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It’s easy to become obese in America. These 7 charts explain why. It’s no secret that Americans have gotten much, much bigger over the past few decades.

It’s easy to become obese in America. These 7 charts explain why.

The signs are all around us, from XXXL clothing sizes to supersize movie seats and even coffins. According to the latest analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average American man now stands at 5-feet-9 1/4 inches tall and weighs 196 pounds — up 15 pounds from 20 years ago. For women, the change has been even more striking: The average female today stands 5-feet-3 3/4 inches and weighs 169 pounds. In 1994, her scale read 152 pounds. This data on the state of our weight comes from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES), a combination of interviews and physical examinations that’s considered the gold standard measurement. DNA in London Grave May Help Solve Mysteries of the Great Plague. The strain of bacteria that caused the Great Plague of London in 1665 has been identified for the first time.

DNA in London Grave May Help Solve Mysteries of the Great Plague

Scientists recovered DNA of Yersinia pestis—known to have been responsible for the Black Death in the 14th century—from skeletons discovered last year during the construction of the new Crossrail underground rail link beneath London. The Liverpool Street excavation cut through the remains of the old Bedlam Burial Ground, which was used between 1569 and the early 18th century. The Walking Dead star Jeffrey Dean Morgan describes Negan and Lucille.

Negan just might be the most colorful character in The Walking Dead universe.

The Walking Dead star Jeffrey Dean Morgan describes Negan and Lucille

So it fits that the man who now plays him on TV, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, can be a little colorful himself, especially when talking about the love of Negan’s life: his barbed wire-covered baseball bat he affectionately refers to as Lucille. We asked Morgan what it was like the first time he got to actually hold Lucille, and… well, his answer pretty much says it all. 10-year-old saves family with determination to pursue her dream - Chess House.

“Queen of Katwe” is based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion.

10-year-old saves family with determination to pursue her dream - Chess House

CB News - Ken Rogoff and the Curse of Cash. Munich lecture by Ken Rogoff The Center for Economic Studies (CES), which is an independent institute within the Faculty of Economics of the University of Munich, invites visiting scholars to conduct their research in Munich, Germany, and to give a lecture series in return.

CB News - Ken Rogoff and the Curse of Cash

In November 2014 their guest was Ken Rogoff, who received a prize and held a talk on a fairly controversial subject. Checking Out - LIVE. Testing Out - Twitch Stream. Sketch, Illustrator or Fireworks? Exploring A New Free UI Design App: Gravit. One of the most popular tools for screen design and illustration in the last couple of years has undoubtedly been Sketch, which became an important part of many designers’ responsive web design1 and mobile design and prototyping2 workflows.

Sketch, Illustrator or Fireworks? Exploring A New Free UI Design App: Gravit

However, an increasing number of other tools are becoming available. In this article, I will explore the first browser-based app to be viable in the vector illustration and UI design space: Gravit3. Switching From Adobe Fireworks To Sketch: Ten Tips And Tricks. Acid Ape Chess. Amazon. The Amateur's Mind: Turning Chess Misconceptions Into Chess Mastery. New state of water molecule discovered. Neutron scattering and computational modeling have revealed unique and unexpected behavior of water molecules under extreme confinement that is unmatched by any known gas, liquid or solid states.

New state of water molecule discovered

In a paper published in Physical Review Letters, researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory describe a new tunneling state of water molecules confined in hexagonal ultra-small channels - 5 angstrom across - of the mineral beryl. The Sandy Hook Hoax. On December 14, 2012, Lenny Pozner dropped off his three children, Sophia, Arielle, and Noah, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

The Sandy Hook Hoax

Noah had recently turned 6, and on the drive over they listened to his favorite song, “Gangnam Style,” for what turned out to be the last time. Several hours later, while Sophia and Arielle hid nearby, Adam Lanza walked into Noah’s first-grade class with an AR-15 rifle. Noah was the youngest of the 20 children and seven adults killed in one of the deadliest shootings in American history. Why do people quit their jobs at dream companies like Facebook or Google? - Quora. Jan-Michael Vincent, recovering alcoholic admits he's lucky to be alive. 1000+ images about Jan Michael Vincent on Pinterest.

Jan-michael Vincent Related Keywords & Suggestions - Jan-michael Vincent Long Tail Keywords. 10 Best Photo Storage and Sharing Websites. Look on any typical phone or camera memory card and you'll find photos going back years, languishing in a place where nobody can enjoy them.

10 Best Photo Storage and Sharing Websites

It doesn't have to be that way. Plenty of sites — many of them free — let you easily save and show off your photos, as well as make them into books or let friends and family print copies. Some services even allow you to sell your photographic art. A good photo-hosting service should offer six things: Free Online Photo Sharing. Free online picture gallery. Free pictures mix - Licensed stock images‎‎Royalty-free stock photos and vectors.

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Free pictures every week! Cheap Prices · Free Attribution · Affordable Prices · Fair Price · High QualityStyles: Food Photos, Business Images, Family Photos, Couple Photos, Cats Photos, Dogs Photos, Fall Images, Flower Vectors, Office Images, Vintage Vectors. The Ultimate Legacy (TV Movie 2015) Academy - BetterCloud Monitor. Coggle.

Learn React & Redux by creating TodoList, YouTube, Imgur App. Cognitive bias cheat sheet – Better Humans. CB News - Joel Lautier's Shogi simul. Shogi is the Japanese version of chess. The board has 9 x 9 squares and the game is similar to chess in many ways. The biggest difference is that captured pieces reenter the game as part of the opposite side. This makes Shogi more dynamic than chess. Drawn games are very seldom, and the game is immediately replayed if a draw occurs. ‘No Vacancies’ for Blacks: How Donald Trump Got His Start, and Was First Accused of Bias. Websocket Shootout: Clojure, C++, Elixir, Go, NodeJS, and Ruby.

Georgetown’s slavery announcement is remarkable. But it’s not reparations. Tim Nash: Hacked Off – Dealing with a Hacked WordPress Site.