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You can’t detox your body. It’s a myth. So how do you get healthy?

Whether it’s cucumbers splashing into water or models sitting smugly next to a pile of vegetables, it’s tough not to be sucked in by the detox industry. The idea that you can wash away your calorific sins is the perfect antidote to our fast-food lifestyles and alcohol-lubricated social lives. But …

Want to Quit Your Day Job and Work Less?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The dream is simple: work less, live more. Tim Ferriss capitalized on this universal desire in his first book, <i>The 4-Hour Workweek</i>, but in essence the idea has been around for centuries. Everyone seems to want more out of their personal …

Korean Air executive resigns over nuts on a plate row

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Korean Air executive has resigned from some of her duties after she ordered a flight to be turned around to the gate and a flight attendant off the plane because she was served nuts in a bag instead of on a plate.<p>Heather Cho, whose Korean name is Cho Hyun-ah, resigned Tuesday from the …

Billionaire bought James Watson’s Nobel prize medal in order to return it

The richest man in Russia and a major shareholder in Arsenal football club has come forward as the buyer of James Watson’s Nobel medal – declaring that he now plans to give the piece back.<p>Alisher Usmanov, the Russian entrepreneur, paid $4.1m (£2.6m) for the medal at an auction at Christie’s in New …

A Letter From a Delayed BART Passenger

Dear Protestors,<p>This past weekend, you have <i>totally</i> inconvenienced me. Dreams of Beyoncé and dancing with friends filled my head on Friday, but you shut down transbay BART service. On Saturday, protests resulted in teargas, which totally dampened the mood of my holiday party. Last night, I went to …

New York Law Firm Files Lawsuit Against Petrobras

Here we go again.<p>New York lawfirm Wolf Popper LLC filed a class action lawsuit against Brazil’s beleaguered oil company Petrobras on Monday. The firm is filing the claim on behalf of all investors who purchased the American Depositary Receipts, or ADRs, of Petrobras between May 20, 2010 and Nov. …

Chicago millionaire buys $17 million Trump Tower penthouse

He paid $17 million Monday — in cash.<p>With a simple transfer from his bank, a suburban tech multimillionaire bought the 89th floor penthouse at the Trump International Hotel & Tower, breaking the record for the priciest residential real estate sale in Chicago history.<p><b>Sanjay Shah</b>, 46, the founder and …

This Radio Interview Sums Up Why Mary Landrieu Has a ‘99.8 Percent’ Chance of Losing

She couldn’t even finish the interview.<p>Mary Landrieu faced Republican Congressman Bill Cassidy in a runoff election Saturday, and the odds are the three-term incumbent Democrat will lose to her Tea Party challenger — stats blog FiveThirtyEight pegged Landrieu’s chances of losing Saturday’s runoff …

This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away From Dangerous People

City waterways could provide more space for new habitats in which urban nature can flourish.<p>As cities sprawl and get more crowded, most don’t have much space left for urban wildlife–at least not on land. A Dutch architect plans to begin using city waterways to build floating habitats for …

5 tech gadgets you need in your home today

Slide 1 of 7<p>Homeowners are increasingly looking to technology for home security solutions, to save on heating and cooling costs and even to help them …