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Database shows $3.5 billion in industry ties to doctors, hospitals

Pulling the curtain back on long-hidden industry relationships, the federal government revealed that U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals had $3.5 billion worth of financial ties with drug and medical-device makers in the last five months of 2013.<p>The details published Tuesday in a new government …

Graph Shows Average Heights and Weights of Pro Athletes by Sport and Position

The average-sized American male that's dreamed of becoming a professional athlete is probably not going to like this graph.<p>Sportchart released this interesting graph showing the average heights and weights of professional athletes by both sport and position. As you can see below, the average …

Football (U.S.)

Data Innovators In Sports And Entertainment: TSG 1899 Hoffenheim

Billions of fans around the globe follow, play or watch soccer (a.k.a. football, as the world body FIFA says it in its title). I am one of those fans who will be following the 2014 World Cup in Brazil that is less than a month away. The memories of the many World Cup matches I watched on TV as a …

A Standing/Sitting Desk You Can Afford

A standing desk is the centerpiece in the workspace of the future. Scientific research has shown–in myriad ways–that sitting down all day is so bad for you that it can increase your risk of cancer.<p>Clearly, it’s time to ditch the office chair, but standing desks can get pricey, especially the …

Yoga

Lost In Translation — Don’t Mistake British Reserve For Lack Of Ambition

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Robin Klein is a Venture Partner at Index Ventures in London.</i><p>This post has been ‘brewing’ in my mind for a number of years now. It’s only taken a shape worthy of publication thanks to Julian Rowe, principal at Horsley Bridge (that Blue Chip investor in the world’s great tech VCs). …

Test-driving Acompli: Could an email app be reason enough to go back to the iPhone?

Is a particular email experience reason enough to switch smartphones, or even platforms? For me, the answer was yes. I recently retired my iPhone 4s and began using the native Android Gmail app on an HTC One. Why? Here are just two reasons: I can archive or respond to emails from the lock screen …

Consumer Physics’ $150 smartphone spectrometer can tell the number of calories in your food

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Would you like to be able to look up the calorie content of the specific apple you’re eating? You could take it to a lab and …

Problem with Carnival ship causes itinerary changes

One of industry giant Carnival's 24 ships is experiencing a propulsion problem that has left it unable to travel at top speed.<p>In a statement, Carnival says the 2,124-passenger Carnival Miracle has had to slow its maximum speed from 21 knots to 18 to 20 knots, depending on wind and sea conditions, …

Windows 8.1 Update available April 8th, includes keyboard and mouse improvements

After months of leaks, some by Microsoft itself, Windows 8.1 Update will finally be available next week. Microsoft plans to distribute its latest Windows 8.1 update to existing machines through Windows Update on April 8th, although MSDN and TechNet customers can download it today. The software …

Advancements In Analytics And Medicine Must Provide Fruitful Results For A Pitcher's Mechanics

In the weeks after the passing of iconic orthopedic surgeon Dr. Frank Jobe, his innovative ulnar collateral ligament surgery has unfortunately become a topic of constant conversation throughout spring training camps in Arizona and Florida. As the Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves and Oakland …

A Visual Guide To Matching Suits And Dress Shoes

It's the eternal conundrum: What color dress shoes go with a navy or brown suit?<p>Style aficionado and redditor stRafaello put together this handy graphic showing which types of shoes match with which suits. It even lets men know which colors match best for a traditional look, and which are …

Neat

Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder with Mustard and Sage

8 Servings<p>Serve this over a bed of soft polenta for catching the juices, with a simply dressed salad on the side.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 skinless, bone-in pork shoulder (Boston butt; 5–6 lb.)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>½ cup Dijon mustard<p>¼ cup finely chopped fresh sage<p>2 …

Cooking

Sunday Best: 6 Comforting Recipes for a Weekend Afternoon

Whether it's spicy kimchi stew or Nonna's red sauce, these are the 6 recipes our editors love to serve to their families on a long, slow weekend afternoon<p>A comforting, delicious <b>Sunday supper</b> has an almost mystical ability to make the weekend feel longer. Though, in reality, we crave this kind of …

Cooking

The Best Core-Building Exercise You've Never Tried

And the harder you pull your elbows toward your toes, the greater the contraction. "If you're doing it right, you should only be able to maintain the contraction for 15 to 30 seconds," says Stauffer. "Your abs will be on fire and everything will start shaking." He recommends putting a pad or pillow …

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

Cooking

Texas Students Defend Spanish Teacher After <em>Playboy</em> Past Exposed

High school students in Dallas are speaking out in defense of a Spanish teacher whose job might be jeopardy after her <i>Playboy</i> past was recently …

Two new diet drugs can boost weight loss by 5% to 10%

The new prescription medications are designed for people who are obese or for those who are overweight and have other weight-related medical problems.<p>With the arrival of a diet drug to pharmacies today, there are now two new prescription medications to treat obesity — the first new ones available …

Do you need to be a vegetarian to lead a healthy life?

Can a vegetarian diet add years to your life?<p>A new study suggests the answer could be yes. After examining the health records of 73,308 people for an average of nearly six years, researchers discovered that vegetarians were 12% less likely to die during that period than people who ate meat more …