Sometimes Equanimous Observations During 10 Days of Silence or Notes From a Midlife Crisis
An honest first-person journey through a 10 day vipassana silent meditation course.
A California Plan to Make Big Tech Pay People for Data Raises Eyebrows
California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a “Data Dividend for Californians” to pay residents in exchange for their data.
What is Public Relations (and How Can It Help My Business?)
For better or worse, every brand has a reputation—who is managing yours? Learn more about how a dedicated public relations team can bring peace of mind.
PPB Seeks Public's Help Identifying Injured Man (Photo)
The Portland Police Bureau is asking for the public's assistance in identifying an unknown person who is critically injured and currently at a local hospital. Detectives have not been able to identify...
Tinder Users at SXSW Are Falling for This Woman, but She's Not What She Appears
Well, this is sneaky—and for some, a little heartbreaking.Tinder users at the SXSW festival on Saturday were encountering an attractive 25-year-old woman named Ava on the dating app. A friend of ours made a match with her, and soon they were having a conversation via text message.
10 Amazing Benefits of Drinking More Water
Up until about three years ago, my beverages of choice included Diet Coke, coffee, juices, but rarely a glass of water. The only time I resorted to what I considered a "bland" drink was at the gym, because I needed it to stay hydrated. Aside from that, I rarely drank water and found myself dealing with unpleasant symptoms like dehydration, bloating and cramping. Finally, it was my husband who stepped in and helped me see that in order to feel better I needed to break my bad habit and make a healthy change Breaking a bad habit can be challenging, so to make it easier I replaced mine with a good one: always having a reusable bottle filled with water by my side. From the stainless steel bottle for the gym to the…
Magnolia Medical Reduces False-Positive Blood Cultures With Novel Collection Tech
False-positive blood cultures can lead to expensive and toxic overtreatment. SteriPath improves diagnostic accuracy by reducing tenfold the rate of blood culture contamination.
Infographic: Guide to Pairing Wine & Food
This guest post was written by Adam Stevens of Corr Chilled exclusively for Social Vignerons. Properly pairing wine with food can truly transform a meal. A simple sea bass paired with a lovely Sauvignon Blanc is delightful, or even better, a beautiful steak paired with a Cabernet Sauvignon. We’ve found throughout our research that chocolate …
How to Get the Most Out of Your Butcher
This is true even of supermarket butchers, from Whole Foods to Winn-Dixie, who have started stepping up their game to meet the standards of more demanding carnivores. When dealing with a butcher, just follow the advice of Stanley Lobel, an owner of Lobel’s, on New York’s Upper East Side, a shop well-known
A Better Way To Seek Advice For Your Startup
Too many decisions and too little data? Rather than asking smart people for their opinion on what to do — try asking this question instead.