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These 7 numbers tell you how healthy you are — and they have nothing to do with your weight

People count everything from calories to steps. But there is one measurement that's constantly counted, addressed, and criticized when it comes to health — a person's weight.<p>Because of the emphasis placed on this number, people tend to think it's the only one that matters when it comes to your …

Some people consistently push away the people they love — here's why

We've all been there — you start dating someone and they act a bit too keen. They're messaging you at all hours, and cannot wait to meet up again.<p>It can be a bit off-putting if someone is clearly over-stepping your boundaries, so it's understandable if you want to cut things off with them. After …

Self-help

Unearthed Photos from Roger Ballen's Nightmarish Archive

The Die Antwoord collaborator and photographer of life among decay has a new book showcasing his instantly recognizable "Ballenesque" style.<p>After 50 prolific years spent producing masterful black-and-white photographs, Roger Ballen is ready to take his place as a master of the medium.<p>The past few …

Art

Despair rises for relatives of the missing in Mexico quake

MEXICO CITY (AP) — As painstaking attempts to reach survivors in quake-ravaged buildings across Mexico City stretched into a third day Thursday, desperation mounted among loved ones who earlier had high hopes for quick rescues and some complained they were being kept in the dark about search …

Mexico

Red vs. green: Solar flares could power northern lights above our smoky skies

The sun has been acting up this week, and normally that would produce auroral displays bright enough to see in Washington state.<p>But this isn’t a …

Strange Stars Caught Wrinkling Spacetime? Get the Facts.

SUN VALLEY, IDAHO<p>If confirmed, a rumored merger between two neutron stars may also point toward the origin of the galaxy’s gold.<p>Excited conversations have been happening in the halls of an astronomy meeting this week, as scientists await reports about a potential collision of exotic dead stars. If …

Largest 'Sea Dragon' Fossil Accidentally Discovered in Museum

The paleontologist who made the discovery was originally at the museum to study a fossil that resembles the Loch Ness monster.<p>Sven Sachs, a paleontologist from the Bielefeld Natural History Museum in Germany, was at the Lower Saxony State Museum in Hannover to study an ancient sea reptile when one …

New Feathered Dinosaur Had Four Wings but Couldn't Fly

In a surprise for paleontologists, the well-preserved fossil suggests that the animal spent its life scampering around on the forest floor.<p>A pheasant-size dinosaur found in China is causing a stir among scientists trying to understand the origins of flight.<p>The newly named species, <i>Serikornis sungei</i>, …

The FDA says ecstasy is a ‘breakthrough’ drug for PTSD patients

It's a big step forward for a controversial treatment.<p>Ecstasy doesn’t sound like something you do in a doctor’s office. But the Food and Drug Administration wants that to change. The FDA just approved the substance, more clinically known as MDMA, as a ‘breakthrough’ drug—and will work to move it …

Ecstasy (Drug)

Mysterious signal from deep space goes hyperactive

Scientists searching the cosmos for signs of intelligent alien life pick up the only known repeating "fast radio bursts" again and are asking others to tune in too.<p>The unexplained signals from the other side of the universe known as fast radio bursts are a rarely observed phenomenon and only one of …

UC Berkeley

Key Questions on North Korea’s Plan to Fire Missiles Near Guam

HONG KONG — North Korea has said it may fire missiles into waters near Guam, an American territory in the Western Pacific, escalating the standoff with the United States over the North’s nuclear program. Here are the questions raised by the threat.<p><b>What has North Korea said it would do?</b><p>North Korea …

North Korea

When is a crime a hate crime and when is it terrorism?

