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13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

Linguistics

Brain technologies pose threats that are all too real, experts warn

In the Lab<p>New brain technologies pose threats to privacy and autonomy that are all too real, experts warn<p>W<p>ith Elon Musk aiming to build brain …

Peter Thiel

Stop The Press, Is It Sen. Schumer, Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump Fault?

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) There are moments when you almost feel the Earth’s axis shift. That happened the other day when Sen. …

Hillary Clinton

I went from sedentary academic to 100-mile marathon runner—thanks to the science of self-control

Most people have days they’ll never forget. For me, that day is April 26, 2011.<p>It was my first time appearing on National Public Radio. As part of the program <i>All Things Considered</i>, host Michele Norris interviewed me about my research that suggested increasing narcissism in pop music lyrics. Michele …

The Trick to Living Longer May Be Jogging Instead of Running, Study Shows

Not only does regularly working out keep the body strong, but it also keeps the mind strong by helping control anxiety. (And those mood-boosting …

Ancient, giant viruses are being unearthed in Arctic ice that's at risk of melting

Revitalized ancient viruses might one day get added to the list of ominous consequences of melting ice.<p>Scientists working in the Arctic circle over the past few decades have unearthed several massive viruses that some say could be re-awakened if the permafrost that imprisons them dissolves.<p>In 2015, …

Microbiology

On the same day Rex Tillerson is confirmed, the House votes to kill a transparency rule for oil companies

On the same day the Senate confirmed Rex Tillerson as Donald Trump’s secretary of state, the House voted to kill a transparency rule for oil companies that Tillerson once lobbied against while CEO of Exxon Mobil.<p>So all in all, a good day for America’s largest oil and gas firm.<p>Using the little-known …

Rex Tillerson

What Came Before the Big Bang? A Surprise Answer

<i>By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas Kafatos, PhD,</i><p>The most widely accepted notions about the universe are central to how we view reality. One striking example links birth and death. In the age of faith, religion existed to reassure believers about a higher plane of reality. On this plane, the everyday …

Inconceivable

Why Hell Can't Freeze Over: Quantum Physics And Absolute Zero

Last week, physicists at the National Institute for Standards and Technology reported they'd cooled an object to a million times colder than room temperature. It was a record for the super-difficult science of super-cooling.<p>In this field, researchers inch ever closer to — but never reach — the …

Quantum Mechanics

The Genius Deck Helps Reset Your Brain When You’re Stuck on a Problem

When you take breaks, you come back to your work with a fresh perspective, and if you’re stuck, that perspective can often help you figure out a …

How To Catch Largemouth Bass - In-Fisherman

Jeff Simpson photo<p>The largemouth bass is, without a doubt, the most important gamefish in North America. Its popularity is due to is widespread …

Fuel to Be Strong: Nutrition for Strength Athletes

<b>Let’s face it: most of the quality nutrition information comes out of the bodybuilding community and is aimed at bodybuilders</b>. And that makes sense. …

Nutrition

How Your Brain Stops You From Exercising - Guyology

<i>This story was originally published on Gizmodo</i><p>If your New Year’s Resolution is to hit the gym, you might find sticking to it a little tricky.<p>A recent …

Obama administration was hypocritical on UN's Israeli settlements vote

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Friday, the Obama administration decided not to veto a UN Security Council resolution harshly criticizing Israel and calling its settlement activity illegal. The decision not to veto was cowardly, hypocritical, wrong, and yet, thankfully, ultimately ineffectual.<p>Do not be misled -- the …

Israel

No-16: Browns survive Chargers for first victory of the season

CLEVELAND -- As the San Diego Chargers' final field goal attempt to tie the game fluttered wide right Saturday, Cleveland Browns veteran tackle Joe …

NFL

Browns fans go crazy on Twitter over team's first win

The Cleveland Browns won their first game of the season on Saturday, snapping their 17-game losing streak and avoiding finishing the season as the …

NFL

How the sports world reacted to the Cleveland Browns winning a football game

It was a huge day in Cleveland as the Browns avoided going winless this season with perhaps the best Christmas gift of all. So what did the internet have to say?

NFL

3 Ways to Silence Self-Doubt, According to a Spirit Coach

With all of the reflection that the end of the year brings, it's common to measure yourself against your lofty expectations. But before you become …

WATCH: GOP Elector (a Sheriff) Burns Huge Pile of Anti-Trump Letters

Sheriff <b>Richard Jones</b> of Butler County, Ohio was a Republican elector for this year’s Presidential election. Before electors met on Monday, Jones …

Why our presidents are elected by a clique of elites

American presidential elections are generally orderly affairs. People vote, somebody wins and life goes on. It's our proud tradition of democratic self-governance.<p>And yet: <i></i>The whole thing is controlled by a cabal of elites who <i>actually</i> pick the nation’s commander-in-chief, and who, theoretically, …

Interest rates are rising in the US, but in other places they're still below zero — here's what that means

It's only the second time in a decade. On Wednesday December 14, the Federal Reserve hiked its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percent to the range of 0.5% to 0.75%. That number doesn't affect most Americans directly. It's a target for the rate charged when banks lend money to each other …

Interest Rates

Kids turn violent as parents battle ‘digital heroin’ addiction

<i>On August 28, The Post published a piece by Dr. Nicholas Kardaras,“The Frightening Effects of Digital Heroin,” that was based on his book “Glow</i> …

Trump's Men In Moscow: Trump Disciples Suddenly Showing Up In Russia

Donald Trump hasn't been inaugurated yet, but members of his campaign entourage are already riding the president-elect's coattails all the way to Moscow.<p>On Monday, Jack Kingston, a former Trump surrogate, briefed American businesspeople in Russia on what they might expect from the incoming …

Donald Trump

Fiesta Bowl preview: Ohio State vs. Clemson semifinal should be epic

Find a better postseason matchup than this. I dare you. You can’t. So don’t try. This playoff game between ACC champ and No. 2 seed Clemson and No. 3 …

Quantum Gravity Research Could Unearth the True Nature of Time

Theoretical physicists striving to unify quantum mechanics and general relativity into an all-encompassing theory of quantum gravity face what’s …

Do You Even Know How Bonds Work? Now’s the Time to Brush Up

Test your knowledge with our quiz.<p>Bonds have been in the news a lot lately: Yields on 10-year Treasury bonds have risen amid concerns that tax cuts …

Investing

Math a concern for US teens; science, reading flat on test

WASHINGTON (AP) — American students have a math problem.<p>The latest global snapshot of student performance for 15-year-olds shows declining math scores in the U.S. and stagnant performance in science and reading.<p>"We're losing ground — a troubling prospect when, in today's knowledge-based economy, …

Education

Oil industry urges Trump to approve Dakota Access pipeline

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Industry leaders are urging President-elect Donald Trump to make approval of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline a priority when he takes office next month, but a spokesman for Trump isn't offering many clues about how the incoming president might act.<p>Meanwhile, the leader …

Oil & Gas Industry

Leaner and meaner: U.S. shale greater threat to OPEC after oil price war

In a corner of the prolific Bakken shale play in North Dakota, oil companies can now pump crude at a price almost as low as that enjoyed by OPEC giants Iran and Iraq.<p>Until a few years ago it was unprofitable to produce oil from shale in the United States. But the steep slide in costs has U.S. shale …