• ENTREPRENEURS
    3 Brutally Honest Lessons About Entrepreneurship

    If there’s one topic that gets entrepreneurs going, it’s the difference between those talking-the-talk about entrepreneurship and those who are walking-the-walk. Rightfully so. The people who have gone years without taking a night off — let alone a vacation — in the name of building a successful company, are not amused when “thought leaders” who have barely […]

  • SUCCESS
    Despite vaccination success, US still faces outbreaks

    This week, the World Health Organization kicks off World Immunization Week “to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.” In the U.S., overall vaccination compliance remains high for many childhood immunizations, with at least 90 percent of children getting the recommended vaccinations on time for measles/mumps/rubella, polio and chickenpox, […]

  • STARTUPS
    Bank of England Seeks Startups for DLT Privacy Projects

    The UK’s central bank is seeking startups to take part in distributed ledger projects focused on data privacy. In a speech from 12th April and published yesterday, Bank of England governor Mark Carney told attendees of a conference on FinTech that the central bank wants to expand work it began in earnest last year. The […]

  • ‘The truth will come out,’ O’Reilly says in podcast return

    Former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly returned to work Monday with his fervent delivery intact, despite a much lower profile. On his latest No Spin News podcast, released Monday night, O’Reilly remained confident that “the truth will come out” about the allegations of sexual harassment that led Fox News’ parent company 21st Century Fox to […]

  • NEWS
    French elections: Wall Street joins European relief rally

    A European stock market rally sparked by the French presidential election spread to Wall Street on Monday. All three main US share markets jumped more than 1%, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq index closing at a record high. Europe’s main markets jumped at least 2% and the euro hit a five-month high as fears over the […]

  • QUOTES
    7 Pre-Draft Quotes from Mike Maccagnan

    General manager Mike Maccagnan held his annual pre-draft news conference with Jets beat reporters at the Atlantic Health Training Center this afternoon. As usual “Mac” didn’t tip his hand too much about what the Green & White will do Thursday night with their sixth overall pick or on any other draft-related topic. But he provided […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Swap caffeine for stair-walking to boost energy, motivation

    Researchers say that walking up and down stairs may be more effective than caffeine for increasing energy and motivation. Researchers from the University of Georgia found that sleep-deprived adults who walked up and down stairs at a regular pace for 10 minutes felt more energized and motivated than those who consumed 50 milligrams of caffeine […]

  • LIFE
    Dining Out for Life on April 27

    Some of Houston’s favorite restaurants are ready to feed foodies while also feeding the coffers of one of the city’s most important support services for those living with HIV/AIDS. About 50 restaurants are participating in 2017 Dining Out for Life program on April 27. The dining program benefits AIDS Foundation Houston, which provides services to […]

  • Got an idea? Competition to award would-be entrepreneurs

    It was Eddie White’s marketing teacher at Franklin High School that got him thinking about a path to entrepreneurship. Now, the sophomore at Michigan State University wants to help others chase their dreams by bringing a competition to provide some funding and services for one local start-up. White has launched the first-ever Jolt Competition and […]

  • SUCCESS
    Seven Methods to Help You Stay Focused

    How many things are vying for your attention right now? Your phone? Email? Slack? Twitter? That nagging to-do list that just seems to keep growing? Modern technology has given us so many amazing things, but one of the awkward side effects has always been its ability to get in our face whether we want it […]