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Babies Sleep Better In Their Own Rooms After 4 Months, Study Finds

Babies get less sleep at night and sleep for shorter stretches when they sleep in their parents' room after 4 months old, a new study finds. Parents are also more likely to engage in unsafe sleep practices, such as bringing their child into their bed or leaving pillows, blankets or stuffed animals …

Barclays Ready to Dump Up to 7,000 Low-Return Clients – Bloomberg

Barclays Ready to Dump Up to 7,000 Low-Return Clients<p>Barclays Ready to Dump Up to 7,000 Low-Return Clients<p>Barclays Ready to Dump Up to 7,000 …

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Don't Beat Yourself Up: Science Says Do These 3 Things Instead

Sometimes you just need to let it go. Science says this is how.<p>Ruminating.<p>It's a fancy word that means pondering past experiences -- often, our mistakes -- over and over. It could be something you said. Something you did. Something you didn't do.<p>Whatever the reason, we as human beings spend a lot …

Why You May Want to Rethink Grooming Your Pubic Hair

Most Americans have, at one point or another, removed hair from down there. But new research suggests that the grooming practice is linked to a major …

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Creator Of McDonald's Big Mac Dies At 98

You might not know his name but you undoubtedly know his famous sandwich, and many of us remember singing its ingredients along with a commercial in the 1970s: "Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun."<p>Michael "Jim" Delligatti, the McDonald's …

Scientists Are Turning Nuclear Waste Into Super-Efficient Diamond Batteries

With a half-life of 5,730 years.<p>Scientists have figured out how to use nuclear waste as an energy source, converting radioactive gas into artificial …

A Man Ate a Ghost Pepper So Hot He Ripped a Hole in His Esophagus

<b>Correction appended, Oct. 19</b><p>A 47-year-old man ate a pepper so hot that he ripped a 2.5-cm hole in his esophagus.<p>As reported by the Washington <i>Post</i>, …

Never put your champagne in the fridge - and 10 other foods you're storing wrong

Storing champagne and other sparkling wines in the fridge could be altering the taste according to new advice.<p>Speaking to the Huffington Post, Moët & Chandon's wine quality manager Marie-Christine Osselin revealed that when champagne ins stored in the fridge for a significant amount of time, its …

Marijuana Could Be Stealing Sales From This $200 Billion Industry, New Report Shows -- The Motley Fool

Image source: Getty Images.<p>You'd struggle to find an industry with faster growth potential than marijuana, which generated an estimated $5.4 billion in legal sales during 2015. Cannabis research firm ArcView projects the industry could grow at approximately 30% per year through 2020. If this were …

Here's How to Charge Your Phone to Save The Battery, According to Science

Be smart about it.<p>Yes, we know. Our smartphone batteries are bad because they barely last a day.<p>But it's partially our fault because we've been …

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More Bad News for GoPro Inc: Xiaomi Launches a $460 4K Drone

Chinese smartphone giant <b>Xiaomi</b> recently launched its first two Mi Drones at jaw-dropping prices. A 1080p model costs just 2,499 yuan ($380) while the 4K version costs 2,999 yuan ($460). Both devices sport three-axis gimbals and rely on a companion app as a remote control and viewfinder. Xiaomi's …

Claude Shannon, the Father of the Information Age, Turns 1100100

Twelve years ago, Robert McEliece, a mathematician and engineer at Caltech, won the Claude E. Shannon Award, the highest honor in the field of information theory. During his acceptance lecture, at an international symposium in Chicago, he discussed the prize’s namesake, who died in 2001. Someday, …

Physicists Built a Single-Atom Engine and It Actually Works

It's the smallest working engine ever created and produces roughly the same amount of energy as your car.<p>Physicists have just built the smallest working engine ever created. It's a heat-powered motor barely larger than the single atom it runs on. Designed and build by a team of experimental …

Mars 'X-ray' gravity maps reveal how its crust has changed

The red planet has a liquid outer core made of molten rock, too.<p>Our lust for Martian knowledge (and travel) isn't showing any signs of stopping and now we've gotten a look <i>inside</i> the planet thanks to new X-ray-like gravity maps. NASA says that it now has a better idea of where to land its spacecraft …

