Why less sleep means more weight gain

Over the course of one’s education, it’s a fair expectation that your sleep schedule is going to take a hit. Whether the cause is your intermittent desire to experience the night life, your apparent need to work two jobs while taking 21 units so you can attempt to pay for
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App of the Week: AirDroid

Name: AirDroid Platform: Android Price: Free Mission: Your Android, on the Web Though these high-tech expensive bricks available are increasingly becoming the norm, smartphones can’t escape the fact that they are, by birth, phones. And though their only crime is their existence, the fact that they are (regrettably) phones presents a
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‘Mapped In Silicon Valley’ helps connect startups

Situated in an area of the world that spawns many great ideas and businesses (and far more horrendous ones), UC Berkeley students can often have difficulty making their work stand out in a field of an equally bright colleagues. “Standing out” has been the mantra instilled in the vast majority
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How technology hurts us

Snapshot of the most depressing thing we’ve laid our eyes on in a while: two nicely dressed young adults, presumably on a date, sitting across from each other in total silence, ignoring one another for the entertainment of their respective smartphones. Unfortunately, this is not that outlandish of a sight.
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TED Talk of the week: Anupam Mishra and ancient ingenuity

The wit and wisdom of Anupam Mishra’s TED Talk is not just a compelling watch – it’s also a pertinent discourse on water conservation, especially considering today’s shortages. In this talk, Mishra explores and expounds on the various ways that indigenous Indians harvest water with wells, filter ponds and catchment
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App of the Week: student edition

To shake you out of your post-Independence Day hangover, we’re going to give you four tiny technological tidbits that’ll really excite you, though you’ll probably appreciate them more once you’ve recovered your sobriety. All four of these apps abide by the following exceedingly important criteria (we only made up one
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Can sitting kill you?

All that sitting down might be killing you. Slowly. Those countless hours you spent in Main Stacks? That 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. job you’re holding over summer? As it turns out, both are extremely bad for your health. But it’s not the lack of sunlight, the slow depletion of
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