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Your Brain Might Be Distorting Reality

Some researchers are finding that the things you do could change what your brain sees–but not everyone is convinced.<p>We usually believe that what we see is a true representation of what’s there. The basic model of vision is that the eyes receive sensory information, the brain processes it, and then …

I Parented Like a Chinese Dad for a Week and My Kids Do Chores Now

An American dad in Ohio looks abroad for inspiration and finds some insight.<p>By<p>Dec 19 2017, 4:46 PM<p>In 2011, author, lawyer, and Chinese American Amy …

Why The 5-Second Rule Made Me Unstoppable And How It Will Do The Same For You.

What a massive few weeks. I discovered this life hack called “The 5-Second Rule.”<p>What a rollercoaster of a ride!<p><i>A simple definition of the 5 Second</i> …

Motivation

91-year-old former congressman shows millennials how to tweet about Trump

91-year-old former congressman John Dingell has been quick, witty, and on fire with his 140 characters for years.<p>Despite his age, he knows how to use …

A look back at the most fire revenge dresses of all time 😈😈😈

'Revenge dressing' is in part a trope conjured up by the press, in part a totally legit thing people do after a break up.<p>Anyone who has been through …

Holocaust survivor: This is not the America I came to

<b>(CNN) —</b> When I came to the United States in 1949 after the Second World War, the world had just witnessed the horrific culmination of centuries of anti-Semitism: the indefensible murder of 6 million Jews.<p>In the 1930s, we all believed that nothing like the Holocaust could ever happen, and for the …

Time I

25 Powerful Quotes From Confucius That Will Blow Your Mind

These Confucius quotes are incredible! If you haven’t heard of Confucius yet, he was a Chinese social philosopher whose teachings have a strong basis …

Elon Musk's SpaceX launches recycled rocket in historic first

The space company successfully relaunches an orbital class rocket for the first time ever, making it perhaps the largest tin can to ever be recycled.<p>Recycling isn't just for cans, bottles and really sucky gifts anymore.<p>Nearly 15 years after setting out to revolutionize how we get to space, Elon …

Space Travel

Tech Giants Are Racing to Be the First to Develop “The Last App”

<i>The following article was inspired by futurist John Smart’s series on the future of personal AI assistants, aka Sims. In a paraphrase of futurist</i> …

The US Is Ceding the Energy Industry of the Future to China

On Tuesday, President Trump pledged to end the “war on coal” by rolling back the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-era federal policy that compels states to …

SpaceX set to actually reuse one of its reusable rockets - ExtremeTech

By on March 24, 2017 at 6:21 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It took a lot of clever engineering …

It's Only In Some Airports For Now, But The Laptop Ban Could Go Global

The world's busiest international airline is loading people's laptops into boxes at the departure gate. Security experts say it could become standard across the world.<p>Major airlines affected by the ban on laptops and other electronic devices on US- and UK-bound flights have begun revealing how …

Flying

Most Young Americans Consider Donald Trump an 'Illegitimate' President, Poll Says

More than half of Americans age 18 to 30 view Donald Trump‘s presidency as “illegitimate,” according to a new poll.<p>The GenForward survey found that …

Some Photos of Earth For Shaq, Who Thinks the Earth is Flat

Dr. Shaquille O’Neal is no longer a professional basketball player, he’s a podcaster. That means he has unlimited opportunities to stick his size 22 …

European rocket scientists pledge to make first private Moon landing in 2018

The first private Moon landing could be made by a group of European scientists next year.<p>A group of rocket engineers called PTScientists (Part-time Scientists), has built a landing module and two rovers, which are expected to launch in 2018 on board Elon Musk’s SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.<p>The landing …

Space Exploration

Parents 'control' their children in one of 2 ways — and only one leads to happier kids

A study from University College London found that people who perceived their parents as less psychologically controlling and more caring as they were growing up were likely to be happier and more satisfied as adults.<p>On the flip side, the people whose parents applied greater psychological control as …

23 Of Sterling Archer's Funniest Lines On "Archer"

"I'm scared that if I stop drinking all at once, the cumulative hangover will literally kill me."

TV

When moms 'tune in,' babies show empathy later - Futurity

Mothers who are able to "tune in" to their baby's thoughts and feelings by engaging in baby talk may help their children show empathy later.

5 signs you have an Italian mother

1. Food is always her question and her answer.<p>It doesn’t matter whether you’re on the verge of a nervous breakdown, you’re depressed, can’t sleep at …

Philae probe still talking to Earth from surface of comet, say Rosetta scientists

Europe’s robot lab Philae phoned home on Friday after several days’ silence in its journey towards the sun on the back of a comet and is “doing very well”, the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) said.<p>The latest contact lasted 19 minutes and is the third time Philae has touched base with Earth since it …

Space

Steal the Style from the 1934 Film The Thin Man

From the overcoat to the tux, here's how to get detective Nick Charles's timeless look<p>From the overcoat to the tux, here's how to get detective Nick Charles's timeless look

Men's Fashion

Gooey Decadent Krispie Treat Fudge

This krispie treat fudge is for the krispie treat lover in your house. It's the answer to "what's for dessert?"<p>Today I pulled a fast one on my family. You see, they have a strict rule with me that I am no longer allowed to make Rice Krispie treats.<p>It’s not because I make them poorly, it’s because I …

Energy-saving lightbulbs can prevent good sleep

Replacing filament bulbs with energy saving lighting could impact sleep because they produce more blue light, a professor has warned<p>Modern energy-saving lightbulbs could prevent people from sleeping because they emit more blue light than traditional lighting, a sleep expert has warned.<p>Professor …

Dallas Science & Nature Museum: Progress

Last week, North Texas media (and me) got one of the first looks inside the new Perot Museum of Nature & Science during a hard hat tour and …

Creamy Chicken and Vegetables Over Rice, a Comfort Food Recipe

During the weekends, I really enjoy spending some time in my kitchen early in the morning preparing breakfast for my family. If you are like me, you …

5 Healthy, Delicious and Low-Calorie Weight Loss Recipes

Boneless skinless chicken breast recipes are easy to make, quick to get to table, and good for you. The most common way to prepare them involves oven …

'The True Cost' Seeks to Expose the Consequences of Fast Fashion

A new documentary reveals the global effects of American consumption.<p>"The fashion industry just needs to think," Stella McCartney tells director Andrew Morgan in his latest documentary, <i>The True Cost</i>. In the film, Morgan sets out to expose exactly what goes into the global production of fast …

Why women are better at remembering than men

A study has finally revealed why men are more forgetful than women<p>Men forgetting to wash-up, putting the bin out and picking up their clothes might sound familiar to some women but scientists have discovered why.<p>Research has revealed that men are not as good at remembering.<p>A 100 men and women aged …

The Easy Way to Cure Chronic Procrastination You Should Try Now

Some people may wonder why procrastination advice seems to never work for them and if there is a deeper issue at hand. Well, for 20% of the …

Procrastination