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These are the real 'superfoods' you should be eating more of, according to science

Super, shluper. The term "superfood" doesn't actually mean anything, and most of the foods hiding behind such a label aren't all that good for you. But there are dozens of real, nourishing foods that you should be eating more of right now.<p>Thanks to some of the scientists at America's foremost …

Nutrition

10 useful Gmail settings you’ll wish you knew sooner

More than a billion people use Gmail. That’s about 1 in 7 people on Earth actively using this free email platform in 74 different languages.<p>Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported some third-party developers were collecting data on Gmail users. If you are worried about this practice, I’ve got …

Google

7-Day Meal Plan: Protein-Packed Dinners

Juicy pork chops, fresh fish, and hearty quinoa are just some of the delicious, protein-packed foods in this week's meal plan. Protein does a lot of …

These Turkey Meatballs Are the Only Meal Prep I’ll Eat 3 Days in a Row

By Alyse Whitney<p>They taste like banh mi—banh meatballs, if you will—and I can't get enough.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>A few years ago, I tried every single meal kit box for a story I was working on. My fridge was full of …

48 Ways To Get Out Of Your Own Way And Start Making Real, Lasting Change In Your Life

So often in life, our greatest obstacle is ourselves.<p>It’s not that we can’t force ourselves to grit our teeth and push through another four hours of work. It’s not that we don’t <i>know</i> what we should be doing, or how we could better apply ourselves. Self-sabotage happens in small, almost undetectable …

Self-help

Boeing's folding wingtips get the FAA green light

Passengers on Boeing's new line of 777 planes might not have to take a bus from the gate across the tarmac, despite much larger wings potentially making it difficult for the aircraft to navigate terminals. That's because the company received Federal Aviation Administration approval today for its …

How one woman used the '3-hour reset' rule to lose 65 pounds

This diet philosophy helped one fitness trainer regulate her hunger and lose the baby weight.<p>It’s a typical weight-loss tragedy: You ate healthy for a week, then you devoured a donut at the office party and now you’re mourning your diet.<p>Instead of feeling like you’ve ruined your progress — or …

Weight Loss

100 Healthy Recipes to Keep Dinner Exciting When You're on a Diet

The most difficult part about deciding to take on a new diet is coming up with unique and versatile meal options that won't make you want to cheat. Grocery shopping for and cooking dinner suddenly becomes a task you want to avoid at all cost, but with some planning, dinner doesn't have to be …

MIT's AlterEgo headset can read words you say in your head

I don't want to alarm you, but robots can now read your mind. Kind of.<p>AlterEgo is a new headset developed by MIT Media Lab. You strap it to your face. You talk to it. It talks to you. But no words are said. You say things in your head, like "what street am I on," and it reads the signals your brain …

10 Anal Sex Positions That Make Butt Play Way Hotter

So many options!<p>Let's get one thing out of the way: Men aren't the only ones who enjoy anal sex. I'm a sex educator, and I've come across plenty of women who love anal play. Of course, not <i>every</i> woman is going to be into it (I can't think of any sex act that's a universal turn-on). But many women …

U.S. regulator approves SpaceX plan for broadband satellite services

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. telecommunications regulator on Thursday gave formal approval to a plan by Elon Musk's SpaceX to build a global broadband network using satellites.<p>"This is the first approval of a U.S.-licensed satellite constellation to provide broadband services using a new …

Space Travel

'The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind' Returns From Madness

One spring morning in 2015, Barbara Lipska got up as usual, dyed her hair and went for a jog in her suburban Virginia neighborhood.<p>But when she returned from a much longer than expected run, her husband Mirek was completely taken aback.<p>"I was lost in my own neighborhood," Lipska says. "The hair dye …

Mental Health

33 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

A hotel booking site has revealed the things you should always ask for at hotel check-in to get 5-star treatment without paying for it

Staying in a nice hotel is a rare luxury for most of us, meaning that you'll want to make the most of it when you do.<p>With this in mind, travel experts at Hotels.com have shared some tips and tricks for scoring lesser-known freebies or upgrades that'll make your stay that little bit more …

