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The Three Rules Of Behavioral Economics That Can Lead To Success

Entrepreneurs know there’s little room in the startup process for error, and these three principles can help minimize it.<p>As just about every entrepreneur, business leader, or even ordinary job seeker knows, the success often comes with very thin margins of error. Look back on that big job you …

How the Banks Stole Higher Education

Student debt is big business for the banks, and it's fucking us all over.<p>Most progressive-minded people share an inherent belief that education should be free, a universal human right rather than the privilege of a wealthy few. For the left, it's an article of faith. This is the way we progress in …

Makerarm is a digital fabrication system that lets virtually anyone make virtually anything

Imagine if you could roll every technological tool for creatives into one workspace-sized robotic arm. Sounds pretty excellent, right? Well Makerarm …

نصائح طبية

Hassle-Free Brunch Dishes Only Requiring One Pan

Everyone loves a great brunch, but no one wants to spend the weekend washing dishes. By preparing one-pot meals, you can spend less time on clean-up …

10 Protein-Packed Plant Foods

When most people think of protein though, images of cheese, eggs and a leg of lamb pop into their head. Did you know though that every – yes, every – …

Nutrition

Grill Up Some Salmon And Salsa For Dinner Tonight With This Amazing Recipe

Your dinner is planned.<p><b>For the salmon:</b><br>1 Tbsp. olive oil<p>1 tsp salt<p>1 tsp pepper<p>1 tsp paprika<p>4 salmon fillets<p><b>For the avocado salsa:</b><br>2 avocados<p>1/4 red onion<p>1 lime, juiced<p>1 Tbsp. olive oil<p>1 1/2 tsp salt<p><b>Optional:</b><br>Chopped cilantro (for garnish)<p>1. In a large bowl, mix oil, salt, pepper, and paprika. Coat the …

Seafood

Easiest Medicinal Herbs to Grow - Gardening

Over the past 20 years or so, more people have become aware of herbs’ ability to increase our health and well-being. Unfortunately, with this growth, …

Gardening

Seen That Before: What Causes Déjà Vu?

<b>Glitches in the brain or a glimpse into the future?</b><p>You walk into a room and suddenly your brain goes fuzzy with an overwhelming wave of …

Neuroscience

5 Ways To Increase The Serotonin In Your Brain

<i>Serotonin acts as a neurotransmitter, a type of chemical that helps relay signals from one area of the brain to another…it is believed to influence a</i> …

Wellness

The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

Sorry, Feds: Kids Can Sue Over Climate Negligence, Judge Says

A group of youngsters just won a major decision in their efforts to sue the federal government over climate change. An Oregon judge ruled Friday that …

Climate

Grow Your Own Medicine: 8 Essential Herbs For Springtime

It’s wonderful to have a year-round herbal pharmacy for beauty, comfort, and health right at your fingertips. Planting in spring is the time to do it.<p>…

Alternative Medicine

Full-Blown Panic Mode At The Fed?

Someone seems to have hit the emergency button at the Fed, as even though the central bank said that everything was just fine with the American …

The 1% hide their money offshore – then use it to corrupt our democracy

From US billionaires to City barons, the super-rich are buying political influence as never before. Our politicians now work for them, not for us • The questions David Cameron still faces over his tax affairs • We mustn’t let this Panama Papers anger go to waste<p>Over the past 72 hours, you have seen …

Corruption

ARPA-E and the Quest for the Holy Grail of Batteries

I recently read two articles about ARPA-E (the Advanced Research Projects Agency's Energy division) having developed the "Holy Grail" of batteries. …

Clean Energy

7 Core Tenets of Investing Successful Wealth-Builders Know to Be True

Knowledge is power—ESPECIALLY when it comes to investing. If you truly want to build long-term wealth, then read, study and remember these …

Investing

Dispelling Myths About Online Learning

Despite the growing number of virtual students, many academics still believe outcomes for online education are inferior to those of face-to-face instruction, according to Babson Survey Research Group's most recent annual report, <i>Online Report Card - Tracking Online Education in the United States</i>.<p>In …

How To Figure Out Which Of The 8 Types Of Intelligence You Fall Under

Did you know that intelligence can be categorized in eight different ways? Dr. Howard Gardner, a developmental psychologist at Harvard, developed the …

The best ways to store fresh herbs #Herbs

Gardening<p><b>1. The Paper Towel Approach:</b><p>Lay your fresh herbs out on a clean paper towel. Spread them out a little so they are not tightly bunched …

#Recipe : Crispy Pan Fried Honey Garlic Chicken

Recipes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>6 tbs honey<br>3 tbs soy sauce<br>3 tbs brown sugar<br>3 tsp vinegar<br>2 tsp sesame oil<br>4 garlic cloves, minced<br>½ cup flour<br>1 tsp salt<br>1 tsp garlic …

Best Herbs to Grow Indoors #Container_gardening

<b>Basil:</b> Start basil from seeds and place the pots in a south-facing window, it likes lots of sun and warmth.<p><b>Chives:</b> Dig up a clump of chives from your …

Portland Oregon Has Highest Rent Increases in Nation - Portland Property Management - Call Today - 503-515-3170

PORTLAND, OR. – Thanks to a recent article from the Portland Tribune we know that rents for <b>Portland</b> Oregon apartments increased by at least 14 …

Real Estate

Meet The 14 Unicorn Startups That Have Created 25 Billionaires

Twenty-five members of the 2016 FORBES Billionaires List made their fortunes via unicorns – startup companies valued at $1 billion dollars or more. Eighteen of these billionaires are under age 40, and the average age of the group is just 36 years old. That is about half the average age of all of …

Venture Capital

Scientists discover how to 'upload knowledge to your brain'

Feeding knowledge directly into your brain, just like in sci-fi classic The Matrix, could soon take as much effort as falling asleep, scientists believe.<p>Researchers claim to have developed a simulator which can feed information directly into a person’s brain and teach them new skills in a shorter …

The Brain

4 Ways Meditation Will Improve Your Brain

You're just a few weeks away from a better mind, body and work life.

Mindfulness

A Scientist Explains How Meditation And Prayer Rewire Your Brain

Here's what's behind the amazing physical and mental health benefits of the practice.<p>Whether you see meditation or prayer as the gateway to enlightenment or just a way to stay more focused at work, one thing that's certain is that the practice comes with a whole host of physical and mental health …

Meditation

The scientist behind the most comprehensive study of brain training says apps like Lumosity are based on shaky science

But no longer — the Federal Trade Commission has cracked down on Lumosity, which agreed to pay a $2 million settlement earlier this month.<p>"Lumosity preyed on consumers' fears about age-related cognitive decline, suggesting their games could stave off memory loss, dementia, and even Alzheimer's …

The Brain

The Biggest Myth About Warming Up Your Car in Winter Is Doing Your Engine More Harm Than Good

Stop idling.<p><b>Editor's note 1 February 2016:</b> This article refers spefically to gasoline engines. And make sure you wait until your car is warmed up …