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MDMA Used in Breakthrough PTSD Study, Bringing FDA Approval into View

The anticipated approval date is within reach.<p>In the 1970s, MDMA was considered to be an anxiety-relieving drug. But when the United States …

Ecstasy (Drug)

World's Oldest Known Wild Bird Lays Egg at 67

Wisdom is a "beacon of hope" for the Laysan albatross, which faces threats such as ingesting ocean plastic.<p>Wisdom, the albatross supermom, has done it again. At 67, the world's oldest known wild bird has laid an egg at her home on the Midway Atoll.<p>Wisdom and her mate, Akeakamai, return each year to …

Birds

Rep. Jones: Pentagon must release info on Afghan sex abuse of boys

WASHINGTON — A member of the House Armed Services Committee is calling on the Pentagon to expose the ongoing problem of sexual abuse of boys by Afghan military leadership.<p>Rep. Walter B. Jones, R-N.C., sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis this week asking him to declassify a report by …

Extremely Rare Case in US as Woman Gets Pregnant While Already Pregnant

1 woman. 2 babies. 4 parents.<p>An extremely rare case of a woman becoming pregnant while already pregnant has occurred in the US, with a mother …

Secrets of ‘lost eighth continent’ Zealandia set to be discovered

This gigantic landmass disappeared beneath the waves 75 million years ago — and has never been explored.<p>We know the dinosaurs died out 66 million …

Earth Science

Scientists may have found proof of a parallel universe

Scientists may have found proof of a parallel universe<p>getty Images<p>If you’re not familiar with the multiverse theory, don’t stress. Because somewhere …

Anorexia and alopecia can't hold back England rugby star

<b>(CNN) —</b> For England star Heather Fisher, the remarks -- however unintentional and well meaning -- don't get any easier to bear.<p>Often mistaken as a cancer sufferer, strangers will ask her how long she's been stricken with the disease.<p>"Just last week, I was coming out of the women's toilets and this …

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid Like The Plague

Quit trying to beat them at their own game.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with …

Can you out-weird these weird Oreos? You could win $500,000

Oreo is holding a flavor contest, plus introducing three new flavors of its own. Waffles and syrup Oreos, anyone?<p>Plain old Oreos are tough to beat. But the company is always trying -- with Marshmallow Peeps Oreos (sorry about the pink poo) or Swedish Fish Oreos, among others.<p>But perhaps Oreo's …

This minimalist cellphone is designed to be as basic as possible

No texting, email, or anything else<p>Smartphones are ubiquitous in our lives: we rely on them to navigate unfamiliar surroundings, look up information, and stay in touch with people with an ever-growing collection of apps. A new, minimalist phone is designed for people want to eliminate all that …

Did surfer Matt Meola just land a 540 or 720?; video

It seems the debate in calculating the proper degrees of surfing airs is going to continue to annoy both sides of the issue.Some feel it should be …

Where do those Hawaiian tattoo patterns come from? Here's one place to find out

In Hawaiian culture, images of curling waves, hibiscus and geometric patterns are repeated on cloth, mats and even skin.<p>The Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum in Honolulu culled from its roughly 25 million items cultural and natural objects, and grouped them by common patterns and shapes rather than …

Lipstick Under A Microscope Is Insanely Gorgeous, One Science Teacher Discovers

<i>For</i> Allure<i>, by Macaela Mackenzie.</i><p>It’s not often the the science behind beauty products is revealed. Enter The Scientific Mom, who put her lipstick under a microscope to take an in-depth look at what was really going on. We talk all day long about the beauty benefits of innovations in the lab—from …

Tinder’s secret mode will only let you in if you're hot – or rich enough

You might want to think twice before downloading Tinder in hopes of ‘doing better.’ The company has been running a secretive version of its platform available exclusively to a small number of select users, including CEOs, super models as well as other stand-out and high-profile personalities.<p>Tinder …

Apps

Panpsychism is crazy, but it’s also most probably true

Common sense tells us that only living things have an inner life. Rabbits and tigers and mice have feelings, sensations and experiences; tables and …

Science Finally Reveals the Truth About People Who Wear Funky Socks | Inc.com

You know the drill. For men, a suit and tie (or at least a button-down shirt with dress pants/jeans). For ladies, a dress, pant suit or blouse with a skirt or dress pants. And oh, yeah, completely funky socks or leggings (you know, the orange and purple polka dot ones).<p><b>What you wear matters to</b> …

Clothing

Bill Gates Says There's Something Worse Than Nuclear War and We're Not Ready for It

The international community may prioritize the issue of nuclear war, but world leaders are overlooking another, greater threat: A genetically …

No Big Bang? Quantum Physicists Discover The Universe Has No Beginning

The universe may have existed forever, according to a new model that applies quantum correction terms to complement Einstein’s theory of general …

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New artificial intelligence technique could erase fear from your brain

Imagine if your fear of spiders, heights or confined spaces vanished, leaving you with neutral feelings instead of a sweat-soaked panic.<p>A team of …

The Brain

Stephen Hawking thinks humanity will not survive another 1,000 years on Earth

Humanity will not survive another 1,000 years on Earth unless the human race finds another planet to live on, one of the world's best-known …

The Latest: SKorea media say Trump promises military support

LONDON (AP) — The latest on world reaction to the U.S. presidential election (all times local):<p>3:30 a.m.<p>South Korean media say U.S. President-elect …

Get Ready for the Supermoon of a Lifetime

Entire lifetimes have come and gone without the moon looking quite as large as it will this month. On November 14th, skygazers will witness the …

Lil Wayne says Black Lives Matter has 'nothing to do with me'

Lil Wayne has distanced himself from the Black Lives Matter movement, saying: “I don’t feel connected to a damn thing that ain’t got nothin’ to do with me. If you do, you crazy as shit … Feeling connected to something that ain’t got nothin’ to do with you? If it ain’t got nothin’ to do with me, I …

Rap & Hip-Hop

This Is the Most Popular Halloween Candy in Every State

As Aaron Carter so eloquently said in the year 2000, "I Want Candy." But, as it turns out, the candy you want may depend on the geographical area you live in—especially on the holiest of candy holidays, Halloween.<p>Using a decades-worth of customer data, Candystore ranked the most popular Halloween …

Candy Corn

Physicists Apply Brakes to Accelerating Expansion of the Universe

New research could permanently upend the standard model of cosmology as we know it.<p>The notion that the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate …

Physics

How to make people like you in 4 seconds or less

Are you hireable? Or dateable? How about friendable?<p>And while it's technically possible to reverse a bad first impression, it's not easy. So you'll want to put your best face forward.<p>To help you out on that front, we checked out "How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less" by speaker and …

“All the black and brown people have to leave”: Trump’s scary impact on how kids think

The campaign alone was damaging. What now?<p>MelissiaHill was eating crepes with her 5-year-old son, Phoenix, at a Brooklyn cafe this summer when he asked her, “Is Donald Trump a bad person? Because I heard that if he becomes president, all the black and brown people have to leave and we’re going to …

Supermoon to collide with ‘hunter’s moon’ and produce stunning lunar sight

There’s about to be a supermoon. And it’s not a normal one.<p>This week will see the collision of a hunter’s moon and a supermoon in a lunar event that …

Supermoon

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