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We’re eating too much meat and it’s making us sick

While Senate Republicans work to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the future of health insurance in our country remains unknown. But what we do know is that chronic diseases and conditions continue to be the leading cause of disability and death and claim 90 percent of the US health care spending. …

Health Care

What are virtual networks and proxies? WIRED Explains

As a regular internet user, you’ve likely heard the terms “virtual private network” (VPN) and “proxy” before but may not understand what they are, if …

What Is Home Automation?

A home automation system is any series of devices -- such as home appliances, lights and even security cameras -- wirelessly connected to a central hub that can be remotely accessed, controlled and monitored. The technology controls these products using voice activation or input from a smartphone …

Home Automation

Paris conference to send Trump a warning over Israel and Palestinians

Meeting to say two-state solution is under threat as Palestinians voice concern about support for settlements in Trump camp<p>The international community will send Donald Trump a strong warning that only a two-state solution can solve the Israel-Palestinian crisis, amid signs that the EU is willing to …

National Uber protest barely gets into gear

About 20 protesters stood outside Uber’s headquarters in San Francisco on Friday chanting, “Uber’s greed puts drivers in need.”<p>It was the modest kick …

10 countries sitting on massive oceans of oil

One of the most talked-about side effects of the deal is the reentry of Iranian crude on the global markets.<p>Interestingly, although Iran has a huge amount of oil, the Islamic republic doesn't even make it into the top three when it comes to proven crude oil reserves.<p>Using the data provided by …

Saudi Arabia

Six Blunders That Brand You Unprofessional

There are seven billion of us here on the planet. We all had different upbringings and different influences.<p>The business world is as staged and scripted as a movie set, with its own social rules and protocols. Like any setting, the business world has certain business manners that you have to know …

The Workplace

Chinese stock markets plunge over fears share prices are unsustainable

China’s Shanghai composite index falls more than 7% in mass sell-off after six months of frenetic buying driven by a state clampdown on property investment<p>Chinese stock markets plunged on Friday as investors rushed to sell over fears that frenzied buying in recent months had sent share prices to …

17 Facts About Time That Will Hurt Your Brain

"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."<p><b>1.</b> Time passes faster for your face than for your feet (assuming you're standing up). Einstein's theory of relativity dictates that the closer you are to the centre of the Earth, the slower time goes – and this has been measured. At the top of Mount …

Wal-mart Names a New Chairman, Keeps the Job in the Family

A person bearing the “Walton” surname will no longer be chairman of Wal-Mart Stores for the first time in the company’s history.<p>But that doesn’t mean …

How to Ensure Your Resume Gets Read

Get past the filters to the top of the pile<p>Job seekers fear the resume robots – the automatic filtering of resumes that prevents your application …

Fortune.com

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After Taking My Advice, Is GE A Buy?

About eight years ago, General Electric's then-chief financial officer, Keith Sherin, pulled me aside in a conference room at 30 Rockefeller Center in Manhattan and asked me, “Peter, what do you think we should do to get our stock price up?”<p>I told him which businesses I thought GE — in which I have …

Investing

Daily habits that might harm you

Read on to find out more which daily habit you should avoid...<p>There are some habits that most of us have which may be harmful for you in the long run.<p>…

7 Gmail Tricks That Will Make You More Productive

Google’s Gmail is one of the best email solutions for your small business — and it could be even better.<p>On its face, the service offers free …

Q: What makes Finnish teachers so special? A: It’s not brains

David Cameron argues we need to train the smartest to teach. But Finnish universities select only 10% of applicants – and not the cleverest<p>When my niece was finishing school in Finland, more than anything else she wanted to become a primary teacher. Despite her genuine interest in teaching she …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Happiness

Solar Power To Become Cheapest Source Of Energy In Many Regions By 2025, German Experts Say

Solar power still amounts for a small share of net electricity generation around the world. In the USA, for instance, as of December 2014 it was responsible for just 0.45% of the total electricity produced.<p>Things are changing quite quickly, however, and if the German think tank Agora Energiewende …

Renewable Energy

If You Hear This On A Job Interview, Run!

It is critically important for job-seekers to remember that when you go on a job interview, you’re checking them out as much as they are evaluating you. Simply put, there are jobs you don’t want to get. They’ll hurt your resume and trash your self-esteem, and no paycheck is worth that. Sad to say, …

Employment

Apple reportedly hiring car experts for secret project

Apple is said to be hiring automative tech and vehicle design experts to work at a secret research facility in Silicon Valley, according to <i>Financial Times</i>. There are reportedly now dozens of employees working at the lab, which is said to have been set up some time late last year. It's unknown …

New particle in physics may be found this year

The Large Hadron Collider, built by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), has undergone major upgrades this year will begin its second, three-year run.<p>CERN says that after a two-year break for upgrades, the LHC will be twice as powerful this time.<p>The collider is already credited …

Physics

Elon Musk says Tesla will unveil a new kind of battery to power your home

The eccentric CEO said the product will be ready for production in a matter of months<p>Tesla didn't ship nearly as many cars this quarter as it had projected, but CEO Elon Musk remained upbeat during today's earnings call as he let some details slip about a brand new product. According to Musk, the …

What you earn in your 20s may predict your salary for the rest of your career

Your personality takes shape, plus you make choices about your career, marriage, and where you're going to live.<p>It's also the time when you set your earning trajectory, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.<p>"Across the board, the bulk of earnings growth happens …

Federal Reserve

Tim Cook Is No Steve Jobs... And That May Be A Good Thing

There’s no doubt Tim Cook has a very tough job. When he stepped in as CEO of Apple he was following in the footsteps of one of the most—if not the most—iconic entrepreneurs in history. Every step would be scrutinized by a legion of die hard fans and magnified a thousandfold.<p>Yet Cook has performed …

Steve Ballmer

What the ECB is doing to Greek banks is outrageous

The European Central Bank (ECB) is threatening to withdraw emergency funding from Greek banks if the Greek government doesn't do what it wants.<p>The central bank's actions toward Greece occur less than two months after secret letters revealed that the ECB threatened to pull emergency funding from …

Economy

This Is Why Google Doesn't Hire People As Fast As It Could

When reporting its fourth quarter earnings on Thursday, (which missed EPS and revenue expectations a bit), CFO Patrick Pichette emphasized that the company was looking for growth in all areas.<p>Although it grew its workforce by over 5,800 people over the year, an analyst on the quarterly conference …

Employment

Why the Way You Read Affects How Successful You Are

Do you read every word and pay close attention to the details and nuances, or do you fly through the information in front of you for the main idea?<p>With the advent of text messages, emails, and other technology-based forms of communication, the way in which we--and our employees--read has more to do …

Productivity

This concept turns old phone parts into a supercomputer

Giving modular smartphones a new lease on life<p>One of the selling points for modular smartphones like Project Ara or the Puzzlephone is that they reduce waste. But little has been said about how discarded modules could be put to use. Finland's Circular Devices, the company developing the …

Forget about used clothes and food drives—donate your data to save the world

In the future it will be possible to donate our personal data to charitable causes. All sorts of data is recorded about us as we go about our daily lives—what we buy, where we go, who we call on the phone, and our use of the internet. The time is approaching when we could liberate that data in …

Crucial