The 10 Most Popular Links Shared on start A FIRE in 2015

#1 New grocery store lets you buy health food for the price of fast-food

Imagine Whole Foods at dollar-store prices — a new company called Daily Table is shifting the power back to people of lower income, so they too have the option of eating right.

#2 Instead of going to war, North and South Korea have agreed to hold family reunions

South Korea will turn off its loudspeakers and North Korea will end its “semi-state of war”.

#3 Why Your Brain Loves Negativity and How to Fix It

Human brains developed a strong a negativity bias that makes negative experiences seem more powerful. But with practice, we can defeat the negativity bias.

#4 Childhood Creativity Leads to Innovation in Adulthood

Researchers link arts and crafts in childhood to financial success in adulthood.

#5 Airbnb, Uber and Mailchimp: Inside the Web Design Style Guides of 10 Brands We Love

Learn all about the design elements and systems that go into a brand giant’s website

#6 4 Essential Tricks for Staying Cool During Outdoor Summer Workouts

Taking your workout outside is a fun, free way to make the most of the sweet summer weather, but as the temperatures start to rise, so can your discomfort factor, not to mention your risk of dehydration or even heat stroke. Fortunately, there are ways to keep cool while you exercise that don’t involve staying indoors and cranking the AC.

#7 SaaS Pricing: Our Big Free Plan Mistake

It’s tempting to offer a free plan in your Saas pricing model, thinking users will upgrade. That logic is what led Hubstaff to our big free plan mistake.

#8 Scientists create world’s first biologically powered computer chip

The dream of melding biological and man-made machinery is now a little more real with the announcement that Columbia Engineering researchers have successfully harnessed a chemical energy-producing biological process to power a solid state CMOS integrated circuit.

#9 The 10 Best Ways to Hydrate That Don’t Involve Water

Not in the mood for H20? Grab a cucumber — or radish or strawberry.

#10 Designing Data-Driven Interfaces

Telling the story of your data.

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Originally published at on December 31, 2015.

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