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Buick unveils sleek new Wildcat car concept to shake off stodgy image and reinvent the brand for EVs

Buick Wildcat concept Buick DETROIT — General Motors on Wednesday unveiled the Buick Wildcat, a new concept car designed to signal a revolutionary change for the brand, as it moves to offer only electric vehicles in North America by the end of this decade. The car reflects the future design and technological directions of the 119-year-old brand, including a significantly redesigned logo ... Read More »

Franklin Templeton CEO Jenny Johnson says active management pays off during extreme volatility

With $1.5 trillion in assets, Franklin Templeton is among America’s top 10 asset managers, and growing. Over the last few years, the firm has acquired asset manager Legg Mason, custom index provider O’Shaughnessy Asset Management, and secondary private equity investor Lexington Partners, among others. President and CEO Jenny Johnson says it doesn’t end there. She’s focused on bolt-on acquisitions in technology and ... Read More »

EBM Focus: What Does It Take to Keep Weight Off? Apparently More Than $665

Many a New Year’s weight loss resolution has lived and died by the sword of the “diet.” The body of evidence on dieting overwhelmingly shows that most diets work while you do them. Maintaining that weight loss after the diet ends, however, is most often a losing battle. Despite the yearly advent of new and improved fad diets and wonder pills, unrealized ... Read More »

Students can now take ‘mental health days’ off from school in Oregon—here’s why

As the amount of money companies spend on the mental health of their employees continues to rise, there has been a movement among workersand employers alike to make mental health a priority and even to destigmatize such issues with “mental health days” off for professionals. Now the trend seems to be making its way into schools too. A new Oregon law allows students there ... Read More »

Smokers better off quitting, even with the risk of weight gain

If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you’re trading one set of health problems for another. But a new U.S. study finds you’re still better off in the long run. Compared with smokers, even the quitters who gained the most weight had at least a 50% lower risk of dying prematurely from heart disease and other ... Read More »

New moms, take note. Breastfeeding can ward off childhood obesity

Turns out, warding off childhood obesity is as easy as feeding babies breast milk. According to a recent study from the Ewha Womans University College of Medicine in Seoul, breastfeeding may protect high birth weight infants from being overweight or obese as children. “High birth weight is associated with overweight or obesity during early childhood. Among high birth weight infants, ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 shown off in leaked renders, video

Huawei chose to skip IFA for the grand unveiling of its next flagship phablet, which it will announce at a special event of its own on October 16 instead. As we get closer to that day, we’re starting to see more of the Mate 10, be that in official teasers or leaks. Today we have the now-traditional CAD-based renders coming out, both in image and ... Read More »

DU admissions 2017: Sixth cut off released at du.ac.in, check the entire list here

The sixth cut-off list has been released by the Delhi University (DU) for admission into various undergraduate courses. According to the University, the admissions for the sixth cut-off will take place between July 22 and July 25 for all categories. DU sixth cut off now available at du.ac.in The sixth cut-off list has been released by the Delhi University (DU) ... Read More »

The Nest Thermostat is $50 off at multiple retailers right now

Deals on the Nest learning thermostat don’t happen that often, and usually they’re not that exciting—about $20 off or so. Right now, the third-generation Nest learning thermostat is $50 off at multiple retailers. That puts the thermostat at a sub-$200 price on Amazon, B&H, Best Buy, Google, and Newegg. Smart-home fans probably know all about this famous thermostat, but just to recap, the third-generation model has a ... Read More »

Amazon has knocked $50 off the price of a 1TB SSD

The best thing you can do to improve the performance of an old PC is to swap out that spinning hard drive for an SSD. Just a few years ago that meant you’d trade speed for capacity, but that’s quickly changing. Today, Amazon’s got a deal on an SSD with a 1TB capacity. The SanDisk Ultra II 1TB 2.5-inch SATA ... Read More »