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If You Don't Own Any Of These 35 Genius Products From Amazon, You're Doing Life Wrong

Are you by chance reading this out in public somewhere? On the subway, maybe? In a doctor's office? Good. Look to your left. Now to your right. …

Lifehacks

Jeff Bezos Says Any Good Business Opportunity Has These 4 Qualities

Dreamy business offerings all have huge potential.<p><b>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said a "dreamy" business offering has at least four characteristics.</b>• <b><br>"Customers love it, it can grow to very large size, it has strong returns on capital, and it's durable in time," Bezos said in his 2014 letter to Amazon</b> …

Jeff Bezos

Cardiovascular ageing

Nature Reviews Cardiology | Review Article<p>Cardiovascular ageing and the atherosclerotic process begin very early in life and progress over decades of …

Aging

We’re in a new age of obesity. How did it happen? You’d be surprised | George Monbiot

The thrill of disapproval chimes disastrously with industry propaganda. We delight in blaming the victims<p>When I saw the photograph I could scarcely believe it was the same country. A picture of Brighton beach in 1976, featured in the Guardian a few weeks ago, appeared to show an alien race. Almost …

Will Power

I Consumed Fresh Ginger Every Day For 1 Week, and These Were the Results

I've always loved the flavor of ginger. Spicy and pungent, it is delicious in tea form and almost completely cuts the bitterness of vegetables in fresh juices and smoothies (adding ginger is basically the <i>only</i> way I can stomach beets in my juices). And while I've always known it's frequently used to …

Workouts

10 Ways To Get Rid Of Inflammation In Your Gut, According To Experts

Inflammation can affect your body in ways you may not realize, but overall, the discomfort you get from stomach issues can be the worst. Luckily, …

Wellness

The Anti-Anxiety Diet: 7 Foods a Harvard Doctor Wants You to Eat

For most of us, the anxiety-diet connection begins and ends with having too much coffee before work and experiencing those uncomfortable, anxious …

Mental Health

Alphabet invests $375 million in Oscar Health

Google parent Alphabet has invested $375 million in next-gen health insurance company, Oscar Health. Google has been a longtime supporter of the six-year-old New York company, having previously invested in Oscar through its Capital G investment wing and Verily health and life sciences research wing.<p>…

Health Care

The AI detectives

As neural nets push into science, researchers probe back<p>Jason Yosinski sits in a small glass box at Uber's San Francisco, California, headquarters, …

Deep Learning

Blood pressure medication recalled because it gives you cancer instead

If you’re on a drug for high blood pressure or heart failure, it’s pretty likely that you’re doing your best to keep your body in working order. …

Valsartan

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Pain

AI can spot the pain from a disease some doctors still think is fake

When Ginevra Liptan came back to medical school after a year’s leave, she told her favorite professor she’d taken time off to deal with the onset of fibromyalgia. “He rolled his eyes and said, ‘That doesn’t exist,’” says Liptan.<p>In the 16 years since Liptan had her illness so summarily dismissed in …

Machine Learning

12 Things Retirees Should Always Buy at Costco

These are the great deals Costco offers beyond bulk foods.<p>Consider visiting the eye doctor at Costco, and purchasing your glasses there as well. …

Costco

Google Maps is almost perfect, so of course Google had to find a way to ruin it

I’ve said it a bunch of times already, but it’s always worth repeating: Google Maps is one of the must-have apps right now, even on iPhone where an …

Google Maps

Are the health benefits of turmeric too good to be true?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alzheimer's disease. Diabetes. Arthritis. Unwanted hair growth. Baldness. Infertility. Erectile dysfunction. Hangovers. Glaucoma. Cancer.<p>If you have an ailment, there's a good chance that someone, somewhere, is studying whether turmeric can treat it. There are more than 15,000 manuscripts …

Food

Top 7 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

The No. 1 killer on the planet is heart disease, which accounts for one in four deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Cardiovascular Diseases

These Are 15 Free Excel Templates You Can Use to Make More Money

Use them...and profit.<p>In these days of cloud-based systems, mobile applications, and web-based services, why use a spreadsheet for any other purpose than analysis?<p>Three reasons: ease, customization, and cost. A spreadsheet can be easily saved, updated, and reused again and again. A good template …

Project Management

Steve Jobs Followed 7 Unbreakable Laws of Success That Apply to Any Business

Entrepreneurs should follow the Apple roadmap to set themselves apart.<p>When Steve Jobs passed away in 2011, the ABC News program <i>20/20</i> asked me to share some of the insights I gleaned from writing three books on Jobs and Apple. The seven rules I offered are still relevant today and helped to propel …

Apple Store

These 8 Vegetables Are the Actual Superfoods, According to Science

It seems as though every day a new superfood is brought into the spotlight for its numerous health benefits. While trendy foods like ghee, matcha, …

Nutrition

Inside the Chinese lab that plans to rewire the world with AI - MIT Technology Review

The ticket kiosks at Shanghai’s frenetic subway station have a mind of their own.<p>Walk up to one and state your destination, and it’ll automatically …

Artificial Intelligence

25+ Things to Do with Zucchini & Squash — Tips from The Kitchn

Despite my excitement about zucchini and summer squash hitting the market and showing up in my CSA, it doesn't take long before I am totally …

Zucchini

7 Job Skills Of The Future (That AIs And Robots Can't Do Better Than Humans)

When I talk to people about AI (artificial intelligence) and the 4th industrial revolution, I often get asked what skills we should develop to prepare ourselves.<p>My answer is twofold: First, it’s important to understand the developments in AI and technology. Learn about the advancements being made …

Artificial Intelligence

How ablation destroys cancer to prolong lives

Seven years ago, when Heather Hall was informed by her oncologist that her kidney cancer had spread to the liver, she initially assumed she had just months to live. “I’d been on chemotherapy for a while, but they’d done a CT scan and found three new tumours,” she says. “But they then said that, …

Cancer

Questions to ask before a colonoscopy to avoid dangerous infections

After a colonoscopy two years ago, Patti Damare felt so delirious and weak that she couldn't stand on her own.<p>That was on a Friday, and she chalked up her symptoms to lingering effects of anesthesia. On Saturday, the San Marcos, Calif., woman wondered if she had contracted a killer flu or urinary …

Medicine

Employees at Google, Amazon and Microsoft Have Threatened to Walk Off the Job Over the Use of AI

"The engineers are right to worry. But the stakes are higher than they think."Call it an “engineering insurgency.” In the last few weeks employees at …

Artificial Intelligence

Existing drug may prevent Alzheimer's

Emerging evidence suggests that a "potent" drug could prevent the development of Alzheimer's disease — but only if a person takes the medication long …

Dementia

How to record the screen on your iPhone in a few easy steps

Want to show your non-tech-savvy relative how to set up their email without actually having to do it for them? Since iOS 11, Apple has offered a …

Apps

Top 6 Artery Cleansing Superfoods

Your arteries are one of the main parts of your body. They are like the pipes that carry the important vitamins and minerals and oxygenated blood to …

Superfoods

What's the Difference Between AI and Machine Learning?

<b>By Peter Jeffcock, Oracle Big Data Product Marketing</b><p>AI, machine learning, and deep learning—these terms overlap and are easily confused, so let’s …

Machine Learning

Getting the most from OneNote, part I: A hidden Office gem

The more information you put into OneNote the more useful it is. You can tag, flag, recognize, record and search just about anything.<p>Microsoft's …

Software