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How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

Self-help

20+ Science Facts We Didn't Know at The Start of 2017

It's been an incredible year for science.<p><b>1.</b> The speed of gravity is pretty much identical to the speed of light! This year, for the first time ever, …

Carl Sagan

Researchers discover aluminum foil actually does improve your wireless speed

Researchers at Dartmouth University have found that a 3D printed shape covered in aluminum foil can improve wireless range and increase Wi-Fi security. The project, which appeared on Eurekalert, involves placing a reflector on and around a Wi-Fi router’s antennae to shape the beam, increasing range …

Wi-Fi

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

Quantum Mechanics

Kids Just Won the Right to Sue the Government over Global Warming

This is huge.<p>Donald Trump's win -- and appointment of one of the leading climate change deniers to head the EPA -- cast a pall over are progress against global warming, but there was one small yet significant victory. According to a lawsuit filed in Eugene, Oregon, kids can now sue the government …

Clean Technology

Watch: Proof Of Evolution Everyone Can See

March 20, 2016 by Michael Stone<p>Science For The Win: If one knows what to look for, one can see proof of evolution in the vestigial structures of the …

Biology

3tags.org

Scientists discover how to 'upload knowledge to your brain'

Feeding knowledge directly into your brain, just like in sci-fi classic The Matrix, could soon take as much effort as falling asleep, scientists believe.<p>Researchers claim to have developed a simulator which can feed information directly into a person’s brain and teach them new skills in a shorter …

Kung Fu

13 classic video games you can play right now in your web browser

Archive.org is an incredible resource that has saved countless pieces of media from being lost to time. Essentially a library of the old internet, the website has made wide collections of art, movies, and music available to anyone with access to a computer and internet connection.<p>Last year, over …

Retrogaming

Woodland, N.C. Saves Earth From Dreaded Sun Sucking Solar Cells

On December 8, <i>The Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald</i> reported that the Woodland, N.C. Town Council overwhelming rejected a proposal for a solar farm. The council later voted for a moratorium on all future solar farms.<p>In the course of reaching its decision, the council carefully considered expert testimony …

Solar Panels