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Submission + - SPAM: One Exercise Regime That Beats Arthritis Pain

regenestemasia writes: While the cure for arthritis pain continues to be studied and pioneered in stem cell research and development, a simple exercise regime can go a long way in dealing with arthritis pain. A study by Dr. Sara Wilcox of the Department of Exercise Science at the University of South Carolina reveal that a three-hours-a-week exercise regime can reduce pain suffering of arthritic patients. This weekly requirement translates to roughly 25-30 minutes of exercise a day. In the study, participants’ pain rating decreased from 4.7 out of 10 to 4.3. Those who suffer from chronic joint inflammation felt significant improvements in pain relief, stiffness and tiredness after just three months.
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Submission + - Pilot's selfies could have caused deadly air crash

alphadogg writes: A deadly air crash that killed a pilot and passenger in Colorado last year was likely due to a loss of spatial awareness brought on in part by taking of selfies while in flight, the National Transportation Safety Board has concluded. An examination of the aircraft revealed no apparent problems that would have caused the accident so, based on the previous patterns of behavior, the NTSB concluded that “it is likely that cell phone use during the accident flight distracted the pilot and contributed to the development of spatial disorientation and subsequent loss of control.”

Submission + - NIST closed due to funding lapsed? ( 1

sonofusion82 writes: Not sure if this is a hacker prank or real, but all the NIST website just shows the following notice when I was trying to find some info about their PRNG:

"Due to a lapse in government funding, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is closed and most NIST and affiliated web sites are unavailable until further notice. We sincerely regret the inconvenience."

Submission + - 2013 Retina Macbook Pro Update Preview: What To Expect Read more: http://www.ap (

An anonymous reader writes: The 15 and 13 inch Retina Macbook Pros are (likely) receiving an update on October 15th, and tons of people have asked me “Will the Retina Macbook Pro have?”.
Based on these requests, and the quantity of misinformation out there, I’m releasing a guide as to what to expect for the retina macbook pro, which should be confirmed on the release date, of October 15th. If you’re interested, also check out our popular guide to Apple rumors 2013.

Submission + - Vacuum Dust Linked To Infant Botulism (

minty3 writes: According to a new study, the aerosolized dust vacuum cleaners create contains bacteria and mold that can lead to serious diseases including infant botulism.

Submission + - FreeBSD 9.2, FreeBSD 10.0 Alpha 4 Released (

An anonymous reader writes: The FreeBSD Release Engineering Team has announced the release of FreeBSD 9.2. FreeBSD 9.2-RELEASE has ZFS TRIM SSD support, ZFS LZ4 compression support, DTrace hooks and VirtIO drivers as part of the default kernel configuration, unmapped I/O support, and numerous other minor features. FreeBSD also announced FreeBSD 10.0 Alpha 4 on the same day, which is the next major feature release of the open-source BSD operating system.

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