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Xi Jinping, the Savior of Globalization?

President Trump signed several alarming executive orders in his first week of office, including withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Putting the argument over the merits of the trade agreement aside, this decision has been interpreted as a slap in the face for the doctrine of free trade …

China

Something mysterious is killing 11,000 nearby galaxies

New research published January 17, 2017 by a global team of researchers focused on 11,000 relatively nearby galaxies and asked why their gas — their lifeblood for the formation of new stars — is being violently stripped away on a widespread scale. The answer, according to these scientists, relates …

Astrophysics

India's richest man offers free 4G to one billion people

India's richest man is rolling out a $20 billion mobile network that could bring lightning-fast Internet to hundreds of millions of people.<p>Indian consumers are already celebrating the arrival of Mukesh Ambani's new Reliance Jio service, seizing on the billionaire's promise to deliver rock bottom …

India

A SOLAR POWERTED WINDOW CHARGER : That Sticks To Any Window • World News

<b>Solar energy isn’t really the newest or latest technology, but using it to charge your phone is a new concept.</b><p>You may think that exposing your phone …

The 30 best college towns in America

Niche, a company that researches and compiles information on cities, recently named the best college towns in America, focusing on the overall livability of places where undergraduates from a top-250 college make up at least 10% of the town's overall population.<p>To determine "livability," Niche …

College & University

Top 5 Exercises to Get Rid of the Annoying Love Handles

People endearingly call them love handles. Others prefer to call it a muffin top. Either way, the excess fat that sits on the side of the torso is …

Bodybuilding

Physicists Have Created a 'Black Hole' in The Lab That Could Finally Prove Hawking Radiation Exists

Will Stephen Hawking get his Nobel prize?<p>Some 42 years ago, renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking proposed that not everything that comes in …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1. Venezuela has started rationing electricity.</b> The government imposed a four-hour blackout in eight states starting Monday.<p><b>2. Barack Obama wrapped up a four-day trip to Europe that showed his support for two of the US's closest allies.</b> The president made speeches in Great Britain and Germany.<p><b>3. A</b> …

Olympic Village

Discovery of 4,500-year-old female mummy sheds light on ancient Peru

Archaeologists say the mummified remains, found near one of the oldest cities in the Americas, probably belong to a noblewoman aged 40 to 50<p>Archaeologists in Peru have discovered the 4,500-year-old mummy of a woman buried near one of the most ancient cities of the Americas.<p>Dr Ruth Shady Solís said …

23 surprising things that can make you successful

From the month you were born to your comedic timing, the weirdest quirks can affect how successful you'll ultimately be.<p>We combed through research on success to identify 23 surprising things that can influence your career trajectory. While some factors can be sought out, others are beyond your …

Psychology

Physicists Squeeze Water Molecules Into an Entirely New State

Beyond solids, liquids, and gases.<p>Physicists from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered a new state of water that cannot be explained as a solid, liquid, or gas. It is a peculiar, and like exceedingly common, "other" state that water molecules are forced to exist …

Physics

An RAF officer just opened up about one of the biggest problems with NATO

Apparently, technological and cultural differences between the two forces frustrated Atherton, who urged more cooperation between nations.<p>"Awareness is key and dialogue is the tool to fix it," Atherton said on April 21 at a high-level conference, Air Forces in 2030: Trends and Possible Shocks, as …

Military

3 Forearm Plank Upgrades For A Stronger Core

There are so many great abdominal movements to consider in your workout routine, and planks are certainly one of them. The key is to build strength …

Hips

Faster Than Light! Incredible Illusion Makes Images 'Time Travel'

Using a weird phenomenon in which particles of light seem to travel at faster-than-light speeds, scientists have shown that waves of light can seem …

What to Eat Before and After a Workout

Chris Gallo<p>Before: Whole Wheat Toast with Sliced Banana and Cinnamon<p>When it comes to gearing up for workout, carbs are your gym BFF. The key is to …

Nutrition

Watch Six Bulldozers Battle Each Other on the Streets of China in the Craziest Fight Ever

This is madness. Like, seriously what in the hell is going on. In northern China, multiple bulldozers apparently got so mad at each other that they …

Cool Stuff

NASA Has Detected Strange Signals Coming From The Gravitational Wave Source

This could change everything.<p>Less than half a second after the first direct evidence of gravitational waves was recorded on 14 September 2015, a very …

Astronomers Have Found Evidence of Huge Ninth Planet on The Edge of The Solar System

Somebody give Pluto a hug.<p>The astronomer who led the charge to have Pluto demoted to dwarf planet status back in 2005 has found evidence that a huge, …

Astronomy

These Secret Netflix Codes Can Reveal Tons of Hidden Categories

Netflix has tons of great content, but it can be hard to find it all if you don’t know what you’re looking for. The site’s algorithms show you what …

6 Plyometrics Exercises For A Better Workout In Less Time

<i>By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Plyometrics -- or high-intensity exercises that stretch and then quickly shorten your muscles (think jump squats or plyo push-ups) -- are already known for their quick calorie-blasting, body-toning results. "The technique was originally designed to develop …

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

BodyRock HIIT Core

Hi BodyRockers,<p>Today we are bringing you an HIIT Core Workout that will get you sexier, leaner Abs ready for Bikini Season.<p><b>Beginners / Intermediate</b> …

7 Squat Variations to Build Muscular Legs

<b>7 Squat Variations to Build Muscular Legs</b>You know that the humble squat is one of the best exercises there is for shoring up lower body strength—and …

Health

Wikileaks Confirmed In 2013, What NASA Was Hiding Till 2015 – Aliens Are REAL

Two years ago, WikiLeaks released secret cables that disclosed information about ETs in our solar system. Documents released by Wikileaks, offered …

Earth - The strange fate of a person falling into a black hole

<i>This was the most-read story on BBC Earth in 2015. Here is another chance to read it.</i><p>It could happen to anyone. Maybe you're out trying to find a new habitable planet for the human race, or maybe you're just on a long walk and you slip. Whatever the circumstances, at some point we all find …

10 Crazy—But Awesome!—Exercises You Haven't Seen Anywhere Else

Challenge your muscles in all-new ways to spur new growth and skyrocket your metabolism

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

This 20-Minute Workout Will Burn A Ridiculous Amount Of Fat

Get it in and get on with your day.<p>So with that in mind, BuzzFeed Life asked Albert Matheny, C.S.C.S., co-founder of Soho Strength Lab in New York City, to create a 20-minute high-intensity workout. Here's what he came up with.<p><b>Here's how it works:</b><p>1. You start with Circuit 1, and you do as many …