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8 Foods Celebrity Fitness Trainers Won't Eat

You might be surprised by the foods they avoid…<p><i>By Michele Foley for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Through interviews and Twitter, we asked the top celebrity trainers one question: are there any food items you won't eat and tell clients to avoid, too? What we ended up with was a wide variety of answers, and while …

How success saving the gray wolf may backfire on environmentalists

After years of systematic eradication by ranchers, the gray wolf was saved by the federal government in the 1990s. Authorities placed the wolf on the endangered species list and reintroduced it to the western US, creating a huge conservation success story.<p>The gray wolf population has bounced back …

The Fastest Way to Make Fitness Progress

And no, I’m not talking about exercising nonstop for the next week.<p>You know you can put more weight on the bar or do more reps, but there’s a third way to improve your fitness: by completing your workout faster. It's a metric called density, and it amounts to being able to do more work in less …

Why the American Diet Needs a Break from Meat and Dairy – For the Planet’s Sake

Remember the food pyramid? That was the government’s triangle-shaped guidance for dividing up our diet between food groups like grains, meat, dairy …

Green Living

Rare mineral discovered in ancient meteorite impact crater

A rare mineral known from just three massive meteorite impacts has now turned up in a Wisconsin crater.<p>Researchers discovered the mineral, called reidite, at the Rock Elm impact structure in western Wisconsin. Reidite is a dense form of zircon, one of the hardiest minerals on Earth.<p>This is the …

16 Unexpected Ways to Add Years to Your Life

The average American’s life expectancy is 78.7 years. Whether you reach that age—or better yet, exceed it—largely depends on your genes, but there …

Holistic Medicine

Radical New Quantum Theory Says Other Universes Affect Our Own

Parallel universes have long been a staple of science fiction. But according to a radical new theory of quantum mechanics published Oct. 23 in the journal Physical Review X, other universes are real--and they exist in vast numbers.<p>What's more, the scientists behind the theory say the other …