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I’m a urologist : men have been peeing the wrong way

By Andrew Court Fellas, you may want to sit down for this news. A top urologist says men shouldn’t urinate standing up, proclaiming it’s healthier and more hygienic to sit down to take a leak. Gerald Collins, a consultant urological surgeon at Alexandra Hospital in Cheshire, England, made the claim in an interview with the Telegraph on … Tiếp tục đọc

The US Air Force used microwave energy to take down a drone swarm

Story by Kelsey D. Atherton In the desert plain south of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and just north of the Isleta Pueblo reservation, the Air Force defeated a swarm of drones with THOR, a powerful microwave weapon. THOR, or the Tactical High-power Operational Responder, is designed to defend against drone swarms, frying electronics at scale in … Tiếp tục đọc

The Leading Causes Of Death In Men Should Be A Wakeup Call To Everyone

Story by Sara Novak In general, being an American male is hazardous to your health. Men in the United States die an average of five years before women do. That’s coupled with the fact that the country is already an outlier when it comes to life expectancy. In other rich countries, such as Iceland, Norway, … Tiếp tục đọc

FBI warning: Don’t use free public phone charging stations

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) officials are warning travelers and shoppers to avoid public free phone charging portals, warning that “bad actors” use these to install malware and tracking software onto computers and phones. This is the practice commonly known as “juice-jacking.” “Bad actors have figured out ways to use public USB ports to introduce … Tiếp tục đọc

Why car prices are still so high — and why they are unlikely to fall anytime soon

Camila Domonoske It has been nearly three years since auto plants around the world started to shut down because of the pandemic. Yet between the pandemic, an acute shortage of semiconductors and other supply chain snarls, vehicle production has never really returned to normal. And prices? Hoo boy. Both new and used prices have stopped … Tiếp tục đọc

Tesla slashed its prices across the board. We’re now starting to see the consequences

By Camila Domonoske Last month, Tesla dropped its prices dramatically — up to 20%. Auto companies offering discounts to promote sales is nothing new, but this move sparked a lot of reaction. So what was so special about these price cuts? And what do they mean? A lot, actually. Here’s how the announcement is having ripple effects, … Tiếp tục đọc

The US Navy submarine force could sink the Chinese fleet and save Taiwan, but at the cost of a quarter of its boats

David Axe, Forbes StaffI write about ships, planes, tanks, drones, missiles and satellites If and when China attacks Taiwan, the U.S. Navy’s submarines could be the first defenders to take shots at the Chinese invasion fleet. How many Chinese ships the American attack boats can sink, and how quickly, could make all the difference in the … Tiếp tục đọc

14 Nobel Prize-Winning Authors

By Erin McCarthy The Swedish Academy has been awarding Nobel Prizes in Literature since 1901; in 2022, it awarded the prize to French author Annie Ernaux “for the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements, and collective restraints of personal memory.” Here are a few laureates whose books you might want to consider picking up. 1. Pearl … Tiếp tục đọc

New York approves composting of human bodies

By James FitzGerald New York has become the latest US state to allow so-called human composting. A person can now have their body turned into soil after their death – which is seen as an environmentally friendly alternative to a burial or cremation. Also known as “natural organic reduction”, the practice sees a body decompose … Tiếp tục đọc

Volodymyr Zelensky and ‘the spirit of Ukraine’ named Time’s 2022 ‘Person of the Year’

REBECCA COREY Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and “the spirit of Ukraine” have been named Time’s 2022 “Person of the Year,” the magazine announced Wednesday. The 44-year-old leader became a symbol of Ukrainian resiliency and resistance in the weeks and months after Russia began bombing the former Soviet country, on Feb. 24 “This year’s choice was … Tiếp tục đọc

