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What coding class should I take: Programming is like learning a new language.

“You don’t need to go to grad school. Save your money. I’ll teach you how to code.” Seven years ago, in a bar near downtown Los Angeles, I was …

Graduate School

Huge Ancient Greek City found underwater in the Aegean Sea

The Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs has announced that remnants of a massive Bronze Age city have been discovered …

This Is How Your Brain Judges Others’ Personalities

In the realm of human interaction, there’s no second chance for a good first impression.<p>Our personalities define us. They’re the sum of what we think, feel, and do in different situations. They’re what make us unique. After about a century of research, personality psychologists now have a good …

Psychology

This one may not catch on: Teens in Taiwan start social media trend with selfies wearing nothing but plastic shopping bags

• <b>Crazy trend in Asia has people posting photos in nothing but a plastic bag</b>• <b><br>The viral social media sensation in Taiwan is truly bizarre</b>• <b><br>Men and women</b> …

Gluten-free GM wheat can help celiac patients

Artist rendition of MyPlate food guidelinesHave you ever seen the popular MyPlate? It is a simple graphic to indicate the type and amount of food …

IVF fraud case father accuses ministers of ‘looking the other way’

Man cheated by ex-wife into raising another man’s child challenges minsters to make paternity fraud to be made a crime<p>A man cheated into bringing up someone else’s child as his own in Britain’s first known case of IVF fraud has accused ministers of “looking the other way” rather than acting to …

So, this new hair trend involves "growing" sprouts from your head

A new hair trend has been sweeping China and we are 100% intrigued. Actually, make that 110% because it’s <i>that fascinating.</i><p>Here’s the lowdown: the …

25 Foods That Speed Up Your Metabolism

Your thyroid is an unassuming butterfly-shaped gland in your neck that secretes all-important hormones that control major bodily functions, including …

The Frightening Discovery of the Mount Owen Claw

Nearly three decades ago, a team of archaeologists were carrying out an expedition inside a large cave system on Mount Owen in New Zealand when they …

Virtual archaeology uncovers secrets of ancient Rome

12/20/2013 07:00:00 PM<p>An Indiana University archaeo-informaticist has used virtual simulations to flip the calendar back thousands of years and show …

Project Harpoon Is (Temporarily) Dead, But Fat Hate Isn't

In case you missed it, last week brought us the rise of Project Harpoon (also known as Operation Harpoon), which took photographs of awesome fat women doing fat lady stuff and 'shopped them into smaller women doing more or less the same stuff, only less fatly. Oh, and along the way it bodyshamed, …

Live stream: Chicago Botanic Garden's corpse flower Alice is now blooming

What's just under 5 feet tall, unfurls a maroon leaf and reeks of death when it blooms?<p>It's Alice, a titan arum, nicknamed the corpse flower, blooming at the Chicago Botanic Garden. On view to the public in the garden's Semitropical Greenhouse on Tuesday and Wednesday, Alice is a sibling of Spike, …

10 TV shows you used to be obsessed with that are being resurrected

Recently, Fox added "Prison Break" to the growing list of shows content creators are looking to bring back. It joins shows like "Twin Peaks," "Heroes," "Charmed," and "Married With Children" in the pipeline back to TV.<p>But what shows are viewers really excited about?<p>Amobee Brand Intelligence rounded …

Turning cancer back into healthy tissue

<b>Scientists believe they may have found a way to turn cancerous cells back into healthy tissue.</b><p>Their lab-based work suggests there is a biological step that can restore normality and stop cells replicating out of control.<p>When the US researchers added molecules called microRNAs, it put the brakes on …

Queen Nefertiti dazzles the modern imagination – but why?

Author Michelle Moran brought the famous Egyptian queen to life in her popular book Nefertiti – and is thrilled by what the possible discovery of Nefertit’s tomb could teach us about her life<p>In the windswept, hot, sandy Egyptian desert in 1912, a German archaeological team headed by Ludwig …

Ancient Egyptian animal mummies revealed at Manchester Museum exhibition

Unravelling the animal mummies of Ancient Egypt: Creepy exhibition reveals what lies beneath the bandages of cats, crocodiles and jackals offered to …

The Curious Incident of Censorship

A Florida school has removed <i>The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time</i> from its reading list, reports the <i>Guardian</i>. It’s not the first time the …

One 300-Pound NFL Player Found a Way to Be a Vegan and Consume 10,000 Calories Per Day

It goes without saying that food is incredibly important to NFL players. Whether they’re demonstrating next-level burger-grilling techniques or …

Nutrition

MH370 May Have Landed, Not Crashed, on the Ocean

The state of the found flaperon could indicate the missing plane landed in one piece before sinking.<p><b>Want to read more about MH370?</b><p><b>We Asked an Expert How the Debris Found on Reunion Island Might Help Locate MH370</b><p><b>The Search For Glory and Also MH370</b><p><b>How it May Have Felt to be on Flight MH370</b><p>Since …

DNA proves President Harding fathered child out of wedlock

First, DNA testing confirmed Thomas Jefferson had a sexual relationship with his slave Sally Hemings. Now it's rewriting another chapter in presidential history, this one from the Roaring '20s.<p>Genetic analysis has proved that President Warren G. Harding fathered a child out of wedlock with …

She created Japan’s Xiaomi, launching 21 gadgets in 2 months

Japan’s consumer electronics giants are struggling. Today’s Sony, for example, bears little resemblance to the industry leader it was in the eighties …

Woman Destroys Salon With Sledgehammer After Bad Haircut

We all have different ways of coping with grief. Some people cry, some people overeat, while others pick up a giant hammer and seek vengeance on …

Hair

There’s No Song of the Summer This Year. What Went Wrong?

No ‘Fancy.’ No ‘Call Me Maybe.’ No ‘I Gotta Feeling.’ 2015 was the year no track dominated the summer—and we’re all worse off for it.<p>We’ve had some …

9 Perfect Wear-to-Work Cardigan Knitting Patterns

I live in the San Francisco Bay Area, where it is year-round cardigan season. It’s also year-round cardigan season in many offices, where air …

Egypt’s Foolish Lawsuit Against Israel Will Cost Them Many Shekels

Egypt is suing Israel for compensation for "part ownership" of the world famous and luxurious King David Hotel in Jerusalem<p>Chutzpah, just plain …

New music messaging app MSTY allows you to communicate via song

Grant Bovey, former boss of Imagine Homes and ex-husband of Anthea Turner, is trying his hand at messaging apps and the world of digital music<p>A music messaging app that enables people to communicate with song clips launched on Thursday in a bid to capitalise on the growing popularity of messaging …

Apps

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Archaeologists excavate two sites where Roanoke Lost Colony settlers may have gone

The New World must have seemed so mysterious and alien to the 115 English colonists who settled Roanoke Island off the coast of North Carolina in …

Scientists Have Worked Out Why Your Eyes Move When You’re Dreaming

The brain thinks dream imagery is real.<p>Scientists have known for decades that the rapid eye movements (REMs) that occur during sleep signal that …

The Brain