Sandra Newransky

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Next-Gen Baggies Are Transforming Legal Weed

After a recent trip to her local dispensary, my mom recalled how, when she was young, black-market cannabis was really only available by the …

Cannabis

This Visual Effects Artist's Masterful Age-Reversal Skills Are the Closest Thing We Have to Time Travel

It’s a technique that’s often used for flashback sequences in movies when an older actor plays a much younger version of himself like Kurt Russell …

Time Travel

14 Agility Drills For People Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

Exercise

If You're Going To Eat One Thing Daily For Your Brain Health, THIS Should Be It

<i>By the year 2050, the United States will have 14 million people in need of full-time care for Alzheimer’s disease, a number equal to the populations</i> …

The Brain

Reprogramming retina cells found to reverse blindness in mice

In future, the Three Blind Mice might be able to avoid running into the farmer's wife, if new research out of the National Eye Institute (NEI) pans …

Research

These drones could replace fireworks

Intel says its ShootingStar drones are safer than traditional fireworks.

Fireworks

Trudeau government started pressing Saudis to release Badawi long before Twitter flap

The Trudeau government has been bringing up the case of imprisoned Saudi blogger Raif Badawi​ privately at high levels with Saudi Arabian officials …

Canada

The Saudi temper tantrum could land one devastating blow — to Canadian health care

Here's a proposed Canadian reply to the escalating Saudi temper tantrum. Call in the kingdom's ambassador and tell him: Sorry, Mr. Ambassador, but …

Health Care

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

Why boycotting Canadian wheat is likely to backfire for Saudi Arabia

The sudden diplomatic dispute between Saudi Arabia and Canada took a lot of unexpected twists and turns this week, but perhaps none was more …

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Ugly Spat With Canada

Saudi Arabia and its crockery-breaking heir apparent, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, are, once again, opening up claims of advancing a more progressive future for the kingdom to doubt.<p>Faced with criticism from Canada over the treatment of two prominent human rights activists, Saudi rulers on …

Human Rights

You Never Marry the Right Person

In generations past, there was far less talk about “compatibility” and finding the ideal soul-mate. Today we are looking for someone who accepts us …

Duke University

Alvin Toffler Investigated by FBI for Communist Activities According to Newly Released Files

Alvin Toffler, who died in 2016, will be remembered for his many contributions to the work of futurism. Toffler was a prolific writer, most notably …

Surveillance

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

Plastic Straws Aren’t the Problem

New York's top cocktail bars are facing something of a crisis. A fashionable global protest movement has nightlife venues scrambling to replace their plastic straws with more sustainable alternatives, such as paper ones, on the theory that doing so will reduce plastic waste in the oceans. It all …

Pollution

How Can You Be Sure You're Really Creative? Look for This 1 Rare Sign (and Ask Yourself 3 Questions)

Scientists have discovered that this type of thinking in teams and organizations increase ingenuity and productivity.<p>There are two prevailing schools of thought related to how we think, problem solve, make decisions, and view the world: "Convergent" and "divergent" thinking.<p>If you're familiar with …

Creativity

Solving Everest's mounting poop problem

<b>(CNN) —</b> When climbing enthusiasts take a stab at the highest mountain in the world, thinking about their bodily waste is probably low on their list of priorities.<p>This season, porters working on Everest schlepped 28,000 pounds of human waste — the equivalent weight of two fully-grown elephants -- …

Mount Everest

7 simple steps to creating a great brand identity

There are many ways to approach a rebrand. A trend of late has been to focus on reawakening a brand's heritage by looking to the past, but sometimes …

Team Sky

Steve Jobs Asked One Profound Question That Took Apple From Near Bankruptcy To $1 Trillion

It’s easy to forget that Apple’s path to its $1 trillion valuation was nearly derailed when the company was running out of cash. Steve Jobs asked one profound question that got it back on track.<p>In my keynotes about inspirational leadership, I often show a grainy video clip of Steve Jobs holding a …

Steve Jobs

Proof That The Most Successful Entrepreneurs Are Older Ones

Here’s refreshing news for Boomers and Gen Xers, especially women considering starting businesses after 50 (who I’ve been writing about this year): When it comes to launching a successful business, youth is not the magic elixir.<p>“Successful entrepreneurs are middle-aged, not young,” according to <i>Age</i> …

Entrepreneurship

The Beatles‘ ‘Revolver’: The Most Ambitious Pop Music Committed To Vinyl

I can remember precisely where I was the first time I heard the opening bars of ‘Taxman’, I was playing table tennis at my friend’s house and his …

Universal Music

This Infographic Shows Which Mobile Apps Are Most Popular in 25 Countries (And it's Not Facebook)

Facebook has 2.23 billion monthly active users, yet it's not the most popular mobile app in 25 of these developed or populous countries.<p>Facebook has 2.23 billion monthly active users, which is nearly a third of the world's population. Yet according Marketing Resources Incorporated (MRI), which …

Apps

Why Mindfulness Works Better than a Nap or a Walk

<i>In the 1960s, meditation was only embraced by hippies. Then the business world became enamoured with mindfulness’s promise of better concentration</i> …

Mindfulness

6 Ways to Turn Your Kids Into Geniuses

Family Field Guide<p>Kids are curious and imaginative, and they like being challenged—just like any average genius. Nurturing these qualities will keep kids’ genius juices flowing—even beyond childhood. So get children into brainiac-mode by challenging them with these Nat Geo Kids’ activities that …

Creativity

This Is What Trump’s Fuel Economy Rollback Means for the Climate

After hinting that it would roll back clean vehicle regulations last month, the Trump administration made it official on Thursday. It announced it …

Alternative Energy

Here’s How Healthy Couples Fight

My husband and I came into marriage with diametrically opposed perspectives regarding conflict. He hails from a large Italian-American family where …

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5 Practices That Make You A Leader People Want To Follow

Watching how leaders deal with a crisis is a great way to judge their capabilities. Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson has been praised after his response to the improper arrest of two African-American men in a Philadelphia store. Without deflecting the problem or making excuses, Johnson has implemented a …

Employment

The 14 Best Calorie-Burning Exercises, Ranked In Order of Effectiveness

What does the science say about the best way to burn?<p>If you’re dedicating valuable time in your day to a staying in shape, you want to know it’s actually worth your time, right? You’ve probably heard some people say cardio is the ultimate calorie-burner, while others swear by weight lifting—so what …

Exercise

Anne Hathaway’s thoughts on Nia Wilson’s murder are really worth reading

“White people DO NOT have equivalence for this fear of violence.”<p>Actor Anne Hathaway has some thoughts about the murder of Nia Wilson — and they’re pretty on-point.<p>Wilson, a black 18-year-old, was murdered last weekend at a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station in Oakland, California, after a man …

Justice