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Here's what popular dog breeds looked like before and after 100 years of breeding

Dogs have been our furry companions for thousands of years, but they didn't always look the way they do today. Many well-known breeds have changed a lot physically in the last century, thanks to humans.<p>By identifying specific traits — such as size, coat color, and demeanor — and allowing only those …

This Centuries-Old Practice Is the Key to a Speedy Metabolism

For all the different things that we're told can slow down our metabolism, there seem to be countless more pointers on how to rev it back up. (Eat …

Impossibly Posed Fashion Photography Defies the Laws of Physics

Models fly through space in 'Impossible Balance,' the latest series by photographer Marcus Palmqvist and art director Gem Fletcher.<p>Lithe bodies fly through space like they're in anti-gravity and the laws of physics are somehow suspended. Vivid mops of red hair and colorful ensembles stand out …

Why There Are No Good Photos of Neil Armstrong On the Moon

5306895519001<p>The <i>Apollo 11</i> astronauts were too busy being the first people to ever walk on the moon to bother with too many glamour shots—but the …

The New Diet Rules: 10 Small Eating Changes That Make a Huge Difference

"A diet, by definition, is the kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats," says plant-based cook and health coach Lily Kunin. …

Nutrition

The first photographs of snowflakes revealed unique, ‘tiny miracles of beauty’

<b>Wilson Bentley proved that no two are alike</b><p>Growing up in rural Vermont, Wilson Bentley was fascinated by snowflakes. As a teenager he used an old …

Your new tool to beat hackers? A portable battery pack

Thinking about charging your device from a public outlet? Think again.<p>Drew Paik, founder of security firm Authentic8, told CNN that hackers access phones from public outlets and wi-fi via a technique called “juice jacking.” It works because your USB cable is designed to transmit data, even when you …

Can Perfume Sabotage a Budding Romance?

Natural body odors may help people find compatible partners.<p>In 1995, the Swiss zoologist Claus Wedekind asked a group of women to sniff the unwashed t-shirts of several anonymous men and rate how pleasant they smelled. To ensure the women were getting the real deal, Wedekind had the men sleep in …

Immune System

Donald Trump Is Attacking The Very Foundations Of Science

The beautiful thing about science is that it <i>works</i>. It doesn’t care if you are a Democrat or a Republican; an atheist, Christian or Muslim; rich or poor. It <i>works</i>. It has consistently provided the tools necessary to improve everyone’s lives. Whether that is to cure disease, to produce the computer or …

In Israel, teaching kids cyber skills is a national mission

BEIT SHEMESH, Israel (AP) — In some Israeli schools, fourth-graders learn computer programming while gifted 10th-graders take after-school classes in …

This Is Not Normal

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How to not let an injury (or your weight) stop you from working out

“Life goes on and on, even in pain.” When Mumbai-based trainer Tehsin Ratna talks to you about working out while in agony, you listen. With a career …

What's the point of sex? It's communication at a biological level

<i>The act of penetrative sex has evolved over millions of years as a mechanism to deliver sperm to eggs and initiate pregnancy. But there’s more to sex</i> …

Pregnancy

Simple and Effective Strength: The Perfect Beginner Workout

Meet Jimmy: Jimmy is a 32-year-old insurance salesman. <b>He’s been happily married for the past six years and has two beautiful children.</b> He loves …

Workouts

23 TV Sex Scenes You Need To See From 2016

Y'all sure did like doggy style in 2016, huh?

Female tattooist illustrates hip hop icons with stunning photorealism

Last month Instagram launched their #MyStory campaign in Australia; an initiative aiming to highlight the work of exceptional and talented women on …

Tattoos

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

How marijuana affects babies to adults

The topic of marijuana got a serious scientific treatment Wednesday at the University of California San Diego, where researchers outlined the latest …

Aiming to drive down gun deaths? Put these three laws on the books, researchers say

If a safety measure eliminated all but a handful of the nation's traffic fatalities per year, it would likely get an enthusiastic hearing in legislatures. If three steps could reliably prevent 9 in 10 of the deaths caused each year by the flu, public health officials would probably lobby hard for …

How to reduce the number of ads in Gmail

Google updated its terms of service this week to clarify the manner in which software automatically scans and analyzes the content of your emails so the company can deliver what it calls "tailored advertising," in addition to ferreting out spam and malware. When you signed up for your Gmail …

AdWords