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Can You Trust Apple Watch’s Diabetes Reports Without Measuring Blood Sugar Level?

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Smart wearables are good as long as they keep you updated with accurate and realistic data. But what if one day you wake up and …

5 Canned Cocktails for Your Summer Cooler

While we appreciate the complexity of a well-crafted cocktail, mixed drinks and summer outings don't really mesh — or do they? These days, there are …

How to Make: The South Side Cocktail

Like most things in life, cocktail culture can be reduced to a high school mentality: “Everyone says Brad made Vans cool at our school, but I <i>swear</i> …

Organize Evernote with This Powerful Tagging System

Evernote can be a great digital mind, but—like the brain in your head—it can quickly become a mess if you don't keep it organized. Make Evernote …

Productivity

Here Are The Best Services To Prank Your Friends

Product Hunt, a discovery site focused on new products, put together a collection of the best apps and services to catch your pal off guard or at least make them crack a smile.<p>These are some of our favorites.

Apps

The 17 Things You Must Know To Become A Cocktail Master

James Bond famously ordered his Martini "shaken, not stirred."<p>We're glad his specialty is secret service work.<p>Fact is Martinis are supposed to be stirred — it's one of the cardinal rules of cocktail-making.<p>And if Bond didn't know that, then we're guessing you might not have known that either.<p>So …

Cocktails

This Flowchart Tells You When to Worry About Anything

Stress can be terribly damaging. Although it's normal to get stressed every so often, much of what we worry about doesn't come to pass. This …

Uncorked, Part Two: A Guide to Important Wine Regions

[ubergrid id=92949]<p>The current food-obsessed climate prizes terroir in everything, from beef to coffee to olive oil. You don’t just buy a steak; you …

Keep White Clothes Whiter with Bluing Liquid

Liquid Bluing is something you don't find in many laundry rooms anymore, and it's kind of a shame. When used properly, nothing else is quite so good …

15 Things Happy Couples Talk About That Draw Them Closer Together

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

Motivation

This Illustration Posted By Eric Schmidt Shows How Google Thinks About Innovation

Google is one of the largest, most influential technology companies in the world. But it didn't start out that way, and it's not easy to maintain that status. Google Executive Chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt has shared some insight as to how Google views innovation and the competition.<p>Schmidt …

Eric Schmidt

16 of the Best Apps for Students

Whether you’re a freshman, a super senior or heading to college, school is cool, right? Okay, it’s not when you’re overwhelmed, drowning in assignments, falling asleep in class and forgetting your flashcards. We want to help you out, so we rounded up helpful apps and online tools to keep your …

Here's How Google Motivates One Of Its Most Innovative Teams To Move Faster

The catch: Every project operates on a two-year deadline.<p>In an excellent Fortune piece, reporter Miguel Helft profiles ATAP's leader, Regina Dugan, who previously spent three years as the director of the Defense Department's technology agency, DARPA.<p>Both DARPA and ATAP operate with move-fast …

Here's One Way Of Understanding Why Some People Kill Themselves

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith was less understanding.<p>"It's hard to imagine, isn't it?" he asked the camera, wondering how Williams could love his children "and yet, something inside you is so horrible or you're such a coward or whatever the reason that you decide that you have to end it."<p>Smith's …

Psychology

High School Students Pull Off A Brilliant — And Totally Legal — Senior Prank

All too often you hear about senior pranks gone wrong. Trashing the school, shooting off firecrackers in the hallway, or starting a water balloon fight between classes aren't so much "pranks" as they are illegal or dangerous or just downright uncreative.<p>But one high school in Santa Barbara, …

Why Making Your Bed Every Morning Matters, According to a Navy SEAL

Making your bed each morning seems like the least of our worries to start the day. However, according to Naval Adm. William McRaven, it may be the …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>When did every banker's favorite shoe go off the rails?<p>By Cam Wolf2 days agoView More<p>GQ Recommends<p>It's like sabermetrics, but for your legs.<p>By …

The Michelada Three Ways

With such zealotry about craft beer (ahem), you could easily get your stein-holding hand lopped off for diluting a Green Flash or a Dogfish. And …

Your Smartphone Is Destroying Your Sleep

Smartphones do this because they let off bright blue light.<p>"One of the best biological cues we have to what time of day it is is light. And it turns out that blue light in particular is very effective at basically predicting when morning is," chemistry researcher Brian Zoltowski says in the video …

Why We Need Sleep — And How To Get Enough Of It

There's Marissa Mayer admitting to 130-hour workweeks at Google, pulling at least one all-nighter a week and sleeping under her desk when she had to.<p>There's Twitter and Square cofounder Jack Dorsey who worked 16-20-hour days in 2009, 8-10 hours a day at each company, shrugging it off with a "I …

Sleep

Here's Why Everyone Is Addicted To CrossFit

Christian Fox, an instructor at CrossFit South Brooklyn, explains the techniques involved in this strength and conditioning workout that has recently crossed over from the ultimate fighting world into the mainstream.<p><i>Produced by Alana Kakoyiannis.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

For A Brief Moment Last Week, Electricity Prices In Germany Dropped To Zero

The reason is demonstrated in a fascinating chart created by Bernard Chabot, a French renewable energy consultant, and published by Renewables International.<p>Germany is one of the world leaders in renewable energy. Wind and solar power vary with the weather — and it's relatively rare for both to be …

Renewable Energy

5 Types of Exercises To Make You Have Better Sex

Sex can be simultaneously the most pleasurable and the most stressful experience that we share with another human being. It is a natural conclusion …

Exercise

Intense Exercise Is Tied To Surprising Risks

Instead, these results might help doctors figure out why certain people develop irregular heartbeats and how exercise might affect someone who already has heart problems.<p>Some people who train intensely more than five hours a week at age 30 are more likely to develop an irregular heartbeat later on …

Biomedicine

Typo's hardware keyboard for iPhone draws BlackBerry lawsuit

BlackBerry, which has persisted in selling smartphones with hardware keyboards, has filed a patent infringement suit against Typo Products, which makes an iPhone case with a built-in keyboard.<p>Typo's $99 case, which is debuting at the CES conference next week, slips around an iPhone 5 or 5S and …

Wall Street's Brightest Minds Reveal The Most Important Charts Of The Year

We asked our favorite portfolio managers, strategists, analysts, and economists across the Street for the charts that they deem the most important right now, and this is what they sent us.<p>Much of the focus is on the 10-year Treasury yield — where does it go, and what is the read-across for other …

Student Guide to Effective Note Taking

Dreams — Mysterious, bewildering, eye-opening and sometimes a nightmarish living hell. Dreams are all that and much more.<p>Here are 20 amazing facts …

Sleep

Plowz

Snow days used to be fun. But there's nothing fun about waking up on a cold morning, bundling up in your warmest clothes, pulling on a pair of boots, …

12 Baking Hacks That Will Seriously Improve Your Cookies

Due to sheer amount of office holiday parties, family meals, and last-minute homemade gifts for friends, chances are you've spent at least one chilly night indoors whipping up batch after batch of cookies.<p>But just because two people make chocolate chip cookies doesn't mean both will taste equally …

Dessert