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We’re About to See a Record-Breaking Supermoon - The Biggest in Nearly 70 Years

The closest full moon in the 21st century.<p>If you only see one astronomical event this year, make it the November supermoon, when the Moon will be the …

Fossils reveal approaching relocation of plants on Earth

Significant changes in the distribution of plants on Earth can be a reality by 2050. The prediction is made by scientists from Center for …

Ecology

Disney is making a live-action Snow White, since we haven’t had one in a while

Back in 2012, two movies based on the classic <i>Snow White</i> fairy tale were released: Rupert Sanders’ <i>Snow White And The Huntsma</i><i>n</i> and Tarsem Singh’s <i>Mirror</i> …

This Rare Pasta Is Only Made By Three Women in The World

Move over, avocado toast: hipsters are going to be lining up for a new fashionable food soon, and it’s one of the rarest pastas in the world. The …

What a Lack of Eye Contact Says About You, According to Science (and How to Fix It)

Failing to meet someone's gaze could send not-so-flattering messages about who you are and what you're capable of.<p>What you do with your clothes, hair, accessories, posture, gestures--it all conveys deep, rich meaning. But your eyes send messages, too, and failure to maintain good eye contact with …

4 Detox Water Recipes to Help You De-Bloat

When used in the context of your diet, the words <i>cleanse</i> and <i>detox</i> are quite controversial. This is mostly because some commercial cleanses and "detox" …

Want to Change Your Personality? Here's How, According to Science

Research shows you really can become more disciplined, more outgoing, and more open.<p>Do you want to change your personality? If you're like most people, the answer is yes. Psychologists talk about five key personality traits: extraversion (enjoying being with others); conscientiousness; openness; …

Apple ID hackers using Find My iPhone lock message to demand ransom

Ransomware is not uncommon on Windows machines, but has so far only been seen once on Macs and not at all on non-jailbroken iOS devices. However, Dutch site <i>AppleTips</i> reports that hackers are trying to fool people into thinking their devices have been compromised after gaining access to an Apple …

Authentication

Smashed burgers are the new kale. No, but really: Try this recipe

Sizzle is the best part of the burger. But it's limited to side A and side B. In-between lurks the granular middle — it's a lot of ground to cover.<p>Solved by the genius of math. Remember geometry's plane — the way it's all surface, no depth? Applied to the burger it produces infinite sizzle.<p>Here's …

The Sneaky Tricks That Helped Alyssa Milano Lose 20 Pounds

The actress and social activist swears by a few tried-and-true methods (none of which taste like "diet food").<p>Alyssa Milano's résumé is as varied as they come. Sure, she starred in <i>Who's the Boss?</i> and <i>Charmed</i>, but in the years since, she's been dabbling in all sorts of areas, starring in <i>Project</i> …

3 healthy (and super delicious) marinades and BBQ sauces for a clean cookout

Sure, burgers and brats aren't the most waistline-friendly grilled foods, but did you know that even grilled chicken breasts can come with a side of health risks?<p>When food chars on the grill, the cooking process makes the food taste extra smoky and delicious, but it also produces carcinogens. Corn …

How Handbags Have Dramatically Changed in 100 Years

The '80s were a wild time.<p>A woman's bag is a little slice of her life in which she stores all the things she needs at any given moment (plus her garbage remnants). On the outside, the purse signifies her style, tells you how much she's willing to lug around, and gives a clue as to where she's …

San Francisco

Magical 'Harry Potter' news abounds with Ilvermorny

<b>(CNN) —</b> Think of it as Hogwarts, American style. "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has written a piece which reveals more about the U.S. based magical community in a new entry on her Pottermore site.<p>In the second installment of the "Magic in North America" series, Rowlings takes readers inside of …

Film Industry

Want to Get the Job Interview? Wear a Low-Cut Blouse, Science Says | Inc.com

Regardless of how you choose to dress in your personal life, if you're a woman and you're looking for a job -- or taking profile photos for a professional networking site like LinkedIn -- the last thing you would do is wear a low-cut top.<p>Even though that might be the first thing you want to do.<p>One …

Employment

Humans are driving the evolution of new species — and that could be just as bad as causing extinctions

The London Underground mosquitoes were first noticed during World War II, when tens of thousands of people took shelter in the subway system's tunnels while their city was bombed. The sunless, concrete passageways were different from the mosquitoes' natural habitat — and their normal food source, …

Ecology

Scientists discovered two feather-covered dinosaur wings preserved in amber

Scientists just published their findings from two 99 million-year-old baby dinosaur wings — with feathers still attached — found encased in amber. I'm going to repeat that: We've got two dinosaur wings so well-preserved in amber that scientists can study their feathers.<p>No, you aren't living in the …

Light pollution is making trees do something strange

Paul Edwards/Getty<p>Spring has been coming early to UK cities.<p>Using citizen scientists to record budding trees over 13 years, researchers have …

Pollution

Piers Morgan Just Wrote a Ranty Op-Ed Slamming Kim Kardashian for "Famous"

"It makes yet further mockery of Kim's claims to be some sort of feminist icon."<p>Piers Morgan, man with a lot of opinions, took a break from feuding with Chrissy Teigen and John Legend to write an op-ed for <i>The New York Times</i> (wait no, sorry, <i>The Daily Mail</i>) about Kanye West's controversial "Famous" …

What really causes migraines is revealed

New research has identified more than 30 genetic risk factors for migraines – and they're mostly related to the vascular system.<p>The research provides …

Genetics

How To Make Your Own Amazingly Delicious Turkish Pide!

Wow. Just wow. The moment I pulled these Turkish pide out of the oven I knew that they would be good. But I wasn't quite prepared for how really …

Cooking (Australia)

Young girl laid again to rest, 145 years after her first burial

Five men in black suits lifted a small, cherry-wood casket out of the back of a hearse Saturday morning on a fog-covered hill at Colma’s Greenlawn Memorial Park.<p>They carried the casket through a line of Knights of Columbus members dressed in full regalia and over to the young girl’s final resting …

The Northern Italian Province Is an Architecture Geek’s Dream

For architecture devotees, there are a few sacred destinations—among them, Barcelona for its Gaudi; Istanbul for the Hagia Sophia; New Canaan for its modernism; and the Veneto, the northern Italian province renown for its collection of urban buildings and countryside villas by architect Andrea …

Japan’s Robot Restaurant Is a Futuristic Sensory Overload

Robotics and psychedelic lights electrify the Robot Restaurant in Shinjuki, Tokyo.<p>If any one country is truly synonymous with robotics, it is without a doubt Japan. Last year in the country’s Huis Ten Bosch theme park, the Henn-na (“Weird Hotel”) opened, billed as the first staffed entirely by …