twitter has acquired Indian mobile marketing startup ZipDial.</b> The company gives clients …

App Store

Michael Moore: 'I think most Americans don’t think snipers are heroes'

The left wing film-maker Michael Moore has denied criticising controversial Clint Eastwood blockbuster American Sniper, following a tweet in which he labelled snipers “cowards” and said his uncle had been killed by one in the second world war.<p>The real American Sniper was a hate-filled killer. Why …

American Sniper

iPhone & iPad Apps Gone Free – January 20, 2015

Need more apps for your favorite device? iOSnoops can help! Here are 16 iPhone and iPad apps that have just gone free.<p>This apps gone free alert …

Is CBT Better Than Other Therapies?

Of all the "talk therapy" modalities in use today for treatment of common psychiatric disorders (such as OCD, anxiety disorders generally, and …

Mental Health

Forget ‘Gray Divorce’: Here’s How to Make Love Last

Sharing Interests and Being Mindful of Everyday Behaviors Top Researcher’s List<p>Researchers, and headlines, have dubbed it “gray divorce”: the climbing divorce rate in recent decades among couples age 50 and older.<p>But what about marriages that work, even flourish, well into later life? How do …

Divorce

7 Little Things You Should Quit to be Happy and Successful

Do you ever wonder if you will ever be truly happy in your life?<p>Do you wonder if happiness is just a hoax and success is an illusion?<p>Do you feel like …

Why we need to tackle depression everywhere

Depression can ruin the lives of individuals and families, but it also stands in the way of economic development in some of the world’s poorest …

13 Practical Leadership Tips from 10 Years of Managing People

In this post, I’ll share 13 actionable leadership tips to help you motivate, connect with, and inspire your team.<p><b>“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” – John F. Kennedy</b><p><b>Compassion first</b><p>A high performer, who typically delivers excellent work, misses a deadline. It’s completely …

11 Awesome Productivity Tips That Will Radically Improve Your Life

With the abundance of demands on our time today, it's easy to feel like we're losing control. Even if we've decided what really is important, we still require a few sensible suggestions to assist us in organizing our time more effectively.<p>With the abundance of demands on our time today, it's easy …

Top 10 Essential iPhone 6 Apps

<b>For an updated list, check out the video above.</b><p>Attempting to get to grips with the sheer volume of apps on Apple's iOS App store can be bewildering at best. Fortunately I’ve been putting together guides that break down the essential and latest apps available on both iOS and Android. You can read my …

The biggest thing the Swiss watch industry doesn’t get about the Apple Watch

The common refrain that we’ve heard from Swiss watchmakers about the Apple Watch is that it’s not beautiful enough to become a timeless treasure like …

10 Ways Your Smartphone Can Help You Keep New Year's Resolutions This Time Around

The New Year always starts off with lofty ambitions and admirable goals — lose weight, meditate, get organized, save more money. However, while 45 percent of Americans “usually” make New Year’s Resolutions, a mere 8 percent are successful in achieving them. Most people abandon their resolutions …