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5 scary things that can happen if you drink too much lemon water

Many celebrities, and even medical experts, promote the benefits of drinking lemon water, but in excess, it can actually cause some damaging side effects. Drinking lemon water regularly can cause enamel erosion or tooth decay because of the acid in the citrus fruit. Too much lemon water can also lead […]
5 scary things that can happen if you drink too much lemon water
Tech

Facebook must overcome a severe lack of trust if it hopes to bring Libra, its new cryptocurrency, to the masses

Facebook in June unveiled “Project Libra,” its plan to bring cryptocurrency to the masses. This week, Facebook’s cryptocurrency chief David Marcus, formerly president of PayPal, testified before a bipartisan Senate committee to answer questions about why Facebook should build a digital currency, given its recent track record of privacy-related scandals. […]
Facebook must overcome a severe lack of trust if it hopes to bring Libra, its new cryptocurrency, to the masses
Tech

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says multibillion-dollar failures are actually a good thing: ‘If the size of your failures isn’t growing, you’re not going to be inventing at a size that can actually move the needle’

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos believes that Amazon should be making big bets that will occasionally result in “multibillion-dollar failures.” His annual letter to shareholders spells out why: “Amazon will be experimenting at the right scale for a company of our size,” he says, “if we occasionally have multibillion-dollar failures.” This […]
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says multibillion-dollar failures are actually a good thing: ‘If the size of your failures isn’t growing, you’re not going to be inventing at a size that can actually move the needle’
Tech

The $2,000 Galaxy Fold from Samsung is a massive risk for anyone who buys it

Samsung will ship its first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, starting on April 26. The Galaxy Fold is the most expensive smartphone Samsung has made. It starts at $US1,980. The phone features many technological innovations, but carries a lot of risk for customers as well. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. […]
The $2,000 Galaxy Fold from Samsung is a massive risk for anyone who buys it
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10 scary things that can happen when you get dehydrated

We all know that drinking enough water is important and most of us probably try to fit in our eight glasses a day when we can. That’s a good thing because the consequences of dehydration can actually be pretty terrifying. If you don’t keep your body hydrated, you could face […]
10 scary things that can happen when you get dehydrated
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The biggest risks facing the world in 2018

Every year, Eurasia Group puts out their Top Risks report, and the world pays attention – from Wall Street to Washington. Here is their ranking for the top risks facing the world in 2018. The following is a transcript of the video: The biggest risks facing the world in 2018 […]
The biggest risks facing the world in 2018
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Science says those stretch sales goals are rubbish

The common sales practice of setting stretch goals — those targets well ahead of what would normally be seen as possible — to boost performance does not benefit most businesses. They tend to push staff to take bigger risks or make them feel so overwhelmed that they give up. Researchers […]
Science says those stretch sales goals are rubbish
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Science has found out why we don’t like taking risks as we get older

Science has long known that people tend to take fewer risks as they get older. Hence, the phrase: Getting older and wiser. However, researchers have now found that the cause is in the brain’s changing structure, not simply because we’re ageing or becoming any smarter. “We know that as people […]
Science has found out why we don’t like taking risks as we get older
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The odds that a gun will kill the average American may surprise you

A gunman used an assault weapon to kill 11 people and wound six others in a mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Saturday. Police identified Robert Bowers as a suspect in what is reportedly the deadliest attack on Jewish people in US history. Nearly […]
The odds that a gun will kill the average American may surprise you