flbdi5s3keof0ql

19 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Likes | 1 Follower | @flbdi5s3keof0ql | Keep up with flbdi5s3keof0ql on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “flbdi5s3keof0ql”

Exercise to Extend Your Life

by Phil Hardesty<p>Imagine if there was a pill you could take that was free and would virtually eliminate, or at least minimize most disease processes. It would provide you with energy and strength to live your life beyond what you thought was possible. Everyone would want this pill and if it worked …

Reading on computer screens changes how your brain works, scientists say

Reading on computer screens and smartphones has made people unable to fully understand what they are reading as our brains retreat into focusing on small details rather than meanings, a study claims.<p>Researchers found that those who filled in forms, read short stories or studied using computer …

Newspaper headlines: Referendum row, wrinkle 'rescue'

<b>Much like the EU referendum debate, the papers are dominated by the two "big beasts" of the opposing camps: Prime Minister David Cameron for Remain and former London Mayor Boris Johnson on the Leave side.</b><p>The I says the "bitterest clashes so far" of the campaign came after Mr Cameron "suggested …

The future is here

Welcome!<p>The last year or so have seen some big but subtle changes in the techno-industrial complex that hold the imagination of the business and investment communities.<p>Facebook has cemented itself as the premier information and media platform. Outside of television, Facebook is the next TV.<p>Google …

Peter Thiel

A Better Prostate-Cancer Test?

Several new prostate-cancer tests aim to reduce needless biopsies and unnecessary treatments by sorting out harmless from aggressive tumors<p>When Al Piazza learned he had prostate cancer, his first thought was, “Let’s get this out and be done with it,” he says. But his urologist, Jeremy Lieb, said …

Cancer

Watch John Oliver nail the reason that most news on scientific studies can't be trusted

"Science is constantly producing new studies, as you would know if you've ever watched TV," Oliver said.<p>"Is science bulls---?" Oliver said. "No, but there is a lot of bulls--- currently masquerading as science." To make that point clear, the host showed how conflicting the results could be for a …

Our prime minister has brought history into the EU debate, with no good reason and plenty of illiteracy<p>David Cameron’s history is rubbish. Whatever the virtues of remaining in the EU, his idea in today’s speech that “whenever we turn our backs on Europe, sooner or later we come to regret it” is …

This single feature tells your everything you need to know about McLaren's high-performance cars

Porsche is German precision taken the race track. Ferrari is sexy Italian-ness ripped from the race track. Lamborghini is flamboyance rendered in shimmering, neon-colored, shiny metal. Pagani is out-there and esoteric. Bugatti is suavely potent, the fastest and most elegant car around. Corvette is …

12 Awesomely Free Fitness Applications

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Watch Scientists Demonstrate the Anti-Aging Powers of a 'Second Skin’

Maybe she’s born with it. Maybe it’s a tunable crosslinked polymer layer.<p>Aging stinks and most people hate it, which means there has never been any lack of products that claim to combat wrinkles and saggy skin. But a new "second skin," devised in part by scientists based at the Massachusetts …

Gene editing can now change an entire species -- forever

CRISPR gene drives allow scientists to change sequences of DNA and guarantee that the resulting edited genetic trait is inherited by future …

Genetics

Want a Better Memory? Science Says Do This

A study suggests this dead simple trick can double the amount you recall.<p>What do you do when you need to commit some sort of information to memory?<p>Let me guess: You take notes.<p>It's a habit most of us learned way back in school when some teacher stuck her lecture notes up on an overhead projector …

humanbrain

This Silicon Valley Billionaire Wants to Give Us All Robot Bodies

My surreal meeting with robotics pioneer Scott Hassan.<p>"Here" is a funny word. So says Scott Hassan, the media-shy Silicon Valley billionaire who once set out to build the first fully autonomous humanoid robot, and ended up hawking what looks like a flatscreen atop two long legs with wheels. If …

How Running and Lifting Make Your Bones Stronger

Research suggests that you can slow skeletal aging with exercise<p>You’re probably not worried about your bones. Osteoperosis and broken hips only affect men decades older than you, right?<p>But you should be concerned, because it’s what you do now that could determine whether you’ll become an old guy …

Nano pitch: a clutch of engineering ideas and innovations from young developers

Young engineers and scientists are always working on new products. Often they build on old concepts. But they're all looking for a niche market. …

Smart Cities

LABOUR'S SADIQ KHAN IS THE NEW MAYOR OF LONDON

Khan has secured a comfortable victory over his closest rival — the Conservative party's Zac Goldsmith — with 1,310,143 votes. That's a record number of votes for a single politician in the UK.<p>"Thank you London. London is the greatest in the world. I'm so proud of our city. I'm deeply humbled by …

Panama Papers database dump reveals 200,000 secret offshore account details

• <b>More than 200,000 offshore account details went online at 7pm on Monday</b>• <b><br>Release sparks fresh calls for action from the UK government against offshore tax avoidance</b>• <b><br>Panama Papers sparked resignation of Iceland's PM and piled pressure on David Cameron</b>• <b><br>10 things we've learnt from the leak so far</b>• <b><br>Have you</b> …

David Cameron rejects charge of crying wolf over Brexit war risk

PM stands by claim that Britain leaving EU could endanger peace as he makes case for membership on security grounds<p>David Cameron has defended his claim that leaving the EU could increase the risk of war, highlighting the bloodshed of recent decades.<p>The prime minister has been accused by leave …

Great Britain