Mark Costa

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Cardiovascular ageing

Nature Reviews Cardiology | Review Article<p>Cardiovascular ageing and the atherosclerotic process begin very early in life and progress over decades of …

Aging

20 Sci-Fi And Fantasy Gems From The ’90s That Time Forgot

It was the decade of grunge, slackers, and a deep fear of Y2K; the walkman, dial-up modems, and combat boots. Will Smith was the king of the box …

Science Fiction

Don’t be in any doubt – ADHD is an illness and it must be treated | Ann Robinson

Treatment doesn't always or only mean medication. Nice recommends a multimodal approach<p>Imagine a neurological condition that affects one in 20 under-18s. It starts early, causes significant distress and pain to the child, damages families and limits the chances of leading a fulfilled life as an …

ADHD

Common words that came from the Vikings

Probably you’ve never studied Conversational Viking, let alone claimed to speak it.<p>However, the language of the Vikings, Old Norse, has influenced …

Public Relations

Stretching Plays a Surprisingly Important Role in Weight Loss And Exercise. Here's How

It's not just a cool down.<p>There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the value – or lack thereof – of muscle stretching to accelerate recovery …

Exercise

At Carrier, the Factory Trump Saved, Morale Is Through the Floor

By the time the sun comes up, Nicole Hargrove knows if it’ll be a struggle to meet her quota at the Carrier furnace factory in Indianapolis. Six days a week, she’s on the assembly line by 6 a.m., when a buzzer sounds and starts a shift that is supposed to conclude with 1,100 newly built units. But …

Employment

Trump campaign asks supporters about Space Force logo, but other space cadets jump in

The new Space Force announced on Thursday? It has some proposed logos, but apparently only certain people are being asked to help pick one.<p>Hours …

Space Force

Stargazers beware: there’s only one telescope store left in Bay Area

Astronomy hobbyists seem ever scarcer these days, amid competition from video games and social media.<p>But Orion Telescopes and Binoculars in Cupertino …

Telescopes

Audi’s HD Matrix LED lights may soon be allowed on US roads

Headlights typically serve one purpose -- helping drivers see the road. To illuminate the asphalt at night the lights traditionally had two settings. Low beams for driving around town and passing other vehicles or high beams for seeing more of the road and surrounding area. That's pretty much all …

Automotive Industry

Found: The 7 Best Italian Cookbooks to Keep in Your Pantry

Imagine this: You're sitting at a cafe in the heart of Rome twirling cacio e pepe on a fork. A waiter generously refills your half-empty glass of …

Italian Food

Pasta Grannies Is the YouTube Channel for Everyone Who Loves Italian Nonnas

Keeping pasta-making traditions alive, one mesmerizing video at a time.<p>If you're into watching the hypnotic art of pasta-making, the Internet is a …

Italy

Changes in how we’re spending our free time might explain the unhappiness epidemic

We’d all like to be a little happier. The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control. Some of us are genetically …

Happiness

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

• Their focus shifts from <i>why</i> they’re writing music to <i>what</i> their music has brought them. Consequently, they are either satisfied with their results and no longer have the drive to write more. Or, they desire to make more music but the fire (their “why”) is gone, and thus, they can’t create the same …

Success

High Speed Internet Is Causing Widespread Sleep Deprivation, Study Finds

First of its kind study establishes causal link between broadband internet and sleep deprivation.<p>Sleep deprivation is an increasing problem in many developed countries, which can result in impaired cognition and a number of serious individual and societal consequences. Lack of sleep has been linked …

Sleep

Industry insiders don't use their products like we do. That should worry us.

Steve Jobs didn't let his kids use iPads, and maybe you shouldn't either.<p>Apple founder Steve Jobs didn’t let his kids use the iPad, or really any product their dad invented, according to a 2014 report from Nick Bilton in <i>The New York Times</i>.<p>“They haven’t used it,” Jobs told Bilton. “We limit how much …

Silicon Valley

Google and Facebook's Security Guards Are Fighting to Earn a Living Wage

The effort began at an Applebee’s in Redwood City, a link in a chain of towns that dot that peninsula that connects San Francisco to Silicon Valley. …

Silicon Valley

Coming Attractions: The Rise of VR Porn

The porn industry may have changed a lot in the digital age, but some things still live up to the stereotype. Like, say, this house in the San …

Virtual Reality

Forget the Blood of Teens. This Pill Promises to Extend Life for a Nickel a Pop

Nir Barzilai has a plan. It’s a really big plan that might one day change medicine and health care as we know it. Its promise: extending our years of …

Metformin

Construction on Rome’s Newest Subway Line Is Revealing a Trove of Ancient Treasures

Construction on Rome’s newest metro route, the C line, chugs away. Today, 22 stations are open, a relief for both the overcrowded city’s residents …

Archaeology

5 of the best keyboard shortcuts you probably aren’t using

Each and every time you lift your hand off of your keyboard (or trackpad) to reach for that mouse, you are wasting valuable time. It’s safe to say …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Look at This Incredible New Armored Dinosaur Found in Utah

They’re calling this newly discovered dinosaur “thorny head,” and it’s changing what we know of North American ankylosaurs, the heavily armored …

Natural History Museum

3 Foods You Probably Eat That Are Dangerous For Your Brain According To Science

Seven years ago, Max Lugavere was sitting at the dinner table when he asked his mother to pass the salt. The simple request should have take a fraction of a second, but it took his mother three or four. Those were the first signs that something was wrong. Within a few months, he and his brother …

Nutrition

Removing single gene from gut bacteria found to alter host's metabolism

The bacteria that call your gut home can have a tremendous impact on your overall health, but exactly how the bugs do so is a web that's still being …

Multiple Sclerosis

The complicated, century-long relationship between swimming pools and chlorine

Even new-fangled salt water systems can't quit chlorination.<p>Americans love to swim. We've won one-third of all Olympic medals for swimming—more than any other country in the world. Founding father Benjamin Franklin is credited as the inventor of swim fins. And the United States has approximately …

Saltwater

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

A Russian newspaper editor explains how Putin made Trump his puppet

“They consider him a stupid, unstrategic politician.”<p>Mikhail Fishman is the editor-in-chief of the Moscow Times, an English-language weekly newspaper published in Moscow. The paper is well-known for its criticisms of Russian President Vladimir Putin; indeed, it was targeted twice in 2015 by Russian …

Russia

The history of a city, as told through its trash

Today’s garbage is tomorrow’s archaeology.<p>Humans have been tossing stuff into rivers for thousands of years, whether it’s trash, wished-upon coins, lost items, or dramatically dumped, once-significant objects. That makes the river bed into a microcosm of human history and the development of …

Virtual Boy Emulator Brings The Cursed System To Oculus Rift

<b>Nintendo’s awkward attempt at 90’s VR returns, minus the headaches and back pain.</b> Discontinued less than a year after its initial release, 1995’s</i> …

Far-Right Twitter Keeps Falling for the Same Liberal Troll

No, a Mayo Clinic doctor didn’t say he loves to abort Trump supporters’ fetuses. The history of a joke format that became a hoax.<p>The tweet was an …

How to Use the New Screen Capture Interface in macOS Mojave

In macOS Mojave, Apple has introduced a new screen capture interface that makes taking screenshots and screen recordings on your Mac easier than it used to be.<p>A new floating palette brings the traditional Mac screen capture functions together under a single menu. You can access it by hitting</b> …