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The internet in rich countries will be unrecognizable from the rest of the world’s in five years

The internet is being reshaped by private networks owned by the world’s tech giants: firms like Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, and Google. The majority of internet traffic already flows over such private networks, called content delivery networks (CDNs), but that proportion is set to increase to over …

Internet of Things

Can We Really Re-Create Earth on Other Planets and Moons?

For quite some time now scientists, astronauts and others involved in the astronomy field have been interested in beginning life elsewhere in the …

Mapped: The world's happiest (and least happy) countries

It's Blue Monday, the (allegedly) most miserable day of the year. But surely they're still smiling in Costa Rica, the most cheerful country on Earth according to the annual Happy Planet Index? Released last summer, it ranks 140 destinations according to "what matters most - sustainable wellbeing …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 5 Simple Things Every Day

Is it possible to improve your happiness simply by doing these things for only two minutes per day? Yes, says a Harvard-trained happiness researcher and best-selling author.<p>Can you improve your happiness simply by breathing for two minutes a day? Apparently so, says Shawn Achor, Harvard-trained …

Happiness

10 Manly Meat-And-Potato Recipes For Father's Day

On Father's Day, dad deserves a classic meat-and-potatoes meal he can sink his teeth into. From steakhouse burgers with grilled baby potatoes to Italian meatloaf with parmesan smashed potatoes, these hearty recipes are sure to win dad's heart.<p><b>1. Grilled Spice-Rubbed Beef Tenderloin with …

Cooking

Federal court upholds net neutrality in win for Obama administration

DC circuit court votes 2-1 in favor of FCC’s rules that treat broadband service like public utility and prevent providers from offering preferential ‘fast lanes’<p>An appeals court upheld the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules on Tuesday, requiring internet providers to treat all …

Net Neutrality

Want Your Kids to Grow Up Successful? Here's What You Need at Home

What's more important than how much money you make or where you live.<p>Parents are eager to do everything they possibly can to help their children be successful. If you want your kids to earn big salaries as adults, what should you buy them now? Piano lessons? Coding camp? Mandarin class?<p>None of the …

Kids

How does long-term marijuana use affect the brain?

Jason Redmond/Reuters<p>Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug — something with "no accepted medical use" — means it is pretty tough to study.<p>Yet numerous anecdotal reports, as well as some studies, have linked marijuana with several purported health benefits, from pain relief to …

The Brain

The Real Reason We Love Oral Sex, According to Science

Let's take it back to basics...<p>Why do you engage in oral sex? As foreplay or because you genuinely, really like it?<p>Well, according to a recent study, it looks like there's a lot more science behind why we love oral sex than simply third base leads to fourth base.<p>You've heard we have an innate need …

Psychology

Intel launches 10-core Broadwell-e processor for gaming and VR

Intel is shipping a new chip, the Intel Core i7 processor Extreme Edition (formerly code-named Broadwell-e) today for its target market of PC gamers and VR content creation professionals. The chip has as many as 10 cores, or computing brains, on a single silicon chip.<p>While the PC market isn’t …

This Mind-Blowing Theory About Dark Matter Will Make You See Space Differently

Dark matter and the nature of black holes are two of the biggest mysteries in astrophysics, and now a new theory has linked the two together: Dark …

Why do any of us have orgasms, really?

<i>Welcome to Fairer Sex, a new biweekly column about the intersection of sex, gender, and the science of the human body.</i><p>One of the #blessed things …

Framing

Katharine Hepburn's Legendary Brownie Recipe

Katharine Hepburn once said, "If you want to give up the admiration of thousands of men for the disdain of one, go ahead, get married." Famous for her wit, beauty, intelligence, strength and four "best actress" Oscars; her feminist persona overshadowed most other attributes. Notorious for wearing …

Dessert

US agency issues privacy guidance for drone operators

Safety regulations for drone usage continue to be formulated, with the US Federal Aviation Administration last month proposing a four-tiered classification system with different rules for how drones can and can’t interact with crowds. The FAA also has a task force weighing in on the issue.<p>But there …

Privacy

Genetic switch turned on during fasting helps stop inflammation - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

