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Head of UN nuclear watchdog visits Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog is visiting Iran for the second time since a landmark nuclear agreement with world powers …

South Asia

Here's why we forget things, no matter how hard we try not to

The brain, with its 100 billion neurons, allows us to do amazing things like learn multiple languages, or build things that send people into outer space. Yet despite this astonishing capacity, we routinely can't remember where we put our keys, we forget why we went to the grocery store, and we fail …

The Brain

This Diet And Food Increases Alzheimer's, Here's How To Avoid It

42 million people now have dementia, with Alzheimer’s being the most common type. It’s rise can be tracked back to diet, and According to the Journal …

See world's largest cave, Hang Son Doong, in Vietnam | CNN Travel

Vietnam

Desperately Seeking Einstein’s Assistant

My quest to interview theoretical physicist Peter G. Bergmann<p>Fourteen years ago, I received a Guggenheim Fellowship to study the history of …

Stopping scars before they form

Most people start racking up scars from an early age with scraped knees and elbows. While many of these fade over time, more severe types such as …

IBM Seals a Win-Win Cloud Deal With Workday Inc

<b>IBM</b> (NYSE: IBM) recently announced that<b>Workday</b> (NYSE: WDAY), a provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, has adopted the IBM Cloud as its primary development and testing platform. The increased capacity gained from IBM Cloud, which has data centers in 17 countries …

This is the most practical travel gadget you'll ever use

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p><b>Amazon</b> Whether for work or pleasure, traveling shouldn't be stressful. But if you're the type who can't stop using things with screens …

The Weirdest Things I Do on Flights (and You Should, Too) | Inc.com

I spend more time in airports and hotel rooms than I do at home, and there's one thing I dread almost more than any other: getting sick while traveling. As a business owner, company leader, husband, and father of two, I can't afford to succumb to illness and lose a whole day - or several days - on …

Weird

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Housing official in Silicon Valley resigns because she can't afford to live there

Once Kate Downing and her husband Steve did the math, it was obvious that if they wanted to raise a family, staying in Palo Alto, California, was not an option. Although Steve, 33, works as a software engineer at a nearby Silicon Valley technology company and Kate, 31, is a product attorney at …

Silicon Valley

Samsung's big, beautiful Galaxy Note 7 lands August 19th

Another year, another Galaxy Note. Samsung just unveiled its new Galaxy Note 7 in New York this morning, and you'll be able to get one for yourself in the US starting August 19th. We got the chance to take one for a test drive prior to the show, and one thing quickly became clear: Samsung might not …

What Your Pee and Poo Color Says About Your Health

Out of the blue I passed bright red pee. I freaked, thinking it was a sign of terminal disease. Then I remembered the roasted beetroot tarts served …

Weight Loss

Best snacks to eat late at night

Dinner is over and you’re getting ready for bed—but your stomach is wide awake. While health experts often advise avoiding late night snacking entirely, if you’re genuinely hungry late in the evening you shouldn’t feel like your only option is to tough it out until morning. Choosing a light and …

Fat Burning Foods to Eat to Shrink Belly Fat Fast

Need to now the kinds of foods to eat to shrink belly fat?<p>Below are 7 fat burning tips to get you on the right track to healthy eating and losing the …

Fasting slows the ageing process. Sounds unlikely? Here’s the science

A drug that slowed ageing and protected the body from diseases such as cancer would no doubt cause considerable excitement around the world. While there is no such miracle drug, there is a way to trigger these effects in the body without taking any medicine at all — simply by fasting. You probably …

Why Some Flights Cause Worse Jet Lag Than Others

A new study confirms what we all knew from experience.<p>There are few things more incredible than flying across an entire country that is thousands of miles wide in a mere afternoon by sitting inside the carcass of an enormous metal bird that screams through the air at hundreds of miles an hour. But …

Jet Lag

Where to Get Free Ice Cream for National Ice Cream Day

Check out these giveaways<p>National Ice Cream Day, one of the many made-up holidays around the year when you can get free stuff, is always on the third …

Eating More Cinnamon Could Improve Your Ability to Learn New Things

Bring on the chai and sticky buns.<p>Cinnamon has long been a spice staple of kitchens everywhere, giving a subtle kick to rolls and breads and other …

Those pricey alkaline waters aren't doing much for your health, expert says

Walk into any Los Angeles establishment that sells premium bottled waters and you'll see alkaline waters touted. And it's not just in bottles — alkaline water can be found flowing from drinking fountains at the gym, frozen and blended into smoothies at juice bars and percolating over low-acid …

Wellness