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The New MIND Diet May Help Prevent Alzheimer's

<i>Dear Savvy Senior,</i><p>I've heard that there's a new diet that can help prevent Alzheimer's disease. What can you tell me about this? My 80-year-old mother has Alzheimer's and I want to do everything I can to protect myself.<p>--Concerned Daughter<p><i>Dear Concerned,</i><p>It's true! Research has found that a new diet …

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

God Is Performing ‘Supernatural Interventions’ to Protect Embattled Christians Across the Globe, Christian Leader Says. Here Are Just Some of the ‘Miraculous’ Stories.

The head of an organization that works to combat Christian persecution across the globe recently shared some stories with TheBlaze that he believes show God’s “miraculous intervention” in difficult and life-threatening situations across the globe.<p>“We’re hearing supernatural interventions going on …

You can’t make it up. UN names democratic Israel as world’s top human rights violator

According to the United Nations, the most evil country in the world today is Israel.<p>On March 24, 2016, the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) wrapped up its annual meeting in New York by condemning only one country for violating women’s rights anywhere on the planet – Israel, for …

IS trains 400 fighters to attack Europe in wave of bloodshed

PARIS (AP) — The Islamic State group has trained at least 400 fighters to target Europe in deadly waves of attacks, deploying interlocking terror …

See Jupiter’s Northern Lights at the Height of a Solar Storm

Exploring the relationship between planets’ magnetospheres and solar winds could ultimately help identify habitable exoplanets.<p>Jupiter has its own version of the Northern Lights, and it can be hundreds of times more energetic than the earthly phenomenon.<p>For the first time, scientists have studied …

Scientists Have Removed HIV From Human Immune Cells Using a New Gene-Editing Technique

They've managed to shut down HIV replication permanently.<p>Using the much-touted CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing method, scientists have demonstrated how they …

Ancient Romans had perfect teeth because of this one substance they didn't eat

Ancient Romans had pretty great teeth. Scientists are scanning the body casts of victims of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, which is leading them to …

Gravitational waves explained

A century after Albert Einstein rewrote our understanding of space and time, physicists have confirmed one of the most elusive predictions of his …

3 Superset Workouts That Burn Fat Like Crazy

Fat burning workouts are those that burn most calories per minute, so they have to be intense and get the heart rate high very quickly. That way such …

These Exercises Will Help You Do More Pull-Ups

Pull-Ups build a strong back and biceps, and they even help create healthy shoulders. But for aesthetic reasons, athletes tend to focus on the …

Hubble Space Telescope Pinpoints 'Monster' Stars

Scientists now know a little more about a young star cluster in the Tarantula Nebula, within the Large Magellanic Cloud, approximately 170,000 light-years from Earth.<p>Specifically, they've identified nine "monster stars" as the Hubble Space Telescope's press release puts it, more than 100 times the …

The Whole Bible in One Verse

When asked which verse best summarizes the whole of Scripture, Edmund Clowney famously pointed to Jonah 2:9, “Salvation belongs to the LORD.” I’ve …

Theology

3 Vegetarian Meals That Are Packed With Protein

Each one has 20 grams of protein or more.<p>Myth, busted: Animal products aren't the only source of dietary protein, nor are they the best. In her new …

A 'Great Wall' of galaxies 1 billion light-years wide may be the largest object ever found

As if staring up at the night sky didn't make us feel small already, astronomers have recently announced the discovery of the BOSS Great Wall, a group of superclusters that span roughly 1 billion light-years across and represents the largest structure ever found in space.<p>The BOSS Great Wall, which …

The one-minute trick that will fix your back pain for good

Bad posture is the cause of a litany of complaints, such as lower back pain, shoulder pain, headaches, jaw problems, and carpal tunnel syndrome, to …

The 5-Move Workout That Tightens Your Core and Fends Off Back Pain

Chisel your middle and bulletproof your back with these classic core movements<p>This abs workout pulls double duty: It not only carves and tightens your core, but it also prevents lower back pain in the process, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>The routine consists of five core stability …

Workouts

Texas’ war on reality: State’s next likely school board member believes Obama was a drug-addicted gay prostitute

Mary Lou Bruner thinks Marx invented climate change, and she’s likely to sit on the Texas state school board<p>Donald Trump and Ted Cruz may be dominating national headlines, but there are other elections going on this year, and the level of nutty of many Republican candidates running for state office …

New treatment fully restores memory function of Alzheimer Patients

Now there is ultrasound technology for removing neurotoxic amyloid plaques from the brain, thanks to the Australian researchers. These are structures …

The Rainbow Mountains Of China Are Earth's Paint Palette

The Rainbow Mountains of China within the Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park are a geological wonder of the world. These famous Chinese mountains are known for their otherworldly colors that mimic a rainbow painted over the tops of rolling mountains.<p>This is just one example where geology …

Earth Science

This Is the Entire Universe Squeezed into One Image

An enterprising artist has taken on one of the biggest concepts known to man: the universe.<p>Pablo Carlos Budassi is drawing eyes across the Internet …

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science | Inc.com

Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel better.<p>But science suggests there are a few serious flaws in that reasoning. One, not only does …

Happiness

Researchers Create Matrix-Like Instant Learning Through Brain Stimulation

You know Kung Fu. Researchers at HRL Laboratories have discovered that when you use transcranial direct current stimulation to send the brain activity of commercial and military pilots into the heads of novice pilots, subjects can essentially learn to fly in a realistic flight simulator.<p>The …

Douglas Ell: how an MIT atheist found God through math

Pythagoreans celebrate sunrise by Fyodor Bronnikov (1869)<p>This month, Examiner.com has been profiling "noted atheists who experienced dramatic shifts …

Three Big Mysteries of Human Evolution We Still Don’t Understand

We know when and how humans evolved, for the most part, but these questions remain.<p>Although a lot is known about the history of human beings and our ape-like origins, many evolutionary questions remain a mystery.<p>We still aren't really sure why we walk on two legs, why we don't have fur, and where …

Professor Brian Greene answers everything you wanted to know about string theory and the multiverse

Lateline asked you to send in science questions for famed physicist Professor Brian Greene.<p>Professor Greene is the author of The Elegant Universe, a …

A gay Iranian poet is seeking asylum in Israel

JERUSALEM — Iranian nationals are not even allowed to visit their country’s greatest foe, Israel, but an Iranian poet, who fled from there two years ago after facing harassment and arrest for being gay, is now seeking asylum in the Jewish state.<p>Payam Feili, who has been living in Turkey since 2014, …

Transgenderism is a mental disorder, says Indonesian psychiatric body

The leading psychiatric body in Indonesia is claiming that transgender people suffer from a mental health disorder and gay and bisexual people are at risk of mental health problems.<p>In the latest outburst in an increasingly divisive domestic debate on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) …

Mental Health