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Subway Plans To Remove A Chemical From Its Bread That's Also Used To Make Yoga Mats

More than 60,000 people signed an online petition by a food blogger asking Subway to stop using a dangerous chemical to make its bread.

Horror game Nevermind uses your heart rate to set the difficulty

<i>Nevermind</i> is a horror adventure game that uses your own level of fear to set the difficulty.<p>The player is a neuroprober tasked with investigating the …

The Is Fashion Art Question Gets Answered

LACMA + Net-a-Porter unite.<p>Spring's runways were rife with artful inspirations—from Céline's prints to Chanel's color wonderful makeup, and that appreciation for the arts is apparently only growing.<p>Luxe e-commerce mainstay Net-a-Porter is partnering with the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art and …

Nearly one in five adults across the UK are eating less fruit and veg as prices soar

Nearly one in five adults have cut back on eating fruit and vegetables in the past year because of rising prices, new research revealed last night.<p>Ministers were last night urged to do more to educate households about nutrition as it emerged that 16 per cent were buying less, including almost 25 …

China's Communists want unattainable goal of affluence without freedom

China's Communist Party has promised us a "master plan". The Third Plenum of the 18th Party Congress this weekend will launch the next great leap forward, propelling China into the world's top league of hi-tech affluence.<p>President Xi Jinping vowed last month that country would break free of the …

Meet Kinsa, a smart thermometer and iOS or Android companion app. It looks and functions like a basic thermometer; the difference is on the back end. The device plugs into an iPhone's headphone jack, so instead of waiting for a beep and a digit for the results, Kinsa shows the degree-by-degree rise in temperature on the phone's screen. This is where a normal thermometer stops--you either have a fever or you don't. http://f-st.co/CjFV2aV Kinsa keeps going, connecting users with what Singh calls the "health weather." Is the flu going around your neighborhood? Are kids at your child's school passing around strep throat? Who's down with the chicken pox? Kinsa wants to provide that context, with the aim of preventing unnecessary and costly trips to the doctor along the way. "In my view, a medical device that's in the home ought to be doing two things," creator Inder Singh says. "It ought to be giving you information so you can respond. And it should be reassuring." More: http://f-st.co/CjFV2aV

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Apprenticeships need to be shaken up for modern economy

Apprentice schemes do not take account for service sector's dominance of British economy and need to be changed now that manufacturing no longer dominates<p>Apprenticeship schemes need to be fundamentally rethought to account for the shape of the modern economy, according to think-tank The Work …

The world's biggest fund is run by a computer

A “passive” fund, which simply aims to match the performance of the US stock market, has become the largest fund in the world<p>For the first time a “passive” fund or "tracker" has become the world’s largest fund.<p>Since 2008 the title has belonged to respected bond investor Bill Gross, the head of …

Spuul wants to become Bollywood’s Netflix, thanks to a secret weapon: offline viewing

TV can be a great cure for being homesick – especially if you’re from a country with a vibrant movie industry. That’s why Spuul, a Singapore-based …

7 Tips For Battling–And Even Embracing–Procrastination

It doesn’t have to hurt so much. In fact, some procrastinating can lead to productivity.<p>There are days when business owners just don’t feel like working–especially solopreneurs who work from home. With no one watching over your shoulder, it’s easy to let hours–or even days–of unproductive time …

What mindfulness isn’t … and what it is

<b>Mindfulness is all the rage, but there are many misconceptions. It isn’t a form of relaxation, a technique, or even a meditation practice. It isn’t</b> …

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Container shipping: the secretive industry crucial to our existence

The world of container shipping is crucial to our everyday existence, yet few people have any idea what happens on the high seas. In an extract from her new book, Rose George delves inside this fascinating and secretive industry<p>Friday. No sensible sailor goes to sea on the day of the Crucifixion, …

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Whodunit: The Lost Etruscan Find

<i>The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad featuring Sherman Oliver Holmes, a mysterious crime solver and great-great-grandson of Sherlock Holmes. Can</i> …

19th Century Fore-Edge Paintings Are Hidden on the Pages of a Book

Colleen Theisen of the Special Collections & University Archives at the University of Iowa recently posted some fantastic 19th century paintings that …

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Soft Light : Flexible Light That You Can Squeeze Into Almost Anywhere

Simon Frambach has designed a flexible light that you can install almost anywhere. <b>Soft Light</b> is soft and flexible, made of foamed polyurethane with …

Murder, intrigue, and the mysterious origins of vodka | Salon.com

<b>Pokhlebkin reconsidered</b><p>“His name was magical. Legendary,” claimed an article in the newspaper Vechernyaya Moskva (Evening Moscow) on the third anniversary of Pokhlebkin’s death. “Many believed it to be a pseudonym for an entire research institute, since one man could not know so much.” Moreover, …

A Backyard Room: Kenjo Outdoor Cottage

Swedish company Kenjo is back with a new prefab called Friluftsstugan, or Outdoor Cottage. The new cottage was designed by Johan Svartnäs and comes …

Solar Powered Laptop

We see solar paneled backpacks enjoying much success, so if we push the boundaries of innovative thinking then is the solar powered laptop too much …

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<i>Pillow</i> is an eye-catching object that provides a resting place for your mobile phone. It features a small niche underside, which holds the charging …

Amazing Landscapes Distorted with Geometric Fragments

In this series, entitled <i>Landscape Monolith</i>, Reynald Drouhin alters crystal clear landscapes by turning sections of the land upside-down. Each odd shape, placed directly in the center of the horizon, offers a small window into a distinct, new place that perfectly blends with the surrounding …

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