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YouTube to be withdrawn from Amazon Fire TV in bitter streaming war

Google has upped the stakes in a bitter ongoing feud with Amazon after decreeing that its YouTube service would no longer be available on Fire TV or …

Canadian PhD student makes groundbreaking cancer discovery

A PhD candidate at Queen’s University has discovered a novel DNA binder that could “switch off” cancer cells and prevent them from spreading.<p><b>READ</b> …

Willpower Doesn't Work. Here's How to Actually Change Your Life

If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p><i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth."  -- </i>Arnold Washton, PhD<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you …

Self-improvement

How Probiotics May Help Depression

It’s common for people who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) to also struggle with depression. Now, a small study published in the journal</i> …

Holistic Medicine

Are you a fussy eater? Have your meals personalised to your DNA

A chain of cafes in London plans to cater to your body's every whim - right down to its genetic makeup.<p>Vita Mojo is the first in the world to create meals based on the customer's DNA profile.<p>Previously, this had only been available for dogs, or celebrities such as Formula One drivers, said the …

Your Brain Is Trying to Show You The Future - And It Might Save Your Life

We're living in fast-forward.<p>Our brains are pretty good at filling in the blanks when it comes to our sense of perception - often to the point we …

The Brain

Blasting tiny bubbles at broken pig bones makes them heal on their own

Bubble bubble oink and trouble<p>Scientists have healed severe bone fractures in pigs by blasting tiny bubbles with ultrasound in the animals’ bones. The technique encourages the pigs’ bodies to regenerate themselves, and could one day be used to help humans — especially the elderly — heal dangerous …

How a Brain Researcher Discovered the Fountain of Youth in a 93-year-old Athlete

Olga Kotelko helped researchers discover just how beneficial exercise is for the brain.<p>Aga Burzynska is rock climbing on a bluff outside Fort Collins, CO, as she often does. While she reaches for craggy fingerholds in the veined surface, Burzynska, a neuroscientist, calculates and recalculates, her …

The Brain

Harvard Neuroscientist: Meditation Reduces Stress and Literally Changes Your Brain

<i>Futurism only supports products that we use and love. The Gravity Blanket is one of those products. A subsidiary of Futurism launched this product</i> …

75 Insanely Clever DIYs Every Parent Will Wish They Knew About Sooner

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An artificial womb successfully grew baby sheep — and humans could be next

Medicine

10 Breakthrough Technologies That Are About to Change the World

The future is coming faster than you think. You need to prepare.<p>Any fool on the street can tell you that technology is changing at a whiplash-inducing pace. What's much more difficult to predict is which technologies specifically are about to hit big. Manage to divine that information before the …

Track Down

Learning These 7 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

<b>These essential skills are never</b> <b>taught</b> <b>in school, but they will</b> <b>pay dividends</b> <b>for</b> <b>your entire life.</b><p><i>“Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or</i> <i>80.Anyone</i> <i>who</i> <i>keeps</i> <i>learning stays strong.” — Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy …

God in the machine: my strange journey into transhumanism

After losing her faith, a former evangelical Christian felt adrift in the world. She then found solace in a radical technological philosophy – but its promises of immortality and spiritual transcendence soon seemed unsettlingly familiar<p>I first read Ray Kurzweil’s book, The Age of Spiritual …

Singularity

10 Insanely Cool Caribbean Travel Adventures You Must Try

When planning your next travel adventure to the Caribbean, try and venture out and do something you have never done before, whether it be hiking up a …

Caribbean

Natural-born killers: The fruits and veggies that could poison you

<b>(CNN) —</b> Underneath its spiky exterior, the fruit is smooth, juicy and beautifully sweet.<p>The spikes of the lychee fruit -- also known as litchi -- may be a deterrent for some animals, but for humans willing to break it away, it's an exotic and tasty treat. And often, just one is not enough.<p>But if …

Public Health

Productivity in a pill: Harried agency staffers turn to 'smart drugs' - Digiday

At 8:30 a.m. on a recent Friday, Dean Thomas, chief marketing officer for influencer marketing agency Gnack, stared at his to-do list for the day: …

Advertising Industry

Old Mice Made Young Again With New Anti-Aging Drug

There’s something eerily dystopian about the lives of cells.Like the young heroes in popular teen novels, cells are born into stringent organ …

Harvard Scientists Discover How to Repair DNA Damage and Reverse Cellular Aging — What It Means for Skin-Care

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to tell you your skin is aging. (I don’t care if you’re 20 — your skin has taken some hits since infancy.) But it does take one heck of a geneticist to figure out how to throw that whole chain reaction into reverse. Scientists have known for a while that the …

Skin Care

F.D.A. Approves First Drug to Treat Severe Multiple Sclerosis

The Food and Drug Administration approved on Tuesday the first drug to treat a severe form of multiple sclerosis, offering hope to patients who previously had no other options to combat a relentless disease that leads to paralysis and cognitive decline.<p>The federal agency also cleared the drug to …

Multiple Sclerosis

Airbnb, Instagram, And The Rise Of The Optimized Cabin

Hudson Woods is a $25 million bet to suburbanize cabin life.<p>A two-hour drive north of New York City, Hudson Woods is one of those idyllic vacation destinations that city slickers salivate over–its open skies and rolling hills are a far cry from the city’s claustrophobic chaos.<p>There, …

Northern California

Viber is the latest messaging app to clone Snapchat with new ‘Secret Chat’ feature

Everyone is cloning Snapchat right now, but messaging app Viber has gone back to the old school by copying Snapchat’s core ephemeral messaging feature.<p>Unlike Facebook, which has thrown Snapchat’s 24-hour Story mode into all of its core mobile apps, Viber — which was acquired by Rakuten for just shy …

How to Build a 7-Figure Online Empire

Plus, how to use that empire as an agent for good.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Peter Voogd interviews entrepreneur and philanthropist Marie Forleo about her massive success and how she's used that wealth to …

Entrepreneurship

How To Cook With Black Garlic, Which Isn't What You Think It Is

Trust us, you want this.<p>If you’re a sucker for the flavor of roasted garlic, black garlic is for you. This special garlic preparation, which is all the rage among chefs, is basically just roasted garlic times 1,000,000 in terms of flavor ― and roasted-ness.<p><b>So, what is it?</b><p>Black garlic starts off as …

Cyborgs are already here, but the next steps will make you nauseous

When you hear the words “cyborg,” or “augmented human,” you inescapably picture Arnold Schwarzenegger as <i>The Terminator</i>, the Borg from <i>Star Trek: The</i> …

The World's Most Poisonous Creatures Could Get You High and Save Your Life

In her new book, <i>Venomous</i>, molecular biologist Christie Wilcox goes in-depth exploring the culture and history of venom. VICE sat down with her for a chat about her interest in the world's deadliest creatures.<p>A large dose from the dreaded Australian box jelly, a.k.a. <i>Chironex fleckeri</i>, can …

Zoology