Older adults who sleep less are more likely to develop multiple chronic diseases

New research shows the importance of protecting and prioritizing sleep as you age By Julia Ries FAST FACTS : Older adults who sleep just five hours a night or fewer have a greater risk of developing more than one chronic disease, new research shows. The findings underscore the importance of healthy sleep patterns throughout life, … Tiếp tục đọc

Watch ‘How an Electric Car Works? Its Parts & Functions’

How does an Electric Car Works? Its Parts & Functions Explained Electric cars work by plugging into a charge point and taking electricity from the grid. They store electricity in a rechargeable battery that powers an electric motor, which spins the wheels. Electric cars run faster than vehicles with conventional fuel engines – so they … Tiếp tục đọc

Making daylight saving permanent could drastically reduce deer collisions, study finds

By Evan Bush Wildlife and vehicle collision data from 23 states indicate drivers would hit and kill 37,000 fewer deer if the U.S. stuck to daylight saving time year-round. It would also prevent dozens of human deaths. Drivers would hit and kill 37,000 fewer deer each year if the United States stuck to daylight saving … Tiếp tục đọc

Melos ơi, chạy nhanh lên ! Dazai Osamu

Nguyên tác : Hashire, Merosu ! Dazai Osamu là nhà văn Nhật Bản tiêu biểu cho thời kỳ vừa chấm dứt Thế chiến thứ Hai ở Nhật. Ông thường được nhắc tới như một thành viên tiêu biểu trong văn phái Buraiha (Vô Lại Phái) của Nhật Bản. Dazai dùng lối viết giản dị như câu nói thường ngày. Những tác phẩm … Tiếp tục đọc

Book by mom of six puts onus on men to stop unwanted pregnancies

Sarah McCammon During Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings in 2018, writer Gabrielle Blair was watching — and going “absolutely bonkers, just hearing man after man grandstanding about abortion.” “It’s so clear to me they don’t understand the issue,” Blair told NPR. “They don’t understand that real people are going to be affected by … Tiếp tục đọc

Flooded Tesla EVs from hurricane Ian exploding all over Florida

Thom Taylor In the aftermath of the devastating Hurricane Ian in Florida, things are going from bad to worse. The destruction is massive, and also ongoing. That’s because even though the hurricane occurred over a week ago, its after-effects are mounting. These include the instances of Tesla EVs exploding into flames around the state. The mixture of … Tiếp tục đọc

China’s Semiconductor Industry ‘Decapitated Overnight’: What ‘Annihilation Looks Like’

AJ Fabino The Biden administration unveiled a comprehensive strategy last week to move the U.S. forward and hold China back in the production of advanced semiconductors, virtually eliminating China’s semi industry overnight, escalating the high-tech battle with Beijing. “Every American executive and engineer working in China’s semiconductor manufacturing industry resigned yesterday, paralyzing Chinese manufacturing overnight,” wrote Twitter user @lidangzzz, … Tiếp tục đọc

Screening procedure fails to prevent colon cancer deaths in large study

Immanual John Milton / Bloomberg Colonoscopy screening exams that are recommended for older US adults failed to reduce the risk of death from colon cancer in a 10-year study that questions the benefits of the common procedure. While people who underwent the exam were 18% less likely to develop colon cancer, the overall death rate … Tiếp tục đọc

4 colors that attract mosquitoes into the home – and those that repel them

By Megan Slack / Homes & Gardens Mosquito season is here – experts urge against these colors to discourage the pest from your home The pesky mosquito is more than a nuisance – it is a pest that can, at best, cause an annoying bite – and, at worst, spread disease. It is, therefore, understandable … Tiếp tục đọc

Daily ‘breath training’ can work as well as medicine to reduce high blood pressure

(npr.org) It’s well known that weightlifting can strengthen our biceps and quads. Now, there’s accumulating evidence that strengthening the muscles we use to breathe is beneficial too. New research shows that a daily dose of muscle training for the diaphragm and other breathing muscles helps promote heart health and reduces high blood pressure. “The muscles … Tiếp tục đọc

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