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

GQ Recommends<p>Shearling season is nigh.<p>16 Photos2 days agoView More<p>Style<p>On a call with investors last week, Adidas’s CEO hinted at fulfilling Kanye’s …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Why Religion Makes NO Sense To Me

4/04/2013 | Share this article:<p><i>by Andrew Aaboe ~</i><p>Do you believe in a god? I don't. I used to believe in a god that loved me and the world and that …

Self-driving ‘crash’ trucks to hit Florida highways this year

Autonomous vehicles capable of driving using GPS waypoints or following human-driven vehicles will be part of roadworkers’ fleet<p>The first autonomous vehicles to hit US highways will not be Google or Apple cars, but self-driving trucks – and they will be riding roads in Florida by the end of the …

Florida

This Is How You Should Actually Be Drinking Whisky

(No) ice (no) ice baby.

8 Craziest Mega-Engineering Projects We Could Use to Rework the Earth

Humans have been modifying the Earth for thousands of years, but we’ve barely scratched the surface of what’s possible. Here are eight dramatic ways …

Sea Level

Lost Posture: Why Some Indigenous Cultures May Not Have Back Pain

<b>Editor's note, June 10:</b> <i>We have added an acknowledgement of several sources that Esther Gokhale used while developing her theories on back pain. These include physiotherapy methods, such as the Alexander Technique and the Feldenkrais Method, and the work of anthropologist Noelle …

Back Pain

Uncovering environmental problems could get you a year in a Wyoming jail

Is a new statute a harmless trespassing measure, or a way to keep scientists' noses away from malfeasance?<p>Citizen scientists are playing an increasingly important role in experiments, but there may be a place where certain experiments are less than welcome: Wyoming.<p>A new law passed earlier this …

The man who wants to control the weather with lasers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Is there anything laser can't do?<p>From cutting diamonds to preserving endangered sites, all the way to building terrifying weapons and turning your eyes from brown to blue, there is apparently no end to the list of applications for laser.<p>Swiss physicist Jean-Pierre Wolf is working on yet …

Weather

10 egregious myths the religious perpetuate about atheists, debunked

<b>David Brooks (AP/Nam Y. Huh)</b><p>Nonbelievers do not lack a basic moral code — despite what the likes of David Brooks might have you believe<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>April 21, 2015 8:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>In a regular poll conducted by political scientists Robert Putnam and David …

Religion

We Turned Our Backyard Into an Organic Food Forest

<i>In its MoneyMic</i><i>series, LearnVest hands over the podium to people with controversial views about money.</i><i>Today, one man shares how he went from being an</i> …

Why racism is not backed by science

As we harvest ever more human genomes one fact remains unshakeable: race does not exist<p>Barely a week goes by without some dispiriting tale of racism seeping into the public consciousness: the endless stream of Ukip supporters expressing some ill-conceived and unimaginative hate; football hooligans …

Racism

One Man’s Genius Idea To Grow Tomatoes

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Just 30 mins of exercise five times a week 'can reduce chance of illness by more than a third'

Study says regular activity is a "miracle cure" that can be more effective than drugs<p>Doing just 30 minutes of exercise five times a week could drastically reduce the chance of contracting illnesses including breast cancer and dementia, a new study has claimed.<p>The report, based on an analysis if …

Why Eggs And Other Cholesterol-Laden Foods Pose Little Or No Health Risk

Yesterday, the press and public health community confused consumers with the message that an advisory panel was urging the government to stop warning people off eggs despite high cholesterol content. Stories such as The return of the egg? New dietary guidelines may downplay cholesterol risks on Fox …

Eggs

What if the universe had no beginning?

Reports of the death of the Big Bang have been greatly exaggerated. Big Bang theory is alive and well. At the same time, our universe may not have a …

Dark Matter

So can we really feed the world? Yes — and here’s how

<i>Over the past six months I’ve been trying to figure out how we can feed ourselves sustainably and equitably without wrecking the planet. I’ve been</i> …

What nobody told me about small farming: I can’t make a living

<b>(IARphoto via iStock)</b><p>People say we’re “rich in other ways,” but that doesn’t fix the ugly fact that most farms are unsustainable<p>Jaclyn Moyer<p>February 10, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>On the radio this morning I heard a story about the growing number of young people choosing to become farmers. The farmers in …

Farming

March 2015

Scientists pledge to increase interference with the Church | Dean Burnett

UK Church groups have recently been criticised for campaigning against the legalisation of mitochondrial donation. As their efforts failed, a group of emboldened scientists has vowed to turn the tables and interfere with matters of religion<p>The Catholic Church and Church of England have recently …

Church of England

Mitochondrial disease kills 150 children a year. A micro-transplant can cure it

Parliament will debate allowing the treatment of mitochondrial diseases with micro-transplantation. It would be unethical to deny these children life<p>Imagine that there was a law which prevented 150 children a year suffering from a life threatening liver or kidney failure from receiving a …

New amazing metal is so hydrophobic it makes water bounce like magic

Scientists at the University of Rochester have created a metal that is so extremely hydrophobic that the water bounces on it as if it were repelled …

The 15 Grossest Things You Might Be Eating

You'll be seriously disturbed by the secret ingredients lurking in your pantry.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and repurposed with permission from Rodale News.</i><p>Unfortunately, gross food has become the norm in most supermarkets, with packaged food ingredient lists reading more like chemistry …

NY servers seek raise as restaurant owners defend tip system

NEW YORK (AP) — In more than a decade slinging drinks, bartender Autumn Alston has depended on tips to earn a living, leading to an …

New York State

Drug companies to blame for antibiotic resistance, says pharmaceutical boss

Although doctors are usually criticised for over-prescribing antibiotics, Karl Rottier the president of Dutch-based DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals blames drug makers<p>Drug companies’ poor practices are to blame for the rise of antibiotic resistance which threatens to make even the smallest infections …

Hacker's List allows you to hire a hacker anonymously and quickly

Hacker's List, a website that offers to connect customers and "professional" hackers for hire, would have you believe that just about everyone, at …

New Snowden documents show that the NSA and its allies are laughing at the rest of the world

'I drink your milkshake'<p>A team of nine journalists including Jacob Appelbaum and Laura Poitras have just published another massive collection of classified records obtained by Edward Snowden<i>.</i> The trove of documents, published on <i>Der Spiegel,</i> show that the National Security Agency and its allies are …

Surveillance

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

Drugs