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The amazing changes intermittent fasting does to your body and brain

Stars like Beyonce and Hugh Jackman have spoken out about following intermittent fasting plans to get in shape. How does intermittent fasting work? We spoke with one of the leading neuroscientists in this field, Mark Mattson at the National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, to learn …

Diabetes

36 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every night.<p>1 …

FCC chairman sets out to repeal 'net neutrality' rules

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish.<p>Ajit Pai followed through on a …

Net Neutrality

Jeff Bezos’ brief stint as world’s richest human ends with Amazon’s second-quarter whiff

Amazon reported its earnings today, wherein a whiff in earnings sent the stock down around 3 percent and brought CEO Jeff Bezos back to reality as the, once again, second-richest human in the known solar system.<p>In all seriousness though, this is a big quarter for Amazon as it looks to close out its …

Ground-based Delivery Drones

The Transwheel concept reimagines package distribution as a round-the-clock autonomous service carried out by robotic single-wheel drones that work …

Daniel Boulud's BBQ Short-Rib Sliders Recipe

Spicy and flavorful, beef short-rib sliders bring the best of summer barbecue right to hand. Even better, they're easy to prepare.<p><b>BBQ Short-Rib Sliders</b><p>Makes approximately 30 sliders<p>2 T sea salt<p>1 T celery salt<p>1 T smoked paprika<p>2 tsp. ground cumin<p>2 tsp. garlic powder<p>1 T cracked black pepper<p>2 tsp. …

Recipes

Grenada, The Caribbean's Prettiest Place

It isn't warming up anytime soon, which means we’re still in need of a mid-winter Caribbean vacation to keep us sane. Barbados, Barbuda, the Bahamas -- there are too many beautiful places to choose from!<p>So why not pick a wild card and head to Grenada?<p>Grenada is an island country in the Caribbean …

Faith-fueled forces of hatred: Obama’s religion speech was troubling — but not for the reasons the right alleges

It’s not that religion gets twisted and misused for evil. The cruelty is embedded in the very texts<p>Every February at the Washington Hilton we witness a seemingly innocuous yet in fact troubling event that furthers hidebound traditions poisonous to our politics and inimical to our progress: the …

Seven unknown architectural wonders

Forget the Taj Mahal and the Colosseum – some of the world’s most impressive structures remain out of the public eye.<p>We’ve all heard of the Colosseum, the Great Wall of China, and the Taj Mahal. But what about the world’s undiscovered architectural wonders: the man-made marvels where most crowds …

European Travel

ZTE Looks to NBA Team Sponsorships for Marketing Assist

The Chinese phone maker is pegging its effort to boost awareness through ties to the New York Knicks, Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors.<p>As All-Star point guard Stephen Curry drained three-pointers during warm-ups, ZTE U.S. head Lixin Cheng looks on, hoping that his bet on the Golden State …

Basketball

Shanghai Disney theme park seems to be progressing slowly[1]

<b>Long-awaited Disney theme park seems to be progressing slowly, reports Shi Jing in Shanghai.</b><p>The Shanghai Disney Resort will someday be a place where …

Walt Disney Company

Disney CFO Outlines Strategy, Explains Forgoing Third Party Financing

Jay Rasulo says the company's emphasis on franchise films is more about harvesting the upside than protecting the downside<p>The Walt Disney Company …

Dole Japan awarding personalised Banana Trophies to 200 runners in this year's Tokyo Marathon

The Tokyo Marathon 2014 is just a few weeks away, and hundreds of thousands of people are already pushing themselves that little bit harder during …

Super What? World Cup Sponsors Spending $600M on Brazil Network

When Brazil hosts the World Cup later this year, it will be like having the Super Bowl every day for an entire month. Eight marketers are paying …

Atlantis resort to be built in China

/ October 10, 2013<p>Hainan Island will be the location of the first Atlantis resort in China.<p>The 1,300 room resort will be on Haitang Bay, located in …

Disney Reveals Look of ‘Avatar’ Theme Park at Walt Disney World

Two years after announcing plans to produce an “Avatar”-themed land inside Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom park with James Cameron, Disney has …

Joel Ewanick Breaks Silence on Departure From General Motors

Former General Motors global marketing chief Joel Ewanick said that signing the Chevrolet-Manchester United sponsorship deal that ultimately led to …

China's Wanda Plans Theme Park to Compete With Shanghai Disneyland

Days after announcing the world's largest movie studio development, company chairman Wang Jianlin touts another project, saying it "will surpass …

Up Close At One Of The World's Oldest, Most Dangerous Horse Races

The Palio di Siena lasts less than two minutes and has been run regularly for more than 350 years. Just watch those hooves.

Astonishing Numbers: America's Poor Still Live Better Than Most Of The Rest Of Humanity

There’s a lot of debate (from certain quarters it’s less debate than whining actually) about the increasing inequality in the United States. Sure, maybe it’s true that the country continues to grow but what about the poor and their incomes?<p>And there might even be something worth worrying about in …