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Study shows women with big butts are healthier, smarter

<i>Editor’s note: Some changes have been made for clarification</i><p>It used to be that the ideal woman possessed beauty and brains. Now we can add big butt …

Holistic Medicine

Find your perfect fitness partner with this mobile app

<i>BetaList features the newest startups. Today, we look at an app for fitness enthusiasts. Submit your startup to get featured too.</i><p>What is Sidekick?<p>Sidekick is a mobile app for fitness enthusiasts, matching like-minded people together based on their fitness goals and personal preferences (such as …

Square Announces Plans to Begin Accepting Apple Pay in 2015

Speaking with <i>CNN</i>, Square founder Jack Dorsey confirmed that the payment processing service will support Apple Pay in the coming months, bringing Apple Pay to small business owners. In the interview, Dorsey reiterates his opinion that he does not view Apple Pay as a competitor and wants to add the …

Vitamin D 'boosts child muscles'

<b>Higher levels of maternal vitamin D during pregnancy have been linked to better muscle development in children, say researchers.</b><p>The study on 678 children, published in Endocrine Research, showed vitamin D levels in the womb were linked to grip strength at the age of four.<p>The team at the University …

Pregnancy

How Japan’s aging, shrinking population caused a $16 billion whiskey takeover

Corporate Japan’s relentless march into new territories is back.<p>Suntory Holdings, the 115-year-old, family-owned Japanese beverage distributor this morning struck a $16 billion deal to buy American whiskey maker, Beam Inc. Barring a rival bid from the likes of France’s Pernod Ricard or Diageo, the …

Whiskey

'24' miniseries and 'Cosmos' reboot get spring release dates on Fox

After four years off the air, <i>24</i> will return to Fox on May 5th at 8PM, when a two-hour premiere will lead us into Jack Bauer's next battle against terrorism, reports <i>Deadline</i>. The show's return has been in the works for a while now, first in the form of a movie and ultimately as this 12-episode …

Fox planning 'Magic: The Gathering' movie with 'X-Men' writer

<i>Magic: The Gathering</i> kicked off the trading card game craze way back in 1993, by turning collectible cards into powerful magic spells and fantastic creatures used in a deep, strategic game. Even today, the franchise rakes in money with a never-ending series of expansion sets and tournaments, and it …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Android News

Productivity Hacks That Successful People Use Every Day

If you feel like you’re consistently finding there’s more “work” than there is “day,” you’re not alone.<p>Too many of us get caught up in putting out fires, wasting time on tasks that don’t really matter, and using our time ineffectively and haphazardly. But when you start to think about yourself as a …

Hobbyists are now building tablets using a $35 computer brain

Hobbyists have been assembling personal computers from their components for decades, buying the processors and other parts and putting them together in their basements. Now they’re doing the same for tablet computers.<p>Among them is Michael Castor of Make, the publisher of geek do-it-yourself …

Raspberry Pi

'24: Live Another Day' Sets Spring Return Date

Kiefer Sutherland says he isn't ruling out a movie, either<p>Kiefer Sutherland's Jack Bauer character will return to the airwaves on May 5th, when Fox …

8 Habits Of Extremely Well-Rested People

Most of us have probably met (and envied) at least one of those mysterious people who never seem to be tired. We've sized them up through bleary eyes, and wondered how it is that <i>they</i> don't look like they spent 30 minutes battling with the snooze button this morning. The answer isn't necessarily …

How Sex Affects Intelligence, and Vice Versa

New research says sexual activity can grow brain cells. Keeping them may be another matter.<p>Forget mindfulness meditation, computerized working-memory training, and learning a musical instrument; all methods recently shown by scientists to increase intelligence. There could be an easier answer. It …

Europe Is Falling After Japan Gets Slammed

Japanese stocks got slammed in Tuesday trading, with the Nikkei falling 3%.<p>This was the Nikkei's first trading day since Friday, meaning that the market was reacting to both the Friday jobs report in the US, and the US selloff on Monday, which saw the S&P have its worst day of trading since August, …

Stock Markets

Video messaging app Wordeo turns plain text into audiovisual poetry

Six-second Vine clips are all well and good, but the best ones involve significant amounts of creative energy and pre-planning. A new video messaging app called Wordeo, on the other hand, tries to simplify things by asking you to write a text message first, and then automatically providing short …

China Mobile snags 1 million iPhone 5S units -- report

China's largest carrier does face competition from its smaller rivals, while the iPhone is struggling against the surge of Android smartphones.<p>China Mobile reportedly has more than 1 million iPhones 5S handsets to offer its customers as its preps for the official launch on Friday.<p>Citing information …

Mobile

Among kids in U.S., the rich get thinner and the poor get fatter

From many corners of the United States -- Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Mississippi -- recent years have brought heartening news about the relentless rise in obesity among American children: Several years into a campaign to get kids to eat better and exercise more, child obesity rates have appeared to …

How Apple can regain sight of Steve Jobs’s vision

In a discussion about the future of Apple Inc. not long ago, I heard something that is becoming all too common: “I sold my shares in Apple,” muttered …

Market Capitalization

My Rules for My Kids: Eat Your Vegetables; Don't Blame the Teacher

A dad's lessons on raising independent children<p>My wife and I had 12 children over the course of 15 and a half years. Today, our oldest is 37 and our youngest is 22. I have always had a very prosperous job and enough money to give my kids almost anything. But my wife and I decided not to.<p>I will …

Why our memories don't begin until we're three years old