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The 4 Healthiest Sushi Dishes to Order (and the One to Avoid Altogether)

Sushi is a popular option when dining out, and for good reason. Most people think of it as a reasonably healthy choice, so it’s a no-brainer for …

The 9 New Books to Read Right Now

Heading out of town this month? Save some room in your suitcase for one of these nine new must-reads. From Roxane Gay’s powerful new memoir to an oral history of NYC’s early-2000s rock revival, there's a lot of good company to keep here, wherever you are.<p><b>Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan</b> (May …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s …

The Truth About How Hard It Is to Work in the Art World

Aspiring artists, you deserve to know the truth.<p><i>This article was originally written by Anna Louie Sussman for Artsy.net. Artsy covers the lives, movements, works, and stories that make up the history of art, and serves as a platform to discover and collect art.</i><p>Naiomy Guerrero, 26, goes to at least …

Electrical engineers create tiny but powerful medical devices

Battery-operated medical devices implanted in human bodies have saved countless lives. A common implant, the cardioverter defibrillator, sends a jolt …

Nanotech

New online network will stream high-profile court cases live

Mediaite founder Dan Abrams plans to launch an online network dedicated to live courtroom coverage, according to <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i>. It will reportedly be called the Law Newz Network, as an extension of Abrams’ <i>Law Newz</i> blog.<p>Trial coverage will stream from 9AM to 5PM, with footage repeating …

HILLARY CLINTON: YOU DID WHAT YOU CAME HERE TO DO

In every interview, I’m asked: “What’s it like being a female screenwriter in Hollywood?” I always smile and laugh. Then I answer, “Gosh, it’s just …

Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

20 Short Novels To Stay Up All Night Reading

Yesterday saw the release of Samanta’s Schweblin’s terrifying <i>Fever Dream</i>. I know this is one of those things people who write about books say, but I …

Books

27 Holiday Movies for When It’s Cold Outside

As if you needed another excuse not to leave the house!<p>After the year that we've had (seriously, 2016, what gives?), you might be forgiven for wanting to curl up on your couch over the holidays. You could just hate-watch <i>Love Actually</i> a few dozen more times, continue to pretend that <i>A Charlie Brown</i> …

IBM researcher builds a phase-change capable artificial neuron

Computers have long been compared to artificial brains, but now IBM has followed the comparison and built a working artificial neuron. The tech giant's research center in Zurich created 500 of them to simulate a signal transfer similar to how the process works in an organic brain.<p>As other research …

Programmable quantum computer can solve simple algorithms, scientists prove

A fully reprogrammable quantum computer which can solve simple algorithms had been shown to work, in a milestone which could eventually lead to super-fast machines.<p>The University of Maryland build the computer using just five electrically charged atoms, or ions, which took the place of normal …

Quantum Computing

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 7 phablet you can unlock with your eyes

Korean smartphone manufacturer bets on high-end features, curved glass and premium materials to shift latest in phablet category creator<p>Samsung’s latest Galaxy Note 7 phablet is one of the first smartphones to ship with an iris scanner that can read your eyes and let you into your phone in …

Hackers stole $60 million from a bitcoin exchange in a massive heist

BitFinex, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges, halted all trading on Tuesday evening and alerted its users to a security breach.<p>"We are investigating the breach to determine what happened, but we know that some of our users have had their bitcoins stolen. We are undertaking a review to determine …

Bitcoin

Celine Dion Is Always the Most Delightful Front Row Celebrity at Paris Haute Couture

There are the front row staples of Paris Haute Couture – Jessica Chastain, Natalie Portman, and Marion Cotillard. And then, there are the unexpected guests each season. Last year, it was Celine Dion. The singer made a splash sitting front row at Giambattista Valli and Christian Dior Haute Couture. …

7 Recipes That Will Totally Change How You Picnic

Picnic food presents a unique challenge: You need a menu that is easily portable, can survive a bit of a journey and be flexible under …

Cooking

These Are The Most Popular Tasty Desserts Of All Time

:: pins everything ::<p><b>• Cakes & Pies<br>• Bites & Minis<br>• Fruit & Berry-Based<br>• Cookies</b>

17 IKEA Hacks That Will *Totally* Revamp Your Kitchen

When it comes to upgrading your kitchen into the cooking space you’ve always wanted, a few IKEA hacks here and there can get the job done in no time. Considering how popular some of these IKEA items are, don’t be surprised if you own more than one of these already (which means these DIYs will save …

House Design

Fully booked: this year’s best literary festivals

Go to Port Eliot to see Ali Smith, Dave Eggers and Max Porter, and see debut crime novels pitted against the likes of Val McDermid in Harrogate<p>• Fair Play: Can literary festivals pay their way?<p>• From Trinidad to Lahore: books festivals around the world - podcast<p><b>Hay festival</b><b><br>Dates: now until 5 …

The Summer Reading Guide: New Arrivals, Plus the Classics that Will Never Do You Wrong

Every summer shepherds in a wealth of can’t-put-it-down reads, some inarguably lighter than others. Below, you’ll find some of our favorites from the …

Literature

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

100 novels everyone should read

The best novels of all time, from Tolkien to Proust and Middlemarch<p><b>100 to 91</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkein</b><p>WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures looking for lost jewellery was a “masterpiece”.<p>99 <b>To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee</b><p>A child’s-eye view of racial prejudice and freaky …

Literature

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend

Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list.<p>Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few …

Kazuo Ishiguro

Top 15 Must-Read Mindfulness Books Of All Time

A book has the power to change our lives, especially if you read it from your heart at a right moment, and at the right time.<p>However, not all the …

Meditation

HelloGiggles: a Positive Community for Women

25 American classics everyone should read at least once

Miriam Tuliao, the assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read. From John Steinbeck's masterpiece to Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," these 25 titles are worth your time.<p><i>Do you think another</i> …

Literature