When it comes to exercise, no two bodies are the same

The word exercising is not in my vocabulary. In fact, “let’s get swole” would not be a phrase you’d ever hear me say. I’m all for staying fit and living a healthy lifestyle, but going to the gym would never be my idea of fun. As a five-foot-e…

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On this day in history...

1864—John S. Staples is paid $500 as a substitute for President Lincoln. Lincoln’s cabinet throws paper airplanes and shoots spit balls throughout each one of Staples’ substitute meetings.

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Arts & Entertainment

Digital television leads in transgender portrayals

I didn’t watch much of MTV’s Video Music Awards this year, but the one clip I did see was 15 seconds of Laverne Cox dancing and singing along to Beyoncé’s performance. Most of the crowd around her looked disinterested in the whole affair, but…

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Bacterial genomes reveal new fuel

Bacterial genomes reveal new fuel

Using bacterial genes, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison were able to identify furan containing fatty acids; compounds that could potentially be replacement components for oil in the fuel industry and chemicals in the pharmac…

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