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Earth - Forget walking on water, this insect jumps on it

Malcolm Burrows was eating his lunch in Cape Town, South Africa, when he heard a noise. Thwack! He was sitting next to a small pond surrounding by low-hanging shrubs. Thwack! And the noise kept repeating. Thwack! Thwack! Thwack!<p>It was coming from the water’s surface. Looking closer, he could see …

Researchers have more questions than answers about giant sea spiders

If you're afraid of spiders, these critters are your worst nightmare: giant sea spiders, living in frigid waters in the Antarctic. Creepy as they may …

Zoology

Sleep Scientist Says Starting Work At 10 A.M. Is What Nature Intended

Getting up any earlier is basically torture.<p>A sleep scientist in England just confirmed what we already knew: getting to work before 9 a.m. is torture.<p>"Staff should start at 10 a.m.," Paul Kelley, an honorary clinical research fellow at Oxford University's Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience …

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Baidu's autonomous car completes full driverless testing

Baidu's working hard to catch up to Google's autonomous car tech, and just recently, its modified BMW 3 series has completed a rigorous, fully autonomous testing on mixed roads. The Chinese Google's autonomous car traveled an almost 19-mile route that began at its headquarters in Beijing without …

10 Fashion Trends That Need to Die in 2017

2016 was the year of the lace-up bodysuit. It's time to move on. Please!<p>Dear Fashion,<p>You're tired. It's time to retire some of your old ways and do what you are supposed to do best: move forward. Here are 10 trends you should seriously consider saying good-bye to in 2017.<p>1. Mom Jeans<p>It seems like …

Researchers Have Found A New Way To Get Machines To Learn Faster

An international team of data scientists is proud to announce the very latest in machine learning: they’ve built a program that learns… programs.<p>That …

The 12 most impressive car innovations we've seen this year

They have to be smart, comfortable, easy to use, and just cool.<p>That's why automakers and tech companies have been designing innovative car features from holographic dashboards to rotating chairs.<p>These innovations can improve the driving experience, whether it's you or the car driving, and highlight …

Men are not from Mars and women are not from Venus, new study suggests

Most brains have a mixture of 'male' and 'female' traits, research by scientists at Tel Aviv university finds<p>It has long been an accepted mantra that men are from Mars and women are from Venus.<p>But if you look at the overall structure of the brain, they are generally the same, a new study …

5 Seeds to Give Your Beauty Regimen a Boost

While we love trying out the latest lotions and potions, it's a well-known fact that beauty starts from within. Your creams will only do half of the …

Superfoods

Why Throwing Yourself Into the Unknown Can Be the Best Thing You Can Do to Yourself

Most of us are scared of diving into the unknown, of uncertainty, of unfamiliarity, of not knowing what's going to happen. We are scared that things could go wrong, that things will be uncomfortable, and that things might not go as expected.<p>But throwing yourself into the unknown can be very …

The New Gene-Editing Technique That Reveals Cancer’s Weaknesses

CRISPR can finally tell us which human genes are essential—and which matter specifically to cancer cells.<p>Humans have between 20,000 and 25,000 genes, but which of these really matter? Which are essential, and which are merely optional add-ons?<p>It’s crazy to me that we still don't know, even though …

7 “unhealthy” foods that are actually anything but

<b>(Shebeko via Shutterstock)</b><p>Experts warned us to avoid these edibles at all costs. Turns out they were wrong.<p>Evelyn Nieves<p>November 24, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>In the future, when we're zipping around the biosphere on our jetpacks and eating our nutritionally complete food pellets, we won't have to worry …

Nutrition

These robots can teach each other how to pick up anything

It’s surprisingly hard for robots to learn how to get a really good grip on unusual-shaped objects. But researchers are working on a clever way for robots to share their learning with other robots over the web. This is good news, and not at all creepily dystopian.<p>Robots move around in strict …

