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Bifidobacterium Lactis: The Bacterium That Could Help You Lose Weight & Fight Inflammation

Some of the most common questions I get as an integrative gastroenterologist are about probiotics, or the "good" bacteria living in the gut. One of …

Immune System

The 2017 MacBook Pro (yes, with the Touch Bar) is $400 off — that's the best price we've *ever* seen

This is a big month for Team Apple, y'all.<p>The new iPhones were announced as well as the Apple Watch Series 4 — but if you were hoping for a new …

MacBook Pro

Octopuses Rolling on MDMA Reveal Unexpected Link to Humans

“They just embraced with multiple arms.”<p>When the California two-spot octopus isn’t attempting to bring more eight-legged cephalopods into this world, …

Ecstasy (Drug)

5 do-it-all exercise moves that work your entire body at once

Going to workout can be an overwhelming (albeit endorphin-boosting!) experience. When I walk into a gym, for instance, I’m greeted by the vast …

Muscle

Einstein Voice gives Salesforce users gift of gab

Salespeople usually spend their days talking. They are on the phone and in meetings, but when it comes to updating Salesforce, they are back at the keyboard again typing notes and milestones, or searching for metrics about their performance. Today, Salesforce decided to change that by introducing …

Salesforce

Why For-Profit Academic Publishers Are Laughing All The Way To The Bank

If you’re not an academic or scientist, then you probably have no idea how off kilter research scholarship has become.<p>For the past two years, I’ve …

Higher Education

Google’s Work Insights helps businesses better understand how they work

At an event in Tokyo, Google today announced the launch of Work Insights, a new tool that gives businesses more insights into how their employees use the company’s G Suite productivity tools and how teams collaborate using those tools.<p>In addition, Google is also launching its investigation tool for …

Technology

Hundreds Of California Garden Robots Migrate Around The World

Farmbot have just finished shipping out hundreds of pre-orders from their third and largest manufacturing run since launching their first product two years ago. Farmbot is an open source gardening robot, founded by Rory Aronson in San Luis Obispo four years ago. The Farmbot runs on ‘game-like’ …

Entrepreneurship

If You're Not Using PhoneSoap Yet, You Need To Be

Because if you're not sanitizing your phone each day, you might as well be drinking from the toilet.<p>You could probably guess your phone is dirty, but …

Scientific Research

Why I Shut Down a Multi-Million Dollar Business to Solve the 'Entrepreneur's Dilemma'

From massive debt to millions: Scott Oldford's wild journey to help entrepreneurs exceed seven figures.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Scott Oldford has been a million dollars up and down. In just a few years, he created a seven-figure business to get himself out of …

Business Strategy

Senate passes Music Modernization Act

The House must approve the bill once again before it’s signed into law by President Trump<p>The US Senate has approved the Music Modernization Act of 2018, S.2334, with unanimous consent, bringing the first reform for music licensing in 20 years on the cusp of becoming law. The companion version in …

Donald Trump

The State of Machine Learning in Business Today

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, and Deep Learning are all topics of considerable interest in news articles and industry discussions these days. However, to the average person or to senior business executives and CEO’s, it becomes increasingly difficult to parse out the technical …

Machine Learning

Marc Benioff Reached Millionaire Status by Age 25 -- and 9 Other Things to Know About the Co-Founder of Salesforce

On Sunday, Benioff and his wife Lynne announced their $190 million purchase of Time magazine from Meredith Corp.<p>Almost 40 years ago, a 15-year-old Marc Benioff sold his first piece of software, called “How to Juggle,” for $75. Now, he’s a billionaire tech mogul and the co-founder of Salesforce, a …

Salesforce

7 Books Successful People Read to Elevate Their Life

When you look at some of the most successful people on earth, you realize that most of them are voracious readers. They know the benefits of learning, and they make time to access the information and perspectives that books provide -- no matter how busy they are.<p>If you take a deeper look, you'll …

Startups

Molecule produced during fasting has anti-aging effect on vascular system

Diet trends like intermittent fasting and ketogenesis are proving wildly popular for their rapid weight-loss effects, but scientists are also …

Anti-aging

A.I. May Have Written This Article. But Is That Such a Bad Thing?

