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9 foods that make you hungrier

Always hungry? You may be eating the wrong foods<p>You weren't all that hungry before your handful of chips or midday banana. But instead of tiding you over to your next meal, you are ravenous. What gives?<p>No nutrition scientist would ever make this analogy, but think of it like sex. If you're …


5 things that happened when I did a sugar detox

Yeah, I eat pretty darn healthy. But I'm only human. Every once in a while there's a birthday at work, and I eat a cookie. Sometimes two if I'm stressed. Then that cookie reminds me, wow, refined sugar is delicious! And also, that I love apple fritters. Then the next morning, I might buy an apple …


GlaxoSmithKline and Google team up to create new bioelectronics health company

Developing miniature electrical implants to treat chronic diseases<p>British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline and Google's parent company Alphabet have announced they're creating a new company to develop bioelectronic medicines. The joint venture will be named Galvani Bioelectronics and will be …

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Verizon buys Fleetmatics for $2.4B in cash to step up in telematics

Hot off the heels of its acquisition of Yahoo last week for $4.8 billion, today Verizon announced another huge purchase: it’s buying Fleetmatics, a telematics company based out of Dublin, Ireland, for $2.4 billion in cash, to build out the products that it offers to enterprises in the areas of …

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7 things the wealthy 10% understand that the other 90% are missing

<i>This post from Ron Rule, CEO of As Seen on TV, originally appeared on Quora as an answer to the question, "What knowledge does the wealthy 10% understand that the other 90% are missing?"</i>


7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …


The rich get government handouts just like the poor. Here are 10 of them.

In case you are still skeptical that many of the non-poor — and, in fact, a lot of the rich — receive benefits from government, too (for which we don't make them pee in a cup or promise not to buy luxuries), we've rounded up some more examples below.<p>1. <b>The mortgage interest deduction for big houses</b> …


TSA grabs dozens of guns in October at U.S. airports

Dozens of guns were confiscated in October from the carry-on bags of pistol-packing passengers trying to board planes at major U.S. airports.<p>Last month the Transportation Security Administration screeners found 181 firearms in carry-on bags at airport screening points around the country. A total of …

Walmart pulls "Pashtun Papa" Halloween costume after being accused of racism

"Nothing is sacred this Halloween," runs the controversial sales blurb. "Shock your friends with this Islamic costume."<p>The giant American retailer Walmart has been forced to withdraw its "Pashtun Papa" Halloween costume after being accused of peddling racist stereotypes.<p>The outfit sold for $39.95 …

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