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Is sex good exercise?

<b>Research has revealed that sex, which is rated as moderately intense exercise, uses up 4.2 calories in men a minute and 3.1 in women. The study,</b> <b>published in the American journal PLOS ONE</b><b>, took 21 young couples and used a SenseWear armband to measure the effects of moderate exercise on a treadmill,</b> …

Why Apple Bought $578M Worth Of Sapphire In Advance

Apple is building a manufacturing plant in Arizona that will be used by GT Advanced Technologies to make sapphire crystals for use in its products. Apple currently uses sapphire in its home buttons and camera lens covers, but several details about the material itself and the nature of its deal with …

Ranking The World's Most Powerful People 2013

<b>There are nearly 7.2 billion people on the planet. These are 72 that matter.</b><p>What do the president of Russia, the new Pope and the hoodie-wearing CEO of Facebook all have in common? They’re all featured on Forbes’ 2013 ranking of the World’s Most Powerful People –an annual snapshot of the heads of …

Study: Making Direct Eye Contact Is Not An Effective Way To Persuade

Few popular beliefs are as unshakable as, “If you want to influence someone, always make direct eye contact.” But new research suggests that this bit of sturdy pop lore is hardly gospel – in fact, in many circumstances a direct gaze may result in the exact opposite effect.<p>Researchers from Harvard, …

Do your homework

Web sites like glassdoor.com and LinkedIn can help you research the compensation levels and perks at your prospective employer. Go in knowing all you can about what salary you should expect.

Compensation

3 Tips For Stressed-Out Entrepreneurs

It’s October—summer is long gone and any vacation you had already seems like a distant memory. Feeling overwhelmed and like you’re falling behind?<p>Most entrepreneurs and small business owners can make their own schedules—indeed, this is one of the best perks of working for yourself. But it can also …

New programming language could code DNA to deliver drugs and detect diseases

The University of Washington envisions a future where our bodies will be tuned to heal us just as easily as software is built to entertain us — and it's come up with a method that could eventually turn this idea into a reality. University researchers have developed a programming language that …

Why You Don’t Want A Job That (Only) Makes You Happy

The healthiest people aren’t after happiness, science suggests–they’re making meaning.<p>We’ve made claims about how the happiest people have the hardest jobs. But it turns out that happiness may be a little overrated–or even <b>unhealthy</b>.<p>As Emily Esfahani Smith writes in the <i>Atlantic</i>, meaning may be …

Stem cells: what happened to the radical breakthroughs?

It's 1998 and science is taking big strides. The first cloned mammal, Dolly the Sheep, has just had her first lamb; the first robotically assisted heart surgery has been completed; Furbys have hit the shelves. In a bold announcement, biomedical engineer Professor Michael Sefton declared that within …

Maybe your job pays really well, but you don't necessarily feel good about the work you do. Perhaps your job makes the world a better place, but your paycheck doesn't satisfy. Some lucky professionals have best of both worlds. The 25 most meaningful jobs that also pay well: http://bit.ly/11UjvvH

Caramelized Onion, Gruyere + Pepper Bacon Whole Wheat Pizza

In a large bowl, combine water, yeast, honey and olive oil. Mix with a spoon, then let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes. Add in 2 cups flour and …

Standing orders

WINSTON CHURCHILL knew it. Ernest Hemingway knew it. Leonardo da Vinci knew it. Every trendy office from Silicon Valley to Scandinavia now knows it …

Leonardo Da Vinci

New immunity-boosting drug helps body kill cancer

A new type of drug that “revs up” the immune system to destroy cancer is being tested on humans for the first time.<p>Scientists at the University of Southampton have developed the treatment in an attempt to tackle cancers, such as those of the pancreas, head and neck, that are particularly hard to …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …