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61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Nutrition

Why You Should Start Oil Pulling Today

Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic method for detox and rejuvenation. It’s a simple practice, with quite remarkable results. Many have heard of it, …

Alternative Medicine

Cube 3D printer goes on sale at Currys & PC World

Currys and PC World have announced that the Cube 3D printer is now available to buy online for £1,195.<p>The Cube works by enabling the user to design a three-dimensional product, and then send that design's instruction to the printer, either via Wi-Fi from their computer or by plugging in a USB stick.<p>…

3D Printing

Tips for a Stunning Life

25 AWESOME TIPS FOR BEAUTIFUL LIFE!!!<p>1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. & while you walk, SMILE.<br>It is the ultimate antidepressant.<br>2. Sit in …

The Insane, True Costs of Raising a Family in America's Major Metros

Medicine

Obamacare's missing mandate

The massive coast-to-coast campaign to get people to sign up for Obamacare is light on mentions of one central element: the widely disliked individual mandate.<p>Poll after poll has found that Americans don’t like being told they have to get insurance or face a penalty. So the groups doing outreach …

Russia aims to open floating nuclear power plant in 2016

The long journey to supply power to remote locations could culminate in these floating vessels.<p>Russia is a big place with lots of remote outposts. Getting power to those far-flung places can be a challenge. That's why Russia has hatched a plan to create floating nuclear power plants, essentially …

Your App Is Slow Because Our World Is Ending

The meatiest article I ran across on the Internet this week was also–maybe–a harbinger of doom for life as we know it. I mean Drew Crawford’s superb piece <i>Why mobile web apps are slow</i>. It’s long, and somewhat dense, but definitely worth reading if you’re technical enough to follow along.<p>Its upshot: …

China's 'Leftover Women' Desperate to Find Mr. Right

Joy Chen is a superstar in China, the champion of young women known as "leftovers" -- those who are still single in their mid-20s and scorned by …

Relationships

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

How technology will transform your visit to the supermarket

Jessica Winch looks at the technology set to speed up your shopping trips.<p>When I go into a supermarket, particularly on a Sunday afternoon when it is packed with small children, my main goal is to grab the items I need and check out as quickly as possible.<p>To that end, I usually head straight for …

eCommerce

Tired of helping CIA? Quit Facebook, Venezuela minister urges

CARACAS — A Venezuelan government minister on Wednesday urged citizens to shut Facebook accounts to avoid being unwitting informants for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, referring to recent revelations about U.S. surveillance programs.<p>Edward Snowden, a former U.S. National Security Agency …

Surveillance

Five Mind-Blowing Charts on the War on Pot

ACLU report reveals the stunning scope and costs of marijuana prohibition<p>Thanks to the citizens of Colorado and Washington, the tide is turning in …

Cannabis

iPhone 5 still tops, but Galaxy S4 helps Samsung gain share, analyst says

The iPhone 5 is the world's top-selling smartphone, according to Canaccord Genuity, but the Galaxy S4 has put pressure on Apple around the globe.<p>Apple's iPhone 5 can't be beaten -- for now.<p>In a research note to investors on Wednesday, analyst Canaccord Genuity reported that in June, the iPhone 5 …

T-Mobile Unveils New Jump Phone Upgrade Program, Expands LTE Network

T-Mobile announced a new phone upgrade plan it calls Jump that enables customers to switch out their devices at least two times a year, contrary to what most other US phone carriers currently offer.<p>Other news the company shared involves the expansion of its LTE Network, will begin selling three new …

What The Future Looked Like In 1900 -- 13 Fascinating Images

1 of 14<p>Crossing the sea and getting from one country to another has never been easier thanks to this railway and boat combination. Ferry your way …

Sustainability

Apple found guilty of price-fixing conspiracy for electronic books

Apple has been found guilty of a conspiracy to fix the price of ebooks and could be forced to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, after it failed to “explain away” damning emails written by its late founder, Steve Jobs.<p>The iPad maker was reminded by the New York Attorney General Eric …

Corruption

Laptops pummeled by tablet demand

Shipments of notebooks and ultabooks shrink sequentially by almost 7 percent in the second quarter, says research firm IHS.<p>Consumer demand for tablets has taken an even bigger bite out of laptop shipments.<p>Worldwide shipments of mobile PCs fell by 6.9 percent in the second quarter of 2013 compared …

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

At the end of every quarter the Sifter will highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check …

Photographers

The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …

South Africa

'OK Glass, Save A Life.' The Application Of Google Glass In Sudden Cardiac Death

Google Glass has made its way into healthcare. Its use in the operating room and in medical education has been profiled here. Yet the magic of Glass will be found in the applications that can make this “technology” into real-world solutions for health and medicine. It’s a bit like the smart phone …