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What You Need to Know About Medicare

The more educated you are about Medicare, the more this key program can benefit you.<p>Medicare provides critical health benefits to countless seniors, …

11 year-old started a book club for boys to improve literacy

A lot of kids love to read, but not many kids take that passion and harness it into a full-on movement.<p>That's exactly what Sidney Keys III is doing. …

The Best St. Patrick's Day Reading List

<i>P.S. I Love You</i> <b>by Cecelia Ahern</b><p>The inspiration behind the tear-inducing movie of the same name, <i>P.S. I Love You</i> is an epic love story — with a twist. …

Literature

Every Book on Emma Watson's Reading List

Join the club.<p>Like her beloved characters Hermione Granger and Belle, Emma Watson LOVES to read. She loves it so much she started a global, monthly Goodreads book club of feminist texts. She's recruited a team to hide books for people to find all over the world. She once took a year off from acting …

Physicists Have Created a Tape That Is 100 Times More Conductive Than Copper

Superconducting Tape<p>Electricity powers the world. From houses to cars, everything runs using electricity. The sources of the world’s electricity may …

Scientist says there are over 100 planets in our solar system

Most of us grew up learning that there are nine planets in our solar system. Back in 2006 that all changed, when Pluto was demoted from being labeled …

Astronomy

52 Insights | Lawrence Krauss Calls Time Out On Fake News

When most people think of the greatest scientific developments of the 20th century they think of developments that happened between 1905 and 1925, …

Why Do We Die?

It is tempting to set up religion against science in any discussion of life, death, and purpose. But religion and science are different kinds of …

14 of the biggest questions researchers have about marijuana

Marijuana is now more accessible — legally — than it has been since it was first banned in the "Reefer Madness" era of the 1930s, but that doesn't mean researchers think we fully understand the plant or how its use affects people.<p>Far from it.<p>We know enough to say that marijuana has some legitimate …

This Bionic Lens Could Give You Superhuman Vision

There are plenty of ways to fix imperfect vision, but none of them last. Even LASIK, the most popular long-term solution, leaves your eyes at risk of …

Let The 10th Doctor Teach You Einstein's General Relativity in 3 Minutes

Who better to explain space-time?<p>On 14 March 2017, the world celebrated what would have been Albert Einstein's 138th birthday. But while all of us …

2017 Audi RS3 Sedan

No ordinary small Audi.<p>An RS badge traditionally has been one that automakers keep in the furthest reaches of their lineup-nomenclature vaults, brought out for only the most special occasions. It has also frequently been denied to U.S. buyers, but the tide seems to be turning. Last year Ford …

Working from home, with serious interruptions

Working from home can have its advantages. But when there are major interruptions, from children to wayward farm animals, finding silence is hard.<p>This week, I spent part of my morning working from my parked car inside my dark garage. The lights and heat were off, even though it’s winter in Chicago. …

University of Pennsylvania

Yes, you should tell everyone about your failures

What’s so great about boldly celebrating our worst blunders? A lot, it turns out. A look inside the movement to bring failure way out in the open.<p><b>Warning: This article contains strong language that may offend some readers.</b><p>After four months and seven interviews, Adriano Destro got the bad news: he …

Mexico City

The secret language you speak without realising it

It is rapidly taking on the dictionary and becoming a part of every day speech. If you don’t know it, you’re likely to be left behind.<p>Brynne Kennedy speaks Mandarin, French and Portuguese and is well versed in investment banking vernacular. But five years ago, when she flew to California from the …

Language

Meet the boss who works in three continents

With a life between New York, Tel Aviv and London, navigating cultures and communications isn't exactly easy for Dror Ginzberg.<p>Dror Ginzberg has been a serial entrepreneur for most of his life, but before he could launch his latest venture – video-creation software company Wochit – he needed a …

Tel Aviv

Tillerson on North Korea: Military action is 'an option'

<b>Seoul (CNN) —</b> The US would consider military action against North Korea if it was provoked, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday.<p>Speaking in Seoul at a joint press conference with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, Tillerson said Washington's policy of "strategic patience" had …

North Korea

CBD Has Been Deemed a Medicine by the Government, But Sellers Have to Stop Selling in 28 Days

"It's potentially a health disaster for tens of thousands of people."<p>The government arm responsible for regulating medicine has deemed CBD (cannabidiol) – a component of hemp used to treat or ease the symptoms of various illnesses – a legitimate medicine. While this is a step in the right direction …

Cannabis

7 Excuses We Use To Cover Up Failure

Does the name Maria Kang ring a bell to you? She’s the sexy mom who recently posted a picture of herself in workout gear with her three boys sitting around her. Emblazoned at the top were the words, “What’s your excuse?”<p>The obvious message sat around Maria, as the picture clearly showed three …

BMJ vs The Lancet: there are no winners in the 'statins war'

The editors of the BMJ and The Lancet – two heavyweight medical journals – have been arguing about statins for nearly three years. The tabloid press …

"Invest in yourself": An open letter to first-year medical students - Scope

Dear first-year medical students,<p>Welcome! What an exciting time. You are now well into your first weeks at Stanford's School of Medicine, and if your …

Stocks: 6 things to know before the open

Investors are seeing red this morning.<p>Here are the six things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:<p><b>1. What goes up must come down:</b> U.S. stock futures are sinking and all European markets are declining in early trading. Many key European indexes are down by about 2%.<p>Asian …

Stock Markets