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Thursday, September 26, 2019

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Facebook tries hiding Like counts to fight envy – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - If their post has lots of Likes, you feel jealous. If your post doesn’t get enough Likes, you feel embarassed. And when you just chase Likes, you distort your life seeking moments that score them, or…

Uber makes changes amid swarm of criticism over rider safety

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www.washingtonpost.com - A pedestrian passes Uber headquarters in San Francisco on Monday. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) By Faiz Siddiqui Faiz Siddiqui San Francisco-based tech reporter covering automation and the future of…

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followme4.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY AND MORE! Federal agency tries to serve Steve Bannon a subpoena Shared by Eric Garland www.politico.com - “One of his minions, I believe, went back and either called him or spoke to him an…

Instagram may be rolling out a dark mode soon

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androidcommunity.com - With all the apps scrambling to lessen the strain on their users’ eyes by lessening the white design, it was only a matter of time before social media apps began rolling out their own dark modes. It …

Amazon makes it easier for smart home devices to alert customers to low supply levels – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Alongside all the new Alexa-powered consumer devices Amazon introduced yesterday, the company also unveiled a new set of tools for the makers of smart home device skills that will allow them to tap i…

Purism’s Librem 5 phone starts shipping—a fully open GNU/Linux phone

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arstechnica.com - The Purism Librem 5, the first attempt at a Linux phone in a long time, is ready to leave the factory. The phone, up close. It's got an app drawer, complete with stock Debian icons. This seems to be …

Amazon launches a slew of new smart products

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androidcommunity.com - The Amazon Echo line of products has long been available for those people who believe that being “smart” in life is a necessity. By smart we don’t mean just being intelligent or having a high IQ. It …

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e available from AT&T this Friday

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androidcommunity.com - When the Galaxy Tab S6 was launched, we’ve been saying Samsung skipped the Galaxy Tab S5. Well, it’s not entirely true because there was still the Galaxy Tab S5e introduced as an ultra-thin tablet ba…

Twitter just turned lists into multiple timelines you can swipe between

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www.theverge.com - Twitter is now letting users add up to five lists as alternative timelines in the main Twitter app, allowing you to quickly swipe between different groups of accounts directly from your home screen. …

Alexa developers can now personalize their skills by recognizing the user’s voice – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Amazon Alexa is already capable of identifying different voices to give personalized responses to different users in the household, thanks to the added support for voice profiles two years ago. Now, …

Gogoro launches its newest electric vehicle, a lightweight scooter called Viva – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Gogoro, the Taiwanese electric vehicle company, revealed its newest vehicle today, a lightweight scooter designed for people who want something smaller than one of the company’s Smartscooter mopeds, …

The Google Assistant can now control your Xbox One – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - It wasn’t so long ago that Microsoft was betting heavily on its Cortana digital assistant. That’s a bet that didn’t pay off. But since this is the new Microsoft, the company is instead betting on int…

Daily Crunch: Amazon announces new Alexa devices – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Every…

Europe shows the way in online privacy – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - After passively watching for many years as tech giants developed dominant market positions that threaten consumer privacy and stifle competition, American antitrust regulators seem to have finally gr…

Battlefield vets StrongSalt (formerly OverNest) announces $3M seed round – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - StrongSalt, then known as Overnest, appeared at the TechCrunch Disrupt NYC Battlefield in 2016, and announced a searchable encryption product, which remains unusual to this day. Today, the company an…

DoorDash confirms data breach affected 4.9 million customers, workers and merchants – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - The food delivery company said in a blog post Thursday that 4.9 million customers, delivery workers and merchants had their information stolen by hackers. The breach happened on May 4, the company sa…

YouTuber Caspar Lee co-founds Influencer marketing platform, raises £3M Series A – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Despite the inexorable rise of social media influencers, several problems remain when it comes to brands trying to use these stars to push their products. The marketing tools and processes are fragme…

My Galaxy Fold display is damaged after a day – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Samsung’s new rebooted Galaxy arrives this week with one job: it just needs to not break. I’d already spent thousands of words breaking down the ins and outs of the product the first time around. Thi…

Terminal raises $17M led by 8VC to source and build remote teams of engineers – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - As LinkedIn announces the next stage of its own ambitions in the world of recruitment by bringing in more big data insights, another one of the startups indirectly chipping away at its position among…

