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12 fitness myths that are doing more harm than good

1/<p>Myth: For any real benefits, you need to hit the gym for at least an hour or sweat it out several times a week in a fitness class.<p>Truth: For better …

Exercise

Historical Evidence That Jesus Rose From the Dead

The historical evidence for the resurrection of Christ is very good. Scholars such as William Lane Craig, J.P. Moreland, Gary Habermas, and others …

Theology

A psychologist explains how to beat social anxiety

The problem isn’t your social skills<p>It is rarely helpful to tell a shy person to “just be yourself!” Riffing on that frustrating exchange, clinical psychologist Ellen Hendriksen has written a book that she hopes will answer the question the anxious person usually asks in return: How?<p>Hendriksen …

What Stephen Hawking said about God, his atheism — and his own death | The Star

British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking schmoozed with popes during his lifetime, even though he was an avowed atheist. The famous scientist, …

This hallucinogenic honey is so prized that hunters scale cliffs and confront swarms of bees to get it

It's a long way up.<p>The journey to harvest hallucinogenic honey produced by Himalayan giant honey bees is far from easy. In eastern Nepal, select members of the Kulung people scale bamboo rope ladders up 300-foot cliffs to get it. They ward off swarms of the bees with smoke from burning grass, which …

InnSpire builds a computer into an Ethernet cable

Plug one end of InnSpire's InnCable into an Ethernet socket, the other end into a TV set's HDMI port, and you have a very neat Android set-top box. …

Set-Top Boxes

Atari to make first console in over 20 years

Atari has confirmed it is making a video games console for the first time in more than 20 years.<p>The iconic gaming company, known for classic titles such as Pong, released its first home console, the 2600, in 1977.<p>It went on to launch several generations of consoles before it was overtaken by …

Dubai deploys first robotic police officer

Though it's not quite Paul Verhoeven's satirical vision of robotic police, Dubai's first Robocop has started its duties as part of a new police program.<p>The Robocop is a customised service robot from Pal Robotics that will be posted in malls and tourist attractions, and people can use the …

Jony Ive appointed chancellor of ‘the world’s best design school’ the Royal College of Art

Apple’s chief design officer Jony Ive has been appointed chancellor of London’s famous Royal College of Art (RCA). The RCA has been ranked as the world’s best university for art and design for three years running.<p>Ive, who was awarded an honorary doctorate by the RCA back in 2009, says he is …

This French school is using facial recognition to find out when students aren’t paying attention

Nestor software will be used for two remote classes at a Paris business school later this year<p>A business school in Paris will soon begin using artificial intelligence and facial analysis to determine whether students are paying attention in class. The software, called Nestor, will be used two …

iPhone credited with saving the life of woman badly injured in Manchester bombing

An iPhone has been credited with saving the life of a woman badly injured in the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK. The phone was said to have ‘diverted and slowed’ a nut that went through the woman’s cheek.<p>The BBC reports that the nut first went through her iPhone, …

American trees are migrating west, and no one knows why

That's weird, because scientists have long predicted that the effects of climate change would send species towards the poles in search of familiar climates, but since 1980, more eastern trees have been moving west instead of north.<p>And at this stage, it's not entirely clear why.<p>And the fact that …

Scientists have identified the 50-foot creature that washed up on an Indonesian beach

A giant sea creature, possibly with tusks and possibly straight out of your nightmares, washed up on a beach in Indonesia last week, freaking out people on the island of Seram and launching a global guessing game to determine what, exactly, it used to be.<p>As images of the floating carcass rocketed …

Here Are The Canceled And Renewed TV Shows For 2017-2018

It's the best (and the worst) time of year.<p>For TV fans, spring is a double-edged sword.<p>As the 2016-2017 season wraps up with a slew of highly anticipated season (and series) finales before summer TV doldrums hit, the major networks are determining which shows will make the cut and which shows will …

IBM makes it so Star Trek Bridge Crew gets Watson-powered voice commands

The key to efficient starship management, as Captains Picard, Kirk, and Janeway have demonstrated, is communication. With Romulans closing in fast and Klingons on the starboard bow, you can’t be mumbling orders from the captain’s chair — you need the kind of commanding presence to inspire blind …

American Airlines video shows flight attendant losing it

What happens when a woman, her child and a stroller get squeezed into a tight space with a bunch of other people? Another airline catastrophe.<p>This one allegedly involves a mother getting smacked with the above-mentioned stroller while boarding an American Airlines flight from San Francisco to …

We went off-road in Jaguar Land Rover's autonomous car

Self-driving cars in cities have relatively straightforward roads. They're greeted with smooth, flat roads, structured environments, and, at most, …

Land Rover

Tesla Isn't the Only Company With Bold Plans for Self-Driving Cars

Tesla CEO Elon Musk shook up the tech, energy, and auto industries this week by revealing an ambitious roadmap for his company’s future. One of his …

New Satellite Images Show Extent Of Florida Algal Bloom

Four counties in state of emergency from toxic water<p>New satellite images show the growing extent of an enormous algal bloom in Southern Florida, causing a state of emergency in four counties.<p>The images, taken by the Operational Land Imager on NASA’s Landsat 8 satellite, show Lake Okeechobee and the …

Spectacularity—While it lasts

Human Journey<p>The high Arctic is—well, it’s cold. It’s the Arctic after all. And we are very far north. Far north of Iceland, way up at 78º N and way north of Norway, in the waters around an astonishing group of rock-and-ice islands known as Svalbard.<p>Greenpeace has invited me to join them for a …

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NASA confirms a second mini moon is circling Earth

For most relationships, 100 years is well past the point in time when you can ‘make it official,’ but for planets, it’s just right. After nearly a …

Asteroids