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Why Do Obese Patients Get Worse Care? Many Doctors Don’t See Past the Fat

You must lose weight, a doctor told Sarah Bramblette, advising a 1,200-calorie-a-day diet. But Ms. Bramblette had a basic question: How much do I weigh?<p>The doctor’s scale went up to 350 pounds, and she was heavier than that. If she did not know the number, how would she know if the diet was working?<p>…

Diabetes

Rescued Shelter Kitten Finds Forever Home and Can't Stop Smiling

After being adopted from a shelter by loving humans, an adorable kitten named Rey has become known for one specific feature: her smile! "I wasn’t looking for a kitten by any means (we already have two!) but just had a hunch to stop by the shelter on my way home from work and found this little lady …

Cute

Build an Aquaponic Garden with Arduino

Grow fish, fruits, and veggies together in this compact, automated system. You can even control it via the internet.<p>Lots of creative aquaponics systems are being developed for raising fish and vegetables together in small spaces. Unfortunately — for you and the fish — most of these systems fail to …

Arduino

Why Micro Learning Is Educating The ADD Generation

<i>Roman Kostochka is the founder and CEO at Coursmos, a micro-learning platform.</i><p>In 2012, Mashable had published an article called “Technology Creating a Generation of Distracted Students” which reported the results of a study done by Pew Research Center. According to their data, about 90 percent of …

WaitChatter Helps You Learn A New Language While You Wait For IM Replies

Despite the pace of online communications, we still spend a lot of time waiting: staring at an IM window is a common occurrence for anyone who spends a better part of their day at a computer. WaitChatter wants to make use of that standby time to promote a vital skill, letting users brush up on …

Language Learning

DIY Printing Press from a Modified Milk Crate

Gutenberg modified a screw press used for wine making in order to create his first printing press and apparently that DIY tradition is still alive and well in this amazing image, spotted by Printmaker’s Open Forum on the Libyan Printmakers’ Facebook page, which appears to be a little printing press …

These Tiny Homes Can Be Built in a Day

Get in on the small space movement — without the wait.<p>As popular as it may seem, tiny house living is simply not for everyone. But for those who are brave enough to ditch the extra square footage and downsize, there's a new, appealing option on the market.<p>Designed by the Dutch architecture firm …

Short Bus Retro... Love Love This Conversion...

• Home<br>• ><br>• Mobility<br>• ><br>• Short Bus Retro... Love Love This Conversion...<p>posted 2 years ago<br>Categories: Mobility<p>What do you do with a bus like this? Make it like …

This Tiny Retro Camper Has Everything You Need

Seriously, just wait until you see what's under the hood.<p>If you long for a life on the road, but prefer to travel light, you'll definitely want to meet the Gidget Retro Teardrop Camper. Though diminuative, it houses literally everything you need when you're not at home.<p>The tiny camper is truly …

My Marijuana Plant: Best Apps and Growing Tips

It turns out that my growing a perky little marijuana plant in my garden has titillated my friends and neighbors to an extraordinary degree. …

This Tiny Finnish Cabin Appeared as if by Magic

Relying on a sleek, minimalist design made this the easiest build ever.<p>Sometimes the red tape involved with building your dream home makes it more work than it's worth. But Robin Falck found a loophole that allowed him to build this lakeside cabin without annoying regulations or permits: He made it …

The Top 15 Social Media Marketing Strategy Mistakes to Avoid - Jeffbullas's Blog

Social media is the most popular online activity, so it makes perfect sense for businesses to want to tap into that audience to try and increase …

Sitedrop Turns A Dropbox Folder Into A Visual Workspace Where You Can Collaborate With Others

Getting everyone to use the same project management software is a challenge, but everyone seems to have a Dropbox account. Hoping to build on top of the consumer-friendly service’s popularity, a new startup called Sitedrop allows you quickly turn any Dropbox folder into a website where you can …

