Andrew Dietrick

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Nobel laureate: If atomic bombs exist, disaster inevitable

OSLO, Norway (AP) — As long as atomic bombs exist, a disaster is inevitable, the head of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, the …

Sheet-pan roasted chicken a lesson in kitchen economy, good eating

I cook for others all week long — on the job and then at home. On Sundays, I cook what I want to eat. I crave simple food, so my day doesn't center on the kitchen. I choose (mostly) ordinary ingredients that don't break the bank or require multiple store visits, but still deliver value and comfort. …

Do Not Take a 401(k) Loan to Buy Your Christmas Gifts

Your 401(k) isn't your personal piggy bank, but that doesn't mean you can't take a loan from it.<p>But as the capitalist bonanza that is Black Friday …

Scientists Have Discovered a Way to Make Alcohol Out of Thin Air

But it's not just for drinking.<p>Friends, the utopia is real. Researchers say they have a way to make alcohol out of thin air, and the technique might …

Carbon Emissions

Four of seven Earth-sized exoplanets may have large quantities of water

Four of seven mysterious worlds orbiting a nearby star might bear large quantities of water, scientists have revealed, offering a tantalising boost to the possibility of finding life beyond our solar system.<p>Just 39 light-years away from Earth, the solar system of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting …

Universe

How to Get Into the Best Shape of Your Life, According to Science

Studies suggest protein-pacing helps fit people get even fitter. An expert breaks down what you need to know.<p>Maybe your goal pace feels just out of …

Your next computer will be nearly twice as fast as existing PCs

Computers may no longer be tech darlings now that everyone uses their smartphones to do basically everything, but they're about to get really …

Tomato, Watermelon, and Basil Skewers

Combine the balsamic vinegar and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is dissolved. …

The Commando Diet - How To Build Muscle & Drop Weight

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

A Star System Only 10 Light-Years Away is Our Mini-Doppelganger

Astronomers are understandably fascinated with the Epsilon Eridani system. For one, this star system is in close proximity to our own, at a distance …

The single best type of diet for overall health, according to nutritionists

But it isn't, at least according to existing research.<p>Several recent studies suggest that whether you're looking for weight loss or to improve your overall health, the best eating plans are based around vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins. In its most recent report on the best eating plans, …

Circadian rhythms and the microbiome: Disrupting daily routine of gut microbes can be bad news for whole body

<b>(Getty/azgAr Donmaz)</b><p>This offers one pathway to explain a Pandora’s box of possible adverse health effects from aspects of modern life<p>Richard G. "Bugs" Stevens<p>December 25, 2016 12:30am (UTC)<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.</i><p>We’ve known that bacteria …

Adriana Lima Has Walked in a Record 16 Victoria's Secret Fashion Shows, and Is "Still Going Strong"

Since she made her debut on the Victoria's Secret runway, Adriana Lima has worn many over-the-top ensembles, that include feathers, lace, and even a cupcake-shaped hat. Now, she is a veteran Angel who, along with Alessandra Ambrosio, holds the record for "the longest modeling contracts in the …

12 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

If you thought last week’s trailers were awesome, then grab some popcorn. We have a few exciting clips for you, including the first full trailers for …

Google Pixel review: Nearly everything you'd want in a flagship phone

Google couldn't have picked a better time to hit reset on its flagship phones. Samsung's Galaxy Note7 is literally burning up in flames, and that's …

Phones

20 reasons why Reinhold Messner is the world's greatest living man

To mark World Mountain Day, we're paying homage to (probably) the coolest person on Earth right now. Here's why we love him:<p>1. He was the first man to climb every mountain over 8,000 metres<p>There are 14 peaks on Earth with summits in the “death zone”, above 8,000 metres (26,000 feet). Just over 30 …

The Most Popular TV Show in Each State

Television season has officially begun (although thanks to streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, it never really ended) and people are hitting …

TV

Heavy cannabis use linked to thin bones and low weight, despite its ‘munchies’ reputation

Despite its reputation for causing “the munchies”, heavy use of cannabis has been linked to a reduction in body weight and thin bones that are more …

Cannabis

How to Learn Something and Actually Retain It

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

US lifts import limits on Cuban cigars, alcohol

<b>Havana, Cuba (CNN) —</b> For decades, Cuban cigars have been famous in the US for their intense, earthy flavor and near-unattainability.<p>The US embargo against Cuba prevented Americans from bringing home Cuban cigars, even if they were purchased in third countries.<p>Two years ago the limit was eased, but …

Beware extremes: Exercise, anger may trigger heart attack

If you're angry or upset, you might want to simmer down before heading out for an intense run or gym workout. A large, international study ties heavy …

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