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Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

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Risk of asteroid hitting Earth higher than thought, study shows | Reuters

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - The chance of a city-killing asteroid striking Earth is higher than scientists previously believed, a non-profit group building an asteroid-hunting telescope said on Tuesday.<p>A local resident shows a fragment thought to be part of a meteorite collected in a snow …

The Invention Of The Solar Cell

60 years ago this week, the modern solar cell came into being. Here's how.<p>The great Scottish scientist James Clerk Maxwell wrote in 1874 to a colleague: “I saw conductivity of Selenium as affected by light. It is most sudden. Effect of a copper heater insensible. That of the sun great.”<p>Maxwell was …

Attention History Buffs: The Bronze Age Needs You

A new site for conducting research into human history has a small name but big ambitions.<p>MicroPasts, a joint project by the British Museum and the UCL Institute of Archaeology, has several goals. First, project organizers have posted photographs of hundreds of Bronze Age (2500 BC–800 BC) metal …

The Tragic Story of How Einstein’s Brain Was Stolen and Wasn’t Even Special

My headline may be a bit misleading. Albert Einstein, the Nobel prize-winning physicist who gave the world the theory of relativity, <i>E</i> = <i>mc</i>2, and the law of the photoelectric effect, obviously had a special brain. So special that when he died in Princeton Hospital, on April 18, 1955, the pathologist …

The Best Cities For Raising A Family

Raleigh, N.C., has built a solid economy around financial services, software and energy, a major retail shipping operation and its renowned Research Triangle.<p>The metro area is also blessed with quality schools, low crime, lots of oak trees and a low cost of living relative to its residents’ rising …

Early-Warning Telescope Could Detect Dangerous Asteroids

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2014 New York Auto Show Winners and Losers

This year's New York auto show is packed with redesigns and updates to some of the best-selling cars on the market. However, it was hard not to notice the lack of flash that normally accompanies an auto show. Despite a slew of introductions, there was just one new concept car on display and only a …

Autos

Ferrari threatening to fine journalists $69,000 for breaking LaFerrari embargo

In automotive journalism, we deal with embargoes on a regular basis. For the uninitiated, these are agreements between publications like <i>Autoblog</i> and manufacturers. While news embargoes (where pubs are provided with information and images and agree to hold until a predetermined date) are fairly …

5 Weirdest Cars, Concepts, and Things at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show – Feature

There are certain auto shows that bring out the weird—we’re looking at you, SEMA and Tokyo—and the list definitely includes the Beijing show. With such vast cultural differences between the U.S. and China, it’s pretty much a given that some stuff that’s accepted as normal over there is downright …