Nicky Blewett

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17 countries where money can buy you a second passport or 'elite residency'

The Second Citizenship Survey 2017 from CS Global Partners found that 89% of people would like to own a second passport, and over 34% said they had looked into investing in a second citizenship.<p>Even more striking were the 80.68% who said they would be willing to invest or donate 5% of their annual …

Real Estate

These 2 Words Are the Trick to Scoring a Flight Upgrade

British writer Tilly Bagshawe is the <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author of more than a dozen novels. Her first, Adored, was a Jackie Collins-style …

British Airways

5 Lessons From The All-Time Greatest Book About Sales

In Daniel Pink's book, To Sell is Human, Pink discusses what it means to be human. Selling is not just a job of a salesperson. We all sell something everyday.<p>Using loads of data and multiple studies, Daniel Pink argues that 99% of us are selling something every day. This something could be a …

Selling

How To Use Video Marketing To Build Brand Visibility

Keep scrolling to learn how to boost your brand’s awareness and engage with customers through the use of videoVideos are one of the most effective …

Marketing

How to Eat Clean for Less Than $10 a Day

It’s a myth that clean eating is prohibitively expensive and unrealistic. How do we know for sure? Because we planned a week’s worth of breakfasts, …

Healthy Eating

TED

These are the long-term benefits of regular exercise for your brain.<p>Watch the full TED Talk here: http://bit.ly/2I3zNup

Why More Americans Are Breaking $1 Million in One-Person Businesses

Searching for colorful napkins and cups to liven up their next bash, hosts all over the country turn to Party Innovations, a one-man internet store. The thriving shop enables Jeff Sadowsky, a New York City dad, to generate over $1 million in annual revenue per year.<p>When Sadowsky, a former computer …

Pay Per Click

Airfare Study Claims This Is Exactly How Far In Advance You Should Book Your Flights

<i>This story originally appeared on Travelandleisure.com.</i><p>CheapAir.com announced the results of its annual airfare study on Wednesday, analyzing 917 …

Flying

I’ve Gotten Packing Down to a Science Using These 5 Things

The essentials you need for any kind of trip.<p>There is one kind of travel, say, on the <i>Titanic</i>, where packing means steamer trunks, tasteful hatboxes, …

Handbags

16:8 fasting diet actually works, study finds

A form of intermittent fasting known as the 16:8 diet helps obese individuals to lose weight and lower their blood pressure, according to a new study.<p>…

Holistic Medicine

4 secrets every carry-on traveler swears by

It’s all about a little of strategic thinking, planning and charm! No matter if you are rushing to an airplane to sign the business deal or just want …

App Store

The Trump Doctrine Is Winning and the World Is Losing

Decades from now, we may look back at the first weeks of June 2018 as a turning point in world history: the end of the liberal order.<p>At a summit in Canada, the president of the United States rejected associating the country with “the rules-based international order” that America had built after …

Geopolitics

'Fortnite' Addiction Isn't the Problem. It's the Symptom.

We need psychologists who actually play video games.<p>Child psychologists are concerned that <i>Fortnite</i> is contributing to declining grades and video game …

Psychology

Digital teaching initiative helping worst performing schools in SA

On Friday, two Limpopo schools joined an impressive “virtual network” of high-quality mathematics and science teaching. The schools identified for …

Education Technology

These Tests Will Tell You Just How Good Your Eyes Are at Seeing Color

Let’s talk about how you’re perceiving color. The idea came to me when a coworker asked if they should get the computer with 100-percent sRGB or …

OLEDs

A Cardiologist Tells Us the Worst Thing For Heart Health

When it comes to protecting your heart, you probably have heard countless times to stay at a healthy weight, watch your saturated fat intake, don't smoke, and get enough exercise. And while all these tips are great to maintain a healthy ticker, there's another type of food that trumps them all as …

Nutrition

Insider Secrets Only Landscapers Know (But Won't Tell You)

Whether it's having hardscape features installed, performing chores, or selecting plants for the yard, it's helpful to become wise to the insider …

Landscaping

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

When you write your will, don’t mess this up

Two chores that most people gladly put off: The first is writing a will—and the second is updating it to reflect changed circumstances. Either way, …

Income Tax

What Does Magnesium Do for Your Body?

<b>Summary</b> Magnesium acts as the gatekeeper for NMDA receptors, which are involved in healthy brain development, memory and learning. It prevents nerve …

Diabetes

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Life-Altering Mistakes You Need to Avoid in Your 20s

Nothing will destroy you faster than a codependent relationship.<p><i>What are the top 5 things that I need to stay away from in my 20's? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee,</b> …

Self-improvement

Why beige carbs are the ones to avoid - Dr Xand van Tulleken

<b>Low-carb diets have been around for a while. But did you know the colour of the carbs you eat also matters - and as Dr Xand van Tulleken explains, it's the beige ones you really have to watch out for.</b><p>Dr Faisal Maassarani is on a mission. The GP, from Kirby, on Merseyside, wants to get his patients …

Nutrition

My Life Changed When I Bought These Travel Accessories on Amazon

If you took a look at my Amazon account, you'd see that among the past orders of Kind Bars and shampoo, there are a plethora of travel accessories. …

Shopping

The Gates Foundation's Education Plans Go International

The foundation wants to help schools in developing countries have access to "better information, evidence, tools, and approaches to improve teaching …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

When phone notifications interrupt our train of thought it's called the 'switch cost' — here's what it means

Scientists are pretty confident smartphone use can be addictive. When your screen blinks, it's hard to not immediately check out who's contacting you, or which media organisation sent you some alarming news.<p>We are constantly inundated with such messages, so it's hard to imagine a life without them. …

Cleveland Clinic

Best Travel Gear of 2018 - And Perfect Gifts For Father's Day

If you are a frequent traveler, it pays to choose the right products to make your trips the best they can be, and these are some of the latest and greatest options out there. And because Father’s Day is coming fast, if your Dad is a frequent traveler, these might just solve your gift shopping …

Travel Gear

This $12 Portable Footrest Will Change Your Airplane Nap Game Forever

Ever start falling asleep on the plane and think, “Man, wouldn’t it be great to be horizontal right now?” Yes? Every single time, you say? OK, cool, …

Portable

2 Forms of Exercise Are The Best Way to Stave Off The Effects of Ageing

Here's how to incorporate them into your life.<p>If you're searching for an all-natural way to lift your mood, preserve muscle tone, and protect your …

Exercise

Facial Meltdown – Birth to Death – and How It Affects Your Overall Health

<b>Download a pdf version</b>: Facial Meltdown.<p><b>Adapted from Chapter 12</b><p><i>Asked why he would not appoint a person who sought a particular job, Lincoln said, “I</i> …