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The Ethical Triggers We Don't Notice

<i>Ethical decision-making isn’t always as rational as we often think it is. Here’s how subconscious priming can actually make people more ethical.</i><p>Many …

​DNA data storage landmark: Now it's 215 petabytes per gram or over 100 million movies

Synthetic DNA could be the answer to the world's accelerating data-storage needs, and now researchers have shown that it can have a much higher …

Genetics

DARPA’s Brain Chip Implants Could Be the Next Big Mental Health Breakthrough—Or a Total Disaster

<i>How did a Massachusetts woman end up with two electrodes implanted into her brain? Why is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency developing a</i> …

Fresh Eggs Daily®

Monasterio de Santa María de Palazuelos. Corcos del Valle (Valladolid)

New York Today: They Met on the Subway, and Married

Updated, 10:24 a.m.<p><i>Good morning on this icy Tuesday.</i><p>The New York City subway may feel overcrowded. Anxiety-inducing. Uncomfortable. Even, at times, unfriendly.<p>But many riders have our trains to thank for finding that special someone.<p>Perhaps the guy manspreading into your personal space like an …

Staten Island

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Whale Found Dead With 30+ Plastic Bags in Its Stomach

Norwegian zoologists have discovered some 30 plastic bags and other marine debris inside the stomach of a malnourished 20-foot Cuvier's beaked …

20 Free Brush Fonts with Elegant Details

Looking for some elegant, free brush fonts? Here’s what you’ve been looking for, a hand-picked collection of brush fonts with beautiful …

Typography

Pentagon reportedly failed to disclose thousands of US airstrikes in Middle East

The U.S. military failed to disclose thousands of airstrikes over the last several years in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, according to the Military Times.<p>An investigation revealed Sunday that the U.S. conducted at least 456 airstrikes in Afghanistan last year that were not recorded in the …

Middle East

Why do we feel hot and cold as pain?

When we feel something too hot or cold, our senses register pain. But why? And what’s causing it?<p>On the face of things, a hot waffle iron wouldn't seem to have all that much in common with a block of ice. But the two objects share the same capacity to inflict pain. Extreme heat and extreme cold are …

University of Washington

3 Ways to Build A Mobile App With No Tech Skills

The challenge may sound insurmountable, but here are paths forward for even the least tech savvy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With mobile being one of the most lucrative industries today, many startups are launching their own applications despite having no background …

Profit

Quirky font magically adjusts to what you're writing

With its geometric angles and art-deco aesthetic, Futuracha has become one of the most popular free fonts used by designers all over the world. …

Typography

Elon Musk could soon share more on his plan to help humans keep up with AI

In nearly the same breath as he shared updates on his plans to dig tunnels, Elon Musk also noted he’s looking to hopefully share more on his progress with developing a “neural lace” next month. That’s a technical term for direct cortical interface, and it’s something that the SpaceX and Tesla CEO …

Singularity

New Organisms Have Been Formed Using The First Ever 6-Letter Genetic Code

This could be the beginning of a whole new life form.<p>Scientists have engineered the first ever 'semi-synthetic' organisms, by breeding <i>E. coli</i> …

E.coli

Can Science Prove The Existence Of God?

There’s an argument that many people make: that the natural world, and humanity’s existence in the Universe, point towards a divine creator that brought forth all of this into existence. To the best of our knowledge, Earth exists with a plethora of conditions that allowed for our existence, and …

Universe

Why You'll Never Change Anyone's Mind About Politics

Science has now all but proven that facts cannot sway political opinion. But what can?<p>The question of how to change a mind—or get someone to hop the political fence—has likely never been more important, or discussed more frequently, than in today's age. Last year, despite a constant series of …

Bernie Sanders

Morning Yoga Poses That Will Wake You Up

If you want to establish a consistent yoga practice, one of the first steps is to find the time of day that works best for you and make sure to be on …

The World's Top Biologists Have Met to Discuss Whether We Should Update Evolution

Bringing Darwin's theory into the 21st century.<p>Evolutionary biology has helped scientists understand why the world looks the way it does for more …

Biology

Obesity alters brain structure and function

It’s not just your waistline that suffers as you put on weight. Researchers are beginning to find puzzling new links between obesity, memory loss and dementia<p>Lucy Cheke and her colleagues at the University of Cambridge recently invited a few participants into her lab for a kind of ‘treasure …

The Brain

PhotoScan | Google’s Newly Released App For Digitizing Prints Is Actually Quite Good

Unless you’re a particularly young millennial, perhaps one just starting high school and therefore likely having never picked up a roll of film, …

Apps

E-books 'damage sleep and health,' doctors warn

<b>If you curl up under the duvet with an e-book for a bedtime read then you are damaging your sleep and maybe your health, US doctors have warned.</b><p>A team from Harvard Medical School compared reading paper books and light-emitting e-readers before sleep.<p>They found it took longer to nod off with a …

Sleep

Experts Make Massive Discovery Under the Sand of the Egyptian Desert — and It’s Left Them Puzzled

A team of archeologists say they have unearthed an ancient cemetery in the Egyptian desert containing more than one million mummies buried approximately 1,500 years ago.<p>“We are fairly certain we have over a million burials within this cemetery. It’s large, and it’s dense,” project director Kerry …

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