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Not All Calories are Created Equal

Some calories weigh more than others and can stall weight loss<p>If you’ve been trying to lose some weight in the off-season, you’ve probably heard this rule: It’s just a matter of calories in, calories out. That is, simply burn more calories than you consume, and the pounds will melt off. Right? …

Nutrition

The Likely Pentagon Chief Who Wanted to Bomb North Korea

Ashton Carter, President Obama's expected pick to replace Chuck Hagel, is also known for being an academic and a behind-the-scenes kind of guy.<p>The job that seemingly nobody wants has somehow found its perfect fit. Ashton Carter, the former Deputy Secretary of Defense, appears to be the president's …

Fresh Drone Footage Spotlights the Old Chernobyl Disaster Site

Perhaps it’s not the most dangerous place on the planet anymore — sadly, there’s Fukushima Japan, the site of the 2011 nuclear reactor meltdown, as well as numerous political hotspots all over the globe where grave harm can come to anyone in the vicinity.<p>But the disaster at Chernobyl maintains a …

Happy birthday! 20 ways PlayStation changed gaming

As Sony’s console turns 20, we look back at the ways the Japanese giant has changed gaming for good.<p>Happy 20th to the PlayStation! That’s right, …

10 PlayStation Oddities

On its 20th anniversary, a look back at the landmark Sony game console’s weirdest variants, add-ons, and offshoots.<p>On December 3, 1994–20 years ago today–Sony launched the PlayStation in Japan. More than any console before it, Sony’s first video game system propelled the CD storage format into the …

Weird

Google to put security guards on payroll

SAN FRANCISCO — Google plans to put security guards for all of its Northern California offices on its payroll and part ways with the company that used to supply them.<p>Google will hire about 200 security guards at its Mountain View, Calif., headquarters, San Francisco office and at YouTube in San …

NFL Bans Beats Headphones On Camera (Updated)

Bose secured an NFL sponsorship deal that allows it to elbow Beats by Dre in front of TV cameras.<p>Remember the television commercial that opens with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick arriving at an opposing team’s stadium, where he is greeted by a throng of screaming, …

'You Have The Right To Remain Silent.' Or Do You?

"You have the right to remain silent."<p>Any devotee of TV crime dramas or police procedural shows hears the phrase regularly. But new court decisions in recent years have chipped away at that principle.<p>Take the case of California resident Richard Tom. In 2007, he broadsided a car, injuring a girl and …