Tesla V10.0 car software update adds Smart Summon, Netflix/YouTube, Spotify, karaoke and more – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Tesla is rolling out a new software update that adds a slew of new features to its cars. These include the new “Smart Summon” feature, which will allow cars equipped with the optional $5,000 full-sel…

Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator introduces 14 new startups at demo day – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - The Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator, based in New York, is ready to once again unveil its latest class of startups. Thus far, ERA has produced 190 startup which have raised more than $450 imllio…

Dating app maker Match sued by FTC for fraud – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - They’re just not that into you. Or maybe it was a bot? The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday announced it has sued Match Group, the owner of just about all the dating apps — including Match,…

App Annie acquires analytics firm Libring, bringing ad tech-related insights to its platform – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - App Annie, a go-to source for mobile app market data and analytics, is expanding its platform with the acquisition of mobile analytics provider Libring. The deal will allow App Annie to present its m…

Spanish drought reveals submerged megalithic tomb

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arstechnica.com - By Pleonr - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=81714448 A drought in Spain has revealed an ancient stone circle, which usually stands hidden beneath the waters of…

Bollinger reveals four-door B1 electric SUV and B2 electric pickup

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arstechnica.com - The B1 sport utility truck was inspired by boxy trucks and 4x4s like the Defender, Bronco, and Harvester Scout. I hate to guess the drag coefficient of this thing. But with 120kWh of batteries, Bolli…

Dealmaster: Save big on Beats headphones, Windows laptops, Nintendo Switch, and more

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arstechnica.com - Greetings, Arsians! The Dealmaster returns today to share a new batch of deals. Our top ten list spans a bunch of different categories, and it includes discounts on the original Nintendo Switch, the …

Facebook reveals staffing plan to be your VR chat concierge service

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arstechnica.com - SAN JOSE, Calif.—The fusion of Oculus and Facebook continues apace at this year's sixth annual Oculus Connect conference, with this year's biggest example coming in the form of Facebook Horizon: a ne…

Medicine show: Crown Sterling demos 256-bit RSA key-cracking at private event

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arstechnica.com - On September 19, in a conference room at the Pelican Hill Resort in Newport Beach, California, Crown Sterling CEO Robert Grant, COO Joseph Hopkins, and a pair of programmers staged a demonstration of…

The OnePlus 7T packs a 90Hz display, Snapdragon 855+ for $599

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arstechnica.com - The OnePlus 7T. You can't see it now, but that screen is 90Hz. The camera lenses now live in this big, circular camera bump. The water drop notch is a bit smaller this year, and the earpiece is once …

Google Play apps laden with ad malware were downloaded by millions of users

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arstechnica.com - This week, Symantec Threat Intelligence's May Ying Tee and Martin Zhang revealed that they had reported a group of 25 malicious Android applications available through the Google Play Store to Google.…

DoorDash hack spills loads of data for 4.9 million people

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arstechnica.com - A hack on food-delivery service DoorDash leaked the personal data of 4.9 million customers, delivery workers, and merchants, the company revealed on Thursday. The breach took place on May 4, but Door…

DOJ reportedly launches its own Facebook probe at AG Barr’s urging

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arstechnica.com - Facebook, it seems, is continuing to shatter records of all sorts. Usually, regulators at the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice agree to conduct antitrust probes against a company on…

Microsoft: Customers are entitled to know about federal data requests

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arstechnica.com - Microsoft revealed on Wednesday that it is fighting in court for the right to tell one of its large enterprise customers about a federal request for data hosted on Microsoft's cloud services. The dat…

iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max review: High quality for high prices

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arstechnica.com - The rear cameras on the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. Last year, Apple's iPhone XR was the interesting story in the iPhone lineup, while the top-end iPhone XS was only a modest update over its…

The Next Best Thing to Face-To-Face: Facebook Live For Your Business

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smallbusinessonlinecommunity.bankofamerica.com - Aside from meeting someone in real life, video is the best way for small business owners to connect with prospects, clients and fans. There’s nothing like a real or virtual face-to-face encounter to …

Is It Time to Embrace AMP? | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - Google’s AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) offer faster mobile performance, but at what cost? We ask whether it’s time to embrace AMP. If you own a website, you should have at least heard the term AMP b…

