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Best known for role as thug Tony Soprano, Gandolfini was a humble star

You only had to meet the late James Gandolfini once to realize he was a creative soul trapped in a brute's body.<p>Although only slightly more than six-feet tall, Gandolfini easily tipped the scales in the 300-pound range and his bulky frame served him well in his career-making role as conflicted mob …

James Gandolfini

Study Finds Correlation Between Fiscal Conservatism And Big Biceps

Does physical strength lead to conservative beliefs?<p>A new study in the journal <i>Psychological Science</i> took a look at the relationship between physical strength and political beliefs. More specifically, the study sought to answer a question: is there any correlation between "fighting ability" and …

Big data sets create 'tree of life' confusion - Futurity

The genomics revolution offers tons of DNA data to reconstruct the evolution of all living beings, but all that info has led to contradictory …

Do we need to change the way we are thinking about mental illness?

NO Simon Wessely, member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists<p>Next week the American Psychiatric Association is publishing its fifth take on the …

'Vicious cycle' in brain keeps obesity going - Futurity

BROWN (US) — In rat brain cells, obesity blocks the production of a hormone that …

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Tiny droplets ‘flow’ like quark-gluon plasma - Futurity

VANDERBILT (US) — Physicists may have created the smallest drops of liquid ever made in …

She and Him Bring 'Never Wanted Your Love' to 'Letterman'

Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward perform single from new album, 'Volume 3'<p>With their fourth album having just hit the shelves a few days ago, She and Him …

Thom Yorke’s Atoms For Peace announce new single

Thom Yorke’s Atoms For Peace will release “Before Your Very Eyes” as the next single off their full-length debut <i>Amok</i>, as The King of Limbs Part 2 …