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The one habit that can transform your world forever

<b>What is the one habit that can transform your world forever?</b><p>The habit of tracking.<p>No, I don’t mean stripping down to a loincloth and sniffing animal …

Body Fat

An Award-Winning Author Says This Should Be the Goal of Everything You Write

Methods may differ, but the goal is the same.<p>George Saunders is an American author who contributes essays and short stories to <i>The New Yorker</i> and several other publications. Saunders has published several volumes of his short stories, for which he's received prestigious writing awards, including the …

An Amazing Vegetarian Paella Recipe

Let's make paella! You can absolutely do it, and for this veg-centric, California-inspired take on the Spanish classic, you don't need a special pan. …

Cooking

IBM pits computer against human debaters

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — IBM pitted a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years.<p>The company unveiled its Project Debater in San Francisco on Monday, asking it to make a case for …

Why Llamas Spit

Llamas definitely do spit, a trait they share with other South American camelids. Thankfully, most llamas are gentle creatures that rarely spit at …

How to Respond When Hiring Managers Ask You to Work for Free

When a hiring manager asks you to work for free as part of the interview process, these are 4 ways to respond.<p>The interview process has changed dramatically in the last decade. Companies are spending millions of dollars trying to improve how they hire. Why? The cost of turnover is huge. Some …

The Hummer H1 Marches Back To Life In An Intensely Rugged And Luxurious Resurrection

It’s baaack!<p>Debuting in 1992, the humongous Hummer H1 was a barely civilianized version of the mighty military HUMVEE (for High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle) that fought in Operation Desert Storm. It became the ride of choice among sports celebrities and other affluent extroverts as …

General Motors

Tea towels 'can cause food poisoning'

<b>Multi-use of tea towels is putting households at risk of food poisoning, research suggests.</b><p>Scientists from the University of Mauritius examined 100 towels that had been used for a month.<p>They found E.coli was more likely to be found on towels used for multiple jobs, such as wiping utensils and …

74 Years Ago, a Brilliant Invention Decided When D-Day Would Occur

Without it, the war might have ended very differently.<p>In October 1943, the oceanographer Arthur Doodson, head of the Liverpool Tidal Institute, got a …

Could Phage Therapy Fight Superbugs?

Drug-resistant bacterial infections pose a grave and pervasive danger to the health and longevity of every person on Earth. Antibiotics — Western …

There's a secret Netflix trick where you can request what movies and TV shows they should add

Did you know that you can send Netflix requests for which shows and movies it has available to stream?<p>Yeah, neither did we.<p>Late Sunday night, …

See Why River Cruises Can Solve Your Travel Woes

TravelVideo<p>Unexpected delights, immersive itineraries, less stress: Here's why it's worth it to travel by river cruise.<p>TravelVideo<p>In an era when smartphones provide access to limitless information, planning your next trip can be a breeze—but the sheer number of options can also be pretty …

3 unexpected ways to use your slow cooker

Your slow cooker is more than just a handy appliance that cooks foods while you're away. It can also be used as a double boiler, steamer and a bread maker.<p>Double its usage by making it a double boiler<p>You can turn your slow cooker into a double boiler for melting chocolate, cheeses and more using …

Burger King Makes a 240 Percent Profit When You Say "Yes" to This Quick Question

This brilliant pricing scheme extorts huge margins while simultaneously increasing customer loyalty.<p>McDonald's was sued this week because they charge customers for the cheese on a Quarter Pounder, whether they want it or not. Silly as that sounds, it's a big deal for McDonald's because, in fast …

Microsoft wants to revolutionize MRIs with quantum-inspired algorithms and HoloLens

Microsoft gained some ground in the quantum computing race today by announcing it was using its technology to advance medical imaging beyond the capabilities of today’s computers.<p>The Redmond company, through a partnership with Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), will bring HoloLens technology …

He was dying. Antibiotics weren't working. Then doctors tried a forgotten treatment.

