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7 Cool Ways Cities Are Thinking Ahead on Climate Change

From sea walls to "sponge zones," here are some innovative urban ideas for boosting resilience.<p>The world’s cities are coming up with ingenious ways to fight climate change, from massive sea walls to "sponge zones" and floating communities.<p>Urban areas have reason to act. Many are already grappling …

Scientists have discovered that people age at different rates

In the study, researchers looked at a group of people, all of whom were 38 years old. The researchers determined these participants' "biological ages" based on how well their body systems were working. To determine each person's biological age, the researchers looked at the participants' cognitive …

Immune System

Some of The Best YouTube Channels for Physics and Chemistry Teachers

July 11, 2015<br>Science in general is all about understanding how the world around us functions. It investigates the laws governing the internal …

Haiti's Unstoppable Outbreak

The nation has been battling a cholera epidemic since 2010—and it's still killing people. Why has no one been able to stop the spread of the disease?<p>In early February, when Jenniflore Abelard arrived at her parents’ house high in the hills of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, her father Johnson was home. …

Environmental Health

Comic-Con trailer roundup: Star Wars, Superman, and a whole lot of zombies

One of the most intriguing things about this featurette is how little new footage it shows — even the opening slates are taken from shots that were in last year’s teaser trailer. But the music echoes the sense of optimism that fans are feeling, and overall it drives home the point that the …

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Why marathon runners are likely to be smarter

Scientists have discovered that the same bodily process which helps fuel the body also improves memory and learning<p>Marathon runners are not only super fit but they are likely to know more than the average person as well, new research suggests.<p>Scientists have discovered that the same bodily process …

The 30 most popular Vine stars in the world

We collected and ranked the most popular Vine stars in the world based on their number of followers. Most are comedians, while others are musicians or actors.<p>These Vine users have risen from relative obscurity, and are now followed by millions of people. Some have even landed record deals or TV …

Motivational Quotes

Oct 7, 2015<p>It's the best form of medication.<p>Oct 2, 2015<p>It needs exercise just like the muscles of the body.<p>Sep 23, 2015<p>Running is not, as it so often seems, only about what you did in your last race.<p>Sep 18, 2015<p>Relax and let the run come out of you.<p>Sep 16, 2015<p>...matters more than how much you …

Innovation On Two Wheels: How The Humble Bike Is Becoming Increasingly Smart

There’s something moving between the wheels, and it’s not only the pedals. The old, humble, bicycle is increasingly becoming a hotbed of innovation, with several companies trying to reinvent its main components, from the tires to the pedals and frame.<p>Earlier this month, for instance Vanhawks, a …

Woolly Mammoth DNA Inserted into Elephant Cells

The idea of bringing extinct animals back to life continues to reside in the realm of science fiction. But scientists have taken a small step closer …

Buried alive: An avalanche survivor breaks his silence

In 2003, seven Alberta schoolkids died in a huge avalanche. For the first time, a survivor shares what really happened on the mountain.<p>The first part …

National Parks

The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

Running

USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter for New MacBook Includes HDMI and USB 3.1 Connectors

Announced in conjunction with the new line of MacBooks revealed at today's "Spring Forward" event in San Francisco, the USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adaptor will allow users a dock-like experience with included HDMI, USB 3.1, and USB-C inputs located on the device.<p>Mainly featured will be the ability …

Oldest Human Fossil Found, Redrawing Family Tree

Discovery pushes back the origin of our genus, Homo, by half a million years.<p>In a rare congruence of new evidence, two fossil jaws cast a fused beam of light on one of the darkest mysteries in human evolution: the origin of our genus <i>Homo</i>. The two lower jaws—one a reconstruction of a pivotal …

12 Foods Personal Trainers Recommend

If you want to reach your goals, you not only have to train like a fitness pro, you’ve got to eat like one, too. To find out exactly what that …

Nutrition

Photographer Creates Hilarious Photo Series Using Marvel Characters in Unique Situations

Indonesian born photographer Edy Harjo has created a series unlike any other; complex in setup yet seemingly so simple in its comedic genius. Using …

Comics

Clark Terry, jazz trumpeter, dies aged 94

Trumpeter Clark Terry, who played with all the jazz greats and inspired Miles Davis and Quincy Jones, has died<p>Clark Terry, one of the finest trumpet and flugelhorn players in the history of jazz, died on February 21, 2015, at the age of 94.<p>Terry, who was born in St Louis, Missouri, on December 14 …

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A Blaze of Glory: The 7 Best Fire Starters

There are lots of things that separate humans from animals. We have electricity, we have bitchin’ hot rods, we have BitCoins that no one understands, …

Best Of The Best... 'Top Gear' Of The Year

It’s the end of 2014, and as is our annual traditional it is a time to look back at the best gear we tested this year. Of the hundreds of products …

110 reasons to buy the Apple Watch

A lot of people are excited about the expected launch of the Apple Watch in April. But there are also still enough people who don’t see the point of having another gadget – a wearable, with questionable battery life – when they’ve already have an iPhone in their pocket.<p>An often heard argument goes …

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Lucid Dreams and Metacognition

<b>Brain researchers discover similarities between dreaming and wakefulness.</b><p>To control one’s dreams and to live out there what is impossible in real …

How Exercise Re-Programs Your Body's Chemistry

Here are three hormones that, spurred by activity, make you healthier<p>The powers of a good sweat are well-documented: Regular physical activity can help lower your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risk of depression, heart …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Drinking<p>Say goodbye to the stuffy speakeasy.<p>By The Editors of GQ1 day agoView More<p>What She Said<p>Resist the urge to sext.<p>By Sophia Benoit1 day agoView …

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