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The Skinny On Smoking: Why Nicotine Curbs Appetite

Scientists say they have finally figured out how smoking helps people keep off extra pounds.<p>It turns out that nicotine activates a pathway in the brain that suppresses appetite, according to a study in the journal <i>Science</i>. This discovery should lead to better diet drugs, the researchers say.<p>The …

Why Total Solar Eclipses Are So Rare

The solar eclipse that will cross the continental U.S. this Aug. 21 will attract a huge audience — and rightly so. The millions of people who are …

CERN's charming new particle discovery could open a 'new frontier' in physics

Scientists at CERN have announced the discovery of a new kind of particle, named Xi-cc++ (apparently pronounced 'Ksī-CC plus-plus'). The particle was …

This Quantum Theory Predicts That The Future Might Be Influencing The Past

No, seriously.<p>One of the weirder aspects of quantum mechanics could be explained by an equally weird idea – that causation can run backwards in time …

Quantum Mechanics

20 Wonder Woman Traits of Female Entrepreneurs

How are female entrepreneurs the wonder women of industry disruption and innovation? Let me count the ways…<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I loved the movie <i>Wonder Woman</i> so much that I saw it twice, and I know that before it leaves theatres, I will see it again. With the …

The 13 best TV episodes of 2017 (so far)

We’re currently living in another golden age of television — there’s so much good TV right now that you could remove yourself from society, hole up …

Business Schools Don't Teach This Extremely Important Skill (but All Entrepreneurs Need It) | Inc.com

<i>What's one thing about building a business you won't learn in business school? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Bernie Klinder, EMBA, Entrepreneur, Investor, Consultant, on Quora:</b><p>As …

Entrepreneurship

IBM: 73% of CEOs predict AI, cognitive computing to play 'key role' in future of business

Survey findings from IBM indicate that some 50% of CEOs plan to adopt cognitive computing by 2019, and they expect a 15% return on their …

Artificial Intelligence

John McAfee settles Intel lawsuit over the rights to his name

John McAfee made headlines last year for a bunch of reasons, including a short-lived attempt to run for President of the United States. He also sued Intel for the right to use his name, six years after he sold his eponymous anti-virus company to the tech titan for billions. As they say, though, …

The world's first glasses-free holographic phone is coming, and it's not from Apple

Forget the iPhone 8 and Galaxy Note 8.<p>RED, the company that makes professional digital cameras for shooting Hollywood movies, is making a …

Britain's Finance Industry Is Facing A 'Tipping Point' Over Brexit, a New Report Says

Britain will lose its status as Europe’s top financial center unless it keeps borders open to specialist staff, improves infrastructure and expands …

Relive the Windows 95 glory days with this work simulation game

Emails! Dialog boxes! Random bings!<p>Sometimes it feels like the line between work and video games is blurred. The story and graphics might not be comparable, but the gameplay mechanics feel like they are. You do activity X for 10 minutes to train skill Y. You have to click this, this, and this …

Bootleg

11 headphones that won’t ruin your hair

One of the common issues that most people have with on-ear or over-ear headphones is the familiar divot left across their hair from a poorly designed headband. It’s a small but genuine problem, and though it’s been many years since I’ve had long, flowing locks, I think my experience with …

Don’t be fooled by the ‘working’ iPhone 8 clones [Video]

The official unveiling of the iPhone 8 is still several months away but that hasn’t stopped the Chinese manufacturers from producing their usual clone hardware in advance.<p>EverythingApplePro got his hands on one of the ‘working’ clones which have surfaced online in the last couple of weeks, and it …

Mobile Technology

Pokémon GO anniversary celebration continues with special Pikachu, limited time items, more

Pokémon GO has been updated today with new features including a special Pikachu wearing Ash’s hat, a limited time Anniversary box, and more as Niantic and The Pokémon Company continue to celebrate the game’s one year anniversary.<p>The latest limited time event runs from today through July 24 at 1 PM …

Pokémon

10 Actors Who Always Die In Movies

Ryan Reynolds Gives One Fan the Perfect Idea for Getting Back at Her Ex

Ryan Reynolds gave one fan a sweet piece of advice after she broke up with her boyfriend just days after their prom.<p>Gabi Dunn decided the only way to …

Film Industry

Hallmark Will Debut 33 New Christmas Movies This Year

Is it Christmas yet?!<p>You probably know that we're more than a little obsessed with Christmas, so it's no surprise that we were chomping at the bit to get our hands on Hallmark's 2017 Christmas lineup.<p>According to <i>Entertainment Weekly</i>, the channel is releasing a record-breaking 33 original Christmas …

War for the Planet of the Apes: Hear a track from Michael Giacchino's score

Michael Giacchino’s score for 2014’s <i>Dawn of the Planet of the Apes</i> brought the Emmy/Grammy/Oscar-winning composer’s swoony grandeur to the …

The Blair Witches of Brazil

Horror films have taken over the land of the samba, with queues of patrons in search of a fright stretching in front of cinemas, writes Ana Maria Bahiana.<p>Their titles practically shriek at you: Night of the Chupacabras, When I Was Alive, The Necropolis Symphony. Right away you can guess that these …

Horror

Box Office: 'Wonder Woman' Is Not Struggling Overseas. It's Overperforming Domestically

<i>Wonder Woman</i> made another $2.075 million yesterday, down 25% from its previous Wednesday, which brought its domestic total to $356.677m. With a $367.7m overseas total as of Tuesday, the film now has at least $725m worldwide. Yes, <i>Wonder Woman</i> has made just slightly more outside of North America than …

Film Industry

A Ghost Story may haunt you, even if you think the ghost looks silly

Ghost stories require a suspension of disbelief, at least from those without serious superstitions. <i>A Ghost Story</i> requires something more. All but …

Could Trump Use the Espionage Act to Go After Journalists?

The president’s feud with the press has some in the media worried.<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p>It's as preposterous as the notion of a president calling the press the enemy or tweeting a GIF of himself wrestling the CNN logo: Using the 100-year-old Espionage Act to …

Donald Trump

President Snowflake: Trump Needs a Safe Space in Europe

He’s a self-proclaimed brawler, but Trump didn’t head straight for the handshake-snubbing Macron or mean lady Merkel at the G-20. No, first he needed …

Trump v CNN: what conservative writers are saying about an epic wrestling match

Rightwing writers offer some uncomfortable questions about the channel’s behavior following the president’s much-discussed tweet<p>This week was marked by a spiralling conflict between the president and his least favorite cable news outlet, CNN.<p>Last week, a Reddit user posted a meme featuring Trump …

Donald Trump

QVC Is Buying Home Shopping Network For $2.1 Billion

Two rival home shopping networks are joining forces amid a shifting retail landscape.<p>QVC parent Liberty Interactive said on Thursday that it has agreed to acquire longtime competitor Home Shopping Network in an all-stock transaction valued at $2.1 billion.<p>Liberty Interactive, which is controlled by …

eCommerce

Nokia phone cameras will soon be Zeiss as nice

The two brands once teamed up for a 41-megapixel phone camera. Now they've got new ideas up their sleeve.<p>Nokia phones of the future, you could pack a stellar camera as a headline feature.<p>Phone maker HMD on Thursday announced an exclusive partnership with imaging experts Zeiss that will see the two …

Mobile Technology

Google patents smart lenses you inject into your eyes

Google Glass may have been too clunky to succeed in its original version, but the search giant will find its way into your eyeballs one way or another. According to a new patent filing, the company has devised a method to inject a device directly into your eyeballs.<p>Per the patent filing, the device …