Designing at Google: 10 things I know to be true

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uxdesign.cc - Google wasn’t exactly known for their design a decade ago. A lot has changed since then. I joined Google last year on the week of their 20th birthday. I was curious to see how design evolved for such…

iPhone 11 Pro review: Apple scores near perfect 10, thanks to battery life, cameras and phenomenal performance Review | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - After using the iPhone 11 Pro as much as possible every day for the past week, I was ready to give Apple's phenomenal new flagship device my first perfect 10 rating. Alas, the phone is not perfect, a…

Amazon exec sells new ear buds while wearing one of Apple's AirPods | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - Honestly, Amazon launched so many new products at its latest hardware event that I'd have been confused, too. Which was the one that makes it more difficult to lie to your parents about your grades? …

The Google Feature Magnifying Disinformation

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www.theatlantic.com - That box is what Google calls a “knowledge panel,” a collection of definitive-seeming information (dates, names, biographical details, net worths) that appears when you Google someone or something fa…

Amazon announces new Ring home security products

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androidcommunity.com - At Amazon’s device event today, they announced a new lineup of Ring products that can help you set up an affordable home security system. They are bringing two new security cameras with the new gener…

Android 10 Go Edition ready for more budget smartphones

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androidcommunity.com - Android Q turned out to be Android 10. No more sweet desserts to serve, just numbers to remember. Unlike in the previous years, more OEMs have simultaneously worked on and tested the new version so m…

Apple Music beta version gets Chromecast support

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androidcommunity.com - While Apple Music is probably not the most popular music streaming service on Android devices, there are still users out there that prefer to subscribe to it rather than Spotify or Pandora. One featu…

Warp VPN from Cloudflare finally available for everyone

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androidcommunity.com - Getting fast, secure, and free VPN can sometimes be a challenge as you can’t get all three in just one service. That’s why we’re always on the lookout for something that can meet all the criteria. Wh…

Mario Kart Tour now available for Android devices

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re a big Super Mario fan but don’t have a game console to play games on, then we have good news for you, as long as you have a smartphone. Mario Kart Tour is now available as a mobile game for…

Why isn't loyalty trendy?

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loyalty360.org - Now those are trendy marketing buzzwords. With each hot topic, latest analyst report, most recent business magazine article, or the buzzword-du-jour, loyalty takes a temporary hit as “yesterday’s new…

‘Frightening’: Charges Against Julian Assange Alarm Press Advocates

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www.nytimes.com - “It is one thing to charge a government official who has sworn an oath not to disclose classified information,” said Matthew Miller, who served as the Justice Department’s chief spokesman under Mr. O…

Oculus Quest Getting Built-In Hand Tracking, PC Games - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - At its annual Oculus Connect conference, Facebook-owned Oculus announced a ton of new updates to its platform on Wednesday. The company revealed some major updates to its wireless, standalone Quest h…

Facebook Deepens It Oculus Integration With New Social Experiences - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Facebook-owned Oculus announced some major upgrades to its Oculus Quest headset on Wednesday. But more importantly, the company announced major new upgrades to the social platform that powers Oculus …

Microsoft Unveils New Games with Gold for October - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Starting on October 1st, Xbox Live Gold members will be able to get four new games for free as part of their membership. Tembo the Badass Elephant ($14.99 ERP): Available October 1 to 31 on Xbox One.…

Instagram Ad Ban: RIP Free Expression On Social Media – showstopper

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showstopper.biz - The question is why are certain people being banned for the same content that other people use, with no bans? Quoting from Instagram’s community guidelines “We know that there are times when people m…

Devious New Instagram Attack Puts Millions Of Users At Risk

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www.forbes.com - Another security notice has been issued over an Instagram phishing attack. As the team at Sophos explains, “this time the crooks are tapping into a concern that many of us have—falling foul of copyri…

Report: Investigators Turn to Google Arch-Enemy Oracle for Leads | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Reuters reports that Oracle Corp recently stated that the software giant, which has had multiple clashes with Google over business disputes, has received requests from both congressional and state in…

Coldbrook Leon's to reopen this weekend | Cumberland News Now

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www.cumberlandnewsnow.com - The rumblings about an old building just off Highway 101 that has sat conspicuously empty for the last several months are true – Leon’s is coming back to Coldbrook. Lewis Leon, a spokesperson for the…

UDI U845 Voyager WiFi FPV UFO HexCopter RC Drone with Real-time Aerial Photography 720P HD Camera App Controllable by Smart Devices

