Joey Cross

13 Flips | 1 Magazine | @jkcyclist | Keep up with Joey Cross on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Joey Cross”

The Most Mind-Blowing Space Photos of 2013 | WIRED

Another year has gone by and left us with a stack of incredible, mind-blowing pictures of space. We've gathered the best of 2013's images of stars, …

Odor 'guards' in lungs can make us cough - Futurity

Like the nose, lungs have odor receptors. But instead of sending nerve impulses to the brain, these receptors send a signal that may make you cough.

Kids are stronger if mom got more vitamin D - Futurity

Children are likely to have stronger muscles if their mothers had a higher level of vitamin D in their body during pregnancy, new research shows.

Why bacteria with identical genes don't act alike - Futurity

When a bacteria cell splits in two, the distribution of organelles can influence the behavior of the "daughters," even though they're genetically …

Biology

NASA orbiter spies Chang’e 3 and Yutu rover on the moon

Cool image of the landing site of China’s moon mission, taken by a NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Also, a word on first science results from …

Vitamin D 'boosts child muscles'

<b>Higher levels of maternal vitamin D during pregnancy have been linked to better muscle development in children, say researchers.</b><p>The study on 678 children, published in Endocrine Research, showed vitamin D levels in the womb were linked to grip strength at the age of four.<p>The team at the University …

Kellan Lutz works hard to get that Hercules 'pop'

The skinny guy doesn't get cast as Hercules. Conversely, you can't just go down to the Gold's Gym in Venice Beach and hire some muscle head to play the lead in a big-budget 3-D movie. Acting chops to go with the bulging biceps and rippling midsection are required.<p>"The Legend of Hercules," opening …

Reality check for your fitness resolution from a reality show trainer

If you're like many Americans, you made a resolution to<p>lose weightand get in shape in 2014. And, if you're like many Americans, you'll step on the scale a few days into your new diet and throw your hands up in discouragement at the lack of"The Biggest Loser"-worthy numbers.<p>And "Biggest Loser" …

Intermittent fasting, or IF, gains ground as a dieting tool

It's a real heavyweight on the diet scene these days: intermittent fasting, a.k.a. IF (having ascended to heights where mere initials are enough). True, a fasting diet may not sound as appealing as, say, a cookie diet or a chocolate diet or a beer diet, but IF has been getting some jaw-droppingly …

Century-Old Photos From Legendary Explorer Found In Antarctica

Film left in Antarctic for 100 years coudn't be developed, right? Wrong.<p>Even after 100 years, a picture is worth a thousand words. So why am I writing these words? Well, I'll tell you why: Because the story behind the accompanying photographs is pretty cool.<p>From 1914 to 1917, explorer Ernest …

Earth closest to sun on January 2-3

Tonight – January 2, 2018 – we reach Earth’s closest point to the sun for this entire year at 11:35 p.m. CST (central U.S.). It’ll be the morning of …

Dinosaurs Were Mostly Scaly, Study Finds

A new study examines the evidence for fuzz on non-avian dinosaurs.<p>Were they fuzzy or were they flat-skinned? That's the great question now for dinosaur researchers. After surveying all the world's known fossils of dinosaur skin, one pair of paleontologists says the vast majority of non-avian …

Can I increase my brain power?

What happens when you attach several electrodes to your forehead, connect them via wires to a nine-volt battery and resistor, ramp up the current and send an electrical charge directly into your brain? Most people would be content just to guess, but last summer a 33-year-old from Alabama named …