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It's Official, Montreal's STM Metro Finally Has Public Bathrooms

<b>A photo popped up on Spotted STM that can only described as AMAZING!</b><p><b>Some mysterious hero</b> decided that since the Montreal metros don't have public …

Montréal

I Tried Lush’s Magical ‘Sleepy’ Lotion and It Knocked Me Out in 15 Minutes

My arch nemesis? Sleep. I’ve tried melatonin chews, magnesium drinks, magnetic bracelets, white noise machines, eating less before bed, eating <i>more</i> …

Skin Care

In One Tweet, Kylie Jenner Wiped Out $1.3 Billion of Snap's Market Value

Snap Inc.’s flagship platform has lost some luster, at least according to one social-media influencer in the Kardashian-Jenner clan.<p>The Snapchat …

Social Media

The Right Chemistry: Cracking a nut conundrum

The question took me by surprise. “Do you really have to activate your nuts?” Just as a plethora of strange mental images began to bubble through my …

Wellness

There's a 'Doorway to The Underworld' in Siberia That's So Big It's Uncovered Ancient Forests

A doorway to 200,000 years ago.<p>It's no secret that Siberia's permafrost is on thin ice. Conditions are varying so much that huge holes are appearing …

Global Warming

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

Quieting Your Inner Critic

Each week this month, The Takeaway is partnering with the PRI podcast "The Science of Happiness" to look at ways to live a more joyful life. The methods come from UC Berkeley, where the Greater Good Science Center is developing research-based exercises that promote happiness, resilience, kindness, …

CRISPR kills HIV and eats Zika 'like Pac-man'. Its next target? Cancer

There’s a biological revolution underway and its name is CRISPR.<p>Genetically-modified humans: what is CRISPR and how does it work?<p>WIRED …

Genetics

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Sleep

8 Meditation Techniques to Try

Learning how to meditate can be very simple, and it's one of the best things you can do for your health and overall well-being. Meditation is an …

Meditation

Robodog fights off human owner to escape laboratory

This is the moment a robotic dog used brute strength to overcome a human's attempts to stop him escaping from a laboratory room.<p>The bizarre - and slightly terrifying - clip features robotics company Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robot, which has four legs, a long trunk and a peculiar extendable claw …

Robotics

Sheep-Human Hybrids Made in Lab—Get the Facts

The breakthrough moves researchers a small step closer to growing human organs for medical transplant.<p>Building on a controversial breakthrough made in 2017, scientists announced on Saturday that they have created the second successful human-animal hybrids: sheep embryos that are are 0.01-percent …

Genetics

A ‘Grueling and Grotesque’ Biohacking Experiment

In 2016, Josiah Zayner, a former synthetic biology research scientist at NASA, checked himself into a hotel room. Over the course of four days, he performed an extremely risky experiment on himself. The goal: “To completely replace all of the bacteria that are contained within my body.”

Synthetic Biology

New CRISPR tools can detect infections like HPV, dengue, and Zika

Meet SHERLOCK and DETECTR<p>Scientists are harnessing the same technology behind the powerful gene-editing tool CRISPR to develop cheap devices that can quickly diagnose infections. These systems, described in new research, have the potential to revolutionize how we detect and respond to viruses like …

Genetics

Watching this type of TV is as healthy as meditating

If you’d long ruled out meditation because you can’t stop your mind from wandering off, enlightenment could still be reached – only via remote.<p>A new …

Meditation

If this video can get 100+ retweets by tomorrow I’d be happy this is how I roll on a snow day here in Boston haha lmao https://t.co/0fnGCGY00w

Here's what will happen to the Tesla that SpaceX shot into space

Experts predict smooth sailing — and, ultimately, salvage.<p>The Tesla Roadster that rode SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket into space Tuesday afternoon seems poised to overshoot its mark, with company CEO Elon Musk tweeting a diagram showing that the car's current trajectory will take it beyond Mars and …

Tesla

How to ease anxiety with the '54321' mindfulness trick

When anxiety threatens our peace of mind, it can be difficult to stay in the moment.<p>But one mindfulness tool used by multiple psychologists has the …

Mindfulness

Is SpaceX Being Environmentally Responsible?

SpaceX has now launched the most powerful spacecraft since the Apollo era—the Falcon Heavy rocket—setting the bar for future space launches. The most …

Space Travel

SpaceX rocket set to overshoot Mars and hurtle towards asteroid belt

Tesla sports car was launched by Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday SpaceX mission originally planned to end in Mars-like orbit<p>Elon Musk’s cherry red Tesla sports car and its dummy test pilot Starman were on a new course hurtling towards the asteroid belt on Wednesday after overshooting their planned …

Elon Musk

Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket heading towards asteroid belt after overshooting Mars' orbit

Elon Musk's super-rocket has taken flight and overshot Mars' orbit, going further out into the solar system than originally planned.<p>His cherry-red Tesla, carrying a dummy and blasting Bowie's Life on Mars, was supposed to take a path around the Sun which would take it out into Mars' orbit.<p>It …

Falcon Heavy

It's Official, Quebec Is Letting Canada Post Deliver Weed To Your Door

<b>A bill outlining</b> how Quebec will regulate marijuana after national legalization is expected to be tabled on Thursday, with details including how …

Cannabis

Montreal To Get Bilingual Metro Station Voice

<b>Emergency messages</b> over the intercom inside of the STM metro network could be delivered in English and French, if mayoral hopeful Valérie Plante is …

Valérie Plante

Canada faces a cold, snowy winter even though summer stayed late

Despite the late summer much of eastern Canada has experienced this year, temperatures will drop substantially as we move into the new year. In the …

Use "Breathing Buddies" to Teach Your Kid Self-Control

On the latest episode of Lifehacker’s podcast The Upgrade, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman talked about self-control (what he …

Our Kids are More Stressed Than We Realize—Use This Practice to Bring Them Peace

Adulting is hard, but so is kid-ing. In fact, kids are more stressed than ever. Meditation can give them perspective on their thoughts and feelings …

Ancient Humans Knew Incest Was Gross and Built a Safety Net

They put Game of Thrones characters to shame.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Biology, Relationships, Romance & Sex<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be …

Anthropology

Parades and some protest mark Canada's 150th birthday in Montreal

MONTREAL -- While thousands of Montrealers braved the rain to attend street parties and parades in honour of Canada's 150th birthday on Saturday, not …

Canada

Justin Trudeau visits with indigenous group in Canada at protest camp

Activists aimed to engage in four days of ‘reoccupation’ to draw attention to the history of Canada’s indigenous people during country’s 150th birthday festivities<p>Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has met with aboriginal activists who set up a demonstration tipi on Parliament Hill ahead of …

Justin Trudeau Attends Pride While Funding an Anti-LGBTQ Regime

"He could instead act as a legitimate progressive world leader."<p><i>In this op-ed, writer Pablo Mhanna-Sandoval explores the perceived shortcomings of Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau.</i><p>Right now in Canada, the government is honoring 150 years of Canadian Confederation with a summer packed with …