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Is Fat Really All That Bad? A Biochemist Explains.

<b>THE SECRET LIFE OF FAT</b><b><br>The Science Behind the Body’s Least Understood Organ and What It Means for You</b><br>By Sylvia Tara<br>235 pp. W.W. Norton & Company. $26.95.<p>Maybe it’s because we all just slogged through a presidential campaign rife with body-shaming that I was so bothered by the fat phobia that …

What I learned from writing over 800,000 words in two years

<i>Jason Zook is best known for being the guy that made over $1,000,000 wearing t-shirts for a living and selling his last name (twice). Now, he’s selling his future.</i><p>Writing didn’t come naturally to me, therefore I had to set daily intentions.When I decided I wanted to write more consistently, I sat …

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryPruitt Failed to Sabotage the EPA Mark Joseph Stern His successor will be masterful at it.<p>Scott Pruitt Was the Outlandish Epitome of …

Her Code Got Humans on the Moon—And Invented Software Itself

Margaret Hamilton wasn’t supposed to invent the modern concept of software and land men on the moon. It was 1960, not a time when women were …

No one could describe the color 'blue' until modern times

It's about the way that humans see the world and how until we have a way to describe something, even something so fundamental as a color, we may not even notice that it's there.<p>Until relatively recently in human history, "blue" didn't exist, not in the way we think of it.<p>As the delightful Radiolab …

Great Britain

The Oliver Sacks Reading List

The neurologist leaves behind a body of work that reveals a lifetime of asking difficult questions with empathy.<p>Oliver Sacks always seemed propelled by joyful curiosity. The neurologist’s writing is infused with this quality—equal parts buoyancy and diligence, the exuberant asking of difficult …

Literature

Ridley Scott’s ‘Blade Runner’: A Game-Changing Science-Fiction Classic • Cinephilia & Beyond

Ridley Scott’s <i>Blade Runner</i>’s path to stardom and cultism has hardly been a bump-free ride. Heavily disputed upon its release, often criticized as an …

More U.S. companies moving away from traditional performance reviews

Lately a small but growing number of major U.S. companies, including Accenture, Adobe and Gap, have been saying goodbye to an annual rite of corporate life that employees and managers both love to hate: the traditional performance review.<p>Now General Electric, long considered Corporate America’s …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

The secrets of extraordinary survivors

When faced with trauma, some people manage to emerge stronger than ever. How do they manage it? Michael Bond investigates.<p>Eugenie is telling me the story of the end of her life. At least, it is the end of the life she used to know.<p>Three years ago, government soldiers came to her home in Kinshasa in …

India's Mars orbiter sends stunning canyon photo

Just in time for India's Independence Day, the country's first interplanetary mission has sent back beautiful images of the Red Planet's surface.<p>The Indian Space Research Organisation's Mars Orbiter Mission was launched in November 2013 on a shoestring budget compared with other space missions. All …

Our Solar System May Have Had A Fifth 'Giant' Planet

The missing planet bumped into Neptune before disappearing into the abyss of space, according to a new study.<p>The four gas giant planets in our solar system -- Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune -- may have a long-lost relative. According to a new study, our system was once home to a fifth gas …

“Dune,” climate fiction pioneer: The ecological lessons of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi masterpiece were ahead of its time

The Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novel turns 50 this year<p>Michael Berry<p>August 13, 2015 10:59pm (UTC)<p>Frank Herbert's "Dune" turns 50 this year. Given the growing popularity of mainstream and science fiction concerned with climate change and other ecological issues, maybe it's time the epic space …

Planting The Seed: Silicon Valley, Mind Control And Finding Order In Chaos

John Mannes Contributor<p>John Mannes is a student at the University of Michigan.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>An oasis in the desert: Special purpose vehicles and behavioral economics<p><i>“The seed that we planted in this man’s mind may change everything.” – Dom Cobb (Inception)</i><p>While the quote above …

Gwynne Dyer: Panspermia and the Drake Equation

One by one, the empty boxes in the Drake Equation are being filled in with actual numbers, and it’s looking good. So good that Yuri Milner is …

Universe

Researchers have built a mother robot that can independently build its own children

Researchers have observed the process of evolution by natural selection at work in robots, by constructing a ‘mother’ robot that can design, build …

Cognitive Advantages of Bilingualism

<i>What are the known benefits of being bilingual? Is it more beneficial to speak three languages as opposed to two? What are the possible negative</i> …

'Magnetic' Discovery May Reveal Why Earth Supports Life and Mars Doesn't

Earth's magnetic field, which protects the planet from harmful blasts of solar radiation, is much older than scientists had previously thought, …

Earth Science

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Singularity

10 Books You Pretend to Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books—but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it’s …

Earth - The largest thing in the universe

More than ten years ago, while taking the temperature of the universe, astronomers found something odd. They discovered that a patch of sky, spanning the width of 20 moons, was unusually cold.<p>The astronomers were measuring the microwave radiation that bathes the entire universe, a glowing relic of …

Yapılan Çalışmalar Uzun Süreli Soya Tüketiminin Göğüs Kanseri Tekrarlama Olasılığını Düşürdüğünü Gösterdi

Yazıyı Görüntüle Meme kanseri çağımızın en büyük hastalıklarından biri. Ayrıca en yaygın kanser türlerinin başında... more »The post Yapılan …

Couple Travels the World Performing Acrobatic Yoga Poses with Gorgeous Backdrops

Claudine and Honza Lafond combine two of their passions – yoga and travel – in an ongoing series of gorgeous photos they share on Instagram. The couple, who also happen to be yoga instructors, visit beautiful locales and monuments around the world, commemorating their journeys with graceful poses. …