Marc Lilienfeld

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Vitamin D can turn you into Superman, science says

Daylight saving time has ended, whether you like it or not. That means more cold weather, less warm sun, and for some people, vitamin D deficiencies, which, like any vitamin deficiency, can cause a host of health problems.<p>This week, though, researchers completed a preliminary study on vitamin D and …

Taiwan, China Leaders To Meet For First Time Since 1949

Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold talks with his Taiwanese counterpart Ma Ying-jeou in Singapore on Saturday in the first such meeting of leaders from the two rivals since the Chinese civil war ended in 1949.<p>The unexpected but historic meeting carries risks for both presidents, political …

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Interview with Co-founder & President, E Pluribus Partners

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EXPLORING THE ULTIMATE FRONTIER

From the first Submariner in 1953 to the latest Rolex Deepsea, waterproof to an extreme depth of 3,900 metres, Rolex has always been at the forefront of pioneering ocean exploration and cutting-edge diving technology.<p>The oceans cover three-quarters of our planet, yet we know less about them today …

THE PRESIDENTS’ WATCH

Since 1956, the Day-Date has made the strongest of statements about its wearer. The history of its advertisements traces the model’s lineage as the international mark of success and achievement. Known as the “presidents’ watch”, instantly recognizable on the wrist, the Day-Date distinguishes its …

Rolex

The Biology of the Plague

Each year, 4 million people visit Yosemite National Park in California. Most bring back photos, postcards and an occasional sunburn. But two unlucky visitors this summer got a very different souvenir. They got the plague.<p>This quintessential medieval disease, caused by the bacterium <i>Yersinia pestis</i> …

Mutations

Star-dust, interstellar bumblebees and the secret alien civilisation controlling humankind

The Night Sky in November: The arrival of the winter constellation Orion arouses memories of the eccentric astronomy great Sir Fred Hoyle<p>Is it conceivable that bumblebees could have been originally designed as miniature vehicles for interstellar travel? And if so, could this have been part of an …

Apple plans to start selling the iPad Pro on November 11th

Apple plans to start selling the 12.9-inch iPad Pro on Wednesday, November 11th via both its physical retail and online stores, according to multiple sources. Apple previously only said that the large tablet would become available during the month of November, a couple of months after the …

Indonesia's peat fires make it the 4th-largest carbon emitter in the world

Indonesia's peat fires have spewed so much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere during the past several months that Indonesia now ranks fourth on the …

Indonesia

Russian warplanes intercepted near US carrier off Korean peninsula

Fighter jets from South Korea and the US intercept two Russian warplanes<p>Fighter jets from South Korea and the United States intercepted two Russian warplanes after they flew near a US aircraft carrier operating off the Korean peninsula, officials said on Thursday.<p>White House spokesman Josh Earnest …

EU Parliament votes to protect Edward Snowden

<b>(CNN) —</b> The European Parliament voted Thursday in support of a resolution that calls on member states to protect Edward Snowden from extradition.<p>The vote, which has no legal force, was 285-281. The resolution urges nations to drop criminal charges and "consequently prevent extradition or rendition …

Girl thrown from desk didn't obey because the punishment was unfair, attorney says

The South Carolina student thrown from her seat by a school police officer had obeyed orders to put her cellphone away, and the dispute arose because she did not put it away fast enough, her attorney said Thursday.<p>"She could have been left alone," said Todd Rutherford, the attorney for the …

A History of Flying First Class for Free

Exploiting the new loopholes is the key.<p>A “free” first class upgrade is the Holy Grail of air travel. And Sam Huang did it with one of the most …

The Only 4 Things You Need to Know About Bacon and Cancer

Our exclusive interviews with the scientists behind the World Health Organization’s report reveal the truth about meat and cancer<p>When you take a food that billions of people eat regularly and deem it a carcinogen, you’re going to set off a panic.<p>So it’s not surprising that when the World Health …

Kendall Jenner's Chic Street Style

December 6, 2017<p>The model stepped out sporting style basics while grabbing a cup of coffee in Los Angeles in a slightly see-through Henley shirt and …

Scarlett Johansson to direct Ellie Goulding in Unstaged concert series

Scarlett Johansson will direct Ellie Goulding in what purports to be a live multimedia extravaganza in New York next month. The Unstaged concert will take place on 11 November, after Goulding’s third album Delirium is released.<p>Johansson has previously directed a 2009 short film called These …

Ancestor of all apes might not be what scientists expected, new fossil shows

One man's trash heap is a scientist's treasure trove. A fragmented skeleton dug out from a Spanish landfill may force scientists to redraw their theories on the ancestor of humans and all other apes.<p><i>Pliobates cataloniae,</i> described in the journal Science, reveals that the common ancestor of humans, …

More Police Groups Join Quentin Tarantino Film Boycott

Cem Ozdel—Anadolu Agency/Getty Images<p>Jose Luis Magana—AP<p>Andrew Hinderaker<p>Andrew Hinderaker<p>Andrew Burton—Getty Images<p>Saul Loeb—AFP/Getty Images<p>Eduardo …

RushCard Vows to Compensate Prepaid Debit Card Users For Losses

Consumer<p>The issuer of prepaid RushCard debit cards said Thursday that it would compensate thousands of customers for losses caused by a technical glitch left many cardholders unable to pay bills, get cash or make purchases for weeks.<p>Consumer advocates say the ordeal highlights the need for greater …