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Anxious people have one big thing in common when it comes to an important social skill

People are pretty good at judging whether a crowd is friendly, but anxious people may be worse at this task, a new study finds.<p>The research, which was presented Monday at a meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, could point toward a better way to diagnose anxiety and other mental-health …

Mysterious Spider With Blood-Red Fangs Found in Australia

A scientist peeked under a rock and found an unusually colored mutant of a venomous funnel-web spider.<p>Until Mark Wong recently flipped over a rock in Tallaganda State Forest in New South Wales, Australia, it had been just another day of looking at spiders. Then, the ecologist spotted the burrow of</i> …

100 Dogs Who Are Here To Brighten Your Day

It's National Dog Day!!!

How Much Does A Disney Vacation Really Cost?

By: Kelly Soderlund, Hipmunk Staff<p>Maybe it's our penchant for animated furry mascots, but we Hipmunkers love us some Disney theme parks. As Disneyland continues to make headlines this summer with its 60th anniversary celebration and the announcement of a $1 billion facelift, we couldn't help but …

21 Smart Gardening Tips and Tricks

<b>Be a wiser gardener this summer with these green-thumb tips.</b><p>Knee Pads<p>A waterproof cushion -- like this Sunbrella acrylic one -- will spare your knees while gardening.

17 Dogs You Should Be Following on Instagram

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Pets

Pilots reveal their scariest near misses

If Reddit is anything to go by, air travel is a lot riskier than you think.<p>A discussion on the website this week called for pilots to reveal what was the “closest disaster you’ve averted on a flight that the passengers had no idea about?”<p>It has attracted almost 5,000 comments in less than 48 hours, …

These Hyperrealistic Cake Sculptures Are Almost Too Good To Eat

"I loved the idea that it would get torn apart and completely demolished."<p>Georgia-Rose Fairman says she doesn't want to be known as an "alternative novelty cake person." But when you're as good at cake-sculpting as she is, people tend to notice.<p>The New York Times' T Magazine, for example, described …

19 Things You Understand If You Like Kittens More Than Babies

You'd rather be called a Crazy Cat Lady than asked if you're going to have children.

These countries tried women-only transport. Here's what happened

Jeremy Corbyn has suggested 'women-only' train carriages could reduce sex attacks in the UK. A number of countries have already had the same idea... so does it work?<p>Jeremy Corbyn has suggested a consultation on women-only train carriages at night to reduce sex attacks in the UK.<p>The Labour …

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Stargate-like leap? Black holes could take us to ‘another universe’ – Stephen Hawking

Find yourself in a black hole? Not to worry, says Stephen Hawking: you won’t split into particles or cease to exist. Instead, you’ll wind up in an …

Here are all of the Pixar movies coming to theaters in the next few years

1/<p>"The Good Dinosaur" is Pixar's next film.<p>Disney<p>2/<p>In the film, we get to see a world where dinosaurs and humans lived together. "The Good Dinosaur" …

10 Luxurious Cabins That Are Well Worth the Trip

These far-flung resorts bring new meaning to getting away.<p>When you <i>need</i> to get away, a trip outside town isn't going to cut it. You need remote, you need relaxation, and you need luxury. We've picked out the world's most luxurious cabins, all of which are a flight and a bumpy Jeep ride away.

If Mental Illnesses Were Monsters, This Is What They'd Look Like

"I want to make people aware of how damaging these illnesses are."<p>Mental illness is an intangible thing that can be all but impenetrable to those who don't experience it.<p>That's why the U.K.-based artist Toby Allen decided to draw different mental illnesses as monsters, as a way of helping himself …

26 Literary Characters Who Stole Your Heart

Admit it: You've fallen in love with at least one character in Harry Potter.

These 'Plus-Size' Disney Princesses Are Refreshingly Realistic

Fuller figures FTW.<p>Now this <i></i>is the kind of <i>body language</i> we like to see.<p>Tumblr user The Nameless Doll is responsible for creating some truly magical Disney princess artwork, reimagining beloved characters in a slew of different ways. Her most recent installment, an attempt to make the princesses look …

This Optical Illusion Quiz Determines What Type of Thinker You Are

If you have things to do, it's best not to go on PlayBuzz — a black hole of quizzes and games. And this quiz by user Samantha Jones that's quickly rising on its charts tests your optical perception through a series of illusions. After being shown an image, you choose which of the two objects you …

Optical Illusions

Marijuana Doesn't Shrink Brains, But It Can Change Them, Studies Find

Marijuana doesn’t appear to shrink important regions of the brains of users, but a study published Wednesday shows something possibly more subtle and important: the brains of people who tend to use marijuana may be smaller to start with.<p>A second study found that marijuana appears to change the …

Drinking Water Helps You Lose More Weight, Study Finds

Chug a couple glasses of water before eating a meal, and you may eat less without even trying.<p>Those are the results from a new study published in the …

Weight Watchers

Crock Pot Tater Tot Egg Bake

<i>Crock Pot Tater Tot Egg Bake ~ Overnight Crock Pot Egg Bake Stuffed with Tater Tots, Canadian Bacon, Eggs & Cheese!</i><p>Let’s talk egg bakes. I’m sorta, …

Breakfast

Corgis are for extroverts: What your favorite dog breed says about you

Science suggests your dog is an expression of your personality type. Find out if you and your pooch are a match<p>Caitlin Jill Anders<p>August 20, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on The Dodo.<p>Even though we love all dogs, most of us have to admit — we definitely play favorites. We all have …

Pets

Existence of cosmic neutrinos confirmed by Antarctic scientists

Neutrinos, created by violent phenomena such as black holes and exploding stars, could hold the key to the universe’s most distant and mysterious events<p>Antarctic scientists have confirmed the existence of cosmic neutrinos – ghostly particles that have traveled from the Milky Way and beyond. These …

Particles

The Top Ten Weirdest Things People Believe

The Top Ten Weirdest Things People Believe<p>Sponsored links<p>Ever since my book <i>Why People Believe Weird Things</i> was published in 1997 I have been asked …

7 everyday ways you are ruining your IQ

Are you taking Thomas Piketty’s Capital on holiday with you? Do you do sudoku for the promised brain work-out it provides? Have you forced yourself to sit through improving documentaries on BBC Four when you would rather have been watching Come Dine With Me? Bad news: it may all be for …

Why Do Some People See Ghosts And Others Don't?

Science Blog writes:<p>People seeing ghosts? There may be a genuine mind-body foundation for such anomalous perceptions, according to two researchers, …

Science a step closer to test that can prove you are in love

Researchers say their results shed light on the 'underlying mechanisms of romantic love'<p>It is one of life’s most enduring mysteries. A question that music, poetry, myth and legend has, for thousands of years, tried but failed to answer.<p>However, we may now be a step closer to discovering what love …

Fresh Fossil Studies Rewrite the History of Humanity's Genus Homo

Scientists say they're filling in some of the most frustrating gaps in the story of human evolution — thanks to the discovery of the oldest known fossil from the genus to which we belong, plus the computer-aided reinterpretation of another key fossil.<p>The revelations, published Wednesday by the …

Anthropology

Two new fossils just rewrote the timeline of human evolution — here's what it looks like now

A 2.8 million-year-old jawbone fossil unearthed in the desert of Ethiopia, and another 1.8 million-year-old jaw that has been digitally reconstructed, have just completely changed what we know about the origin of modern humans.<p>The fossil is the oldest known representation of the genus Homo and …

How Much Exercise Does It Take to Boost Your Brain Power?

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>You know working out can give you strong muscles, greater endurance and a toned physique. But did you know that …