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John Cornyn doesn’t have a good answer on tax bill loophole that means millions for Corker and Trump

“What we've tried to do is cobble together the votes we needed to get this bill passed.”<p>Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) on Sunday said the decision to include a provision in the Republican tax plan that would personally enrich some GOP lawmakers and President Donald Trump came from an effort to “cobble …

Three Americans win Nobel Prize in physics for gravitational wave discovery

Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne have won the 2017 Nobel Prize in physics. The three Americans are members of the LIGO-Virgo detector collaboration that discovered gravitational waves. The prize was awarded “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of …

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

Tip: The Easiest Hip Flexor Stretch

Sit on your butt a lot? Have low back issues? You need this simple stretch.<p>If you're like the average American, you sit 7.7 hours per day. This …

This Husband Who Refuses to 'Help' His Wife Really Gets Us

We’ve all heard it: a dad who proudly proclaims he’s “babysitting” his kids for the evening or that he “helped” his wife clean the house.<p>Sure, at …

105 Genius Repurposing Ideas Teach Us How To Turn Junk Into Treasure

Creativity is such a broad concept…it’s hard to even define it. On the other hand, it’s pretty easy to come up with examples and a lot of times they …

Interior Design

This New Spin On Planking Will Completely Carve Up Your Core

Tweak the tried-and-true plank to get your summer six-pack<p>There are tons of abs exercises out there, but one of the best and most natural ways to build the six-pack of your dreams is still the plank.<p>Planks succeed where many other ab exercises fail: They train your entire core, from rectus …

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13 Boxing-Inspired Cardio Moves to Get You in Serious Shape

In case you haven’t heard, boxing is all the rage right now. And for good reason—not only is it a great way to let out all your pent-up feels (and …

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

Learn to surf on pavement with the innovative LandSurf

BioBoards, out of the University of Porto, recently engineered the LandSurf — the first skateboard that provides a scientifically accurate sensation …

5 Weight Loss Tips From People Who Have Actually Done It

Most Americans want to lose weight, but it’s no simple feat. Just ask someone who’s done it.<p>That’s exactly what TIME did in a recent cover story …

Tickproof Your Yard Without Spraying

This year is expected to be one of the worst on record for ticks, and not just in the Northeast. At least one variety of disease-transmitting tick …

Artificial Sweeteners Are Said To Be 'Lite,' But They Leave A Heavy Burden On Your Health

Such products are marketed as low-calorie alternatives that are therefore healthy.<p><i>Guy Fagherazzi, Université Paris Sud – Université Paris-Saclay</i><p>Diet soda drinkers, beware. Recent epidemiological studies have confirmed that the sweeteners used in diet sodas and other lite drinks increase the risk of …

Diabetes

Science Says 1 Minute of This Kind of Exercise May Equal 45 Minutes of Jogging

It's time to step up your workout.<p>The short- and long-term benefits of exercise are absurdly well-documented. Exercise lowers your cholesterol, boosts your mood, decreases your stress, and increases your flexibility (plus about a zillion other good things).<p>In an increasingly packed daily schedule, …

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Trump's stunning u-turns on NATO, China, Russia and Syria

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Within a few hours of extraordinary political shape-shifting, President Donald Trump abandoned stances that were at the bedrock of his establishment-bashing campaign.<p>NATO, he said, is "no longer obsolete."<p>He backed down a threat to brand China a currency manipulator.<p>In another …

Donald Trump

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

16 International Adventures You Can Go On for $100 Or Less

From swimming with sharks to riding camels.<p>Traveling isn’t cheap. But once you get to some places, adventure is. In fact, you might be surprised at …

FBI: Trump campaign, Russia ties investigated, no wiretap evidence found

<b>(CNN) —</b> FBI Director James Comey said for the first time Monday that the bureau is investigating whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and Moscow while Russia was interfering in the presidential election.<p>Comey also delivered an implicit rebuke to President Donald Trump, …

Donald Trump

5 Exercises Every Fit Guy Must Do

These are the key exercises that you have to be doing, regardless of your specialty.<p>What does it mean to be a “fit guy?” Do you have to bench 300 lbs? Do you have to run a five-minute mile? Do you have to have a six-pack while standing?<p>If it did, I wouldn’t make the cut. Fitness, to me, is being …

Coach, I Can't Do Pull Ups: 7 Tips to Get You There

Pull ups are a basic movement in CrossFit, yet in and of themselves they are an intermediate gymnastic movement. Starting out pulling your bodyweight …

An analysis of 10,000 scientific studies on marijuana concretely supports only three medical benefits

More than half the states in the US now allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes, as well as at least 16 other countries. Yet of the hundreds of purported medical benefits, only three are concretely supported by scientific evidence: treating chronic pain, nausea after chemotherapy, and …

Multiple Sclerosis

Nine Training Rules for Killer Legs: Get Bigger, Stronger Legs | Poliquin Article

Want bigger, stronger legs?<p>Full squats and heavy deadlifts are the rule for leg training, but as much as we all love that sick relief that comes in …

The Selects: Extreme Body Piercing

Yes, What You Eat Does Change How Your Semen Tastes

Urban legend has it that foods like pineapple make your cum or vagina taste good, while stuff like stinky cheese makes your junk taste rank. To find out if there's any validity to this, we had a male-male and female-female couple try a sex experiment.<p><i>All illustrations by</i> <i>Heather Benjamin</i><p>"Your cum …

6 Ways To Reduce Body Fat While Increasing Muscle

Bodybuilding and fitness articles geared toward men often say you need to bulk up when you want to increase muscle tissue. But many women have no …

Zika virus may cause broader range of brain disorders than previously believed

Study says five patients who tested positive for virus in Brazil reported difficulty with motor functioning while another had trouble with vision and memory<p>The Zika virus may cause a wider range of brain disorders than previously thought, according to a small study released on Sunday. Scientists …

Zika Virus

Fossils discovered in Kenya are neither ape nor man: from the archive, 1962

<b>23 March 1962</b>: Anthropologist Dr Louis Leakey unearths 14 million year old remains<p>Dr Louis Leakey, the British anthropologist, announced in Washington the discovery of fossil remains, estimated to be 14,000,000 years old, which “fill one of the major gaps in man’s evolution.”<p>He said he had …