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Why my fellow students aren’t interested in doing data science for you

In the sage words of Marc Andreessen, “Data is eating the world.” Er, something like that. Big data has been and continues to be one of the hottest areas in tech, constantly covered in the news. According to CB Insights, it’s also an exciting area for venture funding, with almost $8 billion in …

Lox, Stock And Brunch: The Best Scrambled Eggs Recipe To Serve A Crowd

<b>Brunch is a lock with this easy, elegant scramble</b><p>Between the office parties, tree-trimming shindigs, family get-togethers and after-work cocktails, every night until New Year's Eve looks booked. That's why a chilled-out, low-fuss, seriously-just-show-up-in-your-pj's weekend brunch is an especially …

Breakfast

12 Warm Winter Cocktails for Every Zodiac Sign

Cuddling up to a hot winter drink on a cold night makes you feel good. And when you feel good, you make others feel good too! So forget the same old boring drink and banish the winter doldrums with these hot cocktails (while drinking responsibly, of course). Then go beyond your zodiac sign and …

Cocktails

Here's How You Should Contour to Flatter Your Face Shape

Ever try out a seemingly genius contouring technique from YouTube or Pinterest, only to find that the method doesn't exactly flatter your face shape? …

Makeup

Fast-Food Chains Are Demanding Ethical Products. How Will Farmers Keep Up?

Though <b>Chipotle Mexican Grill</b> started as a big-as-your-head burrito chain, today its media coverage usually focuses its "morals" rather than what's on the menu. A little less than a decade after Steve Ells opened the first Chipotle in Denver, he became entranced by the flavor of pasture-raised Niman …

Agriculture

U.S. And Sweden Struggle To 0-0 Tie In Women's World Cup

<b>Update, 10:10 p.m. ET:</b><p>The U.S. and Sweden fought to a 0-0 tie in Winnipeg on Friday night — a disappointing result against the Americans' trash-talking former coach, but enough to keep them in control of their group at the Women's World Cup.<p>The U.S. struggled to maintain control in the Swedish half …

FIFA Women's World Cup

How Dogs Laugh With You, Not At You

I was sitting on a front porch in Helena, Montana, with my 14-year-old son on a hot summer afternoon when the smoke of nearby forest fires made the air even hotter. A black Labrador belonging to nobody we knew came walking along in a low, overheated mood. On a neighbor’s lawn, a sprinkler was …

Pets

Hayfever drugs raise risk of Alzheimer's disease, say scientists

Scientists at the University of Washington say pensioners taking over-the-counter drugs like Benadryl and Nytol should tell their doctors and stop taking medication if it is not needed<p>Over-the counter hayfever tables, sleeping pills or asthma drugs significantly raise the risk of developing …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Productivity

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

<b>1. Moisturizing Mask</b><p>Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it draws moisture from the air into the skin and ensures it's retained it in the layers where it’s needed most for penetrating, long-lasting hydration.<p><b>Try it:</b> Spread one teaspoon raw honey on clean, dry skin, and let sit for 15-20 minutes. …

6 DIY Ways to Whiten Your Teeth and Get a Movie-Star Smile

He also recommends mixing baking soda and hydrogen peroxide into a paste and using it in lieu of a traditional toothpaste. Simply add a few drops of three percent hydrogen peroxide to plain baking soda and mix it until it forms a paste—then apply it to your tooth brush as normal.<p>This shouldn't …

13 Ways to Use up a Bunch of Cheap Beer

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Having a bunch of leftover beer doesn't need to turn into a drinking game. Here's how to put your leftover booze to work in the kitchen.</i><p>You just woke …

Alcohol

21 Ways To Flatten Your Belly

<b>1. Exercise with Friends</b><br>Instead of catching up with friends over food and drinks, suggest a reunion on the move—you're likely to work out 104 percent harder if you have an exercise buddy. Suggest a weekly walk-and-talk session, form a friendly fitness club, or take advantage of gym specials …

6 Moves That Sculpt Your ENTIRE Body

Exercise 1 Lateral Lunge to a Forward Lunge<p>Start with your feet shoulder-width distance apart. Step your left leg out to the side and land in a squat, keeping your right leg totally straight. Make sure to land in your left heel and simultaneously stick your butt out <b>(A)</b>. Push through your left heel …

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

If You Love Starbuck's Cranberry Bliss Bars, You NEED to Check Out This Healthy Alternative

<b>Lemon-Cran Scones</b> <i><br>Makes 12</i><p>3 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for shaping<br>1/2 cup sugar<br>Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon<br>1 tsp baking powder<br>1 tsp baking soda<br>1 tsp salt<br>4 Tbsp unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes<br>3/4 cup low-fat buttermilk<br>1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce<br>1 cup dried cranberries<br>1 cup …

4 Ways to Burn More Fat

<b>Lift Weights</b><br>When trainer Tia Falcone helped Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri shed 50 pounds, weight training was essential to her success. "All women need to gain as much muscle as humanly possible,” she says. “That's what's going to make you smaller, and it raises your base metabolism permanently." …

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

<b>Facial Toner</b><br>Mix together one tablespoon apple cider vinegar and two cups water. Moisten a cotton ball, and swipe the mixture over a clean, dry face to tighten skin. Don't rinse (the scent will dissipate quickly). Apple cider vinegar's natural alpha-hydroxy acids and acetic acid will stimulate …

8 Foods That Boost Your Body's Natural Detox Power

<b>Brussels Sprouts</b><br>Nosh on cruciferous veggies like Brussels sprouts, cabbage, broccoli, and cauliflower, which are all high in fiber. "These promote gut health, kidney health, and liver health by helping with excretion through your bowel movements," says London. "You’re promoting regularity and …

Wellness

7 Blow-Dryer Mistakes You're Probably Making

<b>Mistake: Not Sectioning Your Hair</b><br>Blow-drying your own hair can seem like a daunting task, especially if your hair is thick or you have a lot of it. But organizing your hair into smaller sections can help ensure you're drying every strand thoroughly. Huffnagle recommends using clips (or chopsticks …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

It's no secret that muscle is more metabolically active than fat, so by having more lean muscle on your skeleton, you'll burn more calories even at rest. Fortunately, Darden says he discovered a super-efficient way to build muscle while losing weight: It's called "negative training," and Darden …

The Move That Will Burn Fat and Sculpt Your Lower Body

We see buns of steel and strong legs in your future.<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Dumbbell Swing:</b> You'll feel this exercise in …

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Shutterstock<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing …

An Easier Way to Eat Superfruit

1. Oatmeal<p>Stir a few teaspoons into cooked oatmeal, and top with Greek yogurt for a creamy, fruity twist. Divine.<p>2. Salad dressing<p>Whisk one part white wine vinegar, one part pom molasses, and three parts olive oil for a basic vinaigrette. (Don’t forget to season with salt, pepper, and garlic or …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement

Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes | Women's Health

10 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes<p>Easy and tasty sweet potato recipes, each with about 300 calories or less<p>Rodale Images<p>One Sweet Veggie<p>For a humble root vegetable, the sweet potato sure does have a lot going for it. The orange tuber packs 438% of your daily value of infection-fighting vitamin A and, …