Lauren Goddard

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Adolf Hitler's first home set to be demolished for new building

Austrian government says nothing will be left of building in Braunau in attempt to eliminate any significance for neo-Nazis<p>The house where Adolf Hitler was born will be torn down and replaced with a new building that has no association with Hitler, Austria’s government has announced, as it moves to …

3 sites that will save you serious money on holiday travel

There is no such thing as “too early” when it comes to holiday travel. It may feel far off, but you’re better off locking down your accommodations …

Multiple Sclerosis could be reversed with calorie-restricted diet, study suggests

A calorie-restricted diet which mimics the effects of fasting may reverse the symptoms of multiple sclerosis and help repair the damage caused by the disease.<p>Scientists are so excited about the finding that they are moving to large human trials and are already recommending it for very ill patients …

Medical Research

Scientists Finally Know What Stopped Mongol Hordes From Conquering Europe

It's written in the tree rings.<p>In 1206, Genghis Khan, a fierce tribal chieftain from northern Mongolia, began to take over the world. The khan’s …

This Russian App Lets You Take Photos of Strangers And Identify Them Online

Enjoy your anonymity while it lasts.<p>It sounds like the premise of a dystopian sci-fi movie, but people in Russia are going nuts for an app that lets …

Liverpool's Adam Lallana Would Be a Risky Signing for Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur have won a place in the UEFA Champions League after an excellent Premier League campaign.<p>The squad that was good enough to get them there simply won't be sufficient if they wish to continue to progress next season.<p>With the additional demands of top-level European football as well …

Summer Olympics 2016: 10 Early Storylines to Watch

The Olympics, like a good movie, have a set of plot lines that surprise the viewer. They can’t be anticipated before we watch. That's what provides the excitement.<p>We get to see no-name athletes burst into stardom. After all, Michael Phelps was once just another swimmer. Then he became a household …

10 Places to Beat the Summer Heat!

Highs in the 60s and 70s? Lows in the 40s and 50s? With the summer heat soaring, those temperatures may sound too good to be true. But when the …

Paragliding

Could melatonin drug treat neuropathic pain? - Futurity

Neuropathic pain is often severe and difficult to treat, but a new study finds drugs that target a specific melatonin receptor may offer relief.

Melatonin

Experiencing mild shocks while learning can enhance related memories

'This might be a way to build a really smart person'<p>Memory is a tricky thing. Remembering details of past experiences — details like what you had for lunch last Friday, or what you learned in history class — is often an exercise in futility. But then sometimes, for what appears to be no reason at …

The Brain

How the brain remembers to fear danger - Futurity

A new study with mice identifies a life-preserving circuit that's responsible for recognizing and remembering threats.

'Forbes:' 11 teams valued at over $1 billion

It's a great time to be an owner of an NBA franchise.<p>Less than four years after a lockout crippled a season, and with nearly two years before a …

Florida: New upscale pet boarding service to open near Orlando airport

Quick, everybody into the bone-shaped pool! Dogs and cats soon will have a "resort" of their own when a new pet boarding company opens near Florida's Orlando International Airport.<p>Pet Paradise, based in Jacksonville, Fla., prides itself on creating posh digs for pets that include such perks as …

Pets

New Airbus Beluga super transporter set for the skies | CNN Travel

CNN

Meet the Last Speaker of a Dying Language

Language

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

In an era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter, we’re all required to do several things at once. But this constant multitasking is taking its toll. Here neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin explains how our addiction to technology is making us less efficient<p>Daniel J Levitin Q&A<p>Our brains are …

Best Large Airlines for the Economy Long-Haul Experience

We’ve put on our thinking caps to develop a rating methodology which helps us determine the best cabin experiences around the world.<p>We wanted a …

35 Places To Visit While The Euro Is At An 11-Year Low

But the currency has just fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade, meaning a European vacation is suddenly within reach for more thrifty travelers.<p>We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in countries that are on the euro.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam …

European Travel

A New Antibiotic That Resists Resistance

The British chemist Lesley Orgel had a rule: Evolution is cleverer than you. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria have repeatedly proven him right.<p>Since humans started making antibiotics for ourselves in the 1940s, bacteria have evolved to counteract our efforts. They are now winning. There are strains of …

Biology

These GIFs from GE's new body scanner are gruesome and marvelous

Hell yeah, science<p>If you haven't personally had to lay down and slide into a CT scanner, you've probably seen one on television. They're super X-ray machines that put image "slices" together from head to toe to create a 3D representation that lets doctors see detail inside your body. And General …

Five Social Media Predictions for 2015

As we kick off the New Year, here are five trends in social media that are worth paying attention to, (as discussed on Jan 5, 2015 at the CES Digital Hollywood panel I moderated):<p><b>1) Technology Trumps Segmentation</b><p>In 2015, segmentation will become 'old school', in lieu of technology that gets to know …

'Cyborg' spinal implant could help paralysed walk again

It might seem like science fiction but a new implant which attaches directly to the spine could help paralysed people walk again<p>Paralysed patients have been given new hope of recovery after rats with severe spinal injuries walked again through a ‘groundbreaking’ new cyborg-style implant.<p>In …

Neurophilosophy

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

Didn't get what you want over the holidays? Here are the best smartphones to look at.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider</i> …

Mobile Technology

Oregon players mock Florida State QB Winston with 'No means No!' chant

Several Oregon players are facing team discipline after celebrating their Rose Bowl win Thursday night by mocking Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston and allegations of sexual assault that have followed the 2013 Heisman Trophy winner the past two years.<p>Video taken from the field as Oregon …

College Football

Android customization - how to regain storage space by cleaning the cache on your Android device

Last week on our Android customization post, you got to play with image files and change up your wallpaper on your Android device. After messing with all those image files, you may be finding that your internal storage space is strangely low, so we should try to fix that.<p>There are many things you …

Apps

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Architecture

#StrangePlanet: London Edition

The new National Geographic book <i>London Book of Lists</i>, written by Tim Jepson and Larry Porges, reveals the quirky customs, culture, and cuisine of England’s capital, from the Tower of London’s resident polar bears fishing in the Thames to Harrods’ early 20th-century embalming service.<p><b>Here we crown</b> …

England

The Ideas And Breakthroughs That Will Shape The World In 2015

From Ebola to virtual reality, here's what the year has in store for science<p>In 2015, advances in science and engineering will once again shape the world in profound ways. Here are the most important.<p>Wind Power Moves Offshore<p>Ebola Drugs Reach West Africa<p>Ultrafast Data Transfer Speeds Up …

Most cancers are caused by bad luck not genes or lifestyle, say scientists

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the US found that the majority of cancers are not linked to environment or lifestyle<p>The majority of cancers are the result of bad luck rather than unhealthy lifestyles or inherited genetic faults, scientists have discovered.<p>For years …

Cancer