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34 American Lady Scientists Who Changed The World

You may not have heard of these women, but we owe them so much.

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What’s The Next Step For Step Trackers?

<i>ReadWriteBody is an ongoing series where ReadWrite covers networked fitness and the quantified self.</i><p>Since a step-counting craze emerged in Japan in the 1960s, we’ve been trying to walk our way to fitness.<p>Picking up where old-school pedometers left off, fitness-tracking gadgets and apps have made …

Get Fit to Get Tough, New Study Says

An Australian study soon to be published in the journal <i>Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise</i> finds that aerobic training can yield significant increases in how much pain you can take.<p>"Exercise training may facilitate the development of brain function that increases tolerance of these signals and …

Mental blocker

<i>Four days before Jameis Winston hoisted the Heisman, John Urschel struck a more thoughtful pose in New York. The two-time All-Big Ten guard accepted</i> …

NFL

1 Weekly Habit That Will Push You to Peak Performance | Inc.com

Most of us have the desire to be high-performing. The alternative is boredom and less personal pride. Entrepreneurs especially, with their names on the sign, aim high.<p>In the sports world, athletes create rituals and regulate how they live in order to increase their performance. Business people tend …

Scared Of Failing? Ask Yourself These 6 Fear-Killing Questions

Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity.<p><i>[Editor’s note: The following is the first in a three-part series of posts adapted from Warren Berger’s new book,</i> A More …

This Incredible TED Talk Shows How Changing Your Perception Of Stress Could Save Your Life

But by the end of her talk, most of them were willing to accept that a change in their perception of stress rather than the elimination of it could save them from a premature death.<p>McGonigal is a health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University who gave a TED Talk last June that has racked …

Number of people over 100 in UK increases almost fivefold

The number of people over 100 living in the UK has increased nearly fivefold in 30 years as better medical treatments, housing, nutrition and living standards, together with a decline in smoking, significantly improved the chances of surviving to a very old age, the Office for National Statistics …

Groundbreaking Blood Test Successfully Predicts Onset Of Alzheimer's Disease

Their study, <i>Plasma phospholipids identify antecedent memory impairment in older adults,</i> is published in today's online issue of <i>Nature Medicine,</i> …

Dementia

How Standing Up at Work Affects Blood Sugar

Alternating 30 minutes of standing and sitting lowers glucose levels.<p>Too much time sitting at a desk is bad for your health, no matter how much you exercise. That's the message researchers have been spreading over the last few years -- but the question is, how do those of us with desk jobs avoid …

Kareem: 20 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Was 30

When I was thirty, I was living my dream.<p><b>When I was thirty, I was living my dream.</b> I'd already accomplished most of what I'd set out to achieve professionally: leading scorer in the NBA, leading rebounder, leading blocker, Most Valuable Player, All-Star. But success can be as blinding as Bill …