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Do Pistachios Help or Hurt Weight Loss?

April 14, 2018

Depending on which research you consult, pistachios either promote weight loss or cause you to gain weight. Now, a new Chinese study is helping crack the nut. To go nuts for nuts, or not to go nuts for nuts? This is the question many dieters are faced with, as nut consumption seems rife with contradictions. On […]

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Keto vs. Atkins: Which Is the Better Low-Carb Diet?

April 12, 2018

If the premise behind the ketogenic diet (a low-carb, high-fat, moderate-protein plan) sounds familiar, you’re not alone. Curious folks around the Internet have been asking: What’s the difference between the keto diet and the Atkins diet? At their most basic, they’re both low-carb diets. But they’re not exactly the same. The biggest difference between the keto diet and the Atkins […]

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Researchers to Put Facebook’s Role in Elections Under Magnifying Glass

April 12, 2018

A group of nonprofits on Monday announced they would fund an initiative to study Facebook’s role in elections and democracy. The organizations will pay the expenses of researchers whose projects are accepted for the initiative, and Facebook will give the scholars access to proprietary data that has met the company’s new standards for heightened user […]

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Ten places to grab lunch on a budget in Oaxaca

April 10, 2018

If you’ve never tried comida corrida, you’re in for a treat. You might be asking, what is comida corrida? Well, it’s an affordable lunchtime option served at restaurants all over Mexico sometimes called menu del dia. You’ll often find the meal’s several small courses posted on signboards or on a chalkboard on the restaurant wall. Trying comida corrida in Oaxaca is particularly […]

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Meet a traveller: Robbie Shone, cave explorer and photographer

April 10, 2018

Down a dark, dark tunnel, in a dark, dark cavern, you’ll find Robbie Shone, camera poised to capture what lies beneath the earth’s surface. For many, the idea of venturing into an abyss is heart stopping, but this subterranean shutterbug has made it his business to brave the unknown and, literally, bring to light some […]

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Here’s How to Address Your Immigration Status While Job Searching

April 10, 2018

No immigrant working in the U.S. can ignore the frenzied debates taking place in Washington, D.C. lately. Will spouses of H-1B visa holders lose authorization to work in the U.S.? Will politicians gut the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program that gives international students opportunities to work here before and after they graduate? Who will be the winners and losers if […]

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High Price Undercuts Microsoft’s Xbox One X Mic Drop

April 5, 2018

Microsoft on Tuesday released its long-anticipated and much-hyped Xbox One X console, promising to push the boundaries of modern gaming and video entertainment. The Xbox One X is the most powerful console in the world, with up to 40 percent more power than existing devices on the market, the company claimed. “We built Xbox One […]

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The Max-Q: The Coolest Thing Out of Computex

April 3, 2018

I didn’t attend Computex this year, and that was sad for everything but my budget, because there was a ton of cool stuff announced at the show. Dell, HP and Lenovo showed off new designs that were both attractive and compelling. Mixed-reality headsets hit; based on Intel and Microsoft technology, they were far more affordable […]

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185 Powerful Verbs That Will Make Your Resume Awesome

April 2, 2018

Led… Handled… Managed… Responsible for… Most resume bullet points start with the same words. Frankly, the same tired old words hiring managers have heard over and over—to the point where they’ve lost a lot of their meaning and don’t do much to show off your awesome accomplishments. So, let’s get a little more creative, shall we? Next time […]

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