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Build a Behemoth Cold Brew Coffee Drip Tower

I love cold brew coffee. Its rich and delicious flavor, and low acidity, means it tastes great over ice. Traditional hot-brewed coffee methods simply can’t compare; when chilled and served on ice they tend to taste diluted and acidic. I have a small commercial drip tower that works very well, …

US: Coyotes running at cars near San Francisco could be 'high on magic mushrooms'

Coyotes behaving strangely and charging at cars near beach towns in the San Francisco Bay Area could be hallucinating from ingesting "magic" …

17 Animal Hugs To Get You Through The Day

GIVE ME ALL THE HUGS PLEASE.

Five planets align in dawn sky

<b>Five planets are aligning across the dawn sky over the next month, in a rare treat for skywatchers.</b><p>Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter will be simultaneously visible to the naked eye for the first time in more than a decade.<p>The spectacle is visible from Wednesday until 20 February, but experts …

Why Banning the Controversial Painkiller Kratom Could Be Bad News for America's Heroin Addicts

We need new, more flexible ways of regulating drugs—especially opioids—in order to truly protect the public.<p>It sounds like the perfect drug. At low doses, it's stimulating, like a strong cup of coffee; at higher doses, it's sedating and kills pain. And it's a legal, natural plant that has been used …

Anatomy Of Addiction: How Heroin And Opioids Hijack The Brain

When Jack O'Connor was 19, he was so desperate to beat his addictions to alcohol and opioids that he took a really rash step. He joined the Marines.<p>"This will fix me," O'Connor thought as he went to boot camp. "It better fix me or I'm screwed."<p>After 13 weeks of sobriety and exercise and discipline, …

Painkillers

SETI Comunication Director Seth Shostak on Our Sudden Openness to the Idea of Alien Life

"Turns out the percentage of worlds that could sustain biology is reasonably high." Boom!<p>For over 15 years now, Seth Shostak has overseen the search …

Aliens

Baltimore psychologist pioneers team using psychedelics as ‘sacred’ medicine

William Richards, who began studying psychedelics in Germany in 1963, is convinced LSD and psilocybin drugs can transform people’s lives for the better<p>Baltimore is known to many as the heroin capital of the US. If William Richards has anything to do with it, it may also become the nation’s most …

Consciousness

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: 'I don't want to live in a society that does these sort of things'

Ayahuasca and Iboga – Messengers of Truth from Mother Earth

<i>“The history of Western culture in the last two thousand years could be seen as the “Empire of the Mind conquering the exterior world and</i> …

'The Simpsons' go totally retro in '80s action movie homage

<i>The Simpsons</i> have added yet another stellar couch gag to their repertoire — this time, harkening back to the action-packed TV of the '80s.<p>This …

Florida Woman Helped Kill Boy While Playing Video Games: Cops

<b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>An earlier version of this story misidentified Ashley Cole as the child’s mother.</i><p>A woman was charged Tuesday with helping her boyfriend smother his 6-year-old son and causing him to suffocate while the pair played video games on Christmas Eve.<p>Ashley Cole, 22, of Englewood, Florida, …

Crime

Man Fitted With Bionic Penis Will Lose His Virginity To An Award-Winning Sex Worker

Mohammed Abad has arranged to meet with Charlotte Rose for dinner in London.

A Japanese lifestyle guru explains how to organize your home once — and then never again

Marie Kondo is the queen of organization. Her book, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing," reveals her instructions for organizing your space in one sitting, and then never having to do it again.<p>Her methods have garnered a significant social media …

CultureZohn: In My Back Yard

<i>Hillary and Bill Clinton at Yale circa 1972</i><p>I love this picture of Hillary and Bill. They look like people I could have been friends with. They give me hope.<p>I've been having lots of conversations on both sides of aisle about the election next year: Republicans who are sure Trump is the candidate …

Crowds Flock to Japan to View Orchid Species Resembling a Monkey's Friendly Face

According to the Chinese lunar calendar, February 8th, 2016 will mark the start of the Year of the Monkey and one Japanese aquarium's celebrating in a floral fashion. The Aquamarine Fukushima recently opened up an exhibit featuring the rare <i>Dracula</i> <i>simia</i> flower—which is also known as a Monkey Orchid. …

