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Scientists make cells glow so brightly they can be seen outside the body

Scientists have stolen a trick from fireflies and jellyfish to make animals with cells that glow so brightly they can be seen from outside the body.<p>The Japanese team created mice and marmosets whose brains contain nerve cells that produce light which can be picked up by a camera to study the …

How does an MRI scanner work?

This ingenious device uses the science of magnetism to safely see inside your body.<p>Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) takes advantage of the fact that …

How to Calm a Crying Baby | The Art of Manliness

The most important skill to have as a new dad (if you wish to maintain your sanity) is being able to calm your baby when she cries.<p>Whether your baby …

7 Ways German Moms Have Hacked Parenting

Lately we’re all obsessed with our parenting peers across the pond. Every year a new book hits shelves, extolling the virtues of raising kids in …

Taming Destructive Emotions

<b>In your new book, Destructive Emotions, you write that “recognizing and transforming destructive emotions is the heart of spiritual practice.” Can</b> …

Why you'll never be ready to have kids

What does it mean to be "ready" for a baby? And how would we go about answering that question?<p>Conventional wisdom suggests a range of different …

Now there's a disgusting pimple popping toy, and we already miss fidget spinners

Watching pimple-popping videos online has been...a <i>thing</i> for a while. But if simply watching a pimple extraction isn't enough for you, now you can …

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Want to Raise Successful Kids? 7 Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

From Jeff Bezos to Sara Blakely and Tony Robbins, here's how the world's most successful people raise their kids.<p>The rich aren't like you and me, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote almost a century ago. One of the ways that's most obvious today is how they choose to raise their kids.<p>Let's assume that the …

Astrophysicists Have Built The Most Detailed Simulation of The Universe Ever Created

1 billion light years in a supercomputer.<p>Saying our Universe is a big place is a bit of an understatement. And with recent advances in our …

6 Scientifically Proven Ways To Raise Smarter Kids

Setting children up for intellectual success later in life is high on the list of concerns for many parents, but amidst the everyday pressures of …

10 reasons why mindfulness should be a priority in your relationship

Health<p>Nearly half of the American states finally clamping down on drug companies<p>The New York Times<p>Environment<p>Researchers say people should not flush …

Best Friends Really do Share Brain Patterns, Neuroscientists Reveal

"Our results suggest that friends process the world around them in exceptionally similar ways."<p>Whenever my best friends and I say the same thing in a …

Weird: Naked mole rats don't die of old age

Just when it seemed the naked mole rat couldn't get any weirder, it turns out the buck-toothed, bare-skinned rodents don't even age.<p>Unlike literally every other mammal, naked mole rats don't become more likely to die as they get up there in years. In humans, for example, with all else being equal …

Tesla will sell its solar power products at 800 Home Depot stores

In an effort to make its solar power products more visible to mainstream customers, Tesla will be setting up a designated retail space inside Home Depot stores across the US to promote and sell its solar panels and Powerwall batteries. The spaces will include 12-by-7-foot displays, and some shops …

4 Nighttime Habits That Will Keep You More Rested, Motivated, and Productive (and They Only Take 5 Minutes)

Neglecting your nighttime habits leaves a lot of success and growth on the table.<p>You've had a long and hopefully productive day. You're ready to unwind and relax until you fall asleep at some point.<p>However, doing that is leaving a lot of potential growth on the table, along with quality sleep. …