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Doctors Are at a Loss For Words: Boiling Just Two Ingredients You Will Rapidly Lose All of Your Body Fat!

Ladies and gentlemen, this is very important for you to remember – there’s no magic pill that can help you lose weight overnight! Yes, you have to …

Nutrition

Historian, Writer, and Guest Speaker

Most Popular<p>“Land and the Roots of African American Poverty”<p>March 11, 2016 0 Comments<p>Full Article: “Land and the Roots of African American Poverty,” …

10 Other Big Things We Have to 'Rename or Erase' if We Are Going to Attack Anything That Represents Slavery

Confederate monuments were around before Charlottesville, Virginia, or before an angry mob destroyed one of them in Durham, North Carolina, earlier …

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

The true cost of moving to a new place

Moving can include a host of costs you might not be expecting. Discover how to plan and prepare for your big move and the ongoing expenses of a new …

The best fonts to use on a resume, according to typographers and designers

When it comes to writing a resume, there a few rules everyone is familiar with — avoid typos, and don't lie. But many applicants skip over crucial …

Typography

The racial unrest of 1967 led directly to the militarization of local police forces today

With Vietnam on the brain, departments across America armed up<p>In July of 1967, when African American cab driver John Smith was arrested and beaten by …

War

How to work flexible hours and make $80,000 a year as a coder

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Razer’s LED light strips will let you add Chroma-synced lighting to your desktop PC

Razer’s Chroma lighting system is a great way to add and sync lights between all your gaming gear, whether it’s a Razer laptop, keyboard, mouse, mouse pad, headphones, or even a cup holder. If you’re a fan of Razer’s illuminated accessories, you’ve been mostly out of luck when it comes to adding …

16 Most Controversial Things Smallville Ever Did

<i>Smallville</i> was always divisive. From the moment the premise was revealed, the series was met with mixed reactions. Today, it seems that not a day …

Codecademy adds new intensive options to help beginners learn code quicker

Codecademy is one of the most popular sites to learn software development online, having recently passed the 45 million user milestone. Now, in an attempt to formalize its offering and make a profit, the company has launched three new professional paid products, which offer a much more detailed and …

eLearning

We're Finally Understanding How We Can Repair Spinal Cord Injuries

Surgeons and neurons team up.<p>There's nothing simple about repairing spinal cord injuries. But new research has pinned down how one of the most …

A computer predicted the success of Etsy, Spotify, and other major startups 8 years ago — and it's just generated a new list

The domain of picking "start-up winners" was — and largely still is — dominated by a belief held by the venture capital (VC) industry that machines do not play a role in the identification of winners.<p>Ironically, the VC world, having fuelled the creation of computing, is one of the last areas of …

Venture Capital

Facebook Shut Down An Artificial Intelligence Program That Developed Its Own Language

Facebook might have accidentally gotten a little closer to answering Phillip K. Dick’s 1968 question of whether androids dream of electric sheep. The social media giant just shut down an artificial intelligence program after it developed its own language and researchers were left trying to figure …

Artificial Intelligence

Half Our Body's Atoms Could Have Come From Outside The Galaxy

We are all made of stars.<p>New research suggests up to half the matter in the Milky Way – including the atoms that make up all of us – could have come …

This Anti-Slavery Crusader Was The Enemy of Lincoln

John C. Frémont’s biography, like California’s history, was rocked by earthquakes.<p>Fremont, California is once again shorthand for pioneering—as the …

Why your WiFi feels so slow sometimes

Randall Munroe, creator of the popular webcomic XKCD, is just like the rest of us: He struggles with Internet reliability. In a new strip, Munroe explains how weird it is that to get faster downloads sometimes, he has to turn off his phone's WiFi connection and switch over to his cellphone …

Telecoms

Train to be an Android developer in just 2 days

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

7 Cool Ways That Lottery Apps Can Help You Win Jackpots

Want to win a lottery jackpot? There's an app for that!<p>People use their cell phones for everything these days, and entering the lottery is no …

Apps

The 10 best abs exercises for beginners

1. High-tension plank<p><b>Why it's effective:</b> The plank is one of the most common core exercises, ever, but most guys get it wrong. Creating tension in …

This 13-year-old programmer is on a mission to educate 100,000 aspiring coders

When most of us were making our way through first grade, Tanmay Bakshi was a programming prodigy.<p>His love affair with computer programming started out as fun and games at the tender age of five. “Computers just fascinated me with how they could do anything. They were like magic,” Bakshi told Quartz …

Amitabh Bachchan

How Hot Were the Oceans When Life First Evolved?

We know little about Earth's surface temperatures for the first 4 billion years or so of its history. This presents a limitation into research of …

Coach, I Can't Do Pull Ups: 7 Tips to Get You There

Pull ups are a basic movement in CrossFit, yet in and of themselves they are an intermediate gymnastic movement. Starting out pulling your bodyweight …

WWI's Harlem Hellfighters Who Cut Down Germans and Gave France Jazz

What the 369th had that set it apart was strong leadership by black officers as well as white— and the best damned band in the American Army.<p>PARIS—A …

Shiba Inu dog: Yes, fidget spinners 'are' evil

It turns out that dogs (of course) know that fidget spinners are the work of the devil, and one brave Shiba Inu had no problem making her feelings …

How a Navy vet took his net worth from -$6,000 to $1.85 million while making under six figures

Aerospace engineer Michael T. Miller doesn't regret buying his "most recent toy," a 1995 Ferrari F355 Spider, though he does wish it didn't cost him …

Break Into the Lucrative World of Ethical Hacking with Over 45 Hours of Immersive Content

<b>Ethical Hacker Bootcamp for 2017</b><p>Break Into a Career As An Ethical Hacker<p>Ethical hackers are in huge demand in the wake of highly publicized hacks and …

14 Ways to Improve Your Self-Discipline (Infographic)

These simple tricks will help you avoid temptation and reach your goals.<p>Trying to kick a bad habit? Eat healthier? Go to the gym every day? It’s important to achieve your goals and become your best self, but no one said it'd be easy. It takes a lot of self-discipline.<p>Self-discipline is vital to …