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Baltimore Picks Up Pieces, Wary of Another Night of Violence

At the corner of North and Pennsylvania Avenues in West Baltimore, volunteers carried blackened shelves out of the scorched CVS pharmacy. Kids …

Justice

Press me! The buttons that lie to you

Does it help to push the buttons on pedestrian crossings, train doors and thermostats? Often the answer is “no”, as Chris Baraniuk discovers.<p>The tube pulls in to a busy station along the London Underground’s Central Line. It is early evening on a Thursday. A gaggle of commuters assembles inside and …

The Super Shake That Helps You Build Muscle Faster

You can’t bulk up if you’re not giving your body the right nutrition. Add these protein shakes to your diet and you’ll see results<p>Putting on muscle is simple in theory: lift weights and take in more calories than you burn.<p>But in reality, it’s an arduous process. You have to diligently follow a …

The science of sexiness: why some people are just more attractive

Probably the most important is facial symmetry. Having a face which is equal on both sides is a biological advert which tells prospective partners …

Immune System

30 High-Impact Ways to Level Up Your Writing

<i>This is a guest contribution from freelance blogger and email copywriter Hassan Ud-deen.</i><p>Ever feel like your writing could be better?<p>If you’re a …

21 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Some of these features are buried in the Settings menu while others are hidden in plain sight.<p><i>(Note: Some of these features may only be available in iOS 8 and higher)</i>

The Real Science Behind the Crazy Night Vision Eyedrops

When I called up the Columbia scientist whose mouse experiments inspired two biohackers to squirt chemicals in their eyes to induce “night vision,” I …

9 Secret Erogenous Zones She’s Dying For You to Touch

A little special attention to her forearms and the backs of her knees can take sex from good to unforgettable<p>One of women’s biggest complaints? Men zero right in on the goods and spend little or no time exploring other parts of their bodies.<p>Which is a shame, because there are plenty of other hot …

Rory McIlroy has put on 20 pounds of muscle since he won his first PGA tournament, and he looks completely different

He recently graced the cover of "Men's Health" and discussed his workout routines, and did a promotional video for Nike documenting his workouts.<p>According to Brian Wacker of PGATour.com, McIlroy has dropped his body fat percentage to 10% from 24% in 2010, when he couldn't do a plank longer than 30 …

The 20 Best Weight-Loss Foods

Looking for an easy way to lose a few pounds? We’ve got the program. It’s simple, and it works. So get with it.<p>Many runners would like to lose a pound or two. Maybe five. Maybe more. Why? That's easy: to feel better, look better, improve their health, and run farther and faster.<p>However, losing …

Nutrition

To be successful, do only what you do best

If there were some way for you to download decades of my experience in the business world and sort through the individuals who have had great success bringing real products to market, you'd find something very interesting.<p>You'd find a lot of very competent, talented, smart, ingenious, driven people …

Why We Like Food That Makes Noise

The crunch of a chip, the snap of a carrot, or the fizz of a freshly opened beverage may greatly influence just how good we think those foods taste, …

Ice Cream

Exactly What to Eat for Dinner to Lose the Most Weight

Nutritionists share the formula for slim-down success.<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Want to know how the last meal of the day can help you drop pounds? We've enlisted the expertise of two nutritionists—Stephanie Clarke, R.D., and Willow …

New Study Shows That Your Brain's Powers Change As You Age -- Some Peaking In Your 70s

If you’ve been paying attention to psychology and neuroscience research the last few years, you know that we’ve recently experienced major shifts in thinking about the nature of the brain. Among these, how changeable the brain is from birth to death ranks high. Not long ago the prevailing …

The Brain

Do you genes determine your entire life?

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

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Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …

Physics

8 Things You Should Never Eat if You're Trying to Lose Weight

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, "low-fat" foods are actually your enemy.<p>Lots of experts say it's stupid to forbid yourself from eating certain foods – that denying yourself something you really want to eat can ultimately lead to binge eating and eventual weight gain. So dessert isn't on this …

25 Reasons You Can't Lose Weight

Learn the common culprits standing in between you and your weight-loss goals.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurpsoed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Even if you've kicked off a fitness routine and you're choosing healthier food, you may not be seeing the weight come off the way …

Bacteria Are Already Making the Best HIV Treatment in Nature

With help from bacteria-supplied “cellular scissors,” HIV can be edited out of the human genome.<p>​<p>The promise is of an HIV meta-drug. Not only would it function as a vaccine, but also has a treatment—effective at all stages of the disease—and even just maybe a cure.<p>After three decades in the …