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WHO’s 12-Point Guide To Reducing Your Cancer Risk

Oct 20, 14 WHO’s 12-Point Guide To Reducing Your Cancer Risk

Posted by in An English Angle, Health

Last week saw the publication of the latest European Code Against Cancer (ECAC), listing 12 ways to boost healthier lifestyles and reduce cancer risk. After two years of work involving scientists and cancer specialists throughout Europe, this report incorporates the latest in cancer research and the best scientific research available. Here at redOrbit, we believe that this guidance is too important to be buried in yesterday’s news and we will be running an in-depth series on the main findings and recommendations of the IARC report.

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Viagra Parody Shines Spotlight On Gender Inequity In Sexual Health

Oct 20, 14 Viagra Parody Shines Spotlight On Gender Inequity In Sexual Health

Posted by in Health

A new parody video from the Even the Score coalition titled #WomenDeserve Better takes aim at a cheesy new Viagra ad featuring a beautiful British woman who wants guys to know it's ok to get help and ask their doctors about Viagra if "ED is stopping what you started." But what happens when the woman counterpart isn't in the mood because of her own sexual dysfunction?

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A Pocket-Sized Cloaking Device For Online Anonymity

Oct 20, 14 A Pocket-Sized Cloaking Device For Online Anonymity

Posted by in Juxtaposed In Japan, Technology

A Kickstarter project is aiming to help Internet users to remain anonymous with a small, pocket-sized device; and it looks set to be successful in those aims given that with weeks still to go in the funding window it has already raised over half a million dollars, well above the goal of $7,500.

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Making Hypoallergenic Peanuts

Oct 20, 14 Making Hypoallergenic Peanuts

Posted by in Science

Approximately 3 million people report peanut allergies in the U.S. Allergy shots and immunotherapy are the closest science has come to even modestly desensitizing allergic reactions from foods. But instead of trying to make people less allergic, what if we could make hypoallergenic peanuts?

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Ontario Man Sets Sights High With World’s First Hemp Plane

Oct 20, 14 Ontario Man Sets Sights High With World’s First Hemp Plane

Posted by in Science, WTF???

Derek Kesek plans to be flying high in the world’s first hemp plane next year. At first, people laughed when the Burlington, Ont., former organic restaurant owner said he was going to build a plane made out of hemp. “Can you smoke it, too?” they jibed. “But, they’re not laughing at me now,” the environmental activist told the Star this week.

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Why Certain Men Should Be Sitting Down To Pee

Oct 19, 14 Why Certain Men Should Be Sitting Down To Pee

Posted by in Health, WTF???

Forget how it might bruise your ego; if sitting down on the toilet improves your ability to urinate comfortably because you suffer from a prostate condition, such as lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS), there’s no shame in the act. A new study in PLOS ONE finds that while sitting down, men who suffer from LUTS are able to urinate faster, with greater force, and leave less urine behind in their bladders.

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American States And Male Immaturity

Oct 19, 14 American States And Male Immaturity

Posted by in An English Angle, Science

Some men mature like beautifully aged top Bordeaux wine. Others, I have to say, age more like cheese and certainly don’t improve with the passing years. Some even seem to immature with age. But how do we define maturity? What makes a man “immature”? We can all take a stab at that one and come up with a million different answers.

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Amazon’s Same-Day Grocery Service Is About A Lot More Than Groceries

Oct 19, 14 Amazon’s Same-Day Grocery Service Is About A Lot More Than Groceries

Posted by in Technology

Amazon is moving into a competitive area where even existing supermarket chains are having trouble turning a profit, due to the high cost of retail space and advertising. But as Amazon prepares a midtown Manhattan warehouse, there could be a number of fringe benefits for Jeff Bezos’ e-commerce empire. AmazonFresh is about a lot more than groceries.

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This Is What Happens To Fast Food Burgers When Left In A Jar For 30 Days

Oct 19, 14 This Is What Happens To Fast Food Burgers When Left In A Jar For 30 Days

Posted by in Science

We have sacrificed nutritional value — and our waistlines — for the affordability, availability, and convenience of America’s fast food chains. As the fast food giant McDonald’s launched its “Our Food. Your Questions” campaign earlier this week, BuzzFeedBlue conducted the all-American burger experiment in the YouTube video “How Fast Do Burgers Age?”

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All Eyes Will Be On Comet Siding Spring Sunday

Oct 19, 14 All Eyes Will Be On Comet Siding Spring Sunday

Posted by in Space

Comet Siding Spring will pass incredibly close to Mars Sunday and NASA will have a front-row seat. NASA's fleet of rovers, orbiters and telescopes will observe the comet in great detail, providing new insights into the behavior of a comet as well as the history of the universe.

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