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Fasting facts: is the 5:2 diet too good to be true?

From claims that fasting makes you thin and feeds the brain to the suggestion that it can even reboot the immune system, Amy Fleming looks at the scientific evidence for restricted eating<p>More than a year since they first hit the bookshops, 5:2 diet books are still bestsellers on Amazon. As a …

Wellness

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

<b>Mandarin Oranges</b><br>"I love how peeling an orange gives me sticky hands," said no one, ever. Which is why we're obsessed with this mess-free method from JewelPie. Just use a paring knife to slice off either end, cut a slit in the orange peel, and roll the whole thing out in a strip. We can't say for …

Three glasses of milk a day can lead to early death, warn scientists

Drinking three glasses of milk doubles the risk of early death and does not prevent broken bones, new research has shown<p>Milk has long been recommended by doctors and nutritionists for boosting calcium intake and helping to keep bones strong.<p>But research suggests that it does little to strengthen …

Holistic Medicine

Trends, Innovations, and the Future of Smart Content Marketing

Conductive Ink, Big ass content, Robot writers, kinetic text motion graphics and marketing apps. Those sound as the future, but they are not.<p>This presentation outlines the trends in the land of smart content marketing, and definitely also contains some stuff for content marketing nerds...

Make 20 Cheap, Healthy Meals from Pantry Staples with This Chart

This graphic is like a cookbook in flowchart form. With it, you'll learn how to make many different, inexpensive dishes using common pantry …

Ghostly gifs made from archive photos – the haunting work of Kevin Weir

The New York-based designer’s animation project The Flux Machine transforms old images into surreal stories, giving the dead an eerie afterlife<p>A small girl sits in an ornate chair. Her feet are crossed in placid composure. One hand, holding a floral sprig, rests in her lap. Suddenly her palm …

Investors Are Hungry for Food Startups

This story originally appeared on FOX BUSINESS<p>Traditionally a field dominated by technology and biotechnology, venture investors have developed an appetite for food.<p>With significant funding rounds for meal delivery services including HelloFresh and Blue Apron, food-related investments are on pace …

How to Scale a Food Startup

https://33voices.com | Featured Companies/Founders -<p>ACCEL Foods: Jordan Gaspar and Lauren Jupiter<p>http://33voic.es/inatn81<p>AWAKE Chocolate: Matt Schnarr https://www.33voices.com/interviews/fueling-success-with-caffeine<p>Clover Juices: Cassandra Troy Walker<p>SpoonRocket: Anson Tsui and Steven …

Italy's Emerging Food & Ag Tech Startup Ecosystem

There’s a global movement of entrepreneurs developing technologies that help preserve and reinvigorate local food systems. They’re creating everything from sensors and software that help farmers improve operation to online marketplaces that allow farmers and food artisans to sell direct to …

Why Startups Might Eat the Food World's Lunch

Crocery stores and restaurant chains are an area of huge opportunity for new challengers.<p>Uber and Airbnb rose to prominence by disrupting “dinosaurs” in their spaces. They have taken advantage of mobile technology to reach people and combat some of the long-standing traditional industry giants.<p>So …

Can tech startups change the way we eat?

Faced with inefficiencies in the food system, two companies - Good Eggs and Freight Farms - are working to grow and distribute more food from local farms<p>These days, even the most casual observers can't go long without hearing about yet another potentially disruptive business model hoping to …

Urban Agriculture

Map Shows Key Startup Events

The folks from behind the World Startup Wiki have released a neat new project that shines a light on startup events and networking opportunities worldwide. World Startup Events is a map that features three notable events for a range of cities worldwide — favorite event of the local community; its …

Vexed in the city: Silicon Valley's invasion of San Francisco

A major migration is under way, with technology companies large and small setting up shop in San Francisco and bypassing the historic heart of the tech industry.<p>"I've seen this city go through booms and busts. People don't like the booms -- they don't like the busts either."<p>David Prowler, former …

Silicon Valley

Os Gemeos Work In Progress - Vancouver, Canada (Part II)

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• August 23, 2014<br>• 0<p>Os Gemeos are bringing their “Giants” project to Canada where they are currently transforming six giant …

25 of the Best Subscription Boxes for Foodies

Getting delicious, healthy snacks delivered to your door sounds almost too good to be true, but with these foodie subscription boxes you can now treat yourself to something tasty once a month. Whether you’re nursing a perennial sweet tooth or want to get your DIYed koozy around a new craft beer …

