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Russia tests terrifying unstoppable ‘Bride of Satan’ hypersonic nuclear missile

Vladimir Putin has tested an unstoppable weapon doomsday weapon that travels at 20 at times the speed of sound and can strike a target anywhere on …

You probably won’t remember this, but the “forgetting curve” theory explains why learning is hard

Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily retains important or surprising information: It takes very little effort to remember that the neighbor’s dog likes to bite. Remembering the dog’s name is …

The Brain

The US military predicts 10,000 troops could be wounded in combat if war breaks out with North Korea — and that's just the beginning

US military leaders who attended a classified exercise in Hawaii learned that a war with North Korea could result in around 10,000 American combat-related casualties in the opening days, according to a New York Times report published on Wednesday.<p>The tabletop exercise (TTX), which tests …

North Korea

The FedEx and UPS feud over NRA ties is escalating

The feud between UPS and FedEx over NRA ties keeps escalating.<p>FedEx told Business Insider on Tuesday that "the NRA uses UPS and not FedEx" for shipping from its online store.<p>FedEx's UPS jab was part of a statement from FedEx intending to "provide important, clarifying facts." The NRA's online store …

Enterprise Tech

The first Tesla Model 3 reviews are coming in — and there's one thing everyone is talking about

Since the Tesla Model 3 launched in July and started its uneasy path as a mass-market vehicle, Tesla watchers have been carefully scrutinizing the vehicle's quality.<p>Last April, Reuters reported that Tesla skipped the "soft tooling" phase, which is a pre-production process that helps automakers work …

Tesla

How does the brain turn unconscious information into conscious thought?

Neuroscience tells us that most of the work done by our brains happens on an unconscious level, but when does that "a-ha!" moment occur? And what …

Stephen Hawking And 32 Top Physicists Just Signed a Heated Letter on The Universe's Origin

Sh*t just got real.<p>For centuries, people have puzzled over how our Universe began. But the heat just got turned <i>way</i> up on a debate that's quietly been …

Physics

Just a terrifyingly large snake dragging a dead bearded dragon across the road

In Australia, they don't say "dragging a dead deer up a hill."<p>Instead, the saying goes, "dragging a dead bearded dragon up a dirt track and also …

I've taken AncestryDNA, 23andMe, and National Geographic genetics tests — here's how to choose one to try

I've sent my spit off for more genetics tests than anyone else I know.<p>The tests analyzed the DNA in my saliva to find out a host of different things about my ancestry and health.<p>Genetic testing companies have proprietary sets of data and various ways of analyzing information, so each one I tried …

Molecular Biology

Colourised Pics Of Russia’s Female Snipers Who Terrorised Nazis, Including “Lady Death” With 309 Kills

In June 1941, Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union with the intent to conquer and enslave its people. In response, over 2000 Russian women enlisted …

World History

20 Tiny but Powerful Ways to Accelerate Your Personal Growth | Inc.com

When it comes to self-development, it's the small stuff that often makes the biggest difference.<p>Too often, people think about big changes in terms of big decisions. They think it's a sweeping action that moves the needle, when really it's the incremental steps made on a day-to-day basis. Success, …

Self-improvement

Words Which by Their Very Utterance Inflict Injury

College students urging the punishment of speech that “wounds” risk silencing the causes they support.<p>College students seeking to suppress or punish speech in their communities are the latest iteration of a longer tradition in American life than many of their critics acknowledge. That’s true even …

Rights & Freedoms

This Dirt-Cheap Drug May Help You Survive A Heart Attack

Metoprolol is a dirt-cheap drug found in the cabinets of grandpas and migraine sufferers across the world. The beta-blocker is a sturdy, reliable medication that’s been on the market for decades. And, it turns out, the entire time it’s been out there, it may have held the key to help surviving …

Our eyes reveal when we're about to have an epiphany

When an epiphany strikes, it's rare and fleeting. Something clicks in our minds, and what was once confusing is suddenly obvious, illuminating, and …

Brain Imaging

Why Highly Productive People Use 'Time Blocking'

Would you like to learn the secret to becoming insanely productive?<p>Productivity and organization go hand-in-hand. When we get busy or face times of stress, it’s easy to let things slide. And before you know it, your desk and habits are in disarray. “Time blocking” is a method that just might help …