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power.tenergy.com - Features and Benefits: HIGH QUALITY CAMERA - First Person View with Smart device and Features a 720P HD camera that takes stunning pictures of landscapes along with videos from the sky! The HD camera…

New research analyzes video game player engagement: Gaming companies can drive up to 8% increase in game-play and correlates to revenue boost

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www.sciencedaily.com - New research in the INFORMS journal Information Systems Research looks at gamer behavior and how to match their engagement level with different games to ensure they play more often and for longer per…

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‘NIET MET MIJN GELD’; HONDERDEN HONDEN GEDOOD MET UW GELD GEDONEERD AAN DE HARTSTICHTING – Binnenland en Buitenland Nieuws

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055nu.com - Meer dan de helft van de 323 honden die van 2004 tot 2014 zijn gedood in het proefdiercentrum van de Universiteit van Maastricht schrijft MetroNieuws, en werd betaald met geld van de donateurs van de…

Meetsma Advies – Binnenland en Buitenland Nieuws

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055nu.com - Niet elk bedrijf is even efficiënt ingericht. Organisatiestructuren en bedrijfsprocessen groeien niet altijd mee met de dynamiek van een onderneming. Problemen die daardoor ontstaan worden vaak provi…

Human Made Releases Publication Checklist Plugin Designed for the Block Editor

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wptavern.com - Human Made has created a Publication Checklist plugin built specifically for the block editor. It was developed as a headline feature of Altis, the company’s enterprise publishing platform based on W…

It looks like NASA is getting serious about finding hazardous asteroids

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arstechnica.com - On Monday, NASA's science chief committed to funding a space-based telescope to find the vast majority of near-Earth asteroids that may one day threaten Earth. During an advisory committee meeting at…

DARPA aims to make networks 100 times speedier with FastNIC – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Having a slow connection is always frustrating, but just imagine how supercomputers feel. All those cores doing all kinds of processing at lightning speed, but in the end they’re all waiting on an ou…

Justice Department has issued draft rules on using consumer genetic data in investigations – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - The U.S. Department of Justice has issued a preliminary set of guidelines for how law enforcement agencies can use genetic information from consumer DNA analysis services in their investigations. “Pr…

At the sixth annual Pear Demo Day, weather balloons, branded credit cards, and lots of top degrees – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Pear, a Palo Alto-based seed stage fund that has made its name through early bets on Guardant Health, DoorDash, Memebox, and Gusto, among others, hosted its sixth annual demo day this week in what pr…

Privacy in a digital world – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Technological progress has created a situation of severe tension and incompatibility between the right to privacy and the extensive data pooling on which the digital economy is based. This developmen…

Which drink is best for hydration? Hint: It isn't water

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www.cnn.com - Milk also has sodium, which acts like a sponge and holds onto water in the body and results in less urine produced. The research team at St. Andrews University tested 13 common beverages to see how t…

To find the best parking spot, do the math

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arstechnica.com - Scientists at Boston University and the Santa Fe Institute crunched the numbers and came up with the best parking strategy. The next time you're hunting for a parking spot, mathematics could help you…

Vimeo sued for allegedly collecting facial biometrics without consent

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arstechnica.com - Vimeo is collecting and storing thousands of people's facial biometrics without their permission or knowledge, a recently filed lawsuit alleges. The "highly detailed geometric" facial maps, according…

From the South Pole to the science section: How ice becomes knowledge

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arstechnica.com - It’s -30 degrees Celsius, even though the Sun hangs ceaselessly in the sky. Dressed in puffy, insulated suits and gloves thick enough to both hinder dexterity and preserve fingers, a team gamely tilt…

Google’s Quantum Computer Breakthrough Not a Risk to Bitcoin, Says Dev

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cointelegraph.com - A well-known cryptographer has poured cold water on fresh fears that recent advances in quantum computing could endanger Bitcoin (BTC) security. In a Twitter discussion on Sept. 24, ex-Bitcoin Core d…

Improve remote collaboration: 5 techniques for UX designers

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dribbble.com - Our friends at Miro — a visual collaboration platform — are experts when it comes to managing distributed teams. Today the Miro team shares five high-impact processes to improve collaboration and com…

5 UX Resources to Kick Your Brain into Overdrive | UX Booth

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www.uxbooth.com - I recently taught myself to use Figma (yes! the editors here do UX and design work full time when we’re not editing awesome articles), and then a coworker sent me an article about Figma plugins. My b…

