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12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pain

11 Amazon Prime Benefits You Might Not Know About

There are plenty of Amazon Prime benefits almost everyone knows about like streaming movies, faster deliveries, the Kindle lending library. Then …

Astronomers Seeking Planet 9 Hope To Soon Catch A Glimpse

On the top of Hawaii's Mauna Kea mountain Thursday, astronomers will point the large Subaru Telescope toward a patch of sky near the constellation of Orion, looking for an extremely faint object moving slowly through space.<p>If they find what they're looking for, it will be one of the most important …

Universe

10 of the best Windows 10 apps for 2016

After a few bumpy updates and a lot of spit and polish, Windows 10 has shaped up to be a pretty solid OS: fast, stable and delightful to use.<p>We’ve rounded up 10 great new and updated apps for 2016 that you can use to do things like enjoy your media collection, take notes, work on your photos and …

12 Things to Add to 2018 For a Healthier, Happier Year

In the New Year, there are some things you should cut back on to be healthier, but also so many things you should add in. The best part? They're so simple — and many of them cost absolutely nothing. Try adding more of each of these to your day-to-day in 2018 to make this year so much better than …

After 60 years, is nuclear fusion finally poised to deliver?

It’s been a long time coming, but the world’s top powers are now betting billions on the Iter collaboration to deliver clean, safe, limitless energy for the modern world<p>“We are standing on the ground that could change the future of energy,” says engineer Laurent Pattison, deep in the reactor pit of …

Nuclear Energy

Strategies for 5 Common Retirement Surprises

<b>Updated May 2017</b> — No matter how carefully you plan for retirement, you can't predict the future. Just as you leave the work force, a colleague might …

Scientists blend photosynthesis and quantum physics to improve solar cells

Four physicists at the University of California, Riverside decided to blend photosynthesis and quantum physics to work towards greener solar cells. …

An Everyman's Guide to Planning Epic Adventure

Three years ago, I went on my first-ever backpacking trip. About a year later, I decided it would be a great idea to quit my job and go on epic adventures around the world. Most recently, I paddled a folding kayak 50 miles into a remote fjord in eastern Greenland, base camped for a week, and made …

Adventure Travel

The One Theory of Quantum Mechanics That Actually Kind of Makes Sense

But most physicists don't buy it.<p>Quantum mechanics is baffling. On the atomic and subatomic scale, matter seems to behave in ways that we, in the macro world, would generally think of as impossible. Particles can exist in two different places at once, and particle-like interferences in space are …

NASA's Hubble Telescope Captures Stunning Supermassive Black Hole As It Engulfs An Entire Galaxy

Never has destruction looked so beautiful.<p>NASA<p>Never has destruction looked so beautiful.<p>NASA and the European Space Agency’s Hubble Space Telescope …

The Zeta Reticuli (or Ridiculi) Incident

A nuclear-pulse powered starship begins a historic voyage to some nearby stars similar to our sun sometime in the 21st century. The first target is …

Scientists made a never-before-seen star discovery

For the first time ever, scientists have discovered a "litter" of newborn stars. The image, taken by the ALMA telescope in Chile, captured the stars while they were being "born." This allowed astronomers to receive a glimpse into how these stars are formed.<p>The image also confirms a theory as to why …

Astronomy

Could this meta-meta-flight search help you find the cheapest airfare?

There are a number of search engines out there designed to help travellers find the cheapest airfares available, but a new “meta-meta-flight search” says it scans a number of flight comparison engines to find the best of the best.<p>CheapFlightsFinder has created a new online dashboard that compares …

Flying

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft just sent back the last bit of its Pluto data

It's been a 15-month process<p>NASA now has all the science data that the New Horizons spacecraft gathered of Pluto and its moons over a year ago. Early in the morning on October 25th, the vehicle sent back the last bit of the more than 50 gigabits of information it collected during its flyby of Pluto …

Solar System
Costa Rica

The One Thing That is a Better Indicator of Success Than Talent (According to Science)

The trait that takes you from average to spectacular is not your IQ.<p>You are unique, and so is everyone else. Success means a lot to every person. It's a weighted combination of power, status, money, family, and work. You can define success in your own terms, because what brings you fulfillment and …

Self-improvement

NFL Network launches on PlayStation Vue ahead of football season

Last month, Sony announced that NFL Network and its RedZone channel for keeping up with scoring plays would arrive on PlayStation Vue before the start of the season. Well, the time has come. The company announced today that those two channels are now live on the service for Core and Elite …

It's Official: In 2017, We Begin Mining the Moon

At least, in 2017, Moon Express will try to put down some stakes.<p><i>"To me, landing on the moon is not just about landing on the Moon. It is about what</i> …

Space Exploration

Could Proxima Centauri Be Our Interstellar Getaway?

This month we could find out Earth's "twin" is orbiting our nearest stellar neighbor.<p>What if our planet becomes unlivable and our future selves …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Fitness

This Man Says He Can Speed Cell Data 1,000-Fold. Will Carriers Listen?

Steve Perlman is ready to give you a personal cell phone signal that follows you from place to place, a signal that's about 1,000 times faster than …

FCC Says It Will Rewrite Net Neutrality Rules

By Alina Selyukh<p>WASHINGTON, Feb 19 (Reuters) - U.S. federal regulators will once again try to set rules that make sure broadband providers do not block or slow access to content on the Internet, or charge content providers like Netflix or Amazon for faster Web service.<p>The Federal Communications …

Japanese scuba diver describes horror in Bali seas as dead companion found

Ritsuko Miyata's body recovered as dive tutor Saori Furukawa tells of sea 'like washing machine' and three-day ordeal<p>One of the five Japanese scuba divers who were rescued after spending three days stranded on a reef off the coast of Bali has described how the group survived by drinking from …

Bill Nye Scolds GOP Congresswoman on Global Warming

Bill Nye “The Science Guy” told Republican Representative Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee to stop questioning the facts behind climate change on Sunday …

Belkin WeMo smart home networks in danger of hacks

Researchers warn that more than 500,000 home automation devices have vulnerabilities that would allow attackers to remotely take control of thermostats, lighting, sprinkler systems, and more.<p>Smart home networks are rapidly gaining popularity, but some security experts worry that not enough …

Home Automation

Samsung Rolls Out Android KitKat To US Galaxy Devices

Samsung is rolling out Android KitKat to a handful of its Galaxy devices in the US — including the variants of its flagship Galaxy S4, the Galaxy Note 3 and Note 2, as well as the Galaxy Tab 3. The update is starting today and will continue in the next few months.<p>A few new features will be …