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From colonialism to Soviet brutalism, Daniel Shea captures Havana's unique landscape

On the eve of Chanel’s landmark Havana Cruise 2016 show, we dispatched New York photographer Daniel Shea to shoot a portfolio of the Cuban creatives who are driving the country’s new cultural revolution.<p>Here, Shea also shares his personal travel diary of the built and natural surrounds that …

Researchers create temporary tattoos you can use to control your devices

In the future, your tattoos could be much more than just ink designs.<p>Scientists have created a new kind of high-tech temporary tattoo that can act as …

Near Field Communication

New research hints at pattern of Alzheimer's spread in the brain

Protein variations could provide explanation as to why some brain tissues are vulnerable and help predict an individual’s risk of developing the disease<p>Scientists say that they have discovered a possible explanation for how Alzheimer’s disease spreads in the brain.<p>Alzheimer’s is linked to a buildup …

Dementia

New desalination tech could help quench global thirst

The world is on the verge of a water crisis.<p>Rainfall shifts caused by climate change plus the escalating water demands of a growing world population …

Water

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‘Hooked’ author Nir Eyal on why personal assistant apps are the next big trend

Whenever I feel uncomfortable writing about a topic, that’s when I know I should write about it. So here goes. This article is about how a new way of designing apps changed my life. But to explain the power of this trend, I need to tell you about poop. That’s the uncomfortable part.<p>For the past …

Time I

Scientists warn world will miss key climate target

Grim backdrop to vital global emissions talks as new analysis shows 1.5C limit on warming is close to being broken<p>Leading climate scientists have warned that the Earth is perilously close to breaking through a 1.5C upper limit for global warming, only eight months after the target was set.<p>The …

Climate Change

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This Guy’s Detailed Cost Breakdown Will Make Your Travel Dreams Feel Within Reach

How much does it cost to travel the world for 178 days? Surprisingly, not as much as you’d think. At least, not according to Imgur user avunculurguy, who recently posted a detailed breakdown of his travel costs:<p>I like keeping track of data. Turns out, over 178 days of travel:– I’ve spend 331.75 …

'Shame on Donald Trump': Parents of slain American Muslim soldier hit back at Republican nominee

Khizr and Ghazala Khan, the parents of a slain American Muslim soldier who died in the Iraq war, have responded to US Republican presidential nominee …

Donald Trump

Childhood Trauma Leads To Lifelong Chronic Illness -- So Why Isn't The Medical Community Helping Patients?

When I was twelve, I was coming home from swimming at my neighbor's dock when I saw an ambulance's flashing lights in our driveway. I still remember the asphalt burning my feet as I stood, paralyzed, and watched the paramedics take away my father. It was as if I knew those flashing lights were a …

Medicine

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

Donald Trump

The 141 Stances Donald Trump Took During His White House Bid

Donald Trump

Researchers Have Finally Found a Way to Make People Smarter, But It's Not Pleasant

You're not going to like this.<p>As we learn more and more about the brain, we're getting better at figuring out how to supercharge it.<p>One of the most …

The Brain

‘We didn’t predict this’: Global warming is speeding up – and scientists are shocked

<b>The first half of 2016 has been so hot that it’s taken scientists completely by surprise, according to the director of the World Climate Research</b> …

A stunning prediction of climate science — and basic physics — may now be coming true

A lot of people deny climate change. Not many, though, deny gravity.<p>That’s why a recent animation released by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory — well, it came out in April, but people seem to be noticing it now — is so striking. Because it suggests the likely gravitational imprint of our changing …

Global Warming

The East Coast Greenway Bike Trail May Be America's Best-Kept Secret

You can take a mountain hike or road trip across America, but no adventure would be quite as epic as biking the entire East Coast on one path.<p>The East Coast Greenway is a little-known but totally awesome project that will make this possible by creating <b>one continuous bike trail that stretches from</b> …

New York City

Medical marijuana has potential as Alzheimer's treatment, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer's patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of the disease. Furthermore, the researchers discovered it blocks inflammation, which damages …

Cannabis

How MIT's new biological 'computer' works, and what it could do in the future - ExtremeTech

How MIT’s new biological ‘computer’ works, and what it could do in the future<p>By on July 25, 2016 at 7:49 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Biology

Scientists create glasses-free 3D for the movie theater

Watching glasses-free 3D on a TV is no longer an outlandish concept, but that hasn't been true for movie theaters. How are you supposed to create the same parallax effect for everyone, whether they're up front or way in the back? Researchers at MIT CSAIL and Israel's Weizmann Institute for Science …

The Search for 'Earth Proxima'

There are probably billions of potentially habitable Earth-like planets—but where is “Earth Proxima,” the closest one? Twenty years ago, the idea of detecting exoplanets was mere science fiction. Today, this frontier of space exploration is closer than ever to finding habitable planets orbiting …

Documentaries

University of California

<b>A research team including a Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego climate scientist simulated in a computer model, for the first time, the realistic evolution of global mean surface temperature since 1900.</b><p><b>In doing so, the researchers also created a new method</b> …

This might be the most detailed map of the human brain we've ever seen

Imagine that the first map you ever saw of the United States was simply a rough outline of the country's borders with only about half the state …

'Living hip' grown in lab genetically engineered to stop arthritis

Arthritis sufferers have been offered new hope after scientists grew a ‘living hip’ in the lab which not only replaces worn cartilage but stops painful joints returning.<p>Researchers in the US have used stem cells to grow cartilage in the exact shape of a hip joint while also genetically engineering …

Storage device writes information atom-by-atom

<b>The quest for storage devices that pack more information into a smaller space has reached a new limit, with memory that writes information atom-by-atom.</b><p>Dutch scientists developed rewritable memory that stores information in the positions of individual chlorine atoms on a copper surface.<p>The …

Chemistry

Indian woman gang raped for a second time as 'punishment' for refusing to drop charges

Five Indian men allegedly gang-raped a low-caste woman for the second time in three years to “punish” her after she refused to drop charges against them for the initial crime.<p>The Dalit - or “untouchable” - student and her family had moved cities to escape the five men, who first allegedly assaulted …

Could HyperLoop Become the New Way To Travel in Europe?

There has been more hype about the amazing Hyperloop as more companies are looking to jump on board with this funky transportation system. From …

Best national parks for spectacular sights but modest crowds

We’d never throw shade at Yosemite or Grand Canyon. But they are, well, kind of popular —Yosemite got 4 million visitors last year, Grand Canyon 5.5 million.<p>Want to strike out on your own? These five national parks will amaze you with their scenic grandeur and surprise you with their lack of crowds.

National Parks

The Scientific Mystery of a Man Living with 90% of His Brain Missing

What we think we know about our brains is nothing compared to what we don’t know. This fact is brought into focus by the medical mystery of a …