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White House Picks Choctaw Nation To Fight Poverty In Oklahoma

Fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson declared his "War on Poverty," President Obama issued his own plan to combat poverty Thursday with the nation's first five "Promise Zones."<p>All "Promise Zones" will receive a competitive advantage when applying for federal grants, on-site support from …

Treatment a breakthrough for burn victims

An experimental skin-spray treatment is helping an Arizona woman recover from devastating injuries suffered in a house explosion.<p>PHOENIX -- Tiara Del Rio woke up from a three-week medically induced coma in November to learn the experimental surgery that saved her life may help change the future for …

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Introducing the Best of CES 2014 finalists!

CES 2014 is only just officially beginning, but the show has already been an eventful one for us. To select finalists for the Best of CES Awards, Engadget's senior editors have been pounding the pavement at the Las Vegas Convention Center to find top contenders for the 13 categories in the running, …

We Pick the 10 Best Gadgets at CES | WIRED

Of all the consumer electronics (and other products of varying origin) we saw at CES 2014, these are our picks for the most interesting, the most …

Weird and wonderful gadgets of CES Unveiled 2014

<b>Before CES officially opens its doors on Tuesday, Las Vegas time, a smaller preview of gadgets occurs at the Unveiled event.</b><p>Wearable tech is big, as …

Gear & Gadgets

At the CES of 1970, Piracy Was a Selling Point

Behold, a tape that would allow "your kid to pirate music off the air and sell it to his friends."<p>In 1970, New York City played host to the fourth Consumer Electronics Show. The gathering featured some 200 manufacturers displaying an array of gadgets that is quaint by today's standards, but must …

Closing Windows: Microsoft and its platforms are nowhere to be found at CES

For over a decade, Microsoft was the dominant presence at CES. But since pulling out of the show in 2013, the company has faded almost completely from view this year: the biggest Microsoft story at CES 2014 is that first-choice CEO candidate Alan Mulally has declined the job.<p>Since it’s not at the …

For cameras and camcorders, CES 2014 brings more Wi-Fi, wearables, 4K, fewer models

At this year's show, we learned that wearables aren't just for fitness and phones, action cams are plentiful, and camera lineups are thinning out, and that's probably for the better.<p>LAS VEGAS -- More Wi-Fi, more NFC, wearables, and fewer traditional cameras and camcorders. That pretty much sums up …

CES

How Netflix won CES

<i>Additional reporting by Nathan Ingraham</i><p>The television industry has been holding its breath. Just a few years after TV manufacturers banked on 3D to drive another round of TV purchases, they’ve found themselves having to change direction, using 4K as the latest carrot to entice consumers. But there …

Polaroid Instant Digital Camera with ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology Z230E

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>Accessories Included: 10 sheets Polaroid PoGo ZINK Photo Paper, rechargeable lithium-ion battery, AC …

Analog Watches | eBay

$38.99<p>Top Rated Plus<p>Was: Previous Price$395.00<p>Style: Casual<p>Free shipping<p>Brand: August Steiner<p>333 sold<p>This attractive watch also features a sharp looking black dial with gold tone luminous hands and stick hour markers. Casio MQ24-1E is equipped with a black resin strap with a buckle …

Apple iPod shuffle 4th Generation Purple (2 GB)

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45er Aluminum Adaptor Green

You want to <b>play all those old singles</b> from your (or your dad’s) record collection, but your player isn’t compatible! Worry not—<b>Crosley</b> has the solution. These distinctive little <b>adapters</b> allow you to <b>play 45 RPM records</b> and are fully compatible with all Crosley Reproduction Turn table models.<p>You want …

Turntables

What Makes A Diet Easy To Follow?