Explaining Ancient Patterns and Sculptures on South African Beaches

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www.ancient-origins.net - One of the first things many kids – or even adults – may do when they are on a beach or dune is to make patterns in the sand or sculptures in the form of sandcastles. Many generations of humans have …

Even Huge Molecules Follow the Quantum World's Bizarre Rules

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www.wired.com - Magnify a speck of dirt a thousand times, and suddenly it no longer seems to play by the same rules. Its outline, for example, won’t look well-defined most of the time and will resemble a diffuse, sp…

Deepfake pioneer: "Perfectly real" fake vids are six months away

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futurism.com - Deepfake technology is advancing so rapidly, even Hao Li — one of the leading experts in the field — is having trouble keeping up. Li has watertight credentials. When he isn’t teaching classes as a p…

Alarmingly, Facebook needs more first-person shooter footage, US Energy dept buys AI-training chips, and more

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www.theregister.co.uk - Roundup Let's kick your week off with the latest happenings in the world of AI and machine learning. Facebook has admitted it couldn't stop the Christchurch mosque shootings because it didn't have en…

Scientists have created A.I. bots that can use tools and play hide-and-seek

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www.inverse.com - It’s happening, people. Artificial intelligence is using tools. Researchers at OpenAI, the artificial intelligence lab, have shown what happened when they programmed A.I. capable of learning from its…

Russia: We know cause of Space Station leak but haven't told NASA

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futurism.com - In August 2018, flight controllers detected a tiny, easily-plugged hole in the International Space Station. Now, the head of Russia’s space agency is claiming it has finally figured out the cause of …

iPhone 11's mysterious chip is good for more than just finding your keys

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www.inverse.com - The iPhone 11 is hiding a secret — one that could disrupt the future of technology. Apple’s latest smartphone, which hit shelves last week, packs a number of welcome features in a design largely iden…

Study: Vitamin D Is More Effective Than Flu Vaccine

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healthimpactnews.com - by Dr. Mercola Conventional health authorities claim getting a flu shot each year is the best way to ward off influenza. But where’s the actual science backing up that claim? If you’ve repeatedly fal…

Samsung Galaxy S11 may have 5x zoom cam, bigger fingerprint sensor

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androidcommunity.com - The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S11 was first shown off in patent images with an expandable screen. Features were listed early and we learned the camera system will be more advanced. Color options were l…

Things to Consider When Building Your Tech Product - Indiegogo Education Center

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entrepreneur.indiegogo.com - Most entrepreneurs aren’t experts in product development before they launch their first tech project. And though it takes a lot of knowledge to develop a product, there are ways to cut down on the le…

NTSB: FAA Should Make Boeing Reassess 737 MAX Pilot Actions

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www.newsmax.com - Boeing Co should take a harder look at pilot response to cockpit emergencies in its 737 MAX safety assessment and potentially make changes to flight deck alerts, pilot procedures and training, the Na…

These 7 Foods Can Fight Stress and Improve Your Mood

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www.dancemagazine.com - We all know that dancers are typically perfectionistic, highly-motivated, driven and capable of enduring physical pain. These same qualities that lead to success can also drive stress that eventually…

More than 500 Scientists Challenge "Consensus": "There Is No Climate Emergency" | People's Pundit Daily

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www.peoplespunditdaily.com - More than 500 scientists and professionals in related fields sent the Secretary-General of the United Nations an urgent message: “there’s no climate emergency.” Signatories to the “European Climate D…

82-Year-Old Woman With Dementia Gets Her Memory Back After Changing Her Diet

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www.collective-evolution.com - A message to our readers: Have you checked out our NEW on demand video platform called CETV? We created it to combat censorship and support the important journalism we are doing. Visit CETV.one to si…

Ustekinumab as Induction and Maintenance Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis. - PubMed - NCBI

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www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - The efficacy of ustekinumab, an antagonist of the p40 subunit of interleukin-12 and interleukin-23, as induction and maintenance therapy in patients with ulcerative colitis is unknown. We evaluated u…

DNA of the CFO: Is the future of finance new technology or new people?

