If information overload is stressing you out, go on a silence diet

In the beginning, there was the word. Now, there’s a deluge of language. On average, Americans consume 34 gigabytes of content and encounter 100,000 written words from various sources in a single day...


Music and the Brain: The Fascinating Ways That Music Affects Your Mood and Mind

The field of music and neuroscience is signaling many favorable ways music can engage and change the brain and is considerably enlarging. Let’s discuss how music impacts the brain and mood by engaging memory, emotion, learning and neuroplasticity, and attention..


Carl Gustav Jung – The Three Births of the Human Spirit

C. G. Jung considers that we need to go through three arrivals in our life. The first is our physical arrival, then the arrival of our Self, and religious arrival of Consciousness. In accordance with that fact, we additionally get three stages of growth in our life. In the first third of our lives, emphasis is on our physical growing, in the middle stage of our lives our Self grows, and the last third of our lives is the span of our internal progression...


Quincy Jones has a streaming service for jazz documentaries

It's easy enough to find concert movies or music documentaries online, but watching them across various services is kind of a pain. Jazz legend Quincy Jones wants to help with that. Along with a French TV producer, Jones is launching Qwest TV...


Three Jewelers Choose Collaboration Over Competition

Jewelers Sharon Zimmerman, Corey Egan and Christy Natsumi are three independent business owners who have managed to strike that balance. Each woman has her own brand, but they share a San Francisco studio and showroom. As Christy explains, “In an industry that is traditionally secretive and competitive (not to mention male-dominated), we’ve found a way to work together as torch-and-hammer-wielding metalsmith businesswomen..


This Is the Only U.S. State Capital Without a Single McDonald’s

If you travel to any big city in the United States (or most other countries), it may seem like there’s a McDonald’s on every street corner. At the very least, there’ll be one set of golden arches beckoning fast food lovers. And, if not in every big city in the world, at least in every U.S. state capital, right?..


Answering The Door When Opportunity Knocks with Arianne Foulks

Many people see successful business owners as people who got lucky, but if I’ve learned anything from this column and the book Outliers, it’s that, sure, luck can happen. But those people who know how to take advantage of that luck — creating and seizing opportunity after opportunity — are the ones who become success stories...

Lifestyles Stories


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    What You Should Know About Bipolar Disorder

    Sometimes called manic depression, bipolar disorder causes extreme shifts in mood. People who have it may spend weeks feeling like they're on top of the world before plunging into a deep depression....



Tech Bites

  • 3D-printed drones and US military.

    The military has been testing 3D-printed drones that are in use for on-demand military missions, using technology called the On-Demand Small Unmanned Aircraft System (ODSUAS)...