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Does apple cider vinegar actually do anything?

An investigation into the internet’s favorite home remedy.<p>If something claims to be a miracle cure—for cancer, for overeating, for run-of-the-mill acne—you should start by assuming it isn’t. Life is hard and long and there are no easy shortcuts, especially when it comes to your health. That …

Weight Loss

Surprise! The Universe Has A Third Way To Form Black Holes

When a massive enough star runs out of fuel in its core and collapses, the resulting Type II supernova will produce a black hole.<p>Supernovae that aren’t quite massive enough will produce neutron stars instead, which themselves will make black holes if they either accrete more matter or collide with …

Universe

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Fitness

Scientists caught black holes swallowing stars — and burping energy back up

Supermassive black holes are voracious beasts. Their tremendous gravitational pull sucks in everything that gets too close, including stars.<p>For the first time, astronomers have clearly observed at infrared wavelengths what happens after a black hole eats a star: it burps back up a brilliant flare …

Black Holes

You're not eating what you think you're eating

The last thing you want to hear as lift your morning cup of joe to your exhausted and grouchy lips is, "Do you know you are probably drinking roasted …

In endorsing Clinton, ex-CIA chief says Putin made Trump his ‘unwitting agent’

Former CIA director Michael Morell endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and blasted GOP rival Donald Trump, accusing him of becoming an unwitting agent of Russian President Vladimir Putin in an op-ed on Friday.<p>Morell wrote that while he is neither a registered Democrat nor a …

Donald Trump

Scientists discover light could exist in a previously unknown form

New research suggests that it is possible to create a new form of light by binding light to a single electron, combining the properties of both.

Imperial College London

How to Cut Hundreds Of Empty Calories a Day So You Can Lose Weight | Men's Health

15 Ways to Cut Hundreds Of (Empty) Calories a Day<p>Because when you’re trying to get lean, every calorie counts<p>Shutterstock<p>Five hundred calories from Little Debbie Swiss Rolls affect your body much differently than the same number in the form of roasted chicken with a side of kale.<p>In fact, when …

10 Strength Moves That'll Help You Reach Your Ultimate Weight-Loss Goals

You gotta pump iron to burn fat.<p>While it might be tempting to hop on the treadmill to sweat it out next time you're looking to shed a few pounds, you might want to redirect yourself to the weight room, instead. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., author of <i>Women's Health</i>'s <i>Lift to Get Lean</i>, credits strength …

Here's the Proper Way to Do a HIIT Workout If You Want to See Results

<i>The following post was originally featured on Fit Bottomed Girls and written by Dave, a contributor to Jenn, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness.</i><p>Everywhere you look these days, someone is talking about HIIT workouts. High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) burst onto the scene about a decade ago …

High Reps or Heavy Weights: What’s the Best Way to Get Stronger?

If you need an Excel table to track your sets, reps, and one-rep max percentages, you’re making your strength training more complicated than it needs …

The best workout to tighten loose skin

We outlined whether or not you can get rid of loose skin after major weight loss here. But how about what you can do about slightly sagging skin …

Weight Loss

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

Exercise

Vitamin D supplements 'advised for everyone'

<b>Everyone should consider taking vitamin D supplements in autumn and winter, public health advice for the UK recommends.</b><p>It comes as a government-commissioned report sets the recommended levels at 10 micrograms of the vitamin a day.<p>But officials are concerned this may not be achievable through diet …

9 Things You Didn't Know About Detoxing

An explainer on the cleanse craze—and how to do it the healthy way.<p>The detoxing trend, as championed by certain members of the wellness community, is really having a moment: celebrities swear by it, while dietitians view it with a critical eye. As researchers will be quick to tell you, the trendy …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Books

Wasp Nests and Bee Hives

Why the US never fully adopted the metric system

Mitchell has been recognized as an outstanding teacher by Barnes & Noble, RadioShack, and the Boy Scouts of America. She's also won numerous awards, including the American Chemical Society's James Bryant Conant Award, which recognizes outstanding high-school chemistry teachers. She says the recent …

How Do Touchscreens Work?

We are torturers and murderers: America’s first casualty of war is the Constitution

W dispensed with the Eighth Amendment; Obama with the Fifth and Fourteenth. Through it all, Congress has been MIA<p>Let’s face it: in times of war, the Constitution tends to take a beating. With the safety or survival of the nation said to be at risk, the basic law of the land -- otherwise considered …

There's an Intact Ancient Virus Lying Dormant in Human DNA

Don’t worry. It probably won’t come back to life.<p>Research has shown that our DNA houses the ghosts of viruses fended off by your ancestors, and some …

Gravitational waves explained

A century after Albert Einstein rewrote our understanding of space and time, physicists have confirmed one of the most elusive predictions of his …

New type of molecular tag makes MRI 10,000 times more sensitive

Duke scientists have discovered a new class of inexpensive, long-lived molecular tags that enhance MRI signals by 10,000 times. To activate the tags, …

Atoms

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Could the cure for cancer be in vaccines? | HowStuffWorks NOW

3 People Who Probably Saved Your Life

How Nicotine Works

You may have discovered the effects of nicotine in your teen years -- as many as 85 percent of adult American smokers admit they got hooked when they …

Work out at home: easy exercises to try in 2016

Are you keen to add some healthy habits to your routine in 2016? Exercise can help to ease the stresses of work, boost your endorphins and keep you energised.<p>If you work from home, next time you need a break instead of staring out of the window or getting agitated, why not try a few office-based …

Workouts

Floating Soda Secrets - Cool Science Experiment

Are Ancient Grains Really Better For You?