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5 Ways to Winterize Your Business
Goals

5 Ways to Winterize Your Business

'Tis the season to be healthy, wealthy and wise. It's possible to focus on delivering solid results while also showing some seasonal spirit.
Marty Fukuda
This New USDA-Approved Potato Could Yield Less Carcinogenic Fries
Food Businesses

This New USDA-Approved Potato Could Yield Less Carcinogenic Fries

The supplier of McDonald's French Fries just got the green light from the Department of Agriculture to commercially plant genetically-modified potatoes that resists bruising and produces less of a chemical that may cause cancer when fried.
Kate Taylor
Why I Want My Employees to Sleep on the Job
Sleep

Why I Want My Employees to Sleep on the Job

Burning the midnight oil and skipping sleep to gain a competitive advantage is something a lot of entrepreneurs and other professionals are tempted to do.
Ryan Holmes
8 Tips for an Awesome, Healthier Commute
Personal Health

8 Tips for an Awesome, Healthier Commute

Whether you bike it to work or simply unwind your mind in the subway, aim to strip stress from the seemingly empty moments.
Natasha Withers
Meet Spruce, a Telemedicine App Designed to Stop Acne in Its Tracks
Apps

Meet Spruce, a Telemedicine App Designed to Stop Acne in Its Tracks

Now you can get medical help for acne from the privacy of your own phone.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Apply the Brakes Before You Break
Work-Life Balance

Apply the Brakes Before You Break

Instead of keeping a constant connection to smart devices, many professionals might benefit from taking time to chill, move and unplug.
Scott Eblin
Nintendo Unveils First 'Quality of Life' Device: a Non-Wearable Sleep Tracker
Personal Health

Nintendo Unveils First 'Quality of Life' Device: a Non-Wearable Sleep Tracker

The hand-sized device incorporates radio frequency sensors to measure sleep patterns and report back to users with analytic graphs.
Geoff Weiss
What's Really Killing You (and It Isn't Ebola)
Personal Health

What's Really Killing You (and It Isn't Ebola)

You're probably doing something dangerous as you read this, and it's shortening your lifespan.
John Brubaker
Personal Health

4 Fit Tips for Entrepreneurs to Stay Healthy on the Road

Just because you're travelling doesn't mean your fitness should suffer.
Josh York
For a More Productive Office, Appeal to the 5 Senses (Infographic)
Productivity

For a More Productive Office, Appeal to the 5 Senses (Infographic)

The solution to a work space that's out of whack is right under your nose.
Nina Zipkin
Leading Scientists Question 'Brain Games' Effectiveness, Call for More Research
Memory

Leading Scientists Question 'Brain Games' Effectiveness, Call for More Research

Companies like Luminosity that are making 'brain games' are capitalizing on older individuals' fears of cognitive decline by making 'exaggerated and misleading claims' unfounded in scientific evidence, they contend.
Laura Entis
How I Haven't Taken a 'Sick Day' in 5 Years
Productivity

How I Haven't Taken a 'Sick Day' in 5 Years

Here are five tips for staying healthy. Could it be that your mother's advice was right all along?
Adam Toren
Can You Tell McDonald's From Organic? These Foodies Couldn't. (Video)
McDonalds

Can You Tell McDonald's From Organic? These Foodies Couldn't. (Video)

Thinking they were eating snacks from a new organic restaurant, these food experts couldn't stop singing McNuggets' praises. And, it was all caught on tape.
Kate Taylor
Reclaim the Hour and a Half You're Forfeiting to Distractions at Work (Infographic)
Productivity

Reclaim the Hour and a Half You're Forfeiting to Distractions at Work (Infographic)

A full 43 percent of employees are distracted for a sizeable chunk of the workday. Here's what's getting in the way of getting work done.
Kate Taylor