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Have mind-blowing sex using techniques from this celeb-adored yoga style

Kate Hudson, Alicia Keys, and Amanda Chantal Bacon are radiant proof of Kundalini yoga’s superpowers—and it’s no coincidence that they’re all …

Alicia Keys

The Endocannabinoid System - How Cannabis Affects The Human Body

How Cannabis Affects The Human Body<p><b>The legal cannabis</b> movement started in San Francisco in the early 1990’s when it was discovered that cannabis …

Cannabis

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

Caught in a race against climate change, lizards hit an evolutionary dead end

The brown anole has little room left to evolve.<p>Brown anoles are one of the most successful species on the planet. These resilient creatures have settled throughout a large portion of the Western Hemisphere, even landing in such distant places as Hawaii and Singapore by hitching rides across the …

Unexpected behaviour of atom clouds challenges existing theories

Experiments with ultra-cold atoms at the TU Wien have shown surprising results: coupled atom clouds synchronize within milliseconds. This effect …

20 Minute Meals: Pasta Milano Recipe

Pasta night has been given a bad rap because of the low-carb movement, but there’s just something about a plate of pasta that feeds the soul. The …

Almost 1,500 Migrant Children Placed in Homes by the U.S. Government Went Missing Last Year

Federal officials lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children last year after a government agency placed the minors in the homes of adult sponsors in …

Immigration

Calling All Rookies: 2 Trainers Lay Out a Beginner Strength-Training Plan For Weight Loss

Let's get the obvious out of the way and say that even the thought of strength training is intimidating if you've never picked up a pair of weights before. We've all been there — yep, even your favorite trainers and celebrities who are fit AF have been in the same exact position as you. So we …

New Study Says Ancient Humans Hunted Big Mammals To Extinction

Over the past 125,000 years, the average size of mammals on the Earth has shrunk. And humans are to blame.<p>That's the conclusion of a new study of the fossil record by paleo-biologist Felisa Smith of the University of New Mexico.<p>Smith studied fossils going back 65 million years, when dinosaurs died …

Research

Super-safe zinc battery tech could rival lithium ion in phones

In a more perfect world, your phone battery would easily last all day, wouldn't degrade over time and, most crucially, wouldn't explode.<p>This might sound like a pipe dream, but researchers at the University of Maryland have developed a new water- and zinc-based battery that could go some way to …

Clean Energy

“24-Hour Solar Energy: Molten Salt Makes It Possible”… Reality Check.

Guest skewering by David Middleton From Inside Climate News… 24-Hour Solar Energy: Molten Salt Makes It Possible, and Prices Are Falling Fast Molten …

The Dawn of Solar Windows

Future skyscrapers will harvest energy from the sun with photovoltaic windows Illustration: Eddie Guy Illustration: Eddie Guy <b>The view from the office</b> …

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Breakthrough in restoring vision: Genes from algae could cure blindness

Blindness can be treated by inserting algae gene into people's eyes.<p>An innovative gene therapy, which has been invented by a French biopharma …

This Muskoxen Paper Is the Best Thing I've Read All Year

On Thursday, a paper published in <i>Scientific Reports</i> raised grave concerns about the future of muskoxen in a warming world. Buried in it was one of …

This tiny robot moves so fast it’s just a blur on camera

It makes up to 75 motions a second and could be used to correct surgeons’ hand tremors during operations<p>Researchers at Harvard have created a new robot that’s the smallest, fastest, and most precise of its kind. It’s called the milliDelta, and can move so quickly — up to 75 motions a second — that …

Electricity from all forms of renewables will be consistently cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020

Abu Dhabi<p>“Turning to renewables for new power generation is not simply an environmentally conscious decision, it is now overwhelmingly a smart economic one,” said Adnan Amin, who has the numbers to back it up. Amin heads the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena), and the numbers can be …

Archaeology fossil teeth discovery in Germany could re-write human history

A 9.7-million-year-old discovery has left a team of German scientists scratching their heads. The teeth seem to belong to a species only known to …

Researcher’s Nanomaterial Can Extract Hydrogen Fuel from Seawater

It’s possible to produce hydrogen to power fuel cells by extracting the gas from seawater, but the electricity required to do it makes the process …

Move over Netflix, it's time to watch NASA and chill

NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center has a surprisingly prolific YouTube channel -- it's added 330 videos of experimental aircraft footage over the past few months.<p>The AFRC is a 70-year-old agency located at Edwards Air Force Base in California that conducts atmospheric flight research, …

Military

New Battery That Could Be Charged in Seconds Developed at Drexel University | Inc.com

Late last year I stated that I believed that 2017 would be the tipping point year for electric cars. With improvements in motor technologies and batteries, electric cars became a viable alternative with a range comparable to that of gasoline and diesel powered cars. Newcomers (Tesla) and …

Electric Vehicles

All the Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts you need to know

Windows 10 was designed with touchscreens in mind, but Microsoft hasn't forgotten more traditional PC users. The operating system comes with plenty of built-in keyboard shortcuts -- including new shortcuts for the Command Prompt -- for those who prefer a physical keyboard.<p>Here's a handy list of the …

Windows 10

Game of Thrones family tree: Who is related to whom?

With all the marriages, affairs and secret children in Game of thrones, it's hard to keep track of who's related to whom. Sansa Stark has been married to both a Lannister and a Bolton, Cersei Lannister has officially had three children with Robert Baratheon (but they're actually the offspring of …

Blockchain-enabled energy trading could help lower carbon emissions but efficiency and privacy issues must first be overcome<p>The blockchain. It is the much-hyped, virtually foolproof digital ledger that allows cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin to flourish without the need for banks and governments, …

Blockchain

Lightyear One solar electric car charges itself and will have a 500-mile range

<b>A Dutch startup is planning to bring a completely solar-powered electric car to market, which could theoretically let some drivers go for months</b> …

Solar blinds for £200 ‘could turn your windows into generators and cut energy bills by three quarters’

It’s one of those ideas which suddenly makes sense as soon as you think about it – window blinds which are also solar panels.<p>An inventor claims that …

Solar Panels

Sunnier skies driving Greenland surface melt

<b>((Nicolo E. DiGirolamo, SSAI/NASA GSFC, and Jesse Allen, NASA Earth Observatory))</b><p>Scientists discovered another factor leading to global sea rise<p>Andrea Thompson<p>July 4, 2017 9:58am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Climate Central.<p>In the past two decades, the Greenland ice sheet has become the …

All Volvo cars will be electric or hybrid within two years

Volvo is best known for building cars that are safe and beloved by flower children, but it now has a new distinction. Every car it unveils by 2019 will have an electric motor, either as an all-electric EV, plug-in hybrid or hybrid, making it the first major automaker to stop selling cars with only …

Incentivising sustainable fishing through certification

Rupert Howes, CEO, The Marine Stewardship Council<p>Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>Our oceans are in trouble. Acidification, plastics and other pollution, and climate change present enormous challenges, and we have little time to act to avoid pending catastrophe for humanity and …

Sustainability

These Worms Abandoned Sex to Improve Their Species

Now their biology is more diverse.<p>There’s a new reason to abstain from sex — it might actually benefit the species.<p>It might sound counterintuitive, …

Biology