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Those Who Dared To Discover: 15 Women Scientists You Should Know

15 Trailblazing Female Scientists to Discover this Women's History Month <br>For centuries, women have made important contributions to the sciences, but …

Portraits Reveal the Bodies of the Heavily Tattooed

For some of us, says British photographer Alan Powdrill, our skin isn’t simply the largest organ of our bodies but “an ever-changing canvas” that can …

Inked

Robust Android ransomware spreading across American devices

Malware developers have been forced to code more advanced software as security measures evolve and people become more educated. They need to be a little more tricky now, and the bad news is these attackers are not really falling behind the big corporations that try to protect us. Ransomware has …

Google Play

Google has a new logo

Google is introducing a new logo today. Just a month after unveiling a major restructuring of the company, Google is updating its image, too. The new Google logo is still a wordmark, but it's now using a sans-serif typeface, making it look a lot more modern and playful. The colors are also softer …

Here's The One Thing Dermatologists Wish You Would Stop Doing

<b>By Renee Jacques, Allure</b><p><i>(Photo: Delphine Achard/WWD)</i><p>You follow your skin-care routine with religious dedication but still don't have the Neutrogena-commercial-perfect complexion of your dreams. That could be because you're still making one of the mistakes dermatologists dread most. We asked eight …

Artist Uses Body Paint to Transform Himself into Living Comic Book Characters

At first glance, the characters painted by Argenis Pinal (aka argenapeede) look like they're from the pages of a comic book. Upon closer inspection, however, it's clear that these aren't stylized pen and ink drawings–they're actually photos of him with expertly applied face paint! The …

In overweight couch potatoes, vitamin C supplements mimic some exercise effects

Overweight and obese people who take a high-dose of supplementary Vitamin C daily may get some of the cardiovascular benefits of exercise without the exercise, new research has found.<p>In a small trial that recruited sedentary adults who were overweight or obese, study participants who took 500 …

More Than Two Thirds of Americans Are Overweight or Obese

Most Americans are overweight, according to a new study looking at overweight and obesity rates in the United States.<p>In a report published in <i>JAMA</i> …

Biomedicine

Wine workout: If you hate working out, do it with some wine

Forget spinning, running on the beach and lifting weights. If you're a wine drinker, the only workout you'll need this summer is a wine workout.<p>Well, sort of. If you're looking to boost your wine knowledge, Megan Krigbaum, deputy wine editor of Food & Wine magazine, has a wine workout for your …

9 Simple Habits to Start Now for a More Energetic Day Tomorrow

Let’s just accept the fact that most of us don’t cook healthy meals every night, hit the gym every morning or have the best sleep habits. However, there are some simple ways to start working on healthy habits that don’t require you to have the discipline of a drill sergeant. Pick and choose which …

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

5 Free Apps for Mastering Your Next Meeting

No-hassle scheduling, inside info on attendees, easy-as-pie conference calls, and more.<p>Despite technological advancement after technological advancement, we still haven’t been able to completely kill off meetings. They’re resilient, like fax machines.<p>Don’t fight it. Instead, check out these apps, …

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Dallas Buyers Club ruling: iiNet must hand over names of downloaders

iiNet and other internet service providers lose bid to keep secret the identities of those who used file-sharing networks to download film<p>Internet providers including iiNet have lost a federal court battle to keep secret the names of internet users who downloaded a Hollywood blockbuster over …

History's Most Iconic Photos Recreated as Miniature Still Lifes

In 2012, in between commissioned magazine and advertising assignments, Switzerland-based photographers Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger decided to have a little fun by recreating Andreas Gursky's outrageously pricy landscape shot <i>Rhein II</i> using a still life built completely in their studio. “It …

Incredibly Realistic Anatomical Paintings Reveal the Inner Workings of Our Bodies

Artist and recent Pratt Institute graduate Danny Quirk continues to amaze with incredibly realistic anatomical illustrations painted directly on the body. Quirk uses liquid latex, acrylic paint, and Sharpies to expose the intricate inner workings of the human body. Muscles, tissue, organs and more …

The Last Living People Born in the 1800s are These 5 Women

We're always amazed when people live to see their 100s, and these five women have gone well beyond that. They've seemingly found the key to longevity and were all born in the late 1800s, making them 115 and 116 years old! Hailing from the United States, Italy, and Japan, these ladies have lived …

United States

12 Crystal Clear Reflections of Skyscrapers in Busan

Busan is the second largest metropolis after Seoul with a population of about 3.6 million. It's also the largest port city in South Korea and it has Korea's largest beach and longest river. High-rise developments and luxury hotels in its Marine City has drawn the wealthy to flock to the area. …

The Easy 4-Day Detox: Grooming & Health

World Cup<p>The least red-white-and-blue (if you don’t count Russia!) major sporting event in our time will be the most chaotic, entertaining, and …

The Strange Mystery Behind Donald Glover’s Rap Name, Childish Gambino

Most of you probably know the origins of Donald Glover’s rap name, Childish Gambino. As he told Jimmy Fallon back in 2011, he got it from the Wu Tang name generator during his sophomore year of college.<p>We were all hanging out, chilling and drinking and then we were like, “oh, Wu-Tang name …

The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …

Real-world doctors fact-check Dr. Oz, and the results aren't pretty

What do real-world doctors have to say about the advice dispensed on “The Dr. Oz Show”? Less than one-third of it can be backed up by even modest medical evidence.<p>If that sounds alarming, consider this: Nearly 4 in 10 of the assertions made on the hit show appear to be made on the basis of no …

5 Diet Fads, Debunked

Do all the diets your friends swear by actually make a difference on the scale? We asked the experts.<p><b>1) Paleo</b><p><b>The Hype:</b> Eating like a caveman—that is, yes to meats and organs (!), seafood, game, nuts, seeds, seasonal fruits and leafy greens, no to grains, legumes, dairy, and processed foods—is the …

Nutrition