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Drinking Your Coffee This Way Could Change Your Health

What's your first thought when you wake up in the morning? Whether you immediately crave a gallon (or 10) of coffee or you'd prefer to sip on a glass …

Wellness

Republicans unveil bill to repeal and replace Obamacare

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Republicans introduced their bill to repeal Obamacare's individual mandate that also aims to maintain coverage for people with pre-existing conditions and allow children to stay on their parents' plans until the age of 26.<p>The measure would offer individuals refundable tax …

Health Care

The Best Science Documentaries on Netflix, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Sure, Netflix has a cadre of cheesy rom-coms, sexy capers, and superhero content. But don’t discount …

Sundance

A huge mouth and no anus – this could be our earliest known ancestor

You won’t find it in your family album, but a tiny prehistoric creature with a bag-like body, a huge mouth and no anus has become the best candidate yet for our earliest known ancestor.<p>Thought to have lived as long as 540 million years ago, the creature is the oldest known member of a large group …

Biology

How to travel the world with no money – by people who have done it

Three adventurers share their advice on cash-free journeys around the globe, and reveal the highs and lows of the challenge<p><b>Laura Bingham: 7,000km cycle across South America, July 2016</b><p><b>What was the high point of your trip?</b><br>When my sister joined me for a short while in Argentina. We’d been there for …

South America

[VIDEO] Jack Black Says Donald Trump’s Winning Obsession Reminds Him of Charlie Sheen – Variety

Donald Trump has been called many names, but perhaps never…Charlie Sheen?<p>Jack Black jokingly compared the president to Sheen during an interview at …

Donald Trump

Aziz Ansari took to the 'SNL' stage and delivered some stand-up logic to Trump

“Saturday Night Live” couldn’t have planned a better guest host for its inaugural-weekend show than<p>Aziz Ansari.<p>Or at least that's the conclusion many came to after the writer-actor-comedian delivered the opening monologue.<p>Ansari, who made a name for himself as Tom Haverford on "Parks and …

We Quit Our Jobs to Travel the World. This Is Exactly How We Pay for It.

Travel

13 new trailers you should watch this week

Sometime last year, my girlfriend told me she'd watched <i>Carol</i> while on a flight. It was mostly a great movie, she'd said, but she couldn't understand why, in a movie about a woman becoming comfortable with her interest in another woman, it would be so prudish about showing actual intimacy. It almost …

The best leg exercises to do at home

Our new Home Workouts series focuses on quick, fuss-free, targeted routines that you can complete at home.<p>Led by personal trainer and founder of That Girl London Christina Howells, each episode demonstrates moves to target different areas of the body including exercises for your legs, back and arms.<p>…

Exercise

24 Ways to Make 2017 Great

I think making 2017, or any year, great is about applying everyday principles or thought patterns, rather than specific goals.It’s in my experience, …

According to science, these men are most likely to make you orgasm

Finally, orgasms are down to a science!<p>Researchers at the University of Albany asked a group of women in heterosexual relationships about their …

What’s the Difference Between Brown and White Eggs?

Controversial New Theory That Says There's No Gravity or Dark Matter Passes Its First Test

Dutch theoretical physicist Erik Verlinde has been shaking up the physics world with his controversial theory of “<b>emergent gravity</b>”, which sees …

Eagle-eyed teams tally birds for annual 1-day Audubon count

John Harris and his small team were about to take a break from the annual Audubon Society bird count Sunday when he spotted one bird diving toward another.<p>“Whoa, what’s going on here?” Harris said as he pulled out his birder binoculars. Another group member speculated it might be a type of …

New Tool Will Fact-Check Donald Trump’s Tweets in Real Time

On Friday, the <i>Washington Post</i> introduced a Chrome plugin that will automatically display commentary next to Donald Trump’s tweets. Spearheaded by the</i> …

The Best Recipes You'll Find on the Back of the Box

Call me basic, but my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe is the one that’s printed on the bag of Nestle Toll House chocolate morsels. Classics are …

Researchers create synthetic cells to isolate genetic circuits

<i>Synthetic biology allows scientists to design genetic circuits that can be placed in cells, giving them new functions such as producing drugs or</i> …

What Are the Medical Benefits of Psychedelics?

I sat down with Professor David Nutt to find out.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Sweden</i><p>After LSD became illegal in many countries in the late 1960s, scientific research into its potential benefits to mental health largely stalled. It's only recently that this topic has become subject to …

A new poll shows 52% of Republicans actually think Trump won the popular vote

Amid the speculation on whether the electoral college will refuse to make Donald Trump president, many Trump opponents are pinning their hopes on one glaring fact: Hillary Clinton’s sizable win in the popular vote.<p>Clinton’s lead now exceeds 2.8 million votes (more than 2.1 percent of the total …

University of Chicago

Scientists found that the way you think about sex could affect your overall level of happiness in a relationship

In a blog post on Science of Relationships, personality and social psychologist at the University of Toronto, Jessica Maxwell, describes half a dozen studies she and her colleagues conducted. The studies investigate how your philosophy on sex could affect more than just your sex life.<p><b>Follow Tech</b> …

Putin to Sing at Trump Inauguration

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—After having difficulty persuading prominent entertainers to participate at the event, the Trump transition team announced on Sunday that the Russian President Vladimir Putin would sing at Donald J. Trump’s Inauguration next month.<p>In a brief statement from the …

The Sport for Smart People? Running.

Running seems mindless enough: you lace up, stretch, warm up and go (or so I’ve heard, ahem). Some people look to it as a workout that gives you time …

The Brain

The 12 key science moments of 2016

1 World Health Organisation declares a public emergency of international concern over Zika<p>1 February<p>In global health, 2016 will be remembered as the year a little known virus made a major impact. It felt strangely familiar, but this time it wasn’t Ebola making headlines around the world, it was …

World Health Organization

Final wind-turbine rule permits thousands of eagle deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Wednesday finalized a rule that lets wind-energy companies operate high-speed turbines for up to 30 …