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Weight Watchers' new program has 200 'zero-point' foods you can eat as much as you want — including eggs

Dieting can feel like torture in a country that came up with the Crunchwrap Supreme.<p>In comparison to whizzing through a drive-through for an inexpensive meal, many dieters have to measure and track every item they eat or drink. And a lot of healthy food isn't cheap.<p>With that in mind, Weight …

Weight Watchers

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Exercise

How to Stop Any Craving Right When It Hits

Whether it’s a late-night slice of pizza or a sugary breakfast pastry, we all experience cravings. And they often feel impossible to ignore. While it …

Five Brain-Boosting Books Bill Gates Suggests You Read This Summer

The summer is just getting started, which means it’s about time for a few good books—and Bill Gates himself has five great suggestions for books …

15 Online Tools for Small Business Owners to Be More Productive

It's never been easier to be a freelancer but with the perks of working from home and taking on the work you want, comes a different set of complications.<p>It's never been easier to be a freelancer - in fact, 54 million Americans are happily taking advantage of this work lifestyle - but with the …

Productivity

Here’s How A Month Of Zen Meditation Changed My Life

The Buddhist meditation practice is over 1,500 years old, but modern science says it has very real mental and physical health benefits.<p>On a trip to Japan last year, one of the places I visited was Kyoto, home to over 2,000 Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. During one of my daily walks exploring …

Algorithms: The Future That Already Happened

ONE DAY IN LATE MARCH, Microsoft made a chatbot named Tay. Tay began the day tweeting love to everyone. A few hours later, Tay was quoting Adolf …

10 Carbs You Don't Have to Cut During Your Quest for a Six Pack

Turns out, there are some you're going to want to keep around.<p>For <i>years</i> we've been hearing that cutting carbs should be a cornerstone of most diets when you're trying to lose weight—but not so fast.

How to Wax Your Car

Get in the habit of giving your car a regular wax or polish and you'll thank yourself later.<p>Regular car waxing will improve your vehicle's look and prolong the life span of its paint. Learning how to wax and buff your car properly can save you a bunch of money over time.<p><b>What You'll Need</b><p>You'll need …

What does AI mean for Education?

<i>Why are we training kids to compete with machines?</i><p>I was struck by a statement in this promotional video for IBM’s Watson AI technology that …

Want to do your own analytics? Google's free Data Studio takes on Microsoft's Power BI

Google has rolled out a free version of its Data Studio 360, the data visualization toolset for building reports and charts from multiple data …

20 Easy Life Hacks That Will Make You Wealthy

Stop blaming failures on bad luck.<p>Many people strike it rich by just making one smart career move, investing in the right stocks or even inheriting a …

Japanese engineers say their flying cars will be in the air by the Tokyo Olympics

A team of young Japanese engineers is developing a flying car with the goal of launching it in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.<p>The futuristic vehicle – dubbed Skydrive – is fitted with three wheels, a motor and four rotors, enabling it to take off and land vertically from public roads without the …

Bill Gates's Superpower for Business Success

Learn what one "superpower" Bill Gates recommends for you to be successful.<p>Imagine you were sitting in on an intimate conversation with Bill Gates as he and his good friend Warren Buffet spent the day sharing with you and a small handful of other ambitious people the secrets they had gleaned over a …

Top 10 Books To Read Recommended By Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, And Elon Musk

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

5 Ways to Improve Leadership Communication

"The ability to control my emotions and my actions, regardless of circumstance, sets me apart from other men."-- Navy SEAL Creed<p>In the Navy SEAL teams, there are three things we must do perfectly to be effective operators: Move, Shoot and Communicate. Communication being of the utmost importance. …

The best free online business courses starting in June

Memorial Day marks the unofficial kickoff to summer. In business, that means summer hours or "working" from home on Fridays. For some, June is a time to catch their breath.<p>Since the holidays, they've been criss-crossing the country, living out of Drury Inns with 11 p.m. conference calls and 5 a.m. …

University of Illinois

As the Internet of Things Grows, Don't Underestimate Its Scale

Though we think the internet of things is only a few years old, it's been around for decades, and it's only going to get bigger<p>The success of Amazon's Echo, the voice-activated speaker that can control many internet-of-things devices, has spurred many people to dip into the world of the connected …

Internet of Things

Fitbit Inc. Stock: A Value Investor's Dream

Market overreaction is nothing new. Every quarterly earnings season there are examples of investors and pundits who get swept up in market momentum, negative or positive. The most recent, and one of the more over-the-top examples, is <b>Fitbit</b> .<p>Following earnings on May 4, Fitbit stock began a rapid …

Here Are Signs That the 'Earnings Recession' Is About to End

The profit recession that has weighed on large-cap stocks on Wall Street for the past three quarters may be loosening its grip as U.S. companies …

This 10-Minute Routine Is the Ultimate Mind Cleanse

Add these two little tweaks to your daily routine for much greater clarity and creativity.<p>Your subconscious mind is a whole lot more powerful than you think.<p>Not only does it take care of essential business like keeping you breathing, but quietly, in the background, your subconscious is constantly …

These two things will eat up roughly 50% of your money in retirement

Retirees, take note: Just two things may eat up the vast majority of your money.<p>People aged 75 and older spend an average of $36,673 per year, with …

Retirement

The creators of Siri just showed off their next AI assistant, Viv, and it's incredible

Viv wowed the crowd during a public demo in New York<p>Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer created the artificial intelligence behind Siri, Apple's iconic digital assistant, and one of the first modern apps to capably handle natural language queries on a smartphone. Today the pair showed off their newest …

Canada Can Be A Leader In Declaring Aging is a Disease

100,000 people die every day from age-related diseases – i.e. those deadly diseases (cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease), …

Singularity

This vitamin stops the aging process in organs, say Swiss researchers

Improved muscle stem cell numbers and muscle function in NR-treated aged mice: Newly regenerated muscle fibers 7 days after muscle damage in aged …

Medicine

Inventor of the cell phone says this is the next big thing

Marty Cooper, who built the first handheld cell phone, says his invention has a glaring flaw: You have to keep charging its battery.<p>"Keeping your phone charger around is a real annoyance," Cooper told CNNMoney in an interview. "And I think it's going to be an increasing problem."<p>Ensuring that your …

Gear & Gadgets

The next AI is no AI

Artificial Intelligence is starting to turn invisible from the outside in — and vice versa. The exact effects and workings of AI technologies are becoming more challenging to perceive and comprehend for humans. Even the experts themselves don’t always fully understand how an AI system …

5 Signs Of High Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence predicts people’s ability to regulate themselves, manage other people, and achieve success. Research shows a link between emotional intelligence and career success. Not everyone is born with it, but unlike IQ, emotional intelligence can be acquired and improved with practice. …

Emotional Intelligence

What Is Predictive Analytics? - 3 Things You Need to Know

<b>Predictive analytics</b> is the process of using data analytics to make predictions based on data. This process uses data along with analysis, …