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What Paleo diet experts think – and why they're wrong

It’s been a rough year for adherents of the Paleo diet, the meat-forward lifestyle that took Robert Atkins’s ideas back 10,000 years to declare war on carbs.<p>First, the Paleo Guy himself, New Zealand nutritionist Jamie Scott is separating himself from what he thinks the movement has become. More …

Nutrition

35 of LIFE Magazine's Best Summer Covers

June 28, 1937 LIFE Magazine cover "Sea, Sand and Siren" (photo by Herbert Matter).<br>LIFE Magazine<p>1 of 35<p>For all of LIFE Magazine’s coverage of serious …

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Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Beer company gives toothless rugby players branded bottle-opener tooth implants

A BEER company has embarked on the weirdest promotion of all time — branded bottle-opener tooth implants.<p>In an ad for Salta Beer the official sponsor …

A Brewing Company Created Tooth Implants That Double As Bottle Openers

This is one of the most brilliant innovations of the 21st century, or perhaps one of the silliest. Or is it both?<p>Salta Brewing Company in Argentina is giving tooth implants to Argentine rugby players who have lost their teeth on the playing field. But these aren’t just ordinary tooth implants; no, …

New documents reveal which encryption tools the NSA couldn't crack

Thanks to Edward Snowden, we're getting a new look at which programs can successfully keep out the NSA. A report in <i>Der Spiegel</i> has shed new light on the NSA's encryption-breaking programs, and put a spotlight on the handful of programs that are still giving them trouble. The findings, based on …

Don't Buy A DSLR

Just getting into photography? Great! When you're looking for a camera, keep on walking past those DSLRs--as of now, their moment is over.<p>You want to get more into photography. You've got somewhere between a few and several hundred dollars to spend on a camera. You want to learn a little bit about …

Video: How to Properly Fine Tune Autofocus on Your DSLR Through Micro-Adjustments

One pesky issue you may have run into with your DSLR is front-focusing or back-focusing, a problem that, in the past, required that you send your …

This is the Fitbit Surge, a $250 'superwatch' with built-in GPS

GPS and heart rate monitoring headline Fitbit's next flagship wearable<p>Fitbit is preparing to launch three new fitness trackers in the coming weeks. Two of those will be the Charge and Charge HR. The Charge looks to be a revision of the Fitbit Force, which was pulled off the market after it caused …

3 Photographic Special Effects You Can Create Without the Help of Photoshop

What do you think of when you hear the term “special effects”? Your favorite sci-fi movie or a state of the art video game, perhaps. Do you ever …

More than Dangerous: Naomi Klein takes on climate deniers

It's not that the data is secret.<p>The World Meteorological Organisation said in its annual report that radiative forcing – the difference between how …

12 Desserts That Are Served, Simply, On A Spoon

Sometimes, dessert happens on a spoon. It is usually unplanned: The spoon makes its way from silverware drawer to hand, diving deep into jars of peanut butter, scraping the bottom of plastic marshmallow Fluff containers or poetically twirling into tubs of Nutella.<p>Desserts that come on a spoon are …

America's Best Fried Chicken Spots

We know, we know. You think your mom makes the best fried chicken period. Nostalgia and hometown bias aside, though, many of us are also very opinionated about our favorite fried chicken joints outside of our own childhood kitchens.<p>Fried chicken is a quintessential American dish, along with …

50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year – in pictures

Natural History Museum’s new book released on Wednesday marks five decades of the WPY competition, celebrating the art of wildlife photography. Started in the 1960s, the 160 prize-winning and commended images represent 50 years of different times, styles and specialisms – showcasing some of the …

Puppies Jumping Into Swimming Pools Make for Unbelievably Cute Photos

If you haven’t smiled yet today, you’re about to. That’s because photographer Seth Casteel — the man behind the <i>NY Times</i> bestseller and viral …

MacTrast Deals: Learn Swift – Apple’s New iOS Programming Language

- Sep 16, 2014<p>Apple’s latest and greatest mobile operating system, iOS 8 will soon hit the streets, and here’s your chance to learn how to develop …

Measure Backward, Not Forward

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>We often measure our progress by looking forward. We set goals. We plan …

Beautiful relationship will end if Scotland leaves UK

I am proud to be English. I am also proud to be British. In fact I define myself as a British European. This means I am happy to support England in football matches, support Team GB at the Olympic Games and support Europe in the Ryder Cup golf tournament.<p>When you write this all down, it looks a …

How history turned against Tory-voting Scotland

In four days’ time, we may see the end of Britain as we and our ancestors have known it for generations. If some of the polls are to be believed, Scotland the nation will once again become a sovereign nation state. It is difficult to overestimate the colossal historical significance of such an …

The Simpsons' Groundskeeper Willie Wants an Independent Scotland

As the debate over Scottish independence heats up ahead of the Sept. 18 referendum, the world is <i>finally</i> hearing from key figures in global politics — …

A yes vote in Scotland would be good for the rest of the UK

It's heartening that the Guardian sees that the key question in the referendum debate is that “the UK's validity … must ultimately rest on whether [it] can supply social justice more or less reliably than independence can” (Editorial, 13 September). But your answer to that question is flawed. …

How Apple Is Invading Our Bodies

<i>For the full story, read this week’s TIME magazine.</i><p>With the unveiling of the Apple Watch Tuesday in Cupertino, California, Apple is attempting to put …

What Makes One Lens Better Than Another?

All animals are equal but some are more equal than others, as a certain Mr Orwell once wrote. If he had been a photographer, he may well have …

7 Photography Cliches That Are Still Fricken Awesome!

What follows is a collection of photographs consisting of concepts and subjects you’ve no doubt seen thousands of times over, concepts and subjects …

The Pros and Cons of Using Vintage Lenses Today

It's a fact that many of today's photographers have used a vintage lens at some point in time. Not only is it a cheap alternative to a modern lens, …

How we quit our jobs to travel: The married couple

Quitting your job to travel is not only an option for those who go solo. Here is how one couple did it – and how they have stayed on the road, and together, ever since.<p>When people ask us, “What’s the most frightening thing you’ve done while travelling the world?”, they often expect a story from …