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Chances are pretty good that if you’re a typical citizen of North Las Vegas, Nevada, or Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, you’re not going to be bench-pressing 250 pounds or winning any marathons anytime...
A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports that global warming could trigger the death of 17% of sea life by the end of the century. The study carries the...
A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports that global warming could trigger the death of 17% of sea life by the end of the century. The study carries the...
Switching to a diet based mostly on fruits and vegetables — but still including some lean meat and low-fat dairy — could reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by as much as 60%,...
One of the world's most widely respected brand firms has issued its list of the world's most valuable brands.
“There’s a great future in plastics,” Mr. McGuire (Walter Brooke) told young Benjamin (Dustin Hoffman) in “The Graduate,” in one of the most often-quoted exchanges in 20th-century movies....
Air pollution stings our eyes, burns our lungs, and turns our skies murky brown or yellow. It is also responsible for the early deaths of some seven million people every year — almost one every...
The best region of the world to be a woman? Scandinavia. The worst? Central Africa. That’s the takeaway from a study just released by Equal Measures 2030, a U.K.-based NGO that collects data on...
Overall college enrollment has been declining in America, and that trend has continued last year, according to data just released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, a nonprofit...
Overall college enrollment has been declining in America, and that trend has continued last year, according to data just released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, a nonprofit...
Baseball is a 162 game sprint, every season between April and September. At the end of the sprint is the World Series. Over that period MLB teams make money several ways. Among the most important of...
The Smirnoff Saints? The Johnnie Walker Jets? Maybe not, but it’s about to become easier for all 32 NFL teams to form sponsorship alliances with wine and spirits companies, and for players to...
The peak of Mount Everest, where 11 people have died in the last week, is 29,035 feet above sea level. That makes it, according to almost every measure, the world’s tallest mountain. However,...
Space might be the final frontier, but wherever humans decide to establish long-term settlements in that seemingly endless void, they’ll need local access to water. We need potable water to stay...
Clue: 1 across. These help keep you mentally sharp. Ten letters. Answer: Crosswords. Two studies just published by the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry conclude that adults aged 50 or...