Cutting 1 gram from daily salt intake could ward off nearly 9 million cases of stroke/heart disease in China

A modest cut of just 1 gram in daily salt intake could ward off nearly 9 million cases of heart disease and strokes and save 4 million lives by 2030, suggest the estimates of a modeling study published in the open access journal BMJ Nutrition Prevention & Health. Salt intake in China is one of […]


Musk says he was joking about buying Manchester United

Billionaire Elon Musk was joking when he said he was going to buy English soccer club Manchester United (MANU.N), the entrepreneur said on Twitter on Wednesday. “No, this is a long-running joke on Twitter. I’m not buying any sports teams,” Musk said, when asked by a user if he was serious about buying the club.


Engineers developed an ‘invisible finger’ to control your touchscreen devices remotely

It has long been known that electromagnetic fields (EMF) can do some wonky things to electronic devices. Recently, scientists have attempted to determine whether they can manipulate an EMF in such as way as to make a gadget do what they want. They were successful. Researchers from the University of Florida and the University of […]


Huge waterspout churns offshore as lightning flashes

At 6 a.m. CDT Tuesday, Boo Freeman filmed a massive waterspout off the coast of Destin, Fla., about 50 miles east of Pensacola, before most people had their first cup of coffee. “What a morning! Wow!” Freeman posted on Instagram. Multiple videos and photos posted to social media showed the storm, Northwest Florida Daily News […]