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Sleep Position in Late Pregnancy Linked to More Than Doubled Stillbirth Risk

Such a simple thing.<p>Losing a baby before birth is tragic, so research investigating the potential risks and prevention of stillbirth is incredibly …

Pregnancy

Google Express lets you shop at Costco without a membership

Good news for wannabe bulk shoppers: You no longer need a Costco membership to stock up on a case of Cup O’ Noodles, two 48 oz bottles of Listerine, and a bag of Kirkland signature tortilla chips the size of Rhode Island. As <i>Delish</i> just pointed out, no more borrowing your uncle’s Costco membership …

Shopping

Researchers have found 10 faint galaxies that kick-started the whole universe!

This technique will help the researchers in better understanding of the cosmic history a billion years post Big Bang.<p>A new technology has been …

New plastic wrap might keep buildings cool even when the sun is shining

It sounds crazy in the headlines: Newly engineered material can cool roofs, structures with zero energy consumption. Some are more effusive, …

New Netflix documentary series focuses on visionary designers

Netflix makes some darn good drama shows, but it’s the company’s forthcoming documentary series that really has us interested. Called <i>Abstract: The Art of Design</i>, it’s an 8-part series about visionary designers, set to arrive on February 10.<p>Despite not featuring Apple (at least, based on what we’ve …

Product Design

Fish Don’t Do So Well in Space

Life in space is hard on the human body. The lack of gravity's pull can quickly take its toll—bone density declines, muscles deteriorate and more. …

Space Exploration

Green glow from ancient galaxies surprises scientists

GRAPEVINE, Texas — The galaxies are greener on the other side of the universe, it seems: A new analysis reveals that some of the most distant galaxies ever observed are radiating green light, a finding that could deeply affect developing models of those early galaxies.<p>"It’s a very distinctive, …

Astrophysics

How to quit sugar this year: 'It's a lifestyle change, not a diet'

Week four is when most people experience a crash, and mine is monumental. But by week six, I’ve come through the other side<p>• From getting stronger to writing that novel – how to achieve your goal<p>It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local …

My Two-Month Journey In Iceland, Hitchhiking, Camping And Photographing The Most Serene Landscapes I’ve Ever Seen

In early August 2015, I left my hometown of Sofia with the idea to visit Iceland. I didn’t take a flight nor did I take the ferry – I took the public …

13 habits science shows will help you fall asleep faster and sleep better

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

Harvard Medical School

Massive Apple Leaks Reveal Radical New iPhone

Is Apple set to <i>Wow the world</i> with a radical new iPhone? A rash of leaks from a variety of credible sources strongly suggest so, and they promise a level of reinvention we haven’t seen from Apple in several years.<p>Here’s the breakdown.<p>The biggest news comes from KGI Securities’ Ming-Chi Kuo (widely …

Mobile Technology

Elon Musk Says Tesla's New Solar Shingles Will Cost Less Than a Regular Roof

Just after a majority of Tesla Motors (tsla) shareholders approved plans for the all-electric automaker to acquire solar energy firm SolarCity …

6 Things We Can Add To Water For Better Digestive Health

Water is universally the most beneficial beverage you can ever drink and you’ve probably heard from health professionals that staying hydrated is key …

Alternative Medicine

Science Says This Old-School Style of Note-Taking Will Supercharge Your Brain

Writing notes by hand might translate into a quick climb up the corporate ladder because of how it forces the brain to process information.<p>Laptops and other devices mean you don't have to write your business notes by hand anymore, or even type them out at all. Defaulting to tech-based note-taking …

Productivity

Donald Trump gets the mobile game everyone imagined, and it's amazing

The historically unusual 2016 U.S. presidential race has turned into a kind of reality show, so it's only natural that one of its central figures, …

How an Antibiotic-Resistant Superbug Is Born

Inspired by Soderbergh, brought to life by Harvard.<p>In a hypnotic and somewhat terrifying video, the Harvard Medical School has shown how bacteria evolve and mutate as they become impervious to drugs.<p>The experiments, described in a recent issue of <i>Science</i>, used a 2-by-4-foot petri dish, eventually …

Biology

This 17-year-old’s amazing drone videos will put your holiday snaps to shame

Mathias Haughom, a 17-year-old student from Norway, got into drone photography “just for fun” – shooting scenes of the mountains and countryside around his home. But these are no home movies – these are epic films featuring some of Europe’s most incredible landscapes. Haughom is one seriously …

Amazing

WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a …