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A young boy in Oregon died from flesh-eating bacteria after crashing his bike — here's what to look out for

An 8-year-old boy from Oregon named Liam Flanagan died on January 21 from a case of necrotizing fasciitis, also known as flesh-eating disease, that he'd contracted after a bicycling accident.<p>It's a devastating story that shows just how dangerous these rare infections can be, and Flanagan's parents …

Medicine

A Never-Before-Seen Virus Was Just Found in the Sea, and it Kills Bacteria

Their genomes are 'quite different from other viruses.'<p>Filed Under Animals & Health<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox …

Microbiology

Tools for IT professionals | ZDNet

If you're reading this, chances are you're the sort of person who will want to whip the cover off your devices and take a look at what's causing the …

Old mice get brains of two-month-olds thanks to cannabis

It turns out the fountain of youth might spurt smoke instead of a magical liquid. Well, that's not entirely true, but researchers did just discover …

Donald Trump's malignant narcissism is toxic: Psychologist

Mental health professionals have a 'duty to warn' about a leader who may be unfit to serve.<p>If you take President Trump’s words literally, you have no choice but to conclude that he is psychotic. A delusion is “a fixed false belief that is resistant to reason or confrontation with actual fact.” …

Mental Health

Take a Minute to Watch These 5 Fun Camera Hacks Using Stuff You Already Have at Home (VIDEO)

Everyone loves camera hacks, right? And they’re especially cool if they improve your photography by using stuff you already have lying around the …

Interaction Design and UI/UX: Caseture Display

Let's take a look at this interaction design project that is quite interesting that involves UI/UX as well. It's a concept display named: <b>Caseture</b> …

How brain scans reveal what really goes on in our minds [excerpt]

Every year in March, Brain Awareness Week champions the global campaign to celebrate and publicise the progress and benefits of brain research. …

The Brain

First physiological test for schizophrenia and depression

Researchers have found a new way of using proteins in nerve cells to identify people with depression and schizophrenia. The method, reported in</i> …

Neuroscience

Borrowing this trick from Sherlock can super-size your memory

You can train your mind to remember as well as memory champions<p>Do you find it difficult to remember things? Well you're in luck because a new …

The Brain

Your Brain Plays a Cool Trick to Help You Hear in Noisy Places

Silence may be good for the brain, but it’s not often that you experience it for any extended period of time — life, especially city life, is …

The Brain

Breaking Into Startups: How a 16-year-old dropout became a senior engineer at Slack

Seven thousand people drop out of high school every day. The reasons these students drop out are complex, but society tends to perceive these individuals negatively. However, many of these people had to leave to support family or care for a member of the family, or faced other pressures that …

Thanks to Stem Cell Therapy, Thinning Hair May Be a Thing of the Past

Call me a creature of habit, or just plain boring, but I’ve been wearing my hair long, blonde, straight, and side-parted for more than 15 years. The only thing that’s really changed is how much of it I have left. Whether the result of bleach, blowouts, stress, hormones, genetics, or all of the …

Hair

An HGTV star who's invested in over 100 properties explains what to do if you want to buy a home, but don't think you can afford it

But if you're committed to saving up for a down payment — and willing to make a few financial sacrifices — don't lose heart.<p>Scott McGillivray, the host of HGTV's "Income Property" and a real estate expert who's invested in over 100 properties, has a trick to help wannabe-homeowners reach their …

Personal Finance

Sea Snails Clap Back to Climate Change

They're evolving their shells at unprecedented rates.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Animals & Oceans<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your …

A new study reveals that dogs have the sophisticated sense to know when you're being a jerk — here's how they react

Your dog is more sophisticated than you think. A study from Journal of Neuroscience & Behavioral Reviews shows that dogs have an innate moral core, which require an ethical sense of right and wrong.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

Pets

Customs agents seize 3,947 pounds of weed disguised as limes

Despite it becoming easier and easier for Americans to legally consume cannabis, thousands of pounds of of weed still comes across the border.<p>U.S. …

Marijuana and Sex: How weed affects your sex drive — and can help your performance

Do marijuana and sex go hand in hand?<p>Many people find that the former can greatly enhance the latter. And this effect doesn't seem to be …

5 online design stores that should be on every millennial’s list

On the hunt for some cool new stationery or looking for some quirky accessories to spruce up your living space? <i>Vogue</i> curates the top five online …

Want to Strengthen Your Brain? Neuroscience Says to Start Reading This Immediately (It's Not What You Think)

What you read matters to your little gray cells. Give them a boost.<p>I can't tell you the number of times I've visited a coworking space or other such entrepreneur hangout and seen cult favorites like <i>Lean Startup</i>, <i>ReWork</i>, and <i>Lean In</i> fill the shelves.<p>There's nothing wrong with that, of course. …

Lean Startups

How to Write a One-Page Business Plan

It's not as hard as you think.<p>Entrepreneur Network Contributor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is no easy feat, and at the backbone of every business is a solid business plan. Before those words scare you, you'll be happy to know there's a simple way …

Business Strategy

Where to Sell Your Unwanted Stuff for the Most Cash

If you're looking to turn your used goods—from musical instruments to clothing and appliances—into cash, you have plenty of options for where you can …

Minimalism

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Got a great idea for a business? Before you go any further, read this

Many startups fail because they create a product no one wants. Entrepreneur Ian James explains how to prevent this<p>If you have a burning business idea, 2017 could be the year you make it happen. But before you take the plunge to launch your new venture, leave behind a successful career, or pivot an …

Your life really does flash before your eyes before you die, study suggests

Your life really does flash before your eyes when you die, a study suggests - with the parts of the brain that store memories last to be affected as other functions fail.<p>Research on those who have had "near death" experiences suggests that the phenomenon rarely involves flashbacks in chronological …

The Brain

The epic plan to transform government into a startup

We have the opportunity to transform politics, making it clean and crony-free. As a citizen, this is your chance, your opportunity to participate in the process and create your government. We can create a new generation of leadership, replacing the crony capitalism of Tammany Hall with the ethos of …

20 Romantic Date Ideas for Any Budget

When’s the last time you had a date night with your partner?<p>If you’re like most couples, chances are, it’s been a few months since you had some …

Asia Travel

5 free ways to get in shape: Lose weight, build muscle or get heart healthy without going broke

Resolving to exercise — and actually sticking to it — might seem like a journey to the land of pain, but it's worth the effort: People who work out …

Learn How to Code From Your Couch With This Complete Web Developer Course 2.0

From HTML to Bootstrap.<p>Do you need to get your website up to scratch, or want to make some extra money building sites for others?<p>Web development is a …

7 Things Grandpa Joe Taught My Brother and Me About Entrepreneurship

The example and wisdom of a revered elder has reverberated in the lives of his two entrepreneurial grandsons.<p>Serial entrepreneur, mentor, advisor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My brother, Matthew, and I can credit a lot of our …

Entrepreneurship