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Genetic study casts further doubt that vitamin D prevents the development of type 2 diabetes

There is no evidence of a causal link between a person’s vitamin D levels, and whether they develop type 2 diabetes, a large study has concluded. The findings of this study challenge evidence from earlier observational studies which suggest that higher concentrations of circulating vitamin D might prevent type 2 diabetes.

Excessive worry in middle-aged women linked to higher Alzheimer’s risk

10 hours agoHealth : The Checkup

Here’s something to worry about: a recent study suggests that middle-aged women whose personalities tend toward the neurotic run a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life. The study by researchers at the University...Show More Summary

In Memoriam Video Provides The Perfect Goodbye For Old, Dirty Couch

When a couch is with you for such a long time, you develop a close, personal relationship with that piece of furniture. So many movies watched. So many dinners together. Through good times and bad, that couch was always there for you...Show More Summary

How Moodiness and Jealousy May Lead to Alzheimer’s

11 hours agoHealth : Healthland

Researchers say certain personality traits, like jealousy, worry, anxiety and anger, can double a woman’s chances of developing Alzheimer’s

Agents of SHIELD Recap: “Heavy is the Head” - Science bros!

11 hours agoOdd : Geekosystem

"Heavy is the Head" was part two of the season premiere, picking up exactly where the first episode left off. Where "Shadows" was filled with lovely character moments and personal development (promising a more character-focused second season), this week's episode suffered from having to do the business. Show More Summary

STEP Journal for Life is the Ultimate Visual Journal - Now on Android

14 hours agoMobile / Mobile Apps : AppCraver

Innovative life journal developer WePlanet announced today that lifelogging has taken a giant leap forward with the release of the STEP Personal Smart Journal on the Android platform.

‘RHOA’ Star NeNe Leakes Develops New Sophisticated Fashion Line

The Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes has been working on growing her personal brand for quite some time, as she has been working as an actress in Hollywood and doing various appearances. However, NeNe is also working behind the cameras to really grow her various businesses. Show More Summary

My Personal Software Development Stack

My Windows Sever 2003 reaches its end of life in 2015. I do not look forward to moving to Server 2012. Surely there has to be a better, portable, and cross platform solution that features zero install and fits on a USB stick.

Cell Phone Expenses: Next Wave of Employee Class Action Lawsuit?

A new breed of class action lawsuit involving employee use of personal cell phones for work is developing in California and may “go viral.”  California is often known as the birthplace of many new trends that eventually spread throughout...Show More Summary

The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology: Genetic study casts further doubt that vitamin D prevents the development of type 2 diabete

A large genetic study, published today in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology journal, has concluded there is no evidence of a causal link between a person's vitamin D levels [1], and whether they develop type 2 diabetes. read more

Marcus Aurelius: Lessons In Personal Development From A Roman Leader

yesterdayOdd : Thought Catalog

In 170 B.C., Marcus Aurelius, the last of the Five Good Emperors, sat down to write.

Callidus Software's Strong Growth Should Continue

By David Hernandez: Callidus Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD) is a developer of cloud based sales performance management solutions. These solutions help organizations better manage, pay, and evaluate sales personal. Over the last few years, Callidus has been able to accelerate their growth rate. Show More Summary

Getting It Together: Execs Know Data Integration Key to Personalizing Marketing

Personalization is increasingly critical in the quest to reach consumers with appropriate messages across a multitude of platforms. But it’s still a struggle to accomplish it. Why? Marketers haven’t mastered the development of a single customer viewpoint, and according to a July 2014 survey by Forbes Insights in association in Sitecore, fragmented and siloed data […]

‘Neverending Nightmares’ Review: Death in Black and White

It is hard to write or talk about Neverending Nightmares without elaborating on the development, including its creator’s personal history and struggles. Normally, I would eschew unfurling this kind of backstory as irrelevant to the gaming experience, but Neverending Nightmares — along with maybe Depression Quest and Actual Sunlight — have convinced me otherwise. Neverending […]

Comment on "Educators need to think long-term about the role of technology in learning"

"The third and final task remains the big challenge for educa- tional technology: personal development via experiential learning." [Source: Scientific American, Oct 2014, page 15] Yes, there is a way - Role play. By allowing the students to step into the shoes of other in a safe environment, the learning can be vivid and realistic. See my book The Power of Role-based e_learning

Sadness status update - name change, new developer and more

- Title changed to "Sadness & Solitude" - Black and White visuals - 2D, sidescrolling elements, first person elements, 3rd person elements, top down elements - Wii U and XBone target platforms - Development partnership between HullBreach...Show More Summary

Alibaba’s charity is good for the developing world—but its business is better

“When you have $1 million, you’re a lucky person. When you have $10 million, you have trouble. When you have more than $1 billion, you have responsibility.” So says Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of the Alibaba Group. Alibaba — the Chinese e-commerce giant — gained international prominence after its recent record-breaking IPO. The […]

How A Mastermind Group Can Help You Achieve More Goals

The term ‘mastermind group’ is being thrown around a lot in the personal development and self-help spheres these days, but what exactly are they, do they work, and how could you set up your own group? What’s a Mastermind Group? Picture a small group of people, if you will. Show More Summary

Why I'm Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

"Education is the great engine to personal development. It is through education that a daughter of a peasant can become a doctor, that the son of a mine worker can become the head of the mine, that the child of a farm worker can become...Show More Summary

The Lazy Person's Ifs

If I can find a quick explanation then I can stop thinking. If I can label the person, place or thing then I've got them tagged for life. If I can get spoon-fed opinions from journalists then I don't have to worry about developing my own thoughts. Show More Summary

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