Elijah Wetzel

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Hurricane scientists have never seen an image like this before

For the first time in modern history, three hurricanes in the Atlantic are lined up in the most dangerous of ways, according to Eric Blake, a hurricane specialist at the National Hurricane Center.<p>The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued advisories on Hurricane Irma (currently located north of …

Weather

Vanilla Cake With Chocolate Frosting

This moist and delicious vanilla cake can be frosted with the included chocolate frosting, or use another frosting. This cake would be great with a …

The medical world is taking inflammation (even more) seriously thanks to a new study

There’s a reason why inflammation is one of the biggest buzzwords in the wellness space: Experts say keeping it at bay via anti-inflammatory foods, …

Data Breach Exposes 700M Email Addresses — And Some Passwords

The bad guys just got breached.<p>A spambot computer program, which harvests email addresses to send spam messages for everything from weight loss pills to those notorious Nigerian prince emails, has exposed 711 million email addresses and a number of passwords.<p>Security researcher Troy Hunt said it …

Security

More than 150 countries reach ‘monumental’ deal to phase out powerful greenhouse gases

A deal has been reached by more than 150 countries to limit the use of harmful greenhouse gases in what the UN called the largest breakthrough since …

A Field Of Volcanoes And A Hurricane Seen From Space

Rosetta probe set to collide with comet 67P as 12-year mission comes to an end

Spacecraft’s final descent to the surface of the duck-shaped comet marks the end of an extraordinary journey – and will give ESA scientists ‘emotional closure’<p>“Comets, importing change of times and states, brandish your crystal tresses in the sky,” Shakespeare wrote in Henry VI, Part 1, in a nod to …

How to Dress Smart Without Going Broke

You can look good on a budget. You can even wear high-class threads. But you have to know where to go.<p>It is September and a man’s mind turns to …

Pocket Squares
Cooking

How Sex on MDMA Stacks Up Against Weed and Alcohol

Whether you call it MDMA, molly, or ecstasy, the club drug with the less-sexy chemical name of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine is huge right now. …

Ecstasy (Drug)

Cannabis And Coconut Oil Make Powerful Mixture to Kill Cancer Cells

Marijuana or also known as the female cannabis plant has been used for medical purposes for centuries back.<p>Its cultivation has been recorder in …

TV Sex Scenes That Are Better Than Porn: Game of Thrones, Scandal, Outlander, and More

It's not so surprising that PornHub's views tank whenever <i>Game of Thrones</i> is on. For me, watching pretty people with a complicated love story do it in nice lighting > a "money" shot that brings up bad feelings about the porn industry's depiction of women and their pleasure. Maybe that means I'm just …

TV

This Scientific Approach to a Clean Inbox Will Astound You

I've been using it for years and didn't know it was based on science. A clean inbox awaits.<p>I've been using a science-based technique for email for the past 20 years and I didn't even realize it. It has made a huge difference not only in making me more productive with my messaging, but really with …

Productivity

New fossil evidence supports theory that first mass extinction engineered by early animals - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Newly discovered fossil evidence from Namibia strengthens the proposition that the world’s first mass extinction was caused by “ecosystem engineers” …

Why Did the Genetic Code of All Life on Earth Suddenly Stop Evolving?

Around 3,000 million years ago, something stopped the genetic code from growing.<p>All life on Earth exists thanks to a universal genetic code. This biological rulebook tells our cells how DNA should be translated into life-supporting proteins, without which we couldn't survive.<p>Even though the genetic …

Genetics

How Chris McCandless Died

An update to ‘<i>Into the Wild’</i><p>The debate over what killed Chris McCandless, and the related question of whether he is worthy of admiration, has been …

Smelling Farts Could Work Wonders For Your Health, Says Science

It turns out you were doing your friend a favor when you cupped your hand to your butt, farted, then swiped it into their face. Same with all those times you crop dusted (the act of farting and walking at the same time thus spreading the scent over an expansive area) an unsuspecting crowd at the …

Wellness
Cannabis

6 Entrepreneurs Who Failed on 'Shark Tank' (but Went On to Make Millions)

Who's sorry now? They didn't get the 'Shark Tank' deals they wanted, but these startups are killing it anyway.<p>It's hard to land a coveted slot on <i>Shark Tank</i> and harder still to get the deal you have in mind. Common sense might tell you to take any deal the Sharks are nice enough to offer.<p>Then again, …

The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

For years you’ve been told to go for skim over full-fat dairy. Even the latest dietary guidelines for Americans urge people to avoid the full fat, …

Pot sales healing economic woes of the Colorado town of DeBeque

When the oil and gas industry tanked and plans for gambling crapped out, this conservative town of ranchers and roughnecks found salvation in an unlikely place.<p>Weed.<p>"We are going to survive by it," said Darrel Kuhn, who owns the local liquor store, "because we sure as hell can't survive without it."<p>…

Cannabis

3 easy make-ahead breakfast recipes allow sleepyheads to conquer mornings

If only I were the kind of person who could wake up easily, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, ready to tackle the day. You know, Beyonce-level, "I woke up like this" alert, with a cup of coffee in one hand and a perfectly composed, Instagram-ready breakfast in the other.<p>But I'm not.<p>No, mornings are a …

After Georgia veto of anti-gay bill, evangelical Christians feel betrayed

When Joshua McKoon learned that AT&T, Bank of America and hundreds of other companies had taken out a full-page newspaper advertisement to protest Georgia's "religious liberty" bill, the Republican state senator took to Twitter.<p>"How grotesque," he wrote.<p>The ad, which appeared Easter Sunday in the …

LGBTQ

Scientists have found a way to recycle sunlight, and it could cause a solar-power revolution

The world of solar cells could be on the cusp of a revolution, as researchers seek to boost efficiency by harnessing the power to recycle light.<p>A new study, published Thursday in the journal Science, considers the properties of hybrid lead halide perovskites, a group of materials already making …

Clean Energy

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Netflix has revealed for the first time that it lowers the streaming video quality on Verizon and AT&T.</b> Netflix says that it has been throttling its video on wireless networks like AT&T and Verizon for over five years, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p><b>2. Playboy wants to sell itself, and it</b> …

Coachella Festival

Bernie's Rage Against the Machine

Sanders’s candidacy has beaten back elite, establishment corporate centrism, offering his party a viable progressive alternative. That’s why he has already won.<p>Whether he wins the Democratic Party nomination or not—and his chances are increasingly viable—the candidacy of Bernie Sanders has already …

Middle-class

Watching TV makes you think a thinner woman's body is ideal, researchers find

People with highest Body Mass Index preferences in village with least media access, while those living in urban areas preferred thinner female bodies<p>The more television people watch the thinner a female body they prefer, according to a new study.<p>Claiming to have proved a direct link between TV and …