If you go back to the 1970s, people with a serious coffee habit often had an accompanying habit: smoking. And that's why early studies gave coffee a bad rap. Clearly, smoking was harmful. And it was hard
"This is a godsend!" exclaimed Utah Gov. Gary Herbert late Thursday night, as he signed an agreement with the Department of the Interior to use state funds to reopen eight national park areas in his state
LONDON, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Poverty and the all-consuming fretting that comes with it require so much mental energy that the poor have little brain power left to devote to other areas of life, according
Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he’s become one "Propulsion," the nine-year-old says as he leads his dad through the gates of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
It might sound rather frightening to have your arm move involuntarily, controlled by some unseen puppet master — but for researchers at the University of Washington, it represented a major breakthrough
Eating lots of broccoli may slow down and even prevent osteoarthritis, UK researchers believe. The University of East Anglia team is starting human trials following on from successful lab studies. Tests
On August 9, 2013, the Guardian revealed yet another Edward Snowden leaked document which points out “the National Security Agency has a secret backdoor into its vast databases under a legal authority
Business News Nov. 3, 2015 / 12:05 AM GMT / Updated Aug. 21, 2013 / 11:33 PM GMT By Allison Linn Here’s the stereotype: Across the country, basements are full of 20- and 30-somethings who graduated from
How risky are psychedelic drugs to mental health? Not nearly as much as you might have imagined. People who had taken LSD, psilocybin (the brain-bending chemical in magic mushrooms) or mescaline at any
Just another day at UPS: Photocopy the ol' resume, ship back shoes to Zappos, print a car part. About a month ago, a UPS store in eastern San Diego started offering a new service: 3D printing. Six weeks
Vanderbilt University professors have developed a steerable robotic needle that can perform surgery on parts of the human brain that were previously considered too dangerous for physical intervention.
The U.S. government needs only three degrees of separation to look at Kevin Bacon's phone records. The U.S. National Security Agency remains at the center of controversy this summer, nine weeks after Guardian
It's an electric gun, boogie woogie woogie. This homemade gun uses electromagnetic coils to send steel rods flying at a speed of 138 feet per second. Pressing the trigger loads a steel rod into the barrel,
Constructed in a bra factory, the Speedforms look completely ridiculous--but feels great. I wanted to hate the Speedform, a new running shoe from the Baltimore-based athletic apparel manufacturer Under
In United States v. Jones, the nation's highest court heard how police installed a GPS tracking device on drug suspect Antoine Jones' Jeep without a valid warrant and then monitored him for four weeks.
Rush Limbaugh slammed President Barack Obama’s appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” saying he “diminished” the presidency by discussing serious matters on the late-night comedy show. “The presidency
Yesterday, the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) was thrust into the spotlight when Reuters published a story about its practice of recreating the investigative trail to conceal leads it receives from NSA.
Edward Snowden’s father does not believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin will “cave” after President Barack Obama canceled a meeting with him. “These games of ‘Well, I’m not going to go to this or