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New Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Watch your sugar, but enjoy the eggs and coffee

For all you health-conscious eaters who have your eggs and coffee with a side order of guilt, get ready to celebrate the latest government advice: It's OK to eat foods rich in cholesterol, drink as many as five cups of joe daily and enjoy a range of long-disparaged fats.<p>That pronouncement is part …

Silicon Valley has good reason to make nice with Donald Trump

Today the leaders of America’s most important technology companies — including Google co-founder Larry Page, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos — will go to Trump Tower to meet with the president-elect.<p>Silicon …

The Great A.I. Awakening

<b>Prologue: You Are What You Have Read</b><p>Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing for a lecture when he began to notice some peculiar posts rolling in on social media. Apparently Google …

Carnegie Mellon University

America's Top Spy Talks Snowden Leaks and Our Ominous Future

[<i>On</i> <i>Thursday</i> <i>morning</i>*, <b>November</b> 17**,** <b>James</b> <b>Clapper</b> announced** that** he** had** submitted** his** letter** of** resignation**. He** will** serve** …

The Case Against Reality

A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses.<p>As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions—sights, sounds, textures, tastes—are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about …

The tea leaves of the US economy point to a Clinton win

In the run up to the presidential election, Hillary Clinton positioned herself to be a continuation of the economic policies of President Barack Obama. On the other hand, Republican nominee Donald Trump has said that the economy is broken and he's the only who can fix it.<p>Americans routinely cite …

Why Deep Work Helps You Get More Done in Less Time

Ever since I spoke with Cal Newport about the rules for focused success in a distracted world, and read his most recent book, I’ve become an …

How the GOP's first female presidential campaign manager manages Donald Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Morning at the Conway household is like mornings in most homes with children. It's a scramble to get the kids fed, dressed and out the door on time for school -- organized chaos that would look familiar to any parent. But the mother of four young children in the New Jersey home we visited …

Donald Trump

Here’s how The White House wants the U.S. to approach AI R&D

Since 1956, when computer science researchers gathered in the small town of Hanover, N.H. at Dartmouth College to talk about the field’s nascent investigations into artificial intelligence, both government and industry in the U.S. have grappled with how to structure a systematic approach to …

Artificial Intelligence

The Man Behind the Tapes That Could Sink the Donald

Here’s why Mark Burnett won’t release the 'Apprentice' footage.<p>He’s a former British paratrooper and one-time Beverly Hills nanny who made a fortune inventing reality TV with <i>Survivor</i> and producing shows for every network. He’s a devout Christian who, with his wife Roma Downey, has generated …

Mark Burnett

What foods are best to buy organic? Here's a list of products worth investing in.

Grown without pesticides, hormones, antibiotics and artificial fertilizers (none of which sound particularly appetizing to ingest), organic foods are …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

6 Smart Ways Trainers Switch Up Their Exercise Routine When They Want to Lose Weight

Seriously, your fat cells should be scared.<p>When exercise is a part of your weight-loss plan, you've got to have a strategy.<p>To ensure that each sweat session is actually boosting your results, "You have to adjust your workout to fit your goal," says Baltimore-based strength coach and trainer Erica …

Weight Loss

The Power of Fat in a Sugar-Filled World |Heleo

“Why do we live in an environment where the healthy choice is the hardest? Why isn’t the healthy choice the least expensive, and the most convenient?”<p>…

How Goldman Sachs Lost $1.2 Billion of Libya’s Money

Hot Mess: How Goldman Sachs Lost $1.2 Billion of Libya’s Money<p>When Wall Street’s most aggressive bank took on the world’s most incendiary client, …

Baltimore vs. Marilyn Mosby

A little before 7 the other night, the prosecutor Marilyn Mosby stopped by my house in Baltimore for dinner. She was coming straight from work in one of her customary gray pantsuits, and because I was already nursing a beer, she took off her jacket with a sigh and poured herself a glass of white …