Robotics

Here's how often you should have sex in your relationship to be the happiest

Couples having sex more than once a week do not report being any happier, according to a new study published in Social Psychological and Personality Science, but couples having it less than once a week report being less happy.<p>The study was based on an analysis of the results of surveys of more than …

18 AI researchers reveal the most impressive thing they've ever seen

This year especially, artificial intelligence (AI) has had a renaissance — Tesla pushed their self-driving autopilot out to all eligible cars, and Google and Facebook have both announced large investments in AI research.<p>The latest human jobs to be taken by robots include video game playing and …

The 10 best cameras of 2015: Christmas gift guide - Telegraph

Cultivating Happiness In Your Life

There are many people in the world with amazing, magical qualities. I have my own, very special magical gift. I can, for a seemingly endless amount of time, re-play a bad experience over and over in my head . . .<p><b>I Gotta Grudge</b><p>It's almost like a loop tape, screening the same bad memory. Repeatedly. …

Think You’re Important At Work? A Robot Could Probably Do Your Job Today

And guess what? It doesn’t matter if you’re a CEO or a minimum wage worker.<p>Over the last few years, we’ve heard a lot about how artificial intelligence could put large numbers of people out of work. An often-cited study from Oxford University found that 47% of jobs in America are at “high risk of …

First genetically modified humans could exist within two years

Humans who have had their DNA genetically modified could exist within two years after a private biotech company announced plans to start the first trials into a ground-breaking new technique.<p>Editas Medicine, which is based in the US, said it plans to become the first lab in the world to …

Dieters don't have to banish junk food and soda, study suggests

<b>(CNN) —</b> People might not have to swear off junk food and soda to lose weight, according to a study.<p>Researchers asked whether adults in the United States who have a higher body mass index ate junk food, candy and soda more often. They used data from surveys done by the Centers for Disease Control …

Nutrition

3 Daily Habits of Remarkably Successful People

Have you ever wondered what makes some people more successful than other? Here are some answers.<p>Have you ever wondered what makes some people more successful than others? Do they, like Popeye, consume a can of spinach before fighting the day's battles? How many cups of coffee do they ingest a day? …

Self-improvement

5 Carbs That Can Actually Help You Lose Weight

Just like all fats were demonized as "bad" for you back in the '90s, carbs have become the food to fear.<p>But not all carbs are bad, in fact, they're a very important part of a healthy diet.<p>Good carbs offer a ton of health benefits. By choosing carbohydrates that are packed with fiber, they're more …

5 Types of People to Surround Yourself With for Success

You don't become successful all by yourself. Here are a just few types of people you might have around your that will get you there.<p>You don't become a success alone, you've got friends who support you and family who listen to your business trials and tribulations. You might even have both friends …

Motivation

This electric bike could change the way we commute in cities

There's nothing like that feeling of whizzing by on a bike during rush-hour standstill.<p>Dutch company Biomega recently designed an electric bike with a sleek design that could finally convince more people to ditch cars and adopt bikes. It's not just functional. Like a Mercedes or BMW, it speaks to …

The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …

How to Lose Weight and Fight Off Cancer at the Same Time

Eat less food, eat better food, eat like a caveman.<p><i>Fun fact number one: Half of all men who die in this country this year will be killed by heart disease, stroke, or cancer. Fun fact number two: Half of all doctors seem to have different ideas about how to prevent the biggest killers of men. We</i> …

By the numbers: A year of same-sex marriages in Britain

Marriage between people of the same sex has been legal in the UK for 19 months, and the first data are beginning to emerge about how many couples are choosing to wed.<p>This week, the UK’s Office for National Statistics released statistics about same-sex unions in England and Wales, which will be …

LGBTQI

4 Daily Habits That Lead To Success

Yes, making your bed every morning can help you live a more successful and productive life.<p>Can making your bed in the morning and keeping a to-do list get you closer to the life you want to lead? Sociologist Dr. Randall Bell, author of the upcoming book <i>Rich Habits Rich Life: The Four Cornerstones</i> …

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