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Biohacking - genetic engineering from your garage

Biohackers conduct research far away from the establishment, in kitchens or garages. Their creations range from water filters to genetically modified …

Inventions

Perils of Peeking Into the Womb: Ultrasound Risks | Blog | KBMD

“Clinical use of diagnostic ultrasound imaging during pregnancy has a long history of safety and diagnostic utility, as supported by numerous human …

Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?

The suicide rate for farmers is more than double that of veterans. Former farmer Debbie Weingarten gives an insider’s perspective on farm life – and how to help<p>I wrote about farmers’ suicides – and the reaction has been overwhelming<p>It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in …

Mental Health

Lynda Carter stars in amusing PSA to save single-player games

Commentary: Bethesda Softworks creates a stirring ad, starring the original Wonder Woman, in support of the loner gamer.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I blame social media.<p>Concocted communities like Facebook and Instagram made us believe …

Lynda Carter

This Glass & Concrete Cliffside Cabin Is The Ultimate Brutalist Escape

Frank Lloyd Wright may have passed away nearly 60 years ago, but the Organic style he pioneered still plays an influential roll in the world of …

This is how much money parents lose supporting their adult children

Leaving the nest doesn’t always mean entering financial independence for kids these days, and parents are paying a high price for it.<p>Some 80% of …

Personal Finance

China Has Launched World's First Electric Zero-Emissions Cargo Ship

But we're surprised about their choice of payload.<p>China is now the proud owner of the world's first all-electric cargo ship and has already put the …

Scientists Added Two New Letters to DNA's Code

If you’ve taken a science class, you’re likely aware that DNA is the body’s instruction manual. But its language is only written in four letters: A, …

Biology

Employees Who Stay In Companies Longer Than Two Years Get Paid 50% Less

The worst kept secret is that employees are making less on average every year. There are millions of reasons for this, but we’re going to focus on one that we can control. Staying employed at the same company for over two years on average is going to make you earn less over your lifetime by about …

How do you remove caffeine from coffee?

<i>Amuse Our Bouche</i> <i>is</i> The Takeout’s <i>column that answers your burning, boiling, and flambéed food questions.</i><p>It’s no coincidence that the two most popular …

Coffee

World's Deepest-Living Fish Found Five Miles Beneath the Sea Surface

The oceans’s deepest point is <i>Challenger Deep,</i> a chasm <i></i>almost 11000 meters (36,200 feet) below the surface. Few fish species can stand this dark, …

Fish

Babies Who Get More Cuddles Have Their Genetics Changed For Years, Study Shows

Hold me.<p>The amount of close and comforting contact that young infants get doesn't just keep them warm, snug, and loved. A new study says it can …

Genetics
Small Business

I just don’t want to be a software developer anymore

<i>I still love coding, but I hate this industry</i><p>It’s an easy story for me to tell. When I was 10 there was nothing more exciting to me than playing …

How cancer survival rates have changed since the 70s

More people are surviving a cancer diagnosis today than in the 1970s, according to a report released earlier this year by government agencies and …

Cancer

12 Mind-Blowing, Affordable Adventures for Your Bucket List

Start planning your next vacation now.<p>Are you an adventure hound who lives for trips that test your physical limits? Have you fantasized about …

Cabo San Lucas

34 Business Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

<i>This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here.</i><p>Alright, here it is: the book list to end all …

Self-improvement

Taylor Swift’s reputation: will her new album silence her critics?

From spats over white privilege to her failure to speak out against Trump, the singer’s position as peerless pop princess has been seriously damaged in recent years. Will this be the week she wins back her detractors?<p>Taylor Swift producer Jack Antonoff: ‘I’m drawn to female artists who are brutally …

Feminism

Paradise Papers firm was criticised for failures on terrorist financing rules

Appleby lobbied against transparency on grounds that offshore firms are doing enough, but leaks reveal string of concerns<p>The firm at the centre of the Paradise Papers leak has been repeatedly criticised by inspectors in different jurisdictions for failures in the way it applies regulations designed …

Corruption

A Really Common Medication Has Been Linked to Doubled Risk of Stomach Cancer

Here's what you need to know.<p>A class of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux and heartburn has been linked to a greater-than-doubled risk of …

Shareholder Serfdom: Investors Are Losing Their Rights

Warren Buffett likes to say that buying stock is equivalent to buying a piece of a business. If you own a business, shouldn't you expect to have some …

The Quiet Price of Entrepreneurship

rawpixel / Pixabay<p>Read a selection of articles in most business publications and you will, undoubtedly, find more than a handful that explicitly or …

Terrifying, first-person photos show the claustrophobic conditions inside Hong Kong's 'coffin cubicles'

Hong Kong is in the midst of a housing crisis. As prices begin to rise and the city grows denser, some have resorted to living in the smallest of spaces.<p>Since 2012, photographer Benny Lam has been documenting the housing situation in Hong Kong by focusing his camera on what have become known as …

Hong Kong

The 6 worst TV shows of the fall 2017 season, ranked

There are way more stinkers than successes, particularly from the big networks like CBS and ABC.<p>So we ranked the worst of the worst, from The CW's "Dynasty" to ABC's "Wisdom of the Crowd." Hopefully you see this before you've watched any of these.<p><b>Here are the worst new shows of the fall 2017</b> …

TV

75,000 manufacturing jobs lost — that’s the price of Ontario’s electricity disaster

In the 1990s and into the 2000s, Ontario was a low-electricity-cost jurisdiction. This was a competitive advantage for the province, helping attract …

Adam Sandler Is Miraculously Great in ‘The Meyerowitz Stories’

The maligned comedian’s performance in Noah Baumbach’s newest film can’t be described as anything short of a miracle.<p>Over the years, Adam Sandler’s …

World's Newest Ridiculously Big Radio Telescope Has Made Its First Discovery

That was FAST.<p>A little over a year since its completion, China's 500-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST for short) has just made its first …

Jerry Jones

'Nudge' guru Richard Thaler wins the Nobel prize for economics

Professor Richard H Thaler has been awarded the Nobel memorial prize in economic sciences for his contributions to behavioural economics.<p>Best known for his best-selling book <i>Nudge</i>, Prof Thaler is credited with inspiring former Prime Minster David Cameron to create the Behavioural Insights Team. The …