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Your Thanksgiving Table Needs This Coconut-Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

This scrumptious Coconut-Pumpkin Chiffon Pie is sure to take your Thanksgiving spread to the next level this November! Packed with mouthwatering …

Scientists may have found evidence of a parallel universe

The idea that we might be living in just one of an infinite number of universes has been fodder for scientific debate and sci-fi movie plots for a …

Scientists Are Exploring a Link Between Our Minds and the Quantum World

Could Quantum Consciousness Exist?<p>Despite all the research we’ve done, we still know relatively little about how the human brain works, and we know …

The Most Visually Stunning National Parks According to a Former National Geographic Photographer

One of the best parts about visiting national parks is seeing preserved natural wonders, and each park offers unique views. Recently a former …

How NASA is planning to touch the sun

A look behind the scenes of NASA's advanced solar probe<p>Our sun might not seem as enigmatic as more exotic, distant stars, but it’s still a marvelously mysterious miasma of incandescent plasma. And it’s certainly worthy of our scientific attention: Curiosity aside, a violent solar event could …

Astronomy

Sorry, Einstein - Physicists Just Reinforced The Reality of Quantum Weirdness in The Universe

There's no avoiding that "spooky action at a distance."<p>One of the strangest phenomena you're likely to come across in all of science is quantum …

The Mars rover just sent back data that has scientists completely stumped

The Curiosity rover has been cruising around on Mars since late 2012, so you’d think that scientists would have a pretty good handle on the kind of …

Thanks To Climate Change, The World’s Storms Are Getting More Dangerous

Efficiency is usually a good thing, but not when we’re talking about the energy running around in the world’s weather systems. Energy in the Earth’s …

Climate Change

Milky Way being pushed through space by cosmic dead zone, say scientists

It is known that our galaxy is being pulled through space, but cosmologists suspected it was being pushed as well – and new research might confirm it<p>The Milky Way is being “pushed” through space by a cosmic dead zone that lurks half a billion light years from Earth, researchers claim.<p>Located on the …

3 Useful Hiking & Backpacking Tips

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

A Woman Was Killed by a Superbug Resistant to All 26 American Antibiotics

She won’t be the last.<p>Yesterday morning, I published a story about the silent spread of resistance against the antibiotic of last resort, colistin—a major step toward the emergence of a superbug resistant to all antibiotics. While reporting this story, I interviewed Alex Kallen, an epidemiologist …

Microbiology

3 Sleeping Pads to Make Mornings Great Again

You know those “from the tent” Instagram shots? The ones of some gorgeous view bathed in misty morning light, framed by nylon tent flaps, maybe a …

Backpacking

How to Turn Bar Soap into Liquid Soap

Once you see how easy it is to make your own liquid hand soap from a bar of soap, you'll wonder why you ever paid for it. Just follow these simple …

Our brains aren't as selfish as you might think — science says so

The year 2016 left plenty of people feeling demoralized, so you’ll be pleased to learn that we finally have some encouraging news about humankind — …

23 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your …

Scientists say radio signals from deep space could be aliens

Scientists may have found proof that E.T. really is phoning home — in the form of powerful radio signals, which have been detected repeatedly in the …

11 Simply Rules to Clean Eating

By Franziska Spritzler<p>The term "clean eating" has become very popular among the health conscious.<p>Clean eating is an eating pattern that focuses on …

How Sleep Affects Your Weight

<i>For</i> SELF, by Amy Marturana.<p>Another good reason to start getting more shut-eye.<p>The amount and quality of sleep you get any given night really sets the tone of the following day. When we’re well-rested, our minds and bodies just seem to work better. When we’re really tired, everything’s harder. We …

Immune System

Get Involved in the World's Biggest Quantum Physics Experiment Happening Right Now

What could be the world’s largest quantum physics experiment is happening today, 30 November 2016, and researchers need people from all over the …

Most Beautiful Streets in the World Every Traveler Must Visit Photos

Not all streets are created equal. Take the colorful Caminito that anchors Buenos Aires's La Boca neighborhood: It not only provides visitors with a vibrant photo op but also serves as a reminder of how the neighborhood was built in the 19th century. Streets, however, don't have to offer a history …

A catastrophic climate feedback loop long feared by scientists is happening

For years environmental scientists have warned of a catastrophic climate “feedback loop” that could pump a massive underground repository of carbon …

Stephen Hawking Reveals Simple Formula For Tackling Obesity, Adding 'It's Not Rocket Science'

'Millions of lives are in danger.'<p>Professor Stephen Hawking is campaigning for people to tackle obesity before it’s too late.<p>In a new advert for …

When Did the Universe Begin?

According to some scientists and a model based on quantum correction, the universe may have been in existence forever. This theory complements …

Physics

Get Involved in The World's Biggest Quantum Physics Experiment Happening Right Now

Play games for physics.<p>What could be the world's largest quantum physics experiment is happening today, 30 November 2016, and researchers need people …

We Now Have Scientific Evidence For Why You Should Never Go to Bed Angry

Forgetfulness is bliss.<p>We're always told to 'never go to bed angry', but is this just a relationship cliché, or wise words to live by? According to …

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Intelligence May Stem From a Basic Algorithm in the Human Brain

Theory of Connectivity<p>The human brain is the most sophisticated organ in the human body. The things that the brain can do, and how it does them, have …

This Scientific Study Could Rock Your Sexual World in the Best Possible Way

New findings suggest a simple way to take your sex from ho-hum to va-va-voom!<p>What do sex and music have in common? According to a recent study from …

7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …