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Brain Hacking - 60 Minutes Videos. US consumers lose privacy protections for their web browsing history. President Donald Trump was expected to sign legislation on Wednesday allowing internet service providers to sell the browsing habits of their customers.

US consumers lose privacy protections for their web browsing history

The move, which critics charge will “fundamentally undermine” consumer privacy, overturns an Obama-era rule issued last October that was designed to give consumers greater control over how internet service providers (ISPs) could share their information. Those rules, drawn up by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), were scheduled to take effect by the end of 2017 and would have forced ISPs to get people’s consent before selling their data to advertisers and others. Fifteen Republicans broke ranks to vote against the controversial measure on Tuesday evening but the House of Representatives voted 215 to 205 to approve a resolution that uses the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to prevent the privacy rules from taking effect.

But privacy advocates and consumer watchdogs immediately joined Democrats in condemning the policy shift. Top Things To Look For In A Luxury Watch Part 1: Entry Level Luxury. Ríkisskattstjóri. „Hvers vegna hefur ekkert verið gert?“ NÚVITUND GEGN STREITU. 21.febrúar – 11. apríl – Lokað námskeiðÞriðjudaga kl. 20.15-21.45 ( 90 mín )24.000 kr – 8 vikur Innifalið í verði er námshefti og 2 hugleiðsludiskar.Þátttakendur fá 20 % afslátt af mánaðarkorti eða 10 tíma korti Korthafar Jógasetursins fá 20 % afslátt af námskeiðinu.

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Núvitund - Mindfulness. Velkomin í núið - Námskeið í núvitund. Astronomy Picture of the Day. Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2017 February 24 NGC 3621: Far Beyond the Local Group Image Credit & Copyright: Processing - Robert Gendler, Roberto Colombari Data - Hubble Legacy Archive, European Southern Observatory, et al. Explanation: Far beyond the local group of galaxies lies NGC 3621, some 22 million light-years away.

Íslensk norðurljósamynd vekur athygli. Increased risk of 11 types of cancer linked to being overweight, researchers warn. Being overweight could increase the risk of a host of cancers, including those of the colon, breast, pancreas and ovary, researchers have warned following a wide review of more than 200 studies.

Increased risk of 11 types of cancer linked to being overweight, researchers warn

According to previous figures from two leading charities, almost three quarters of people are expected to be overweight by 2035, with 700,000 new cases of obesity-related cancer expected over the next 20 years. The new study by an international team adds weight to the warning, revealing that there is currently strong evidence for a link between excess body fat and an increased risk of 11 cancers: colon, rectum, endometrium, breast, ovary, kidney, pancreas, gastric cardia, biliary tract system and certain cancers of the oesophagus and bone marrow. Older men enjoying frequent sex have increased risk of heart problems. As if to demonstrate that every silver lining has a cloud, researchers in the US have shown that older men who enjoy frequent sex raise their chances of developing heart problems.

Older men enjoying frequent sex have increased risk of heart problems

But the same was not seen for older women, who appeared to suffer no ill-effects from a robust sex life, and tended to have lower blood pressure when they found sex highly enjoyable. Men in their late 50s to mid-80s who indulged in sexual activity once a week or more had twice the risk of heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular conditions over the next five years, compared with men who went without, the researchers found. To make matters worse, the men who enjoyed sex the most were more likely to suffer heart conditions than those who were not so bothered. The findings emerge from one of the first large scale studies into the impact of sex on the health of older people. Medicines designed to boost sexual function might contribute to the damaging effects on men’s hearts, Liu added.

Hardy–Weinberg principle - Wikipedia. Create RSS Feed For Any Web Page. Visual Thinking. Could this ancient, bag-like sea creature be our earliest ancestor? Á að breyta áfengislöggjöfinni? Sala á Brúneggjum gekk ekki eftir - Vísir.

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Lake Mead Water Level. Sér risavaxið tækifæri. Tuttugu ómissandi kvikmyndir fyrir Valentínusardaginn. Scientists make huge dataset of nearby stars available to public. The search for planets beyond our solar system is about to gain some new recruits.

Scientists make huge dataset of nearby stars available to public

Carl Sagan Explains Evolution in an Eight-Minute Animation. Biological evolution: never has a phenomenon so important so lent itself to such clear, understandable, elegant explanations.

Carl Sagan Explains Evolution in an Eight-Minute Animation

But just as evolution itself produces a seemingly infinite variety of life forms, so the human understanding of evolution has produced countless educational and entertaining kinds of illustrations by which to explain it. In the video above, astronomer-astrophysicist-cosmologist Carl Sagan, no stranger to demystifying the once seemingly unfathomable phenomena of our universe, shows how evolution actually works with eight minutes of crisp animation that take us from molecules in the primordial soup, to bacteria, to plants and polyps, to lampreys, to turtles, to dinosaurs and birds, to wombats, to baboons and apes, to us.

The hunt for rogue planets just got tougher. Oxygen Increased When Earth Was Covered in Ice. Snowball Earth.

Oxygen Increased When Earth Was Covered in Ice

Credit: MIT In the beginning, planet Earth was a very inhospitable place with no oxygen and only single-celled bacteria as inhabitants. According to a new study, the oxygen content in the air began to increase about 2.4 billion years ago, at the same time as the global glaciation and when all continents were gathered in a single huge landmass, or supercontinent. NetLogo Home Page. NetLogo is a multi-agent programmable modeling environment.

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It is used by tens of thousands of students, teachers and researchers worldwide. It also powers HubNet participatory simulations. It is authored by Uri Wilensky and developed at the CCL. 5 hlutir sem farsælir gera fyrir háttinn. How Potassium Can Help Control High Blood Pressure. Understanding the heart-healthy benefits of potassium Foods that are rich in potassium are important in managing high blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) because potassium lessens the effects of sodium.

How Potassium Can Help Control High Blood Pressure

The more potassium you eat, the more sodium you lose through urine. Potassium also helps to ease tension in your blood vessel walls, which helps further lower blood pressure. Potassium and your diet The recommended potassium intake for an average adult is 4,700 milligrams (mg) per day. Many of the elements of the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet — fruits, vegetables, fat-free or low-fat (1 percent) dairy foods and fish — are good natural sources of potassium. For example, a medium banana has about 420 mg of potassium and half a cup of plain mashed sweet potatoes has 475 mg. Other potassium-rich foods include: Changes You Can Make to Manage High Blood Pressure. Fighting back against the “silent killer”High blood pressure (HBP or hypertension) is a symptomless “silent killer” that quietly damages blood vessels and leads to serious health threats.

Changes You Can Make to Manage High Blood Pressure

While there is no cure, using medications as prescribed and making positive lifestyle changes can help enhance your quality of life and reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and more. Make changes that matter: Is Finland’s basic universal income a solution to automation, fewer jobs and lower wages? When he got the letter after Christmas saying he was entitled to an unconditional income of €560 (£478) a month, Mika Ruusunen couldn’t believe his luck.

“At first I thought it was a joke. I had to read it many times. The UAE’s ambitious plan to build a new city — on Mars. Over the past few decades, oil and gas revenue has helped the United Arab Emirates develop at a breakneck pace. Gagnagrunnar geta bætt meðferð sjúklinga. Top 50 Free Online Courses.