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www.ey.com - Claude Changarnier, Vice President of International Finance at Microsoft International, believes that automation plays a key role in helping the finance function strike a balance between adding value…

A Famous Argument Against Free Will Has Been Debunked

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www.theatlantic.com - This momentous discovery was the beginning of a lot of trouble in neuroscience. Twenty years later, the American physiologist Benjamin Libet used the Bereitschaftspotential to make the case not only …

3 Sick Truths About Aborted Fetus Trafficking From Daleiden Hearings

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thefederalist.com - This article contains explicit and gruesome information about live human dismemberment. New details about the trafficking of aborted baby body parts emerged over the last two weeks, as witnesses and …

I Got A 3D Body Scan — Here's What It Was Like

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www.mindbodygreen.com - According to Fit3D, a lead manufacturer of body scan machines, the 3D fit scan is a body composition assessment tool. It shows users an overall snapshot of their body and provides a mecca of informat…

5 foods that help rev up metabolism, according to a dietitian

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www.wellandgood.com - Having a speedy metabolism is most commonly talked about in terms of weight loss, but the truth is, it’s linked to all sorts of benefits, like having a lower risk for diabetes and chronic inflammatio…

To Help Save Our Oceans, Research Says We May Need To Quit Washing Our Delicates

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www.mindbodygreen.com - As someone who always enjoys a good hot yoga session, my laundry basket seems to be perpetually filled to the brim with workout clothes and athleisure garments alike—both of which need special attent…

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BUSINESS

Mike Pence is in deep impeachment trouble

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www.palmerreport.com - The Speaker of the House announced Donald Trump’s impeachment on Tuesday, and the underlying scandal is ugly enough that it could force Trump to cut some kind of resignation plea deal. So you’d think…

Explaining the Bisq exchange and DAO - Coin Rivet

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coinrivet.com - The Bisq exchange is an open source, peer-to-peer application that allows you to buy and sell cryptocurrencies in exchange for national currencies and other cryptos. Bisq is unlike any other exchange…

Vested, a newly minted startup, aims to help startup employees understand precisely when to buy their options – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Research when to sell your shares in a privately held company, and the results may have you laughing — not because they’re funny but they’re because there’s an almost comical amount of information av…

Paro raises $10 million to offer corporate finance expertise on demand – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - As any CFO can attest, corporate finance is extraordinarily complicated. From tax preparation, to financial controls, to cash flow estimation and more, the finance department of any major company oft…

GoodRx is coming for subscription prescription services with the launch of GoodRx Care – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Several months after discreetly acquiring the online prescription service HeyDoctor, GoodRx is launching a new service based on the acquisition, GoodRx Care and offering a direct challenge to online …

MediaRadar’s new product helps event organizers maximize sales – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - MediaRadar CEO Todd Krizelman describes his company as having “a very specific objective, which is to help media salespeople sell more advertising” by providing them with crucial data. And with today…

India’s Darwinbox raises $15M to bring its HR tech platform to more Asian markets – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - An Indian SaaS startup, which is increasingly courting clients from outside of the country, just raised a significant amount of capital to expand its business. Hyderabad-based Darwinbox, which operat…

Serial founder David Cancel to share people-first, SaaS insights at Disrupt SF next week – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - What do you wish you’d known about building a company beforehand? It’s a question that haunts many a startup founder their first time around. Serial SaaS-focused entrepreneur David Cancel has found s…

Learn how to help build a sustainable gig economy at Disrupt SF – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - A handful of years ago, the on-demand or ‘gig’ economy was seen as an innovative system of modern work that provided workers and consumers alike with flexibility, independence, and convenience. It se…

Summer wants to vanquish student loans for borrowers, and now has $10M to do it – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - $1.5 trillion. That’s the amount of outstanding student loan debt held by American citizens according to the New York Fed. It is an astronomical sum, and has led to much hand-wringing about whether t…

Project A, the Berlin-based VC, raises $200M fund to back seed and Series A European startups – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Project A, the Berlin-based VC that backs startups in Europe at seed and Series A stage, has raised a new $200 million fund (€180 million). This brings total assets under management to $486 million (…

Indonesia’s ride-hailing giant Gojek launches video streaming service GoPlay – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - On-demand video streaming giant Netflix, which is increasingly expanding its footprint in developing markets, now has a new competitor in Indonesia: Gojek. The Indonesian ride-hailing giant on Thursd…

Tribe leads $12M Series A into Teampay to make managing employee expenses painless – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - The modern office worker is heavily engaged with expenses. From buying SaaS products and purchasing team lunches to securing freelancers for outsourced work, employees need access to purchasing power…

Income inequality in America is the highest it’s been since census started tracking it, data shows

