Tammie Anderson

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The Napwell Knows When You Are Sleeping, Then Coaxes You Awake

Is this the year of the sleep mask? Napwell thinks so. The Boston-based company is creating a napping mask that allows you to grab some shut-eye and wake up gently as lights inside the mask slowly rouse you from your slumber.<p>The device lets you set a nap duration and then nod off. Once you reach …

Austerity is Killing Us

The economic poison of austerity is literally killing thousands, as a recent book so superbly makes clear.<p>"The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills" is …

Etsy-nomics lets sellers stitch together a living with new pattern

The creations are tiny — images painted on 3-by-5-inch discarded library catalog cards. But they’re a big hit on Vickie Moore’s Etsy shop, WingedWorld, allowing the 41-year-old mother of two to supplement her part-time job as a newspaper reporter.<p>“I thought I would have a few sales a month,” she …

Affordable Care Act

Vacation Rentals, Homes, Experiences & Places - Airbnb

Unforgettable trips start with Airbnb. Find adventures nearby or in faraway places and access unique homes, experiences, and places around the world.

Ronald Reagan's Son Records Atheist Radio Ad: 'Not Afraid Of Burning In Hell'

Ron Reagan, the son of former President Ronald Reagan, has recorded a radio ad promoting the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The ad has been running on the progressive radio program "The Randi Rhodes Show."<p>In the ad, which has been running all month, the former Air America host and atheist …

From Lab To Lectern, Scientists Learn To Turn On the Charm

About 20 scientists are clustered in a cramped conference room in San Diego, one of the country's science hubs, but they aren't there to pore over their latest research. Instead, this is a meeting of BioToasters — a chapter of the public speaking organization Toastmasters, geared specifically …

Smartphone With Wi-Fi Smarts

What if you could get a top-tier, current-model smartphone with all the bells and whistles, and pay between $5 and $40 a month for unlimited voice, …

Utah Couple Fined $3,500 by Online Merchant KlearGear Retains Lawyer, Turns Tables

After an online merchant fined a Utah couple $3,500 for writing a negative review and sparked a financial nightmare for more than a year, a public …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Vertical lunch: To increase food production, crowded Singapore looks up

<i>A new super-efficient vertical farming system in Singapore is producing greens for the 5 million residents of the crowded city-state. The system is helping increase Singapore’s food security, while also helping cut down on the climate impact of food production. Sam Eaton reports, in the first part</i> …

Smashwords Adds Dropbox Delivery for eBook Reading

Along with the incredibly wide variety of devices that ebook distribution platform Smashwords’ customers can choose from is a new offering, Dropbox. …

Believe.in Goes Global With its Social Fundraising Tech

Eight months after Believe.in launched in the UK, the company has announced that it’s now taking its social fundraising platform international.<p>The London-based startup helps not-for-profits raise awareness and funds through its data driven software, and today its launching a new whitelabel product …

Family-Focused Mobile Social Network 23snaps Hits Half A Million Users

While the proliferation of baby photos may be unwelcome across wider social networks like Facebook, there’s a growing interest in closed, more personal social networks built for private sharing on mobile. London-based 23snaps is one of them. This company’s cross-platform mobile application is …

The complete guide to fixing your credit score

A couple of years ago, I found myself in a catch-22. I decided it was time for me to start building my credit. The advice from nearly everybody: "Just apply for a credit card." Easier said than done: as soon as I started applying, I received rejection letters letting me know that I was not eligible …

Four & Twenty Blackbirds' Black Bottom Oatmeal Pie

<i>For #PieWeek, our guest editors are Emily and Melissa Elsen, the pie mavens behind Four & Twenty Blackbirds in Brooklyn, NY. They will be sharing recipes all week from their first cookbook, and giving away a copy each day!</i><p><i>Today: Oatmeal makes its way into the holiday pie rotation.</i><p>This pie has …

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How the Brain Creates Personality: A New Theory

Are you a mover, a perceiver, a stimulator, or an adapter? Modes of thinking can be understood in terms of how the top and bottom—rather than right and left—parts of the brain interact.<p>It is possible to examine any object—including a brain—at different levels. Take the example of a building. If we …

Your Great Idea Doesn't Matter: This Guy Just Doubled His Business Thanks To A Product Built By Accident

Sometimes, though, you have an idea, build a company around it - and then stumble upon another, much better idea.<p>Sometimes it's that accidental idea that turns a startup into a success.<p>One example of this phenomenon is New York-based start Yext. Yext was going to be a pay-per-call online ad …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) . Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it …

'Invisible' Bike Helmets Are A Real Thing Now

If so, then two Swedish industrial design students have solved your problem and have created an "invisible helmet" for cyclists.<p>Bike helmets are a very important safety feature, especially for those who cycle around a busy city where both drivers and pedestrians can be a problem. But there is no …