<i>By Angela Haupt for U.S. News</i><p>Losing weight is never going to be a piece of cake. But obstacles like bland food, a rigid eating schedule and hours-long meal prep make sticking to a diet -- and seeing the number on the scale steadily decline -- much less likely. That's why it's smart to look for a …

The Exercise That Could Help You Eat Less

For the study, researchers split 110 college students into two groups. The first group did a mindfulness intervention that involved a body scan, during which they were instructed to “simply observe and accept all thoughts and sensations in a nonjudgmental way.” The second group was the control …

Jahi McMath Case Could Set Precedent For Parents' Rights

The tragic case of Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl declared brain dead at Children’s Hospital Oakland following a tonsillectomy last month, may set a precedent regarding parents’ rights to determine whether or not their children should be kept on life supporting devices -- something bioethicists …

Feds to Bust Deceptive Weight-Loss Ads

Here are the four companies the FTC is cracking down on: <b><br>Sensa</b><br>Sensa is a flavored powder that's supposed to cause weight loss when you sprinkle it on your food—without any change in diet or exercise. The company's advertisements claim that the powder enhances the smell and taste of your food, making …

Butt Exercises That Work--Really Well!

Exercise 1 Plank with Leg Lift<p>Start at the top of a pushup, then bend your elbows to lower yourself and shift your weight onto your forearms; your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs and glutes <b>(a)</b>. Lift one foot three inches, foot flexed <b>(b)</b>. Hold for a few seconds, then lower and …

Foam Roller Before a Workout?

The other group did isometric plank holds to target the same areas: a side plank for the IT band and latissimus dorsi, standard plank for quads, single-leg plank for hamstrings and calves, and a reverse bridge for the rhomboids. (Planks were used as the control since, like foam rolling, they …

Is Olive Garden Healthier Than McDonald’s? Maybe Not

Wrong. In a new study published in the <i>Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior</i>, researchers from Drexel University and the University of …

What's More Important for Weight Loss: Low-Fat Foods or Low-Calorie Ones?

<b>The answer:</b> Low-calorie foods—without question. “Ultimately, weight loss is about calorie intake. If you take in fewer calories each day, you <i>will</i> slim down,” says Young.<p>The problem with low-fat foods is that even though they may sound diet-friendly, they’re often loaded with sugar—which is super …

The Real Reasons Juice Cleanses Can Get Your Health Back on Track

Most people this time of year are thinking about buckling down on their diets. What I have found works best is to take it in small steps. Start with changing your eating for just a few days -- with a 3-day juice cleanse -- and it is remarkable what positive transformation will follow.<p>The romance of …

You Can Eat Fast Food And Still Lose Weight

You Can Eat Fast Food And Still Lose Weight—Seriously<p>Just order these smarter options<p>A science teacher from Iowa has been getting a ton of buzz recently for losing nearly 40 pounds after 90 days of eating McDonald's—and only McDonald's. You, too, can eat fast food and lose weight—just go for …

6 Secrets to Getting Up for a Morning Workout

<b>Get a blast of sunlight.</b> <br>When your eye senses light, it sets off a chain reaction in your brain that leaves you feeling alert and energized, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Soak up rays by standing near an open window, or position your bed so it faces east and natural light will wake …

The 10 Best Fitness Foods for Women

Eat up, get fit! Because the path to a strong, capable, toned body begins in the kitchen

Nutrition

Resistance Band Workout

Exercise 1 Air-Sit Alternating Row<p>Anchor the band at just above waist height. Facing the anchor point and holding the handles with arms straight out, lower down as if you’re sitting in a chair <b>(A)</b>. While holding this position, pull one arm back so your elbow grazes your rib cage. Don’t let your …

Switch to minimalist running shoes tied to injuries, pain | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Advocates of trendy “minimalist” running shoes promise a more natural experience, but runners in a new study reported higher rates of injury and pain with the less structured shoes.<p>Three months after switching from traditional running shoes to the minimalist variety, …

Why Your Hand Cream Isn't Working

That's because shea butter—as well as petrolatum and silicone—is an occlusive (also called an emollient), so it's fabulous at locking in moisture.* But raw, cracked skin doesn't have much moisture to lock in. So what's a dried-up hand to do? Get involved with a humectant, an agent that draws gobs …