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Home workouts: The best HIIT exercise routine for overall weight loss

In an ideal world we would all have a six-day weight loss workout plan with specific days dedicated to targeting certain areas and we’d stick to …

A 20-Minute HIIT Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Is anyone else having some serious whiplash with fall zipping by? We feel you. And with the holidays right around the corner, we're starting to feel …

This HIIT-Style Core Workout Is the Best Kind of Challenge

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Exercise

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Why Harvey Is Stuck Near Texas

Meteorologists explain that Hurricane Harvey stalled off the Texas coast because two high-pressure atmospheric masses—huge bookends made of air—have …

Climate Change

The world’s largest floating solar farm is producing energy atop a former coal mine

The Chinese city of Huainan is rich in coal—very rich. By one 2008 estimate, it has nearly a fifth of all of China’s coal reserves.<p>Now the city has become home to the world’s largest floating solar farm. Appropriately, it has been built atop a former coal mine, which had become a lake after being …

Renewable Energy

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever | Inc.com

You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But what's the best way to make sure you learn and don't forget? After all, you can fish all …

Pomodoro Technique

10 Fitness YouTube Channels That Will Get You Ripped For Free

From boutique boxing gyms to rage yoga, fitness is becoming increasingly niche – and increasingly expensive to match. We all want the celebrity body …

Scientists Found An Exoplanet With Clouds Of Rubies And Sapphires [Infographic]

Out of thousands of known exoplanets, it’s not every day that we find one with an atmosphere. When they do find one, scientists get excited because that atmosphere can be key to understanding the planet. By analyzing the atmosphere they can determine the temperature, pressure structure, as well as …

Astronomy

Turning Greenhouse Gases Into Clean Air and Energy Simultaneously — Professor Discovers A Way

A chemistry professor and his team of students at the University of Central Florida found a way to turn greenhouse gases into clean air -- and …

The Next Step in Human Evolution Won’t Be Confined to Our Bodies

Flash of Brilliance<p><i>“Intelligence is the passenger, Biology is the driver.” – Karl Schroeder</i><p>Remarkably soon after the Earth formed 4.5 billion years …

Biology

Beekeepers’ nuisance could offer solution to our plastic problem

Plastic bags are a bane of modern life. As you read this, nearly two million of them are being used around the world right now. By the time the year …

Scientists Think We Could Reach The Brightest Star in The Sky in 69 Years

Sirius, we are coming for you.<p>If you're going to send a nano-spacecraft powered by photons across the galaxy – travelling at a fraction of the speed …

Ancient Stone Carvings Show a Comet Swarm Hitting Earth Around 10,950 BCE

Around the time civilisation changed forever.<p>Researchers have translated famous ancient symbols in a temple in Turkey, and they tell the story of a …

A 20-Minute Cardio Workout That’s Way Better Than the Treadmill

There’s no need to suffer through a snoozefest of miles on the dreadmill treadmill just because you think that’s the easiest way to do cardio. News …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

The Culling of Australia's Dingoes Is Having a Strange Effect on Plant Life

A trickle-down ecosystem.<p>We all know that animals need plants to survive, but most of us wouldn’t expect the culling of wild dingoes in outback …

10 Best Horror Movies of 2016

By , , , ,<p>3. 'The Eyes of My Mother'<p>A monster calls: In writer-director-editor Nicolas Pesce's gorgeously ghoulish debut, an impressionable girl …

Horror

Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

How to craft the perfect playlist for productivity

Nothing has more of a negative impact on my workday than forgetting my headphones.<p>Like most people, music is a huge part of my life. I listen to the most music while I work, sifting through playlists, from neo classical to indie to electronica on what seems like a never-ending search for the …

Flute

Quagga mire: Invading mussels threaten Ariz. waterways

PHOENIX — A tiny European shellfish whose larvae are swarming the Colorado River and connected water bodies has colonized reservoirs and canals in the hills around the Phoenix area.<p>Officials fear the invaders could clog treatment plants and require millions of dollars in local pest control — …

Great Lakes

Scientists have discovered a 'ghostlike' octopus near Hawaii

This ghostlike octopod is almost certainly an undescribed species and may not belong to any described genus. Image courtesy of NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Hohonu Moana 2016.<p>Scientists may have found a new species of octopus near Hawaii.<p>An exploratory vessel for the National …

Zoology

El Niño-Fueled California Storms Leave Two Dead

A woman in California drowned after the car she was in drove into floodwaters as El Niño-inspired storms hit the area over the weekend, and homes were damaged.<p>The woman, who was not identified, was a passenger in a car that drove around a blockade in Olivehurst and became submerged, NBC station …

Weather

GOP set up phishing sites to trick Democrats into donating to the NRCC

At least 16 fraudulent sites attributed to the National Republican Congressional Committee have been discovered. These sites, whose domains are the …