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The 3-Day Military Diet Says You Can Lose up to 10 Pounds in One Week

The Military Diet says you can lose weight and eat hot dogs and ice cream at the same time. Don't believe the hype.<p>TheMilitaryDiet.com promises to help you lose up to 10 pounds in one week<br>• Although the plan greatly reduces your calorie intake, a 10-pound weight loss is not typical, according to …

4 Truths You Need to Accept If You Want to Lead a Happier Life

4) Nobody's perfect.<p><i>What fact have you accepted about life that has made you happier? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Joshua Otusanya, Accountant, Stand up Comedian, Former</b> …

7 Ways To Find More Purpose When Working From Home

Remote working is on the rise. Last year, Gallup estimated that 43% of employed Americans spent at least part of their time working remotely. This number has more than quadrupled since 1995, and it doesn’t even account for the growing number of freelancers in the United States, many of whom often …

23 tips and tricks to get the most out of your Apple Watch

From messaging to productivity to advanced fitness tracking, Apple Watch has something for every user.<p>But not every Apple Watch feature is obvious from the get-go. Apple has filled the watch — which is now on its fourth iteration, the Apple Watch Series 3 — with neat tricks and helpful tools to …

Smartwatches

Why Are Little Kids in Japan So Independent?

In Japan, small children take the subway and run errands alone, no parent in sight. The reason why has more to do with social trust than self-reliance.<p>It’s a common sight on Japanese mass transit: children troop through train cars, singly or in small groups, looking for seats.<p>They wear knee socks, …

Criminology

What Happens When 6 Real Women Try Kylie Jenner's Boob Trick

Cleavage, come to momma.<p>Kylie Jenner let the world in on a big secret this week when she confessed on her new app/website that her ample breasts aren't actually the result of plastic surgery, but ... wait for it ... wearing a padded bra. It's a very specific bra too: The Victoria's Secret Bombshell …

Kylie Jenner

Apple Loop: iPhone 6S Wins The Internet, Apple's Crowdsourced Innovation, Apple TV's Biggest Mistake

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop includes a summary of the September 9th event, details on Apple’s inspirations, the differences between the new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, the new iPad portfolio, more fashionable takes on the Apple Watch, AirBNB’s …

Apple is not following Jobs' script and that's OK

“Who wants a stylus? You have to get them and put them away, you lose them. Yuck. Nobody wants a stylus.”<p>It was 2007 and a still-robust Steve Jobs …

10 Ways to Achieve Cold Brew Coffee Greatness

From better ice cubes to DIY flavored syrup, here are 10 simple, awesome ways to make cold brew iced coffee even better.<p>There are three things that iced coffee should be: strong, bracingly cold, and in your hand as soon as possible. Unfortunately, it can also be expensive, so we're big fans of DIY …

What America can learn from Europe’s high-speed trains

Riding the high-speed train between Berlin and Hamburg, Germany’s two largest cities, is a radically different experience from riding its American …

The Surprising Truth About Premature Ejaculation

What you need to know if you think you're finishing too fast<p>Whether it’s horny lions on the Serengeti, red deer in heat on the Island of Rum, or snow monkeys humping on Mount Fuji, every species of mammal seems to share a common sexual practice. Intercourse is stunningly quick.<p>The males thrust and …

Recharge During The Commute: England's New Motorways Power Electric Cars In Motion

England may just be building the highways of the future.<p>This month, the Brits announced a pilot for electric motorways. Yes, that’s correct. You can charge your electric vehicle while driving, minimizing stop times at charging stations and making it easier to do a road trip in a Tesla.<p>The UK is not …

How successful people beat stress

• Sell more than other employees do<br>• Give better customer service<br>• Adjust better to new assignments<br>• Take home an average of 50 to 150% more in annual income

Success

Study reveals a way to prevent lithium batteries from catching on fire

Lithium batteries are powering most of our devices. From watches, smartphones and tablets to vehicles and even homes. These have proven to be a clean source of energy that is also very efficient, but you do hear of the occasional battery that bursts into flames. This is especially bad when it …

Clean Energy

MIT Students Create A Brick That Could End Pollution From Dirty Brick Kilns

MIT students have created an alternative. The Eco BLAC brick requires no firing at all and makes use of waste boiler ash that otherwise clogs up …

Pollution

How a day 'water tasting' with a water sommelier cured my skepticism about fancy hydration

Riese is the water sommelier for the Patina Group in Los Angeles and has been certified as such by the German Water Trade Association since 2010. He and I are sitting in the sunny dining room of the Ray's and Stark Bar, a restaurant tucked into the courtyard of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. …

Exciting New Air Travel Proposal to Make Us All Buy Smaller Carry-On Bags!

We'll only be allowed to bring them on-board if they have the snazzy "IATA Cabin OK" logo!<p>Airlines excel at making the travel experience unpleasant, …

Redesigning Mecca

The ancient holy city had reached capacity. Gensler’s solution? Redesign the infrastructure, without changing the ceremony.<p>Each year, 2.5 million Muslims visit Mecca during the month of Dzulhijjah to complete the Hajj. It’s one of the five pillars of Islam–all adult Muslims who are physically and …

The Myth That Everyone Naturally Prefers Trains to Buses

When you focus on what really matters—service—much of the difference actually disappears.<p>Take a look at the image above. This rendering represents modern bus rapid transit service. The BRT vehicle travels in its own separate lane, free from the constraints of traffic congestion or traffic lights. …

23-Year-Old Student Proves Earth is Surrounded by Freaky Plasma Rings

Probably no reason to panic, but we won't judge you if you do<p>Cleo Loi is only 23 years old, but the University of Sydney student of …

Technology Opens Up New Ways to Find Talent in Indonesia

More online job search sites are launching in Indonesia, and they could have a dramatic impact on the way companies and job seekers go about finding employment, say industry analysts.

Scientific proof that boarding by zones is a stupid system — and why airlines still haven't abandoned it

Waiting in line to file onto an airplane has never been fun, but over the last several decades boarding times have gotten longer, while the race to find space in overhead bins has become even more manic.<p>It now takes up to 40 minutes to load roughly 140 passengers, more than double the time it took …

American Airlines

Google’s Nuttiest Project Is Making Big Progress

Project Loon, Google’s ambitious plan to deliver Internet access to remote places via balloons, is becoming more than just a moonshot. At its annual …

Original Unverpackt: Germany's First Zero-Waste Supermarket

Germany unveiled the country’s very first zero-waste supermarket. Berlin’s Original Unverpackt is the brainchild of friends Sara Wolf and Milena …

Elon Musk's Hyperloop 'might be free to passengers'

Elon Musk's tubular Hyperloop transportation system is more than just a pipe dream; in fact, says Dirk Ahlborn, CEO of the company running the …

Julian Lechner turns old coffee grounds into reusable cups

German designer Julian Lechner combined used coffee grounds with natural glues to create a new material, and has designed a set of cups to …

Ants use jaws to catapult themselves out of death traps

The trap-jaw ant has a won notorious reputation in the insect kingdom for its super-strong, spring-loaded mandibles, which it uses to crush prey with …

First HD video of gravity waves rippling into space

Gravity is typically thought of as an invisible force keeping us all inexorably Earthbound. But now a team of researchers from the National Center …