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7 Common Houseplant Afflictions & How to Cure Them All

As with all living things, even the hardiest plants require care, and strategies can vary quite a bit. As a new plant parent you have to get to know your plant: how tough it is or isn't, how much water it really craves, and if it prefers classical music or a perhaps an 80s throwback (or maybe …

The Perfect Martini Requires 50 Stirs and It's Worth It

Audrey Saunders of the famed Pegu Club taught us how to make the perfect martini. Learn her magic.<p>The <i>Mad Men</i> days of the three-martini power lunch are over but the martini is still the sexiest drink around. It’s also one of the simplest to make. Yet for the martini’s simplicity (real martinis only …

Big Bang theory could be debunked by Large Hadron Collider

Scientists at Cern could prove the controversial theory of ‘rainbow gravity’ which suggests that the universe stretches back into time infinitely, with no Big Bang<p>The detection of miniature black holes by the Large Hadron Collider could prove the existence of parallel universes and show that the …

If you remember this story, another memory will die off

Remembering makes us forget as the process of recall actually causes people to lose other memories<p>Remembering makes us forget as the process of recall actually causes people to lose other memories, a study has found.<p>Researchers at Birmingham University and the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences unit …

Alzheimer's Disease

Stable or in flux? How anxiety can botch decisions

When things get unpredictable, people prone to high anxiety may have a harder time reading the environmental cues that could help them avoid a bad …

Psychology

Hacking North Korea

It can be hard listening to the stories of people who have escaped from North Korea -- or, to give its official name, the Democratic People's …

North Korea

Half of human Aids came from gorillas

Scientists identified pre-cursor of HIV virus in gorillas in Cameroon<p>Two of four strains of the virus that can cause AIDS come from gorillas in southwestern Cameroon, an international team of scientists reported in studies published Monday in the United States.<p>The new information means that …

Design firm wants this round wooden phone to be your family heirloom

See that wooden round thing above? That's a smartphone -- a real, working smartphone with a high-res screen and a camera, and not just a concept that will never come to life. Just imagining how to take calls on it without a headset or how to access websites on it is giving us a headache, but it's …

The invisible downside of cheating in life

People who take shortcuts can trick themselves into believing they are smarter than they are, says Tom Stafford, and it comes back to bite them.<p>Honesty may be the best policy, but lying has its merits – even when we are deceiving ourselves. Numerous studies have shown that those who are practised …

Psychology