Misjudging thin ice can be fatal, check first

Before you venture onto frozen ponds, lakes and rivers, it’s critical to make sure they’re safe, an expert cautions. “A minimum of four inches of clear, newly formed ice is needed to support one person on foot,” according to Curt Sinclair, a natural resources specialist at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. “New ice is usually stronger than old ice, and […]

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Patrick Quinn, Co-Founder of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Dies at 37 after 7-Year Battle With the Disease

Unless you spent the entire summer of 2014 offline, you'll remember the viral Ice Bucket Challenge. Everybody from Oprah Winfrey to Miley Cyrus took the challenge, which involved taking videos of themselves dumping buckets of ice water on their heads, sharing the footage online, and nominating others to do the same. But the most important step was donating to ALS […]

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Losing weight with intermittent fasting – four success stories of Healthy living readers

Eckart von Hirschhausen has tried a interval of fasting and the method of an impressive ten kilograms removed. About his success, he reported a year ago in the first issue of his magazine “Hirschausens star Healthy life”. Many readers have tried the “hirschhausen diet”. About your experience you tell stern.de and in the new edition that is starting today at […]

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