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Women who want to conceive should adopt a healthy diet years earlier

Women who are hoping to conceive should go on a diet years before, new research suggests.<p>Writing in The Lancet, medics said the vast majority of women of reproductive age were not nutritionally prepared for pregnancy - putting the long-term health of their children at risk.<p>Those thinking about …

A Really Common Medication Has Been Linked to Doubled Risk of Stomach Cancer

Here's what you need to know.<p>A class of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux and heartburn has been linked to a greater-than-doubled risk of …

9 Ingenious Ways That Animals Fool Each Other Every Day

Insects hiding as flowers, caterpillars transforming into snakes—would you be fooled by these animals?<p><b>1. This caterpillar fools predators with its uncanny snake imitation</b><p>It may be hard to believe, but this "snake" isn't actually a snake at all. When faced with a potential threat, the hawk moth …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it.<p>Related: Why have we …

Privacy

Five animals you shouldn’t take relationship advice from (and one you should)

No matter how cute sea otters are when they hold hands.<p>You may have seen recently some footage of an anglerfish pair mating—the first ever video of such a feat. The male suckles at the female, clinging to her body and slowly melding into her over time. She takes his sperm and nutrients until he’s …

Fish

If You Want An Energized, Pain-Free Body, Then It's Time To Rethink Your Every Step

Most days of the week, before the rest of my family is out of bed, I meet a friend for a morning walk. We bring our coffee and chat while our bodies slowly wake up. I don't wear sneakers—just simple, minimal shoes that allow me to feel the ground beneath my feet. My toes and arches respond to the …

Mirrors have revealed something new about manta rays – and it reflects badly on us

As a shark biologist, I enjoy nothing more than going scuba diving with sharks in the wild. However, I realise it’s an immense privilege to do this as part of my work – and that for the vast majority of people experiencing the underwater world in such a way is simply not possible.<p>Nevertheless, even …

Manta Rays

Pooping: Not All Animals Are Created Equal

Have you ever stopped to appreciate your anus? Laugh all you want, but this bodily orifice is a highly evolved engineering marvel, and it's hard to …

Double clitorises, spiked penises, and other reptilian reproductive parts

Reptiles have unusual reproductive equipment. For example, female snakes and lizards have two clitorises. Meanwhile, the male tuatara has no penis. …

Here are 5 important reasons you should never agree to a police search -- even if you're innocent

Do you know what your rights are when a police officer asks to search you? If you’re like most people I’ve met in my eight years working to educate …

The Top 16 Apps That Will Guarantee You More Success In 2018

<b>Productivity And Organization</b><p>Evernote (free)<p>Evernote is perfect for any kind of note or memo taker. Evernote can not only take notes but also voice memos. The unique feature of this app is its ability to organize notes into what they call “notebooks” for better sorting and finding. The app can also …

Apps

This Is Why You Should Never Hold in a Sneeze

A recently released case report, courtesy of the <i>BMJ,</i> reaffirms one of life’s important lessons: Don’t try to hold back a sneeze. Especially, don’t do …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

Steve Jobs called HP at 12 years old to ask for help — and his story shows what sets highly successful people apart

Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He challenged other people to work harder, work longer, and do <i>more</i>— sometimes more than they thought was possible.<p>Jobs was ... well, let's just say that Steve Jobs was demanding.<p>But he also believed in the power of asking.<p>Granted, it's often not easy to …

Success

How Does Your Morning Routine Compare to Elon Musk's, Sheryl Sandberg's and Warren Buffett's?

These 10 power players have morning rituals that allow them to squeeze the most out of their precious time.<p>By following an effective morning routine, we can not only prime our days for maximum energy to reach our goals, but we can also effectively combat the mental fatigue that comes each day with …

Sheryl Sandberg

Climate Change Already Hurting Our Health and Economy, Report Warns

Climate change is already killing people, hurting their health, worsening air pollution and helping the spread of infectious diseases, a global team of researchers said Monday.<p>Environmental disruptions are also affecting economies and costing hundreds of billions of dollars a year, mostly because …

"Twisted light" could create an ultra-fast internet and make fiber optics obsolete

Light Carries Information<p>Using particles of light, i.e. photons, to transmit information isn’t exactly new. Photons have seen use in a number of …

Here's what a world powered by quantum computers will look like

by Dom Galeon and Kristin Houser October 27, 2017 Robots & Machines 44013<p>Beyond Science Fiction<p>In 1935, Albert Einstein famously collaborated with …

Quantum Computing

Consciousness Persists After Death: Scientists Confirm People Who Have Died Know They Are Dead

Recent scientific studies have confirmed that consciousness persists long after the body has died. The studies have forced medical researchers to …

Yes, coffee is actually good for you — here's what science has to say about it

Is coffee actually good for you? How many cups a day is considered healthy? Is drip coffee worse than espresso? Joe Avella and Jessica Orwig answer these questions and more on the Facebook series "Science the $#!* out of it."<p>Turns out, coffee is good for you. But there's more to the story. There's …

Coffee

The Banks Wanted To Sink This Forex Fintech: Now They're Vying For Its Technology

It’s a challenge familiar to any company with regular forex exposure; how to hedge the multitude of micro transactions they need to do. And a solution has always proved elusive, until now.<p>With the development of its Dynamic Hedging platform forex management fintech Kantox not only enables its B2B …

The 40% Rule: The Simple Secret To Success

There is no shortage of business books on the market (including mine), most of which claim to hold the secrets to success.<p>As a business book writer myself, I’m not inclined to disparage any of these. Most offer useful tactics that entrepreneurs can use to streamline their processes and boost their …

Motivation

Here Are The Top 10 Most Unnecessary Medical Treatments, According to Scientists

Way too much of a good thing!<p>A recent literature study on medical care in the US has put forward ten diagnostic procedures and treatments that were …

9 Feel-Good Stretches That Will Loosen Your Tight Hips

Shakira once said, "Hips don't lie," and she kind of has a point. When you feel like your hips are tight, it's almost impossible to ignore the pain …

Scientists Just Made The First Quantum-Encrypted International Video Call

The future is here.<p>President Chunli Bai of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing had a meeting yesterday with President Anton Zeilinger of the …

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

'Big Chicken': The Medical Mystery That Traced Back To Slaughterhouse Workers

<i>Editor's note: In the 1950s, the U.S. poultry industry began adopting a new process: Acronizing. Ads that ran in women's magazines pictured crisp-skinned whole chicken that tasted "fresh," "wholesome" and "country sweet" thanks to a "revolutionary process which helps maintain freshness in</i> …

Public Health

China Will Collapse From Economic Wasting Disease Long Before We Are Caught In 'Thucydides's Trap'

<b>Hoplites Fighting In Ancient Greece</b><p>Source<p>The rise of China as an economic and military power has been seen by some as a direct threat to the hegemony …

Geopolitics

Israel Has a Playbook for Dealing With North Korea

Israel and North Korea are on opposite sides of the Asian landmass, separated by 5,000 miles as the ICBM flies. But Israelis feels close to the nuclear standoff between Washington and Pyongyang. They have faced this sort of crisis before, and may again.<p>Some history: In the mid-1970s, it became …

North Korea