Marissa Barba

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This Is Exactly What to Eat to Boost Your Metabolism Before a Workout

If you're looking to get in shape, diet and exercise are likely the two variables you're trying to control. But eating for metabolic health can …

Big Dipper Above and Below Chilean Volcanoes

Do you see it?

Astronomy

Key mechanism behind baldness and going gray discovered

While various snake-oil salesmen claim to offer products that can cure baldness, science hasn't been able to crack the mystery of how to stimulate …

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons why we never master the skills we want to acquire; from learning a language, playing an instrument, or being a …

Wells Fargo Conversations

Once children have grown up and moved out, the transition to an empty nest may provide new opportunities to focus on yourself, your interests, and …

8 tricks for remembering everything you read

But just because forgetting is a human phenomenon doesn't mean you should simply accept it. In fact, there are plenty of simple, creative strategies for retaining more of what you read — whether that's novels, news articles, or scientific textbooks.<p>To find out what some of those techniques are, we …

Orlando City SC

Tiny, Sophisticated Human Brain Grown In A Dish

It’s as advanced as the brain of a five-week-old fetus<p>Researchers from Ohio State University have made the most sophisticated lab-grown brain yet, according to results presented yesterday at the 2015 Military Health System Research Symposium. It could provide a new way to understand how genes and …

Inflatable ‘space elevator’ invented by scientists

It is an idea that every small child has had at some point. Instead of sending up rockets into space, why not simply build a huge lift.<p>Now a Canadian firm has been granted a patent for a ‘space elevator’ which will shoot cargo 12.4 miles into the stratosphere from where it can be launched more …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly2 days agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

Motorola is about to release the smartphone of the future

Those who wish to purchase one must do so through Amazon, Best Buy, or Motorola's own website — Motorola will not sell the Moto X Pure Edition through any carrier.<p>This stands in sharp contrast to its Android rival Samsung (NASDAQ Other:SSNLF).<p>In the U.S., the Korean tech giant does not sell …

Mobile

Everyone wants NASA to send its Mars rover back for another look at this 'giant space crab alien'

Spotting aliens and bits of spacecraft on Mars has been a full-time occupation for believers in the nearly 40 years since humans first started …

World Economy

Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people?

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

Alzheimer's Disease

Jesus Vs. Aliens: The Culture War Raging in the UFO Capital of the World

The aliens are a nice change from the flat, neverending drive from the North. As I pull into the town’s dusty, stretching main street, I notice a …

Paranormal

What you may not know about sleep

The secrets of sleep are only now coming to light. William Park surveys some of the more intriguing facts researchers have learnt about the world of slumber.<p>The science of sleep can be fuzzy and confusing at times. Researchers are still not sure what our brains are up to, why we dream, or what …

Sleep

Lights in Mexican Storm May be UFO Recharging on Lightning

As New Horizons chugs past Pluto powered by 24 pounds of plutonium-238 and the solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 airplane sits grounded in Hawaii for at …

Apple is finally fixing the reason your Mac and iPhone's Wi-Fi sucks

Noticed your iPhone and Mac’s Wi-Fi weren’t so good over the last year? You’re not alone, and Apple is finally fixing it, albeit quietly.<p>If you’re wondering exactly what happened, there are a few moving parts. First, you need to understand what the Domain Name System (DNS) does.<p>Each computer on the …

Mars One Picks 100 to Compete for One-Way Red Planet Trips

Mars Mission

NASA Telescopes Help Discover Surprisingly Young Galaxy

PASADENA, Calif. -- Astronomers have uncovered one of the youngest galaxies in the distant universe, with stars that formed 13.5 billion years ago, a …

Universe

Scientists learn to build better metals by freezing alloys in space

Metals are full of microscopic structures that define properties like strength, but it's hard to figure out how those structures work on Earth, where gravity skews their effects. An experiment aboard the International Space Station may have solved that dilemma, however. By freezing alloys in the …

NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) Spacecraft Set for March Blastoff to study Earth’s Magnetic Reconnection Events

NASA’s first mission dedicated to study the process in nature known as magnetic reconnection undergoing final preparation for launch from Cape …

Space Exploration

Acupuncture Regenerates Nerves

Acupuncture repairs injured nerves. Findings published in <i>Neural Regeneration Research</i> demonstrate that acupuncture causes injured lower and upper …

Acupuncture

Man’s Death Leads to The Discovery of a New Virus

Another reason to avoid ticks.<p>Scientists have described a previously unknown insect-borne virus, following the death of a man in the Kansas county of …

Disease
Space Exploration
Earth Science

Warm Weather In Asia May Have Spurred Black Death Outbreaks In Europe

The Butter-flea Effect?<p>Bubonic Plague. Just the sound of it is enough to send a twinge of worry through your mind, even though it has been quite a while since an outbreak caused massive amounts of death and devastation. Sure, traces of the bacteria (<i>Yersinia Pestis</i>) that cause the nasty disease …

More Siberian Craters Prompt Call for Urgent Investigation

Earth Science

More Siberian Craters Prompt Call for Urgent Investigation

The Arctic
Disease