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Thirsty koala drinks entire water bottle from generous cyclist

A concerned cyclist took a pit stop during his ride through Adelaide, Australia, to help out a thirsty koala.<p>Matt Sully posted a video on Facebook, …

Psychologists Think They Found the Purpose of Depression

Depression is pervasive: In 2015, about 16 million — or 6.7 percent of — American adults had a major depressive episode in the past year. Major …

The myth of America's invincible military

Today, with the long benefit of hindsight, France's stunning collapse in the face of Nazi invasion looks almost unsurprising. But at the time, it …

Take These 6 Steps to Overcome Your Fear of Crashing

Get a tune-up. (For you and your bike.)<p>shutterstock<p>After an accident (or even if you're scared of the possibility), take your bike to the shop; making sure it’s in optimal shape can help boost your confidence while you ride.<p>This step isn’t only about ensuring that your bike is in working order, …

Self-help

How to Speak Your Bike's Language

Squeaking<p>Shutterstock<p>If you’ve heard squeaking from your bike, “it could mean that it has a dry chain or bearings,” Yozell says. Cleaning and lubing your chain is usually a good place to start with any weird noise, but if it doesn’t solve the squeak, you may need to maintain or replace some …

Fantasy Sports

Acer Switch Alpha 12 2-in-1 Windows tablet review

Acer

How To Release Chronically Tight Hamstrings - Monthly Yoga With Abi

<i>About Abi</i> -<br>Abi Carver designs yoga routines for mountain bikers looking to eliminate muscular aches and pains, gain an edge in competition and unlock …

Yoga

Suspension Losses Confirmed

Recently, <i>Bicycle Quarterly’s</i> experiments on suspension losses have been replicated and confirmed: <b>Higher tire pressures don’t result in faster speeds</b> …

The Body Mechanic: Stop pulling up on your pedals

Your wheels are round. Your cassette is round. Your chainrings are probably round too. So it makes sense that your pedal stroke should be round. Or …

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

<i>By Melissa Dahl</i><p>A good run can sometimes make you feel like a brand-new person. And, in a way, that feeling may be literally true. About three decades of research in neuroscience have identified a robust link between aerobic exercise and subsequent cognitive clarity, and to many in this field the …

Is Nicotine the Cure for Sugar Addiction?

Americans are eating more sugar than ever. Could another addictive substance stop our infinite sweet tooth?<p>Sugar is a delectable enemy. Once thought …

Watch this bonkers-looking aircraft with 18 rotors take its first crewed flight

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Schizophrenia and subvocal speech: Why people with schizophrenia hear the voices of God, spies and supernatural entities.

<i>Excerpted from</i> <b>NeuroLogic: The Brain’s Hidden Rationale Behind Our Irrational Behavior</b> by <i>Eliezer Sternberg, M.D. Out now from Pantheon.</i><p>My first …

Trespassing

These are the Air Force’s 10 most expensive planes to operate

Military

Indoor Cycling Workouts to Maximize Your Winter Ride Time

Chances are your typical indoor ride goes like this: Hop on trainer, pop in Season 4 of <i>Mad Men,</i> fight off trainer boredom long as you can stand it. But spending hours on the trainer can be overkill.<p>Indoor workouts "are harder than riding outside because you're fighting the resistance of the …

Mad Men

A neuroscientist says there’s a powerful benefit to exercise that is rarely discussed

When I was about to turn 40, I started working out regularly after years of inactivity. As I sweated my way through cardio, weights, and dance classes, I noticed that exercise wasn’t just changing my body. It was also profoundly transforming my brain—for the better.<p>The immediate effects of exercise …

Humanity

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This declassified US intelligence report from 1990 is one of the most terrifying things you'll ever read

Now we finally know it was also one of the most dangerous, thanks to a February 1990 report published by the National Security Archive at George Washington University this week after a 12-year Freedom of Information Act battle.<p>The US and Soviets were dangerously close to going to war in November …

Our ancestors were just as sleep-deprived as we are, scientists say

If you ever wish you could live in a simpler time when the pressures of modern life didn't make you feel sleep-deprived, scientists have two words for you: Dream on.<p>A new study of three preindustrial societies reveals that our early human ancestors probably got about the same amount of sleep as we …

5 Anger Management Tips for Children

Does your child lash out or trash his room when he gets mad? Here's how to help him work out strong emotions and stop the bad behavior<p>Your 7-year-old …

Anger Management

How do you bring an aircraft back from the dead?

A consortium wants to bring the supersonic Concorde back into the air. But just how feasible is it to return a retired plane back into service? BBC Future investigates.<p>On 26 November 2003, one of the more glamorous chapters in aviation history ended. This was the day the last Concorde flight took …

Here's Why Some People Are More Religious Than Others

Ramon Espinosa—AP<p>Claudia Daut—Reuters<p>Joe Raedle—Getty Images<p>Desmond Boylan—AP<p>Alexandre Meneghini—Reuters<p>Ismael Francisco—AP<p>Tony …

Cuba

17 Things That Happen When You Have An Anxious Mind But A Laid Back Personality

There’s really no such thing as having an “anxious mind.” There is only having your anxiety fueled by your thoughts (which is something that everyone …

The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb

IT is now more than ten years since the atomic bomb exploded over Hiroshima and revealed to the world in one blinding flash of light the start of the …

How depression damages the brain

Brain damage is caused by persistent depression rather than being a predisposing factor for it, researchers have finally concluded after decades of …

10 careers with the most psychopaths per capita

<b>Alec Baldwin in "Glengarry Glen Ross"</b><p>Research suggests psychopathy can actually be advantageous in certain professions. He are just a few examples<p>Kali Holloway<p>June 23, 2015 7:45pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Are you a psychopath? Happens to the best of us. James Fallon, a …

Psychology