Science has enriched the lives of bacon-lovers everywhere. A study conducted by researchers at ETH Zurich has concluded that the high levels of Vitamin B3 (known as niacin) in this meat could help you live longer.
To test this, Energy Metabolism Professor Michael Ristow fed roundworms a dose of niacin, discovering that they lived one-tenth longer than those who went without. The vitamin is also rich in the likes of Marmite, paprika, peanuts and sun-dried tomatoes. This is surprisingly contrary to what scientiests believed, because the standard assumption has been that niacin promotes the formation of "free radicals," causing faster ageing.
An antioxidant-rich diet has been contradicted by Ristow's findings, which shows that niacin "tricks the body into believing that it is exercising," perfect for any particularly lazy individual.
Next up will be testing the theory on mice, but for now allow me to personally thank science.
Blue Monday is not a thing – your mental health is important every day. PR campaigns that suggest it's OK to feel down one day in January don’t help, so here are my own ways to support my mental state.
Facebook’s plans to change how the news feed works, making businesses, brands and media posts less visible, are a mixed bag of good and bad news.
In this week’s episode of the top 100 ranking podcast Learn Something… Robot strippers, voice-enabled smart toilets and other super strange gadgets shown at CES 2018.
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When it comes to weird technology, Consumer Electronics Show is the place for it. Here are the 10 weirdest from CES 2018.
CES 2018 is here and I got the chance to sit down with Steve Koenig - Senior Director of market research at the Consumer Technology Association, to find out the future of gadgets…
In this week’s episode of the top 100 ranking Learn Something podcast - CES 2018 and the future of consumer technology.
Logan Paul’s disgusting video showing a suicide victim shows 2018 is a year YouTube needs to change or risk (ironically) killing itself.
Happy new year! What’s the plan for New Rising Media in 2018? Allow me to tell you…
If you are reading this, Merry Christmas! Now get off your phone/tablet/computer and feel the freedom of true digital disconnection.
After strong accusations, Apple admitted they slow down iPhones after a year of use. While their intentions could be in the right place, their secrecy has certainly left a sour taste in consumers’ mouths…
Businesses compete for high-quality employees who not only achieve present goals but also innovate for future successes. The job of business leaders, however, doesn’t stop at hiring the best. In order for the best employees to flourish, leaders must give them the support and opportunity they need to grow and strive for new challenges.
Think that Porgs exist in Star Wars: The Last Jedi purely to fuel the Disney merchandise machine? You couldn’t be more wrong…
It may not be as good as Empire, but Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a fun, fresh take on the movie’s formula.
Welcome to the extremely last-minute Christmas Gift Guide - perfect for anyone who has just remembered they have a lot of gifts to buy, but doesn’t want to buy any old tat.
Think that eSports is just a bunch of kids with energy drink addiction problems? The Silver Snipers will make you think again… Here is my exclusive interview!
Dear Twitch, I want to love your platform. But you’ve really got to do something about these so-called “booby streamers.”
America has been up in arms about a vote to repeal Net Neutrality - coming up on December 14th. But should the UK be worried about it? Should we care?
What’s the best bit of The Game Awards? It’s not the accolades themselves, but rather the many world premiere trailers and reveals. Here are five you should be excited about...
2017’s YouTube Rewind was just released, presenting a showcase of everything (and everyone) that is wrong with the platform. Here are 5 YouTubers you should focus on instead.
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