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What Separates A Healthy And Unhealthy Diet? Just $1.50 Per Day

If you want to eat a more healthful diet, you're going to have to shell out more cash, right? (After all, Whole Foods didn't get the nickname "Whole Paycheck" for nothing.)<p>But until recently, that widely held bit of conventional wisdom hadn't really been assessed in a rigorous, systematic way, says …

Flipboard For Corporate Teams

Inside Flipboard / October 1, 2013<p>In this week’s Flipboard for You series, we explore how corporate teams can use Flipboard to keep up with company …

A House in the Sky

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p>Enon<p>By Paul Harding<p>238 …

Books

2014-2015 New Cars: The Ultimate Buyer's Guide

Quick Reviews of Every Car You Can Buy<p>Despite generally booming sales so far this year, the auto industry continues to find itself in a state of transition. Fuel economy is on the rise, as are the capability, popularity, and affordability of alternative fuel vehicles like electric cars and plug-in …

This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on …

Time-lapse Photography

10 of the Most Dangerous Space Walks Ever Done

The blockbuster film Gravity features one heart-stopping emergency in space after another, most of them outside the confines of a spacecraft. Real-life emergencies during extravehicular activity, or EVA, are more rare, but they do happen.<p>The blockbuster film <i>Gravity</i> features one heart-stopping …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Art

The Hyperrealistic Sculptures of Ron Mueck

London-based sculptor Ron Mueck, formerly a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, has been creating fine art sculptures since 1996. Using resin, fiberglass, silicone, and many other materials, Mueck constructs hyperrealistic likenesses of human beings, while playing with …

This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …

Surreal landscapes around the world - Telegraph

National Parks

See a Map of the World Revealing Each Country’s Most Visited Website

It’s a Google Earth after all. At least according to a new map detailing each country’s most visited websites.<p>An impressive 62 countries count on Google, with Facebook coming in first for 50 other countries. Together, these two websites constitute true global Internet Empires–but we already kind of …

Google Earth

Autumn in the United States

See photos of autumn in the U.S., including maple trees and other fall leaves, in this photo gallery from National Geographic.

National Parks

So what the heck is wearable tech, anyway?

So many gadgets...and so many of them unnecessary. If wearable tech aims to go mainstream, it's going to have to try harder.<p>Deep in a dimly lit audience in New York City, I sat watching a presenter show a slide reading, "Challenges for High Performance Wearable Solutions."<p>Of all the challenges …

Wearable Tech

The Internet Archive puts Atari games and obsolete software directly in your browser

The Internet Archive has officially released a tool that will let decades-old software run in your browser, along with a catalog of noteworthy, fun, or notorious games and applications. The Archive team has spent two years creating and troubleshooting a JavaScript port of the MESS computer software …

New Xbox One Commercial Highlights Gaming And TV-Watching Experiences

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1mfIg1I3zE<p>We’re now less than a month from the launch of the next-generation gaming consoles. As both the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 look to differentiate themselves from one another (and from the still-pretty-good current-gen devices), the Xbox campaign is now …

Star Trek

A Dozen Creative Ideas For Decorating Blank Walls

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and …

Home Decorating

Yahoo’s Geek Goddess

As one of Google’s highest-ranking women, Marissa Mayer became a Silicon Valley superstar, but inside the search giant her dazzle sometimes wore thin, with colleagues rebelling against her imperious style. In the wake of Mayer’s jump to run the struggling Yahoo, Bethany McLean asks whether she will …

Meet China's Lunar Rover, Yutu

The Chinese National Space Administration reveals the name of its lunar probe that will be on the surface of the moon by mid-December.<p><i>A model of the Yutu lunar rover. Credit: ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images</i><p>The Chinese National Space Administration's (CNSA) announcement of its early December lunar rover …

Vanguard mobile apps | Vanguard

Accessing your Vanguard accounts is easy, convenient, and secure with our free app.<p>Connect with us anytime on iPhone®, iPad®, Android™, and Kindle …

Apps

Love talking to (instead of typing on) your Android phone to …

Love talking to (instead of typing on) your Android phone to get it to do simple things faster for you? Now you’ll be able to do that on your desktop or laptop too. Say you want to use your best friend’s sugar cookies recipe, but you’ve misplaced it. From google.com, type or speak “Call Jamie” to get her on the line, so she can walk you through the recipe while your hands are busy baking. And to make sure you don’t forget to call Jamie on her birthday next week, you can just say “remind me to …

FYI: What’s The Most Durable Way To Store Information?

1. Engrave it on a piece of platinum. 2. Bury the platinum in the desert.<p>Despite claims to the contrary, the storage media in wide use today—CD-ROMs, spinning hard drives, flash memory, etc.—aren’t very durable. “You’re talking years, not decades,” says Howard Besser, a professor and archivist at …

Family-Proof Your Home for the Holidays

The time to fix loose handrails, slippery rugs, and obstinate toilets is now, before you have the extended family over for the holidays. Here's our guide of what to check before the houseguests show up. Bad green bean casserole is your problem.<p>The time to fix loose handrails, slippery rugs, and …

9 Gadgets to Get You Through the Holidays

There are two ways to survive the holiday season: embrace your oddball relatives by stuffing them with cheese and beating them at board games, or avoiding them as much as possible. We found gadgets to help you do either.