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Trudeaus' Caribbean flight details redacted to exclude nanny, in-laws

The flight manifest for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Christmas vacation to the Caribbean, released to the Conservatives through an access to …

Canada

This Little Silver Cube Could Be the Future of Personal DNA Testing

Medical diagnostics is about to have an ‘iPhone moment’.<p>If Apple made a personal DNA testing product, it might look something like the Spartan Cube: A minimalist, anodized aluminum box, about the size of a large coffee mug, and roughly as heavy as a small laptop. Aside from the logo of Spartan …

E.coli

Improve Your Fitness Fast with This 30-Day Dumbbell Plan

If you’re looking to get strong and lean — or, much more simply, move well and feel better — all you need is one month, a few dumbbells and …

Exercise

The diet book industry is a lie – and we've all been sucked into it

You've been sold a lie.<p>It's a lie that makes its proponents millions, if not billions, in revenue.<p>And the amazing thing about this lie is that despite it staring us right in the face, pretty much everyone involved in it hasn't got a clue that they are lying or being lied to. There's no grand …

Five ways your brain is fooling you, courtesy of neuroscientist Dean Burnett

You’ve probably found yourself in situations where you felt like either your memory or your perception was somehow distorted. Maybe you’d confess to …

Five security settings in iOS 10 you should immediately change

These tweaks will lock down your iPhone or iPad to protect your privacy.<p>The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system comes with some privacy …

What We Got Wrong About Nazis And Terrorists

<i>"Terrorism, the Skorzeny Syndrome, is flourishing in the modern world, a reminder that Hitler and Nazism are still taking their toll more than three decades after the Third Reich collapsed."</i><p>-- Glenn B. Infield, biographer of Nazi commander Otto Skorzeny<p>On November 28, 1941, Adolf Hitler and Arab …

World History

“Dangerous paleo diet” study is ragged with holes | Ars Technica

Study reporting that high fat diet made mice fat somehow makes headlines.<p>There’s a deep sense of irony in adding to a never-ending series of …

Nutrition

Vitamin B.S.

How people came to believe the myth that nutritional supplements could make them into better, healthier versions of themselves<p>In 1941, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt summoned hundreds of scientists, doctors, and food manufacturers to Washington, D.C. to discuss a weapon that would help the …

World War II

The 15 Most Underrated Exercises, According to Trainers

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>The best exercise might be the one you aren't doing. Switching up your usual workout routine will challenge your muscles in new ways and battle boredom, which could make you more motivated to work out in the first place. So if you catch yourself on the …

New York City

5 myths about yoga

Today, nearly 10 percent of Americans have tried it, and few of us have to travel farther than a neighborhood strip mall to practice our chaturangas. Yoga's burgeoning trendiness isn't restricted to the United States, either. In December, the United Nations declared June 21 the International Day of …

Yoga

Uh-oh, a robot just passed the self-awareness test

Roboticists at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York have built a trio of robots that were put through the classic 'wise men puzzle' test …

Robotics

5 Creativity Myths you Need to Stop Believing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>There’s a letter from an 1815 issue of <i>General Music Journal</i> where Mozart describes his creative process as instantaneous: no struggle or writer’s block. The muse simply showed up and he was ready.<p>The problem? The letter is a fraud.<p>Much like many other …

SOD the scientific consensus! Look OUT! MEGA TSUNAMI is coming

<b>Special Report</b> The BBC Trust has supported its programme makers in their use of old and debunked scientific conjectures to produce a "Hollywood …

That Goal to Stop Warming at 2 Degrees? We Should Forget About It

Over the past decade, international plans to halt climate change have been chiefly focused around a single goal: stopping the world's atmosphere from warming more than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. David Victor, professor of international relations at the University of California, …

Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm Shows You How to Get a Rock-Hard Body Like Hers

Exercise 1 Pushup Row<p><i>"This combo hits your entire upper body and core like no other move."</i><p>Start in a plank position with your hands resting on a pair of dumbbells directly under your shoulders and your body forming a straight line from head to heels <b>(A)</b>. Keeping your core tight, bend your elbows to …

Why Computer Models Can't Predict the Earth's Future Climate

We know for sure that the computer models relied on by climate alarmists are wrong, since they have been refuted by experience. In the video below, …

Iron may be a factor in dementia

Alzheimer’s disease is no respecter of fame or fortune. Former US president Ronald Reagan had it. Legendary AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young has been …

5 Things I Learned as a Mormon Polygamist Wife

Polygamy has been around for as long as marriage has been a thing -- anyone talking about "traditional" marriage has to admit that tradition has …

Relationships

26 ancient and mysterious bridges from around the world

Bridge Ronda. Malaga, Spain.<p>Gorgeous selection of photos bridge gives us one of the oldest human inventions engineering, which involves a lot of …

12 Obscure Fashion Facts To Casually Drop (& Impress Everyone)

We all know that Coco Chanel designed the Little Black Dress, and Hermès named a bag after British waif Jane Birkin. But, there are so many good …

Anna Wintour

We Tried It: Drill Fitness

<b>What We Tried:</b> Drill Body: FIT, a bootcamp-esque strength and endurance workout at Drill Fitness<p><b>Where:</b> Drill Fitness is located in TriBeCa in New York City<p><b>What We Did:</b> After a short warmup, we launched into a series of strength intervals. The entire plan for the class was laid out on a chalkboard …

Exercise

7 Amazing Bathroom Makeovers You Won't Believe

Dramatic before-and-after photos.<p>Before-and-after photos of dramatic transformations. Get inspired for your next renovation project.

12 High Tech Appliances You NEED in Your Kitchen

While we haven’t achieved <i>The Jetsons-</i>esque <i></i>hovercrafts and robot maids yet, the home of the future is definitely here today. Not only is technology influencing <i>what</i> we make, it’s also influencing <i>how</i> and <i>where</i> we do it. As Brit Morin reveals in her soon-to-be released book, <i>Homemakers,</i> new advances in …

Kitchens

This Just Might Be the Rustic Fairytale Home of Our Dreams

This castle-cabin combo is simply breathtaking.<p>Sometimes our taste in real estate is a bit contradictory around here. We go gaga for grand, centuries-old English castles, and but totally swoon over super-cozy cabins, too. So this home, which we spotted on Curbed Ski, checks all the right boxes: …

Unexpected Health Effects Of The Colorado Marijuana Experiment

Back in the 1990s, I taught and did cancer research at the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy in Denver. Among my teaching assignments was the pharmacology and toxicology of marijuana and other drugs that are misused for recreational purposes, both prescription and illicit.<p>So, I’ve followed …