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Can’t Touch Your Toes? Try This 30-Day Challenge

One editor tests it himself and recommends his favorite six stretches along the way.<p><i>RealClearLife has partnered with InsideHook, the</i> <i>essential</i> …

Yoga

4 Proteins That Get Rid Of Back And Stomach Fat, According To Nutritionists

There are two areas of the body where fat seems to stick: The belly and the back.<p>If fat around your midsection is getting you down and it seems like …

Nutrition

9 Comedians Reveal Jokes They’d Like to Steal If They Could Get Away With It

John Mulaney.<p>Ooo doggy, joke stealing makes everyone so mad all the time. But, like all types of stealing, it sure seems like fun if you knew you’d …

Comedy

Combat the pain of sitting at a desk all. day. long. with simple hip-opening stretches

How many of you have been here before? You manage to squeeze in that 6 a.m. pre-work fitness class (major props BTW) and you’re feeling great and …

Workouts

Hilaria Baldwin says this lower abs move improves sex, bladder control, and *more*

Having a strong core—with visible abs or not—is basically the cornerstone for being a boss at all your workouts. Whether you’re attempting to nail a …

Yoga

9 Chilling Psychological Thrillers To Add To Your Reading List Now

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Books

Yoga for Women Over 50: Four Poses for Every Fitness Level

The website Lots of Yoga is here to help you learn everything you need to know about starting yoga over 50. Developing a yoga practice in your 50s …

Yoga

What's The Best Workout To Help You Wake Up In The Morning? The Scientific 7-Minute Workout Can Give You A Surprising Boost

If mornings aren't your jam, and you hit snooze eleventy-million times before diving head first into a pot of dark roast, you probably don't have a …

Exercise

10 Books With Plot Twists You Have to Read to Believe

Who doesn’t love a good twist? The moment that makes you gasp, literally. The sentence that changes everything you thought you knew. The reveal that …

10 Dark Thrillers to Read in the Sunshine

<i>The murder of a spin and yoga studio entrepreneur is revealed at the outset of Jessica Knoll's</i> The Favorite Sister<i>, a razor-sharp, darkly comic</i> …

Cancer cells override body clock to survive conditions that kill normal cells | fitness

For tumours to grow and spread, cancer cells must make larger than normal amounts of nucleic acids and protein, so they can replicate themselves. Yet …

Cancer Cells

20+ Science Facts We Didn't Know at The Start of 2017

It's been an incredible year for science.<p><b>1.</b> The speed of gravity is pretty much identical to the speed of light! This year, for the first time ever, …

Four Amazing Things Gene Editing Did in 2017 - MIT Technology Review

Gene editing hasn’t cured disease in a human being yet—but it is getting closer. With the debut of CRISPR a few years ago, advances in the technology …

Genetics

The Most Life-Changing Breakthroughs in Genetics of 2017

It was a big year for the building blocks of life. Here are the most significant breakthroughs in genetics research of 2017.<p><b>The FDA approved the</b> …

The 25 Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs of 2017

Here are the studies that rocked the science world this year.<p>Every week in 2017 seemed to bring new, objectively bad news about environmental …

Scientists have treated genetic diseases in mice without editing their genome

Soon, we might not just be editing DNA itself, but how and when the genes it encodes are expressed. In a paper published Thursday in the journal …

Genetics

CRISPR Might Be Able to Cure Disease, Without Changing Genes

via pixabay.com/typographyimages<p>CRISPR is our genetic superweapon. Derived from the cellular machinery of bacteria, Scientists have already started …

New strategy could enable existing drugs to kill bacteria that cause chronic infections

Bacteria that have become tolerant to a drug enter a physiological state that allows them to evade the drug's action. (This is different from …

Check out this periodic table that tells you how to use all the elements

Visual Chemistry<p>A fun new visualization of the Periodic Table we’re all familiar with from high school can help teach how we each element from the …

Seeing the Beautiful Intelligence of Microbes

Intelligence is not a quality to attribute lightly to microbes. There is no reason to think that bacteria, slime molds and similar single-cell forms …

New technique stops bacteria teaching each other how to become antibiotic resistant

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria are poised to become one of the most urgent global health issues in the next few decades, if we don't do anything about …

A Stunning Blue Tarantula And Its Friends Were Just Discovered in South America

"Something made me go back."<p>A previously unknown tarantula discovered in the forests of Guyana in South America is absolutely stunning - its legs and …

Nature

Science just proved that owning a dog makes you live longer

Dogs are great, and caring for a canine often comes with plenty of benefits. They make us laugh, keep us from being bored, and are often quite …

Incredible Image of Bubble-Blowing Wasp Has a Scientific Explanation

A jaw-dropping image of what appeared to be a bubble-blowing wasp balancing the liquid sphere on its front legs captivated Reddit users yesterday …

An 11-Year-Old Just Became 'America's Top Young Scientist' With This Clever Invention

Congratulations!<p>Gitanjali Rao, an 11-year-old from Lone Tree, Colorado, is the winner of this year's Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge …

7 'Facts' You Learned at School That Are No Longer True

Don't get stuck in the past.<p>Over time, even facts we consider steadfast truths can change. People used to think doctors could forgo washing their …

Scientists Analyze Earth's Elemental Makeup to See How the Planet Was Formed

Exoplanet hunters can determine a remarkable amount of information about distant worlds by studying the planet's orbital parameters, and also by …

New information about Alzheimer's disease provides hope for a cure

Amyloid or Tau<p>Since 1993, we’ve known that ApoE4, a variant of the apolipoprotein E (ApoE) gene, increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease by up to …

Dementia

Scientists Discover 60 Ancient Ships Preserved in the Black Sea

Dozens of ancient ships scattered across the bottom of the Black Sea were discovered after a nearly three-year excursion that researchers are calling “one of the largest maritime archaeological projects ever staged.”<p>Members of the Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project said Thursday they found 60 …

Archaeology