Hospitality

Lizard Squad's founding member pleads guilty to cyber-crimes

A 20-year-old has pleaded guilty in a Chicago federal court to launching cyberattacks and harassment campaigns as a founding member of the hacker-for-hire groups Lizard Squad and PoodleCorp, according to the <i>Chicago Tribune</i>. Between them, the two outfits knocked both the PlayStation Network and Xbox …

Bitcoin plunges below $13,000 heads for worst week since 2013

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin plunged by 30 percent to below $12,000 on Friday as investors dumped the cryptocurrency after its sharp rise to a peak close to $20,000 prompted warnings by experts of a bubble.<p>After falling to as low as $11,159, it recouped some losses to trade above $14,000 on …

Researchers have figured out why sitting all day is so bad for your health

Sitting all day —at the office, in transit to and from work, and on the couch when we get home — is terrible for us. Staying seated for too long is associated with increased risk for diabetes and various cancers, and it can more than double a person's risk for cardiovascular disease.<p>That's no …

Sitting

Apple faces lawsuits over its intentional slowing of older iPhones

Plaintiffs from two separate class-action lawsuits claim Apple did not have user consent to slow iPhone performance and that it was forcing new purchases<p>Apple is facing lawsuits over the revelations that it intentionally slows down older iPhones without user consent.<p>Apple has admitted to slowing …

Class Action

20 gadgets under $20 that you'll actually use every day

There are plenty of products out there that cost less than $20, but most of them never get used. A USB drive that works in outer space? Can’t imagine …

5 chatbots that could help you find your next job

Chatbots know how to interact with people, because they either follow a human-composed set of rules or learn how to communicate via artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.<p>Bots that follow rules are more limited and can only answer things they've been programmed to understand.<p>They won't recognize …

Artificial Intelligence

ProtonMail makes its free VPN service available to everyone

ProtonMail, the encrypted email created by CERN and MIT scientists, has released a new product in response to the administration's roll back of Obama-era internet privacy rules. Starting today, you can try out the company's VPN service, which was in beta testing by 10,000 initial users for a year, …

Privacy

SoftWear Automation raises $4.5 million to build robots that sew

Remember the good old days when cartoon robot toys were all the rage? Maybe you were a Transformers kid or maybe you were into Microbots. And, if you were very lucky, you got to experience to joy of the mini transforming Sewbots.<p>If you were lucky you got the Sewbots Command Center and if you were …

One of Europe's most influential investors gave a brutal example of how AI could wipe out white-collar jobs

Fred Destin, former general partner at Accel and currently raising his own seed fund, predicted that automation will wipe out up to 70% of white-collar roles, pointing to legal and insurance firms in particular.<p>"The next wave will destroy white-collar jobs at speed and at scale," he said, speaking …

The Future

These stick-on soles are waterproof and cut-proof to protect your feet on holiday

An Italian company has designed stick on soles that claim to protect your feet, so you don't need to wear shoes.<p>The creators say that Nakefit soles are "waterproof, cut-proof, heat-resistant, and slip-proof" so you can wear them in the sea or the pool.<p>Nakefit has reached over 200% of its funding …

Shoes

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

'Cool' New Knee Procedure Eases Arthritis Pain Without Surgery

A new, non-invasive knee procedure could bring some relief for patients suffering from debilitating chronic pain, for whom surgery is not an option.<p>The treatment, recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration, is called “cooled radio frequency ablation” and is a less drastic option for …

Pain

21 Of The Healthiest Summer Snack Recipes On Pinterest

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Prof proves 100-year-old medical test cures infertility after mum tells him: 'That's how you were born!'

When the mother of Professor Ben Mol told him that a 100-year-old medical technique had cured her infertility, leading to his birth, the scientist was naturally curious.<p>Since 1917 doctors have performed a technique in which they inject a special dye into women’s tubes which can be picked up on …

The strange sheep that baffled scientists

A rare mutant sheep with straight, silky wool is helping unravel the mysteries of human hair.<p>When a farmer in Otago, New Zealand, saw a bizarre-looking lamb in his flock, he first assumed a wild goat had snuck in and impregnated one of his ewes. The newborn had a lamb-shaped body yet was coated …

New Zealand