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CNN's Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> In death, as in life, Anthony Bourdain brought us closer together.<p>On his award-winning series, "Parts Unknown," Bourdain brought the world home to CNN viewers. Through the simple act of sharing meals, he showcased both the extraordinary diversity of cultures and cuisines, yet how …

Anthony Bourdain

This great iOS Spotlight trick lets you know everything about a person

Somewhere after the launch of iOS 11, Apple tweaked Spotlight search to be way more useful. Now, when you search for a person, you can trigger a sub-search that lets you find everything you have on them, from emails, to iMessages, to their contact details, through WhatsApp messages, to calendar …

Anti-bacterial wipes pointless as bugs grow back in 20 minutes, scientist says

Anti-bacterial wipes only eradicate bacteria from kitchen surfaces for 20 minutes and using them to keep germs at bay is "an absolutely redundant" exercise, a scientist has said.<p>Dr Clare Lanyon, a biomedical scientist from Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, said consumers may be wasting …

Immune System

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

The Secret Behind Adam Rippon’s Olympic Abs

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — The American figure skater Adam Rippon is known for his grace on the ice, his sassy social media presence and his outspoken political views. But it’s his gold medal physique that has been generating the most buzz.<p>“Putting the ripped in Rippon,” one Instagram follower said, …

Workouts

Rude people secretly impress us, even if we don’t really like them

We don’t like rude people.<p>At least, that’s what we tell ourselves. The reality is, we allow them to be rude. On some level, we are impressed by their rudeness. So impressed, in fact, that sometimes we ask them to be president.<p>I’ve spent a year studying rudeness in all its many forms. I’ve looked at …

Penguin Random House

Can blockchain democratize education? This startup seems to think so

Without much fanfare, recent advances in technology have helped provide quality education to people across the world. Cloud applications helped us create classrooms that defy geographical barriers and span across thousands of miles. Artificial intelligence and machine learning helped make up for …

Portuguese town encourages children to smoke at Epiphany

VALE DE SALGUEIRO, Portugal (AP) — The Epiphany celebrations in the Portuguese village of Vale de Salgueiro feature a tradition that each year causes …

Solstice

Wind and solar power are saving Americans an astounding amount of money

Not getting sick and dying from pollution is worth quite a bit, it turns out.<p>Wind and solar power are subsidized by just about every major country in the world, either directly or indirectly through tax breaks, mandates, and regulations.<p>The main rationale for these subsidies is that wind and solar …

What if Sex Is Just a Garbage Dump for Genetic Mutations?

For a species whose numbers show no signs of collapsing, humans have a shockingly high mutation rate. Each of us is born with about 70 new genetic …

Tesla actually built the world’s biggest battery. Here’s how it works.

Get amped to learn about lithium-ion energy storage!<p><i>Note: This story was updated on December 1.</i><p>Elon Musk and Tesla have made good on an ambitious commitment, and the state of South Australia is now home to the world’s biggest battery. The battery installation is connected to a wind farm (that's …

Clean Energy

Solar Moves in a Curious Direction Since Trump Quit Paris Deal: Up

In the month since President Donald Trump vowed to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, shares of U.S. solar companies have taken a curious …

Shops are using spy techniques to monitor customers' facial expressions

Shops are using new spy techniques to monitor customers' facial expressions, heart rate and even pupil dilation while they browse the aisles.<p>New technology being installed by retailers in Europe and the US, and being trialed in the UK, can spot if a customer cannot find a product, read their …

Customers

5 Brain Training Techniques to Cultivate Your Creative Genius

Brain science reveals creativity is just as much a skill you can develop as it is a gift to be thankful for.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ingenious inventor, the savvy entrepreneur, the innovative scientist, the imaginative writer… No matter what our field or area …

Creativity

The Psychedelic Revolution Is Being Led by a 79-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor

George Sarlo is throwing cash at research into how drugs like magic mushrooms can help people overcome trauma like his own.<p>Deep in the Mexican jungle, in a village so remote it's only accessible by boat, 74-year-old venture capitalist George Sarlo waited to meet his father.<p>It was the fall of 2012, …

Father of Migrants

<i>Alice Driver | Longreads | June 2017 | 22 minutes (5,698 words)</i><p>“What good is a border without a people willing to break it wide open?” <i><br>— Hanif</i> …

Mexico

How to Mindfully Make Important Life Decisions

Important life decisions can be challenging to make. They are often complicated, involving many factors, some of them with competing interests. The …

Self-improvement

7 hacks for dealing with a coworker who is seriously toxic

Walk into any random workplace of your choosing and, in no time, one or more disruptive employees will reveal themselves. They’re easy to spot: Their …

The Women Tasked With Fixing Uber Speak Out About The Challenges Ahead

“The party’s over here; I’m over here,” says Bozoma Saint John. She’s joking, of course.<p>The former Apple marketing executive made headlines when she …

Here Are (Approximately) 3000 Free Data Sources You Can Use Right Now

If you need data about government activity, the welfare of Mother Earth and her children, finance, economies, industry, weather and climate, or any of a myriad of social and scientific concerns, you can get it right now, free of charge.<p>Thousands of municipal, state, and national governments now …

European Union

Blockchain and Renewable Energy Are Utterly Disrupting Society as We Know It

The Grid of the Future<p>Renewable energy and blockchain are two technologies that are worth betting on. The former is considered to be the most …

SolarCoin Is A Cryptocurrency Earned By Generating Solar Electricity

<b>Published on</b> June 29th, 2017 | <i>by Derek Markham</i><p>0<p>June 29th, 2017 by <b>Derek Markham</b><p><i>Solar electricity production + blockchain = a currency based on sunshine</i><p>…

3 Renewable Energy Trends Investors Must Watch

Renewable energies have experienced dramatic growth over the past few years and that growth is likely to continue. With more than 200 countries …

A Guide to Blockchain and Energy

Over the last 18 months,blockchainhas evolved from an obscure concept in cryptocurrency circles into a mainstream corporate tool for "disrupting” …

Blockchain

The Cost of Solar Will Drop Another 25% by 2022

The Solar Price Slump<p>Solar energy is becoming much cheaper all over the world according to a GTM Research study by solar analyst Ben Gallagher. He …

4 Devices That Will Improve Your Home's Wi-Fi

Many homes have rooms where the Wi-Fi is great one moment, and then vanishes the next. If you’re uploading a critical file or at a crucial moment …

10 Simple Secrets You Need to Know to Increase Employee Engagement

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By some accounts, an epidemic of worker disengagement is raging in this country. In its most recent “State of the American Workplace” report, Gallup Research found that 70 percent of U.S. workers were either not engaged or were actively</i> …

Employee Engagement

Great waterways of the world

Traditionally, along with the sea, rivers and canals were the main means of transporting goods, so history and culture is ripe along the banks of the world's rivers. Using these ancient highways to explore a destination is a quieter and more relaxing affair than the usual transport of planes, …