Announcing the Best Music of the Decade So Far

It's not just you: Over the last five years, there's been a seismic shift in the way we engage with music. We tweet, tumbl, stream, and share our favorite songs; we scour dead links and navigate obtrusive pop-ups for the newest mixtapes; we watch our music videos on Youtube and Vevo. We watched the …

Here's How Apple Could Make The Smartwatch The Hottest Thing In Tech

Apple could still revolutionize the product category, however.<p>Jan Dawson, chief analyst at Jackdaw Research, noted a number of ways Apple could take the smartwatch to the next level in his latest report on wearables.<p>Dawson says a game-changer smartwatch would serve "several other purposes" in …

Nutmeg & Yoghurt Cake - Video Recipe

Is this the future of parenting?

Babies are unpredictable, messy and constantly changing. Sleep-deprived parents struggling to make sense of their tiny humans' behaviors are starting to take a scientific approach, collecting data in the hopes of solving problems like not sleeping through the night.<p>Ankle monitors are typically …

'Star Trek' Borg cube mini-fridge: Refrigeration isn't futile

This particular Borg cube wants to assimilate your beverages and food to keep them at optimum temperatures for consumption.<p>Few enemies from the "Star Trek" universe have been quite so relentless and frightening as the Borg. It's time to embrace the Collective in a better light and to accept its …

Science Fiction

Is This The Next Big Name In Crowdfunding?

By David Lumb6 minute Read<p>Hardware projects aren’t just capital intensive–they take manufacturing experience. Unfortunately for most Kickstarter or …

Diplo Remixes Lorde's "Tennis Court"

Lorde: "Tennis Court (Diplo's Andre Agassi Remix)" (via SoundCloud)<p>Diplo has remixed Lorde's "Tennis Court". It's called "Diplo's Andre Agassi Reebok Pump Mix", which is pretty hilarious. Listen above.<p>Lorde:<p>08-01 Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza<br>08-03 Montreal, Quebec - Osheaga Music Festival<br>09-05 …

Why the Internet of Things Narrative Has to Change

<i>Wojtek Borowicz is a community evangelist at Estimote, freelance writer and a strong believer in the Internet of Things.</i><p>Internet of Things is the current hip phrase of technology evangelists, geeks and all kinds of clairvoyants. If, according to tech blogs and websites, 2013 was the year of big …

Edward Snowden Plans to Work on Privacy Tech

The NSA leaker wants like-minded hackers to join him in his effort to make everyday tech tools more secure.<p>NSA leaker Edward Snowden says he plans to work on technology to preserve personal data privacy and called on programmers to join his efforts.<p>Speaking via a Google Hangout at the Hackers on …

From Tech City to Tech Nation

The M4 corridor was a byword for high tech long before the Shoreditch scene had even been imagined, says Tech City UK CEO Gerard Grech<p>On a recent train trip to Manchester and Newcastle, the man sitting next to me asked what kind of business I was travelling on. “I’m visiting tech start-ups in …

Here's What It's Like To Intern At Apple

It would stand to reason that Apple's interns have some of the best jobs around.<p>When you're working for Apple, there's no such thing as busy work.<p>You get put on a real project, with real responsibilities, and have real impact on product outcomes," said Nate Sharpe on Quora, who worked on the iPod …

The Biggest Music Streaming Service You've Never Heard Of

At first, Deezer, the international song-streaming service avaiable in 182 countries, didn't fully understand how to reach music fans in Brazil — its …

San Francisco

Ireland Becomes a Major Destination for European Founders

With dozens of millions of Irish people living outside the country, it totally made sense to turn to them and make them useful. It turned out however that at the time many of non-Irish founders were also interested in starting their business on the Emerald Isle.<p>“It came to a point when we were …

The Hot HR Technology Trends Of 2014

It’s been a while since I’ve seen a solid independent survey of HR tech trends that will affect the workplace in 2014. The Information Services Group (ISG), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, recently conducted the ‘Industry Trends in Human Resources …

Patron launches Roca, an even higher end tequila

<b>The bottles:</b> Roca Patron: Silver ($69), Reposado ($79) and Anejo ($89)<p><b>The back story:</b> There are few tequilas more iconic than Patron, the …