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Our Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes of 2017

There are few things the almighty Crock-Pot can't tackle, but above all else it makes getting dinner on the table a whole lot more manageable on busy …

Dinosaur-destroying asteroid might have delivered a cancer-killer to Earth

Over 65 million years ago, an asteroid some 10 km (6 mi) wide crashed into the Earth and wiped out the dinosaurs. Strangely, the legacy of this huge …

Cigna to stop covering most OxyContin prescriptions

<b>(CNN) —</b> In an attempt to reduce opioid use amid a nationwide abuse epidemic, insurance giant Cigna will no longer cover most OxyContin prescriptions in its group plans beginning January 1.<p>"Our focus is on helping customers get the most value from their medications -- this means obtaining effective …

A Data Scientist Has Mapped The Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

National Parks

The best small towns to visit across America

Where to go when you need a break from the city<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in August 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>From New York to Los Angeles, urban life can take a toll. Whether you’re battling traffic, the subway, or you’ve just have had enough …

6 Protein Myths That Are Messing With Your Diet

Myth #1: More protein = more muscle<p>iulian valentin via shutterstock.<p>It's a fact that your body can't properly repair or generate muscle without the full suite of essential amino acids found in food sources of protein. But just eating protein isn't enough to build or maintain strength and muscle …

Nutrition

Keto Diet Hack: Could a Ketone-Infused Beverage Be the Sports Drink of the Future?

Set aside the neon-colored sugar water—scientists have created a new performance-enhancing beverage, and it’s already producing some impressive …

Exercise

Ignoring science to convince the public that we’re doomed by climate change

By Larry Kummer. From the Fabius Maximus website.<p>Summary: The news has become stranger since the climate policy debate has decoupled from the IPCC. …

TBT vs. Splits: An Analysis

Lately there's been much discussion about whether it's more beneficial to do total body training (TBT) or some version of a split system where parts …