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Your Body Can Kill Cancer. It Just Needs Better Instructions.

Researchers have been programming peoples' immune systems to recognize and destory cancer.<p>Part of what makes cancers so insidious is that they’re not invaders: They’re our own cells turned against us. That means the body usually doesn’t see them as a threat. But over the last few years, teams at …

Cancer

Ants Playing Chess Find New Solutions To Old Problem

Step aside, Bobby Fischer.<p>Remove all the pieces from a chess board except for one knight. Then try to move the knight across all 64 squares of the board, touching each once. (As a reminder, knights move in a L-shape, two spaces in one direction, and then one space left or right, or up or down, at a …

Mathematics

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Spas of America’s Top 100 Spas of 2013 - Healthy Living + Travel

Spas of America has released their annual ranking of the Top 100 Spas of 2013, based on consumer behavior on their website.“We are seeing two …

Plastic made from pollution hits U.S. market

Two childhood friends spent a decade, beginning in college, figuring out how to cheaply make plastic from carbon that's been captured from the atmosphere.<p>A decade ago in his Princeton dorm room, Mark Herrema had an aha moment. He read a newspaper story about the rise in heat-trapping methane …

Bee pesticides may 'harm developing brains of unborn babies'

Controversial pesticides linked to declines in bee populations may harm the developing brains of unborn babies, experts at the European Food Safety Authority ruled on Tuesday. They want maximum exposure limits to the chemicals cut while more research is carried out.<p>The experts found the chemicals …

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Taking Vitamins? You Probably Shouldn't Be, Doctors Say - D-brief

By Breanna Draxler | December 18, 2013 11:53 am<p>“Take your vitamins” has long been a mantra of mothers everywhere. Now, researchers say vitamins and …

Avoid Antibacterial Soaps, Say Consumer Advocates

This week's action by the FDA on soap doesn't go far enough, they say.<p><b>Federal officials' questions about antibacterial soaps have raised a lather among environmental and consumer advocates concerned about the safety of controversial ingredients in these cleansers.</b><p><b>Reviving a long-running controversy</b> …

Why outer space really is the final frontier for capitalism

Such is the state of advanced capitalism: we can't pay our bills, but China's on the moon. In fairness, the Chinese government is doing humanity a favour.<p>The race to populate space has been staggeringly slow, and the idea that someone would finally think to scan below the moon's surface for …

Report: Half of all supermarket chicken harbors drug-resistant bacteria

A Consumer Reports investigation found potentially dangerous pathogens in nearly all of the chicken it tested<p>Dangerous bacteria, including antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," lurk in nearly all supermarket chicken, an investigation by Consumer Reports revealed.<p>The nonprofit organization tested 300 …

Britain to start issuing plastic money in 2016

LONDON -- Paper or plastic? No, not what kind of bag do you want your purchases in; it's what kind of money you'll use to pay for them, at least in Britain.<p>The Bank of England announced Wednesday that, beginning in 2016, it will start issuing polymer banknotes -- in other words, plastic money -- in …

Bank of England

9 Evernote Products You Have to Try

9 Evernote Products You're Not Using Yet<p>1. Evernote Web Clipper<p>2. Evernote Clearly<p>3. Evernote Hello<p>4. Evernote Food<p>5. Evernote Peek<p>6. Penultimate<p>7. …

Presentation Mode: The Better Way to Present Your Ideas

<b>Multiple Notes</b><br>When you’re in a single note and you click Presentation Mode, you present that note. You can move to the next or previous note that …

6 Essential Criteria Your Pinterest Pins Should Meet

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The following excerpt is from Karen Tiber Leland’s book Ultimate Guide to Pinterest for Business. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>Just posting any old photo or video won't get visitors to follow your business's Pinterest …

it's time to clean up.

Happy Monday, friends! In my opinion, this post is an important one, so please give me a minute to explain myself ;) I had a long to-do list on …

How Your Pinterest Descriptions Can Attract Customers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The following excerpt is from Karen Tiber Leland’s book Ultimate Guide to Pinterest for Business. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>One surefire way to optimize your pins for search and attract more traffic is by giving each …

12 Awesome Pinterest Tools To Power Up Your Marketing - Jeffbullas's Blog

It’s taken just three years but the image-sharing site Pinterest now boasts 70 million global users. According to Global Web Index, Pinterest has …

How to Keep Your Pinterest Boards Fresh, Fun and Relevant

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The following excerpt is from Karen Tiber Leland’s book Ultimate Guide to Pinterest for Business. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>Pinterest boards aren't static entities, so once they're set up, you can always go back and …

How To Get More Pinterest Followers

<b>1.7K</b> Flares Twitter 0 Facebook 0 Pin It Share 1.7K Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Filament.io <b>1.7K</b> Flares ×<p>Would you like to grow your Pinterest followers? Of …

Make Better Use of Pinterest With These 5 Pinterest Tools

Advertisement<p>Whether you’ve already fallen for Pinterest or not, no one can deny the new network’s popularity. Instead of sharing your thoughts or …

35+ Pinterest Tips from Basics to Beyond

Pinterest is big. If you’ve spent any time on there, you understand the draw. It’s the most gigantic image candy store you can imagine. In this post, …

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Pinterest Etiquette: 9 Things Pinners Should Never Do

Pinterest has had an incredible year. In February, it was found to have attracted 10 million unique viewers faster than any other standalone site in history; in May, it became the third most popular social networking site, trumped only by Facebook and Twitter.<p>Seasoned Pinners probably noticed that …

Visually Speaking: How to Use Pinterest

Pinterest is growing at an insanely fast rate. If you're ready to start pinning, follow these steps.<p><b>If you're wondering how to use Pinterest</b>, you're not alone. According to comScore, Pinterest received 11.7 million unique visitors from the United States in January 2012, which made it the fastest …

8 Apps to Beautify Your Pinterest Quotes

Pinterest may be a visual social platform, but words still have a place on most users' boards. Inspirational, thought-provoking or just funny, the …

Pinterest Update Expands Your Article Pins

Pinterest is expanding its set of "rich pins" to include more details about pinned articles, the company announced Tuesday. Now, when users pin a …

Entrepreneurs’ Brains are Wired Differently

Windows of entrepreneurial opportunity can open unexpectedly and briefly, typically under conditions of risk and uncertainty. Founder entrepreneurs must therefore be alert, tolerant of ambiguity and able to respond quickly when opportunity knocks. But does this mean that founders´ brains work …