Genetic Study of Impulsiveness Reveals Associations with Drug Use

February 11, 2019

Some of the same genes that influence a person’s propensity toward impulsiveness also affect whether or not he or she will use drugs, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.   Published today in the Journal of Neuroscience, the study is another in a series of studies done by researchers looking at the genetic underpinnings of behavior, addiction, and…

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Meet the dead Frenchman who proved that Howard Schultz is an arrogant twit

February 9, 2019

Billionaire-turned-politician Howard Schultz began his Tuesday by announcing that he knows nothing about either American history or political science. To become better, we must repair our broken two-party system. To those who say a third choice can't succeed, I say that's as un-American as you can get. https://t.co/GbTDyT5s5o — Howard Schultz (@HowardSchultz) January 29, 2019 Someone less drunk on their own self-confidence might expect Mr. Schultz to cite a single…

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Is the Utility-Scale Solar Industry in a Finance Bubble?

February 9, 2019

The utility-scale solar market has gotten “frothy” in the last year and a half. A flood of new investors, like pension funds and insurance companies, now view solar as a stable asset. That “wall of money” going after a smaller pool of projects has created a market so competitive that many sponsors are willing to accept lower-than-average returns. Power-purchase agreement prices have also fallen to new lows, and contract terms…

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The longest shutdown in U.S. history will have lingering consequences for federal workers

February 8, 2019

Though President Donald Trump and Congress finally brokered a deal to end the longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history, members of the federal workforce are still left dealing with the financial pain it caused. The partial shutdown stretched on for 35 days, depriving government employees of two paychecks. Although President Donald Trump said on Friday that federal workers will receive back pay “as soon as possible,” about 800,000 workers —…

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7 Ways to Grow a Service-Based Business

February 8, 2019

Service-based businesses have their own ways of operating, and therefore their own unique methods for growth and development. Entrepreneurs who run service companies need to understand these methods in order to succeed; however, since every business is different, it can be difficult to determine which method will work best for a certain type of company. To find out which approach works best, we asked members of YEC Next the following question:…

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WATCH: Eunice P. Justice Delivers the 2019 State Of The Uterus Address

February 8, 2019

“Today I can assure you, my fellow Americans, that the State of the Uteri is strong.” Those are the opening words of this year’s State of the Uterus Address—which was delivered just this morning by Eunice P. Justice, the Lady Parts Justice League Uterus in-Chief, in advance of the President’s own State of the Union Address and his expected attacks on abortion rights. (Eunice is a gender neutral uterus that also…

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There Are Still Reasons to Limit Your Kids’ Screen Time

February 7, 2019

In recent years, a rash of studies have suggested that digital technology can be extremely unhealthy for children. In particular, researchers have indicated that mobile devices and social media may be to blame for a steep rise in anxiety and depression among kids. Media outlets have responded by claiming that American youth faces a public-health crisis, and parents and educators have reacted to all this with varying degrees of hysteria….

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10 things to keep in mind while conducting a hackathon

February 6, 2019

A hackathon can be the wind to the sails of your business. Regardless of the niche or industry, your business belongs to, conducting a hackathon can be an excellent choice for generating new ideas, and potential fusion of existing ideas that could lead to a fresh perspective altogether. At HackerEarth, we have conducted over 2,000 hackathons to date, for enterprises, companies, startups, non-profits, universities, and others. All this while, a…

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Curry Up Now Announces the Securement of Its First Sacramento Outpost at Ice Blocks

February 6, 2019

Indian fast casual concept Curry Up Now has secured its first Sacramento, Calif. location at 1610 R Street in the Ice Blocks retail center. Franchisee and local native David Leuterio plans to open doors in Summer 2019. The Innovative Indian Fast Casual Anticipates Opening In California’s Capital City in Summer 2019 Sacramento, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Curry Up Now, the largest and fastest growing Indian fast casual in the country, has secured…

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What the heart wants

February 6, 2019

I am sure that this has happened to you with yarn, and maybe (whether you are a spinner or not) maybe this has happened to you with a fleece. You are minding your own business, living the cheery life of a textile artist, surrounded with all the yarn (and maybe fiber) that you could ever want (or more) and one day, there it is. Yarn, or fleece or fiber or…

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