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What is the difference between HDL and LDL cholesterol?

Along with smoking and high blood pressure, raised blood cholesterol is one of the main risk factors for heart disease. People can reduce their blood …

Holistic Medicine

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

Nutrition

11 Ways to Lose Weight in Your 50s and 60s

Have you noticed that your body has started to change now that you've hit middle age? You're not alone. It's common to see changes on the scale and …

Fitness

What the color of your urine says about your health and hydration

If you spot red in the toilet after relieving yourself, you may want to call a doctor.<p>Red urine could be a sign that there's blood in your pee, or that you have a urinary tract infection, prostate problems, kidney disease, a tumor, or some other condition. But if you recently ate beets, …

Wellness

These sleek $250 earbuds can translate languages in real time — and it's like something out of 'Star Trek'

The company's first product, the Pilot translating earpiece, started as an Indiegogo campaign in 2016. Now, the Brooklyn-based startup says it has sold 27,000 units and has begun shipping to its early customers.<p>The Pilot looks like a fairly standard pair of wireless earbuds. They fit snugly in your …

Language

5 easy-to-use tools to discover new ICO’s and cryptocurrencies

The last few decades have witnessed the rise of people who made their fortunes off the internet.<p>Some of these enterprising individuals built companies from an initial idea to global behemoths worth billions, while others became rich by investing in the stocks of internet-driven firms such as …

Unusual Furniture Design: These Super-Beds from China Come Loaded With Accessories

Shockingly, most of them are less than USD $500<p>I think the hours we spend sleeping are enough time to spend in a single piece of furniture. But for …

The Connection Between a Healthy Marriage and a Healthy Heart

For many, marriage signals the beginning of an entwined and, at times, tangled relationship. Spouses often play the role of friend, co-parent, …

What happens in the brain when habits form?

There are a million things that we do every day without thinking. Brushing our teeth, drying our hair after a shower, and unlocking our phone screen …

The Brain

18 Easy Sheet Pan Suppers Ready in 30 Minutes

When it comes to getting dinner on the table with minimal effort and just 30 minutes on the clock, I firmly believe that the sheet pan is your …

Cooking

IBM played an awful role in Nazi death camps

It has annual revenue of $US81 billion and 380,000 employees. Finance magazines Barron’s and Fortune dub IBM the world’s most respected and admired …

IBM CIO leaves for AWS – and Big Blue flings sueball to stop him

Filing reveals IBM knows its current cloud is weak, intends to match AWS on price next yearIBM has flung a sueball at Jeff Smith, its former chief …

Amazon Web Services

​I Can't Save Money, What's Wrong With Me?

Staying on top of our finances is something most of us could stand to improve. Whether it's budgeting better, actually sticking to said budget, or …

Personal Finance

Beautiful Blue Kitchen Design Ideas

01 of 30<p>Beautiful Blue Kitchens<p>From classic cobalt to dreamy turquoise nothing refreshes a dull kitchen like a livable hue. To help you find the …

3 unique kitchens with delicious details

If you're in the market for a new kitchen, but something off the peg doesn't really appeal to you, perhaps we might have just the thing, right here! …

Kitchens

Interior design ideas, architecture and renovating photos

Interior design ideas, architecture and renovating photos

This hilltop residence, located at the edge of a wooded knoll in the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, has expansive southern and …

Interior design ideas, architecture and renovating photos

Interior design ideas, architecture and renovating photos

Interior design ideas, architecture and renovating photos

IBM's Big Investments Will Take Time To Mature

IBM’s recent earnings announcement created quite the stir on Wall Street. It beat the top and bottom line projections, but the company was penalized in the financial markets for weak growth. The company’s quarterly revenue fell for the 16th-straight quarter in a row. While there has been ample …

Wall Street

A writer who spent years following people whose lives were ruined by Twitter says online abuse is why the site is shrinking

Sacco only had 170 followers, so she would rarely experience interactions with others on the site. It must have felt like shouting into an empty room. A little unsatisfying, but without any real consequences.<p>However, something strange happened during her connecting flight from London Heathrow to …

Social Media

Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

Photography

SuccessFactors Founder And SAP Exec Lars Dalgaard Joins Andreessen Horowitz As General Partner

Andreessen Horowitz is boosting its investing team today with the addition of SuccessFactors Founder and SAP exec Lars Dalgaard as general partner.<p>Dalgaard founded human capital management software giant SuccessFactors, which was acquired for a whopping $3.5 billion by SAP in 2011. As A16Z founder …