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Silicon Valley's favorite diet could help with weight loss and even life extension — but there's one big pitfall

On others, you don't eat at all.<p>As strange as it sounds, the diet — known as intermittent fasting — has a lot of scientific backing. Large studies have found it to be just as reliable for weight loss as traditional diets; other studies in animals have suggested it could have other benefits as well, …

Holistic Medicine

Let this Game of Thrones chatbot refresh your memory on what everyone’s up to

As Game of Thrones approaches its seventh year, it can be tricky to remember where we last saw our favorite characters, let alone the minor ones that …

How to Lose Weight the Right Way

Many people call a truce with the battle of the bulge at a certain age, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. When you’re over 60, being a little …

Everything you need to know about vaping marijuana

Is it time to put the lighter down?<p>Joints. Bongs. Pipes. Matches. Lighters. Forget about ’em. Let’s vape instead.<p>Vaporizers have become <i>the</i> ubiquitous gadget for the modern-day cannabis enthusiast.<p>What is vaporization? Simply, it is a method of activating raw plant matter without combustion. In …

Apple Gives Corning $200 Million to Invent Better Phone Glass

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is seeding the next generation of American-made glass for its iPhones and iPads, and its investments may have the side benefit of helping the company win favor in Washington.<p>Apple announced Friday that it was giving $200 million to Corning, which makes the tough, …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Gamification

4 ways cannabis improved my love life

If you haven’t heard already, there’s a new marijuana movement growing. And unlike the stoner culture associated with words like weed or …

Cannabis

The 4 Types Of Constitutional Crises

And which ones are most likely to come up during Trump’s presidency.<p>People have been talking about the possibility of a “constitutional crisis” since …

The End of Facts in the Trump Era

If you connect with America's anger and paranoia, you can steamroll our most sacred institutions without ever having to tell the truth<p>The order …

Donald Trump

Chronically late people share one positive personality trait

Earlier in the year, I worked out how to stop being 10 minutes late everywhere.<p>The reason why I’m constantly behind schedule turned out to be counterintuitive. I was too organized for my own good, trying to effectively spend every last second of spare time cramming in as many to-do items as …

Pomodoro Technique

26 Plants You Should Always Grow Side-By-Side

Companion planting uses one species' advantages to help another.<p>Organic gardeners know that a diverse mix of plants makes for a healthy and beautiful …

Gardening

Fact Checking This Week In The Trump Administration

It's only the second week of the Trump administration, but there has been a continued tension with facts. In his first week, the president boasted about his inaugural crowds and doubled down on false claims that there were millions of illegal voters who swayed the results of the popular vote.<p>This …

Donald Trump

The 1 Thing Self-Help Guru Tim Ferriss Suggests You Do Every Morning

Advice from the best-selling author and entrepreneur on how to make the most of your a.m. hours.<p>Want to <i>truly</i> unplug and recharge? Author and …

Tim Ferriss

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'Fire Emblem Heroes'

It’s been a while since I cared enough about a mobile game to really dive into it, not since <i>Pokémon GO</i>, in fact, and once again it’s Nintendo that has caught my eye with <i>Fire Emblem Heroes</i>.<p>Despite not being a fan of either <i>Fire Emblem</i> or gacha games, I’ve found myself playing <i>Heroes</i> quite a bit, and …

Pokémon Go

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Joining a gym in 2018? Here’s why it could save your life.<p>10:39 p.m. Dec. 28, 2017<p>Civil unrest and terrorism over the last year have hurt the score …

The 21 countries with the best quality of life in the world for expats

The countries with the best quality of life in the world have a good work-life balance, access to quality healthcare, education, and infrastructure, as well as cost of living and career opportunities.<p>Great weather helps.<p>In a new survey by InterNations, the world's largest network for people who …

Cost of Living

Five Easy Photo Improving Tricks Anyone Can Do

Taking great photos doesn’t necessarily require tons of training and nice equipment. You can improve all of your photos with just a few tweaks to the …

All the Ways Trump Defies the Law and the Constitution by Targeting Muslims

Trump's executive order shows he disdains a principle underlying all U.S. laws: that promises matter<p>Hameed Darweesh aided U.S. armed forces in Iraq …

Immigration

Donald Trump’s winner-takes-all wasteland: America will never be “great” if we continue to worship the hustle

When he went to kiss Donald Trump’s ring, Mitt Romney’s eyes reflected America’s compromised soul<p>The footage of Mitt Romney speaking to reporters after his recent dinner with Donald Trump is horrific. During the presidential primary, Romney gave an impressive address to Republicans warning against …

Protect your privacy during Trump’s reign: A hacker’s guide to being cyber-safe

Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation.</i><p>Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, …

Privacy

The top 50 video games of all time, ranked

But that didn't stop us from rounding up the top 50 video games of all time.<p>We did have some parameters, however, when choosing the games: This list includes console video games, spanning from the 1980s to today, and includes only games from more-modern consoles (sorry, Atari fans!). In most …

Retrogaming

New Trump, same as the old Trump

<b>Cincinnati (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump delivered an unmistakable message Thursday in his first big speech since election night -- the unconventional, impulsive and unscripted person who won a stunning victory is the one that America will get as its President.<p>The President-elect emerged from three weeks …

Donald Trump

Anyone getting a PlayStation 4 this holiday needs to know one crucial thing

You finally got a PlayStation 4. You're ready to dive into all the action.<p>But where should you start?<p>OK, yes, definitely play "Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain." But also, at some point on that first day, there's one other crucial thing you should do: <b>Pay for an annual subscription to</b> …

Metal Gear

Bernie Sanders meets Spike Lee: ‘Where do we go? Where is the hope?’

The senator and the film-maker discuss Trump, where Clinton went wrong – and how to make a difference in 2017<p>Bernie Sanders charges head-first into a hotel room in midtown Manhattan, a man with no time to waste. This is not the campaign-era Bernie, the Bernie of memes and ice-cream flavours and …

The Debate Around Mafia III's Depiction Of Racism

3 Amazing DIY Projects to Repurpose Pallets

Looking for a DIY Pallet Planter project? I’m always creating compact solutions for my Home. If you have limited time, money, space or skills you may …

Storage Ideas

ZeniMax claims the Oculus Rift was built on stolen technology

The messy legal battle over consumer VR<p>ZeniMax filed suit against Oculus VR in May 2014, claiming that the Facebook-owned company misappropriated trade secrets after benefitting from years of ZeniMax’s research and experimentation with virtual reality technology.<p>An amended complaint, filed on Aug. …

Nvidia’s Jen-Hsun Huang on the adoption of VR, self-driving cars, and deep learning

The PC industry is slowing, but graphics chip maker Nvidia blew past Wall Street estimates for its second fiscal quarter. Jen-Hsun Huang, the colorful chief executive of Santa Clara, Calif.-based Nvidia, said in an interview with GamesBeat that the performance was helped by the smooth launch of the …

Computer Science

Trump pleads innocence in Second Amendment scandal

But Hillary Clinton accuses Trump of having 'crossed the line.'<p>Donald Trump on Wednesday pleaded innocence as the latest firestorm around his campaign refused to die down, saying he wasn’t trying to incite violence against Hillary Clinton when he said “Second Amendment people” are the only ones who …

Donald Trump

The Caribbean is making a mysterious sound so loud that it can be 'heard' from space

The ocean's a noisy place, but under the regular din of marine life and ship traffic, scientists have detected a strange, much louder sound coming from the Caribbean Sea.<p>It's too low to be heard by human ears, but the whistle-like noise is so powerful that researchers have been able to pick up its …

Global Warming