'Game of Thrones' Premiere Crashes HBO Go

Apparently when you watch the <i>Game of Thrones,</i> you either win or you spend hours buffering.<p>Moments into the season 4 premiere of <i>Game of Thrones</i>, HBO …

Scientists make new sensor that could lead to night vision contact lenses

Night vision contact lenses may be the stuff of science fiction movies, but new research points the way to how we could some day see in the dark with our own eyes. Electrical Engineers at the University of Michigan have found a new way to sense infrared light using two layers of an atom-thick layer …

How one brand turned online hate to its advantage

The brand also took it a step further – printing out a proportional number of positive comments to add to the sculpture, and to show visually how many more people approved of its inclusive message as opposed to objecting to the ad.<p>It’s a simple, well-executed response to online hate; and just one …

Online Dating

How to Build a Brand That Attracts Die-Hard Followers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>They are the envy of every brand strategist: brands who have a community of die-hard cult followers -- you know, the people who go out of their way to evangelize and share the brand with everyone they know.<p>How did these brands build this …

Marketing

Mom Announces Her Son Is Transgender In The Best Way

When Jodi Gholson Oliver announced her son is transgender, she didn't just announce it. She <i>celebrated</i>.<p>On March 27, Oliver, a hairstylist living in Las Vegas, posted a photo of a white stork delivering a blue bundle with the words "It's a BOY!" Along with the photo, Oliver shared a touching -- and …

What If Tech Companies Were Sports Teams?

The Final Four is set. The last chapter of the 2014 NCAA tournament is about to begin. March Madness is about to reach its conclusion — even though …

Google Glass, Coming Soon To A Mall Near You

The Google/Luxottica partnership isn’t about making Glass look hipper. It’s about world domination.<p>Google’s partnership with the glasses giant Luxottica is much more than just a fashion play: It’s a plan to get Google Glass into every mall in America, and in doing so gain cultural acceptance.<p>The …

Wearable Tech

5 Things That Belong on the Front Page of Your Website

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In business, you only get one chance to make a good first impression, and your company's website is no different. When customers arrive at your site they should instantly have a clear understanding of who you are and what you do. But …

Small Business

The 10 Greatest HBO Characters of All Time

With True Detective ending and Game of Thrones just starting back up, we got into an interesting discussion around the Cool Material office: Who is …

Are Entrepreneurs' Brains Wired Differently?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many practitioners have long claimed that entrepreneurs think more creatively than the rest of us because they are “wired” differently. Recently, academic researchers have begun to take this notion seriously.<p>A research team of …

The Brain

Twitter’s Vine Introduces Direct Video Messaging

Twitter’s Vine has introduced a feature that allows you to message other users directly via video. This adds both a direct messaging channel and video clips to its messages, a big addition to Twitter’s video app.<p>There is a direct parallel to be drawn here between Instagram’s Direct image messaging …

Twitter Allowing Free Promotional "Pinned Tweets" To Select High-Profile Users

The ability to put a tweet at the top of your timeline.<p>Twitter has a feature called "pinned tweets" for select high-profile users such as politicians and artists, allowing the users to display a single tweet at the top of their profiles labeled as "promoted."<p>But unlike certain paid promoted tweets …

The 6 Most-Used Social Networks on Mobile in the U.S.

Every social media company knows that enhancing the mobile user experience is necessary for a network's success. But among all the app updates, bug …

Shot Elephant Returns To The Circus, Shooter Still At Large

An elephant called Carol who was shot in April 2013 by an unidentified person, possibly driving a white SUV, is returning to the circus following her …

This Beer Is Brewed With Actual Brains

Philadelphia's Dock Street Brewing Company has brewed something so creepy, so bizarre, you won't believe it's real: beer with actual brains in it.<p>Ok, so not real human brains, but real smoked goat brains. Dock Street Brewing Co. thought it would be a fitting way to celebrate the finale of <i>The</i> …

The Walking Dead

How Project Managers Keep Calm and Stay Efficient

A bit of stress is good for your brain<p>There is no coincidence that top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress, allowing …