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Lego’s 2018 Bugatti Chiron kit has functioning transmission and 16-cylinder engine

I have two pieces of good news and one piece of bad news. Which one do you want first? Okay let’s start with the most important piece of good news: …

Lego

Science Says It's Pointless To Take Most Vitamin Supplements, Except For This One

If you've ever found yourself in the health and wellness aisle of your local pharmacy, wondering in total confusion which vitamins you should take …

Lackadaisical

A cosmic sense of scale

This animation gives a sense of the awe-inspiring scale of some of the known objects in our universe. It is difficult for human minds to comprehend …

This Video About The Scale of Black Holes Will Crush Your Poor, Tiny Brain

We were not prepared for this.<p>Black holes are vast, matter-annihilating objects that seem to defy physics by their very existence. They're so weird, …

16 Delicious Ways to Eat Beans Instead of Meat

Like mushrooms, beans make a great vegetarian substitute in dishes like burgers, sauces, tacos, and other traditionally meat-centric recipes. And …

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World<p>Facebook said Wednesday the personal data of up to 87 million users was improperly shared with British political consultancy Cambridge …

Eating whatever you want is a good thing? Here's why clean-eating is not right always

Dr Aaron Carroll, a nutritionist and physician at Indiana University, comes with the Bad Food Bibles – a book that urges people to eat everything and …

Psychologists to Well-Meaning Parents: Indulging Your Kid's Anxieties Makes Them Worse | Inc.com

We live in anxious times, and it's taking a serious toll on our kids. Nearly one in three teens and adults will suffer from serious anxiety, reported <i>The New</i> <i>York Times Magazine</i> in the course of a recent deep dive article into spiking rates of anxiety among young people.<p>Not only has anxiety surpassed …

Psychology

How to saute mushrooms to crispy, browned perfection

Remember when Alice ate that mushroom in Wonderland?<p>“What can all that green stuff be?' said Alice. “And where have my shoulders got to? And oh, my poor hands, how is it I can't see you?”<p>Oh, dearie, dear, dear. Poor Alice. If only she’d boned up on the works of Timothy Leary before she listened to …

Mushrooms

Roundup cover-up? Book paints troubling portrait of the world's most popular weed killer

'Whitewash' finds disturbing evidence of corporate suppression.<p>Carey Gillam's book 'Whitewash' investigates how Roundup became pervasive in our lives …

15 Lazy Dinners That Involve Just One Skillet

I find that winter makes me more lazy than I'd like to be, thanks to the combination of it getting dark at 5 p.m. and the bitter cold temperatures. …

NASA Has Captured Earth's Pulse of Life in a Breathtaking Time-Lapse

Stunning.<p>For the past two decades, NASA has continuously kept an eye on our planet's biosphere as it pulses and ebbs with the seasons.<p>The data is …

Time-lapse Photography

Raze, rebuild, repeat: why Japan knocks down its houses after 30 years

In the suburban neighbourhood of Midorigaoka, about an hour by train outside Kobe, Japan, all the houses were built by the same company in the same factory. Steel frames fitted out with panel walls and ceilings, these homes were clustered by the hundreds into what was once a brand new commuter …

Housing

Dog owner stunned to discover 'exact image' of Donald Trump in her pet beagle's EAR

A dog-owner was stunned when she discovered the 'exact image' of Donald Trump in her pet dog's ear.<p>Jade Robinson, of Tyne and Wear, discovered the …

The Astounding Engineering Behind the World's Largest Optical Telescope

It's easy to miss the mirror forge at the University of Arizona. While sizable, the Richard F. Caris Mirror Laboratory sits in the shadow of the …

Telescopes

Asbestos, dry cleaning agent among 10 chemicals under review

Under a congressional mandate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing 10 chemicals to determine if they pose an unreasonable risk to …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Warning of 'ecological Armageddon' after dramatic plunge in insect numbers

The abundance of flying insects has plunged by three-quarters over the past 25 years, according to a new study that has shocked scientists.<p>Insects are an integral part of life on Earth as both pollinators and prey for other wildlife and it was known that some species such as butterflies were …

Ecology

Agent Orange, exposed: How U.S. chemical warfare in Vietnam unleashed a slow-moving disaster

Agent Orange, the poisonous spray used in the Vietnam War, has caused catastrophic environmental and health issues<p>In the end, the military campaign was called Operation Ranch Hand, but it originally went by a more appropriately hellish appellation: Operation Hades. As part of this Vietnam War …

China’s booming electric vehicle market is about to run into a mountain of battery waste

China’s push to promote electric cars comes with a lot of benefits for a country that suffers from terrible air pollution from its reliance on fossil fuels. But there’s always a downside—electric car batteries are toxic if not disposed of properly, and China’s on the verge of having to deal with a …

Electric Vehicles

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Universe

The hidden stories of medical experimentation on Caribbean slave plantations

In the natural course of events, humans fall sick and die. Patients hope for miraculous remedies to restore their health.<p>We all want our medicines to …

German Volume Training: the best training regime for increasing muscle size

Personal trainer Scott Laidler suggests a German Volume Training (GVT) regime that will help to supersize your muscles<p>I’m often asked which training regime I would recommend for gaining muscle mass. Unequivocally, the answer is always German Volume Training (or GVT). For me, it's the most effective …

What's to know about upper crossed syndrome?

Upper crossed syndrome refers to a particular configuration of overlapping overactive and underactive muscle groups in the neck, chest, and shoulders.<p>…

Yoga

A key government report on climate change is out. Here's what you need to know

The New York Times published a draft of the report on Monday night.<p>[<i>Editor's note: This story has been updated with more details about the origins of the draft report.</i>]<p><i>The New York Times</i> published a draft of a long-awaited government report on climate change on Monday night, and the picture it …

Trump plan to sell off half of oil stockpile sparks debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's proposal to sell nearly half the U.S. emergency oil stockpile is renewing debate about whether the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is still needed amid an ongoing oil production boom that has seen U.S. imports drop sharply in the past decade.<p>Trump's budget, …

Your Fleece Jacket Pollutes the Ocean. Here’s the Possible Fix.

By now you’ve probably heard the news: your favorite fleece sheds hundreds of thousands of tiny synthetic fibers every time it’s washed. Those fibers often skirt through wastewater treatment plants and make their way into aquatic organisms that eat the floating fibers. That’s bad for the fish, …

11 Signs That You Might Be Experiencing High-Functioning Depression (Yes, It's A Real Thing) –

If I were to ask you to picture and describe a depressed person, what would you envision?<p>Someone having trouble getting out of bed every day? Someone …

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Pollution nanoparticles may enter your blood and cause disease

You won’t breathe easy after reading this: a few of the nanoparticles in the air you are inhaling are entering your bloodstream and building up in …