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Here's How Ben Affleck Talked To His Kids About Autism

In the upcoming film <i>The Accountant</i> (which hits theaters next Thursday), Ben Affleck plays a character with autism. And, he explains in an interview …

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Move over DNA. Scientists can identify you based on the unique pattern of proteins in your hair

A strand of hair at a crime scene, or clinging to human remains unearthed by archaeologists, could hold new promise as a means to identify its unique owner and unravel mysteries sealed by the passage of time.<p>In research published this week, scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories …

Genetics

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5 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Blackheads for Good

Dermatologists break it down.<p>Dr. Pimple Popper may have turned acne into entertainment, but when the blemishes are on your own face, treatment is decidedly less amusing. Blackheads, in particular, are practically begging to be squeezed, though dermatologists agree that digging up unsightly clogged …

Why Are Canadians Being Banned from the US for Admitting They’ve Smoked Weed?

Telling the truth could keep you out of the US for life.<p>Here's a Canadian public service announcement: don't ever tell a United States border guard you've smoked pot before. It doesn't matter if the last time you got stoned was hours ago or that one time in the ravine behind your high school—keep …

This Woman Used Makeup To Completely Transform One Side Of Her Face

There's a viral video going around that proves the power of makeup. It was uploaded early Monday morning and has already collected nearly 3 million …

Donald Trump outscores Hitler on psychopathic traits test, claims University of Oxford researcher

Donald Trump outscores Adolf Hitler on a test used to determine psychopathic traits, while Hillary Clinton ranks between Napoleon and Nero, a researcher at Oxford University has found.<p>Psychologist Dr Kevin Dutton ranked the psychopathic traits of the US presidential hopefuls and historical figures …

Eve Plumb of "The Brady Bunch" Sold Her Malibu Home for $3.9 Million

The profit: Millions. Take that, Marcia.<p>The actress, who starred in the sitcom as Jan Brady, owned the home for nearly 50 years.

World's leading sea ice expert warns the "Arctic death spiral" will make global warming even worse

The terrifyingly ominous phrase “Arctic death spiral” refers to a chart that measures the continual melt laying waste to the ice in the Arctic Circle …

Global Warming

World's Smartest Physicist Thinks Science Can't Crack Consciousness

I’ve been writing a lot lately about consciousness, the ultimate enigma. I used to think why there is something rather than nothing is the ultimate …

What is that custom denim shirt that Karlie Kloss and Gigi Hadid have and HOW can we get one

Just as great minds think alike, so do fabulous dressers. This rule of thumb is made abundantly clear through the fact that Karlie Kloss and Gigi …

Donald Trump 'could lose by the first landslide in a generation' against Hillary Clinton in the US election

Some experts have begun predicting that Donald Trump could lose the US presidential election in the first landslide in a generation.<p>It came as a series of polls showed Hillary Clinton surging in key battleground states.<p>Her leads included 14 percentage points in Virginia and nine points in …

An artist creates 3D paintings that will play tricks with your brain

Sometimes the eyes on an especially well-painted portrait will appear to follow you around the room, but Patrick Hughes' mind-boggling 3D art takes the concept to a whole other level.<p>Hughes uses a style he created called "reverspective," painting uncanny optical illusions of a rooms with an eerie …

Neuroscientist to the Super Busy: Sleep Is Work, Too

The science of why skipping sleep is a truly terrible idea.<p>A few weeks ago, I chatted with a smart, successful startup founder for a story I was working on at midnight his time (I'm not the world's rudest journalist -- that's when he called me). After the call I had a nonurgent follow-up question …

The Cognitive Science Behind Repeating Mistakes

Being constantly late, losing your phone, spending too much money, dating the same inadvisable people—these are all errors that human beings make over and over again. But it has more to do with how the brain is wired than with a lack of discipline. In attempting to understand where we went wrong, …

This New Red Hot Chili Peppers Song Is Actually Awesome?

It slaps...literally.<p>The Red Hot Chili Peppers have been so perennially chill for so long that sometimes you take their existence for granted, and the long stretches between their albums only add to that. Well, they're re-emerging with a new Danger Mouse-produced album <i>The Getaway</i> and they've shared …

Contouring Grandma Has Broken The Internet

She's not a regular grandma, she's a cool grandma.<p>Think contouring is just for the likes of young beauty fans like Kim Kardashian? This nursing home …

Kim Kardashian

Your Next Brunch Needs These Cinnamon French Toast Fingers

Soft, fluffy brioche French toast rolled in cinnamon sugar and dipped in fresh raspberry and mascarpone dip. Are you salivating as much as we are right now? This easy recipe makes the perfect Mother’s Day breakfast. Or even better, just make yourself a large plate and take it back to bed with an …

10 signs you're burning out and how to stop it

The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home.<p>New research from the American Psychological Association and the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago reported the following:<p>A Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) …

Ex-School Employee Who Punched 11-Year-Old With Autism Says Boy Punched Him First: ‘Who Gets Hit and Doesn’t Respond?’

A former employee of a New York City public school said when he punched an 11-year-old student with autism in the face, it was a “reflex” reaction after the boy punched him first.<p>“Who gets hit and doesn’t respond?” Milton Parker asked the New York Daily News. “The kid punched me in the eye first …

Crime

Ontario kids with autism aged 5 and older cut off of gov't-paid therapy

TORONTO -- Ontario children with autism aged five or older no longer qualify for government-funded intensive therapy, a move critics say is leaving …

Autism

California Artist with Autism Uses His Synesthesia to Paint Vivid Portraits: 'I See Beautiful Colors in My Dreams'

Jeremy Sicile-Kira, a 27-year-old artist with autism, has sold dozens of his stunning, colorful portraits to people all over the country.<p>The Del Mar, …

Autism

Apple Goes Beyond Autism Awareness, Promotes Acceptance

Apple has released a pair of new videos in honor of Autism Acceptance Month. In what seems to be an effort to outpace the “Light It Up Blue” bandwagon of Autism Speaks’ puzzle-pieced “Autism Awareness Month,” the tech giant has gone one step ahead, deliberately name-checking Autism Acceptance Month …

Autism

Apple's intensely moving film about a teen with autism

Technically Incorrect: Dillan Barmache is 16 and lives in California. He describes his life as "hell" and "lonely."<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>He was "that kid."<p>That's how Dillan Barmache's therapist and communication partner Deborah …

Autism