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Brisk daily walks can increase lifespan, research says

Health experts claim even moderate exercise can reduce ageing and halve risk of dying from heart attack<p>Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day can add up to seven years to your life, health experts have said. Researchers told the European Society of Cardiology congress that regular exercise could …

NHS

The 1 percent plays us for suckers: There is no meritocracy and they’ve strangled the American dream

<b>(AP/Reuters/Kevin Lamarque/Rich Pedroncelli/Charles Sykes/Phelan M. Ebenhack)</b><p>Something’s rotten: America has little income mobility, lots of inequality and our hard work makes the rich richer<p>Jay Baron Nicorvo<p>April 19, 2015 3:00pm (UTC)<p>The American way of life—more simply, the American way—is …

Why smartphones are making you ill

As a study finds that smartphones are causing back ailments, here are some of the health risks caused by your mobile<p>The number of hours spent peering and jabbing at our smartphones isn’t just annoying, but potentially dangerous. As we become increasingly reliant on smartphones, picking them up …

USTelecom files suit against government's new Internet rules

NEW YORK (AP) — A legal fight against the Federal Communications Commission's new Internet traffic rules has begun with a suit by the United States …

Net neutrality rules formally published; first legal challenge filed

Tough new net neutrality regulations were published in the Federal Register on Monday, triggering an effective date of June 12 and the first formal legal challenge to the controversial online traffic rules.<p>US Telecom, a trade group whose members include AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc., …

Surviving Mondays: What are You Preparing For?

In this episode of Surviving Mondays I asked the question “What are you preparing for?” I recieved some good responses form our Facebook group and go …

Survivalism

1,000-Year-Old Onion And Garlic Remedy Kills Antibiotic-Resistant Bugs

The simple salve is more effective than modern antibiotics.<p>A 1,000-year-old Anglo-Saxon ‘eye salve’ made from onion, garlic, wine and part of a cow’s …

‘Second-hand smog’ from Asia found in California

Severe drought is not the only culprit in California’s air quality woes. At least ten percent of ozone pollution in San Joaquin Valley originated …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

By Jay Cassano4 minute Read<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health …

Sign the petition: Congress must end unconstitutional government spying.

<b>In the wake of the traumatic attacks on 9/11, Congress rushed to pass the PATRIOT Act, which greatly expanded the ability of the U.S. government to</b> …

Anonymous hacker group threatens Israel with ‘cyber-holocaust’

Anonymous has threatened Israel with “the electronic holocaust” which, the group vowed, would “erase it from cyberspace” on April 7 for “crimes” in …

How Particle Accelerator Math Helped Me Fix My Wi-Fi

<i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. The publication contributed this article to Live Science's</i> Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.<p>…

Confucius fights the 1 percent: More reasons to mistrust all wealthy elites

<b>(AP/Reuters/Scott Roth/Dan Hallman/Jonathan Ernst/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>“The gentleman understands what is moral,” Confucius said. “The small man understands what is profitable”<p>Michael Schuman<p>March 29, 2015 5:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Confucius: And the World He Created”<p>The tattered condition of …

Pre-University Calculus

MOOCs

Peter Flom's answer to Why are mathematicians so obsessed with proving conjectures when it is of little practical value? Wouldn’t applying the conjectures be of greater practical value?

Let's extend this "practical value" thing a little.<p>Painting? Nope. No practical value. Sorry Picasso but your life was a waste.<br>Music? Ditto. No …

Mathematics

6 Educational STEM Apps for Kids

(Image: File)<p>Whether it’s teaching science using multimedia “Jeopardy” like games, or math with step-by-step animation of complex problems, the …

We Experience The World We Infer, Not The World As It Is

If you want to understand the human mind, you have to reject the idea that we directly perceive and remember the world as it is. Our perceptual experience isn't simply a passive impression of the input received by our senses — and our memory isn't like a photobook or a video, comprehensively …

One of the Baltimore Ravens Just Published an Insanely Complex Study in a Math Journal

John Urschel, an offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens, recently co-authored a paper in the <i>Journal of Computational Mathematics</i>. It is titled "A …

Science Says These 9 Tactics Will Help You Win Any Argument

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Arguments aren't logical. To win them, you have to understand people.<p>We've scoured the research and compiled the following science-backed tactics that will help you win any argument.<p>1. Be civil.<p>Contrary to what your debate coach said, arguments …

These Top 30 Android apps will make you more productive

When you take your mobile phone along everywhere, why not make it your personal assistance andproductivity manager, to make the most of your day? …

The World's Most Beautiful Equations

1 of 13<p>Introduction<p>Mathematical equations aren't just useful — many are quite beautiful. And many scientists admit they are often fond of particular …

Energy from dry ice could power human colonies on Mars

A mission to Mars has captured the public's imagination and the possibility of making that second small step has never seemed so close. Current NASA …

Carbon Dioxide

Cyanogen’s Surprisingly Sensible Plan To Steal Android Away From Google

As Google tightens its grip on Android, a scrappy software startup uses openness as a rallying cry. Don’t laugh it off just yet.<p>If you were to plot an elaborate heist on one of the world’s largest technology companies, you probably wouldn’t start by letting everyone know you were coming.<p>Yet that’s …

Senators will introduce a federal medical marijuana bill tomorrow

Kirsten Gillibrand, Rand Paul, and Cory Booker will introduce a Senate bill to legalize medical marijuana under federal law tomorrow, various outlets are reporting. This bill would mark an unprecedented push to legalize medical use drug on a federal level. We've seen a handful of states (and the …

Describing Nature With Math

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