Benjamin Kim

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Why Do Limbs 'Fall Asleep'?

At some point, we've all experienced the sensation of "pins and needles"—that strange numbness that comes from applying pressure to our arms or legs. …

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25 Productivity Secrets from History's Greatest Thinkers

Want to get stuff done? Try these productivity tips from some of the most influential minds in history, as compiled by Mason Curry in <i>Daily Rituals:</i> …

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Spanish bat study shines new light on spread of coronavirus

Study of chiropterans on the Balearic Islands helps provide clues about transmission of several diseases to humans<p>Picture this: two men with heavy backpacks, clambering up a mountainside in the middle of August in the Inca area of Majorca, 35km north-east of Palma. Neither tourists, nor hunters, …

Healthful Living May Lengthen Telomeres And Lifespans

As Heard On Morning Edition<p><b>Listen</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>Scientists claim they have evidence that explains why lifestyle changes known to be good for you — low-fat diets, exercise, reducing stress — can lengthen your life.<p>Based on a small, exploratory study, researchers say these good habits …

Bashar al-Assad and his regime have prospered from the sarin gas attack

The distracting international furore over chemical weapons use in Syria, and this week's shamefacedly cautious UN report, appear to mark the moment it finally became clear that Bashar al-Assad will survive the current crisis, that the US and western powers lack the political authority to control or …

Bashar al-Assad's hometown defiant amid threat of rebel and US-led attacks

As the threat of a US-led foreign intervention in Syria flickers on the global stage, the elite Alawite families living in Qerdaha, the hometown of President Bashar al-Assad, refuse to pay it any attention.<p>Qerdaha is the heart of Alawite Syria, a hub for senior army officers and Shabiha, the …

Golden Rice Study Violated Ethical Rules, Tufts Says

Tufts University announced Tuesday that one of its researchers broke ethical rules while carrying out a study of genetically modified "golden rice" in China.<p>According to the Tufts report, the scientific conclusions of the study remain valid. The researchers had found that a single bowl of this rice …

Navy yard shooting victims identified by police and remembered by loved ones

Police on Tuesday identified all 12 people killed by former navy reservist Aaron Alexis in the Washington navy yard. They were aged between 46 and 73, and all were civilian staff rather than uniformed personnel. It was unclear whether Alexis had deliberately targeted civilian employees.<p>Michael …

Molly: The Dangerous Drug That’s Too Good to Quit

Despite recent deaths, fans tell Abby Haglage the trip is way too fun to give up.<p>The first time Adam tried Molly, he was 19. He loved it.<p>“I was …

Amazon raises the ante on Canadian offerings

Amazon.com Inc. is adding more than one million products to its Canadian website, rapidly narrowing the gap between its offerings here and in the United States and putting more pressure on domestic retailers.<p>On Tuesday, the Seattle-based retailer launched the items on Amazon.ca in two more …

Limited Options

Toward the end of last week’s Senate hearing on American military action in Syria, Tim Kaine, of Virginia, admitted to being confused. Secretary of State John Kerry had been repeating for hours the Administration’s line that the purpose of bombing Syria was “limited”: to punish Bashar al-Assad for …