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Clinical review: Psilocybin therapy could be significantly better than current psychiatric treatments

Having a guided psychedelic experience may be a powerful treatment for depression, anxiety, and addiction. A new review of clinical trials suggests …

Clinical Trials

Sonic Mania’s latest trailer puts Knuckles back in Flying Battery Zone

At least it’s not Green Hill Zone again<p>The latest trailer for <i>Sonic Mania</i> goes back to Flying Battery Zone, this time with a closer look at Knuckles negotiating his way through a remixed edition of Dr. Eggman's giant airship.<p>The last look at the throwback 2D platformer also visited Flying Battery …

Jason Siebenga: ‘I see my job as helping people find their passion’

<i>Jason Siebenga, 34, is president of Kelowna, B.C.-based BigSteelBox, a national container sales, rental and storage company with 27 locations across Canada and more than 100 employees.</i><p><b>I always believed growing up</b> that I would be in some kind of business. I was raised in Salmon Arm, B.C. as the …

Box-Office Bomb: 'King Arthur' Limps Toward $14M Debut Behind 'Snatched'

The second weekend of summer at the North American box office is taking no prisoners.<p>Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow's King Arthur: Legend of the …

Super Nintendo Getting a New Game 20 Years After Its Debut

Super Nintendo Getting a New Game in Japan<p>May has already been a good month for retro gamers as last week it was announced that the Nintendo …

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Add this to the growing pile of evidence the world is slowly transitioning into a sci-fi dystopia: a billionaire entrepreneur with a sideline in building space rockets has been showing off by piloting a 13-foot-tall robot.<p>Amazon CEO and fifth richest person in the world Jeff Bezos got behind the …

Silicon Valley

Something mysterious is killing 11,000 nearby galaxies

New research published January 17, 2017 by a global team of researchers focused on 11,000 relatively nearby galaxies and asked why their gas — their lifeblood for the formation of new stars — is being violently stripped away on a widespread scale. The answer, according to these scientists, relates …

MIT Invented The Material We’ll Need To Build In Space

It’s ten times stronger than steel but is only 5% as dense, and it could revolutionize architecture on Earth, too.<p>The space elevator–a theoretical mode of transportation where transport modules move up and down a long cable that connects Earth to space–has long been the stuff of futuristic fantasy. …

Every Game Release Date in 2017

This year is packed with some of the biggest new games to play, including heavy hitters like Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands, Persona 5, and much more. To help you keep track of everything coming out, we've compiled the release dates of all …

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20 Books to Read Before They Become Movies

Be prepared. And smug.<p>If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books — fiction and nonfiction — into films, some of which you may already be familiar with. If you want to prepare yourself for the …

Books

Astronomers Found the Universe's Largest Particle Accelerator

Two of the most powerful phenomena in the universe are occurring right next to each other.<p>NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory has spotted a unique structure in the cosmos: the largest particle accelerator in the known universe. The accelerator is caused by two of the most energetic phenomena in the …

Your 2017 Fresh Start: Here Are 20 Original Pop Culture Highlights To Look Forward To

We’re talking the freshest of the fresh takes, people–sequels and remakes need not apply.<p>After the DEFCON 1 shitshow that was 2016, we all need a fresh start more than ever–and that includes in pop culture, as well. Sure, there are a slew of hotly anticipated sequels and season returns on deck in …

Entertainment

This Is NASA's Plan For Humanity's Return to the Moon, and Beyond

A decades-long plan that could end with humans finally reaching the Red Planet.<p>There is still no official NASA mission to Mars, but after years of uncertainty, America's space agency is giving us a glimpse of its grand strategy to extend human presence beyond low-Earth orbit with a plan to build a …

Amazing Coffee Shops Around the World

The planet's best places for a pick-me-up.<p>Traveling means jet lag and jet lag means coffee (at least for many of us caffeine addicts). Luckily, you …

6 Nutritionists Share Their Tricks For Curbing Nighttime Snacking

You might be the kind of person who'd never dream of eating a sugary muffin for breakfast or a burger and fries for lunch. (And if that's the case, wow, can you please share your secret?) And yet, you're probably still the kind of person who gets tripped up by nighttime snacking.<p>Why? Because …

The 50 Best Video Games of All Time

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Smart Home: How to Build a Better Game Room

From next-gen gaming to nostalgia, a guide to adding tech treats to your home<p>Billiards and ping pong tables are passé. If you’re looking to impress …

The Coolest Fall Festivals Around the World

Summer days might be waning, but there's plenty to look forward to. Come fall, it's all about bonfires, chilly nights, hot chocolate, hayrides, and …

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If You Own These 9 Home Décor Books, You Don't Need a Decorator

Can’t afford a decorator? A well-curated library is your strongest ally. While we’re consistently in awe of the expertise and editorial eye that …

One industry could get a $100 billion boost from the rise of driverless cars and car-sharing

That would be great for liquor sales, which have been hit hard by drunk-driving laws in countries like China and Scotland, according to a research note by Morgan Stanley's Adam Jonas and his team.<p>Drinking and driving should, of course, always be mutually exclusive, but the rise of car-sharing …

Carsharing

Inside the futuristic campuses tech's fastest-growing companies are building

Tech's cutting-edge companies are not only building products that will shape our future, but they're also building campuses with a vision to match.<p>It's not enough to just have a nice cafeteria or a volleyball court anymore. Today's tech companies strive for architectural showpieces that make a …

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28 Great Books That Are Getting the Movie Treatment in 2016

2016 holds a ton of highly anticipated big screen adaptations, particularly titles like <b>The Girl on the Train</b>, <b>Silence</b>, and <b>Nocturnal Animals</b>. Take a peek at the major titles that you'll be able to catch in the movie theater this year, and see a ton more movies that are also being adapted!

Existential Therapy from the Universe: Physicist Sean Carroll on How Poetic Naturalism Illuminates Our Human Search for Meaning

“The world is what exists and what happens, but we gain enormous insight by talking about it — telling its story — in different ways.”<p><i>“We are — as far as we know — the only part of the universe that’s self-conscious,”</i> the poet Mark Strand marveled in his beautiful meditation on the artist’s task to …

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8 of the world's coolest telescopes that are changing the way that we look at the universe

We went from believing that Earth was the center of a star speckled universe, to being able to observe a seemingly endless number of galaxies full of trillions of stars and planets that stretch back in time billions of years.<p>And as astronomy evolves, so do the instruments we use to peer deeper and …

How Lockheed Martin Plans To Set Up A Base Camp In Mars' Orbit

The journey to Mars, told in GIFs<p>NASA's goal is to put the first boot prints on Mars in the 2030s. There's a lot of work to be done before then, and many small steps to take in between.<p>The space agency has come under fire for not thoroughly plotting its roadmap to Mars. Lockheed Martin wants to …

Space Exploration

David Bowie art collection revealed for the first time

<b>The private art collection of David Bowie is to be revealed to the public for the first time.</b><p>The musician's life as a collector was something he kept almost entirely hidden from public view.<p>But now, nearly 300 works by artists including Damien Hirst, Henry Moore and Marcel Duchamp will go on …

Things You Should Know Before Visiting Sicily: The Largest Island in The Mediterranean

Sicily is the southernmost region of Italy but it is undoubtedly a destination not to be missed in your Italian holiday.

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The Herschel ATLAS Project Uncovers New Truths About the Universe

The Herschel Space Observatory was launched in 2009 and operated until 2013, running for just less than four years and was the largest of its kind. …

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