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No, Smartwatches Won't Kill the Traditional Watch

Regardless of what the research suggests.<p>As the smartwatch goes from extraneous wearable tech for the wealthy elite to casual accessory, the time has come for us to start considering the future of the traditional watch. A new study shows that sales of smartwatches and fitness trackers could outpace …

Can this British guy really swim from New York City to London?

Whatever is on your bucket list for 2016, Michael Ventre has you beat. The London IT engineer plans to swim the 3,800 miles from New York City to London -- and he wants you to help pay for it.<p>Ventre, 38, has conquered extreme swims like the English Channel and the Molokai channel in Hawaii and the …

31 Tiny Changes That'll Make This Year Awesome

Start waking up at 5 a.m. to go for a run every single day! Pack a healthy lunch every single day! Completely give up sugar, carbs, dairy, alcohol, gluten, and every food that has ever elicited joy! Noticing a theme? Most New Year's resolutions are made with the best of intentions, but they're …

The Healthy Recipes You Need To Get Back On Track

It's time to take a break from all the sweets.<p>The holidays are a great time to reunite with family and friends, but unfortunately they’re also overrun with sugary, rich foods. If you participate in the festivities like most of us do, chances are you’re not feeling your best right now. (And, your …

America's Biggest Fitness Club Franchise Aims To Be Not Just For New Year Resolutions

Anytime Fitness, with more than 3,000 gyms globally, claims to already be the world’s fastest-growing health club franchise. And co-founder and chief executive Chuck Runyon says his ambitious opening plans are no mere New Year resolution.<p>Formed in Minnesota in 2002 by Runyon and co-founder Dave …

Delhi residents give up cars to stop toxic air pollution

Smog-choked residents of New Delhi welcomed the new year on Friday by largely complying with dramatic new driving restrictions designed to pull millions of cars off the roads and improve air quality.<p>The temporary measures allow private vehicles to operate only on alternate days until January …

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' Net Worth Soared by $32.1 Billion in 2015

<i>Editors' Pick: Originally published Dec. 31.</i><p>Which of the world's richest billionaires added the most to their fortunes in 2015, despite global …

ISIS claims responsibility for attack on tourists at ancient fortress in Russia's Dagestan

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for Tuesday’s attack on a group of tourists visiting a fortress in Russia's North Caucasus republic of …

Why We’ll Keep Having Weird Weather in 2016

A North Pole with 40°F (4°C) temperatures, extreme flooding across the globe and record storms all contributed to making 2015 a year of weird weather.<p>…

Opinion: Bill Clinton may backfire as Hillary’s ‘secret weapon’

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The presidential campaign has taken an ugly turn, with Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton exchanging pointed barbs about …

Chinese publisher pulls 'vulgar' translation of Indian poet

Feng Tang’s interpretation of Nobel prize-winning Rabindranath Tagore criticised for lines such as ‘the world unzipped his pants in front of his lover’<p>A Chinese publisher has recalled the latest Chinese-language translation of a work by the Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore after criticism in India …

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Twitter sucks at fighting ISIS

Governments and Silicon Valley leaders are going crazy about fighting ISIS online, and the panic has even recently led people who are usually pretty smart to give up on free speech. Twitter proved today there's even collateral damage on the web's fight against radicalism, when it suspended the …