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Vin Diesel Shares Release Dates for Fast & Furious 9 and 10

One of the biggest movie franchises in Hollywood history isn’t going anywhere—at least not anytime soon.<p><i>Furious 7</i> star Vin Diesel just announced the …

Film Industry

Babies With Genes From 3 People Could Be Ethical, Panel Says

<i>Editor's note: This post was updated Feb. 3, 2016, at 12:25 pm to include a statement from the Food and Drug Administration and a comment from Mark Sauer.</i><p>Would it be ethical for scientists to try to create babies that have genetic material from three different people? An influential panel of …

The Science Behind Daydreaming And How You Can Retrain Your Brain To Focus

Our brains aren’t designed for the type of work we do, which is why we’re always distracted. But two rules can help you retrain your brain.<p>The secret to productivity isn’t getting more things done; it’s getting the right things done. It sounds simple, but the problem is that office workers are …

The Brain

Kidepo National Park: 'The best of Uganda' | CNN Travel

See Incredible Vintage Photos of People Getting X-Rays

A man receiving an x-ray in Austria, circa 1910.<br>Imagno—Getty Images<p>1 of 15<p>X-ray photograph taken by Wilhelm Roentgen of his wife's hand in December …

Vintage

Something Deeply Hidden Behind Things: Einstein on Wonderment and the Nature of the Human Mind

How a simple compass oriented one of humanity’s greatest minds toward the truth of things.<p><i>“Behind the cotton wool is hidden a pattern,”</i> Virginia Woolf wrote in her breathtaking recollection of the insight that made her an artist. <i>“The whole world is a work of art… there is no Shakespeare… no</i> …

Incredible Footage Of Flying Fish Trapped Between Predators

This incredible snippet from the BBC show "The Hunt" captures an epic double-edged attack from dorado and frigate birds against a group of flying …

14 Rare Photos Of Albert Einstein That You've Probably Never Seen Before

It's the 100th anniversary of Einstein's general theory of relativity, and a new book reveals little-known pictures of the great physicist.<p>It's one of a set of rare photos that have been released to BuzzFeed by the Albert Einstein Archive and Princeton University Press, to coincide with the 100th …

BuzzFeed Animals

Data: Patrick Kane's 26-game scoring streak animated

Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane had either an assist or scored a point in 26 consecutive games from Oct. 17, 2015 to Dec. 13, 2015, setting a franchise record. We animated each goal and assist in Kane's streak, using minifigures provided by OYO Sports. The animations include just the …

Ice Hockey

Can you be too clean?

We take long showers, change clothes every day and wash our hands regularly. Is this doing us more harm than good?<p>What’s your routine? Do you shower every morning, or skip a few days? Do you change the bedsheets weekly, or only when they get smelly? How about your towels: New ones – like clockwork …

Top Medical Association Makes Definitive Statement on Alcohol During Pregnancy

To drink or not to drink — and if so, how much? For some pregnant women, that is the question when it comes to alcohol. Depending on what book you read or with whom you talk to about it, that answer might vary.<p>But the nation’s top pediatric association has come out with a definitive stance.<p>Photo …

Rare Banded Palm Civet Born at Nashville Zoo

A male Banded Palm Civet was born on September 1st at the Nashville Zoo. He is currently being raised, by his parents, in an off-exhibit holding …

How My Husband Turned Me Into a "Crazy Cat Lady"

It's not how you think... I promise. We haven't gone through an embittered divorce and I'm not so depressed that I've collected a menagerie of cats. Actually, it's a lot simpler. He began slowly turning me into a Crazy Cat Lady (from here on, CCL) by bringing two wonderful cats to our marriage. …

Health guru reveals the 10 surprising ways YOU can shed the pounds and get fit

Eat bacon, don't jog and NEVER eat fruit: Health guru reveals the 10 surprising ways YOU can shed the pounds and get fit<p><b>Grant Petersen is author of</b> …

10 Campground Hacks To Make You A Camping Genius

Whether you’re a seasoned campground hand or a newbie, there is one currency that will quickly make you popular among campers of every variety.<p>From …

The Strangers in Your Brain

Biologists often say that the most dangerous thing a cell can do is divide. This is because, during the complex process of replication—the unspooling of DNA, the assembling of two genomes from the halves of one—there is always the chance that the cell will make a mistake. Mutations can cost an …

This Is Your Brain on Love

Research shows love is as addictive to the brain as cocaine or heroin.<p>Psychologist JoAnn Deak opened her talk at a recent 92Y event by noting the …

Male brain is programmed to seek out sex even if it means sacrificing food, researchers say

It is said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but a study has indicated that when it comes to sex, food is the last thing on his …

Half of Bugs That Cause Infections After Surgery are Antibiotic Resistant

We’ve been hearing the warnings for a while now: bacteria are cleverly evading the best antibiotics that we can throw at them, and that means …

Medicine

Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension scares off cinema owners

Cinemas have boycotted the latest film in the horror franchise after Paramount announced its plan to release it digitally mere weeks after it leaves cinemas<p>The latest Paranormal Activity movie is tracking to have the smallest opening box office results of the hit horror franchise, but it’s not due …

Video on Demand

America’s cities are doomed: New York could be unlivable in a matter of decades

An alarming new study finds hundreds of major metropolises along the Eastern seaboard are already beyond saving<p>An alarming new study has found that, no matter what we do to fight climate change, it is already too late for more than 400 U.S. cities — including Miami and New Orleans — which will be …

If Aliens Exist, Would They Have Sex?

Humans love to ponder whether alien life is out there, and what it might look like. So here's a burning question: Would extraterrestrials have …

Biology

15 Ways Your Brain Fools You On A Daily Basis

Consider this post the red pill.

This Magnet Can Change Your Faith in God

When researchers used magnetic energy to shut down the brain’s threat perception, nearly a third of patients were more tolerant to immigrants. More …

27 bizarre restaurants to eat at in your lifetime

You could have dinner surrounded by ice, or immerse yourself in a Barbie dream world, or even dine suspended 150 feet above the ground.<p>And if being served by robots or eating on the toilet sounds like a dream come true, then look no further.<p>We've rounded up some of the wackiest restaurants around …