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The War on Health, Choice, and Common Sense Pt 16 The Strategy of Deferring

Like sheep, human beings tend to conform to the politics of the pack in order to survive. Though life is about adaptation and conformity, human …

10 More Minutes to Own Your Gravity! What Happens to Your Body When You Workout?

You Can Smell When Someone's Sick—Here's How

The curious case of a woman who can smell Parkinson’s reminds us our noses are our first defense against illness.<p>I’m sick, and I don’t smell right. I don’t mean that my nose isn’t working—though this cold has me stuffed up. Instead, my own body odor seems somehow different, sour and unfamiliar.<p>I’m …

How Do You Die from the Flu?

This year's flu season is off to a killer start — literally. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that rates of …

Five cancer-preventing foods to get in your diet

In 2020 – now only two years away – it's estimated that almost one in every two Britons (47pc) who die will have had a cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. And the rate of diagnosis is rising – in 2010 it was 44pc, and in 1992 it was 32pc. If the trend continues, it will soon be fair to say that the …

Diets

UrbanEx Fitness

Fitbit brings its Coach training app to Xbox One and PC

Fitbit is making it easier to use its Coach training service, with a new version now available on the Windows Store for Xbox One consoles and Windows 10 PCs.<p>Fitbit Coach is Fitbit’s $39.99 per year subscription service that gives users access to personalized training through an app, complete with …

Spotify's revamped podcasts will include more photos and video

Spotify announced today that it's launching a new multimedia format called Spotlight that will pair visual elements like photos and videos with podcasts, audiobooks and other audio content. It's the first big feature from Courtney Holt, Spotify's head of studios and video who joined the company …

Facebook won’t retreat from Stories as it adds desktop posting

Facebook Stories might feel redundant because 300 million people use its other Snapchat clones on Instagram and WhatsApp. But Facebook is convinced that the narrative, ephemeral, camera-first format is the future of sharing… and advertising.<p>So despite criticism and a slow start for traction, …

'Tijuana Moods' concerts in San Diego and Tijuana will be historic first for legacy of Charles Mingus

Had the release of jazz giant Charles Mingus’ classic “Tijuana Moods” not been delayed for five years until 1962, it would easily rank along such …

New documentary shows us that Lorraine Hansberry of ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ was one tough-minded woman

‘Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart’ portrays a ‘left-wing radical’ who spoke truth to power<p>Here’s a phrase I bet you thought you’d never read: Be prepared …

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Artists Rally to Keep Cultural Borders Open

<b>Nell Breyer</b>, artist and executive director of the Association of Marshall Scholars, <b>Tanya Selvaratnam</b>, artist, writer, producer and filmmaker, <b>Shirin Neshat</b>, Iranian-born visual artist, and fashion designer <b>Mara Hoffman</b> talk about their work with The Federation, a group of artists and activists …

Daily Download: Ludwig van Beethoven - String Quartet No. 9: IV. Allegro molto

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body

<b>New York Times bestseller</b><p><b>National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist</b><p><b>Lambda Literary Award winner</b><p><b>A best book of 2017: Time NPR People Elle The</b> …

What Should We Eat? The Confusion and Conspiracy (part iii)

<b>We tend to think of our sports heroes as super heroes.</b> <b>But often, they don’t even measure up to mortal men...</b><p>For example, one would have to go back to …

Why incompetent people often think they’re actually the best

What Should We Eat? The Confusion and Conspiracy (part i)

<i>I’ve had clients who were hundreds of pounds over-weight, and because they were brutally honest with themselves and me, met all their fitness goals</i> …

‘Learning to live’: why sophrology is the new mindfulness

Feeling stressed, anxious, burnt out? Time to pause Headspace and allow us to introduce a technique from the 1960s instead<p>We have welcomed mindfulness so wholeheartedly into our collective wellbeing consciousness that there are now more than 1,300 mindful apps to choose from. In busy cities, you’re …

Mindfulness

This $100-million Startup Plans to Put Chips Into Human Brains to Enhance Intelligence

If you could, would you delete some memories you don't like and replace them with much better ones? How far are you willing to go to tweak your brain …

Alzheimer's Disease

Study Shows Strength Training Can Add Years to Your Life

Hitting the gym means different things to different people. Some fear the weight room, others would rather do just about anything other than logging …

Exercise

What Happened When I Took a Vow of Silence

My heart is racing. An imaginary band tightens around my chest. I want to scream, but my mouth can’t produce sound. I want to run, but my feet feel …

Travel Back in Time: 8 Illuminating History Books to Read Right Now

Ron Chernow<p>Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow, author of <i>Alexander Hamilton</i>, dazzles again with his biography of one of our most compelling generals and presidents: Ulysses S. Grant. Chernow’s evocative portrait of Grant showcases the highs and lows he experienced throughout his life, and provides …

An organism that regenerates could allow us to heal humans

by Science Alert November 10, 2017 Health & Medicine 5050<p>David Nield<p>The gecko’s remarkable ability to regenerate its tail in the space of a month …

It's Possible For a Person to Have Two Different Sets of DNA - Here's How It Happens

Human chimeras are more common than you might expect.<p>In Greek mythology, a chimera was a fire-breathing creature with physical traits of a lion, …

Want to Change a Bad Habit Forever? Here Are the 4 Proven Steps to Make the Change Stick.

Everyone has bad habits. Not everyone is successful at getting rid of them. Find out the why and the how to.<p>In a few key ways, our bad habits aren’t too different from our good ones.<p>They are both created to meet our needs, for instance. And these routine behaviors get assigned to a part of the …

Self-help

300,000-year-old skulls that look shockingly like ours could rewrite the human origin story

Precisely when and where did our species emerge? Anthropologists have struggled with that question for decades, and scattered clues had suggested the …