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Giant Leatherback Turtle Will Inspire You to Do Everything You Can to Protect the Oceans (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

The Facebook video below of a giant Leatherback turtle returning to the sea will leave you wide-eyed and your mouth gaping open in disbelief. You may …

Turtles

Apple's New iPhones May Have Underwhelming Performance

2018 is the year Apple dramatically changes its iPhone line-up, both in terms of display size and cheaper pricing. But new information has revealed one nasty surprise where Apple’s new phones may well fall short: performance…<p><i>‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns</i> …

Mobile Technology

Solar Cell Breakthrough Could Make Panels Far More Efficient, Study Says

The material transforms photons from the sun into a totally different quasiparticle, a plasmon.<p>One hurdle for solar energy proponents and the …

Even one night of bad sleep causes dangerous changes in your brain, a new study found

One of the most important things that happens when we drift off at night is a cleansing process: sleep helps remove toxins from the human brain.<p>Scientists recently found that even one night of sleep deprivation causes the buildup of a kind of protein that's known to make up the plaque that …

The Right and Wrong Way to Manage Up

It’s an ability that can shape your career more than almost any other—but many employees don’t know how to do it.<p>Managing up, or building smooth, productive relationships with higher-ups, requires understanding and adapting to your boss’s communication and decision-making style. Many people are …

Employment

Listen Up: These Are the 12 Most Effective Weight-Loss Tips You'll Ever Hear

If you're on a path to weight loss, things can get sticky at times. You might feel like you're alone in your challenges, you may feel discouraged, and you could even feel like giving up at one point. Those are all totally normal feelings! To help you stay in line with your goals, here are some of …

Scientific study says reducing portion size and calories has nothing to do with weight loss

It all comes down to something much more important, apparently.<p>The basic equation for weight loss that we've all long understood goes a little something like this: eating less food + exercise = lose weight.<p>And while the exercise part still stands, a new study published in the Journal of the …

Lowest Ever Black Jobless Rate Is Still Twice That of Whites

President Trump celebrated the milestone on Twitter and in his State of the Union address. The unemployment rate for black Americans had hit its lowest point on record, a sign that the recovery was at last reaching groups that had been left behind.<p>But the achievement was bittersweet: Black …

Astrophysicists release IllustrisTNG, the most advanced universe model of its kind

IllustrisTNG is a successor model to the original Illustris simulation developed by the same research team, but it has been updated to include some …

The 30 Best Foods Every Guy Should Have On His Grocery List

From protein to snacks, here's what you should throw in your cart<p>Grocery shopping can be a pain — and not to mention, overwhelming. Each aisle of the grocery store contains hundreds of items that you have to scan through, and it’s not always clear which ones are the best for you.<p>That’s because your …

Review confirms link between sugary drinks and obesity

A new review and analysis of recent studies argues that regular consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks leads to obesity and overweight in both …

Diet is the key to kids' health and happiness

A new analysis finds that children who eat healthfully are more likely to be happy, and those who are happy are more likely to eat healthfully. …

Ten benefits of shilajit

Shilajit, also called mineral pitch, is the result of a long process of breaking down plant matter and minerals. It is a sticky, black, tar-like …

4 Smart Things to Do With Your 2017 Bonus

Getting a bonus this year? Here's how you can make the most of it.<p>For many folks, December is a time to reconnect with loved ones, celebrate the …

John Boyega Is Stunned When This Interviewer Drops A ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Spoiler On The Air

<b>WARNING: Spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi in the video below</b><p>Reactions to <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> have been mixed to this point, with critics delivering glowing praise on Rian Johnson’s film and audiences seemingly split with their takes. One thing most can agree on is keeping plot details and …

From Mood to Mental Clarity, 7 Proven Ashwagandha Benefits

McKelvey explains that ashwagandha improves the ability to cope with stress and reduces anxiety and depression. "Ashwagandha helps normalize the …

Enter the 'petro': Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked to the world of digital currency to circumvent U.S.-led financial sanctions, announcing on Sunday the launch of the “petro” backed by oil reserves to shore up a collapsed economy.<p>The leftist leader offered few specifics about the …

Venezuela

What's Behind The Work Stress Epidemic?

Stressed out at work? You’re not alone. Research shows that roughly 70% of Americans name work as being a major cause of stress, with 40% reporting feeling tense and stressed out during a typical workday. One study of more than 46,000 U.S employees showed that health care costs were 46% higher for …

Work Stress

Everything we knew about the Big Bang could be wrong

The Big Bang theory has been the most widely accepted explanation about how our universe all began — but now experts are challenging the …

Health benefits of coffee drinking supported by science, review finds, with links to lower risk of cancers, death - Health - ABC News

It seems every other day there's a new report about whether drinking coffee is good for you or not.<p>Now, a review of more than 200 scientific studies …

Diabetes

A 1965 Study Revealed Sugar Causes Cancer—Why Was There a Cover-Up?

A new paper published in PLOS Biology this week brought to light a controversial 1965 study, funded by the sugar industry, that was never published …

Sugar industry accused of hiding evidence of sucrose's negative health effects 50 years ago

The sugar industry buried research that linked sucrose to heart disease 50 years ago, scientists claim.<p>Today we may be very conscious of how harmful …

Big Sugar Buried These Concerning Health Studies 50 Years Ago

How worried should we be?<p>New evidence shows the sugar industry suppressed scientific research that linked sugar to heart disease and bladder cancer …

How the sugar industry tried to hide the health effects of its product 50 years ago

Pour some sugar (science) on meeeee<p>About 50 years ago, the sugar industry stopped funding research that began to show something they wanted to hide: that eating lots of sugar is linked to heart disease. A new study exposes the sugar industry’s decades-old effort to stifle that critical …

E-cigarette flavorings may impair heart muscle function

Vaping might be a more healthful alternative to smoking, but this does not mean that it is harmless. This is the takeaway message from a new study, …

A professor of medicine explains why eating fat won't make you fat — but sugar will

"Eat fat, get fat" has been the conventional wisdom guiding American diets for the past two decades. Yet more and more research suggests that thinking is dangerously misguided.<p>"There is one thing we know about fats," Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of …

Holistic Medicine

Why incompetent people often think they’re actually the best

Why Smart People Take Social Security at 62

Starting to collect Social Security early will result in smaller checks, but that's much less of a problem than you think. Here's why you might want …

Retirement