No one likes to find bugs in their home, but a particular type of creepy-crawler poses an extra danger, new research finds. "Kissing bugs" spread Chagas disease, one of five parasitic infections the Centers for Disease Control is currently targeting for public health action. Over 300,...
Many people believe that IQ or intelligence is the determining factor for success. However, studies prove that intellect has very little to do with it. Researchers conducted a 30-year study on 1000 children and found that cognitive control is a more reliable predictor of success than IQ. M...
Coffee is just one of many ways we're now getting our caffeine Pexels A large diet Mountain Dew, a cafe latte, and some kind of energy drink—that's the caffeine cocktail that apparently killed 16-year-old Davis Allan Cripe last month in South Carolina, according to news reports.&nbs...
Your Android phone started off running smoothly and responding instantly to every tap, but over time, even the fastest phone will start to show its age. And with a device you use as much as your smartphone, every missed swipe or extra moment waiting for an app to load can feel like an eternity. Cred...
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A teen in South Carolina has died after drinking three caffeinated beverages over a 2-hour period. The 16-year-old boy drank a large diet Mountain Dew, a McDonald's cafe latte and an unnamed energy drink in that time, USA Today reported today (May 16). The Richland county coroner, Gary Wat...
If you believe in ghosts, you're not alone. Cultures all around the world believe in spirits that survive death to live in another realm. In fact, ghosts are among the most widely believed of paranormal phenomenon: Millions of people are interested in ghosts, and a 2013 Harris Poll found that 43 per...
There's a lot to Snapchat. Even for the young folks who make up the bulk of its users, there are lots of hidden features to uncover. Luckily, we've done the hard work for you. Here are the best Snapchat tips and expert tricks to take your snap game to the next level: You've probably tried ...
CREDIT: Getty Images Research shows that people focus on 8 specific behaviors in evaluating your personality. Be ready for them so that you can make a strong impression. The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and inte...
Members of the 2017 Forbes list of billionaires, from top left: Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya, VietJet founder Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, Bill Gates; from bottom left: Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos, Stripe cofounder John Collison. By Luisa Kroll and Kerry A. Dola...
I’m always trying to find out how the world’s wealthiest are making their money. Some are born in rich families who have built a vast empire, and others made money through business ventures. By understanding the way some people have become wealthy, you can start to incorporate their mindset into...
Our bodies have a language of their own, and their words aren’t always kind. Your body language has likely become an integral part of who you are, to the point where you might not even think about it. If that’s the case, it’s time to start, because you could be sabotaging your career. TalentSm...
You'd think that we'd know every detail of the life of the richest man in the world, especially since he's been number one on the Forbes list 17 out of the last 22 years. But Bill Gates doesn't get a ton of attention. There've been two movies about Steve Jobs and a dissection of everything Apple, bu...
FILE PHOTO: An illustration picture shows a laptop on the screen of an X-ray security scanner, April 7, 2017. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic/Illustration WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Homeland Security chief John Kelly has not made a final decision on extending a ban on larger electronic devices on airplane...
As self-made millionaire Steve Siebold says, almost anyone has what it takes to become a millionaire. Are you on your way to striking it rich? Or does your behavior shoot up red flags? To help you figure it out, we've rounded up some warning signs to watch out for. Of course, everyone's situation is...
Confidence gives you the power to conquer the world. Here's how you can learn to be confident in all you do. Self-confident people are admired by others and inspire confidence in others. They face their fears head-on and tend to be risk takers. They know that no matter what obstacles come their way,...
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Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates knows that intelligence isn't one-size-fits-all. Gates built his career on strong logic and mathematical skills, establishing himself as a brilliant coder with a knack for solving technical problems. But he admits he lacked other strengths, such as strong ...
In the 12 years that I've covered wireless industry for CNET, the debate over whether cell phone use is hazardous to our health has long simmered in the background. It comes to a boil each time a new study analyzing a possible link is released, briefly grabbing the attention of the phone-w...
Every morning at the construction site down the street from my office, the day starts with a familiar hum. It’s the sound of the regular drone scan, when a small black quadcopter flies itself over the site in perfect lines, as if on rails. The buzz overhead is now so familiar that workers no longe...
Even amid a year of disheartening political news, 2016 brought a number of advancements that are changing the global tech terrain 2016 was an incredible year for technology, and for humanity. Despite all the negative political-related news, there were 10 tech trends this year that positively transfo...
We've all had tough days on the job, when everything seems to go wrong. These days usually start off rough and just get rougher. And it's nearly impossible to turn those types of days around; you just have to fight through it, get to bed, and hope tomorrow is better....
Studies have shown that people perform better when they have written down what they need to do. What makes the to-do list such an effective productivity tool?   lmost everyone struggles with getting stuff done. But some of us struggle with the stage before that: just figuring out what it is we ...
The e-commerce businesses today realize the importance of exploring Customer Behavior. They know how pivotal it can be to increase sales. Research has it that around 96% Americans have made at least one online purchase in their lives. Out of these, 80% bought in the previous month alone. A...
Dinner at Meredith Ackley’s house is like stepping into a dream. The walls are painted pink and purple. There’s a heated patio and arching branches over the backyard. The sun beams through the windows, music plays and three beautiful girls dance with their mother in the kitchen. The missing piec...
About a quarter of Canadians tell Statistics Canada that most days are 'quite' or 'extremely' stressful, with women tending to report higher levels of stress. (Shutterstock) No 'magical intervention,' but evidence growing that mindfulness helps with anxiety, depression, pain You have to give a speec...
Most of us are guilty of popping a handful of over-the-counter cold medications without so much as reading the label when we’re feeling congested, achy, or otherwise terrible. Those with kids might do the same in order to help their little ones feel better. Unfortunately, many common cold med...

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