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Microsoft's CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail | Inc.com

Just under a year ago, Microsoft launched a Twitter bot by the name of Tay (officially, Tay.ai), in an attempt to advance how artificial intelligence communicates with humans in real time. Things took a vicious turn, though, when hackers and others caused Tay to begin spewing racist and profane …

Leadership

27 Oscar-Winning Movies You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Netflix is full of classics, if you only know where to look...

What's the Oldest Thing Alive Today?

The oldest living thing on Earth today is … well, it's controversial.<p>Let's back up. Figuring out the oldest thing alive requires defining "alive." …

Biology

Intermittent fasting diet takes off pounds, makes people healthier

There's more evidence that occasional fasting — actually, just eating very lightly — can help people lose weight.<p>People who ate a special low-calorie diet five days a month not only lost weight, but lowered their cholesterol, blood pressure and body fat measurements, researchers reported …

Holistic Medicine

Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017: Shipwrecks, killer whales and a giant octopus

Underwater Photographer of the Year is an annual competition that seeks to celebrate photography beneath the surface of the sea, lakes, rivers and …

Alzheimer's may be linked to defective brain cells spreading disease

Rutgers scientists say neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s may be linked to defective brain cells disposing toxic proteins …

Protein-Pacing: The Science-Backed Secret to Getting Fitter Faster

New research from Skidmore College confirms what trainers around the world consider the perfect diet and exercise regimen: A workout that checks all …

Exercise

Cancer genes hide outside chromosomes

Cancer’s relentless progression and ability to develop drug resistance are some of its most feared characteristics. While treatments succeed at first …

The Easy Beef Stew We Can't Stop Thinking About

This recipe does double duty. The rich beef stew will keep you satisfied for days and the garlic cream recipe should be tucked away for when you need …

Cooking

This is How You Fold a Record-Breaking Paper Airplane

In 2012, designer John Collins constructed a paper airplane that flew an astonishing 226 feet, establishing a distance record that still stands. A …

How a ‘fart pill’ could potentially do wonders for human health

There is no dog to blame here.<p>There is, however, a small black box on the wall of each room in this little research laboratory toward the rear of the Laurentian University campus. Each box has special sensors that can, if necessary, sound an alarm.<p>"Fart detectors," Dr. Rui Wang calls them.<p>He is …

Immune System

8 Things Smart People Never Reveal About Themselves At Work

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can wind up as obvious no-nos with hindsight.<p>Trouble is, you can't build a strong professional network if you don't open up to your colleagues. Doing so is …

Emotional Intelligence

Newt Gingrich: The left should be scared to death after Trump's first week

The elite left and their propagandists in the media are already in hysterics over President Trump’s first week in office, but for most Americans there are no surprises here.<p>The president is doing exactly what he has said he would do for the last two years on the campaign – immediately get to work …

Ronald Reagan
Immigration
Immigration
Immigration

44 of the best long hiking trails in the continental US all on one map

So many trails, so little time. That’s sure how it feels sometimes when you’re trying to pick a new adventure to go on. It can be difficult deciding …

Hiking

Dogs 'prefer reggae and soft rock' to other music genres, research suggests

<b>Dogs appear to prefer reggae and soft rock over other genres of music, according to researchers.</b><p>The Scottish SPCA and the University of Glasgow have published a paper which suggests music affects dogs' behaviour.<p>Researchers played a variety of music to dogs at a rehoming centre in Dumbarton and …

Behavior
Old Age

Feel Fuller Longer With These 20+ Low-Calorie, High-Fiber Foods

When you need to snack on a little something but you don't want to undo all your hard work of being healthy and reaching your goals, here are some low-calorie, supernutritious foods that will fill you up in under 50 calories.<p><b>15 spears of cooked asparagus:</b> 50 calories• <b><br>1 2/3 cups broccoli:</b> 48</b> …

Cookies

Roe v. Wade Attorney: Trump Is Biggest Threat Yet to Reproductive Rights

Forty-four years ago, the Supreme Court made a surprise ruling in favor of a young attorney, declaring abortion legal nationwide. Sarah Weddington, the lawyer who argued Roe v. Wade, says now that her legacy — and the law itself— has never been more at risk.<p>Just 26 years old at the time, Weddington …

Feminism

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages for other viruses.<p>What makes the discovery remarkable is that scientists expect such communication …

Biology

Dietician reveals perfect amount of protein needed to lose weight

When it comes to losing weight, most of us are concerned with calorie intake - but one expert says it could be time to look elsewhere.<p>According to …

Nutrition
Psychology

The 10 healthy food trends that are going to be huge in 2017

Remember when you first discovered bone broth? Or kombucha? It was game-changing, right? Fortunately, the healthy food scene is always evolving …

A Nightmare Disease Haunted Ships During Age of Discovery

Scurvy killed more people than the American Civil War.<p>The great voyages of discovery, when seafarers such as Magellan and Cook conquered the world’s oceans, brought immense wealth and knowledge to Europe. But they came at a high price. More sailors died of scurvy—more than three times as many—as …

12 Life-Changing Skincare Products to Try Before You Die

We're tried a lot of skin products—as in, so many—so a peek at our bathroom vanities might make you think we moonlight as estheticians (which, …

The 5 most important things you need to know if you want a flat tummy

Most of the fittest of people (and all of the sluggish) struggle to lose belly fat the most. This leads to many of us experimenting with different …

How Smart Are Horses?

Dogs are celebrated everywhere these days for the clever things they and their brains can do, and the science of dog cognition continues to soar in popularity.<p>As a cat person, I can't help but add that cats, too, show off their savviness for science.<p>Now, some cognitive scientists are asking about …

Animals