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How Nature Benefits Your Mental Health

Recently, scientists have been working out whether grass and trees could be used to treat depression and anxiety.<p>Have you ever come home from a day in the countryside and felt... better? Mood altered, anxiety soothed, mind hushed? It seems obvious that getting out of the clanging grind of the city …

Mental Health

This self-healing material could solve many wearable woes

The physical limitations of existing materials are one of main problems when it comes to flexible electronics, be it wearables, medical or sports tech. If a flexible material breaks, it either stays broken, or if it has some self-healing properties it may continue to work, but not so well. However, …

What Happened When I Stopped Pretending Everything Was Perfect

Growing up, my parents taught me that no one would handle my problems for me; it was on me to face them, and then fix them. If I had an issue with a teacher, a fight with a friend, an essay that I just couldn't seem to get right, they were there to listen and offer suggestions, of course, but they …

'Game Of Thrones' Airs Its Saddest Episode Since The Red Wedding

The North will remember ...<p><b>(Warning! This post is dark and full of spoilers!)</b><p>NO-dorrrrrrr!!! If you have tissues, the time to get those is now.<p>In the waning moments of the fifth episode of "Game of Thrones" Season 6, "The Door," we finally learn where Hodor comes from, and, sadly, it costs him his …

Game of Thrones, season 6, episode 5: where will Yara and Theon go next? - review

After last week's explosive episode of Game of Thrones, featuring a flame-retardant nude Daenerys Targaryen and a Stark family reunion, many thought this week's offering would be a more sedate affair. But the show managed to out do itself once again last night with exhilarating levels of political …

What Really Happened to Hodor at the End of Game of Thrones

Two of the show's biggest mysteries have been solved.<p>"Hold the door."<p>For the entire series, one of the most beloved <i>Game of Thrones</i> characters/mysteries was Hodor. Why did the giant man say nothing but, what we thought, was his own name? The lovable, loyal protector (and real life DJ!) has been by …

This electric jet can take off vertically but drives like a car

With zero emissions and zero runway, the Lilium Jet will be the world's first entirely electric jet capable of a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL). Able to fly up to an altitude of about 9,800 feet, the two-person airplane will have a cruising speed of 180 mph, a maximum speed of about 250 mph, …

Your Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use It

This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.<p>There’s an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is …

The Brain

A timeless 6-step guide to getting rich, according to a 79-year-old personal finance classic

Nearly a century ago, journalist Napoleon Hill set out to uncover the key to wealth. He studied more than 500 self-made millionaires over a span of 20 years, and his research culminated in what would become a timeless personal finance classic: "Think and Grow Rich."<p>He boiled down 13 steps anyone …

4 Roth IRA tips that could earn you thousands

IRAs were already very useful accounts for retirement savings when Roth versions of them were introduced as part of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. The key feature of Roth IRAs can make a big difference in your retirement savings — especially if you use the Roth in smart ways. Here are four Roth …

'Unbroken Brain' Offers New Insights On Addiction

From the start of Maia Szalavitz's englightening, insightful and informative new book on addiction titled <i>Unbroken Brain,</i> I had the feeling that I was being reminded of truths that I'd once known but that I and others, as if through a kind of collective amnesia, had somehow forgotten.<p>Thinking about …

8 Tech Skills That Will Help You Land a Six-Figure Salary

According to job-hunting site Dice, employers are searching resumes for these words or phrases most frequently.<p>In the tech industry, one day a skill is hot, the next it's not. IT professionals spend a lot of their career learning, training, and trying to keep up.<p>Job-hunting site Dice prides itself …

Big Data

Chuck Mars Straight Into the Sun in This New VR Cosmic Simulator

Anybody in the mood to shoot 100 Moons at the Earth?<p>Sometimes, at the end of a long hard day, you just want to shot Earth with a giant laser, toss Mars at Saturn, and hang out in deep space for a while admiring a massive galactic collision.<p>That's why programmer Dan Dixon created Universe Sandbox, a …

7 Bad Habits Preventing You From Making More Money

Are any of these common habits putting a stubborn limit on the amount of money you earn?<p>Not all of us are materialistic, but we can probably all agree that making more money is a good thing. It's true that setting a strict budget, cutting your expenses, and saving more money can go a long way in …

Personal Finance

I earn over $5,000 a month traveling the world — here's how travel blogs really make money

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces.<p>They're thinking, <i>How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby? Who pays you? How much can you really make?</i><p>Based on my own experience — and those of many other …

What will be revealed if Hillary Clinton lifts lid on US Air Force's notorious Area 51?

