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All You Need Is 1 Dumbbell For These 20 Intense, Muscle-Building Moves

Get in an amazing workout by incorporating these unique strength-training moves — they only use one dumbbell. Some of these exercises work both sides of the body at once, while others target one side at a time, which may reveal to you which parts of your body are weakest. This will help to …

Workouts

These Are The Deadliest Lab-Made Biological Threats We Aren't Ready For, Says New Report

"The technology to do this is available now."<p>They called it Clade X. A deadly spin on influenza that borrowed some nasty tricks from Nipah virus, it …

Immune System

An obscure biological trait seems to predict how long mammals—including humans—can live

Biology runs on all sorts of different clocks. While humans tend to stick around into their 70s, 80s, and even 90s, other mammals don’t live nearly as long. Lifespan doesn’t seem to be correlated with size or location on the evolutionary tree. Rhinos, 20 to 30 times our size, typically last into …

Biology

Possibly Our Most Challenging Workout Yet! 30-Minute HIIT With Weights

You up for a serious challenge? Then try this calorie-torching HIIT workout from Equinox trainer Anja Garcia. Challenge yourself even more and take it to the next level by using a set of medium free weights! This workout will leave you breathless and feeling the burn in every muscle. Grab a bottle …

Workouts

Quinoa and Cheese Pudding (Pesque de Quinua)

Quinoa & Cheese Pudding. I’d long heard about this dish, but I didn’t try it until I visited the fabulous Huancahuasi Restaurant in Huancayo …

Recipes

A New Kind of Photosynthesis Has Been Discovered, Pushing The Limits on Life

Our living world is just incredible.<p>A type of chlorophyll discovered just a few years ago is pushing the limits of photosynthesis and the role this …

Botany

Free Flexible Tool Helps Users Build Infographics

Easel.ly Think critically, share creatively with infographic-creation tool Pros: Great templates and flexible features let students learn through …

Infographics

The Next Plague Is Coming. Is America Ready?

The epidemics of the early 21st century revealed a world unprepared, even as the risks continue to multiply. Much worse is coming.<p>Image above: Workers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit practicing safe procedure on a mannequin<p>At 6 o’clock in the morning, shortly …

Disease

Everything that's wrong with the human body

We like to think of ourselves as highly evolved, well-adapted creatures, but our retinas face backwards, we have too many bones in our wrists, and at …

Sinusitis

48 Living Rooms with Coastal Style

1 of 49<p>These Living Rooms Have Bright, Coastal Style<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 49<p>Tropical Treat<p>3 of 49<p>Bright & Beachy<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 49<p>Statement …

Interior Design

Nearly Half the Patents on Marine Genes Belong to Just One Company

A creature as majestic as a whale, you might think, should have no owner. Yet it turns out that certain snippets of the DNA that makes a sperm whale …

Patents

These Abnormally Huge Viruses Create Their Own Genes, Defying Standard Biology

Okay, that's weird.<p>They were first discovered on a beach in Santiago, Chile in 2013. And these gargantuan viruses are a far cry from your garden …

Biology

This Pasta Salad Recipe Is a Hit At Every Summer Cookout I Bring It To

Customize this pasta salad recipe with other ingredients you love for the easiest dish of summer.<p>Looking for a reliable dish that's family-friendly, …

Healthy Eating

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

Yoga

How to Build Invisible Bookshelves

Create these incredibly simple no-shelf bookshelves that'll leave your guests scratching their heads.<p>Stick two hoop strips to the center of the back …

Woodworking

Grilled pineapple is the secret to the best chicken kebabs

There are few things better than a ripe pineapple – they’re sweet, juicy, and just downright luscious. But grilling pineapple can add a whole new …

Cooking

If You're Trying to Get Rid of Belly Fat, Eat Any of These 14 Delicious Breakfasts

Diet plays a huge role in reducing body fat percentage, and there are certain foods proven to target abdominal fat specifically. Ingredients such as …

Nutrition

Torch Your Butt, Waist, and Legs With These Curve-Enhancing Moves

Achieving an hourglass figure isn't in the cards (or genes) for many of us, but we <i>can</i> enhance what we've got. With a combination of proper nutrition and exercise, it's possible to reach the physique you're aiming for. But you should also keep in mind that you won't get there by simply targeting …

Workouts

CRISPR could help us cure diseases. It could also cause cancer.

by Kristin Houser June 11, 2018 Enhanced Humans 14487<p>You know already about the promise for CRISPR-Cas9 — it might revolutionize fields from medicine …

Genetics

The Easy, Healthy Dinner TV Star & Cookbook Author Daphne Oz Makes Her Kids When She Just Can't Even

Daphne Oz is one busy woman. The former host of <i>The Chew</i> is also a<i>New York Times</i> best-selling cookbook author and, more recently, the chief innovation …

Cooking

Peanut Butter Powder Sounds Weird But Is Secretly Great for Cooking

Stay with me.<p>I credit a fitfluencer for first introducing me to the good stuff. It was an extra-warm August day, and she was making a sweet potato peanut butter smoothie on camera. Except she wasn’t using regular peanut butter. She was spooning in what looked like tiny ant hills of fawn-colored …

Recipes

The Best Paint Colors for Beach House Bedrooms, According to Designers

1 of 12<p>Tradewind by Sherwin-Williams<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Hazy Blue by Benjamin Moore<p>3 of 12<p>Sea Salt by Sherwin-Williams<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Super White …

Sherwin-Williams

This Strength-Training Workout Will Shape Up Your Back, Biceps, and Butt

With Summer approaching rapidly, we can't help wanting to look good in our jean shorts and tank tops. The first step is knowing that you already <i>do</i> look good, no matter what Summer gear you choose to wear! But to give you an extra boost of confidence, we've got a comprehensive strength-training …

Workouts

Welcome To The 'Hotel Influenza': You Can Get $3500 With One Catch

The “Hotel Influenza” probably won’t appear in any of your Priceline searches for St. Louis, Missouri. If it does, then it better not charge you any money.<p>No, instead the Extended Stay Research Unit at St. Louis University’s (SLU) Center for Vaccine Development (dubbed the “Hotel Influenza” in …

Public Health

17 Packable Lunch Ideas That'll Actually Fill You Up

From pasta salads, to above-average sandwiches, to Buddha bowls.

Healthy Eating

Magnetic 'metal seed' that destroys brain tumours in ten minutes invented by British scientists

Deadly brain tumours could be removed in just ten minutes with a groundbreaking new treatment which uses MRI scanners to heat up cancer cells until they die.<p>The new therapy, developed by University College London, involves injecting a tiny magnetic metal ‘seed’ into the bloodstream and directing it …

Cancer

25 Cast Iron Skillet Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

Not a week goes by that I don't reach for my trusty cast iron skillet. The simple tool helps get meals on the table easily and efficiently (plus, I …

Cast Iron Skillet

Amazon has a giveaways section full of free stuff and how did we not know about this before?

You can get free stuff on Amazon.<p>This is not a drill. Amazon apparently has this massive giveaway section and we somehow didn't know about it until …

Shopping

The genes of many marine creatures are patented—and one company owns half of them

Regulation is lagging behind industry.<p>From the tiniest microbe to the biggest whale, the ocean is teeming with life. For corporations and researchers, that biodiversity is a veritable gold mine of genetic potential—but in the unregulated environment of the high seas, those corporations may delve …

Patents

25 Ways to Whisk Yourself Off to the Mediterranean

We've heard for years about the wonders of the Mediterranean diet. Featuring foods like olive oil, whole grains, fish, legumes, fruits, and …

Healthy Eating