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The Most Notable Medical Findings of 2015

Every week, I peruse around fifteen journals, some featuring basic science, others clinical research and patient cases, and still others a mix. As a specialist in blood diseases and cancer, I pay particular attention to those articles reporting advances, and failures, in my field. But I am also …

Medicine

Apple spams older iPhone owners with upgrade ads

Apple is selling an enormous amount of iPhones right now, but in its efforts to get an extra holiday sales bump it’s pushing an unsolicited pop-up notification to owners of older iPhone handsets — informing them of how “ridiculously powerful” the iPhone 6s is.<p>The ad appears when users visit the App …

The tips and recipes you need if you're thinking of going vegan

Experts are agreed on one thing: even <b>vegan diets</b> can be unhealthy. Here’s how to get maximum nutritional value for your body if you’re thinking of making the change.<p>DO<p>Eat plenty of vegetables and fruits, every which way.<br>• Get some good vegan cookbooks and cook from scratch whenever you can. Our …

Nutrition

Nasa releases new photographs from Pluto fly-by – in pictures

Nasa’s New Horizons team on Friday revealed new images and discussed the latest results from the spacecraft’s historic flight through the Pluto system. Earlier in the day they released a new image of the dwarf planet in full ‘false’ color

Solar System

American League Wins 86th MLB All-Star Game

Cincinnati

Heroes Reborn Actually Looks Pretty Exciting

Author: Jordan Crucchiola. Jordan Crucchiola Culture<p>Date of Publication: 07.12.15.<p>Time of Publication: 8:22 pm. 8:22 pm<p>Actor Greg Grunberg is more …

The Secret of Happiness (It's Not What You Think)

<b>The following is an excerpt from Daniel Goleman's new book, A Force for Good: The Dalai Lama's Vision for Our World.</b><p>"What's the source of happiness?" a student at Princeton University asked the Dalai Lama.<p>Looking around at the students waiting for his answer, the Dalai Lama paused a beat or two, …

Happiness

What Separates the Top 20% of Salespeople from the Bottom 80% | Inc.com

Most sales teams have a small core of high achievers and a larger group of reps whose results look a little more lackluster. That makes sense--not everyone can be a superstar. But there are things you can do to get much better results from underperformers. And doing so has the potential to make a …

Compensation

What ‘Chu Know About Gochujang? It's the Hottest Hot Sauce on the Market

Move over, Sriracha: There's a new condiment in town.<p>There's one dish on the menu at NYC's newly reopened <b>Dirt Candy</b> that recently caught the attention of several <i>Bon Appétit</i> staffers: the <b>Korean fried broccoli</b>. The deep-fried broccoli bites are coated in an addictive spicy sauce that gets its deep, …

Korean Food

The 6 Game of Thrones Characters Whose Stories Are Totally Different in the Books

As beloved as some of these book plots may be, they don't make for very good television.<p>We’ve known for a while now that Season 5 of <i>Game of Thrones</i> would go even further off-book than ever before. But some show watchers might be surprised at exactly <i>how</i> far away from the book’s plot many of the main …

TV Series

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba secretly invested in an Amazon competitor

Founded by former Quidsi CEO Marc Lore, Jet plans to compete with Amazon using a dynamic pricing model and has raised more than $200 million, most recently at a $600 million valuation.<p>Lore told Forbes in February that Jet had no plans to raise any more money, after its latest $140 million funding …

eCommerce