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www.washingtonpost.com - The gap between the haves and have-nots in the United States grew last year, new Census data show. Nine states saw spikes in that divide: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Kansas, Nebraska, New Hampshir…

Sacklers threaten to scrap opioid deal if they aren’t shielded from lawsuits

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arstechnica.com - Lawyers for OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma filed a new complaint late Wednesday threatening that the company’s mega-rich owners, the Sackler family, could pull out of a proposed multi-billion-dollar o…

AT&T vows to keep DirecTV despite losing millions of subscribers

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arstechnica.com - AT&T doesn't intend to sell DirecTV despite internal discussions about whether to offload the struggling satellite TV business, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. "DirecTV is an important part…

Day Trading Bitcoin: Why 95% of Traders Lose Money and Fail

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cointelegraph.com - Almost all traders are aware of the widely publicized statistic that “95% of traders lose money.” When you drill deeper, research implies that this number is likely higher. The profession chews up an…

Binance Now Lets Users Buy 5 Cryptocurrencies with Debit, Credit Card

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cointelegraph.com - Customers of major crypto exchange Binance can now purchase crypto directly using debit and credit cards via payment processing firm Koinal. Binance users can now buy crypto using their Visa and Mast…

What Do you Want To Do With Your Business When You Want To Retire?

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smallbusinessonlinecommunity.bankofamerica.com - My dad thought he had a foolproof plan for success. In his will, he divided his carpet warehouse five ways: one share each for each of his four kids and a fifth for his store manager who would run it…

Americans are unprepared for a recession: Survey finds Americans focused on paying bills, not accumulating savings

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www.newsweek.com - Despite the record economic expansion, many Americans are still focused on keeping up with bills rather than accumulating savings, which means they'll be less prepared if a recession hits. Although t…

A ratchet with leverage

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seths.blog - Electricity is a ratchet with leverage. Once communities have access to a little electricity, a solar lantern, say, they quickly discover that they want/need more electricity. The productivity increa…

Latin America roundup: SoftBank bets on Brazilian unicorns and Konfio raises $250M for lending plans – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Sophia Wood is a Principal at Magma Partners, a Latin America-focused seed-stage VC firm with offices in Latin America, Asia, and the U.S. Sophia is also the co-founder of LatAm List, an English lang…

Mary Kay, in Collaboration With UN Agencies, Launches Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator

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finance.yahoo.com - Strategic Partnership Will Invest in Female Entrepreneurship Around the World DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Mary Kay Inc., a leading advocate of women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship, announced th…

Do We Need More Savings Before We Can Have More Lending?

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www.infowars.com - There is an emerging view held by many commentators that it is banks and not the central banks that are key for the expansion of money. This way of thinking is promoted these days by the followers of…

How to Reduce Facebook Ad Costs With Manual Bidding

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Want more control over your Facebook campaign costs? Have you considered using manual Facebook ad bidding? In this article, you’ll discover three ways to control your Facebook advertising costs with …

Community Land Trusts: Why Are Republicans Not Talking About It? (Opinion) - BKLYNER

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bklyner.com - By Joel Acevedo, President of the Brooklyn Young Republican Club The city that never sleeps is about to become the city that sleeps on the streets. Homelessness, residential displacement, and housing…

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New Viking Cruise Extensions Offer “Downton Abbey” Fans Privileged Access to Highclere Castle

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www.forbes.com - Viking offers "Downton Abbey" fans Privileged Access to Highclere Castle, where the show and the movie were filmed. Highclere Castle With the “Downton Abbey” movie opening this week, more fans than e…

Halsey House Bed & Breakfast – Trumansburg, NY

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bedandbreakfastreport.com - Formally known as “The Halsey House Bed & Breakfast”, this grand Federal Mansion style home is located on the outskirts of the town of Trumansburg. It was built in 1829 by Nicholl Halsey, the first s…

6 Creative Website Design Ideas for Your Business

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www.crazyleafdesign.com - If you’re trying to gain a wider audience for your small business, consider revamping your website. Customers expect a well-organized website, and having one increases your visibility on the web. If …

Beyond Pricing raises $42M to tell you what to charge on Airbnb – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Most people just guess how to price their vacation rental based on minimal research, or take platforms like Airbnb’s suggestions that just want to maximize their own revenue. Beyond Pricing aligns it…

