Caroline Black

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Here are the 5 books you need to read this summer, according to Bill Gates

With summer fast approaching, it's time to start compiling your vacation reading list. And fortunately, Bill Gates is here to help.<p>On Monday, the …

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be downloaded right to your phone, and make the perfect listening companion for your commute, workout, or anytime your hands are busy but your ears are …

Stephen Hawking thinks he knows what happened before the beginning of time

Neil deGrasse Tyson asks him to weigh in.<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson’s show <i>Star Talk</i> is ending its fourth season with a bang—a big one. <i>The</i> big one, to be precise. The show, filmed at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, features famous astrophysicist Tyson interviewing …

A video that explains the Heisenberg uncertainty principle

The more you know about a quantum particle's position, the less you know about its momentum, and vice versa. This is the Heisenberg uncertainty …

Quantum Physics

The More We Know, the More Mystery There Is

<i>At a meeting I recently attended in Switzerland, “</i><i>The Enigma of Human Consciousness</i><i>,” two prominent physicists talked about the limits of science.</i> …

When Poop Becomes Medicine

Once a weird, fringe treatment, fecal transplants have started becoming mainstream.<p>In 1957, a young microbiologist named Stanley Falkow started asking sick people to swallow their own poop.<p>Falkow was working as a technician in a hospital lab at a time when patients were besieged by a rogue strain …

Medicine

Cognitive Ability and Vulnerability to Fake News

“Fake news” is Donald Trump’s favorite catchphrase. Since the election, it has appeared in some 180 tweets by the President, decrying everything from …

40 seconds cycling, three times per week: That’s how much you need to ride to get fit, says BBC documentary

<b>Volunteers in BBC documentary see upp to 14 per cent improvement in fitness over five weeks</b><p>Two minutes of riding per week isn’t a lot, but apparently …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions | Inc.com

Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of our boundaries; and the power of …

6 Deceptively Simple Maths Problems That No One Can Solve

Mind = blown.<p>We all know that maths is really hard. So hard, in fact, that there's literally a whole Wikipedia page dedicated to unsolved …

Mathematics

The Internet is Losing Its Sh*t over This Second Grade Math Problem

<b>Update:</b> After waiting on the edge of our seats, Ayla's math teacher finally revealed the answer to the question that left parents scratching their heads: 42.5. And if that doesn't seem right to you since you really can't have half a dog, you're not alone.<p>Angie gave POPSUGAR an update after hearing …

Pets

Top 10 Sexy Sex Movies On Netflix

There's a lot of sexy content available to stream, but here are the 10 steamiest movies on Netflix!<p>Photos: NETFLIX ; Photo Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p>…

Legally Speaking: Can Strava get you in trouble with the law?

Roadie:<i> “A cop on my group ride heard me bragging about hitting 56mph on a descent where the speed limit was 40mph. He jokingly said he would go to</i> …

We Now Have Scientific Evidence For a Colic Treatment That Actually Works

This could mean so much to so many.<p>Each year, hundreds of thousands of babies and their concerned families suffer from colic - a condition diagnosed …

11 things people think are terrible for your diet that actually aren't

I'm used to the shaming look I get from my peers when I crack open a can of sugar-free Red Bull. The questions — and judgment — never end. "That stuff'll kill you," someone said to me the other day, shaking his head. "So many chemicals!" was what I heard last week.<p>Truth be told, Red Bull (at least …

Artificial Sweeteners

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

Poo Pills Really Are Becoming Our Answer to Dangerous Superbug Infections

Say 'aaaaah'!<p>Since the internet first heard about poo transplants, perceptions of this procedure have changed from everyone freaking out to a growing …

Microbiology

12 of the Best Business Books of 2017, According to the Stanford Business School | Inc.com

A good book is like food for the soul. When you want to curl up by the fire with a truly great one, look no further than this list furnished by members of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.<p>If you've got an entrepreneur or two in your life, these might make good holiday gifts, too:<p>1. Good to …

Self-improvement

Arguments against evolution, and why they’re wrong

I’ve often been asked, given my reputation as a sceptic, why I don’t challenge the scientific case for evolution and against creation. If I look hard …

Thousands Of Vintage Sewing Patterns From 1847 To The Present From McCall, Butterick And Vogue Are Put Online

For those who yearn to find an online catalog filled with ten of thousands of online vintage sewing patterns, you are in luck. Autumn is a time that …

Live Blog: The Huge Gravitational Wave Discovery We've Been Waiting For Is Here

"We shared in the joy and excitement of that moment."<p>Well folks, that massive gravitational wave announcement has been well worth the wait.<p>Read on …

Atheists Are Nicer Than Christians, But There's a Complicated Twist

Stereotyping much?<p>Atheists are much fairer to Christians than Christians are to atheists, according to a new study that has analysed interactions …

We’ve been wrong about the origins of life for 90 years

For nearly nine decades, science’s favourite explanation for the origin of life has been the “primordial soup”. This is the idea that life began from …

Biology

Poverty changes your brain to make you less intelligent, study suggests

Falling into poverty appears to make people become less intelligent and become old before their time, according to a new study.<p>Researchers found life …

An Excellent Rubric for Science Teachers

In today's post I am sharing with you an excellent rubric for science teachers. This document, which is available for free download, is shared by the …

Study Reveals How Teens Learn Differently From Adults

<i>Summary: Coordinated activity between the striatum and hippocampus enriches teens’ ability to learn and form new memories, a new study …

What the World Was Like the Last Time the Chicago Cubs Won the World Series

New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska, and Hawaii (<i>above)</i> were not yet states.<p>According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average price for a loaf of bread …

Baseball

A top psychologist says there's only one way to become the best in your field — but not everyone agrees

As a teenager in Sweden, Anders Ericsson used to play chess against one of his classmates, a boy considerably worse at the game than Ericsson. Every …

Ericsson

10 Bullsh*t Arguments Against GMOs

Read this before you hate on them.<p>According to the internet, GMOs are responsible for a lot of problems. You’ve heard that they cause almost everything, including weight gain, acne, allergies, eczema, asthma, and maybe even cancer. They’re killing the bees, the butterflies ... And I’m hearing …

Agriculture

One in 500 chance humans will be extinct in a year, mathematician claims

The human race faces a one in 500 chance of extinction in the next year, an expert mathematician has claimed.<p>Dr Fergus Simpson, a mathematician at …