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Gardening 101: Gomphrena

Globe Amaranth, <i>Gomphrena:</i> Bachelor Button<p>Gomphrena is a cheery little clover lookalike that for centuries has graced classic cutting gardens. …

A Breakthrough AI Can Now Predict Which Babies Will Develop Autism

Identifying Autism<p>A study published in <i>Science Transitional Medicine</i> has found that doctors can predict which babies will develop autism spectrum …

Machine Learning

What would happen if Donald Trump were impeached?

The latest whirlwind of news about Trump, Comey and Russia has again stoked the chorus for impeachment. Here’s how it might happen<p>Trump mired in more controversy over Comey scandal – live<p>Around midday on Monday, Congressman Al Green, a Democrat from Texas, held a press conference to call for the …

Donald Trump

Earth Prepares To Snap First-Ever Image Of A Black Hole's Event Horizon

Perhaps gravity’s oddest prediction is the existence of black holes: regions of space where gravity is so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape.<p>Only through gravitational effects, such as by influencing stars, have they ever been seen.<p>X-ray signatures can locate and be used to weigh black …

Black Holes

22 Truths About Willpower

Willpower is one of those tricky things that brings up different feelings in different people. For me? I am convinced I do not have it. A diet lasts …

Two bright meteors streak above Earth in new video from space

A meteor shower can be a spectacular sight from dark parts of Earth's surface.<p>Last week, stargazers on the ground were treated to the annual Perseid …

Astronauts 'step' inside Nasa's Beam habitat for the first time

Nasa's Jeff Williams has become the first astronaut to 'step' inside the agency's recently inflated Bigelow Expandable Activity Module …

Space Exploration

3 Insights That Will Immediately Increase Your Happiness Every Single Day

Stop setting yourself up for failure and start being happy now.<p>Most people make the same huge mistake when it comes to finding happiness. With the best intentions, individuals contribute to their own suffering and create a barrier between themselves and the happiness they seek.<p>The single biggest …

Happiness

Becoming Intuitive, and the Power of Trusting Your Gut

Q<p>How did you know you had this ability?<p>A<p>When I was young, I would often have an inkling or gut feeling about something and it would come true. At …

Spirituality

A poor brain is as worthy as a rich brain: psychotherapy faces a privilege problem

When Terrell Jermaine Starr, a high-profile 35-year-old political reporter, entered therapy for the first time in 2013 after having faced months of suicidal ideation and depression, he says he quickly realised that his mental ordeal came in part from unresolved childhood trauma.<p>Starr grew up in …

Mental Health

9 Signs That You're An Ambivert

I’m sure you’ve been asked many times whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert. For some people, it’s an easy choice, but for most of us, it’s difficult to choose one way or the other.<p>It’s hard to choose because the introvert/extrovert dichotomy reflects a tired and outdated view of personality. …

Psychology

European Space Agency Moves Ahead with Plans for 'Moon Village'

The European Space Agency is pressing forward in its plans to set up a permanent human outpost on the moon.<p>This envisioned "moon village," a product of international collaboration between spacefaring nations, will be a base for science, business, mining and even tourism, Johann-Dietrich Wörner, …

Space Exploration

4 Things You Need to Hear When You’re Emotionally Exhausted

<b>“</b><b>Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.”</b> <b>~John De Paola</b><p>You’re on the verge of burnout.<p>You’re unmotivated to perform …

NASA Is Working On 3-D Printed Homes On Mars

Forget saving up for that luxe loft apartment you’ve had your eye on, NASA projects that by 2030 we’ll be living on mars and RedWorks want to be the …

Virgin Galactic

Let’s go ahead and make Earth invisible to aliens, just in case

What would it take to hide an entire planet? It sounds more like a question posed in an episode of “Star Trek” than in academic discourse, but sometimes the bleeding edge of science blurs with themes found in science fiction.<p>Of course we’ve been leaking our own position to distant stars via radio …

Star Trek

Mars Gears Up For Its Closest Approach To Earth In Over A Decade

Relative to the stars in the sky, planets generally move slightly towards the east from night-to-night.<p>But beginning tonight, Mars will move to the west, commencing retrograde motion, which continues until June 30th.<p>This isn’t due to Mars changing its motion, but rather to Earth, orbiting inner to …

Astronomy

NASA releases glorious 4K footage of Earth as seen from the ISS

NASA is on fire: Shortly after releasing beautiful, high resolution footage of Aurora Borealis, the agency posted a 4K video of Earth, as seen from …

Oculus reacts to virtual reality privacy questions

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — An executive from virtual reality company Oculus says consumers shouldn't be concerned about an invasion of their privacy when using the Oculus Rift.<p>Jason Rubin , Oculus' head of worldwide studios, is downplaying questions raised about the VR system's privacy policy.<p>"It's a …

Virtual Reality

Extra Bright Supernova Could Change the Way We Measure the Universe

This could change the way we view standard candles.<p>The discovery of an extra bright supernova has baffled researchers. The research, available on the arXiv pre-print server, could change the way we view these cosmic explosions.<p>When stars die, they produce some of the most violent explosions in the …

Universe

WATCH: What Would Happen if You Only Drank Soda?

Even sugar-free won't save you.<p>It's safe to say a lot of people like a lot of soda. Over 1.8 billion bottles of Coca Cola are sold every single day …

Diabetes

5 Signs You Should See a Doctor for Depression

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

Silicon Valley

Researcher Illegally Shares Millions of Science Papers Free Online to Spread Knowledge

Welcome to the Pirate Bay of science.<p>A researcher in Russia has made more than 48 million journal articles - almost every single peer-reviewed paper …

Clinical Trials

A research team has an unsettling explanation for why we haven't found aliens

Given the size and age of the universe, he said, and the statistical probability of life emerging in other solar systems, why is it that humanity has not seen any indications of intelligent life in the cosmos?<p>This query, known as the Fermi Paradox, continues to haunt us to this day.<p>If there are …

Paranormal

Donald Trump Demands Security Throw Protester Out into Freezing Weather

“Keep his coat! Confiscate his coat! You know it’s about 10 degrees below zero outside.”<p>Thursday night’s campaign rally for <b>Donald Trump</b> was already headed for disaster when protesters and would-be hecklers arrived with tickets for the Vermont event. But the rally descended into full-blown chaos …

Donald Trump

SpaceX Is About to Win Its First-Ever U.S. Military Mission

It looks like SpaceX is set to land its first US military contract. Elon Musk’s company sued for the right to be considered, and now they’re the last …