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Are we thinking about depression all wrong?

One in ten of us will experience depression at some point. Just what causes this highly debilitating disease, and the best way to treat it remains controversial: last month, Danish researchers reported that antidepressants raise the risk of suicide when taken by healthy people.<p>The most widely …

Winners of the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Showcase Animals at Their Funniest

The newly-launched Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards hopes that you'll chuckle when you see one of their images. You aren't laughing at them, rather, but with them–these lighthearted photos are meant to be hilarious. The unusual competition combines funny portraits of animals with technical …

Wildlife

This Is Why No One Should Ever Breed White Tigers

"These are not a species, they are not endangered ... they shouldn't exist."<p>One look at Kenny and it's clear why white tigers shouldn't be bred.<p>Kenny …

Why we outlive our pets

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Pets

Scientists discover ancient 3-armed sea monster unlike any living species

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Forget Wi-Fi: You may soon access the internet via ordinary light bulbs

Light-speed internet may be upon us. A technology called “Li-Fi” uses light waves from ordinary LED light bulbs to deliver internet connectivity that that is cheaper, more secure and 100 times faster that broadband internet.<p>Velmini—a tech company in Tallinn, Estonia—is the first to test visible …

Wi-Fi

World’s first anti-ageing drug could see humans live to 120

The world’s first anti-ageing drug will be tested on humans next year in trials which could see diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s consigned to distant memory.<p>Scientists now believe that it is possible to actually stop people growing old as quickly and help them live in good health well into …

Intelligence is meaningless if you can’t recognize your own mistakes

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth, and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks like easy living. But there’s another side to the story.<p>Intelligent people have a …

Self-improvement

Science Thinks We Should Start Putting Seaweed in Everything

Science Thinks We Should Start Putting Seaweed in EverythingTORONTO, ON - FEBRUARY 24: Stock shot of Dried Seaweed (David Cooper/Toronto Star via …

Nutrition

Bill McKibben: What the Paris conference on climate change can do for planet Earth

Starting Monday, diplomats and scientists, activists and heads of state at the 2015<p>U.N.climate change conference in Paris will scramble to reach the first truly global agreement on the greatest problem the planet has ever faced. It will make for compelling headlines, but it's not the real story. …

You make it, you recycle it: Editorial

Ontario is ditching the “eco fees” levied on electronics and other consumer goods, and the change can’t come fast enough.<p>Charging buyers of certain …

Scientists say they have a new cure for hearing loss

Jay Alan Zimmerman is a successful composer who writes music for movies and musicals. There's something that sets him apart from other composers, however. He's deaf.<p>Zimmerman wasn’t always deaf. He came to New York and began his career in music. Over time he realized he had lost quite a bit of …

Hearing Loss