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Liverpool mechanic made a 4-stone body transformation with simple diet changes

It can be easy to pile on the pounds when you're not exercising or eating right.<p>But Merseyside mechanic Matty Rose showed that with just a few simple …

Fitness

This week in patents: Manufacture your own Nikes, an improved Google Glass and more

This patent, also from Nike, puts a coach right under your feet.<p>Achieving excellence in sports needs a lot more than a “just do it” attitude. And this week Nike patented a smart shoe that can measure your athletic performance and let you know of your progress.<p>The shoe is equipped with sensors to …

Google Glass

This Ancient Armored Mud Dragon Could Help Solve an Evolutionary Mystery

It looks like an alien parasite come to invade our brains, but the truly bizarre creature pictured above is a mud dragon—a tiny worm, roughly half …

How Sexual Addiction Treatment Fails When Working With Gay and Bisexual Men

I thought I was done with the coming-out process, but I am coming out again, only this time on Psychology Today as a former sex-addiction therapist. Today I treat those struggling with out-of-control sexual behaviors much differently and more successfully with my current education and understanding …

Sexuality

Everyone loves an a**hole: Science explains our attraction to creeps and deviants

Always falling for the wrong guy or gal? New research suggests it may actually be a part of the human condition<p>Are you a nice, well-rounded person, yet can’t seem to hit it off with the opposite sex? Maybe you need to embrace your dark side, according to a new study that shows people with certain …

Psychology

8 shocking predictions for life after 2020 from Google's genius futurist

He's so influential that Google hired him to lead its artificial intelligence efforts.<p>Kurzweil is known for making predictions, which are right about 86% of the time.<p>Here are some of his most promising (and terrifying) visions of the 2020s and beyond.

Singularity

Geoengineering Could Put An End To Future Superstorms–But With Horrible Consequences

Injecting billions of tons of sulfur dioxide into the air is an insane idea that just might work (only if you forget about all the other disasters it would cause).<p>We don’t know exactly how climate change affects the frequency and intensity of hurricanes. But, from the historical data, we do know …