Bryan Schutte

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Student delivers hope to hospital in homeland

Supporting Uganda's Atutur HospitalWant to get involved with Love A Community? Learn more about the nonprofit founded by Lydia Natoolo at www.loveacommunity.org.<p>If you’ve ever doubted the power of one person to make a difference in the world, you need to meet Lydia Natoolo.<p>She was a 33-year-old …

Hospitals

9 tricks for saving money at the grocery story — that grocery stores don’t want you to know

Grocers often spend countless time and resources researching to know how you shop and then may use this data to get you to buy more. I’ve figured out some of these tactics — you may want to read them before you shop so you don’t fall victim to spending more than you intended.<p><b>1. Purchase limits</b><p>Many …

Money

What’s the difference between term and whole life insurance?

How to decide which you need, and when<p>This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Buying life insurance now helps protect your dependents later if you’re not around to take care of them. After you’re gone, your family can use the proceeds to cover funeral costs, mortgage payments, …

Insurance

Next time the world ends, it’ll be a bigger shock than we expect, warns Jim Rogers

Critical intelligence before the U.S. market opens<p>Now that the Jackson Hole hoopla is behind us, traders can exhale and move on to the next order of business, which, incidentally, isn’t all that different from the previous order of business: Fretting about interest rates.<p>Or, specifically, as Jeff …

Jim Rogers

What you need to know about a home equity line of credit

Banks are pushing HELOCs, but they might not mention something<p>This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Since home buying has sputtered, banks are feverishly pushing home equity lines of credit (or HELOCs) to homeowners whose properties have regained much of the value they lost …

Mortgages

This video will help you see if you’re a great trader

Successful traders can figure out the other side of the trade<p>It’s not just analytical skills that make a successful trader — a knack for putting yourself in other traders’ shoes is critical, too.<p>So says new research from the University of Zurich’s economics department.<p>The Swiss university’s …

Did you Inherit an IRA from someone who died last year?

Remember the Sept. 30 deadline to make tax-saving changes<p>Say you are one of several beneficiaries who inherited an IRA owned by someone who died last year. What planning moves can you make to produce better tax results for yourself? I’ll answer that question and explain the importance of the …

Juno space probe makes closest approach to Jupiter

NASA says space probe orbiting the "king of our solar system" has flown closer to the planet than any other spacecraft.<p>After leaving Earth more than five years ago, the space probe orbiting Jupiter has flown closer to the planet than any other spacecraft before, according to the US space agency.<p>The …

Jupiter

Colombia ceasefire ends half-century-long war

President Santos celebrates ceasefire on Twitter, with full peace deal between state and FARC rebels expected September.<p>A ceasefire has ended a 52-year-old war between the Colombian state and FARC rebels.<p>Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia's president, on Monday tweeted: "This August 29 a new story begins …

Colombia

March for racial equality on Boston's Freedom Trail

Organisers at demonstration against police brutality urge communities of colour to take charge of their narrative.<p><b>Massachusetts, United States -</b> Marie Nuon glances briefly at the crowd assembling on Boston Common, in front of the State House.<p>"A lot of these protests …" she gestures around, and …

Protest

An Expert Explains Why Your Vote Won't Matter

On November 8, it'll be our collective civic duty to drag our collective ass to the polls and cast a ballot for the angry guy or the email lady. This is an important part of living in a democracy, and we really, really need to vote, you guys. Barack Obama says so, Kendall Jenner says so, even …

Democracy

Photos of Day-to-Day Life in the Suburbs of Rio

<i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>When Rudy Bustamante first started taking photos on the streets of Rio, strangers tried to get him to stop. "People would constantly come up and tell me to 'put the camera away,' that I was 'asking to be robbed,'" he says. "When I told them I didn't care …

Rio de Janeiro

Long Nights With Little Sleep for Homeless Families Seeking Shelter

On Wednesday, New York City hit a record 59,373 people in shelters overseen by the Department of Homeless Services.<p>There is no clearer indicator of the homelessness crisis than in the Bronx at the intake center for families with children, where on a recent Saturday morning at 7:30, Larissa Galindo …

Poverty

For a Perfect Catch in Seattle, Fishmongers Go for the Halibut

SEATTLE — The catch of the day has a couple of meanings to Mike Kirn, who works at Pike Place Fish Market. If you’re talking fork, plate and a nice dill sauce, he puts his money on white king salmon. But when he is trying to catch one in midair, with hundreds of people clustered around to watch — …

Halibut

How Many Miles a Week Should I Run?

