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23 High-Protein Breakfasts to Keep You Full All Morning

Most of us have no problem getting in our daily dose of protein—in fact, we might be consuming even more of it than we need. But it turns out it's …

Breakfast

8 foods to fight fatigue

<b>Learn how to get an energy boost from whole foods, rather than always reaching for the coffee pot.</b><p>Fatigue is one of the most common ailments plaguing …

Neil Young permits Trump to Keep on Rockin'

Young excuses Donald Trump’s use of Rockin’ in the Free World on campaign trail, saying: ‘Once the music goes out, everybody can use it’<p>Neil Young – a confessed Bernie Sanders supporter – has approved Donald Trump’s use of his music on the campaign trial.<p>Almost a year after the Canadian artist …

Donald Trump

Obama banishing Vietnam War vestige by lifting arms embargo

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Eager to banish lingering shadows of the Vietnam War, President Barack Obama lifted the U.S. embargo on selling arms to America's former enemy Monday and made the case for a more trusting and prosperous relationship going forward. Activists said the president was being too …

Reports of violations in Syrian cease-fire are recorded but not yet verified

In the five days since it began, there has been no shortage of charges­ that the Syrian cease-fire is being violated. U.S. and international officials manning 24-hour hotlines and computer banks in Washington, Geneva and Amman, Jordan, have recorded a near-constant flow of accusations ranging from …

Middle East

U.S. strike on Libya camp escalates campaign against Islamic State

CAIRO — A U.S. air attack killed dozens of militants in Libya on Friday, marking an escalation in the American campaign against the Islamic State as the militant group expands its reach from North Africa to Central Asia.<p>U.S. and regional officials said that U.S. F-15 fighter jets struck a suspected …

Islam

The Federal Response To Oregon Occupation May Have Roots In Ruby Ridge

The armed standoff between anti-government militants and law enforcement in Oregon has lasted more than four weeks. After the arrest of 11 people last week, it was expected that the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge would come to an end, but the killing of the group's spokesman in …

Crime

Iraq Needs $1.56 Billion for ISIS-Driven Humanitarian Crisis

BAGHDAD — Iraq needs $1.56 billion this year to finance its emergency response to the humanitarian crisis caused by the war against ISIS, according to a government report released on Sunday.<p>Baghdad, strapped for cash amid a plunge in oil prices and higher military expenditure associated with the …

Middle East

Bomb kills two soldiers in Egypt's Sinai

Egyptian medical officials said a home-made bomb has killed two soldiers and wounded two others in the northern part of the Sinai.<p>Rafah Hospital said in a statement that the incident happened early on Sunday morning and that one of the wounded, an officer, was in critical condition, the AP news …

Extremism

Stephen Hawking Confirms the Next 100 Years on Earth Will Be Pretty Awful

If Wednesday's news of a possible Pluto replacement planet had you feeling hopeful and excited about the future, then maybe you should simply chill …

How Scientists (Possibly) Found the Solar System's Ninth Planet

Beyond Neptune, in the farthest reaches of our solar system, is Planet Nine.<p>At least, that is what two Caltech professors believe. This isn't a dwarf planet, like the recently downgraded Pluto. It's up to 10 times as massive as Earth. Also, it's far away — about 20 times as distant as Neptune, with …

Universe

Human brain can store 4.7 billion books - ten times more than originally thought

One petabyte is the same as 20 million four-drawer filing cabinets filled with text,13.3 years of HD-TV recordings, 4.7 billion books or 670 million web pages<p>The human brain has a capacity that is ten times greater than first thought and can retain 4.7 billion books, scientists have discovered.<p>This …

Neurophilosophy

Man who died after biting Aer Lingus passenger 'had £41,000 worth of cocaine in his stomach'

The Brazillian man, who has been named as John Kennedy Santos Gurjao, 24, is said to have ingested 80 pellets of the drug before taking the flight from Lisbon to Dublin, according to The Irish Times.<p>A post-mortem examination is being carried out to determine the cause of the young man’s death, …

Man bites fellow passenger on Aer Lingus flight then dies

The distressed passenger, a 24-year-old Brazilian man, was said to have been “shaking violently” when he bit a man sitting near him on a two-hour flight from Lisbon in Portugal, to Dublin.<p>Cabin crew members were trying to handcuff the man before he lost consciousness. A doctor and nurse on board …

Aer Lingus

She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away

Her name is ‘Sparkle.’ She operates a drone. She is sick of whiny boys. And she is perfectly OK with dealing out death.<p>Anne crawled out of bed in her …

Al-Qaeda

15 Gluten-Free Baked Goods that Don't Miss Gluten One Bit

As a baker (and a baking instructor), I could talk about gluten all day. But while gluten may be fun for some of us, many people live with some form of gluten allergy or intolerance and may even need to cut out grains containing gluten altogether (we're looking at you, wheat, barley, and rye).<p>The …

Why Humanity's Survival May Depend on Colonizing Mars

After decades of space exploration and countless movies on the subject, why exactly does Mars continue to inspire such high levels of cultural and scientific fascination?<p>Both the red planet and NASA are coasting on a wave of newfound popularity, taking center stage in big-budget Hollywood …

Asteroids

A Huge Gash Just Appeared On the Sun

A rather massive coronal hole was recently spotted on the Sun by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory. The region—the size of 50 Earths—is spewing …

Are Those Really Alien Megastructures? How Astronomers Plan To Investigate

There's something weird happening around a faraway star.<p>Skywatchers have noticed something "bizarre" in the data from the planet-hunting Kepler telescope. Located 1,480 light-years away, a star named KIC 8462852 has something big circling around it, and it's not a planet.<p>Usually when a planet …

Universe

Runner's High Is As Strong As a Drug High

Your brain is as happy to get high from running as from drugs—but could that fuel an exercise addiction?<p>There's a reason we love reaching that …

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To Your Brain, A Runner’s High Looks A Lot Like Smoking Weed

Endorphins have nothing to do with it<p>Intense exercise may not feel good to those unaccustomed to it, but does have at least one great perk: a runner’s high, a feeling of relaxed euphoria, which sets in at the end of long bouts of activity. Scientists recently discovered that this happens because …

Neuroscience

Was Mars once a land of lakes? - Futurity

Mars may have once been much wetter than thought. A new study suggests the planet may have been covered by lakes and streams more than 3 billion …

Could 'The Day After Tomorrow' really happen? - Futurity

Scientists scoffed at the movie "The Day After Tomorrow," in which climate warming leads to catastrophic weather. But the premise may not be so …

Climate Change

Scans Show People Have a Brain 'Fingerprint,' Researchers Say

People appear to have their own individual fingerprint of brain activity, one that might be used to predict the risk of mental illness and see the effects of medical treatment, researchers reported on Monday.<p>The pattern of brain activity is consistent — and the research team at Yale University …

The Brain

Giving Babies Stem Cells Before Birth Could Help Stop This Rare Genetic Disease

First in utero trial could help thousands of children born with congenital conditions. But first, they have one big hurdle to clear.<p>Researchers from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden will be coordinating a study in which 30 fetuses will be injected with stem cells to treat a severe genetic …

Do These 9 Things And You'll Never Need Couples' Therapy

<b>2. Make Your Sex Life Work for Your Marriage</b><br>"Don't expect the same breathlessness as you have early in a new relationship," says Tina Tessina, Ph.D., author of <i>Money, Sex and Kids: Stop Fighting About the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage</i>. "Instead, make sex about enjoying each other, being …