Tucked away between barren mountains deep in the Nevada desert is a mysterious block of land called Area 51.<p>Depending on your point of view, Area 51 …

Paranormal

Your New Anti-Depression Medication: LSD

Shortly following its synthesis in 1938, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) fascinated mystic explorers of consciousness while wreaking havoc on those …

Lsd

Reckon you were born without a brain for maths? Highly unlikely

Maths is not about learning times tables, it’s about spotting patterns in everything we experience and using them to plan and invent<p>It’s extraordinary what a badge of honour it is in our culture to declare: “I’m terrible at maths. I just don’t have the brain for it.”<p>You’d never get someone in India …

The Brain

10 Signs You're Experiencing More Than Just Stress

Here's how to tell if your issues are deeper than everyday angst.<p>Nobody's perfect. And the stressors we all face on a regular basis can bring out the worst in pretty much everyone. But some people's emotional turmoil runs a bit deeper than your average, everyday angst.<p>The National Alliance on …

You Could Help Develop a Quantum Computer by Playing a Game

By trying to rearrange shapes into the smallest volume possible, you could provide data to help researchers develop quantum circuits.<p>The RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science in Saitama, Japan, would very much like you to play their new puzzle game. The game, meQuanics, pits players against each …

Gravitational Waves Will Show The Quantum Nature Of Reality

One of the oldest predictions of Einstein’s general theory of relativity — the gravitational theory that spacetime is a fabric that gets bent and curved by the presence of matter and energy — is that masses that accelerate in the Universe produce ripples in the fabric of space itself: gravitational …

Physics

Virgin Galactic’s New Spaceship Shows Space Tourism Back On Track

16 months after the tragic accident that halted Virgin Galactic’s efforts, Richard Branson’s company is nearly ready to resume test flights.<p>You can’t tell Richard Branson he’s grounded.<p>Today, nearly 16 months after the British tycoon’s space company, Virgin Galactic, lost a pilot and spaceship in a …

Space Travel

11 Really Cool Jobs That Don’t Exist Today, But Will Soon

<i>This piece originally appeared on Monster.com.</i><p>The World Economic Forum recently reported that humanity would be out 7 million jobs by 2020 due to …

Here’s how most Americans actually feel about editing the genes of unborn babies

They expressed the strongest disapproval for editing genes to create "designer babies" with enhanced intelligence or looks.<p>But the poll, conducted by STAT and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, found that people have mixed, and apparently not firm, views on emerging genetic techniques.<p>US …

40 tech skills that will land you a $120,000-plus salary

Job site Dice.com recently published its 2016 Salary Survey, which named the highest-paying tech skills.<p>Dice surveyed 16,301 IT professionals in fall 2015 to come up with this list.<p>Of course, skills alone won't always guarantee a high salary. Work experience counts, too. But if you're considering …

DARPA Sees a Future Battlefield With Drone Ships and Super Soldiers

The shape of unmanned warfare to come.<p>DARPA offered a glimpse of where the Pentagon's mad science agency is headed on Tuesday, when director Arati Prabhakar and deputy director Steven Walker briefed reporters at a press conference in Washington the agency's most futuristic defense projects.<p>Land, …

DARPA

Einstein's weirdest prediction is true, and will soon radically transform our understanding of the universe

NASA<p>Have no doubt: Gravitational waves, or ripples in the fabric of space-time, are real and undulating across the universe at incredible speed — …

25 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

iPhones are pretty clever there's no doubting that, but the chances are your iPhone is probably a lot more clever than you're giving it credit for, …

Apps

Addiction changes brain biology in 3 stages, experts say

Experts who research addiction have long argued that it is a disease of the brain. Now, in a new paper, they present a model of addiction, broken down into three key stages, to illustrate how the condition changes human neurobiology.<p>Essentially, each of these three phases affects the brain in a …

Google Is Teaching a Free Online Course

Google engineers are sharing their knowledge through a new online course.<p>The class, on education website Udacity, will focus on deep learning, a …

Machine Learning