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Computer Guide for Photography and Video Editing: What to Buy and Why? (Part 1)

Photographers and filmmakers probably spend more time on their computers that behind a camera. We own thousands of dollars in gears, yet some of us …

Computer Hardware

Keeping these 12 plants in your home can improve your health — and they're almost impossible to kill

Eating plants isn't the only way to reap their benefits. Science has shown that keeping a simple houseplant can do wonders for your health.<p>Horticulturist Marc Hachadourian, the director of the Nolen Greenhouses at the New York Botanical Garden, told us that plants benefit both your physical and …

Plants

How to build muscle quickly

One of the most frustrating elements of fitness is that it can be very difficult to gain a significant amount of muscle mass. We’re not talking about being a bodybuilder here, but 5-10lbs of new muscle would be a welcome addition to the physiques of most gym goers, at least on an aesthetic …

Muscle

White House wants to end Social Security numbers as a national ID

US government is examining the use of a “modern cryptographic identifier.”<p>Rob Joyce, the White House cybersecurity czar, said on Tuesday that the …

Social Security

Elon Musk says ‘A.I. will be the best or worst thing ever for humanity,’ recommends a book on the topic

Elon Musk is warning — yet again — about the potential power of artificial intelligence.<p>"AI will be the best or worst thing ever for humanity," says …

Artificial Intelligence

A physicist on why AI safety is ‘the most important conversation of our time’

‘Nothing in the laws of physics that says we can’t build machines much smarter than us’<p>Should we be worried about the dangerous potential of artificial intelligence?<p>Sort of, says Max Tegmark, a physicist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Tegmark is a co-founder of the Future of Life …

Artificial Intelligence

Prolonged sitting and frailty a deadly combination

High levels of sedentary behavior may increase the risk of death for frail adults aged 50 and older who have low levels of physical activity, a new …

How To Uncover Your Six-Pack In A Week. Seriously

Iit's fair to assume that many of you have sunnier climes on your agenda and, with them, heightened weight-loss ambitions.<p>But, chances are you've …

Fitness

How Exercise Could Help You Learn a New Language

Learning a second language as an adult is difficult. But the process may be eased if you exercise while learning.<p>A new study reports that working out during a language class amplifies people’s ability to memorize, retain and understand new vocabulary. The findings provide more evidence that to …

Language Learning

We tried Pilates for 8 weeks and this is how it changed our body

The benefits are far-reaching<p>Earlier this year, I twisted my ankle at the end of a particularly gruelling workout. The reason for my clumsy accident …

Exercise

The Best Exercise to Do If You Have Tight Hips

Loosening up your hips with wall squats is key to avoiding injuries<p>The squat is a basic fundamental movement, but it can be hard to perform one properly if you don't have good hip mobility. Not only are you at risk for injuries if you're not doing them correctly, but you're making the exercise …

Workouts

The Core-Shredding Abs Exercise You’re Probably Not Doing

And if you are, you’re most likely doing it wrong<p>The key move that gymnasts do to forge a rock-solid core isn’t the situp, crunch, or even the plank. In fact, it’s a move you might not have ever seen in the gym.<p>The hollow hold is one of the first movements that gymnasts learn. It’s a simple yet …

Raise your credit score fast with this easy, 5-step checklist

It would be an understatement to say Tiffany Aliche had her financial life together — at least before the recession. At 25, she had $40,000 in …

Sperm Count in Western Men Has Dropped Over 50 Percent Since 1973, Paper Finds

The sperm count of men in Western countries has been declining precipitously with no signs of “leveling off,” according to new research, bolstering a school of thought that male health in the modern world is at risk, possibly threatening fertility.<p>By examining thousands of studies and conducting a …

Fertility

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

5 Ways the Smartest Businesses Use Instagram Marketing | Inc.com

There are a million and one Instagram marketing posts out there, and 99 percent of them offer the same solid, sensible advice. But what if you've mastered the basics -- you've nailed down your goals, started posting regularly, fine-tuned your profile, and begun tracking your progress -- and now …

Marketing

Running And Your Heart: Is There A 'Too Much?'

A little less than a year ago, I wrote on these pages about the long-standing controversy of whether running is good or bad for your heart.<p>On the one hand, in a 2012 article for the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, cardiologist James O'Keefe and collaborators claimed that "long-term excessive endurance …

Medical Research

Those Pointless Upper-Middle-Class Entitlements

Let's be honest: If these tax breaks never existed, things would probably be a lot better for everyone.<p>Let’s talk about upper-middle-class entitlements, the subsidies that flow almost entirely to those in the upper fifth or even tenth of the income distribution. You know, the home mortgage interest …

Economics

Trump to rally: GOP senators who oppose health bill 'will have a lot of problems'

Donald Trump warned that Republican senators who don’t support legislation repealing and replacing Obamacare “will have a lot of problems”.<p>Speaking for an hour at a campaign-style rally in Youngstown, Ohio, Trump took a victory lap after the Senate voted to begin debate on legislation to repeal the …

Donald Trump

China's "Minority Report” Style Plans Will Use AI to Predict Who Will Commit Crimes

Crime Prevention<p>Authorities in China are exploring predictive analytics, facial recognition, and other artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to …

Young American Men Are Choosing Video Games Over Work in Staggering Numbers

New research has found a surprising culprit for the serious decline in working hours among young American men over the last 15 years: video games.<p>The …

The Reason We've Never Found Intelligent Life Might be Because We Are Already Going Extinct

The Fermi Paradox<p>The Milky Way Galaxy alone is home to between 100 billion and 400 billion stars, and each is potentially orbited by planets. There …

3 Things Every Self-Employed, Aspiring Homebuyer Should Do

Buying a home when you're self-employed is notoriously tricky. After all, an up-and-down income cycle is—understandably—less appealing to mortgage …

This Tax Move Has Made a Lot of Real-Estate Investors Rich

As a real-estate investor, you may want to unload one property and replace it with another. But selling an appreciated property results in a current …

Got $0 in Retirement Savings? Here's Where to Start

If you have little or nothing saved for retirement, it's never too late to turn things around.<p>Nobody wants to be faced with the choice of either …

15 Protein-Packed Breakfasts That Will Help Prevent Cravings

It’s widely accepted that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and while there is some research that calls this into question, there are still plenty of good reasons to rise and dine.<p>Important research on weight loss and maintenance — collectively known as the National Weight Control …

Breakfast

Ray Kurzweil: There's a Blueprint for the Master Algorithm in Our Brains

Today’s artificial intelligence (AI) systems are, no doubt, considerably advanced. There are now intelligent machine learning algorithms capable of …

How to Save Over $1 Million by Retirement -- Starting at Age 50

If you've gotten off to a late start in the retirement game, there's still time for you to save over $1 million.<p>Behind on your retirement savings? …

DHS shifts focus of funding to counter violent extremism

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Department of Homeland Security is cutting some organizations out of grant money to counter violent extremism -- including nearly a dozen that the Obama administration considered worthy of receiving the funds.<p>The department announced the revised list of 26 recipients for the $10 million …

Extremism

Fake news is already disrupting Kenya’s high-stakes election campaign

Nairobi<p>On the morning of Apr.13, at the height of Kenya’s primary elections, residents of Busia County in western Kenya woke up to a dose of fake news. The constituents were due to vote in the Orange Democratic Movement party’s gubernatorial race, which pitted lawmaker Paul Otuoma against the …

Journalism