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The Most Genius Way to Save Money on Groceries Next Year

<i>By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist</i><p>Grocery shopping can take a big bite out of your household budget. In fact, a family of four spends up to an average of $1,300 a month on food at home, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That means families can shell out more than $15,000 a year on …

Personal Finance

The new iOS-connected Hamwells e-Shower recycles your water with eyes on saving energy

Low-flow shower heads are not a new phenomenon. They’ve been around for some time, with varying degrees of annoyance for many years. The idea of saving water while enjoying a long, hot shower has been discussed and executed in many different ways. A new $3,000 shower that recycles (and purifies) …

James Bond

The Truth About Skipping Meals (and Why You Need to Stop)

Do you constantly find yourself skipping meals because you are just too busy to sit down and eat? Or you've replaced breakfast with your morning coffee? Lunch is too hard to fit into your busy schedule, so by mid-afternoon you've succumbed to that block of chocolate and managed to eat the lot. …

Digestion

Shrinking Global Cities Through Tilt-Shift Photography

Melbourne-based photographer Ben Thomas skillfully incorporates the tilt-shift technique to turn landscape and lifestyle photos into scenic shots of toy cities for his <i>Cityshrinker</i> project. The Australian world traveler transforms the skyscrapers of major metropolises like New York City and London …

Tilt-shift

Study: Some cardiac arrest victims ignore warning symptoms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sudden cardiac arrest may not always be so sudden: New research suggests a lot of people may ignore potentially life-saving warning …

Cardiac Arrest

OneNote is getting big updates on Android, iOS and PCs

OneNote is receiving several updates today across multiple platforms that will make it better for many devices.<p>First up, iOS and Web users can finally add audio recordings to their notes. That means you can easily record meetings or lectures, and add the clips directly to documents. Web users can …

Apps

SurveyMonkey chief David Goldberg died of head injury due to treadmill fall

SurveyMonkey chief executive David Goldberg died from a head injury sustained after falling off a treadmill at a private resort in Mexico on Friday, according to a spokesman for the local prosecutor’s office.<p>The 47-year-old, who became head of the online survey company in 2009, was found on the …

Top NASA Scientist: We'll Find Signs of Alien Life 'Within a Decade'

Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.<p>"I think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we're going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years," NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan said Tuesday …

Paranormal

The colourful world of Sonia Delaunay

The abstract artist's first ever British retrospective paints her as a key player in the history of creation – about time too, says Lucy Davies<p>Sonia Terk was 22 years old and already an established artist when she met the aristocratic painter Robert Delaunay in 1907.<p>Within a year of arriving in …

Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig most reliable for weight loss, study says

Dieters looking to maximize their chances for long-term weight loss should consider trying Jenny Craig or Weight Watchers, according to a new review of clinical trials.<p>People who used the Jenny Craig program lost 4.9% more weight after one year than their counterparts, who only got dieting …

Weight Loss

How the World’s Oldest People Live So Long

At 118, the world’s oldest woman says her secret is eating, sleeping, and relaxing. Sounds good to us!<p>How do you live to be 109 years old? Exercise, …

Hot Wheels at the Detroit Auto Show

Getting Back With Carbs

The original low-carb diet flirts with reason.<p>"So you can't eat all the cheese you want?"<p>"No, you can't. And you can't eat all the protein you want. And it's not only about bacon and sausage," said Colette Heimowitz, smiling a tight smile through the tedium of my misconceptions, which are …

Nutrition

Charlie Hebdo suspects and third gunman killed in twin police raids

Four hostages dead after French Swat teams storm printing firm in Dammartin-en-Goële and supermarket in Paris<p>In two ferocious, near simultaneous assaults as dusk fell, heavily armed French elite forces shot dead the two gunmen behind Wednesday’s massacre at Charlie Hebdo and a third member of the …

What Do Transgender Children Need?

Nicole clutches her phone, flops down on the couch next to her mother, and squeals, “Oh my God!” She’s just learned that a boy she met online is …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

Gun Control

20 Unusual Things 20 Successful People Do Every Day

Where success is concerned, sometimes the smallest things make the biggest difference.<p>All the successful people I know have at least one thing they make sure to do every day; one thing they feel contributes greatly to their success.<p>Some of the following are tech entrepreneurs, while others run more …