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Scientists Get Their First Look at the Enzyme That Could Help Battle Aging

The enzyme holds clues to a possible cure for aging or potential cancer therapies.<p>Nothing in your body lasts forever. Every single cell in your body will die eventually, and eventually you’ll run out of replacements. When that happens, various parts of your body will stop working correctly, and at …

Scientists detect signal from ‘cosmic dawn,’ when stars first lit up the universe

For the first time, scientists have detected a signal from “cosmic dawn” — the moment when the universe's earliest stars emerged.<p>The signal, reported Wednesday in the journal Nature, is little more than a blip in the radio echo of that ancient era, as difficult to detect as the wingbeat of a …

Black Holes

Google’s Slack competitor Hangouts Chat is launching for businesses as part of G Suite

Rolling out this week<p>Google is releasing Hangouts Chat this week, a service that allows users to message each other privately or in groups, and work collaboratively on projects. The software was first unveiled in March last year, but to date, it has only been available to companies enrolled in …

If You Love Mexican Food, You'll Go Crazy for These Chicken Taco Soup Recipes

>Everyone knows about Taco Tuesday, but we are firm believers that every day should be a taco day. Sometimes we want to take in all of the goodness …

Cooking

Why the 8-hour workday doesn’t work

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and …

Time Management

10 insanely affordable summer destinations for 2017

It’s that time of year again — school is out and you’re headed on your ultimate summer vacation. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, a partner or solo, these 10 affordable summer destinations won’t disappoint. They may even leave you some extra money to save — or spend while you’re …

Breakfast Foods That Will Keep You Fuller Longer

This is how you avoid that mid-morning hunger pang.<p>If you want your healthy breakfast to actually do you good, be sure to pick one that’s going to keep you full till lunch. The best way to do that and avoid the mid-morning hunger pang ― which can often times lead to less healthier choices ― is to …

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (If You Want Them to Be Happy and Successful) | Inc.com

When I was growing up, my father would always tell the story of how, in his pre-child days, he vowed never to tell his kids "Because I said so." Having hated the phrase himself, he promised himself he would never use it.<p>Nevertheless, one day after I asked him "Why?" for approximately the millionth …

Parenting

We're About to See Our First-Ever Black Hole

Most galaxies contain a supermassive black hole at the center. There’s a lot we don’t know them, even our own in the Milky Way, Sagittarius A*). But …

Black Holes

Women are missing from the highest-paid jobs

SAN FRANCISCO — If it's a high-paid job, chances are you won't find a woman in it.<p>That's the conclusion of a LinkedIn analysis, prepared for Equal Pay Day on Tuesday, of how women fared in the top 100 highest-paying jobs in the U.S. On average, women make up less than 30% of employees in each role. …

20 Delicious Budget-Friendly Meals

When money is tight, everything's more stressful, including decisions about what to eat for dinner. Boxed mac and cheese—and even this homemade version, which costs about three bucks a serving—gets tiring. While your grocery store's prices may vary, you should be able to make all 20 of these …

Cooking

How Big Was The Universe At The Moment Of Its Creation?

You might think of the Universe as infinite, and quite honestly, it might truly be infinite, but we don’t think we’ll ever know for sure. Thanks to the Big Bang — the fact that the Universe had a birthday, or that we can only go back a finite amount of time — and the fact that the speed of light is …

Dark Matter

What Will Happen When Betelgeuse Explodes?

Every star will someday run out of fuel in its core, bringing an end to its run as natural source of nuclear fusion in the Universe. While stars like our Sun will fuse hydrogen into helium and then — swelling into a red giant — helium into carbon, there are other, more massive stars which can …

The Billionaire on a Mission to Save the Planet From Trump

Tom Steyer isn’t your average California tree hugger. The former hedge fund manager—number 1,121 on <i>Forbes’</i> wealthiest people list, with $1.61 …

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Beaches

18 Easy Sheet Pan Suppers Ready in 30 Minutes

When it comes to getting dinner on the table with minimal effort and just 30 minutes on the clock, I firmly believe that the sheet pan is your …

How to Make French Fries

Make chef April Bloomfield's addictive thrice-cooked french fries at home using our easy step-by-step tutorial.

Recipes

7 Lazy But Brilliant Dinners You Should Make This Week

Minimum effort, maximum comfort.

Oscars Appetizers That We'd Award a Statue of a Strange Gold Man

The La La Land of Appetizers, if you will.<p>For someone who watches far more movies than sports, the Oscars are kind of like my Super Bowl. I gather a group of friends to eat all the dips, drink, cheer on people we want to win, and boo at long speeches. And because I'm a sucker for a good theme, I …

Cooking

We Tested Pinterest Cooking Hacks And Here's Which Ones Worked

Here's what worked and what (definitely) didn't.<p><b>DID IT WORK?:</b> Yup!<p><b>THE RESULTS:</b> The cake mix made about 15 cookies, and <b>perhaps unsurprisingly, the cookies were very cakey.</b> I like my cookies crispy on the edges and super fudgy in the middle and these were none of that — so I didn't even eat the whole …

This is the single best diet for your overall health, according to nutrition experts

We thinking less about diets as being for rapid weight loss and more about for creating lifestyle changes that stick.<p>To help people sift through the noise and find science-backed plans that work for years rather than weeks, US News & World Report ranked 38 eating plans.<p>The rankings considered …

The most anticipated tech of 2017: Autumn edition

Huge mysterious UFO disc-shaped object captured crossing moon's surface was alien spaceship, say ET hunters

Alien hunters are convinced this huge apparently disc-shaped UFO crossing the moon is yet more proof of extraterrestrial life.<p>Mystery surrounds the object which appeared from out of the blue as the Miami Observatory in Florida streamed a feed of the lunar surface on December 3.<p>The dark …

Intimate moments between couples totally in love caught on camera

A couple jumping on a bed in their underpants like children. Another pair with their hair intervtwined like a bird's nest after play-fighting. These …

Relationships

Are Humans the Real Ancient Aliens?

How special are we? A recent research paper suggests that terrestrial-style biology may be rare, and Earth may be among the first examples of a planet able to sustain life in the cosmos. Even as the new kids on the block, humans are seemingly one of the precious few instances of intelligence to …

3 exercises for toned thighs

A lot of people struggle with toning their legs, especially because exercises like squats and lunges can be hard on the knees. The good news is that you don't need to lunge or squat your way to strong, toned legs. Use these three exercises to target this popular problem area — all while reducing …

Workouts

A recent report recommends dealing with mental illness before poverty, but this overlooks the fact that the two are fundamentally linked<p>A recent report by Lord Richard Layard suggests that “Happiness depends on health and friends, not money”. The conclusions presented argue that the UK government …

Mental Health

The Real Story Behind the Myth of Area 51

There are no aliens at America's most famous top-secret military base, but what is there is just as interesting.<p>In the middle of the barren Nevada desert, there's a dusty unmarked road that leads to the front gate of Area 51. It's protected by little more than a chain link fence, a boom gate, and …

9 travel hacks you'll wish you knew all along

Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much for that flight? Forget to pack some important items? What happens if your flight is delayed or canceled?<p>As always, knowledge is power. The more you plan, research and prepare, the better off you'll be. With that in mind, I've rounded up these nine tricks …

Google Flights

Was Einstein wrong? Controversial theory claims the speed of light is not a constant

A potentially divisive theory suggests Einstein may have been wrong to say the speed of light is a constant – and the claims could soon be tested …