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Study Finds No Time Travelers On The Internet

If you've read this article in the future, feel free to skip it now.<p>If you had traveled from the future to the present, you might be likely to mention some things that you'd learned there (for example: buy <i>this</i> lottery ticket). Using this logic, physicists searched for prescient mentions of future …

Physics

Reality check for your fitness resolution from a reality show trainer

If you're like many Americans, you made a resolution to<p>lose weightand get in shape in 2014. And, if you're like many Americans, you'll step on the scale a few days into your new diet and throw your hands up in discouragement at the lack of"The Biggest Loser"-worthy numbers.<p>And "Biggest Loser" …

Fitness

The Everly Brothers: an inspiration for a generation

To witness the formidable imprint the Everly Brothers made on pop, simply listen to the Beatles' first No 1 hit, Please Please Me. As the song surges into its title chorus, there are the sibling harmonies of Phil and Don in action, with Don's lower vocal part taken by John Lennon and Phil's higher …

Silence costs Marshawn Lynch $50K

The NFL handed down one of its stiffest fines of the season to Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch last week -- for not talking.<p>According to …

NFL

The Eagles set off all their celebratory fireworks despite losing

Never let a bad loss put a damper on things. Do you. Live your life. Set off fireworks.<p>The Philadelphia Eagles lost on a last-second field goal to the New Orleans Saints, ending Chip Kelly's first season on a sour note.<p>But hey -- that's no reason not to have a good time, right? This tweet came …

Three Driving Forces That Will Shape Your Photography In 2014

Change is afoot and 2014 could well be the year that completely redefines the photo and video landscape as we know it. It doesn’t matter if you you …

Cameras

Century-Old Photos From Legendary Explorer Found In Antarctica

Film left in Antarctic for 100 years coudn't be developed, right? Wrong.<p>Even after 100 years, a picture is worth a thousand words. So why am I writing these words? Well, I'll tell you why: Because the story behind the accompanying photographs is pretty cool.<p>From 1914 to 1917, explorer Ernest …

Antarctica

The war over “Wolf of Wall Street”

Does Scorsese’s would-be masterpiece glorify greed and debauchery or attack them? And how do we know for sure?<p>Here we are again: How does Martin Scorsese feel about Jordan Belfort, the debauched penny-stock tycoon played by Leonardo DiCaprio, who never quite receives his just deserts in “The Wolf …