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The Workout That Burns More Calories Than Running

For the 2013 study, 16 fit adults participated in a 20-minute bodyweight circuit, which included exercises like pushups, burpees, squats, and lunges. John Porcari, the lead researcher and head of the university’s performance lab, says the participants burned an average of 15 calories per minute, …

Human 'mini brains' grown in labs may help solve cancer, autism, Alzheimer's

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Harvard medical pioneer calls it "astounding" — an "incredible achievement" and a "quantum leap forward" in the battle against cancer, autism, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.<p>What's going on? Scientists at Ohio State University say they've figured out a way to grow the genetic equivalent of a …

Alzheimer's Disease

Nobel Prize for chemistry awarded to 3 scientists for DNA repair studies

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 2015 Nobel Prize for chemistry has been jointly awarded to three scientists for their "mechanistic studies of DNA repair," the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Wednesday.<p>Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar won "for having mapped, at a molecular level, how cells repair …

Nobel Prize

Meditation Tips for Beginners

Today meditation is ingrained as part of my daily life. Like most I have not always enjoyed the benefits of regular meditation.<p>For me it did not happen over night, though with the right environment, frame of mind, assistance, meditation is within everyone's grasp.<p>I may have been introduced at a …

A real-life astronaut reviews the Matt Damon film “The Martian”

Astronaut disclaimer: I have never written a movie review until now. Of course, prior to 1998 I had never done any astronaut stuff either, and that turned out pretty well. So here goes nothing!<p>Recently, I was given a great opportunity. Along with an entourage of NASA scientists, engineers, …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

7 Foods That Prevent Overeating

Willpower: It’s the key to successful weight loss, right? In fact, no. When it comes to battling the forces of food cravings, relying on your …

The Essentialist Guide to Insane Productivity (and Happiness!)

<i>“Tell me, what is it you plan to do / with your one wild and precious life?” — Mary Oliver</i><p>Earlier in 2015, I was grappling with stress and being less …

5 tips for writing a blog that people actually want to read

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p>What are Oliver Emberton's tips for running a blog?<p><b>Answer below by Quora user Oliver Emberton, Founder of</b> …

Self-Improvement Hiatus: 10 Reasons To Stop Trying So Hard To Be A Better You

I’ve been a self-improvement enthusiast for as long as I can remember.Perhaps some of the dysfunction in my family when I was a child led me to …

Self-improvement

Charles Bukowski's guide to writing and life

<b>"I am a dangerous man when turned loose with a typewriter," said Charles Bukowski, the author of more than 40 books of poetry, prose and novels, including Ham on Rye and Post Office. Bukowski, who died on March 9, 1994, aged 73, used his poetry and prose to depict the depravity of urban life in</b> …

Literature

Pictures of the Week 7.16.15

Ramadan

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

Time Management

Futurism - Building the future together

The mice couldn't see in full color, but their brains responded to green, blue, and ultraviolet light.<p>2 hours ago<p>Hopefully, we won't need it. But …

11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

Creativity

5 Writing Rules That Work No Matter What You’re Writing

by Emily WenstromShort stories. Marketing copy. News reporting. Poetry. Business proposals. Literary fiction. Technical writing. Blogs. …

Creative Writing

The Small Diet Changes That Can Add Up to Big Weight Loss

There’s no one-size-fits all approach to eating better. As a nutritionist, some clients I meet with are ready and willing to dive head first into a …

50 Delightful DC Comic Facts You May Not Know

Did you know that Batman is a city in Turkey? Or that the Penguin is based on a cigarette mascot? Or that The Flash once ran all the way to the …

10 Online Tools to Upgrade Students’ Essay Writing Skills

As an educator, you have the noble duty of awakening your students’ potential to express their arguments through the structured form of academic …

Teaching

20 Disturbing Fast Food Facts that Will Change Your Diet Forever

Quickly made, quickly served, quickly eaten. That’s fast food in six simple words, although in reality, perhaps badly made, poorly served, quickly …

McDonald's

3 Highly Effective Methods To Do Street Photography Ninja Style

One of the biggest obstacles in street photography is the fear of capturing strangers. I mean, it makes sense. You are taking photos of people …

Street Photography

Five tech productivity apps to save time and organise your day

<b>Carrot</b><p>If, like me, your sense of humour verges on the childish, you’ll probably love this app. It’s essentially a to-do list: you write down what you need to do and then swipe right when you’ve completed the task. So far, so normal.<p>What makes this app brilliant is its “personality” – it’s like …

Apps

Denver ComicCon Had A "Women In Comics" Panel With No Women - Festival Sherpa | Online Guide to Festivals

<b>Denver ComicCon, one of the world’s biggest comic conventions held a panel about women in comic books without any women panelists.</b><p>This is happening …

'Batman: Arkham Knight' Video Shows Poison Ivy's New Look

Advertising [x]<p>by Andrew Dyce<p>– on<p>in Game News<p>The times have rarely been better for Batman. As true testament to the DC Comics superhero's staying …

Batman: Arkham

How to learn 30 languages

Some people can speak a seemingly impossible number of tongues. How do they manage it, asks David Robson, and what can we learn from them?<p>Out on a sunny Berlin balcony, Tim Keeley and Daniel Krasa are firing words like bullets at each other. First German, then Hindi, Nepali, Polish, Croatian, …

Language Learning

Make a baby... or die trying - funny video uncovers the wacky world of trying to conceive

It’s one of the most natural things in the world – making a baby. But sometimes it doesn’t come naturally. Sometimes the months can drag on and on …