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"The ideal amount of jogging for prolonged life, this nuanced analysis showed, was between 1 hour and 2.4 hours each week. And the ideal pace was slow. (The researchers did not specify exact paces in their study, using instead the broad categories of slow, average and fast, based on the volunteers’ self-reported usual pace.)

Plodding joggers tended to live longer than those who ran faster. In fact, the people who jogged most often and at the fastest pace — who were, in effect, runners rather than joggers — did not enjoy much benefit in terms of mortality. In fact, their lifespans tended to be about the same as those who did not exercise at all."
Joggers consistently tended to live longer than people who did not exercise, a new study found. And the slowest runners lived longest of all.
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Yeah, so over time I have come to think that you should pretty much discount all exercise-related research.  Mostly it seems to be full of spurious correlations - for instance, do people who exercise live longer, or do people who remain healthy enough that exercise is comfortable live longer?  When they do a decent scientific study in a lab environment, it's often with people who either are too average (couch potato to exerciser in six weeks), or people who are graduate students, or people with specific conditions, etc, and often with only ten or twelve people.  Whereas if they do a really broad study, it's using self-reported data.  Of course you also can't trust self-selected data (like you might get with Strava).

I once saw someone put the core conundrum pretty succinctly, something on the order of "We all know what you should be doing, but nobody wants to hear it so that doesn't get grants."  So instead they study various edge cases which are worthless info because the majority of people neither jog regularly nor run regularly.

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Always good to hear Sal Khan speak.
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DeepMind, which became Google's subsidiary last year, has taken another step forward in artificial intelligence with an algorithm that can master several games. 
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Nice to see all the talented folks fuse together
'South Park' co-creator Matt Stone and Vertical Horizon frontman also participate
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Too bad Copeland wasn't on the drums too. Awesome jam!

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Nice sendoff bit from Cenk on Jon Stewart's departure. I suppose you can't run for presidency and run a show at the same time...
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Tom Wheeler's 12 minute speech as FCC approves Net Neutrality rules. Broadband is henceforth reclassified as a utility. Great content, and great delivery.
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Guys, I obviously am pro net neutrality and all, and Wheeler's speech is great. But what worries me is that this is a 300+ page document he is praising so eloquently.. This seems way too much to just say that the ISPs should not be prioritizing traffic :)

BTW, the link in my original comment is wrong, here is the correct one: http://www.cnet.com/news/verizon-uses-morse-code-1934-date-to-mock-net-neutrality-ruling  

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Thank you NISS for auditing findings being sourced by Harvard's school of Public Health. I just wish you did it sooner than 2011.

"Much of the epidemiological data underpinning the government’s dietary advice comes from studies run by Harvard’s school of public health. In 2011, directors of the National Institute of Statistical Sciences analyzed many of Harvard’s most important findings and found that they could not be reproduced in clinical trials."

"Uncertain science should no longer guide our nutrition policy. Indeed, cutting fat and cholesterol, as Americans have conscientiously done, may have even worsened our health. In clearing our plates of meat, eggs and cheese (fat and protein), we ate more grains, pasta and starchy vegetables (carbohydrates). Over the past 50 years, we cut fat intake by 25 percent and increased carbohydrates by more than 30 percent, according to a new analysis of government data. Yet recent science has increasingly shown that a high-carb diet rich in sugar and refined grains increases the risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease — much more so than a diet high in fat and cholesterol."
America’s dietary guidelines have long been based on weak science.
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Growing a forest in 10 years? Wow.
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We'll see your exercise and fruits & veggie diet, and raise it 3 raw eggs ever day, genetics and calorie restriction.
Emma Morano of Italy, who has survived two world wars, says her elixir for longevity consists of eating three raw eggs a day and being single.
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The worlds have collided. Particle Physicist Dr. Brian Cox has a 3-hour long form conversation with Joe Rogan on his podcast. Rather entertaining. 

"#610. Professor Brian Cox is an English physicist and Professor of Particle Physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester in the UK. His BBC science comedy show/podcast "Infinite Monkey Cage" with comedian Robin Ince will be touring the US during the spring of 2015."
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Love this stuff. Such talent.
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