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10+ Facts Scientists Have Learned About The Health Effects of Marijuana

Happy 4/20.<p>In 2017, some Americans could buy legal marijuana almost as easily as they could order a pizza.<p>Pot shops outnumber Starbucks stores in …

The 10 Most Popular Scientific Papers Everyone Was Talking About This Year

We've read all of them. #humblebrag<p>In the academic world, citations matter. But thanks to the internet, the public is increasingly engaging with …

AI can predict heart attacks more accurately than doctors

An estimated 20 million people die each year due to cardiovascular disease. Luckily, a team of researchers from the University of Nottingham in the UK have developed a machine-learning algorithm that can predict your likelihood of having a heart attack or stroke as well as any doctor.<p>The American …

Watching magnets morph liquid rocket fuel is hypnotically beautiful

This liquid rocket fuel becomes magnetised when near a magnetic field. So it dances and morphs when magnets are moved around it.<p>It is called ferrofluid and it was invented by NASA's Steve Papell to be a rocket fuel that could work in zero gravity due to its magnetic qualities.<p>Magnet Expert Ltd …

More Than 4 Billion Data Records Were Stolen Globally in 2016

Cybercriminals are stealing data at an alarming rate. Both the number of breaches and the number of files stolen globally in these hacks rose dramatically to set a new record in 2016, according to a new report from Risk Based Security. The 4,149 confirmed breaches exposed more than 4.2 billion …

Identity Theft

Five Easy Photo Improving Tricks Anyone Can Do

Taking great photos doesn’t necessarily require tons of training and nice equipment. You can improve all of your photos with just a few tweaks to the …

Earth’s Magnetic Poles Are Set to Swap Places - And We're Totally Unprepared

When north becomes south.<p>Earth’s magnetic field surrounds our planet like an invisible force field - protecting life from harmful solar radiation by …

DNA analysis of seawater detects 80% of fish species in just one day

A Japanese research group has used a new technology that identifies multiple fish species populating local areas by analyzing DNA samples from …

2 Bedroom condo in Sarasota - Lakeside LosLagos LeisureVacation Rental Sarasota

Overview<p>Bedrooms:2Bathrooms:2Sleeps:4Type:Condo<p>Pets allowed:YesWi-Fi available:YesPer night:$79 - $139Per week:$594 - $800<p>1 Shower, 1 Attached …

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The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in modern, anti-hierarchical parenthood, it’s the children<p>For modern families, the adage “food is love” might well …

The four ways a Trump presidency could turn out, according to an expert in political upheaval

In fits and starts, the contours of the Trump administration will begin to take shape over the coming weeks. Like his campaign, the president-elect's transition is already shaping up to be a highly unconventional one: shortly after the election, Trump removed Chris Christie from a leadership post …

Tip: Use the 3-2-1 Rule to Safely Back Up Your Precious Photos

We recently shared the story of a photographer who had hard drives containing virtually all her professional work stolen from her home shortly before …

Data Management

A new brain study sheds light on why it can be so hard to change someone's political beliefs

Why we react to inconvenient truths as if they were personal insults.<p>Albert Einstein was one of the most important physicists of all time. His scientific predictions have withstood 100 years of scientific challenges. His thinking fundamentally changed the way we understand the universe. Yet people …

The Brain

29 incredible close-ups of snowflakes shot with a homemade camera rig

Russian photographer Alexey Kljatov is a master of snowflake photography. After using a homemade rig with inexpensive equipment to take stunning close-ups, Kljatov's snowflake photos went viral in 2013.<p>But he hasn't stopped capturing amazing photos, and now his images are more stunning than ever. …

23 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your …

Mini Pizza Muffin Tin Appetizers

I think my favorite part of New Year’s Eve parties may be the appetizers! There’s just something really fun about eating small food, especially if …

Evolution Made Really Smart People Long to Be Loners

Psychologists have a pretty good idea of what typically makes a human happy. Dancing delights us. Being in nature brings us joy. And, for most …

Psychology

Hanging out with friends in times of stress heals us by rewiring our biology

Whether offering us consolation after the death of a loved one or commiseration when our team loses yet again, our social relationships are invaluable for helping us lead happier, less stressful lives. And humans aren’t alone in this respect. The role of social interactions and bonds in reducing …

Psychology

How to talk politics at your family holiday meal this year

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mealtime talk is always fraught this time of year. In this post-election climate, even the most innocent mention of politics or social issues could threaten to turn MawMaw's house into the thunder dome.<p>Don't worry your elastic-waisted britches about it. Daniel Post Senning, an etiquette …

Self-awareness

Don’t avoid politics this holiday season. Use these 5 tips for productive conversations.

You can have sane, compassionate, persuasive political conversations. I know because it happened to me.<p>Here’s a question that seems particularly relevant as we head into holiday season 2016: In the wake of such a vituperative election, how do you possibly discuss politics with loved ones you might …

Star Trek

The Strange Process Of Coral Bleaching Is Caught On Camera For First Time

Coral bleaching is one of the big concerns of our time. Over 93 percent of the Great Barrier Reef is bleached, with around half of it dead from this …

Algae

Earth's hottest month on record was July 2016: NASA

<b>UPDATE: Aug. 17, 2016, 11:37 a.m. EDT</b> This story has been updated to include new temperature data from NOAA.<p>Earth just had its hottest month yet, and …

Digital Currency Firm Co-Founder Convicted of Money Laundering

The co-founder of Liberty Reserve, the operator of what had been a widely-used digital currency, was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Friday for …

Forget Alcoa Inc.: Here Are 3 Better Dividend Stocks

Image source: Alcoa<p><b>Alcoa</b> used to be a bellwether for the market as a whole, its performance indicating whether consumer and industrial demand were rising or falling. But after years of losses and a long downward trend in revenue (even before its Arconic spinoff), the stock just isn't what it once …

What is a 'normal' night's sleep? It depends on your age, gender and nationality

What constitutes a "normal" night's sleep?<p>That all depends, says Danny Forger, a biological mathematician at the<p>University of Michiganand an expert in circadian clocks.<p>"People set guidelines all the time -- you need eight hours, you need seven hours -- but we've found that 'normal' sleep varies …

Bad Science: Circumcision Doesn’t Reduce Sensitivity?

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca!Male infant circumcision continues to be a hot topic here in the United States, with people on …

Science Says You Should Be Eating These Top Foods to Stay Sharp

Add these superfoods to your next grocery list right now.<p>Watching your diet can have an enormously positive influence on physical, mental, and emotional functioning when you're on the job. Now, the right food isn't going to make you an overnight success, but science does back the idea that …

Nutrition

By the year 2040, embryo selection could replace sex as the way most of us make babies

Human reproduction is about to undergo a radical shift. Embryo selection, in connection with in-vitro fertilization (IVF), will help our species eliminate many genetic diseases, extend healthy lifespans, and enhance people’s overall well-being. Within 20 years, I predict that it will supplant sex …

Genetics