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The case for eating cereal for breakfast again

Just when it’s needed most, America’s love affair with cereal is coming to an end.<p>Despite its iconic status in the US, cereal consumption has been falling for the past 10 years, and the trend is expected to continue. In 2005, Americans ate approximately 155 million tons of cereal. By 2015, that had …

Nutrition

As Aging Brain's Internal Clock Fades, A New Timekeeper May Kick In

Ever notice the catnaps that older relatives take in the middle of the day? Or how grandparents tend to be early risers?<p>You're not alone. Colleen McClung did, too. A neuroscientist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, McClung wanted to know what was going on in the brain that changes …

How mammoth Hurricane Patricia grew so powerful so fast

Hurricane Patricia is now described as the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere. Meteorologists are talking about its stunning “rapid intensification.” The rest of us can call it a hurricane explosion.<p>From Wednesday night through Friday, Tropical Storm Patricia blew up into a …

5 takeaways from Clinton's marathon Benghazi testimony

The Democratic front-runner left with her eardrums battered and her candidacy well intact.<p>If getting yelled at for hours without losing your cool is a requirement for the presidency, Hillary Clinton checked the box on Thursday.<p>Clinton studiously avoided another exasperated outburst like her 2013 …

Stephen Hawking: Black Holes 'Are Not The Eternal Prisons' We Once Thought

Stephen Hawking, who once stunned the scientific community by saying that black holes emit radiation, expounded on another groundbreaking theory on Tuesday.<p>"The message of this lecture is that black holes ain't as black as they are painted. They are not the eternal prisons they were once thought," …

7 Summer Reads for the Curious Mind

Charles Scribner's Sons<p>Dover Publications, Inc.<p>Kurt Wolff Verlag, Leipzig<p>Charles Scribner's Sons<p>International Publishers<p>Cassell<p>Norton Critical Edition<p>…

Books

The Fearful and the Frustrated

Donald Trump’s nationalist coalition takes shape—for now.<p>On July 23rd, Donald Trump’s red-white-and-navy-blue Boeing 757 touched down in Laredo, Texas, where the temperature was climbing to a hundred and four degrees. In 1976, the <i>Times</i> introduced Trump, then a little-known builder, to readers as a …

Donald Trump

Tim Cook assures investors, via Jim Cramer email, that Apple is still seeing strong China growth

Although the stock market is currently experiencing turbulence, with $AAPL stock dipping below $100 in pre-market trading, Tim Cook has made a rare exception and directly responded to CNBC analyst Jim Cramer who raised doubts about Apple’s Chinese growth. Cook notes that Apple has seen strong …

5 Reasons Stocks Are Tumbling Worldwide On 'Black Monday'

Or actually, four reasons and a shruggy face.<p>NEW YORK -- Wall Street woke up to, if not a Black Monday, at least a Blackish Monday.<p>Markets around the world tumbled toward historic losses amid a toxic cocktail of financial volatility. As the global sell-off hacksawed European and Asian markets, U.S. …

7 things we’ve learned from the Ashley Madison leak

Hackers who stole user information from the infidelity network AshleyMadison.com last month dumped their trove of email and street addresses, phone …

Ashley Madison

Donald Trump Has Landed: Republican Presidential Race 2016

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Donald Trump

How Princess Reema Is Opening Doors For Women In Saudi Arabia

In a country where women can’t legally take the wheel of a car, one leader is finding creative ways to offer them other means of control.<p>“She comes from a country where women can’t drive, can’t go outside, can’t go to restaurants, can’t socialize, can’t, can’t, can’t . . .”<p>This is how Her Royal …

Saudi Arabia

Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2015: the best entries so far

The Burgeoning Invisible App Market

Omar Bohsali Contributor<p>Omar Bohsali an engineer/designer building Sudo and who is very curious about the invisible app market.<p>Today’s “invisible app” market could be classified as a passing trend, but it might also be the beginning of a significant multi-year shift in how we transact when we’re …

Artificial Intelligence

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos On NYT Exposé: “I Don’t Recognize This Amazon”

Over the weekend, the <i>New York Times</i> published a deep dive into working practices at Amazon, alleging that many of the company’s current and former employees “tried to reconcile the sometimes-punishing aspects of their workplace with what many called its thrilling power to create.” One former …

Jeff Bezos

WATCH: Hilarious WestJet flight attendant’s safety demo goes viral

Cape Town - The safety instructions performed before the take-off of each flight is an essential but surely monotonous function, especially if you …

WestJet

Inside the GOP Clown Car

T<p>he thing is, when you actually think about it, it’s not funny. Given what’s at stake, it’s more like the opposite, like the first sign of the …

Government

What We Know About Google's Alphabet Soup. And What We Don't.

A conglomeration of unanswered questions.<p>The world’s most dominant Internet company — its most ambitious and, yes, often its most feared — is now just three engineers, a lawyer and a financier. And, so far, no public-facing executive investors can reach to hold the company to account.<p>That’s the …

Sundar Pichai

The Daily Show: The 5 Best Moments from Jon Stewart's Last Show

Legendary <i>Daily Show</i> host Jon Stewart took the anchor seat for the last time on Thursday night after 16½ years – and it didn’t disappoint.<p>Here are the …

The story of Windows 10 from inside Microsoft

The company's latest trick: listening to its users<p><b>Windows 10 has a lot to live up to</b>. Microsoft has made a lot of promises about it. And oddly enough, we’ve heard most of them before, with Windows 8. Both were designed to acknowledge and embrace mobile and mobile apps, work well on touchscreens as …

Windows 10

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

For years, former POW Jessica Lynch kept the hurt inside

<b>Elizabeth, West Virginia (CNN) —</b> At night the Iraqi men come again for Jessica Lynch.<p>They chase her through the woods. The crunching of the earth beneath their boots drowns out her pounding breath. She turns but can't see their faces.<p>Before they grab her, she wakes up.<p>The nightmare has never …

U.S. Army

The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

Pope Francis has made no secret of his intention to radically reform the administrative structures of the Catholic church, which he regards as insular, imperious, and bureaucratic. He understands that in a hyper-kinetic world, inward-looking and self-obsessed leaders are a liability.<p>Last year, just …

Leadership

CERN's Large Hadron Collider has discovered a new class of particle

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have announced the discovery of the pentaquark, a class of subatomic particle consisting of four quarks and one antiquark bound together. Like the Higgs boson before it, the pentaquark's existence has been theorized for years, but experiments in the …

Physics

'Go Set A Watchman' by Harper Lee: EW Review

We gave it a <b>D+</b><p>Given the ugly racial plot twists in Harper Lee’s <i>Go Set A Watchman</i>—Atticus is a card-carrying member of the KKK!—it’s somehow fitting …

Here’s Why You May Be Aging Faster Than Your Friends

We all have friends who were born in the same year but look years younger (or older) than we do. Now researchers say that such perceptions aren’t …

Medicine

The Buddhist and the Neuroscientist

What compassion does to the brain<p>In 1992, the neuroscientist Richard Davidson got a challenge from the Dalai Lama. By that point, he’d spent his career asking why people respond to, in his words, “life’s slings and arrows” in different ways. Why are some people more resilient than others in the …