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Deliciously Rich Avocado Brownies

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>2 medium, ripe avocados skin and pit removed (halve the avocado and scoop …

How Big Data And Analytics Are Changing Hotels And The Hospitality Industry

The hotel and hospitality sector caters to millions of travellers every day, and each one of them checks in with their own set of expectations. Meeting those expectations is the key to getting people to return, and increasingly hotel and leisure operators are turning to advanced analytics solutions …

Hospitality

First-Time Mom Who Had No Clue She Was Pregnant Gives Birth

Judy Brown thought she just had bad stomach pains.<p>Judy Brown didn't believe her doctor when she was told what was causing her awful stomach pains. WCVB reports Wednesday, Brown, 47, went to Beverly Hospital in Massachusetts because she could no longer endure the severe abdominal pains she was …

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Self-help

I tried a sleep training app and it completely changed how I think about sleep

However, before I tell you why, I must confess: the Sleepio system was too hard for me. I couldn't really follow it closely and I stopped using it last week.<p>But even using it partially, I learned a lot about sleep, my own personal sleep patterns and how to get a better night's sleep, even when I …

The real reason germs spread in the winter

Flu season is a fact of life – but until recently, no one knew why. The answer hinges on the disgusting ways that germs pass between people.<p>It begins as surely as the leaves dropping off the trees. As the mercury drops and the sunlight fades, the sniffles set in. At best, it’s just a cold that …

Public Health

Lying awake at 3am? Perhaps you should try biphasic sleeping

Poor sleep and insomnia can make you less effective, but it’s still not necessary to stay in bed for eight hours<p>Madonna, Margaret Thatcher and Donald Trump all claim to have thrived on four hours or less of sleep. If it’s good enough for the queen of pop and the Iron Lady, should entrepreneurs be …

Sleep

ISIS soldiers told to rape women 'to make them Muslim'

<b>Lalish, Iraq (CNN) —</b> Sitting on a shabby green sofa somewhere in the ISIS-controlled city of Mosul, Iraq, the militants laugh and joke as one of them films their excited chatter.<p>"Today is the female sex slave market day, which has been ordained," explains a skinny, black-clad Jihadi, gesturing at …

Yazidis

Why the UK should adopt Sweden's six-hour workday

More and more businesses across Sweden are working fewer hours with the hope of reaching higher productivity. Could that work in the UK?<p>Around 85 years ago, the economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that by the year 2030 only extreme workaholics would be putting in more than 15 hours a week in …

8 things that happen when you stop drinking alcohol

Maybe your nightly glass of vino has turned into two or three. Or you're overdoing it on the beer and have the paunch to prove it.<p>Whether you want to clean up your diet or you're trying to nip a potential issue in the bud, giving up alcohol can be tough—but the benefits make it worth the effort, …

18 Amazing Foods For A Long Life

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

21 Dogs Who Will Make You Believe In Happiness

If you're ever sad, just remember that dogs exist.

Reduce Your Stress in Two Minutes a Day

Bill Rielly had it all: a degree from West Point, an executive position at Microsoft, strong faith, a great family life, and plenty of money. He even got along well with his in-laws! So why did he have so much stress and anxiety that he could barely sleep at night? I have worked with Bill for …

Russia’s Mysterious New Submarine

It looks like the Moscow vs. the USS Jimmy Carter. But can the Kremlin afford the ship’s new technology?<p>On August 11 at the port of Severodvinsk in …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

Want To Become Super Productive? Stop Doing These 5 Stupid Activities

You are exhausted.<p>Another late work night is about to end…<p>NOT because it´s late…<p>NOT because you have completed all your important tasks…<p>but because …

Time Management

Baseball Legend's Trump Statement Drops Jaws at Nat. TV Show

'President Trump has kept his promise to protect the lives of the unborn.' Read more…<p>Talk about an incredible life story ... and she's only had 4 …

An 'Uber for private jets' startup just raised $20 million from Jay Z and the Saudi Royal Family

Traditionally, booking private travel has been a confusing process, with lots of forms and back-and-forth with brokers.<p>Sergey Petrossov wanted to simplify that process, so he built JetSmarter, an app that makes it easy for anyone to book a flight on a private jet in a matter of seconds.<p>"I started …

Motorcycle running on Water can travel 310 MILES on a single litre

A water-powered motorbike with the ability to travel up to 310 miles on a litre of water is turning heads in Brazil.<p>The 'T Power H20’ motorcycle was …

The 50 Best Tips to Get Your Home Super Organized

Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.<p>Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.

Too much TV could raise the risk of Alzheimer’s, study suggests

It turns out that too much TV might damage your brain and also raise the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease — and that the effects could show up much sooner than previously believed, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers at the Northern California Institute for Research and Education in San …

No fizzy drinks, no juice: Here's what to drink to be healthy

We all know that fizzy drinks are bad for our health, but the latest research proves just how terrible they are. News that sugary sodas cause 8,000 diabetes cases each year follows a government report last week calling for consumers to minimize their intake of squash and fizzy drinks. Even sugar …

U.S., Cuba re-establish diplomatic relations, reopen embassies

<b>Havana, Cuba (CNN) —</b> One bitter holdover of the Cold War slipped into the history books at 12:01 a.m. Monday, when the United States and Cuba re-established diplomatic relations. For the first time since severing ties in 1961, they reopened embassies in each other's capitals.<p>Cuban Foreign Minister …

Cuba

5 Guys Who Wake Up at 4 a.m. to Work Out Tell You How They Do It

Steal their secrets to seize the day and seize results<p>Squeezing in a workout before the rest of the world is even awake takes an extreme amount of willpower and dedication, and maybe a bit of insanity. But if you work at it, anyone can become an early riser, says <i>Men’s Health</i> sleep advisor W. …

Fitness

8 Bad Habits That Could Burn Your House Down

Your everyday routine could be putting your family at risk.<p>Fire safety is a hot-button topic (pun intended) — and rightly so. During a recent five-year study by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), U.S. fire departments responded to 1,000 home fires every day, on average. That's 42 …

A scientist who studies psychopaths found out he was one by accident — and it completely changed his life

A neuroscientist at the UC Irvine School of Medicine, Fallon (not to be confused with Jimmy Fallon, the popular TV host) first began studying the brains of murderers, rapists, and other criminals in the mid-1990s, when his university got its first PET brain-imaging machine. But he didn't start …

Seniors Are Happier Than The Rest Of Us–Here’s Where They’re Happiest Of All

A large new national poll shows that how you feel about your life actually improves with age. So stop moaning about getting old.<p>If you’re worried about getting older, here’s a cheering fact: You’re actually likely to get happier as you reach your later years.<p>New data from the Gallup-Healthways …

How to Make Ice Cream Without a Machine (Hooray!)

Nope, you don't need fancy equipment to chill out. Here's how to make ice cream without a machine.<p>Nothing beats a bowl of sweet, smooth ice cream—well, except maybe a cone of it. When we can't make it to one of our favorite ice cream parlors, we're big fans of homemade ice cream. While you will …

The 2017 Top Programming Languages

It’s summertime here at <i>IEEE Spectrum</i>, and that means it’s time for our fourth interactive ranking of the top programming languages. As with all …

Programming Languages