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16 Laws Of Shoulder Training

Some people argue that weight training is needlessly complicated. They follow the "just do it" method of lifting, choosing exercises without much …

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Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can’t explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you <i>appear</i> to …

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Does drinking milk really make you die early?

A Swedish study suggests that people who drink three glasses of milk a day are more likely to die early than the rest of us. But is it true?<p>A new study, published in the BMJ, suggests that drinking milk not only fails to prevent bone fractures, <b>it may actually cause a higher rate of death</b>.<p>Or that's …

GARTMAN: We're Witnessing The End Of The Oil Era

In an appearance on CNBC's Fast Money on Monday, Gartman, publisher of the Gartman Newsletter, said that crude oil prices will fall demonstrably from current levels.<p>Earlier on Monday, it had been reported that Gartman saw crude oil going to $10 a barrel, but he backed a bit off that claim in his …

Oil

Chocolate Boosts Memory, According To Science

These flavanols, found in virtually all plants, are part of a group of substances known as bioflavonoids. They were initially known as vitamin P and were first indentified by Nobel Prize-winning Hungarian scientist, Dr Albert Szent-György.<p>To date, over 4,000 individual flavonoids have been …

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Slave labor in America today

They work on U.S. construction sites and farms, in restaurants and hotels, even in homes.<p>Foreign workers, lured by false promises of good jobs in America, soon find themselves enslaved in plain sight as victims of labor trafficking, according to a new report published by the nonpartisan Urban …

Scientist Gives Himself Fecal Transplant To Try A Hunter-Gatherer's Microbiome

Why a field researcher from America has exposed his colon to the gut microbiome of a tribesman from Tanzania<p>It's not often we encounter a story that begins with a line like this:<p>“AS THE SUN set over Lake Eyasi in Tanzania, nearly thirty minutes had passed since I had inserted a turkey baster into …

Is 'mindfulness' just another management fad?

<b>Dear Annie:</b> What do you think about this idea called “mindfulness”? My team at work has a new boss who is always mentioning it, as in “Let’s try to …

Water on Earth predates the solar system, and even the sun

Some of the water molecules in your drinking glass were created more than 4.5 billion years ago, according to new research.<p>That makes them older than the Earth, older than the solar system — even older than the sun itself.<p>In a study published Thursday in Science, researchers say the distinct …

Researcher shows that black holes do not exist

Black holes have long captured the public imagination and been the subject of popular culture, from Star Trek to Hollywood. They are the ultimate …

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To Clean Up Oil Spills, Magnetize The Oil First

Physicist Arden Warner's new process uses magnetism instead of toxic chemicals to mop up oil spills<p>By day Arden Warner is a physicist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, working on the next generation of particle accelerators. After hours, he has been devising a non-toxic way to clean up …

Aspirin a day could dramatically cut cancer risk, says biggest study yet

Daily pill for middle-aged could save 130,000 lives over 20 years in Britain alone, scientists suggest<p>An aspirin a day could dramatically cut people's chances of getting and dying from common cancers, according to the most detailed review yet of the cheap drug's ability to stem disease.<p>More than …

Can video games be sports?

The Olympic Games are as ancient a Greek tradition as the Athenian concept of democracy. So long as there’s been human culture, sports have been an integral part of it. In their many forms and over their long history, sports have provided relief from the trudgery of daily life and a less bloody way …

Phil Fish Is Wrong About YouTube And Revenue Sharing

<i>Fez</i> developer Phil Fish has a tendency to say controversial things on Twitter and then disappear for a while when the reactions he receives are overwhelmingly negative.<p>That’s certainly the case following the news that YouTuber PewDiePie earns $4 million a year for his Let’s Play video channel.<p>When …

How Soon Might We Have Genetically Modified Meat?

The state of diarrhea-preventing goat milk, flu-resistant poultry, and cleaner pigs.<p>There are no genetically engineered animals sold for human consumption right now. The only candidate that's anywhere close, AquaBounty's fast-growing GM salmon, seems to have stalled in its approval process, in …

What Will We Eat In 2050?

I remember my first “American-style” fast food. Burger King opened a location in Liverpool and I went out with some friends to check it out. I remember little details like queuing at right angles to the counter rather than snaking along the wall as was typical at the local fish and chip shop. I …

10 Scientific Ideas That Scientists Wish You Would Stop Misusing

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Q&A: To Solve The Water Problem, We Need To Solve Energy

Answers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Michael Knotekon on the "water-energy nexus"<p>Within policy circles, people often bandy about the term “water-energy nexus.” Like most wonk-speak, it’s a rather complex way to express a simple relationship. Energy production requires a tremendous amount of …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

PlayStation Side Effect: Dangerous Blood Clots, Docs Say

A New Zealand man who played eight hours of video games for four days in a row developed life-threatening blood clots so severe that doctors created a new condition: “gamer’s thrombosis.” The situation involving the 31-year-old PlayStation fan was picked as the case report of the year for 2013 by …

Medicine

Gum disease bacteria selectively disarm immune system, study finds

The human body is comprised of roughly 10 times more bacterial cells than human cells. In healthy people, these bacteria are typically harmless and …

Bad sleep 'dramatically' alters body

<b>A run of poor sleep can have a potentially profound effect on the internal workings of the human body, say UK researchers.</b><p>The activity of hundreds of genes was altered when people's sleep was cut to less than six hours a day for a week.<p>Writing in the journal PNAS, the researchers said the results …

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