• Paul Kelly: Life Is Fine review – some of his best songs in years

    In the A–Z of Paul Kelly’s career – something he spent some 550 pages discussing in his excellent “mongrel memoir” How to Make Gravy, which obliquely discussed in alphabetical order the inspirations, motivations and memories lurking behind more than 100 of his songs – attention always turns back to his third album, Post, the one […]

  • STARTUPS
    Can protein startups and their investors take on Big Cow?

    For many of us, our first experience with fake meat involves rubbery tofu that tastes more like sneaker sole than seared filet. As we forage on, next come the veggie burgers, the soy dogs, the meatless meatballs, the caramel-brown vacuum-sealed lumps called field roasts. Eventually, we grow accustomed to these chewy, protein-dense, vaguely meat-like foodstuffs. […]

  • Maggie O’Farrell: ‘I’ve revealed the secrets I’ve spent my life hiding’

    In an average year, Maggie O’Farrell comes close to death several times. Seized with terror, she dials 999 and is rushed to hospital in a white-knuckle dash that navigates the border of life and death. Breathing becomes impossible, the skin bubbles and blisters; as consciousness fades, cardiac arrest can be just minutes away. The death O’Farrell must […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Robin Hood effects’ on motivation in math

    Source: Universitaet Tübingen Summary:Students from families with little interest in math benefit more from a school intervention program that aims at increasing math motivation than do students whose parents regard math as important. A study indicates the intervention program has a “Robin Hood effect” which reduces the “motivational gap” between students from different family backgrounds […]

  • PODCASTS
    WVIK collecting Q-C stories for podcasts

    Lacy Scarmana, of WVIK, Quad Cities NPR, is the producer of the radio station’s newest podcast, The Great Quad Cities Listen. The program will collect, preserve and share area residents’ stories. Scarmana, an Iowa Broadcast News Association award winner who, as digital curator, helped WVIK take second place from the Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association […]

  • NEWS
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    We all lead busy hectic lives. It’s easy to get burnout if you don’t stop and take the time to smell the roses. This is essential if you want to continue to be happy, healthy, and unstressed. It’s an important part of your health and vitality. Luckily, there are a few things you can do […]

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    Know about wood utility poles suppliers

    No one wants to fail. However, failure is a reality for all of us. Once we realize this, we must decide how to use failure to grow more wisdom and future success. Acceptance is the first piece to the puzzle. After we accept the inevitability of failure we must then learn to embrace it as […]

  • STARTUPS
    How to Invest in Startups Using a Gold IRA

    Did you know you could use a gold IRA to fund a startup venture? It requires taking some legal steps and placing the funds into a corporate account but is one way to provide a financial seedbed as the business grows and matures. And if you follow the rules, you can invest without incurring any […]