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Why Backers of Intermittent Fasting Believe It Can Slow Aging

"We’re trying to get more productive, more cognitive function, and potentially live longer."<p>At the offices for HVMN, the workplace culture is all …

Holistic Medicine

Ex-inmate Susan Burton goes back to prison to lead out women she left behind

Susan Burton took the bus home from prison six times, with "a buck-fifty left in my pocket," she said, no ID and her worldly possessions in a box.<p>In the two decades since her last Greyhound lap, Burton and her Watts-based group, A New Way of Life Reentry Project, have thrown a lifeline to around …

Santa Monica

Irish voters show landslide support for liberalizing abortion laws, exit poll shows

<b>County Kerry, Ireland (CNN) —</b> Ireland appears poised to overwhelmingly overturn a constitutional amendment that bans abortion in almost all circumstances, according to an exit poll.<p>The poll released by Ireland's national broadcaster RTE shortly after polling stations closed on Friday night …

Epic Games announces $100 million prize pool for upcoming Fortnite season

If you can barely stop playing Epic Games’ ridiculously successful <i>Fortnite</i> long enough to read this sentence, you might be interested to know the company will soon offer the biggest prize pool in esports history.<p>According to a company blog post:<p>In the 2018 – 2019 season, Epic Games will provide …

Israel bombs targets in Gaza

Israeli warplanes launched an overnight raid on a Hamas facility in Gaza in what the army said was a "retaliatory attack." Health officals in Gaza …

Ocado seals landmark US tie-up with Kroger

Online grocer Ocado has defied doubts dating back to the dotcom boom with a landmark deal to break into the world’s largest grocery market that sent its share price soaring to ­record heights.<p>The company was knocking on the door of the FTSE 100 this evening after the US supermarket Kroger became …

How Gross Is it to Wear Your Shoes in the House?

The final word on whether dragging in all that bacteria on your shoes will actually make you sick.<p>You've always been a bit of a germaphobe. Your hermetically sealed home is a wonderland of disinfectants, antibacterial soaps and air purifiers. Say you invite a couple other friends over for a book …

Microbiology

‘GTA Online’ Launches Own Take on Battle Royale Mode

Rockstar Games just released a new adversary mode that seems an awful lot like “GTA Online’s” official take on battle royale: “Trap Door.”<p>The mode …

Grand Theft Auto

State to defend California law allowing life-ending drugs

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Betsy Davis threw herself a party before becoming one of the first people to use a California law allowing her to take her own life in 2016.<p>Her sister and other advocates fear others won't have the same choice after a Riverside County judge threw out the law Tuesday …

Jerry Brown

Bernie Sanders: Trump administration ‘heartless’ toward immigrants

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Sunday said President Donald Trump and his administration are “heartless” toward immigrants.<p>“I think it is heartless. I think the entire Trump views on immigration is heartless,” Sanders said in an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union.”<p>Last week, chief of staff John …

Immigration

Chinese soybean tariff would hit Iowa's economy hardest, new report says

China's proposed tariff on soybeans would hit Iowa's economy the hardest nationally, even though the state is not the largest U.S. soybean grower, a new report says.<p>Moody's Investors Service said Iowa exported nearly $2 billion in soybeans to China in 2016, making up about 4 percent of the state's …

Economy

Noise exposure is becoming ‘the new secondhand smoke’

NEW YORK — One of the quietest places in this noisy city is in the middle of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which draws 7 million visitors a year.<p>Most don’t know of the tiny Astor Chinese Garden Court tucked deep within the giant museum. And so, it is quiet here.<p>In a city whose cacophony can reach …

Los Angeles

Rihanna, Megan Fox & More Sexy As Hell Celebs Who Own To Die For Lingerie Lines

Rihanna just dropped her new lingerie line Savage X Fenty and it’s KILLER. But RiRi isn’t the only sexy star with an intimates collection. See Megan …

9 Cannabis Companies Unite to Show a Potential Glimpse Into the Industry’s Future

There’s a social component to smoking pot—puff, puff, give—and now some of the industry’s purveyors are taking this collectivist philosophy to its …

Wholesale Marijuana Prices Are Plunging in the U.S. -- Here's Why

Cannabis prices dipped by 13% in 2017 and they may fall further in 2018.<p>You may not realize it, but the marijuana industry has come a long way in the …

