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The benefits and harms of marijuana, explained by the most thorough research review yet

A new report looks at more than 10,000 studies on marijuana. It has good and bad news for pot users.<p>Marijuana has been with humans in some way or another for thousands of years. But after all this time, there is still a lot of public debate about what, exactly, pot’s risks and benefits are.<p>A recent …

A Proven Method for Building Full-Body Power (Plus a 6-Week Plan)

<b>The fitness world is in a constant state of flux.</b> It’s like a kid trying to balance a see-saw on his or her own, running from one end to the other. …

The 28-Day Planking Challenge You Must Try!

Try the one month challenge. Your strength and endurance will improve. It is a slow progression, but something that shows wonderful results.<p>Start …

9 Detox Drinks Recipes - Quiet Corner

Detox recipes are essential to boost your bodys cleansing abilities. Juice detox your body with my favorite fruit and vegetable juice recipe combos …

Alternative Medicine

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

Nutrition

Prevent back pain like a pro athlete

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether you're a corporate desk jockey or a major league baseball player, chances are you've experienced back pain that impacted job performance. It's one of the most common reasons for missing work, and according to a report recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine, more than 80% of us …

Pain

Quantum Break Preview - Iceman, Littlefinger & Merry Walk Into a Bar

Quantum Break Preview<p>First off I’ll apologize for that lead in; this game is certainly no joke. For the better part of a week I’ve had my hands on …

Dear Veronica: PC gaming on your couch!

This week, my friend Roger Chang of Daily Tech New Show joins us to explain how to best take advantage of those amazing Steam sales -- right from the comfort of your couch! Personally, I'm more comfortable playing Stardew Valley at my desk, but to each their own.<p>We also take some tips from the …

10 Daily Habits That Blast Belly Fat

“The Big Apple” is a nickname for New York City, but it might as well refer to the entire country. Because Americans, research suggests, are getting …

Sluggish during workouts? 3 nutrients you might be missing

Have you been feeling sluggish at the gym lately? Even if you’re doing everything right with your diet (that is, fueling up appropriately before and eating well after your workouts) you might benefit from focusing on a few key nutrients.<p>Here are three to zero in on, why they can help you build a …

Barcelona will 'fight' Premier League exodus, says president

<b>European champions Barcelona will "fight" to stop the best players joining the Premier League, says the club's president Josep Maria Bartomeu.</b><p>The Premier League's new £5.1bn television deal will give English clubs huge financial power from the 2016-17 season.<p>But European champions Barcelona feel …

Soccer

Why 'Earth 2.0' is actually nothing like Earth

Nasa's discovery of Kepler-452b, a planet orbiting around a distant star in deep space, has predictably caused waves of excitement on the internet, …

The World's Best Recovery Workout

But going all out is a skill that needs to be honed. If you go hard every single time you step into the gym, you’ll fry yourself.<p>Hence, this motto, which we live by: “Don’t do the work if you don’t have the balls to rest.”<p>Rest and recovery is where your body adapts and where you truly improve. Good …

Meet the doctor who is convinced he will live to 150

Medical advancements mean that life expectancy is now far greater than we believe, an ageing expert has claimed<p>An anti-ageing expert is convinced he will live until he is 150 and claims healthy Brits will live far longer than they expect.<p>Dr Alex Zhavoronkov, director of the UK-based Biogerontology …

Childbirth

Spring Renewal 101: 11 Juicing Cures for Common Ailments

Although in some parts of the country spring still seems months away, we’re getting close to the start of a new season and it’s a great excuse to …

Recipes

Wind of change in South America threatens Sepp Blatter's hegemony

A wind of change is blowing through the corridors of powers in South American football; Sepp Blatter would have felt the uncertain breeze at CONMEBOL congress in Asuncion, Paraguay, last week.<p>Time was when Blatter never had to trouble himself. Argentina’s long-serving Julio Grondona, Brazil’s …

South America

Frustrated Cristiano Ronaldo Facing Biggest Challenge of His Real Madrid Career

Link to Media<p>Those closest to Cristiano Ronaldo will tell you that when he is playing badly you don’t have to let him know, because no one knows it better than the player himself.<p>His manner and body language for a number of days after a defeat and/or a bad performance are such that the potential …

Soccer

March 2015

Diversity

7 Tasty, Warming Breakfasts to Make with Oatmeal

From a hearty breakfast casserole to crispy oat cakes, here are seven fantastic recipes to make this winter.<p>From a hearty breakfast casserole to …

MLS releases 2015 schedule, includes new playoff format

The 2015 MLS schedule is out. The season will begin on March 6 and see all 20 teams play 34 matches to whittle the field down to 12 teams for the playoffs. The MLS Cup final will be played in early December.<p>This will be the first year of MLS's new eight-year TV contract with ESPN, Fox and …

CONCACAF

Does chilly weather really cause a cold?

Maybe Mom was right all along.<p>Although generations of parents have warned their children that venturing into the cold without a hat will make them sick, scientists have long understood that viruses cause the common cold, and that they can strike in all seasons.<p>Now, however, new research suggests …

Biology

Disneyland 2055: What the future may hold for the original Disney park

It's been almost a decade since Disneyland opened a truly new attraction and nearly two decades since the Anaheim theme park introduced a groundbreaking new ride.<p>You have to go back to 2005’s Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters for the last truly new attraction at Disneyland — and that was a knockoff of a<p>…

Walt Disney Company

Back to the future: Sonny Pike returns to Ajax

The former child prodigy talks to Goal about mental health in football, drawing upon a past in which he went from stardom at 12 to burned out by 18<p>Sonny Pike shifts uncomfortably in his chair. “If you'd asked me to do this even five years ago, there wouldn’t have been any chance,” he confesses. …

Soccer