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Beddr Sleep

The human body is a marvelous machine, capable of incredible things. We spend two-thirds of our lives awake and interacting with the world, and the …

Sleep

How to Add 12 More Years to Your Life, According to Science

Or 14 years more, if you're a woman.<p><b>In a new study researchers pinned down five factors that appear to be strongly linked with a significantly longer life.</b>• <b><br>All five factors relate to lifestyle and include things like diet and exercise.</b>• <b><br>Women in the study with the strongest adherence to all five</b> …

The Painful Side Of Positive Health Care Marketing

Lori Wallace is sitting on a couch with her 11-year-old son and his new pet snake. It's burrowing under his armpit, as if it were afraid. But Wallace says it's not.<p>"If he was terrified, he would be balled up," Wallace says. "See, that is why they are called ball pythons. When they are scared, they …

9 Behaviors That Will Definitely Make You An Irresistible Person

“Julia has a certain magic, doesn’t she?” I heard a coworker say over margaritas a few years ago. Julia’s side hustle as a writer had recently taken …

Potato Salad with Mustard Sauce and Watercress

4 servings<p>Peewee Dutch Yellow Potatoes are the perfect tiny potato for this recipe, but if you can’t find them, just use the smallest fingerling or Yukon Gold potatoes you can buy.<p>June 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1¼ pounds peewee, peanut, or baby potatoes (as small as possible), scrubbed<p>Kosher salt<p>2 …

Recipes

Recipe: chicken with gigante beans

<i>Serves 4</i><p>When dried Greek gigante beans are soaked overnight and simmered for an hour, they are huge, creamy, almost meaty, kidney shapes (gigante …

I read 11 of the most popular self-help books ever - here are the 7 most meaningful insights I've taken away

I’ve got a background in sales. And every salesperson I’ve ever met has the same obsession (aside from money), and that’s that they are all addicted …

Employees Naturally Trust Leaders That Display These 3 Powerful Habits | Inc.com

A friend recently told me about a previous company trying to lure him back to his old position. In a moment of crisp clarity, he said he could never go back no matter how enticing the offer.<p>The reason? One toxic leader up in the ivory tower making life miserable for others below. I agreed that my …

Leadership

Thank You Email After Job Interview Examples

Thank You Email After Interview Examples<p>Updated April 07, 2018<p>A lot has changed about the job interview process over the past few years. It's not …

5 Cyberpunk Books to Read Before Watching 'Ghost in the Shell'

The cyberpunk genre is about to have a resurgence, so check out 'Snow Crash,' 'Neuromancer,' and more.<p>Cyberpunk is a niche science fiction sub-genre …

Cyberpunk

Make every aspect of your life better by sending 5 simple emails

You can make strides in 5 fundamental areas by just sending 5 emails.<p>1. Happiness<p>Every morning send a friend, family member or co-worker an email to say thanks for something.<p>Might sound silly but it's actually excellent advice on how to make your life better.<p>There's tons and tons and tons of …

4 Gmail tricks that will make your life easier

Its functionality may be simple, and its interface plain, but it gets the job done.<p>While it may seem basic, there is another level to Gmail.<p>There are several extensions, settings, and labs you can play around with to make Gmail go one step further from simple.<p>Here are four Gmail tricks you'll …

Set a Positive, Engaging Vibe with a ‘Favorite Things’ Party

Having a theme for a get together with your friends helps set the right mood and prevents the party from devolving into everyone staring at their …

How to not utterly ruin your mobile app’s user interface

There’s no single universal formula for designing a great user interface (if you discover one, please let me know). But I <i>do</i> know some major mistakes …

UI Design

Chinese photo-sharing app Kuaishou planning U.S. IPO later this year

We’re hearing from sources that Kuaishou — a hot photo-sharing application in China — is planning to go public in the U.S. later this year.<p>Sources tell us the app has more than 40 million daily active users against 100 million monthly active users, and was most recently valued at around $3 billion. …

Revue Discover helps you find and subscribe to more awesome personal newsletters

Dutch startup Revue, which offers a tool to create and send your own personal newsletter, is launching a new product today to make it easier to discover other newsletters to subscribe to.<p>Described as a “highly curated” directory, Revue Discover sees the young company index over 200 of the best …

Marketing

PitchBook brings company financial data to its mobile app

Finding financial data, particularly for private companies, is no small task. It usually requires a solid BS detector for researching online and a network of knowledgeable sources to bounce numbers off of — not something that can easily be done over coffee or in the middle of a meeting. PitchBook, …

Media accelerator Matter is gunning for fake news

It’s becoming harder and harder to read the news. We’ve gone around the bend from carefully balanced op-ed pieces from clearly identified special interest parties to a president whose grasp on the truth is tenuous, at best. Media accelerator Matter has thrown down the gauntlet and is challenging …

Snappr makes it affordable to order a professional photographer on demand

Everyone loves being in pictures taken by a professional photographer. Because as good as our iPhone cameras are these days, there’s just no comparison to a picture taken by a professional on a high-quality DSLR.<p>But most of us don’t often get this opportunity, because professional photographers are …

This Smart Bed’s Got Your Number: Self-Adjusting, Feet-Warming, and Snore-Stopping

We’ve all seen those late-night infomercials for Sleep Number beds—you know, the ones that lift the head of the mattress to make you more comfortable …

DietSensor: Scan and Track What You Eat and Drink

Watching what we eat is important for many reasons, whether it’s to monitor food intake to manage a chronic illness or to lose weight and stay …

Why Some Startups Succeed (and Why Most Fail)

There is a consistent set of factors that lead to startup success and failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the last two decades of building and running businesses, and the last couple of years working full time with dozens of startup founders and CEOs on their …

Use the "ABC method" to hack your brain for improved focus

Lots of people struggle to focus in their day-to-day lives. They constantly get distracted, and this makes it difficult for them to complete tasks so …

101 reasons to love San Francisco

A love letter to the Golden City<p>Tony Bennett famously explained how he left his heart here in the city. And he gives a few solid reasons why—the fog, the cable cars, being high on a hill. The usual. But there are so many <i>more</i> reasons why people love the city high above the blue and windy sea—places …

San Francisco

Jawbone looks to drop consumer wearables for clinical services

Make way for one more pivot from Jawbone. The fitness band maker that originally started out in headsets and later made speakers, has abandoned selling and supporting consumer hardware following a deluge poor reviews and media reports that it has run out of money.<p>TechCrunch has learned and …

12 KPIs you must know before pitching your startup

Phil Nadel Contributor<p>Phil Nadel is the co-founder and managing director of Barbara Corcoran Venture Partners.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>11 reasons we didn’t invest in your company<p>It is critically important for the founders of a company to intimately understand the company’s key performance …

Case Study: Upper App. UI Design for To-Do List.

Famous author and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar once said: «<i>You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and</i> …

Your Next Lesson: Bandol

Next stop, Provence.<p>No, not the sunny, pastel Provence with lavender in the air, anchovies on the plate and rosé in the glass. This is the Provence of Bandol, a structured, sometimes ferocious, age-worthy red wine that is the antithesis of ephemeral rosé.<p>Bandol is grown in small quantities in the …

The Best Habit Tracking App for iPhone

Tracking your habits is a great way to keep an eye on your progress for a variety of self-improvement goals, and you have an insane number of apps …