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Why China doesn’t dominate soccer

<i>Stefan Szymanski is a professor of sports management at the University of Michigan. He is the co-author of “Soccernomics” and “It’s Football, Not Soccer (and Vice Versa).”</i><p>The most populous nation on Earth is not playing in the 2018 World Cup. Soccer is China’s most popular sport, but its current …

Soccer

Hummels criticises Germany tactics in Mexico loss

Mats Hummels said Germany's tactical approach was wrong after the World Cup holders lost the opening game of their title defence 1-0 to …

Soccer

Argentinian prisoners are going on a hunger strike because they can’t watch the World Cup

While American fans may be disappointed that the USMNT is missing out on the World Cup, the truth of the matter is that soccer isn’t as big of a deal …

Argentina

Could this alternative to antibiotics help wipe out superbugs?

Scientists in the US have developed a new approach to killing bacteria that could one day herald an alternative to antibiotics.<p>Many antibiotics – particularly the broad spectrum variety that target a wide range of bacteria – can lead to further infections because, as well as targeting the bug …

Microbiology

Physicists Just Tested One of Einstein's Strangest Ideas, And Guess What

The fundamentals of physics are at stake.<p>Using the whole Solar System as a lab, and our most advanced time-keeping instruments for equipment, …

Physics

Why Zinedine Zidane's Stunning Departure From Real Madrid Actually Makes Sense

Just five days after leading Real Madrid to a third straight Champions League win, Zinedine Zidane stunned the soccer world by announcing that he was stepping down as the coach of Real Madrid.<p>Zidane took the position in January 2016 after working with the Real Madrid “B” squad and acting as Carlo …

Soccer

Scientists have figured out exactly how much you need to exercise to slow your heart’s aging process

So there’s good news and there’s bad news.<p>The good news is there are steps you can take to slow your heart’s aging process, increasing the chances of living a long, healthy, fruitful life. The trade-off is that you really do have to go to the gym.<p>New research published this week in the Journal of …

Biomedicine

He Was Dying. Antibiotics Weren’t Working. Then Doctors Tried a Forgotten Treatment.

Steffanie Strathdee hunched over her laptop, fretting. She barely noticed the kittens asleep next to her or the serene Buddha figure across the …

Why I'm not rushing to pay off my $100,000 mortgage

At 26 I bought a little condo. I was going to live there for five years — or something like that.<p>That's what most people do. They buy a "starter home" before upgrading to vaulted ceilings, walk-in closets, and double vanities. Why clean one sink when you can clean two?<p>At some point I decided more …

How to Retire Rich: 3 Smart Steps at Ages 40-55

Maneuver to stay on track. It’s a balancing act to pay for college and keep saving. By now, you’ve probably amassed a decent sum in your retirement …

Warren Buffett: How To Turn $10,000 Into $51 Million And Other Wisdom From The Berkshire Meeting

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger kicked off Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholder meeting on Saturday with two episodes. First, there was a video of Munger furiously struggling to open a box of See’s Candies peanut brittle. When the video ended and both took the stage to a capacity crowd nearing …

Investing

How Investing $100 a Month Can Be Life-Changing

You won't believe the compounding effects of consistency.<p>I won't blame you if you think this is hyperbole -- these days, a trip to the grocery store …

Here's How to Make Your Roasted Veggies Mind-Blowing

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to cook vegetables. I love how you just toss everything on a baking sheet, walk away, and come back to …

Yoga, Sustainability, Politics, Spirituality.

Do You Know the Basics of the Stock Market?

Take This Quiz to Find out If You're Ready to Start Investing<p>Updated April 20, 2018<p>For people who don’t invest or even new investors, the stock …

The Most Gorgeous Waterfall in Every State

Can a bucket list have 50 entries? Your's may soon have a few more after you check out these top beauties all around the country.<p>Located in Bankhead …

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Red-Hot Carolina Reaper Pepper Hospitalizes Man With 'Thunderclap Headache'

This is not a pepper to mess with.<p>Thunderclap headaches are so named because they make you feel like your cranium has been struck with the force of a …

Headaches

The 20 most hipster cities in the US — and why you should consider moving to one

1/<p>20. Seattle, Washington<p>Seattle has long served as a hub for hipsters who value natural beauty and call the Pacific Northwest home. Although the …

Fortnite god Ninja ‘earns nearly $1million a month from playing game on Twitch alone’

Pundits have predicted Fornite god Ninja is earning nearly $1million (£709,000) each month from playing the game.<p>And only playing the game on Twitch …

The Crystals That May Have Helped Vikings Navigate Northern Seas

When the Vikings left the familiar fjords of Norway for icy, uncharted territories, they were at the mercy of weather. They had no magnetic compasses, and no way to ward off stretches of heavy clouds or fog that made it difficult to navigate by sun. How the explorers traversed open ocean during …

Earth Science

Baby wet wipes 'cause food allergy', new study warns

Parents should avoid using infant wipes and thoroughly wash soap off their babies to reduce the risk of childhood food allergies, scientists have warned.<p>Researchers have hailed a “major advance” in understanding what causes the complaints after tests revealed links between skin damage and …

Biomedicine

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Reveals Why He Ignored $100M China Offer to Join Galaxy

New Los Angeles Galaxy star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has revealed exactly why he turned down a $100m contract to play in the Chinese Super League, instead …

Alberta woman 1st adult in Canada to be 'cured' of sickle cell anemia through stem cell transplant

An Alberta woman is the first adult in Canada to be cured of sickle cell anemia with the help of a sister's love — and a stem cell transplant.<p>Revée …

How plant food is transforming what we eat - and cattle farmers are furious​ about it​

The US Cattlemen’s Association is not happy. Ranchers’ ire has been aroused by a raft of new companies that claim to be able to produce the perfect burger – without using meat.<p>Earlier this year, the association took its case to the US department of agriculture, filing a 15-page petition demanding …

Agriculture

How did what could be the largest human organ elude us until 2018?

Back when he was a young student in medical school some 30 years ago, pathologist Neil Theise wasn't taught much about a common, widespread …

Here's What Happens When Rural Africans Eat an American Diet For 2 Weeks

This is kind of worrying.<p>We all know that a diet heavy in processed foods isn't doing us any favours, but a study from 2015 has provided insight into …

Forget Bitcoin: You're Better Off Buying These 3 Stocks

With great potential returns come great risk. In the long run, these stocks will treat you better than the leading cryptocurrency.<p>One bitcoin was …

5 Fruits You Should Be Eating Now For Healthier, Happier Sex

Maybe we lost the plot a bit in 2015. Maybe we didn't sleep enough. Maybe we didn't work out enough. Maybe we swallowed a bit too many of those tiny …

These Little-Known Amazon Skincare Products Have Huge Followings

If we're being honest, Amazon is much more than an e-commerce giant; it's a community. Many consumers are repeat shoppers (with Prime, how can you …