Snapchat's Stock Is Tanking

The stock fell as much as 17% after earnings missed expectations.<p>Snapchat's infamous redesign is officially hurting its business. The company's stock plummeted Tuesday afternoon after it released results for the first quarter of the year.<p>Snap, the app's parent company, said Tuesday it generated …

How to Optimize Date Night with Your Spouse

Committing to one meaningful hour a week with your partner can fuel a lifetime of happiness.<p>There's a reason date nights are recommended by every psychologist and marriage-family therapist. Positive interactions and time to connect one-on-one are among the most basic building blocks of a healthy …

Work-life Balance

Young people are loving AMD ahead of earnings (AMD)

Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann<p><b>Advanced Micro Devices reports first-quarter earnings after the closing bell Wednesday.</b>• <b><br>People under the age of 30 are doing most actively trading AMD on investing app Robinhood.</b>• <b><br>Robinhood investors at large are more bullish on the stock than they were ahead of AMD's last</b> …

How to Succeed as a Business-to-Government (B2G) Startup

Takeaways from the experts.<p>Governments across the world award contracts worth billions of dollars each year. Despite the obvious opportunities that exist here, launching and growing a B2G startup is not for the faint-hearted. For one, the tendering process can take several months to complete. This …

Officials: Stolen California succulents, smuggled to Asia

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — State wildlife officials say they uncovered an international plant heist involving thieves from Korea and China slipping into …

Yale's Most Popular Course in History Teaches You to Be Happy—and It's Available Online

"Psychology and the Good Life" attracted nearly one out of four Yale undergraduates. Now you can enroll.<p>When Yale psychology professor Laurie Santos launched "Psychology and the Good Life" on the New Haven campus earlier this year, 1,200 students—about one-fourth university's undergraduate …

Tyronn Lue Roasts Heckler Who Insulted His Clothes: 'You Live in Indiana'

The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Indiana Pacers in Sunday's Game 4 matchup, 104-100, evening up the series at two games apiece. But while the Cavs just snuck past the Pacers, head coach Tyronn Lue absolutely dominated one of his hecklers.<p>J. Michael of the <i>Indianapolis Star</i> shared the exchange:<p>It was …

The 78th pick of the NFL Draft is being punished with Pizza Hut pizza

The third-round pick this year is already battling odds.<p>The NFL has a new pizza sponsor in 2018 because Papa John’s is bad. Now, Pizza Hut takes over the throne as the not-so-great chain pizza place sponsoring America’s favorite league.<p>Monday, we learned some horrifying news:<p>Being a third-round …

Pizza Hut

Chinese cities wanting peace and quiet are using acoustic cameras to catch honking drivers

Congestion in Beijing can be unbearable.<p>With more than 5 million registered cars, traffic can crawl at half the speed it does in New York City. And aside from toxic air pollution, the noise pollution from constant honking has made Beijing the sixth-noisiest city in the world.<p>But the government, …

How Malta Became a Hub of the Cryptocurrency World

Two of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges plan to make the tiny European nation of Malta a central hub of their operations, and analysts …

Thunder Coach Billy Donovan Asks ESPN’s Adam Schefter About the NFL Draft During Playoff Game

ESPN’s telecast on Saturday of Game 3 between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Utah Jazz featured the play-by-play duo of Ryan Ruocco and Kara Lawson …

US military hopes to launch rockets in 'days, not years'

Even in the era of private spaceflight companies, the process of getting a rocket into space is glacially slow: it can take months or years to schedule and prepare for a mission. That was fine when launching <i>any</i> rocket was a special occasion, but DARPA thinks the industry can do better. The military …

Shakespeare’s sceptr’d isle has always been a part of Europe | William Keegan

There is much talk of 'globalisation', but the key economic development of the British economy has been Europeanisation<p>We know that the Brexiters want to recapture a lost Britain; and few Britons can rival William Shakespeare in the patriotism stakes.<p>It intrigued me, therefore, to hear the …

Europe

Very good dog Max stayed overnight with lost three-year-old girl and helped rescuers

This is one very good dog.<p>Max, a 17-year-old Blue Heeler, may be deaf, partially blind, and getting on in his years, but that didn't stop him from …

Scientists just stored the hottest album from 1998 in literal DNA

A, T, G, and C are the 0s and 1s of living things. Unlike the code stored in silicon, data stored in DNA won’t degrade for thousands of years. And …