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Octopus Casper could be new species

Scientists found the creature in the deep sea, in the Hawaiian Archipelago. They nicknamed it Casper because of its ghostly appearance, caused by a …

Zoology

Look Up Tonight! Jupiter Is the Biggest and Brightest It Will Be All Year

You may have noticed that Jupiter is particularly bright as of late. It's about to get brighter. Today, March 8, look up at the night sky, and you'll …

Astronomy

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Science confirms that gravitational waves exist

At last, scientists have validated a key part of Einstein's general theory of relativity. The National Science Foundation, Caltech and MIT have confirmed the existence of gravitational waves, or ripples in spacetime. Their two LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) detectors …

Physicists have detected something unbelievable from space — watch the announcement live

Rob Ludacer<p>Called gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space are caused by colliding black holes, merging neutron stars, exploding …

Einstein's weirdest prediction is true, and will soon radically transform our understanding of the universe

NASA<p>Have no doubt: Gravitational waves, or ripples in the fabric of space-time, are real and undulating across the universe at incredible speed — …

3 Ways World War III Might Start | Stuff They Don't Want You to Know

A nasty disease is attacking Florida's sea turtles — and scientists aren't sure why

From fewer than 500 nests recorded on the beaches nearly 30 years ago, last year saw a record 28,000 clutches of eggs laid.<p>But despite this impressive recovery, they now seem to be facing another problem.<p>More and more of the reptiles are being found infected with a potentially deadly disease, which …

Violet, newborn baby goat is sending us into a cuteness spiral

Meet the new love of our lives: Violet the baby goat. Just looking at her makes us want to cry all the tears. I mean, the CUTENESS. It’s almost too …

See how these designers made a small apartment feel bigger than it is

Finding an apartment in Shanghai can be challenging at best, and finding a large apartment can be even harder.<p>MoreDesignOffice took this challenge …

Interior Design

People aged 40-59 are least happy and most anxious, report finds

Pressures of looking after children and ageing parents could be taking major toll on this age group, ONS study suggests<p>“Don’t grow up – it’s a trap!” goes one wry birthday card message. According to a report, this could be right.<p>Middle-aged people are the least happy, have the lowest levels of life …

Middle Age

It's finally proven - scientists test whether cats or dogs love us more

The eternal dispute between dog and cat lovers will probably never end.<p>However, scientists have found out which out of our feline or canine friends love us more.<p>As part of a new BBC2 documentary called "Cats v. Dogs", hosted by animal experts Chris Packham and Liz Bonnin, a neuroscientist has …

World War 3 Could Be Started By Something As Small As Space Junk Warns Scientist

A Russian space scientist has warned that if left unchecked, the growing levels of space junk could lead to either a major political crisis or even a …

Space Exploration

Are you really an introvert? 3 surprising ways to tell

Being an introvert seems like the "it" personality trait of the moment. There are love tips for introverts; advice for introverts climbing the corporate ladder and numerous quizzes claiming to help label us introverted or extroverted.<p>There's an assumption that —in a social media-ruled world — …

Behavioral Sciences

The Introverted Face

People put serious weight on judgments of character based on facial structure alone.<p>People whose faces are perceived to look more "competent" are more likely to be CEOs of large, successful companies. Having a face that people deem "dominant" is a predictor of rank advancement in the military. …

Extrovert or Introvert, This Years Gift: A Silent Retreat

People are giving someone they care about the gift of a silent retreat. The more to do, the more on the mind, the more giving is the silence.<p>Yes, even the type A, your favorite extrovert could love a few days of silence. Before you gulp trying to imagine him or her coming to a quiet stop, remember …

The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

A thank you note to friendship extroverts

Introvert and extrovert are terms that get thrown around a lot. Technically, they refer to people who get their energy from looking inward or …

Are you an introvert or an extrovert – and what does it mean?

Are you reading this out loud to a colleague, gesticulating madly and putting on funny voices for the benefit of passers-by? If so, congratulations: those brash character traits are likely to make you a success in life – or so a new study claims.<p>The research, published by the Sutton Trust and …

The Oldest Old People Are Getting Even Older

Getting to a triple-digit birthday was once a pretty impressive, rare feat. Just about 100 years ago, for example, the average person lived to be …

Astronomers Have Found Evidence of Huge Ninth Planet on The Edge of The Solar System

Somebody give Pluto a hug.<p>The astronomer who led the charge to have Pluto demoted to dwarf planet status back in 2005 has found evidence that a huge, …

The solar system as we know it might be all wrong

For decades, astronomers have wondered if a giant, mysterious planet is out there, one that orbits the sun so slowly it would force us to reimagine …