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This digestive tracker can help you control your farts

LAS VEGAS — Nothing can stop you in your tracks faster than a bad case of the tummy rumbles.<p>We've all had an unfortunate bout of indigestion but this …

Wellness

Four Investment Strategies You’re Afraid to Admit You Don’t Understand

<b>Updated July 2017</b> — Diversity is a good thing — especially in a time of volatility. Knowledgeable investors may want to explore alternative routes to …

Investing

Geohot open-sources his semi-autonomous car technology

George "Geohot" Hotz's semi-autonomous driving add-on, Comma One, didn't work out as planned. However, that doesn't mean the underlying technology will never see the light of day – far from it. The Comma.ai team has published the source code for both its Openpilot self-driving tech and its NEO …

Autonomous Cars

4 ways to make your car last longer

Unless you have something rare or exotic in the garage, your car's value will depreciate over time. The wear and tear it faces on the road make repairs and maintenance necessary to keep it working well. Don't ignore the warning signs – staying on top of maintenance will increase the lifespan of …

Particles

Recharge Wrap-up: Delta Motorsport MiTRE, self-driving car engineer 'nanodegree'

GM will use 100% renewable energy by 2050.<p><b>Delta Motorsport has launched a micro-turbine range extender for electric vehicles.</b> The company has built two 17-kW prototypes of its MiTRE, with one being fitted to its in-house EV, the E4 Coupe, for testing. Delta is also working on a 35-kW version, which …

Renewable Energy

How to clean and restore plastic trim

Dirty and faded trim is not only an eye sore, but can be a challenge to keep clean and a nightmare to restore once stained. Today we are going walk you the steps of how to maintain black exterior plastic on this episode of <i>Autoblog Details</i>. Watch all our <i>Autoblog Details</i> videos for more quick car …

​2017 Fiat 124 Spider First Drive

More power, with a grand touring vibe.<p>If you've been following the protracted birth of this car, you probably know the basics: The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider is a Mazda MX-5 in an Italian-designed suit. It's built in Japan, and it was engineered by Mazda but sports a Fiat engine – shared bones, different …

FCA Italy

China is making a $3 trillion threat, but 'nobody' on Wall Street is scared

This, despite the fact that the Chinese government has threatened to punish anyone trying to pull the currency down.<p>These aren't empty threats, either. China has used it's reserves to buy yuan and squeeze short sellers out of their positions. The country has $3 trillion in foreign-exchange reserves …

Markets

Meet the Man Who Predicted the Chinese Economic Collapse

Back in 2012, when oil prices were above $100 per barrel and the Chinese economy was growing at over 10% per year you’d be hard pressed to convince …

Economics

Tony Robbins on Acing the Age-Old Question 'What Does Your Company Do?' | Inc.com

One of the most powerful lessons Tony Robbins teaches at Business Mastery is to know where you really are and create an effective business map to where you want to go. Sounds simple enough, but most companies struggle to clearly articulate the business value of what they do for their customers.<p>Take …

Business Strategy

This Sneaky Interview Technique Forces Job Candidates to Answer Honestly | Inc.com

<i>What are some questions that someone interviewing you about your career should ask you in order to get your very best stories and insights? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Paul Williams,</b> …

Employment

RBS cries 'sell everything' as deflationary crisis nears

RBS has advised clients to brace for a “cataclysmic year” and a global deflationary crisis, warning that major stock markets could fall by a fifth and oil may plummet to $16 a barrel.<p>The bank’s credit team said markets are flashing stress alerts akin to the turbulent months before the Lehman crisis …

How Mobile Apps Are Transforming The Job Search

Yarden Tadmor Contributor<p>Yarden Tadmor is the founder and CEO of Switch.<p>Searching for a job is just like dating, banking or procrastinating on chores until someone else does them: It’s something we all have to do. So why shouldn’t the job search be the basis for mobile apps, like those other adult …

Employment

Lithium-Air Battery Breakthrough May Mean Game Over For Gasoline

The lithium-air battery is the holy grail of energy storage only better.<p>Now, thanks to a breakthrough made by scientists at Cambridge University, it may also be a lot closer to commercial reality than previously believed.<p>First things first. What is a lithium air battery?<p>A battery has three basic …

Clean Energy

Facebook Messenger Wants To BE Your Phone Number With New Message Requests

Phone numbers are dumb. Once someone has yours, you can’t stop them from contacting you.<p>Someone might want you to call them, but if you don’t have their random string of digits, you can’t. And you could miss something extremely important if a person you’ve never met really needs to reach …

Chatbots

The tumultuous history of the diesel engine

Plus: Diesel Facts You Probably Didn't Know<p>Volkswagen, diesel's most enthusiastic patron, deceived everyone about the amount of emissions its cars were putting out. We have covered this latest massive automotive scandal in great detail, and there are surely more fascinating revelations to come.<p>It …

General Motors

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break | Inc.com

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. "Once we …

Self-improvement

HR Meets Data: How Your Boss Will Monitor You To Create The Quantified Workplace

New employee trackers are letting companies tweak office layouts, policies, and org charts to get the most out of their workers. But at what cost?<p>Imagine if, a few years from now, you’re in a meeting. (Even in science fiction, we spend most of our time in meetings.) Everyone’s phones are on the …

Lexus says its hoverboard really flies, but it won't soar into stores

Lexus unveiled an online ad featuring a hoverboard Wednesday, but “Back to the Future” fans won’t be getting their hands on it.<p>The futuristic skateboard that seems to levitate was not invented to be sold, a spokeswoman said after Lexus released a video demonstrating a prototype at a Barcelona …

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Self-help

A Facebook trick to prevent embarrassment

How long have you been using Facebook? A year? Five years? Ten years? Even if it's been only a few months, you might have some embarrassing information lurking in your history that you don't even remember posting. Do you want your new squeeze, a co-worker, a family member or a potential employer …

The Great Decoupling: An Interview with Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee

Machines, it seems, can do almost anything human beings can. Now cars are even starting to drive themselves. What does that mean for business and employment? Will any jobs be left for people? Will machines take over not just low-skilled tasks but high-skilled ones too? If a man and a machine work …

Innovation

Supreme Court hands defeat to struggling homeowners

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Underwater homeowners who file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection are still on the hook for secondary loans tied to their …

Bank of America

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Business School

U.S. swimming pools ban long breath-holding after deaths | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy SEAL hopeful and his friend, an off-duty lifeguard, were barreling through underwater drills in a pool just 3.5 feet (1 meter) deep. No one realized anything was wrong until their limp, unconscious bodies were noticed beneath the surface.<p>An undated handout family …

New York City

33 social media groups you should know about

Whether you’re a community manager, a social media marketer, a PR pro or a digital strategist, chances are good you could use a sounding board once in a while.<p>Joining a group of likeminded professionals is a great way to bounce around ideas, ask and answer questions and share industry news and tips.<p>…

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Information Systems

Inside Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's radical management experiment that prompted 14% of employees to quit

On March 24, Zappos' 1,500 or so employees got a memo from CEO Tony Hsieh.<p>"This is a long email," it began. "Please take 30 minutes to read through the email in its entirety."<p>It concerned the retailer's transition to "Holacracy," a manager-free operating structure that is composed, in theory, of …

Team Building

Investing lessons from the engineering world

Several months ago a friend of mine who is a chemical engineer for DuPont, and is involved with sustaining the uptime (increasing the reliability) of production systems, introduced me to a tool.<p>It is used to help predict when failures of various equipment may occur, regardless of the …