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the …

Microbiology

8 Negotiating Tactics Every Successful Entrepreneur Has Mastered

How you would negotiate if you were talking for the other side? Now you know how your offer looks to them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Deep down, we’re all a little greedy. We all want the best outcome for ourselves. We can’t help but consider what’s in our own …

Gameplay

17 Movies Streaming On Amazon Prime With Near-Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores

If you're in the mood for a really good movie — like, highly rated movies on Rotten Tomatoes — then boy is this a list for you. Even better, these …

Can A Cocktail Of Vitamins And Steroids Cure A Major Killer In Hospitals?

Scientists have launched two large studies to test a medical treatment that, if proven effective, could have an enormous impact on the leading cause of death in American hospitals.<p>The treatment is aimed at sepsis, a condition in which the body's inflammatory response rages out of control in …

Medicine

5 Job Interview Questions That Reveal What a Candidate Has Really Accomplished

Want to ask job interview questions that let you find out what a job candidate has really accomplished? Here are some great questions, along with some of the best answers.<p>Some job interviewers (including CEOs) take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, and most job interviews involve …

Employment

The 7 Best Airports in the World

31 Delicious and Creative Ways to Eat Chickpeas

I was first introduced to chickpeas through store-bought hummus, which I didn't love. I could see its potential, but what I ate was stale and tangy, …

Healthy Eating

Miracle cures or modern quackery? Stem cell clinics multiply, with heartbreaking results for some patients.

By Laurie McGinley<p>, Reporter<p>William Wan<p>, Reporter<p>Doris Tyler lay on the examining table as the doctor stuck a long, thin tube into her belly. The doctor pulled back a plunger, and the syringe quickly filled with yellow blobs tinged with pink.<p>“Look at that beautiful fat coming out. Liquid gold!” one …

Medicine

Ancient Peruvian empire sacrificed 140 children, archaeologists say

LIMA, Peru — Archaeologists in northern Peru say they have found evidence of what could be the world’s largest single case of child sacrifice.<p>The pre-Columbian burial site, known as Las Llamas, contains the skeletons of 140 children who were between the ages of five and 14 when they were ritually …

Archaeology

What Not to Make in Your Instant Pot

I really, truly love my Instant Pot and, based on the many blogs, recipes, and Facebook groups, the rest of the world does too. But, as with any …

Instant Pot

Swap homes for $1 a night with new app from a world-record breaking traveller

James Asquith broke a Guinness World Record for the youngest person to visit every country in the world. Now, he wants to make it easier for other people to travel with a new home-swapping app.<p>Holiday Swap is described as a way to reduce one of the most expensive parts of travel, accommodation. The …

World Records

The Secret Reason In-N-Out Does Random Pop Ups Overseas

“Animal style” is a very appropriate title for In-N-Out Burgers’ famous hidden menu burgers and fries, because, as it turns out, their business moves are seriously savage. The thought of an In-N-Out pop up shop is probably very enticing to burger lovers outside of the United States — who have …

Burgers

I Gave Up Bread For a Whole Week, and I Have a Lot to Say About It

I'm a bread lover, plain and simple. And I'm sure there are many people out there who would vigorously nod their head in solidarity. I once ate a strict Paleo diet for a year, and the hardest part was that I couldn't tear off a huge piece of baguette whenever I felt like it. Even though I love my …

China’s Built a Road So Smart It Will Be Able to Charge Your Car

The road to China’s autonomous-driving future is paved with solar panels, mapping sensors and electric-battery rechargers as the nation tests an …

Solar Panels

Remember That Guy Who Was Knocked Out and Then Dragged Off His United Airlines Flight? (Now an Officer Is Suing the Airline)

Chicago Aviation Police officer James Long is suing United Airlines, Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans, and the City of Chicago.<p>Who can forget the images of that 69-year-old Kentucky doctor -- David Dao -- who was knocked out, then dragged off a United Airlines plane when he refused to …