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We don’t need nearly as much protein as we consume

Many of us consciously eat a high-protein diet, with protein-rich products readily available, but how much protein do we really need? And does it actually help us lose weight?<p>In the early 20th Century, Arctic explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson spent a collective five years eating just meat. This meant …

Nutrition

The 25 Best Running Movies Ever Made

1 of 25<p>The Jericho Mile (1979)<p>As a defiant loner behind prison bars who finds the emotional release he requires through running, Peter Strauss deserved the Emmy he won. His staunch individualism will resonate with restless persons who did not opt for a team sport. The scenario is admittedly a bit …

Marathons

The Best Road Running Shoes of 2018

Seven top performers for pounding the pavement.<p>Hoka One One Mach ($140)<p>Since Hoka hit the running-shoe scene in 2009, not one of its lightweight megafoam constructions has managed to earn our Gear of the Year honors. This year the curse is broken. The superfast, midfat Mach was the top pick of …

Running

Seattle advances tax on companies like Amazon to help homeless

SEATTLE — Seattle leaders on Monday unanimously approved a tax on large businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks to fund the fight against homelessness after weeks of heated debate and raucous hearings.<p>The City Council backed a compromise plan that will charge large businesses about $275 per …

Housing

Huge concrete beams frame ocean views from a "levitating" coastal home in Chile

La Casa H is built into hills of the coastal town of Zapallar and is constructed around a set of four massive reinforced concrete beams running the …

Architecture

back-then:David Bowie and the Kon-rads

David Bowie and the Kon-rads<br>c. 1962-63

Hidden Tricks Inside Windows 10

Even if you think you know it all, you don't.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this …

I knew Muslims who celebrated 9/11 – 15 years on, they know how naive they were

“The chickens are coming home to roost.” I'm ashamed to admit that many Muslims I know certainly felt that way – albeit inexcusably – as they watched …

Ben-Hur Was Hollywood’s Epic $100M Mistake

The film flopped hard at the box office after studios tried to copy the success of 2004's The Passion of the Christ.<p>In 2004, Mel Gibson’s biblical film <i>The Passion of the Christ</i> hit theaters after a months-long, small-scale ad campaign that focused on church groups and evangelical leaders, despite …

Philando Castile had met the officer who shot him

<b>(CNN) —</b> The day St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, sparked protests nationwide and renewed debate over the relationship between law enforcement and the communities they serve.<p>But July 6 wasn't the first time …

Law Enforcement

Alcohol linked to at least seven types of cancer, study says, while 'health benefits are irrelevant'

There is strong evidence that alcohol causes seven types of cancer and probably others, according to a review that dismissed the claimed health benefits as "irrelevant".<p>A study of existing research found strong evidence of a direct, harmful effect of drinking, even though scientists are unsure of …

Cancer

New Adafruit Flora Version 3 Development Board Now Available (video)

Adafruit has this week made available the third generation of its awesome Adafruit Flora development board, making it available to purchase directly …

Arduino

British Second World War submarine with 71 bodies inside found off coast of Sardinia

The sunken wreck of a British submarine from the Second World War with 71 bodies sealed inside has been found by divers off the coast of Sardinia.<p>The …

The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of the Ukulele

The little instrument has gone from being an exotic new trend to the embodiment of kitsch since it arrived on Hawaii 125 years ago, but is currently enjoying a revival.<p>With its chunk-a-chunk sound, whispery nylon strings, and diminutive body, the ukulele is having a moment. Or maybe even a decade. …

The Other New Movie About a Famous Runner

"The Imitation Game" tells story of math genius, marathoner Alan Turing.<p>Running enthusiasts worldwide are eagerly awaiting the December 25th release of <i>Unbroken</i>, the Angelina-Jolie-directed movie based on Laura Hildenbrand's best-selling book about Louis Zamperini. Meanwhile, few movie fans are …

The Art of Zelda Fitzgerald

<i>Zelda Fitzgerald's paper dolls of her family</i><p>Zelda Fitzgerald is, still, best known as the wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald. True, Zelda was an inspiration for heroines and dialogue in his stories, and half of the golden couple of what Scott dubbed "The Jazz Age," but she was also an accomplished writer, …

Ten Days at the Mad-House: How Nellie Bly Posed as Insane in 1887 in Her Brave Exposé of Asylum Abuse

In 1887, two years after she launched her career with a response to a patronizing chauvinist and two years before she raced around the world in a quest to outpace Jules Verne’s fictional eighty-day itinerary, pioneering Victorian journalist <b>Nellie Bly</b> (May 5, 1864–January 27, 1922) pulled off one of …

Pioneering Psychologist Jerome Bruner on the 6 Pillars of Creativity and How to Master the Art of “Effective Surprise”

One of the greatest preoccupations not only of our culture but of our civilization is the question of what creativity is, dating back to the dawn of recorded thought. But it wasn’t until the advent of modern psychology in the early twentieth century that our answers to the question began to take …

How Pakistan succumbed to a hard-drug epidemic

Almost 30 years after first reporting on Pakistan’s then nascent North West Frontier heroin trade, David Browne returns to find a city – and a country – in the grip of mass drug addiction<p>Unlike in India, there are no bright, fantastic colours here. In the horizon the air shimmers evanescent grey, …

Pakistan

Joan Didion on Storytelling, the Economy of Words, and Facing Rejection

In her otherwise prolific and acclaimed career as one of the greatest writers of the past century, Joan Didion only ever wrote three short stories. They are collected in <b>Telling Stories</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a tiny 1978 treasure, the 26th in a series of keepsakes issued by the Bancroft Library for its …

7 Perfectly-Scored Wes Anderson Scenes

According to the Guild of Music Supervisors, the job traditionally includes "locating, securing and overseeing music-related talent. . . to meet the …

Soundtracks

24 Amazingly Cute GIFs Of Shirley Temple As A Child To Remind Us What An Icon She Was

RIP to one of our favourite screen legends. Shirley died at the age of 85 on Monday.

GIF Animations

Shirley Temple's Grunge Connection, As Remembered by the Melvins' Buzz Osborne

"She tap- danced for us, and she was f---ing amazing," says the singer and guitarist of the late actress. A crucial influence on Kurt Cobain, Osborne …

Shirley Temple remembered: her most famous roles

Shirley Temple, the dimpled, curly-haired child star who sang and danced her way into the hearts of 1930s moviegoers has died aged 85<p>Shirley Temple, known in private life as Shirley Temple Black, <b>died on Monday night at her home near San Francisco.</b><p>Ms Temple was America's top box-office draw from …

San Francisco