<b>Question:</b><p>How many weekly miles should I run to improve my health?<p><b>Answer:</b><p>Surprisingly few, it seems. According to a new review of studies related to running and health, jogging for as few as five or six miles per week could substantially improve someone’s health.<p>The reviewers found that even with …

Exercise Science

Surprisingly Little Evidence for the Usual Wisdom About Teeth

I brush my teeth twice a day, but not for as long as my dentist would like. I’d like to say I floss regularly, but that would be stretching the truth. I don’t scrape my tongue, I don’t rinse with mouthwash and I don’t use an interdental brush or Waterpik. However, I have one filling in my mouth, …

Fluoride

Obamacare Marketplaces Are in Trouble. What Can Be Done?

It has been a hard couple of weeks for Obamacare. The law’s online marketplaces — where people were supposed to be able to easily shop for health insurance — have been suffering from high-profile defections and double-digit premium increases.<p>Critics of Obamacare have pointed to the recent problems …

Insurance

What Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Other Highly Successful People Do on the Weekends

Time to unwind<p>For some, the weekend is a sacred retreat from the hustle and bustle of our busy work lives.<p>For others, the weekend is a myth — Saturday and Sunday are mere extensions of the workweek and a chance to get ahead of the competition.<p>Judging from the various ways highly successful people …

Bill Gates

9 Rules For Emailing From Google Exec Eric Schmidt

In a new book out this week chock full of Google-flavored business wisdom, How Google Works, Google executive chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt and former Senior Vice President of Products Jonathan Rosenberg share nine insightful rules for emailing (or gmailing!) like a professional<p>Communication …

Eric Schmidt

How Body Language Can Help You Get a Job Offer - Motto

Make sure your stance isn’t undermining your qualifications<p>Got a job interview coming up? You can run through practice questions until your tongue goes numb, select the perfect Olivia Pope-meets-Alicia Florrick outfit and send out a Pulitzer Prize-worthy thank you note. But if your body language …

Body Language

Best Snacks to Keep in Your Work Desk Drawer - Motto

And 3 snacks you should skip<p>Should you stock your desk with snacks? It depends on your track record. If having food on hand triggers you to mindlessly nibble, then storing even healthy options within close reach can set you up for disaster. But some find that keeping good stuff nearby prevents them …

Food & Dining

The 14 Best New Healthy Snacks for Kids

You've got breakfast down to a science, lunch is a routine of wraps and fruit, and dinner is a rotation of family favorites. Snacks, however, are …

7 Body Language Tricks to Make People Like You - Motto

How to capture attention without saying a word<p>There’s no question that body language is important.<p>And according to Leil Lowndes in her book <i>How To Talk To Anyone,</i> you can capture — and hold — anyone’s attention without saying a word.<p>We’ve selected the best body-language techniques from the book and …

Body Language

The World’s Most Colorful Beaches

With sands ranging from jet black to pastel pink, see 12 of the most stunning shorelines on earth.<p>It’s no surprise this blushing beach on the …

Bermuda

The 5 Best Video Games Of All Time

The 4 Most Common Relationship Problems — and How to Fix Them

Relationship problems. Everybody has them. And sometimes you have them over and over and over.<p>Most of the people giving advice don’t know the research. So where are the real answers?<p>I decided to call an expert: Dr. John Gottman.<p>You might remember him as the researcher in Malcolm Gladwell’s Blink …

Marriage

Here’s How Rich You’d Be if You Stopped Drinking

You can save hundreds each month even if you don't go cold turkey.<p>If you’re like most working adults in America, you like to let off steam at the bar. And, the economy is certainly showing that trend. In 2012, the U.S. bar, tavern, and nightclub industry took in over $23.4 billion in revenue. It’s …

Beer

‘TTIP has failed’, Germany’s Vice-Chancellor says

Talks over the so-called Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership – or TTIP – between Europe and the US have essentially failed, but ‘nobody is really admitting it’‘, Germany’s economy minister has said.<p>Sigmar Gabriel, who is Angela Merkel’s second-in-command, said hardly any progress had …

Germany

CPAP machines don’t prevent heart attacks, strokes in some sleep apnea sufferers

More than 25 million Americans have obstructive sleep apnea, a dangerous disorder that causes sufferers to briefly stop breathing while they sleep, sometimes many times each night. The condition, caused by throat muscles that relax and block the airway, has been linked to heart disease, high blood …

Sleep

Smallpox Could Return Years After Eradication

Have a bad day? Didn’t get the pumpkin spice latte that you ordered? Someone say something mean to you on Facebook? Well, at least you didn’t get smallpox. And you can thank the global smallpox eradication efforts that resulted in the last natural case of smallpox occurring in 1977 and the World …

Smallpox