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Everything You Must Know If You Are A Parent

Parenting can be the most rewarding task you will ever undertake. It does not come without its set of challenges though, and those challenges can sometimes lead to stress, exhaustion, and even anger. So how do you get through the day to day tasks involved in parenting without losing your mind? Let’s look at some […]

Sport

Kamui Kobayashi puts No. 48 atop speed chart in Rolex 24 qualifier warmup

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kamui Kobayashi turned the fastest lap in a Sunday morning warmup for the Motul 100, the first qualifier in the history of the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona. Driving the No. 48 Cadillac DPi.VR that he will share with Jimmie Johnson in the 100-minute race, Kobayashi’s time of 1 minute, 36.389 […]

Lifestyle

Gut bacteria help digest dietary fiber, release important antioxidant

Dietary fiber found in grains is a large component of many diets, but little is understood about how we digest the fiber, as humans lack enzymes to break down the complex molecules. Some species of gut bacteria break down the fiber in such a way that it not only becomes digestible, but releases ferulic acid, […]

Business

U.S. consumers expect spending to rebound strongly in one year, NY Fed survey finds

Household spending rose modestly over the last four months, but consumers’ expectations for how much more they’ll be able to spend a year from now surged, according to a survey released Monday by the New York Federal Reserve. The report showed that consumers are slowly spending more as the economy reopens and more people gradually […]

Technology

New lawsuit accuses Amazon of e-book price fixing

Amazon is facing a new lawsuit alleging that a deal between the company and five book publishers has created higher prices on e-books, The Wall Street Journal reported. The lawsuit filed by law firm Hagens Berman in a federal district court in New York, alleges that the publishers pay high commissions and other costs to […]

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In 15 Months, This 441-lb Man Lost 228 Pounds and Now Runs Marathons to Be Healthy For His Kids

In just 15 months, this 441-pound man who couldn’t fit in a theater seat lost 228 pounds and completed a full marathon. In just 15 months, this 441-pound man who couldn’t fit in a theater seat lost 228 pounds and completed a full marathon. His doctor was actually shocked that he didn’t have any underlying […]

Sport

Chad Knaus, other Hendrick Motorsports team members join Jimmie Johnson at Rolex 24

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The echoes of NASCAR and Hendrick Motorsports go well beyond the familiar number that Jimmie Johnson will be driving in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The No. 48 Cadillac of Action Express Racing has been surrounded by reminders during the Roar Before the Rolex at Daytona International Speedway this weekend. Its […]

Lifestyle

USPSTF affirms evidence-based methods for smoking cessation

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that there is substantial net benefit for behavioral and pharmacological therapies for smoking cessation, alone or combined. These findings form the basis of a final recommendation statement published in the Jan. 19 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Carrie D. Patnode, Ph.D., M.P.H., from […]

Business

BP’s oil exploration team swept aside in climate revolution

Nothing escapes the winds of change now sweeping through BP, not even the exploration team that for more than a century powered its profits by discovering billions of barrels of oil. Its geologists, engineers and scientists have been cut to less than 100 from a peak of more than 700 a few years ago, company […]

Technology

GitHub admits ‘significant mistakes were made’ in firing of Jewish employee

GitHub is admitting that a Jewish employee was fired in error and is offering him his job back. The news comes after the company hired an independent law firm to investigate the termination, and found that “significant mistakes were made.” The company’s head of HR, Carrie Olesen, is also resigning. “Yesterday evening, the investigation reached […]