Barb Givens

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Europe’s Barbarians Inside the Gate

For Europe, solidarity begins at home. That means supporting aggregate demand and pro-growth reforms to ensure a more resilient recovery of jobs and …

Europe

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Aspirin can double life expectancy of those with common cancers

Major study finds those taking aspirin live twice as long after a diagnosis with some of the most common forms of cancer<p>Aspirin can double the life expectancy of patients with some of the most common cancers, a major study has found.<p>Men and women with a range of cancers who took the …

Foam Rolling vs. Stretching: Which Is Better?

<i>Photos: Pond5</i><p><i>By Amanda Woerner for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>You know you're supposed to be foam rolling and stretching your muscles, to keep your body strong and healthy. But what if you can barely squeeze in your workouts in the first place -- let alone 10 extra minutes at the beginning and end of each …

Massage Therapy

Why Running Slower on Your Easy Days Helps You Run Faster and Keeps You Injury-free

Opinion: Stock-market timing model: Go 100% cash

When Mebane Faber talks, people listen.<p>The chief investment officer of Cambria Investments is a highly regarded independent thinker. He’s among the …

Stock Markets

Want to be a good runner? Then you need to try fartleks.

By Carolee Belkin Walker<p>If you took a poll on the street 95 percent of people, once they stopped snickering, would have no idea what a fartlek is, running coach Ann Alyanak told me when I asked her where they’d been all my life.<p>Alyanak is part of the Run S.M.A.R.T. Project based in Arizona. An …

Exercises Reduce Eyes' Natural Blind Spot

That could be useful for people with some kinds of vision impairment<p>Even if you have normal vision, you have a blind spot in your retina. Usually that doesn’t affect how you perceive the world because your brain fills in the gaps. But now a team of researchers has found that eye exercises can …

Kent State

3D Printed Fish Can Detect And Remove Toxins From Liquid

And could one day become medicine that you swallow<p>We all know that eating fish is good for your health, but what about fish shaped robots?<p>In a study published this month in <i>Advanced Materials</i>, researchers from UC San Diego announced that they'd figured out a way to 3D print tiny microrobots in the …

UC San Diego

The global addiction to energy subsidies

ENERGY prices have been falling for a year. Over the last month that trend has accelerated. On July 24th, the price of a barrel of oil in America …

House passes bill to prevent mandatory GMO food labeling

WASHINGTON — Food companies would not have to disclose whether their products include genetically modified ingredients under legislation passed by …

Agriculture

Iran can deny access to military sites, foreign minister says

Iran can deny nuclear inspectors access to its military sites under the terms of the agreement worked out this month in Vienna, the country's foreign minister said this week, raising new questions about Tehran's commitment to the terms of the agreement.<p>Appearing before the conservative-dominated …

Border Patrol Union Mocks Immigrant Children On Twitter

The union representing U.S. Border Patrol agents appeared to mock immigrant children in a tweet on Saturday morning.<p>The tweet has since been deleted, but the union's Twitter account later defended the group from charges of racism.<p>Nearly 50,000 children have been caught crossing the border without …

England Is Suffering a World Cup Cocaine Shortage

We spoke to some dealers who aren't happy at all.<p><i>Photo by Giorgi Nieberidze</i><p>If there's one thing English people love more than cocaine, it's football. However, fans up and down the country might have a tough time getting a buzz on during the World Cup, due to an unprecedented coke drought. …

Russia to Deploy Rail-Mounted Nuclear Missiles in Response to U.S. Missile Shield

Arms build-up intensifies<p><b>Paul Joseph Watson</b><br>Infowars.com<br>December 18, 2013<p>Russia Strategic Missile Force Commander announced today that Moscow plans to …

CRASH: Bitcoin Collapses After Major Blow From China

While we have you…<p>Mass censorship of conservatives and libertarians is exploding. You’ve already seen this with the demonetization and ultimate purge …

US Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network “Reaching Out” To Bitcoin Businesses

<b>Zero Hedge</b><br>December 18, 2013<p>Recently some of the more naive, not to mention top-ticking, financial commentators assumed that just because US …

China's Promo Pictures For Moon Rover Show Europe Being Nuked (PICTURE)

Excuse me China, is there something you're not telling us?<p>While most of the recent coverage of China's 'Jade rabbit' Moon landing has concentrated on …

Kerry Returns To Vietnam To Address New Common Threat — Climate Change

As the Secretary of State’s boat eased onto the river for the first time in 44 years, he said it was “weird” to be back.<p>“And it’s going to get …

Everyone In America Is Even More Broke Than You Think

The massive and growing gulf between rich and poor is one of the direst challenges facing the U.S. economy.<p>Highlighting this gap, more than half of U.S. wage earners made less than $30,000 last year, according to an analysis released by the Social Security Administration on Tuesday. That's not far …

Federal Reserve Whistleblower Tells America The REAL Reason For Quantitative Easing

<b>Michael Snyder</b> <br>Economic Collapse<br>November 13, 2013<p>A banker named Andrew Huszar that helped manage the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing program …

Jim Rogers Blasts "This Is Going To End Badly... And The Rest Of The World Knows It"

The <b>only thing exceptional about the USA is "its the largest debtor nation in the history of the world"</b> is how Jim Rogers begins this brief interview …

Why Do We Continue to Let Academics Dictate the Economy?

The big news as far as the markets are concerned is the Government reopening and the debt ceiling being extended. The debt ceiling technically was …

Pennsylvania: Gay people can’t get married for the same reasons children can’t get married

<b>Gov. Tom Corbett (AP)</b><p>State attorneys working to halt same-sex marriage licenses argue that gay adults are just like 12-year-olds<p>Katie McDonough<p>August 29, 2013 6:06pm (UTC)<p>The state of Pennsylvania is arguing in court that married gay couples have as much legitimacy and legal standing as …

Secret Service visits Maine man for threatening Obama

<b>(spirit of america via Shutterstock)</b><p>David Marsters wants to be selectman in his town<p>Alex Halperin<p>August 29, 2013 6:36pm (UTC)<p>David Marsters, 68, a man who is running for the position of selectman in Sabattus, Maine, called national attention to himself, including a visit from the Secret Service, …

Obama Took Two More Steps On Gun Control Today, And The NRA Is Already Furious

In a statement, the White House slammed Congress for inaction on the issue of gun violence, which has taken a backseat in Washington after a failed, high-profile vote in the Senate in April that would have expanded background checks on gun purchases.<p>"Even as Congress fails to act on common-sense …

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