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This Sweet Potato Salad = The Perfect Weight-Loss Lunch

When heading to a dinner party, I always opt to bring a healthy, hearty dish, something that will change everyone's perspective on what "health" food actually tastes like. I recently was cooking for a table of guests with dietary restrictions ranging from Paleo to gluten-free and all the way to …

A Bill Gates-backed Canadian company opened a plant that sucks carbon from the air

Carbon Engineering, backed by Bill Gates and other investors, unveiled a test facility able to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere using giant fans.<p>That carbon goes through a series of chemical processes and emerges as pellets, which can be used to make fuel — or simply be stored underground.<p>…

Wunderlist for Windows 10 lets you add to-dos with Cortana

Microsoft has released a new version of Wunderlist — the to-do app it acquired in June — for Windows 10, with support for OS-specific features like dictating tasks to Cortana and displaying live tiles.<p>The desktop app has got a nice visual refresh with flatter design elements. The sidebar and detail …

30 Super-Easy Healthy Dinners That'll Help You Lose Weight

You'll be counting down the minutes 'til you can make these healthy dinner recipes!<p>When you get home after a long day at work, it can be so tempting to grab takeout or heat up a frozen meal instead of making dinner completely from scratch. After all, you might feel like you don’t have time (or the …

50 apps to improve your smartphone

Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of house-hunting.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442402799090/a29fb90d-ae79-44f6-9f7b-2bcb648e7925-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of …

Productivity Apps

Apps to download for your car

REUTERS/Desmond Boylan<p>We own cars way longer than we own cell phones, but that means most of our cars are desperately in need of an upgrade.<p>That's where these apps step in. From getting gas on-demand to knowing why your check engine light is on, the way we drive and approach owning a car is …

9 Of The Best Stability Ball Exercises You're Probably Not Doing

With just a wall, a ball and a yoga mat, you can build a low-impact, total-body strength and toning workout like the one below (not to mention work up a serious sweat as you do it).<p>Far too many people associate stability balls with boring crunches, goofy stretches and childlike bouncing, but this …

10 free and incredibly useful Android apps that you can't get on the iPhone

But since Android lets app makers do certain things that Apple prohibits, there are a few exclusive options that stand out.<p>From launchers that make it easier to access important information straight from the home screen, to apps that help you find files buried in your phone, here are some of the …

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

Ray wants to be the last remote control you’ll ever buy

David Skokna wants to simplify TV, one button at a time. That’s why Skokna and his team at Ray Ventures are introducing a remote control to replace …

Home Automation

Niagara Falls News - Latest Daily Breaking News Stories

The Niagara Falls www.niagarafallsreview.ca is your daily Niagara Falls news source. Read the latest break news from Niagara Falls, and around the …

How to Paint a 'Love Letter' to a City

Stephen Powers and ICY Signs resuscitate the art of sign-painting—along with the morale of those in Baltimore's poorest neighborhoods.<p>In the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower in downtown Baltimore, a big, brusque guy runs a pop-up sign-painting studio with a few partners, known collectively as ICY Signs. …

Tonight, Fall Asleep Instantly With This Breathing Trick

Plagued by anxiety night after night? Relying on over-the-counter meds? Just not getting the sleep your body requires? If any of this sounds all too familiar, this breathing trick will help you get to bed sooner — no prescriptions required.<p>The exercise is called the 4-7-8 technique, and Dr. Andrew …

The Aurisonics Rockets in-ear headphones are out of this world

Chances are, you've never heard of Aurisonics, so here's a little backstory<b>:</b> it's a company based in Nashville, Tenn., founded in 2011 by audio engineer and audio products designer Dale Lott.<p>Frankly, I'd never been all that impressed with Aurisonic's other headphones, so I had low expectations for …

Pad Thai Roll-Ups With Peanut Sauce

Ingredients<p>*Makes 8 rolls<p>For the marinade:<p>1 cup water<br>• 1/4 cup liquid aminos<br>• 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar<br>• 2 cloves garlic, minced<br>• Pinch of red pepper …

This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

The home security device that's always listening

For Airbnb hosts who want to keep tabs on their homes, a full home security system might be overkill. They're expensive, and live cameras and motion detectors invade guests' privacy. So how do they make sure guests keep the volume down, aren't smoking inside and don't ransack their home?<p>A new …

Infographic: Ninja-style Facebook page management

In order to get your Facebook page noticed, you might have to use some ninja techniques.<p>Though you won’t need to dress in all black or acquire …

Why It's So Hard for Millennials to Find a Place to Live and Work

The paradox of the American Dream: The best cities to get ahead are often the most expensive places to live, and the most affordable places to live can be the worst cities to get ahead.<p>So what'll it be: Dayton or San Francisco?<p>Alright, so that's not the most common choice for young people getting …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Germany’s Rocket Internet promises 10 more startups every year beginning in 2015

In a slideshow released before its earnings call today, Berlin-based startup factory Rocket Internet said it would launch 10 new companies in 2015.<p>So far in 2014, Rocket says, it has launched seven companies. The company created five of those before its IPO in early October and two more since …

6 Alternative Flours For Gluten-Free Baking

The holidays are right around the corner, which means it's time to start thinking about what kinds of treats to bake this year. But if you have celiac disease or a wheat allergy, you have to pay a little closer attention to what ingredients you use. When regular all-purpose flour isn't an option, …

Food

The Power of Yoga

For <i>Muscle & Fitness</i> readers, the word yoga is often associated with the idea of some skinny guy in dreads wearing a loincloth with his feet tucked …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

Content Marketing Optimization: The Ultimate Guide

Did you know content marketing optimization is more than just search? It's appealing to your 5 key audiences. The ultimate content marketing …

Quiz: What Style of Yoga Is Best for You?

The benefits of yoga have been well documented: it can boost mood, reduce stress and anxiety, and improve overall health—not to mention give you a …

20 of the Best WordPress Plugins For a More Powerful Blog

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>There’s a saying you’ll often hear around Buffer’s content team: “There’s probably a plugin for that!”<p>We’re often chasing new ways to work smarter, faster and more productively—and the same is true of our Buffer blog.<p>We’re quick to grab any and all …

This 2016 Ford Super Duty Prototype Burned to the Ground

Prototype fires happen all the time; seldom are they so dramatic. This aluminum-bodied 2016 Ford Super Duty was out testing in Death Valley when things went awry.<p>Prototype fires? They happen all the time. Seldom though are they so dramatic. This next-generation aluminum-bodied 2016 Ford Super Duty …