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The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

Here's what you need to know...<p>Doing a few sets of 10 with 135 pounds isn't a smart way to warm up for benching 300 or more pounds.<br>• The intelligent …

Tesla

9 Ways To Become The Master Of Your Own Mind

Many of us spend an exorbitant amount of time and energy -- not to mention money -- taking care of our bodies, and trying to keep ourselves looking and feeling our best. But when it comes to the mind, less attention (literally) is paid. Taking care of the mind can come as an afterthought, and often …

How to communicate when the world goes silent

So how would you communicate with your family or get help if communications go down? If you found yourself in the middle of a wide-scale disaster …

40 Places To See With Your Kids Before They Are All Grown Up

As we all know, kids grow up way too fast. There are so many things to do, see and explore, it always seems challenging to find a starting point. In …

National Parks

Hubble at 25: the best images from the space telescope - in pictures

As the Hubble space telescope gets ready to celebrate 25 years since its launch, we look back at some of the iconic images it has produced<p>Twenty-five years on: Hubble’s unsung heroes

Cosmology

Slow Cooker Melt In Your Mouth Pot Roast Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Combine seasoning mix ingredients together in a small bowl. Set aside.<p>Coat both sides of meat with olive oil. Sprinkle a third of the seasoning mix …

Cooking

Wellbeing: Time to spring-clean your thinking

By<p>Do you feel stuck in a rut and afraid to try new things? Success coach Sharron Lowe shows how we can all achieve our dreams simply by changing the …

Success for first non-beating heart transplant in Europe

Surgeons say that new technique will allow far more donor hearts to be used and could increase transplantation by up to 25%<p>Surgeons in Cambridge are hailing as a success the first heart transplant operation in Europe to use a non-beating heart.<p>Medical teams at Papworth Hospital spent more than a …

Medicine

Google warns of fake digital certificates issued for its domains and potentially others (Updated)

Google revealed today that it has discovered several fake digital certificates for some of its domains.<p>That’s bad, because any browser accessing these domains via transport layer security (TLS; the latest security protocol, and a successor to SSL) counts on a certificate in order to be sure that …

Socrates' Wisdom on Physical Fitness | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: In his</i> Memorabilia<i>, Xenophon, a student of Socrates, shares a dialogue between Socrates and one of Socrates’ disciples named Epigenes.</i> …

Galaxy Hunters—The Search for Cosmic Dawn

Imagine a universe with no stars, no galaxies, and no light: just a black brew of primordial gases immersed in a sea of invisible matter. Beginning a few hundred thousand years after the blinding flash of the big bang, the universe plunged into a darkness that lasted almost a half billion years. …

Have Astronomers Finally Found Dark Matter?

It’s been a mystery for 80 years—but gamma rays from a dwarf galaxy could finally tell scientists what dark matter is really made of.<p>It’s too early to say for certain, but astronomers may have picked up a new clue to the nature of dark matter—invisible cosmic stuff with at least five times the mass …

Scientists Call For Moratorium On Human Genetic Experiments

Prominent scientists have called for a temporary halt on research aimed at editing the DNA of human embryos, fearing a real-life Gattaca. "Human beings are not lab rats,” said one.<p>Citing safety fears for babies, genetics researchers on Thursday called for a halt to experiments that would alter the …

Cancer Survival Boosted by Tetanus Shot With Vaccine

Treatment with tetanus shot seems to enhance cancer vaccine’s effects, stimulating the immune system, Duke University study of glioblastoma patients finds<p>A common tetanus booster shot given to patients with a deadly form of brain cancer shortly before an experimental cancer vaccine prolonged their …

Immunotherapy

21 tips, tricks and shortcuts to help you stay anonymous online

Avoiding being tracked online is nearly impossible, but here are a few ways to reduce the risk<p>1. SECURE WEBMAIL WITH EXTENSIONS<p>If you’re using a popular webmail service, such as Gmail or Yahoo Mail, and you don’t or can’t make the switch to a more secure service, then consider installing …

Information Systems

12 Empowering Children's Books To Add To Little Girls' Bookshelves

The books we read as children can have a huge impact on the weird humans we eventually become. Our beliefs, aspirations, and morals can all be …

What Google knows about data security that you should know too

A new report on cloud storage prepared for Google by a Hamilton-based risk advisor shows that businesses need to take a truly global look to …

Google Drive

Your iPhone has been hacked by the NSA

That iPhone in your hands? It’s been compromised by the National Security Agency through its SIM card, and government spies can access your phone through a backdoor installed on it without even needing a court order.<p>Sound scary? It is, and it’s the latest bombshell to be dropped by American …

Surveillance

Net neutrality battle pitches activists and FCC against Big Cable and GOP

President Obama supports new rules that if passed will regulate the internet like water and electricity – executives and Republican politicians do not<p>For more than three decades Kevin Zeese has been a burly, vociferous presence on the front lines of protest movements. The 59-year-old Baltimore …

Net Neutrality

Do Kids Really Learn From Playing Educational Games on Tablets?

Last night while helping my 8-year-old son do his weekly spelling homework, my 5-year-old, always looking to divert attention his way, told me he'd learnt how to write the letters A and Z while playing an alphabet and phonics learning game on my tablet. "Would you like me to write the big or little …

Education Technology

Cool and Crunchy Melon-Cucumber Salad

This summer, add cucumber to a melon salad to make it extra-crisp. We cut watermelon and cantaloupe into cubes and balls for a beautifully geometric presentation that can be eaten with toothpicks. We also tossed them as a salad, dressed with yuzu juice (available at Asian supermarkets and specialty …

A Better, Truer, More Southern Way to Make Grits

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: You're doing grits wrong. Here's how to do them right. (Hint: It will involve some coddling.)</i><p>I’d be wise to trust a chef with three restaurants, a marquis spot on an …

Spices

24 Adventurous Back Yard Ideas

Shares 147K<p><b>Back Yard Ideas.</b> Not everyone can Build a tree house. (<–Those are amazing!) but that does not mean you need to have a boring yard! Just a …

Kindness Makes You Happy… and Happiness Makes You Kind

What if the payback for acts of kindness was an increase in your happiness? What if it also increased happiness for the person you were kind to? And …

Happiness

The truth about ‘miracle foods’ – from chia seeds to coconut oil

Cancer, diabetes, heart disease, dandruff… can these things really be cured, or at least prevented, by what we eat?<p>As books that give answers go, there’s one classic that often gets overlooked – the dictionary. So next time you’re wondering whether a £10 tub of the latest miracle food can really …

Coconut

Consumer Reports Study: Demanding Respect From Doctors May Save Your Life

A hospital is a dangerous place to visit. Each year more than 400,000 people are killed due to preventable medical errors, which include preventable Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs). This makes preventable medical errors the third leading cause of death in the U.S., behind heart disease (1st) …

Physiology

Population Explosion And Peak Renewable Food Resources

If you’ve ever wondered or suspected that there is a limit or balance to the expansion of human population versus the food required to feed us all, …