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Towards the circular economy - Reports - World Economic Forum

A circular economy is an industrial system that is restorative or regenerative by intention and design. It replaces the end-of-life concept with …

5 Steps To Positioning Yourself As A High-Value Freelance Writer

The gig economy is on the rise—according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 57 million Americans are choosing this flexible alternative to traditional full-time employment. One of the most popular routes for freelancers and contractors? Writing.<p>After all, quality writing is in high-demand by …

A Beginner’s Guide to Freelance Writing

Although I love creative writing (and want it to be my full time job forever please) I have yet to make any money from it.<p>Okay, that’s not strictly …

Writing

How to Make Money as a Writer in 2018 [Infographic]

When you tell people you’re a writer, one of two things will happen. Either they instantly assume that you earn big bucks or they give you that look …

The Lymphatic System: What It Does — And How To Keep Yours Healthy

As an integrative physician, I've long been intrigued by the power and strength of the lymphatic system. But it's not something most people are …

Immune System

An app that makes your headphones sound like more expensive ones? That’s cool

Modern signal processing is quite powerful, and SonarWorks’ True-Fi app breathes new life into even cheap headphones with a flat frequency response.<p>SonarWorks<p>If you could take your most coveted pair of headphones for a test drive, would you? Well, SonarWorks’ True-Fi software supports 232 various …

Headphones

John Hancock will include fitness tracking in all life insurance policies

<i>(Reuters) —</i> John Hancock, one of the oldest and largest North American life insurers, will stop underwriting traditional life insurance and instead sell only interactive policies that track fitness and health data through wearable devices and smartphones, the company said on Wednesday.<p>The move by …

Fitness Technology

Cheap metal ribbons strip pollutants from water in minutes

A breakthrough in the realm of wastewater treatment is promising to greatly hasten the process of removing pollutants, and do so at a fraction of the …

Wastewater

The 100 best crime movies of all time, according to critics

The old media adage, "If it bleeds, it leads," also describes a common narrative approach in cinema.<p>Because criminality and violence make for inherently compelling cinematic material, both are featured prominently in many of the greatest films of all time.<p>The Metacritic data we compiled here to …

Sony Pictures

Robots in workplace 'could create double the jobs they destroy'

The rise of machines, robots and algorithms in the workplace stands to create almost double the number of jobs for the global economy by the middle of the next decade than it puts at risk of being replaced.<p>According to the World Economic Forum (WEF), about 133m jobs globally could be created with …

World Economic Forum

Edge Action turns the edge of your screen into the most useful part of your phone [Sponsored Post]

The main downside to the ever-growing screens of our smartphones is that their size can make them hard to operate, especially one-handed. Thankfully, …

Apps

Eliud Kipchoge Breaks Marathon World Record at Berlin Marathon

Sep 16, 2018<p>With two hours of total marathon mastery, Eliud Kipchoge smashed the world record in Berlin today with 2:01:39, a new world mark by 1 minute 18 seconds. Without question, Kipchoge sealed his place as the greatest marathoner of all time.<p>“I have the fastest marathon. But it is not the …

Running

Is Your Back Out Of Whack? These 4 Simple Exercises Will Help Realign Your Spine

You can tell a lot about someone's movement patterns by their posture, and all solid posture starts with spinal alignment. Spinal alignment might not …

Distance Running Experiment May Reveal the Genetic Origins of Humanity

"So a grad student grabbed a treadmill and we gave it a try."<p>For months, a team of researchers in San Diego have been watching genetically engineered …

Humanity

To Manage Dementia Well, Start With The Caregivers

When Kate Sieloff's husband, Karl, began acting strange, she didn't know where to turn. Her hard-working, affectionate spouse was suddenly having fits of anger and aggression. He stopped paying the bills. Karl, 56 at the time, was an engineer at General Motors, where he'd worked for more than 40 …

