Terry Alfa Furqan

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Craig Venter Mapped The Genome. Now He's Trying To Decode Death

<b>THE WORLD’S MOST EXTREME</b> physical exam starts in the world’s plushest exam room, complete with a couch, a private bathroom and a teeming fruit plate. It will be my home for an entire day. First come the blood tests, vial after vial. Then two 35-minute sessions in an MRI tube, where REM and U2 try …

Genetics

If You Do 1 Workout, It Had Better Be This

Build muscle and blast calories with this effective bodyweight workout. And it's excuse-proof, too, because you can do it anywhere since it requires no equipment at all. The workout should take you around 20 minutes, so get moving!<p>Directions: Start with 10 reps of each exercise, building up to 15 …

7 prefab homes that impressed us in 2016

Another prefabulous year behind us!<p>The idea that prefab homes can provide an efficient alternative to traditional construction is no longer news. Besides digging deep into all kinds of prefab dreams percolating throughout the last century, Curbed also been sharing plenty of prefab options currently …

6 Lies You Must Stop Telling Yourself

We all lie to ourselves about certain things: <i>Tonight I'll turn my phone off at a decent hour. Mom really did love that scarf I gave her. The person</i> …

Mental Health

How Napping Changes Your Brain That Makes You More Creative

Do you find that by the afternoon you are getting weary and losing focus? You may even find yourself starting to nod off. Chances are you need a good …

5 hacks to have superb memory and active mind

These days, you feel like a robot.<p><i>You drag your feet into work and you have to deal with your boss. You’re hustling this year yet again to try and</i> …

Mindfulness

Web design trends we can expect to see in 2017

It’s that time of year where we look at the year that was and the year that will be. We’ve seen a lot of amazing website designs this year, and I’m eager to see what 2017 has in store for website and website design.<p>2017 is sure to bring some amazing website designs, but if we look hard enough, we …

UI Design

Why You Should Try Meditating While Running (and How to Do It)

Yes, you can get your Zen on while getting miles in. Here are nine tips for making your next run extra-serene.<p>I’m running down Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on an unseasonably warm fall day, my purple sneakers softly thudding against the ground. As I run, I notice a young boy skateboarding on the …

Meditation

3 Push-Up Modifications To Try If You Can’t Do A Full One

Even though push-ups are an incredibly effective arms exercise, they're notoriously tough AF. Enter push-up modifications! Just because they're a …

Workouts

Do This Workout 3 Days Per Week To See Results

Whether you’re just starting a fitness regimen or trying to keep up with one, finding the time to work out is half the battle. In a perfect world, …

Exercise

How Pepe the frog and Dilbert explain the culture wars of the 2016 election, in one comic

The alt-right’s controversial memes reflect the unsavory side of remix culture.<p>While millions of Americans geared up to watch the final presidential debate on October 19, an unlikely discourse played out on Twitter. The conversation involved the popular comic strip <i>Dilbert</i>, copyright law, an …

Remixes

The Annual Sheep Invasion in Madrid: Pictures

Sheep

Poll: Republican Party Fractured as Hillary Clinton Maintains Solid Lead

Hillary Clinton’s 5-point lead over Donald Trump remains virtually unchanged since last week—but after prolonged in-fighting among GOP party leaders, a majority of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters (57 percent) see a lasting fracture in the Republican Party, according to the latest NBC …

Off his message again: Trump vows to sue all female accusers

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Steering his campaign toward controversy yet again, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of …

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Oil majors experiment with technology to weather crisis

Oil majors including Statoil, Shell and Chevron are experimenting with various technologies, from drones and drill design to data management, to drive down costs and weather a deep downturn.<p>Crude prices have more than halved since mid-2014, forcing companies to cut billions of dollars in costs. …

Donald Trump is failing at basically everything right now. This poll proves it.

Donald Trump has had a very tough three weeks on the campaign trail, from a bad first debate to the “Access Hollywood” video to the recent flood of allegations that he groped and made unwanted sexual advances toward several women.<p>And yet Trump trails Hillary Clinton by just four points in the new …

Donald Trump

20 reasons why Reinhold Messner is the world's greatest living man

To mark World Mountain Day, we're paying homage to (probably) the coolest person on Earth right now. Here's why we love him:<p>1. He was the first man to climb every mountain over 8,000 metres<p>There are 14 peaks on Earth with summits in the “death zone”, above 8,000 metres (26,000 feet). Just over 30 …

Pence says GOP ticket will 'absolutely' accept vote outcome

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pence said Sunday he and Donald Trump will abide by "the will of the American people" on Election Day, and suggested that …