Scott Waisner

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MMA the Morning After: The Reality of Recovering from Fight Night

It's mid-August, more than five weeks since UFC 226, and Paul Felder still can't pick up anything much heavier than a spoon with his right arm.<p>Felder sports a splint on his right forearm, the fallout from an ill-fated spinning backfist he threw at Mike Perry in the first round of their match in …

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion

How to Waterproof Your Travel Gear — From Shoes to Bags

Travel can be full of unexpected hazards, and weather will likely account for at least half of them. You can’t change the forecast, but you can take …

Travel Gear

If You're In A Relationship, You Need To See This Guide On Farting While Sharing A Bed

A couple that farts together stays together.

How to Rent a Condo for Less Than a Hotel Room With Timeshare Rentals

When people think of using points for hotel stays, they typically think of cashing in at major hotel brands such as Marriott or Hyatt. But …

Hospitality

Trump trillion-dollar-plus deficits are putting America on a path to fiscal ruin

Though no one in Washington will admit it, our nation's finances are in deep trouble. Spending is up, revenue is down, and this will only get worse.<p>It became very clear this month that neither the Trump White House nor its allies on Capitol Hill want you to know that the federal budget is already …

Trump Administration

We’re in a new age of obesity. How did it happen? You’d be surprised | George Monbiot

The thrill of disapproval chimes disastrously with industry propaganda. We delight in blaming the victims<p>When I saw the photograph I could scarcely believe it was the same country. A picture of Brighton beach in 1976, featured in the Guardian a few weeks ago, appeared to show an alien race. Almost …

Will Power

World's first fully digital valves open up engine possibilities

British company Camcon Automotive has built the first fully electronic engine valve system, uncoupled from the crankshaft, that offers unprecedented …

Engines

Here's how Fortnite hooked 125 million players

<i>Nir’s Note: This guest post is by</i> <i>Patricio O’Gorman</i><i>, technology consultant and professor at Universidad de Palermo.</i><p>If you have kids, you’ve likely heard about Fortnite. The wildly popular online battle game has amassed over 125 million players and hosts more than 3 million concurrent players.<p>The …

Trump claims California wildfires "made so much worse" by environmental laws

President Trump tweeted on Sunday evening about the ongoing California wildfires, stating that "bad environmental laws" have "magnified" the disaster …

Best Affordable All-Inclusive Resorts

1 of 10<p>Azul Beach Hotel, by Karisma, Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Meliá Caribe Tropical Punta Cana, Dominican Republic<p>3 of 10<p>Divi …

Windows 'Your Phone' app gives you access to Android files on a PC

You'll be able to drag and drop photos from your phone straight into a Windows application.<p>If you have an Android device and happen to be a Windows Insider in the Fast ring, as well, you're among the first people who can take Microsoft's "Your Phone" app for a spin. Microsoft has started testing …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims historic turnaround

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump falsely claimed he's pulled off "an economic turnaround of historic proportions."<p>Speaking at the White House Friday after the government reported that the economy grew at an annual rate of 4.1 percent in the second quarter, Trump declared that the gains were …

Donald Trump

Why You Forget Names Immediately—And How to Remember Them

Of all the social gaffes, none is perhaps more common than meeting a new person, exchanging names and promptly forgetting theirs — forcing you to …

Self-help

This Unexpected Country Has Europe’s Most Flat-Out Stunning Coasts

If you feel like people are all of a sudden hyped about Croatia -- a gorgeous country in southern Europe you hadn’t heard much about until the past …

Want To Live a Better Life? Use These 8 Life Lessons To Build Your Personal Philosophy

Discover your personal philosophy and then build your life around it.<p>Following a morning hike among the serenity of red rocks, wildflowers, and mountain views, I sat in conversation with an old friend. We had an important topic to discuss. Mainly, my future career.<p>My friend knows that I'm a …

Growing evidence implicates herpes viruses in Alzheimer's

Beyond the chicken pox and flu, viruses are increasingly believed to play a role in other serious diseases, like cancer and brain diseases.<p><b>Case in</b> …

BCG vaccine can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, eight-year study shows

The BCG vaccine against tuberculosis can reverse Type 1 diabetes to almost undetectable levels, an eight-year study has shown.<p>US researchers found that just one jab, followed by a booster four weeks later, brought down average blood sugar levels to near normal within three years, and the effect …

How to Rent an RV This Summer for Only $1 a Day

Recreational vehicle (RV) rentals tend to be expensive, yet I recently managed to rent a five-person RV in Las Vegas for only $1 per day. In addition …

RVs

Spare me the calls for civility – President Trump deserves our rage | Jessica Valenti

Samantha Bee and Robert De Niro have taken flak for foul language. But polite responses to Trump play right into his hands<p>Can we stop pretending that the right cares about civility? Whether it’s the faux outrage over the television host Samantha Bee calling Ivanka Trump a “cunt” or the yammering …

Robert DeNiro

How Can You Really Tell Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Ask This 1 Simple Question

The answer is an eye-opener.<p>Have you ever thought about the essence of true leadership? How exactly do you define it?<p>Better yet, how do you simply become a good leader in your office or business -- enough so that your employees, peers, and customers will respect you?<p>The answer comes down to a …

4 Supposed Mosquito Repellents That Absolutely Don't Work, According to Science (and 5 That Do)

Tried a "sure-fire" mosquito repellent and still got bitten? It's not your fault.<p>It's officially summer and you know what that means: hiking, swimming, backyard barbecues...and mosquitoes. Everyone is bothered by them, but some people think they've found the perfect antidote to unpleasant and …

The epic mistake about manufacturing that’s cost Americans millions of jobs

Looking back, there were two kinds of people who lived in America in 2016: people who believed Donald Trump, and people who believed data.<p>Trump claimed on the campaign trail that globalization had destroyed US manufacturing—and in the process, the American economy—by letting China and other …

Economics

What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

The Complete Timeline of Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies

Here’s every single thing that happened across the all the MCU movies to get you ready for “Captain Marvel” and “Avengers 4”<p><b>The beginning of time:</b> …

Gold Is Doing Something We Haven't Seen in 5 Years

You might want to get gold-mining stocks on your radar.<p>The past two-plus months have been something of a wake-up call for investors. After a …

9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

• <b>When asking for a raise or negotiating the salary for a new job, you'll want to choose your words strategically.</b>• <b><br>Salary negotiations are collaborations, and successful collaborations require good communication — so you'll need to be very clear.</b>• <b><br>But, you should avoid disclosing your current salary,</b> …

Career Development

The Bike-Share Oversupply in China: Huge Piles of Abandoned and Broken Bicycles

Last year, bike sharing took off in China, with dozens of bike-share companies quickly flooding city streets with millions of brightly colored rental bicycles. However, the rapid growth vastly outpaced immediate demand and overwhelmed Chinese cities, where infrastructure and regulations were not …

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback gets tech'd up for NY Auto Show

The 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback has just bowed at the New York Auto Show, and it's been quite a journey to get here. This model's direct predecessor started life under the Scion iM nameplate, but after Toyota axed its youth brand, it absorbed the model into its portfolio, rechristening it Corolla …

How to speak puppy: a visual guide to doggy body language

From tail height and posture to pricked ears and eye contact, vet and clinical animal behaviourist Kendal Shepherd reveals what your dog is trying to tell you

Is It Time To Bring Risk Back Into Our Kids' Playgrounds?

I think it's fair to say that many parents focus a lot of energy — and worry! — on protecting their small kids from risky situations.<p>But it turns out that integrating limited risk into our kids' playtime may be taking a step toward healthier child development.<p>This past weekend, reporter Ellen Barry …