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Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

Nutrition

SpaceX Is Launching Its First Internet Satellites This Week

A launch this Saturday will put two test satellites into orbit.<p>Back in 2015, SpaceX announced one of its more ambitious proposals: a constellation of satellites in orbit around the Earth, providing internet access to everyone and everywhere. Their plan involved launching over 4,000 such satellites, …

Space Travel

This guy used a frequent-flyer loophole to take a $60,000 trip in a first-class suite on Emirates — here's what it was like

Travel blogger Sam Huang recently cashed in his Alaska Airlines frequent-flyer miles for a $60,000 trip around the world, and luckily he took plenty of pictures documenting what it was like.<p>"Unlimited Dom Perignon, wild caviar, and a shower spa while flying 40,000 feet in the air — it's no wonder …

Now That I’ve Made The Bob Armstrong Dip With My Queso, I’m Never Going Back to Regular Cheese Dip Again

You might have two thoughts simultaneously: give me some of that queso dip and who in the world is Bob Armstrong? This is the dip that all …

Cooking

Could cutting asparagus from your diet stop the spread of cancer?

Sean Rossman, USA TODAY<p>Future cancer treatments may come with a specific dietary recommendation — eat less asparagus, potatoes and seafood.<p>All are among foods with high levels of asparagine, an amino acid researchers suggest is associated with spreading cancer.<p>A new study suggests limiting the …

Cancer

These Are the Best 2018 Super Bowl Commercials

Every year, the Super Bowl is not only football’s biggest stage, it’s also the height of advertising.<p>And the 2018 Super Bowl will be no different. …

Lionel Richie

Neil Gorsuch and Samuel Alito Butt Heads Over the Fourth Amendment, Again

The most recent evidence of this division came on January 9, when the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in <i>Bryd v. United States</i>. This case …

Fourth Amendment

New Blood Test For Alzheimer's Is So Precise It Could Predict It 30 Years Ahead

It was accurate in 90% of patients tested.<p>Scientists have developed a new blood test where a tiny drop of blood could be enough to predict the onset …

Dementia

Scientific research shows gender is not just a social construct

When my colleague Corinne Purtill bought her doll-loving daughter an engineering kit, she had to laugh when the then-three-year-old used the present as a hairbrush. For all Corinne’s efforts at gender-neutral parenting, her daughter clearly enjoyed some traditionally feminine toys.<p>A study published …

Social Sciences

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

Whole30 Recipes That Don't Taste Like You're Depriving Yourself

Cooking

A meteorological ‘bomb’ is set to go off along the East Coast, and dangerous cold will soon follow

An unusually powerful storm is threatening the East Coast of the U.S. this week with heavy snow, high winds, and record-shattering cold not seen in …

These Beastly Disaster-Rescue Rigs Will Bring WiFi To The Apocalypse

Duracell Batteries has a fleet of disaster response vehicles called "Power Forward" that swoop in during mass power outages to bring people what they …

The Last Paradox: Does the Universe Have a Mind?

By Deepak Chopra, MD, and Avtar Singh, PhD<p>Until very recently it was nearly laughable among physicists to speak of a conscious universe, and yet the notion now seems to be not only respectable but necessary. The realization is dawning that a true Theory of Everything must include consciousness. …

Glowing Auras and ‘Black Money’: The Pentagon’s Mysterious U.F.O. Program

WASHINGTON — In the $600 billion annual Defense Department budgets, the $22 million spent on the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was almost impossible to find.<p>Which was how the Pentagon wanted it.<p>For years, the program investigated reports of unidentified flying objects, according …

Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?

The suicide rate for farmers is more than double that of veterans. Former farmer Debbie Weingarten gives an insider’s perspective on farm life – and how to help<p>It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in patches through the windows. Cobwebs coat the wrenches, the cans of spray …

People have spent over $1M buying virtual cats on the Ethereum blockchain

Launched a few days ago, CryptoKitties is essentially like an digital version of Pokemon cards but based on the Ethereum blockchain. And like most viral sensations that catch on in the tech world, it’s blowing up fast.<p>Built by Vancouver and San Francisco-based design studio AxiomZen, the game is …

Is the Universe Conscious?

The Big Questions<p>Some of the world's most renowned scientists are questioning whether the cosmos has an inner life similar to our own.<p>For centuries, modern science has been shrinking the gap between humans and the rest of the universe, from Isaac Newton showing that one set of laws applies equally …

Consciousness

The 2 types of narcissists you’ll meet at work

<i>iStock</i><p>Here’s how to spot them.<p>Most workplaces have a narcissist, and they’re not so hard to identify. They’re the ones who know the best way to do …

It was British diplomat enjoying amusement park ride with Kim Jong-un

British chargé d'affaires Barnaby Jones is revealed as mystery man in photo with North Korean leader<p>The UK Foreign Office was left in a spin on Thursday as it was forced to explain why a relatively junior diplomat had enjoyed an amusement park ride with North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un.<p>Proving that …

These 5 Genes Predict What Kind of Diet and Exercise is Best For Your Body

Researchers recently discovered the obvious: It’s harder for some people to lose weight than others because of their genes. Let’s go over the details …

Physicists Just Found a Loophole in Graphene That Could Unlock Clean, Limitless Energy

Holy crap.<p>By all measures, graphene shouldn't exist. The fact it does comes down to a neat loophole in physics that sees an impossible 2D sheet of …

Rare genetic mutation found in Amish community could combat ageing

Discovery of mutation which appears to protect against biological ageing raises hopes for new treatments to prevent age-related disorders<p>The discovery of a rare genetic mutation that prolongs human life has raised hopes for new treatments to combat ageing and prevent age-related disorders from …

Genetics

‘Transracial’ man was born white, identifies as Filipino

Despite being born white, a Florida man says he feels more comfortable leading life as Filipino.<p>Ja Du, formerly known as Adam, said he considers …

This Giant Teddy Bear Has Ridiculously Long Legs And People Can’t Stop Laughing

"I was expecting the bear to be huge because it's 6.5 feet right? No, all of its height is from its legs and the legs are longer than its upper body."

IBM makes 20 qubit quantum computing machine available as a cloud service

IBM has been offering quantum computing as a cloud service since last year when it came out with a 5 qubit version of the advanced computers. Today, the company announced that it’s releasing 20-qubit quantum computers, quite a leap in just 18 months. A qubit is a single unit of quantum …

Quantum Computing

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Neuralink and the Brain's Magical Future

<i>Note: If you want to print this post or read it offline, the PDF is probably the way to go. You can buy it here.</i> <i><br>And here’s a G-rated version of the</i> …

Singularity

The Ketogenic Diet Now Comes In A Tiny Bottle, But Dietitians Are Skeptical

There’s now a shortcut for the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet — and it comes in a shot-sized bottle sold by the startup HVMN. But experts doubt it will actually help improve your athletic prowess as claimed.<p>Don’t want to fast to try the ultra-trendy, high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diet? A San …