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10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

Pence details plan for creation of Space Force in what would be the sixth branch of the military

Vice President Pence laid out an ambitious plan Thursday that would begin creating a military command dedicated to space and establish a “Space Force” as the sixth branch of the U.S. military as soon as 2020, the first since the Air Force was formed shortly after World War II.<p>Pence warned of the …

News

Human ageing not caused by wear and tear but unhelpful genes, study suggests

Humans do not age because of wear and tear but because biological processes - which once helped us - fail to shut off, new research suggests.<p>Scientists from University College London, Lancaster University and Queen Mary University of London believe that once-useful genetic programmes continue to …

This is what the life of an incel looks like

"Then when I started going online, I realized there is literally an epidemic of men just like me.”<p>“When I go outside I’m paralyzed with anxiety and fear. I know the traditional psychological methods of addressing this, but the fact is I need that one person to help."

Incel

The Linguistics of 'YouTube Voice'

The attention-grabbing tricks that keep an audience watching, even when people are just talking at a camera<p>Hey guys! What’s up? It’s Julie. And today I want to talk about YouTube voice.<p>So the other day, I was watching this YouTube video from the PBS Idea Channel about whether Ron Weasley from <i>Harry</i> …

Venmo: how the payment app exposes our private lives

A researcher has analysed millions of public transactions to prove just how much the app reveals about our life and habits<p>Anyone can track a Venmo user’s purchase history and glean a detailed profile – including their drug deals, eating habits and arguments – because the payment app lacks default …

Venmo

Just when you thought Galaxy S9 sales couldn’t get any worse, they did

While expectations for the Galaxy S9 — a phone that virtually mirrors its predecessor — were never sky-high, there was no way any of us would have …

Thai boys recall battle to survive cave ordeal -- and moment they were found

<b>Chiang Rai, Thailand (CNN) —</b> Members of the "Wild Boars" Thai youth soccer team and their coach have described their rescue from a flooded cave as a miracle, thanked the experts who saved them and discussed how the experience will affect the rest of their lives.<p>In their first public remarks since …

Thai Navy

Loner Study Reveals the Biological Reason Isolation Isn’t Always a Problem

Going it alone might help some species survive.<p>Most of us have been taught that a preference for being alone is a bit of a red flag, even if research …

Why "Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder" Isn't the Same as "Sex Addiction"

The WHO's newest mental health disorder isn't what you think.<p>A decade-long debate seemed settled in June when the World Health Organization …

LaCroix, Sparkling Ice, Bai and beyond: Are fruit-flavored waters good for you?

Trends<p>We break down what's really in these trendy, enhanced beverages.<p>There's no doubt that drinking lots of water is good for us. The many benefits of staying properly hydrated include glowing skin, enhanced mental function, a healthy immune system and the ability to recover faster after a good …

Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder

What is love? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Every day millions of people ask Google life’s most difficult questions. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Experts say the western ideal of romantic love is constantly disappointing us. Which is a shame because our culture loves romantic love. It’s an idea that pervades pop music, …

Narcissism

Eighth grade sucks. Eighth Grade doesn’t.

Middle school is a nightmare. It’s like prison with homework, or a pitiless social experiment. For three very long years, half-adults with raging …

There's a New STD in Town, and It Could Soon Become a Superbug

If left untreated, it can cause female infertility.<p>Sexually transmitted infections can be worrisome and embarrassing, but with a few notable …

New test can predict cancer up to 13 years before disease develops

People who develop cancer have shorter telomeres, the caps at the end of chromosomes which protect the DNA<p>Genetic changes can predict cancer up to 13 years in the future, according to new research.<p>Harvard and Northwestern University discovered that tiny but significant changes are already happening …

11 Sex Positions Pretty Much Guaranteed to Help You Orgasm

Reach your peak every time.<p>Sure, wild, crazy, never-knew-my-body-could-bend-that-way sex might keep your love life exciting, but if your goal is to really learn what works for you, keeping it simple to start is key. "Trying to accomplish complicated acrobatics distracts you from the sex itself, …

Scientists Target New Painkillers From Spider Venom

Ingredients in venom could lead to new, nonaddictive treatments for chronic pain<p>Scientists in Australia, home to some of the most poisonous creatures on Earth, have made an important discovery about spider venom that eventually could lead to a new class of painkillers.<p>Spiders use their venom to …

Painkillers

Korea report: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge sales surpass expectations

Industry sources from Korea report that sales of the curved Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge flagship are much higher than anticipated, with supply now unlikely to be able to keep up with demand. Currently, the S6 Edge accounts for approximately 50 percent of all Galaxy S6 model shipments worldwide, …

The Films Of The ‘Fast & Furious’ Franchise, Ranked From Best To Worst

<i>Furious 7</i> careens into theaters in less than two weeks. We’ve broken down the trailer, and reviewed the film, and pointed out that the Japanese title is <i>Wild Speed: Sky Mission</i>. We have this covered.<p>Sadly, there’s not too much more we can do with <i>Furious 7</i> until it opens. What we can do, however, is …

Movies

Review: Focus: Can Will Smith Do Cary Grant?

Columbia Pictures/Getty Images<p>Silver Screen Collection/Archive Photos/Getty Images<p>Columbia Pictures/Getty Images<p>Popperfoto/Getty Images<p>Archive …

Review: 'Focus'

In August 2016, Will Smith and Margot Robbie will lead the ensemble of the DC Comics adaptation "Suicide Squad," a presumptive superantihero franchise in the making. Meantime, consider the new film "Focus" as a sort of Intro-to-Chemistry test for the same actors. Do they pass?<p>Screen chemistry …

Review: ‘Everly’ Might Look Like ‘Jane Wick,’ But She’s A Completely Different Killer

(<i>Everly</i>, directed by Joe Lynch and starring Salma Hayek, is currently available on iTunes, Amazon and On Demand, and it will open in theaters on Feb. 27. Limited spoilers below.)<p>The trailers made us think that <i>Everly</i> was like <i>John Wick</i> but with a female lead. Instead of Keanu Reeves avenging the …

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Bundle up! 10 Cozy Chic Sweater and Scarf Pairings

Despite the sleet, slush, snow, and bone-chilling temperatures, winter really doesn’t have to be all that bad. After all, the bitter cold gives us every excuse to bundle up in ever-so-snug scarves and sweaters. From faux-fur powder pink scarves to tricolor snoods, find the best way to hibernate …