Sam Mosbacher

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Housework 'not strenuous enough' for exercise targets

<b>Housework and DIY are not strenuous enough to count towards people's activity targets, a paper has found.</b><p>It had been thought they could count towards the recommended 150 minutes of moderately intense activity per week.<p>But the BMC Public Health study, which surveyed over 4,500 adults, found those …

How to Do the Perfect Push-Up

Ever done a push-up and felt your hips hit the ground and your arms barely bend? We've been there.<p>A push-up is a total-body functional movement that …

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

Forget sex: how the idea behind Bang with Friends could revolutionize social interaction

Apple's Find My Friends, a mostly-unrelated concept.<p>Perhaps you've heard of Bang With Friends. It's a rather controversial thing. Simply put, it's a Facebook and mobile app that lets you pick which of your friends you'd like to "bang." Oh, but it's more clever than that: the app won't reveal your …

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum Hates Advertising and the Tech Rumor Mill (Full Dive Video)

It’s safe to say that WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum does not crave the spotlight. But he does have a lot to say.<p>Koum’s mobile messaging app now has more than …

Europeans are basically one big family - Futurity

Everyone with ancestors from the European continent are likely cousins who share the same family members from about a thousand years ago.

Physiology

Moths That Drive Cars (Really)

What you are about to see — and I'm not making this up — is a moth driving a car.<p>That's right. A silk moth — actually, <i>14 different male silk moths —</i> each, in turn, hooked up to a robotic vehicle at Dr. Noriyasu Ando's lab at the University of Tokyo. Every one drove the vehicle to the intended …

Mars One says 80,000 have applied for one-way mission to red planet

Almost 80,000 people have applied to take part in a one-way mission to Mars, each of them completing a rigorous application that stresses the need …

Cells in hydrogel reverse diabetes in mice - Futurity

GEORGIA TECH / EMORY (US) — Scientists reversed Type 1 diabetes in mice in as …

Type 1 Diabetes

Evolutionary theory gone wrong

Evolution? It is only a theory, many creationists will tell you.<p>"Only a theory" is meant to be dismissive, yet much of science is based on things …