Jonathan Stirman

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Yes, Bacon Has Been Linked to Cancer AGAIN - Here's What You Need to Know

Read this before you freak out.<p>A new report from two major research groups just linked processed meat - including everyone’s favourite, bacon - to …

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Science just found another good reason to drink six cups of coffee a day

Swilling down six steaming cups of espresso a day doesn’t just bring you incredible good times – it’s good for your health, too.<p>Researchers found …

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'Ghostlike' octopus found in Pacific may belong to new species

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An underwater research craft has spotted a "ghostlike" octopus that appears to belong to a previously unknown species on the ocean floor near Hawaii, a discovery that highlights how little is known about the deep sea, a U.S. zoologist said on Saturday.<p>The milky white creature, …

Specimen analysed after discovery in Myanmar is found to be well preserved and 75m years older than previous tropical lizard discoveries<p>A fossilised lizard found in south-east Asia preserved in amber dates back 99m years, US scientists have determined, making it the oldest specimen of its kind and …

Biology

Which emotion raises the risk of a car crash by nearly 10 times?

Getting behind the wheel when feeling glum raises the risk of an accident by nearly 10 times, Virginia Tech has found<p>Driving while sad is far more likely or result in a crash than being tired or using a mobile phone a new study has shown.<p>Many motorways now display signs which warn motorists to pull …

'Five-dimensional' glass discs can store data for up to 13.8 billion years

"For future civilizations — or whatever else is out there"<p>Photographs fade, books rot, and even hard drives eventually fester. When you take the long view, preserving humanity's collective culture isn't a marathon, it's a relay — with successive generations passing on information from one …

Wife crashes her own funeral, horrifying her husband, who had paid to have her killed

Noela Rukundo sat in a car outside her home in Melbourne, Australia, watching as the last few mourners filed out. They were leaving a funeral — her funeral.<p>Finally, she spotted the man she’d been waiting for. She stepped out of her car, and her husband put his hands on his head in horror.<p>“Is it my …

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U.K. Approves First Studies of New Gene Editing Technique CRISPR on Human Embryos

A U.K. researcher will be the first to use a precise but controversial new gene-editing technology called CRISPR to alter the genes in a human embryo.<p>…

Whistleblower Exposes Exactly How The Government Spies On Your Cell Phone

<b>The release of a secret U.S. government catalog of cell phone surveillance devices has revealed the names and abilities of dozens of surveillance</b> …

Palestinian Student Approaches Visiting Israelis to Bash Them But Unwittingly Makes Their Case Perfectly: ‘Ultimate Anti-Israel Fail’

This dogfight between 200 Israeli and Syrian jets was one of the biggest of all time

In what would come to be called the Bekaa Valley Turkey Shoot, 96 Israeli fighters and a squadron of UAVs faced off against 100 Syrian fighters backed up by 19 surface-to-air missile launchers in 1982. It was one of the largest jet battles ever fought.<p>Israel has a history of conflict with its …

How Synapses are Destroyed in Early Stages of Alzheimer's Disease

<b>A team of researchers led by UNSW Australia scientists has discovered how connections between brain cells are destroyed in the early stages of</b> …

Syrian Civil War Brilliantly Explained By This Five-Minute Vox Video

This video brilliantly explains Syria's four-year civil war became so complicated, as we teeter on the edge of becoming militarily involved in it for …

Scientists Say People Who Drink Coffee Every Day Live Longer

Science has revealed some interesting facts about coffee consumption. If you have been debating on whether that second or third cup is going to help …

Dell put a security hole in your laptop: here's how to fix it

Dell has admitted that several models of recently shipped computers contain a serious security vulnerability of its own making. The computer giant …

Power plants: how scientists could harness energy from flowers

Researchers at Linköping University have shown it was possible to create an electric circuit within a plant<p>Scientists have woven electronics into the vascular system of living plants for the first time in a breakthrough which could allow them to convert photosynthesis into power.<p>A team at Linköping …

DNA from Inca boy sacrificed 500 years ago shows how humans spread to South America

It sounds like something straight out of a "Hunger Games" novel: The rulers of a sprawling empire select beautiful children from throughout their vast territories and kill them in a ritualistic event to reinforce their power.<p>During the Inca civilization, which thrived in South America before the …

Microsoft's Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 are now officially available

Just a few weeks after their announcement, Microsoft’s Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 are now officially on sale. Right on time for Microsoft’s flagship store grand opening party.<p>If you’re not familiar, Microsoft shocked the tech world earlier this month by unveiling its first ever laptop in the …

Why you won't find Starbucks in Israel

JTA - In Israel, American stores dot shopping malls and McDonalds branches proliferate. But one chain you wont see is Starbucks.<p>Starbucks has …

'Million Dollar Listing' star explains how waking up at 4:30 a.m. supercharges his productivity

His business, The Serhant Team, is the No. 1 real-estate team by sales volume in New York, and No. 6 in the US, according to REAL Trends.<p>Serhant is an associate broker of Nest Seekers International, so he's an independent contractor working for a larger brokerage firm. But he's essentially an …

Adobe’s Lightroom Mobile no longer requires a Creative Cloud account

Currently, Adobe’s on-the-go photo editing app Lightroom mobile requires a $9.99 a month Creative Cloud account to use on Android. That’s soon to change, however. Earlier this week, Adobe lifted the Creative Cloud requirement on iOS and has announced that it will soon be gone from Android versions …