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A 'super telescope' has captured an astounding image of the massive black hole at the centre of our galaxy

An astounding image of the massive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way has been captured by a super telescope in South Africa.<p>The clearest image yet of the centre of the Milky Way galaxy has been released from South Africa's shiny new radio telescope, MeerKAT.<p>This $330 million (R4.4 billion) …

The Scientific Reason Why Knuckles Crack Is Not What You'd Expect

Researchers conclude: It's not the sound of popping bubbles.<p>The sweet release of cracking knuckles has always baffled scientists. Over the years, …

University of Alberta

A groundbreaking discovery reveals that wounds heal 60% faster if they occurred during the day instead of at night

Scientists recently discovered that skin cells heal more efficiently during the day. They published their findings in Science Translational Medicine. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Scientists have discovered something astonishing. Our skin heals faster if we're wounded during the …

Burns

9 ways to make people like you without saying a word

Becoming more likable is easier than you think.<p>There's lots of research on the traits and behaviors that make people likable — that have nothing to do with what they're saying.<p>Below, Business Insider has rounded up some of the most fascinating pieces of research on the best ways to make friends and …

Self-improvement

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Tai Chi

How to Create Day to Night Time-lapse Footage

Time-lapse photography isn’t anything new, but it is a process that takes a lot of time to produce a cinematography effect showing subtle motion …

Time-lapse Photography

Mayday! 17 Mysterious Shipwrecks You Can See on Google Earth

1 of 18<p>Google spies shipwrecks<p>The world's most famous shipwreck may be the RMS Titanic, but the remains of the luxury steamship are visible only to …

Shipwrecks

Conceptual photographer takes us behind the scenes on the moon's ever changing cycle

Swedish Photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson goes all out for his creations. They take so much work that, according to his website, Johansson …

No 'Star Wars' game has ever looked this real

In the last two Star Wars games, "Battlefront" and "Battlefront II," you're given a sandbox of Star Wars characters and worlds to play in.<p>These games are <i>very</i> pretty — some of the best-looking games on any system — but they don't hold a candle to what one intrepid gamer turned the original …

Darth Vader

Curiosity Rover Documentary Details Mars Robot's Science Discoveries

The journey of NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has been filled with close calls and amazing discoveries. Now, a new documentary chronicles the life (thus …

Mars Rover

This is why Sony phones in the U.S. don't have fingerprint sensors

This article was previously published in February 2017, but in light of Sony once again releasing phones in the U.S. with no fingerprint sensor, we …

A HUD Mod That Let Me Rediscover The Witcher 3

I’ve played a lot of <i>The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt</i>. Like, a LOT. My Steam counter just cracked 200 hours, and that’s not counting the first time I played …

12 Things Women Actually Want In A Relationship (But Don't Say)

As men, it can be difficult to understand what women want from us. Their actions seem contradictory and their words are confusing. They usually don’t …

Why Is It So Hard to Tell If Someone Likes You?

One of the most frustrating things about dating and relationships is trying to figure out whether a person has romantic feelings for you. People …

11 Things to Know Before Dating a Woman Who Just Got Out of a Bad Relationship

*~Trust issues~*.<p>Anyone who has been in a seriously crap-filled relationship knows that when you try to date again, it's like being a person without skin going into a room full of glass shards. You feel super vulnerable and scared, and you act like a weirdo with new guys because you're just super …

Men shared the biggest hurdles they overcame to be successful at dating

But as it turns out, making some simple changes can help men become more successful in the dating arena.<p>This week on Reddit, a group of men shared the hurdles they had to overcome before they could become successful at dating. Here are some of the best responses.

Dating

The science of how to successfully approach a woman in a bar

We've all been there. Several drinks in on a night out and you spot someone across the crowded bar. Your eyes meet and you realise that your body is moving on its own accord. Without really thinking about it, you're sidestepping between your fellow revellers, edging your way towards her. In fact, …

10 things men should do every day (according to science)

We all know the basics – exercise, eat vegetables, never look at booze or bacon, etc – but what else should we be doing every day for a better, healthier, happier life?<p>To paraphrase the slogan of a popular sugary treat, only science has the answer ...<p>1. Play computer games<p>Ever wanted a bigger …

University of Illinois

14 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Entering a New Relationship

Failure occurs everyday, in school, jobs, housework, and within families. It is unavoidable, irritating and causes pessimism.<p>While the thought of …

Motivation

18 Ways to Meet People When Traveling Solo

Tips that every solo traveler should know before starting a trip.<p>Solo travel may sound like a solitary experience, but the logistics of navigating …

The Science of Memory: How to Effortlessly Boost Your Retention and Recall

There's an easy way to improve your memory, but don't take my word for it - here's the research.<p>Have you ever had trouble remembering names? I know I have. There's nothing more embarrassing than having someone who "knows you" start a conversation while you're running through your mental Rolodex and …

16 Ways to Have an Incredible First Date

<i>Insight from a woman who's been on 121 of them.</i><p>Imagine going on 121 dates before stumbling upon the person you wanted to spend forever with, and you have a glimpse of Wendy Newman's life. As a dating expert and author of <i>121 First Dates: How to Succeed at Online Dating, Fall in Love, and Live</i> …

17 science-backed ways men can appear more attractive to women

It's almost Valentine's Day, and for many, the pressure is on to find that special someone.<p>Whether you're simply looking for a date or hoping to find something that lasts, you could benefit from the decades of psychological research on the qualities that women find most attractive in a male partner.<p>…

Warner Bros

3 tests people use to see if you like them as more than just a friend, according to experts

Relationships are complicated – otherwise divorce lawyers, relationship counsellors and infidelity dating websites would be out of business. Your …

Science says that charisma can be learned — here are 9 proven strategies

"Charisma is simply the result of learned behaviors," says Olivia Fox Cabane, author of "The Charisma Myth."<p>Here's a rundown of the skills you can learn to become more charismatic:

Public Speaking