Elaine Grant

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Want to Raise Inspired Kids? A Navy SEAL Commander Says Teach Them These 10 Things

Rule No. 1: Make your bed, so you'll start the day with a consistent accomplishment.<p>A few years ago, a retired Navy SEAL commander named Bill McRaven gave a graduation speech at the University of Texas. His words went viral, starting with his advice that no matter what you do, if you want to be …

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The 7 Best Exercises to Sculpt Eye-Catching Abs

A six-pack brings all the girls to the yard… but core strength can change your life. “The core is composed of much more than just the abs,” explains …

How to Lose Weight and Keep it Off

Losing weight is tough, but keeping off the weight over time is even harder. The vast majority of people who lose weight gain it back, which is why …

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5 Weight Loss Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Start Slideshow<p>Apple cider vinegar has long been considered beneficial when it comes to keeping your weight down and as it turns out, there are five …

Weight Loss

The Winning Photos of Underwater Photographer of the Year 2016

The winning photos have just been announced for the Underwater Photographer of the Year 2016 contest. The grand prize was awarded to Italian …

Michael Moore's New Movie Nails School Lunch in France -- On The Menu: Lamb, Endive, Lentils and Leeks

<b>Fine cuisine is alive and well in the school lunchrooms of France. The menu includes lamb tajine, veal, crêpes, organic veggies, pâté and organic bread. Oh, yes -- and a cheese course.</b><p>Photo www.wheretoinvadenext.com<p><b>In his hilarious, up-tempo and deeply subversive new movie, Where To Invade Next,</b> …

What Japan tsunami reporters saw: 'hell,' despair, confusion

As Japan's "triple disaster" — quake, tsunami and nuclear crisis — unfolded after March 11, 2011, Associated Press journalists fanned out across the …

The Best Photographs From Scott Kelly's Year In Space

"#Jimena in the Pacific is a massive storm. Makes the moon look puny. #YearInSpace"—via Twitter on Aug. 30, 2015.<br>Scott Kelly—NASA

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Steve Wozniak says the FBI “picked the lamest case you ever could” [Video]

Appearing on <i>Conan</i> last night, Woz said that he sided with Apple in the FBI fight, first because he’s always been strong on human rights, as one of the founders of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, but because governments shouldn’t be able to tell manufacturers to make their products insecure at a …

The Best Travel Photos Of 2016 Are An Adventurer's Dream

Our bucket list just got a little longer.<p>When packing your bags for an epic adventure, a camera is the most vital accessory.<p>Don't believe us? Take a look at the Travel category for the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.<p>Though the overall winners of the competition won't be announced until April …

The top 5 new dessert places in Toronto

Dessert in Toronto need not just be a final course at dinner but a destination in its own right. This round-up includes restaurants and bakery cafes …

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Here's what we know about 'Cortex,' Twitter's new artificial intelligence group focused on understanding content

A couple of recent job postings provide some clues about Twitter's new Cortex group, which could help the company better personalize its service for its 300 million users and keep up with Google and Facebook in the industry's escalating AI race.<p>Twitter is looking to enlist architecture and systems …

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WhatsApp servers are down — it's not just you!

WhatsApp, the incredibly popular instant messaging service recently purchased by Facebook for almost $20 billion, is offline at the moment. So, yeah, …

Silk Road Founder's Diary is Incredible

Details of an online journal belonging to Ross Ulbricht — the man US authorities suspect of running Silk Road, the recently-busted online marketplace for illicit goods — have surfaced as evidence for his trial, and boy do they make for some reading.<p>Evidence already suggests that Ulbricht ordered at …

Samsung introduces its latest giant smartphone, the Galaxy Grand 2

Go big or go home.<p>That’s the message we’re hearing from electronics giant Samsung, which today unveiled another oversized Android device to add to its large-screen smartphone lineup, the Galaxy Grand 2.<p>The Grand 2 is more of a mid-tier smartphone than Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S4 or Note 3 devices, …

Google Remembers Where You Were

A recent story on TechCrunch highlighted a little-known feature of Google's mapping services; the ability to record and display a daily history of your whereabouts. The service is called Location History and is available via a web browser when you’re logged into your Google account. What you get is …

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

Larry Page's Second Big Mistake As CEO: Opening Your Gmail Box to Google+ Followers

Google just ignited a firestorm of protest with yet another attempt to jumpstart its Google+ don’t-call-it-a-social network.<p>The search giant today announced a way for Gmail users with a Google+ account to send you an email to your Gmail account via Google+, and to allow you to do the same with …

BBC launches new iWonder brand for digital content, starting with interactive World War One guides

The BBC has launched a new brand called iWonder which it hopes will unlock the learning potential from its wide-ranging content.<p>Starting today, and designed to coincide with the BBC’s World War One season, the iWonder brand will kick off by offering eight interactive guides focused on World War One …

Report: As countries adopt LTE, mobile data use starts skyrocketing

In South Korea, one out of every two mobile subscribers now has an LTE device, according to new data from GSMA Intelligence, but what’s even more …

Teenage hacker creates next-gen crypto-platform

Most people think of bitcoin as a form of money, if they think of bitcoin at all. But 19-year-old hacker Vitalik Buterin sees it as something more -- …

Google to buy artificial intelligence company DeepMind | Reuters

(Reuters) - Google Inc said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire privately held artificial intelligence company DeepMind Technologies Ltd.<p>A Google logo is seen at the entrance to the company's offices in Toronto September 5, 2013. REUTERS/Chris Helgren<p>Technology news website Re/code, which reported …

Apple is going to start mass producing sapphire, but it’s anyone’s guess why

The gumshoes at Apple-focused blog 9to5Mac dug deep into job listings and public documents to discover that Apple’s new manufacturing facility in Arizona will be producing sapphire, the hardest natural material after diamond. Based on some creative, perhaps even wishful, parsing of those documents, …

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Here’s the enormous hangar Google bought to fill with robots

<b>Update, 11/11/2014:</b> NASA announced today that it had approved Google’s plans to lease Moffett Airfield for 60 years, in exchange for $1.16 billion in rent, $200 million in capital investment and responsibility for maintenance.<p>Planetary Ventures, a Google shell company, will lease an airport—and an …

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We're one step closer to nuclear fusion energy

Scientists with the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory announced today that they have achieved a critical …

Netflix experimenting with digital brain to recommend you movies

Netflix's movie recommendations are already eerily accurate, but they're still no match for an actual person who knows what you do and don't like. However, a developing style of computing may be able to change that by simulating a human brain across thousands of machines — and now Netflix has begun …

Sources: Netflix and Comcast have reached a peering agreement

Consumers’ troubles with online video may be subsiding — at least for Comcast customers. Comcast and Netflix appear to have resolved their …

Wembley, EE and the World's Most Connected Stadium

Wembley National Stadium Ltd. (WNSL), or ‘Wembley’ to you and me, is teaming up with UK mobile network operator EE in a six-year deal that they hope will make the stadium ‘the most connected in the world’.<p>The multi-million pound deal comes into play with immediate effect, with the first event …

Google, Microsoft agree: Cloud is now safe enough to use

SAN FRANCISCO -- Nevermind Microsoft's awkward "Scroogled" anti-Google campaign. When it comes to cloud security, the two giants are practically best buds.<p>At the annual RSA Conference held at the Moscone Center here on Wednesday, Microsoft Chief Information Security Officer Bret Arsenault and …

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