Tobiah Talsma

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Why Did Sterile Salt Water Become The IV Fluid Of Choice?

During a recent walk around the emergency room where I work, I noted the number of patients with bags of intravenous fluids hanging above them. Almost everyone had one.<p>Our ER in Boston isn't unique. IV fluids are among the most common medical interventions worldwide. Several kinds are available, …

Medicine

Emma Gonzalez's March For Our Lives speech will go down in history

You're going to remember this speech for a long time.<p>At Saturday's March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C., Parkland activist Emma Gonzalez delivered …

Incredible Sahara Forest Project to generate fresh water, solar power and crops in African desert

Can you imagine being able to produce enough water in the Sahara to grow crops there? Can you imagine harnessing sufficient quantities of solar power …

Stephen Colbert Nails What Donald Trump's Presidency Is Really All About

This may be the one defining issue of his administration.<p>President Donald Trump has continued his attacks on NFL players who take a knee during the national anthem, claiming the issue “has nothing to do with race.”<p>CBS “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert begs to differ.<p>“Wrong,” Colbert said Monday …

Tai Lopez's 7 Steps to Start Your Own Marketing Agency

The social media master builds and scales multimillion-dollar businesses using these strategies.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people dream of starting their own business and creating a life that lets you travel and have fun while getting paid. The problem is that …

Silicon Valley's Answer To Preventing Falls

Every second of every day in the United States an older adult falls. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that some 2.8 million older adults are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries each year, including over 800,000 hospitalizations and more than 27,000 …

26 Books to Help You Succeed in Business and Life | Inc.com

Highly successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day and strive for self-improvement, with the latter often coming in the form of a book. If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, take some suggestions from more than two dozen executives who have …

Self-improvement

This Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken Is Salty-Sweet Perfection

Sometimes slow cooker food has a reputation of being a bit bland. I mean, it makes sense when you think about it. Using a slow cooker is convenient …

These 31 Questions Will Break the Ice with Absolutely Anyone: a Hollywood Star, a Head of State, the CEO or the Cute Person Sitting Next to You on the Train | Inc.com

It's your lucky day. You won the big game or gave a stellar performance or saved the puppy from the fire. And to honor your accomplishment, now you're being introduced to someone special and famous, and you're going to have a chance to have a private conversation with him/her.<p>Or, you board the …

Greek Philosophy

New Study Shows How Your Gut Bacteria Could Influence Anxiety

A Healthy Gut Microbiome<p>A team of researchers from the APC Microbiome Institute of the University College Cork in Ireland has stumbled upon an …

In an exclusive extract from his new cookbook Made at Home, Giorgio Locatelli suggests four classic store-cupboard pasta dishes that will never fail<p>These spaghettis are not just convenient, quick and easy dishes; they can also be seductively brilliant, a perfect example of how a dish can be so much …

Schadenfreude

Why You Need to Stop Eating Egg Whites

Scan the “healthy” section of a brunch menu and there you’ll find it: the world’s saddest order, the egg white omelet. This time will be different, …

How the plus sign can save your Gmail inbox from becoming a pit of doom

Everyone — with the exception of old people still clinging to their AOL addresses decades after their 500 free hours have expired — uses Gmail. At this point, it’s almost a byword for email, with individuals and workplaces embracing it enthusiastically.<p>That’s because it’s really good, and offers a …

An Intro to Minimalist Web Design

Minimalist design is everywhere, and it’s especially popular among web designers. It’s easy to see the appeal: Many of minimalism’s core tenets mesh …

UI Design

10 Beautiful Examples of Wireframes in Web Design

For most web designers the first phase of any given web project is wireframing. It allows the designer to map out exactly how the structure of the …

How to make your own pinhole viewer to watch the solar eclipse

Later today, the moon will pass in front of the sun treating everyone in North America to a total solar eclipse, while parts of South America, Africa …

Science Says: DNA test results may not change health habits

If you learned your DNA made you more susceptible to getting a disease, wouldn't you work to stay healthy?<p>You'd quit smoking, eat better, ramp up your exercise, or do whatever else it took to improve your odds of avoiding maladies like obesity, diabetes, heart disease or cancer, right?<p>The …

Seven genius smartphone photo hacks

It should be easier than ever to take gorgeous, frame-worthy photos right from your smartphone, right? That’s what Apple’s giant “Shot on iPhone” …

Apple Watch to be sold alongside Aetna health insurance plans

The Apple Watch could soon be sold discounted or free to Aetna’s 23 million members, as a way to improve health outcomes and lower insurance costs, according to a CNBC report.<p>Apple held a series of meetings with Aetna executives and hospital chief medical information officers, discussing the …

Google Home can now make calls and it won't cost you a dime

Google has just pushed an update to its Home smart speaker that lets you make calls to any phone number in the US and Canada for free.<p>As with its other features, you can place a call with your voice: just say, “Hey Google, Call Abhimanyu,” or whoever else you’ve been dying to talk to, and it’ll do …

This Site Shows Peak Tourist Times So You Find the Best Travel Deals

When you're planning a vacation, you can always wait for travel deals to pop up or try to take advantage of places where price wars are taking place. …