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8 Ways to Tell if You Are Vitamin D Deficient

By Franziska Spritzler<p>Vitamin D is an extremely important vitamin that has powerful effects on several systems throughout the body (1).<p>Unlike most …

Wellness

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Explore Opportunity<p>Internet researchers can work as Independent Research Consultants or with individuals or companies to gather, synthesize and …

Project Management

Remember Second Life? Now it’s being reborn in virtual reality

One day around Thanksgiving 2011, Philip Rosedale had a vision of a virtual world. He was sitting in the San Francisco offices of Coffee and Power, …

Virtual Reality

This CGI teenager is so realistic she won't even creep you out

For many viewers, Saya skips right over the Uncanny Valley.<p>Japanese high school student Saya has flawless skin, shiny hair and her uniform is always clean. That's not surprising since her parents are computer graphics artists who worked together to design their own virtual child.<p>When Saya was first …

Robotics

Scientists "Switch Off" Self-Control Using Brain Stimulation

Imagine you are faced with the classic thought experiment dilemma: You can take a pile of money now or wait and get an even bigger stash of cash …

You're Doing It Wrong: These Are the Vitamin Combos You Should Be Taking

Wandering the vitamin and supplement aisle of a pharmacy can make it seem like the answer to great health is just a pill away. Row upon row of …

Scientists Say They've Identified The Physical Source of Depression in The Brain

Depression isn't just 'all in your head'.<p>The region of the brain that serves as the physical source of feelings of depression has been identified, …

The Most Remarkable Thing About Capitalism Is How Little We Have To Work Under Capitalist Oppression

The subject of a basic income is one very popular at present. I support it myself, not on the grounds that the robots are about to take all our jobs but just because I think it would be better than our current welfare system. However, however good such an arrangement is this does not mean that we …

Economics

Want to Raise Down-to-Earth Kids? It Helps to Know a Little Psychology | Inc.com

The rap on young people is that they're entitled and narcissistic. They think the world revolves around them and owes them something. They're brats, basically.<p>Is this true?<p>Absolutely not, reply a whole host of Millennials, who point out that it's their parents who tanked the economy and their …

Psychology

Migraines could be caused by gut bacteria, study suggests

Research shows sufferers have higher levels of bacteria involved in processing nitrates, and could explain why some foods appear to act as migraine triggers<p>Migraine sufferers have a different mix of gut bacteria that could make them more sensitive to certain foods, scientists have found.<p>The study …

Migraines

I Got a $600 Brain 'Reboot' and It Changed My World

NAD+ therapy can supposedly increase your energy, focus, and metabolism, improve your cardiovascular health, and help you detox from alcohol and drugs. All this, of course, sounds incredibly unlikely—so I thought I'd see for myself.<p>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.<p>It's good to be skeptical …

Astronomers Just Found a Second ‘Dyson Sphere’ (‘Alien’) Star

Amongst the far reaches of space, there resides a mysterious alien star whose odd variations in brightness and tendency to dim inexplicably have left …

Mexico: Pastor accused of raping 8-year-old girl ordered to buy her father beer as compensation

Human rights groups have reacted angrily after 55-year-old man arrested on a charge of aggravated rape.<p>A pastor accused of raping an eight-year-old …

The right to vote should be restricted to those with knowledge

Who should hold power: the few or the many? Concentrating power in the hands of a few—in monarchy, dictatorship, or oligarchy—tends to result in power for personal benefit at the expense of others. Yet in spreading power among the many—as in a democracy—individual votes no longer matter, and so …

Political Science

Scientists Trace Society’s Myths to Primordial Origins

The Greek version of a familiar myth starts with Artemis, goddess of the hunt and fierce protectress of innocent young women. Artemis demands that …

TrueCrypt Encryption Software Features & Alternatives

Data encryption plays the most important role in maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of data. Many users or organizations prefer to save …

20 Of The Most Useless Dungeons & Dragons Spells

Wizards are the most powerful characters in Dungeons & Dragons, as the hundreds of spells available to Magic-Users, IIllusionists, Necromancers, …

Child Marriage Still Happens in America

Every year in the United States, thousands of teens are pushed into marriage — and often face horrific abuse as a result. Here, three survivors share their stories.<p>Anna Jones* was 16 years old the day she walked into her mother's bathroom and told her she was leaving. Her mother leapt out of the …

How to Make a Fortune Growing Habanero Pepper

To some people, agribusiness is a joke. Growing habanero pepper for money is even more foolish. It’s a waste of time and resources.<p>It just isn’t a …

You Can Lose Up To 4 Inches Of Your Waist In 10 Days With This Recipe From a Russian Herbalist!

The secret of her balm is horseradish. She claims that horseradish extremely encourages the losing weight, and this is just one of its many benefits …

Police contact Catholic Church after baffling ‘poltergeist’ report

Police officers in Scotland have called in representatives from the Catholic Church after investigating reports of “disturbing incidents” of a "poltergeist" at a family home.<p>A mother and her teenage son were said to be “extremely distressed” after experiencing what the Daily Record describes as …

Paranormal

The year 2050: robot sex, talking pets – and immortality

<b>Name:</b> The year 2050.<p><b>Age</b>: -34.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Whatever your augmented-reality contact lenses show you. In general: shiny.<p><b>How do you know all this stuff about 2050? Do you have a special guessing machine?</b> Yes. I call it Dr Ian Pearson.<p><b>One of the lesser-known Time Lords?</b> No. A futurologist, which means …

Singularity

Could this strange corpse be the world’s first proof aliens have visited Earth?

<b>Paranormal investigators are calling for DNA tests to be carried out on a bizarre corpse that some believe could be the world’s first alien dead body</b> …

Paranormal

This is how the US military would put down an armed rebellion

In a 2012 article for the Small Wars Journal, two academics took a stab at such a scenario and tried to figure out how state and federal authorities would likely respond to a small force taking over an American town.<p>In their paper, retired Army colonel and University of Foreign Military and …

Scott Van Wynsberghe: The Futurists were wrong

When the futurist Alvin Toffler died in June, it was not hard to predict that his legacy would rest on just one of his several books. Sure enough, …

Science Fiction