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Why We Have Pain, & How We Kill It

Why the Incas offered up child sacrifices

<i>These children [to be sacrificed to the mountain and other gods] would be collected from all over the land and would be carried in litters together … They should be very well dressed, paired up female and male.</i><p><b>Juan de Betanzos, 1551</b><p><i>Human nature would not allow them to kill their own children … if</i> …

Is YouTube killing comedy?

<b>(J-L Cauvin, Louie C.K.)</b><p>Now that comics are expected to post content for free online, it’s harder than ever to break through<p>Daniel Berkowitz<p>August 3, 2013 9:45pm (UTC)<p>On April 23, 2013, a parody video appeared on YouTube, seemingly out of nowhere, which reimagined the comedian Louis C.K. as a …

New: We Are Intemporal - Wicked Game (Chris Isaak Cover)

How do you even begin attempting to cover the greatest song ever written? So it's safe to say that Luxembourg's <b>We Are Intemporal</b> don't better the …

Listen to Lightning Bolt’s new song, “Barbarian Boy”

Lightning Bolt drummer/vocalist Brian Chippendale has spent most of this year supporting the latest from his Black Pus side project, <i>All My Relations</i>. …

What Are The Most Lactose Intolerant Places In The World? [Infographic]

Whether you can digest milk comfortably after childhood is a genetic fluke. For many people, the ability to produce lactase--the enzyme that allows the body to break down lactase, the sugar in milk--disappears after childhood, when we no longer need to survive on our mother's milk.<p>Lactase …

Could 'listening to your body' help you lose weight?

Can you count your heartbeats – without taking your pulse? Whether you realise it or not, you almost certainly can. We all have an "interoceptive …

4D printing: buildings that can change over time

What if buildings could adapt their shape and form – without any other input from us? Architect Skylar Tibbits says 4D printing could make materials that build themselves.<p>The way we build our structures has become more and more sophisticated. But the materials we build them from are static, waiting …

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