Nike Zoom Soldier 8 Flyease Sneaker

Check out Nike’s unbelievably cool sneaker zipper for people with disabilities

By on July 20, 2015 at 7:15 PM.

Check out Nike’s unbelievably cool sneaker zipper for people with disabilities

Nike has an awesome new sneaker design ready for people with disabilities that makes it easier than every for them to take their shoes on and off. The new zipper is meant to help any disabled individual get those shoes off and on quickly, without having to waste time or fight with traditional shoelaces or zippers that might be otherwise harder to operate. The Zoom Soldier 8 Flyease sneaker, shown in the image above, has a wraparound zipper system that lets the wearer open the show with just one hand, at which point he or she could remove the shoe without much physical effort. More →

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Human Hand Fingers Size Explanation

Have you ever wondered why your fingers are different sizes?

By on July 20, 2015 at 5:30 PM.

Have you ever wondered why your fingers are different sizes?

You probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about why our hands are so weirdly shaped, but there are scientists who devote plenty of time to the matter. In fact, there are several theories out there that explain why human hands are shaped differently than a primate’s as part of our quest for a better understanding our evolution. More →

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Office Job Health

How Working a 9-5 Office Job Is Probably Killing You

By on June 30, 2015 at 6:45 PM.

How Working a 9-5 Office Job Is Probably Killing You

Every day, millions of workers around the globe reluctantly wake up to their alarm clocks, hit snooze repeatedly, and sleepily head into work where they effectively sit motionless for 8 hours. Sure, everyone has to earn a living, but the monotony of the ole’ 9-5, coupled with the stress and horrible lifestyle habits that tend to accompany an office job can literally take years off of your life.

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What Food Additives Look Like Images Book

This is What Food Additives Look Like Before They’re Added to Food

By on June 29, 2015 at 9:45 PM.

This is What Food Additives Look Like Before They’re Added to Food

Are you looking to live a healthier lifestyle and maybe lose a few pounds? You could try some complex medical procedures and wild weight loss miracles, or you could go for a more balanced approach, one that includes exercise and better managing your food intake – there are apps to help out with that. Eating healthier is easier said than done though, so what better way to understand your next meal than by checking out what additives look like before being mixed with your food. More →

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Overweight Gamers

Can Video Games Actually Help Overweight Gamers Lose Weight?

By on June 29, 2015 at 4:12 PM.

Can Video Games Actually Help Overweight Gamers Lose Weight?

Though often exaggerated in popular culture, the old stereotype about gamers  being overweight isn’t entirely without merit. A 2009 study, for instance, found that gamers do, in fact, tend to be on the heavier side of the scale relative to the population at large.

But might it be possible for video games to actually help gamers lose weight? Researchers at the University of Exeter believe so, as evidenced by a new study which shows that certain types of mental training can directly result in gamers consuming up to 220 fewer calories each day. Over time, that amounts to nearly two pounds of weight loss per month.

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CoolSculptin Weigh Loss Fat Reduction Treatment

Miracle Weight Loss Technique? Freeze Your Fat and Poop It Out

By on June 27, 2015 at 12:05 PM.

Miracle Weight Loss Technique? Freeze Your Fat and Poop It Out

Weight loss is an important yet delicate matter to people looking to shed some of that extra weight. There are many “miracle” solutions that don’t exactly work, and there are plenty methods to do it properly. Watching what you eat and exercising properly will certainly help, though it may take discipline and time to see results. However, people who want instant results should know there’s a new medical procedure that lets doctors eliminate some of your fat by freezing it. More →

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California Vaccinations Exemption Law SB 277

Controversial New California Bill Says No Kid Exempt from Vaccination for Religious Beliefs

By on June 26, 2015 at 5:21 PM.

Controversial New California Bill Says No Kid Exempt from Vaccination for Religious Beliefs

California has passed an important and controversial new bill that mandates that all children should be vaccinated in order to attend school, regardless of their parents’ personal or religious beliefs. More →

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Plastic Sperm Male Reproductive Disorders

Is That Plastic Water Bottle You’re Drinking From Making You Infertile?

By on June 26, 2015 at 12:08 PM.

Is That Plastic Water Bottle You’re Drinking From Making You Infertile?

There’s no clear answer to that question. Some studies suggest that the abundance of plastic around us may have negative effects on the male reproductive system, but the problem with these studies is that there’s too much plastic in our lives to enable completely believable research. More →

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