Japan

How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Finish What You Start

Seth Godin, a best-selling author in the business and entrepreneurial space has one of the most popular courses on Udemy. Over 300 people have contributed to its 5 star rating and over 12,000 students have paid $57 dollars for it. Yet, according to him, the average student doesn't even complete the …

How we quantify love

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Can we measure love by neuroscience?</i> <i>Answer by Yohan John, neuroscience PhD.</i><p>Can we measure love with neuroscience? We can try!<p>Social neuroscience is the sub-field of neuroscience that attempts to understand the particularly social behaviors that humans …

Neuroscience

Shenzhen landslide was a matter of time, firms say

After the deadly landslide of a man made mountain of dirt that buried 33 buildings in Shenzhen, companies involved and workers at the site say that …

Did Egypt’s Old Kingdom Die—or Simply Fade Away?

The end of the great age of pyramid building in Egypt was long thought to be a traumatic collapse that plunged the Nile Valley into a long era of chaos. New research is changing that view.<p>As world leaders celebrate a new agreement to limit the impact of greenhouse gases on human society, …

Morrissey dismisses Bad Sex award as 'repulsive horror' after win

Singer responds for the first time to his triumph in the annual prize, which recognised his novel List of the Lost for a passage about a ‘bulbous salutation’<p>Morrissey has finally responded to his triumph in the Bad Sex award earlier this month – and the singer is not impressed.<p>The Literary Review …

Morrissey

Vintage air travel: Photos from golden age of flying | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Nowadays we can actually live tweet our own mid-air meltdowns, but how on earth did people entertain themselves on planes before the dawn of Wi-Fi and gadgets?<p>Movies have been shown in the air since 1921 -- yes, really -- but once upon a glamorous jet age we managed to get by without the …

Here's Why You Should Always Take Off Your Kids' Coats While They're in the Car

If you don't, you could be putting them in serious danger.<p>If you're about to hit the road to Grandma's house this holiday season, you might be putting your kids in danger without even knowing it. Experts say that if you put your child in a car seat while wearing a puffy winter coat, your little one …

Inside Mong La, the Myanmar Town Where You Can Buy Drugs, Sex, and Endangered Animals

Mong La is a 5,000-square-kilometer fiefdom in the Golden Triangle that is infamous for the flagrancy of its sin-based industries like prostitution, gambling, and the selling of endangered animals.<p>Every day, thousands of Chinese visitors cross the border to Mong La in northeast Myanmar. And it's …

Surviving Winter in the Middle Ages

In 2013, a medieval reenactment group set out to see what it would be like to survive a Russian winter in the Middle Ages. They selected one of their …

You Don't Have to 'Figure Yourself Out' Before You Can Love Someone Else

I've seen this scenario multiple times.<p>Girl is having problems with relationship with guy.<p>Girl goes to her friends for relationship advice... over... and over... and over again.<p>Girl's friends eventually start saying, "Maybe you should spend some time just trying to figure yourself out right now …

Before-and-after photos of China's air show just how terrible its air pollution is

China's air is notoriously polluted, full of gray smog that covers the sky.<p>The health problems associated with that pollution are the reason for 1.6 million deaths a year, or about 4,000 people a day.<p>But for a couple of weeks, the sky was bright blue.<p>In honor of a military parade to celebrate the …

Did Dakotaraptor Really Face Off Against Tyrannosaurus?

By now you’ve probably heard about the giant “raptor” uncovered in South Dakota. The dinosaur’s discovery came as quite a shock. For the past century <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i> has dominated our imaginations as the sole apex predator of the Hell Creek Formation, but <i>Dakotaraptor steini</i>, as Robert DePalma and …

25,450 Americans will die this year waiting for cancer drugs that could treat them

When you have a terminal illness and all else has failed, shouldn’t you be free to enrol in a medical trial of a promising new drug? This isn’t a distant hypothetical, but a serious predicament that faces thousands of Americans every year.<p>In a recently published book, <i>The Right to Try,</i> Darcy Olsen, …

Cancer