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Humans enter a Vulcan-like mind meld when conversing

In the Star Trek universe, Vulcans would sometimes bust out one of their most impressive abilities: the mind meld. In this maneuver, the Vulcan would …

Just 5 Drinks A Week Can Damage Your Brain

Before you pour that nightly glass of beer or wine, consider this: You could be doing lasting damage to cognition and memory. So suggests new …

Alcohol

Scientists reverse brain damage in a two-year-old girl after drowning

Using a combination of oxygen therapies, doctors have been able to successfully treat a toddler who was left in water for 15 minutes<p>US scientists …

Macron wins French presidency, to sighs of relief in Europe | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - Emmanuel Macron was elected French president on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union.<p>The centrist’s emphatic victory, which also smashed the …

5 Serious Long-Term Effects of Yelling At Your Kids

We want what’s best for our kids. It’s why so many parents struggle with parenting choices. And we’re only human, after all.<p>It’s normal to get …

Physicists create mind-bending 'negative mass' that accelerates backwards and could help explain black holes

Scientists have created a fluid with "negative mass" which they claim can be used to explore some of the more challenging concepts of the cosmos.<p>Washington State University physicists explained that this mass, unlike every physical object in the world we know, accelerates backwards when pushed.<p>The …

Physics

Five New Anime Shows We’re Excited About for Spring 2017

Titans strike back! A game-based franchise returns for more misadventures. A town of powerful peeps goes for a re-do, or twenty. And two iconic anime …

Anime

Video: What it means to live with the black dog called depression

The World Health Organisation has called for greater conversation around depression, the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide.<p>The …

What is the difference between depression and atypical depression?

Mental illness comes in many different forms.<p>Depression is not a one-size-fits-all condition. The symptoms are complex and varied, ranging from low …

The Trauma of Facing Deportation

In Sweden, hundreds of refugee children have fallen unconscious after being informed that their families will be expelled from the country.<p>Georgi, a Russian refugee who came to Sweden with his family when he was five years old, could talk at length about the virtues of the Volvo. His doctor …

Will North Korea fire a missile capable of hitting the U.S. mainland? Probably.

SEOUL — North Korea has made no secret of its desire to build an intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, capable of reaching the continental United States.<p>In his New Year’s Day address, Kim Jong Un said that North Korea has “entered the final stage of preparation for a test-launch of an …

North Korea

CNN Had a Problem. Donald Trump Solved It.

At 3:58 on a recent Wednesday afternoon in Washington, CNN’s largest control room was mostly empty but for a handful of producers hunched over control panels and, hovering behind them, a short, barrel-shaped, restless-looking man in a dark pinstriped suit and open white dress shirt: the president …

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Can a Plant Remember? This One Seems to—Here’s the Evidence

There’s this plant I’ve heard about that had a really bad afternoon a few years ago. It was in its pot bothering nobody and then, suddenly, it fell. Not once, but 56 times. (I’ll explain in a minute.) But it’s a plant. Things happen to plants, and as far as I know, they go on as before. They don’t …

Botany

Pollution May Actually Be Good for the Earth

The hazy weather caused by pollution has made plants far more productive when it comes to scrubbing greenhouse gasses out of the air. Scientists say …

Climate Change

Rosie the Riveter IRL: Meet the women who built WWII planes

Women workers of World War II<p>Rosie the Riveters in living color<p>October 1942<p>During World War II, the drafting of millions of men for combat left …

World War II

We’re fundamentally altering the night skies, and it's threatening much more than our view of the stars

Admittedly, once radio telescopes began to make the first inroads into the invisible regions of the electromagnetic spectrum, the game changed.<p>Today, there's no portion of that universal hum of radiation that is off-limits to ground- or space-based telescopes. But optical astronomy - the …

J.K. Rowling slams Donald Trump with the perfect 'Harry Potter' burn

LONDON — Everyone's favourite Twitter badass J.K. Rowling has just shared her thoughts on Donald Trump — and they're as brilliantly blunt as you …

Donald Trump

Everything you need to know about the mysterious cosmic phenomenon astrophysicists call a 'white hole'

So what in the universe is a white hole?<p>It's imagination day, and we're going to talk about fantasy creatures. Like unicorns, but even rarer. Like leprechauns, but even more fantastical!<p>Today, we're going to talk about white holes. Before we talk about white holes, let's talk about black holes.<p>And …

100 books everyone should read Amazon Goodreads

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

Privacy-concerned Apple deletes apps from App Store

Last month over 20 malware-infected apps made their way into Apple's App Store, so it's no surprise to see the American company take some increased security measures. On Thursday, the iPhone maker removed several apps from its store after they were deemed potentially invasive to user privacy.<p>The …

Apps

“Just Googling it” is bad for your brain

Having the world at our fingertips around the clock takes a lot of the pressure off our minds to remember basic facts. But the ability to find answers on search engines like Google is also killing our memories, a recent report (pdf) by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab shows.<p>When asked a question, …

Engines

Watch This Delightful Clip Of Neil deGrasse Tyson Hugging A Robot

Cute-ness-over-load. Can-not-pro-cess.<p>What a world we live in!<p>Less than 24 hours after a spectacular, super "blood moon" eclipse, and the same day NASA tells earthlings that water has been found on Mars, astro-boss Neil deGrasse Tyson hugged a very precious robot!<p>At the Clinton Global Initiative on …

Illustrator Draws 100 Happy Things To Get Over A Breakup

A little art therapy can go a long way.<p>Just when Rinee Shah switched to working as a full-time freelance illustrator, another big change happened in her life: she was confronted with the always-trying tumult of a breakup.<p>"I suddenly had a lot of free time without the structure of my usual routine," …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Changed Bill Maher's Mind About Water On Mars

Neil deGrasse Tyson explains why Mars is a big deal.<p>Bill Maher was not into the big Mars news when it came out. Then Neil deGrasse Tyson came along.<p>On Friday's "Real Time," Maher explained deGrasse Tyson actually convinced him that the discovery of water on Mars was extremely important.<p>"I'm …

What Generous People’s Brains Do Differently

Some people make giving look effortless. They’re the kind of people who bring donuts on Friday mornings and don’t think twice before helping overwhelmed colleagues, even if it means they end up working late (again). For these “givers,” taking one for the team comes <i>too</i> easily, and their needs often …

Alien Species in Contact With Earth Right Now

Do you believe in Extraterrestrial Intelligence? What about the idea that not only do they exist, but that they are in contact with the Earth …

6 Terrifying Beauty Practices from History

Chemical peels that burn layers of skin from your face. Appetite suppressants that come with a risk of heart failure. Cosmetic surgeries that change …

The 8 bloodiest Roman emperors in history

Ruthless and violent, Roman emperors are famous for their tyrannical reigns of terror. But who were the worst Roman emperors? Here, historian Sean …

Ancient History

Could the Wifatch computer virus be good for your router?

If a computer virus could ever be described as benevolent, this one probably comes closest.<p>Software that researchers have titled Wifatch.Linux has taken over an estimated tens of thousands of home Internet routers worldwide, cybersecurity company Symantec said Thursday. But it’s not, at least not …