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'Law & Order' director gets probation on child porn charges

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A television director with credits on "Law & Order" and other shows has been sentenced in New York to 10 years' probation …

Crime

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

Résumés

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Editorial: Cutting the cable cord is a young trend going in the right direction

This week I bought a Roku. Late to the party? Yes, but not as late as you might suppose. Roku has sold about 2.5 million streaming media boxes since the product launched in 2008. Approximately 1.5 million of those units moved in 2011, indicating an acceleration of demand. Coincidentally, those …

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Can This iPad App Improve Your Vision?

Can playing a game on your iPad for 30 minutes really help you see better?<p>According to the creators of the UltimEyes app, the half-game, half-eye …

Hulu will soon let anyone stream shows on mobile for free

Hulu is about to start letting everyone watch some of its programming via mobile devices, CEO Mike Hopkins said at the company’s Upfronts event today.<p>Hulu previously required you to sign up for its premium subscription service, Hulu Plus, which costs $8 per monthly, before gaining access to any of …

The New Work from Home Trend: Second Job

Six years ago, Shannon Levart (pictured right) was raising two kids while working part-time as a courier and pizza delivery person. Then she heard …

Try This at Home: Tests for Longevity

How long can you stand on one leg with your eyes closed?<p>The test has long been used to assess balance.<p>But it can also predict which middle age people …

Medical Journals

The Most Trusted Place for Answering Life's Questions

Answered<p>In Zeus<p>Does Zeus live on mount Olympus<p>Zeus was believed by the Ancient Greeks to be one of the Olympian gods, and all the Olympian gods lived …

It’s Never Too Late … Get In Shape, Stay In Shape

You’ve wanted to get back into shape for years, and you know that regular exercise helps with many other aspects of your life–mental acuity, …

Fitness

New studies show that young blood reverses the effects of aging when put into older mice

The rodent fountain of youth may not be filled with water, but with blood. A trio of new studies has discovered that the blood of young mice appears to reverse some of the effects of aging when put into the circulatory systems of elderly mice.<p>After combining the blood circulations of two mice by …

Modified measles virus destroys cancer in early clinical trial

Promising early results from a clinical trial at the Mayo Clinic out this week suggest that a modified version of the measles virus can be used to target cancer cells and put the condition into remission. Researchers intravenously delivered 10,000 times the typical dosage of measles vaccine to two …

Hands-on with the Muse brain sensing headband — the most important wearable of 2014 (exclusive)

I got my hands on an early version of Interaxon’s brainwave reading headband, the Muse, and I think this could be the most important wearable of the year.<p>And that’s saying a lot, considering I’ve seen 2014’s entire lineup for health tech at the Consumer Electronic Show as well as a few undisclosed …

How to set up a foolproof note-taking system for writers and other nerds (Part 1)

I started writing stories this year – short fiction and a couple of novellas so far – and I’ve found I need to make a lot of notes. The iPhone is pretty great for this, as you’d expect, but not always: Sometimes it’s just not appropriate to tap away on a cellphone, and sometimes you might want to …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

Automatic Driving Assistant Partners with Jawbone For UP Band Integration – MacStories

Automatic, a smart driving assistant that plugs into a car's diagnostics port to present driving data and statistics on a mobile app, announced a partnership with accessory maker Jawbone today aimed at integrating Automatic data with the company's UP fitness band.<p>We first covered Automatic when it …

Driving