Oliver Salinas

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7 Psychological Tricks for Getting More Work Done

Being more productive starts with willpower and discipline. Here are seven mind tricks for becoming more productive and disciplined.<p>We all wish we could get more work done in less time. If we were more productive, we'd have a better chance at getting that raise, we'd have more personal time to do …

Time Management

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

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Police open criminal probe into drug-laced bread that sickened 40

Santa Ana police Friday opened a criminal investigation into circumstances surrounding bread from an Orange County bakery that was tentatively found to have been tainted with drugs and is suspected of sickening at least 40 people.<p>Cholula's Bakery in Santa Ana, which distributed the holiday bread …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

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How Wireless Innovations Are Changing the Treatment of Diabetes and Other Diseases | About Verizon

For the 29 million Americans suffering from diabetes, measuring their glucose levels with special equipment can be invasive, painful and inconvenient. Luckily, advances in wireless technology are bringing relief to diabetes patients as well as Americans diagnosed with other diseases, as part of a …

Google finds partner to produce 'smart' contact lenses for diabetics

Google's contact-lens technology is one step closer to helping diabetics better manage their condition.<p>In a deal announced Tuesday, the Alcon eye care unit of Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis will license the smart lens technology from the Google[x] research division. Under the agreement, …

Diabetes

These High-Tech Contacts Could Change Healthcare

Researchers are working on smart contact lenses that could monitor a ton of different aspects of health, from diabetes to heart disease. Other high-tech lenses could also give wearers advanced vision capabilities and let them see augmented-reality screens.<p>Last year the U.S. Food and Drug …

Apple's HealthKit Ecosystem Is Finally Working

HealthKit is Apple's infrastructure for allowing fitness and health apps to talk with each other. Basically, HealthKit enables the apps to share health information with other apps that track health metrics securely. It also integrates with Apple's own standalone Health app.<p>Unfortunately, HealthKit …

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Voxeljet: From 3D printed James Bond cars to a wildly successful IPO

Voxeljet is probably the only 3D printing company that has the approval of both investors and James Bond.<p>The German company, which makes large format commercial 3D printers, made a strong public debut on Friday. While Voxeljet priced its 6.5 million shares at $13 each, trading pushed their price up …

Miso Ramen With Crispy Pork and Burnt Garlic-Sesame Oil Recipe

<b>Read more: The Food Lab: Miso Ramen With Crispy Shredded Pork and Burnt Garlic Sesame Oil</b><p>Ingredients3 pounds pig trotters, split lengthwise or cut crosswise into 1-inch disks (as your butcher to do this for you)2 pounds chicken backs and carcasses, skin and excess fat removed2 tablespoons vegetable …

Is War Really In Decline?

Wait 150 years after the last major war to know for sure.<p>Just over a century ago, Europe embarked on the first of two ugly, horrendous, horribly violent world wars. Since 1945, despite half of a century of nuclear standoff, multiple smaller conflicts, and the birth of dozens of new nations out of …

Suzanne Goin's Grilled Pork Burgers

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: When rethinking the perfect burger, it's what's inside that counts.</i><p>There are perfect burgers made of beef, salt, and pepper. This is not one of those burgers. …

Local News Broadcast Airs Truly Unfortunate Report On Asiana Crash

No comment.<p>KTVU News read these names live on television today stating that the National Transportation Safety Board had confirmed that these were the pilots' of Asiana 214.<p>Friday afternoon, Tom Raponi, KTVU/KICU Vice President & General Manager, issued this statement apologizing for the broadcast …

Mexico: No. 1 Country for Obesity

Senate passes sweeping rewrite of immigration laws

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate passed a sweeping immigration bill Thursday that would allow the nation's 11 million unauthorized immigrants to become U.S. citizens, overhaul the country's immigration system and spend billions to secure the southwest border with Mexico.<p>After years of failed attempts, …

InternMatch helps students get hired, gets $4M

InternMatch helps employment newcomers find their place in the working world. The company raised its first funding at $4 million today and plans to make that process even simpler for both candidates and hiring managers.<p>No more Craigslist for you, young intern with potential. InternMatch’s website …

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3D Printing and the Future of Stuff

Yes, Your Mind Can Control Your Body Temperature

Tibetan nuns prove the physical effects of spiritual activity.<p>You don't have to look far to find the (mostly) positive and surprisingly powerful effects of meditation. But one of the more unexpected effects was just recently published: Tibetan nuns can change their core body temperatures with a …