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17 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs in 2017

Long before you can afford a staff to help you do more you can afford apps that help freak out less.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like most people in business today, there always seem to be a million things on your to-do list and you don’t know where to …

Apps

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 …

If you think your brain is more than a computer, you must accept this fringe idea in physics

One of the most intriguing speculative arguments in physics and computer science isn't really about physics or computer science at all. It's about …

Physics

Force Cortana to use Google instead of Bing

Windows 10's new search assistant, Cortana, is pretty useful, but she has one big flaw -- all her search results go through Microsoft's search engine Bing. For those of us who live and die by Google, this is pretty unforgivable. For obvious reasons, Microsoft doesn't make it easy to switch out …

When Algorithms Give Orders: The Ethics Of Fulfilling Our Desires Vs Saving Us From Ourselves

As the capabilities of artificial intelligence have advanced exponentially over the last several years, a growing chorus of voices has warned of the dangers as AI begins to make more and more decisions on our behalf. Many of the concerns cited, such as intelligent killer robots, are still at least …

A Pair of Tremors Highlight the Different Types of West Coast Earthquakes

It was a day for quake, rattle, and roll on the west coast when small earthquakes hit both Los Angeles and the Pacific Northwest on Tuesday. While …

Why short bursts of activity boost fitness in the body

High-intensity training (HIIT) has become popular with athletes and amateurs and now scientists know why<p>Short bouts of intense exercise could be the key to staying in shape after researchers found that even just a few minutes of strenuous activity can make muscles work harder.<p>High-intensity …

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

The Brain

Here's How China's One-Child Policy Started in the First Place

With China’s one-child policy ending on Thursday after more than three decades, looking back to when—and why—the strict policy was first implemented …

China

Survey Finds The Percent Of Americans Smoking Weed Has Doubled Since 2002

And most are using it recreationally<p>If you’re an adult who has smoked marijuana in the past year, you’re one of about 30 million Americans who has done so, according to a new survey by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) that was published yesterday in <i>JAMA Psychiatry</i>. …

Cannabis

5 Effective Ways To Lose Weight With Zero Effort

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

6 Guys Spent a Week Eating 6,000 Calories a Day. Here’s What Happened

Researchers take a peek at what happens inside your body when you binge<p>The average guy eats about 2,500 calories a day. So what would happen if you ate more than double that amount for a week straight? Some seriously scary stuff, according to new research published in the journal <i>Science</i> …

GM pig organs could soon be transplanted into humans

A major hurdle in transplanting pig organs into humans has been overcome by Harvard University scientists<p>Pig organs could soon be transplanted into patients after Harvard University scientists discovered a way to genetically modify pig DNA so it is more compatible with humans.<p>Scientists have spent …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Why elephants could hold the cure for cancer

Elephants carry 20 copies of a tumour suppressing gene called TP53 which stops damaged DNA reproducing and causing tumours, scientists have found<p>Elephants may hold the key to fighting cancer after scientists found that they carry a large number of genes which suppress tumours.<p>Researchers have long …

The Most Important Retirement Income Source Most People Get Wrong

New research shows that most pre-retirees misunderstand Social Security benefits and claiming rules<p>Social Security benefits are more complicated than …

The House That Could Save the World

The next generation of ultra-efficient houses will redefine how we fight climate change—and how we live.<p>In July, when Portland was sweltering at upwards of 100 degrees, the tenants of The Orchards wondered if they had air conditioning. The temperature in their apartments never rose above 70.<p>They …

Housing

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

Cleaning

One in 10 energy smart meters doesn't work

A tenth of the 1.3 million new 'smart' meters installed in the UK are only functioning as traditional smart meters<p>A tenth of energy 'smart' meters installed in British homes do not work and are functioning like traditional 'dumb' meters, official figures show.<p>More than 1.3 million of the devices, …

Do We Live in a 2-D Hologram? Physicists Aim to Find Out

Physicists at Fermilab in Illinois have turned on a laser-based experiment that could reveal whether the three-dimensional world we perceive is merely a "Matrix"-style illusion generated by a cosmic two-dimensional hologram.<p>The Holometer experiment is the result of years of work by particle …