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This office chair can actually give you a core workout

This office chair can actually give you a core workout The SitTight office chair helps users practice "balanced active sitting." In order to sit up straight, users must engage their muscles and center their posture at all times.

Hollywood often justifies its bad choices with artistic freedom. Audiences are pushing back.

Hollywood often justifies its bad choices with artistic freedom. Audiences are pushing back. On Monday, five public health researchers asked Netflix to do something seemingly impossible: remove a graphic suicide scene from its popular show 13 Reasons Why.The request, which Netflix shows no signs of heeding, raises thorny questions about artistic license in Hollywood.

Windows 10 will soon be more accessible with new eye tracking feature

Windows 10 will soon be more accessible with new eye tracking feature Microsoft is taking important steps to make Windows 10 more accessible for everyone, adding a built-in eye tracking function to the OS for users who can't control a computer through more traditional input methods.Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the upcoming new feature, dubbed Eye Control, at the company's One Week Hackathon.

Designer babies are still a long way away, study suggests

Designer babies are still a long way away, study suggests Instead, they copied the healthy gene from their mother and incorporated that into their genome to replace the father’s.That offers the prospect of preventing inherited diseases such as cystic fibrosis, Huntington’s disease, and some cancers, as long as one parent carries a healthy gene to replace the disease-causing one.

I was a professional athlete, and even I can't make wearables useful

I was a professional athlete, and even I can't make wearables useful I'm not just some schlub writer trying to break away from my work desk that doesn't know a barbell from a dumbbell, after all.I'm a former professional athlete who played a season of American football overseas for a pro German club.

11,000 oranges, 24 tubes of toothpaste, and other things that will kill you

11,000 oranges, 24 tubes of toothpaste, and other things that will kill you Have you ever wondered how much toothpaste it would take to kill you?Or how many oranges you'd have to eat in one sitting before your body finally gave up?

Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli found guilty of securities fraud

Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli found guilty of securities fraud The PharmaBro is now the PharmaCon.Martin Shkreli was just found guilty of securities fraud.

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli was convicted and the internet is sooo happy

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli was convicted and the internet is sooo happy Additionally, he was found not guilty on five other charges.As you can probably imagine, people were pretty happy to hear of Shkreli's conviction.

Fat shaming at the doctor's office isn't just wrong. It backfires — and harms its victims.

Fat shaming at the doctor's office isn't just wrong. It backfires — and harms its victims. But a mountain of scientific evidence suggests fat shaming is psychologically and physically harmful to those it targets.McHugh shared with mental health care professionals at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association this week.

Meet the people using fish antibiotics as a cheap alternative to American healthcare

Meet the people using fish antibiotics as a cheap alternative to American healthcare Her mother recommended she take fish antibiotics, and gave her a bottle that she'd purchased from a pet store.Wareham said went 10 years without insurance, and used fish antibiotics four times during that period to self-medicate.

What your Instagram posts might reveal about experiencing depression

What your Instagram posts might reveal about experiencing depression Whether you realize it or not, you leave a trail of clues about your mental health on social media.In other words, an Instagram account may have the potential to reveal whether you're experiencing depression.

What Really Causes Weight Gain As We Age/New Hormone Implicated In Age-Related Weight Gain

What Really Causes Weight Gain As We Age/New Hormone Implicated In Age-Related Weight Gain Scientists have discovered a possible connection between the body fat of menopausal women and some men and a hormone known as FSH, or follicle-stimulating hormone.Mone Zaidi, a professor of medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan, was investigating whether the hormone could affect bone density.

Don't worry, your Moscow Mule copper mug isn't going to kill you

Don't worry, your Moscow Mule copper mug isn't going to kill you A minor panic broke out when Iowa banned restaurants and bars from using copper mugs due to safety concerns.The FDA guidelines say that copper shouldn't come to contact with foods that have a pH below 6.

Your future organ donor might be a pig, study suggests

Your future organ donor might be a pig, study suggests Scientists have taken a major step toward enabling pig to human organ transplantation by using a novel gene editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9.The new research is detailed in a study published in the journal Science on Thursday.

LED eyelashes could cause cataracts and wrinkles, doctor warns

LED eyelashes could cause cataracts and wrinkles, doctor warns The latest clubbing fad has people affixing LED strips above their eyes.But several eye specialists are now highlighting possible health risks that could come from sticking the lights onto your eyelids.

Man's bizarre leg cramp is probably the weirdest thing you'll see all day

Man's bizarre leg cramp is probably the weirdest thing you'll see all day You're about to see something super gross.A leg cramp is one of the most painful things a human body can experience.

Scientists Design Micromotor to Deliver Antibiotics

Scientists Design Micromotor to Deliver Antibiotics Many substances can kill bacteria, but they come with unacceptable side effects.Others simply lose their effectiveness in the human body or are difficult to deliver where they are needed.

Pubic hair grooming injuries are way more common than you might think, and on the rise

Pubic hair grooming injuries are way more common than you might think, and on the rise It might be time to consider going 70's-style where the sun don't shine.who groom their pubic hair have experienced injuries as a result of shaving, waxing, or other techniques.

How controversial science can make it harder to get an abortion

How controversial science can make it harder to get an abortion Instead, research on abortion and mental health outcomes must rely on what are known as observational studies.A journal editor, for example, may not fully understand a study's methodology and findings.