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Why You're Less Likely to Die in a Car Than Ever Before

The chances of dying in a car crash in a new vehicle have declined dramatically in recent years to their lowest point ever, according to a new study …

Driverless Cars

What It’s Like Working On An Organic Farm

<i>By Eva Moss, Sewanee, The University of the South</i><p>My parents had a passion for food, being from the South and Western Samoa, two places with rich culinary traditions. They instilled in me a fascination with what I ate at a very young age. In my adult life, this translated to my being a supporter of …

Why is a dolphin not a cat? How repurposing non-coding elements in genome gave rise to great 'mammalian radiation'

New research shows how evolution has given rise to a rich diversity of species by repurposing functional elements shared by all mammals. Published in</i> …

Biology

This Is Why Google Doesn't Hire People As Fast As It Could

When reporting its fourth quarter earnings on Thursday, (which missed EPS and revenue expectations a bit), CFO Patrick Pichette emphasized that the company was looking for growth in all areas.<p>Although it grew its workforce by over 5,800 people over the year, an analyst on the quarterly conference …

Employment

The Best Jobs of 2015, Ranked by Salary and How Likely You Are to Get the Gig

Better brush up on your math.<p>We're not saying you should give up on becoming Ben & Jerry's chief flavor developer/the person who spritzes Jamie Dornan with Evian in between takes, but there's probably a dream job out there that's just a <i>little</i> more…realistic.<p>Here to steer you gently away from the …

Employment

These Are the States Where People Live Longest

<i>This post is in partnership with 24/7 Wall Street. The article below was originally published on 247WallSt.com.</i><p>The United States has a health …

Interview: Stunning Photos of the Coldest City in the World

What does it look like in the coldest city in the world? Thanks to one New Zealand photographer named Amos Chapple, we won't just have to wonder. Oymyakon, Russia is the coldest place on earth where humans actually live. The small, rural town has brutal winters where temperatures can dip to minus …

World War II

8 Facts to Know about Your Libido

Let's talk about sex.<p>We asked Dr. Nancy Simpkins, and internist and medical consultant for the state of New Jersey who works with libido issues in women during pregnancy, menopause and depression, what to know about sex drive.<p><b>1) The more testosterone, the higher the libido.</b> "Men have larger amounts …

Spirulina: Health Benefits Of The Superfood Algae, Plus How To Eat It

Spirulina has been knocking around on the planet for a long time, but it's only recently become a staple superfood in pantries of the health …

Alternative Medicine

Say Hello to the "Pegan" Diet

Paleo + vegan = a whole new level of dietary obsession.<p>When it comes to nutrition, the mind-boggling mix of advice can make anyone's head spin. Should you eat whole grains, or avoid gluten? Consume lean protein, or be a vegetarian? Go low-fat, or eat plenty of fat with every meal?<p>The perpetual …

Nutrition

Leading academics underscore the importance of diet and nutrition for mental Health

Mental Health

3 Ways to Become Super Productive | Inc.com

You may feel like there's never enough time in the day. Jumping from task to task, you work from dawn to dusk only to be disappointed by your progress. When you try to relax, you're subconsciously focusing on the tasks you have to do afterward. Because of your hyperpacked schedule, you end up doing …

Time Management

8 Things People With Hidden Depression Do

Though public understanding of depression has improved somewhat over the years, we as a society still frequently misunderstand or overlook depression …

Crowdsourcing
Real Estate

6 Foods Science Says Are Actually Making You Dumber

Not everything you eat is good for you. Most of us know that by now. What you may not know, though, is that the food you eat can not only affect your …

The Future of Electricity: High Level of Investment Needed Across the Board

The electricity sector and its incumbent electricity companies are undergoing an unprecedented, challenging but nevertheless critical transformation …

Innovation

Russian bank boss: sanctions are economic war against Russia

"We have quite a strong opinion on sanctions. Sanctions, in other words, are economic war against Russia," Andrey Kostin, the CEO of VTB bank, told CNBC in Moscow on Thursday.<p>"Economic war will definitely have negative implications for the Russian economy, but more than that it will have very …

Russia

It's the Skim Lattes, Green Juices, and Almonds That Are Making You Fat

Nationally-known dietitian and the creator of the F-Factor diet, Tanya Zuckerbrot, debunks the most potent skinny girl myths. And crushes our "healthy" bodega habits in the process.<p>On a particularly frigid morning last week, I started my day off like any other: with clear-hearted, full-eyed, good …

America’s biggest genius: Why Lindsey Graham is a huge threat to Einstein

Lindsey Graham wants to run for president on his sterling foreign policy record. Behold his intellectual perfection<p>News that Sen. Lindsey Graham is actively exploring a run for the presidency in 2016 should thrill and delight all serious people who think seriously about foreign policy. As I made …

Middle East

How to Make Eating Vegan Super Simple - One Green Planet

In a world with a perpetual, dynamic, and unquenchable thirst for the ideal diet, a feverish search ensues. Questions such as, “What’s better: low …

Plant-Based Diet

Here's what the world would look like if countries were as big as their population sizes

Because they portray our world in only two dimensions, continents and countries become skewed, as does our perception of how big they truly are.<p>And that doesn't even factor in how many people actually live in these places.<p>Inspired by a similar 10-year-old map by cartographer Paul Breding that …

Geography

‘There will be blood’ in Canada from oil price collapse, JPMorgan warns

<i>These are stories Report on Business is following Friday, Jan. 30, 2015</i>.<p><b>Oil's toll</b><br>A major U.S. bank is warning Canadians what to expect from the rout in the oil market: "There will be blood."<p>That warning from JPMorgan Chase & Co. is largely aimed at the province of Alberta, home to Canada's oil …

Living Rooms
Middle East