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How Can I Keep Knots from Forming in My Neck and Shoulders?

Rid yourself of common tightness and pain at work by trying these 3 fast stretches<p>If you want to keep creaks from forming all over your body, stop sitting like a caveman at work. Hunching in front of a screen keeps muscles contracted, restricting bloodflow and oxygen and forming knots.<p>Use an …

Netflix service gets a TV makeover

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix today launched a makeover of the streaming video service, a move that comes after a succession of new entertainment titles.<p>The Los Gatos, Calif.-based company has redesigned its interface for better discovery of its catalog on TVs. The new look will display three large …

Sweat Your Way To A Healthier Brain

Moving your body may be the best way to protect your brain.<p>Physical exercise can ease depression, slow age-related memory loss and prevent Parkinson-like symptoms, researchers reported at the Society for Neuroscience meeting underway in San Diego.<p>The findings — some in animals, some in people — …

GOP food stamp cuts would kick 170,000 vets out of the program

'Ferrari Of Space' Crashes And Burns In Earth's Atmosphere

More than a ton of advanced electronics, including an ion engine and sensors that help detect variations in gravity, crashed into Earth's atmosphere Sunday night, when the European GOCE satellite ended its four-year mission. Most of the 2,425-pound craft disintegrated when it re-entered the …

The Voice

How The Affordable Care Act Pays For Insurance Subsidies

The new health care law will provide around $1 trillion in subsidies to low- and middle-income Americans over the next decade to help them pay for health insurance.<p>Johanna Humbert of Galien, Mich., was pleasantly surprised to discover that she qualifies for an insurance subsidy, since her current …

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Gravity and other films that changed Hollywood for ever

Gravity is a game-changer that makes a swath of films seem redundant. Here are seven earlier movies that broke the mould – and one that didn't<p>Every now and then a film comes along that totally changes everything: whether it is expensive new technology or a cute talking pig, nothing can be the same …

Traditional light bulbs are dead, long live LEDs

LED light bulbs may be the energy-saving solution that compact florescent lights weren't<p><i>Correction: An earlier version of this story misstated the city where Cree, the company that makes the bulb, is based. It is in Durham, N.C.</i><p>The humble Edison light bulb has enjoyed a long lifespan, seeing only …

Urbee 2, the 3D-Printed Car That Will Drive Across the Country

It may look like a bean, but the hybrid car Urbee 2 can get hundreds of miles to the gallon—and it's made mostly via 3D printing. In two years, it could become the first such vehicle to drive across the United States.<p><b>In early 1903, physician and car enthusiast</b> Horatio Nelson Jackson accepted a $50 …

Are EV Supercars Destined to Surpass Gas-Burners?

Performance EVs such as the Tesla Model S and the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive are posting impressive 0 to 60 times. Will electric cars one day reach a level of raw speed that their gas-powered counterparts cannot match?<p><b>Consider this: It could be argued that we</b> have reached the limit on …

Electric Vehicles

10 Weapons That Never Made It

The world of military programs is not neatly divided between the sublime and the stupid. There are a lot in-between cases.<p>Making a list of failed weapons systems, the temptation is to trot out the infamous ice-and-sawdust ship, the giant tricycle tank, or some other ridiculous doohickey. But the …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Employment

Damage to Obama's legacy: How bad is it? - Video on NBCNews.com

>> how much damage, bill kristol , is being done to the obama presidency right now?>> a lot. a lot. they had two and a half years to implement it, they spent $6 billion on the website alone, tens of millions of dollars advertising trying to convince people it was the answer. obama care is failing …

Romney looks toward 2016 - Video on NBCNews.com

>> republicans since losing in 2012 that electability is still the key, that you were the guy best positioned to beat president obama . do you think that governor christie is the favorite in 2016 because he's the most electable?>> i think it's early to say who is the most electriciable and who …

Supreme Court to hear case on separating church and state

WASHINGTON — When Susan Galloway, who is Jewish, and Linda Stephens, an atheist, complained about the Christian prayers at town board meetings in Greece, N.Y., they were told they could "leave the room or just not listen," Galloway said.<p>"We felt like outcasts," Galloway said. "We are not …

Associated Press News

Financial firms cutting thousands of jobs

Financial firms cutting jobs as mortgage refinancings fall and Wall Street activity slows.<p>Financial firms are cutting tens of thousands of jobs because of a slowdown in the mortgage business, the sluggish economy, the growth of online banking and new regulations.<p>The sector announced 49,000 layoffs …

Watch These 13 Amazing Documentaries On Netflix Instant And Abandon All Hope Of Productivity

By Ted Pillow,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1aPdssL<p>1. Man on Wire<p>I avoided Man on Wire for a few years – something about an Oscar-winning …

Last Vegas - first look review

1955: "The Flatbush Four" a quartet of smart-mouth 12-year-olds hang semi-tough at the malt shop, punch out a bullying greaser punk, squabble over their most adorable female friend, and see life spread out before them like a banquet. Smash-cut, black screen, title: "58 Years Later," and our …

Shooting at LAX: TSA agent, alleged gunman wounded

A Transportation Security Administration agent and a suspect were wounded in a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday morning, sources told the Los Angeles Times.<p>Law enforcement officers were flooding the airport, authorities said, and terminals 2 and 3 were evacuated.<p>Tory Belleci …

Only 6 able to sign up on healthcare.gov's first day, documents show

Only six people were able to enroll for health insurance through the Obamacare website on the first day, according to documents released Thursday by Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.<p>The documents also show that by the end of the day Oct. 2, only 248 enrollments had …

Radio Isn’t Going Away

photo credit: Un ragazzo chiamato Bi via photo pin cc<p>A few days ago a column ran in this space — “Seismic Shifts Remake the Radio Industry” — written …

The 10 Best Buys in 2014 Motorcycles

The colder weather might signal the end of the riding season in many parts of the country, but that's no reason to stop hunting for your next bike. Many of the 2014 motorcycles have already hit dealer lotsand there are plenty of bargains no matter w<p>The colder weather might signal the end of the …

Why Drug Traffickers Love Buses

Notices Canceling Health Insurance Leave Many On Edge

President Obama repeated this line or a variation of it many times during the campaign to pass his landmark health care bill: "If you like your health care plan, you'll be able to keep your health care plan, period."<p>But while that might be true for people who get health insurance through their …