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Freed From the iPhone, the Apple Watch Finds a Medical Purpose

SAN FRANCISCO — In the last months of Steve Jobs’s life, the Apple co-founder fought cancer while managing diabetes.<p>Because he hated pricking his finger to draw blood, Mr. Jobs authorized an Apple research team to develop a noninvasive glucose reader with technology that could potentially be …

Apple Watch

STAT Plus: Biotech stocks in 2017 were a lot like toddlers. Here’s why

Biotech stocks in 2017 were a lot like toddlers: Lovely, affectionate, and playful, but also cranky, volatile, aggravating.Big picture: The Nasdaq …

6 Behaviors That Push People Away From You

While the right people will always accept us for who we are, there are some behaviors we demonstrate that make it difficult for them to do so. …

Self-help

FDA clears AliveCor’s Kardiaband as the first medical device accessory for the Apple Watch

The Food and Drug Administration has just cleared AliveCor’s Kardiaband EKG reader as the first medical device accessory for the Apple Watch.<p>Europe has been able to use a version of the Kardiaband for Apple Watch for some time now but, thanks to the new FDA approval, the device can now be used in …

Medical Technology

Physicists just found a loophole in graphene that could unlock clean, limitless energy

by Science Alert November 27, 2017 Earth & Energy 46012<p>Mike McRae<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn’t exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat …

Graphene

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned …

This One Exercise Has Helped Me Build 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies in Less Than 24 months

What got you to where you are today will not get you where you want to be.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few years ago, I found myself nearly $1 million in debt. Today, I have two multimillion-dollar companies to my name. I've come a long way, but as I look …

Business Strategy

10 thoughtless things you do that make you less likable

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Travis Bradberry published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to …

Magic mushrooms can 'reset' depressed brain

<b>A hallucinogen found in magic mushrooms can "reset" the brains of people with untreatable depression, raising hopes of a future treatment, scans suggest.</b><p>The small study gave 19 patients a single dose of the psychedelic ingredient psilocybin.<p>Half of patients ceased to be depressed and experienced …

Why You Should Never Sleep On A Plane

Some people can't sleep on planes but for those who can, you might not want to nod off during the flight.<p>According to new research from Harvard, …

Number One Habit You Need To Develop To Become A Great Leader

It's not just about being authentic, showing integrity and humility.<p>If you want to be a great leader then you need to have great leadership qualities such as authenticity, integrity, humility, etc., and you need to deliver.<p>At the end of the day, great leadership is all about getting results.<p>That …

Leadership

10 Ways You Could Be Giving Away Your Power (Without Even Realizing It)

Empowering other people is productive. But giving away your personal power sabotages your chances of success.<p>As long as you allow other people to have a negative influence over the way you think, feel, and behave, you’ll struggle reach your greatest potential. Giving away your power robs you of …

Self-help

15 ways to drown out the negative voice in your head that is keeping you from being successful

The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering — that is, until your mind starts to wander.<p>Any time you've thought about making a change or pursuing a passion, you've probably dwelled more on your present state than your potential.<p>Or once you got started, minor …

22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

Selfies

A former FBI agent shares 8 qualities the most resilient people share

As an FBI agent, I was assigned investigations where I had no idea how to solve them, but this was my thinking: Drop me in the middle of any squad or any situation, anywhere, anytime.<p>I will not be scared, nor will I give up. If I'm knocked down, I'll drag myself back up and keep at it until I solve …

5 Steps Every Entrepreneur Can Take to Make The Journey Easier

Entrepreneurship is hard. Follow these 5 principles to make it a little bit easier.<p>Simply put, entrepreneurship is hard. At almost every turn, there are challenges and barriers to overcome. It can be difficult to keep your focus in the face of so many setbacks, but there's good news: new tools, …

Entrepreneurship

This Breakfast Will Boost Your Metabolism for the Entire Day

We know that eating breakfast is one of the golden rules for boosting metabolism. But it's safe to assume that feasting on a donut at 8 a.m. won't do …

Scientists have confirmed a brand new phase of matter: time crystals

For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals — strange crystals that have an atomic structure that repeats not just in space, but in time, putting them in constant oscillation without energy.<p>Now it's official — researchers have just reported in …

I trained myself to be less busy — and it dramatically improved my life

My overwhelming schedule left me exhausted and empty. Here’s how I fought back.<p>I am a robot, programmed to obliterate my to-do list. During the day, I direct a research laboratory, write papers, and teach classes as a professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Come 4:30 pm, I run a kid …

Time Management

For $8,000, This Startup Will Fill Your Veins With The Blood of Young People

With no proven benefits.<p>To Jesse Karmazin, blood is a drug. His startup, a Monterey, California-based company called Ambrosia, is currently enrolling …

Medicine

6 Personality Tests That Will Actually Help You Learn About Yourself

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Humans have a weird desire for self-awareness, even …

The Top 40 CollegeHumor Comics of 2016

40. When Being Sexually Adventurous Goes Too Far<br>39. The Fine Line Between Cute and Obnoxious <br>38. Why Aladdin is Secretly an Asshole <br>37. 6 Signs You …

51 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies to entrepreneurs launching startups, to entrepreneurs shutting down their startups, to CEOs …

This amazing flash drive adds 128GB to your iPhone and latches to your keychain

Running out of device space is a huge annoyance, especially when you’re shooting pictures or video that you suddenly realize you don’t have room to keep. You can solve that storage frustration once and for all with the iKlips DUO, a flash drive designed with Apple mobile devices.<p>Right now, you can …