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Mum who breastfeeds while doing yoga hits back at

Carlee Beanear is a full-time 'earth mother'.<p>The mum, from Texas in the US, has three kids - aged 6, 4, and 18.<p>Rather than work in an office, Carlee …

Parenting

A new study found it doesn't matter whether you cut fat or carbs to lose weight — and it proves what dieters have known all along

Dieting is a very personal challenge. A specific eating regime your friend swears by just might not work for you, and research has shown that there is probably no one-size-fits-all when it comes to weight loss.<p>New research from Stanford University School of Medicine has found that when it comes to …

Nutrition

A 40-Year-Study Found That Rich People Exhibited This Undesirable Trait as Kids

Even researchers were surprised to learn which kids grew up to earn the most money.<p>Imagine you are asked to look at a sixth-grade class and predict which students will earn the highest income as adults. Which kids would you choose?<p>Do you go for the studious kids? The shy kids who are eager to …

Psychology

4 Toxic Leadership Phrases You Probably Say Daily

They might seem harmless, but these words and phrases tell employees that you're not a people-focused leader.<p>As leaders, our language defines us. Literally.<p>In a new report, the behavioral analytics platform Mattersight analyzed at least 10 minutes of public speaking engagements from well-known …

Leadership

Want to Live Longer? A Neuroscientist Says These Surprising Daily Habits Make It Much More Likely

"I have no explanation for it," said the lead researcher. But she's certain it works.<p>If you want to live long and prosper, step one is to make sure you "live long."<p>We've seen recently that drinking lots of coffee makes a long life more likely. (Also, never smoke.)<p>But now, stunning new research …

The Brain

7 Crucial Things to Know About Bill Gates, Future Presidential Candidate

In the space of 24 hours, he was on The Ellen DeGeneresShow and announced as a guest star on The Big Bang Theory. Hmmm, I wonder why he'd be softening his image and doing more media lately.<p>Another day, and still more evidence that Bill Gates is going to run for president.<p>The latest proof: His …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

A large study has found excessive alcohol consumption is strongly associated with developing early-onset dementia

If you have a habit of drinking to drown your sorrows, be careful not to overindulge.<p>A new study — the largest of its kind — has found that heavy alcohol use could increase one's risk for all types of dementia, and especially for the early-onset of dementia before 65 years of age.<p>The report …

Dementia

Billionaire Mark Cuban: ‘One of the great lies of life is follow your passions’

Mark Cuban grew up working class in Pittsburgh. His father installed upholstery in cars and his mom worked a myriad of odd jobs. Today, Cuban is …

Entrepreneurship

New DNA nanorobots successfully targeted and killed off cancerous tumors

Science fiction no more — In an article out today in Nature Biotechnology, scientists were able to show tiny autonomous bots have the potential to function as intelligent delivery vehicles to cure cancer in mice.<p>These DNA nanorobots do so by seeking out and injecting cancerous tumors with drugs …

Cancer

Robotic implant made to treat birth defect

Oesophageal atresia is a rare genetic disease, in which the upper and lower sections of a baby's oesophagus don't connect – there's a gap between …

Tractor beam-like ultrasonic wave levitation could hold the future for new medical and manufacturing breakthroughs

A breakthrough by researchers at Bristol University means ultrasonic waves can now levitate larger objects than ever before<p>A new breakthrough in …

Scientists Have Figured Out Why Human Skin Doesn't Leak

Despite us losing 500 million skin cells per day.<p>Our skin might give us grief sometimes, but one thing we can always depend on it to do is not start …

Skin Care

Cancer breakthrough as new vaccine teaches body's immune system to destroy tumors

Induced pluripotent stem cells train the body to attack tumours and could hold the key to a breakthrough cancer vaccine.<p>Stem cells which train the …

Cancer

How to Make Friends as an Adult — and Why It's Important

Anyone who’s ever made room for a big milestone of adult life–a job, a marriage, a move–has likely shoved a friendship to the side. After all, there …

Psychology

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Says You Don't Need to Know Much to Be Successful. But You Do Need This

In a world where most would rather be known as a leader than a "manager," there's a lot to be learned from Ma's philosophy.<p>Jack Ma is one of the most successful businessmen in the world. Despite very modest beginnings (he was an English teacher who reportedly earned only $12 a month teaching at …

Self-improvement

19 Healthiest Foods You Need to Give to Your Dog & What to Avoid

f you have a pet, you must always be concerned about your friend. You must have been so careful about the foods which are harmful and beneficial for …

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

This 1 Simple Way of Thinking Separates the Smartest People From Everyone Else

It's the way to better relationships, creative thinking, problem solving, and great conversations.<p>In one famous quote, Albert Einstein explained his genius when he famously said, "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."<p>The second part of that quote is certainly good news for the …

Creativity

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

You can now book incredibly cheap flights with a new app that lets you bid on unsold airline seats

If, like 24 per cent of Britons, you are a chronic procrastinator - we may have found the perfect travel app for you.<p>Air Ticket Arena is a new UK-based start-up which launched on February 1 and gives you the opportunity to bid for last-minute plane tickets.<p>All you need to do is download the app and …

Startups

China imposes anti-dumping measure amid trade tensions

BEIJING (AP) — China told importers of a U.S. industrial chemical to start posting deposits Tuesday in preparation for possible anti-dumping duties amid rising trade tension with Washington.<p>A preliminary ruling by the Ministry of Commerce said styrene monomer from the United States, South Korea and …

China

Bill and Melinda Gates Tackle ‘Tough Questions’ and Trump

KIRKLAND, Wash. — For the past year, Bill and Melinda Gates have received the same question repeatedly while jetting around the world: How is President Trump affecting their work as two of the world’s top philanthropists?<p>The president has rattled it in several ways, they answer. His policies have …

Trump Tower

7 Things You Need to Know to Survive a Breakup

Ah, the broken heart. Some might say it's hyperbolic, but the pain of lost love isn't just emotional. It takes a real physical toll, too. In his …

Relationships

The End of the Two-Party System

In the first half of the 1990s, I worked in Europe for The Wall Street Journal. I covered nothing but good news: the reunification of Germany, the liberation of Central Europe, the fall of the Soviet Union, the end of apartheid in South Africa, the Oslo peace process in the Middle East. Then, …

Political Science

British Navy to send a warship to challenge Beijing's claims to the South China Sea

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A British warship will sail through the South China Sea next month to assert freedom-of-navigation rights, British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said in remarks published on Tuesday.<p>British officials first flagged the voyage six months ago and the journey is likely to stoke …

China

They Thought Their Jobs Were Safe From Robots. Then Something Scary Happened

Never be certain that you're safe from the tentacles of technology.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>They say robot technology will swallow everyone in the end.<p>Why, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak once even declared that humans …

Ray Kurzweil

Facebook employees are next-level paranoid the company is watching them

A recent <i>Wired</i> profile details the lengths at which Facebook employees are willing to go to ensure the company isn’t monitoring their communications.<p>The piece examines two years of Facebook’s struggles, detailing everything from its Trending Topics debacle, to the dismissal, acceptance, and regret …

Privacy

Molecule behind Huntington's disease found to be cancer-killing "super assassin"

For several years, scientists have noticed an unexplained reduced incidence of cancer in patients suffering from the devastating hereditary …

Cancer