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What Is Life Like With an Eating Disorder? Watch This to See

Though one was produced by a couple of teenage girls and the other by an esteemed Hollywood filmmaker, there are some great similarities between two new, short films about young women with eating disorders. Both have been featured on national television -- both are popping up all over the Internet …

Mental Health

21 Awesome Shoulder Exercises

Want to add some variety into your shoulder workout? Here is a powerful demonstration of 21 shoulder exercises that you can easily add into your …

7 Types of Weight Lifting Bars: Which is Best?

When it comes to strength training, the barbell will always reign supreme for the big lifts. But, with more and more interest in strength training, …

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This 1973 2.7 RS is Porsche purity at its finest

Petrolicious strikes again.<p>Minimum essence creates purity and elegance. That idea holds true for buildings, and it also holds true for Porsche, according to architect Jonathan Segal. If you can get past his interesting pants, the parallels between his architecture and Porsche's philosophy seem to …

Porsche

Maserati orders explode, 22,500 through September

Last year when Maserati revealed a plan to sell 50,000 units globally by 2015, it seemed like a pretty steep goal for an automaker that had sold just 6,300 units for the entire year. It turns out that goal may be a little on the conservative side. Through September, <i>Automotive News Europe</i> says the …

2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S

What Happens When A Restaurant Alters Your Favorite Dish?<p>A little more than two years ago, I called the 2011 Aston Martin V12 Vantage "an intoxicating machine masterfully engineered to gratify every emotion in a car enthusiast's soul."<p>It wasn't difficult to understand why, as the aluminum …

10 Minute Lower Ab Workout Circuit

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>General Fitness<p>Workout Type<p>Single Muscle Group<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration10 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>3<p>Time Per Workout10 …

Early Birds Have Different Brains Than Night Owls - D-brief

By Breanna Draxler | October 1, 2013 1:21 pm<p>If the early bird gets the worm, what does the night owl get? According to a recent study, “sleep …

Questlove's Tips for Throwing a Killer Dinner Party

The Roots drummer, Jimmy Fallon foil, and owner of Hybird restaurant never hosts without for-hire bartenders—and the Golden Girls theme song<p>The Roots drummer, Jimmy Fallon foil, and owner of Hybird restaurant never hosts without for-hire bartenders—and the <i>Golden Girls</i> theme song:<p><b>Be Spontaneous</b><p>"I …

6 Healthy Reasons to Keep Loving Coffee

I adore coffee, so I wasn’t surprised when I came a cross a recent study, which found that drinking java is linked to positive emotions, including …

Naturally secreted chemicals could make you invisible to mosquitos

Mosquitos are undoubtably one of nature's most annoying lifeforms — annoying at the best of times, and disease-carriers at the worst. Humanity has made many efforts at repelling the troublesome insects, with the chemical DEET being perhaps the most well known example, but a group of scientists from …

Rye Bother? An Inside-The-Barrel Look At American Whiskeys

Ten years ago rye whiskey was on the brink of extinction.<p>Despite its venerable history as the whiskey made by George Washington, only a handful of distillers were bottling this quintessentially American spirit. And you definitely couldn't order a rye Manhattan at your local cocktail lounge.<p>My, how …

What The Myers-Briggs Personality Test Says About Your Favorite Subway Line

There's so much fun to be had with a public transportation Twitter account.<p>The famous Myers-Briggs personality test doesn't actually reveal much about a person, according to psychologists, but that doesn't mean it isn't a lot of fun. People love to categorize themselves as cryptic-sounding, …

How It Works: Inside The Machine That Separates Your Recyclables

Moving paper away from plastic so you don't have to<p>The most annoying aspect of recycling—and one of the biggest hurdles to its widespread adoption—is having to separate paper, glass, and plastic before they hit the curb. New recycling machines are changing that. With single-stream recycling, …

How We’ll Grow The Next Generation Of Buildings With Bacteria

Biology, rather than machining, is now emerging as a leading contender to assemble our future environment. Medicine and biofuels have tapped biology …

Cambridge University

Light at the end of the tunnel for chronic pain

A German professor is developing light therapy to regulate sleep and treat chronic pain<p>Doctors in Germany may be about to shed a little light on treating chronic pain. Prof Thomas Tolle, a pain specialist in Munich, is beginning a trial using specially designed overhead lighting that imitates a …

Wait, What’s That? The Science Behind Why Your Mind Keeps Wandering

If you’re experiencing an attention deficit, you’re far from alone.<p>Try this: Count your exhalations–1, 2, 3–all the way to 10. See if you can get to 10 without thinking about lunch or laundry or deadlines or dates.<p>Unless you’ve trained your attention, it’ll probably start to wander–which, new …

Science diplomacy works, but only when it's genuine

The Obama Administration has embraced the concept of science diplomacy as a way to bridge cultural and economic gaps between the United States and the rest of the world. The director of the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy, John P Holdren, regularly meets with his science …

2014 Porsche Cayman Manual

On the joys of rolling your own.<p>TESTED<p>Sink the clutch and squeeze the brake pedal. Float the weighty stick through the gears from third to second without so much as brushing the gate. Foot cocked like a pigeon-toed toddler, your heel drops, your ankle rolls, and the outside of your right sole jabs …

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

Faster Forward, Together

Welcome to RocketHub<p>The leading social network for entrepreneurs.<p>Create account Log in<p><i>portrait</i><p>Connect<p>Connect on our growing network with 500k+ fellow …

Entrepreneurship

Scan Reveals If Your Civet Poo Coffee Really Comes From Civet Poo

Because that's what you want, right?<p>When you pay $150 to $230 for a pound of exotic coffee, you want to know it's the real deal. Now, a team of chemists say they've developed a way to verify that beans labeled as "civet coffee" are authentic.<p>What is civet coffee and what makes it so expensive? …

Tech and Science

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Science

How iPods help potty-train kids with autism

<b>U. ROCHESTER (US) —</b> A new device could mean quicker and easier toilet-training for children with autism and other developmental disabilities.<p>Proper …

Anxiety may start in the womb

<b>CARDIFF U. (UK) —</b> Babies deprived of certain hormones in the womb could be at greater risk of being anxious as adults, according to new research with …

Sitting at computers all day is killing us. This video could help save your life.

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’re heading toward an early grave. I know, that sounds extreme, but we’re only just starting to …

6 Freaky Things Your Body Does (Explained by Science)

The human body is a strange and mysterious place filled with gross guts and gurgling magic potions. There are all sorts of confusing or nonsensical …