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Why are we short-sighted?

Myopia is among our most common complaints – but have we fundamentally misunderstood its origins and its treatment? David Robson squints at an answer.<p>When I was a teenager, my eyesight slowly began to fail and I had to wear spectacles. What began as tiny slithers of glass soon started to approach …

Immune System

Top 7 Credit Cards For Those With Excellent Credit

<b>Updated: July 24, 2018</b><p>Do you have excellent credit? If so, banks are actively looking to win you as a new credit card customer by offering some …

Deepak Chopra On The Toughest Thing You'll Have To Give Up To Be Happy

<i>Why is it that some of us bounce back from rough times, and others of us get sucked under? The spiritual teacher and author of the new book,</i> The Future of God, <i>shows us how to help ourselves and the people we care about.</i><p>By Deepak Chopra<p>Happiness has never been a simple matter. What makes us happy as …

Who Shot Bin Laden? A Tale of Two SEALs

Two different alumni of SEAL Team Six, the secretive group of highly trained warriors that killed Osama bin Laden three years ago, have been profiting off their role in the terror leader’s death since leaving the military.<p>Former Team Six member Matt Bissonnette, who wrote a bestseller under a …

National Security

From lips to lashes: 10 Glammy Award-winning beauty products

It's the 10th annual Glammy Awards!<p>Each year, Glamour magazine reveals its list of Glammy Award winners — everything from foundations to moisturizers — voted on by magazine readers.<p>Glamour executive beauty director Ying Chu revealed the magazine's list with Kathie Lee and Hoda Thursday</b> …

Your Favorite Skincare Mask Is Getting a Face Wash Counterpart

Thanks to Glamglow's upcoming launches, revolutionizing our skincare routine will be one New Year's resolution we'll <i>actually</i> stick to. Come January …

Antibiotic Resistance: The Drugs Don't Work

Until recently, a short course of oral antibiotics would wipe out the bacteria causing the problem.<p>Now, though, the bugs are beating the medicine. In a growing number of countries most cases of UTI are resistant to the standard treatment.<p>Scientists have feared this day would come ever since …

Microbiology

Gigabit-Speed AC Wireless Routers Could Be One Of Your Smartest Home Tech Investments

If you’re like me, you are scrambling last minute to get your friends and family the latest tech gifts. You might be thinking about a new tablet, an iPad, game console, 2 in 1, or maybe even a smart watch. One gift that could be even more useful than all of those could be a new wireless router …

Password Protect Your Devices

Choosing not to password protect your devices is the digital equivalent of leaving your home or car unlocked. If you're lucky, no one will take advantage of the access. Or maybe the contents will be ravaged and your favorite speakers and/or secrets stolen.

Best Holiday Gifts For Travelers 2013

My annual weeklong series of gift guides started on Black Friday with a list of suggestions for golfers, and I followed that up with gift lists for skiers & snowboarders, gifts for cyclists, and for fans of wines and spirits. Today I close by tackling gifts for the frequent (or simply passionate) …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review (global edition)

Three is the magic number. Three is lucky. Three's a crowd. Okay, ignore that last one, but the number 3 does also apply to the latest Galaxy Note, and we're curious to know which of those maxims might apply. What are the marquee features this time around? Well, there's the usual bevy of …

MomentCam Is A Viral Chinese Photo App Now In English

Last month, we wrote about this Chinese photo app that strangely went viral, holding lofty rankings in main app stores in Western markets, despite almost all the users being unable to understand the instructions.<p>Now it’s set to go even more places, as the app has launched an English version this …

George Clooney's Rules for Living

No one does the fame thing like Clooney. He floats above it even as he uses it to embellish his influence. He understands his place in the pantheon even as he remains hidden from the inquisitive lens. He's the master.<p><b>You must love him.</b><p>For one thing, he's lovable, professionally so. For another, he …

7 of the Coolest Mavericks Features You'll Want to Start Using Today

Apple’s newest OS upgrade, <b>Mavericks</b> (OS X 10.9.x) offers plenty of new features in addition to old standbys they’ve tweaked. OS X has become part of …

12 Spiritual Principles to Live By

Life is hard. It doesn't matter if you're living in a huge mansion or standing in line at a soup kitchen, the truth of the matter is not many of us are given the tools while growing up to cope with the many stressors in our lives. But there are people out there who seem to have an idea of how to …

Positive Thinking

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4 Strategies to Get What You Want

Since the dawn of humankind, we have battled one universal factor with more ferocity than any other element of life: time. We seem never to be at peace with time. We wish we could rewind to happier memories, fast forward through the hard times, or skip to only the more pleasant episodes of our …

Dilbert Creator Scott Adams Reveals The Simple Formula That Will Double Your Odds Of Success

Scott Adams has “failed magnificently” and it’s made him a rich man. You probably wouldn’t recognize Adams if he sat next to you on a plane, but you’d instantly know what he does. You might even have one of his comics pinned to your cubicle wall. Adams is the creator of <i>Dilbert,</i> one of the most …

Whip It Good: Training a better swing

<b>By Brendan Mohler</b><p><i>Combo plate: Two Orange devices for tempo, balance.</i><p>It helps to be strong, but strength means little if your swing lacks rhythm and flexibility. That's where the Orange Whip Trainer comes in. To remain balanced while swinging its flexible shaft and heavy head, you need to make a …

Fitness Friday: Getting a better handle on it

Golf instructors talk about the grip in terms of how it impacts swinging a club effectively. In regards to pressure, most say you shouldn't squeeze the handle any harder than 50 percent of the hardest you can possibly squeeze it (although I've been told that players such as Tiger Woods and others …

How to Google like a boss - Become a master of Google search with these little-known tips

Imagine if you could use 5 simple shortcuts while working in Excel, and increase your productivity without wasting time for searching information in …

Tutorials

How To Remember Literally Everything

"Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things," the Roman philosopher and statesman, Cicero once wrote. And though it was important at the time of <i>Da Oratore</i>, his dialogue on cultivating the power of remembrance, the art of memory is possibly more relevant than ever. Constant digital …

Trouble Using iOS 7? Here Are 15 Tricks To Make The Transition Easier

Apple sold 9 million iPhones over the weekend and 200 million devices have upgraded to iOS 7 already. This means that iOS 7 is the fastest software upgrade in history. When Apple released iOS 7 to the public earlier this month, it was met with a lot of criticism.<p>Many people believed the changes in …

New York City's top shopping strips

<i>This is an excerpt from the Shopping chapter of Lonely Planet's</i> <i>New York City</i> <i>guide.</i><p>To the question ‘Where do I shop?’, NYC answers ‘How much you got?’ Well-funded shoppers head to Midtown’s Fifth Ave and the Upper East Side’s Madison Ave. SoHo has high-end boutiques stocking the wares of …

Mophie Juice Pack Powerstation Duo: All day charger for mobile gadgets

I bought this USB charging unit because I have a lousy sense of direction. I get lost in buildings and in cities, even ones I’m familiar with. My …

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The Pot of Gold -- Embracing the Enjoyment of Life

Everybody says that life is short. Everybody has a quote or a personal story or philosophy that they either came up with or adopted which explains why life should be enjoyed. But from what I find, both in working with clients and just in my day-to-day experiences, is that people can talk the talk …

Dr. Oz's 4 Ways to Relieve Chronic Pain—Naturally

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How to Make the Best Decisions (Once and for All)

For any one of the 70 decisions you make daily (especially the biggies), these 8 research-backed strategies take you way beyond the old pros-and-cons …