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Million euro prize for cracking brain’s reward system – BBC News

Image copyright SPL The winners split the brain’s “benefit centre” It affects your enjoyment, inspiration or joy to do something But the system can fail turning individuals into addicts Three UK-based researchers have actually won a prominent reward worth 1m euros for studying the brain’s benefit centre. Their work assists […]

Sikhs: Religious minority target of hate crimes

New Delhi (CNN)The victim of a possible hate criminal offense in Washington state Friday would not be the very first Sikh to be targeted. Since 9/11, Sikh-American groups state members of their religious beliefs have actually dealt with discrimination and abuse since their long beards and turbans make them more […]

If Trump wants an easy policy win, he should focus on funding smart cities

Michael Provenzano Crunch Network Contributor Michael Provenzano is CEO and co-founder of Vistar Media . Two years after social researchers created the term clever cities, the imagine tech-enabled neighborhoods has yet to come to fulfillment. Donald Trumps presidency might show a turning point for the smart-city motion. Smart-city efforts that […]

Undercover Panorama report reveals prison chaos – BBC News

Media caption Undercover video footage reveals detainees disabled by drugs Chaos in among the greatest jails in the nation has actually been exposed in secret shooting for the BBC. An undercover press reporter invested 2 months at HMP Northumberland, which houses approximately 1,348 male prisoners, for Panorama. He found extensive […]

Keymetrics is a Node.js monitoring tool for your server infrastructure

French startup Keymetrics just raised $2 million from Alven Capital and Runa Capital to build the best monitoring tool for your Node.js infrastructure. The startups founder and CEO Alexandre Strzelewicz also created the popular open source Node.js process manager PM2. How do you turn a popular open source project into […]

Kraft Heinz drops Unilever takeover bid – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Kraft Heinz states it has actually dropped its strategy to purchase Anglo-Dutch competing Unilever. Marmite-maker Unilever declined the United States food giant’s quote on Friday, stating it saw “no benefit, either tactical or monetary” in Kraft’s deal, worth about $143bn (115bn). ” Unilever and Kraft Heinz hold […]

Soundtrack Your Brand, a Spotify for B2B nabs $22M for expansion

As Spotify continues its reign as the worlds greatest consumer music streaming company, a start-up from its yard in Stockholm (as well as backed by Spotify itself) has actually raised alarge development round to take a leading location in offering music streaming services tobusinesses. Soundtrack Your Brand , begun by […]

Michael Kors Wants You To Know He Did NOT Dress Melania

For President Donald Trumps very first address to Congress on Tuesday, very first woman Melania Trump used a black, belted Michael Kors clothing that retailed for$ 10,000. Though some news outlets were surprised by the color, sequins and the price of the attire, others explained that Kors was really a […]

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Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump grabbed poetry and conjured a vision of typical nationwide function Tuesday throughout his very first address to Congress, moving his tone from the dark, searing technique of his previous huge speeches to the country.   Trump embraced a statesmanlike cadence, striking notes of motivation. For when, […]

Second Marriages Are More Likely To End In Divorce. Here’s Why

Marrying for a second or third time is not for the faint of heart. Even with the best intentions, statistics show that secondor later marriages are much more likely to end in divorce than first marriages. Why are these unions more perilous than first marriages? Below, marriage therapists share seven […]

Daimler recalls 75,000 Mercedes-Benz cars in UK – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Daimler is to recall about 75,000 Mercedez-Benz cars in the UK because of the risk of fire. It is part of around one million cars the company is withdrawing worldwide after 51 fires were reported. No deaths or injuries have been recorded, the firm said. Daimler said […]

Sports broadcaster Gerry Sandusky Had to Explain Again

Baltimore Ravens broadcaster Gerry Sandusky wants everyone to know it’s Gerry with a “G.” That distinction is essential while reading Monday’s news. Jeffrey Sandusky the son of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested Monday and charged with child sexual abuse. The news surely revived the story […]

Texas Rangers join search for Tom Brady’s

(CNN)The Texas Rangers, who’ve chased outlaws and scalawags by horse and car, are searching for the person who swiped New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s Super Bowl game jersey. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said Monday that he has called in the storied Rangers to help Houston police track down Brady’s […]

Octane AI boldly bets that Convos are the future of content

One billion people use Facebook Messenger every month. And no matter how bad the current perceptions of the bot scene are, that number is hard to ignore. Octane AIis counting on celebrity content creators to build conversational experiences that people actually want to have. With its public launch and the […]

5 Helpful Tips For Returning To Work While Grieving

If youve recently lost a loved one, then the grief is likely still fresh. But at some point you have to pick up the pieces and return to work. How you handle deep sorrow in the workplace will play a significant role in how well youre able to heal and […]

What’s at stake for older dads?

(CNN)Actor George Clooney, 55, will soon to be a father to twins with his wife, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, 39 — reigniting a conversation about what it means to be an older dad. Despite growing awareness of in-vitro fertilization and aging mothers — such as Janet Jackson, who gave […]

Data shows a downward demographic spiral for Republicans

Ken MillerCrunch Network Contributor Ken Miller is an investor, writer and advisor to several technology companies and venture capital firms. Previously he was an executive at PayPal and Intuit, and early advisor to Square. More posts by this contributor: Understanding our new president’s priorities through Twitter Is the U.S. no longer tamper-proof? […]

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Smiling again’ after weight reduction surgery

World’s heaviest woman ‘smiling again’ after weight reduction surgery (CNN)Egypt’s Eman Ahmed, believed to be the world’s heaviest woman, successfully underwent weight reduction surgery on Tuesday, doctors in India said. “She is very happy, she started dancing in her bed,” Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala told CNN. “Her smile has come back.” […]

Second Marriages Are More Likely To End In Divorce. Here’s Why

Marrying for a second or third time is not for the faint of heart. Even with the best intentions, statistics show that secondor later marriages are much more likely to end in divorce than first marriages. Why are these unions more perilous than first marriages? Below, marriage therapists share seven […]

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What to do about those government-backed attack warnings from Google

TOTALLY PANIC. Just kidding; please dont do that. Google regularly issues warnings to people whose accounts are or have been targeted by state-sponsored attackers, and every time it does, users get really nervous that their emails are going to wind up on WikiLeaks. Dont freak out if you get one […]

Data shows a downward demographic spiral for Republicans

Ken MillerCrunch Network Contributor Ken Miller is an investor, writer and advisor to several technology companies and venture capital firms. Previously he was an executive at PayPal and Intuit, and early advisor to Square. More posts by this contributor: Understanding our new president’s priorities through Twitter Is the U.S. no longer tamper-proof? […]

What’s at stake for older dads?

(CNN)Actor George Clooney, 55, will soon to be a father to twins with his wife, human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, 39 — reigniting a conversation about what it means to be an older dad. Despite growing awareness of in-vitro fertilization and aging mothers — such as Janet Jackson, who gave […]

Presidential Trump

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump grabbed poetry and conjured a vision of typical nationwide function Tuesday throughout his very first address to Congress, moving his tone from the dark, searing technique of his previous huge speeches to the country.   Trump embraced a statesmanlike cadence, striking notes of motivation. For when, […]