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Inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe

The inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe, after discovering why people become frail as they grow older.<p>Most people become weaker in their later years, as their leg muscles get smaller and less able to bear weight, which often leads to disability and falls.<p>But …

Muscle

Hearts Get 'Younger,' Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

Eventually it happens to everyone. As we age, even if we're healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn't as efficient in processing oxygen as it used to be. In most people the first signs show up in the 50s or early 60s. And among people who don't exercise, the underlying …

onsry

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Nutrition

Australia's new bubble tents provide the ultimate skygazing experience

<b>(CNN) —</b> Australia has its fair share of memorable glamping experiences, but none quite as illuminating as the new Bubbletent retreat in New South Wales' Capertee Valley.<p>Each of the three transparent, inflatable, air-locked dome tents is named after a different constellation: Leo, Cancer and Virgo. …

Wales

Asking These 3 Questions Every Day Will Make You Incredibly Productive (and Successful)

Beat procrastination and maximize productivity by staying focused on what matters most.<p>With so many competing demands for our attention at work, and in our personal lives, it can be a real challenge to focus on what matters most and stay productive.<p>Our to-do lists seem to get longer each day, each …

Time Management

Sitting is bad for your health: Move every 30 minutes - TODAY.com

If “sitting is the new smoking,” you can make it even worse by parking your body for more than 30 minutes at a time.<p>People who experience such long bouts of uninterrupted sitting <i>and</i> who stay sedentary for much of their waking time — 12.5 hours or more a day — have the highest risk of death from any …

Ergonomics

Red wine: the unexpected health benefits

Another day, another story about red wine being good for you. Today's happy news comes from scientific researchers at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, who have found that drinking at least one glass of red wine a week boosts fertility in women.<p>The research investigated how alcohol …

Feeling anxious? Your gut bacteria might be to blame

All of us experience anxiety at one point or another; whether down to a job interview or a first date, that nervous feeling in the gut often takes …

Medical Research

10+ Unique Photos of The Eclipse You Really Need to See

Wowowowow.<p>If you're currently residing somewhere in the continental United States, chances are you were able to glimpse at least a partial solar …

Solar Eclipse

This Snake Is So Deadly Its Venom Hasn't Had to Change in 10 Million Years

Being bitten by an Australian tiger snake is a wholly unpleasant experience. Within minutes, you start to feel pain in your neck and lower …

13 Questions That Will Change Your Life

A great life runs on questions, not answers.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often the result of not asking yourself …

Self-improvement

When Will the Planet Be Too Hot for Humans? Much, Much Sooner Than You Imagine.

<i>To read an annotated version of this article, complete with interviews with scientists and links to further reading, click</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p><b>I.</b> ‘Doomsday’<p><i>Peering</i> …

New DNA From a Neanderthal Bone Holds Evidence of a Lost Tribe of Humans

We've been swapping DNA for a long time.<p>A femur discovered in a cave in southwestern Germany has provided researchers with firm evidence that a small …

Why You Will One Day Have a Chip in Your Brain

<b>Implanting a microchip inside the brain</b> to augment its mental powers has long been a science fiction trope. Now, the brain computer interface is …

If you can’t explain something in simple terms, you don’t understand it

In the early 1960s, Richard Feynman gave a series of undergraduate lectures that were collected into a book called the Feynman Lectures on Physics. …

Ether Thief Remains Mystery Year After $55 Million Digital Heist

The 20 Best TV Comedies of the 21st Century, Ranked

We rank the best TV comedies of the binge era — a list of great shows you'll be savoring for decades to come.<p>A comedy on TV can mean a lot of …

I took multivitamins every day for a decade. Then I found out they're useless.

Save for a few lapses in my irresponsible college days, I've popped a multivitamin every single day since middle school.<p>First it was the chalky …

Ireland's longest off-road walking and cycling route the Waterford Greenway opens

Ireland’s newest greenway has opened to walkers and cyclists, and they are in for a treat as it contains 11 gorgeous bridges, three viaducts and a 400-metre tunnel.<p>The 46km-long Waterford Greenway is Ireland’s longest off-road walking and cycling experience, and it runs from Waterford City, …

Ireland

11 Trips You Need to Take as Soon as You Retire

You've got all the time in the world and all the world to see. Start planning.<p>No more waiting for your annual vacation and then filling it end-to-end …

Old blood can be made young again and it might fight ageing

BLOOD from the young seems to have healing powers, but how can we harness them without relying on donors? The discovery of a protein that keeps blood …

'I was terrified': What happened to one traveler who lost his passport in transit and how he got himself out of trouble

Travelers, here is a cautionary tale for international fliers, anyone who steps foot in any airplane, in the U.S. or abroad, or anyone who believes that details are boring (they are) and best left to somebody else (they aren't). This is the story of Barrett Crake, who lost his passport on a flight …

Interval training exercise could be a fountain of youth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Looking for a fountain of youth? You may need to search no further than your sneakers.<p>Exercise, particularly high-intensity interval training, encourages your cells to make more proteins to feed their energy-producing machinery -- and this arrests the aging process, according to a new study …

Exercise

Biocentrism Posits That Death Is Merely Transport into Another Universe

Swiss Engineer Michele Angelo Besso was a close friend of Einstein’s. Upon his death, the father of relativity said, "Now Besso has departed from …

Quantum Physics

How gut health impacts body weight — and the top foods to eat

If you’re trying to lose weight, you’ve likely thought of your belly as a target area for slashing fat.<p>But it turns out that what’s underneath your gut may be the key not only to your dream body — but also, lasting health.<p>A 2014 study published in the journal <i>Pediatric Research</i>, for example, …

The Recipes To Help You Get In On The Sweet Potato Toast Trend

Give in to a new morning toast.<p>Sweet potato toast started making the rounds last year. And while we were excited about this healthy breakfast alternative, we didn’t put stock into this trend sticking around. How could sweet potato toast possibly compete with avocado toast, we wondered?<p>Boy were we …

VR headset attachment promises to manage stress and sleep

Some VR experiences could be relaxing on their own, but there's a VR accessory that was designed to make sure you get some well-deserved R&R. That accessory, which attaches to a VR headset's strap, is called Kortex created by medical device maker Fisher Wallace. The company says it stimulates your …

Donald Trump’s plan to bring jobs back to America comes with one giant asterisk

If you call something “the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere,” you kind of have to get rid of it when you have the chance.<p>So it seems like only a matter of time before President Trump really does begin to pull us out of the North American Free Trade Agreement so that he can try to …

Economics