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Montana's 'Pain Refugees' Leave State To Get Prescribed Opioids

Federal authorities say about 78 Americans die every day from opioid overdose. In Montana, health care officials report that abuse there is worse than the national average. But the casualties of the opioid epidemic are not all drug abusers.<p>On a recent night, three Montana residents, who call …

Prosthetics

Walkera’s new superzoom camera drone can spot you a mile away

Walkera has beefed up its prosumer level flagship camera drone with two killer new features. The Voyager 4 has a gimbal-stabilized, 360-degree camera …

There's a sneaky new strategy your friends are using to rack up tons of credit card points when you eat out together

One of your friends graciously offers to pay the entire bill on their credit card. "Just Venmo me!" they say, referring to the popular mobile payment app. While you and your friends are all praising this person for their selflessness (that's a lot of money to put on their card at once!), you …

New York City

Neuroscientists and Philosophers Debate Reality and Sensory Perception

You <b>might not think</b> there’d be much <b>overlap</b> between <b>neuroscience</b> and <b>philosophy</b>, but that’s not what philosopher <b>Alva Noë</b> sees. Where philosophers have …

Neurology

The Marines are testing this crazy machine gun-wielding death robot

The Marine Corps is actively testing a robotic system outfitted with sensors and cameras that can be armed with an M240 machine gun.<p>It's called the Modular Advanced Armed Robotic System, and it looks crazy.<p>Just last week, infantry Marines from 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines were taking the robot out on …

Military

EU vows to toughen up trade defences against cheap Chinese imports

The EU executive has vowed to toughen up Europe’s trade defences in a bid to prevent industry from being overwhelmed by artificially cheap Chinese imports.<p>The European commission promised “faster and firmer” action against foreign producers flooding world markets with subsidised goods, dashing …

China

N Strips House

To balance the intricacies of the sharing economy is no easy feat, as each occupier hold its own agenda and dynamic. How does one share a 519sqm …

Architecture

The Secret to Staying Motivated Is Simpler Than You Think

I’m about to give you some information that can change your life forever. Are you ready? Here it is: The secret to staying motivated throughout the …

Motivation

Aquila : 50-meter Sailing Yacht with Flexible Solar Sails

<b>Aquila</b> is a conceptual 50-meter sailing yacht that features solar sails thanks to CIGS solar cells technology. This project was born out of the idea …

Sailing

Reshaping human health and changing lives through gene editing

André Choulika Contributor<p>André Choulika is chairman and CEO of Cellectis.<p>Gene editing is going to fundamentally change our lives and how we traditionally think about health throughout the first half of the 21st century.<p>Gene editing is going to change the way people are treated by curing the roots …

Correction: Digital Life-Fitness Trackers-Glance story

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story July 20 about choosing a fitness tracker, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Fitbit Surge sells for $300. …

Wearable Tech

This Is How to Make Good Decisions: Four Secrets Backed by Research

Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. Research shows we all make a lot of bad ones.<p>With careers:<p><i>More than half of</i> …

Next week, a meteor shower created by a mysterious comet will reach its peak — here’s how to watch

Right now, we are in the middle of a meteor shower called the Delta Aquarids, which began around July 12.<p>Around July 28 and 29, the Delta Aquarids will reach their peak. Although the shower favors the southern hemisphere, northern observers won't be completely left in the dust. During this peak, …

7 things no man should ever wear in the summer — and what to wear instead

As far as dress codes go, summer is a tricky time.<p>Men, especially, have a tendency to go too far to the relaxed end of the spectrum, getting themselves into trouble by dressing inappropriately.<p>We've created a list of seven items that should be best avoided, as well as exactly what they should be …

8 common traits of highly intelligent people

Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>As it turns out, many users gave answers that researchers would agree with.<p>We pulled eight of the most intriguing Quora responses and explained the science behind them — and let's just say that we feel a lot …

Psychology

This Mind-Bending 3D Map Of The Universe Includes The Dark Matter We Can’t See

Today’s explorers are charting 1.2 million galaxies and the acoustic waves formed at the beginning of time.<p>Scientists have put together a map of the universe, a 3D behemoth representing 650 billion cubic light years, home to 1.2 million galaxies. But of course, being scientists, they didn’t send …

Universe

Updated Brain Map Identifies Nearly 100 New Regions

The brain looks like a featureless expanse of folds and bulges, but it’s actually carved up into invisible territories. Each is specialized: Some groups of neurons become active when we recognize faces, others when we read, others when we raise our hands.<p>On Wednesday, in what many experts are …

The Brain

Peek inside the Apollo 11 command module with this new 3D scan

Today marks the the 47th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, and you can celebrate by taking a virtual tour inside the NASA spacecraft that carried the first astronauts to the Moon. The Smithsonian Museum and Autodesk have created a 3D scan of the inside of the Columbia spacecraft — the …

On July 20, 1969, humans took their first steps on the moon’s surface. It was a day that inspired a generation of curious, sky-gazing children to believe they could do anything and go anywhere. The moon was full in Olympic National Park last night, but you can still hike in its cool brightness. Turn your flashlights off for a moment, and let the moon guide you. It is such a special way to experience your park, with the only illumination coming from the sky. We are lucky to have dark places like this, where we can escape the harsh lights of the city for a while. Where we can look up and think about our place among the stars, and wonder where our children might take us next…. Ranger Lucia Photo by Ken Campbell #OlympicNationalPark #MoonDay #FindYourPark

Something Is Causing Siberia's Tundra to Literally Bubble Underground

Siberia, you scary.<p>The frigid plains of northern Siberia are becoming a hotspot for mysterious geological phenomena. Over the past couple of years, sudden craters have been exploding from the permafrost-laden ground. Last month, we reported on a giant chasm in the Sakha Republic that looms so wide …

Global Warming

A New Map of the Brain Redraws the Boundaries of Neuroscience

Your brain is a strange three-pound lump in your head that also happens to determine your personality, control your movements, and hold all of your …

Obama's new solar plan could help renters, low-income families get clean energy

Going solar in the U.S. isn’t easy if you don’t have a house or a padded bank account.<p>But renters and cash-strapped residents are increasingly taking …

UK firm buys Sardinian DNA samples for research into disease and ageing

Tiziana Life Sciences says prevalence of centenarians in Ogliastra region of Italian island is almost 50 times that of UK or US<p>A British biotech company hopes a genetic study of a population in eastern Sardinia with an unusually high number of centenarians could help to develop new drugs and …

Genetics

15 Phone Hacks Every Traveler Needs To Know

How to plan for the worst, prevent insane fees, and make the MOST out of your device.<p>You're going to want to keep these three goals in mind:<p>* Have a plan if your phone gets stolen or lost.<p>* Prevent insane roaming fees.<p>* Make the most of your phone's capabilities with offline maps, translators, etc. …

Apps

These Lego-style homes can withstand earthquakes and cost under $5,000 to build

When earthquakes hit, they can devastate entire cities. And rebuilding destroyed buildings costs a lot labor, time, and money.<p>Renowned architect Anupama Kundoo may have a solution — for homeowners, at least. The Indian architect, who is known for designing low-income buildings, has come up with a …

Ready to Buy an Electric Vehicle? Here's What You Need to Know

That loud sound you hear over the horizon might just be the electric car finally revving up to enter the mainstream American auto market. Except that …