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Doctors Getting ‘Pimped’

“Name the five brachial plexus roots,” a senior doctor commanded.<p>I’d spent hours memorizing the anatomy of the arm and shoulder that week. But now — in front of a small audience of patients, nurses and medical students — I squeaked out just four.<p>“What trunks do they give rise to?” he continued.<p>Oh …

Medicine

These are the best podcasts you should be listening to right now

Podcasts have become excellent sources for great storytelling, interviews, and journalism.<p>From a few minutes to more than an hour, podcasts give content creators a chance to speak directly to their listeners free of distractions, and give listeners a new way to expand their minds during their daily …

Marc Maron

This 20-Minute Workout Will Burn A Ridiculous Amount Of Fat

Get it in and get on with your day.<p>So with that in mind, BuzzFeed Life asked Albert Matheny, C.S.C.S., co-founder of Soho Strength Lab in New York City, to create a 20-minute high-intensity workout. Here's what he came up with.<p><b>Here's how it works:</b><p>1. You start with Circuit 1, and you do as many …

Almost everything we think we know about Osama bin Laden’s death is a lie, reports Sy Hersh

Osama bin Laden’s death at the hands of US Navy SEALs was nothing at all like the official accounts given by the United States government and military, according to a controversial article in the London Review of Books by veteran investigative journalist Seymour M. Hersh:<p>Rather than hiding in …

Asia

No Cars Are Allowed At America's Craziest Retro Drive-In Movie Theater

America's only dine-in Sci-Fi DRIVE-IN theater is '50s kitsch and millennial comfort at its finest. Located at Walt Disney World's Hollywood Studios, it's quirky, retro and will entertain your socks off. Instead of driving your own car though you'll settle into your own classic car-shaped booth. …

Drones could be used to seek out arteries to prevent heart attacks

New trials suggest microscopic stealth drones could be used to seek and repair damaged arteries and prevent heart attacks<p>Scientists have carried out trials using microscopic drones that could be used to seek and repair damaged arteries, preventing heart attacks and strokes.<p>Researchers have …

Medical Research

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

Harvard Medical School

Scientists Find a Way to Block HIV from Infecting Healthy Cells

Reporting in the journal <i>Nature</i>, scientists describe a new way to potentially block HIV from infiltrating healthy cells. Such interference is key to …

These 29 Diagrams Are All You Need To Get In Shape

Including quick workouts, smoothie recipes, pre-workout snack ideas, yoga, how to become a runner, and more.

13 Myths You Believed That Are Totally Busted

Brains, animals, and whizzing on an electric fence. We asked the MythBusters for some help with your favorite myths.<p><b>Adam:</b> Yeah, that's totally a myth.<p><b>Adam:</b> That is actually one of the ones we wanted to test on the show. I think that's a myth. What part of your body is exposed in the cold? It's …

These 5 Real Chip Flavors Are Seriously Strange

<i>This article was written by Leandre Low and was originally posted on AskMen (he also shot a pretty funny accompanying video -- you should check it out here).</i><p>Potato chips are delicious. The crispy little treat is popular for a reason. But what happens when science goes a little too far? The answer, …

This Beer Will Make You More Creative

The idea that just the right amount of alcohol can make us more creative earned the seal of scientific accuracy from researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago back in 2012. Now, that research has paved the way for a beer that seeks to unlock our creative potential, sip by sip.<p>The beer, …

Alcohol

We Tested Ben & Jerry's Exciting New Flavors

It's a big day for those with a sweet tooth: Ben & Jerry's newest line of core flavors is officially on the market. These are by no means your …

Evolution: Why do we have lips?

Human beings are unusual in that our mouths are surrounded by hypersensitive, easily-hurt pink tissue – why? Jason G Goldman investigates.<p>They kind of flap around on the front of your face, get dried out and chapped in the winter, and occasionally get caught up between your teeth and mistaken for …

Makeup

Brain scans could better predict your future

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget horoscopes or fortune tellers. There's a new way to tell your future, and it involves a much more reliable medium: human neuroscience.<p>A new study looks at over 70 scientific publications about brain scans such as functional magnetic resonance imaging or electroencephalography, …

CNN

This Could Be the Future of Cruising

"Lilypads" off the coast of Monte Carlo. - <i>Photo by Vincent Callebaut</i><p>Fifty years ago, no one thought cruise ships would evolve into 1,200-foot behemoths capable of carrying 5,000 passengers. And while we’re excited by the innovations on new ships like Quantum of the Seas, it’s hard not to wonder how …

11 Remarkable Health Advances From 2014

From groundbreaking new drugs to doctor-assisted suicide, 2o14 was full of historic moments that are bound to play on in a big way throughout 2015 …

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …

How To Make The Best Cup Of Coffee Possible, And The Best Time Of Day To Drink It

Coffee -- it can prevent disease, help our livers, make us more intelligent AND and most importantly --enable us to talk to other human beings in the morning after getting out of bed. But if coffee really is the best part of waking up, then we'd better make sure we know <i>all</i> the tricks to making the …

65 Super Bowl Dessert Recipes, Because Life Ain't All Chicken Wings

Dessert

One Of These 21 Movies Will Probably Win Best Picture At The 2015 Oscars

<i>Welcome to For Your Consideration, HuffPost Entertainment's breakdown of all things Oscar. Between now and Feb. 22, 2015, entertainment managing editor Christopher Rosen and entertainment editor Matthew Jacobs will pore over awards season and discuss which films will make the most noise at the 87th</i> …