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The mystery of the Bermuda Triangle may finally be solved

One of life’s great mysteries, the Bermuda Triangle might have finally found an explanation. This strange region, that lies in the North Atlantic …

NASA's Juno probe napped through its latest Jupiter flyby

NASA's Jupiter probe was supposed gather data when it did a close flyby of the gas giant a few days ago. Alas, it suddenly switched off all its scientific instruments as it unexpectedly entered safe mode due to some engine troubles. Thankfully, it was a temporary setback: Juno is now back and ready …

Hubble’s latest breakthrough reveals trillions of unknown galaxies in the Universe

How many galaxies are there in the observable Universe? For the first time, we don’t just have a ‘lower limit’ — we have an answer.<p><i>“Our posturings,</i> …

What do our dreams mean?

The earliest recorded dream is from the Sumerian king Dumuzi of Uruk, who ruled just before Gilgamesh, sometime around 2500 BC. "An eagle seizes a …

University of Chicago

5 Ways to Measure Daily Your Progress to Success

If success is what you desire, try measuring these activities daily and chart your progress.<p>Lots of people talk about being successful, but how do they know if they are actually making progress? I was recently inspired with a conversation I had with Marc Brownstein, President and CEO of the …

28 Ways Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as …

The Effects of Four Different Types of Meditation

Meditation has real, practical benefits for your body and mind, but there are lots of types to try. Knowing the specific effects of each of these …

Mindfulness

Top 10 Books That Will Change Your Life in 2016

Photograph courtesy Getty Images<p>These titles will make you reflect, say yes and choose joy in the year ahead.<p>Our preview of 10 carefully selected …

2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition

The winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition were revealed today at a ceremony at the Natural History Museum, London. American photographer Tim Laman won Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 for his image, Entwined lives. It frames a critically endangered Bornean orangutan …

NASA Will Soon Test a Plane with Wings That Fold Mid-Flight

When you look out the window of an airliner and see the flaps moving up and down, you’re really watching the wing change shape. The flaps change the …

Aviation

11 Midcentury-Modern Living Rooms Photos

Everything old is new again—in the interiors world, at least. Midcentury-modern furnishings, with their warm woods, sleek shapes, and retro patterns, look just as fresh now as they did in the 1940s. One could argue that the design movement's focus on functionality is even more welcome today, when …

Images suggest Schiaparelli Mars lander exploded on impact

It looks as if the Schiaparelli Mars landing ended not with a whimper, but a bang. According to ESA, images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter …

A Quick Technique To Stay Positive When You're Feeling Down

We all like to think of ourselves as the woman warrior, the indomitable female the can-do girl who lives every moment with intensity and attention. But, alas, we are human and we have our down days and up days and in-between days. The days when we don't feel as positive or as motivated as we might …

How the Universe Could Annihilate Itself at the Speed of Light

Time now for a very cute video about a rather terrible prospect—the very grim possibility of the universe spawning a lethal bubble of pure vacuum …

Physics

This type of medication may surprisingly be able to help people with depression

Although depression affects millions of Americans each year, there’s still a persistent stigma that the illness is <i>“all in our heads,”</i> and a person …