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Lebron James’ Ketogenic Diet Could Be Your Ticket To Becoming A Shredded Beast… But At What Cost?

"I'm not a celiac but..." Some call the Keto diet a celebrity-fad palatable only to cross-fit warriors and Bondi hipsters. Others reckon it's an …

Nutrition

How many calories you burn doing 39 popular exercises

Everything we do burns calories.<p>But have you ever wondered how your running habits compare to your friend's cycling sessions? Or how your weekend kayaking trip stacked up to a morning swim?<p>Calorie-counting isn't the best way to lose weight— for that, you're better off focusing on which foods you …

How To Pick A Lock With Just A Hairpin

Editor's Blog Photo credit: NightHawkInLight/YouTubeWe’ve all seen the movies where a lock is poked around with a hairpin and the door miraculously …

Supreme Court Appears Headed for Tie in Obamacare Case

U.S. news<p>The U.S. Supreme Court appeared headed for a 4-4 tie after hearing courtroom argument Wednesday in one of the most contentious cases of the term, a battle between religion and birth control.<p>Two dozen religiously affiliated schools, seminaries, hospitals and charities from around the nation …

Health Care

Why This Man Travels Without Luggage

Globetrotter Jonathan Yevin on minimalism and why "traveling is not a natural talent."<p>When he's not at home in Brooklyn, designing rooftop gardens across New York City, 37-year-old Jonathan Yevin is living the dream, spending six to ten months a year on the road as a writer and adventurer. He has …

Two-thirds of uninsured Californians gain coverage after Obamacare rollout

More than two-thirds of Californians uninsured before the Affordable Care Act now have coverage, a new report finds.<p>"For people that didn't have health insurance, California has been very successful in enrolling two-thirds of that group," said Mollyann Brodie, a senior vice president at the Kaiser …

How Sleep Affects Your Willpower

Chances are, right now, you know someone that is trying to improve or change their behavior.<p>They may be trying to eat healthier or exercise more often to lose weight. Maybe they're simply trying not to yell at lazy coworkers.<p>The problem with self-improvement?<p>It's <i>really really</i> hard.<p>The good news is …

Self Control

What 'Food Porn' Does to the Brain

What's the psychological appeal of looking at food that can't be tasted?<p>In the mid-20th century, the Dutch biologist Nikolaas Tinbergen uncovered an odd quirk of animal behavior: Across species, the animals in his experiments seemed to prefer prettier, flashier, more attention-grabbing versions of …

George Mason

Kentucky's New Heroin Law Marks A 'Culture Shift'

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday night, Kentucky lawmakers passed wide-ranging legislation to combat the state’s heroin epidemic. The bipartisan measure represents a significant policy shift away from more punitive measures toward a focus on treating addicts, not jailing them.<p>The state will now allow local …

5 Theories About the Greatest Unsolved Art Heist Ever

On March 18, 1990, two police officers—or so they seemed—walked into a Boston museum and left with $500 million worth of paintings. They have never …

Painting

Ex-Sony Pictures chief Amy Pascal opens up over hack: 'Angie didn't care'

Now running her own production arm, Amy Pascal had embarrassing emails leaked in the infamous hack on Sony Pictures, but maintains Hollywood stars are ‘bottomless pits of need’<p>Amy Pascal, the embattled former Sony Pictures chair, has given a candid interview about the hack on the company that saw …

Russians advised to pull their money out of banks and prepare for 'black market in cash'

The ruble has tanked over the past year, falling over 50% from 33 rubles to the dollar to 67 rubles at market open Friday. The collapse in the currency's value has helped drive up prices in the country, which is heavily reliant on imports, with inflation surging to 15% in January.<p>Now, it seems, it …

Central Banks

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

Google moves one step closer to becoming a universal translator

Even with the assistance of modern technology, holding a conversation in two different languages can be difficult. Google Translate allows you to speak with someone and have each utterance translated as text and audio, but until now you had to manually toggle every time the other person talked. As …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

Will religion ever disappear?

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer discovers that the answer is far from simple.<p>A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no …

Atheism

These Photos of the Grand Canyon's Sea of Clouds Are Spellbinding

Man, that's beautiful.<p><b>No, the sky isn't falling.</b> But a rare weather event at the Grand Canyon caused a total cloud inversion that filled the canyons with billowing fog and made it look like the sky had, in fact, collapsed.<p>Triggered when cold, wet air is trapped by warm air, the phenomenon drops the …

Grand Canyon

9 Eating Habits That Are Derailing Your Weight-Loss Efforts

The worst part: You probably think they'll help you drop more pounds.<p>The occasional dietary splurge isn't what really thwarts most women's weight-loss efforts. It's the so-called "healthy" weight-loss strategies we use, convinced they'll help us cut calories, slim down, and get healthier—only to …

103 Times Shonda Rhimes Totally "Handled" TV In 2014

ABC powerhouse writer and producer Shonda Rhimes gave us countless thrilling stories on Grey's Anatomy and Scandal this year. (Sadly, we couldn't include How to Get Away With Murder since she is an executive producer.) WARNING: ALL OF THE SPOILERS!<p>1. When April (Sarah Drew) and Jackson (Jesse …

TV

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Facebook redesigned the data center network: 3 reasons it matters

Earlier this month, Facebook announced a new data center networking architecture that it calls, fittingly, “data center fabric.” The company …

The Black Friday Survival Guide

It wasn’t easy accumulating the research data displayed in the following guide. I saw horrific sights working retail for seven long years in both a big box electronic store and a major shopping center. I saw things that will haunt me the rest of my days. I watched two kids get trampled by what I …

The 25 Absolute Best Money-Saving Travel Tips Ever

Want the best prices on flights, hotel rooms, cruises, and rental cars? Free upgrades? The fastest way through airport security? The smartest way to …

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: Innovation, experiment or gimmick?

Just because you <i>can</i> do something, should you? Samsung thinks so. Its second experimentally screened phone taps into its hardware R&D and production clout to offer something not many other companies can make, let alone bring to the public outside of a fuzzy proof of concept. And so, following the …

Want To Communicate Anonymously Without Being Monitored Or Tracked? 'Blackphone' Now On Sale

Snowden, the NSA, getting “Scroogled”; do these various buzzwords making the rounds these days get your hackles up? Frankly, I don’t blame you. Personally, I don’t have enough “interesting” information to share. And though I lead a rather “regular” existence, I do realize there are plenty of folks …

'Gear Solo' is Samsung's standalone smartwatch, report says

Samsung's rumoured standalone smartwatch -- that would make calls without needing to be synced to a smartphone -- could be called the 'Gear Solo', according to a fresh report concerning the South Korean tech giant's wearable tech plans.<p>The 'Gear Solo' moniker is likely to be applied to the …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

Imagine you are trying to buy something online -- plane tickets, an app subscription, a pair of sneakers. If you are an English speaker with an email address ending in .com, .org, .edu or .net, that process probably goes pretty smoothly for you. But if your email address ends ...<p>To the layman UX …