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10,000 Hours With Claude Shannon: How A Genius Thinks, Works, and Lives

We got up-close-and-personal with a genius for five years. Here are 12 things we learned.<p><i>By Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni, co-authors,</i> <i>A MIND AT PLAY</i><p>For …

Must-Reads of 2017: Challenging Fashionable Thinking

Recommended reading on U.S. dominance, the Vietnam War and the role of GDP.<p>Among the books that made an impression on me this year, one central theme is that they challenge assumptions and fashionable ideas. Or they are pre-war German detective fiction.<p>"Earning the Rockies: How Geography Shapes …

Significant new oil discovery offshore Mexico | Premier Oil

Premier, together with its joint venture partners Talos Energy (Operator) and Sierra Oil & Gas, is pleased to announce that the Zama-1 exploration …

Not A Creative Person? Meditation Will Change That

<i>By Paul Harrison</i>Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso.Creative people. They’re the rock …

Creativity

Canada tornado: Alberta lawn-mowing man defies twister

Cecilia Wessels said her husband Theunis was "calm, in control"<p><b>A picture of a man in Canada calmly mowing his lawn with a menacing tornado swirling in the background has gone viral on social media.</b><p>Theunis Wessels was "fully aware" of the twister but "wasn't worried at all", his wife Cecilia, who …

The Smart Investor

Full text: CEA Subramanian slams agencies for low rating on India<p>BS Web Team / New Delhi 12 May 17 | 10:27 AM<p>Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian<p>…

Tim McGraw - Humble And Kind (Official Video)

Music Videos

Little Big Town - Free (Nashville 2/24/2017)

Little Big Town (Band)

The Best Exercise for Aging Muscles

The toll that aging takes on a body extends all the way down to the cellular level. But the damage accrued by cells in older muscles is especially severe, because they do not regenerate easily and they become weaker as their mitochondria, which produce energy, diminish in vigor and number.<p>A study …

Derek Thompson on Hit Making

There's art and science to pop-culture success.

The Fed Is Bedeviled by Keynes's Paradox

Savers have $11.7 trillion in bank deposits, up from $7.23 trillion since the Fed cut rates to near zero.<p>The economist John Maynard Keynes warned that ultra-low interest rates would backfire on central banks seeking to spur borrowing and spending, yet they seemed surprised that the current recovery …

Investor Presentations

Start Small, Start Now: Daily Ways to Build Resilience | Heleo

“Most people define resilience as recovering from a hurricane or a divorce, a big thing. If you define it as small, you can improve.”<p><b>Amy Cuddy</b> is a …

ER-Positive Breast Cancer: Prognosis, Life Expectancy, and More

Estrogen receptor-positive (ER-positive) breast cancer is the most common type of breast cancer diagnosed today. According to the American Cancer …

Cancer

Scientists Say They've Discovered a Hidden Continent Under New Zealand

Scientists say they have identified an underwater continent two-thirds the size of Australia — and they are calling it Zealandia.<p>This newly proposed continent is about 1.74 million square miles in size and 94 percent submerged. But at its highest points, it protrudes above the ocean surface in the …

The CEO’s role in leading transformation

The CEO helps a transformation succeed by communicating its significance, modeling the desired changes, building a strong top team, and getting …

Driving radical change

Transforming an organization requires clearly articulated aspirations, as well as the ability to generate energy and new ideas.<p><b>At some point</b> every …

Introduction to project economics in oil and gas upstream industry

Introduction to Project Economics in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production (Upstream) Industry, including basic project economics method and example of calculation.

Belgian biotech company Univercells awarded $12 million grant

Belgian biotech company Univercells has received a grant for $12 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.<p>Founded in 2013 by CEO Hugues Bultot, Univercells brings biology, manufacturing, and technology together to provide clients with solutions to the rising costs of vaccine production. …

CMA Awards 2016: Complete list of winners, best and worst moments

The Country Music Association Awards, theoretically a joyful night that celebrates country singers, had a common theme this year: tears.<p>Miranda Lambert wiped her eyes at the end of the show’s emotional opener, which featured a medley of classic country songs that culminated in a singalong of …

The Day-Date 40

Meditations to Use for Stress Relief

Meditations have tremendous benefits for stress management and overall health. While there are many different meditations that are effective, each …

The secret of taste: why we like what we like

If you had asked me, when I was 10, to forecast my life as an adult, I would probably have sketched out something like this: I would be driving a Trans Am, a Corvette, or some other muscle car. My house would boast a mammoth collection of pinball machines. I would sip sophisticated drinks (like …

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