Author Archives: Tom Koulopoulos

Facebook’s Latest Move Should Terrify You

The biggest risk facing the rise of tech giants such as Facebook, Google, and Amazon isn’t privacy, it’s this. If you fear the conversation about the loss of privacy, which has brought companies such as Facebook to the forefront of our collective psyche, then this should terrify you. You’ve likely seen news coverage about the back and forth between Democratic ...

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Harvard Study Reveals One Exercise That Predicts 96% Lower Cardiovascular Risk

In less that 10 minutes you can gauge your risk of a heart disease or a cardiac event by doing this exercise. Cardiovascular diseases ranks as the number cause of death worldwide. And while it’s well known that even moderate exercise can significantly lower cardiovascular risk, diagnosing that risk has often involved numerous expensive clinical tests. I’ve written in the ...

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You’re Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places

We’ll give virtually anything to find it but what if it’s already here and you just aren’t paying attention? You’d have been hard-pressed today to avoid the many arrows being slung from Cupid’s social media armies. They’ve invaded your timelines, feeds, texts, emails, and, if you’re lucky enough, perhaps they’ve even delivered a dozen or so of the more than ...

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How NASA Used an Unforgettable Image to Brilliantly Communicate a Big Message

In Arthur C. Clarke’s classic Space Odyssey Sci-fi series a recurring theme is the presence of a large back monolith built by an ancient civilization. The monolith has transformational powers that alter the trajectory of humanity, starting with our ancient cave-dwelling ancestors and then following our evolution through the modern day and into the future. While the questions of who ...

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5 Ways to Fall Asleep, Beat Insomnia and Boost Creativity

In an always-on culture sleep has become a luxury. Yet, Alzheimer’s, shortened lifespan, and poor brain function have all be attributed to poor sleep habits. Here’s how you can change that. We live in an always-on world–hyperconnected, overloaded with information, and addicted to our screens, especially the smartphone soulmates that are constantly begging for our attention. We can joke about ...

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