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Man cuts out alcohol and coffee for two years and this is what happened

Thousands of people are three days into a Dry January, the tedious annual ritual of skipping all alcoholic drinks for 30 days.<p>But what happens if you …

LG Takes Aim At Samsung With New 'Quantum Dot-Beating' TV Technology

LG has managed to deliver the opening salvo in what’s shaping up to be the most bitterly fought CES TV battle for years, taking a direct pop at its arch-rival, Samsung.<p>In its now customary pre-CES announcement about its next generation of LCD TVs, LG has revealed that its ‘Super UHD’ flagship …

Relics Of The Space Race, School Planetariums Are An Endangered Species

The 24 juniors and seniors in the astronomy class at Thomas Jefferson High School in Alexandria, Va., sink into plush red theater seats. They're in a big half-circle around what looks like a giant telescope with a globe on the end. Their teacher, Lee Ann Hennig, stands at a wooden control panel …

Beautiful X-Ray Movies Reveal Skeletons Like Never Before

In the old days, if you wanted to look inside someone’s body, you had to cut them open. Less than ideal. Then came the miraculous X-ray machine, …

CES 2017: Lenovo Announces Amazon Alexa-Powered Connected Smart Speaker

PC maker Lenovo today announced its first smart speaker with Amazon's voice-activated virtual assistant built in.<p>Called the Lenovo Smart Assistant, the connected speaker integrates Amazon's Alexa Voice Services and offers the same speech-activated features as the Echo family of devices, but housed …

How to make your child a healthy breakfast that they'll actually like

You probably knew that a bowl of cereal in the morning isn't the best way for you or your children to start the day – but did you realise that a single serving of some popular brands contain up to nine cubes of sugar?<p>Yesterday, health officials warned that children are consuming half of their …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

The Brain

America's 20 most expensive cities for renters

Thanks to new development projects and a workforce flooded with millennials who'd rather rent than buy, major US cities are seeing increases in rent prices.<p>In its National Rent Report, residential real-estate rental website Zumper analyzed 1 million active, one-bedroom listings to find the most …

Real Estate

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …

Success

Are Microbes Stealing Your Mind?

Could bacteria hold the answer to an Alzheimer’s cure? Some researchers say yes.<p><i>Time moves in one direction, memory in another. — William Gibson</i><p>One …

Scientists Have Finally Discovered Massless Particles, And They Could Revolutionise Electronics

They can theoretically carry charge 1,000 times faster than ordinary electrons.<p>After 85 years of searching, researchers have confirmed the existence …

Easy DNA Editing Will Remake the World. Buckle Up. | WIRED

Spiny grass and scraggly pines creep amid the arts-and-crafts buildings of the Asilomar Conference Grounds, 100 acres of dune where California's …

The Real Reason You Have Plantar Fasciitis (and How to Fix It)

Plantar fasciitis can bring down even the strongest men. In sports, we see athlete after athlete sidelined because of this particular malady — a …

Girls Talk About How They Masturbate

"Usually, I think about things like roller skating on some cloud and then falling down onto a total stranger's dick."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Alps</i>.<p>Girls may not talk about masturbation as openly as guys, but that doesn't mean we don't enjoy rubbing one out every now and then. In …