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Exclusive: this is the Essential Phone

Another stab at making phones modular<p>The Essential Phone, brought to us by the person who created Android, is finally ready for the spotlight. It’s an incredibly audacious and ambitious project, with an outlandish screen and the beginnings of a modular ecosystem.<p>First, the Android phone basics: the …

Mobile Technology

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Scientists develop drug that 'could cure HIV and Aids'

Scientists have developed a drug they hope could lead to a cure for HIV and Aids.<p>Reseachers in Israel have identified a protein they claim can reduce …

Public Health

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Lose Weight Quickly

The food that you eat determines whether you are fat or thin, food is more powerful than any diet pills for losing weight. Eating the right foods at …

How to Calculate Your Total Daily Calorie Needs

A calorie is a unit of energy that your body uses to function and perform daily life sustaining activities.[1] The calories you eat from foods …

Can’t lose weight no matter what? We’ve got 6 tips just for you

So you’re working out like a beast, eating healthier than you ever have… and all of a sudden, after months of dropping the pounds quite easily, you …

Military Diet: Lose 10 Pound In Just 3 Days!

The concept of this Military diet includes precise menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Basically, you have to stick to the meals, except for some …

10 Easy Vegan Superfood Recipes

When you think of superfoods, you probably picture exotic, expensive, hard-to-find ingredients like acaí or goji berries. But there are plenty of …

Players in hunt for Pokemon Go monsters feel real-world pain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beware: "Pokemon Go," a new smartphone game based on cute Nintendo characters like Squirtle and Pikachu, can be harmful to your health.<p>The "augmented reality" game, which layers gameplay onto the physical world, became the top grossing app in the iPhone app store just days after …

Pokémon

If you hate going to stores to shop for clothes, this is the subscription box you should try out

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Five Four Club There are many subscription services out there competing for the right to exchange their goods for your dollars. …

Small Business

13 habits science shows will help you fall asleep faster and sleep better

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

Sleep

Want Your Kids to Be Successful and Happy? Research Recommends This Parenting Style

A new study asks adults about how they were parented to uncover the best way to raise successful kids.<p>When it comes to folk wisdom on how to raise happy and successful kids, we all do the same thing. We look at the families around us and try to identify what's working, and what's not. Then we …

Parenting

Here’s how to make world travel your full-time job

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>Let’s …

Hacking

Woman Trying to Prove ‘Vegans Can Do Anything’ Dies of Altitude Sickness on Mount Everest

An Australian woman who set out to climb Mount Everest to prove that “vegans can do anything” died Saturday after developing altitude sickness.<p>Maria …

Mountaineering

Free, third-person MOBA 'Smite' heads to PlayStation 4

<i>Smite</i> is already popular on PC and Xbox One, and this year it's hitting another major platform: the PlayStation 4. The game is in closed alpha on PS4 today, though it's only for a small number of "dedicated" players, Hi-Rez Studios president Stew Chisam says in a tweet. The closed beta goes live in …

Americans can study in Germany for free, in English. An increasing number are doing it.

Tuition to U.S. universities has surged 500 percent since 1985 and continues to rise. But German universities offer free education to everyone -- including Americans.<p>The number of American students enrolled in German universities has risen steadily in recent years. Currently, an estimated 10,000 …

College & University

11 Best Vegan Super Bowl Recipes

Game day spreads don’t have to include meat and dairy to be delicious.<p>From a spicy tofu chili to terrific bite-sized brownies, here are eleven …

Cooking

Tracy Morgan Gets Candid About His Difficult Recovery After His Tragic Car Accident

After a great return to the <i>Saturday Night Live</i> stage and the announcement of a new comedy tour, Tracy Morgan seems to have bounced back even stronger after his life-threatening car accident. While all seems to be well in the comedian’s life now, both personally and professionally, it was certainly …

Comedy
Physiology

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>Today: Sweet, savory, and unexpected ways to bring the mighty peach to your table.</i><p>Peaches get the smoky and spicy treatment in this take on a whiskey …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

James Webb Space Telescope

US-appointed egg lobby paid food blogs and targeted chef to crush vegan startup

Internal emails reveal coordinated attack by American Egg Board to quash the rise of Hampton Creek’s egg alternative in possible breach of federal regulations<p>A government-controlled industry group targeted popular food bloggers, major publications and a celebrity chef as part of its sweeping effort …

Silicon Valley

Samsung may unveil Galaxy Note 5 early to beat new iPhone

The new Note 5 smartphone from Samsung could be announced in August instead of September in an attempt to outshine Apple's next iPhone, says the Wall Street Journal.<p>Watch out Apple. Samsung may bump up the due date for its Galaxy Note 5 supersized smartphone.<p>The Korean company will move up the …

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