Nicholas Saunders

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A new study shows that reading to babies has major benefits for their brains

Parents often receive books at pediatric checkups via programs like Reach Out and Read and hear from a variety of health professionals and educators that reading to their kids is critical for supporting development.<p>The pro-reading message is getting through to parents, who recognize that it's an …

Research

Newborn Parenting Tips

If you have a new baby at home, you may be overwhelmed and amazed at the changes your baby goes through in his first year alone. The brain development that happens in your baby, including basic problem-solving, is phenomenal in the first year. Meanwhile, your baby also begins to develop social and …

David Wolfe

These Tree-Shaped Wind Turbines Are Small Enough To Fit Your Backyard (With NewWind R&D - L'Arbre à Vent)

'Shark Tank' investor Robert Herjavec shares the top 3 mistakes entrepreneurs make in a pitch

Over seven seasons of "Shark Tank" and six seasons of its Canadian predecessor "Dragon's Den," Robert Herjavec has seen hundreds of pitches from entrepreneurs looking for funding.<p>By this point, he can determine whether he can trust an entrepreneur with his money within the first few minutes of a …

Entrepreneurship

6 books you should read if you want to start a business

As an academic I have very little time to read non-academic papers and books. That said, non-academic material is often invaluable as a source for my …

Connect: bringing new business models for media to life

A “lean canvas”-inspired event for news-media entrepreneurs<p>The first Hacks/Hackers Connect event in Berlin was our “minimum viable product” moment in …

Lean Startups

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Startups

My Personal Startup Checklist

Every year I do an annual clean up of files and folders and general maintenance of my primary machines and backup solutions and what inevitably …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …