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Scientists Discover Signs of Water Ice Clouds Outside the Solar System

A team of scientists at the Carnegie Institution for Science have discovered the first evidence of water ice clouds outside the solar …

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

Cleaning

New Study Uncovers Why Stress Leads To Depression In Some, But Not Others

In response to stress, some people cope easily while others succumb to depression or other mood disorders. While depression can develop from a wide variety of biological and genetic factors, stressful events are often a major trigger. But why does stress make some people develop mood disorders …

Neuroscience

Six Flags Unveils Tallest, Fastest and Steepest Wooden Roller Coaster

After much anticipation from thrill seekers and coaster enthusiasts, Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois has finally unveiled its newest …

Top 10 Android app updates this week: SwiftKey Keyboard, Flickr

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found …

Harvard Professor To Send The World’s First “Scent Message” Across The Pond

You’ve got smell!<p>On Tuesday morning, at Manhattan’s American Museum of Natural History, Harvard Professor and CEO of Vapor Communications, David Edwards, will hit the send button on his iPhone, and an email photograph tagged with the quintessential smell of New York–Pizza? The halal food trucks on …

The Queen Will See You Now: How Bees’ Sense Of Smell Might Soon Diagnose Disease

Bees have a nose 100 times more powerful than a human’s. Like dogs, it turns out they can be trained and used in diagnostic tests. A London artist now has a contraption to do just that.<p>Even when a honeybee is a couple of miles away, it can still smell a particular flower or toxin. A bee’s olfactory …

Bees

Experience Comet ISON’s encounter with the sun online

ISON’s moment of truth is here – its closest approach to the sun – today. Here are some ways to experience it online.<p>Comet ISON has traveled for at …

Go From A Tropical Rainforest To An Arctic Wonderland In One Awesome Building

At the National Ecology Center in Seocheon, South Korea, visitors will soon be able to walk through more than 35,000 square feet of greenhouses mimicking the world’s most diverse ecosystems.<p>Called the Ecorium, and designed by Grimshaw Architects with S.A.M.O.O., this visitor’s center will consist …

Your Fat Has a Brain. Seriously. And It's Trying to Kill You.

Phil Bruno was super-sizing again. It was just past 5:30 on a spring evening in 2004, and he was driving home from work. He pulled into a White Castle, one of many fast-food outlets lining Route 100 in his hometown of Manchester, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. He was only a mile from his house, …

5 Crazy Simple Ways to Fit in More Exercise

Because those little things you do (or don't do) can totally add up<p>We're still obsessed with the news that Moscow city officials are offering their citizens the chance to pay their subway fare in squats—not actual money. So cool! But since most of us don’t live in Moscow, and it doesn't look like …

Workouts

7 Pushup Variations You NEED to Try

Do these moves to boost your upper body burn<p>Pushups give you so much bang for your buck. They not only work your chest, but you’ll also feel the burn in your shoulders, triceps, and your entire core. But doing the same exercise all the time gets boring. Want to change things up? Then click through …

Workouts

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

Home Decorating

Baby born 92 days after mother is declared brain dead

Hungarian doctors kept a baby alive in its mother's womb 92 days after she had been declared brain dead<p>Doctors at a <b>Hungarian</b> hospital have delivered a premature but healthy baby 92 days after the child’s mother was declared brain dead.<p>The 32-year-old mother had suffered a catastrophic stroke during …

Pregnancy

Fizzy drinks can change your brain, warn scientists

Research on rats indicates that protein levels in the brain can be altered by consuming too many sugary soft drinks<p>Fans of fizzy pop have been urged to think before they drink after research suggested sugary beverages could “profoundly” change the brain.<p>Drinking a sweet drink over a long period can …

In Slovakia, the Aeromobil flying car makes good

With the video telephone and jetpack now conquered, humankind seems bound and determined to make good on another age-old promise: the flying car.<p>On the heels of the Transition, a prototype air-car created by US-based Terrafugia, comes the Aeromobil, a roadworthy flying car from Slovakia. During …

Audi RS 7: Luxurious brutality

Cruising the Nevada desert, the Audi RS 7 sprints from Nellis Air Force Base, home of the Thunderbirds aerobatics team, to Creech Air Force Base, home of the Predator attack drone.<p>It is a trip from the past to the future of aerial combat, in a vehicle that neatly bridges the past and future of …

Dengue fever outbreaks in the US leave scientists looking for answers

Researchers struggle to explain why tropical disease appears in some cities, but not others<p>Aedes aegypti<i>, a mosquito species known for spreading dengue fever, feeds on a human (Image: James Gatheny</i><i>).</i><p>Dengue fever was eradicated from the US nearly 70 years ago, but the devastating tropical disease …

Pillow Talk: 7 Secrets to Making a Perfect Bed

If you count all the hours we allot to plumping pillows, smoothing sheets, straightening shams, and fussing over how the whole thing looks, we spend …

2014 Hyundai Genesis EPA-Rated Mileage Drops Before 2015 Redesign

Genesis Gets Minor Updates for 2014<p>While the redesigned 2015 Hyundai Genesis sedan is just around the corner, the rear-drive sedan gets new features for the 2014 model year, including updates to the Blue Link telematics system. EPA-rated mileage for the 2014 Genesis sedan, however, drops with the …

What are these sea slugs doing?

It’s “the first-known instance of ‘cephalo-traumatic secretion transfer’,” we are told in the abstract. This sounds like a head fuck.<p>I jump to the introduction.<p>“Traumatic mating often serves to inject prostate fluids or other gland secretions with putative allohormonal functions into the …

Kitchen Cabinetry in a New Light

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>4 |<p>5 |<p>6 |<p>7 |<p>8 |<p>In a departure from a sleek façade that has not the need for handles, the cabinets featured in this image are altogether more …

Decadent Jewel-Toned Bedrooms for a Glamorous Interior

Sapphire blue, amethyst purple, emerald green and ruby red… These are four amazing jewel tones that make the perfect backdrop to a decadent bedroom. …