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Here's How 9 Predictions About Gay Marriage Turned Out

Not often—in fact, pretty much never—have I been lost for words in the gay-marriage debate. But the Supreme Court’s national legalization of marriage …

Google Inbox Review

I’ve been using Google’s Inbox as a full-time replacement for Gmail for nearly a month now. Representing a dramatic rethink of how mainstream users can manage their daily deluge of email, Inbox is a big departure in both form and function from Google’s regular email app. It works on iOS and Android …

Google Keep adds list and note sharing for increased productivity

Google Keep has become a modest alternative to Evernote for those looking to keep their entire workflow within the confines of Mountain View's app arsenal. With today's update, the productivity software will allow you to share those idea boards and to-do lists amongst your cohorts so that everyone …

3 Skills You Can Learn to Cope Effectively with Stress

<b>Mindfulness.</b><br>“Often, we begin to see stressful feelings as part of who we are, or our identity,” said Savage, founder of Denver Depression …

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

<b>6 a.m.</b><br>Wake up, and drink a big glass of water. It'll fill you up and get things moving to prevent belly bloat. Eat a small snack that offers quick carbohydrates and a little protein, such as half a banana and a few almonds—eating first thing jump-starts your metabolism.<p>And if you have time, …

Humans on Mars by 2035? NASA's sci-fi dream could be reality

<b>(CNN) —</b> We've just landed a dishwasher-sized robot on a comet and NASA's chief scientist has no idea.<p>Dr Ellen Stofan is deep in conversation with a journalist when, unable to contain himself any longer, an adviser with phone triumphantly held aloft blurts out: "Rosetta -- It's landed!"<p>"Wonderful" …

Big Bang's Echo May Reveal Skeleton of the Universe

Scientists may soon get a look at the universe's skeleton by taking a close look at light left over from the Big Bang, which can be used to reveal …

Hip-Hop Psychology: Using Music to Fight Mental Illness

Cambridge researchers think hip-hop therapy could be key to beating the stigma surrounding mental illness, while helping people in need.<p>You’d be …

The Science of Laughing Through the Tears

A new study shows that illogical reactions may help people regulate their emotions.<p>Oriana Aragón was watching Conan O’Brien’s late night show on TBS when she noticed something strange: The fashion model and actress Leslie Bibb—O’Brien’s guest for the evening—began describing “a thing where if …

26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The universe, man... THE UNIVERSE.

7 Drinking Habits That Are Making You Gain Weight

<b>Not Drinking Enough</b><br>“Lots of people don't realize water is an antioxidant,” says James. Specifically, the hydrogen in the drink helps to protect your body from free radicals. The thing is, most people don’t get enough of it (you should be aiming for about six 12-ounce glasses a day). “So many people …

Three Intriguing Things The Comet Lander Will Investigate Regarding Life In The Universe

The landing on comet 67P was triumphant, but for scientists, the adventure is just beginning. This jagged and icy world is now located out past the orbit of Mars but by summer will swing close to the sun. Comets are fascinating to space buffs and biologists alike for many reasons. For one thing, …

Scientists Tested Therapy Against Antidepressants — Here's What They Found

Different treatment methods impact the brain in drastically different ways, and in a new article in Nature, Emily Anthes explores why therapy and drugs sometimes work — and sometimes don't.<p>Depression doesn't just give you a temporary case of the blues. It's linked with physical changes in the way …

Astronomers Discover Planet Identical To Earth With Orbital Space Mirror

WASHINGTON—In what many are hailing as the most significant development in the history of space exploration, NASA scientists announced Thursday that …

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Philae comet lander alien ‘cover-up’ conspiracy theories emerge

On Wednesday afternoon, the European Space Agency made galactic history when their Rosetta Mission successful landed its Philae probe on a speeding comet, the first time such an extraordinary feat has been achieved.<p>As with everything from the moon landing to the death of Elvis, an alternative …

WSJ: Department of Justice uses fake cell towers on airplanes to capture data from mobile phones

The Wall Street Journal reported today that the United States Department of Justice has been using planes equipped with devices that pose as cellular towers (called “dirtboxes”) to collect data from suspected criminals’ cell phones—and capturing data from innocent bystanders in the process.<p>The …

What's next: 5 new goals in space exploration

The European Space Agency’s lander is sitting on a comet rushing through space at 1.6 million kilometres a day. It’s cheering news to people who …

A tiny island might have the world's first 5G network, whatever that is

Wikimedia<p>As we have discussed in the past, a number of companies are rushing their 5G technology without any idea what 5G means nor the ability to currently provide solid 4G speeds. Some are even marketing that they currently offer 5G speeds when they are barely able to offer 4G speeds, if that. …

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9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

<b>Facial Toner</b><br>Mix together one tablespoon apple cider vinegar and two cups water. Moisten a cotton ball, and swipe the mixture over a clean, dry face to tighten skin. Don't rinse (the scent will dissipate quickly). Apple cider vinegar's natural alpha-hydroxy acids and acetic acid will stimulate …

Free Design Resources: Templates and UI Kits

Time for more great freebies for you! This time I've made a brief selection of some top-notch website templates that look simply amazing, and I've …

3 New Takes on the Business Center | Inc.com

Dreary hotel business centers may soon be a thing of the past. These days, more hotels are catering to the changing needs of road warriors by rolling out spaces designed for working in small groups. Here's the skinny on three of them.<p><b>Yotel</b><br>The Yotel New York at Times Square features eight "club …

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