Carlo Noravian

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The DEA's using powerful spyware for surveillance too

The war on drugs has a surprising soldier amongst its ranks: Italian spying software. As <i>Motherboard</i>'s sources tell it, the Drug Enforcement Administration's dropped $2.4 million on surveillance tools that are capable of intercepting phone calls, texts, social media messages, and can even take hold …

'I would kill you': ISIS captive held by Kurds admits taking 70 lives

Kurds in northern Iraq are holding hundreds of ISIS fighters prisoner, including one who told FoxNews.com in an exclusive interview that he killed as many as 70 people in the service of the radical jihadist army.<p>“Omar, “ a 25-year-old former Islamic State fighter from the Iraqi village of Dor …

The 50 Best Self-Help Books of 2014

Self-help books cover topics ranging from business, to relationships, to creativity and peace. It’s a lot to cover in one ranking, but below we’ve …

I dropped two dress sizes by giving up sugar - and you can too

Plagued by problem skin, excess pounds and mood swings, Nicole Mowbray decided to cut down on sugar - and the results were miraculous<p>If one dietary trend has epitomised 2014, it’s "going low-sugar". The regime’s ability to help its followers shed pounds, improve their skin and up their energy …

The Real Reason You're Procrastinating, and How to Fix It

Everyone procrastinates sometimes, but these 4 steps can help you cut down on it dramatically.<p>We all procrastinate every now and then. Whether it's putting off a simple task like organizing files or a bigger project like writing a business plan, it's something we are all guilty of. The excuses vary …

Procrastination

Productivity Advice I Learned From People Smarter Than Me

<i>Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of</i> <i>The Obstacle Is The Way</i><i>, the founder of</i> <i>Brass Check Marketing</i> <i>and gives</i> <i>monthly book recommendations</i> <i>to 30,000 people here.</i><p>Like all people, I’d like to think I am a productive person. If I am, however, it’s because I’ve been ruthlessly efficient at one thing: …

Human brain subliminally judges 'trustworthiness' of faces

The human brain can judge the apparent trustworthiness of a face from a glimpse so fleeting, the person has no idea they have seen it, scientists claim.<p>Researchers in the US found that brain activity changed in response to how trustworthy a face appeared to be when the face in question had not been …

Why You're Always Late

New research shows that the perpetually late aren't always rude; they may be neurologically wired differently than others.<p>I have been late my entire life. Sometimes it's seven minutes for yoga class; sometimes it's 12 minutes to meet friends for drinks. It's not enough of a problem to wreck my …

Time Management

Having High-Tech Gadgets Is a Career-Booster, Says Study

Always using the latest high-tech gadget is one way to boost your image at work, new research suggests.<p>Indeed, business professionals who want to be …

Why Sleep Makes You Healthier

How much—or little—sleep you get each night could affect everything from your mood, waistline and more.<p>"Sleep is a necessary philosophical process like eating and breathing," says Ana C. Krieger, MD, medical director at the Center for Sleep Medicine and associate clinical professor at the …

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 search grows as pilots face increased scrutiny

Where do you even begin to look, when the search area covers vast swaths of land and water, stretching thousands of miles, from Kazakhstan to the Indian Ocean?<p>That's the question for Malaysian officials and authorities from 24 other nations as people search for a ninth day, trying to find Malaysia …

Google Glass: What You're Not Supposed to Do

There are certain things you won't be encouraged to do wearing one of these. Those are the things I did.<p><i>Published in the December 2013 issue</i><p><b>Google Glass</b> mayor may not transform the future. But one thing is beyond question: It elicits mighty strong reactions in the present.<p>The first week I got my …