Imagine how productive Woodward and Bernstein might have been if only they had robots to write their articles for the <i>Washington Post</i>. With a little A.I. on their side, they might have taken down Nixon in days instead of years.<p>“A lot of people don’t realize this, but a lot of the news stories you …

Artificial Intelligence

These 22 European Cities Look Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

It's pretty unbelievable that so many of the world's most beautiful destinations are in Europe, especially when it comes to cities. As someone who …

Baltic Sea

This Is the Richest ZIP Code in America—and the Average Income Is $2.5 Million

The richest ZIP code in America is just as exclusive and elite as the people who live there. Fisher Island, located just off the coast of Miami, is …

Income Tax

The disconnect between Baby Boomers and Millennials when it comes to work ethic

Baby Boomers sometimes believe Millennials are entitled and lazy, but this couldn’t be further from the truth.<p>Millennials have entered a professional …

Millennials

How to hack your unconscious

Aha! moments of inspiration seem to come from nowhere – but the counterintuitive key to a creative brain is to defocus your thoughts<p>You can determine …

Consciousness

Why the Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI deal has cloud companies going nuts

By now you’ve probably heard of the Defense Department’s massive winner-take-all $10 billion cloud contract dubbed the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (or JEDI for short).<br>Star Wars references aside, this contract is huge, even by government standards.The Pentagon would like a single cloud …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

How to hack your unconscious… to find your inner creativity

Everyone is familiar with “aha” moments, when the solution to a problem suddenly pops into conscious awareness as if from nowhere. Wouldn’t it be …

Creativity

CEO Tim Chen founded NerdWallet with $800 after being laid off in the 2008 financial crisis — now it’s worth $500 million

Today, Tim Chen is CEO and co-founder of personal finance website NerdWallet, which sees 10 million monthly visitors and is valued at more than $500 …

Financial Services

Utilities have a problem: the public wants 100% renewable energy, and quick

The industry is groping for ways to talk the public down.<p>Renewable energy is hot. It has incredible momentum, not only in terms of deployment and costs but in terms of public opinion and cultural cachet. To put it simply: Everyone loves renewable energy. It’s cleaner, it’s high-tech, it’s new jobs, …

Nuclear Energy

Lean Startup: New Gig-Economy Platform Helps Founders Find Coders That Don't Break The Bank

San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles and Boston are some of the top cities for the gig economy industry. Any bustling city is ideal for an independent contractor looking for consistent short and long-term assignments, and preferably with great pay. As the job market continues to change, introducing …

Gig Economy

Stephen Fry Voices a New Dystopian Short Film About Artificial Intelligence & Simulation Theory: Watch Escape

Every era's anxieties produce a different set of dystopian visions. Ours have to do with, among other things, our inability to fully control the …

Artificial Intelligence

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Business Podcasts

<i>This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here.</i><p>I recently asked <i>Term Sheet</i> readers for their …

Entrepreneurship

Rich People Broke America and Never Paid the Price

Lehman Brothers collapsed ten years ago, exposing a rotten system run only by greed. In an alternate universe, things actually changed.<p>What will you be doing on September 15, this year? Saturday marks ten years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the largest bankruptcy in US history and the …

Wall Street

a guide to which dating app is the best for you

Which one to download if you have your shit together? Which one to download if you want fill the void in your life with meaningless swiping? Plus more info.<p>Newly single? Lonely? Bored? Horny? You, my friend, probably need to download a dating app (and also potentially have a cold shower and get a …

Relationships

Scientists may soon be able to make it rain in the Sahara Desert

Scientists may have found a way to bring rainfall and greenery back to the ever-expanding Sahara Desert.<p>A massive wind and solar installation in the desert would raise local temperature, precipitation and vegetation and could bring benefits to the area, according to a report published last week by …

The Future