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For The First Time Ever Scientists Have Boosted Human Memory With a Brain Implant

So it begins...<p>With everyone from Elon Musk to MIT to the US Department of Defense researching brain implants, it seems only a matter of time before …

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Them!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

Best Cities to Retire on Just Your Social Security Income

Best Cities to Retire on Just Your Social Security Income<p>10 Cities to Live Comfortably on Social Security Benefits<p>Updated January 08, 2018<p>Finding a …

New Zealand Will Give You a Free Trip If You Agree to a Job Interview

Wellington, New Zealand, is hiring.<p>The tech industry in Wellington, New Zealand, is actively looking to recruit tech experts from around the …

Scientists have confirmed a brand new phase of matter: time crystals

For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals — strange crystals that have an atomic structure that repeats not just in space, but in time, putting them in constant oscillation without energy.<p>Now it's official — researchers have just reported in …

Quantum Physics

Keck Observatory's exoplanet imager captures its first photos

The W.M. Keck Observatory's near infrared camera has a new instrument that gives it the power to capture images of Jupiter-sized exoplanets near their stars. That instrument is a vortex coronagraph, and it has recently taken its first two photos. One of them (top left) is a photo of the innermost …

LSD study reveals why acid trips last so long

Research is first to demonstrate precisely how the compound lysergic acid diethylamide attaches to serotonin receptors in the brain<p>“You can hear the Universal Symphony with God singing solo and Holy Ghost on drums,” was how Hunter S. Thompson described the experience, while the Beatles famously …

Consciousness

First human-pig 'chimera' created in milestone study

Scientists have created a human-pig hybrid in a milestone study that raises the prospect of being able to grow human organs inside animals for use in transplants.<p>It marks the first time that embryos combining two large, distantly-related species have been produced. The creation of this so-called …

Genetics

A Zen master reveals the giveaway signs of a toxic person and the most powerful way to deal with them

We’ve all come across toxic people before. You know, the type of person that can be manipulative, judgmental and inconsiderate of anyone’s …

Mindfulness

Understanding Cannabis Concentrates

If you are looking for a different and often more potent form of cannabis, check this out<p>86<p>SHARES<p>Cannabis concentrates involves an elaborate process …

What Is Ex-President Obama’s Message to Black Americans?

While in the White House, he sometimes spoke the truth and sometimes made excuses.<p>Barack Obama won 95% of the black vote in 2008 and 93% in 2012. Over two terms his approval rating among all voters averaged just 47.9%. Among blacks, however, support for Mr. Obama remained stratospheric—around 90% …

African-American News

UFO Hunter Says Google Maps Captured Him Trying to Punch An Alien in the Face

An Englishman going by the name of "John Mooner" claims that Google satellites captured the exact moment when aliens attempted to abduct him. Mooner, …

The Dalai Lama Reveals How You Can Discover the True Nature of Reality

Have you ever wondered about the true nature of reality? Is everything an illusion or is it real?<p>The Dalai Lama, as one of the world’s most …

Meditation

World's Largest Telescope Will Revolutionize The Future Of Astronomy

Want to see deeper into the Universe than ever before. Build a bigger telescope. No matter what other tricks you use, there’s no substitute for size. The bigger your primary mirror is:<p>the more light you gather,<br>• the better your resolution is,<br>• and more details can be seen, more distant and faster than …

Telescopes

Professor Smith Goes to Washington

In response to the new president’s stances on a range of issues, more scientists are preparing to run for political office.<p>For American science, the next four years look to be challenging. The newly inaugurated President Trump, and many of his Cabinet picks, have repeatedly cast doubt upon the …

Elon Musk could soon share more on his plan to help humans keep up with AI

In nearly the same breath as he shared updates on his plans to dig tunnels, Elon Musk also noted he’s looking to hopefully share more on his progress with developing a “neural lace” next month. That’s a technical term for direct cortical interface, and it’s something that the SpaceX and Tesla CEO …

World’s First Semisynthetic Organism Created: Scientists Expand Life’s Genetic Code To Include Two Artificial DNA Bases

All DNA-based life forms on Earth contain, at their core, a genetic code made up of four bases — adenine (A), thymine (T), guanine (G), cytosine (C). …

The DNA Test as Horoscope

Inside the growing world of lifestyle genetics tests<p>Stephane Budel has an idea for an app, and it goes like this. You get your DNA sequenced to find out which comic book superhero you are.<p>Now bear with us for a minute: The test, Budel explains, could look at the similarity between genes found in …

Two Galaxies Got Into a Fight and the Result Was Breathtaking

A long time ago in two galaxies far, far away, there was quite the kerfuffle. New research suggests that about 200 million years ago, the Large …

Data shows that male animals are not naturally promiscuous, nor are females naturally reticent

It's a commonplace that in the natural world, males attempt to mate with multiple females, while females attempt to entice males into being …

Failed MH370 Search Reveals the Secrets of the Sea Floor

We may not have found the plane, but we've learned plenty about the sea just from the search.<p>The deep-sea sonar search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may not have found the plane but will reveal more about how land beneath the Indian Ocean formed over millions of years and where oil fields could …

There’s something weird happening on Venus

Mars may be the focus of many current space exploration efforts, but scientists studying Venus have just discovered something very strange: a massive …

Astronomy

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

Alzheimer's Disease

Americans' Average Income by Age -- How Do You Compare?

Nationwide, the average American under age 65 is earning $31,738 per year, according to the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey. However, average income varies significantly by age, and a more useful comparison for determining your financial preparedness may be your contribution rate to …

Retirement

Forget Marijuana Stocks: Buy These 3 Biotech Stocks Instead

Why are investors so excited and intrigued by marijuana stocks? Some want to ride the wave of growing acceptance of cannabis-based products. Others like the momentum. I think, though, that investors can find better risk-versus-reward potential in three biotech stocks: <b>Organovo Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: …

Investing

BioWare's "Five Days of Freebies" Promotion Clarified

<b>[UPDATE]</b> As it turns out, the BioWare "five days of freebies" campaign involves rewteeting BioWare's tweets for a chance to win special gaming items such as this "limited edition signed copy of The Art of Dragon Age: Inquisition." We apologize for any confusion caused by this story's original …

Freebies

How To Take Care Of Every Delicate Fabric And Stain This Holiday

And beyond<p>There's no way around it: Holidays can get messy—and we mean that quite literally. Whether you're attending tightly packed parties where people drink a few too many and full-on bump into you with their drinks, or you've loaded too much on your spoon only to end up with mashed potatoes on …

Reasons to put insects on the Christmas menu

If you’re looking for a novelty Christmas dinner that will help curb greenhouse gases, why not try eating insects? Conventional meat farming produces massive amounts of greenhouse gases, especially from sheep and cattle belching methane – a gas roughly 20 times more powerful as a heat-trapping gas …

Insects

The weirdest and wildest motorcycles of 2016

The Weird<p>Lazareth LM847<p>To celebrate the lifting of France's heinous 100 horsepower restriction on streetbikes, Ludovic Lazareth built a tilting …

Boost Intelligence, Focus, and Memory With These 5 Brain Exercises

Your brain is constantly working. Even when you are relaxing, the brain is still active, doing a thousand things you aren’t paying attention to. Just …

Apps