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Almost 80% of South Korean men have abused girlfriend, study claims

Disturbing footage of a man hitting and kicking his ex-girlfriend before chasing her down a street in central Seoul with a truck shocked South Korea in July and triggered a police 100-day action campaign to combat violence against women.<p>But a newly released study by the Korean Institute of …

Kristina Dropped 102 Pounds by "Doing Zero Exercise" in the First Year

Kristina went to the doctor and saw 250 pounds on the scale. That, along with a friend's unexpected death, quitting her job, and getting accepted to her dream graduate school program across the country, inspired her to make a big change — so she did! Her weight-loss journey began in March 2014.<p>She …

Fitness

Detailed View of a Solar Eclipse Corona

Only in the fleeting darkness of a total solar eclipse is the

Solar Eclipse

There's A Scientific Reason for Why You Look Weird In Selfies

There are many reasons why you look weird in selfies. Sometimes it’s simply because you have a weird-looking face (sorry, guys.) Sometimes it’s …

New York Times

How to Write Plot Twists That Really Mess with People's Heads

Explore the mechanics of a plot twist.<p>We can all name films with great plot twists—<i>The Usual Suspects</i>, <i>The Sixth Sense</i>, and <i>Fight Club</i> are just a …

We Finally Know Why Artificial Sweeteners Can Make You Put on Weight

It's got nothing to do with the sugar.<p>If you think using an artificial sweetener helps keep your weight down, think again.<p>Artificial sweeteners …

Diabetes

The 45 best Android games of 2018

Alto's Adventure

Google Play

17 'facts' about space and Earth that you thought were true — but have been debunked by science

No surprise there. I've made a living speaking to experts and writing about it for more than a decade, and I've read obsessively on the topic for much longer than that.<p>I've heard a lot of peculiar "facts" over the years — and even believed and shared a few myself — that I eventually learned were …

Sea Level

Medical school without the ‘sage on a stage’

When the University of Vermont's medical school opens for the year in the summer of 2019, it will be missing something that all but one of its peer institutions have: lectures.<p>The Larner College of Medicine is scheduled to become the first U.S. medical school to eliminate lectures from its …

Medicine

Ketogenic Diets Do Not Compromise Performance

<b>Very low carbohydrate ketogenic diets (VLCKD) are becoming an increasingly popular method for weight control worldwide.</b> A recent study performed in …

Nutrition

'That can't be healthy': Polish cyclist Pawel Poljanski's photo reveals the ravages of Tour de France

A picture is often described as worth a thousand words and that idiom has never been truer than the image shared by Polish cyclist Pawel Poljanski.<p>A thesis could be written on the rigours of the Tour de France, but Poljanski's photo, showing legs riven with veins that look poised to burst and skin …

‘Game of Thrones’ Author George R.R. Martin’s Top 10 Fantasy Films

With ‘Game of Thrones’ returning on Sunday for its penultimate season, the man who started it all reveals his fantasy movie favorites, from …

George R.R. Martin

The 20 Best Sports Movies On Netflix

Throw hooks, shoot hoops, and hit that home run. These are the highest-rated sports flicks on Netflix.<p>Photos: Everett Collection ; Illustration: …

Entertainment

What developers are saying about the design of Nintendo's Arms

Developers are buzzing about Nintendo EPD's recently released fighting game <i>Arms</i>.<p>The game's colorful characters, approachable design, and general …

Game Development

​​​​​​​The Diminishing Role of Art in Children's Lives

Kids have fewer opportunities to do art in school and at home—and that could have long-term consequences.<p>“<i>Ik ben ik</i>”—I am me—was the classroom theme when my son started preschool in the Netherlands two years ago. He painted a portrait of himself, with exaggerated teeth only on the bottom row and …

Education

Here are the nine meals, 4,800 calories a day Russell Wilson ate to lose 10 pounds

The Seahawks quarterback has a funky new diet going and it's paying off by making him mobile<p>It's become an offseason rite of passage to find out what …

Nutrition

The Best Memes of 2017

It's hard to keep track of all the memes that are out there. By the hour, depending on how up in arms the Internet is at that moment, there's always</i> …

Meryl Streep

Signature items from 17 fast food chains, ranked by calories

When you're digging into your favorite fast food items, calories are probably the last thing on your mind.<p>However, you should beware of how of those are hiding in some of your favorite snacks. That's why we rounded up signature menu items from 17 popular fast food chains and ranked them by calorie …

McDonald's

What If (Almost) Every Gene Affects (Almost) Everything?

Three Stanford scientists have proposed a provocative new way of thinking about genetic variants, and how they affect people’s bodies and health.<p>In 1999, a group of scientists scoured the genomes of around 150 pairs of siblings in an attempt to find genes that are involved in autism. They came up …

Genetics

Quentin Tarantino makes his one true action movie, and it’s glorious

<i>With A History Of Violence, Tom Breihan picks the most important action movie of every year, starting with the genre’s birth and moving right up to</i> …

String Theory's Weirdest Ideas Finally Make Sense—Thanks to VR

The robot is building a tesseract. He motions at a glowing cube floating before him, and an identical cube emerges. He drags it to the left, but the …