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15 science-backed tricks to instantly seem smart

But that doesn't mean anyone can't <i>appear</i> to look more intelligent than they actually may be.<p>In fact, there are plenty of science-backed ways to convince others that you're a modern-day Einstein as soon as you meet them.<p>We rounded up 15 of them so you can impress your boss and buddies with your …

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The mosquitoes that changed history

<b>(CNN) —</b> In Spanish, mosquito translates to "little gnat," but its impact on history has been far from miniscule.<p>In just the most recent example, mosquitoes are spreading the Zika virus throughout South and Central Americas, causing an increased incidence of birth defects.<p>However, the species of …

Public Health

17 Cheap Organic Foods You Should Be Buying

Compared to conventional foods, certain organic foods are so affordable that you shouldn’t ignore them while grocery shopping.<p>You’re typically …

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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Don't give blood, grow it in a lab

Back In 2007, the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) issued an open call for a project. It required applicants to make a bioreactor …

A simple property of water created this gorgeous photo

Ontario-based photographer Michael Davies and his friend Markus stood at the top of a mountain and demonstrated this by throwing leftover tea into the air, dramatically photographing it instantaneously freezing.<p>This mountaintop was just 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) south of the Arctic Circle, and …

The most anticipated video games of 2016

11 Christmas Songs You Might Actually Want To Listen To

Leave it to the pros.<p>The "Christmas spirit" can be a bit much at times, with repetitive carols playing 24/7 on the radio and Santa decorations cropping up before the Thanksgiving table has even been cleared. We get it.<p>But if there's anyone who can pull off a good Christmas hymn -- and make it …

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Paris attacks: What happened on the night

<b>The attacks in Paris on the night of Friday 13 November by gunmen and suicide bombers hit a concert hall, a major stadium, restaurants and bars, almost simultaneously - and left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded.</b><p>The attacks were described by President Francois Hollande as an "act of war" …

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Boston Police Confirm They're Using Cell Phone Trackers

Since 2013.<p><b>The following story was reported by Shawn Musgrave of the New England Center for Investigative Reporting and published here in collaboration with The Huffington Post. NECIR works to hold the powerful accountable and train a new generation of investigative reporters through hands on</b> …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2015

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The Physics Of Non-Newtonian Goo Could Save Astronauts' Lives

Understanding its mechanism will help researchers create better space suits and even concussion preventing helmets<p>There’s an experiment you may have done in high school: When you mix cornstarch with water—a concoction colloquially called oobleck—and give it a stir, it acts like a liquid. But scrape …

Engineering

11 Awesome Gifts for the Traveler in Your Life

If you have a serious traveler in your life you probably know that the only thing that gets them more excited than a plane ticket is something that will make their travel more enjoyable. For that reason the members of travel website, Trippy.com have put together their list of the travel toys they'd …

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Paris shootings and explosions: Hollande calls attacks 'a barbaric act'

French President Francois Hollande has promised a "merciless" fight against terrorists after scores of people were killed in a series of attacks in Paris.<p>At least 80 people are reported to have died at the Bataclan concert hall in central Paris, where gunmen took many people hostage.<p>Others died in …

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