Christopher Naylor

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New LED streetlights may double cancer risk, new research warns

Britain’s new generation of street lights risk dramatically increasing rates of breast and prostate cancer, according to a new study.<p>Scientists have warned officials to consider limiting the roll-out of LED (light-emitting diode) lights after an investigation indicated a “strong link” between the …

The FDA warns that black licorice can cause heart problems in adults — confirming it's the worst

Reasonable people have for decades agreed that black licorice is the most disgusting, repulsive candy on the planet.<p>The US Food and Drug Administration is finally backing us up.<p>In a report released Monday, the FDA says, "If you're 40 or older, eating 2 ounces of black licorice a day for at least …

What if we’re living in a computer simulation?

Virtual reality technology is making great advances, but it has also helped popularise a theory long debated by philosophers and now gaining supporters in Silicon Valley – that the outside world is itself a simulation<p>Have you ever wondered if life is not exactly what it’s cracked up to be? OK, …

Virtual Reality

Google and Blizzard team up on a StarCraft made just for AIs

AIs have more or less mastered chess, Go and a number of other highly cerebral games — how will they do on something like StarCraft II, which combines high-level strategy with the need for quick reaction times and tactical thinking? Probably great, honestly. And this collaboration between Google’s …

Baking Bad: Incredibly Realistic Cakes By Natalie Sideserf (8 Pics)

American artist Natalie Sideserf has made an eerily realistic cake of Mike Ehrmantraut from Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul to show the tough guy’s …

Willie Nelson

The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

Originally published by TIMEFor years you’ve been told to go for skim over full-fat dairy. Even the latest dietary guidelines for Americans urge …

This weird hexagon on Saturn has puzzled scientists for decades

Thirty years ago, scientists discovered an intriguing structure on Saturn’s north pole. Nothing even resembling this structure has ever been seen on …

7 foods that will kick your body’s fat-burning process into high gear

All those hours you spend sweating it and maintaining your daily calorie intake to the last decimal will be in vain if your metabolism is sluggish. …

Nutrition

Scientists Have Found a Woman Whose Eyes Have a Whole New Type of Colour Receptor

She sees 99 million colours more than the rest of us.<p>After more than 25 years of searching, neuroscientists in the UK recently announced that they've …

Want Your Kids to Grow Up Successful? Here's What You Need at Home

What's more important than how much money you make or where you live.<p>Parents are eager to do everything they possibly can to help their children be successful. If you want your kids to earn big salaries as adults, what should you buy them now? Piano lessons? Coding camp? Mandarin class?<p>None of the …

Research

The Slightly Endearing Story of How a First-Time Flyer Mistook the Emergency Exit for a Bathroom

Learn from her mistake, future flyers.<p>A 50-year-old Chinese woman managed to engage the emergency slide on a China Southern Airlines flight after …

Bathrooms

Even Astronauts Get The Blues: Or Why Boredom Drives Us Nuts

The poet John Berryman once wrote, "My mother told me as a boy (repeatingly) 'Ever to confess you're bored means you have no inner resources.' I conclude now I have no inner resources, because I am heavy bored."<p>We've all been there: bored in class, bored at work, bored in stand still traffic. But …

The Man Who Literally Built 'Star Wars'

Set decorator Roger Christian tells us what it was like making George Lucas's dreams out of scrap metal<p><b>PLUS: The Art of Star Wars: See Exclusive Storyboards from the Original Trilogy</b><p><b>One of the most memorable elements</b> of the original <i>Star Wars</i> in 1977 wasn't the story, or characters, or even the …

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