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

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 technology?<p>Imagine for a moment that someone from the 1950s time-travelled to today. They would no doubt be astounded by …

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> …

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 …

Afghan court overturns death sentences in woman's mob killing

<b>Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) —</b> An Afghan appellate court has overturned the death sentences of four men who were convicted in a brutal mob killing of a woman who'd been falsely accused of burning the Quran, a judge with knowledge of the decision told CNN on condition of anonymity Thursday.<p>Instead, the …

Crime

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 …

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

Paper Craft

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 of …

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 …

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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 …

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 …