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Wanted: Inspiring name for Europe's 2020 Mars rover

<b>Here's your chance to name the European rover that will go to Mars in 2020.</b><p>Currently called ExoMars, the six-wheeled robot needs something a bit more engaging and inspiring for when it lands on the Red Planet.<p>Astronaut Tim Peake is leading the hunt for a great moniker.<p>He wants everyone to go to a …

Mars Rover

Should you Start Learning Python in 2018 (Guide) - Data Blogger

Starting to learn programming most of the times is overwhelming because of the number of programming languages available to learn. This causes most …

Machine Learning

I'm a Trainer, and This Is the Arm Workout I Do For Lean, Strong Arms

You don't need to spend hours in the gym in order to have a great workout. If you're short on time but still want to get your butt kicked, you need to do this 15-minute workout. It targets your biceps, triceps, shoulders, and trapezius muscle (a muscle in your upper back), and we promise it'll make …

Workouts

If You Hate Burpees With A Passion, Try These 5 Full-Body Workouts At Home Instead

If there's one thing I'm certain about in this life, it's that burpees suck. For emphasis, I will repeat this: burpees <i>suck</i>, fam. If you enjoy the …

Workouts

Canadian video debunking fake online health claims becomes viral hit

Jonathan Jarry's job is to separate sense from nonsense in science, but he never imagined that creating a fake news video would end up being his most …

Internet

I Never Related To Comedy Until I Watched British TV & Now I Won't Go Back

"Everyone at this party isn't as young, fit, and single as they're making out. Yep, let's face it, we're all falling apart piece by piece. Doesn't …

Mental Health

Yet More Evidence that Viruses May Cause Alzheimer's Disease

For decades, the idea that a bacteria or virus could help cause Alzheimer’s disease was dismissed as a fringe theory. But not so much anymore. On …

Neuroscience

10 essential career lessons to embrace before it’s too late

Keep your head down and your nose to the grindstone—or so we’ve been taught.<p>Is that really the best career guidance?<p>People often take this sort of …

Public Relations

Most highly paid programmers know Python. You can learn it via an online course for just $44.

Contrary to what <i>Silicon Valley</i> portrays, you’ll need more than drive and intelligence to land a high-paying job in the tech world. You’ll need to be …

Python Programming

How Scientists Discovered a New Type of Depression

Which could lead to new treatment.<p>Depression affects approximately 322 million people across the world, or approximately 2.5 percent of the world’s …

Research

The gaokao is China's notoriously tough entrance exam, that can also get you into western universities — check out its punishing questions

The US, Europe, Australia, and Canada may see an influx of Chinese students in the coming years as more and more universities admit them based on China's notoriously tough national standardized test.<p>Earlier this month the University of New Hampshire became the first US state university to accept …

China

25 Music Videos That Defined The Past 10 Years

"DANCE BATTLE, YOU AND ME, BRO."<p><i>Entries are listed in no particular order.</i><p><i>Some entries have been edited for length or clarity.</i>

Music

The Best 24-Hour Everything in Toronto

For many of us, shopping or getting things done during normal business hours (roughly between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.) is fairly easy, even when we have …

Toronto

Globe Investigation: What’s in your weed? We tested dispensary marijuana to find out

<i>From the archives: This article was originally published on July 27, 2016</i><p>Inside a sterile facility, the lab technician holds up a petri dish to show the intricate pattern of bacteria that are quickly multiplying.<p>"Looks like something is already growing," she says, surprised by how much has amassed …

Cannabis

Google Launches Learning Resources, Publishes AI Principles

With the ascent of Chromebooks and G-suite, Google became a leader in American classrooms in the last few years. With a little fanfare, Google announced this month that it was launching a learning microsite, Grow with Google.<p>Google spokesperson Peter Schottenfels said, “It is our initiative to help …