25+ launches from Uber’s big event – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Uber’s best bet is to use its ubiquity and product breadth to beat rivals in ride hailing, scooters and food delivery. It’s the only U.S. company doing all three, but competition threatens to nibble …

Israeli VC Pico Venture Partners closes on $80M – TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - Pico Venture Partners, an early-stage investment firm headquartered in Jerusalem, has raised $80 million for its second flagship fund following a $35 million debut effort. The four-year-old firm is n…

50 amazingly talented graphic designers to follow on Instagram – Learn

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www.canva.com - In its early days, Instagram used to be all about filtered pictures of your lunch and your pets, but since then it has grown into an immeasurably useful creative tool. Nowadays Instagram can be used …

Goop settles lawsuit, can no longer make health claims about vaginal eggs

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arstechnica.com - According to Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen, the company claimed that its Jade and Rose Quartz eggs, after inserted into the vagina, "could balance hormones, regulate menstrual cycle…

How to redesign your days to give you back a few extra hours every week

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www.fastcompany.com - Editor’s Note: This story is part of our special New Year’s package “Your Future Self,” click here to read the full series. advertisement advertisement When you say that you “don’t have enough time,”…

The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs

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www.entrepreneur.com - The following excerpt is from Napoleon Hill’s Success Masters. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Apple Books | IndieBound Psychologist Denis Waitley’s approach to winning with self-awareness …

Six great, amazing, and groundbreaking career tips for Designers. Not!

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medium.com - Probably, this is the most controversial subject of this article. Yes, we should leave our comfort zone and try different things. But this time I’m talking about another kind of difference. I’m talki…

Fanjingshan (Mount Fanjing)

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www.atlasobscura.com - On its own, Fanjingshan (Mount Fanjing) is a jaw-dropping pinnacle stretching hundreds of feet above the valley floor. But if you look closely, you’ll see the mountain is not merely a natural wonder—…

Yelp Connect Gives Restaurants a Voice

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loyalty360.org - Yelp has announced the launch of a new feature: Yelp Connect, which enables users to go beyond customers reviews and see “what the restaurants have to say for themselves.” According to Devon Wright, …

Loyalty360 Reads: September 26, 2019

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loyalty360.org - Partnerships Walgreens to Test Drone Delivery Service with Alphabet’s Wing The retailer has partnered with Alphabet to use the company’s Wing drone delivery service. “Walgreens continues to explore p…

PetSmart Brings Trick-or-Treat to the Animal Kingdom

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loyalty360.org - Decking out the family in Halloween costumes is not just for humans. From cats and dogs to guinea pigs and even fish, the whole pet family can take part in some frightfully fun festivities with the h…

Austrian-Style Potato Salad (Erdäpfelsalat) – The Travel Bite

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thetravelbite.com - Have you ever tried Austrian potato salad? It’s refreshingly light since it is vinaigrette based and dairy-free, relying on the starch from the potatoes to give the dressing a creamy texture. It’s al…

09-26-2019 - [X&Y] The Best Days And Times To Schedule Dates (Practical Steps)

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archive.aweber.com - ===== WHAT'S INSIDE: November is here and it's time to go hang out with some women. But wait...What are the best days and best times to actually schedule a meeting with her? ===== THE BEST TIME OF YE…

Top 55 Foods for Building Lean Muscle and Losing Body Fat

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www.truthaboutabs.com - My Top 55 Lean-Body Foods to Boost Your Energy, Balance Hormones, and Lose Body Fat by Mike Geary - Certified Nutrition Specialist, Certified Personal Trainer Co-Author of best-selling books: The Top…

Tourist found naked in Paris after a Disneyland trip went horribly wrong

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www.traveller.com.au - The Swiss tourist had planned the trip of a lifetime: taking LSD while on vacation at Disneyland Paris. What could possibly go wrong? Plenty, as the 32-year-old engineer discovered this past weekend.…

Artemis Gallery presents museum-worthy antiquities, Asian and ethnographic art

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www.artdaily.org - BOULDER, COLO.- Artemis Gallery’s Fall 2019 Exceptional Series contains such an extensive selection of stellar cultural art, it is being divided into two parts with a week’s intermission in between. …

New Research Says Nuts Could Help You Avoid Weight Gain — Sort Of

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www.mindbodygreen.com - Some mornings I wake up and ask myself: Is there anything nuts can't do? They're the ultimate superfood, after all, with so many benefits to boast about. Then I sit in my bed and make a list of what …

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