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How Dog Parks Took Over the Urban Landscape

How Dog Parks Took Over the Urban Landscape

Birthed from the counterculture of the ’60s, the pet playground has witnessed a major shift in how Americans relate to their canines By Alissa Greenberg smithsonianmag.com A Friday afternoon at Ohlone Dog Park in Berkeley, California, is a riot of canine joy. A collie chases a ball with thrilled abandon; a boxer puppy learns to...

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Brandon Anderson: Fitness, Resolutions, Youth Obesity & More

Brandon Anderson: Fitness, Resolutions, Youth Obesity & More

A recent survey found a third of Americans with resolve to change something on Jan. 1 focus on diet and fitness. For children and adolescents aged 2-19 years1: The prevalence of obesity was 18.5% and affected about 13.7 million children and adolescents. Obesity prevalence was 13.9% among 2- to 5-year-olds, 18.4% among 6- to 11-year-olds, and 20.6% among 12- to 19-year-olds....

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Ritchelle Broadnax: Talks About Women In Medicine

Ritchelle Broadnax: Talks About Women In Medicine

According to the AAMC, Research shows that almost 40% of women physicians go part-time or leave medicine altogether within six years of completing their residencies. Dr. Ritchelle Broadnax, who’s very early in her career as a Doctor of Nursing, has big plans on how she can continue to give her clients/patients that great quality of...

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Has Your Career Become Your Whole Identity?

Has Your Career Become Your Whole Identity?

by Janna Koretz Dan*, a partner at a major Boston law firm, was due at the office, but instead, he was curled on his bathroom floor, unshaven and in his pajamas, crying into a towel. It began slowly, in a meeting with a particularly pushy client, when a thought bubbled up in his mind: “Why...

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Don’t Ask People What They Want, Watch What They Do

Don’t Ask People What They Want, Watch What They Do

Understanding user motivations, daily habits, and patterns helps create insight that informs and inspires teams to create better solutions for people. by Max Ogles Nir’s Note: Irene Au is a design partner at Khosla Ventures and former Head of Design at Google, Yahoo, and Udacity. In this interview, she chats with Max Ogles about design...

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Destiny Turner Talks About Going Into The “ER”

Destiny Turner Talks About Going Into The “ER”

There is a lot more to know about Destiny Turner than only being a talented singer. Destiny Turner talks to Christopher Thomas, Publisher of inCity Magazine about how her latest album “Emotion Release” came into existence, collaborations, goals and more. Request Destiny Turner’s new project at your local radio station.

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Is There an Upside to Having No Social Life?

Is There an Upside to Having No Social Life?

For one month, Madeleine Dore declined all in-person activities with friends to see if it would make her more productive – with surprising results. by Madeleine Dore The trick to being successful could, in fact, be simple. From my own experience interviewing highly successful artists, writers, and creative entrepreneurs I’ve found one of the most...

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What a Brief Jog Can Do for Your Brain

What a Brief Jog Can Do for Your Brain

Just 15 minutes of movement is all it takes. by Ephrat Livni If you have 15 minutes to spare, do not sit and chill. Instead, a new study says, you should go out for a quick, light jog. It will leave you feeling more energetic than resting, which will lift your spirits and in turn...

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How to Have Closer Friendships

How to Have Closer Friendships

Like so many people, I grew up watching the TV show “Friends,” dreaming of the day I would be living a glamorous city life surrounded by a group of close friends. Over the years, I’ve made lots of friends: childhood friends, work friends, college friends, writer friends. I have friends who like to hike, and...