Shane Newell

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The 10 Best Hikes Near Calgary

When it comes to backyards, Calgary’s is hard to beat. With postcard-perfect mountains in one direction and terra cotta-hued badlands in the other, …

CIA won’t endorse new calendar showing agents stealing secrets, killing enemies and being killed

Far Side cartoons, Ansel Adams landscapes, underwater dogs – so cliche. Why settle for a humdrum wall calendar in 2017 when you can track your days …

Painting

49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Nope, nope, nope, and nope.<p>Who hasn't shared these and other amazing-sounding notions about about health and the human body, only to feel embarrassed later on — when you find out the information was inaccurate or flat-out wrong?<p>It's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and …

Wellness

Biologists have recreated life inside a computer — NOVA Next | PBS

A few years ago, Michael Levin faced a conundrum. He and his colleagues at the Tufts Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology just outside …

All New Cars To Have Significant Autonomous Vehicle Technology

When 20 automakers announced this spring they would include Automated Emergency Braking Systems as standard equipment in all cars, they effectively standardized autonomous vehicle technology, an expert said in Chicago Monday.<p>Currently offered as an option on some cars, automated braking systems use …

5 Scientific Ways to Better Your Brain This Weekend

Science has your weekend all planned for you. And your brain will be grateful.<p>Your brain is your biggest asset. Invest in it.....starting this weekend.<p>Science dictates that rest is crucial to brain function. So many of us power through the weekend, catching up on projects we missed during the week. …

Migraines raise risk of heart attack and early death, scientists find

Women with migraines have higher risk of dying from heart problems and statins could help lower the chances of early death, a new study suggests.<p>Although it has been known for some time that migraines raise the risk of stroke, it is the first study to show the headaches also increase the …

The entire mass of the Milky Way, measured

Take all the empty space out of the Milky Way, and how much stuff -- stars, planets, asteroids, debris and even mysterious dark matter -- would you have? In other words, what is the total mass of our galaxy? Gwendolyn Eadie, a Ph.D. candidate in physics and astronomy at McMaster University in …

10 Carbs You Don't Have to Cut During Your Quest for a Six Pack

Turns out, there are some you're going to want to keep around.<p>For <i>years</i> we've been hearing that cutting carbs should be a cornerstone of most diets when you're trying to lose weight—but not so fast.

4 Low-Calorie Snacks To Eat After You Work Out

Even though it's perfectly fine to skip out on pre-workout snack if you're not feeling it, eating <i>after</i> a sweat session is strongly recommended. …

Should you really eat fat to stay slim? The new food rules explained

The nation was enjoying its breakfast last week when the latest food fight broke out. A damning report by a leading obesity charity warned that the low-fat, low-cholesterol message underpinning 30 years of public health advice was plain wrong.<p>Eat more fat, less carbohydrate and don’t worry about …

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Yulia Grigoryeva/ShutterstockScience often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to …

MOOCs

Scuba diving off Ni'ihau, Hawaii's 'forbidden island' | CNN Travel

7 Second-Breakfast Ideas Nutritionists Swear By

We all laughed at Pippin’s obsession with the seven hobbit mealtimes in <i>Lord of the Rings</i>, but the hobbit had it right when it comes to second breakfast. A new study published in <i>Pediatric Obesity</i> made a splash for finding that two breakfasts are better than none in terms of weight loss. The authors …

41 movies you have to see this summer

Wedged between the must-see titles like "Captain America: Civil War," "X-Men: Apocalypse," and "Suicide Squad" are Seth Rogen's "Neighbors 2" and the new "Ghostbusters," plus titles for the kids, like "Finding Dory" and "The Secret Life of Pets."<p>Here we break down 41 (!) movies that should be on …

Film Industry

This guy covers 50,000 miles of travel into one of the most scenic drone videos ever

Christian Grewe combined 7 months of travel across 12 countries in this incredibly beautiful 4k aerial video. With his DJI Phantom 3, Grewe captured …