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I tried the popular Silicon Valley diet credited with boosting energy and prolonging life — and I can see why people are obsessed

For the past 10 days, I've stifled the small voice she instilled in the back of my mind to remind me that forgoing breakfast is nutritional doom — all for the sake of a hot new diet known as intermittent fasting.<p>The diet essentially involves abstaining from food for a set period of time ranging …

How to know if you're sleep deprived, even if it doesn't feel like it

How to tell if you're sleep deprived, even if it doesn't feel like it. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>1. You're craving sugar and carbs</b><p>Lack of sleep produces a hormone called ghrelin. Ghrelin makes you hungry for fatty and sugary foods.<p>It's also harder to stop eating. Leptin, the chemical …

What happens to the brain as we age?

Brain aging is inevitable to some extent, but not uniform; it affects everyone, or every brain, differently. Slowing down brain aging or stopping it …

Humanity

Asking These 3 Questions Every Day Will Make You Incredibly Productive (and Successful) | Inc.com

With so many competing demands for our attention at work, and in our personal lives, it can be a real challenge to focus on what matters most and stay productive.<p>Our to-do lists seem to get longer each day, each week, and each month. We have so much to do, it never really feels like we've completed …

Time Management

How to Take Down Kim Jong Un

Stop saying there are no good options on North Korea. Here’s how we can end the threat once and for all—without firing a shot.<p>At my Senate confirmation hearing a few years ago, I made a promise to the panel deciding my fate: never to use the phrase “there are no good options.” After all, if there …

North Korea

13 gorgeous car-free cities around the world

Ditch the rental car and get ready to explore<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in May 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Some of the world’s most popular cities are facing a manmade crisis: Cars are wreaking havoc, snarling streets, and contributing to …

European Travel

Travel ban 2.0 in effect, court challenges begin

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> After months of winding through the courts, the so-called "watered-down," revised version of President Donald Trump's fiercely litigated travel ban finally went into effect at 8 p.m. ET Thursday.<p>Less than an hour before the ban was slated to begin, an emergency motion was filed …

Immigration

Writers recommend great books you've (probably) never heard of

A new book app is challenging the notion that reading “well” necessarily means falling back on the same old classics, from Trollope to Tolstoy. Each week, Alexi, a “digital book club”, turns to writers for inspiration, asking them to rout out hidden gems which are then offered to members to read on …

Books

6 healthy eating rules you should always stick to

Spoiler: Eat more, look after your gut and occasionally indulge!<p>At a time where there seems to be so many rules and opinions regarding diet and …

Whole Grain

8 ways smart people act stupid

It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth, and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks …

Self-improvement

The Secret to Being Happy

In this clip from 'Maximum Achievement: The Brian Tracy Story,' Tracy shares his thoughts on achieving peace of mind.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Brian Tracy spent nearly 4,000 hours studying human psychology and understanding how people can be happier and more …

Air Force Releases Photos of X-37B Plane After 700 Days in Space

It had been in space for two years.<p>Early Sunday, a sonic booming could be heard across central Florida as an unmanned, reusable space plane landed at …

5 Exercises to Try Instead of the Shoulder Press to Get You Sculpted for Summer

Make those dumbbells work for you.<p>If your countless hours in the weight room have paid off in the form of shoulders the size of Dwight Howard's, good for you. But for the rest of us, there are only so many times one can repeat the same overhead press before it's time to give something else a shot. …

Workouts

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15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

The One Thing No One Realizes About Happiness

Last year I was reading about a European billionaire who, after losing a good chunk of his wealth in a bad investment, ended his life. The day he …

Bartenders Say These Are The Drinks Everyone Should Know How To Make

The rise of cocktail culture has led to millions of home-mixologists (and people who pretend to be mixologists). Surprisingly, to get on board with this trend, you don’t need to take a bartending course or pick up any bar-back shifts at your local, trendy cocktail bar. According to some of our …

Why Syrah is Better than Cabernet

Popular, in demand grapes like Cabernet Sauvignon, often command higher prices and offer less value. Try giving the oft-maligned Syrah another chance.<p>…

What’s the Source of Energy That Powers the Human Brain?

<i>What’s the source of energy that powers the human brain?</i><p><b>Fabian van den Berg:</b><p>Mainly sugar, glucose. Glucose is broken down and in the process it is …

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5 Value Traps Every Stock Investor Should Avoid

With stocks trading at or near record highs in the early days of the Trump administration, finding stocks to hate is depressingly easy. I have to …

You, too, can become a memory ace - and it will change your brain - Scope

Memory athletes -- individuals with the remarkable ability to, say, memorize the order of entire decks of cards in mere seconds -- invariably have a …

WikiLeaks Claims CIA Can Use Samsung TVs to Spy on You

For a company that has been mired in negative headlines for months, just about the last thing Samsung Electronics Co. needed was news its smart TVs …

Airbus and Italdesign Bring Pop.Up to Geneva Show

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has teamed with the design firm Italdesign to create a flying-car concept. Dubbed the Pop.Up, the two-seat city car is a modular concept that consists of a four-wheeled rolling platform, a passenger compartment, and a 14.4-foot-long by 16.4-foot-wide rooftop drone.<p>If …

Drones

Reverse Searing Is The Best Way To Cook A Steak

Most people have never heard of it.<p>Cooking a steak is an art form. You have to be precise, attentive, diligent. Most people prepare steak by first searing the meat in a skillet, then transferring it to the oven to finish cooking. But if you can't seem to get that T-bone exactly how you want it, …

BBQ

6 Shrimp Dinners That Are Ready in a Hurry

Any dinner that comes together in 30 minutes or less hits the sweet spot at my house, which makes quick-cooking shrimp a favorite for weeknight …

Cooking

Everything Explained: All About Altitude

<b>Pressure Altitude</b><p>Pressure altitude is the indicated altitude when an altimeter is set to 29.92 (1,013.2 mb).<br>• It is the height above the standard datum …

Mountaineering

Warren Buffett's best investment tip for everyone – index funds

When one of the world's richest men provides free money tips, it's worthwhile to pay attention.<p>Warren Buffett does so in the chairman's letter contained in Berkshire Hathaway's latest annual report, offering a strong vote of confidence for a blue-collar investment vehicle.<p>As with past Buffett …

Investing

Emotional Intelligence: The Skill Your Business Can't Live Without | Inc.com

Gone are the days when you could put all your focus on being a master of your craft, and everything else in your business would just fall into place.<p>Business is about people. So whether you run a Saas, service, or online business, you have to engage and interact with people, your customers, …