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This Is Y Combinator's Next Hot Area of Investment
Y Combinator

This Is Y Combinator's Next Hot Area of Investment

For the first time, the accelerator program is actively recruiting startups outside the tech space.
Laura Entis
Take a Look: Researchers Aim to Create Vision-Correcting Displays
Far Out Tech

Take a Look: Researchers Aim to Create Vision-Correcting Displays

Have trouble seeing? No worries. A team of university researchers is developing displays that can adjust itself depending on your prescription.
Nina Zipkin
Google Wants to Build a Model of Perfect Human Health
Health

Google Wants to Build a Model of Perfect Human Health

Big data, meet genetic data. Baseline Study, a Google X project, will collect genetic information from volunteers in order to refine the detection and prevention of diseases.
Laura Entis
The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep
Habits

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Why are you feeling so sleep deprived? Here are some practical tips for mastering your sleep and having more energy.
James Clear
Inspire Wellness in Your Workplace, and Watch Productivity Soar
Leadership

Inspire Wellness in Your Workplace, and Watch Productivity Soar

A healthy boss sets the right example for employees. But leaders are more susceptible to health issues.
Susan Steinbrecher
Google Is Interested in Your Health, But Deterred by Regulations
Health

Google Is Interested in Your Health, But Deterred by Regulations

In an extensive interview with venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page explained why regulations are hampering improvements in health care.
Laura Entis
A 'Smart' Cup That Knows What You're Drinking -- And Counts the Calories
Far Out Tech

A 'Smart' Cup That Knows What You're Drinking -- And Counts the Calories

When it comes to monitoring your health, keeping track of your liquids intake hasn't been very smart. Enter: Vessyl.
Emily Price
How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office
Wellness Plans

How to Get a Workplace Wellness Program for Your Office

With prevention a key focus of the new healthcare law, employers are promoting health. Here's how.
Gwen Moran
Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg
100 Brilliant Companies

Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg

The San Francisco startup has developed a plant-based substitute that's both cheaper and healthier than the real thing.
Jason Ankeny
How Your Smartphone Is Becoming Your Doctor
100 Brilliant Companies

How Your Smartphone Is Becoming Your Doctor

Withings has created a series of health-care devices designed to integrate seamlessly with your smartphone.
Jason Ankeny
Arianna Huffington's Surprising Wake-Up Call and How It Defined Her Perception of Success
Success

Arianna Huffington's Surprising Wake-Up Call and How It Defined Her Perception of Success

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, the entrepreneur and media powerhouse talks about what it takes to thrive and what it means to be successful today.
Jason Fell
Teen's Petition Convinces Coke to Remove Flame Retardant From Products
Coca-Cola

Teen's Petition Convinces Coke to Remove Flame Retardant From Products

Powerade lovers decided they were tired of sipping on a chemical banned in the EU. Now, Coke is listening.
Kate Taylor
This Simple Habit Could Be the Secret to Increasing Creativity
Creativity

This Simple Habit Could Be the Secret to Increasing Creativity

In a creative slump? Strap on some sneakers.
Jason Fell
The Personality Trait That Most Often Predicts Success
Success

The Personality Trait That Most Often Predicts Success

A staggering amount of research links this trait with people who are also super organized, responsible and plan ahead, among other things.
Drake Baer