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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

Study: Californians are the least-generous tippers in the nation

While California has its fair share of high rollers, not everyone is willing to share the wealth, a new report on restaurant tipping shows. According to Toast Inc.’s second-quarter Restaurant Trends report, tips are up nearly 10% nationwide compared to last year. Toast is point-of-sale software that restaurants and other businesses can use to ring up customers. … Tiếp tục đọc

Why You Should Walk for at Least Two Minutes After Every Single Meal

By Tanner Garrity According to new research published in the journal Sports Medicine, going for even the shortest of walks after a meal has a positive impact on one’s heart health. For years, researchers have extolled the benefits of a 15-minute “digestive stroll.” Gentle postprandial movement has been credited with speeding up movement in the gastrointestinal tract and … Tiếp tục đọc

Multivitamins, supplements a ‘waste of money’ for most people

Vitamins and supplements that countless people take to improve their health are just a waste of money, a new study contends. Researchers from Northwestern University say their health benefits are mainly in the mind and some may even do more harm than good. According to the CDC, nearly six in 10 Americans regularly took dietary … Tiếp tục đọc

6 benefits of drinking pickle juice

Carrie Madormo, RN Is pickle juice good for you? It can be! Read on to learn about the benefits of drinking the brine. When you finish the last pickle, don’t toss that leftover juice! There are plenty of things to do with pickle juice. Drinking it has several health benefits, like pain relief and regulating blood … Tiếp tục đọc

Starving Cancer Cells Of Sugar Could Be The Key To Future Treatment

All the cells in our bodies are programmed to die. As they get older, our cells accumulate toxic molecules that make them sick. In response, they eventually break down and die, clearing the way for new, healthy cells to grow. This “programmed cell death” is a natural and essential part of our wellbeing. Every day, … Tiếp tục đọc

Catholic Exorcists Say They Are Overloaded With ‘Possessed’ People: Study

Shira Li Bartov Burnout does not discriminate across professions, according to a new survey of Catholic exorcists who say they feel overworked and under-supported. A survey of 120 Italian exorcists by the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, a Vatican-approved university in Rome, found that they were overwhelmed by a growing number of “possessed” people. Researcher Giuseppe … Tiếp tục đọc

Meet the man personalizing caskets for the children killed in the Uvalde school shooting

Kadia Goba reporting from Uvalde, Texas UVALDE, Texas — Eliahna Torres loved llamas. She loved TikTok too, especially the videos that teach you how to make slime. “She would tell me that she needed glue for school because she had a big ole project to do, and the glue would be to make slime,” Sandra … Tiếp tục đọc

Russia’s tanks in Ukraine have a ‘jack-in-the-box’ design flaw ..

Brad Lendon, CNN Russian tanks with their tops blown off are just the latest sign that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine isn’t going to plan. Hundreds of Russian tanks are thought to have been destroyed since Moscow launched its offensive, with British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace on Monday estimating it had lost as many as 580. … Tiếp tục đọc

Rape has reportedly become a weapon in Ukraine. Finding justice may be difficult

Laurel Wamsley Editor’s note: This report includes descriptions of sexual and physical violence. Accounts of alleged sexual violence coming out of Ukraine in recent weeks have been grim. A woman raped repeatedly by a Russian soldier after her husband was killed outside Kyiv. A mother of four gang raped by Russian soldiers in Kherson. The body … Tiếp tục đọc

Why digital cameras will all die but film cameras live on

Mike Smith Digital cameras are great — the technology they are built upon is remarkable, underpinned by remarkably sophisticated designs. Not only that, but the pictures they acquire are of such astonishing quality that they make anything that went before pale in comparison. So why then do digital cameras have such (relatively) short lifespans compared … Tiếp tục đọc

Scientists sequence the complete human genome for the first time

By Tasnim Ahmed, CNN In 2003, the Human Genome Project made history when it sequenced 92% of the human genome. But for nearly two decades since, scientists have struggled to decipher the remaining 8%. Now, a team of nearly 100 scientists from the Telomere-to-Telomere (T2T) Consortium has unveiled the complete human genome — the first … Tiếp tục đọc

Sleeping with even a small amount of light may harm your health, study says

Sleeping for only one night with a dim light, such as a TV set with the sound off, raised the blood sugar and heart rate of healthy young people participating in a sleep lab experiment, a new study found. The dim light entered the eyelids and disrupted sleep despite the fact that participants slept with their … Tiếp tục đọc

What exactly is an oligarch and how do they make their money ?

By Digital Multimedia Producer Suzanne Elliott Their yachts the size of apartment blocks, football clubs, luxury flats in London’s most exclusive boroughs seized in a bid to decimate their wealth and with it their support for their president, Vladimir Putin following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The term ‘oligarch’ has become an everyday part of our vocabulary … Tiếp tục đọc

The lesson Stalin could teach Putin about invading a neighbor

By Casey Michel02.14.2022 Early this month, American officials made a stunning allegation: Moscow had begun production of a “graphic propaganda video” that would show the aftermath of an alleged attack on ethnic Russians inside Ukraine. The video, featuring clips of corpses and actors in mourning, would justify the need for Russian troops to invade to stop … Tiếp tục đọc

Scientists identify how caffeine reduces bad cholesterol

By Michael Irving Your morning vice might not be that guilty a pleasure after all: coffee seems to have a range of health benefits, but exactly how it affects the body to produce these results remains unknown. A new study has identified specific proteins that caffeine works on, which help the liver remove bad cholesterol … Tiếp tục đọc

How bad is it really to sleep with a fan on ?

by Jaime Osnato For some people, sleeping with a fan is a key element of their nighttime routine. The brisk breeze helps you stay cool and comfortable during the night, not to mention the gentle whirr can wield enough white noise to block out a car horn or snoring bed partner. But is sleeping with a … Tiếp tục đọc

Here’s why I’ll be keeping my shoes on in your shoeless home

There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who’d gladly remove their shoes before entering someone’s home, and those who’d rather keep them on. A Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article by columnist Kris Frieswick recently argued for the latter, drawing the ire of netizens all over the world. Keeping shoes on in a shoeless home The … Tiếp tục đọc

Gas stoves leak climate-warming methane even when they’re off

Jeff Brady / NPR Your natural gas cooking stove may leak climate-warming methane even when it is turned off, warns a new Stanford University study. That’s important because methane is a much more potent greenhouse gas than even carbon dioxide, though it doesn’t linger in the atmosphere nearly as long. Stanford scientists measured methane released from gas cooking … Tiếp tục đọc

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