University of Michigan

Upper Body and Core Workout

Turns out, there are plenty of ways you can work your upper body without having to struggle through pull-ups or push-ups. The single-arm swing in …

Workouts

41 Underrated Products On Amazon That Are Actually Effing Brilliant

There are scores of products on the market that enjoy and deserve plenty of attention. But for every award-winning gadget or tool, there are also …

Inventions

Why Using Social Media Is A Thing Of The Past

Using social media to promote and advertise for brands used to be a forward-thinking strategy. Social was the future, and early adopters were rewarded for jumping on the bandwagon when they did.<p>In the good ole’ days of early social media marketing, it made sense to “use” digital advertising in …

Social Media

5 Best Stretches to Treat a Pulled Groin, According to a Physical Therapist

These deep hip stretches will help you find relief ASAP.<p>1 Upper-Thigh Foam Rolling Stretch<p>Emily Schiff-Slater<p><b>Why it helps:</b> “Foam rolling is a nice way to relax the adductor muscle group, which attaches into the groin, to allow for more relaxed stretching and motion,” says Vorensky. (Find the right …

Muscle

Feeling Tight and Inflexible? Here Are 40 Stretches to Help You Get Loose

Stress can leave you tight. Challenging workouts can leave you tight. Long, hard runs can leave you tight. Heck, just sitting at your desk or driving for a long time can leave you tight! Since so many activities can leave your muscles tight, you need to give them a little extra TLC and stretch. But …

PopSugar

The problem with all the plastic that’s leaching into your food

There’s mounting evidence that it’s a health hazard.<p>Consider what you’ve eaten today. Perhaps you drank juice from a plastic bottle and coffee from a Keurig pod. For breakfast, you might have had fruit with yogurt. Your lunch salad may have been packed in a plastic container.<p>There’s a good chance …

Administrative Law

A 28-Year-Old Engineer Has Built a Robot That Could Save The World 2 Trillion Gallons of Lost Drinking Water

So clever!<p>When You Wu was growing up in China, officials would shut off water to his community for half a day each week in the name of conservation. …

Communist Party

The best free photo-editing software

There’s no argument — Adobe Photoshop remains the best photo-editing application on the market. But it’s a difficult program to master without formal …

Photoshop

Hotel Mumbai, Based on 26/11 Attacks, Dubbed 'Anthem of Resistance'; Watch Trailer

The film, starring Dev Patel, Armie Hammer and Jason Isaacs, recounts the attack on Mumbai’s luxury Taj Mahal hotel, where dozens of guests and hotel …

Dev Patel

Has Netflix created an entertainment divide in India?

<i>With growing subscriber base and buzz, online streaming channels like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video may have created a new kind of audience and</i> …

Television (India)

9 ways to polish your LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn has profoundly changed the way we network, explore business opportunities and present our credentials to the world.<p>It’s a crucial platform …

Infographics

Tone and Strengthen Your Entire Body With This At-Home Workout

Allow us to excuse-proof your fitness life with this workout you can do anytime, anywhere. No equipment is needed since the exercises are bodyweight moves. This circuit will work your entire body and should take under 30 minutes.

Workouts

Scientists get ready to begin Great Pacific Garbage Patch cleanup

A team of scientists and engineers will on Saturday begin an ambitious cleanup of plastics in the Pacific Ocean targeting a stretch of water three times the size of France known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.<p>A 600m-long floating barrier will be launched off the coast of San Francisco and, …

Great Pacific garbage patch

If Your Hamstrings Are Tight, You Need These 6 Stretches

If you run, bike, are desk-bound all day, or have been sitting in a car or plane traveling, your hamstrings could use some extra love and length. It not only feels good to stretch this commonly tight area, but hamstring flexibility is also important for the health of your back, hips, and knees. …

Follow these core exercises and running will get so. much. easier.

If you’ve ever dealt with a running-related injury, chances are it came on for one of two reasons: overuse or a weak core.<p>The overuse excuse seems …

Hips