It makes sense that a drug designed to treat narcolepsy would be a possible mental stimulant that helps healthy people find focus for activities such as taking exams. It makes even more sense that the colleges where the research on the short term effects were performed would be Harvard and Oxford. Read More
Category - Education
Eating is arguably the most important component of health, particularly for children. What we eat, how often we eat, and even where we eat can have lifelong effects on more than just the physical development of kids. It can affect how they operate throughout their lives in other areas as well.
The meal habits of children has been a point of controversy for some time. First Lady Michelle Obama has made an effort to slow childhood obesity, a problem that has been growing for decades. It hasn’t been without push back; her plan has been met with animosity from children and contempt from parents who feel that the forced lunch mandates are making school lunch less enjoyable and making kids avoid eating them altogether.
Getting a business degree used to be a prerequisite to be able to be successful and achieve executive status at major companies in the United States. That changed for a time when those who had other types of degrees (or no degrees at all) were finding success, but many companies quickly shifted back to the old mentality after not seeing the type of success they’d hoped for from people without the appropriate degrees. This trend is continuing today.
When asked about dangerous animals, many people might say snakes, spiders, or other poisonous creatures. Others might point to ferocious animals like sharks, bears, or tigers. The savvy people might say that humans are the most dangerous. Read More
If you ever visit Singapore, you may want to stop off at the Jurong Bird Park. It’s the world’s largest when it comes to the total number of exotic birds with over 5000. Of the 400 species on display, here are 10 of the most unique and amazing birds around.
There are times when in infographic depicts mountains of data in visually stunning fashion. There are others when a massive amount of effort is put into perfecting a visualization that portrays a message.
Then, there are times when a graphic simply states the truth and offers advice. These are the ones you’ll see printed out and hanging in the offices of executives around the world. This graphic by the Center for Management and Organization Effectiveness is one of those types, offering a quick hit of 8 things that leaders need to know. Click to enlarge.
How much money are the first programmers for Google worth? What about Facebook? Tech startups often use this to lure in top talent as the dream of building something that eventually gets huge is something that can be a professional accomplishment and a huge payday; in both cases, the effects can last a lifetime.
It’s not just a matter of going to Craigslist in San Francisco and looking for a job. There’s a decision-making process involved to make sure that you’re talents are best served and your interests are in the right place. This guide by Monetate breaks it down nicely for us.
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Not all majors are created equal. We all know this when going into college and we often make decisions based upon a combination of our interests and our professional goals. This breakdown by Mindflash shows which college majors have the best chance of yielding a job as well as those that pose challenges.
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