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7 Innovative Artificial Intelligence Startups to Watch in 2017

With over a billion in A.I. exits last year, 2017 is poised for pop.<p>It's poised to be an exciting year in artificial intelligence. Last year, artificial intelligence deals topped a billion for the first time. The White House started publishing reports on AI and the economy. Samsung just announced a …

Artificial Intelligence

The Way You Shop Will Change Forever This Year. Here’s How

These are the four big retail trends coming in 2017.<p>Online shopping has now reached a decade of maturity. We all use services like Amazon Subscribe & Save–and we do so through our phones, following advertisements we see on Facebook.<p>Yet while the internet forever changed shopping, the physical …

eCommerce

How to Insert a Rectangular Base into a Tube

Sewing a rectangle into a tube rings of “square peg in a round hole” hopelessness. And yet, it’s one of the most common techniques when creating …

Quick Tip: Scroll Animations With fullPage.js and Animate.css

In a previous tutorial, I introduced you to fullPage.js, a popular jQuery plugin for building full-screen pages. In this quick tip, I’ll show you how …

Your guide to surviving allergy season

Between spring-cleaning and all that pesky pollen in the air, this is an especially itchy-sniffly-sneezy time of year. Run through this list to prepare yourself for the many irritants that can make you miserable.<p>Cleaning your washing machine could help<p>The warm, dark interior of your machine is the …

Cleaning

5 Hair Masks You Can DIY with Ingredients From Your Kitchen • Mane Addicts

<i>In collaboration with HBFIT…</i><p>Don’t have an extra bill to drop on a fancy shmancy hair mask? Or just overwhelmed by the endless product options to …

Health Minister Gaétan Barrette not budging on MUHC's seasonal bed cuts

Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette is dismissing concerns about the impact of dramatic bed cuts on patient care at the McGill University Health …

Physiology

Silk Pillowcase Makes You Healthier And Look More Awesome

It’s well-known that women and men like to get their beauty sleep. Drinking plenty of water and getting 8 hours of sleep a night will keep you …

This Chart Shows You How You’ll Probably Die

Wondering how you’re most likely to die? Skip the online quizzes and morbid daydreaming, and sate your curiosity with this grim government chart.<p>The …

Bypass surgery better at alleviating diabetes than diet and exercise

After one year, gastric bypass surgery did a better job of bringing type 2 diabetes into remission than an intensive diet and exercise regimen, according to results of a small trial among obese patients.<p>Gastric bypass surgery precipitates weight loss and also triggers hormonal and metabolic …

"Terror has no religion" - Brussels mourns

The Belgian capital’s main square, Place de la Bourse continues to draw mourners, many holding posters with the defiant message “No to Terrorism”.<p>More and more candles and flowers have been laid in honour of the victims of Tuesday’s blasts.<p>Among the crowds were many Muslims, one of whom said what …

Religion

7 Ways To Detox Without Cleansing, Juicing, Or Souping

Once upon a time, we lived in an unpolluted environment; drank pristine water; and ate whole, nutrient-dense, unprocessed foods. Today’s world is …

26 things to do in the garden over Easter weekend

The long Easter bank holiday weekend is traditionally a time when we gardeners roll up our sleeves and move mountains to create a garden we can enjoy over the growing season ahead. With a long weekend before us it’s a chance for anyone who has ignored their plot over winter to make a mark.<p>1. Wake up<p>…

You Can Stop Stressing About Food: Here's How

What if the only thoughts you had about food were positive—if food was a source of pleasure, nourishment, and nutrients rather than stress and …

5 Steps to Deal With a Chronic Illness

I was diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C in 1985, when it was still called non-A non-B. My doctor didn't sugar coat his words when he said to me: "Toni, I am sorry but there is no cure. You have a ticking time bomb inside and nobody can predict how long you have to live."<p>My heart stopped and the …

Harrogate Spring Flower Show

view_headline<p>welcoming the new growing season<p>Harrogate Spring Flower Show<p>Harrogate Spring Flower Show is the first big event in the gardening …

Using mindfulness to treat chronic pain

What if there was a way to reduce back pain just by using your mind?<p>A new study says that's possible. The study, published this week in JAMA, finds …

Mindfulness

Why Eating For Your Microbiome Is The Key To A Healthy Weight

At this point, there’s really no need to harp on the statistics revealing the obesity epidemic in America. We’ve been bombarded by numbers—but the …

Body Movements May Give Clues To Personality, Mental Health

George Harrison may have been on to something when he wrote, “Something in the way she moves.” A new study confirms that a person’s body movements …

Cuddling Helps Curb Depression And Anxiety, Study Finds

Cuddling, snuggling, and hugging: you wouldn’t think these actions could be linked to depression and anxiety, but recent studies have found that the …

A Simple Weekly Mindfulness Practice: Keep a Gratitude Journal

Time required15 minutes per day, at least once per week for at least two weeks. Studies suggest that writing in a gratitude journal three times per …

5 Little Known Tips That Will Motivate You Immediately

You're reading 5 Little Known Tips That Will Motivate You Immediately, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

10 Renovation Mistakes Everybody Makes — and How to Fix Them

The 18 Best Motivational Books Everyone Should Read

We asked our readers to name the motivational books that have inspired them. These are the 18 reads they loved the best.<p>Three years ago, I identified the "Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time," but with a twist: I left the No. 1 spot blank and asked Inc.com readers to name their favorite.<p>In …

selfdevelopment

IKEA Keeps Getting Weirder, Now Sells Hydroponic Gardens

The world mostly knows IKEA for its flatpack furniture and mediocre meatballs. In the past year, however, the company’s doubled down on a new …

Forget carrots - eating oranges could protect the eyesight

Pensioners could improve their eyesight simply by eating oranges, a study suggests.<p>Experts found elderly people who ate fruit and vegetables high in vitamin C were a third less likely to develop cataracts.<p>Foods rich in the nutrient include oranges, red and green peppers, strawberries, broccoli, and …