Nick Iglar

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How Good Gut Bacteria Could Transform Your Health

Scientist Jeff Leach is studying gut microbes that have the potential to improve our weight, mood, allergies, heart and more.<p>Scientist Jeff Leach is …

9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

Kodi update brings new skins, higher Android version requirement, and 4K optimizations

If you're a Kodi fan, you might have noticed the app looking a bit different after this week's update. Kodi 17, which has the positively super …

Learn snowshoe basics, avalanche safety

SNOWSHOEING<p>Workshop<p>Learn the basics of snowshoeing, including gear selection and where to go to get started.<p><b>When, where:</b> 7 p.m. Tuesday at REI stores in Arcadia, 214 N. Santa Anita Ave.; Huntington Beach, 7777 Edinger Ave.; and Northridge, 18605 Devonshire St.<p><b>Admission, info:</b> Free. (626) 447-1062 …

Saudi Arabia sentences 15 people to death for spying for Iran

Trial comes at time of growing tensions with rival power Iran over influence in the Middle East<p>A Saudi court has sentenced 15 people to death for spying for Iran, Saudi-owned media has reported, in a ruling that could further stoke tension between the two rival powers.<p>The specialised criminal court …

Donald Trump's belligerence could drive China and Russia into each other's arms – isolating the United States 

President Trump’s phone call with Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen last Friday confirms that the only certainty of his impending presidency will be its uncertainty. The incoming president lacks experience of government and military affairs and is distant from his party’s foreign policy establishment. …

Geopolitics

Polar sea ice the size of India vanishes in record heat

OSLO (Reuters) - Sea ice off Antarctica and in the Arctic is at record lows for this time of year after declining by twice the size of Alaska in a sign of rising global temperatures, climate scientists say.<p>Two Adelie penguins rest on the shores of Commonwealth Bay in Antarctica December 13, 2009. …

Denmark's Bjorn named Europe's Ryder Cup captain

LONDON (Reuters) - Denmark’s Thomas Bjorn was named as Europe’s Ryder Cup captain on Tuesday with the task of reclaiming the trophy from the United States at Le Golf National in Paris in 2018.<p>Britain Golf - Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open - Castle Stuart Golf Links, Inverness, Scotland - …

Trump aides say Cuban government will have to change

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Cuban government must move toward enacting greater freedoms for its people and giving Americans something in return if it wants …

Cuba

These Sites Will Search Cyber Monday Sales for You

Three ways to make the internet work for you.<p>It’s been a long weekend of sales, and it’s not over yet. Cyber Monday, which has risen in popularity to rival Black Friday, is almost here, and there are already a lot of good sales to shop. Cyber Monday was born out of the realization that many people …

Five reasons why you should eat beetroot (and how to cook it)

Eating beetroot can make you run faster, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from the University of Exeter found that athletes who drank a glass of beetroot juice before running 20 metres saw an improvement in their sprint time by 2 per cent.<p>Participants were split into two groups: one group was …