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Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Self-improvement

What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean

LDL used to be the “bad cholesterol” and HDL the “good cholesterol.” That’s the tidy story I learned in my grad school lipids class 13 years ago, but …

Holistic Medicine

The best ways to counter the negative effects of aging and live a long time — starting right now

The keys to a long and healthy life are right in front of you.<p>Instead of expensive face creams, a cache of vitamins and supplements, or a hard-to-follow diet, all you need are some research-backed tools to help you stay healthy as you age and fight cognitive decline.<p>These solutions involve simple …

Top residential solar panels from the 10 largest suppliers

There were approximately 98GW of solar power installed globally in 2017, versus 70GW in 2016. That represents 40% volume growth in a single year! Woo, yeah!<p>The top 10 module suppliers delivered about 57GW of those volumes – 58% of the total. Even though these groups mostly tilt toward utility-scale …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Social Media Storytelling Arms 'War Dogs' For Box Office Victory

<i>As studios shift more of their precious marketing dollars away from traditional marketing methods and towards digital campaigns,</i> <i>social media is taking on ever greater importance – so what clues did online activity give us about the box office potential of this weekend’s wide releases?</i><p><b>War Dogs (WB)</b></b> …

Why the Berkshire Hathaway Wealth Model is So Successful

Use the Berkshire Hathaway Wealth Model in Your Life<p>Focus on Two Buckets of Value - Operating Income and Marketable Securities<p>Updated April 07, …

Japanese hedge fund robot outsmarts human master, passes Brexit test

Yoshinori Nomura felt like weeping. It was the morning of June 24, Brexit day, and markets were moving against him.<p>Well, not against him, exactly. It was the hedge fund manager's self-learning computer program that had placed the bet, selling Japanese stock-index futures before a sizable market …

Here's Why SunEdison's Stock Is Jumping 30%

Renewable energy company SunEdison’s shares soared during Thursday trading following news that broke on a pair of deals.<p>Shareholders of Vivint Solar …

Amazing new autopilot system can safely land a plane if the pilot is incapacitated

Most pilots flying today have access to the aircraft parachute, which allows them to eject and float to the ground in the case of plane trouble. But …

10 trucos para exprimir Netflix al máximo

Miércoles, 27 de enero de 2016 6:31<p>Entras a Netflix, seleccionas la película que deseas ver y le pones <i>play.</i> Para cualquier usuario es muy fácil el …

Why are technology billionaires the most generous?

Half of 2014's biggest philanthropic donors are technology founders. Here's why<p>The world is very conflicted on how they feel about Mark Zuckerberg’s recent, startling announcement. The 32-year-old Facebook boss, who became a parent for the first time with the birth of daughter Max, wrote a …

The 10 Most Disruptive Technologies of 2015

Speed your power to change your world with this year's innovations<p>In a stunning year for technology, 2015 brought us a number of new surprises. Which of these tech disruptions matters most to you?<p>1. Your new chauffeur just parked out front.<p>Tesla released a software update that suddenly put assisted …

Financial Services

Amazing industrial 3D printer fits in a truck, can print an entire building in 24 hours

Created by Russian engineer Nikita Chen-yun-tai, the new Apis Cor 3D printer is powerful enough to print a building in one day, yet small enough to …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

10 Ways to Turn Yourself into a Morning Workout Person

The morning exercise tips you need to know.<p>We know that bed > exercise/everything. It's a universal truth. But if you want to tone every muscle fiber or properly train for a 10K—that's 6.2 miles, in case you were wondering—you have to make room in your schedule to shape up. You could squeeze in gym …

Fitness

31 years ago, Warren Buffett revealed the secret to investing and correctly predicted nobody would listen

In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."<p>Buffett writes:<p><b>"The common intellectual theme of the investors from Graham-and-Doddsville is this: they search for discrepancies between the value</b> …

It Only Took One Sunburn to Ruin My Face Forever

What started as a normal burn turned into something permanent—and it could happen to anyone.<p>In some ways, my skin never stood a chance. I went to high school on the Jersey Shore in the early '00s, the height of the tanning craze. Remember when ostensibly pale blonde celebrities like Christina …

Skin Care

The 6 Cardinal Rules of Napping

Because midday sleep is more scientific than you think.<p><i>YourBest Year Ever continues! All throughout July, sleep specialist Janet Kennedy, PhD, will take a vested interest in your beauty rest.</i><p>A good nap can reboot a rough day, leaving you refreshed and better able to focus. But naps can also upset …

5 mind-blowing predictions about the future from Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg predicted some wild things at a town hall he hosted Tuesday night on his social network, including the ability for …

Virtual Reality

Materiales: pulido de pavimentos de Hormigón

Materiales: pulido de pavimentos de Hormigón<p>El hormigón a la vista es muy utilizado en la actualidad, pero requiere de importantes procesos de …

The Shockingly Grotesque, Yet Incredible Results of Gua Sha Massage

This ancient massage therapy touted by Gwyneth Paltrow feels a lot better than it looks.<p>At first glance, I don't really register as your stereotypical athlete. My hair is often an unnatural pastel hue, I rarely leave the house without red lipstick and most of the muscle tone I cultivated through my …

Watch: Hands on with the little stone that makes any sound system wireless

There are a ton of ways to take your music wireless these days — so many, in fact, that we barely even take notice of them anymore. However, with a …

Materiales: mampostería, estructura y aislación en una única solución constructiva

Materiales: mampostería, estructura y aislación en una única solución constructiva<p>Exacta es una solución constructiva para muros, techos y losas, …

12 Hours on Tinder Changed My Life

After going through a particularly rough patch in her personal life, Jen Kirkman decided to put her best face forward on a cool new app called Tinder. Surely if the kids are doing it...<p>I've never dabbled in online dating. It just isn't my idea of romance. My idea of a meet-cute is meeting a friend …

How These 6 All Stars Turned Instagram Into a Full-Time Job

These women are young, talented, and building careers through the photo-sharing app, one follower at a time.<p>Five years ago, Instagram didn't even exist. Now, 300 million of us are snapping, filtering, and sharing more than 70 million photos a day. And for a growing number of users, the app goes way …

5 TEDx speakers who are changing the world with technology

TEDx Sydney, an offshoot from the world famous TED Talks, is taking over the Sydney Opera House on May 21. As has come to be expected with the ideas …

Sydney Opera House

Ancient Greek Energy Storage Technology Challenges Tesla's Batteries

A technology used in ancient Greece to power clocks and fire a cannon is undergoing a revival as the world searches for better ways to store energy …

Clean Energy