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HPV vaccine works safely for HIV-positive women - Futurity

Gardasil can safely help most HIV-positive women produce antibodies against HPV, even if their immune system is weak and they've had some HPV …

Public Health

Toddlers have 'an ear' for accents - Futurity

By two years of age, children are remarkably good at comprehending speakers who talk with regional accents that the toddlers have never heard before.


Boy Who Claims He Nearly Died and Went to Heaven Reveals How an Image on CNN Captured Exactly What He Saw

What does Jesus really look like? It’s a question we’ve explored before and one we recently asked Colton Burpo, the 14-year-old boy who claims he visited heaven and interacted with Christ during a near-death experience back in 2003.<p>“Well he has brown hair, brown beard, a very bright smile — …

Fossil Fuels Driving Global Weather

Atmospheric scientists have discovered there is so much toxic Asian air pollution from burning fossil fuels that it's now changing global weather patterns.<p><i>Are you concerned about the immense pollution being belched into our atmosphere? How are smelting iron ore and baking limestone affecting the</i> …

7 Post-Workout Mistakes You're Probably Making

Any trainer will tell you that the real progress happens after you hit the gym (that's when your muscles are recovering and rebuilding). But are you undermining your own efforts?


15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s

Your future self will thank you


13 Reasons Small Boobs Rock

Because they deserve a little love!<p><i>By Michelle Toglia for YourTango</i><p>If you never outgrew an A or B cup, there's no reason to feel like you're missing out. There's actually a lot for small-chested women to celebrate—and science agrees. Check out all of the great reasons to love your smaller set:<p><b>1.</b> …


The Weird Thing That Helps Prevent Weight Gain

That's it, we're heading for higher ground.<p>High altitude, low BMI. It's probably not a pairing you've ever considered, but according to a new U.S. military study, living at high altitudes may help fend off weight gain.<p>Researchers examined the health records and living locations of nearly 100,000 …

Weight Loss

9 Things That Mess with Your Hormones

The seemingly innocent habits that throw your body for a loop


5 Moves to Sculpt Your Butt and Thighs

Get a tight tush and thighs in just five exercises<p>The legs and glutes are the largest muscles in anyone's body, so the benefits of working them well go beyond looking great in booty shorts. (Benefits like boosting your metabolism, just for starters.) This five-exercise routine takes your lower half …


How Long Should It Take to See Muscle Definition?

Because you’re dying to show off your workout results!<p><b>The question:</b> “When should I expect to see more defined muscles?”<p><b>The experts:</b> Jon-Erik Kawamoto, strength and conditioning specialist, owner of JKConditioning; Lee Boyce, C.P.T., owner of Boyce Training Systems<p><b>The answer:</b> Depending on how often …


The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …


The Greatness of Charles Darwin Explained with Rap Music

Read Open Culture long enough, and sooner or later you'll encounter "geek rapper" Baba Brinkman, the Canadian MC whose rhyming subjects of choice …

The best writing of the week, April 20th

Your Sunday reading<p>We all know the feeling. You're sleepless in the sad hours of the night or stumbling around early on a hazy weekend morning in need of something to read, and that pile of unread books just isn't cutting it. Why not take a break from the fire hose of Twitter and RSS and check out …

Android 4.4.3 support showing up on one of Google’s apps

Google has yet to formally announce Android 4.4.3, but it’s definitely out there. In fact, the Play Store has revealed that Google’s Edu Device Setup application is already listing support for the unannounced Android build. Not exactly for Joe Q. Public, this particular app is used to help set up …