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5 Eerie Conspiracies Theorists Were Right About All Along

Conspiracy theories are a stupidly easy target for comedy, since they're mostly spread by those who screech about lizard people on websites with a …

New Jersey

Designer babies are coming — here's why some think that's a good thing

Alex Mit/Shutterstock<p>When two people decide to have a child, they're making a decision to pass on their DNA to a baby, with all the advantages and …

7 interview questions that determine emotional intelligence

Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees — as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>While different companies embody various values and cultures, success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a …

Emotional Intelligence

13 essential DIY beauty products every man needs

Guys, it's time for some real talk about your skincare routine.<p>That "just got out of bed" look isn't going to be cute forever. Beauty maintenance can …

Skin Care

Chemists shocked by positive-to-positive bond - Futurity

Positively charged molecules repel each other—at least that's how it typically works. Now chemists have shown there are exceptions to the rule.

DIY Exfoliating Coffee Coconut Bars for Face & Body

The smell of coffee is such a favorite of mine that some nights I fall asleep already anticipating the ritual of brewing the following morning’s cup. …

After Thousands of Years, Earth's Frozen Life Forms are Waking Up

<i>By Maddie Stone</i><p>What's happening in Siberia's thawing permafrost and Greenland's melting glaciers sounds borderline supernatural. Ancient viruses, …

Biology

DIY Rice Powder Scrub: an Asian Skin Whitening Secret I Homemade Skin Brightening Mask.

Ice Cream Machine<p>Fairy/Firefly Lantern<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>How many ml the milk should be?<br>The grinded rice flour how many grams?<br>The spoon …

Skin Care

What to Blast When You Want Your Workout to Feel Like a Dance Party

This is what I imagine working out on molly would be like. But I'm not on molly, I'm on a class at 305 Fitness, the brainchild of Sadie Kurzban, who sees fitness as a "nonstop cardio workout with a live DJ." And it is awesome.<p>The 55-minute classes are in a space that feels like an underground …

How Did Long-Necked Dinosaurs Drink Without Getting Dizzy?

Extremely tall animals such as the giraffe may offer clues.<p>Many of us have gotten dizzy when we stand up too fast—and we don't even have to go that far. Imagine if you had to lower and raise your head several stories every time you wanted a drink of water.<p>Our Weird Animal Question of the Week comes …

A 29-year-old invented a painless way to save money, and Google's buying into it

In fact, according to the Federal Reserve, 60% of Americans between the ages of 18 to 40 saved absolutely nothing in 2013. Last year, adults under 35 had a savings rate of negative 2%.<p>So why is this happening? Is it that hard to go to a bank and open an automatic savings or a CD account?<p>"The bank …

Personal Finance

OK, don't read this article about passive-aggressive behaviour. Honestly, it's fine

Many people encounter passive aggressive-behaviour on a regular basis. Many people even use it, perhaps unknowingly. How can something seemingly self-contradicting become so common? And why is it so jarring, even when compared to straightforward ‘normal’ aggression?<p>It was Valentine’s Day recently, …

Psychology

Saudi Cleric Reveals The Sun Rotates Around The Earth

A Saudi Arabian cleric has made a groundbreaking discovery that could redefine science in the 21st century –- the Earth does not rotate. What’s more, …

How to make your own battery, just like Alessandro Volta

In honor of Alessandro Volta's birthday, here's the recipe to two DIY batteries made from materials you probably have around the house.<p>When …

Clean Energy

Why is Samsung's breakthrough in graphene research so promising for next generation electronics?

Allianz<p>Samsung has announced some great news, they’ve made a breakthrough in graphene manufacturing. Graphene is that magical carbon substance that is destined to provide the world with next generation efficiency and flexibility for electronic components, such as flexible displays and wearable …

Nanotech

Google's co-founders are about to sell $4.4 billion worth of shares

It's basically an extension of a plan that was previously in place but expired at the end of January.<p>As of January 30, 2015, Brin and Page held approximately 44.6 million shares of Google Class B stock and another 44.6 million shares of Class C stock.<p>Under the new trading plan just filed, they will …

Markets

How to hack your taste buds

Why does toothpaste give orange juice a weird aftertaste? It’s one of many surprisingly easy ways to trick your tongue – and your brain – into experiencing strange flavours, says Veronique Greenwood. What's going on?<p>Your tongue is not a blank slate. What you've just eaten can change the flavour of …

West Africa

Did Taylor Swift Get a Victoria's Secret Angel Banned From Walking the Show?

Haven't people learned <i>anything</i> from listening to Taylor Swift's music? Don't let that pretty face fool you—one misstep could provoke a #1 hit explaining <i>exactly</i> what you did wrong ("Bad Blood", anyone?). But in the case of Victoria's Secret model Jessica Hart—who was noticeably absent from last …

How A Forgetful Mind Can Be A More Creative Mind

Inhibiting old ideas may have an “essential role” in developing new ones.<p>One of the best ways to get the creative juices flowing is to take a break from trying to get the creative juices flowing. By stepping away from a task, you prevent your mind from fixating on a single idea or solution, …

Creativity

From Portable Printers To Cheap Standing Desks, The Best Office Products Of 2014

Revamp your office with everything from elegant desk organizers to power-nap aids.<p>Good design in an office can turn an impenetrable pile of clutter into a beautifully organized arrangement; a slothful, sedentary workday into a healthy one; and a tangle of ugly power cords into funky decoration. …

Furniture

Toyota recalls cars in Japan, China for airbags

This article is published in partnership with Time.com. The original version can be found here.<p>Toyota is recalling 185,000 vehicles in Japan and …