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Compared to Other Planetary Systems, Our Solar System Is Apparently a Mess

Okay then... (◔_◔)<p>Our Solar System may be home, but researchers are now discovering that it's not really much like the other kids. According to a …

Water on Mars mystery solved? Scientists believe this is the reason why water on the Red Planet disappeared - IBTimes India

The new study finds out that Mars had lakes and oceans just like Earth but it disappeared.<p>This new study proves that Martian surface was not as …

Poe’s Necklace In ‘The Last Jedi’ Potentially Sets Up A ‘Star Wars’ First

<b>[This post contains light spoilers for The Last Jedi]</b><p>One of the first things Poe Dameron does in <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> is run to Finn after BB-8 tells him that he’s naked and dripping. So, yeah, while they didn’t end up making out in the sexy sands of Crait (in fact, Finn ends up sharing a kiss …

Here's Richard Feynman's Simple Technique For Sorting Science From Pseudoscience

In this fast-paced world of social media news, it can be exhausting to constantly have to figure out which of the legit-sounding headlines popping up …

A Mysterious Filament Is Stretching Towards Our Galaxy's Supermassive Black Hole

Wha??<p>Astronomers have produced a clear snapshot of a 2.3 light-year long 'thread' snaking around the supermassive black hole at the centre of the …

A Single Line From ‘Rogue One’ Closes One Of ‘The Last Jedi’s’ Perceived Plot Holes

<b>WARNING: Spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi And Rogue One below.</b><p>Some of the nerdiest (and most wonderful) things about <i>Star Wars</i> are the arguments that spring up over the slightest little minutia in the storylines. Even though everyone is well aware that these movies are full of hokey religions …

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

One Science-Backed Way to Stop Hiccups Involves, Um, Your Butt

Think science can't be unsettling, embarrassing, and hilarious all at once? Take a seat right here. An Ig Nobel Prize-winning study presents a …

George Lucas Has One Minor Criticism Of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

George Lucas was initially hesitant with praise for <i>The Force Awakens</i> (he compared Disney to “white slavers” and grumbled the <i>Star Wars</i> brain trust wasn’t “keen to have me involved anyway”), but he later relented, saying, “Disney is doing an incredible job of taking care of and expanding the …

Only Read These 18 Tweets About Pixar Movies If You're Ready To Ruin Your Childhood

Whoa.

Unique genetic mutation found in family that doesn't feel pain

Unpleasant as it is, pain serves an important function by telling us that something is wrong. But for people suffering from chronic pain conditions, …

We Finally Know How Our Immune Cells Remember Diseases For So Long

They're like infection-fighting veterans.<p>For many of us, remembering faces from 30 years ago can be something of a challenge. But cells in our immune …

ScienceAlert Deal: 10 Unique Gadgets You Didn't Know You Needed

Levitating moon light anyone?<p>Anyone can appreciate a gadget that can make everyday life a bit easier or more fun. However, there's plenty of products …

The Sad Truth Behind Taking Vitamin C and Zinc for Colds

Cold season has descended upon us. You’ve got to shake these chills. You’ll do anything if there’s hope of some release from the discomfort of your …

Iron tools from the Bronze Age found to have otherworldly origins

A weapon as legendary as the dagger of King Tutankhamun needs an epic backstory, and last year X-ray analysis showed that the iron in the ancient …

Secret Time Capsule Found Inside Jesus' Butt

While preserving an 18th century wooden statue of Jesus, a team of Spanish restorers was surprised to discover a time capsule hidden within the …

The Easiest Way to Make Candied Nuts Is With Your Slow Cooker

Candied nuts are one of those things that are equal parts treat and snack, and are just at home in a bowl of ice cream as the are in a salad. Their …

This Is the Cookie That Will Win the Cookie Swap

As a <i>Southern Living</i> editor, I probably shouldn’t be admitting to this, but here it goes: I am not a baker. Believe me, I’ve tried—really tried—after …

Dessert

Apples should be kept in the fridge now – but what about oranges and bananas?

New labelling guidelines suggest we should keep more of our fruit in the fridge. But not everything is suitable for cold storage – here’s a fruit-by-fruit guide<p>Is there anything more disappointing than biting into an apple, only to find it has gone all fluffy and soft? It happens all the time – and …

Fridge

7 things you're paying too much for in a restaurant

Most people don't go out to a fancy meal expecting a bargain. But that doesn't mean they want to be ripped off.<p>Splurge by all means -- just know what to avoid if you don't want to be slogged with a huge markup or inferior produce, says Josh Capon, chef and co-owner of New York's Bowery Meat Company …

Scientists Have Developed a Baldness Treatment That Helps Grow New Follicles

But there's a catch, of course.<p>There's a plethora of treatments for balding on the market. But what if you could regrow your own hair out of your own …

hair loss

A sleep scientist reveals the 15-minute daily ritual that will improve your sleep

A sleep scientist shares his 15-minute daily ritual that leads to a good night's sleep. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Daniel Barone:</b> One of the biggest things that I believe in for myself and what I tell my patients is mindfulness meditation.<p>I'm Dr. Daniel Barone, a neurologist at New York …

Mindfulness

Warner Bros. Reportedly Went To Great Lengths To Shave Henry Cavill’s ‘Justice League’ Mustache

<b>WARNING: Fairly obvious spoilers for Justice League ahead</b><p>If you have been following the saga of Henry Cavill’s mustache and its digital removal from his scenes in <i>Justice League</i>, you’ve been missing out on one of the oddest stories in cinema. When Cavill returned to do reshoots on the DC Comics …

Justice League

There's a Scientific Reason to Speak, Not Write, to Those Who Disagree With You

Sorry, keyboard warriors.<p>There may be more to the phrase "the voice of reason" than meets the ear.<p>When it comes to controversial ideas, a person's …

University of Chicago

Japanese cosmetics store apologises for banning Chinese visitors

A Japanese cosmetics company has apologised after one of its stores put up a sign banning Chinese people from entering.<p>The incident is unlikely to enhance already delicate bilateral relations between Japan and China, two neighbours with a long history of tensions, from regional disputes to …

Japan

What Canadians understand about ketchup chips that Americans don’t

I’ve tried to remember when ketchup chips first came into my life, but it’s a little like trying to remember the first time I wet the bed. I grew up …

Ketchup

Need More Proof That Evolution Is Real? Look No Further Than Your Own Body

DO try this at home.

Switching to LED lighting to save energy has created a new problem for the environment

LED lighting has been hailed as the next logical step forward for our lightning needs, given that it typically consumes less energy and the bulbs …

Cannabis-infused cold brew promises a "functional chill" and we're scared

“Marijuana coffee?” I stare at the two words next to each other, imagining myself jittering while ordering too much Domino’s. Sounds terrible.<p>But the …

Coffee

You May Never See Home Alone the Same Way After Hearing This Viral Theory

If you have ever watched the John Hughes Christmas classic, <i>Home Alone</i>, and wondered how the family could leave poor little Kevin home alone to defend …

Will we ever stop using passwords?

1Password’s Jeffrey Goldberg answers your questions about security and password management on Too Embarrassed to Ask.<p>On the latest episode of <b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b>, Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode spoke to Jeffrey Goldberg, 1Password’s Defender Against the Dark Arts — and yes, that is his real title. …