Carolina Lin

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Not-So-Sweet Side Effects of Artificial Sweeteners

People are turning to artificial sweeteners as a lower-calorie alternative to sugar. Writing in <i>Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism</i>, researcher Susan Swithers argues that artificial sweeteners may negatively affect our metabolism and brain — and even lead to weight gain.<p>Transcript<p>IRA FLATOW, …

Acceptance Of What Can't Be Changed Is Key To Satisfaction In Later Life, Research Shows

Buddhist teachings on happiness have long held that accepting that which cannot be changed or controlled is key to reducing suffering. Now, this ancient doctrine has science on its side: A new study has found that during the difficult changes of later life -- moving into residential care and losing …

Nokia Lumia 1020 vs. Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom

Size<p>The Lumia 1020 is four percent taller and 13 percent wider, but it's much thinner than the chunky Galaxy S4 Zoom. The GS4 Zoom is a full 47 …

A History of 'Happiness'

"Happiness" is a word with a thousand definitions. When most people today use the word, they mean <b>positive emotion</b> or positive affect. It's also a shorthand for <b>satisfaction with life</b>, or general <b>well-being</b>. We could liken the emotion of happiness to <b>joy</b>, but joy is sometimes thought of as more …

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

Space Pictures This Week: Starburst Aurora, Milky Way Portraits

A galaxy hunter takes a last look, the Milky Way shines, and auroras shimmer in this week's best space pictures.

New Wild Strawberry Species Discovered

It's super-tiny, about the size of your thumbnail.<p>Can I get this job? Researchers have discovered a new species of wild mountain strawberry. It grows in the Cascade Mountains of Oregon, at elevations of 3,000 feet to about 5,000 feet.<p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture has already squirreled away a …

Roswell & New Signals from Space

The weird and wonderful world of the naked mole rat

Doctor Chris Faulkes, who has been working with them almost every day for the last 25 years, has long since learned to love naked mole rats, but, as …

The quest is to clone a mammoth. The question is: should we do it?

The idea would make headlines around the world and bring tears of joy to the planet's journalists. An adorable baby woolly mammoth, tottering on its …

Humans May Evolve To Grow An Endless Supply Of Teeth

In the future, you--like the pufferfish--could have so many teeth that you'll wear necklaces made out of your spares. It'll be weird.<p>The pufferfish is a very curious animal for lots of reasons; it swallows air or water to make itself larger and more threatening, it combines its combining pectoral, …

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New Mixtape: Gunplay ‘601 and Snort’

Ricky Rozay’s secret ratchet weapon also has a new mixtape for the rap lovers. He’s played the backgroun for long enough. Now, it’s time for Don …

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Amazing Wall of 12,000 Colored Pencils: colourSPACE

Remember when blackLAB Architects dazzled us with their wall mural made from 44,000 golf tees? Well, they’re back with colourSPACE – a wall of 12,000 …

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