Marly Withey

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Millennials destroyed the rules of written English – and created something better

The spelling and grammar rules do not apply on the Millennial Internet™.<p>That's because millennials have created a new rulebook for a variant of …

14 Doctors Who Deserve A Round Of Applause

Without them, we wouldn't have open heart surgery, blood banks, syphilis testing, automatic defibrillators, laser cataract removal, and the list keeps going...

Medicine

This is How Literary Fiction Teaches Us to Be Human

Think about every bully you can remember, whether from fiction or real life. What do they all have in common?<p>For the most part, they don’t read — and if they <i>do</i>, they probably aren’t ingesting much literary fiction.<p>This isn’t just snobbery, it’s a case that scientists are slowly building as they …

This Week In Movie Posters: ‘Power Rangers,’ ‘Trolls’ And Lots Of Madea

This week in This Week In Movie Posters, we begin with this Spanish poster for <i>Alone in Berlin</i>, starring Brendan Gleeson. I’ll say this for it: The poster designer really leaned into the most recognizable parts of Brendan Gleeson — his tensely pursed lips and giant meaty paws. Though I’m not sure …

Power Rangers

NASA really needs everyone to chill about the new astrology signs

Last week, it was widely reported that everything we knew about our horoscopes was changing, thanks to NASA. Well, kind of. According to <i>Time …

Here’s why so many smart people don’t believe in evolution

Does seeing the word "evolution" in a headline make you nervous?<p>It makes me nervous. Climate change may be the most politically charged scientific finding of the modern era, but the charged responses to it are nothing compared to people's forceful responses to evolution.<p>Gallup reports that 64% of …

The 1900 World's Fair Helped Shape How We Talk About Tech Today

Debates rage today about the risks and benefits of modern technology -- driverless cars, robots and drones in warfare and commerce, surgery by robotic rather than human hands, the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and genetic manipulation of food, organisms and even human beings.<p>The …

Earth - We might live in a computer program, but it may not matter

<i>This story is part of BBC Earth's "Best of 2016" list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>Are you real? What about me?<p>These used to be questions that only philosophers worried about. Scientists just got on with figuring out how the world is, and why. But some of the current best …

Singularity

Apple slams Australian bank 'cartel' in Apple Pay fight

Apple is not exactly thrilled by the Australian banking industry's attempts to undermine its rollout of Apple Pay.<p>In July, four major financial …

Artist Imagines The Missing Links In POKÉMON Evolutions

In nature, evolution is a slow, gradual process that takes a long, long time, if that Charles Darwin fella is to be believed. In <i>Pokémon</i>, however, it …

Watch the Original 'Pokemon' Theme Singer Give It a Go in 2016

It’s the summer of Pokémon Go, and if you’re the singer of O.G. American theme from the ‘90s T.V. show, you’ve got to step up and (re)claim your …

Did Rembrandt Use Mirrors and Optical Tricks to Create His Paintings?

Rembrandt may have traced his celebrated self-portraits from optical projections created by assemblies of mirrors or lenses, a new analysis …

Art

16 ridiculous 'facts' about animals you should really stop repeating

No more.<p>It's time to put an end to these myths, misconceptions, and inaccuracies about animals passed down through the ages.<p>To help the cause we've rounded up and corrected dozens of the more popular myths we keep hearing repeated.<p>Have any favorites we missed? Send them to</i> …

WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a …

Why Science Says Millennials Are Losing Their Grip | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>I had dinner with a couple of Millennials last week.<p>One was an utter delight, with a dry sense of humor and a peaceful countenance.<p>The other had a fullness of self that made me feel as if this …

Whitney Houston

Gospel of Jesus's Wife Likely a Fake, Bizarre Backstory Suggests

A papyrus holding text that suggests Jesus Christ was married and whose authenticity has been a matter of intense debate since it was unveiled in …

El Niño Has Ended Kingdoms and Civilizations - Facts So Romantic

On a damp, foggy January morning in 1793, Louis XVI, besieged monarch of France, stood before a guillotine. To some 20,000 of his angry subjects, …

El Niño

The Science behind Women’s Sexual Desire, with Daniel Bergner

The idea that women are less sexually desiring than men is an idea that has been ingrained in society for a fairly long time. Women aren’t expected …

Are You A Psychopath? Take This Test To Find Out

Contrary to popular belief, psychopaths can be either angelic or devilish – or both – depending on their dispositions. Generally speaking, they are …

Psychology

Tale of Tales: ‘Don’t try to understand it - just feel it’

An ogre snaps the necks of his victims and casts them aside like empty clam shells. A queen chomps messily on the scarlet heart of a sea monster. A sexually insatiable king finds an elderly woman in his bed and has her thrown out of the window and into the treetops without a second thought. As …

Salma Hayek

Facebook: Install Moments or we'll delete your synced photos

<b>Update (June 27, 2016) :</b> <i>Facebook previously said that it will allow users to retrieve their synced photos until July 7, but today, it’s begun notifying users that has ended its Photo Syncing service. As such, you’ll no longer be able to use Facebook for backing up photos; if you rely on the social</i> …

The Stanford rape and the social media effect

<b>At the time of my own rape, I found myself Googling news stories and reading what complete strangers were saying about it. Yet, nowhere was there a</b> …

Elon Musk Says We’re Probably Characters in Some Advanced Civilisation's Video Game

Halp.<p>I don’t want to freak you out here, but there’s a chance you’re not the only 'you' in existence.<p>I'm not talking about the possibility that you …

Gone Girl

• <b>Author:</b> Gillian Flynn<p><b>THE ADDICTIVE No.1 BESTSELLER AND INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON</b><b><br>OVER 20 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE</b><p>Who are you?<br>What have we done to each other?<p>These are the questions Nick Dunne finds himself asking on the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, when his wife Amy suddenly …

Truly Madly Guilty

• <b>Author:</b> Liane Moriarty<p><b>The #1 New York Times bestseller</b><p>"One of the few writers I'll drop anything for. Her books are wise, honest, beautifully observed" Jojo Moyes<p><b>IF ONLY THEY'D SAID NO...</b><p>Clementine is haunted by regret. It was just a barbeque. They didn't even know their hosts that well, they were …

Unstructured Play Is Critical to Child Development

On August 1, 1966, the day psychiatrist Stuart Brown started his assistant professorship at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, 25-year-old …

Pixar is releasing all these movies soon, and we can't wait!

We are so darn excited to finally get our Pixar fix when <i>Finding Dory</i> comes out at last on June 17th! But in addition to going back and re-watching …

A controversial theory may explain the real reason humans have allergies

For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a hornet nest the size of a football. An angry squadron of insects clamped onto my leg; their stings felt like scorching needles. I swatted the hornets away and ran for help, …

Immunotherapy