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Fast Way of Burning Fat

<b>BMR</b>(Basal Metabolic Rate) is the one which everyone has to notice, which indeed means that Metabolic rate is the amount of metabolism taken place in …

Weight Loss Tips From the Biggest Loser

Can you not gain a single pound during the holidays—or even, dare we say it, <i>lose</i> weight? Yep. And the best people to show us the way are the trainers of <i>The Biggest Loser</i>. When you have to make looking good and maintaining your weight a way of life, you learn to deal with diet highs and lows, as …

Meet the bots that made half the web’s traffic in 2014

Bots, those software programs that automate web activity, accounted for 56% of Internet traffic in 2014, according to content delivery platform Incapsula. (This was actually down from 61.5% of traffic in 2013.)<p>Though you might not notice them, bots are everywhere online—and used for both good and …

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The mystery of Chopin's death

<b>When Polish composer Frederic Chopin died in 1849 he seemed to have suffered a classic Romantic death from tuberculosis. But doubts soon arose about the diagnosis, and a scientific examination of the heart earlier this year, while at first appearing to confirm the TB theory, left the mystery</b> …

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Joe Cocker’s Life in Photos

The British rock and blues singer died at 70 on Monday. From his Woodstock performance to a candid moment with Rod Stewart, see striking pictures …

2015 Diet, Weight Loss Trends

As we count down to 2015 (fun fact! Once the ball drops on 1/1/2015, we will be equidistant from both 2000 and 2030—how nuts is that?!), health experts are also assessing the state of the nation's...diet.<p>This year's <i>"What's Trending in Nutrition" Survey from Pollock Communications and Today's</i> …

This Is How NASA Fixed a Telescope Currently in Orbit

In one sense, the fact that the Kepler space telescope found a new planet last week is pretty unremarkable news. The probe has discovered nearly a …

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Joe Cocker, Rock Legend, in Pictures

Joe Cocker – a life in pictures

The Sheffield-born singer, famous for hits such as Up Where We Belong, You Are So Beautiful and his cover of the Beatles’ With a Little Help From My Friends, has died aged 70

Photo: @rwmaddenphotog | Winter solstice sunrise. It's my favorite day of the year. Today isn't the earliest sunrise

Winter solstice 2014: celebrations at Stonehenge – in pictures

Modern-day Druids, pagans and other revellers gather at Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain to celebrate the first day of winter – otherwise known as the winter solstice, which is the shortest day and the longest night of the year

South Korean nuclear operator hacked amid cyber-attack fears

Operator begins two-day exercise after suspected hacker tweets information on KHNP plants and its staff<p>South Korea’s nuclear plant operator has said its computer systems have been breached, raising fears that hackers, including those with possible North Korean links, could shift their focus to key …

Animals Get Super Excited Over Spontaneous Fun Just Like You

Our furry friends are not so different from us. They can get a little spazzy over the simple things in life and enjoy the fun moments that’d you never expect. Whether it’s making snow angels or enjoying a well-made slide, the opportunity to enjoy some spontaneous fun is not lost on our four-legged …

Why is it so difficult to eat real food in the 21st century?

Once the weird and alien alternative, industrialized food is now the norm<p>My great-grandmother lived to be over 100 years old. Never leaving her rural Bulgarian surroundings, she might have been one of the last people on the planet who wouldn’t be able to tell you who Ronald McDonald was. Hers was a …

I work at Sony Pictures. This is what it was like after we got hacked.

An employee* in the Los Angeles office of Sony Pictures Entertainment (SNE) opened up to <i>Fortune</i> about the personal ordeal they went through following …

11 Remarkable Health Advances From 2014

From groundbreaking new drugs to doctor-assisted suicide, 2o14 was full of historic moments that are bound to play on in a big way throughout 2015 …

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The Definitive Reading List of the 14 Best Books of 2014 Overall

I consider my annual best-of reading lists a kind of Old Year’s resolutions in reverse — unlike traditional resolutions, which lay out an aspirational list of priorities for the new year, these represent a look back at the books that proved themselves most worth prioritizing over the setting year. …

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Leaked CIA documents show how to beat airport security like a spy

A Wikileaks gift for both holiday travelers and terrorists<p>WikiLeaks has published a pair of internal CIA documents briefing undercover agents on how to dupe security at airports. The two documents — both classified as "Secret/NOFORN" meaning not to be shared with allied security agencies — give …

Is drinking alcohol going to make you fat?

Are beer bellies a real thing? Do social drinkers really carry around an extra five pounds of weight?<p>I have avoided investigating the answers to this question for all my adult life — and all my years as a health reporter. Call it denial by someone who likes her wine.<p>Recently I learned that the …

These experts still don't buy the FBI claim that North Korea hacked Sony

President Obama has done his best to tamp down fury at North Korea for hacking Sony--"I don't think it was an act of war," he said Sunday on CNN, but "cybervandalism"--but to find true skepticism about North Korea's role in the attack, you have to turn to the professional hacking and anti-hacking …