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Democrats to Face Off in 6 Primary Debates

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Democratic National Convention

Rolo Space-Saving Travel Bag

With the exception of rich, chewy caramel you can pretty much stuff the Rolo with anything you want to take on your travels and trust that the …

How to negotiate like a Wall Street banker

Think what you want about Wall Street bankers -- they're greedy, overpaid, egotistical -- but negotiation is their area of expertise.<p>They have perfected the art of cutting a deal to their advantage, whether it's to buy a company, trade a stock or snag a bigger bonus.<p>You don't need millions (or …

Wall Street
Stock Markets

Adult-sized meditation wombs gain popularity

When it come to perfect stillness, nothing beats a womb, apparently.<p>Meditation wombs, also called sensory deprivation tanks, are the latest addition …

Meditation

The 10 Best Super Bowl Ads of All Time

1.1K<p>SHARES<p>Every year, companies like Budweiser, Pepsi and Snickers spend millions on Super Bowl advertisements. The reason? The Super Bowl is the …

Clint Eastwood

iMaze Bluetooth Fitness Monitor

One reason the iMaze Fitness heart rate strap and Bluetooth-connected smartphone app are better than all the other fitness trackers in the land is …

These Two Guys Built Dropcam To Catch A Dog — And Just Sold It For $555 Million

Late Friday, Google's Nest announced that it was buying Dropcam for $555 million in cash.<p>Dropcam is a five-year-old San Francisco company, founded by two engineers from Xobni, Greg Duffy and Amir Virani. (Xobni was an email inbox app sold to Yahoo in 2013 reportedly for more than $30 …

Startups

Healthy Weight, Healthy Choices

Americans are preoccupied with dieting -- but weight loss isn't just about what to eat and what not to eat. It's about paying attention to how and why we make our choices.<p>"You need to notice what you're doing and be present with what is happening before you can make changes," says Aruni Nan …

Nutrition

A3 Aluminum Plate Wallet

One thing I love is carrying a big, fat wallet stuffed with 18 cards and a wad of singles and a cascading plastic album of 3 x 2 photos of my kids …

16 of the Best New Android Apps From May (2014)

From Foursquare spin-offs to whistle-powered selfies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in May. So by way of a quick recap, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>Sunrise<p>Sunrise finally opened its uber-popular calendar app to Android users this month, as well as a version …

The No-Bull Guide to Bulking

Sean Hyson, C.S.C.S.

Listen to Buffett and Schwab: Be an indexer

Chuck Schwab, founder of Charles Schwab & Co. SCHW, -4.28% , talked last week about the power and importance of indexing, suggesting that low-cost …

Investing

Ab Training: 6 Reasons Your Abs Aren't Showing

Have you been spending hours in the gym working on your abs without seeing results? You may be making one of these errors! Here are 6 reasons your …

Workouts

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

Best Stuff<p>GQ's Best Stuff rounds up the best of the dad sneaker trend from Dior, Asics, New Balance, and a few more.<p>By Jake Woolf1 day agoView …

How Wearable Tech Is Changing Exercise Research

By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 05/16/2014 10:29 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>The technology in fitness trackers is changing the way researchers study exercise, allowing them to gather much more detailed information about how people move throughout the day, experts say.<p>The change is being …

Exercise Vs. Diet: The Truth About Weight Loss

As told to Sarah Z. Wexler<p><i>When it comes to slimming down, which one matters more—exercise or diet? Two experts weigh in.</i><p><b>Hit the Gym</b><p><b>Expert:</b> Michele Olson, PhD, professor of physical education and exercise science at Auburn University at Montgomery, Alabama<p>"Yes, you can lose weight with diet alone, …

Tuesday Ten: Detox Approved Snacks

Last month I shared a list of some of my favorite detox meals that I prepare when I want to feel clean and energized. I was so happy to see that you …

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

How To Fold A Fitted Sheet

Almost no one knows how to fold a fitted sheet properly. Impress your friends and loved ones right away by learning how to fold a fitted sheet perfectly.<p><i>Produced by Will Wei. Additional camera by Matt Johnston.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

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10 Benefits of Grapefruit You May Not Know

Grapefruit has surprising health benefits. The fruit grows in clusters similar to grapes, hence the name. It was first discovered in South America. …

The Best Fitness Tracking Apps for Every Type of Exercise

If you peruse the health and fitness category on Google Play or the iTunes App Store, you'll see thousands of activity trackers that automatically …

9 Foods Doctors Swear By

In my book "Eat it to Beat It!" I tell you what to eat and what to avoid, based on the latest medical research. That got me thinking, what do the …

Samsung to release the long-delayed S Band fitness tracker this year

Though it was announced alongside the Galaxy S4, Samsung is set to resurrect the never-released S Band fitness tracker this year as an accessory for …

Low libido? 6 drugs that affect your sex drive

Everyone's heard of medication that can improve your sex life (hello, Viagra!), but some drugs can actually quash it. If you're feeling less than interested in having sex, the culprit might be in your medicine cabinet. If you suspect your low libido might be related to your medication, talk to your …

Sony's SmartBand fitness tracker will launch worldwide in March

Sony's SmartBand, the first product powered by the company's new Core fitness tracker, will be released worldwide in March. We got our first look at the product back at CES in January, and Sony is showing it off yet again here at Mobile World Congress. The company believes the SmartBand and all …

12 Really Simple Things You Can Do To Reach Optimal Health

When making changes, some people (like me) prefer to go all-in and change everything at the same time. But others prefer the longer, slower approach… making small changes, one at a time.<p>Neither approach is better than the other, it's just that people have different personalities and like to …

Nutrition

The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In Fitness

Fitness tech is evolving by leaps and bounds–and these businesses are leading the way.<p>1. Fitbit<p><b>For outrunning its rivals in wearable tech.</b> Fitbit sold 67% of all full-body activity trackers in 2013, besting Nike’s FuelBand and Jawbone’s Up in both sales and critical reviews. And as the future moves …

Wearable Tech