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Teens are suffering from anxiety more than depression

The cover story of tomorrow's N.Y. Times Magazine, "More American Teenagers Than Ever [Are] Suffering From Severe Anxiety," is this week's most-read …

All 3 Billion Yahoo Accounts Were Affected by 2013 Attack

It was the biggest known breach of a company’s computer network. And now, it is even bigger.<p>Verizon Communications, which acquired Yahoo this year, said on Tuesday that a previously disclosed attack that had occurred in 2013 affected all three billion of Yahoo’s user accounts.<p>Last year, Yahoo said …

Russian Government

Astronomers have uncovered evidence of "dynamical dark energy"

Baffling Matter in the Universe<p>For several decades now, since Albert Einstein first posited his general theory of relativity, astronomers have come …

What fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them

Fruits and veggies used to look a lot different. Domestication has led to a lot of changes.<p>Wild carrots were likely cultivated around the 10th century. They were purple or white, very thin, with a very distinct, powerful flavor. Modern carrots are orange, thicker, brighter, and crunchy.<p>Wild …

A huge solar storm is coming and could cost $20 trillion in damage

Solar storms are known to disrupt satellite and radio communications, but scientists now say that one extreme space weather event could cause “doomsday” on Earth.<p>Researchers from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics say that a large space weather event could even occur in the next 10 …

Solar Cycle

It's Official: Anti-Vaxxers Most Likely to Blame For Rise in Measles

ಠ_ಠ<p>There is a growing body of evidence that failing to vaccinate children is actively harmful. And according to the most recent study, an increasing …

Breakthrough Pain Treatment Or Snake Oil? You Decide.

Let's say you're a scientist, and you've invented what you think is a useful treatment for pain. But you have a problem. You don't have the money to go through the regulatory approval process. Should you try to sell it to consumers anyway, and run the risk of being accused of selling …

University of California

What Type of Side Hustle Should You Try? (Infographic)

A side gig is a great way to bring in some extra cash.<p>Need some extra cash? Try pursuing a side gig. Side businesses are not only great for the extra income, but they can also be a way to pursue your passions or share your expertise. Of course, figuring out which type of side business to pursue can …

Small Business

The Latest: President Donald Trump warns North Korea

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local):<p>6:30 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump will be returning …

New research found antidepressants may increase risk of early death

Psychiatrists 50 years from today may look back and ask, did the drugs they used to treat brains harm the body?<p>Controversial new research suggests …

How to supercharge your brain by drinking butter and re-engineering your morning routine

If you’re like most modern professionals, your typical morning consists being jarred awake by a blaring alarm, taking a quick shower, wolfing down some eggs and toast, and a mad dash out the door to get to work on time- and that’s if you even have time to eat breakfast.<p>My days used to begin the …

Unions Aren't Obsolete, They're Being Crushed by Right-Wing Politics

A new report lays out how effective the assault on organized labor has been.<p>Growing up in heavily Republican Missouri years ago, Dawn Burnfin was sure that workers in the modern world didn't need the labor movement.<p>"I was taught that unions were just a bad deal all the way around," she said. "I …

To Succeed You Must Become a Knowledge Junkie

The first step to solving most problems is figuring out what you don't know and then learning it.<p>3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A junkie can be defined as anyone suffering from an addiction. I’ll be the first to admit, I exchanged one addiction for another. …

Selling

4 Little Things that Will Matter a Lot More to You in 40 Years

God willing, you’ll be gifted another 40 years of life experience.But even if you aren’t, the core principle of this article remains relevant:<b>As you</b> …

Positive Thinking

101 Positive Quotes to Help You Look on the Bright Side

Here's the ultimate list of positive quotes--including some classic words of advice and a lot of new ones you probably won't find elsewhere.<p>Sometimes, when you need inspiration in your life--whether for love, success, or work--it helps to hear the motivational words that others have shared. So here …

Motivation

Trial to phase in hydrogen as fuel to begin in north-west

Carbon-free gas to be distributed to industrial users in Liverpool and Manchester, with plans to dilute methane for domestic use<p>Liverpool and Manchester are to be the testbed for an ambitious £600m project aiming to solve the thorny problem of how the government cuts the carbon footprint of the gas …

Hydrogen Fuel Could Become a Viable Energy Alternative Thanks to This Aluminum Alloy

by Karla Lant August 5, 2017 Earth & Energy 21954<p>Strange New Alloy<p>If you have seen or read <i>The Martian</i>, you may recall the stranded astronaut …

Energy

How to Improve Your Facebook Ads Campaign with Lookalike Audiences

Are you struggling to bring in traffic and conversions through Facebook ads?If so, you’re not alone.In 2017, WordStream found that most Facebook ads …

How to buy drugs (or anything else) on the deep web

You can buy pretty much anything you can imagine on the dark net, the hidden part of the deep web available only via specialized software. There are …

10 Excel Tips You Need to Keep Your Job

In today's dynamic corporate environment, the best way to stay employed is to show the boss that you're indispensable. If you're a knowledge worker …

A comprehensive guide to the new science of treating lower back pain - Vox

A review of 80-plus studies upends the conventional wisdom.<p><i>Welcome to</i> <i>Show Me the Evidence</i><i>, where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.</i><p>Cathryn Jakobson Ramin’s back pain started when she was 16, …

Pain

More Students File Federal Aid Form Under New Rules

The number of students filing a crucial financial aid form has risen, suggesting that recent changes that have made it easier to file are working, a new analysis finds.<p>The Fafsa, short for Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is the gateway for most financial help for college students, …

Want to Invest in Crypto? Here's A Crash Course.

by Kristin Houser July 18, 2017 Future Society 51172<p>A Major Return on Investment<p>When the first cryptocurrency was developed in 2009, it could be had …

Cryptocurrency

How Can You Tell If Someone's Lying? A.I. Study Sees Truth in a Face

Unanimous A.I. hopes to eliminate bias in decision making.<p>Scientists have long studied collective intelligence in animals, but now San Francisco tech …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists 'Teleport' a Particle Hundreds of Miles—But What Does That Mean?

Humanity is advancing rapidly towards a place where the news sounds an awful lot like science fiction. In fact, yesterday, Chinese scientists …

Quantum Physics

To Be Successful Get Rid of The Losers in Your Life

Losers love company and will try everything possible to bring you down with them.<p>Over the past five years, I've been undergoing a process of self-improvement that has enabled me to pivot away from a career I was miserable doing into something I love. If you would have told that when I was fired …

Motivation

5 Little Shifts that Will Make Your “Stressful” Life 5 Times Easier

The little things define you.All the results in your life come from the little things.Regardless of your unique life circumstances, or how you define …

Schadenfreude

Messy, always late and swear like a sailor? It just means you’re super smart | Arwa Mahdawi

Recent studies suggest traits often seen as negatives could actually signify high brain power. Truth or merely self-affirmation?<p>I’m very intelligent. I’m also extremely creative and have a vocabulary that could be described as voluminous, venerable or very large. But don’t just take my word for it: …

Vocabulary

The science of getting people to change their minds

How do we get others to change their minds? That is the question many of us are asking in this polarizing social and political climate, where the …

7 omega-3 deficiency signs you need to know about

It's worth including oily fish in your diet if you can<p>Omega-3 fats are crucial to our health and wellbeing. But, a recent study found that the …

Wellness