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Tonight's "supermoon" will be the largest since 1948

The moon is going to be bigger and brighter than usual on Monday.<p>Tonight, the full moon will appear larger than it has since the 1940s. The moon will appear around 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter compared with the smallest full moons. It will be worth taking a step outside to see this …

Scientists Accidentally Convert CO2 into Ethanol, Potentially Solve Climate Change

These gray blobs below might not look like much to you, but to chemists they just might be the holy grail of fossil fuel conversion.<p><i>A photomicrograph</i> …

Carbon Dioxide

Here's Why Humans Haven't Seen Aliens Yet, According to Brian Cox

With the plethora of alien sightings and space innovations reported on the news, why have we not seen any aliens yet? Renowned physicist Brian Cox …

A last hurrah for banknotes as UK switches to mobile and card payment

With the launch of the new plastic fiver, Patrick Collinson looks at changing payment methods and asks if Britain is ready to become a cashless society<p>Winston Churchill gazes out from one side of the new £5 plastic note, the Queen from the other. But the chances of Prince William appearing on a …

FinTech

10 Ways to Make (and Keep) Friendships as an Adult

When it comes to relationships, romance often grabs the spotlight. A simple glance in the self-help aisle of any bookstore reveals a thousand ways to …

Mental Health

2016 May 17 - The Orion Nebula in Visible and Infrared

<b>The Orion Nebula in Visible and Infrared</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Infrared: NASA, Spitzer Space Telescope; Visible: Oliver Czernetz, Siding Spring …

Cosmology

23 Easy Baking Tips That'll Make Your Dessert Dreams Come True

Life should always be this sweet.

Your brain does not process information and it is not a computer – Robert Epstein

No matter how hard they try, brain scientists and cognitive psychologists will never find a copy of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony in the brain – or copies …

Crowdfunding project of the week: POP is a power bank that sticks to your phone

Welcome to your new crowdfunding project of the week! In this article series we aim to highlight some of the hottest products being featured in crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Today we are taking a look at POP. Let’s dig right into the details.<p><b>Other featured projects:</b><p>It’s 2016 …

Gear & Gadgets

7 Reasons Why Smart, Hardworking People Don’t Become Successful

For the longest time, I believed that if smart people worked hard and grew up in a reasonably nurturing environment, success would come eventually.<p>I …

Self-improvement

Happy, lasting relationships rely on something way more important than marriage

A friend who knows I'm in a long-term relationship recently sent me a New York Times' opinion piece titled "13 Questions To Ask Before Getting Married." What she probably doesn't know is that she sent me on an entirely different research mission: to see what we know about the effect marriage …

Happiness

50 Healthy Almond Butter Hacks That Are a Party in Your Mouth | Women's Health

In fact, a single two-tablespoon serving contains over 10 percent of your daily fiber needs and 14 grams of unsaturated fat. Plus, it's got seven grams of muscle-building, metabolism-boosting protein. That’s more than an egg! But wait, there's more: Almond butter is rich in energy-revving iron, …

DNA points to Neanderthal breeding barrier

<b>Incompatibilities in the DNA of Neanderthals and modern humans may have limited the impact of interbreeding between the two groups.</b><p>It's now widely known that many modern humans carry up to 4% Neanderthal DNA.<p>But a new analysis of the Neanderthal Y chromosome, the package of genes passed down from …

Humanity

Science Says Eat More Avocados, So Here's a Delicious Recipe for Salmon with Avocado Crema

As if we needed another reason to love the little green superfood avocado, recent studies have found that in addition to decreasing the risk of heart …

Seafood

5 Android Apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Android Apps Weekly

Welcome back to the 134th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are your headlines for this week:<p>Google is continuing their big changes with Google Wallet, but this one isn’t so great. As of June 30th, the Google Wallet debit cards that were issued will cease to function. While it was a cool idea …

Apps

Three ways to improve sleep quality and brain function

Research shows that sleep is among the most critical factors for peak performance, memory, productivity, immune function and mood regulation – but the speed and information overload of today's pace of life can challenge sleep quality, resulting in a decline in health and cognitive function.<p>Our best …

Machines are becoming more creative than humans

Can machines be creative? Recent successes in AI have shown that machines can now perform at human levels in many tasks that, just a few years ago, were considered to be decades away, like driving cars, understanding spoken language, and recognizing objects. But these are all tasks where we know …

Funny Pictures – April 2, 2016

Found this in the bathroom at work this morning. <br>viaHey, what’s that dentist doing with a crossbow? <br>via“Master has given Dobby a sock!” <br>viaTold my …

Game of Thrones

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

Software

Antimatter changed physics, and the discovery of antimemories could revolutionise neuroscience

The theory of antimemories could help explain many cognitive problems in the brain such as autism and schizophrenia.<p>One of the most intriguing …

Neuroscience

Scientists create living ‘insect-computer hybrid’ with user-adjustable speed and gait

“Nature’s ready-made robot platforms.” That’s how a new paper from researchers at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University describe insects — it’s excellent shorthand for the level of “playing god” we have attained, whether you find it fascinating or abhorrent. Of course, aside from simply …

Robotics

Mystery object slams into Jupiter

<b>(CNN) —</b> In case you missed it, the largest planet in our solar system was struck by a foreign object.<p>Videos emerged this week of an object apparently hitting Jupiter. The footage shows a quick flash on the right side of the planet as an object seemingly makes impact.<p>Amateur astronomer Gerrit …

Astronomy

The Milky Way's Most Recent Supernova Was Hidden... Until Now!

The brightest, most spectacular explosions in the Universe — supernovae — occur under two very special circumstances. One is when an ultra-massive star some 20, 50 or even 100 or more times the mass of our Sun, runs out of nuclear fuel in its core and reaches the end of its life. The inner core …

Universe

8 truly horrifying ways the Earth could die

When astronaut Jim Lovell saw Earth outside his window during Apollo 8, the moment forever changed him.<p>"People often say, 'I hope to go to heaven when I die,'" Lovell previously told Business Insider. "In reality, if you think about it, you go to heaven when you're born."<p>Lovell was referring to the …

Universe

Be More Successful: 8 Steps to Find and Leverage Your True Strengths

We all hope to improve on our weaknesses, but sometimes the best approach is to do a lot more of what you already do best.<p>Are you as successful as you would like to be? (Depending on how you define success, of course.)<p>If you're like most people, the answer is, "Probably not." Not because you're …

Entrepreneurship

The mysterious boundary

A black hole’s event horizon is a one-way bridge to nowhere, a gateway to a netherworld cut off from the rest of the cosmos.<p>Understanding what …

Black Holes

3tags.org

18 foods you've been making wrong your whole life

You might be disappointed or even surprised to learn there is no actual cream in authentic pasta carbonara. Instead, this dish takes on its signature …

Scientists Just Made a Major Breakthrough in Personalized Cancer Treatment

Scientists at the University College London (UCL) have made a major breakthrough that may further cement so-called immunotherapies’ status as the …

Immunotherapy