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Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

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7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

The Brain

Guitar setup: how to remove bridge pins on an acoustic guitar

Introduction<p>For this job, you will need a pair of pliers, string snips, a string winder (with built-in bridge pin puller) and some fresh guitar …

30-day guitar challenge, day 13: Learn suspended chords

Esus2<p>There are two basic types, the suspended 4th and the suspended 2nd (sus2). Here’s a simple, if stretchy, sus2 shape.<p>A9sus4<p>Unlike a standard …

Pluto-Bound Spacecraft Nears Its Quarry

It has taken nearly a decade and 3 billion miles to get there, but scientists are about to get their first look at Pluto.<p>The New Horizons spacecraft is closing fast on the tiny world once thought to be at the edge of our solar system. On Tuesday the probe will begin an intensive nine-day scientific …

The new clash over cannabis

Rising tensions between states over pot put pressure on Obama to act.<p>The Obama administration and many congressional Republicans have been loath to go anywhere near the experiment with marijuana legalization in Colorado and other states. But pressure is mounting on Washington to take a stand on …

Marijuana Freedom Coming to D.C., But Not at Founding Fathers' Monuments

Barring a congressional intervention, marijuana possession will become legal in Washington at 12:01 Thursday morning, but with a slew of …

The First Church of Cannabis was approved after Indiana’s religious freedom law was passed

The First Church of Cannabis Inc. has been approved by Indiana’s secretary of state after the state’s religious freedom legislation was signed into law last week.<p>The church’s founder Bill Levin said he filed paperwork in direct response to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was …

Religion

Islamic State defaces St George in assault on Christian churches in Iraq

Militants replace cross with black flag and destroy images of England's patron saint<p><b>Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil)</b> militants have released new images showing the destruction of Christian churches in the terror sect's strongholds in northern Iraq.<p>The photos depict groups of fanatics …

Why There's A Gross Green Ring Around The Yolk Of Your Hard Boiled Egg

Here's what people need to know about the gross green ring around the yolk of hard boiled eggs: it's not the egg's fault -- it's yours. And, it doesn't have to happen.<p>When a hard boiled egg is cut open to reveal a greenish, blackish ring surrounding the yolk of an egg, it's a sign that the egg …

Eggs