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Nutritionists on what you should never, ever do during the day

Plenty of factors contribute to how you perform from the moment you log in until you bid buh-bye to the receptionist. You know if you agree to …

High Fiber

We need to talk about farts—and what happens when you hold them

Just like everyone poops, everyone farts: it’s a totally natural occurrence even the most proper and well-mannered ladies can’t help but unleash on …

Cleveland Clinic

How 'Glee' Star Kevin McHale Packed on Muscle and Transformed His Body

"Simply put, I was 'skinny fat,'" he tells MensHealth.com.<p>Kevin McHale, known best for his role as Artie Abrams on six seasons of <i>Glee,</i> no longer looks like the nerdy guy he once played on TV. The 30-year-old actor shocked fans by revealing his ripped body on Instagram in August, and now both McHale …

Protein

The Military Secret To Falling Asleep In Two Minutes We'll Be Trying Tonight

Your go-to guide to falling asleep quickly<p>Whether it's scrolling through Instagram until the early hours of the morning, tossing and turning to find the perfect position, or a work worry that just won't shift, falling to sleep quickly is a skill we're yet to master.<p>However, little did we know …

Muscle

Colin Kaepernick becomes the face of Nike's Just Do It campaign

Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who sparked controversy by kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice, will be the face of a Nike advertising campaign for the 30th anniversary of its “Just Do It” motto.<p>Kaepernick was a quarterback in the NFL for six …

NFL Owners

Governor makes California first state to eliminate bail

California will become the first state to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial under a bill signed Tuesday by the governor, Jerry Brown.<p>The bill will replace bail with a risk-assessment system, although it’s still unclear how the system will work. It will take effect in October 2019.<p>Brown’s …

Jerry Brown

Donald Trump Sparks Outrage By Tweeting White Nationalist Talking Point

"The president of the United States has adopted a vile white supremacist hate narrative, right out of the darkest corners of the internet, and is turning it into policy."<p>President Donald Trump faced more accusations of racism late Wednesday after he tweeted about white farmers in South Africa.<p>In an …

South Africa

DaVinci Resolve 15 is a free, Hollywood-grade video editor

Now, there’s not a lot you can’t do.<p>With the latest release of DaVinci Resolve 15, Blackmagic Design has radically made over its editing suite to create one of the best video-editing systems at any price -- even against mainstream options like Premiere Pro CC and Apple's Final Cut Pro X. It now …

Just 10 Minutes of This Activity Boosts Brainpower, Says New Yale Research

Do you need to complete 10,000 hours of practice or read for hours every day to get smarter? If you have the time, it certainly couldn't hurt. But if your schedule is a little cramped, new research suggests you can improve your cognitive function in just 10 minutes. All you need to do is sit down …

Meditation

6 Things Successful People do Before 9 a.m.

Doing something useful when you feel least like doing anything almost guarantees a productive day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do successful people do differently? For one thing, they typically wake up very early. Long before they hit the office, they’ve been up …

Success

An off-duty police officer thought a man stole Mentos. So he drew his gun.

By Alex Horton<p>Alex Horton<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>For a moment, after the off-duty officer produced his pistol, Jose Arreola considered how he might die over a $1.19 pack of Mentos.<p>Arreola had already paid for the mints in an Orange County gas …

Police Shootings

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Samsung's new 512GB SSD is incredibly small

Stamps are bigger than this hard drive<p>Samsung announced that it has begun production on its latest SSD, a 512GB NVMe PCIe fitted in a ball grid array package, making this hard drive smaller than a US postage stamp. Designed for the next generation of super-thin ultrabooks, the PM971-NVMe comes in …

Global Slavery Is Still Staggeringly High

Australian human rights group Walk Free Foundation measured the prevalence of slavery in the 167 most populous countries for its 2016 Global Slavery …

Harvard Scientist Engineers Bacterium That Inhales CO2, Produces Energy -- A 'Bionic Leaf'