LA JOLLA–A molecular pathway that is activated in the brain during fasting helps halt the spread of intestinal bacteria into the bloodstream, …

Bayesian reasoning implicated in some mental disorders

From within the dark confines of the skull, the brain builds its own version of reality. By weaving together expectations and information gleaned …

Statistics

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What's For Dinner? 8 Easy Meals You'll Make Again and Again

Looking for new recipes to add to the weekly dinner rotation? From cedar planked salmon to grilled chicken fajitas, these recipes are all serious family-pleasers.<p><b>1. Cedar Planked Salmon with Lemon, Garlic & Herbs</b><p>This is one of my favorite ways to prepare salmon: the cedar plank and herbs impart a …

Unity’s David Helgason on the open-versus-closed Windows debate

David Helgason, cofounder of Unity Technologies, and Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games, are rivals in the game engine business. But they have similar views when it comes to openness of game platforms.<p>Sweeney blasted Microsoft for moving to make Windows 10 into a closed ecosystem. But Microsoft said it …

IBM makes a big shift into cognitive computing

IBM's California research lab sits atop a green hill in Almaden, 15 miles south of downtown San Jose.<p>There aren't any signs that suggest if you drive up the narrow road that wraps around the hill you'll find a research facility at the top. No signs that the research center is home to a Fortune 500 …

The Drones Report: Research, Use Cases, Regulations, and Problems

BI Intelligence<p>The fast-growing global drone industry has not sat back waiting for government policy to be hammered out before pouring investment and effort into opening up this all-new hardware and computing market.<p>A growing ecosystem of drone software and hardware vendors is already catering to a …

Unmanned Aircraft

How to Travel With an Engagement Ring

You've picked a proposal location—now how do you get the ring there without ruining the surprise?<p>There are all kinds of reasons to propose while …

Engagement Rings

The perfect apology? Scientists have cracked the formula

You can say it with a $4 million diamond ring, free burritos or a cheapo text, but still may get it all wrong.<p>We’re talking about the apology, of …

Positive Thinking

Inside the Movement to Declare Pornography a ‘Health Crisis’

Newly intensifying anti-porn campaigns are mixing conservative and liberal principles, science, and ideology.<p>In 2010, Arkansas psychologist Ana Bridges and colleagues scrutinized 304 scenes that they would deem in a scientific journal to be “popular pornographic videos.” The researchers were …

Public Health

Google may be considering Swift for use on Android

About the time Swift was going open source, representatives for three major brands — Google, Facebook and Uber — were at a meeting in London discussing the new language. Sources tell The Next Web that Google is considering making Swift a “first class” language for Android, while Facebook and Uber …

MIT Envisions A Future Without Traffic Lights

Where we’re going, we don’t need signals<p>Intersections are imperfect valves. Car traffic is a haphazard combination of moving bodies, flowing through channels and occasionally stopping to let other streams pass. If you think of traffic, not as people and goods in cars, but as a fluid, it makes no …

Autonomous Cars

Sugary water better for performance than some sports drinks – study

Researchers say cyclists find exercise easier when they drink ordinary sucrose – or table sugar – rather than only glucose<p>Swapping some specialist sports drinks in favour of water mixed with a spoonful of sugar could boost the performance of long-distance athletes, a study finds.<p>Researchers at the …

Diabetes

The ultra-paranoiac's guide: nine steps to become impervious to cyberattackers

A 'full profile' of your data is worth around £300 to cyber criminals. But some tricks can make your entire web use 'hacker-proof'<p>Trillions of items of data are circulating in cyberspace, including many of your own personal details – from your address and phone number, and full name and date of …

Identity Theft

The paradox of popping back in time

Time travel often appears in the movies, but it’s a pity that the science never matches up with the fiction, argues Quentin Cooper<p>Here we go again. The movie <i>Predestination</i>, released in the UK this February, is the very latest in the long history of time travel films. There's been more than 100 …

Physics

Why mind-reading is a science, not a magic trick

Electrical activity within the brain means that our thoughts can be read and understood<p>You may believe your thoughts are intangible and inscrutable, but all mental activity is communicated via electrical impulses. As our understanding of the brain improves, we’re increasingly able to decode our …

The Brain