Artificial Intelligence

Wi-Fi security is starting to get its biggest upgrade in over a decade

WPA3 certification starts today<p>Wi-Fi devices have been using the same security protocol for over a decade. But today, that’ll begin to change: the Wi-Fi Alliance, which oversees adoption of the Wi-Fi standard, is beginning to certify products that support WPA3, the successor to the WPA2 security …

Wi-Fi

Insulin pill may be on the horizon for diabetics

An insulin pill for people with diabetes could be in the offing, say researchers, providing hope that a daily regime of injections might one day become a thing of the past.<p>Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition in which an individual’s pancreas does not produce insulin – a hormone that is …

Diabetes

Implantable 3D-printed organs could be coming sooner than you think

At MBC Biolabs, an incubator for biotech startups in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood, a team of scientists and interns working for the small startup Prellis Biologics have just taken a big step on the path toward developing viable 3D-printed organs for humans.<p>The company, which was founded in …

3D Bioprinting

I Hacked My Body So You Don't Have To

For two months, I hacked myself to separate the science from the BS. But if I ended up stronger, smarter, faster, healthier, calmer, more creative, and more productive, that would be okay, too.<p>With proven medical treatments for aging, brain disease, unrefreshing sleep, and low productivity years, …

Immune System

Nine things this food safety lawyer won’t eat | The Star

When the pre-cut melon salmonella outbreak hit earlier this month, anybody who has had more than a few conversations with food safety lawyer Bill …

Environmental Health

Here Is What You Can Do Right Now To Become Charismatic And Increase Your Chances Of Getting Hired

We all know a person who walks into a room and instantly all heads turn toward them. Everyone is immediately drawn to them without any apparent effort exerted. You feel good in their company. They seem cool, confident, collected, self-assured and comfortable in their own skin. The person may not be …

Body Language

Why Older People Are Using the Blood of Teenagers to Live Longer

Is teen blood the new elixir of life? No, but that's not stopping people from trying.<p>Getting older and dying is so inconvenient. Eating a healthy …

Medicine

The Most Thrilling and Beautiful Vacations to Take If You Love the Outdoors

Heading somewhere to reconnect with nature is the best remedy when you're craving an escape from the daily grind. As much as we love exploring a new …

National Parks

Why the mighty, wild Faroe Islands belong on your bucket list

<i>Føroyar</i>. That’s the local word for the Faroe Islands and its proper name. It’s a series of islands about halfway between Norway and Iceland, and is …

European Travel

10 Bucket List Outdoor Adventures In Canada

Let’s celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday the RIGHT way—by getting outdoors and having an adventure.<p>Are you looking for unique and wild experiences you …

Hiking

A Gentle Introduction to Data Science

Trillions of gigabytes of data is being produced yearly, and the number is still growing exponentially. It is estimated that for every person, 1.7 …

Data Science

6 Awesome Places Where You Can Sleep Under the Stars

What’s more romantic than a night of stargazing with your sweetheart? The promise of eye-popping panormas, plus sophisticated and stylish accommodations. Sure beats a sleeping bag, huh?<p>We’ve gathered six glorious options that put travelers closer to the majesty of the cosmos. Let’s just say dreamy …

Los Cabos

49 Jokes About Anxiety That Will Make You Laugh Anxiously

[meeting god at the pearly gates] r u mad at me lol<p>By the way: Humor is a great way for a lot of people to cope with their anxiety, but if you found a lot of things in this post a little too relatable, you might want to look into ways to take care of yourself. SO, here are some quick resources:<p>• …

Mental Health

The 8 Best Travel Books of All Time

At their worst, travel books are dated, deeply racist, or just painfully dull. But at their best, they capture the spark of seeing something new, as well as the way your perspective shifts when you’re out of your rut with your eyes open. Here are some of the best—including some by writers who have …

Books

5 Stunning Places You've Probably Never Heard of but Need to See, According to a Woman Who's Traveled to 100 Countries (Video)

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing quite compares to discovering something new.<p>Unfortunately, the prospect of visiting uncharted …

Salt Lake City