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Science Says the Secret to a Happy Relationship is Giving Up

Okay, okay, they call it "settling."<p>What was it your mother always told you? About how you're special, and how you should never settle for anything less than you deserve?<p>Yeah, well scientists have gone and shit all over that one, because a new study has decided that the secret to a happy, …

Relationships

Space Alphabet, in pictures - Telegraph

Andaman and Nicobar

The 25 most anticipated video games of 2016 – Dishonored 2, Uncharted 4, XCOM 2 and more

From abandoned space stations to drug-fuelled dystopias, here are 25 reasons why 2016 is going to be a fascinating year for games<p>Of course, gamers go into every year filled with excitement and anticipation. This is a medium that thrives on slow burn hype, with even tiny indie projects using months …

NASA shows the sharpest ever close-up photos of Pluto

I can practically hear you groan -- <i>more</i> Pluto photos? Well, these are kind of special: they're the sharpest pictures the New Horizons probe took during its closest flyby in July, and NASA believes these may be the best snapshots of the dwarf planet we'll see for decades to come. These series of …

Paris climate talks, day 5: What we’re reading

Germany backs a 1.5 ºC warming limit, China calls out rich nations, and Arctic residents say that climate change threatens their way of life.<p>Welcome …

This 2-Ingredient Banana Pancake Recipe Is The Healthy Answer

Healthy and easy.<p>Two-ingredient recipes are a godsend for busy schedules. They can usually be made up with items already stocked in our kitchen. They are easy to make, and even easier to clean up after. And sometimes -- if we're lucky -- they happen to help us start our day off with a healthy …

18 Picnic-Perfect Sandwich Recipes

Now that summer has finally arrived, it's time to step outside and enjoy the warm weather. And few foods are more picnic-friendly than sandwiches—portable, easy to share, easy to eat, and totally customizable. From lobster rolls to the most awesome fried chicken sandwich you'll ever eat, we've got …

The world’s longest (and highest) glass-bottomed bridge

Visitors who dare venture forth can peer to the bottom of China’s Grand Canyon, 300m below.<p>Acrophobiacs beware… China’s newest bridge isn’t for the faint of heart.<p>Stretching 380m across a section of Zhangjiajie’s Grand Canyon, the new pedestrian bridge will have a completely glass floor. Visitors …

Hiking

The future: Airplanes that fix themselves? | CNN Travel

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Matter and Consciousness: How Our Thoughts Create Our Reality

<b>Dr</b><b>. Joe Dispenza</b> claims that <b>every time we learn something new, hundreds of thousands of our neurons change</b>,<b>which affects the state of our physical</b> …

Top NASA Scientist: We’ll Find Signs of Alien Life ‘Within a Decade’

Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.<p>"I think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we're going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years," NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan said Tuesday …

Astronomy

Uber offers rides in Lamborghinis, Maseratis in Singapore

Single and in a hurry? The ride-hiring app service has teamed up with a luxury car-rental service to give rides around the island nation in supercars.<p>Nothing makes an impression like stepping out of a supercar. That's the hook for Uber's latest offer, which will be available in Singapore until May …

Barack Obama

Obama administration reaches goal to provide LTE to 98 percent of Americans

Improving the state of broadband internet in the US has been a part of the President Obama's platform for some time, and now that the presidency is in its later years, the administration wants to take stock of the advancements it has made.<p>In an announcement today, the administration officially …

This Amazingly Limber Bionic Arm Connects To Your Smartphone

A Japanese company called Exiii has created a sub-$300 bionic arm that connects to your cellphone in order to perform some surprisingly limber maneuvers. The arm uses 3D printed parts to make it easy to build and assembled and it can be repaired or reprinted in multiple colors.<p>Unlike the mechanical …

Forget the One M9: This is the HTC phone we wanted

The HTC One M9 is a great looking phone with some notable improvements over its predecessor, but there’s no denying that it was overshadowed by the …

Sony's PlayStation Vue internet TV service is launching within two weeks

Three cities to start, with a nationwide rollout by year's end<p>Sony's internet TV service, PlayStation Vue, will come out of beta and launch commercially in three major cities within the next two weeks. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that Sony will offer Vue in New York City, Chicago, and …

Meet Google’s New Chromebook Pixel

Google’s Chromebook Pixel has always been an aspirational machine meant to show off Chrome OS at its best. The new version, which Google announced today, continues this tradition.<p>If you were hoping for a complete redesign, you’ll be disappointed, but just like the old Pixel, the new Pixel is the …

Leak: This is the phone LG will launch to combat the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S6

LG was smart to not debut its next-generation flagship smartphone during this month’s Mobile World Congress trade show. It’s not that the phone is a …

Ferguson removes city manager after damning Justice Department report

Council reaches ‘mutual separation agreement’ with John Shaw, who was cited in report for his role in aggressive revenue-raising via traffic tickets<p>The city manager of Ferguson, Missouri, was removed from his job on Tuesday evening as the fallout grew from a damning report by the US Justice …

2 Oklahoma Students Seen In Racist Fraternity Video Apologize

Two men who were in a video of Sigma Alpha Epsilon members singing a racist chant have apologized for their actions, with one of the now-former fraternity brothers saying he had learned "a devastating lesson."<p>The University of Oklahoma expelled two leaders of the chant Tuesday, without naming them …

Wildlife

Apple’s New MacBook’s Trackpad Does Not Move

If you’ve been scouring the coverage of Apple’s new MacBook, you’ll probably already know this. But I did an informal poll and a lot of folks did not, so I thought I’d mention it.<p>The new trackpad does not move, at all.<p>When you ‘click’ it, it ‘clicks’, but it doesn’t actually click. There is an …

Is Neuroscience Based On Biology? - Neuroskeptic

By Neuroskeptic | March 7, 2015 9:21 am<p>There is a popular view that all of the natural sciences can be arranged in a chain or ladder according to the …

Neuroscience

Archaeologists find two 'lost cities' deep in Honduras jungle

Archaeological team say they have set foot in a place untouched by humans for at least 600 years in a site that may be the ‘lost city of the monkey god’<p>Archaeologists have discovered two lost cities in the deep jungle of Honduras, emerging from the forest with evidence of a pyramid, plazas and …

'Chappie,' A Fighting Robot In A Film That's A Disappointing Copy

Didn't we just do this? Paul Verhoeven's 1987 futuristic satire <i>RoboCop</i> got a watery remake only a year ago. But if you took <i>Chappie –</i> the third trigger-happy dystopian sci-fi from Neill Blomkamp, the South African cowriter & director of <i>District 9</i> – and slapped the title <i>RoboCop</i> on it, no one would …

M. Night Shyamalan

New nanodevice defeats drug resistance and releases cancer drugs

At left is the new nanodevice, consisting of a hydrogel embedded with gold nanoparticles coated with DNA that targets a gene called MRP-1. At right, …