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5 Random Little Things In Lightroom That Throw People Off

Posted By on Monday, March 31, 2014 in Lightroom Tips | 25 comments<p>I’m on the plane to Indianapolis right now, heading to teach my Lightroom seminar …

Greatist Workout of the Day: Friday, April 11th

<i>This series of GWODs was designed especially for Greatist by Bodeefit. For more information about the exercises in this workout, or to see video</i> …

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Why All Runners Should Strength Train

In the old days, runners ran. (Seriously: Ask runners a few generations older than you what they did for their daily workout, and they’ll likely …

The Measles Have Returned

<b>This is the way</b> that pediatricians should enter the public dialogue.<p><i>This is sheer lunacy. Just over a dozen years ago this illness was considered eliminated in our country, and this year people are being hospitalized for it. All due to the hysteria about a safe, effective vaccine. All based on</i> …

What You Need to Know About Adobe's DNG File Format

Over the last few years, RAW files have become the norm in digital photography, giving the photographer a significant increase of the control of …

Colossal 'Hole' in Space Could Be Link to Universe Beyond Our Own

Leave this world, travel 6 billion–10 billion light years toward the Eridanus constellation, and you’ll run into a giant cosmic wall of nothingness.<p>A …

Coffee -- Even Decaf -- Could Help Cut Diabetes Risk

<i>By Don Rauf</i><p>Drinking six cups of coffee a day may seem extreme to some, but it could cut the risk of getting diabetes. For those worried about caffeine intake, decaf may work just as well.<p>Studies have found that a combination of chemicals in coffee beans may affect metabolism — the chemical …

Added sugars abundant In U.S. diets, linked to death

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most U.S. adults are eating too much sugar and that’s linked to an increased risk of dying from heart disease, according to a new government study.<p>Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analyzed nutrition surveys of U.S. adults from the …

Salt Intake Linked With Teen Obesity, Regardless Of Calorie Intake: Study

Regardless of the amount of calories consumed, a high-sodium diet is still associated with teen obesity, according to a new study.<p>"Our study adjusted for what these young people ate and drank and there was still a correlation between salt intake and obesity," study researcher Dr. Haidong Zhu, a …

The Health Care Doctors Forgot: Why Ordinary Food Will Be the New Medicine of the Future

Few if any topics get more press than the effect of food on our health. It's constantly present, even if buried in our subconscious mind. Sex, politics and religion are intensely personal topics, but food and health is in that same rank.<p>Intense interest, however, does not translate into a consensus …

Pesticides Linked With Increased Parkinson's Risk

Pesticide exposure could increase the risk of developing Parkinson's disease for people who possess a particular gene variant, according to a new study.<p>The Neurology study not only showed that Parkinson's risk is increased from exposure to pesticides that inhibit aldehyde dehydrogenase, or ALDH (an …

Black holes should be redefined, says Stephen Hawking in new paper

Black holes don't actually exist in the way we traditionally think of them, renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has proposed in a short but potentially revolutionary paper.<p>Classical theory holds that no energy or information can ever escape a black hole, but the principles of quantum physics suggest …

Antarctic Discovery: A Massive Valley Under The Ice

Not long ago, researchers found something amazing under the ice of West Antarctica: a valley deeper than the Grand Canyon, measuring about 2 miles deep, 15 miles across and nearly 200 miles long.<p>Neil Ross, lead author of the paper on the discovery, wasn't looking for the valley — he found it by …

Tested: An App That Authenticates You By The Shape Of Your Ear

A taste of the biometric future<p>How unique are your ears? Maybe only Mom ever noticed them before, but, according to Michael Boczek, the particular way your ear touches your phone when you use it is unique to every person. Boczek's startup, Descartes Biometrics, has developed an app that lets you …

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