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New Study Finds Women Have More to Gain from Meditation

Hang on to your cushions, gentlemen. A new study by researchers at Yale and Brown universities found women have more to gain from mindfulness …

Meditation

Dow Chemical Pushes White House to Kill Risk Study Showing Pesticide Dangers

WASHINGTON — Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration that's open to scrapping regulations to ignore the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species.<p>Lawyers representing Dow, whose CEO is …

Trump Administration

Why AI needs a magic moment

Well-known author Malcolm Gladwell defines the tipping point as “that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire.”<p>The idea of using AI-powered technology to fuel digital marketing and customer experience has been around for years, yet …

Artificial Intelligence

Best Smart Home Gadgets of 2018

Looking to make your home just a little smarter? While still in its infancy, the number of smart home products—devices that let you control your …

A bankruptcy that’s bad news for climate policy

THE BANKRUPTCY of Westinghouse, the venerable American nuclear-reactor maker now owned by Japan’s equally prestigious Toshiba, is a blow to two of the greatest names in global business — a devastating one. More important for the United States, and the planet, is what the debacle means for the …

Nuclear Energy

6 Reasons Why Trump Will Never Stop the Renewable Energy Revolution

By Emma Gilchrist<p>The solar industry was responsible for creating one out of every 50 new jobs in the U.S. last year and the country's fastest-growing …

Home builder makes the Tesla Powerwall 2 standard in every new home

Before Tesla acquired SolarCity, both companies were starting to work with home builders to incorporate their products directly in new homes. Since the acquisition, they joined their efforts to include battery packs and solar panels in new constructions.<p>Now we learn that a home builder decided to …

The rise of the super gonorrhea | Toronto Star

But among the many villains populating the superbug universe, <i>Neisseria gonorrhoeae</i> is a particularly worrisome character.<p>For starters, gonorrhea is …

FDA bans antibacterial soaps, says there's no evidence they actually work

Manufacturers failed to show that antimicrobial soaps are safe for long-term use, or that they're any more effective than regular soap.<p>The FDA is washing its hands of antibacterial soap.<p>In a final ruling issued Friday, the Food and Drug Administration declared there's no evidence that antibacterial …

FDA

Fair or unfair? Facial cues influence how social exclusion is judged

People are often excluded from social groups. Whether uninvolved observers find this acceptable or not may depend on the facial appearances of those …

China’s hack-proof quantum satellite leap into space leads the world

China launched the world’s first quantum science satellite into space early on Tuesday morning, with the project carrying the hopes of scientists …

Quantum Mechanics

Good Meat: Your Guide to Eating Meat for Fat Loss, Muscle Building, & the Achievement of Perfect Health | Poliquin Article

Foods that come from animals are among the most nutritious on the planet. Meat, eggs, fish and dairy are all jam packed with nutrients that enable …

These 9 battery companies will help you save tons of money on your energy bill

Your monthly energy bills can get quite expensive, especially during the summer. You need lots of energy to stay cool and power your electronics, but buying your energy from an outside company isn't always the most efficient or cost-effective.<p>That's where at-home batteries come in.<p>Combined with …

This Thermos Is the Next Best Thing to an IV Drip of Tea

The sleek and stylish thermos that keeps us drinking our favorite teas at the office all day long.<p>We spend over 40 hours at our desks each week. To make it work, we keep our headphone game tight and religiously follow the commandments of lunch al desko (i.e., we're not afraid of stocking our desk …

Coffee

Who needs faster computers?

Following Moore’s law, chip manufacturers assume that computing capacity will double every two years – so what happens when that becomes impossible?<p>Fifty years ago, Gordon Moore, the co-founder of the chip manufacturer Intel described a regularity he had observed that would one day make him a …

Moore's Law

What wealthy investors are doing with their money right now

Looking to become wealthy one day? Pay close attention to what high-net-worth (HNW) investors do with their money. By following the moves of people who have demonstrated the ability to create wealth, you stand a much better chance of creating some for yourself.<p>One useful tool for tracking how the …

Robots will take over most jobs within 30 years, experts warn

The rise of robots could lead to unemployment rates greater than 50 per cent, according to Professor Moshe Vardi<p>Robots will have taken over most jobs within 30 years leaving humanity facing its 'biggest challenge ever' to find meaning in life when work is no longer necessary, according to …

The Future

How Tesla's rechargeable battery that can power your home works

The Powerwall can store solar energy and provide backup power for your home. The first version, unveiled in 2015, can fit either on the outside or inside the wall of your house. What improvements we will see in the updated version are unclear.<p>But for those interested in the technology, here's a …

Man who attacked Uber driver while drunk files $5-million lawsuit

A former Taco Bell corporate manager who was captured on video drunkenly attacking his Uber driver is now suing that driver for $5 million, claiming that the recording was made without his consent, according to court documents.<p>Benjamin Golden, 32, of Newport Beach, said the now-viral video, which …

Taco Bell

Can A Robot Find You Love? NYU's ITP Winter Show Says It Can.

Every year New York University provides lucky New Yorkers with an early holiday present, and 2015 was no exception. NYU’s ITP Winter Show is the work of more than 100 student projects.<p>Established by the legendary Red Burns in 1979, ITP is a graduate program within the NYU Tisch School of the Arts …

Virtual Reality

This Coca-Cola Ad Can Only Be Read by the Color Blind

Companies often engage in targeted advertising campaigns, but one of the world’s largest beverage makers recently put out an ad with a message that …

How to Make Incredible Brussels Sprouts

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Quentin Tarantino reveals his favorite movie of 2015, and it's a fan favorite

Back in 2013, when he was less busy making and promoting a new movie, Tarantino offered a top-10 list that included critical darlings like "Before Midnight" and, for whatever reason, the total bomb "The Long Ranger."<p>Tarantino was recently asked on the red carpet in France for his movie "The Hateful …