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30-Day Countdown to a Flat Belly By Summer

The official start of summer is about ten weeks away but if you aren’t in tip-top shape just yet there’s no need to worry. Why? Because by making a …

Nutrition

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Success

What on Earth Is This Fiery Blob?

At first glance, it looks like a fiery monster out of "The Incredibles." Or maybe a glowing alien orb, or a giant, irritated zit popping up above the …

Geology

17 Healthy Foods That Are Actually Dangerous to Overeat

More isn't always better, even when it comes to healthy foods.<p>First off, it's worth highlighting that most people don't even come <i>close</i> to getting as …

Nutrition

Uncovering the science behind 'sound body, sound mind'

Researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden get to grips with the molecular basis of the saying "sound mind, sound body." The key appears to …

Futuristic solar home hidden inside 18th-century stone ruins

1/22<p>Ruin Studio by Nathanael Dorent Architecture and Lily Jencks Studio<p>The stone ruins of an 18th-century Scottish farmhouse have been brought back …

Paris zoo evacuated after 52 baboons escape enclosure

Fifty-two baboons escaped on Friday from their enclosure at the Paris zoological park in Vincennes, on the southeastern outskirts of the French capital, according to reports.<p>The zoo has been evacuated, police have arrived and three marksmen armed with hypodermic guns are at the scene.<p>The latest …

France

Moscow police raid cinema showing The Death of Stalin

Officers question staff at Pioner cinema, which defied ban on screenings of dark comedy<p>Armed Russian police have raided an arthouse cinema in Moscow that defied a government ban on the screening of Armando Iannucci’s dark comedy The Death of Stalin.<p>Six police officers and a number of plainclothes …

Russia
Unions

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

Exercise

The Most Spectacular Meteor Shower of the Year Is Upon Us

The Geminids peak this month, with as many as 120 meteors visible per hour.<p>The stars are aligning for this year's Geminid meteor shower to be particularly magnificent. The Geminids produce visible meteors in the night sky from about December 4 to December 16, though the peak of the shower, with as …

Astronomy

Metropolitan Museum of Art refuses to remove controversial painting of girl

NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has refused to remove a 1938 painting by the artist known as Balthus that depicts a young girl in what some are saying is a sexually suggestive pose.<p>The painting , entitled "Therese Dreaming," shows the girl leaning back with her underwear …

Art

Basic Income Experiments—The Devil's in the Caveats | Basic Income News

<i>The devil’s in the details</i> is a common saying about policy proposals. Perhaps we need a similar saying for policy <i>research</i>, something like <i>the devil’s</i> …

Pumpkin Spice Slow Cooker Oatmeal Will Make Mornings Magical

Slow Cooker Creamy Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal<p>Serves 6<p>Cooking spray, olive oil, or coconut oil <br>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided <br>1 1/2 cups steel-cut …

Slow Cookers

13 signs you're smarter than you realize

Everyone wants to be humble. <i>Who me, smart? Nah, I'm just a good test-taker</i>.<p>And anyway, it's kind of crass to go around proclaiming to everyone who'll listen that you're a genius.<p>But now that it's just the two of us, we can be honest. If you really are a genius — or at least smarter than average — …

Psychology

Jupiter’s strange, pulsating auroras are even more mysterious than we thought

Researchers hope Juno could help shed light on why Jupiter’s northern and southern lights behave differently.<p>Glowing high in the atmosphere, the northern and southern lights shine softly, brilliantly—and on Jupiter, weirdly.<p>Jupiter, like our own planet, has distinct auroras (northern lights by …

This Is the Best Way to Cook Chicken Breasts, According to a MasterChef Champ

As a frugal 20-something living on my own in the Big Apple, I'm practically the poster child for "ballin' on a budget" — especially when it comes to grocery shopping. While picking out my weekly staples, I usually just grab whichever meats are most affordable for the sake of giving my wallet a …

Cooking

Want your child to learn STEM skills? Check out these robot kits for kids

You say you’re a parent or teacher investigating robot kits for children? And you don’t want a simple solution with a single purpose: you want the …

Lego

The Best Secret Islands in America

1 of 10<p>Hatteras Island, North Carolina<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Smith Island, Maryland<p>3 of 10<p>Molokai, Hawaii<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Cedar Key, …

North Carolina

Amsterdam has a new solution for overtourism

While some places struggle to attract holidaymakers, others have to contend with the opposite problem – too many tourists.<p>A number of attractions and …

Van Gogh Museum

Mars’ Electrically Charged Moons Could Mess Up NASA’s Plans

Mars has two garbage moons, Phobos and Deimos. They’re small and uninspiring, and one is literally falling apart under the weight of its own stress. …

Astronomy

What to know about 401(k) plans amid talk of tax change

NEW YORK (AP) — The 401(k) may be in Washington's crosshairs.<p>Congress is looking for ways to raise revenue as part of a tax overhaul plan, and one of the methods reportedly under consideration is to curtail how much pretax money workers can contribute to their 401(k) and similar accounts. Such a …

Retirement

Next-Level Banana Bread, Courtesy of One Basic Ingredient

Banana bread plays an important role in most home baking repertoires. It holds sway in our minds as a delicious comfort food. It’s a staple of bakery counters; you can find it everywhere easily. But despite all that, it’s so ordinary. So simple. No one swoons over banana bread they way they do over …

Archaeologists find gates of Hell in Saudi Arabia

When researchers are searching for remnants of structures and settlements constructed by ancient peoples they typically focus on areas that are …

World pollution kills more people annually than wars, disasters, hunger

Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than …

A Stanford researcher is pioneering a dramatic shift in how we treat depression — and Google Brain's cofounder has joined the effort

Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and it can kill. Yet scientists know surprisingly little about it.<p>They do know, however, that talking seems to help — especially under the guidance of a licensed mental health professional. But therapy is expensive, inconvenient, and often …

Depression

In Germany, flying insects are disappearing at a rapid rate

Flying insect populations dropped by more than 75 percent during the last three decades in dozens of protected areas across Germany, researchers have found.<p>A club of mostly amateur entomologists used traps to capture insects and measure their biomass at 63 nature protection areas in Germany since …

Ecology

Nine-year-old completes ‘triple crown’ of thru-hiking, says his ‘feet are happy to be done’

Christian Thomas certainly deserves a rest day — preferrably one that includes a stop at his favorite Chinese restaurant.<p>On Sept. 18, 2017 upon …

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Exercise

TheBoardlist founder: ‘Silicon Valley is built for people given opportunity they’re not qualified for’

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy is calling BS on tech industry leaders who avoid hiring female candidates because they don’t want to “lower the bar.”<p>In an …