Vincent Lee

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4 Steps to Successfully Cut Down Sugar in Your Diet

The average American adult consumes the equivalent of about 32 teaspoons of sugar per day. Sugar is really the number one food additive: it is added to drinks, often in the form of high-fructose corn syrup, to bread, sauces, dressings, and to all kinds of processed foods including many low-fat …

Dreaming of an Apple Car and the inevitable future of 'driving'

Apple changed the way we listen to music and use phones -- so do you really think all of the reports of a so-called Apple Car are really just about it building a car? Even creating an electric vehicle of its own to compete with Tesla doesn't seem bold enough. It is, after all, a company that …

Everyone is talking about how Microsoft Office 365 is suddenly beating Google Apps

Now, all of a sudden, sources all over the tech industry are noticing that Office 365 is everywhere.<p>And it's all because of one thing: Microsoft is telling customers to move their email to Microsoft's cloud instead of buying another Exchange server and hosting email in their own data centers, says …

Apps

These are Apple’s new, diverse emoji

Apple has today delivered a new beta of OS X to developers that comes with a major new feature: diverse emoji.<p>A tipster sent in these screenshots of the new emoji palette found in OS X 10.10.3. You can now click and hold on any emoji to change the skin tone. The same emoji are appearing in iOS 8.3 …

3 Things Powerful People Do Daily

We're all busy, loaded with endless to-do lists. Busyness has even become a badge of honor. But as great as it feels to constantly be getting stuff done, it's getting in the way.<p>Many people say they're too "busy" to focus on growing themselves in their career and life, and yet they're dedicating …

See How Your Favorite Apps Will Look on the Apple Watch

Can’t wait to get your Apple Watch? A new website is making it easier to pass the time until the device’s April release.<p>WatchAware has rounded up …

Pirate Ship Theater

Zachary Schiffman, a 42-year-old medical supply executive, commissioned an in-home theater shaped like a pirate ship. Modern amenities are hidden: a keg disguises a microwave, a door appears to lead to the ship's lower deck but actually masks a refrigerator.

5 Foods You’re Eating Wrong

How to cut, cook, and sip for the most health benefits

How-To: Transfer a Photo onto a Slice of Wood

Tired of putting your photos into right angled frames? Give this ink to wood transfer technique a try.<p>You can find ready to use kiln dried wood slices at most large craft stores. If you want to use your own DIY slice of wood cut from a fallen tree, be aware that if not dried with the proper …

What The Best Writers Know

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>The more I write, the more I realize how much I still have to learn about good writing.<p>And beyond just working out what I don’t know, there’s the even harder step of learning to put those things into practice. I’ve been very fortunate to have worked …

Einstein Theories Confirmed by NASA Gravity Probe

Space mission did what the famed physicist said would be impossible.<p><b>Two key predictions of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity have been confirmed by NASA's Gravity Probe B mission, scientists announced this week.</b><p>"We've completed this landmark experiment testing Einstein's universe, and …

Rising Sea Levels Are Already Making Miami's Floods Worse

You don't have to look 85 years into the future to see what a sinking world looks like—you only need to look as far as Miami.<p>Climate scientists have …

These are the parts of New York City that will flood when sea levels rise

Warming temperatures, heavier rainfall, and rising seas — these are some of the climate-related effects in store for the Big Apple in the coming decade.<p>Rising sea level is one of the most worrisome issues facing New York City.<p>With so many people living right on the coast, an increase of just a few …

Sea Level

NYC Sea Level to rise 6 feet by 2100

According to a paper published by the New York Panel on Climate Change, projections have New York City sea level rising well above the global average …

Here’s What New York City Would Look Like After Extreme Sea-Level Rise

A few neighborhoods could be all that’s left of New York when all the world’s ice sheets melt in 1,000 years. Meet you in the “Wet Village”?<p>By the end of the century, sea levels in New York City could rise as much as six feet, leaving huge swathes of the city at risk from flooding in future …

20 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Know About Angel Investors

Angel investors invest in early stage or start-up companies in exchange for an equity ownership interest. Angel investing in start-ups has been accelerating. High-profile success stories like Uber, WhatsApp, and Facebook have spurred angel investors to make multiple bets with the hopes of getting …

Is Solar The Next Shale?

Will solar power transform electricity markets as significantly as shale transformed oil and gas?<p>That is the question posed in a new study by Wood MacKenzie, an international energy research and consulting company.<p>“Just as shale extraction reconfigured oil and gas, no other technology is closer to …

National Geographic Travel

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RadioShack Cuts The Cord After 94 Years, Files For Bankruptcy

RadioShack, after years of puzzling bottom-seeking stock investors on how it managed to stay in business, filed for bankruptcy on Thursday evening. The retailer, best known to consumers in recent years as a trusty seller of easy to lose cords, chargers and tech accessories, also announced a deal to …

Rise of the robots: how long do we have until they take our jobs?

They have mastered the art of poker, helped write a cookbook and can cope with a basic conversation. The decision by a Japanese bank to staff their frontdesk with a bevy of robots is just the latest in a series of advances and predictions that at times appear to suggest we will all be replaced, …

Artificial Intelligence

Measuring This Brain Region Could Predict Depression And Anxiety Years Before It Hits

We all encounter challenges and obstacles in life, such as divorce, death, illness and unemployment. But while some people are highly resilient and able to cope with these stresses, others struggle deeply, and may experience anxiety and depression as a result.<p>So why is it that some of us thrive in …

Depression

HTC's Lollipop update won't reach every One phone on time

HTC hasn't always had success upgrading One users to the latest version of Android within its promised 90-day window, and history is unfortunately repeating itself with Android 5.0 Lollipop on the way. The phone maker is now warning that "some carrier versions" of the One M8 and M7 won't get …

Automakers Recall 2.1 Million Vehicles for Faulty Air Bags

More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles made in the early 2000s are being recalled due to a malfunction that causes seat-belt tightening and the inadvertent deployment of air bags in the absence of a crash, federal regulators said Saturday.<p>The cars were initially recalled and …

This Popular Wireless Alarm System Can Be Hacked With A Magnet And Scotch Tape

Residential alarm systems are becoming more popular and affordable due to high-tech competitors to traditional providers like ADT some of which have been in business for more than a century.<p>These new-generation systems can be simple to sophisticated in their ability to detect entry into your home, …

Home Security

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What to Know About the Science of E-Cigarettes

Two Columbia University professors warned in a new study Thursday that the health fears over electronic cigarettes are hindering research. The very …

Pictures of the Week 1.22.15

The Surprising Amount of Time Kids Spend Looking at Screens

New research suggests children are far exceeding the two-hour daily limit recommended by pediatricians.<p>Slouching posture, carpal-tunnel, neck strain, eye problems. The negative effects that technology use is having on humans’ bodies are surprising. Kids who spend much of their days in and out of …

Pediatrics

The One Vital Skill They Don't Teach You In Business School

Getting into a top business school requires demonstrating a certain level of success. Many people believe we need to push ourselves hard in order to succeed in business and in life. I used to believe this too. I went to an Ivy League school, got my MBA from Stanford and worked in finance for almost …