Tens of thousands of US bridges are literally falling apart

Mike Peterson was driving airport shuttle passengers in Salt Lake City as he had been doing for about 20 years when a large chunk of concrete fell from the overpass he was driving under onto his car, crushing its hood.<p>One 25-lb. piece wound up in the front passenger seat. "Another six to eight …

Introducing: The New Omega Speedmaster Moonphase Master Chronometer Chronograph For Baselworld 2016

The Omega Speedmaster Moonphase Master Chronometer Chronograph is a welcome addition to the Speedy collection and we're pretty excited to see this …

Massachusetts plans rattlesnake colony on uninhabited island

A plan by the state to establish a colony of venomous timber rattlesnakes on an off-limits island in Massachusetts' largest inland body of water has some rattled by visions of dangerous serpents slithering through the surrounding woods, attacking hikers, fishermen and hunters.<p>Those are completely …

Climate Change Is Influencing Maine's Lobster Population, And It's Not Looking Good

Seafood addicts don't need yet another reason to loathe climate change, and now a pair of reports warn that saltwater diseases are just loving these warmer ocean temperatures, and unfortunately at least one has a taste for lobster.<p><i>(Photo: Daniel Grill/Tetra Images/Corbis)</i><p>By Clint Rainey<p>Seafood …

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Apple/FBI fight looks destined to go all the way to the Supreme Court as more background is revealed

If Tim Cook’s strongly-worded response to the court order instructing it to assist the FBI in breaking into an iPhone left any room for doubt about Apple’s determination to fight the matter all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, that doubt appears to be removed by further background emerging …

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Tesla improves Summon feature with more safety

Tesla's Summon self-parking feature adds precautions to stop the car if the owner drops the keys.<p>Tesla's slow but steady progression towards fully autonomous driving continues. Last month, the company announced beta testing of its "Summon" remote parking feature.The California-based electric …

Coffee Could Help You Live Longer, Says Harvard

Another study suggests something we all want to believe: drinking coffee is super-healthy.<p>Coffee drinkers might be getting something in their cups …

It's finally proven - scientists test whether cats or dogs love us more

The eternal dispute between dog and cat lovers will probably never end.<p>However, scientists have found out which out of our feline or canine friends love us more.<p>As part of a new BBC2 documentary called "Cats v. Dogs", hosted by animal experts Chris Packham and Liz Bonnin, a neuroscientist has …

Pets

iAllocate Is A Robot That Helps You Invest Your Cash

Robots are everywhere. They help lawyers make decisions, they sweep up after our parties, and now they can help you figure out how to invest your money. In fact, an Atlanta-based company called iAllocate is using artificial intelligence to suggest where you should be stashing your …

The ultra-violent origins of gold

It seems supernovas aren’t enough. Nature has an even more extreme way of making heavy elements. And we may be on the point of observing the distortions of space-time caused in the process<p>As far as we can tell, the age of the universe is about 13.82bn years, and that of the solar system is about …

The Universe's Dark Ages May Hold The Secrets To Dark Matter, Inflation, And Even String Theory

The universe might have started with a bang, but once the echoes faded it took quite some while until the cosmic symphony began. Between the creation of the cosmic microwave background (CMB), where neutral atoms formed for the first time, and the formation of the first stars, there were 100 million …

The 2 most dangerous numbers in the universe are threatening the end of physics

It's the idea that we are reaching the absolute limit of what we can understand about the world around us through science.<p>"The next few years may tell us whether we'll be able to continue to increase our understanding of nature or whether maybe, for the first time in the history of science, we …

BlackRock Takes At Least A 5% Stake In Square

Asset management giant BlackRock has taken at least a 5% stake in newly public payments technology company Square, according to a filing with the …

Even Paper Airplanes See a (Pricey) High-Tech Future at CES

Tech News<p>The humble paper airplane has just been given a digital upgrade.<p>Israeli firm PowerUp Toys showed off a paper plane equipped with some of the latest drone technology at this week's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.<p>"We are actually introducing first person view flight to paper …

32 Genius Recipes for Thanksgiving

It's not too late to give this year's Thanksgiving menu a little genius boost. You can still take measures to save your turkey from overcooking, just by sprinkling salt on it ahead (peek at the 300+ comments and you'll see that this simple move will give you the best turkey you've ever tasted—even …