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This is the one food you must try in 47 European countries

Ultimately, it's about that single life-changing bite. It might come while you're standing at a crowded Christmas market with a hot, sweet pastry in hand, or while you're sitting in a Michelin-starred restaurant, clinking glasses of local wine with new friends. After all, when you travel, food is …

The Tech-Savvy To-Do List: A Bullet Journal

Fed up with apps, people embrace writing lists in a plain old notebook<p>The solution for Post-it Notes lost under the desk and phone alerts silenced in meetings may be at hand.<p>People who have tried and given up countless online calendars and list-making apps are making the Bullet Journal—a way of …

Apps

Cure For Alzheimer's Found? Walnuts May Delay, Reduce And Prevent Disease

An international team of researchers in India may have discovered a simple-yet-effective way to combat Alzheimer’s disease, a healthcare burden …

What's the best work schedule for your age?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The moment you may have been dreading is here. Lazy summer days have come to an end, and more structured back-to-work or back-to-school schedules have commenced.<p>But will your new daily schedule be the healthiest for your brain and body?<p>Scientists have long known that you have an internal …

Teens

The new secret to losing weight? Water

<b>(CNN) —</b> Suddenly starving? Try drinking some water.<p>That recommendation isn't new -- but it suddenly got some serious evidence to back it up. A study of nearly 10,000 adults ages 18 to 64 shows that staying hydrated by drinking water and eating more water-loaded fruits and vegetables could help with …

Nutrition

Newly discovered planet with three suns has triple sunsets and sunrises

Somewhere out in the universe is an exoplanet with not one, not two, but three suns. A team led by astronomers from the University of Arizona used …

Various vintages give pu'er a changing character[1]

It has often occurred to me that pu'er tea can be compared to wine. The green yellowish color of raw pu'er soup always reminds me of Chardonnay. The …

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

This is how Taco Bell, Starbucks, and other fast-food chains are using mobile to boost order values

Mobile has gained legitimacy as a commerce channel. Millions of retail locations in the US now accept mobile in-store payments and are also developing e-commerce businesses that support mobile payment options in apps and on mobile websites.<p>However, quick-service restaurants (QSRs) — also known as …

No Biggie, Neil deGrasse Tyson Proposed a New Kind of Government

After the tumultuous election year America had, the debate over what kind of leaders we want to represent us did not end. Helpful to the discussion …

Scientists Have Created Living Concrete That Repairs Itself

Self-healing buildings.<p>Most people would admit that concrete's not the most exciting concept, but concrete with added bacteria that repairs itself …

Concrete

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

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

First Test For Machine That Could Change The Future Of Particle Physics

Method might shrink particle accelerators from town size to table size<p>One thing you may know about particle physics experiments is that they're enormous. The Large Hadron Collider is five or so miles in diameter, big enough to circle some towns. Stanford's Linear Accelerator is two miles long. …

Physics

The 10 Best Restaurants for Secret Menus

Here's a little known fact. Back in the 1970s McDonald's first began to experiment with nuggets as a food delivery option. So the company went …

McDonald's

11 Super Inspiring Muhammad Ali Quotes

Muhammad Ali had a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook on life. His words can inspire us all.<p>Throughout his career, Muhammad Ali--the late heavyweight-boxing champion, Olympic gold medalist, and civil rights activist--garnered a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook …

Motivation

How Chick-fil-A Went From Cult Favorite to Fast Food Behemoth

In a sea of electric-hued burgers, "O"-shaped chicken rings, and fried chicken patties masquerading as sandwich buns, Chick-fil-A's menu stands out. Unlike many of its fast-food brethren, the chicken chain has shunned gimmicks in favor of a relatively forthright menu — by fast-food standards, …

McDonald's

Neil deGrasse Tyson says this is what you should invest in 'if you don't want to die poor'

The doldrums, he explained, are a region on the earth's surface where air doesn't move horizontally.<p>"It either goes directly down, directly upward, or doesn't move at all," he said. "If you accidentally sail into that zone and all you have is wind power, you die there."<p>So it's safe to say that the …

Warren Buffett and 26 Other Successful Leaders Share Their Best Piece of Advice for New Graduates

'Follow your passion' won't always cut it.<p>If clichés like "follow your passion," "give 110%," and "be true to yourself" just aren't cutting it for you, we've got some fresh takes on how to get a head start on your career.<p>From "don't work too hard" to "relax," here's some of the best--and oftentimes …

Self-improvement

Entrepreneurs are trying to tap into a new generation of wine-loving millennials

Thankfully, help is at hand.<p>Tech entrepreneurs around the world are creating apps and websites to help young people educate themselves on wine, while hopefully turning a profit for their company at the same time.<p>Many millennials — those born from 1980 to 2000 — have traditionally resorted to …

How to Become Superhumanly Productive

We recently had the chance to sit down for an interview with Demir Gjokaj, the head coach and co-founder of Lifehack Bootcamp. For any of you out there who don't know, Demir is someone who has operated at the highest levels of Wall Street, government, and technology.<p>But like many of us, he crashed. …

After analyzing 200 founders’ postmortems, researchers say these are the reasons startups fail

It’s a common adage in Silicon Valley that 90% of startups ultimately fail. To understand why that’s the case, a pair of researchers meticulously pored over 193 blog posts—startup postmortems, if you will—written by founders examining what went wrong.<p>It was a heartwrenching experience for Kerry …

Startups

Scientists have discovered a cell that does something they thought was impossible

Known as the "power house" of the cell, these little subunits within the cell provide the organisms with energy and were thus thought to be essential.<p>But it now seems that actually they might not be that essential, as researchers describe the first eukaryote known that lacks mitochondria.<p>Other …

8 Apps Tech Savvy Entrepreneurs Use To Achieve Their Goals Faster

Credit<p>Are you among the tech savvy entrepreneurs? Do you use your smart phone most of the time? What if I tell you that there are apps that can help you achieve your goals faster? You see, as an entrepreneur I understand that time is money. And just like me, so many other smart entrepreneurs who …

Bright flash of light marks incredible moment life begins when sperm meets egg

Human life begins in bright flash of light as a sperm meets an egg, scientists have shown for the first time, after capturing the astonishing ‘fireworks’ on film.<p>An explosion of tiny sparks erupts from the egg at the exact moment of conception.<p>Scientists had seen the phenomenon occur in other …

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An Actually Useful Guide to Raleigh, North Carolina

What to do, where to go, and what to eat (and drink) in Raleigh, North Carolina—according to a local in-the-know.<p><i>This is Spilling the Beans, where plugged-in baristas give us the lowdown on where to go, what to do, and what to eat (and drink) in their hometown.</i><p>"It's hard to live in Raleigh and not …

The New Science of Building Great Teams

Artwork: Andy Gilmore, Chromatic, 2010, digital drawing<p>If you were looking for teams to rig for success, a call center would be a good place to start. The skills required for call center work are easy to identify and hire for. The tasks involved are clear-cut and easy to monitor. Just about every …

How To Retain 90% Of Everything You Learn

Imagine if you had a bucket of water. And every time you attempted to fill the bucket, 90% of the water would leak out instantly. Every time, all …

Books to Read This Spring That Will Make You More Productive

<b>How to Have a Good Day: Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life,</b> by Caroline Webb<p>The title <i>How to Have a Good Day</i> might …