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Understanding Your Food Cravings So You Can Eat Healthier

Nutrition

Is It Offensive to Say 'Old Testament'?

In a recent article, I referred frequently to the "Old Testament." Someone immediately wrote and asked why I was using that "offensive" phrase.<p>"Old Testament," he said, "implies that a New Testament supersedes and surpasses it."<p>Some research revealed my reader is not alone in his thinking. The …

The Impact of the Jewish People on Humanity, as Traced by Scholars Throughout Time

When Abraham first discovered the method of connection, he told about it to whomever would listen, and those who joined him became the first truly connected people. Those people then went to Egypt, and finally emerged from it in much greater numbers, an entire nation. That nation received the …

Science Magazine Officially Retracts That Discredited Gay Marriage Study

Science magazine officially retracted a major study on same-sex marriage and public opinion on Thursday without the consent of the lead author, UCLA graduate student Michael J. LaCour.<p>The events leading to the retraction became public on May 19, when the article’s second author, Columbia University …

LG G4 Smartphone Camera Leaves Galaxy S6 And iPhone 6 Outgunned

LG has finally launched its latest flagship smartphone, the G4 – a phone fitted with a camera that’s technologically way ahead of arch-rivals Apple and Samsung.<p>With the G4, LG has delivered one of the most impressive smartphone camera specifications I’ve seen. Seemingly innumerable leaks and …

Phones

The Workout to Build a Bigger, Stronger Chest

<b>Goal 2: A Thinner Waistline!</b><p>Building a bigger, stronger chest also adds size to your shoulders and triceps, widening the top of your body. The larger you are on top, the smaller your waistline appears. So if your diet and aerobic plan are lagging, building a larger upper body will create the …

Source of Antarctica’s Eerie ‘Bleeding Glacier’ Found

Antarctica's Dry Valleys are the most arid places on Earth, but underneath their icy soils lies a vast and ancient network of salty, liquid water filled with life, a new study finds.<p>The Dry Valleys are almost entirely ice-free, except for a few isolated glaciers. Inside the canyons, the climate is …

Nature Communications

More Sex Means More Money

A new study finds that those who have more sex bring home bigger paychecks. How bedroom behavior deepens your pockets.<p>Employees with active sex lives …

Research

What Saddam Gave ISIS

Newly unearthed documents shed light on the foundations of the terror group—and the crucial role Baathists played in organizing and directing a …

Islam

First Ever Picture Taken of a Rare African Monkey

The Bouvier’s red colobus monkey had not been seen in some 40 years and was thought by many to be extinct.<p>The Bouvier's red colobus monkey had never been photographed until now.<p>Long feared extinct, the rare primate hadn't been observed by scientists since the 1970s. But late this February two …

What 'Food Porn' Does to the Brain

What's the psychological appeal of looking at food that can't be tasted?<p>In the mid-20th century, the Dutch biologist Nikolaas Tinbergen uncovered an odd quirk of animal behavior: Across species, the animals in his experiments seemed to prefer prettier, flashier, more attention-grabbing versions of …

George Mason

Here’s How Weed Affects Your Body

A synopsis of science's pot-related findings, in honor of today's holiday<p>Our obsession with marijuana’s mystifying powers goes back a long time; though its first documented use was in 2727 BC, there’s some indication that our ancestors cultivated cannabis plants in the earliest days of agriculture. …

Cannabis

8 Surprising Ways You're Slowing Your Metabolism

<b>You Ditched Dairy</b><br>Muscle is essential for keeping your metabolism humming, and women who consumed three to seven servings of dairy per day lost more fat and gained more muscle mass than women who downed less, according to research from McMaster University. Check out these 10 portable protein-packed …

Computer Finds Lost Shakespeare Play

Two University of Texas researchers have used computer analysis to prove that Shakespeare was at least a co-author of Double Falsehood, convincing …

Literature

Cure for thinning hair? Scientists find plucking stimulates huge growth spurt

Pulling out lingering follicles could stimulate the scalp into a burst of regeneration, scientists have found<p>For people with thinning hair the idea of plucking out the few strands that remain may fill them with horror.<p>However a new study suggests that pulling out the lingering follicles could …

hair loss

7 Fat Burning Exercises to do At Home

5:18 AM Beginner Bodybuilding, Workouts<p>I50.If you think that the only way to do some powerful and effective fat burning workout is possible only in …

6 Ways to Lose Weight in 30 Seconds or Less

<i>By Adam Rosante</i><b><br>Special to Eat This, Not That!</b><p>That’s why, when I take on a new client, I put together a program that works quickly and effectively, …

Fitness

Five Simple Memory Improvement Tips to Boost Brain Power

Have you ever imagined how life would be without long-term memory? Not remembering your phone number, your friend’s name, where you live, or what to …

Morning Workout: Motivation and Tips

This news may be easy enough for early birds to swallow, but what if you’re the type of person who has a profound relationship with your snooze button? Here, seven tips to learn how to tackle exercise first thing in the AM—so you can take advantage of a study like this, too.<p><b>Sleep in your gym gear</b> …

The 8 kinkiest passages of the Bible

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>Dildos, dongs and a near-endless supply of boobs. The Good Book is a whole lot naughtier than we give it credit<p>Anna Pulley<p>April 6, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The Bible has some lovely stories in it about kindness, empathy, and loving one’s fellow …

Theology

14 Modern Fitness Myths Busted

Plenty of athletes swear by these workout prescriptions. But are they science or snake oil? Read on to learn why you should skip the diets, forget about altitude training, and ditch the ice baths.<p>14. “To Perform Well I Need to Track My Metrics.”<p><b>Science Says</b>: In a forthcoming study of fitness …

Exercise

What It’s Like to Have Cosmetic Genital Surgery

Now, a year later, Vicky is the proud owner of a designer vagina—thanks to clitoropexy to reduce her clitoral hood, labia majora remodeling, and labia minora reductions—and told us all about it:<p><b>WH: When did you first start feeling insecure about your vagina?</b> <b><br>Vicky:</b> I’d never been happy with what I …

The Vitamin He Needs So His Penis Can Perform

When researchers tested 143 men with varying degrees of erectile dysfunction, they found that nearly half of them were coming up deficient in D, and only one in five had optimal levels of the nutrient. What's more, men with severe cases of ED had vitamin D levels that were about 24 percent lower …