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8 Foods You Should Eat Every Day

<b>Spinach</b><p>It may be green and leafy, but spinach is no nutritional wallflower, and you know from reading Eat This, Not That!. This noted muscle builder is a rich source of plant-based omega-3s and folate, which help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis. Bonus: Folate also …

Healthy Eating

6 Super Quick Social Media Productivity Tips + 23 Tools to Help!

Shares 21.0K<p>Tammy Kahn Fennell recently wrote a great post here on Maximize Social Business about having a social media productivity plan with plenty …

Pirate3D Printer Exceeds Kickstarter Goal By 14X

The Pirate3D Buccaneer printer has been successfully funded on Kickstarter, reaching $1,438,765 in funds—more than 14 times its original $100,000 goal.<p>The Singaporean startup burst onto the scene in May with news of its relatively inexpensive printer. The Buccaneer cost $347 on Kickstarter, far …

33 Startups That Died Reveal Why They Failed

However, this survivorship bias is problematic. Jason Cohen of Smart Bear Software does a nice job articulating this issue stating:<p>Luckily, the startup community often courageously shares their stories — even when things don't end well.<p><i>This list was compiled by ChubbyBrain and was suggested by</i> …

Entrepreneurship

What Steve Jobs Taught Me After I Said “No” To Him

James Green, CEO of the search retargeting company Magnetic, was once hired by Jobs as a VP at Pixar Animation Studios. And, curiously, it was while working for one of his biggest business heroes that Green learned what not to do when leading a company.<p>I worked for Steve Jobs at Pixar Animation …

Animation

The Next $100 Billion Technology Market?

Just as we are getting our arms around terms like B2B and BYOD, the latest technology acronym emerges — M2M. And this one is big and getting bigger fast. For many of us, M2M (machine-to-machine) is a new concept, but you might be surprised to learn that it is already a $24B market and predicted to …

You'll Never Know if the NSA Is Breaking the Law — or Keeping You Safe

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>What if the NSA's surveillance isn't legal? What if its collection of phone records and its …

Apple Proposes New Multifunction Input Ports, Could Merge SD Card Slot and USB Port

Apple has applied for a patent on a computer port that combines two connectors such as a USB port and a SD card reader according to an application recently published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and noticed by <i>AppleInsider</i>.<p>The invention, which Apple calls a 'combined input port', adds …

Picture of the Day: Yale’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Yale’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library<p>Photograph by Lauren Manning<p>The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (BRBL) at Yale University was a 1963 …

Bath Salts and Other Synthetic Drugs Making "Millions" for Terrorists

"Millions and millions" of dollars are flowing to terror groups in the Middle East from the sale of synthetic drugs like " K-2" and "Spice" in the …

The 8 Steps To Creating A Great Storyboard

Google Ventures’ Jake Knapp takes us through the lightning-fast process he employs to get a team’s ideas down on paper.<p>[<i>Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of seven posts on running your own Google Ventures design sprint. Read the first part here, the second here, and the third …

Note-Taking

The Surprising Evolution Of The Term “Innovation”

To call someone an “innovator” would have been an accusation. Here’s how things changed.<p>Being on staff at <i>Fast Company</i>, I read permutations of the word “innovator” about 5,000 times a day. Co.Design has its Innovation By Design Awards and Conference. The magazine runs lists of the 50 Most Innovative …

Innovation

10 Great Books You Didn't Know Were Science Fiction or Fantasy

These days, it seems like every other literary novel has speculative fiction ideas buried in it. This isn't a trend that suddenly burst out of …

12 Essential Tips To Get Social Media Traction | Inc.com

I am still amazed at the number of companies that use social media badly (or ignore it altogether). The rules of social media are simple, and if you ignore it you the risk the fate that befell those who ignored the telephone in the late 19th century and the Internet at the end of the 20th.<p>If you're …

Marketing

Is iOS 7 Buying Time For Apple, Or Stealing Time From Android?

The new design of iOS 7 has already consumed vast virtual column inches on the internet as designers and developers weigh in and tear down the handiwork of Jony Ive and his team at Apple. Forbes.com contributor Haydn Shaughnessey asked the other day if, “Is Apple Facing A Designer And Developer …

Reports: Hernandez murder charge link to 2012 murders?

Authorities are investigating the possible connection of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to a double murder that occurred in Boston last summer, multiple outlets reported, that might have something to do with the murder charge Hernandez faces in the death of 27-year-old …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …