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Expert Answers: Back Hurting After Yoga Class

Why does my back hurt after yoga class?<p><b>Q | My back hurts after yoga class. What gives?</b><p><b>A |</b> You’re not alone. Back pain is the most common adverse …

Yoga

5 Yoga Poses to Ease Lower Back Pain

Kaisa Kapanen<p> Credit: Kristin McGee<p>With this simple movement you are stretching the hips and the entire spine.<p>Start on your hands and knees. …

Yoga

The Weight Loss 'Secret' That No One Is Telling You

Despite massive government, medical and individual efforts to win the war on obesity, 71 percent of Americans are overweight. The average adult is 24 …

There’s no way around it: Donald Trump looks like a disaster for the planet

This is happening. Donald Trump is going to be president of the United States.<p>And there’s no way around it: What he’s planning to do looks like a disaster for the planet (and the people on it). Specifically, all the fragile progress the world has made on global warming over the past eight years is …

Obama Just Explained How NASA Will Get Humans to Mars by The 2030s

Let's do this.<p>Just in case all the recent headlines around SpaceX and Blue Origin had you thinking that the future of space exploration would be …

Earth has a little asteroid pal that has danced with it around the solar system for 100 years

An asteroid smaller than the Statue of Liberty is constantly accompanying Earth as the two bodies make their ways through the solar system.<p>The …

Asteroids

Nasa releases retro posters for its voyage to Mars – how to download the free artwork

Nasa has released a series of mock recruitment posters for its future voyages to Mars. The agency has published retro artwork seeking to inspire …

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Renewable energy surges to record levels around the world

<b>New solar, wind and hydropower sources were added in 2015 at the fastest rate the world has yet seen, a study says.</b><p>Investments in renewables during the year were more than double the amount spent on new coal and gas-fired power plants, the Renewables Global Status Report found.<p>For the first time, …

Revealed: 15 clever logos with genius hidden meanings

Have you ever spotted a hidden message in a company logo?<p>Logos are designed to inform and give us an immediate impression of a company – but what about the subliminal messages they are trying to convey?<p>There are countless examples of secret messages hidden in different logos, as listed by AdWeek …

Graphic Design

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Researchers created a robotic hand that is eerily human-like and can learn on its own

Typing out an email or setting up a pot of coffee are things we can do bleary eyed in the morning, but the movements our hands have to make to complete such tasks are truly complex, human skills.<p>That's why for robots to advance to the point where they can take care of our elderly or help clean our …

IBM's New Memory Is Over 50 Times Faster Than Flash And Could Soon Be Just as Cheap

We must have this!<p>Scientists at IBM Research have demonstrated a new level of efficiency for data storage with optical memory, using a storage format …

Home energy storage is the driving force of the future, claims Tesla trailblazer

When it comes to grabbing headlines with visions of the future, few can beat entrepreneur and inventor Elon Musk. He’s behind SpaceX, the rocket company that he sees as a vehicle to his dream of colonising Mars.<p>Better known, perhaps, are his Tesla electric cars, an increasingly common sight in the …

Clean Energy

The creators of Siri just showed off their next AI assistant, Viv, and it's incredible

Viv wowed the crowd during a public demo in New York<p>Dag Kittlaus and Adam Cheyer created the artificial intelligence behind Siri, Apple's iconic digital assistant, and one of the first modern apps to capably handle natural language queries on a smartphone. Today the pair showed off their newest …

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We Can Phase Out Fossil Fuels Within a Decade, Study Says

World leaders want to phase out fossil fuels by 2100, but this climate scientist says we could do it in ten years.<p>As we stare down the barrel of a world totally transformed (read: destroyed) by climate change in the not-so-distant future, a lot of the brightest minds around the world are spending a …

After a day in which Britain generated more power from the sun than from coal for the first time, the industry should be rejoicing. But the mood is fearful<p>Given that the government is determined to avoid playing a financial role in the planned new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point, it is perhaps …

Renewable Energy

‘Dramatic’ shift in polar motion attributed to effects of global warming and the impact humans are having on the planet<p>Global warming is changing the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis, a new Nasa study has found.<p>Melting ice sheets, especially in Greenland, are changing the distribution of …

Global Warming

Athletes Crafted from Layers of Papers

Artist Raya Sader Bujana, about whom we wrote previously, chose to represent silhouettes of athletes from different layers of cut white paper to form …

Scientists Stored These Images in DNA—Then Flawlessly Retrieved Them

Who needs memory cards when you have DNA? A team of scientists has been able to store images within the life-defining molecules then retrieve them …

University of Washington

Meet The 'Rocket Girls,' The Women Who Charted The Course To Space

In the 1940s, an elite team of mathematicians and scientists started working on a project that would carry the U.S. into space, then on to the moon and Mars. They would eventually become NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (or JPL), but here's what made them so unusual: Many of the people who charted …

Jet Propulsion

The enemy types of Mirror’s Edge™ Catalyst

In the city of Glass, information is power. When meeting enemies face to face, you want to be armed with the knowledge to exploit their weaknesses …

Astronomers say they’ve found the biggest structure in the universe and they named it the BOSS

The BOSS is big. Really big. <i>Yuuuuuge</i>.<p>So big that when a star is born on one side of the BOSS, it takes a billion years for the light to reach the other side.<p>So big that comparing the BOSS to the next biggest thing like it is like comparing Andre the Giant to your 3-year-old nephew.<p>What is the BOSS? …

Universe

India's big move into solar is already paying off

India's massive bet on solar power is paying off far earlier than anticipated.<p>The price of solar power has plummeted in recent months to levels rivaling that of coal, positioning the renewable source as a viable mainstream option in a country where 300 million people live without electricity.<p>Solar …

The launch of ultrafast mobile broadband discussed at Mobile World Congress will require a shift in how businesses think<p>It’s easy to focus on technology and not the behaviours it makes possible and the expectations it changes. The internet seemed decent in the early dial-up age. We didn’t pine for …

Mobile

Why is the moon nameless? US man launches petition to change it

An online campaign is gathering signatures and momentum in order to rename the moon.<p>Tad Henderson from Salt Lake City, Utah, is leading the campaign on Change.org called “Name the Moon.” Henderson told The Salt Lake City Tribune that driving home one night it occurred to him that it was “dumb that …

NASA sees a different kind of El Nino

A new NASA visualization shows the 2015 El Niño unfolding in the Pacific Ocean, as sea surface temperatures create different patterns than seen in …

Global Warming

Scientists are getting closer to finding the mysterious 9th planet in our solar system

Paris (AFP) - US astronomers announced last month they may have found a ninth planet beyond Neptune, but conceded they had no idea where on an estimated 10,000-20,000-year orbit it might be.<p>On Tuesday, a French science quartet said they have narrowed the search area.<p>By studying data from NASA's …