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The next revolution in dental care is about to begin

From fluoride toothpaste to dental sealants, science has brought all sorts of tools for fighting tooth decay — and yet 91% of Americans between 20 and 64 years of age are affected by dental caries.<p>But provocative new research suggests that cell-stimulating medications can “trick” teeth into …

Cell Biology

Scientists Figure Out How to Make Muscles from Scratch

For the past several years, Nenad Bursac has been trying to make muscles from scratch.<p>A biological engineer at Duke, Bursac came close in 2015, when …

A Tenn. Man Recently Discovered The Largest Prime Number Known To Humankind

This past week, a FedEx employee from Germantown, Tenn., made a massive discovery — and it wasn't in any packages. John Pace found the largest prime number known to humankind.<p>And that number goes on to more than 23 million digits.<p>"So it's longer than anybody really wants to sit down and hear," he …

Mathematics

This Infographic Breaks Down 52 of The Most Common Misconceptions

You'd think that in the age of the internet, where more information than we can possibly consume in several lifetimes is at our fingertips, stubborn …

High-tech magnet smashes record and opens new frontiers in tech

<i>In brief: The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory has created the world's most powerful superconducting magnet. Named 32 T, it's 33 percent more powerful than the previous record-holding magnet, and thousands of times stronger than refrigerator magnets.</i><p>BACK ON TOP<p>The National High Magnetic …

Physics

These Simple, Science-Backed Exercises You Can Do at Home Have Huge Health Benefits

No need for gym!<p>Most of us probably know exercising is associated with a smaller risk of premature death, but a new study has found that doesn't have …

Chronic Disease

A 21-year-old created a genius replacement for nutrition labels — and it reveals a better way to decide what's healthy

What's black-and-white, clunky, and impossible for 90% of Americans to read?<p>A standard nutrition label. The receipt-size panels are unwieldy things, sometimes listing up to 25 different food components at time. This makes sizing up the healthiness of a bag of chips or a box of crackers a tall order.<p>…

Want to Raise Successful Kids? MIT Scientists Say Let Them Watch You Do This (But Most Parents Are Afraid To) | Inc.com

Imagine you're a parent. You want the best for your children--and you're convinced, based on science, that it's very important for them to learn grit and tenacity.<p>So, you work hard to make sure that you praise your kids the right way--always for their efforts, never for their innate characteristics …

Self-improvement

26 stunning natural wonders everyone should see in their lifetime

There may only be seven official natural wonders of the world, but there are plenty more breathtaking natural sights all over the globe worth exploring. From the rushing waters of Niagara Falls in New York and Canada to the snowy peak of the Matterhorn in Switzerland, it's hard to narrow down the …

6 British Columbia Campsites You Need to Visit This Summer

Best For Families<p><b>Illecillewaet Campground, Glacier National Park</b><p>Let the tourist hordes flock to Banff – families in the know cruise to …

Nevada’s Great Basin is America’s most underrated national park. Here’s why.

GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK sees a fraction of the visitors of some of the country’s more famous parks — and that’s a great thing. The result is a …

The best summer vacation spot in every state

You don't need to go far to have an epic summer vacation.<p>Sure, Europe is nice, but travelers often forget how many wonderful places are located right here in the United States.<p>From local gems to world-famous spots, we've found the best summer vacation destination in every state.

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

National Parks

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

This Easy Yoga Routine Burns More Calories Than a 20-Minute Jog

While yoga isn't exactly thought of as a high-intensity workout (unless you're dabbling in Bikram or power yoga), you'd be surprised how many poses …

Yoga

Real People Told Us Why Their Sex Lives Are Awesome And How Yours Can Be, Too

Everyone wants to have good sex. That’s why sex therapists have waiting lists, why self-help books that teach you the art of pleasing your partner (and yourself) are national bestsellers, and why every glossy magazine promises that it holds the once secret that will blow your mind, change your …

Communicate

People who live in this desert have evolved the ability to drink arsenic

While the ability to drink poisonous water might not top the list of many people's most desired superpowers, it's a different story for those who …

20 sensory table activities that offer creative ways to teach kids through play

Are you looking for a more hands-on way to teach your kids that doesn’t involve screens? A “sensory table” is a fun and creative way to teach your …

The benefits and harms of marijuana, explained by the most thorough research review yet

A new report looks at more than 10,000 studies on marijuana. It has good and bad news for pot users.<p>Marijuana has been with humans in some way or another for thousands of years. But after all this time, there is still a lot of public debate about what, exactly, pot’s risks and benefits are.<p>A recent …

These Aerial Photos Make Salt Ponds Look Like Abstract Art

Canadian photographer David Burdeny captures the chemical compositions of salt ponds all over the world.<p>Untouched by man, natural landscapes bloom with color in the <i>Salt Series</i> by photographer David Burdeny. Aerial images of vibrant salterns blur the line between documentary photographs and …

What Foods You Must Avoid During Pregnancy

1/12<p>1<p>What We Should Not Eat During Pregnancy<p>Pregnancy is one of the most exciting and wonderful phases of a woman’s life. This period is …

Pregnancy

6 Exercises For Rebuilding Your Core After Pregnancy

<b>You’re sitting at home, holding that adorable little bundle of joy, and so glad the hard part is over.</b> Then you look down at that big squishy blob …

Parents Say This Quality Is Essential for Future Success (Even More Than Good Grades)

Research indicates a rise in narcissism and decline in empathy--another reason why this quality is so important.<p>What qualities should we be instilling in our children?<p>As a parent to two little ones, my wife and I talk a lot about this. The world is changing at such a fast rate...And although …

Want to Raise Down-to-Earth Kids? It Helps to Know a Little Psychology | Inc.com

The rap on young people is that they're entitled and narcissistic. They think the world revolves around them and owes them something. They're brats, basically.<p>Is this true?<p>Absolutely not, reply a whole host of Millennials, who point out that it's their parents who tanked the economy and their …

The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2016

Though you'll probably want to move to the one nicknamed "9,000 feet above stress level."<p>The Smithsonian just released its annual list of the best small towns in America, and this year's roundup is bound to give you intense wanderlust.

National Parks

Diply

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These tips are the combination of years of blood, sweat and tears. Follow them to the letter, and I promise that you will feel an enormous amount of momentum backing you up on a day to day basis, the likes of which you have never felt before. I’m not a guru & I don’t mean […]

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