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How to Sprint Your Way to a 6-Pack

Why Sprint Training Is the Best Abdominal Workout<p>There are so many great abdominal workouts out there and in the gym that are based around resistance …

Rosetta discovers water on comet 67p like nothing on Earth

The Rosetta spacecraft has detected water coming off comet 67P, the rubber duck-shaped lump of ice and dust that it placed the Philae robotic lander on last month.<p>The presence of water is not a surprise, but what has wrong-footed researchers is the makeup of the water, which is nothing like that …

Isolation, cancelled flights hamper Ebola efforts in Africa

Plans for a massive "surge" of medical aid to fight the Ebola crisis have been jeopardized by airlines cancelling flights into the region, the United Nations has warned.<p>West African countries at the heart of the Ebola outbreak are increasingly sealed off from the world, their borders closed, their …

College students developing nail polish to detect date rape drugs

Four students at North Carolina State University hope to tackle a problem on many campuses by developing a nail polish that can detect so-called date rape drugs by changing colors when it comes into contact with them.<p>Women who wear the polish can simply swirl their fingers in a drink to test it for …

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Bill Nye Fights Back

How a mild-mannered children’s celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.<p><i>Photographs by F. Scott Schafer</i><p>Let’s say that I am, through my actions, doomed, and that I will go to hell,” Bill Nye said. He was prepping for a Super Bowl party and making pizza dough from a recipe given …

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The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

New restrictions in Kenya for travelers amid Ebola fears

Kenya Airways will suspend flight operations to Liberia and Sierra Leone, the latest airline to curb flights because of the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The suspension is temporary, and the airline will continue operating flights to Nigeria and Ghana, Kenya Airways said.<p>The Kenyan …

The amazing world of flyingfish by Steve Howell - review

After browsing through shelves and shelves of field guides in a typical nature bookshop, you might suspect there’s a field guide for absolutely every group of anything you can find on the planet -- birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, insects, plants, trees, dinosaurs -- and yes, even …

Emerging solar plants scorch birds in mid-air

IVANPAH DRY LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's …

The Week in Review: Surf's Up

The Week in Review: Surf’s Up<p>Inside Flipboard / October 4, 2013<p>If you ignore the fact that the government of the United States of America shut down …

The Week in Review: The 50th Anniversary of the JFK Assassination

Inside Flipboard / November 22, 2013<p>This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The youngest elected …

Gaza Talks To Continue As Cease-Fire Between Israel, Hamas Holds

A three-day truce between Israel and Hamas appeared to hold for a second day today as negotiators planned to meet in Cairo for indirect talks on prospects of a lasting cease-fire in the Gaza Strip.<p>The two sides attended the Egypt-mediated talks Monday in Cairo, but The Associated Press quoted a …

Hollywood stars pay tribute to 'legend' Robin Williams – video

<b>Ben Child:</b> Former BBC film critic says actor's enormous talent 'could sometimes be spread so thinly as to be almost invisible'<p>Published: 19 Aug 2014<p>Scene from Aladdin with caption 'Genie, you're free' could encourage people to see suicide as an option, say campaigners<p>Published: 13 Aug 2014<p>Actor and …

Matthew Crawley From Downton Abbey Beats Up Teenagers In The Trailer For ‘The Guest’

[Warning: Downton Abbey spoilers ahead… if you have only seen the first two season. But you really should watch the others. They’re great.]<p>When Hollywood comes-a-calling, sometimes it’s best to just put your phone on airplane mode and go about your business. Unfortunately, most actors can’t seem to …