<b>(CNN) —</b> A car mows down a group of counterprotesters at rally of white nationalists. The accused suspect reportedly has "extreme" views. In the aftermath of this comes a familiar question: Is it an act of terror? Is it a hate crime? Why are some violent acts labeled hate crimes or terrorism and …

Justice

10 Vegetarian Food Hacks that will Change the Way you Eat

Looking to take your cooking game to the next level? Look no further than the following vegetarian food hacks that will keep your food delicious and …

Texas Republicans blame Black Lives Matter for shooting of Dallas police

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) and Rep. Roger Williams (R-Tex.), both hard-line conservatives, condemned critics of recent officer-involved shootings and suggested that they bore some responsibility for the shooting deaths of five Dallas police officers on Thursday.<p>"I do blame people on social …

Law Enforcement

Police officers resentful, afraid and less motivated after Dallas massacre, Gardena chief says

For more than two decades now, law enforcement agencies have pushed officers to build bonds with the communities they patrol, shedding the "warrior cop" image in favor of cooperation and collaboration.<p>Many police leaders believe "community policing" has improved law enforcement relations with …

Law Enforcement

Everything We Know About The 25-Year-Old Dallas Shooter Micah Johnson

He was once accused of sexually harassing a woman.<p>Micah Xavier Johnson, the 25-year-old man who shot and killed five Dallas police officers on Thursday and wounded seven more people including a civilian, was known as a loner who followed black militant groups on social media.<p>He was also a U.S. Army …

Law Enforcement

Associated Press News

U.S. Capitol, visitor center lockdown ended

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The U.S. Capitol and Capitol Visitor Center were placed on lockdown briefly Friday morning, but the shelter in place order has since ended.<p>Capitol Hill police ordered the lockdown while they investigated a suspicious item in the backpack of an employee shortly before 9 a.m. ET, …

Capitol Police

Dallas Shooter Micah Johnson Was Army Veteran and 'Loner'

The sniper who shot a dozen Dallas police officers, killing five, is an Army veteran and a "loner" who had no criminal record but a pile of weapons and bomb-making materials in his house, officials said.<p>Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, left the Army Reserve in 2015, nine months after returning from a …

Law Enforcement

Regular Christians Are No Longer Welcome in American Culture

One of the most elaborate national celebrations of liberty leading up to Independence Day is the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ new annual “fortnight for …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

The Nutritional Lies That Keep America Fat

<i>By: Dick Talens</i><p><i>Credit: Jason Hoffman/Thrillist</i><p>If there's something I've noticed about fitness myths, it's that everyone is equally vulnerable to them. It doesn't matter how smart you are, how many facts you know, or how many letters come after your name; it's easier than you think to fall prey to …

David Bowie changed the very meaning of being a rock star

NEW YORK (AP) — David Bowie made clear, in a way that was exhilarating and sometimes frightening, what every rock star since Elvis Presley and Little …

Music

13 small things you do that people use to judge your personality

Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your handshake to how often you check your phone.<p>We checked out the Quora thread "What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?" and the latest scientific research, …

5 Yoga Poses to Digest and Detox After Thanksgiving

Do you feel full? Bloated? Are you irritable from overeating all the delicious foods of Thanksgiving? The typical American consumes 4,500 calories for Thanksgiving. Now that is a collective stuffing! Yoga can be an effective way to help you digest and detox after over-indulging. Even a few minutes …

Pigeons can identify cancerous tissue on x-rays, study finds

Three experiments found that the birds can pick out diseased breast tissue with an accuracy rate of up to 99% and could help develop new imaging techniques<p>Pigeons can distinguish between healthy and cancerous tissue in x-rays and microscope slides with an accuracy rate of up to 99%, according to a …

Cancer

The Dark Side of Creativity

Few psychological traits are as desirable as creativity — the ability to come up with ideas that are both novel and useful. Yet it is also true that creativity has been associated with a wide range of counterproductive, rarely discussed qualities. Being aware of these tendencies is important for …

5 High-Intensity Exercises to Boost Your Metabolism After Overeating

Perform these moves the morning after feasting to get your body back on track.<p>The best way to undo overeating is to get back on track with a workout that makes you S-W-E-A-T. (You'll feel way better afterward, trust.) The morning after eating a massive meal, don't beat yourself up. Just perform …

Scientists Analyzed Spiderweb DNA, and the Results Are Super Creepy

Walking into a spiderweb just got creepy. Those sticky strands clinging to your hair and face? They’re smeared with traces of the spider’s last meal, …