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How many Watches did Apple sell last quarter? Second pass

It’s the number Wall Street is most curious about, and the one Tim Cook is least likely to reveal next Tuesday, when Apple delivers its quarterly …

Why do we have allergies?

Allergic reactions to everything from pollen to peanuts make life a misery for millions. But why does our body over-react to seemingly benign intruders? Carl Zimmer reports.<p>For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a …

Immunotherapy

Lenovo Shares Dive To Four-Month Low As Xiaomi Accelerates In China

Shares in Lenovo, the world’s No. 1 PC brand, dived for a second day in Hong Kong on Friday after the company said smart-phone sales fell in the three months to September amid intense global competition that is also pressuring better-known Apple and Samsung.<p>Lenovo’s shares fell 4.8% on Friday to …

Kickstarter Updates Terms Of Use Section Related To Failed Projects

Popular crowdfunding destination Kickstarter updated its Terms of Use today to clarify what specifically needs to happen if a project runs into trouble and creators are unable to deliver. The terms changes come on the heels of new FTC rules which state how online retailers now have to abide by a …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …

Productivity

The Power of Sleep

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How China's Mobile Ecosystem Is Different from the West

China is the world’s largest smartphone market, and with that comes a lot of interest in how mobile users behave. As one of the primary ways through which consumers access content, apps in particular are a key area of focus.<p>China’s app ecosystem is somewhat of a maze for people who aren’t familiar …

Moleskine Livescribe Notebooks transfer ideas from paper to screen

Stationery brand Moleskine has created a series of notebooks for use with a Livescribe smartpen to turn notes written on the pages into digital files …

These 5 Yoga Moves Will Save You From Back Pain

The key to preventing back pain is to strengthen your core and release tension and tightness in the muscles around your upper and lower back. Plus, …

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Journalism

Intel removes 'blood chips' from supply chain

Intel's chips are used in practically every computer in the world. Now it can add one more accolade to its reputation: a clean conscience.<p>The Santa Clara company's officials recently declared that they had rid their supply chain of minerals from Congo sold by militias that commit gross human rights …

Why Google bought Songza: It's all about the playlist

Earlier this week, we learned that after some speculation, that Google had acquired Songza Media, a streaming music and recommendation service. And while music services are certainly hot right now, the bigger question is <i>why</i> Google felt it necessary to purchase another music property when it already …

How to Select the Right Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Once you have these basics down, you'll always pick styles that look great on you.<p><b>Wear: Square or rectangular shapes work the best.</b> Pick frame shapes that are wider and horizontal, or have soft angles.<p><b>Avoid: Oval shapes</b> (yes, oval-faced ladies, you don't want to pick the same shape sunglasses!). …

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The 3 Reasons People Are Obsessed With Crossfit

If someone in your life does CrossFit, the high-intensity fitness training favored by Marines and first responders, you’ve ribbed them (out loud or …

This is the Easiest, Tastiest Summer Drink Ever

Andrew Zimmerman of Chicago's Sepia is a major proponent of a proper daiquiri.<p><i>After a night on the line, most chefs have a go-to drink, from cheap</i> …

5 Keys To Making A Great First Impression

Like it or not, people are going to judge you by your appearance. Here's how to look like a leader.<p>We used to think that it took seven seconds to make a first impression.<p>According to new research out of Princeton, it's about 100 milliseconds--the same amount of time it takes for a giant hummingbird …

Men's Fashion

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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Over 200 of your favorite podcasts!

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How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

10 Tips to Climb to the Top of Your Career

The corporate ladder can be very unstable, so we rounded up some of the best on-the-job advice to help you keep moving up.<p>The corporate ladder can be very unstable, so we rounded up some of the best on-the-job advice to help you keep moving up.

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10 Actionable SlideShare Tips For Maximum Results

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Is SlideShare part of your content strategy? Truth be told, we have yet to fully integrate it into our content creation process here at Buffer. We’ve felt lots of great nudges, though.<p>We’ve heard tell of the amazing opportunity on SlideShare, how …

The 8 Must-Try Sex Positions, According to Real Women

Plus, tips on how to mix things up in the bedroom.<p>If the phrase "familiarity breeds contempt" rings true, going through all the same motions in the bedroom, time and time again, doesn't exactly help in the love department. Relationship experts recommend keeping things spontaneous (whether that …

Yoga

24 Life-Changing Ways to Store Your Beauty Products

Even a small amount of makeup can make your bathroom or vanity look messy and cluttered. Here are 24 unconventional ways to organize your beauty products using things you probably already own. Who knew a mini loaf pan could be so useful?<p><b>1. Use a spice rack as a shelf for your perfume bottles.</b><p><b>2.</b> …

Makeup

Sleep Music Delta Waves: Relaxing Music to Help you Sleep, Deep Sleep, Inner Peace

The Ultimate Body-Weight Workout

Build strength and torch fat from the comfort of anywhere with the ultimate no-weights workout plan<p>Guys can be wary of body-weight exercises for building muscle. But that's only because they treat them differently than free-weight and machine-based moves.<p>"If you stop doing hundreds of reps and …

Skip the Squats and Do These 15 Booty-Sculpting Moves Instead

Squats have their place in strength training, but there are plenty of other butt exercises out there! Mix up your routine, and try out the following …

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How to Deadlift

Don’t be fooled by its name, ladies, deadlifts can breathe life into the most stubborn of physiques. If you aren’t including them into your current …

82 Push-Ups You Need to Know About

Drop and give me<i>…</i> 82<i>?</i> That’s right. We at Greatist love—nay, adore—the push-up. It’s one of the simplest and most functional exercises around, and <b>it</b> …

Want a Tight Butt That Defies Gravity?

Each day at sunrise, 32-year-old LisaVan Sciver, a full-time ski patroller at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming, is on the slopes—some of the most challenging in North America, by the way, with one of the highest vertical drops—to make sure the conditions are stable enough to open the …