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  • Spain education sector hit by strike against cuts
    Thousands of students and teachers staged a strike across Spain on Thursday to protest government austerity measures and a planned new education reforms. More
  • Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines
    Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
  • US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged
    Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
  • In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion
    Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
  • Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week
    Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet. The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. More
  • My Two-House, Duffel-Bag Life
    And not to sound overly dramatic or to diminish the heartbreak of losing a loved one, but when you don’t have a brother or sister who reminds you of what life was once like, who can serve as a link ...
    03/4/2021 - 8:00 am | View Link
  • Netflix is making more than 40 original films and series in India: Here's the full list
    Three years after the first-ever Indian Netflix Original debuted, the streamer has placed a huge bet on Indian content from Bollywood and beyond, which remains hugely popular in the UAE, Saudi Arabia ...
    03/3/2021 - 7:28 pm | View Link
  • Real Life Super Soldiers? They Could Be on the Horizon
    This mindset works for rifles and night-vision goggles, but could also feasibly work for the sort of medical treatments and technologies the Pentagon would need to successfully start fielding super ...
    03/2/2021 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Did Life On Earth Begin In Hot Springs?
    The molecular working parts of living things are complex organic molecules with a backbone of carbon atoms. Some scientists think that hot springs might have provided the special chemical environments ...
    03/2/2021 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Carl Zimmer: The secret life of a coronavirus
    Carl Zimmer writes that the coronavirus has killed millions and reshaped life on earth. And we still don't know what to make of it.
    02/28/2021 - 6:12 am | View Link
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