Time Management

BBC documentary on LSD microdosing

BBC News has a 15 minute documentary about people who take regular tiny doses of psychedelics drugs to deal with mental health issues, improve …

The Brain Tricks Heavy Drinkers Into Thinking They're Just Fine

Heavy drinkers tend to think that they’ve attained some sort of practice and are better able to handle themselves while drunk. But previous research …

The Brain

Inside the World's First All-Female Special Forces Unit: Norway's Jegertroppen

ELVERUM, Norway — An explosion just a few feet away rocks the unmarked station wagon as it travels along a dirt road in the Norwegian woodland.<p>Immediately, two soldiers jump from their front seats and run for cover behind the carcass of an old, rusty tank. Firing their weapons at targets along the …

Military

Want to Become Successful? Avoid These 9 Toxic Personalities | Inc.com

Since Spring has finally sprung, it's time to do a little spring cleaning. And what better place to start than with the people in your life?<p>This has been something I try to do each year. While it's not always easy, it's necessary for me to become more successful at the many tasks I have to complete …

Self-help

Opening of UN files on Holocaust will 'rewrite chapters of history'

Archive used in prosecution of Nazis reveals detailed evidence of death camps and genocide previously unseen by public<p>War crimes files revealing early evidence of Holocaust death camps that was smuggled out of eastern Europe are among tens of thousands of files to be made public for the first time …

World History

For half a century, neuroscientists thought they knew how memory worked. They were wrong

We rely on memory to pass exams and excel at trivia nights, but in fact the stakes are far higher than simply recalling facts, no matter how essential. Memory structures our identity; it’s the foundation of consciousness. Our past and current selves, emotions, and experiences, are linked together …

Humanity

The 5 Most Important Questions to Ask Yourself When at a Crossroads | Inc.com

A close colleague is wrestling with the fact that his business partnership is literally sucking the life out of him. He launched his company several years ago with a friend, with no real plan or path for growth, and now they have a highly profitable, $20 million dollar business.<p>The problem is, they …

Framing

Cold Shower Benefits for Your Health

Cold Showers<p>Cold showers are any showers with a water temperature below 70°F. They may have health benefits. Water therapy (also called hydrotherapy) …

Wellness

Want to Take Better Notes? Ditch the Laptop for a Pen and Paper, Says Science | Inc.com

Technology plays a critical role in how we work. Cell phones, apps, laptops, and collaboration technology have all but replaced older ways of working.<p>Here's an interesting situation that happened to me recently, though, that has me rethinking how quickly I completely abandon old methods. It also …

Productivity

5 smart moves to better your credit and boost your credit score to 800 — or higher

Don't be distracted by your friend's epic trip to Indonesia — or your cousin's packed schedule. If you need a concrete goal that will improve life …

Personal Finance

​16 Natural Ways To Relieve Your Anxiety

Anxiety is uncomfortable: Even if you don’t deal with full-blown panic disorder, your nerves have probably crept up on you at some point—and it’s a pain to deal with. Your palms may get sweaty, your breathing becomes shallow, and your heart starts racing.<p>If these feelings become overwhelming and …

Depression

North Korea Says They're Ready for War Against the United States

The warning came after the U.S. moved an aircraft carrier off the country's coast.<p><i>Welcome to Teen Vogue's Woke list, a roundup of today's top headlines you have to know.</i><p><b>The United States, Canada, and Mexico are gearing up to collaborate on a pretty major world event: the 2026 World Cup.</b> The United …

North Korea

Eight arrested in connection with St. Petersburg bombing

MOSCOW — Eight members of extremist cells have been arrested in connection with last week’s deadly bombing on the subway in St. Petersburg, Russia’s …

Extremism

World’s largest solar+battery project announced in South Australia: 330MW of solar & 100MW/400MWh of batteries

A new project put in motion in South Australia in order to help with the region’s energy problems is likely to become the largest solar plus battery project in the world.<p>Lyon Group, an energy company backed by Mitsubishi, Blackstone and Magnetar Capital, has announced that it secured land and is in …

Middle East