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The added cost of eating red meat — a quicker death, scientists say

Chew on this: New research offers more evidence that vegetarians not only live better, but also longer.<p>A group of scientists led by Mingyang Song at the Massachusetts General Hospital analyzed data from two major studies involving more than 150,000 participants to determine whether people who …

General Hospital

Best Chrome extensions for productivity

Whether you're a notorious procrastinator or just looking to block out some unwanted distractions when you need to buckle down and focus, here are …

How the typical American family pays for college

Shutterstock<p>How the typical American family pays for college<p>By | Posted Jul 2nd, 2016 @ 10:25pm<p>NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- You're thrilled your child got …

College & University

Report: 99% of Post-Recession Jobs Went to Those Who Went to College

Quartz: “Jobs have come back back in post-recession America—but they’re reserved almost exclusively for people who went to college. Georgetown …

Meet the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 -- a phone you can unlock with your eyes

Samsung wants to keep it simple. The company is cleaning up its line of flagship smartphones so users now have three choices: a Galaxy, a Galaxy Edge or a GalaxyNote.<p>That's why the new Note 7, which wasannounced on stage at event on Tuesday, looks a lot like Samsung's previous …

Medical marijuana has potential as Alzheimer's treatment, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer's patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of the disease. Furthermore, the researchers discovered it blocks inflammation, which damages …

Dementia

Zika arrives in Europe: First baby with Zika-linked microcephaly born in Spain | Fox News

A baby boy with Zika-related microcephaly was born Monday in Barcelona, Spain, in what constitutes the first of such abnormality cases in the European continent.<p>The defect was detected in the mother's womb last May. The Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, where the birth took place, announced that …

U.S. acknowledges Israel’s unlawful killings, excessive force, torture, discrimination against Palestinians

<b>Israeli forces detain a Palestinian man at a protest in the occupied West Bank, near the town of Abu Dis on February 16, 2015 (Reuters/Ammar Awad)</b><p>Summary of lengthy U.S. State Department report detailing human rights violations in Israel & occupied territories<p>Ben Norton<p>April 18, 2016 11:59am (UTC)<p>A …

19 Atlanta festivals to enjoy in August

Have a blast kicking off the end of summer with a pub crawl, indie films, even a new tattoo<p><b>Sporty spots</b><b><br>Atlanta Open</b><br>8/1–7<br>Sure, the Atlanta Open tennis …

Meet the Billionaires Manipulating the U.S. Presidential Election

America is no longer a country “by the people, for the people,” but a plutocracy. The new doc ‘Meet the Donors’ exposes our broken political system …

UN panel slams US for police brutality, torture, botched executions

A UN report has condemned the United States for violating the terms of an international anti-torture treaty. The panel took Washington to task for …

Worldwide drug use steady, but heroin on rise in U.S., U.N. report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Worldwide, drug use has remained steady over the past four years, according to a report released today by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. However, researchers found that heroin use in the United States is up 145% since 2007.<p>One in 20 adults -- roughly a quarter of a billion …

Why Virtual Reality is the Next Big Marketing Opportunity

Virtual worlds are springing to life... with or without you.<p>If you've been following the election coverage, you'll have heard a lot about jobs and opportunities and the future. Everyone sounds worried. Or almost everyone... because Robert Scoble isn't worried about jobs. In a recent Facebook post, …

Virtual Reality

What the instant success of Pokémon Go means for the future of business

Pokémon Go has taken an incomparable leap in the development of augmented reality (AR), capturing the hearts of nostalgic 20-somethings as they wander around Australia determined to "catch them all".<p>But there's a huge warning bell the success of Pokémon Go should be signalling to businesses across …

Derrick Morgan has researched medical cannabis, says it's NFL's turn

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Titans outside linebacker Derrick Morgan has done extensive research on the potential medical benefits of cannabis and …

Cannabis

Team USA vs. China: Live Score, Highlights for USA Basketball Showcase 2016

Team USA cruised to another victory in its pre-Olympics exhibition tour, beating Team China by a final score of 106-57 on Sunday at the Staples Center.<p>USA was led by Kevin Durant, who scored 19 points on 5-of-7 shooting. Klay Thompson added 17 points on 10 shots. DeMar DeRozan, DeAndre Jordan, …

Twitter to Live Stream Pro Hockey, Baseball Games

The streams will be available for free for everyone in the US, even those who are not logged in to Twitter.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but …

Nike's latest soccer cleat is its most data-driven shoe yet

In soccer, like most other sports, footwear plays a major role in helping athletes perform at their best. Your shoes say a lot about who you are as a player, and you need them almost as much as you need the ball to play. This week, soccer pros all over the world will test-drive Nike's latest …

A New Instagram Trend Has Artists Copying Your Favourite Cartoon Styles

The #StyleChallenge has seen artists from different backgrounds paying homage to cartoons.

Vic Mensa proves to be a rapper for these turbulent times

Music is therapeutic. For Chicago rapper Vic Mensa, it’s been a method of coping with life’s aggressive changes.<p>As the frontman of Kids These Days, Mensa’s flexibility showcased his solo potential. When the band dissolved in 2013, Mensa capitalized on that potential with his breakthrough, …

The First 'Justice League' Trailer Already Looks Better Than 'Batman V. Superman'

5.3K<p>SHARES<p>DC gave Marvel a run for its money at Comic-Con, courtesy of its brand new <i>Justice League trailer</i>, provided by director Zack Snyder and his …

Most Fast Food is Unhealthy, but See How These Deals Make it Worse

Most fast food is unhealthy, but with deals like "The Double Down," "The $5 Box," and "The Dollar Menu," plaguing the air waves, our ability to avoid …

Nutrition

Recognizing and Avoiding Junk Food

It is generally recognized that kids eat too much junk food.<p>And experts warn that eating too much junk food is one of the factors that have …

Nice Attack Sparks Fear Of Hackers, Terrorists Threat to Self-Drive Cars

These 'smart cars' could be hijacked and turned into a lethal weapon.<p>In a world where motor vehicles can be weapons and cars increasingly depend on …

Hanergy Launches Solar Powered Cars In China

China’s Hanergy Holding Group (Hanergy) has unveiled four solar-powered electric concept cars, set for production within three years. Hanergy is a large clean-energy company and one of the largest thin-film solar cell manufacturers in the world. Hanergy is also the owner of U.S. based Alta Devices, …

Clean Energy

Fathers can pass anxiety and depression to their children genetically, study finds

Men who are stressed can pass on anxiety and depression to their children and grandchildren, scientists in Australia have found, in a study which indicates parental advice has been “disproportionately” focused on the health and diet of women.<p>The study, based on mice which were fed stress hormones, …