Leo Michaca

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Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

The Brain

Iraq’s Attack Against ISIS Catches U.S. ‘By Surprise’

The biggest offensive against ISIS so far happened without American help—but with plenty of assistance from Iran.<p>The Iraqi military launched a major …

Middle East

Winter Storm Will Make It a White Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day is going to seem very familiar to many folks in the Midwest and Northeast, as another winter storm crosses the country over the …

Space 2020: What does the future hold?

What will our space ambitions actually look like a decade from now? Three experts tell Richard Hollingham.<p>Space has not been this exciting since the 1960s.<p>Nasa recently launched Orion, its first new spacecraft to carry astronauts since the Space Shuttle, and is developing a massive new rocket to …

Space Science

Body Art: Otzi the 5,300-Year-Old Mummified Iceman Had 61 Tattoos

Four thin, black lines, stacked on top of each other, bring the total number of tattoos on Ötzi, a 5,300-year-old mummified iceman, to 61, according to an exhaustive new study.<p>Finding the new body art, located on the lower side of Ötzi's right ribcage, "was a big surprise because we didn't expect …

Body Art

This Is the No. 1 Driver of Diabetes and Obesity

Martha Holmes—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Martha Holmes—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Martha Holmes—The LIFE Picture …

Topics Launch for Readers in the UK and India

Until now, Flipboard’s 34,000 topics have been only accessible to readers in the U.S. and Canada. But with today’s update, readers in the UK and …

Indian Super League

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Brain

Samsung needs to identify its next silver bullet to stay in fight against Apple

Another quarter, another set of disappointing results for Samsung. This time, net profit fell 27% from the previous year as intense competition continued to eat away at the company's smartphone business.<p>The fourth quarter results are troubling, but not unexpected. Samsung's profits have now …

Mobile