Macs face hardware security threat from #Thunderbolt

A flaw in Mac firmware could leave it open to attacks via Thunderbolt devices, according to security researcher Trammel Hudson. This unpatched hole has been known for at least two years, though Apple has not issued a fix. It represents a relatively rare security breach for Apple and… http://goo.gl/Fsfpgn

Five keys to political engagement in developing nations

#politicalengagement in emerging and #developingnations

Beginning with the Arab Spring, high-profile protest movements erupted in several emerging and developing countries over the last few years, giving people around the world the opportunity to participate in politics in less traditional… http://goo.gl/54xnA6 #ArabSpring, #Egypt, #Jordan, #PalestinianTerritories

Broncos third best chance to win Superbowl, according to analyst

The Broncos’ up and down season, including what seems like a complete change in offensive philosophy mid-season, is still providing statistical fodder for a strong chance at a Superbowl victory.
With two week to go in the  regular season, the New England Patriots remain the favorite to win … http://goo.gl/ybBdfo #Broncos, #NateSilver, #Patriots, #SuperBowl

Fermentation by gut bacteria leads to weight loss

Boosting levels of a naturally produced by-product of dietary fiber fermentation in the bowel can help trim the waistline and stave off weight gain, reveals a small study.

Ibuprofen: #Anti-aging drug

Ibuprofen, a common over-the-counter drug used to relieve pain and fever, could hold the keys to a longer healthier life, according to a study by researchers at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. Publishing in PLoS Genetics on December 18th, scientists showed that regular doses of i… http://goo.gl/n2w9DC #Aging, #Health

564 Arrested for Impaired Driving during Holiday Party DUI Enforcement

The after party was in a jail cell for 564 Coloradans who drove impaired during the 10-day Holiday Party DUI enforcement period. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), Colorado State Patrol (CSP) and over 60 law enforcement agencies managed checkpoints, patrolled the highways and… http://goo.gl/jahF8P

Can you build the #strength for outstanding #athleticism?

When you think of badass gymnastic movement you probably think of gravity-defying positions held with a stillness that is breathtaking.  Human flags where someone is holding themselves ramrod-straight horizontally from a flagpole, Iron Crosses that seem to defy physics (and hopefully you imagine … http://goo.gl/uo1v7w #Crossfit, #Fitness, #Gymnastics, #Health, #Obesity, #WeightLost, #WeightTraining

The Most Important Numbers Of 2014

2014 was a year that was filled with highs and lows. In a year again marked by conservative obstruction in Congress, President Obama’s “Year of Action” yielded historic announcements on climate, immigration, and more. Millions of Americans gained health insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act… http://goo.gl/F38Mqf

#SpaceX closer to manned #spaceflight

SpaceX Completes First Milestone for Commercial Crew Transportation System
NASA has approved the completion of SpaceX’s first milestone in the company’s path toward launching crews to the International Space Station (ISS) from U.S. soil under a Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) … http://goo.gl/vL5Ckx

Group aims to get Colorado out of Obamacare in 2016

Best-selling author and PBS filmmaker T. R. Reid has been elected board chair of the Colorado Foundation for Universal Health Care, a group supporting the fast-growing statewide movement to provide a cooperative health care plan for everybody in the state at reduced cost.
“The Colorado Health C… http://goo.gl/HYeVIW #ACA, #Colorado, #Obama, #Obamacare