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All you need to add gigabit Ethernet to your home is 2 minutes and $50

If you want to install lightning-fast Ethernet in your home, you have two options. First, you can pay a contractor hundreds or even more than $1,000 …

This Will Be America's Top Renewable Energy Source by 2019

It's not solar power, but for the first time in 100 years it's not hydropower, either.<p>Hydropower emerged as a dependable way to illuminate American …

7 surprising books that will make your life better

I read a lot of books. I reference at least one book a week in these blog posts but I have to read a lot more than that — usually 4 to 5 times as …

I Want Candy: The 7 Best Gummy Supplements For Adults

<b>* Delicious and easy to digest</b> <b><br>* Packed with nourishing vitamins and minerals</b> <b><br>* Invest in a vitamin you actually crave</b><p>We’ve seen our fair share of dry, …

Wellness

3 Safe Stocks for Riding the Cryptocurrency Wave

Bitcoin is overrated, but these three stocks aren’t.<p>As cryptocurrency prices surged over the past year, the market has been flooded with dangerous …

3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You the Rest of Your Life

These stable dividend stocks will keep your retirement income humming along.<p>When looking for great long term dividend investment plays investors …

Forget Cryptocurrencies: You're Better Off Buying These 3 Stocks

Ignore the cryptocurrency mania and buy these stocks instead.<p>One could argue that almost any stock is a better investment than cryptocurrencies. …

Forget Penny Stocks, Your Money Is Better Off in These 3 Companies

Investing in penny stocks might not be as smart as picking up shares in these three companies.<p>It can be tempting to think that buying low-priced …

3 Stocks That Feel Like Netflix in 2002

Don't let these three compelling businesses pass you by.<p>Buying and holding great stocks is the best way to predictably create wealth over the long …

2 Cheap Dividend Stocks You Can Buy Right Now

These energy infrastructure stocks offer jaw-dropping yields due in part to their cheap prices.<p>This year was another tough one for investors in the …

Forget Bitcoin: Stellar Lumens Is Up 6,300% Since March and Is Aiming for Big Blockchain Partners

A major multinational Dow component is already testing Stellar's unique blockchain technology.<p>What a year it's been for cryptocurrencies. With just …

This $14 device is the best thing that ever happened to your TV

Did you treat yourself to a new TV during the Black Friday shopping blitz? Well guess what: as great as it is, there’s still a way to give it a …

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Transparent solar technology represents 'wave of the future'

See-through solar materials that can be applied to windows represent a massive source of untapped energy and could harvest as much power as bigger, …

Scientists figured out how to make cancer cells “commit suicide” — here’s how it works

Scientists have found a way to make cancer cells kill themselves in multiple ways, simultaneously.<p>“It’s like committing suicide by stabbing yourself, …

11 foods nutritionists say they'll never eat

Some of these will surprise you.<p>While most nutritionists will advise anyone wanting a healthier diet to stick to the 'everything in moderation' rule, …

Iceland switches on first true “negative emissions” plant that sucks in CO2 and turns it into stone

In a world first, a plant has managed to truly reduce our CO2 emissions by sucking it out of the air and injecting it into the ground<p>Some of us don’t …

'Exercise-in-a-pill' steps closer with new study

It goes without saying that physical activity is crucial when it comes to improving and maintaining health. However, for individuals with limited …

Research

4 Quick Fixes That Actually Work

Get a Better Workout (Almost) Instantly<p>Quick fixes in training – ones that actually work – are few and far between. So when you find a strategy to …

Why obesity damages your mind as well as your body

It’s not just your waistline that suffers as you put on weight, with researchers finding puzzling new links between obesity, memory loss and dementia.<p>Lucy Cheke and her colleagues at the University of Cambridge recently invited a few participants into her lab for a kind of ‘treasure hunt’.<p>The …

The Brain

Is Broccoli the Secret Fountain of Youth? A New Study Says Yes

While broccoli has long been considered a necessary superfood packed with vitamins, protein, and more, a recent study is suggesting it can also ward off signs of aging. The Washington University School of Medicine study, published in <b>Cell Metabolism</b>, used mice to look at how a specific enzyme found …

Research

Tabata Training for Major Calorie Burning

High intensity interval training (HIIT) is all the rage these days, offering one of the most effective workouts for burning calories, losing weight …

Huge breakthrough in blazing fast internet speeds

How would you like Google Fiber-like internet speeds delivered over your home phone line?<p>That's the promise of G.Fast. It's a new technology that can deliver blazing fast internet over the wires you already have in your home. For many, it will be the first time they'll have more than one choice for …

Big-i robot butler learns from its masters

Standing 76.5 cm (39 in) tall and weighing in at 12kg (26.5 lbs), the Big-i is basically a cylinder covered in cushioned fabric and topped by a dome …

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Whey is a natural byproduct of cow’s milk, and, in powdered form, one of the most popular fitness supplements available. There’s nothing inherently risky about whey protein by itself, but following a diet that’s very high in protein for an extended period of time entails risks, especially if you’re …

Whey Protein

Tip: Don't Train Every Muscle the Same

Lower reps or higher reps? It depends on the fiber dominance of the muscle in question. Check out this handy guide.<p>When it comes to isolation work, …

What Does Watching Extreme Internet Videos as a Child Do to You?

We all got a bit naughty online back in the day, but what did it do to our #brains? We asked people if their early experiences scarred them.<p>Unless you're part of the infernal Snapchat generation, watching Pewdiepie videos, drinking e-liquid, talking about whether you're a fucking panromantic …

Swiss scientists come up with new way to treat cancer using micro-robots

Swiss researchers have created artificial molecules made of nano-sized balls in new technology designed to help develop micro-robots to cure cancer, …

Paedophilia a 'sexual orientation - like being straight or gay'

Paedophilia is a “sexual orientation” like being straight or gay, according to a criminal psychologist.<p>The idea that sexual attraction to children is …

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