Sugar Taxes, Lowering Insulin and Age Reversal

Updates on taxes on sugar products, foods that lower insulin levels and age reversal research.

After Mosque Attacks, New Zealand Banning ‘Military-Style’ Guns

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced an immediate ban on sales of “military-style” semi-automatic and automatic weapons like the ones used in the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch that kil

Trump to Order Colleges to Back Free Speech or Lose Funding

President Trump initially proposed the idea during a speech to conservative activists.

What’s in My Morning Pill?

by Jordan Wilkerson figures by Aparna Nathan Every morning when I wake up, I take a swig of water and swallow a blue pill. I don’t have an illness that the drug is treating. In fact, I’m quite he

Michigan State University

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Facebook Stored Millions of Passwords in Plain Text

The social media company confirmed this after a security researcher posted about the issue online.

Will Parents Get Jail Time for College Scheme? Experts Differ

The parents are charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud, a count that carries up to 20 years in prison, although defendants, especially first-time offenders, typica

Finland’s Center-Right Government Resigns

Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila’s center-right government resigned after the governing coalition failed to agree on and push through a planned social and health reform.

Why Planes Sometimes Crash

Could you survive a plane crash?What If Your Airplane Door Opens Mid-Flight? Listen to Sidenote: WATCH MORE!Tech!:

March 27 – Energy: Where We Get It and Where We Are Going

Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 27th Location: Pfizer Hall at Harvard University, 12 Oxford Street, Cambridge (link to directions) Speakers: Emily Kerr Graphics: Aparna Nathan How do you kn

Weekly Tips - Soda Taxes, Lowering Insulin and Age Reversal

This week the usual dummy spit from big soda on sugar taxes, food to lower insulin, age reversal research and napping your way to lower blood pressure.

Harvard University

Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. Harvard University is made up of 11 princ

Trump Aims New Blasts at McCain, Claims Credit for Funeral

President Donald Trump aimed new blasts of invective at the late John McCain, even claiming credit for the senator’s moving Washington funeral and complaining he was never properly thanked.

Tone Your Thighs with Spot Training

You can’t spot-reduce thigh fat, but you can tone and strengthen your thigh muscles with spot training. Schedule leg workouts twice each week with a favorite exercise from each of these three groups

Gerrymandering Lawsuits are Pending in a Dozen States

Gerrymandering is on trial as the U.S. Supreme Court and judges in a dozen states consider whether mapmakers — typically state lawmakers — have gone too far in manipulating the boundaries of legis

The Future of Solar is Bright

by Emily Kerr figures by Abagail Burrus The Sun emits enough power onto Earth each second to satisfy the entire human energy demand for over two hours. Given that it is readily available and renewab

Does This Meme Really Liken German-Occupied Poland in 1944 with the U.S. in 2018?

"Whatever your argument is, the minute you base it on a lie, you're a demagogue."

Trump: Let Mueller Report Come Out, ‘Let People See It’

Robert Mueller is expected to present a report to the Justice Department any day now outlining the findings of his nearly two-year investigation.

Poll: More Americans Want Immigration to Stay the Same

It's the first time since the survey question was first asked in 2004 that more Americans want immigration to remain the same than to be reduced.

Future Widespread Water Shortage Likely in U.S.

By 2071, nearly half of the 204 fresh water basins in the United States may not be able to meet the monthly water demand. These model projections, recently published in the journal Earth’s Future,

Sea Otters Leave an Archaeological Record of Their Tool Use

Archaeologists learn about ancient humans by excavating and analyzing historical artifacts. While the use of tools was once thought to be a uniquely human trait, this is far from the case; many terre

Arrival of Gene-Edited Babies: What lies ahead?

by Valentina Lagomarsino figures by Sean Wilson Nearly four months ago, Chinese researcher He Jiankui announced that he had edited the genes of twin babies with CRISPR. CRISPR, also known as CRISPR

Food and Nutrition: Bugs You Can Eat

{pixabay|100|campaign}If you can get past your initial reaction to them, insects aren’t only edible but also can be good for you. Food and Nutrition: Bugs You Can Eat

3 Food Bloggers Share Their Favorite Family Recipes

{pixabay|100|campaign}Baked spaghetti? Yes, please. 3 Food Bloggers Share Their Favorite Family Recipes

The Biggest Lie About Climate Change

You were lied to about climate change.Listen to our podcast Sidenote! PROTEST INFO: US: https://www.fridaysforf

FDA approves first ketamine-based antidepressant

Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, affecting more than 300 million people of all ages around the world. The most commonly used antidepressant medications are called selective se

CRISPR-Scanning Towards New Drugs — drug discovery is difficult, but CRISPR might be able to help

by Michael Vinyard figures by Nicholas Lue Most therapeutic drug candidates that are put through clinical trials fail. Given that most of these fail during early development, the cost of bringing a

Jellyfish-inspired electronic skin can heal itself under water

Skin is the largest organ in human body, and can sense important information such as pressure, temperature and pain. This waterproof barrier protects us from infections and can heal itself. Electroni | Hydration: how much is too much?

{pixabay|100|campaign}After being told for years to drink up to prevent dehydration, athletes are now being warned about the dangers of drinking too much. | Hydration: how much is too muc

A New Kind of Twin

Researchers in Australia have found the second-ever documented case of semi-identical twins, who share all the DNA from their mother but have different sets of genes from their father. A potential me

Should You Get Lip Fillers?

Kylie Jenner keeps taking her lip filler in & out, should you?Watch AsapBODY: to our podcast Sidenote! https://bit.l

How To Cram For Your Exam (Scientific Tips)

Try these study tips when you are down to the wire!Signup for your FREE trial to The Great Courses Plus here: to our podcast Sidenote!"The

This Will Most Likely Kill You

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How To Get Over Your Ex

Mend your broken heart this Valentine's Day!Sidenote Podcast: Science of Heartbreak: us your burning questions in the comments!Created

Are You Capable of Murder?

The Ted Bundy Tapes had us wonder what it takes to be a killer.Deep Fake Video: Podcast: us your burning questions in the comments

What Happens When You Freeze To Death?

Good reason to stay inside during this Polar Vortex!How To Survive Being Trapped in -35° Weather?Sidenote Podcast: Winter Debate! us your burning questions in the com

Will This Trick Your Mind? (Artificial Intelligence TEST)

SimpliSafe is awesome security. It’s really effective, it's reallyeasy to use, and the price is great. Check SimpliSafe out here: you able to tell what is real and wh

Dear Jake Paul

A message to Jake Paul and Ricegum about the mystery box video, Mystery Brand scam, gambling addiction and kids. Listen to our podcast: http://sidenotepodcast.comAsk us your burning questions in the


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