Stephen Poche

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Shivering can help you stay slim

Shivering in the cold may help burn off as many calories as exercise, according to scientists<p>It is usually a signal to reach for a jumper or turn up the heating, but it seems shivering may also be an effective way to stay slim.<p>A new study from scientists at the National Institutes of Health has …

Astronomers Wonder at Sight Never Seen Before—The Web That Holds Galaxies Together (Photo)

A stunning light shone from a quasar like a galactic flashlight, illuminating a wondrous sight never before observed—the filaments that bind galaxies …

Universe

Noah's Ark Blueprints Found—4,000-Year-Old Detailed Instructions

Irving Finkel, British Museum curator and author of “The Ark Before Noah,” has found a 4,000-year-old tablet that describes the materials and …

On the Probability of Aliens Dressed as Nuns Visiting Las Vegas

It’s not enough for a whistleblower to reveal that the United States government has been secretly running a vast operation spying on the American public and on other governments – some conspiracy theorists are simply determined to believe the impossible. With that in mind, gaze upon the remarkable …

Las Vegas

South Korea's 5G To Let Citizens Download A Full Movie In One Second

And the country's science ministry wants people on the fastest bullet trains to be able to surf the Internet.<p>South Korea's science ministry is investing $1.5 billion in building 5G wireless service for the country by 2020, AFP reports.<p>Some of the things the ministry wants 5G to do include …

House Democrats to Propose More Money for NASA

WASHINGTON — Democrats in the House are set to unveil their own NASA authorization bill, which unlike a much leaner Republican proposal would …

Space Exploration

Five Mind-Blowing Charts on the War on Pot

Thanks to the citizens of Colorado and Washington, the tide is turning in the War on Pot. But the true toll of marijuana prohibition has been little …

School Board Reprimands Teacher for Telling Students About Their Right to Remain Silent

Yesterday John Dryden, the Illinois teacher who warned his students that they did not have to answer questions about alcohol and drug use on a survey …

Miami Cops Choke Hold Teen for Staring at Them. A Puppy is Involved.

Fourteen-year-old Tremaine McMillian didn't threaten police. He didn't attack them. He wasn't armed. All the black teenager did was appear …

Canadian Student Stops a Stabbing Attack: Sent Home for "Playing Hero"

Briar MacLean was sitting in class during a study period Tuesday, the teacher was on the other side of the room and, as Grade 7 bullies are wont to …

The War on Pot Is Both Insanely Racist and Insanely Expensive, New Report Says

"In 2010, the Black arrest rate for marijuana possession was 716 per 100,000, while the white arrest rate was 192 per 100,000," the ACLU says. That …

At The Daily Beast, Nick Gillespie writes Democrats and Republicans both love Big Brother if he's got the right party affiliation. http://reason.com/blog/2013/06/11/nsa-scandal-why-we-get-the-police-state Like/share/caption this picture.

Judging From Prosecutions, Obama Is 80 Percent Worse Than Bush on Medical Marijuana

Yesterday Americans for Safe Access released a report that puts the price tag for these prosecutions at $500 million. "Far outspending all of his …

Federal Regulations Have Made You 75 Percent Poorer

The growth of federal regulations over the past six decades has cut U.S. economic growth by an average of 2 percentage points per year, according to …