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6 simple, science-backed ways to get rid of belly fat

Belly fat is not just a problem because it can look bad.<p>In fact, having lots of fat in the abdominal area is strongly linked to diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease (1).<p>For this reason, losing belly fat has massive benefits for your health and can help you live longer.<p>Belly fat is …

Nutrition

How to speak puppy: a visual guide to doggy body language

From tail height and posture to pricked ears and eye contact, vet and clinical animal behaviourist Kendal Shepherd reveals what your dog is trying to tell you

Pets

'Ferguson effect' legit? Police laud FBI report that says cop killings 'new norm'

Police officials say an internal FBI report released in April highlights what they have been saying all along: The “Ferguson effect” is negatively impacting law enforcement and could eventually lead to an increase in crime.<p>The report suggests the media, politicians and Black Lives Matter have …

Law Enforcement

Dallas Highlights Police Stress, Recruitment Struggles Across the Country

When Dallas Police Chief David Brown — clearly exhausted after a week of grappling with the murders of five of his officers at a peaceful protest — was asked at a news conference on Monday if he was afraid that the sniper attack would result in an increase of resignations within his department his …

Law Enforcement

Carrie Fisher: 'I was quite the space slut'

Carrie Fisher regales the audience at the Star Wars celebration with tales of partying with the Rolling Stones and playing Princess Leia with a hangover. Robbie Collin reveals her seven best indiscretions<p>When Carrie Fisher takes to the stage in front of around <b>5,000 Star Wars fans</b>, magical things …

Edward Snowden Wants You To Ditch Dropbox For This Service

He thinks Dropbox, the cloud storage firm with over 200 million users, is "hostile to privacy," and urged people to switch to what he calls more-secure storage services like SpiderOak.<p>"Dropbox is a targeted wannabe PRISM partner," Snowden told The Guardian. "They just put Condoleezza Rice on their …

Privacy

A Little Startup Called Cruise From The Socialcam, Twitch Founders Is Tackling Self-Driving Cars Too

From mobile-social video apps to self-driving cars?<p>Kyle Vogt, one of the founders behind Justin.tv, Socialcam and Twitch, is getting back to his undergraduate research roots in autonomous vehicles with a new self-driving car startup called Cruise. He’s recruited a team of engineers and roboticists …

10 Rookie Errors To Avoid

Photo courtesy of iStock.<p>Newly appointed police officers can find that it is quite challenging to transition from being a recruit officer in a …

Closing the Gap

<b>Editor's note:</b> View our related step-by-step photo gallery, "Handcuffing Suspects: 3 Techniques."<p>One of the most important things you can learn about …

Toyota Phasing Out Battery Deal With Tesla In Its Long Running Beef With Batteries

Toyota’s love affair with hydrogen cannot be denied.<p>The Japanese auto giant announced earlier this month that it will phase out an agreement announced in 2010 with Tesla Motors for Tesla to deliver battery packs for electric cars. Instead, Toyota will focus on hydrogen fuel cells. There are other …

The Ariel Atom 3.5R is here to embarrass your supercar

Better, faster, stronger.<p>The Ariel Atom 3.5R is the latest evolution of the naked, finely-honed track weapon you know and love. It carries over several components developed for the Atom V8, and its supercharged 2.0-liter Honda K20Z now cranks out a completely ridiculous 355 hp in a package that …

Supercars

10 peaking megabubbles signal impending stock crash

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Yes, “the bull market may come to an end any time,” warns Jeremy Grantham, founder of the $117 billion GMO …

Stock Markets