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Google’s new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes

Experts say it could provide a simpler way to predict cardiovascular risk<p>Scientists from Google and its health-tech subsidiary Verily have discovered a new way to assess a person’s risk of heart disease using machine learning. By analyzing scans of the back of a patient’s eye, the company’s …

Machine Learning

It's Time To Say It, Retirement Is Dead, This Is What Will Take its Place.

The tired old notion of retiring is absolutely the wrong way to think about the most important part of your life.<p><i>"We get old when the weight of our memories and regrets starts to exceed that of our dreams."</i><p>When it to comes to the topic of retirement the old rules no longer apply.<p>In 1935 when the …

Retirement

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

Teaching

50 Classic Movies Everyone Should Watch in Their Lifetime

Worth a watch—or two or three<p>Here it is: A by-no-means-exhaustive list of 50 movies everyone should watch at least once. Before you dive in, we …

Country Lifestyle

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

Nutrition

If You Want to Diminish Belly Fat, Eat Any of These 32 Delicious Dinners

If you're one of those people who tend to carry weight in their belly, you can do something about it! While hundreds of crunches aren't exactly the answer, what you put in your mouth is. Certain foods are proven to diminish belly fat, like whole grains, MUFAs like avocado, nuts, seeds, and olive …

Healthy Eating

The best ways to counter the negative effects of aging and live a long time — starting right now

The keys to a long and healthy life are right in front of you.<p>Instead of expensive face creams, a cache of vitamins and supplements, or a hard-to-follow diet, all you need are some research-backed tools to help you stay healthy as you age and fight cognitive decline.<p>These solutions involve simple …

Wellness

Mark Cuban Just Invested in Brooklyn’s All-Avocado Restaurant

Billionaire extraordinaire <b>Mark Cuban</b> is now an investor in Brooklyn’s all-avocado restaurant <b>Avocaderia</b>after he threw down $200,000 in last night’s episode of <i>Shark Tank</i>. Under his and fellow shark <b>Barbara Corcoran</b>’s — who also invested $200K for a 10 percent stake — guidance, owner <b>Alessandro Biggi</b> …

Mark Cuban

A Luxe NOLA-Inspired Restaurant Marches Into NYC

Because everyone who goes to New Orleans falls in love with it, some restaurateurs have opened a restaurant inspired by that exact experience. <b>Mr. White</b>, in the East Village at 123 St. Mark’s Place, between 1st Avenue and Avenue A, serves up Southern fare like shrimp and grits, a crawfish po’boy, …

Mardi Gras

10 of NYC’s Best 24-Hour Restaurants

In the city that never sleeps, there’s never a shortage of bars to visit, venues to explore and parties to crash. At some point during these late …

Greenwich Village

16 Noteworthy Park Slope Restaurants

Plenty of restaurants in the brownstone-lined and stroller-friendly Park Slope are just fine, but some manage to stand out. Below, find a mixture of destination-worthy brunch, a place with an outlandish but worthy fried burger, newcomers serving hard-to-find fare, and neighborhood standbys. Ahead, …

Chiang Mai

23 Medicinal Plants the Native Americans Used on a Daily Basis

Native Americans are renowned for their medicinal plant knowledge. It is rumored they first started using plants and herbs for healing after watching …

Alternative Medicine

This Is How Reading Changes Your Brain & It's Even More Wild Than You'd Think

I'm in grad school right now, and we've been reading three of Irish writer Samuel Beckett's very challenging novels. TBH, the reading sort of makes …

The Brain

Ashwagandha: The Wonder Herb

Since childhood, I have been hearing this name but nobody explained what it is exactly. In my late teens, I saw this herb on the footpaths of Mumbai, …

Alternative Medicine

This 5-Part Plank Sequence Will Make Your Abs Beg For Mercy

You may have noticed planks landing a starring role in many of your fitness classes recently. Everything from boxing to barre to yoga seems to be big …

Bodyweight Exercise

How to Make Money as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Here are some ideas for moms to earn cash from home.<p>Contributing Editor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Working moms are the rule rather than the exception. Seventy percent of moms with kids under 18 work, and more than 75 percent of those moms work full time. In fact, …

Employment

Science Says This Is the Simplest Way to Remember More of What You Read

Hit pause. Reflect on the content. Excel. Repeat.<p>Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates' favorite book or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily …

Productivity

Even our tea bags contain plastic – so these are the brands you should be using

Several tea bag brands use polypropylene, a sealing plastic, to keep the tea bags from falling apart.<p><b>Drinking tea is a very British tradition – so</b> …

Sustainability

People with depression are more likely to say certain words

From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this “language of depression” can have a powerful effect on others. Just consider the impact …

Depression

Here's why 100 qubit quantum computers could change everything

At 100 qubits a single quantum computer processor would, theoretically, be more powerful than all the supercomputers on the planet combined. We may be closer to that milestone than you think and the world isn’t ready.<p>Quantum computers are spooky devices that don’t follow the normal rules of …

Quantum Computing

Eagles Shock the Patriots and Win First Super Bowl: Pictures

Super Bowl

30 Minute HIIT and Abs Workout with Warm Up and Cool Down (no equipment)

Need a little core work but also want to be sure you fire up your metabolism as well? This routine takes a typical lower intensity abs workout and …

Workouts

Fish oil may not be as healthful as you think, study finds

Fish oil is hailed for its plentiful health benefits. But new research suggests that the long-term consumption of fish oil or sunflower oil may …

Diabetes

This Apple Watch clone has GPS and 45 days of battery life for $99

Amazfit’s Bip provides up to a month and a half of smarts on a single charge<p>One of the biggest complaints with smartwatches is the need to recharge them as often as a smartphone. The best smartwatches you can get typically don’t last longer than two days, and most require daily charging. The new …

Smartwatches

Meet the agoraphobic globetrotter who uses Street View to 'travel' the world

In a growing age of digital addictions, selfie-related deaths and social media obsessions, recent years has seen technology painted in a bad light to say the least. But here is one of the few cases where the power of technology has been key for the good of humankind.<p>Jacqui Kenny, a London-based …

Google Street View

Four San Diego County hotels score AAA five-diamond awards

Just four San Diego county hotels made it onto AAA’s newest Five-Diamond list of luxury properties, released on Wednesday.<p>They all retained their …

California

Scientists Just Identified The Physical Source of Anxiety in The Brain

And they can control it with light.<p>We're not wired to feel safe all the time, but maybe one day we could be.<p>A new study investigating the …

Neuroscience

California's other drought: A major earthquake is overdue

California earthquakes are a geologic inevitability. The state straddles the North American and Pacific tectonic plates and is crisscrossed by the …

Geology

Sleepwalker falls out eighth-story window

A sleepwalking man tumbled six stories out his girlfriend’s Lower East Side apartment window Sunday, the gal pal told cops — and miraculously …

Sleep

The three places you must visit in Bushwick right now

With so many streets in New York chock-full of wonderful restaurants, bars and historic attractions, we’re making it easier for you to navigate them …

Levi'S