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Your 8-Step Cold-Fighting Diet Plan

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week, nutritionist Keri Glassman—Founder of</i> The Nutrition School <i>and author of</i> Slim Calm Sexy Diet: 365 Proven Food Strategies for Mind/Body Bliss<i>—explains how to arm yourself for cold and flu season with ingredients found</i> …

Einstein’s theory of relativity clashes with common sense

The first step to grasping Einstein’s theories is to forget about our everyday experience of the world<p>Thu, Oct 30, 2014, 01:00<p>This semester, I’m …

19 Common Sense Nutrition Facts For A Healthier Life

All sorts of myths and misconceptions are being spread around, even by so-called experts.<p>Here are 19 nutrition facts that should be common sense (but clearly aren 't).<p>1. Artificial Trans Fats Are Not Suitable For Human Consumption<p>Trans fats are nasty.<p>Producing them involves high pressure, heat and …

Nutrition

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

New York City

How to Buy Groceries: Supermarket Shopping 101

We take you from the front door to the checkout aisle of the typical supermarket to help you buy (and not buy) food the right way<p><i>This is the second part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discussed how supermarkets try to get you to spend</i> …

Personal Finance

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Personal Finance

Google Wallet Promo: Send a new user as little as penny, get $5 credit in return

Who among us doesn’t like free money? I have a feeling no one is raising their virtual hand. For those of us looking to make an extra buck without much effort, Google has our backs — as long as you’re willing to refer a few friends to Google Wallet, that is.<p>Simply put, Google is running a new …

Google Wallet

5 Things You Lose When You’re Too Busy With The Rest Of Your Life

We live in a world of movement, of busyness and racing from one moment to the next. We’re taught to be productive and efficient so we learn to …

Hit the Mark With Digital Media Exit Cards

Rabbit-and-Log Syndrome<p>I went into the class and did as he had explained. The engagement of the students was off the charts. Kids were jumping out of …

Education Technology

Here's How Many Bacteria Spread Through One Kiss

First base is a great place to get your mouth microbes some new friends, finds a new study in the journal <i>Microbiome</i>. A ten-second French kiss can …

Biology

6 Things Your Friend With An Invisible Illness Wishes They Could Tell You

Chronic illnesses and disorders are a tricky thing, but those that are invisible are even more complicated to understand. They do not come with the …

Here’s What Happened When I Met My Boyfriend At The Airport With Orgasm Balls Inside Me

I waited in anticipation at the airport, arriving 15 minutes before his plane was supposed to land. I was wearing a form fitting, colorful, sexy …

How To Overcome Obstacles Using The ‘5 Why’s’ Technique

When learning how to break bad habits and form good ones that stick, it’s not uncommon to experience a dip in your motivation and quit – and often …

The Truth About Meeting Someone At The Wrong Time

Timing is something that none of us can seem to get quite right with relationships. We meet the person of our dreams the month before they leave to …

How Bacteria In The Gut Help Fight Off Viruses

If it was a snake, it would have bitten us.<p>The secret to stopping a deadly stomach virus may be sitting right there in our guts, scientists reported Thursday in the journal <i>Science</i>. Or more specifically, the treatment is in our microbiome — the trillions of bacteria that inconspicuously hang out in …

5 best find my phone apps and other find my phone methods too!

Losing your smartphone is one of the most frightening experiences in the modern age. You have your contact information, your personal information, your personal pictures, and possibly even financial data on there. It’s a treasure trove for thieves and other malcontents. Thankfully, there are some …

Apps

Does a fancy college degree clinch future salary? - Futurity

No matter where you earn your graduate degree, the prestige of your undergraduate diploma may continue to affect your paycheck.

College & University

Verizon brings free movies and apps this Thanksgiving, even if you're not a customer

What do you call the day before Thanksgiving? It's usually just Wednesday, but Verizon wants November 26th this year to be known as a pseudo-holiday called "Connection Day." Yup, it <i>is</i> gimmicky, but at least we're getting free stuff out of it -- and who doesn't like free stuff, are we right? On …

How Love Conquers Stress, According To Science

It's said that love conquers all and there's some science to suggest that love <i>does</i> make us stronger. Feelings of love can improve a remarkable variety of health factors, from reducing the brain's response to pain to lowering blood pressure. Loving touch can boost immune system function, and …

Fad diets do little to aid weight loss or boost heart health, scientists find

Most people would be better off by simply cutting fat out of their diets and exercising rather than embarking on fad diets, researchers have concluded<p>Popular diets such as Weight Watchers are no more effective than living healthily for weight loss and are unlikely to provide long term health …

This Is What Perfectionism Really Looks Like

Perfectionism says you can’t make a mistake. If you do make a mistake, it haunts you. It becomes the only thing you’ve ever done in your life and it …

Can you detect the stealth animals hiding in all these pictures?

Can you see it? Hiding in plain sight there are <i>two</i> of the most stealthy creatures in the animal kingdom, almost impossible to detect. Thanks to the …

21 Women On What Makes A Man Sexy

I asked 21 women, including myself, what makes a man sexy. The fact that almost none of the answers had anything to do with physical appearance was …

My Ex-Boyfriend Is Engaged To My Ex-Best Friend, And It’s The Worst Thing Ever

When I was nineteen, I fell in love for the first time. I had dabbled in it previously, had pined over guys here and there, but nothing like this. We …

Omada brings pre-diabetes into the open with virtual prevention

There’s an oft-heard story in digital health circles: A patient comes into the doctor’s office complaining of common pre-diabetic symptoms, so the doctor — who has no treatment code for “pre-diabetes” — tells the patient, “Come back when you have diabetes.”<p>And the patient often does come back with …

This Is Why You Should Care About Privacy

You should care about digital privacy. You really should. If you're still not convinced, though, you should watch this video, in which Glenn …

Google Voice merging into Hangouts, starting now

Reports are coming in that Google has flipped the switch that merges Google Voice with Hangouts. If you’ve got the update, you’ll see a big “Migrate Google Voice to Hangouts” notification inside of Hangouts on your Android device. Tap the Turn it on! button to get started.<p>Once you activate the …

Android News

This Is the Nicest Explanation of How Life Began You'll Ever See

Every living thing comes from another living thing. But billions of years ago, nothing was really alive: the Earth just had a bunch of chemicals on …

The OM/ONE is the most unique bluetooth speaker $179 can buy

Bluetooth speakers come in all shapes and sizes, but we can guarantee the OM/ONE will turn the most heads. Om Audio has created the very first levitating bluetooth speaker. That’s right… the freaky accessory literally floats while playing your favorite tunes.<p><b>You might like: Best bluetooth speakers</b> …

Tech Trends

Gmail makes it easy to unsubscribe from pesky email newsletters

Google’s deed of the day brings us a simple way to clean our inboxes and get rid of emails we will probably not read. The newest Gmail feature is simple, yet amazingly effective – an unsubscribe link has been added right next to the email sender information.<p>This makes the unsubscribe link much …

Apps