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Movie Review: Arrival Is a Scifi Masterpiece You Won't Stop Thinking About

<i>Arrival</i> is the kind of science fiction film we dream of. It’s got big stars, a bigger concept, and the longer it goes, the more it demands of its …

You Can't Always Trust Your Own Thoughts, And This Terrifying Chart Shows Why

The human brain has been sculpted over the course of millions of years of evolution, so you’d think it’s been debugged pretty well.<p>But it’s still left with so many mental glitches.<p>Just take a look at this terrifying atlas of all the mental traps that plague our everyday thinking. (Click here for an …

Psychology

Does Quantum Entanglement Mean the Universe Exists in Infinite States?

The behavior of atomic particles has us questioning the very nature of reality.<p>Does the universe exist as a concrete structure if there is no one to observe it? Or, is the cosmos a fluid, infinite amount of possible realities until the moment it is measured? This is one of the subjects of a series …

What if the aliens we are looking for are AI?

The search for extraterrestrial life has so far assumed our cosmic neighbours are organic. What if we’re dealing with artificial intelligence?<p>For more than a century we have been broadcasting our presence to the cosmos. This year, the faintest signals from the world’s first major televised event – …

Artificial Intelligence

We Have Less Than 20 Years to Abandon Gasoline Engines

The last gasoline-powered car will have to be sold by about 2035 to put the world on track to limit global warming to the most stringent goal set by …

Fossil Fuels

Egyptian state media claims Isis is 'made up' and 9/11 was carried out by West to justify war on terror

A columnist for a state-run newspaper in Egypt has suggested the US invented Isis and set up the 9/11 attacks to justify its military interventions …

World Trade Center

Dr Orgasm will see you now: is the O-Shot what women need for better sex?

Dr Charles Runels has been called a miracle-worker by the women whose clitorises he has injected with their own blood. But many medical professionals believe the effects are simply placebo – and question Runels’ methods<p>Seven years ago, Dr Charles Runels’ lover surprised him at his office, demanding …

Medicine

Trump lied, says Mexican president. He told Trump Mexico wouldn't pay for the wall

Well this could be an epic case of take-backsies for Trump, who directly said Wednesday that he and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto never …

Donald Trump Battling Mexico President Over Whether They Talked About Paying For Wall, Ending Brief Truce

Golly, no one could have seen this coming.<p>Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto has tweeted that, contrary to what Donald Trump said at their joint …

Donald Trump

What we think all the “Stranger Things” Season 2 episode titles mean

Now that the Netflix gods have shined down upon us <i>Stranger Things</i> fans with a (not even one minute long!) teaser/announcement for Season 2, we can’t …

11 Places to See Before It's Too Late

We know you've read the story before -- there's even a 1,200-page book about it. But we can't help but to remind you of all the great sites on earth that will one day be gone forever. The only question is, how long before the only place they exist is on the pages of a history book? Go now, before …

Summer Olympics

Why Donald Trump is Going to Mexico

<i>If you only read one thing: The 2016 election never ceases to surprise. Last night Donald Trump announced a hastily planned trip to Mexico Wednesday</i> …

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Stranger Things Season Two Will Add New Characters, New Settings, and Sequel Sensibility (UPDATED)

Today, Netflix made it official. <i>Stranger Things</i> will return for season two, continuing the stories of Mike, Will, Dustin, Lucas, and their adult …

Twitter responds to Trump's Mexico visit with hilarity

As Donald Trump packs his bag for his visit to Mexico on Wednesday, the Twitterverse seems to be writing a script for a "Saturday Night Live" skit spoofing the trip.<p>The social media platform is rife with jokes and humor about taco bowls and Trump's traveling companions, former New York major Rudy …

Science confirms: dogs understand us. But do we get them too?

A new study shows what attentive dog owners already knew: dogs tell us what they understand, if only we’re paying attention<p>My dog Dolly has an fine-tuned bullshit detector. The eight-year-old mutt I adopted from a New York City shelter knows when I’m feigning enthusiasm to take her out at 7am on a …

Pets

Netflix Finally Renews Stranger Things, and Here's the First Teaser for Season Two

Netflix wasted no time between renewing <i>Stranger Things</i> and releasing a teaser for season two which consists solely of episode titles.<p>According to</i> …

Asskicker coffee has 80 times more caffeine than regular coffee

Image: Osman Bas/Flickr<p>A cup of Asskicker coffee supposedly has 5 grams of caffeine, or 80 times the amount in a regular cup of coffee. Can that be …

Coffee

Oh Sh*t, This Guy Figured Out How Trump Will Win the Election

Well done, Joe Walsh.<p>Joe Walsh, the radio host and former congressman, has an idea. He knows exactly how Donald Trump can use his Viaje a México to win the election, and he's not afraid to come right out and say it.<p>Also, he has apparently been watching the U.S. Open:<p>That's a winner! But wait, he …

United States

REVEALED: NASA claims aliens DO 'exist' and here's where to find them

NASA's planetary science director James Green has lifted the lid on where the extraterrestrial life could be living.<p>The space enthusiast said NASA …

Teenager dies from stroke 'caused by love bite from his girlfriend'

A teenage boy has died from a stroke that is understood to have been caused by a love bite from his girlfriend.<p>Julio Macias Gonzalez, 17, had …

Medical Research

California is about to find out what a truly radical climate policy looks like

California has long prided itself on being a world leader on climate change — and with good reason.<p>Within the United States, California is No. 1 (by far) in solar power and No. 3 in wind power. It boasts the third-lowest carbon dioxide emissions per capita behind New York and Vermont. Since 2000, …

Climate

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Pakistan

The Tips I Give All My Patients To Lower Inflammation, Balance Hormones & Restore Gut Health

Inflammation is my specialty. But more and more, I'm convinced that hormones, inflammation, and gut health are like a trifecta. When you have one …

Tesla has big plans to build 3 electric vehicles that nobody wants

In the future, Tesla will construct a pickup truck, a bus, and most provocatively, a semi-truck. All this new "product," as it's called in the industry, set off a flurry of enthusiastic speculation.<p>In theory, it all makes sense: Musk has a grand vision of liberating humanity from its dependence on …

Tesla

Ready to become a cyborg? This dermal implant will give you a sixth sense

The international team of activists, technologists, and body-hackers known as Cyborg Nest want to give you a sixth sense — and, with apologies to M. …

M. Night Shyamalan

Authentic Mayan Adventure in Alternative Mexico

Just two hours south of the glitzy hotels and shops of Cancún, Mexico, lies the Zona Maya, a stretch of lush jungle dotted with the ruins of ancient …

Central America