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10 Things You Don't Know About Sugar (And What You Don't Know Could Hurt You)

Excessive sugar in the diet is not the best idea when it comes to healthy living. Nonetheless, few of us are consuming sugar in recommended moderate amounts and most of us are eating tons of it. In fact, worldwide we are consuming about 500 extra calories a day from sugar. That's just about what …

The Maker economy can’t fix everything

<b>(dodo4466 via iStock/tovovan via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>3-D printing and homemade crafts may spark a new Industrial Revolution. But that doesn’t mean prosperity for all<p>Andrew Leonard<p>July 26, 2013 11:45am (UTC)<p>It was a headline no self-identifying Maker could refrain from clicking: "3-D printing will …

Study: People With a Lot of Self-Control Are Happier

Improbably enough, people who are better able to resist impulses report being more satisfied with their lives.<p>austin hsieh/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> "Among humankind's most valuable assets" is self-control, according to Wilhelm Hofmann and his team of researchers at the University of Chicago. They define it …

My barber gave me a head orgasm: the strange world of ASMR

For some, tiny burgers, space travelers, and haircuts trigger tingly feelings that science can't explain<p>A scene from a video designed to induce ASMR, "Space Travel Agent"<p>The barber turns on his trimmers.<p><i>Click. Bzzzzzzzzz.</i><p>He brings them closer and closer to my ears. He moves from one side of my head …

America the Beautiful: 50 States in 50 Photos

At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and approximately 315 million people, the United States is the third largest country by land area and …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>José Selgas and Lucía Cano explore the possibilities of plastics.<p>The Silo is a unique example of adaptive …

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How Russia’s 20 biggest billionaires hide their fortunes from the government

Alisher Usmanov, Russia’s richest person, moved control of most of his US$20-billion fortune last year to a holding company based in the British …

Body Fat Calculator: Get an Instant Body Fat Percentage

There are different ways to measure your body fat percentage. Using a simple body fat calculator is the easiest method because it requires no special …