Anthony Isaacs

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Most Personality Quizzes Are Junk Science. I Found One That Isn’t.

<i>Our science staff is trying to lead a more scientific life in 2018. Throughout the week, we’ll be questioning whether some of our favorite habits and</i> …

The First Supermoon of 2018 Will Appear on New Year's Day - And It's Even More Special

Wolf moon.<p>On January 1 - New Year's Day - we'll see the first supermoon of 2018.<p>Different cultures around the world have given various names to each …

Cheeseburger Casserole

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium, stirring occasionally, until browned and crisp. Transfer to a plate; set …

Here's How Colours Really Affect Our Brain And Body, According to Science

You'd be surprised.<p>Red makes the heart beat faster. You will frequently find this and other claims made for the effects of different colours on the …

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

Don't believe the American Heart Assn. — butter, steak and coconut oil aren't likely to kill you

Last month, the American Heart Assn. once again went after butter, steak and especially coconut oil with this familiar warning: The saturated fats in these foods cause heart disease. The organization's "presidential advisory" was a fresh look at the science and came in response to a growing number …

The Commando Diet - How To Build Muscle & Drop Weight

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

Upcoming solar flares could wreak havoc on Earth

A combination of three images of the sun at different temperatures. The dark areas are the coronal holes, places where very little radiation is …

Solar Cycle

This Is How You Fight Fatigue—Without Caffeine

<i>Why am I always tired?</i> Have you asked yourself this question yet today? Yeah, us too, along with millions of other Americans. In fact, a survey found …

This is how your brain deals with language while on LSD

Researchers in the United Kingdom now have a better understanding of how the psychedelic drug LSD, also known as acid, affects how the brain …

All of the US's energy consumption in one giant graphic

Today's graphic is special type of flow chart, called a Sankey diagram.<p>This particular one shows the total estimated energy consumption in the United States in 2015, and how energy flowed from source to the final destination. The graphic comes to us from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory …

Green Energy

10 futuristic vehicles that will fundamentally transform how we travel

Transportation is undergoing one of the biggest transformations in history.<p>From self-driving cars to the Hyperloop, companies are investing in new ways for humans to get from point A to point B more efficiently.<p>Here's a look at some of the vehicles and transport systems that are being developed …

Autonomous Cars

Science Says 92 Percent of People Don't Achieve Their Goals. Here's How the Other 8 Percent Do

If you're serious about goal setting, here's what the high achievers know that you may not.<p>Did you know that a staggering 92 percent of people that set New Year's goals never actually achieve them? That's according to research by the University of Scranton.<p>I've done it many times, and if you're …

The Teflon Toxin — An Investigative Series by The Intercept

Illustration: The Intercept<p>While the dangers of PFOA and PFOS are widely known, very little is known about the other chemicals in their class, PFAS. …

Here's how Atkinson-cycle engines work to save gas

While it’s a very old technology, the Atkinson-cycle gasoline engine has made a comeback thanks to its fuel-saving operation. It’s a perfect fit for …

Engines

Why Introverts Are Introverts? Because Their Brains Are Different

You prefer to curl up and read a book by yourself over going to a flashy social event. You like the company of one close friend rather than a group …

Personality

Here's what magic mushrooms do to your body and brain

There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind.<p>Several small studies have linked the psychoactive ingredient in shrooms (which are illegal) with several purported health benefits, including the potential to help relieve anxiety and depression.<p>But, as with any drug, …

Magic Mushrooms

Build Better Garden Soil - Organic Gardening

Soil is the key to health, both for ourselves and for the animals and plants we depend on. But soil “in good heart,” as farmers used to say, is not …

Gardening

How To Make Natural Garden Pesticides - Quiet Corner

Natural Garden Pesticides<p>Garden pests are one of the few things that can make the otherwise enjoyable task of gardening frustrating. Whether it’s …

Gardening

Three Experiments That Show Relativity Is Real

Having written up three of my favorite experiments demonstrating quantum phenomena, the next logical step is to do the same for the <i>other</i> great theory of modern physics, relativity. Like quantum mechanics, relativity predicts some strange phenomena, but also like quantum mechanics, it’s …