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If You're Trying to Get Rid of Belly Fat, Eat Any of These 14 Delicious Breakfasts

Diet plays a huge role in reducing body fat percentage, and there are certain foods proven to target abdominal fat specifically. Ingredients such as …

Nutrition

LSD and DMT Caused the Brain to Form New Connections in Flies and Rats

The effects of psychedelic drugs on neurite density is a promising sign that they may be useful in treating depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.<p><i>This story is part of When the Drugs Hit, a Motherboard journey into the science, politics, and culture of today's psychedelic</i> …

Consciousness

Kim Jong Un Offers to Host Peace Talks Between United States and Canada

SINGAPORE (The Borowitz Report)—One day before his summit with Donald J. Trump, the North Korean dictator, Kim Jong Un, has offered to host peace talks between the United States and Canada.<p>Speaking to reporters at his hotel in Singapore, Kim said that the rising tensions between the North American …

North Korea

Isolated Kim takes big gamble leaving home for Trump summit

SINGAPORE (AP) — Spare a moment, as you anticipate one of the most unusual summits in modern history, to consider North Korea's leader as he left the all-encompassing bubble of his locked-down stronghold of Pyongyang on Sunday and stepped off a jet onto Singapore soil for his planned sit-down with …

North Korea

Save Money on Air Conditioning This Summer with This Personal Air Cooler

Summer’s here, so you have to be prepared to face a few heat waves. While air conditioners can help you keep cool, they're not typically …

Savemoney

Scared by Facebook? Wait Till Millennials Are Selling Their Data

Alice Liogier wants to slap a price on her data.<p>The 23-year-old graduate student from Paris is researching the commercial use of personal information …

Privacy

Actually the baker in Supreme Court Masterpiece ruling lost, it only looked like he won

The Supreme Court's ruling on the Masterpiece case isn't the victory that proponents argue. Justice Kennedy signaled Colorado's rules will stand a future challenge if it avoids anti-religious bias.<p>Despite headlines trumpeting a win for the religious baker who declined to make a same-sex wedding …

Same-Sex Couples

The Chemical Industry Scores a Big Win at the E.P.A.

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration, after heavy lobbying by the chemical industry, is scaling back the way the federal government determines health and safety risks associated with the most dangerous chemicals on the market, documents from the Environmental Protection Agency show.<p>Under a law …

Obama Administration

Tennessee hardware store puts up 'No Gays Allowed' sign

<i>This story was originally published in 2015. USA TODAY has not shared or updated it since then (except to add this note). Claims suggesting that this story is a reaction to the June 2018 Supreme Court ruling are inaccurate.</i><p>An East Tennessee hardware store owner decided to express his beliefs …

LGBTQI

What Happens to Your Brain When You Listen to Music, According to Science

Hallucinogenic drugs not included.<p>Music has been a big part of our species’ development since, well, forever. There are certain parts of the brain …

Gerard Way

It’s still totally illegal for that Colorado baker to refuse same-sex couples wedding cakes

Jack Phillips says he's ready to start selling wedding cakes again.<p>Many conservatives and even some mainstream press outlets have been lauding …

LGBTQI

Saudi Arabia Has Issued Its First Driver's Licenses to 10 Women

(DUBAI) — Saudi Arabia issued its first driver’s licenses to 10 women on Monday as the kingdom prepared to lift the world’s only ban on women driving …

Saudi Arabia

How Long Do Tardigrades Live?

Tardigrades are probably the most paradoxical animals on the planet. On the one hand, these microscopic organisms are impossibly cute, seeming like …

Biology

The 60-Year Downfall of Nuclear Power in the U.S. Has Left a Huge Mess

The demand for atomic energy is in decline. But before the country can abandon its plants, there's six decades of waste to deal with.<p>It was just another day in the life of the defunct Hanford nuclear site, a remote part of Washington State that made most of the plutonium in America’s Cold War …

