Evelyn Long

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Why it's hard to control your thoughts

What causes a beer belly?

We know beer is pretty calorific, as are the snacks we crave to accompany it. But why does it specifically affect men’s guts? Greg Foot explains all.<p>When you drink beer, your liver has to go into overdrive to detoxify the alcohol. Now add a few packets of crisps to the equation, maybe some peanuts …

The Galaxy's Core Is About to Explode

The supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy will soon consume a blob of gas and begin to radiate energy at a tremendous rate.<p>The supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy will soon consume a blob of gas and begin to radiate energy at a tremendous rate.

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Remembering Hiroshi Yamauchi, The Man Who Made Nintendo

The long-serving Nintendo president died today at 85.<p>Hiroshi Yamauchi was the president of Nintendo from 1949 to 2002, and might be the person most responsible for bringing gaming into mainstream culture. He shepherded the company when it was a small business selling playing cards, and, through …

PCBs cause birds to sing a different tune

Low level exposures to PCBs cause neurological changes in birds that alter a critical behaviour: birdsong.<p>Songbirds living along the Hudson River in New York state are exposed to levels of PCBs that don't kill them but do disrupt the songs they sing, reports a team of researchers from Cornell …

Young People Are Sleeping With Their Phones. Their Parents Are Sleeping With People.

Do you snuggle up in bed with your smartphone instead of your significant other? If you’ve fallen asleep with an electronic device, you’re not alone.<p>Sixty-three percent of smartphone users age 18-29 admit to drifting off to sleep with a cell phone, smartphone or tablet in their bed, according to a …

Pizza, programming, and starting an industry: Bill Gates, the college years

Bill Gates' presence as a titan of the computing industry is now taken for granted, but before all that he was just a (rather extraordinary) college student. Biographer Walter Isaacson takes a look at the software mogul's earlier years at Harvard for the <i>Harvard Gazette</i>. It's a look back at a human …

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Good morning! Kristen Miranda ( The Official Kristen Miranda Fan Page ) with you this morning!<p>First things first - Ashley is watching the radar …