The chemist who gave us the artificial leaf has genetically engineered bacteria to absorb hydrogen and carbon dioxide and convert them into alcohol fuel.<p>When Harvard Professor of Energy Daniel G. Nocera announced he was working with bacteria last year, other scientists cautioned it would be …

University of Chicago

How Perfectionism Can Keep You From Success

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Here's why it's so hard for the government to bust Herbalife

"Herbalife is causing enormous harm" to the people who sign up as sellers for the company,he said, even though he'd been summoned to Capitol Hill so legislators could grill him on an entirely unrelated topic—his investment in the troubled drug company Valeant Pharmaceuticals.<p>He wondered out loud: …

Baltimore police shot an 8th grader with a toy gun on anniversary of civil unrest

One year to the day after Baltimore erupted in unrest following the police-custody death of a 25-year-old black man named Freddie Gray, police in …

Justice

If you want to be like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, adopt their voracious reading habits

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

British Muslims becoming a nation within a nation, Trevor Phillips warns

British Muslims are becoming a nation within a nation, the former chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission has warned.<p>Commenting on a ground-breaking survey, Trevor Phillips said we are “in danger of sacrificing a generation of young British people to values that are antithetical to the …

Will Smith, former Saints player, shot dead at scene of crash

<b>(CNN) —</b> Will Smith and his wife, Racquel, were "having a blast" at a city festival mere hours before they were both shot, leaving the former New Orleans Saints defensive end dead and his wife hospitalized.<p>New Orleans Police Department spokesman Tyler Gamble was reluctant to use the term "road …

8 Bad Habits That Are Most Likely to Kill a Marriage

And having an affair isn't one of them.<p>Your seemingly innocent daily habits—like scrolling through your phone in bed—could be destroying your marriage. "Research shows that there are a lot of little things people do that can indicate serious problems in relationships," says Carrie Cole, a couples …

Warren Buffett Attacks Wall Street Over 'Phony' Earnings

Warren Buffett thinks more and more companies are faking it, and Wall Street is helping them do it.<p>In his annual letter to shareholders, which was …

A Harvard psychologist says your success in any situation hinges on 3 things

As she described in her 2012 TED Talk, power-posing is about taking advantage of the body-mind connection: You adopt the body language of powerful people so that you feel and act more confident.<p>But power posing is just one path to a state of calm self-confidence that will help you succeed in …

Self-improvement

French supermarkets banned from binning unsold food

Legislation makes shops donate unspoiled food to charities as part of an effort to stem waste<p>French supermarkets have become the first in the world to be banned from throwing away unsold food by a new law that requires them to donate it to charities.<p>The move has been welcomed by food banks and …

Playboy enters non-nude era: Sexy but 'safe for work'

Playboy entered a new era Thursday with its first issue without fully nude photos.<p>But that is only one of the several changes made at the iconic magazine as it aims to reach a "new generation of readers."<p>Along with nudity, Playboy is also doing away with a pair of long-running features: the cartoon …

Vietnam in the Middle East: America’s War on Terror is destabilizing the entire region

<b>Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (AP)</b><p>Like the Viet Cong before it, ISIS poses no existential threat. It’s high time we bring our boys and girls home<p>Ira Chernus<p>February 3, 2016 8:30am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>It was half a century ago, but I still remember it vividly. “We have to help …

Will Apple Go From Darling To Dud?

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has probably got used to a negative part of a positive announcement causing the stock to slump.<p>Yet the reaction to the company posting the largest quarterly profits in American history may have surprised even him.<p>Apple’s shares lost about $30 billion in value – …

Stock Markets

I’m a financial planner, and here are the 11 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

As a financial planner who specializes in working with Gen X and Gen Y clients, I've come to learn a few basic facts about money.<p>I'll share those with you today in hopes that it provides you some insight to what, from a professional standpoint, you can do to be smarter with your money.

Personal Finance