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15 car gadgets that will improve your driving experience

Fortunately, there are a number of gadgets on the market today that can help you be better prepared for whatever the road throws at you.<p>Here are 15 car gadgets that will not only improve your overall driving experience, but will also help you be ready for the unexpected.

Gear & Gadgets

Drug shows promise treating one of the nastiest cancers

The trial was a small one, but a new study is raising hope that a new drug can fight a particularly deadly form of pancreatic cancer. What's more, unlike chemo, it seems to do so without side effects.<p>Researchers at St. George's University in London report in the <i>British Journal of Cancer</i> that an …

Chiropractic: Modern Scam vs Real Technique

For decades, the most popular natural healthcare approach for treating back pain in the United States has been chiropractic.And for good …

Massage Therapy

Homo Sapiens 2.0? We need a species-wide conversation about the future of human genetic enhancement

After 4 billion years of evolution by one set of rules, our species is about to begin evolving by another.<p>Overlapping and mutually reinforcing revolutions in genetics, information technology, artificial intelligence, big data analytics, and other fields are providing the tools that will make it …

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7 Tax Deductions the Average American Should Remember

Photo: www.401kcalculator.org.<p>Taxpayers take any tax break they can find, and the most popular deductions reflect the things that as many people as possible do to reduce their tax bills. To remind you of the deductions that are most suited to average Americans, we looked at past IRS data to find …

Google wants to make its Fiber service 1000 times faster than it is today

Maybe even 1,000 times faster.<p>A recent Google Fiber job posting advertises an opening for a photonics engineer up for the challenge of innovating internet technology "to enable scalable access network bandwidths <b>beyond Gb/s per user</b> in a cost effective manner."<p>Right now, Google's Fiber service …

Telecoms

Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

The 7 flavor categories of beer: What they are, how to pair them

<i>If you've been confusing your pilsners with your IPAs and imperial stouts, you need to consult this thorough chart from Greg Engert. His profiling</i> …

11 Crazy Gene-Hacking Things We Can Do with CRISPR

New gene-editing technologies are revolutionizing biology by giving scientists the tools to dramatically alter organisms' DNA and resulting physical traits. What will we do with this new power? And what have we already done?<p>CRISPR/Cas9 is a futuristic gene-editing technology that is either the key …

Logitech's Bluetooth Audio Adapter Turns Any Pair of Speakers into Wireless Ones

If you have a great pair of bookshelf speakers or even computer speakers, but wish you could stream music from a phone, a laptop, or another device …

New Light-Activated Nanoparticles Kill Over 90% of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

A new solution in the fight against superbugs.<p>Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is a growing problem around the world, responsible for some 2 …

You Can Now Build Your Own Mars Rover for About $2500

The appendix has long had a reputation as a redundant organ with no real function. Doctors often remove it even in mild cases of appendicitis to …

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How collective intelligence helps organizations move past hierarchical leadership structures

Conventional wisdom tells us that organizations run best when critical decisions are made by a strong and capable CEO.<p>This is true even if it means calling upon a temporary leader until a permanent replacement can be found (as we saw with Twitter’s recent scramble to bring on Jack Dorsey).<p>Of …

The Medical Education System Is Toxic

I remember the moment I wanted to become a doctor. I was fourteen years old and had just learned of the organization Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières). This wonderful organization provides medical care to the world's most vulnerable populations, and I remember thinking to myself "I …

Medical Education

Tony Robbins explains the most common mistake managers make

Over the past three decades, Tony Robbins has become the world's foremost life coach. He's sold millions of books, audio tapes, and tickets to his seminars.<p>He's not only personally coached powerful people like former President Bill Clinton and tennis champion Serena Williams, he's also developed a …

Bill Clinton

22 Tony Robbins Quotes to Help Create Action in Your Life!

As a serial quote finder, I always search high and low for the best quotes I feel truly help to spur something deep inside of me. Something that gets …

Motivation

Tony Robbins explains how he sustains energy with no stimulants and little sleep

Robbins is not only the personal performance coach of business leaders like Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones, he's the head of a conglomerate of companies and the main attraction for long, incredibly lively seminars that he has relentlessly given around the world …

Intelligence genes discovered by scientists

Imperial College London has found that two networks of genes determine whether people are intelligent or not so bright.<p>Genes which make people intelligent have been discovered and scientists believe they could be manipulated to boost brain power.<p>Researchers have believed for some time that …

The Hidden Features of Google Maps

Staying on top of new navigation features is a little tedious so it's a good thing we do it for you! But like, for serious.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>Sometimes I don't even notice until I'm in the middle of something and notice my phone is doing this weird thing it never used to do. …

Google Maps

We Like Leaders Who Underrate Themselves

The Stanford Graduate School of Business asked the members of its Advisory Council which skills were most important for their MBA students to learn. The most frequent answer was self-awareness — possessing an accurate view of your skills, abilities, and shortcomings, as well as understanding how …

Despite Lavish Subsidies, Fossil Fuel Loses In Latest IEA Forecast

Renewables represent the future, even if they get far less in subsidies than fossil fuels. At least according to the data in the latest report from the International Energy Agency.<p>The agency’s World Energy Outlook 2015 provides a comprehensive forecast of the use and consumption of energy …

Millennials: 'We've Sold Our Children a Very Narrow Definition of Success'

As a psychotherapist, mother and university lecturer, engaged daily in the lives of those 18-25, I am concerned about the mental health and well-being of our millennial generation. For all of their achievements academically, these shining stars, the hopes for our collective future, are struggling, …

Mental Health

White House announces in-state tuition for U.S. veterans, families

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - All recent U.S. military veterans and their families will now be offered in-state tuition rates to public colleges and universities throughout the country, the White House said on Wednesday.<p>Announced in honor of the U.S. federal holiday Veterans Day, which fell on Wednesday, …

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Cholesterol vaccine could end need for daily statins

The team which created the HPV vaccine has used the same method to create a jab against cholesterol<p>A vaccine which significantly lowers cholesterol could end the need for daily statins.<p>Health regulators currently recommend that around 17.5 million people in Britain should take the cholesterol …

Medical Research

Marijuana vs. Alcohol: Which Is Really Worse for Your Health?

The question of whether alcohol or marijuana is worse for health is being debated once again, this time, sparked by comments that President Barack …

The government just approved a new treatment targeting one of the most common types of cancer

The drug will be sold as Cotellic, a new weapon that can be used to fight drug-resistant skin cancer.<p>The MEK inhibitor combined with Zelboraf (vemurafenib) — a BRAF inhibitor — has posted consistently promising data for melanoma patients who test positive for a BRAF V600 E or V600K mutation.<p>In May, …

Cancer

Scientists say people who worry a lot have an important advantage

You may have a leg up on everyone else.<p>Specifically, you may be in a better position to deal with both good and bad news when it finally arrives.<p>That's according to new research led by Kate Sweeny, Ph.D. at the University of California, Riverside, and cited in The New York Times. Sweeny and her …

Psychology