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Scientists May Have Just Discovered The Key To Halting Alzheimer's

Curbing brain inflammation may help people treat and prevent Alzheimer's disease, according to a landmark new study.<p>Researchers at the University of Southampton in England conducted a series of experiments showing a chemical that reduces neuroinflammation may have the potential to protect against …

Dementia

Four Elements Have Just Earned a Permanent Spot in The Periodic Table

The seventh row is now officially complete.<p>Officials from the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) have confirmed the discovery …

Chemistry

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Get Tangled in These Mythical God Family Trees

The romantic lives of mythical gods (Greek, Egyptian, Norse, and otherwise) are often complicated and dramatic. With frequent affairs and …

Ian Fleming

Meet Saudi Arabia's first women election candidates

Activists, professionals and housewives among more than 1,000 to be nominated in the country's first council elections open to women<p>Their election leaflets cannot contain photographs, and they are not allowed to address men directly at campaign meetings.<p>But in a breakthrough moment for Saudi …

uBeam Declassifies Secrets To Try To Prove Wireless Power Is Possible

It must violate the laws of physics. It must be dangerous. It must be impossible. This is what critics have concluded despite not actually knowing the details behind uBeam’s wireless power technology. So rather than let the rumors swirl, today uBeam revealed a bunch of details about how far, how …

Wireless Charging

The Race Conversation, Past and Present

A history of strife that refuses to end, as seen in Esquire.<p><i>An aerial view of New Harlem</i> <i>will disclose a radical landscape: vast, cleared ranges of space with fifteen peaks rising into the sky. These fifteen widely separated conical structures will house a half million people… Where we are</i> …

Man Caves

Be A Hero With These Awesome Beer Opening Tricks

Need a new party trick to freshen up your routine? GQ is here to save the day with a video that shows you how to open a beer bottle with pretty much …

At What Ages Do Women First Have Kids in Each State?

We recently told you about the average age men and women get married in each state, but how does parenthood fit into that picture? We combed data …

Rhode Island

Paddle Boarding On Smooth Water

Tax-Smart Moves When Selling Real Estate

<b>Updated March 2017</b> — If you jumped into real estate at the bottom of the market around 2008, or if you've been holding onto an asset even longer, you …

8 things Americans can learn from Czechs

1. How to be alone.<p>In Prague, it’s pretty common to see single diners at a restaurant or café, people walking around by themselves in parks or shops, …

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Driverless Bus Takes On Busy Streets, Bicyclists, Dogs in Greek Town

TRIKALA, Greece — There will be no arguing with the driver on this bus: the rides are free and there's no driver anyway.<p>Trikala, a rural town in northern Greece, has been chosen to test a driverless bus in real traffic conditions for the first time, part of a European project to revolutionize mass …

Autonomous Cars

5 Things You Need to Know About God

Chevy Chase and others share their thoughts about a higher power.<p>If you talk to God, you're praying. If God talks back, it's schizophrenia. <b>—Phil Spector, September 1999</b><p>God doesn't care that I have a sandwich on Yom Kippur. He cares that I helped a blind man across the street. <b>—Joan Rivers, May …

Chevy Chase

Here is NASA's three-step plan for getting humans to Mars

You might not have noticed, but NASA is pretty excited about Mars. Things have been ramping up lately, what with the convenient pop culture tie-in of the film "The Martian," and NASA has been flooding the Interwebs with optimistic #JourneytoMars speculation.<p>Now the agency has released a plan …

The Ongoing Destruction of Public Education

Campbell Brown is just the latest semi-famous rich person to parachute in and tell teachers they're doing it wrong.<p>Campbell Brown used to be an anchor at CNN. Campbell Brown is now married to Dan Senor, the former official prevaricator for the Avignon Presidency's excellent Mesopotamian adventure …

Education

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Love and marriage in Tudor England

It is a period famed for the high-profile marriages of Henry VIII and his six wives, but what of nuptials lower down the social pecking order? Here, …

Henry Viii

Being healthy or not might depend on your dad - Futurity

There is something apart from DNA that helps determine whether a father's children and grandchildren will be healthy or not.

Vienna's New On-Demand Coworking Hotel Is the Future of Hospitality

When travelers book a room online at the new Hotel Schani in Vienna, they book the actual room they’ll be staying in, just like people do when they …

Hospitality

Neanderthal 'flower children' burials theory debunked

New research casts doubt on the idea that Neanderthals buried their dead covered in flowers<p>Theories that Neanderthals buried their dead with flower-filled funeral rites have been called into question by new research which finds that natural processes are still depositing pollen in the same way in …

Archaeology

Netflix raises prices by $1 for its most popular plan

Netflix, the reigning champion of subscription-based streaming entertainment, has announced that their most-subscribed-to plan will soon rise from its current price of $8.99 to $9.99. Before you panic, let’s remember that it is only $1 more per month, and existing users will get a nice, cushy grace …

Entertainment

Cancer drug development time halved thanks to artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence has halved the time it has taken to bring a cancer combatting drug to market, start-up claims<p>A cancer-fighting drug is on target to be brought to market in half the expected time thanks to the use of artificial inteligence in testing, a start up has claimed.<p>Berg Health, a …

Artificial Intelligence

“Just Googling it” is bad for your brain

Having the world at our fingertips around the clock takes a lot of the pressure off our minds to remember basic facts. But the ability to find answers on search engines like Google is also killing our memories, a recent report (pdf) by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab shows.<p>When asked a question, …

Engines

DNA At the Fringes: Twins, Chimerism, and Synthetic DNA

DNA tests are thought to be conclusive proof—of crime, of family relation—but in some cases, our genetic material acts in mysterious ways.<p>Plenty of …

Genetics