Nuclear Energy

Trump thanks federal employees with $143.5 billion in retirement cuts

President Trump really knows how to say thank you.<p>Just as festivities geared up for Public Service Recognition Week, which began Sunday, his administration sent a letter to Congress proposing $143.5 billion in compensation cuts for federal employees.<p>In a letter to House Speaker Paul D. Ryan …

Civil Service

'A serious mistake': Read Barack Obama's statement on President Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal

Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump's decision Tuesday to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal.<p>The Joint …

South Asia

We could move to another planet with a spaceship like this

Sinelab<p>Space<p>Our best guess for what it would take to get to planets that are really, really far away.<p>Proxima b, our nearest neighboring exoplanet, is almost 25 trillion miles away. Even one of our fastest spaceships—the 31,600-​mile-​per-​hour New Horizons—would take hundreds of thousands of years …

Waste Management

Apple Watch again credited with saving a life as it leads New York man to discover erupted ulcer

<b>Update</b>: Yet another story has now emerged of the Apple Watch saving a man’s life. This time, Men’s Journal has the full story.<p>Time and time again, Apple Watch has been credited with warning users of severe health problems. Now, a new story out of New York shows yet another case where a person’s …

Trump’s War on Trans Americans Is About to Face a Counterattack

The administration is preparing to gut health care protections for transgender people, but civil rights advocates are ready.<p>To an extent rarely …

Daughter jailed for leaving mum to die covered in faeces on sofa and in the same clothes she had worn for a decade

A woman who left her own mum to die covered in urine and faeces at her home has been jailed for more than two years.<p>Emma-Jane Kurtz, 41, has been …

With a library of 500,000 movies and shows, SelectTV puts Netflix to shame

popsci shop<p>Get one year of service for just $19 and receive a free HDTV antenna.<p>Neither Netflix nor Hulu can claim to be the biggest entertainment library on the web. That accolade goes to SelectTV by FreeCast, an awesome cable-cutting platform that costs less than a coffee per month. You can get …

Why Liberals Need Bill Maher’s Tough Love

Many progressives have written off the ‘Real Time’ host, but his importance to the late-night landscape should not be dismissed.<p>With the constant …

Comedy

Kim Jong Un: North Korea no longer needs nuclear tests

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> North Korea says its quest for nuclear weapons is "complete" and it "no longer needs" to test its weapons capability, a significant development ahead of diplomatic engagement with South Korea and the United States.<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Saturday that "under …

North Korea

President Trump to host campaign rally on night of White House Correspondents' Dinner

President Trump will indeed be in Washington on the night of this year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner.<p>Washington, Mich., that is.<p>For the second year in a row, the president will host a campaign rally on the same night as the annual dinner. The dinner, a Washington, D.C., tradition …

More Millennials want freelance careers instead of working full-time

A growing number of Americans, especially Millennials, say they intend to become their own boss with the goal of flexible hours to make sure they don't miss their kids' ball games and ballet performances.<p>They want to take charge of their work schedules and are willing to go solo to make it happen, …

Demographics

A Second Grader's Answer to a Homework Question About the Police Is Truly Eye-Opening

Children are oftentimes far more observant and profound than we may assume. The latest proof comes in the form of a second grade student's answer to a simple homework question about the police. His eye-opening answer — which touches on the reality for some black adolescents growing up in today's …

I travel the world full-time — this is how I budget so I can actually afford it

In January 2017, I bought a one-way ticket to Iceland for $150 and became a digital nomad. I dreamed of bouncing from country to country and freelance writing wherever I landed.<p>By far, the No. 1 question I get from friends, family and strangers emailing me through my travel blog is "how do you …

A Global Arms Race for Killer Robots Is Transforming the Battlefield

Over the weekend, experts on military artificial intelligence from more than 80 world governments converged on the U.N. offices in Geneva for the …

This Apple Watch Charging Dock Includes 3 Additional USB Ports

Eliminate cable clutter and use this as your central charging hub.<p>Between your Apple Watch, your smartphone, abd your tablet, there can be a whole …

'Gag Clauses' Stop You From Getting the Lowest Rx Prices

When you fill a prescription at your local drugstore, you probably assume that using your insurance is the best—maybe even the only—way to pay. So …