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Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more

Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, The Island, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Ewan McGregor

Mon Sep 01, 2014

BBC News

Action films 'may make you fat'

Previous studies have suggested a link between television and obesity but the team at Cornell University tried to establish which genres of television were worst.


Press & Sun-Bulletin

Short apple trees bring the pick of crop closerShort apple trees...

Short apple trees bring the pick of crop closer Apple trees have been shrinking.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits, Food, Watkins Glen, NY, Ithaca, NY, Binghamton, NY

Streatham Guardian

Movies 'make you eat more snacks'

A study found that viewing choice has a direct effect on the amount of snacks people consume in front of the TV.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, The Island, Science Fiction Movies

The Wichita Eagle

NY farmers seek solutions to invasive berry pest

A new invasive insect has devastated northeastern berry crops, and growers are working with Cornell University plant experts to develop strategies to fight it.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Life, Fruits, Food, New York


J-Law's nude photos: Who's at fault?

Editor's note: Peggy Drexler is the author of "Our Fathers, Ourselves: Daughters, Fathers and the Changing American Family" and "Raising Boys Without Men."


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Stanford University, Social Software, Prison, Opinion

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Grower Talks

This year's Red Fox/Grower Talks Young Grower Winner may not have...

" Doug is a true grower in the purest sense," said Bob Dickman, who has the pleasure of seeing Doug Mead work for his family's operation on a daily basis.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Elbridge, NY, Auburn, NY

China's Political Intransigence Rocks Hong Kong

I lived and worked in Shanghai and Hong Kong for almost two decades and now write primarily on China, Asia, and nuclear proliferation.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News

Financial Times

China attracts slice of global MBA sector

In the past decade China has not only become a magnet for overseas university students, it has also seen the launch of a growing number of management and finance programmes in the English language.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Hong Kong, China Travel, Beijing, China Travel, Duke University

The Horse

Study: Vets Disagree on Equine Neurologic Assessments

Is that horse lame, or is he exhibiting neurologic signs such as ataxia ? For some horse owners, answering this question can be difficult.


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Pasadena Star-News

Economic cost of fighting global warming is low

It's not too often on my beat I get to hear someone say a problem won't be that hard to fix.


Related Topix: Global Warming, UC Irvine, Weather

Bangor Daily News

Teachers matter: How Mr. Miskell changed the world

On one afternoon almost 40 years ago, my ninth grade geometry teacher, Mr. Miskell, stood in front of a chalkboard, paused, and then proceeded to change the world - making it a better place for me, forever.


Related Topix: Freeport, ME, Greece, World News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Lectures set at Johnson Hall

The lectures will begin at 11 a.m. at Johnstown High School in the lecture room.


CBS Local

Researchers Study How Action Movies Can Impact Eating Habits

"If you're watching the news, you're probably not snacking that much. But if you're kinda watching a long movie, or something like that, you're probably snacking a little bit more," says one college student.


Related Topix: Sports

Los Angeles Times

Chance of 'megadrought' in U.S. Southwest now 50%, study concludes

A trickle of water receding into Lake Shasta at dusk reveals signs of serious drought conditions June 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Shasta, CA, Marina, CA, Oroville, CA, San Gabriel, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Wall Street Journal

Small U.S. Cities Prove To Be A Big Draw For Foreign Students

Small cities are among the biggest beneficiaries of a wave of foreign students studying at U.S. universities, according to a Brookings Institution study.


Related Topix: Ithaca, NY, Ithaca College, Oregon State University, Arkansas State University

Mother Jones

Why Coal Is (Still) Worse Than Fracking and Cow Burps

To understand the pitched fight over this question, you first need to realize that for many years, we've been burning huge volumes of coal to get electricity - and coal produces a ton of carbon dioxide, the chief gas behind global warming.


Related Topix: Global Warming

World News Report

Colorado "I Have A Dream" Foundation to Honor Navin Dimond

CIHAD believes that every child deserves a quality education and that every child has a fundamental right to reach his/her highest potential.


Related Topix: Washington State University, University of Denver, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Metropolitan State University

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Green Hotels Lower Environmental Impact, Increases Profits

Hotels certified in the sustainable building program Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, helps the environment and boosts revenue for the hotel, according to a new Cornell University School of Hotel Administration study.


Related Topix: Energy

WPTV Local News

How a 'rule of thumb' could slow down drinking

Could controlling the amount of wine per glass keep people from going from slightly tipsy to texting all their exes? Researchers at Iowa State University and Cornell University set out to discover just that.


Related Topix: Iowa State University