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Breakthrough method means CRISPR just got a lot more relevant to human health

'The most clever CRISPR gadget to date'<p>The gene-editing tool CRISPR may one day change the way humans approach medicine — or at least that’s how it’s been portrayed so far. But for all the talk of using CRISPR to eliminate disease, the method was never very good at doing one important thing: …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

South America

BBC - Earth - The animal that doesn't get cancer

Many animals get cancer just like humans do, but there are a few mysterious species that rarely develop it<p>Cancer is rife in the animal kingdom. For many, the mortality rate is similar to that suffered by humans.<p>The dogs and cats we share our homes with can get various forms of cancer. Among other …

Biology

A story of drugs, darkness and death in the Amazon

“Unais was a good man. We spoke for four or five hours a day about philosophy, health and world politics. I thought we would be lifelong friends. But that night, all I could sense from him was evil. His eyes had an empty rage. He was possessed.”<p>On Wednesday, December 16, Joshua Stevens, 29, a …

Spirituality

Nuclear Fusion Hit a Massive Milestone in Germany

A brand-new reactor, an experimental stellarator design called Wendelstein 7-X, was successfully booted up to an extent where it created hydrogen plasma.<p><i>This story was translated from the original published by Motherboard Germany.</i><p>The Max Planck Institute in Greifswald reached a true milestone in …

The Internet Makes Us Stupid and Here's Why

I hate to admit it. But reading this column will make you stupider. No, it’s not that what I have to say is particularly obtuse. It’s that you’re …

Scientists Propose a 'Mirror Universe' Where Time Moves Backwards

Mind = blown.<p>Two separate teams of physicists have been examining the flow of time in the Universe, and they’ve proposed that some 14 billion years …

Why Can’t You Remember Your Future? Physicist Paul Davies on the Puzzlement of Why We Experience Time as Linear

The curious question of how and whether we can tell the difference between an experience and the memory of an experience.<p><i>“If our heart were large enough to love life in all its detail,”</i> French philosopher Gaston Bachelard wrote in his 1929 meditation on our paradoxical experience of time, <i>“we would</i> …

Elasticity

Bill Gates Funds A Smartphone Battery That Runs On Human Urine

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is on a mission to improve human sanitation, particularly in areas of the world that don't have a reliable water supply. Much of that effort is about reinventing the toilet but the foundation has also challenged scientists to find ways to turn human waste into …

Bill Gates

10 of the best adventure holidays in Europe

Walk, cycle, kayak or horse ride around some of the continent’s most stunning and remote corners<p>The Persians named Cappadocia “the land of beautiful horses” after its wild mountain ponies – and the striking landscape of deep canyons and strangely shaped rocks is perfect for an unusual horseback …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Music<p>Bonnie “Prince” Billy and Matt Sweeney might be reviving the mysterious project.<p>By Zach Baron4 days agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>GQ’s editors select …

Hall of Shame: The 9 Worst Marketing Fails by Retailers in 2015

By<p>By the time you see an ad from a retailer, restaurant, or consumer brand, it has been looked over and picked at by countless people at an ad agency …

26 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2015

From the start, 2015 was ripe for world-changing innovation.<p>In early January, we saw Bill Gates drink clean water converted from sewer sludge and …

These Hilarious Photos of Wildlife are Sure to Put You in Stitches! (PHOTOS)

Funny animal pictures are a pretty big deal. So big, in fact, that famous photographer Paul Joynson-Hicks created the Comedy Wildlife Photography …

8 things you (probably) didn’t know about King Arthur

The legend of King Arthur, a fifth-century warrior who supposedly led the fight against Saxon invaders, continues to fascinate today. Here, historian …

8 Free Online Tools to Bring the First Million Visitors to Your Blog

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Incredible NASA footage shows UFO beaming light on Earth just before transmission is cut

Check out this incredible NASA footage which seems to show a UFO beaming light on Earth just before transmission is cut by NASA.<p>NASA is at it again. …

Paranormal

This Magnet Can Change Your Faith in God

When researchers used magnetic energy to shut down the brain’s threat perception, nearly a third of patients were more tolerant to immigrants. More …

DNA At the Fringes: Twins, Chimerism, and Synthetic DNA

DNA tests are thought to be conclusive proof—of crime, of family relation—but in some cases, our genetic material acts in mysterious ways.<p>Plenty of …