Student Named Police Chief Of Mexican Town

Marisol Valles, a 20-year-old criminology student, as been appointed police chief of Praxedis G. Guerrero, which is located in one of Mexico's most violent regions. "Here everyone is frightened," says Valles. "We are going to exchange this fear for security." » 10/20/10 3:52pm 10/20/10 3:52pm

A new study finds that skipping meals one day a month could help prevent a heart attack. The research, conducted at the University of Utah, observed that fasting for 24 hours cuts the risk of coronary disease by up to 40%. The authors of the study believe that a break from food helps "re-set" the body's metabolism,… » 11/07/07 10:45am 11/07/07 10:45am

Gay People Look Different, Walk Different Than Straight People

Body shape, mannerisms and the way one walks are indicators of sexual orientation, according to a new study from the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Uh, duh! We've been subscribing to the whole "if it looks like a duck and walks like a duck" thing for, like, forever, but we suppose that we feel a bit… » 9/12/07 12:00pm 9/12/07 12:00pm