Can Enough Exercise Make Up For Junk Food?

What if nutrition labels told people exactly what calories meant, in practical terms? A bottle of Coke could dole out specific exercise requirements. The calories herein, it might say, are the equivalent of a 50-minute jog. The decision to drink the Coke then becomes, would you rather spend the evening on a treadmill, or just not drink the soda?
Some would say that's a joyless, infantilizing idea. The implication that people can't understand calorie counts is unduly cynical. Have a Coke and a smile, not a Coke and a guilt-wail. Others would protest on grounds that it's impossible to make this kind of exercise requirement universal to people of all ages, body sizes, and levels of fitness. Everyone burns calories at different rates. But Sara Bleich, an associate professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is not among these people. She describes these labels as her dream.
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22 Curious Facts About Planet Earth That Will Surprise You

Earth isn’t round. Centrifugal force pushes outwards at Earth’s equator giving it a slight waste-line.

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Crazy Video of Snow and Ice Moving Onshore Like Lava

Who Knew Nature Could Do This?

A spectacular video from Mille Lacs Lake in Minnesota demonstrates the incredible capabilities of nature.  The footage is of snow getting pushed ashore in the spring.  This is called an ice shove or shoreline ice pile up.  It is a surge of ice from an ocean or large lake onto the shore. They are caused by ocean currents, strong winds, or temperature changes.  Ice shove’s usually are not this drastic.

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Man 'Makes It Rain' By Throwing 1k Into Crowd At Mall of America


I don’t see how holiday cheer is disorderly conduct," complains a Minnesota man ticketed for disorderly conduct after chucking a thousand dollar bills over a crowd at the Mall of America on Black Friday. Serge Vorobyov, 29, threw the cash from a third-floor railing as the band played "Let It Snow," reports theMinneapolis Star Tribune. He was cited and released at the scene. "I thought I would just spread some holiday cheer … pay it forward," he says.

In an explanatory video posted on YouTube, Vorobyov says he wanted to spend his last $1,000 to make people happy after going through a divorce so bitter that his ex-wife "even took the cat and won’t tell me where it is,"CBS reports. Mall security says the stunt could have caused a serious disturbance, although the crowd stayed remarkably calm as it snowed money. 

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