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The States Have Spoken on Guns, and It Doesn't Look That Good for Gun Control

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>While the Senate slowly makes its way to a vote on new gun regulations, the states aren't waiting. …

From Obesity to Shorter Lifespans: Why Stress Is Public Health Enemy Number One

The following is an interview with Elissa Epel, a UCSF psychologist who has studied the health impacts of stress, from its effects on our DNA to its relationship to overeating, for two decades.<p><i>Some of your research has centered on the way that stress hormones contribute to increasing our drive to</i> …

Jon Stewart Mocks North Korean War Threats And Calls Kim Jong Un The 'Nuke Kid On The Block'

Last week, North Korea released photos that included a map of targets in four U.S. cities, including the bewildering Austin, Texas.<p>Stewart noted that the recent photos and video released made North Korea seem like it was preparing for a war in the last century.<p>"Your war-mongering's a little retro," …

On the road in America: travelling in the US without a car

Travelling in the US without your own wheels doesn’t have to be a form of purgatory. Beat writer, Jack Kerouac, unwitting inventor of the modern American road trip, never owned a car or a driver’s license. Aside from the odd brief (and presumably illegal) turn behind the wheel of someone else’s …

The real (and unspoken) rules of US roads

The United States is a very large place so driving cultures can be surprisingly, even hilariously diverse. Regional driving aptitude and situational awareness can range from commendable to terrifying, so stay on your toes when venturing into unfamiliar territory.<p>Knowing the local driving laws and …

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Keys To Running With Mental Toughness | Competitor.com

<i>Use these five tips to improve your mental toughness as a runner.</i><p>As a runner, how mentally tough are you? In Part 1 of this article series, we talked …

Four Ways to Improve Your Paleo Lifestyle

<b>Note:</b> Tomorrow (Saturday, March 23rd) is the last day to save 75% on the recordings from the Healthy Life Summit, which includes my talk, …

Tasty diet cuts heart disease, study finds

A Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables, olive oil and a little wine can cut the risk of heart attacks and strokes by 30 percent, researchers reported on Monday in a study that shows the real-life benefits of a diet long encouraged by doctors.<p>The results were so startling that the study was …

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Laura Trott fourth on road debut with Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling

<b>Double Olympic champion Laura Trott finished fourth on her debut with the Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling team at the GP Dottignies in Belgium.</b><p>Trott, 20, won two golds in the velodrome at London 2012, and made a bold start with her new team on the road as part of a 13-rider breakaway.<p>She was narrowly …

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Peter Sagan apologises for pinching cycling podium girl's bottom

The Slovak cyclist Peter Sagan has apologised in a video message for pinching the bottom of a podium girl while they were on the podium at the Ronde …

Welcome to Ireland, where mortgage payments are apparently optional

Among the many nasty side-effects of the European debt crisis, bigotry’s return to pleasant conversation may be the least-commented upon, and the nastiest.<p>Granted, few actually say Germans are power-hungry, scatologically-obsessed skinflints. And it’s only usually hinted broadly that Spaniards are …

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Richard Dawkins on science: 'it works, bitches'

Author, evolutionary biologist, and militant atheist Richard Dawkins evoked a little XKCD magic on stage at Oxford's Sheldonian Theater recently. After speaking on "the major issues of importance to humanists and atheists at a time when opposition to rationalist thought appears to be on the rise," …

Are big algae blooms Lake Erie’s new normal?

<b>U. MICHIGAN (US) —</b> Rather than being an isolated, one-time occurrence, Lake Erie’s monumental 2011 algae bloom was more likely a sign of things to …

Dietary fiber cuts risk of first stroke

<b>U. LEEDS (UK) —</b> Just seven grams more dietary fiber each day can lower the risk of first-time stroke by seven percent, according to new research.<p>This …

Obama Says $100 Million Will Be Invested In Brain-Mapping Initiative

Adding some details to an initiative he announced during his latest State of the Union address, President Obama on Tuesday said that federal agencies plan to spend $100 million to jump start an effort to map the human brain. It's research that could lead to breakthroughs in the treatment and …