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Xiaomi Mi 6 brings Galaxy S8-level specs for half the price

Xiaomi, the Chinese electronics manufacturer that was once considered to be China's Apple, has had a bit of a rough year. Its global market share …

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

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The Untold Story of the Bastille Day Attacker

Last July, France witnessed the creation of a new kind of mass murder when a man steered a giant cargo truck into a crowd and killed 86 people in the beach resort of Nice. The French government quickly announced that the killer was a jihadist inspired by the Islamic State. But as Scott Sayare …

Is sugar the world’s most popular drug? | Gary Taubes

It eases pain, seems to be addictive and shows every sign of causing long-term health problems. Is it time to quit sugar for good?<p>Imagine a drug that can intoxicate us, can infuse us with energy and can be taken by mouth. It doesn’t have to be injected, smoked, or snorted for us to experience its …

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GOP Sen. Patrick Toomey on repealing Obamacare: 'It absolutely has to get done in the first year'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey said Thursday that Obamacare has to be repealed in Donald Trump's first year in the White House.<p>"It absolutely has to get done in the first year," Toomey said on the "Dom Giordano Program" on 1210 WPHT Philadelphia radio. "I think it has to get done in the first …

The Russian Expat Leading the Fight to Protect America

In a war against hackers, Dmitri Alperovitch and CrowdStrike are our special forces (and Putin's worst nightmare).<p>At six o'clock on the morning of May 6, Dmitri Alperovitch woke up in a Los Angeles hotel to an alarming email. Alperovitch is the thirty-six-year-old cofounder of the cybersecurity …

Sugar not only makes you fat, it may make you sick

<b>(CNN) —</b> In recent years, sugar -- moreso than fat -- has been receiving the bulk of the blame for our deteriorating health.<p>Most of us know we consume more sugar than we should. Let's be honest, it's hard not to.<p>The (new) bad news is that sugar does more damage to our bodies than we originally …

8 Secrets of Great Communicators

Great communication skills are a powerful tool to have in your arsenal. Here are eight proven strategies that will improve yours today.<p>When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we're pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren't nearly as good as we …

15 Daily Routines That Will Boost Your Productivity

Looking to become more productive? Here are 15 daily habits that can help you.<p>Feeling the office blues?<p>It's okay. It is an unfortunate reality that most U.S. workers spend long hours in the office, working themselves to death until they become office zombies.<p>Because of the long hours and often …

10 Things You Should Do to Take Care of Your Mental Health

One out of every five adults experiences mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.<p>It's so normal to discuss diets, fitness routines, and all the latest trends meant to improve our physical health. So then why are people still silent when it comes to discussing mental …

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9 Things You Didn't Know About Detoxing

An explainer on the cleanse craze—and how to do it the healthy way.<p>The detoxing trend, as championed by certain members of the wellness community, is really having a moment: celebrities swear by it, while dietitians view it with a critical eye. As researchers will be quick to tell you, the trendy …

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

12 Burger Recipes to Help You Win at July 4th

We live for culinary experimentation, but in our humble opinion, no Independence Day celebration—or warm-weather outdoor gathering of any kind—is worth its salt unless burgers are on the menu. It doesn't matter if it's made from beef, lamb, or black beans—if it's in patty form, comes off the grill …

How to Make Yourself Work (When You're Not in the Mood)

How to beat procrastination and get things done even when you don't feel like working.<p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, …