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Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Yoga

Fill Your New Kindle, iPad, iPhone, eReader with Free eBooks, Audio Books, Online Courses & More

Santa left a new Kindle, iPad, Kindle Fire or other media player under your tree. He did his job. Now we'll do ours. We'll tell you how to fill those …

'Rogue One': How an Ex-Navy Pilot Wound Up Next to Jyn Erso at the Rebel Alliance Base

It was a love of 'Star Wars' that led Brit Ben Hartley to become a helicopter pilot and eventually saw him not only appear in 'Rogue One' but be …

The 7 Biggest Dick Moves in the History of Gaming

Tens of millions of adults spend all their free time in fictional worlds that are full of more tedious work and assholes than most real-life jobs. …

It's Official: NASA's Peer-Reviewed EM Drive Paper Has Finally Been Published

It works.<p>After months of speculation and leaked documents, NASA's long-awaited EM Drive paper has <i>finally</i> been peer-reviewed and published. And it …

Physics

Ask Ethan: What 'Impossible Physics' Would Be Possible With Warp Drive?

When warp drive was first brought into the public consciousness with the debut of <i>Star Trek</i> fifty years ago, our understanding of the Universe was fundamentally different than it is today. For one, warp drive was simply a plot device to reach the distant stars without having characters and the …

Twitter / Account Suspended

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

The best ways to sell or trade in your Apple Watch

The Apple Watch Series 2 is finally here...and I have to admit, it looks pretty appealing with its waterproofing, built-in GPS and brighter screen. But before you jump on the preorder train, you might want to consider what you're going to do with your original Apple Watch. (After all, it's not the …

Why millennials aren't having sex

Did you hear? Millennials aren't having any sex.<p>Well, that's not entirely true. But they're certainly having <i>less</i> sex than the generations that came …

Earth - It took centuries, but we now know the size of the Universe

"Let us go rambling about the Universe." This is the invitation that American astronomer Harlow Shapley gave to an audience in Washington DC in 1920. He was taking part in the so-called Great Debate with fellow scientist Heber Curtis on the scale of the Universe.<p>Shapley believed that our Milky Way …

Universe

How the Universe Solved the “Hard Problem"

For some inexplicable reason the most common element in every possible experience--consciousness--has kept itself a secret. How the human brain produces consciousness--if it does--is an age-old question, currently traveling under the name of “the hard problem." Philosopher David Chalmers, who …

‘Star Wars’ Doesn’t Belong To Angry Fanboys

A few days ago, <i>Star Wars</i> fans were gifted with the first trailer for December’s <i>Rogue One</i>. Cause for excitement? Everybody likes more <i>Star Wars</i>, right? WRONG. While most fans were delighted by the totally rad trailer, there was the vocal contingent (I know it’s not all of you, so please don’t get all …

Apple’s stock apps suck: Here’s what you should replace them with

When you get a new iPhone, it comes with more than a dozen apps pre-installed for all of your basic needs. These default apps include Calendar, Mail, …

The 1 Tough Question You Should Ask If You Actually Want The Job

It may not be easy, but ask a hiring manager this question and you'll blow their mind.<p>"So, do you have any questions for us?"<p>Nothing strikes more fear into a job interviewee's heart than this question. Even if you spent hours researching the company, preparing things to say, and rehearsing your …

Awe-inspiring quotes from Carl Sagan reveal how we are fundamentally connected to the cosmos

Through his poetic, inspirational words, late astronomer Carl Sagan helped us realize that life on Earth is a precious gift.<p>Here, we've paired the latest photos by the revolutionary Hubble Space Telescope with some of Sagan's best quotes, which shine a glimmering light on who we are, why we're …

Universe

What Richard Branson, Elon Musk and Other Top Execs Ask During Job Interviews

Savvy CEOs and executives know that interview questions like, “What’s your biggest strength?” and, “What’s your biggest weakness?” aren’t as telling …

General relativity: How Einstein's theory explains the universe, and more - Science News - ABC News

A century ago, physicist Albert Einstein unveiled a theory that would change the world — general relativity.<p>It would cement his place at the top of …

Relativity's Legacy: Your Guide to Traveling the Galaxy in Only 20 Years

<i>Paul Sutter is a research fellow at the Astronomical Observatory of Trieste and visiting scholar at the Ohio State University's Center for Cosmology</i> …

Physics