Graham Dougherty

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Scientists discover a new way the brain forms memories

b2848560-b191-400a-8e06-890216bdf7ae<p>Scientists discover a new way the brain forms …

Health Care

An entirely renewable energy future is possible, a new study says

A new study finds that countries around the world could shift their economies entirely to renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind and hydroelectric, by the year 2050.<p>The researchers map out the blend of energy sources that each of 139 countries would need to completely switch their energy to …

How to visit the Fairy Pools in Scotland

THE FAIRY POOLS on the Isle of Skye in Scotland lure visitors from all over the world. Set at the foot of the Black Cuillin, fed by the River …

New Research Suggests Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Patients May be Reversible

A Targeted Approach<p>New research from a team at MIT indicates symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affecting patient’s memories may be reversible. AD …

Dementia

Perseid meteor shower is near peak. Here's where to go to watch

The<p>Perseid meteor showerwill peak in the early hours Friday and Saturday, but don’t expect to easily see them from your backyard if you live in Southern California.<p>To really appreciate the celestial show, you want to get as far from the urban glow of lights as possible. For those who want to go a …

Astronomy

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

A visual explanation of quantum mechanics

From the ViaScience YouTube channel comes this 31-part video explainer of quantum mechanics. As the introduction video notes, there is a fair bit of …

Quantum Mechanics

Total solar eclipse 2017: everything you need to know

20 questions you were embarrassed to ask about the August eclipse, answered.<p>On August 21, a total solar eclipse will cut through the entire continental United States. It’s going to be awesome. If you’re in the bull’s eye center of the moon’s shadow, known as the totality, the sky will go dark for a …

The Stunning, Fast-Rising Asian Country You Should Visit Before It's Too Popular

Let’s say you want an off-the-beaten-path destination, a country where you’ll find an adventure without a lot of hand-holding. Vietnam may very well …

The Best Cheap Eats in Los Angeles

More so now than ever before, some of L.A.’s best food is also its most affordable. As fine dining continues to go out of fashion, more incredibly …

Credit Cards

How to maintain, or even improve, your memory as you age

As you age, some slowdown in memory and processing is to be expected. That can mean a forgotten birthday, an accidentally retold story, a temporarily misplaced wallet.<p>Such run-of-the-mill forgetfulness may increase over the years but is usually not — as you may fear — a sign that you’re on the road …

High Blood Pressure

Science says lasting relationships come down to 3 basic traits

Helen Fisher, biological anthropologist and author of "Anatomy of Love," put happy couples in long-term relationships into brain scanners. The results gave her an insight into what makes a relationship last.<p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook

2017 May 30 - A Kalahari Sky

<b>A Kalahari Sky</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Petr Horálek<p><b>Explanation:</b> You wake up in the Kalahari Desert in Botswana, Africa. You go outside your tent, …

Nature Photography

Ask Ethan: What Does The Edge Of The Universe Look Like?

13.8 billion years ago, the Universe as we know it began with the hot Big Bang. Over that time, space itself has expanded, the matter has undergone gravitational attraction, and the result is the Universe we see today. But as vast as it all is, there’s a limit to what we can see. Beyond a certain …

Neutrons

How to pack, store, and enjoy beer on camping trips

CAMPING SEASON is upon us and we don’t want any of you to miss out on refreshing brews while enjoying the great outdoors — there’s nothing like a …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Great Travel and Productivity Apps You Haven’t Tried (Yet)

The 2017 Webby Award nominees have been announced. (Side note: we were nominated for Best Lifestyle Publication; vote for us here.) The Productivity …

Productivity Apps

Great white shark circles kayak angler for an hour off Maui | Adventure Sports Network

A Maui kayak angler realized he had attracted an unwanted visitor Saturday when he heard a loud splash behind his 12-foot vessel.<p>"When I look behind …

Watch 20 Inches of Snowfall Accumulate in Timelapse

Time-lapse Photography

Don’t miss the new HDR Tutorial

One of the first few lessons was shot right here inside this amazing church in Venice with Lisa Bettany. We had great fun in here… and no one ever …

These Sweet Potato Hash Egg Cups Are A Breakfast You'll Look Forward To

They'll make your mornings delicious and easy!<p><b>Sweet Potato Crust:</b><p>½ sweet potato, peeled and shredded<p>Olive oil, drizzle<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p><b>Add-Ins:</b><p>6 large eggs<p>Tomato, diced<p>Basil, finely chopped<p>Garlic, minced<p>Spinach, finely chopped<p>Bell pepper, diced<p>Mushrooms, chopped<p>Pepper, to taste<p><b>Toppings:</b><p>…

Breakfast

Has the Large Hadron Collider Disproved the Existence of Ghosts?

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) might be the world's most incredible science experiment. A particle collider seventeen miles in circumference, it …

Physics

This Website Has the Best Flight Deals 99% of the Time, Says a Travel Pro

While the purpose of a vacation is to relax and unwind, the lead-up to a trip can have the opposite effect. Between trawling flight websites, finding …

American Airlines

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

A man who flew around the world for 3 months on less than $1,000 shares his best advice to save a fortune on airfare

After retiring at age 34, Brandon traveled around the world for three months, visiting 14 countries on four different continents — and he paid only $947.91 for his flights.<p>What's his secret to traveling so cheaply?<p>Frequent flyer miles, scored through free credit card signup bonuses.<p>Brandon, who …

Personal Finance

Brand New Math May Explain Strange Phenomena in Space-Time

Of Patterns and Disturbances<p>Mathematicians from the University of Utah have developed a new mathematical theory that could explain how waves and …