Maelyn Rexach

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How to use witch hazel to clear up acne like magic

There are a cadre of ingredients you undoubtedly hoard when a zit springs up, from salicylic acid to tea tree oil. As you peruse the acne section of …

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Brain implant boosts memory for first time ever

New memory prosthesis could be a game-changer for dementia care.<p><i>In brief: A professor built a brain implant that can reportedly improve short-term memory by 15 percent and working memory by 25 percent. The device could prove life-changing for the growing segment of the population impacted by</i> …

Dementia

Meet the Nobel Laureate who detected ripples in the fabric of space and time

The Nobel committee honored a trio of physicists today for their work on gravitational waves.<p>But Rainer Weiss received top billing.<p>The MIT professor emeritus and his colleagues dreamed up the idea behind the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, or LIGO. It's a sort of massive …

Doctors Restore Consciousness in Man Who Spent 15 Years in a Vegetative State

OMG.<p>For the first time, doctors have used a type of nerve stimulation device to restore consciousness in a patient who spent 15 years in a vegetative …

We're About to Cross The 'Quantum Supremacy' Limit in Computing

One team is ahead of the race with 51 qubits.<p>The 4th International Conference on Quantum Technologies held in Moscow last month was supposed to put …

The World's Most Beautiful Bookstores

From an opulent bookshop in a repurposed theater to a charmingly weathered store on a canal, these gorgeous shops are worth a visit.<p>You don't have to be an avid reader to enjoy walking the aisles of a bookstore, though it helps to have a healthy appreciation of the written word. Even as the way we …

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How to Turn Bar Soap into Liquid Soap

Once you see how easy it is to make your own liquid hand soap from a bar of soap, you'll wonder why you ever paid for it. Just follow these simple …

Sci-fi, fantasy and geektastic TV shows for 2017

Oh, You Didn't Hear? NASA Dropped the Hottest Mixtape of 2016

While you were busy celebrating the holidays, NASA dropped the hottest mixtape of 2016. The Goddard Space Flight Center—where engineers and …

Paddleboard Through the Canyons of the Colorado River (No Permit Required)

The 15-mile stretch of the Colorado River in Arizona between Glen Canyon Dam and Lees Ferry serves up much of the same 1,000-foot sandstone canyon …

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

NAD+ therapy can supposedly increase your energy, focus, and help you detox from alcohol and drugs. I thought I'd see for myself.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>It's good to be skeptical about wonder drugs, because often there's nothing wonderful about them at all. So when a finance worker …

A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘The Low End Theory’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

Released on September 24, 1991, A Tribe Called Quest’s <i>The Low End Theory</i> is the quintessential moment where hip-hop let its jazz muse fly. Others – …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

7 Remarkably Powerful Keys to Happiness and Success (According to Science)

The good news is that happiness and success are things we can get more of.<p>Do you ever feel like you're always striving towards something--like a doing well at a job, finishing a project, or even meeting a deadline--without fully reaping the potential benefits that come after attaining it because …