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Science Says You Should Be Eating These Top Foods to Stay Sharp

Add these superfoods to your next grocery list right now.<p>Watching your diet can have an enormously positive influence on physical, mental, and emotional functioning when you're on the job. Now, the right food isn't going to make you an overnight success, but science does back the idea that …

Nutrition

A Raspberry Pi + IKEA arcade table to make yourself

Barely a month slips by at the moment without my ordering some new flat-packed goodies from IKEA. Our family, still gradually settling into the house …

DIY- Raised Beds for Your Garden - Quiet Corner

We made three 8×3 raised beds from pressure-treated wood. Pressure-Treated is cheap, easy to use but conflicting info about it’s use for food …

Diabetes: The rice you eat is worse than sugary drinks

The health authorities have identified one of their top concerns as they wage war on diabetes: white rice. It is even more potent than sweet soda …

Chipotle's Recovery Looks Shaky -- But Investors Should Be Patient

Investors haven't exactly been thrilled by the pace of <b>Chipotle Mexican Grill</b>'s comeback following a series of food safety problems late last year. While the stock had risen about 30% from its mid-January low by early March, it has since surrendered nearly all of those gains.<p>Chipotle Stock …

Priceline shares fall on weak outlook

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of The Priceline Group Inc. fell Wednesday after a weaker-than-expected outlook tempered strong first-quarter profit and …

What to Eat in China: A Traveler's Guide

I've spent the lion's share of the last eight years living in China, crisscrossing the country in search of amazing food. And if my travels have taught me anything, it's that Chinese cuisine bears only a passing resemblance to the dishes most Westerners think of—China is home to a magnificently …

Food & Dining

What Does French Girl Style Look Like on Vacation? Insanely Chic, Of Course

The classic sense of laissez-faire synonymous with French girl style isn’t limited to the Paris city lines—it’s a way of life, existing in a signature uniform of slightly oversize sweaters and Le Smokings that signifies nothing so much as a restrained sense of personal style. When it comes to the …

How to set up all your shiny new Apple gear

This time of the year typically means gifts, both giving and receiving them. Surely some of you have gotten a brand new Macbook, iMac, iPhone or iPad (Pro, anyone?).<p>If so, you might be looking at a lovely morning playing with your shiny new toys. But where to start? What essential tweaks, software …

Hackers Teach Computers To Tell Healthy And Sick Brain Cells Apart

Brain researchers are joining forces with computer hackers to tackle a big challenge in neuroscience: teaching computers how to tell a healthy neuron from a sick one.<p>"Sick neurons have a withered appearance, much like a sick plant has a withered appearance," says Jane Roskams, an executive director …

IBM gets serious about Internet of Things with $3 billion investment

If you're driving home from work and an unexpected storm is headed your way, consider how helpful it would be to get a digital notification pushed to …

New GoPro Patent Points to Smaller, Square Camera

No official product announced yet, but...<p>Action camera maker GoPro has obtained a patent for a cube-shaped “housing” to hold and give users access to a cube-shaped camera.<p>Thing is, GoPro doesn’t officially <i>have</i> a cube-shaped camera. Not yet, anyway.<p>The images from the USPTO filing, which was dated …

Videography

Signal Media Gets $1.8M For Its NLP Market Intelligence Platform

Sorting the signal from the noise is an increasingly tedious task for anyone spending time online. London-based startup Signal Media is using that as an opportunity to build a business out of automating real-time information gathering and filtering — crawling more than 75,000 online news sources, …

Machine Learning

Healthcare Startup Noom Raises $16.15M Series B To Expand Its Personalized Coaching Platform

Noom, a mobile healthcare startup that focuses on using data to prevent diseases, announced today that it has raised a $16.15 million Series B.<p>The round was led by InterVest Co Ltd, a South Korea venture capital firm, with participation from LB Investment, Hanmi IT, RRE Ventures, TransLink Capital, …

Touchscreen-enabled routers double as home automation hubs

If at all possible, we like to keep our router and hub count down to a nice round number of "one." That's the idea behind a pair of new models from Almond which eliminate the need to have both a smarthome hub and router by combing them into one device. The Almond+ and Almond 2015 both support …

Leg Exoskelton Makes Walking 7 Percent More Efficient

The frame and spring act like an auxiliary calf muscle<p>A new leg exoskeleton can improve the efficiency of walking by 7 percent – and do it with no power source—according to scientists at North Carolina State University who published their research today in <i>Nature</i>. Their creation could be a big boon …

This Bike Safety Paint Is Invisible During The Day, Super Bright At Night

Spray on, wash off<p>Remember the glow-in-the-dark reindeer we wrote about last year? The same group that came up with an animal-safe spray paint to prevent herds of Santa's helpers from getting hit by cars has struck again--but this time they're keeping people safe instead of wildlife.<p>Reflective …

Create better 3D models by waving your smartphone around

Sure your smartphone makes for a passable 3D scanner, but it still can't determine the size of an item. Fortunately, Carnegie Mellon researchers are able to discover the scale of an object using a smartphone's camera and its IMU (inertial measurement unit). They just have to make sure to move the …

GRANTHAM: Stocks Are 65% Overpriced, But They're Not A Bubble

Grantham, who has a penchant for sniffing out market bubbles, continues to warn stock market investors that they're in for an era of low returns. GMO's Ben Inker recently said we should expect average annual returns of -1.3% for the next seven years.<p>This is not to say that stock prices can't still …

These Massive Mirrored Dishes Could Make Solar Cheaper For All

IBM Research is developing solar equipment that does a much better job at harnessing the sun’s rays than today’s designs.<p>So much sunlight hits the Earth each day that the world’s entire electricity needs could be met by harvesting only 2% of the solar energy in the Sahara Desert. Of course, using …

How to invest in the 'Mint' emerging markets

Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey have been tipped as the next economic giants. Can savers make money or is this the latest investment fad?<p>The chances are you have probably heard that Mint is no longer just a peppermint sweet; it is now also an investment acronym which in the next decade or two …

Wealthy Chinese flee China, taking their fortunes with them

Do the wealthy Chinese know something we don't?<p>A new report shows that 64 percent of Chinese millionaires have either emigrated or plan to emigrate—taking their spending and fortunes with them. The United States is their favorite destination.<p>The report from Hurun, a wealth research firm that …