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5 New Strategies for Fat Loss

Here's what you need to know...<p>HIIT mobilizes fat so that it enters the bloodstream. Steady-state cardio makes sure that the fat is burned instead of …

Punishing Kids for Lying Only Makes Them Lie More

Do you punish your children when they’re caught in a lie? That’s what many parents do, but a new study from researchers at McGill University suggests …

Parenting

World's earliest known engraving reveals sophistication of Homo erectus

A single photograph helped an Australian researcher stumble across what’s thought to be the earliest known engraving by a human ancestor.<p>The simple zigzag pattern, found on a fossilised shell from the Indonesian island of Java, has been dated to at least 430,000 years.<p>The find, reported in the …

8 Ways You Can See Einstein's Theory of Relativity in Real Life

1 of 8<p>Profound implications<p>Relativity is one of the most famous scientific theories of the 20th century, but how well does it explain the things we …

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

Quantum Physics

Four ways that technology could destroy mankind

Stephen Hawking has warned that artificial intelligence could rise up and destroy mankind. Is he right? We look at four ways that technology could be the end of us<p>Stephen Hawking expanded humanity’s understanding of the universe with his theories on gravitational singularities and black holes, so …

White America’s ignorant bliss: Why so many “good” white people are completely oblivious

<b>St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office photo shows Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson photo taken shortly after August 9, 2014 shooting of Michael Brown, presented to the grand jury and made available on November 24, 2014. (Reuters)</b><p>Black people have to learn everything about white people …

Do E-Cigarettes Really Create 10 Times More Carcinogens Than Regular Cigarettes?

Probably not, but they could have their own unique dangers<p>"Study: E-cigarettes contain 10 times more carcinogens than cigarettes"<br>"E-cigarettes contain up to 10 times cancer-causing agents"<br>"E-cigarettes contain 10 times the carcinogens of regular tobacco – study"<p>The headlines above, which we saw …

What Does 'Black-On-Black Crime' Have to Do With Ferguson?

The answer to the question posed in this post's title is nothing. Absolutely nothing. Not one thing. Nada. Zip. Zero.<p>The "Black-on-Black crime" moniker is racist rhetoric functioning under the guise of concern for the state of Black America. People of all races -- Blacks included -- seemingly love …

Stunning NASA Visualization Reveals Secret Swirlings of Carbon Dioxide

The new simulation tracks the invisible gas that's warming the planet.<p>NASA has released a striking visualization of how carbon dioxide flows around the world. In the simulation, plumes of the greenhouse gas gush into the atmosphere from major industrial centers, swirling from continent to continent …

26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The universe, man... THE UNIVERSE.

Universe

The angry face makes people look stronger

Lowered brow, thinned lips, and flared nostrils—we know an angry face when we see one.<p>“The expression is cross-culturally universal, and even …

Psychology

A physics experiment might soon tell us if we're living in a 2D hologram

This is how scientists determine if the world around us is an illusion<p>For all we know, the three dimensional world we see around us is really an illusion — one that’s actually in 2D. It’s a slightly unsettling idea, but it’s also one that physicists have been thinking about for some time. …

Ask Anything: Why Is Picking Up A New Language Easier As A Kid?

Short answer: You’re less distracted by your native tongue.<p>In 1967, neuroscientist Eric Lenneberg laid out his argument for a “critical period” in language acquisition: Beyond a certain age, he said, and without the normal stimulation, a person could never really develop a natural way of speaking. …

Language Learning

Ancient Mayan Cities Found In Mexican Jungle

MEXICO CITY, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Archaeologists have found two ancient Mayan cities hidden in the jungle of southeastern Mexico, and the lead researcher says he believes there are "dozens" more to be found in the region.<p>Ivan Sprajc, associate professor at the Research Center of the Slovenian Academy …

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Welcome to TV hell: 8 things you learn watching Sarah Palin’s insane new channel

We watched so you don’t have to<p>Janet Allon<p>August 11, 2014 3:43pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>You may have heard that Sarah Palin started her own member-supported Internet TV Channel recently. It's part of the TAPP Network, digital channels run by former TV execs, and really …

Six Moves for a Shredded Six-Pack

1 of 7<p>The Elusive Six-Pack<p>Ah the six-pack. The goal of most every fitness enthusiast. A tight, lean, shredded stomach not only looks great, but also …

The truth about science vs. religion: 4 reasons why intelligent design falls flat

<b>Neil deGrasse Tyson (AP/Richard Shotwell/CURAphotography via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>The devil’s in the details<p>Greta Christina<p>August 4, 2014 4:53pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>Of course I believe in evolution. And I believe in God, too. I believe that evolution is how God created</i> …

You're Not Highly Evolved

Here's where our bodies still mess up<p>As humans, it’s tempting to think of ourselves as the pinnacle of evolutionary progress. But evolution can only work with what’s available, resulting in a body that’s a bundle of compromises.<p>FEET<p>Our ankles and feet started out as flexible tree-climbing tools …

The ultimate comeback: Bringing the dead back to life

A radical procedure that involves replacing a patient's blood with cold salt water could retrieve people from the brink of death, says David Robson.<p>“When you are at 10C, with no brain activity, no heartbeat, no blood – everyone would agree that you’re dead,” says Peter Rhee at the University of …

The Science Of Bisexuality

It's complicated.<p>Bisexual folks have an image problem in America. Could science help?<p>A new feature, published in the <i>New York Times Magazine</i>, follows the efforts of the American Institute of Bisexuality to fund scientific studies on bisexuals. The institute works to combat damaging beliefs about …

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

Procedure to create babies with three people's DNA could be legalised in April

Britain's fertility regulator could allow doctors to create the first babies to have three people's DNA from next April after the government pressed ahead with plans to legalise the procedure.<p>The technique, known as mitochondrial transfer, offers hope to families affected by a wide range of …

China seals off 30,000 people after bubonic plague death

And 151 residents have been placed under quarantine<p>Parts of Yumen, a city in northwestern China, have been sealed off after a local died of bubonic plague last week, reports Reuters. The 38-year-old man is said to have contracted the bacterial disease, also known as "the black death," after coming …

5 giant companies that are screwing the American taxpayer

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>Walgreens is just one of many companies trying to renounce their corporate citizenship<p>Dave Johnson<p>July 22, 2014 12:30pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Corporations get enormous benefits that regular “persons” do not. One of the biggest is limited liability. This …

Robert Kennedy's Dangerous Anti-Vaccine Activism

Robert Kennedy is obsessed with the notion that vaccines cause autism. He’s particularly obsessed with the discredited idea that thimerosal, a preservative used in some vaccines, causes autism. Now Kennedy is about to publish a new book on this topic, and he’s promoting it both in the press and, as …

The future of warfare: Why we should all be very afraid

Imagine an army of robots with the power to decide whom and when to kill. Brace yourself, because it’s happening<p>Rory Tolan<p>July 20, 2014 2:00pm (UTC)<p>It is said that in 16th-century Prague, a giant made of clay stalked the slums from moonrise till sunbreak. He kept a vigil, this earthen colossus, and …

3 Ways to Program the Deadlift

The deadlift is easily one of the most covered topics here at M&F Online and rightfully so – this mass-maker builds functional and postural strength …