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The 5-Move Workout That's Critical for Runners

Exercise 1 Kettlebell Sumo Deadlift<p>Place a kettlebell in front of you; look for one that is 18 to 35 pounds. (Hint: The weight is marked on the bottom!) Stand with your feet shoulder-width distance apart and your toes turned open to 11:00 and 1:00. Brace your torso as if someone were going to punch …

Graph of world wars by number of dead and duration of conflict shows how war is very much not behind us

It might be 100 years since the Great War, but the world remains a very turbulent place.<p>An infographic at poppyfield.org shows what an entanglement …

Forgetful? Distracted? Foggy? How to keep your brain young

Last week Public Health England said they are working on a new tool to tell patients their brain age, as part of the fight against dementia.<p>As far as …

Long-Term Study Finds Zero Link Between Violence in Video Games And Real Life

The first long-term study has been completed on the link between the consumption of violent media and real-life violent acts, and has found... there …

Police officer accidentally pepper-sprays eight young children

A police officer has accidentally pepper-sprayed eight young children while delivering a botched lesson at a school.<p>Police apologised after the …

Why Does My Cat Bring Home Dead Animals?

Cats are adorable, and sometimes aloof. Occasionally, they can be allergic to you, and half of them have no reaction whatsoever to catnip. They’re …

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Brian Cox shows us how a bowling ball and feather can fall at the same rate

If you drop a heavy bowling ball and a feather at the same time, which will hit the ground first?<p>As part of BBC Two's Human Universe, Brian Cox and a …

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The 56-year-old Texan denies the allegations<p>Advertisers must confirm their identity and location, CEO says<p>The US president has avoided directly …

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Rob O'Neill: US Navy Seal who shot Osama Bin Laden outed

The man who killed Osama bin Laden in the raid on his Abbottabad compound on 2 May 2011 made headlines around the world.<p>He was congratulated …

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Christians beaten to death for allegedly desecrating Qur’an in Pakistan

Bodies of couple burned in a brick kiln in Kot Radha Kishan, in latest case of violence against minorities accused of blasphemy<p>A Muslim mob beat a Christian couple to death in Pakistan and burnt their bodies in the brick kiln where they worked for allegedly desecrating a Qur’an, police have …

Defakto Detail Struktur Review: A Watch Designed With Design In Mind

Defakto is a boutique German watchmaker that creates the cases for brands with more recognition and history, but which focuses on classic, modern designs for its own imprint. The case shapes themselves are largely traditional and without flourish, with smaller diameter faces that look good on most …

Royal Mail Refuse To Deliver Far Right Group Britain First's Leaflets

They have refused to deliver the leaflet on the grounds that it is threatening and abusive.<p>The leaflet, which featured a women wearing a veil with a red "warning" stamp over it, was part of the campaign material for Britain First for the upcoming by-election in Rochester and Strood.<p>Royal Mail has a …

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