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6 Mushrooms That Act as Turbo-Shots for Your Immune System

The magic of medicinal mushrooms<p>Does the thought of medicinal mushrooms scare you off? Take a deep breath and stay with us. Yes, we’re going to tell …

Wellness

Three Billionaires Are Racing to Space. Who Will Win?

Elon Musk is eyeing Mars, Jeff Bezos aims for the moon, Richard Branson is all about space tourism. Some say they should save Earth first.<p>They’re all ridiculously rich, they’re all men, and now they all have their sights set on the stars. Elon Musk wants to fly to Mars. Jeff Bezos, of Amazon, …

Space Travel

39 Great Whiskeys You Can Actually Find at Your Liquor Store

Here’s the truth about most “Best Whiskeys” lists you’ll find online: a slideshow of rare Pappy Van Winkles and Macallan Lalique releases aren’t …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Creativity

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet | Inc.com

You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But success takes more than hard work. You may not want to admit it, but it's possible that the biggest obstacle to success is YOU. It's likely you're guilty of …

Motivation

This super simple trick will help you to remember things better

If you’re like me, you sometimes blank when someone asks what you did the past weekend (am I right?). Or maybe you find yourself forgetting the <i>one</i> …

Aliens Could Be Just Like Us—Darwin's Theory of Evolution Means E.T. Would Be Human-Like

Nearly every depiction of extraterrestrial life are of green figures with large heads, and bug eyes, that look, well, <i>alien</i>. But new research suggests …

Scientists want to create a universe in a lab, and they actually could

Physicists aren’t often reprimanded for using risqué humour in their academic writings, but in 1991 that is exactly what happened to the cosmologist …

Here's what you should do if you come across a bear in the woods

Bears are very dangerous creatures, but they aren't necessarily looking to make you their lunch. There are a number of different ways you can keep bears out of your camp or protect yourself if you happen upon one while hiking through the woods. Coyote Peterson, author of "Coyote Peterson's Brave …

Bears

Eight habits of highly emotionally intelligent people

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform …

As much as 2.6% of your DNA is from Neanderthals. This is what it's doing

Modern humans are a little more Neanderthal than we thought.<p>A highly detailed genetic analysis of a Neanderthal woman who lived about 52,000 years ago suggests that our extinct evolutionary cousins still influence our risk of having a heart attack, developing an eating disorder and suffering from …

Half of Married Couples Have the Same Argument While on Vacation

Half of all married couples argue about working while on vacation, according to a recent survey.<p>Fifty percent of married couples told surveyors at …

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

VC doors are wide open for real estate startups

Over the last couple of decades, online streaming, shopping and social networking startups have revolutionized the art of sitting around the house. Now, a new generation of internet entrepreneurs is focusing on getting us a better house to sit around in.<p>Seed and early-stage investment in real …

Real Estate

Michio Kaku, Stephen Hawking, And Others On Time Travel: Is It Possible? [Opinion]

Michio Kaku, Stephen Hawking, and Richard Bower are talking seriously about the eventual possibility of time travel. While the possibility of time …

Here are the ages your brain peaks at everything throughout life

Overall brain processing power and detail memory peaks around age 18.<p><i>Photo: iStock</i><p>Scientists use a test called Digit Symbol Substitution to assess …

The Brain

Planet Nine: Astronomers Say They’ve Found ‘Signs Of The Presence Of A Planet’

Two astronomers from Spain have announced that their research has uncovered evidence that corroborates the hypothesis of a potential massive Planet …

These Two-Sided Alien Worlds Have Magma Oceans And Boulder Rainstorms

Volcanoes on Earth are boring.<p>Okay, that’s not quite true – they’re breath-taking, and if you haven’t seen one erupt yet, then we can never be friends. When compared to other planets however, the quality and drama of Earth’s volcanoes pale a little in comparison. As a volcanologist, this irritates …

Astronomy

Will This 'Impossible' Motor Take People to Other Planets?

When NASA one day sends humans to Mars, the journey could take six to nine months each way. But there's a highly-experimental device being developed that could help get us there in less than half that time — if it really works.<p>A small lab at NASA is creating a motor to propel ships through space …

Space Travel

Homo naledi: Scientists just discovered something amazing about our early human relatives

In 2013, two recreational cavers accidentally stumbled upon pieces of human history while exploring the Rising Star cave system at the Cradle of …

Ripples in Space-Time Might Indicate That We Live in a Multiverse

Hunting for Extra Dimensions<p>As important as gravity is to us here on Earth, it is actually surprisingly weak in comparison to other fundamental …

Physics

6 Solar System Missions NASA is Considering, Ranked by Intrigue

The agency has to pick between six radically different options.<p>NASA is reviewing 12 different proposals for an uncrewed mission to explore the solar …

Astronomy

This 'Dragonfly' Could Answer Some Big Questions About Saturn's Largest Moon

A relocatable lander could explore the hazy skies of Saturn's intriguing moon Titan, according to a new mission proposal. As the eight-bladed whirlybird travels across the moon, it could investigate some of the most promising potentially habitable sites on the Saturn satellite, where methane and …

Astronomy

Oceans galore: new study suggests most habitable planets may lack dry land

NEWS & PRESS<p>Last Updated on Saturday, 10 March 2018 21:59<p>Published on Thursday, 20 April 2017 09:58<p>When it comes to exploring exoplanets, it may be …

Universe

New Planet Discovered: Alien 'Super-Jupiter' Orbits A Cool Star

Astronomers have found an alien planet that is nearly three times the size of Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system.<p>With its massive size, …

Science: This Super-Simple Learning Hack Can Help You Master Any Subject | Inc.com

We all spend well over a decade in school, and while you might quickly forget the date of the battle of Gettysburg or the formula for the area of a trapezoid, you'd hope that you'd at least graduate with a good grasp of <i>how</i> to learn. You can always look up facts, but knowing how to study effectively …

Columbia University

9 magical Europe travel destinations you’ve probably never heard of

While most tourists flock to Europe’s main attractions of Paris, London, and Rome, there are many other beautiful hidden gems around the continent …

Entangled Photons Unraveled

The phenomenon of entanglement is one that has stumped physicists all over the world for years. It’s basically when two particles can be in two …

Taking the field out of the farm: Growing produce in space is closer than we think

Images from the 1950s show the people of the future — that's us — travelling in flying cars and living in biodomes, lush with fruits and vegetables …

Aquaponics

New Evidence Shows We Might Have Gotten Cosmic Evolution Entirely Wrong

Galaxy Formation<p>Galaxies started out low-mass and tiny, busy forming stars. At least, that’s what we thought until astronomers spotted an inactive …

James Webb Space Telescope