Vladislav Alexeyev

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You may have more control over aging than you think

Molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn shared a Nobel Prize for her research on telomeres — structures at the tips of chromosomes that play a key role in cellular aging. But she was frustrated that important health implications of her work weren't reaching beyond academia.<p>So along with …

Tip: Do the Quadruped Row

This odd-looking rowing variation will fix your form flaws and help prevent low back pain. Check it out.<p>For back strength and size, nothing beats …

A Brief History Of America's Middle Class

"The middle class is disappearing" has been a standard line during this election cycle. As it turns out, it's not wrong.<p>Last year was the first recorded year that middle-income families no longer made up the majority in America, according to the Pew Research Center. What this actually means …

The 20 Most Important Battles of World War II

The clashes that shaped the course of the deadliest war of all time.<p>World War II was the greatest conflict in history, carried out on a scale almost impossible to grasp. In many ways it was the first modern war, in which airpower played a vital role both on land and at sea, but many actions were …

This is a video of our future, and it's scary as hell

Of course, the "future" in the title refers to a possible future; we don't have a magical crystal ball yet. But even though we can't know what the …

Augmented Reality

The 12-Round Belly-Fat Knockout

Follow along to this bodyweight core workout led by the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Bring belly fat down for the count with this abs-centric bodyweight workout.<p>You’ll do 12 rounds of two-minute work bouts, with 30-second breaks between rounds. The rounds will vary between three different timing …

Is It Better to Lift Heavier Weights or Do More Reps?

Anyone who hits the weight room regularly will inevitably face the question: Should you add more weight and do less repetitions or use a lighter …

Physiotherapy

The $2 Trillion Project to Get Saudi Arabia’s Economy Off Oil

Early last year, at a royal encampment in the oasis of Rawdat Khuraim, Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia visited his uncle, King Abdullah, …

Earth - What really happened when the 'dino-killer' asteroid struck

Where armies of trees once stretched skywards, seemingly escaping from the thickets of ferns and shrubs that clawed at their roots, only scorched trunks remain. Instead of the incessant hum of insect chatter blotting out the sound of ponderous giant dinosaurs, only the occasional flurry of wind …

Earth Science

Story of cities #24: how Hiroshima rose from the ashes of nuclear destruction

In August 1945, a 16-kilotonne atomic bomb killed 140,000 people and reduced a thriving city to rubble. Hiroshima has been reborn as a place of peace and prosperity, but will memories of those dark days die with the last survivors?<p>The people of Hiroshima have developed a verbal shorthand for …

Japan

Story of cities #22: how Hitler's plans for Germania would have torn Berlin apart

Hitler’s megalomaniacal project to raze much of Berlin and transform it into his global Nazi capital killed thousands. Today, its few remnants are chilling, mundane, even graceful – and inseparable from a barbaric chapter in history<p>Resembling a huge, ripe, cracked brie, one of the few remnants of …

Art Deco

Story of cities #20: the secret history of Magnitogorsk, Russia's steel city

Designed for Stalin as the world’s first completely planned city, Magnitogorsk has yet to confront its controversial past – from the forced labour that helped build it in record time, to the severe pollution that has plagued its residents<p>In July 1931, Ibragim Akhmetzyanov arrived in Magnitogorsk in …

Wastewater

Discovery Could Rewrite History of Vikings in New World

POINT ROSEE, Canada<p>Guided by ancient Norse sagas and modern satellite images, searchers discover what may be North America's second Viking site.<p>It’s a two-mile trudge through forested, swampy ground to reach Point Rosee, a narrow, windswept peninsula stretching from southern Newfoundland into the …

Denying Death: Is Radically Longer Life Good for Society?

It’s no longer a radical question.<p>The aging literature is replete with treatments that could prolong lifespan by 20-40%, at least in lab animals. …

Singularity

Five Technologies That Will Disrupt Healthcare By 2020

<i>Frost & Sullivan’s Transformational Health program provides insight on the growth opportunities driven by innovative healthcare technology</i><p>The healthcare landscape is changing exponentially and the following technologies are expected to have far-reaching implications in terms of diagnostics, …

Digital Health

North Korea, again, demands halt to US-South Korea war games

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — It's a demand North Korea has been making for decades: The United States and South Korea must immediately suspend their …

Reaching for the stars: How lasers could propel spacecraft to relativistic speeds

The problem with "Bring Your Own Fuel"<p>It took a short 66 years for humanity to go from the first powered flight to landing a man on the Moon, and …

Will capitalism survive the robot revolution?

Economic experts are trying to figure out a question that just two decades ago seemed ridiculous: If 90 percent of human jobs are replaced by robots in the next 50 years — something now considered plausible — is capitalism still the ideal economic system to champion? No one is certain about the …

Economics

North Korea fires short-range missile along its coast | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea test-fired a short-range missile on its east coast on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, amid heightened tension over the isolated country’s nuclear and rocket programs.<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects a flight drill of fighter pilots from the Korean …

Solar panels take to the water as new farms flourish

Europe’s largest floating solar farm is ready to switch on. Built on a reservoir, (the Queen Elizabeth II), near Heathrow airport in Britain, the solar array is to supply energy to a water treatment plant, the sort of facility that places a huge and often little-recognised drain on electricity.<p>The …

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