Melissa Moncrief

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Researchers Discover How a Protein Crucial to Learning and Memory Works

<b>Researchers at Johns Hopkins have found out how a protein crucial to learning works: by removing a biochemical “clamp” that prevents connections</b> …

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19 Lazy Whiskey Drinks That Are Bae

You + quick, impressive cocktails = GOD.

6 Classic, Mad Men-Inspired Cocktails to Serve at Your Next Party

Try these fun new takes.<p>Classic cocktails made with whiskey, bourbon, rye, and gin are more popular than ever. Get to know them again, then try these fun new takes.

Drop It Like It’s Hot: Your Friday Cocktail Hour Gin And Juice

Did you know that grapefruit is in season? Did you already run out and buy a big bag? Perfect. Let’s drink ’em.<p>We need to juice them, but the juicer …

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Beautifully-Animated Infographics Designed by Eleanor Lutz

Eleanor Lutz is a designer whose knowledge of molecular biology and love of science is translated into beautifully-designed infographics. Her colorful and educational images contain interesting bits of information about how the human body works and birds fly, but with a novel twist – they're …


Cool animated infographics show how things work

Aside from creating cool illustrations and infographics from his clients, Jacob O'Neal runs Animagraffs, site where he reveals the inner workings of …

NASA's Incredible, Futuristic, And Totally Real Plan To Establish A Human Colony On Venus

In fact, up in the clouds above its scorching surface, Venus is "probably the most Earth-like environment that's out there," Chris Jones of NASA told Evan Ackerman at IEEE Spectrum.<p>Forget Mars and its frigid temperatures and thin atmosphere when we can live like gods, afloat in the clouds of …


The Scotch Before Christmas: 12 Single Malts for Last-Minute Shoppers

'Twas the week before Christmas, the middle of Hanukkah<p>And last-minute shoppers had serious agita.<p>"What do I do? What the hell should I buy?<p>I still need a gift for my great uncle Sy!<p>Not to mention my cousin, the one in Mamaroneck<p>And the guy in my office who looks just like Shrek.<p>I'm totally screwed …

December 25: The Day Internet of Things Devices Go Online En Masse

They see you when you’re sleeping. They know when they’re awake.<p>This Christmas, experts have worried about the way that the “Elf on the Shelf” conditions their kids to accept a surveillance state. But the actual monitors are more likely to be under the tree: For kids, the RC helicopter gets …