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Scientists Pull Carbon Nanofibers Out Of Thin Air

Pulling some strings to capture CO2<p>Rumpelstiltskin may have been able to spin straw into gold, but even he couldn't pull carbon fibers from thin air. Yet that's exactly what researchers at George Washington University have managed to do.<p>Led by Stuart Licht, researchers have created a solar-powered …

12 fitness 'truths' that are doing more harm than good

How many times a week do you need to work out to get in shape? If you're trying to lose weight, should you focus on exercise or diet? Is it better to hit the gym in the morning or at night?<p>Whether you want to tone up, slim down, or simply boost your mood, you've likely come across these questions, …

10 Weird Ways to Make Yourself Work Out -- Even When You Really Don't Want to

<i>By Sarah Klein, Prevention.com</i><p>Motivating myself to work out is hard. At the beginning of every week, I have such high hopes for my healthy agenda. Then, within a couple of days, reality sets in and life flattens my workout motivation like a pancake. Could be long work hours or New York City's …

The 5 Best Cardio Workouts That Don't Involve Running

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Sure, running is a great workout to have as a part of your cardio repertoire -- it's not only a great way to get fitter, but it improves your mental wellbeing, too. (Read one woman's story about how running saved her life.) But it's not right for …

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

8 food myths that just won’t go away

Eggs are bad, low-fat is good, right? Here’s how science has debunked those and other persistent food myths<p>Larry Schwartz<p>August 17, 2015 10:58pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>In the past several decades, nutritional research has revealed the truth behind the health claims of …

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Smoothie Ingredients Chefs Swear By to Lose Weight

And chances are, you are too. We think it’s time to hit your smoothie game out of the park with some creative — and crave-worthy — add-ins. Whether …