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Apple Shares Behind the Scenes Look at How the Portrait Lighting Feature Was Created

Apple this evening uploaded a new "Portrait Lighting" video to its YouTube channel, which is designed to give a behind the scenes look at how the Portrait Lighting effects on the iPhone X were created.<p>Take a look behind the iPhone X and discover the process we went through to create Portrait …

Netflix Shows Are Entertaining Enough, But It's the Digital Marketing That's Masterful

Effective digital marketing has more to do with creative strategies focused on the individual customer than it does with big budgets and advanced technology.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In five years, the share of households with a Netflix subscription has increased …

Marketing

Supplements are a $30 billion racket—here’s what experts actually recommend

From nutrients, delusions, and deadly scams, let's sort it out.<p>There are more than 90,000 vitamin and dietary supplement products sold in the US. …

The ultimate beginner's guide to intermittent fasting

Fasting is a practice that involves completely abstaining from eating or avoiding certain foods for a period of time. It has been practiced for …

Meet and eat: characters made from fruit and veg – in pictures

Photographer Emily Dryden and sculptor/actor Zahydé Pietri combine theatricality and organic produce to compose the photographs for their series <i>Fresh Faces</i>. The portraits are made from a wide range of fruit and vegetables and aim to highlight humanity’s diversity – Pietri is from Puerto Rico and …

Puerto Rico

The No-Equipment, Total-Body Workout You Can Cram Into 13 Minutes

Build strength and muscle from head to toe with this highly efficient routine<p>This is not your basic bodyweight workout.<p>The routine, created by <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande, uses twists on conventional exercises like squats, pushups, and lunges to challenge your body in a whole new way.<p>…

eggs in purgatory, puttanesca-style

If the theme of late here is simple, cozy meals we can assemble even when we’re not, perhaps, having the most well-rested, worry-free weeks ever, we …

Homebound: Hong Kong Dark & Light - Photographs and text by KC Kwan | LensCulture

“Homebound” takes you on a journey through the veins of the “dark side” of Kowloon—a dense and rich area of Hong Kong that offers some of the best and worst of the city.<p>In quick cuts and staccato succession, the photographs guide you through a day and night in the area. You start on the bus from …

Hong Kong

Jet Airways staffer held for smuggling gold from Dubai

A 25-year-old cabin crew member of the Jet Airways was held at Mumbai airport on Thursday for allegedly smuggling gold from Dubai.<p>Ten gold bars worth …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Smoothie

<i>A smoothie that tastes like dessert but is good for you too?! YES! This creamy chia smoothie filled with rich peanut butter and sweet chocolate for a</i> …

Coffee banana smoothie

Kitchen Heals Soul » Recipes » Breakfast » Coffee banana smoothie<p>By onMarch 21, 2012 in Breakfast, Drinks, Recipes<p>As you may know, I’m moving to …

Thick + Creamy Chocolate Pistachio Chia Shake.

Time to jump on this whole chia seed bandwagon.<p>Actually, I have been eating chia seeds for years, but this is the very first time I have used them in …

Breakfast

Chia, oat, date and almond milk post-workout smoothie

When I dream about my favourite splurge-worthy smoothies, I dream about this peanut butter, cinnamon and date smoothie. Bursting with creamy peanut butter and almond milk, it's naturally sweetened with dates, making this a smoothie you can feel good about guzzling down.<p>Although this drink already …

6 Rules for Post-Workout Meals

Refueling properly helps your body recover from the wear and tear of exercise. Here's what to do, and what NOT to do.<p>As a sports nutritionist, I …

The Bitter & Ugly Truth About Sugar

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Dr. Robert Lustig, a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at UC San Francisco, has been on the forefront …

The 25 Rules of Strength Training (Part 2)

<b>Since writing The Rules of Strength Training (Part 1): 25 Things I Have Learned, I’ve learned some more stuff.</b><p>Actually, I wanted to include many of …

Chocolate Milk Only Requires 3 Ingredients!!!

Stop the presses! Startling new research shows that chocolate milk does not require degrees in chemistry and engineering to make! Who knew? Certainly …

The Top UX Predictions for 2015

<b>As we mentioned last week when we gave you the top UX trends of 2014, it's been a big year for experience design.</b> 2015 shows all signs of being an …

Build Your Chest with Just 3 Exercises

Try this intense new way to shred your upper body<p>Want to elevate your pushup game? Try this compound progression—a combination of exercises that targets the same muscle group with a few different moves.<p>Each pushup variation in this progression will work your chest in a slightly different way. …

7 minutes in hell: one brutal workout with the Microsoft Band and Basis Peak

A clever group of fitness researchers at the Human Performance Institute designed a circuit training routine that brings exhaustion to most major muscle groups in 7 minutes flat. The published results of the so-called "Scientific 7-minute workout" went viral: now, even the <i>New York Times</i> and the …

The truth about coffee and tea: Which is really better for your health?

<b>(Maksim Shmeljov via Shutterstock)</b><p>The age-old question is finally answered<p>Larry Schwartz<p>November 10, 2014 9:37pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>It’s an age-old question: What’s better for you, coffee or tea? Even back in the 18th century, inquiring minds wanted to know. King …

10 Healthy Snacks To Eat At Your Desk

Jonny Bowden, a Los Angeles nutritionist who has written eight books, including, most recently, Living Low Carb: Controlled-Carbohydrate Eating for Long Term Weight Loss, says the ideal office snacks are "well constructed mini-meals." That means food that contains protein, fat and fiber and …

11 essential pushup variations

The pushup is one of the most basic but effective moves for strength and conditioning.<p>This humble muscle-building exercise trains the muscles in your …

Workouts

Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels

Current regulations specify that the Nutrition Facts label shall include a subheading designated as “Amount Per Serving” and that this subheading …

What Happens Inside Your Stomach When You Eat Instant Noodles?

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Instant noodles are a popular go-to lunch or dinner for those who are strapped for time (or cash), like college students. While you …

The dangers of colon cleansing

<b>PRACTICE RECOMMENDATIONS</b><p>• <i>Advise patients that colon cleansing has no proven benefits and many adverse effects.</i> <b>B</b><p>• <i>Ask patients with otherwise</i> …

Why this is the year you should ditch the desire to detox, cleanse

After weeks of overindulging, the claims are enticing: Detoxes and cleanses that promise to purify your body, boost energy, banish bloating, cut cravings, improve complexion, kick-start your metabolism, even help you lose up to 15 pounds in 10 days.<p>Whether you're at the bookstore, the grocery-store …

Is This the Most Dangerous Food For Men?

There may be a hidden dark side to soy, one that has the power to undermine everything it means to be male<p>James Price’s breasts had been painful and swollen. It looked as if gum balls were implanted underneath each nipple. The slightest touch triggered throbs.<p>For Price, a retired U.S. Army …

Chocolate Chocolate Smoothie Bowl with Peanut Butter

Acai bowls, I love you, but make room for another smoothie bowl on the block. The Chocolate Bowl. The <b>Chocolate Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie Bowl</b> …