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Why the new Scotland snorkel trail beats the Great Barrier Reef

Somewhere off the coast of Ullapool, on the northwest seaboard of Wester Ross, we cross over from the dark, murky waters of inner Loch Broom onto a …

British celebs including a BBC star and an X Factor favourite fear mass leak of secretly recorded sex acts

A host of British celebrities are reportedly ‘panicked’ following the release of Amir Khan’s sex tape on a major porn website.<p>It has been claimed …

7 Healthy Foods You Should Start Eating In 2017

Make 2017 the year you try new things.<p>The world of health foods is vast, and if you haven’t ventured past chia seeds you are seriously missing out on some powerhouse ingredients. In honor of the new year and fresh starts, we’ve made a list of foods you really should start eating in 2017. Not only …

Steel-Cut Oats

The myth of 'travel hackers' who bag luxury trips for pennies

Unless you get into the realms of private jets, spending a fortune on travel is actually quite difficult.<p>Like you, probably, I invariably try to …

What I Learned Sitting By the Sea Shore in a Far Off Town in Thailand

By the Lanta Sea Shore, I sat down and wrote. Koh Lanta is a little town few hours away from the much hyped Krabi. I wanted to escape the crowds and tourists hunting around for tourist spots and just be by myself and enjoy some quiet time. Koh Lanta was a blessing in disguise.<p>Image Courtesy : The …

A Supernova Might Have Abetted A Mass Extinction On Earth

It would have slammed the planet with cosmic radiation several million years ago<p>An exploding star hundreds of light-years from Earth may have played a role in a minor mass extinction that happened 2.59 million years ago, new research indicates. Scientists modeled the light and radiation that would …

4 Science-Backed Methods to Stop Procrastinating

The post 4 Science-Backed Methods to Stop Procrastinating appeared first on Trello Blog.You have a huge deadline hanging over your head, and you know …

Procrastination

Scientists warn of 'global climate emergency' over shifting jet stream

Two environmentalists have declared a “global climate emergency” after the Northern hemisphere jet stream was found to have crossed the equator, …

Solar System may hold ten planets or more, say scientists

The Solar System may hold 10 or 11 planets, scientists have predicted after running new computer models on the data which led to the announcement of Planet Nine.<p>In January, astronomers Professor Konstantin Batygin and Professor Mike Brown from California Institute of Technology predicted the …

Astronomy

Watch Mars make its closest approach to Earth in 10 years

Mars is about to make its closest approach to Earth in the space of a decade... and this time around, it'll be trivially easy to watch this rare celestial event. <i>Slooh</i> is offering a live stream that will kick off around 9PM Eastern, when the sky should be dark enough to observe the Red Planet in …

Want to Be Smarter? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

We're always looking for little life hacks in hopes of improving the way our brain works. We've tried eating walnuts, solving one too many crossword puzzles, depleting our Sudoku collection, and reading countless stacks of books. Yet, despite all these little things, nothing we try really seems to …

The Brain

How a chemist at Yale found a whole new way to take on cancer

It would spark a revolutionary approach to treating cancers, attract tens of millions in investments, and set rival companies on a scientific race. At the center of it all? A tiny garbage truck.<p>It's called the proteasome, and its job is to chew up and get rid of your cells' obsolete and broken …

The Neuroscience Of Why Running Clears the Mind

Fans of running claim itis great for the mind as well as the body. Recent research agrees.<p>Sure, running is a good way to stay fit and healthy, but many fans of the activity claim to be hooked not just because of its physical effects, but also because of it's mental ones.<p>Some say it builds …

Free will could all be an illusion, scientists suggest after study shows choice may just be brain tricking itself

Free will might be an illusion created by our brains, scientists might have proved.<p>Humans are convinced that they make conscious choices as they live …

Rare transit of Mercury to take place on 9 May

There are 13 or 14 transits of Mercury each century, so they are comparatively rare events, though each one can typically be seen over a large area …

Controlling RNA in living cells: Modular, programmable proteins can be used to track or manipulate gene expression

MIT researchers have devised a new set of proteins that can be customized to bind arbitrary RNA sequences, making it possible to image RNA inside …

Protein

Scientists Have Published a New Tree of Life

Charles Darwin famously imagined evolution as a tree full of branches, a metaphor that biologists have since used to depict how life is structured. …

How NASA accidentally found a way to make buildings safer during earthquakes

NASA technologists are typically focused on making it safe for humans to explore outer space. Now the space agency says it’s found a way to make earthquakes safer for people on the ground.<p>NASA developed a new stabilizing technology, known as the LOX Damper, in 2013 after working on a violently …

Engineering

Planet Earth is getting a second season that was partially filmed by drones

<i>Planet Earth</i> is returning to TV later this year, and this time, it'll be in 4K. The original 11-part series debuted in 2006 and was the first BBC nature documentary to be filmed in high definition. It helped propel HDTV's popularity, and this new season will take those stunning nature shots a step …

The most extreme hotels around the world

Costa Rica

YouTuber debunks Neil deGrasse Tyson's 'biggest mistakes'

Neil deGrasse Tyson is like that friend who returns home in the summer between freshman and sophomore year of college. No matter how hard you try to have a conversation with the guy, he can't help but cite some joy-sucking factoid. You want to talk about the final season of <i>Mad Men</i>, but he can't …

8 strategies for people who are already super organized

There's not much more you can do to be organized, right?<p>Hey, even if you're one of the most put-together people ever, you can still try some new hacks. Test out these organization tricks that are perfect for super efficient people who want to get even better.

Scientist who found new human species accused of playing fast and loose with the truth

It remains one of the most dramatic human fossil finds of recent years. In 2013, in a tiny, cramped chamber in the Rising Star cave near Johannesburg, researchers led by palaeontologist Lee Berger uncovered several thousand bones of ancient humans. The team now concludes that these are the remains …

Peer Review

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Immune System