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Weight Gain Is Contagious and You Could 'Catch' Obesity From Your Neighbors, Study Finds

Updated| In the long list of things that you can spread to your friends—the flu, yawning, bad moods—a few extra pounds usually doesn't rank. But …

Inside Amazon Go, a Store of the Future

SEATTLE — The first clue that there’s something unusual about Amazon’s store of the future hits you right at the front door. It feels as if you are entering a subway station. A row of gates guard the entrance to the store, known as Amazon Go, allowing in only people with the store’s smartphone …

Amazon Go

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Introducing: The Active Plank

Poor posture in this fundamental core exercise could be limiting athletes’ potential.<p>Somewhere along the way, the plank lost its way with athletes. …

The Problem With Meal Kits

Meal kits promised to make cooking easy enough that people would actually do it. But Americans don’t want to cook and never really have<p>The meal-kit market keeps getting bigger: Consumers can now opt for organic meal kits (Sun Basket), Southern meal kits (Peach Dish) and even Tom Brady-inspired …

Food

Everybody lies: how Google search reveals our darkest secrets

What can we learn about ourselves from the things we ask online? US data scientist Seth Stephens‑Davidowitz analysed anonymous Google search results, uncovering disturbing truths about our desires, beliefs and prejudices<p>Everybody lies. People lie about how many drinks they had on the way home. They …

Google Search

Hilton’s new guest rooms can transform into private gyms

On Wednesday, per a press release on Business Wire, Hilton Worldwide Holdings unveiled a new program called “Five Feet to Fitness,” a new guest room …

Hospitality

To Eat or Not Eat Before the Gym? Science Has the Answer

Hint: It's better to earn that hearty breakfast.<p>If you’re an exercise fanatic, a devotee of #fitspo, or a self-identified “gym rat” you’ve probably …

Instagram killing Snapchat? Don't count on it

Last week, Facebook announced that Instagram Stories had reached 200 million daily active users (DAUs).<p>People were quick to pounce on that …

Elon Musk may be gearing up for his strangest announcement yet on artificial intelligence

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO teased that he may have an announcement about "neural lace," a concept he first brought up at Vox Media's Code Conference in June, coming next month on Twitter Wednesday morning.<p>Musk first described neural lace as a brain-computer system that would link human brains with a …

Artificial Intelligence

The Billionaire on a Mission to Save the Planet From Trump

Tom Steyer isn’t your average California tree hugger. The former hedge fund manager—number 1,121 on <i>Forbes’</i> wealthiest people list, with $1.61 …

Gut Check: the Complexities of Bariatric Surgery

Alfred Day almost had weight loss surgery in 2012. At 360 pounds, he qualified for gastric bypass, one of the four main types of bariatric (weight …

This Pilates Workout Will Improve Your Posture And Give You Killer Abs

Reform your routine<p>The first time I was asked to breathe sideways through my ribs, I was at a loss. <i>I can breathe sideways? And my ribs are involved? How? Why have I never known this?</i> These life-changing (well, maybe not life-changing, but definitely breath- and body-changing) questions came during …

Here's How Well the iPhone 7 Sold in its First Weekend

The iPhone 7 sold well during its first weekend on store shelves, but it couldn’t quite match the debut of the iPhone 6 in 2014, according to a new …

Behind the sugar industry's 50-year mission to axe its link to heart disease

Trust no one.<p>That’s the takeaway of a new study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), which claims the sugar industry in the 1960s launched a campaign in which it paid for nutrition research to downplay evidence linking America’s rising sugar consumption to …

The economic case for joining an expensive gym

Even my best moments at the gym aren’t nearly as enjoyable as sitting on my sofa and eating ice cream. And yet I go to the gym almost every day. A big part of how I get myself off the couch is that I belong to an absurdly expensive gym. The price is so high that I feel guilty if I don’t show up—and …

Personal Finance

Why We Should Drink Cockroach Milk

Bear with me here.<p>Let me cut straight to the chase here: Yeah, there's a cockroach that gives birth to live young, and, yes, it produces a "milk" that scientists want humans to drink.<p>Okay, deep breaths. It turns out the Pacific beetle cockroach (<i>Diploptera punctata</i>)—a small, coffee bean-looking …

Your pizza delivery guy might be the real winner this election year

Maybe you’ve been looking for some respite from the political hellscape that is the US 2016 election year. And maybe you’ve been finding solace inside a pizza delivery box.<p>As tensions have flared from civil and political disruptions across the US this year, one theory about the resulting public …

Elections

The Healthiest People In The World Eat A Lot Of Carbs

Mmm, noodles...<p>Japanese people are, as a whole, very healthy: They have the second-highest life expectancies compared to any other country in the world (the U.S. comes in at number 43) and have an obesity rate of just 3.5 percent, which is one-tenth of America's 35 percent obesity rate.<p><b>The reason</b> …

Nutrition

The Dorito Effect: Healthy food is blander than ever — and it's making us fat

We talk a lot these days about the impact Big Food has had on our collective waistline: too much salt, sugar, and fat. Rarely, however, do we talk about the corollary of this: that at the same time food companies mastered the art of engineering flavors to make things like soda and chips …

What Exactly Happens to Your Brain When You Exercise?

Exercise is good for your body. We all know that. But did you know that exercise also has massive brain-boosting benefits?<p>Studies have shown the …

Under Armour's new innovation lab features robots that make sneakers — take a look inside

The process of making athletic shoes and clothing has changed very little in the last half-century. Apart from industrial-sized machines that speed up production, many factories' operations look pretty similar.<p>Under Armour wants to reinvent the process in its giant design and manufacturing test …

Athletic Apparel

Whole Foods Is Getting Killed by Aldi. Is a Millennial Grocery Chain the Fix?

Come to 365 for the cage-free eggs, stay for the TeaBot.<p>By Joel Stein | June 20, 2016<p>Photographs by Julian Berman<p>From<p>When the first 365 by Whole …

People Are Obsessing Over Sweet Potato Toast

And we're pretty excited about it.<p>In quite possibly the best food news <i>ever</i>, there's a new sweet potato cooking technique taking over that isn't so much a game changer as it is an entirely new game that you'll want to play forever and ever: You <i>toast</i> them. In an actual toaster. Yes, really.<p>When …

Lenovo shows off some impressive bendable smartphones and tablets

Instead of putting your smartphone away in your pocket, Lenovo wants you to bend your phone around your wrist.<p>YouTube personality Meghan McCarthy …

Lenovo

Residents of dense neighbourhoods with better public transport and parks are healthier

The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils is working on a walking trail from Parramatta to Lapstone at the base of the Blue Mountains, …

Exercise Is A Major Player When It Comes To Obesity Control

The fight against obesity is most helped by gut microbes and the metabolism. What cannot be determined is whether it is diet or exercise that helps …

Exercise

Why China fakes 488 million social media posts a year

China’s government fabricates about 488 million social media comments a year — nearly the same as one day of Twitter’s total global volume — in a …

Sony filed a patent for contact lenses that take photos

With all these smart eyewear patents and research studies popping up over the last couple years, it's looking more and more like we're all going to …