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13 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

As we get older, the collective opinions of the medical community and the mainstream media begin to instill a fear of cardiovascular disease in our …

4 easy things all women can do now to prevent Alzheimer's disease

Love, feed, and care for your most overworked and overlooked body part – your brain. It will thank you now, and love you back later.<p>Your brain is a …

Signs You Need to Detox Your Liver ASAP—And How to Do It

The liver is a multitasking organ, working to keep your blood clean, metabolism functioning and digestion system strong. It’s also responsible for …

This large private island in the Bahamas is on sale for $20 million — and it was once home to parties for royals and celebs hosted by its cross-dressing oil heiress owner

Whale Cay, a large private island in the Berry Islands, Bahamas, has come on the market for $20 million (£14.4 million) — and it has a rather interesting past.<p>The island was bought by Marion Barbara "Joe" Carstairs, the daughter of an American heiress to the Standard Oil fortune and a British army …

Laundry Rooms

Microsoft Is Becoming a Renewable Energy Provider in Ireland

Microsoft is to buy all of the energy produced by a General Electric wind farm in Ireland, the companies have announced.<p>The deal is notable not only …

Renewable Energy

This Is How Donald Trump Thinks the U.S. Government Works

And why his supporters should care about it.<p>Shortly after the White House released the outlines of its tax proposal, President Donald Trump railed on Twitter against Democrats who opposed it, noting that his “Tax Cut and Reform Bill” was winning “great reviews.” Except that there wasn’t an actual …

Donald Trump

New York City owns a creepy island that almost no one is allowed to visit — here's what it's like

"North Brother Island is among New York City's most extraordinary and least known heritage and natural places," wrote the authors of a recent University of Pennsylvania study about the location.<p>The city owns the 22-acre plot of land in the East River, which sits between the South Bronx's industrial …

New York City

How Mindfulness Meditation Can Save America

There’s a reason some people laugh when I say that mindfulness meditation can save the United States—that it can dampen the political polarization …

Matchmakers Tell Clients Not To Have Sex With Someone Until This Happens

I'm a professional Matchmaker based in Los Angeles, what I affectionately refer to as “the Baghdad of dating.”<p>The dating scene is rough in LA (and in …

Relationships

Science says IQ may be the best predictor of your potential to excel at work — and no one wants to hear it

"The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people," Bill Gates once said in an interview. "There is no way of getting around that in terms of IQ, you've got to be very elitist in picking the people who deserve to write software."<p>Gates was talking specifically about Microsoft, …

Psychology

Poliovirus kills off cancer cells, stops tumor regrowth

Researchers from Duke University in Durham, NC, may have discovered a new way of killing off cancer cells.<p>The team was jointly led by Dr. Matthias …

Monsanto’s Weed Killer, Dicamba, Divides Farmers

Farmers planted a new kind of seed on 25 million acres of soybean and cotton fields this year. Developed by Monsanto, the seeds, genetically modified to be resistant to a weed killer called dicamba, are one of the biggest product releases in the company’s history.<p>But the seeds and the weed killer …

Agriculture

This Nuclear Bomb Map Shows What Would Happen if One Exploded Near You

It even accounts for weather.<p>Imagine that a 150-kiloton nuclear bomb exploded in the city closest to you. Do you know how the city, surrounding …

North Korea

Insulin resistance cause found, reversed in animal study

UC San Diego scientists say they've discovered a cause of insulin resistance — a hallmark of type 2 diabetes — and reversed it in mice.<p>If the study …

To Get People to Really Want to Buy Your Product, You Must Focus on the 3 P's

Side-hustling pro Chris Guillebeau explains that when you're presenting an offer, you want to make sure to give people all the pertinent information they need to make a purchase.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In</i> <i>"Tough Love Tuesday,"</i> <i>we’re connecting</i> …

Guitar Lessons

Are frozen fruit and vegetables as good for you as fresh?

Fresh is best – right? In fact, studies on the relative benefits of fresh and frozen show no consistent differences<p>When you are shopping for juicy strawberries or fresh greens, you may not stop at the frozen food aisle. Frozen fruit and vegetables often don’t look the part once defrosted, and you …

Nutrition

Science and Buddhism Agree: There Is No “You” Out There

Neuroscience has long been interested in Buddhism since the late 1980s, when the Mind and Life Institute was created by HH Dalai Lama and a team of …

The discovery of a giant neuron could help explain how the brain creates consciousness

Nobody yet understands how a collection of mushy cells in the brain gives rise to the brilliance of consciousness seen in higher-order animals, including humans. But two discoveries give scientists vital clues to how human consciousness works.<p>In 2014, a 54-year-old woman went to George Washington …

The Brain

Four men developed a tool to keep track of Trump's every move

As Donald Trump embarks on his journey to "Make America Great Again," the world is waiting to see if he follows through on the <i>many</i> promises he made …

US sent $221 million to Palestinians in Obama's last hours

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say the Obama administration in its waning hours defied Republican opposition and quietly released $221 million to the Palestinian Authority that GOP members of Congress had been blocking.<p>A State Department official and several congressional aides said the outgoing …

Obama Administration

Facebook Just Created Some Fancy New Networking Technology

Facebook has made it clear that it wants to change the data center hardware market.<p>On Tuesday, the social networking giant said it built a type of …

Networking

One of the most famous living philosophers says much of philosophy today is “self-indulgent”

Daniel Dennett’s philosophical achievements cannot be neatly summarized. To some, he’s familiar as one of the four horsemen of new atheism, alongside Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris. He’s known for his focus on Darwinism, and applying the evolutionary theory to ideas and …

Philosophy

How to Read People: Five Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Can this woman cure ageing with gene therapy?

Biotech boss Elizabeth Parrish has tried out her company’s anti-ageing gene therapy with, she says, amazing results. Too good to be true?<p>Elizabeth Parrish is CEO of BioViva, a Seattle-based biotech company working to develop treatments to slow the ageing process. In April, the company revealed that …

FDA

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This Blue or Green Spectrum Illusion Depends On How Your Brain Perceives Color

Since you have just recovered from the white-gold/black-blue dress, and then the color shifting track top, here’s another color experiment that is …

Neurology

Hotels That Take Luxury To The Friendly Skies

If you’ve been on a flight with one of the main airline carriers over the past few years, you’ve noticed some serious enhancements around the plane. From first-class cabins morphing into mini apartments to in-flight menus blowing up into multi-course meals, airlines are angling to deliver the high …

Hospitality

A federal safety board just OK’d the first CRISPR trial to genetically alter humans

In the spring of 2015, a group of Chinese scientists modified the DNA of 54 embryos using CRISPR/Cas 9 technology. Twenty-eight of those embryos were successful, but 26 — nearly half of them — failed, setting off a heated debate throughout the scientific community on the ethics of altering human …

Genetics