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Tip: The Snack That Shrinks Love Handles

Snack on these in the late afternoon and lose fat around your waist. Really. Check out the science.<p>Almonds and Waist Size<p>If you eat a handful of …

This company's productivity soared after replacing 90% of employees with robots

It's hard to argue against automation when statistics are clearly illustrating its potential. The latest evidence comes out of a Chinese factory in Dongguan City.<p>The factory recently replaced 90 percent of its human workforce with machines, and it led to a staggering 250 percent increase in …

iPhone 7 Leak Confirms Two Biggest Features Removed

In recent years Apple has made one thing very clear: iPhone ‘Plus’ models are top dog. They have better cameras, far superior battery life and better screens. And now with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus that gap looks set to get even bigger…<p>Picked up by the ever reliable 9to5Mac, are renders of …

Deepcut tragedy will be constant reminder of the debt of care we owe recruits, says Army chief

Twenty years ago a talented young soldier died at Deepcut Barracks.<p>As the head of the Army, but also as a father, I deeply regret Cheryl’s tragic death and I want to apologise unreservedly to Mr and Mrs James for the duty of care failings at Deepcut Barracks in 1995.<p>After the comprehensive inquest …

Bobby Brown Breaks Down in Tears Talking About Bobbi Kristina’s Death: ‘My Baby’s Gone’

Always in his heart. <b>Bobby Brown</b> breaks down talking about the tragic recent loss of his daughter Bobbi Kristina in a preview for his upcoming …

Why Jodie Waited So Long

When Jodie Foster picked up her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame earlier this month, many were surprised that she didn't have one already - she is …

How the Refugee Crisis Has Already Changed Europe

"One thing is clear: Europe is a different place now."<p>During the winter of 2014, I worked on a project for the United Nations refugee agency, unhcr, …

Potatoes four times a week could cause high blood pressure, says study

Everyone knows chips are a dietary no-no. But now experts are warning that eating too much of the humble potato in any form – baked, boiled or as mash – could potentially be bad for our health. Research claims that eating potatoes four times a week could be harmful and contribute to the condition …

Neuroscientists Discover a New Way to Cross the Blood–Brain Barrier

The brain presents a unique challenge for medical treatment: it is locked away behind an impenetrable layer of tightly packed cells. Although the …

Why We Cringe at the Sound of Our Own Voices

If you’ve ever heard your own voice played back on a recording and thought “do I <i>really</i> sound like that?” you’re not alone. Most of us at least cringe …

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Cristiano Ronaldo's legacy is out of his hands

The legendary scorer has been phenomenal for underperforming Real Madrid. The jury is out on whether that makes him great or not.<p>Cristiano Ronaldo did his part. The prolific scorer had the opportunity to lead Real Madrid to the La Liga title. Madrid were one point behind Barcelona going into the …

Which Brands Of Hard Drive Are Most Likely To Fail?

A new analysis points fingers<p>The shelf life for the average drive is about four years, according to research by data storage company Backblaze.<p>The company’s latest analysis of more than 60,000 hard drives details which brands of drive fail with greater frequency. This isn't a sweeping investigation …

Antisemitism should not mean automatic life ban, Labour report says

Labour members who are excluded from the party for antisemitism should not automatically be banned for life, an internal party inquiry has recommended, raising the prospect that Ken Livingstone could be readmitted following his claim that Hitler supported Zionism.<p>The report by Jan Royall said that …

Berkshire Hathaway is getting hooked up with a $63 billion interest-free loan from the US government

Buffett watchers will often point to Berkshire's unique culture, the competitive advantages of its operating businesses, and Buffett's investing and deal-making acumen. These are indeed critical factors, but Berkshire Hathaway has some structural advantages that are less well understood. One of …

Apple Leak Reveals 'Edgeless Display' New iPhone

The iPhone 7 is going to be a disappointment. That’s the conclusion many are drawing after credible leak after credible leak revealed a device that’s a minimal upgrade on the iPhone 6S. But there might just be a very good reason for this…<p>Following news from ever reliable KGI Securities analyst …

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Scientists Are Uncovering a Terrible New Effect That Space Might Have on Our Bodies

Launch aborted.<p>If humanity is ever going to realise its ambitions of travelling to Mars and elsewhere in the Solar System, one of the challenges …

Anti-corruption summit launches global plan to recover stolen assets

<b>A global plan to help recover stolen assets has been announced.</b><p>The Global Forum for Asset Recovery will bring together governments and law enforcement agencies to discuss returning assets to Nigeria, Ukraine, Sri Lanka and Tunisia.<p>The meeting will be held in the US next year, co-hosted with the UK, …

Blown Away: The Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer Review

Keeping quiet about Project Lion has been one of our biggest challenges. But finally we can reveal that Dyson, the people who have been setting the …

9 of the most incredible places to sleep

Fancy sleeping somewhere more memorable than a hotel room or regular campsite? From treetop tents to a human-sized nest, you'll have a night to …

Facebook just copied another Snapchat feature

On Thursday, Facebook Messenger boss David Marcus announced that the platform had reached 900 million monthly active users.<p>The last time Facebook shared numbers for Messenger was in January, when it had reached 800 million monthly active users. At that time it had added 100 million new users in …

UK Banks Have A Week To Disclose All Links To The Panama Law Firm

The Financial Conduct Authority demanded 20 banks divulge all dealings with Panama Papers firm Mossack Fonseca, as the spotlight falls on the UK's role in tax avoidance.

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Panama -- The Coming Crash Of Capitalism

Watching the alarming scene of global capitalism today is akin to seeing a vehicle hurtling at full speed towards a wall and while shouting and screaming on the sidelines the pilot remains oblivious and keeps pushing on the accelerator. You know it is going to crash as you watch in disbelieving …

Fallout From Panama Papers Echoes Around The World

<b>Updated at 8:10 p.m. ET</b><p>One law firm, 11.5 million files.<p>The massive trove of emails, contracts and other papers from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca is being called the largest document leak in history.<p>For more than a year, a huge team of international investigative journalists sifted through …

The founder of a $40 million company says this is the biggest difference between entrepreneurs and successful business owners

Erin Condren, the founder of an eponymous $40 million stationery company, says there's a simple trait that divides those who manage to bring their businesses to the next level ... and those who can't.<p>She says <b>entrepreneurs who end up being successful business owners are the people who are willing to</b> …

16 Entrepreneurs Under 40 Accomplishing Amazing Things

The American entrepreneurs on the most recent Young Global Leaders list are an incredible bunch.<p>What is it possible to accomplish if you put your mind to it? Sometimes there's no better place to look for inspiration (and a healthy push to expand your dreams) than those who managed to achieve …

Sulon says its headset doesn't need a PC to run VR experiences

While HTC and Oculus’ upcoming headsets look promising for VR fans, you’ll need to make room for a high-end PC, position tracking devices and all the cables needed to connect the headsets to your desktop.<p>Hardware firm Sulon believes it’s hit upon a better alternative. It says that its Q headset …

War for Cloud Computing Talent Heats Up

Amazon Web Services engineers may be fielding up to 20 offers a day, a recruiter estimates.<p>If you're on the hunt for high-paying jobs in tech, you might want to find a way to add cloud computing expertise to your resume.<p>A new graduate in the Bay Area with cloud computing experience can earn as much …