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The science-backed guide to intermittent fasting, 2019’s most popular diet – Inverted

January 18, 2020 No Comments

I f there was a diet to define 2019, periodic fasting– skipping meals or squeezing all your consuming into shorter windows– might well be it. Despite the diet’s appeal, we wanted to know: Does science back up all the buzz? In July 2019, Inverse asked some of the world’s leading nutrition, physiology, and metabolism professionals […]

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Mothers Against Sinister Technology

January 18, 2020 No Comments

Today’s Terraform speculation is extra super-special: We’ve got a collaboration with Rose Eveleth, who brings us a story that takes place in the same world of the latest episode of her inimitable Flash Forward podcast—which, to the uninitiated, is a show all about investigating possible futures. This time, she imagines one way the internet as…

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Economic Growth Is the Answer

January 18, 2020 No Comments

While rising inequality – a problem that the data suggest is real but overstated – has moved to the center of public debate, the key issue is that living standards are not improving fast enough among those who are falling behind. It is this fact that is fueling much of the political tension across advanced…

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Huawei Faces New Backlash Over ‘Mass Ethnic Persecution’ In China

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WTF is a Theragun? A look at the very best massage guns for percussive therapy.

January 18, 2020 No Comments

At-home percussive therapy can help you squeeze a half-hour deep tissue massage into five minutes by (lovingly) using your muscles as a punching bag. By Leah Stodart2019-12-22 10:00:00 UTC Finding time for proper workout recovery is — but shouldn’t have to be — a luxury. Between a job, social life, and chasing eight hours of sleep, workouts…

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Technological “repairs” aren’t making us better

January 18, 2020 No Comments

Cotton farmer in India (Andrew Flachs) In India, a spate of farmer suicides, a GMO debate, and decades of deregulation attest to this Andrew Flachs December 16, 2019 12:30AM (UTC) This excerpt is adapted from “Cultivating knowledge: Biotechnology, sustainability, and the human cost of cotton capitalism in India,” by Andrew Flachs. © University of Arizona…

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Forecasts 2020: Dispersed Journal Technology Moves Beyond Proof Of Concept

January 18, 2020 No Comments

Overall, our 2019 predictions for distributed ledger technology (DLT, AKA blockchain) panned out pretty much as expected. Some of the key trends we outlined then will persist in 2020, such as enhanced services and tool offerings, and the most forward-looking firms will continue exploring strategic approaches to the tokenization of digital and physical assets, supported by smart…

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UK economy caught between Brexit and a hard place

January 18, 2020 No Comments

Now that his conservative party has won the UK election in a landslide victory, triumphant prime minister Boris Johnson can turn his attention and energy to the economy. And the next five years will be marked by the opposing effects of his party’s policies, which on the upside should boost growth due to major spending…

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Big Tech’s Critics, Flush With Cash, Attempt to Develop a Motion

January 18, 2020 No Comments

Major nonprofits and other organizations have pledged millions of dollars toward groups trying to build a modern trust-busting movement. Credit…Anthony RussoPublished Dec. 10, 2019Updated Dec. 11, 2019WASHINGTON — Critics of big tech companies are eager to keep up their momentum — and some of the country’s wealthiest foundations are providing the financial firepower.Major nonprofits including…

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Hey kids! Forget about Disney – who fancies a trip to DevOps World?

January 18, 2020 No Comments

Come with us through the gates of Jenkins Land to admire the Java dinosaurs within DevOps World Lisbon Love was in the air at the CloudBees-sponsored DevOps World in Lisbon this week as the 900 or so attendees were treated to public displays of affection with Google both on stage and behind the scenes. The…

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