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Why The Best Time To Drink Coffee Is Not First Thing In The Morning

Drinking a cup of coffee first thing in the morning blunts the energy-boosting effects of caffeine and may lead to increased tolerance of the stimulant. This counterintuitive fact is explained in engaging visual form by Ryoko Iwata, ”a Japanese coffee-lover living in Seattle” on her appropriately …

FireEye market value surges by a third after Mandiant deal

(Reuters) - Shares of cybersecurity provider FireEye Inc rose as much as 35 percent on Friday after the company bought computer forensics specialist Mandiant Corp for $1 billion in a deal that underscores increasing consolidation in the red-hot sector.<p>FireEye Inc. Chairman of the Board, David …

5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …

How Language Seems To Shape One's View Of The World

Lera Boroditsky once did a simple experiment: She asked people to close their eyes and point southeast. A room of distinguished professors in the U.S. pointed in almost every possible direction, whereas 5-year-old Australian aboriginal girls always got it right.<p>She says the difference lies in …

Bank robberies fall 90pc as new security outsmarts thieves

Number of robberies at UK high street branches falls from 847 in 1992 to just 66 in 2011, British Bankers Association (BBA) figures reveal<p>It could be end of the swag bag and black and white stripey top. Bank robberies, the mainstay of Hollywood thrillers and adventure books, have fallen by 90pc in …

Indian woman 'raped by two gangs on Christmas Eve'

<b>Police in India say 10 men are in custody, after a 21-year-old woman was raped by two apparently unrelated groups of men on Christmas Eve.</b><p>She was visiting friends in Pondicherry when she was abducted by three men and raped by one of them, officials say.<p>She found her friends after that ordeal but …

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The 50 Philanthropists Who Have Given Away The Most Money

When Centre College in Kentucky declared in July that it had received a $250 million donation from its former trustee chair, Houston entrepreneur Robert Brockman, via a trust created by his father, it garnered national headlines. As one of the largest-ever gifts to higher education, it would almost …

Top 10 Marijuana Myths and Facts

10<p>Myth: Marijuana prohibition effectively protects kids<p><b>Fact:</b> In 2011, use of marijuana by teenagers hit a 30-year peak, with one out of every 15 high …

Mike Lazaridis drops plans to buy BlackBerry

Blackberry co-founder Mike Lazaridis walks away from a takeover of the ailing smartphone maker and sells down his stake<p>Mike Lazaridis, the BlackBerry co-founder and former chief executive, has dropped plans for a takeover of the struggling smartphone maker and cut his stake in the company.<p>He now …

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10 well paid jobs of the future

Futurologists predict the lucrative careers for 2030 that your children should be aiming for today.<p>Grandparents and parents are being advised to radically update the careers advice they give to children on the jobs that will earn the most money in future.<p>Experts warn that it would be wrong to …

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

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Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Was Year's Biggest Winner, With Fortune Jumping $15 Billion

Las Vegas Sands chief exec Sheldon Adelson hit the jackpot in 2013. The gambling tycoon’s net worth soared $15 billion, or 68%, through Friday, December 20. He is now worth just over $37 billion, and he’s climbed from the nation’s 11th richest this Fall to number 5 at the moment. Put another way, …

Erasing Painful Memories With Shock Treatment

Using electroshock therapy, scientists say it may be possible to get rid of specific emotional memories.<p>We’re still far from being able to blot out …

Scientists Search for Ways to Beat the Aging Process

Science has an ugly word for it: senescence. It means getting old. Your bones start to creak, your brain begins to wander, and each day gets a little …

Geography in the News: Coal Ash Problems

Human Journey<p><b>By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM</b><p><b>Coal Ash Problems from Coal-fired Power Plants</b><p>In December 2008, an environmental disaster unfolded in Kingston, Tenn., when a TVA-owned earthen dike meant to contain wet coal ash breached. A wave of 1.1 billion …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

Living in: The world’s healthiest cities

Five destinations across the globe that have excellent mass transit, ample green spaces and readily available healthcare.<p>What makes a city healthy? A combination of factors, ranging from readily available healthcare to excellent mass transit to a commitment to improving access to green spaces. …

Bitcoin plummets as China's largest exchange blocks new deposits

The price of bitcoin has plummeted following an announcement from China's largest bitcoin exchange that it would no longer be accepting new yuan deposits.<p>BTC China said that due to action by a third-party payment provider, YeePay, it could no longer accept deposits in the Chinese currency, although …

The Science Behind What Naps Do For Your Brain–And Why You Should Have One Today

Studies of napping have shown improvement in cognitive function, creative thinking, and memory performance. Ready, set . . . snooze.<p>I’m a big fan of afternoon naps.<p>In fact, I was super excited when I joined Buffer to hear that the team is pro-napping. It’s not every day you come across a company …

Evolution Revolution: Next-Gen Mitsubishi Evo to Become Very Different (and Hybridized) Animal

Although Mitsubishi, as a brand, has faded as near completely from the U.S. market as can, it does still build one interesting car: the high-performance, turbocharged, all-wheel-drive Lancer Evolution. Ignore the bargain-basement Mirage, oddball Outlander, ho-hum Outlander Sport, and forgettable …

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

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