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Testosterone therapy doubles heart risk in older men

Taking testosterone therapy doubled the risk of heart attack among men over age 65 and nearly tripled the risk in younger men with a history of heart disease, a new study shows.<p>The report, which involved 56,000 men, is the latest in a series of studies raising concerns about the heart attack risk …

Crazy 'Luna Ring' Moon Solar Plant Could Beam Constant Green Energy to Earth

The moon affects the tides on Earth, helps brightens the night sky, and soon it might also provide us with even more solar power. Tokyo-based Shimizu …

Green Energy

The 12-Month Body Tune-up, Step 1: Make Your Doctor Earn That Co-pay

Welcome to GQ's yearlong quest to really, seriously, finally get in shape. We'll cover everything you need to know, from the gym to the kitchen to the bedroom. But first it's time for a head-to-spleen checkup. Here, Max Silvestri reveals how to make the most of that appointment<p>In my twenties, I …

Cancer

More Oil, More Gas and Less Driving: Predicting America’s Energy Future

You’d think I’d be used to it now—I’ve certainly been writing about it long enough—but the revolution in United States energy production is still …

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No country had successfully completed a soft landing on the moon since the Soviet Union in 1976, which is why eyebrows were raised when China’s rover Jade Rabbit landed on the lunar surface this past weekend. While China’s motives for space exploration are not clear and the Chinese government is …

The Tennessean

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Shaheen Fights to Recharge Energy-Efficiency Bill

Clare Foran @ckmarie<p>Dec. 17, 2013, 7:14 a.m.<p>With law­makers join­ing hands to pass a budget deal, could there be a push to ad­vance oth­er, less …

Rawlemon's New Betaray Crystal Ball Harvests Light From The Sun, Moon and Clouds!

In 2012, Inhabitat featured an invention that promised to turn the world of solar power generation upside down. Rawlemon‘s spherical solar …

Is frozen natural gas the future of energy?

Shale has the spotlight for now. But there’s another, lesser-known substance with the potential to yield even greater quantities of natural gas: methane hydrate.<p>Hydrates consist of a lattice-like structure of frozen water molecules and methane. On the surface, they look like an ordinary block of …

Fossil Fuels

6 Scientifically Proven Ways That Women Make Dudes Better

Back in 2008, a study in a medical journal called <i>Evolutionary Psychology</i> showed that men, in the presence of women, were more likely to jaywalk or wait until the last second to dash onto a bus. The conclusion was that when a woman is around, a man will do anything to impress her (that’s right …

Legalize pot, save a lot of energy

[COUGH! COUGH!] What were we talking about? Oh right, right, right. Marijuana’s continued prohibition in 48 mellow-harshing states has an unintended …

Cannabis

Smooth operators: why phone companies don't fight the NSA

Will AT&T and Verizon ever push back against NSA surveillance? Don't bet on it<p>Last week, the <i>New York Times</i> unearthed a troubling twist to the endless stream of bad surveillance news. Not only is AT&T handing over bulk call records to the CIA, but they’re getting paid for it, to the tune of $10 …

How to Write a Compelling Script for Your YouTube Videos

If your video requires a script, these tips will help you write one in a style that appeals to your intended audience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Jason R. Rich’s book</i> Ultimate Guide to YouTube for Business. <i>Buy it now from</i> Amazon | …

Barnes & Noble

'Invisible Girlfriend' Startup Provides Fake Love For A Price

Invisible Girlfriend , a new company recently created at Startup Weekend St. Louis, has emerged as the solution for those without a significant other — providing potential subscribers with options such as text messaging, "emergency interaction," gifts, and a relationship status change on …

Messaging

5 Habits of Productivity App Super Users

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity apps are popular smartphone downloads. From Evernote to Wunderlist to Any.do, these programs will organize your to-do list, streamline your schedule and help you get more done. But they don't work if you don't use them.<p>Omer …

Time Management

Bitcoin Companies and Entrepreneurs Can't Get Bank Accounts

In the first week of July, Jay Shore got bad news. U.S. Bank and Chase informed him they were closing the accounts for his company, Coinabul, a San Diego-based precious metals buyer that sells silver and gold for Bitcoin. They didn’t want to house his half-million dollars. Chase was mum on the …

Thanks, Snowden! Now All The Major Tech Companies Reveal How Often They Give Data To Government

<b>Graphic credit: David Lada.</b><p>Google has been pumping out a transparency report for years, telling its users how often the feds and local law enforcement ask for information about its users. Up until this year, it was one of the few companies that did so. Then NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden …

23 Photos Taken a Split Second Before Disaster

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High-Tech Prostate Exam Simulator

(Photo: Rob Delaney)<p>For the hobbyist or the medical student, the go-to gadget for prostate exam simulation is this device invented by Dr. Benjamin …

US to become world’s top oil producer in 2015: IEA

LONDON – Reuters<p>Pump jacks are seen in the Midway Sunset oilfield, California in this April 29, 2013 file photo. The United States will become the …

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Obama's critic-in-chief strikes again

President Bill Clinton — the man President Barack Obama once dubbed his “Secretary of Explaining Stuff” — once again has some explaining of his own to do with the Obama White House.<p>In an interview released Tuesday, Clinton called for a fix to the Affordable Care Act that would put an end to the …

Governments worldwide buried in the Snowden avalanche

Jack Shafer<p>« Previous Post<p>Hate your free service? Go tweet yourself<p>Next Post »<p>Your ‘exclusive’ interview isn’t<p>9 comments<p>We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag …

A Russian Man Nailed His Testicles To The Pavement As A Protest

Warning: graphic images. Pytor Pavlensky carried out the stunt on the country's Police Day national holiday.<p>A naked artist, looking at his balls nailed to the Kremlin pavement, is a metaphor for the apathy, political indifference, and fatalism of contemporary Russian society.

Moscow

White supremacist takes DNA test, finds out he's part black

Well, that's awkward: A white supremacist who made headlines worldwide for plotting to take over a town in North Dakota received the results of a DNA test -- and the results say he's 14% black.<p>And this all happened while cameras were rolling.<p>Craig Cobb, 61, who has tried to create a white enclave …

North Dakota

Ralf Sander's World Saving Machine Uses Solar Energy to Create Ice!

The World Saving Machine III is an incredible sculpture that transforms solar energy into ice – literally, as well as (on a larger scale) …

Energy Source of the Future: Bacteria

A few years ago, architecture firm MADLAB created quite a stir with their Bacterioptica chandelier, above, where illumination from the fiber optic …