What if there were a small, inexpensive device that was proven to boost your fitness, help you lose weight and lower your blood pressure?
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Contestants on weight-loss competition shows like The Biggest Loser undergo all kinds of duress in their efforts to shed kilos.
We really do live in a universe without purpose, writes Lawrence M. Krauss.
She may be 86 and suffering from dementia, but former prime minister Margaret Thatcher is still having a divisive effect on Britain, thanks to a new film about her life, as Henry Chu reports.
The all-male Republican presidential campaign has a professor of neuroscience at Stanford University, Robert M. Sapolsky, hot on the trail of some "monkey business" not usually associated with the hotbed of politics.
The first 10 minutes or so of the epic fantasy series Game of Thrones are spent celebrating the glories of cable television - bloody violence (beheadings, hacked off body parts, eviscerated guts steaming in the snow) and sex (female semi-frontal nudity, non-missionary position intercourse and unnecessarily graphic sound effects.)
Amid all the talk of gloom and doom in the United States, with the stock market's near crash and the renewed threat of a double-dip recession, it is worth pausing to remember the US remains the greatest country on Earth. It is also the country with the most promising future.
The only sort of power a news organisation can wield safely is the power to persuade.
Egypt and Tunisia have overthrown repressive regimes. Citizens in Syria, Yemen and other Middle East countries are demanding change. Yet in Iran, where a wave of 2009 demonstrations helped spark...
Season 10 and American Idol finally brought in a couple of pros.
As so often happens, the source of Big Love's greatness almost proved to be its undoing.
When American Idol returns for its 10th season on Friday, it will have two fresh (and very famous) faces at the judges' table.
In creating an online video game based on Superman and the others in the DC Comics pantheon, it was no problem giving the characters the power to stop a locomotive or leap tall buildings in a single bound.
It's a book remarkably short on life stories - or at least the sort we might expect.
His kickstand dragged on the pavement, and his mirror was spinning. Worthless.
You would think that into a vacuum, greatness would rush.
Have you considered the physical costs of adding height to your step?
Dead Romans, Christian kings, marauding Mongols, Ottoman occupiers, Hapsburg edifices, pioneering painters and a modernised downtown: All the highlights (and lowlights) of Hungarian history are on display in the little city of Pecs.
When high-definition video, 3-D technology and instant downloading are redefining the cinematic experience - and not always for the better - remaking a silent film seems downright radical.
John Mellencamp's new album No Better Than This, produced by T Bone Burnett, is being hailed by critics as equal to his prized recordings of the 1980s, Scarecrow and The Lonesome Jubilee.