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Milky Way: Secrets of galaxy revealed in most detailed hydrogen map yet

A team of scientists from Australia and Germany have created the most detailed hydrogen map ever produced of the Milky Way.<p>The map was pieced …

This Might Be the Single Greatest Save in Motorcycle Racing History

How Randy Mamola rode out of this, we have no idea.<p>If you've ever been on a motorcycle and had something go wrong, you know how quickly a small mistake can turn into a big problem. And when your bike starts to slide unexpectedly, it can be almost impossible to recover. Heck, even missing a little …

Keanu Reeves Is Designing Really Expensive Motorcycles Now

If you've got $80,000 to burn and want something to do while you wait for 'Bill and Ted 3,' the actor has you covered.<p>Thumbnail via Flickr user Ildar Sagdejev<p>After years of donating his hard-earned <i>Matrix</i> money to charities and medical research, Keanu Reeves is finally giving back to rich people by …

The Supreme Awakening: What Did Buddha, Emerson, Einstein and Saint Teresa Have in Common?

<b>Interview with author Craig Pearson</b><p><i>"There are moments when one feels free from one's own identification with human limitations and inadequacies ... Life and death flow into one, and there is neither evolution nor destiny; only being."</i> -- Albert Einstein<p>An ongoing theme in human culture is the …

Bar of dark chocolate a day boosts athletic performance, say sports scientists

Eating a bar of chocolate a day might not seem the obvious diet for athletic greatness, but a new study shows it can significantly boost performance.<p>Scientists at London’s Kingston University asked nine amateur cyclists to eat a 40g bar of dark chocolate each day for two weeks and then measured …

Warren Buffett's right-hand man gave a dark warning about American finance

According to the Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman, we have "a vast gambling culture, and people have made it respectable."<p>Basically, the stock market is a casino, and too many people want to get rich quickly. He said:<p>There's way, way too much of that in America. And too much of the new wealth has …

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The 13 Best Winter Cocktails to Get You Through the Cold

From an updated martini to a seasonal riff on the manhattan, here's what to drink when the temperature dips.<p>You can sip a martini any time, but there's something particularly pleasurable about a cocktail designed for the colder months. "Everyone's looking to drink seasonally," says bartender …

Here's the leadership strategy Nike's CEO uses to make employees smarter

Fortune quoted Andy Campion, Nike's chief financial officer: "What's fascinating about [Parker's] use of questions is that it leaves other leaders empowered to find the answers themselves and act on them."<p>That observation closely mirrors those that other Nike employees have made in the past.<p>A 2009 …

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Over and over again, the military has conducted dangerous biowarfare experiments on Americans

On September 20, 1950, a US Navy ship just off the coast of San Francisco used a giant hose to spray a cloud of microbes into the air and into the city's famous fog. The military was testing how a biological weapon attack would affect the 800,000 residents of the city.<p>The people of San Francisco …

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What the Koran really says about women

What the<br>Koran<br>really says<br>about women<p>Photo: Getty Images/Flickr<p>When Middle East correspondent Carla Power began studying the Koran with a conservative Islamic scholar, she wasn’t expecting to learn that it nowhere advocates the oppression of women - or that Islam has a rich history of forgotten …

How to "Age" Your Bourbon in 3 Seconds

A few weeks ago, I found an email in my inbox. It contained a recipe for "Instant Aged Bourbon" from the pages of Kitchen Hacks, a book by Cook's Illustrated. I was intrigued.<p><b>The recipe calls for you to add 1 tablespoon of dry sherry, 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla, and 1/4 teaspoon of liquid smoke to 750</b> …

Seven Books Every MBA Student Needs to Read

The MBA Startup Reading List<p>I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have spent my summer in Palo Alto, California, interning on the data science …

The Best Whiskey Cocktails for Fall

Make good use of your liquor cabinet with these recipes.<p>A drop in temperature pairs deliciously well with a deep, smoky whiskey. Whether it's Irish, Scotch, bourbon, or rye, these whiskey cocktail recipes will carry you through the change in weather and make good use of your liquor cabinet.

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

At CES And Beyond, It's The End Of The Car As We Know It

Apologies to REM for borrowing the band’s song title, but I’ve never been more convinced that the car is undergoing a dramatic transformation courtesy of technology. The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week in Las Vegas is the prime place to witness this metamorphosis of the …