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A Full-Body Strengthening Workout That Doesn't Require a Single Weight

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 …

Exercise

The Surprising Anti-Aging Benefits of Fiber

F iber gets a lot of well-deserved credit for keeping the digestive system in good working order—but it does plenty more. In fact, it’s a major …

Nutrition

Climate change revealed this U.S. military secret

Toxic chemicals from hidden military bases now risk leaking.<p>At the height of the Cold War in the 1950s, the Greenland ice sheet hosted a number of clandestine U.S. Army bases whose job it was to get an estimated 600 medium-range ballistic missiles with nuclear warheads ready for deployment. The …

Nunavut

Why you should avoid non-stick pots and pans if you want to lose weight

People trying to lose weight should avoid cooking with non-stick pots and pans, a new study suggests.<p>Fresh research into chemicals known as perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), which are also present in paper plates and grease-proof paper, found a link between levels in the blood and an inability to …

Holistic Medicine

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

Nutrition

Here are 5 important reasons you should never agree to a police search — even if you’re innocent

Do you know what your rights are when a police officer asks to search you? If you’re like most people I’ve met in my eight years working to educate …

Law Enforcement

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

Exercise

Scientists Have Developed a Way to Make Wood as Strong as Steel

And it can stop bullets, too.<p>Scientists have developed a new type of "super wood" that is more than 10 times stronger and tougher than normal wood - …

Engineering

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Consciousness

Do Memory Supplements Really Work?

T he signs of memory loss can be bewildering and scary: misplaced keys, a forgotten street name, that task you suddenly can’t remember. It’s no …

Dementia

13 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

As we get older, the collective opinions of the medical community and the mainstream media begin to instill a fear of cardiovascular disease in our …

This simple script renders data collected by your ISP unusable

After voting last month to strip Obama administration guidelines, the Federal Communications Commission ceded control of the internet to ISPs, at least for now. Corporations like Comcast and Verizon won the right to police themselves, operating on a scheme tantamount to the honor system.<p>With a …

FCC

Want to Fall In Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

New research links human consciousness to a law that governs the universe

Human Entropy<p>Our species has long agonized over the concept of human consciousness. What exactly causes it, and why did we evolve to experience …

Physics

This Physics Breakthrough Could Help Save the World

Turbulence wastes a lot of energy. New research shows how we might reduce it.<p>If humans want to avoid boiling the oceans, we’ll have to find ways to use energy more efficiently. This, in turn, requires solving a problem that people don’t typically connect to climate change: the turbulence created …

Physics

The plank is the one exercise most commonly done wrong, according to a personal trainer — but this subtle change could make it twice as effective in half the time

The plank -- holding yourself on your hands and toes as if you're about to do a pushup -- is one of the most effective body-weight exercises for …

Bodyweight Exercise

3 Reasons It's Dumb to Take Social Security Benefits at 70

Here are some solid reasons many people shouldn't delay collecting Social Security. There are a few cases where delaying can make sense, though. See …

Social Security

Why cutting-edge braneworld theories say our universe began from a white hole

Of all the theories in cosmology about how our universe was created, the <b>braneworld</b> theory presents perhaps one of the most exotic, hard-to-prove and …

Physics

Booby-trapped messaging apps used for spying: researchers

An espionage campaign using malware-infected messaging apps has been stealing smartphone data from activists, soldiers, lawyers, journalists and …

Security

The 10 best protein powders to whip you into shape for 2018

Protein shakes have an image problem. Historically, their marketing has focused on images of pumped up men trying to emulate charismatic Austrians (we love you Arnie!), instantly alienating half of the population in one fell swoop.<p>The common misconception among women was that taking protein shakes …

Give Your Joints a Break and Try This Muscle-Burning, Low-Impact Workout

Need a breather from plyo or running? Maybe you're injured or just need a little break for your joints. You can still get a great workout in! And …

Eating to Promote a Healthy Nervous System

When you think about eating a well-balanced diet, you might consider the impact that can have on heart health. Certainly, a thoughtful approach to …

Home remedies for vertigo: Treatment and the Epley maneuver

• Symptoms<br>• Causes<br>• Treatment<br>• Home remedies<br>• Outlook<p>Vertigo, or the sensations of spinning and dizziness, can limit a person's activities and make them feel …

The Best Way to Deal With Rejection, According to Science

When you can begin to be more specific with your emotions, rejection is so much easier to handle.<p>Rejection hurts and everyone faces rejection. Especially entrepreneurs. How you deal with rejection is one key factor that determines your resiliency. More than intelligence, skill, or work ethic, …

Deep-breathing exercises for a clear mind

Fill your lungs and empty your mind - deep-breathing techniques will help you keep a clear head<p>Breathing seems like something we do unconsciously, …

How Accurate Were Tom DeLonge's Alien Claims? An Investigation

I compared DeLonge's claims from two years ago with the New York Times's bombshell UFO report.<p>Last weekend the <i>New York Times</i> published a thrilling expose about a secret Department of Defense program dedicated to the investigation of unidentified flying objects. The report, coauthored by three <i>Times</i> …

Military

California says the only safe way to talk on your cell phone is to text

Earlier this month, the California department of health released guidelines warning residents to avoid putting mobile phones up to their heads.<p>“Keep your phone away from your body,” the state health department writes. “Although the science is still evolving, some laboratory experiments and human …

FCC

Physicists Demonstrate How to Reverse of the Arrow of Time - MIT Technology Review

One of the more curious challenges in physics is to understand the nature of time. At the microscopic level, the laws of physics are symmetric with …

Snowden's New App Turns Your Phone Into a Home Security System

Your digital security, any sufficiently paranoid person will remind you, is only as good as your physical security. The world's most sensitive users …

Surveillance

Neuroscience Has a Lot To Learn from Buddhism

A scientist and a monk compare notes on meditation, therapy, and their effects on the brain<p>Can training the mind make us more attentive, altruistic, and serene? Can we learn to manage our disturbing emotions in an optimal way? What are the transformations that occur in the brain when we practice …

Meditation