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Nearly 40% of Cancer Deaths Are Preventable With Lifestyle Changes, Says Study

We can all reduce the risk.<p>We know that certain lifestyle choices can increase the risk of cancer, but a new study puts into perspective just how …

Marijuana and Vaping Are More Popular Than Cigarettes Among Teenagers

Cigarette smoking has dropped so sharply among American teenagers that vaping and marijuana use are now more common, according to a national survey of adolescent drug use released Thursday.<p>The report, sponsored by the federal government’s National Institute on Drug Abuse and administered by the …

Here are all of the airports and malls that support indoor maps in iOS 11

iOS 11 introduced a new indoor mapping feature that offers walking directions through a variety of different airports and malls. Apple has been slowly rolling out support for additional buildings, but changes and additions have been hard to track…<p>Today, however, Apple added indoor mapping details …

Microsoft unveils improved AI-powered search features for Bing

Microsoft unveiled a handful of new intelligent search features for Bing at an event held in San Francisco today. Powered by AI, the search updates are meant to provide more thorough answers and allow for more conversational or general search queries.<p>First, when answering a question, Bing will now …

Denso, Toyota intro test to analyze IoT data with quantum computer

Quantum computing for the IoT era: The duo hope to guide application development to make transportation more efficient, including traffic …

FCC votes along party lines to end 'net neutrality'

The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules Thursday, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast …

U.S. solar installations to fall more than expected in 2017

(Reuters) - U.S. solar installations will fall more than expected this year, according to an industry report released on Thursday, due to weakened demand for residential systems and delays on large projects over concerns that President Donald Trump will impose tariffs on imported panels, increasing …

India Invokes Rare Measure to Gain Control of Realty Firm

India’s bankruptcy court allowed the government to appoint new management for real-estate giant Unitech Ltd. in a rare move, as the corporate affairs …

Real Estate

Pope Francis calls for change in the wording of the Lord’s Prayer

Pope Francis has said the Roman Catholic Church should adopt a better translation of the phrase ‘lead us not into temptation’ in the Lords Prayer, …

'Coffee is the new racket': Sicilian mafia brews up trouble

Espresso range launched by daughter of mob boss blamed for 150 murders, as other gangs use coffee to extort cash from cafes<p>Less than a month after the death of Sicily’s most notorious mafia boss, his daughter is attempting to trade on his infamy with a range of espresso products bearing his …

Bitcoin exchange NiceHash loses millions to hackers

While many bitcoin investors are basking in record valuations, some are coming to grips with an astonishing loss.<p>Cryptocurrency marketplace NiceHash said Wednesday that hackers stole the contents of its virtual wallet, making off with digital currency reportedly worth more $60 million. The breach …

Bitcoin breaks through $16,000, having risen more than $2,000 in nine hours

Bitcoin flew past the $16,000 mark this afternoon just a day after it passed $12,000 for the first time.<p>The cryptocurrency, which has staged a …

U.S. tax cuts to eventually underpin dollar, but may sink in meantime - Reuters poll

BENGALURU (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar is set to lose a bit more ground against other major currencies next year, challenging a view among most foreign exchange dealers that aggressive tax cuts just passed by the Senate will have a positive effect on the currency.<p>FILE PHOTO: A U.S. Dollar note is …

Economy

This is the number one reason why women cheat

Settled, happy and still in love… so why risk losing everything? MARIA RAY explores female infidelity and decodes why women who have it all embark on …

The 4-Letter Code You Do NOT Want To See On Your Boarding Pass

Get ready for extra screening.<p>Getting through airport security can take forever, but four little letters on your boarding pass are a clue you’re in for even more screening.<p>Some passengers on flights within or bound for the U.S. may find “SSSS” printed on their boarding passes, Business Insider …

Flying

Workplace sexism survey shows 'disturbing' gap in male and female perception

Young Women’s Trust survey finds almost half of female HR directors think their workplaces are sexist compared with a quarter of men<p>Almost half of female HR directors and decision-makers think their workplaces are sexist, compared with only a quarter of men in the same position, according to …

The 7 Most Effective Fat-Burning Foods

If you’re looking to boost your metabolism, proper nutrition can offer up some easy solutions—outside of the gym. Integrating fat-burning foods into …

Hillary Clinton endorsed a startup — and then it fell victim to a cyber attack

Introducing Verrit, a new effort to organize Clinton supporters and arm them in social media fights.<p>Hillary Clinton is allegedly at the center of another cyber attack — except this time it involves a startup that’s trying to become something of a social network for her political supporters.<p>The saga …

Bill Gates becomes Instagram's newest member

Move over Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, you’re number two on Instagram. Well, only if we’re measuring bank accounts. Bill Gates joined Instagram today, making Jeff Bezos not only the second richest person in the world but also on the popular photo sharing platform.<p>Gates, whose handle is <i>thisisbillgates</i>, …

Government loan to Adani will create ‘billion-dollar ghost train’, Senate told

Public governance specialist raises concerns over the way the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility is conducting itself<p>If the federal government funds a rail link to Adani’s proposed Carmichael mine, it will become known as the “government-funded billion-dollar ghost train”, an expert in …

‘Is food medicine? The question has never been so current or so contentious’ | Comment

Food can heal, but its role in nourishing the body and mind has been lost among an avalanche of fads and quackery. It’s time to prescribe a dose of sensible eating<p>Each morning, after a strict overnight fast, Paula Wolfert drinks a cup-and-a-half of hot water with lemon, followed by a “bulletproof …

The FDA Just Approved the First Drug That Can Treat All Hepatitis C Strains in Just 8 Weeks

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first-ever drug that can treat all six major strains of hepatitis C (or HCV) in just eight weeks …

Humans came from distant galaxies, along with everything else in the Milky Way

Humans are formed from matter that flew billions of miles from another galaxy, according to a new study.<p>Much of the stuff around us and spread …

iPhone smuggler caught with 102 phones strapped to her body

She strapped them to her torso and waist<p>An overly ambitious smuggler has been caught by customs officials in China trying to sneak 102 iPhones into the country strapped to her body, reports <i>9to5Mac</i><i>.</i><p>Dubbed the “female Iron Man” by local press, the woman was caught after officials in Shenzhen noticed …

Seven-day diabetes meal plan

Managing blood sugar levels is the key to living well with diabetes and avoiding some of the more severe health problems it can cause. This means …

Healthy Eating

Everything you need to know about heart palpitations

In general, people are unaware of their heartbeat. A heart palpitation is when someone has a heightened awareness of their heartbeat because it does …

Fibrillation

A new mega city in China is expanding underground

Chinese geologists are examining subterranean conditions of Xiong, Rongcheng and Anxin counties, which will become a new district to rival special economic zones such as Shenzhen and Pudong in Shanghai, in the hope of building structures under the ground as well as above, state media reported.<p>The …

Mega Cities

The Fate Of The Universe: Big Rip, Heat Death Or Cosmic Consciousness?

By piecing together an increasing number of clues, cosmologists are getting closer to understanding what the future and ultimate fate of the universe …

Can Robots Replace Lawyers? This Indian AI Startup Is Making A Case For Legal Tech

In India, many law firms may not be familiar with the impressive advances in artificial intelligence technology tailored for legal work…but that could change soon. Aniruddha Yadav, founder of the law-tech startup CaseMine, describes the legal industry as ripe for disruption in India — although a …