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The Strength Moves Every Runner Should Be Doing

Runners love to run. A crazy concept, right? And runners almost always <i>only</i> want to run. It’s hard enough to fit the daily miles into our schedule, so …

Free Climbing El Capitan: In Pictures

How DNA Is Reshaping How We See Ourselves—and Our History

Many of our traits and decisions are shaped by our ancestors, author says.<p>In her early 20s, Christine Kenneally discovered something about her Australian forebears that upended her sense of identity and family history. In her new book, <i>The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History</i> …

Phineas Gage neuroscience case: True story of famous frontal lobe patient is better than textbook accounts.

1 From a virtuous foreman to a sociopathic drifter<p>On Sept. 13, 1848, at around 4:30 p.m., the time of day when the mind might start wandering, a …

Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

Kevlar inventor Stephanie Kwolek dies aged 90

The woman who invented Kevlar – the bullet-proof material used in body armour – has died at the age of 90<p>Stephanie Kwolek, an <b>American</b> chemist who in 1965 invented a super-strong fibre called Kevlar that revolutionised body armour, has died at the age of 90.<p>Kwolek, who worked for the DuPont chemical …

True Facts About The Fruit Bat

This amusing video shares a few facts about the amazing megabats – the largest flying mammals alive in the world today<p>Once again, it's caturday, so let's watch some animals doing stuff!<p>Today's animals are megachiropterans, or "big winged" bats – more commonly known as megabats or fruit bats. Unlike …

10 All-American Summer Road Trips

Drive, We Said<p>There's nothing more American than hitting the open road with the windows down, the music up, and a cooler full of beer in the backseat (you know, for later). Sure, the game has changed a little—smartphones have all but rendered guidebooks and crumpled maps obsolete—but one essential …

What to Do When You Fall Off the Fitness Bandwagon

Here's how to make a comeback<p>Earlier this week, <i>Pretty Little Liars</i> star Shay Mitchell posted the above photo on Instagram and wrote: "Working on my fitness with @cynthiaczarnecki...#itsbeenawhile #shoeoftheday #nike." And while we totally loved Shay's awesome kicks, we also loved the underlying …

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Healthy honey bees discovered in Newfoundland

Scientists say the Newfoundland populations of bees offer them a unique opportunity to investigate honey bee health.<p>An international team of …

Honey Bees

A Misspent Youth Doesn't Doom You To Heart Disease

We all know that a healthy lifestyle can keep heart disease at bay. But if like many of us you spent your 20s scarfing down pizza, throwing back a few too many beers and aggressively avoiding the gym, don't despair.<p>People who drop bad habits in their late 30s and 40s can reduce their risk of …

What God does to your brain

The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe?<p>When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch <b>atheist,</b> while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan …

This Pop-Up Solar Power Station Can Be Installed Instantly Anywhere In The World

Push a button, and poof, you have electricity.<p>At the push of a button, this shipping container instantly transforms into a pop-up solar power station: Hidden solar panels slide out of drawers on each side and start immediately start generating energy wherever they’re needed, whether for disaster …

President Obama creating task force to save bee population from collapse

The Obama administration is taking steps to save bees from extinction. In a memorandum released on Friday, the White House is seeking to create a new task force to investigate the effects of new insecticides on bees and other crucial pollinators. The group will have 180 days to produce a strategy …