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Why you shouldn't exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies - Vox

Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>"I'm going to make you work hard," a blonde and perfectly muscled fitness instructor screamed at me in a recent …

Fitness

What's in the Missing 28 Pages From the 9/11 Inquiry?

If members of Congress force the government to release 28 secret pages of a 14-year-old inquiry into 9/11, the missing pages may yield new tidbits about a possible role by some Saudis in aiding the hijackers — but there are thousands of other still-classified documents that would reveal far more …

X-Men: Apocalypse Gets A Fun Viral Video With a Conspiracy Theory Theme

The titular villain of <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> is terrifying because of his history. If the stories are true, he was the first mutant and has been around …

Comics

SQL injection vuln found at Panama Papers firm Mossack Fonseca

Grey hat security researchers have discovered new flaws in the systems of Panama leak firm Mossack Fonseca.<p>A self-styled “underground researcher” …

You've Probably Never Seen This in Super Mario Bros. 3 Before

Your daily dose of vintage game nostalgia.<p>Continuing our week of vintage video game secrets, we have a little something for you <i>Super Mario Bros. 3</i> fans out there. It's hard to even imagine how many collective hours humans have spent playing this game over the last 28 years. Yet few people have …

Camera Lens vs. The Eye (Infographic)

Bananas facing extinction, scientists warn

Researchers from the Netherlands have published a study to show that the most widely consumed banana variety could be wiped out by a fungus in the …

Forestry

Microsoft to Bring Keyboard and Mouse Support to Xbox One

IGN has reached out for more information.<p>Xbox One users may soon have a new way to interact with their console.<p>Speaking on Twitter, Xbox chief Phil …

Windows 10

Greek debt crisis: 'Of all the damage, healthcare has been hit the worst'

Critically low on staff, medicine, even gloves, after five years of austerity Greece’s state-run hospitals and clinics rely on volunteer medics and patience of patients<p>Above a dark, tatty arcade of wholesale button traders and empty shop fronts in Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city, one …

Comment on The 7 Deadly Healthcare Startup Sins by Som Roy

Thank you Steve for sharing this insight. My experience with Innovation in Healthcare has made me realize things that you have so nicely articulated. …

The fitness apps that gave me six-pack abs

I saw my six pack for the first time at the age of 40. Prior to that, my abs had been hidden behind a thick layer of fat that I’d built up over years of living a sedentary geek lifestyle. The only exercise I got was racing to be first in line at the Apple Store for a product launch.<p>Then one day, a …

Understanding the Exposure Triangle in Photography

<i>Jo Plumridge is a British writer and photographer who specializes in design, travel and comedy pieces. As a photographer, she focuses on portraiture. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>Even with the advent of digital technology, the …

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King's 2,100-Year-Old Mausoleum, Vast Trove Of Artifacts Discovered In China

A 2,100-year-old mausoleum built for a king named Liu Fei has been discovered in modern-day Xuyi County in Jiangsu, China, archaeologists report.<p>Liu Fei died in 128 B.C. during the 26th year of his rule over a kingdom named Jiangdu, which was part of the Chinese empire.<p>Although the mausoleum had …

The "first man-made biological leaf" could enable humans to colonise space

<b>Dezeen and MINI Frontiers:</b> RCA graduate Julian Melchiorri says the synthetic biological leaf he developed, which absorbs water and carbon dioxide to …

Detecting dementia: the first steps towards dignity

As a teenager, I lost my grandfather. But he wasn't dead. He still had his favourite music, he still loved to walk in the woods and name the flowers and plants, and he loved his soap operas. He was alive, but gone. A dignified man, a former aircraft engineer and oil company salesman, reduced to the …

​The 10 Worst Things About Building A New Gaming PC

Building a gaming PC can be difficult and stressful. There are a thousand things that could go wrong, and any one of them could wind up costing …

Computer Hardware

What Nobody Tells You About Your Favorite Tourist Attractions

We've all felt the blow of a travel letdown and ridden the high when a place far exceeds our expectations.<p>Before your next visit to a major tourist attraction, brace yourself -- for better or for worse -- by learning what you're <i>really</i> in for.<p><b>The Great Wall of China is STEEP.</b><p>One trekker recalls …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Divers Map The Garbage Dump That Is Filling The World’s Oceans

What’s really in the water? Project Aware lets you see what divers find beneath the waves with their waste audits.<p>You may have heard how there’s a Great Garbage Patch floating in the Pacific, and that it’s the size of Texas. Many newspapers and websites have reported on it, and it sounds …

Will Ferrell And Doppelgänger Chad Smith Have Epic Drum-Off On "The Tonight Show"

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Vacation Planning Advice From 1918 | The Art of Manliness

<b>“Vacation Time”</b> <b><br>From The Book of Camping and Woodcraft, 1918</b> <b><br>By Horace Kephart</b><p>To many a city man there comes a time when the great town wearies him. He …

Mexico's Drug Emperor Used To Arrive At A Restaurant, Confiscate Everyone's Phones, Then Pay For All Their Meals As He Left

(Its author, Patrick Radden Keefe, just won the National Magazine Award for reporting.)<p>Our favorite was this: the drug lord, Joaquin Guzman Loera, known as El Chapo aka "Shorty," loved gourmet food, and despite living high up in the Sierra Madres to evade arrest, he couldn't resist heading down to …

Why nobody can tell whether the world’s biggest quantum computer is a quantum computer

For the past several years, a Canadian company called D-Wave Systems has been selling what it says is the largest quantum computer ever built. D-Wave’s clients include Lockheed Martin, NASA, the US National Security Agency, and Google, each of which paid somewhere between $10 million and $15 …

Quantum Computing

Spire Healthcare attracts Abu Dhabi interest

Spire expected to be sold for around £1.5bn in process run by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley<p>Spire Healthcare, one of Britain’s biggest private hospital groups, has attracted the interest of Abu Dhabi’s sovereign wealth fund during a £1.5bn sale process.<p>The Abu Dhabi Investment …

Building blocks: how Project Ara is reinventing the smartphone

In a spare, drab office park in Sunnyvale, California, a bunch of two-by-fours and foamboard have been nailed together into a makeshift model of a shipping container. Inside, a bare, unlit Edison bulb hangs from a wire, over some simple IKEA furniture and a table with Lego blocks on it. The blocks …

UK becoming 'more local and global'

Many people in the UK feel a growing connection with others in their neighbourhood and the wider world, but shrinking ties with their own country.<p>The figures come from a survey for the BBC's Who Do We Think We Are? project, which asked if people felt more or less connected to others than a decade …

8 reasons why the pork barrel funds and other Presidential funds should be abolished - Get Real Post

2K Shares<p>Rumor has it that there will be a campaign to try and convince the public that members of Philippine Congress need the priority development …