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It’s official — the internet is making us dumb: The more you read online, the worse you write

A study of MBA students finds both complexity and style in writing suffer when people read mostly digital content<p>Erin Coulehan<p>June 10, 2016 5:24pm (UTC)<p>I’ll always remember the year 1993 as a good one because that’s when I learned how to read. I was four years old, and desperate to engage in …

University of Florida

All the Books You Desperately Need to Add to Your 'To Read' Pile This Summer

Summer is upon us, which means there’s no TV on, which means it’s finally time to dig into those books you’ve been saving for your weekends, …

If you think your brain is more than a computer, you must accept this fringe idea in physics

One of the most intriguing speculative arguments in physics and computer science isn't really about physics or computer science at all. It's about the brain — or more precisely, about consciousness — and it's been going on for decades. Its central question: Is the brain fundamentally like a …

Consciousness

30 Interracial Couples Show Why Their Love Matters

Love is love.<p>Interracial relationships are beautiful.<p>This country didn’t always think so, however, since it wasn’t until 50 years ago that it became legal for mixed race couples to marry.<p>On June 12, 1967, the Supreme Court struck down state laws which banned individuals of different races from …

Relationships

Chinese scientists genetically modify human embryos for the second time

With the same limitations as last year's breakthrough work<p>Scientists in China have reported genetically modifying human embryos in what is only the second published experiment of its kind. Last year, a different team of Chinese researchers edited human embryos in an attempt to remove genes …

Fitbit data led doctors to shock a patient's heart

Doctors made a decision to shock a man's heart back to rhythm based on his Fitbit data, showing that such devices can do far more than just track your exercise. The 42-year old patient arrive at an ER in Camden, New Jersey with an atrial fibrillation (a fast and irregular heartbeat), meaning he …

The very real pain of ‘imaginary’ illnesses

How do you tell a patient that their paralysis, blindness, or seizures are “all in the mind”? As the doctor Suzanne O’Sullivan explains to BBC Future, our thoughts and feelings can move the body in mysterious ways that are just as frightening as any physical illness.<p>Soon after Suzanne O’Sullivan …

Disability

Everything you know about Marvel Comics is about to change

Longtime fans will recognize the <i>Secret Wars</i> name from the original miniseries Marvel released back in 1984. The premise was similar; take all your major characters and make them fight one another. It was the first, if not the most important, crossover event of its kind, and it paved the way to the …

The Top Video Games Of 2015

It’s very difficult to pick a top 10 list for upcoming video games.<p>2015 is filled with interesting and exciting titles, from PC and new-gen exclusives, to cross-platform entries, and from sequels to brand-new IPs.<p>In this post we’ll take a look at a bunch of these, and we’ll do so in alphabetical …

2 Moves That Torch 350 Calories

Or, as we like to call them, your new favorite exercises<p><i>This article was written by Jenna Bergen Southerland and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>When life's as busy as it is, simple is good. Easy, quick, and still super effective? Even better. So when we came across a recent study in the</i> …

How DC's Movie Universe Can Avoid Marvel Studio's Mistakes

by Andrew Dyce<p>– on<p>in Movie News<p>-<p>The Problem: Now What?<p>Unfortunately, that sounds like the <i>ending</i> to a lengthy story more than the start of a new one …

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

Squash your appetite before it gets out of control.<p><i>This article was adapted from</i> The HD Diet <i>and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>A food is considered hydrophilic if it fills up with water and, in turn, fills you up, satisfying your appetite. The term originated from the Greek words for water …

Polygon's 50 admirable gaming people of 2014

Who are the people who contributed to gaming the most in 2014? Who made the positive changes that helped make it such an extraordinary year?<p>This is Polygon's list of 50 people who we think made a difference in the past 12 months. Whether through acts of creativity, community, perseverance, bravery …