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How to build a better smoothie, according to a nutritionist

Smoothies seem super healthy — and they can be — if you do it right.<p>If you’re turning to smoothies as part of your strategy to lose weight or take your healthy eating up a notch, your menu may need a little attention. Done right, smoothies can make nutritious sense, packing satisfying ingredients …

Nutrition

Here are the 5 books you need to read this summer, according to Bill Gates

With summer fast approaching, it's time to start compiling your vacation reading list. And fortunately, Bill Gates is here to help.<p>On Monday, the …

Best Exercises to Get Rid of Man Boobs

"Man boobs" can be one of two things: an enlargement of breast tissue due to hormone changes that result in gynecomastia—a condition that occurs most …

Meet the most important part of your smartphone

In an age of AR and AI, the graphics processor is an unsung hero.<p>Your smartphone is powered by a chip. The new iPhones, including the upcoming iPhone X, use one called an A11 Bionic, and other handsets, like the Pixel 2, pack a Snapdragon 835. But chips in modern phones are not homogenous pieces of …

Machine Learning

An effortless way to improve your memory

A surprisingly potent technique can boost your short and long-term recall – and it appears to help everyone from students to Alzheimer’s patients.<p>When trying to memorise new material, it’s easy to assume that the more work you put in, the better you will perform. Yet taking the occasional down time …

The Brain

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Personal Finance

I asked some of the most successful people what books they give as gifts — and there were 5 winners

"What's your favorite book?" seems like a good question. So innocent, so simple. In practice, it's terrible. I interviewed more than 100 of the most successful entrepreneurs, athletes, actors, writers, and other experts for my book, "Tribe of Mentors." These are people who have often read hundreds …

Self-improvement

New design gives 3D printers a 10x speed boost

Despite the 3D printing revolution shaking up the design and manufacturing industries, one thing has been holding it back from fully infiltrating …

Fabrication

Scientists discover new optimism in fight against Alzheimer’s | Financial Times

<i>This story is part of the Financial Times Seasonal Appeal for Alzheimer’s Research UK, which is raising funds for pioneering research to develop new</i> …

Saudi Money Fuels the Tech Industry. It’s Time to Ask Why.

We need to talk about the tsunami of questionable money crashing into the tech industry.<p>We should talk about it because that money is suddenly in the news, inconveniently out in the open in an industry that has preferred to keep its connection to petromonarchs and other strongmen on the down …

Venture Capital

With new technology, Mazda gives spark to gasoline engine

HIROSHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - In the high-stakes, high-cost battle among global automakers to develop ever more efficient vehicles, one of the biggest breakthroughs in internal combustion engine technology in years looks to be coming from one of the industry’s smaller players.<p>Mazda Motor President …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

Synthetic muscle breakthrough could lead to 'lifelike' robots

A breakthrough in soft robotics means scientists are now one step closer to creating lifelike machines. Researchers at Columbia Engineering have developed a 3D printed synthetic tissue that can act as active muscle. The material, which can push, pull, bend, and twist (thanks to its use of silicone …

Robotics

Bilingual people process maths differently depending on the language

People who speak more than one language fluently will process maths differently when they switch between languages, a new study has found.<p>Intuition …

We Now Have an Equation That Explains How The Hell Quantum Chaos Behaves

Even chaos can be predicted.<p>While physicists have managed to wrap their minds around chaos theory in the macroscopic world, chaos also has its way at …

Quantum Physics

Ancient jars hold clues about the intensity of Earth’s magnetic field

These jars held more than just supplies<p>Between the eighth and second centuries BCE, potters in the kingdom of Judah (near Jerusalem) made a bunch of jars with official state seals on the handles. They needed to hold supplies, and they wanted people to know who those supplies belonged to. Simple, …

Earth Science

Physicists Are at War Over the Discovery of "Metallic Hydrogen"

The bitter race for metallic hydrogen has been ongoing for 80 years.<p>A few weeks ago, inside a Massachusetts lab, a tiny speck of silver reflected …

Scientists Want to Build a Super-Fast, Self-Replicating Computer That "Grows as It Computes"

Well, that's intimidating.<p>Scientists say it's possible to build a new type of self-replicating computer that replaces silicon chips with processors …

Even More Evidence Has Linked Parkinson's Disease to Our Gut Bacteria

Parkinson's isn't just in our brains<p>Researchers have found yet another reason to think the symptoms of Parkinson's disease could be a consequence of …

Lenovo's latest Yoga 2-in-1 packs uncommonly fast graphics

With most 2-in-1 laptops, you're giving up any hope of running games or other graphics-intensive apps -- if there are dedicated graphics at all, they're usually too slow for more than the basics. Lenovo thinks it can do better. It's unveiling the Yoga 720, and its 15-inch variant is supposedly the …

Scientists followed 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here's what they learned about success

Follow thousands of super-bright kids for four and a half decades and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest …

The Wonderful World of CBD Medications

The Endocannabinoid System<p>To better explore the world of medical marijuana it's important to first understand its therapeutic makeup. The cannabis, …

Cannabis

The ultimate strength-building MMA workout

Corey Jenkins/Getty Images<p>Corey Jenkins/Getty Images<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>In mixed martial arts, explosiveness can mean the difference …

A Physicist Has Created a Lab-Sized "Black Hole"

The experiment's results may finally prove that Hawking radiation exists.<p>Black holes swallow up everything, and nothing escapes. This property, the most iconic characteristic of these mysterious space phenomena, had its first major challenge this week when Techonion professor Jeff Steinhauer posted …

Your Marketing Strategy Is Broken: Do This Instead

We have been taught one way. But is it right?<p>It all started during one of the hottest, most beautiful summers I can remember. I was stuck indoors, and I was wearing a cast on my leg from a recent surgery.<p>It was the least productive I had ever been in my life. Or so I thought.<p>The last week of …

Marketing

17 scientific facts to motivate you to eat healthy even when you really don't want to

But a proper diet really does have insane health benefits. (Those benefits are sometimes difficult to tease apart, since people who eat healthy generally have other healthy habits as well, but the perks we've included here are pretty well-established.)<p>What's considered "healthy eating" is always a …

Here Comes The Saudi Dynasty Succession Crisis ...

The Saudi dynasty is facing its biggest dynastic challenge in 50 years, and Game of Thrones-style cracks are showing in the imminent transition from King Abdullah's rule.<p>Abdullah, 90, is currently battling pneumonia and temporarily needed help from a breathing tube last week.<p>The king assumed the …

House of Saud

Six lessons we can learn from geniuses

Whether it’s designing a supersonic vehicle, helping the blind to see or creating space history, what can we learn from the great minds behind these feats?<p>Our series The Genius Behind has taken you inside the minds of people who are making the impossible possible. Whether it is designing the …

Genius

Four ways to become a happier gamer, and person, in 2015

2014 was the year I got serious about happiness.<p>It was a strange thing to look at my life and realize how rarely I was happy. I'm making a good living as a writer, which has always been my dream. I have a wonderful family, and we all have our health. It felt like I had hit all the necessary …