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12 ways to improve your running technique

Want to run harder, faster and further without hitting the buffers? We asked legendary trail runner Ryan Sandes to hand out his top tips for taking …

Marathons

Try This 20-Minute Daily Clean to Get Your Weekends Back

Weekends should be for recharging, not for catching up on work we didn't get to during the week. This includes housework. While we like the end …

9 Telltale Signs You Have Impostor Syndrome | Inc.com

Many high-achievers share a dirty little secret: deep down they feel like complete frauds.<p>They worry that they'll be exposed as untalented fakers and say their accomplishments have been due to luck.<p>This psychological phenomenon, known as Impostor Syndrome, reflects is the core belief that you are …

Self-improvement

Three Ways to Set Wooden Mouse Traps That Actually Catch Mice

Last summer my parent’s home had a rodent infestation. “Just set mouse traps,” people told me. If only it were that easy. It turns out there are …

People are gay because they’re possessed by ghosts, say these paranormal experts

<b>Paranormal experts are saying people are not gay by choice.</b><p>But that’s because most of the LGBT community are possessed by ghosts.<p>In fact, they’ve got …

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

Catholic Church's most prominent exorcist, enemy of yoga and Harry Potter, dies aged 91

A charismatic Catholic priest who became the world’s best-known exorcist has died at the age of 91.<p>Father Gabriele Amorth was the chief exorcist for the diocese of Rome and wrote several books about the dark art of casting out demons.<p>He died overnight in a Rome hospital after suffering from a …

Keto diet science: How your body burns fat

By now, you’ve probably heard about the <i>keto diet</i>. You’ve probably heard that it all but bans carbs and sugars, or that it’s been clinically shown to …

Diabetes

How to manage weight issues with your teenager when you're not meant to talk about weight

Adolescence is a tumultuous time developmentally and emotionally, as the teenage body goes through rapid and severe changes. A new report from the …

These 2 Moves Are All You Need For A Total-Body Workout

Sometimes you want a sweat-inducing, muscle-quivering, still-trying-to-catch-your-breath workout. Other times you just want to do something good for …

Inside ISIS' Last Bastion in Libya

A Libyan fighter runs from a landmine explosion which injured three of his comrades, Sirt, Libya, July 2016<br>Lorenzo Meloni— Magnum Photos<p>1 of 29<p>“They …

A Physics Professor Explains the Science of Smashing Bricks Without Breaking Your Hand

Few things in life inspire the sort of jaw-dropping amazement as witnessing someone smash bricks with his bare hands for the first time. I’d always …

Physics

Do you own a valuable Harry Potter book with a tiny error in it?

Your copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone could be worth more than £20,000...<p>Time to alert Gringotts… If you own a certain copy of Harry …

Books

Study identifies two new carcinogens in e-cigarette vapor

Most people won't dispute the claim that e-cigarettes are <i>less</i> harmful than traditional smokes, but evidence is rapidly mounting that vaping isn't exactly good for you, either. Numerous studies have found toxic chemicals and carcinogens in e-cigarette vapor -- but a new study shows that the age, …

3tags.org

What do e-cigarettes do to your lungs?

When e-cigarettes hit the market they seemed like a godsend to smokers (and maybe even curious nonsmokers): all the enjoyment of smoking cigarettes …

Everything you need to know about Google's My Activity page

Yes, Google does know everything about you.<p>What does Google know about you? Everything.<p>Seriously -- everything. Especially if you frequently use Google's many products, such as Android, Gmail, Drive, Google Maps, or YouTube. Or, you know, Google Search.<p>But there's some good news, sort of. Google …

Google

Eating full fat foods 'can lower chance of obesity'

Urging people to follow low fat diets and to lower their cholesterol is having "disastrous health consequences", a health charity has warned.<p>In a …

How Europe’s ‘Little Losers’ Became Terrorists

“We know how to put people in prison. But we don’t know what to do with them afterwards.”<p>Khaled Kelkal, a small but solidly built young man with a shock of dense black curls, entered prison at 19, evincing the sort of defiant frivolity that remains the mark of so many young men of his circumstance, …

3tags.org

9 Myths About Weight Loss

Ever wonder if what you’re hearing about weight loss is true or not? It can happen to the best of us. Therefore, here are nine myths you’re better …

The Strange Afterlife of Pontius Pilate

History Today<p><i>This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at HistoryToday.com.</i><p>Towards the end of the …

Six in ten grieving people 'see or hear dead loved ones'

Researchers say the hallucinations are strikingly common, but many fear they are going mad and don't mention them to friends<p>Up to six in ten grieving people have “seen” or “heard” their dead loved one, but many never mention it out of fear people will think they’re mentally ill.<p>Among widowed …

Nasa releases recording of strange 'space music' heard by Apollo 10 astronauts

The astronauts heard the strange 'whistling sound' when they were orbiting the moon<p>When three astronauts orbiting the moon noticed a strange “whistling sound” in outer space, they thought they were imagining things.<p>In fact, the men were so perplexed they worried about whether or not they should …

Space Science

Atheism has ancient roots and is not ‘modern invention’, claims new text

Atheism is not a modern invention from the western Enlightenment, but actually dates back to the ancient world, according to a new book by a Cambridge academic – which challenges the assumption that humanity is naturally predisposed to believe in gods.<p>In Battling the Gods, Tim Whitmarsh, professor …

Atheism

Israeli archaeologists discover 7,000-year-old settlement

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists said Wednesday they have unearthed a 7,000-year-old settlement in northern Jerusalem, describing it as the …

Archaeology

Gadgets for Playing With Your Pet Remotely

For absentee dog and cat owners, connected pet gadgets promise to foster long-distance relationships with four-legged friends<p>By<p>Keith Blanchard<p><b>IT’S NO SECRET</b> that Americans are pet-crazy. Between food, doggy day care, cat tuxedos and everything else, we spent an estimated $60 billion on our animals …

Pets

Revealed: Rusingoryx, an ancient wildebeest cousin with bizarre dinosaur traits

In an ancient streambed on Kenya’s Rusinga Island, scientists have unearthed fossils of a wildebeest-like creature named Rusingoryx that boasted a weird nasal structure more befitting of a dinosaur than a mammal.<p>Researchers said on Thursday the crescent-shaped protrusion atop the head of …

Dinosaurs

Butterflies Forty Million Years Before Butterflies

There’s a group of fossils insects that look really quite a lot like butterflies. They had broad wings with scales and pigmented eyespots. Their mouthparts were long probing straws. They likely fed from plants and pollinated them in return. They’re as butterfly-esque as it’s possible to be.<p>Except …

These Secret Netflix Codes Will Make Browsing A Whole Lot Easier

Ask people to tell you the single most annoying thing about Netflix and they’re bound to say it’s that they can never find what they’re looking …