Matthew Spearman

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What Being In Love Is Like When You Have Depression

Having depression is often like having this black cloud over you — <i>and only you.</i> It can follow you everywhere, insisting you isolate yourself rather …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Let’s Play Around With Two Big Ideas in Physics. It’ll Be Fun

The first semester of an undergraduate physics course invariably spends a lot of time on two big ideas: The momentum principle and the work energy …

Could zombies, jazz artists, and scientists all point to God?

I sat down to lunch with the atheist engineer and felt—awkward!<p>His wife had suggested that we meet together since he was skeptical about the whole God thing and about the church his wife was starting to attend.<p>But we had nothing in common. He was a scientist and I was, in his view, a religious nut. …

29 Summer Dinners You Can Make In The Crock Pot

Just set it and forget it.

A letter to … my husband, who copes with my anxiety disorder

The letter you always wanted to write<p>You have always known that I struggle with anxiety. At some stages of our life together, I have been paralysed by it, living it, breathing it but seeing little else, including you. My anxiety can stifle our time together. In my worst moments I constantly seek …

Grilled Herb and Honey Pork Loin

This pork loin roast is marinated in beer and honey, making it tender and flavorful. To save money, use pork loin instead of pork tenderloin. Also, …

BBQ

What You Need to Know About Ibuprofen (and Other NSAIDs) and Heart Attack Risk

You probably heard recently that new research has linked non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) with an increased risk of a heart attack. …

Try this renowned steakhouse marinade recipe for the ultimate steak

Most steak gurus will tell you that a dry rub is best. But when you are feeling bold, try this marinade recipe from Quality Meats Steakhouse of NYC. It is the perfect tangy mixture that explodes with flavor.<p>The Quality Meats steak marinade works best with bavette, skirt, flank and flatiron steaks. …

Dreams Might be Warning Us About Our Brain Health

This scientist says dream disorders could be a sign of future disease.<p>What are your dreams trying to tell you? Research suggests they could be …

Neuroscience

How to build your own VPN if you’re (rightfully) wary of commercial options

While not perfect, either, cloud hosting providers have a better customer data record.<p>In the wake of this spring's Senate ruling nixing FCC privacy …

Yes, It Is YOUR Job to Make Your Husband Happy

<i>Happiness is your job, because love starts with you. Read on to understand why, from Andrea Miller for YourTango.</i><p><b>Why do so many of us buy into the myth that marriage is supposed to make us happy?</b><p>I'm glad to see how marriage has evolved. It used to be much more transactional — happening principally …

NASA’s Cassini survived its first Saturn dive, and delivered some mind-blowing photos

NASA delivered some fantastic news very early this morning, announcing that the Cassini spacecraft had successfully survived the first of its “Grand …

Hidden treasures - the secret Starbucks surprises you won't find on any menu

Coffee

There’s a hidden menu in Android that lets you unlock experimental features — here’s how to use it

It's not available on every device — you'll have less luck if yours has a heavy UI skin — but it's worth checking out to see which features may be arrive with future Android versions. For example, some of the features Google brought to the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update — where it was first …

How scientists actually could bring dinosaurs back to life

On Jan. 6, 2000, a wild mountain goat named Celia was crushed to death by a falling tree on the cliffs of the Spanish Pyrenees — thus beginning her …

Jurassic Park

See Earth and Its Moon From Saturn in Stunning New NASA Photo

Images of Earth and the moon together, taken from various spacecraft, show us what we look like from space.<p>NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which is currently dipping through Saturn's rings in its final days exploring the planet, captured an image of Earth (and its moon) seen as tiny points of light …

17 useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

Here are the 13 best deep web search engines

The deep web is exactly what it sounds like: the underground internet, the portion that’s not indexed by traditional search engines like Google or …

Deep Web

28 Pictures That Prove That Nothing Really Matters

It's freeing in a way.

Flushing Sodium Down the Toilet Could Be the Last Thing You Do

Grant Thompson does silly stuff with science and when he received a request to flush sodium down a toilet he knew who to call—the man who flushed …

Home Improvement

Crypt Believed to Be Jesus’ Tomb Opened for First Time in Centuries

JERUSALEM — The only mystical power visible was the burning light from seven tapered candles. And yet for ages, the tomb that sits at the center of history has captured the imaginations of millions around the world.<p>For centuries, no one looked inside — until last week, when a crew of specialists …

Marijuana's effects on the body, brain, heart and sperm: All your weed questions answered

With five more states voting on whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana come November, millions more Americans are closer than ever to …

Cannabis

How to Search the Deep Web

Search engines such as Google index well over a trillion pages on the World Wide Web[1], but there is information on the web that common search …

Deep Web

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Could God Have Used Evolution? Michael Ruse says no

Christianity has had a long and occasionally troubled relationship with science. Historical episodes involving Galileo and Darwin showcase Christians--many of them-- walking back dismissals when overwhelming evidence shows that the theologically preferable way of understanding our world (that earth …

Build The World’s Simplest DIY Electric Train at Home

Thanks to YouTuber Physics Girl, we have what may be the best illustration of the interrelated effects of electricity and magnetism since Magneto …

Physics

The world is getting more religious, because the poor go for God | Giles Fraser: Loose canon

Religion itself thrives in places where liberal individualism fails. That’s the real clash of civilisations<p>The so-called “masters of suspicion”, Nietzsche, Marx and Freud, all thought that religion would wither and die in the 20th century. Others enthusiastically backed the secularisation …

Religion

Here's Why You Shouldn't Wrap Your Food in Aluminium Foil Before Cooking It

Damn.<p>If you’re baking fish, roasting vegetables or preparing a piece of meat for dinner tonight, chances are that you’ll wrap your food in aluminium …

Kitchens

Neuroscientists Have Recorded The Brain Activity of a Man at The Exact Moment He 'Saw God'

A serious case of epilepsy gave him a 'religious experience'.<p>Medical case reports are incredible things. Like real-life episodes of <i>House</i>, they offer …