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Saturated fat does not clog the arteries: coronary heart disease is a chronic inflammatory condition, the risk of which can be effectively reduced from healthy lifestyle interventions

Saturated fat does not clog the arteries: coronary heart disease is a chronic inflammatory...

Coronary artery disease pathogenesis and treatment urgently requires a paradigm shift. Despite popular belief among doctors and the public, the conceptual model of dietary saturated fat clogging a pipe is just plain wrong. A landmark systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies showed no association between saturated fat consumption and (1) all-cause mortality, (2) coronary…
An inside look at how Sweden is building the world’s second-longest tunnel

An inside look at how Sweden is building the world’s second-longest tunnel

Enlarge / Nowhere to be seen: Stockholm’s E4 bypass will tunnel under the straits of its archipelago. Karlheinz WoscheeStockholm is a city known for its waterways. Founded on an archipelago of some thirty thousand islands, bodies of water are rarely more than a stone's throw away in the Swedish capital. An appreciation for lakes, rivers,…
Intel Fights For Its Future

Intel Fights For Its Future

by Jean-Louis Gassée The Smartphone 2.0 era has destroyed many companies: Nokia, Blackberry, Palm… Will Intel be another victim, either as a result of the proposed Broadcom-Qualcomm combination, or as a consequence of a suicidal defense move? In November 2017, Broadcom (revenue $17.6B, market cap $104B) announced its intent to acquire Qualcomm (revenue $22.9B, market cap…
This Is Where Your Childhood Memories Went – Issue 58: Self – Nautilus

This Is Where Your Childhood Memories Went – Issue 58: Self – Nautilus

We called them fairy rocks. They were just colorful specks of gravel—the kind you might buy for a fish tank—mixed into my preschool’s playground sand pit. But my classmates and I endowed them with magical properties, hunted them like treasure, and carefully sorted them into piles of sapphire, emerald, and ruby. Sifting the sand for…
Abandoned Kola Superdeep Borehole

Abandoned Kola Superdeep Borehole

Abandoned Kola Superdeep Borehole The deepest bore hole in the world is located in the west of the Murmansk region, ten kilometers from the city of Zapolyarny and very close to the Norwegian border. The Soviet geological research project began in the midst of the Cold War, as a response to similar US exploration in…

Self-Driving Truck Loses Its Remote Connection, But Not Its Shot at Milestone Achievement

From his vantage point in a car a few dozen feet in front of a 20,000-pound big rig barreling along a Florida highway without anyone behind its wheel, Stefan Seltz-Axmacher felt like everything was going according to plan. As the founder of self-driving-truck startup Starsky Robotics, he had spent more than two years building to…
Caffeine and Cannabis Effects on Vital Neurotransmitters and Enzymes in the Brain Tissue of Juvenile Experimental Rats

Caffeine and Cannabis Effects on Vital Neurotransmitters and Enzymes in the Brain Tissue of...

Abstract Background Caffeine and cannabis are globally consumed and abused psychoactive substances. While caffeine is legally used in various forms, including in tea and coffee as beverages, it is also consumed in soda and energy drinks as additives. Cannabis, on the other hand, is considered illegal in most countries; albeit, it is being consumed globally…
Over 80 but as healthy as a 20-year-old

Over 80 but as healthy as a 20-year-old

Image caption Professor Norman Lazarus, aged 82, has the immune system of a 20 year old Doing lots of exercise in older age can prevent the immune system from declining and protect people against infections, scientists say. They followed 125 long-distance cyclists, some now in their 80s, and found they had the immune systems of…
A Career Cold Start Algorithm

A Career Cold Start Algorithm

Several times in my career, I’ve joined a team whose work was already well under way, where I had a massive knowledge deficit, and didn’t have pre-existing relationships. None of those excuses relieved me from the pressure I felt to establish myself and contribute. Over time, I realized that the natural instinct to push for…
3D Lightning

3D Lightning

Reddit is a great website, where the ability to share and discuss things on the web gives some great little discoveries. Things that would otherwise seem impossibly unlikely, like two people in completely different places getting a photo of the same lightning bolt, suddenly pop up all the time. Having two pictures of the exact same…
Ham radio operators are saving Puerto Rico

Ham radio operators are saving Puerto Rico

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Christopher Steele, the Man Behind the Trump Dossier

Christopher Steele, the Man Behind the Trump Dossier

In January, after a long day at his London office, Christopher Steele, the former spy turned private investigator, was stepping off a commuter train in Farnham, where he lives, when one of his two phones rang. He’d been looking forward to dinner at home with his wife, and perhaps a glass of wine. It had…