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A personal trainer reveals the 'most effective method of intermittent fasting' — here's how to get started

Intermittent fasting is changing the way people eat. But there are so many different ways to fast these days, is one method better than all the rest? Personal trainer and health coach, Max Lowery says, cutting your eating down to just 2 meals a day is the best way to tackle fasting head-on. He also …

Here’s how to actually remove pesticides from your fruit — including the organic ones

Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Do you rinse your fruits and vegetables before eating? Water can't get rid of all those pesticides.<p>This is because some produce, like apples, soak the chemicals inside, making it impossible to wash off. Some opt for the organic ingredients but produce grown …

BUTTER PECAN CAKE RECIPE

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>1-1/4 cups butter, softened, divided<br>2 teaspoons baking powder<br>2-2/3 cups chopped pecans<br>2 teaspoons vanilla extract<br>3 cups all-purpose …

Scientists think relationships that start online may have a huge advantage over relationships that start in real life

Telling people you and your partner met online can seem kind of boring.<p>Wouldn't you rather be able to share a story about how you were both reading the same obscure French novel on the New York City subway? Or how you'd been best friends since kindergarten and then one day something just <i>clicked</i>?<p>But …

Relationships

Recipe: Lemon Butter Cake

Lemon Butter Cake<p>Serves 12 to 16<p><i>For the cake:</i> <br>2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour <br>1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder <br>1/2 teaspoon baking soda <br>3/4 teaspoon salt …

The 10 Most Essential Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

That little chill in the air can only mean one thing: It's time to dust off your favorite fall slow-cooking comfort foods. From steaming ladles of …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Fluffy Japanese Pancakes

These thick pancakes are like little souffles: custardy on the inside and golden and crispy on the outside.<p>Special equipment: four 3-inch-wide-by-2 …

Barclays survey suggests Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program well suited for 'iPhone 8' pricing

By<p>A new research note suggests demand is soft amongst existing iPhone owners, suggesting that only 18 percent of current iPhone owners are interested …

10 Reasons Now Is The Time To Buy IBM

Despite sales that continue to decline, I recommend buying IBM (IBM) based on its cheap valuation, strong free cash flow, and the amount of capital …

Investing

11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …

Recipe: Whole-grain blueberry buttermilk pancakes

<i>Makes 8</i><p>Add whole-wheat flour, a handful of old-fashioned oats, and fresh blueberries to your weekend stack. Serve the pancakes as they come out of …

Poverty, Dropouts, Pregnancy, Suicide: What The Numbers Say About Fatherless Kids

The growing number of fatherless children in this country poses one of the the most serious problems in education today, according to best-selling author Alan Blankstein.<p>He has spent most of his life advocating for kids who struggle in school. He wrote <i>Failure is Not an Option</i>, a guide to creating …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

China's big Airbnb rival is taking the battle overseas

Tujia is taking its rivalry with Airbnb global.<p>China's leading home-rental site has been a thorn in Airbnb's side in the world's most populous country. It's often referred to as a clone of the U.S. startup, but Tujia co-founder Melissa Yang takes issue with that.<p>"We are not copying anyone's …

The 9 Best Vegan Ice Creams You Can Buy by the Pint

Ice Cream

The perfect graduation gift: A $100 widget to scrub social media accounts of embarrassing posts

Many of today’s high school and college students have been posting to social media since they were young teenagers—and not always with future employers in mind.<p>Meanwhile, almost half of the employers surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management in 2015 said they used social media or search …

Social Media

Here are all the laptops Asus just announced at Computex

Asus just finished its Computex Taipei 2017 press conference, and in a surprising departure for the Taiwanese company, it was totally straightforward. That’s right, there were no weird tablets or dubious home robots this year, and no-one said “selfie” on stage even once — there were just a ton of …

This Short, Terrifying Book Explains How the West Could Collapse

I asked the author if elites could do anything about it.<p>If you are feeling a little too good about the world, the journalist Edward Luce's <i>The Retreat of Western Liberalism</i> will jolt you back to pessimism in a hurry. In just 200 pages, he surveys economics, history, electoral politics, and …

Deals: $100-$150 off 13" Touch Bar MacBook Pros; $100-$250 off 12" MacBooks; 9.7" 4G LTE iPad Pro for $599 ($130 off) + no tax in 48 states

By<p>Readers shopping for a new Touch Bar MacBook Pro can save up to $150 this week on popular models with prices starting at $1,699. Meanwhile, Apple's …

10 Tips for Teaching Emotional Regulation (& Improving Classroom Behavior at the Same Time)

It’s test day, and emotions are running high in the classroom. Joe hasn’t stopped fidgeting all morning. He notices that his teacher is about to pass …

Science Agrees: This Is the Healthiest Type of Chocolate

As all great lovers do, we made you a mix, dear reader—of chocolate, that is. In all seriousness, if you're trying to eat healthier but also refuse …

Farm-to-table

What Happens to Your Brain When You Stop Believing in God

It's like going off a drug.<p>My belief in God didn't spontaneously combust—it faded. I lost my virginity at 16. I stopped going to church. I snuck out past curfew. As punishment, my mom made me memorize Bible verses, and I recited them like recipes.<p>I wasn't the only kid who stopped believing. A …

The case for making painkillers like ibuprofen prescription-only

Medications such as ibuprofen and aspirin, known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs, are widely available over the counter from pharmacies and supermarkets. But health providers have known for some time they can be unsafe for people with chronic health problems such as kidney …

The 25 cheapest cities in Europe for a weekend break

The study looked at the total amount of 12 holiday items, such as a three-course meal with a bottle of wine for two, two nights' accommodation in a three-star hotel, travel and sightseeing costs, a cup of coffee, and a bottle of beer.<p>The Post Office crunched numbers for each city using currency …

Canada Goose prices its IPO at $12.78 a share

The issue will raise 340 million Canadian dollars.<p>The maker of luxury winter down jackets had earlier expected to price the offering of 20 million shares at 14 to 16 Canadian dollars a share.<p>The Toronto-based company will list its subordinate voting shares on the New York Stock Exchange and the …

You're going to freak out when you find out your iPhone has this feature

It’s a new day, and that means a new revelation about the iPhone has been revealed. In other words: Your iPhone has a secret feature you probably …

Disability

U.S. pending home sales fall to lowest level in a year

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes dropped in January on a shortage of inventory in the Midwest and West regions, the National Association of Realtors said on Monday.<p>A home for sale that is currently under contract is seen in Silver Spring, Maryland, December 30, …