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Learn at least one thing about investing, whether you know nothing or a lot.
If you're socially inclined, form an educational investing club with friends. (You can learn how at better-investing.org). If you're more of a do-it-yourselfer, just start reading. A couple of good places to begin are moneychimp.com and fool.com/school.
The Greeks understood that mind and body must develop in harmounious proportions to produce a creative intelligence. And so did the most brilliant intelligence of our earliest days - Thomas Jefferson - when he said, not less than two hours a day should be devoted to exercise.
If the man who wrote the Decleration of Independence, was Secretary of State, and twice President, could give it two hours, our children can give it ten or fifteen minutes.
- John F Kennedy (1917-63), US statesman, Address to the National Football Foundations, 5 Dec 1961.
Social networking is fun, but it can also be used to assist you in your business or further your career. There are dozens of social networking sites on the internet. Here are some of the more popular ones: Bahu, Bebo, Biip, Facebook, Geni, Habbo, itsmy, Jaiku, kaioo, LinkedIn, Ning, Plaxo, Plurk, Pownce, Twitter, and Vox.
Social Networking is here to stay. Why not take advantage of it grow your networks, and put them to work for you!
Slurping down too many sugary drinks could raise your risk for Alzheimer's disease, according to recent research. After 25 weeks with free access to sugar water, mice displayed memory-retention problems and an increase in brain plaques associated with Alzheimer's development. Researchers aren't sure if the bump in sugar intake caused the increased mental impairment. But past research has indicated that inflammation and insulin resistance (both linked to excess sugar intake) could lead to Alzheimer's.
Limit soda and other sugary treats, and feed your brain omega-3-rich fish and antioxidant-packed fruits and vegetables, which show promise in protecting the brain from age-related damage.