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Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Ergonomics

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots<p>One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being …

Consciousness

Shock Galaxy S6 Leak Reveals Massive Samsung U-Turn

It isn’t just consumers who get nervous near major handset launches, stress levels at the major manufacturers go through the roof. And it appears patience at Samsung over perhaps the most important part of the Galaxy S6 has snapped.<p>Bloomberg reports Samsung has decided to drop Qualcomm’s next …

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