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You are probably not getting enough sleep, and it is killing you

Rocker Warren Zevon is often credited with coining the mantra that's been embraced by everyone from partying college kids to early-morning exercise evangelists: "You can sleep when you're dead."<p>Or as Bon Jovi put it, "G <i>onna live while I'm alive, I'll sleep when I'm dead.</i>"<p>It's an intoxicating …

WATCH: These Common Models of Atoms Are Actually Totally Wrong

Thanks, quantum weirdness.<p>If you put "atom" into Google Image Search right now, pretty much all you're going to get is a crapload of click-arty …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

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Startup in biotech adds two base pairs to genetic code - and life on earth may never be the same - ExtremeTech

Startup in biotech adds two base pairs to genetic code — and life on earth may never be the same<p>By on August 24, 2015 at 12:16 pm<p>This site may earn …

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

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Myth or Magic? 16 Pest Control Tricks We Tested For You

<i>Unwelcome critters, whether in your cabinets or on your tomato vines, are a common woe. We rounded up the best tips from the internet and tested them to see which actually work.</i><p><b>Garden Bugs</b><p><i>Panty hose nets: MYTH</i><p>Last year I lost all but TWO of my tomatoes to some sort of intruder. This year, I was …

10 super-genes that scientists could someday program into your body

Warner Bros.<p>One of the leading genetics researchers in the world, George Church, thinks we're not far from being able to use a new gene editing …

Can’t we just remove carbon dioxide from the air to fix climate change?

If we have put too much CO2 into the air, wouldn’t it make sense to find ways to remove it again? Well, yes: it would. But sadly it isn’t likely to be easy or cheap and, according to new research, it isn’t an adequate “solution” to the problems of climate change.<p>The possible “carbon removal” …

Kale and 9 Different Ways to Use It That Don't Involve Salad

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: The leaf everyone loves to hate -- except us! We just can't quit you, kale.</i><p>With how divisive kale has become, it’s no surprise to hear that kale is a member of the oft-maligned …