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‘Sea Hunter,’ a drone ship with no crew, just joined the U.S. Navy fleet

A prototype autonomous ship known as the Medium Displacement Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MDUSV) has officially been transferred to the U.S. Navy from …

Military

40 seconds cycling, three times per week: That’s how much you need to ride to get fit, says BBC documentary

<b>Volunteers in BBC documentary see upp to 14 per cent improvement in fitness over five weeks</b><p>Two minutes of riding per week isn’t a lot, but apparently …

How Can Birds Sleep While They're Flying?

Scientists have found a bird that can fly continuously for weeks at a time and sleeps in the air. How do birds sleep mid-flight?<p>Frigatebirds, an …

Warehouse workers at $2 billion food startup Blue Apron complain of stressful, violent conditions, report says

It's been so successful, Amazon and Whole Foods are now chasing the same idea (as well as other startups) and Blue Apron is said to be thinking about an IPO.<p>But there's one set of people who seem to have some complaints about the company: Workers at one of Blue Apron's main warehouse fulfillment …

I tried the plant-based meat that Google wanted to buy and I never want to eat a 'real' hamburger again

Environmentalists have described beef consumption as the "new SUV" for its effects on climate change, and I've heard the horror stories about livestock mistreatment.<p>But ... every so often I still find myself caving to the craving for a juicy cheeseburger or beef burrito.<p>That's why Impossible Foods' …

The 50 best tacos in America, ranked

Because the city-guide app allows users to save and favorite the venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which tacos are getting the most praise across America. Foursquare included the top-rated location of various chain restaurants in the US (subsequent locations were removed).<p>With …

Texas

Princess 49 Yacht to Debut in May

Princess Yachts plans to debut the <i>Princess 49</i> at the British Motor Yacht Show from May 20-22 in Southampton.<p>The <i>Princess 49</i> will be the first model in …

Boating

Cyber-extortion losses skyrocket, says FBI

New estimates from the FBI show that the costs from so-called ransomware have reached an all-time high.<p>Cyber-criminals collected $209 million in the first three months of 2016 by extorting businesses and institutions to unlock computer servers.<p>At that rate, ransomware is on pace to be a $1 billion …

How Working Out Keeps Your Brain Literally 10 Years Younger

Researchers compared the minds of people who exercise to those who don’t. Here’s what happened<p>Working out keeps your brain young, suggests a new study from Columbia University and the University of Miami.<p>Researchers asked people over age 40 about their exercise habits and tested their cognitive …

The Brain

The Real Reason Smart People Tend To Be Loners

People with high intelligence proved to be a fascinating exception to the usual rule.• Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy …

Marijuana's THC May Increase 'Noise' in Your Brain

Marijuana's main psychoactive compound, THC, may increase random neural activity — or neural noise — in the brain, according to a new study.<p>In the …

Porsche 918 Spyder Takes On Lamborghini Diablo VT In A Straight Line

While the 918 Spyder needs no introduction, some of you might need to remember a couple of things about the all-wheel driven Lamborghini Diablo VT. …

How We Paid Off Our Mortgage in 3.5 Years

Last month, my husband and I made the very last payment on our mortgage, which was our last step in becoming completely <b>debt free</b>. I’m not sure the …

7 Foods That Prevent Overeating

Willpower: It’s the key to successful weight loss, right? In fact, no. When it comes to battling the forces of food cravings, relying on your …