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FDA OKs a blood sugar monitor that doesn't need fingerpricks

A fingerprick isn't <i>just a fingerprick</i> when you have to do it all the time to test your blood sugar levels. Thankfully, the Food and Drug Administration has approved the first continuous glucose monitoring system for adults that doesn't require you to draw blood several times a day. Abbott's …

Diabetes

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

We Finally Know Why Artificial Sweeteners Can Make You Put on Weight

It's got nothing to do with the sugar.<p>If you think using an artificial sweetener helps keep your weight down, think again.<p>Artificial sweeteners …

Artificial Sweeteners

Exclusive: Inside the new display tech that makes virtual objects seem totally real

Avegant thinks light field displays will replace our smartphones<p>The thing about interactive head-mounted displays is that they hold great promise, but so far, have resulted in unnatural optics, awkward social interactions, and an overall sense of discomfort, whether it’s about the products …

Build a portable computer on a USB stick

It's a PC that you can carry anywhere.<p>Linux, the free and open-source operating system, has fewer desktop users than Windows and macOS. But it's also far more flexible. In fact, you can install many of its versions (Linux comes in several different flavors, called distributions or distros) on a USB …

Raspberry Pi

Stanford Cryptography Professor Releases Free Cryptocurrency Lecture

For those who are particularly interested in delving a bit more into cryptocurrency, a Stanford University cryptography PhD professor has recently …

Shooting With Sony's Killer A9 Almost Feels Like Cheating

If you’ve ever wondered how a photographer managed to capture the exact moment of an incredible end zone reception or the instant a bird takes …

5 Lessons Learned Growing My Business From Getting By to Getting Rich

You're already working hard. No learn how to get more results from the work you're doing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I've been an entrepreneur since I was 19 years old. My first business was a vacation-relief service for independent vendors. It started with just …

Entrepreneurship

How to End a Conversation Like a Man | The Art of Manliness

We’ve done several articles on the Art of Manliness covering the wonderful art of conversation, from its dos and donts, to how to make small talk, to …

Social Skills 101: How to Be the Host in Every Social Situation | The Art of Manliness

<i>Social Briefings are short bi-monthly dispatches that offer practical tips to improve your social skills.</i> <i>Read more on their raison d’etre</i><i>.</i> <b></b><p>In these …

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

Self Defense

Lessons From the Roman Art of War | The Art of Manliness

Sometime in the late 4th or early 5th century, as the late Roman Empire stumbled along in the twilight of its power, an author of whom almost nothing …

Pain Pen - Keshe Foundation Local Group Long Beach CA USA

33 Books Millennials Need to Read Before Turning 30

To lay the foundation for a fulfilling career, turn to these classic titles.<p>Your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what you want from life.<p>While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the …

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

The IDLE Process

In this podcast, I am stepping back and going over the different stages of organization you may find yourself in.Knowing where you are on the …

Podcasting

6Scan believes quarantining malware is the best way to neutralize it

LAS VEGAS — Every security play will tell you to your face that “we’re different.”<p>In the case of 6Scan, a small malware outfit that has a unique approach to isolating that unnerving computer threat, the boast may finally be right.<p>6Scan’s approach is definitely unusual. Some security plays tend to …

How to Make Small Talk With Strangers | The Art of Manliness

Sochi Olympics: Going for the gold, spending in the red

The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia likely will take the gold for being the most expensive Games in history.<p>Originally estimated at some $12 billion, the final costs for hosting the Sochi games is expected to exceed $50 billion—far surpassing the high of $15 billion in Athens in 2004.<p>That money, …

Bill Murray on Drinking, the Red Sox, and Making Men Weep

And Slovenia, beards, ice luges, dance parties, and barnstorming baseballers<p><b>Bill Murray, comic and tragicomic actor extraordinaire,</b> has held a place in the upper reaches of our esteem for decades. So when we learned that he had recently invested his own money into a new alcoholic beverage — …

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …

Tilting and Shifting in the Burgh ⋆ Michael Criswell Photography "Theaterwiz"

Heinz Chapel- <i>Please click on image for detail view</i><p>The first part of the week I made my way over to Pittsburgh to do some shooting with Rich McPeek …

Leadership Lessons From Ernest Shakleton | The Art of Manliness

In September of 1914, Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton set out on the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition with the goal of being the first man …

Improve Concentration: 12 Exercises to Improve Your Concentration | The Art of Manliness

<i>Does your mind flit from one thing to another? Do you have trouble focusing on something for more than a few minutes? Do you consequently have a</i> …

Japan poll: PM Abe seeks stable government after win

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/996000/996648_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534130937_b3759062b626ca3de6646f94a37e9fea<p><b>Japanese PM Shinzo Abe says his win in Sunday's upper house elections will help him form a stable cabinet, ending political volatility.</b><p>Exit polls …

Best Movies to Watch: 100 Must See Movies | The Art of Manliness

For whatever reason (most likely the fact that viewing is easier than reading), films don’t seem to get the same kind of cultural respect as books …

How To Make a Knife From an Old Saw Blade | The Art of Manliness

Making a knife is a satisfying project on a number of levels. You’re creating a fundamental tool — one of the first tools ever made — and every time …