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Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong - The Huffington Post

Print this story<p><b>From the 16th century to the 19th,</b> scurvy killed around 2 million sailors, more than warfare, shipwrecks and syphilis combined. It was an ugly, smelly death, too, beginning with rattling teeth and ending with a body so rotted out from the inside that its victims could literally be …

Diets

Finally, a cure for insomnia?

We live in a golden age of sleeplessness. The buzz of the all-night streetlamps, the natter of 24-hour news anchors, the scrolling Niagaras of social media feeds have built a world that is hostile to sleep. Night is no longer clearly delineated from day. The bedroom is no longer a refuge from the …

Apple just quietly killed off a bunch of older iPhone and Apple Watch models — here are the products that are gone forever

Apple's annual hardware event may have been an exciting day for gadget lovers, as three new iPhones were introduced. But it was a sad day for those diehard fans of Apple's older products, as the Cupertino tech giant took the chance to clean house.<p>Apple quietly killed off half a dozen of its older …

Apple Watch

The next time you get annoyed with someone – remember this

I was standing across the counter from the lady at the hole-in-the-wall dry cleaners and I was getting irritated. She had lost my pants and I was sure of it.<p>The woman kept insisting that I hadn’t dropped them off with my suit jacket.<p>“Ma’am, I wouldn’t have just brought in a suit jacket,” I said. …

Christmas Eve

ProBeat: Don’t get FOMO over AI

Companies of all shapes and sizes descended on Mill Valley, California this week to discuss and learn from each other about using artificial intelligence at VentureBeat’s inaugural Transform 2018 conference. Everyone had a story to tell, pitches to make, and insights to share. While the general …

Artificial Intelligence

The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History

It was a perfect sunny summer afternoon in Copenhagen when the world’s largest shipping conglomerate began to lose its mind.<p>The headquarters of A.P. …

Maersk

Apple's Refurbished Mac Store is its best-kept secret where you can buy devices in perfect condition with a nice little discount — here are the best deals

Apple has a web store that's hard to find on its main website called the "Refurbished Mac Store."<p>It's a place where Apple sells almost any kind of refurbished devices, not just Macs, for a nice little discount. And not all of them are older models. Many refurbished devices are …

MacBook Pro

I might never use my AirPods again if it wasn’t for this $9 accessory

Apple’s AirPods somehow manage to pack incredible sound quality into those tiny little earbuds. The problem is that most people don’t get to hear it …

17 Pictures That Will Immediately Make You Laugh If You've Ever Worked In Retail

"I'd like to talk to the manager."

Here's the technique Navy SEALs use to overcome fear and adversity

The three of us are picking through the desert hardscrabble, collecting the packs another platoon stashed here earlier, when we hear a sound. We turn and look up the ravine toward the dirt road where we parked our truck a few minutes ago. A crowd of maybe 50 Afghan guys is standing up there, seven …

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

We Tasted (and Graded) All of the Lay's Potato Chip Flavors Out There

FRIED PICKLES WITH RANCH<p><b>Concept:</b> a deep-fried dill pickle with a tangy dipping sauce<p><b>Grade:</b> A-<p><b>Tasting Notes:</b> This chip tastes exactly like they said …

22 things to do after work that’ll enrich your life more than happy hour and Netflix

Are you feeling a little uninspired lately? It could be because you’ve gotten into a bit of a rut, especially when it comes to your after-work …

Nissan debuts pop-top and fully-electric camper vans for summer adventures

Just in time for summer road trips, Nissan has debuted two new camper vans at the Madrid Motor Show. The company showcased mod-style camper vans — …

Campers

Use this Harvard Law checklist to prepare for any negotiation

When it comes to workplace conflict, many of us sabotage ourselves. Instead of preparing for difficult conversations—which requires dealing with uncomfortable emotions and complex strategies—we avoid the issue until we’re forced to confront it, face-to-face. Emotions like anger and fear then get …

27 Things That'll Restore An Ounce Or Two Of Your Faith In The World

Not everything is bad.

How 3 words can stop what's stealing your joy: Instead of staying stuck in comparing and competing

So, yeah, this kid?<p>She’s apparently got a problem when it’s her kid sister’s birthday.<p>A post shared by annvoskamp (@annvoskamp) on Jul 18, 2017 at 7:19am PDT<p>And honestly… it’s sorta understandable.<p>I mean – who really especially likes it, or finds it easy – when the <i>other</i> kid gets the big cake?<p><i>Or the</i> …

Candles

These Three Little Words Are Making You a Negative Person—and You Probably Say Them All the Time

Cut this phrase out of your vocab immediately. Then learn what you should say instead to improve your mood instantly, according to …

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

Successful bosses run their most effective meetings exactly like this

Once upon a time, I worked for a woman who was known as a star meeting facilitator. CEOs would call left and right, asking her to organize strategy …

A major election software maker allowed remote access on its systems for years

Using remote access, a hacker could potentially send malware through the system<p>A major voting machine maker, Election Systems & Software, revealed in a letter to a US senator that it installed remote-access software on its machines over a period of six years. The revelation raises substantial …

This Song Will Instantly Lower Your Stress Level By 65 Percent

It’s well-known that the right playlist can help you focus, sleep, and even make you happier in less than 30 seconds, but now, thanks to a team of …

Wi-Fi security is starting to get its biggest upgrade in over a decade

WPA3 certification starts today<p>Wi-Fi devices have been using the same security protocol for over a decade. But today, that’ll begin to change: the Wi-Fi Alliance, which oversees adoption of the Wi-Fi standard, is beginning to certify products that support WPA3, the successor to the WPA2 security …

Facts don’t change people’s minds. Here’s what does

If you had asked me this question – How do you change a mind? – two years ago, I would have given you a different answer.<p>As a former scientist, I …

Critical Thinking

Apple has a new app that lets you measure almost anything with your iPhone

Apple is launching a new Measure app in iOS 12 in the next few months that will let you size anything with just your iPhone.<p>You no longer have to go …

13 body language blunders that can make you look bad

Our bodies have a language of their own, and their words aren’t always kind. Your body language has likely become an integral part of who you are, to …

Body Language

To Sound Like a Leader, Think About What You Say, and How and When You Say It

Nancy started her day feeling prepared to brief her executive team on a high-stakes project she had been working on for the past two months. She had rehearsed her slide deck repeatedly, to the point where she had every level of content practically memorized. She arrived at the meeting early and …

This 6-word sentence will give you complete freedom and high performance

The worst possible advice is to “lower your expectations.”<p>Instead, it is far more powerful to:<p><b>“Expect everything and attach to nothing.” — Carrie</b> …

Self-improvement

Warren Buffett Says These Simple Habits That Most of Us Ignore Separate Successful People From Everyone Else

The Oracle of Omaha wants you to succeed with these simple habits that even a 14-year-old could pull off.<p>Sometimes, I just have to shake my head at Warren Buffett's wisdom. Is it earth-shattering? Hardly.<p>At 87 years young, he keeps imparting on us the simplest advice that has made him a success …

This mom lost over 150 pounds by giving up 4 foods

It only took one photo to change 37-year-old Casey Gemmell's life.<p>When she first saw the picture, taken at her son's birthday party and posted by a friend on Facebook, she literally couldn't believe what she was looking at.<p>"I thought 'That's not me, what a terrible angle,'" Gemmell, who lives in …