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<i>This article previously appeared in</i> Vulture.<p>Everyone will have their own choice for the most ridiculous and/or spectacular car stunt in <i>Furious 7.</i> But …Abu Dhabi
When language delays or social detachment mark a baby for a diagnosis of autism, dark clouds cast that child's future in shadow. But researchers have discovered a test that can reliably forecast, some time between a baby's first and second birthday, whether those dark clouds will linger or …
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Super smart advice from people who've been there. Inspired by this Quora thread.<p>Here are some of the lessons they had to share (and a few of my own, based on my personal experiences). Any you'd add? Leave them in comments.
We asked for the science questions you didn't want your name attached to, and now we’re answering them. This time: eye gunk, blackheads, and are ovaries really rolled up testicles?!<p>First we answered some of the weirdest requests we had (from how birds pee to whether or not fish get thirsty). Now …
"What is your favorite book?"<p>I've been asked this question numerous times throughout my life. Even now as a 19-year-old college student, I find this question nearly impossible to answer. I've read hundreds of books in my lifetime; how can I pick just one as superior to all the others?<p>I think this …Literature
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Woman Who Was Bullied For Birthmark Has Some Inspirational Advice On Body Confidence: 'Don't Worry About Looking Normal'
An agent advised professional dancer Cassandra Naud to digitally remove her birthmark from casting photos.<p>But the 22-year-old refused. She loves the …Inspiration
Many parents are moving towards “gentle parenting”, where they choose not to use rewards (sticker charts, lollies, chocolates, TV time as “bribes”) …Parenting
What if you were told that diseases--even life threatening ones--can be a good thing, at least for some people<p>Is it possible that some of the maladies that plague us have helped humans survive and even thrive through evolutionary history?<p>Could it be that mutant genes may actually make endogamous …
Kylie Jenner did something that so many people think is totally weird, but it actually might be totally good for her health. She posted a Snapchat of …Kylie Jenner
0<p>SHARES<p>In forests, grasslands, and other landscapes all over the world, plant species replace one another all the time. (It's kind of like …Forensics
If life was wiped out on Earth, could it evolve again? | Space Facts – Astronomy, the Solar System & Outer Space | All About Space Magazine
The question of the likelihood of life evolving from nothing is one we contemplate every time we wonder if we are alone in the universe. Is life a …
One theory for dark energy suggests the universe may not expand forever, but instead collapse in a “big crunch,” after which time ceases to exist. …Dark Matter
The Mars Curiosity Rover has found evidence of nitrates, compounds vital to supporting life as we know it. Scientists already knew that Mars had nitrogen gas in its atmosphere, but in order to be used in the chemical processes that keep living things alive it must be "fixed" — the two tightly fused …Los Angeles
After centuries of cutting each other open and rigorously documenting the prizes found inside, you would think we human beings would have discovered …University of Michigan
If there's one thing video games have taught us, it's that there's always a cheat to make the game easier. It turns out that like video games, life …Codes
With one year left until Warner Bros.’ hotly anticipated <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> launches the shared DC Comics cinematic superhero universe, the studio has engaged in a slow roll-out of information and images from the film. We’ve seen Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Aquaman, mostly …Comic Books
New guidance says doctors should carefully consider the quality of life of babies and children with life-threatening conditions before deciding whether to continue with treatment<p>Doctors should not always intervene to save the lives of premature babies just because medical advances mean they might …Medicine
In the distant past, between 350 and 400 million years ago, a group of our fishy ancestors started crawling up on land. The fins that propelled them through the water gradually evolved into sturdy, weight-bearing limbs. Their hind legs connected directly to their hips, which became bigger. Swimming …
In our last five years of attending the conference, TED 2015 might have been the best yet. Now firmly settled in its new Vancouver, BC home, this year’s production was deep, meaningful and overall more simple than in years past. Performances were moving, but not shocking. Talks were grouped in a …Audio-visual
Maybe you guys are already familiar with Bina48, one of the most sophisticated robots ever built. She’s modeled after a very real woman named Bina …
Quality writing can help you get ahead in your career, but the opposite is also true. If you want to get ahead in the workplace, change careers, or find a job, then it's time to dust off that dictionary, thumb through your thesaurus, and get a grip on grammar.<p>Grammarly reviewed 100 LinkedIn …Employment
Suppose you dug a tunnel through the center of Earth, jumped in, and let gravity pull you through. How long would it take you to reach the other side …
Unlike some of you, I’m not exactly a math wizard, and any help I can get, be it from a person or an app, I’m going to take. Thankfully I can use the …
The mathematician Pythagoras long ago described "music in the spacing of the spheres," and the idea has influenced astronomy for centuries, Universe Today has noted. Now, scientists have found that the music of the spheres might exist quite literally.<p>Researchers studying the way a laser interacts …