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Is a vegetarian diet healthier? Five experts weigh in

Vegetarianism is on the rise, as many vegetarians will gladly tell you. While many people who eschew meat products do so for the sake of animals and the environment, we’re starting to learn more about the negative health effects of meat and the benefits from eating a plant-based diet. We asked five experts in Australia if a vegetarian diet is ...

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For the best health, does the intensity of your workout matter?

Jog for long enough or engage in just about any physical activity that gets the heart pumping, and the result can be a feeling of euphoria commonly known as a runner’s high. Sure, it feels good, but does higher-intensity exercise lead to better health? Any physical activity is healthy Body & Mind: Bootcamp Almost all celebrities have perfectly fit bodies, as the ...

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Trump’s artificial intelligence executive order will ensure America doesn’t lose the AI race to China

Last week, the president signed an executive order, the American AI Initiative, that will accelerate America’s pursuit of the sophisticated AI capabilities necessary to maintain our military and economic dominance. The Chinese government exercises significant control over its domestic technology firms and frequently steals intellectual property from foreign companies that operate in the country. In addition, it has poured sizable resources ...

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Doomsday Prep for the Super-Rich

teve Huffman, the thirty-three-year-old co-founder and C.E.O. of Reddit, which is valued at six hundred million dollars, was nearsighted until November, 2015, when he arranged to have laser eye surgery. He underwent the procedure not for the sake of convenience or appearance but, rather, for a reason he doesn’t usually talk much about: he hopes that it will improve his odds ...

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Mental Health Hacks For Entrepreneurs

I’ve been a healthcare entrepreneur for 12 years now, raised some $30 million of venture capital funding and sold one medical device business, and I can honestly say I’ve never burned out. I have neither suffered from much anxiety and only once have I had depressive symptoms for a few weeks (during a business pivot). This isn’t necessarily the norm ...

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24% of Parents Have to Put Off Retirement for This Reason

Many workers dream of retiring early and enjoying the freedom that comes with not having a full-time job to report to. But 24% of parents are planning to do the opposite — put off retirement — and the reason boils down to supporting their adult children, according to data from Porch, a service that connects homeowners with home professionals. Why ...

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Anti-vaccination conspiracy theories thrive on Amazon

Amid a growing measles outbreak in the United States, the role of powerful tech companies like YouTube and Facebook in spreading vaccine misinformation is under heavy scrutiny. But there is another massive platform offering spurious anti-vaccination content to people seeking information, a review by CNN Business reveals: Amazon, the world’s largest online marketplace. And, asked about it, an Amazon spokesperson ...

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A Bumpy Ride to the Moon

Genesis (“Beresheet” in Hebrew), Israel’s first spacecraft on its way to land on the moon, is having some complications. After the launch on Friday morning, engineers from the SpaceIL organization and Israel Aerospace Industries discovered that sensors on the craft needed for navigation are overly sensitive to sunlight. They discovered another problem with the robotic spacecraft on Monday which could delay ...

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