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Stronger than steel and stretchier than elastic, synthetic silk could transform clothing

US startup Bolt Threads reckons it has one-upped spiders to unlock the incredible potential of synthetic silk.<p>DUBLIN -- If Bolt Threads has its way, the clothes of the future could be made from synthetic fibres similar to the web fired from Spider-Man's wrists. How's that for wearable …

4 Tests Every Fit Guy Should Be Able to Pass

If you can’t ace these, then your WOD is less effective and more risky than it should be<p>It doesn’t matter if you’re tackling your <b>CrossFit</b> WOD, doing a bodybuilding style workout, or playing pickup hoops, bad movement mechanics can limit your performance, says Kelly Starrett, author of <i>Becoming a</i> …

Wearable Tech Catapulting Health and Fitness into the Future

Do you think your smartwatch, with its heart rate monitor, step counter, calorie tracker and message notifications, is impressive? You ain’t seen …

Abs Week 2015! Core-Crushing Combo #4

Melt your middle with this 2-move workout<p>Has your core had enough yet? We hope not, because here is your fourth workout of Abs Week 2015.<p>You’ll perform two exercises: the hollow-body pushup hold and the dumbbell overhead press. For each exercise, you’ll “block” your feet or squeeze them …

Healthy eating tips for busy, tired public service workers

Stressful jobs, long hours and shift work can negatively impact on diet and fitness. But eating better and exercising more can aid sleep and boost energy levels<p>You’ve had a long day. Your stomach is rumbling and you’re exhausted. What’s the first thing you grab to eat? Most likely it’s a microwave …

CNN

Nationwide Crime Spike Has Law Enforcement Retooling Its Approach

Crime in America may be on the rise again. It's too early to talk about a national trend, but there have been troubling spikes in shootings and murders in big cities such as New York, Baltimore and Los Angeles.<p>Until recently, crime decreased steadily for two decades, and the national murder rate is …

Law Enforcement

A Rich Woman Put An Ad In The Paper Looking For Love But Never Expected This

Talented bacteria detect cancer, diabetes

You might want to park at the door any assumptions about bacteria being primitive, inert or yucky. This is a story about genetically engineered forms of bacteria that may someday diagnose cancer by analyzing a urine sample, and that have already shown a knack for recognizing the hallmarks …

E.coli

Texas floods: Cleanup continues -- and so does the search for bodies

<i>Are you affected by the flooding? Please share your images with CNN iReport</i> if you can do so safely.<p><b>Wimberley, Texas (CNN) —</b> A man prepares to toss a rope into the Blanco River, unsure of what will happen next.<p>Someone is in the murky waters, rescuers believe -- but they don't know yet whether the …

Extreme Weather

Woman Visits Doctor For Help With Her Husbands Libido This Is Priceless

Women's Health

New pharmacy rules 'should reduce dispensing mistakes'

<b>Health ministers want to introduce an airline-style error reporting system for the UK's high street pharmacies.</b><p>The government hopes it will provide more accurate information about the number of mistakes being made.<p>Voluntary reporting by pharmacists shows 10,000 medication errors a year, out of a …

United Kingdom

The Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of May 18, 2015)

Read our top picks from The Daily Edition this week, including stories about ISIS’ takeover of Palmyra and Ramadi, the history of biker gangs in the U.S. and the latest from President Barack Obama on the Iran nuclear negotiations. We’ve also picked a few lighter stories to round out the list, like …