How Russia Wants to Undermine the U.S. Election

A campaign event at Pinkerton Academy in Derry, NH for Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders Landon Nordeman for TIME

CEO Branding Deconstructed: How Branson, Zuckerberg, Trump and Others Construct Their Online Image

Learn how these top CEOs create and communicate their own personal brand.<p>Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page has more than 80 million followers. If you follow him you'll be the latest to hear about his recent travels, diseases he's trying to cure and his political opinions such as freedom of speech.<p>Why …

The Growing Rivalry Between Google And IBM

In the PC era, the big rivalry was between Microsoft and Apple. Apple’s products were considered to be better, but Microsoft’s ability to leverage its operating system across a number of manufacturers proved to be the stronger model. By 1997, Apple was in such bad shape it needed an investment from …

Deep Blue

Health Improvements and Benefits of Low-Carb Diets

There are a lot of potential benefits to reduced-carbohydrate diets. Some of them have been intensely studied, while others have been commonly …

Diets

Playing The Long Game Inside Tim Cook’s Apple

iPhone sales have slumped, stock is down, and pundits insist Apple is a tech laggard. But the company may be stronger than ever.<p>Eddy Cue doesn’t look like a man in the midst of his toughest year in decades. Sporting an untucked apricot camp shirt and blue jeans over camouflage socks and a pair of …

New security flaw in credit card chip system revealed

Computer researchers claim to have found yet another flaw in the upgrade to the chip-based credit cards in the United States.<p>The chip on these credit cards have been praised for making them nearly impossible to counterfeit. While the cards also contain a magnetic strip, that strip is supposed to …

Credit Cards

Elon Musk Confirms Tesla Minibus Built on Model X Chassis, Unveiling Next Year

Partly in response to a speculative article at Jalopnik, Elon Musk has confirmed that the planned “high passenger-density urban transport” vehicle …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is the first phone to use Gorilla Glass 5

Despite being made of glass, the Note 7 is looking to be a durable beast as far as everyday use will be concerned. It can plunge as far as five feet down into water and emerge unscathed, thanks to its IP68 certification. You can also drop it to the ground from the same height and the upcoming …

The 20 best smartphones in the world

You may want to look out for the upcoming phones at the end of this list, as they're looking for a spot in our top 20 smartphone ranking.<p>Here's our ranking of the best phones you can buy.<p><i>Note: All prices below indicate how much the phones typically cost without a carrier contract. Prices may vary</i> …

How to watch Netflix together without being in the same room

Just because you and your friends have moved to different corners of the globe doesn’t mean you have to stop watching shows and movies …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Relieve Your Stress

If you're feeling stressed--and who isn't?--let these quotes motivate you and inspire you.<p>Many of us struggle with stress--at work and in our personal life. Like any problem, stress requires a strategic approach to conquer, or at least manage.<p>Stress is real, but we always have a choice--we can let …

Doctors issue warning about LED streetlights

The American Medical Association (AMA) has just adopted an official policy statement about street lighting: cool it and dim it.<p>The statement, adopted unanimously at the AMA's annual meeting in Chicago on June 14, comes in response to the rise of new LED street lighting sweeping the country. An AMA …

5 Yoga Poses To Do Tonight That Will Help You Ace Tomorrow

Because a good day starts with a good night 🌚<p>After a busy and stressful day, what should be one of life’s simplest actions can often feel like the most difficult: falling asleep. If your thoughts are racing and your body is tense, getting high-quality, restorative sleep may seem impossible.<p>Enter …

How “Star Trek” Created, Lost, And Won Back Pop Culture’s Most Devoted Fandom

As science fiction's most venerable franchise marks its 50th anniversary with a new movie and its first new TV series in over a decade, the chance to unify and mobilize its famously devoted — and demanding — fanbase may be the true final frontier.<p><b>On a cool, bright</b> afternoon in late May, Gen X'ers …

Science Fiction