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Are links between breastfeeding and health confounded? Quite possibly

How robust is observational data assessing associations between breastfeeding and health? A 2008 study came up with a novel way to try and find out<p>There’s been a lot of discussion recently around breastfeeding. In particular, whether paying women to breastfeed could give babies a better start in …

44 Best Mobile Apps and Tools for Social Media Marketers

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You get a ton done when you’re at your computer, speeding away on the day’s social media strategy.<p>Might there be a way to wring some productivity when you’re away from your desk?<p>Mobile apps and tools can make it so a marketer’s entire day is filled …

Izabel Goulart's Most Inspiring Fitness Instagrams

In honor of the model's birthday, a celebration of her endless fitness inspiration.<p>Izabel Goulart may be known as one of the most famous Brazilian models in the world <i>and</i> as a former Victoria's Secret Angel, but we're just as enamored with the model's intense workout regimen. As seen via Izabel's …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Food

USGA Golf Handicap Lookup

The Peer Review page enables you to verify other MyScorecard member handicaps.<p>For Official USGA handicaps, you can verify the member's official …

Golf

Emory Sports Medicine presents Dr. Mathew Pombo

The Navy SEAL Who Killed Bin Laden Is Reportedly Going To Reveal Himself To The World

The SEAL, commonly referred to as "The Shooter," will reveal himself for the first time almost two and a half years after the stealth Abbottabad mission that killed the man behind the 9/11 attacks and leader of the international terrorist network Al Qaeda.<p>According to the network's press release, …

National Security

The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Timekeeping and Forever Changed Modern Life

While we appreciate it in the abstract, few of us pause to grasp the miracles of modern life, from artificial light to air conditioning, as <b>Steven Johnson</b> puts it in the excellent <b>How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World</b> (<i>public library</i>), “how amazing it is that we drink water …

The Real Truth Behind How 'Truth-Telling' Drugs Actually Work

The term "truth serum" refers to a number of mind-altering drugs that make you incapable of lying, or so the theory goes. Yes, such mind-altering drugs exist, but their effect does not completely inhibit a subject's ability to lie.<p>Some truth serums, like sodium thiopental, slow the speed at which …

Mark Twain

How Ebola's 300+ Mutations Could Make The Virus Even Scarier

Instead of improving, the situation is getting worse, with infection rates growing exponentially in three West African countries. The disease is so out of control there that the World Health Organization has said that by early December, there could be 10,000 new Ebola infections every week.<p>The …

Disease

Emotional Intelligence Trainer Certification Level 1

Mastering Emotional Intelligence Level 1<p>Participants need to be engaged in their learning and given a clear, practical pathway to build new skills. …

Emotional Intelligence

Multitasking Damages Your Brain And Career, New Studies Suggest

You’ve likely heard that multitasking is problematic, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain.<p>Research conducted at Stanford University found that multitasking is less productive than doing a single thing at a time. The researchers also found that people …

Space will go fully commercial with 2015 launch from Bigelow, SpaceX

The International Space Station will continue its home improvement project next year, this time by adding a large, inflatable workroom from Bigelow Aerospace.<p>The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, or BEAM, will head to low-Earth orbit (LEO) in 2015 aboard the Dragon, a rocket built and operated by …

The best Notification Center widgets in iOS 8 right now

The feature I’m enjoying the most in iOS 8 is its Notification Center widgets. I was always a little envious of my Android-touting friends who had …

Apps

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

Hello! Here's what you need to know for Thursday.<p><b>1. After using tear gas to unsuccessfully break up pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, the Chinese government has adopted a wait-and-see tactic, with hopes that, in time, "the inconvenience caused to others in Hong Kong will swing the public</b> …

Disease

Bellabeat launches 3 new devices to help moms track their babies' health

Moms constantly worry about their kids’ health — but pregnancy and the first year of a baby’s life can be particularly nerve-wracking.<p>Bellabeat, a company that got its start with a gadget for listening to and tracking babies’ heart rates while still in the womb, knows this very well, and today it’s …

Neighborhood social networking app Nextdoor’s new safety feature makes it a must-use

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: iStock / Thinkstock<p>Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods, never seemed relevant for my millennial age …

14 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Moved to New York

I just read 7 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Moved to Australia, an article by an American woman who's recently relocated to my hometown of Sydney.<p>Basically the list boils down to three things: Aussies use several words differently (thongs, entrée, partner), we love coffee, and we don't drink as …

Street Style

Everything You Need to Know to Host a Webinar

<i>This post originally appeared on the Mention blog.</i><p>A few months ago, I held a Yabbly AMA about how and why we use webinars at Mention. For the uninitiated, webinars are online seminars or master classes designed to educate around a clear and concise topic.<p>Generally around 30-40 minutes, these live …

Sarah Jessica Parker's $22 million NYC townhouse is for sale (and GORGEOUS)

Land Rover announces all-new 2015 Discovery Sport crossover

The ever-expanding world of luxury compact crossovers got a new member Tuesday afternoon, as Land Rover announced its all-new 2015 Discovery Sport.<p>The tidy SUV will be the first of several vehicles Land Rover will sell under the family-oriented Discovery sub-brand. This strategy is similar to how …

How To Avoid A Speeding Ticket

I was driving down a San Diego freeway with my brother Rodney. We were in my wife’s bright red Mustang convertible, with the top down.<p>I’d just picked him up from the airport. Over the noise of the air whistling by us—at 80 MPH—we were catching up on lives, careers and kids.<p>Coming around a curve, I …

7 Things You Can Do on Friday to Make Monday Awesome | Inc.com

Most people get excited that Friday is here, especially if the week has been hectic and packed. But often Fridays can seem like a waste (especially before holidays). Your brain, in anticipation of the time off, just says: <i>I have had enough! Bring on the downtime.</i> Then the afternoon just drags on and …

Productivity

Here's How The World's Richest Terrorist Group Makes Millions Every Day

ISIS is now the wealthiest terrorist organization on the planet, according to Foreign Policy. And the Al Qaeda offshoot has the ambition and perhaps even the organization needed to put its piles of oil and smuggling-related profits to work, as its several-hundred page-long annual report from this …

Al-Qaeda

To Maximize Your Website, Use 'Psychological Distance' to Your Advantage

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the primary aims of consumer psychology is to understand the way individuals evaluate objects and events. Numerous studies have led to an understanding that evaluations and choices are driven not only by the quality and value of an …

High Level

Articles about minimalist duplex venice california on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Don Dimster celebrates the concept of communal family space with a pair of homes in Venice, California, for himself and...<p>Our kitchen island modern lighting adds to the minimalist feel of this California home.<p>Crane.tv, the excellent video magazine focusing on design and contemporary …

California

Pictures of the Week 8.21.14

Ora-Ïto's Nikeames shoe is an "homage to Charles and Ray"

French designer Ora-Ïto has developed a conceptual trainer with curved veneer sections to reference the work of Modernist furniture designers Charles …

21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.<p>Instagram