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Nootropics and the Human Lab Rats of Reddit

Eric Matzner tells me he takes 30 to 40 pills a day. He is 27 and perfectly healthy. Thanks to the pills, he says he hasn't had a cold in years. More …

New research finds link between milk consumption and high levels of glutathione in the brain

From Tiger Woods to Rory McIlroy: EA Sports deal signals changing of guard commercially, too

<i>Stories of interest you might have missed…</i><p>"The changing of the guard in terms of playing success has been obvious for some time. Barring something remarkable, Tiger Woods has already been usurped by players such as Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Adam Scott and Patrick Reed…Commercial …

Before Ben Hogan became a legend, he had to break a nine-year winless streak as a pro

Ben Hogan is famously attributed with saying the secret to golf was "in the dirt." Ken Venturi also quoted Hogan as saying, "every day you miss practicing will take you one day longer to be good," which seems a mathematical improbability, but the point is Hogan was arguably the hardest-working …

An inside look at one of the more remarkable player-caddie relationships in Masters history

<i>GolfDigest.com regularly highlights golf books we find of interest to readers. This week is:</i><p>__Two Roads to Augusta<p>__<p>One of golf's bygone traditions feels quaint, wholesome, even refreshing in today's money-laden, high-pressure world of professional golf. The practice of tour players employing local …

American FootGolf League gets seal of approval from golf course owners group

Golf purists might object, but FootGolf, the relatively new hybrid soccer/golf sport, is here to stay and is growing to the extent that it has received what is tantamount to a seal of approval from the National Golf Course Owners Association.<p>Last week, the NGCOA announced that it has recognized the …

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A green jacket for Rory McIlroy is inevitable, Darren Clarke says, 'he's that good'

<i>Stories of interest you might have missed…</i><p>Fellow countryman Darren Clarke is ready to award Rory McIlroy a green jacket, if not this year then next year. "If Rory doesn't win at Augusta in a few weeks' time, he'll win next year," Clarke said in this story by Karl MacGinty in the Independent. "And …

Student Spotlight: Taisuke Ono

Tokyo, Japan native <b>Taisuke Ono</b> started playing golf five years ago after watching his dad play and has not looked back since. The 15-year-old has …

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Remote control of brain activity with heated nanoparticles

Photograph: Ritchie Chen/ Polina Anikeeva/ MIT<p>Heat dissipates from iron oxide nanoparticles in an alternating magnetic field, triggering nervous impulses by activation of TRPV1 …

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