Ethan Charles Bent

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Octopuses Do Something Really Strange to Their Genes

It might be connected to their extraordinary intelligence.<p>Octopuses have three hearts, parrot-like beaks, venomous bites, and eight semi-autonomous arms that can taste the world. They squirt ink, contort through the tiniest of spaces, and melt into the world by changing both color and texture. They …

Biology

10 Easy Dinner Recipes That Will Become Family Favorites

A recipe that the <i>entire</i> family loves is priceless — mainly because you won’t hear “I’m hungry” five minutes after clearing the table. From Grilled Chicken Fajitas to Turkey Burgers, these easy recipes will become some of you’re most requested. The best part? They’ve all been tested, perfected and …

Bribe older workers to retire later with cash lump sums, Government adviser recommends

Older workers who delay retirement will be entitled to cash lump sums worth thousands of pounds under new recommendations to encourage people work into their 70s.<p>The suggestion, by John Cridland, a former CBI director who is reviewing the state pension age for the Government, will inform official …

Americans are eating less beef. Here's why that matters for climate change

American diners are eating fewer burgers, steaks and meatballs, and that's making a noticeable dent in the nation's greenhouse gas emissions, a new …

Agriculture

Weapons in Ancient Egypt

The ancient Egyptian military is often imagined in modern films and other media as a heavily armed and disciplined fighting force equipped with …

13 dinner meals that will take you less than 30 minutes to make

We get it — you’re a busy woman who runs the world. But you’re only human, which means you get hungry every now and again and you don’t have the time …

5 Ways to Keep Mosquitoes at Bay

Outdoor Adventure<p>This Is the Best Way to Protect Against Mosquitoes<p>Travel<p>7 Things You Need to Do to Protect Yourself from Ticks<p>Subscribe & …

SpaceX's Saturday rocket launch is a big freaking deal

It's make or break time for SpaceX.<p>The Elon Musk-founded spaceflight company is planning to launch a clutch of communications satellites to orbit …

Space Travel

Obama is going out in a blaze of self-interest

Of all Barack Obama’s costumes, the most ill-fitting is that of the hawk. The guise doesn’t work for all sorts of ideological and historical reasons. …

The Most-Pinned Healthy Recipe Of 2016 Is Something You Should Cook Tonight

The people of Pinterest have spoken, and the most beloved healthy recipe of 2016 is all about tasty chicken and avocado. The most-pinned healthy …

The Anxious Lover: Stop Feeling Insecure And Get The Love You Crave

Why do people manipulate others? Is it because they're an asshole? Is it because they need to feel powerful?<p>I manipulated an ex-girlfriend once. Years ago, when I was in a toxic relationship with someone I loved, I lied to get a reaction out of her. I told her I was going to watch her soccer game, …

Best PS4 Games: From shooters to puzzles, these are the ones you need for your new console

So, you just got a new Playstation 4 or Playstation 4 Pro? Congratulations! Now that Sony's latest console has been out for a few years, you have an …

10 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Save Money in 2017

As we inch closer to 2017, many of us have money on the brain. If you're hoping 2017 will finally be the year you get on top of your savings, here are 10 simple, painless ways to achieve that goal.<p>IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.<p>While maintaining a budget is one of the most effective tools for tracking …

Distant black hole may disprove Einstein's theory of relativity

More than 26,000 light years away, deep within the heart of our galaxy, lies Sagittarius A* - four millions Suns' worth of unseen mass concentrated …

Nearest Potentially Habitable Alien Planet Has Three Suns

Move over Tatooine — having two suns is old news. New research shows that the closest exoplanet to Earth — Proxima b — may have just one-upped the …

Proxima Centauri

Astronomers discover Jupiter-like planet surrounded by clouds of rubies and sapphires

While we earthlings are being subjected to rain filled with potentially carcinogenic toxins, it looks like it’s raining rubies and sapphires on other …

What Are the Medical Benefits of Psychedelics?

I sat down with Professor David Nutt to find out.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Sweden</i><p>After LSD became illegal in many countries in the late 1960s, scientific research into its potential benefits to mental health largely stalled. It's only recently that this topic has become subject to …

Einstein's Theory Just Put the Brakes on the Sun's Spin

Although the sun is our nearest star, it still hides many secrets. But it seems that one solar conundrum may have been solved and a theory originally …

Was Einstein wrong? Controversial theory claims the speed of light is not a constant

A potentially divisive theory suggests Einstein may have been wrong to say the speed of light is a constant – and the claims could soon be tested …

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

Earth - Asteroids are not the only threat to life from space

We are here by the skin of our teeth. Evolution could well have turned out differently, and the fact that it did not may well be down to freak, chance events. Life on Earth has faced a string of accidents, weird situations and outright catastrophes, from sudden ice ages to collisions with asteroids …

NASA's Hubble Telescope Captures Stunning Supermassive Black Hole As It Engulfs An Entire Galaxy

Never has destruction looked so beautiful.<p>NASA<p>Never has destruction looked so beautiful.<p>NASA and the European Space Agency’s Hubble Space Telescope …

Black Holes

Is there life on Mars? Evidence of aliens may have been found on the Red Planet – in 2007

Evidence of alien life on Mars may have already been found by Nasa’s rover but scientists failed to notice, a new study suggests<p>In 2007, the Spirit rover photographed intriguing finger-like rock formations at the Home Plate plateau, a 300 square foot area in the Gusev crater near the Martian …

Why Our First Alien Encounter Could Happen Soon

We could discover life on the nearest Earth-like planets within the next ten years.<p>It’s one of the great questions of our age: Are we alone in the universe? A long line of films—from <i>Contact</i> to <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i> to the latest entry, <i>Arrival</i>—have explored whether intelligent life is …

Hot Springs

Physicists Think These Could Be the Weirdest Objects in the Universe

"Strange stars" could theoretically exist forever, though we've never spotted one.<p>When an incredibly massive star supernovas, it leaves behind one of two things: a neutron star or a black hole. Neutron stars are the leftover cores of massive stars after they have ejected all their other material. …

Physics

Stunning new theory of gravity suggests there's no such thing as dark matter

A new theory of gravity explains the way galaxies rotate without the need for the theoretical presence of dark matter, according to a renowned expert …

Dark Matter

10 Crockpot Recipes for Lazy People

Humans can’t live on takeout alone. But who has the time or energy to cook? Whether you’re a chronically lazy chef or just need to get through a …

Cooking