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15 Plants & Herbs That Can Boost Lung Health, Heal Respiratory Infections & Repair Pulmonary Damage

I'm in!<p>When it comes to taking herbs for medicinal purposes, it seems the mainstream belief is that they are not as effective and not worth taking. …

How to Invest Like a Billionaire - Consumer Reports News

But investors focused on this fund shouldn’t necessarily expect to mimic the returns of these well-known billionaires. The exchange-traded fund, …

23 Craveable Chocolate Cake Recipes for Every Occasion

How is your day going? We bet a bit of chocolate cake would make it better — like way better. And if a bit makes it better, then for good measure, let’s up the stakes to 23 different and divine chocolate cakes and just have a <i>ball</i>. From classic layered numbers to waffle masterpieces, we’ve got all …

Dessert

PSL Is BACK! 27 Treats to Celebrate the Latte’s Return

It’s getting slightly colder and that means only one thing. It’s time for a pumpkin takeover to begin! With the early announcement and release of our favorite fall treat, the Pumpkin Spice Latte, we decided that one coffee per day just wasn’t going to cut it for our craving. So even though it’s not …

Three ways to make a Chromebook feel more like a PC

The truth is, for most of us, using a Chromebook already feels a lot like using a PC or Mac, depending on how much time you typically spend using Chrome when on a "real" computer.<p>Yet we don't exclusively spend our online lives in a browser window. We often have multiple windows open, all of varying …

Google

Body Language and Poker Tells

If you want to be a master poker player, you have got to master your body language--and know how to be a master at reading tells.<p>I get asked all the time in my body language and human lie detection trainings if nonverbal science works in poker. And the answer:<p><b>Body language is essential for poker</b> …

Amy Wilson: An office manager who embezzled $350,000

<i>Amy Wilson, 46, could easily have been voted the least likely person to get into trouble. But the Noblesville, Ind. resident spent two years at the</i> …

How To Avoid 'No Vacation Nation' Burnout

Entrepreneurs are known for working long hours, so it's no wonder they have a hard time stepping away from their business long enough to take, much less enjoy, a summer vacation. This is especially true in America, which has developed a reputation as the "No Vacation Nation," as nearly 60 percent …

14 Ways to Create a Perfect Patio

It’s time to turn our decorating attention outdoors. Summer is all about spending time outside with friends, and what’s better for that than an enchanting garden oasis where guests want to linger for hours? Whether you have a small apartment balcony or a sprawling patio, check out these 14 creative …

20 Mouthwatering Takes on the Churro

There’s nothing quite like a bite of a crispy, delicious churro. In case you haven’t met before, let us introduce you. Churros are Spanish pastries that are typically deep fried and then tossed with cinnamon and sugar. Although incredibly tasty on their own, sometimes they’re filled with dulce de …

How to Delete Yourself from the Internet

Americans love the Internet, with 87% of us active online. We have accounts everywhere, letting us kill time at work on Facebook, check Twitter for …

Google Is About To Take Over Your Whole Life, And You Won’t Even Notice

Google’s new design ethos, living on and beyond every screen, could make Google an amorphous problem solver of unimaginable scale.<p>“I have a weird question for you,” I stammered, sitting in a hotel room across from Matias Duarte and Jon Wiley, the Google design leads for Android and Search, …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Dark chocolate ingredient may prevent obesity, diabetes, study shows

Snacking on unprocessed dark chocolate may help reduce a person’s risk of obesity and diabetes, Medical Daily reported.<p>Dark chocolate is rich in flavonols, a type of antioxidant shown to improve cardiovascular health by lowering blood pressure and improving blood flow. In order to determine whether …

You'll Die Young if You Only Eat Your Five-a-Day

Forget the old five-a-day mantra. Scientists now say we should eat seven portions of fruit and vegetables a day. But is that even possible?<p><i>Photo via Flickr user Debs</i><p>Forget the old five-a-day mantra—there's now a whole new way to keep yourself from going into beige shell suits and rheumatoid …

Be one with Flappy Bird: The science of 'flow' in game design

There's nothing the same between Minecraft and Flappy Bird, The Sims and WoW [World of Warcraft]. These are fundamentally different experiences and yet the science of them is very much the same." --Curtiss Murphy, founder of GiGi Games<p>If you can distract that chatterbox of this nosy bossy, the …

James Martin

Talking Tech | Super Bowl TVs - Consumer Reports News

Super Bowl XLVIII is almost here! What TV will you be watching it on? Are you ready for Ultra HD TV? Should you wait for the next new model or try to …

How the 'Netflix of books' won over the publishing industry (Q&A)

The world in which people have to rent movies one at a time from a video store, or buy individual songs from iTunes has come and gone. These days, Netflix, Spotify, Rdio, and other services are making it easier and easier for people to subscribe to all-you-can-eat plans.<p>As slow and painful as it …

Books

Life as a Nonviolent Psychopath

Neuroscientist James Fallon discovered through his work that he has the brain of a psychopath, and subsequently learned a lot about the role of genes in personality and how his brain affects his life.<p>In 2005, James Fallon's life started to resemble the plot of a well-honed joke or big-screen …

Things to Do in Dallas: Events, Concerts, Restaurants & More: GuideLive

Find Exactly What You're Looking for With Google's Custom Search Feature

If you find yourself searching the same sites and using the same criteria over and over, you can simplify things and save yourself a lot of time by …

4 Poker Playing Tips From David Einhorn

As you know, David Einhorn is a sick poker player — so we picked up a few tips on the game from him after watching him play last week on Bloomberg TV's 'Poker Night On Wall Street special.<p>David Einhorn (Greenlight Capital), Steve Kuhn (Pine River Investments), John Rogers (Ariel Investments), Jim …

Wall Street

Dez Bryant defends sideline rants

DETROIT -- Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant described his passion as "all positive" after two sideline confrontations with teammates during …

NFL

Obamacare Is The Chance Of A Lifetime For Venture Capitalists

"This is the greatest opportunity I've seen in my lifetime. It's the first time we are seeing really fundamental changes happen. And there's a lot of money that can be made as this chaos is sorted out," said Lisa Suennen, the co-founder and managing member of Psilos Group, a health-care-focused …

Meet Microsoft’s Surface 2 And Surface Pro 2

Today Microsoft took the wraps off its holiday hardware lineup, unveiling two new tablets, and a number of new and updated accessories. It’s a lot of information to process, so let’s go through each piece in order.<p>I spent time in Redmond last week with the new hardware, and the team behind the …

Is There Life After Email? Yes, And It’s Amazing

Scott Berkun, author of The Year Without Pants, on his time at Wordpress.com, a company that–pinch us–doesn’t rely on email.<p>I worked at WordPress.com, the 15th most popular website in the world to write <i>The Year Without Pants</i>, a book about what we can learn from the amazing and progressive culture …

12 Reasons RGIII Is The Greatest Living Human Being And Should Be King Of The World, Not Just Football

Robert Griffin III makes his triumphant post-injury return to the NFL tonight, but there's so much more to him than the touchdowns. Here are a few reasons we should probably just make him the supreme ruler of everything.<p><b>1. Because of this pic with Morgan Freeman. BFFs.</b><p><b>2. Because RGIII can already</b> …