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Best Italian Lakes to Visit on Your Vacation

Italy has beautiful, romantic lakes that make good vacation destinations. Use this guide to Italian lakes to choose your favorite lake, or <i>lago</i>, in …

Jeff Bezos's Amazon Has Come Up With a New Genius Way to Run Productive Meetings | Inc.com

• <b>As Amazon Web Services -- the retailer's massively profitable cloud-computing arm -- has grown larger, it's become harder to keep a regular weekly meeting running smoothly.</b>• <b><br>And so AWS turned to The Wheel, which leadership spins to choose a manager (or several) to present at the weekly meeting.</b>• <b><br>It</b> …

Cloud Computing

The amazing ways intermittent fasting changes your body and brain

Stars such as Beyoncé and Hugh Jackman have spoken publicly about following intermittent-fasting plans to get in shape. So how does intermittent fasting work? We spoke with one of the leading neuroscientists in this field, Mark Mattson of the National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, …

Holistic Medicine

Flights to Hawaii Just Got Even Cheaper

They’re even more affordable from the East Coast, too.<p>Last month, all of our tropical island dreams came true when flights to Hawaii plummeted. After …

Study finds Apple Watch is most accurate wearable at measuring heart rate

When it comes to measuring heart rate and calories burned, not all fitness trackers are created equal, based on the findings of a scientific study that pitted the top wearables on the market against each other.<p>The in-depth study conducted by researchers at Stanford University was published today, …

Apple Watch

A Whistle-Blower Tells of Health Insurers Bilking Medicare

When Medicare was facing an impossible $13 trillion funding gap, Congress opted for a bold fix: It handed over part of the program to insurance companies, expecting them to provide better care at a lower cost. The new program was named Medicare Advantage.<p>Nearly 15 years later, a third of all …

Health Care

There are 3 Key Performance Indicators for Innovation | Inc.com

Part of the problem with innovating is that it is hard to measure your success. Many groups will work for a long time struggling to develop new ideas, refine them, and measure their likely success. For a long time, the team may feel as though it has not accomplished anything tangible. Indeed, from …

Innovation

Fearing climate change databases may be threatened in Trump era, UCLA scientists work to protect them

On a rainy Inauguration Day morning, dozens of students, archivists, librarians, professors and other concerned citizens gathered in a<p>UCLAclassroom, poring over the Department of Energy website. They sifted through pages covering a broad spectrum of topics, from energy-efficient buildings and solar …

University of Pennsylvania

Meet the New Math, Unlike the Old Math

If we could snap our fingers and change the way math and science are taught in US schools, most of us would. The shortcomings of the current approach …

Why Johnson & Johnson's New Wearable for Diabetics Should Be a Home Run

Image source: Getty Images.<p><b>Johnson & Johnson</b> (NYSE: JNJ) has good news for the 29 million diabetics in the U.S., as well as the company's investors: The healthcare conglomerate's wearable insulin delivery device, OneTouch Via,is being submitted for final FDA approval and has an expected launch …

Diabetes

10 insights that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives without improving their methods.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Self-confidence

8 Dusting Tricks That Will Make Your Home Sparkle

Grime, we are so done with you.<p>Dusting hard-to-reach places can be a pain. Learn the best way to dust your car, ceiling fans, filters and more.

Meet the first beautiful E-bike from the future

Every time you think of the words ‘electric bike’ you probably think of something unattractive, with a huge bulky battery. E-bikes, or electric bikes, have traditionally been heavy, ugly, overpriced or all three of these things.<p>Amsterdam-based VanMoof plans to change that with its new ‘Electrified …

Too Faced Just Came Out With a Game-Changing Matte Lipstick That Feels Like a Lip Balm

You guys, I've just found my new favorite matte lipstick, and it doesn't come in liquid form. I know that's shocking these days, given the overwhelming popularity of ColourPop liquid lipsticks and Kylie Lip Kits.<p>It's <b>Too Faced La Matte Color Drenched Lipstick</b>, and it's seriously the bomb. Here's …

Where to Get Your Paris Beauty Fix: 8 Products You Need from the Cult Shop, Oh My Cream ​

“Culte and confidentielle” is how Parisienne <b>Juliette Lévy</b> describes her charming beauty concept shop, Oh My Cream, in the city’s Sixth Arrondissement. And be forewarned that you might find her effusive spirit contagious should you venture in during Paris Fashion Week. For Lévy, a pretty …

Fashion Week

41 Hacks To Help People With ADD/ADHD Work Better

Michael Phelps, multiple gold medal winner in swimming, has ADHD. So do many other famous and successful people. If you have this diagnosis, you have …

The sister of Cisco's star executive Rebecca Jacoby earns over $1 million a year from Cisco — and Rebecca is now her boss

Several relatives of one of Cisco's senior executives, Rebecca Jacoby, have been paid handsomely by the company.<p>Jacoby is a long-time Cisco exec who was CIO, running all of Cisco's internal IT operations under John Chambers.<p>Under new CEO Chuck Robbins, she got a big promotion. She's now Senior Vice …

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Creativity

The Ultimate Guide to Pasta and Sauce - Chowhound

The dried pasta options at the store can be bewildering. Do you want corkscrews, stovepipes, or little ears tonight? Perhaps a big dish of priest …

Italian Food

Working Out With Supermodel Karlie Kloss: The Flat Abs GIF

Fans of the crop top, take note: Today’s workout with model <b>Karlie Kloss</b> uses a combination of stomach-toning planks, twists, and stability exercises designed by trainer and modelFIT guru <b>Justin Gelband</b> to zero in on the upper and lower abs and obliques. Getting in touch with your core values has …

Workouts

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly About Design in Health Care

This interview has been condensed and edited for brevity.<p><b>In your experience, how is design perceived by top health decision-makers, like hospital</b> …

Health Care

How To Style L.A.'s Most Popular Haircut 3 Ways In 3 Days

<i>This story was originally published on April 14, 2015.</i><p>Ladies with slightly messy waves are everywhere you turn in this city. It makes sense; it's a …

Hair

Gorgeous Hairstyles For Super-Long Hair

Sure, the lob may be the reigning cool-girl cut. And you may have a few friends who are snipping their strands into impossibly chic pixies. But that …

Time in the bank: A Stanford plan to save doctors from burnout

PALO ALTO, Calif. — It was just before noon on a recent Friday when Greg Gilbert, an emergency room physician at Stanford Hospital, made it home from another of what would be six overnight shifts in a row. Bleary-eyed and hungry, the divorced single dad was thinking about how to squeeze in a nap …

Health Care

These 8 Hiking Spots In Louisiana Are Completely Out Of This World

Some of the highest bluffs within 3 hours of southern Louisiana, the Tunica Hills wildlife management area offers some of the most beautiful terrain …

Hiking

• The newest addition to our Create Your Own Books series<br>• Set includes 2 high-quality hardcover pop-up books 8.5" X 8.5" and 6.25" X 6.25", stickers, 8 …

15 High Quality Icon Sets for Your Next Project

Icons are an incredible way of showcasing your creativity. In fact designers use it to prove their experience in personal and commercial …

The Innovator’s Blind Spot

The path to innovation may be right under your nose.<p><i>“Babe?”</i><p><i>“Yeah?”</i><p><i>“Should we get rid of the car?”</i><p>Eyes locked in the bathroom mirror. Everything …