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These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Motivation

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

What’s Happening In Your Body When You’re Crossfaded

Hitting the bowl after a night of drinking can seem like a good idea if you're trying to unwind, but, more often than not, you end up feeling …

Cannabis

Robert Louis Stevenson: 10 strange facts about Jekyll and Hyde author

<b>Robert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13 1850 and died on 3 December 1894, aged only 44. Martin Chilton looks at 10 strange facts about the Scottish author of the novel Jekyll and Hyde, who also wrote Treasure Island and Kidnapped</b>.<p>STEVENSON WAS AN EARLY STARTER<p>Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson, …

Bill Gates has read nearly all 37 books by this scientist — here are 7 of his favorites

This pick should come as no surprise — Gates has not been shy about his admiration of Smil's work. On his Gates Notes blog, he said he had read nearly all of Smil's 37 books, most of which delve into topics like food production, energy, public policy, and the environment.<p>"The truth is, I'd read …

Russia's next-gen combat suit is getting tech that's resistant to nuclear blasts

Stormtrooper Chic<p>Russia has a new battle suit that seems to be visually inspired by <i>Star Wars’s</i> Imperial Shadow Stormtroopers. While Russia’s version …

Military

Scientists have discovered this drug fixes cavities and regrows teeth

Goodbye, Fillings<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called Tideglusib. Developed …

Tears in Rain: the story behind Blade Runner's legendary death speech

In the final act of Blade Runner, Deckard (Harrison Ford) flees the vengeful replicant Roy Batty (Rutger Hauer), outmatched by his strength and rage. He finds himself hanging from the side of a building, but is unexpectedly saved by the android before he falls.<p>Aware that his four-year lifespan is …

Delete yourself from the internet with this website

If endless cyber attack scare stories, viral fake news articles, online abuse and the election of Donald Trump have given yourself the resolve to walk away from the internet, you're in luck.<p>Developers in Sweden have created a website that can help you delete your online presence with just a few …

These 15 sci-fi books actually predicted the future

That's the question these 15 books force readers to ask themselves as they read about computer hackers, bionic limbs, and iPads, all thought up by authors decades and sometimes centuries before the inventions were created.<p>Inspired by this infographic of seemingly precognitive sci-fi books, we've …

8 shocking predictions for life after 2020 from Google's genius futurist

He's so influential that Google hired him to lead its artificial intelligence efforts.<p>Kurzweil is known for making predictions, which are right about 86% of the time.<p>Here are some of his most promising (and terrifying) visions of the 2020s and beyond.

11 Tips for Sleeping Well on a Plane

A clinical sleep educator shares the best tips in her arsenal for successful in-flight snoozing.<p>It is the bane of travelers getting on a plane for both business and pleasure—difficulty falling asleep in a seat, especially in coach, and the attendant horrors of jet lag after landing. Studies have …

'Maybe Sincerity Is The New Punk': Chris Cornell On Embracing Space

Chris Cornell will never not be that guy from Soundgarden — and, consequently, his name will always evoke that messy, surreal and biting rock 'n' sound that band helped define. But three decades after stoking the flame that would become Seattle grunge, Cornell is at a different place in his life, …

What the 'marshmallow test' can teach you about your kids

<b>(CNN) —</b> The premise is simple: You can eat one marshmallow now or, if you can wait, you get to eat two marshmallows later.<p>It's an experiment in self-control for preschoolers dreamed up by psychologist Dr. Walter Mischel. While the rules of his experiment are easy, the results are far more complex …

The 12 most important moments in science in 2014

Photograph: Keith Vanderlinde<p>Auroras over the 10-metre telescope and Bicep (background imaging of cosmic extragalactic polarisation) at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. The 10-metre South Pole Telescope and Bicep both collect data on cosmic microwave background radiation and black …

World First: Man Controls Two Prosthetic Arms With His Mind

Doctors wired them right into his nerves<p>Until recently, losing both arms in an accident would probably have meant the end of a patient's two-fisted grip. Not so for Leslie Baugh, the first shoulder-level double amputee to wear and control two complex, mind-controlled prosthetic limbs.<p>Baugh isn't …

How ‘mom’ plants teach seeds when to grow

Scientists have discovered how “mother” plants use their memory of the seasons to teach their seeds the best time to germinate.<p>A new study, using</i> …

National Academy of Sciences

Judge keeps Steve Jobs video testimony from public release

Video recently shown during iTunes DRM trial won't be made available<p>A California judge has denied a request from a trio of media outlets to make video deposition of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs available to the public. The request was filed by the <i>Associated Press, Bloomberg</i>, and <i>CNN</i> during this month's …