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Build a Cheap Smart Doorbell That Sends You a Picture When Someone Rings the Bell

Smart doorbells can snap a photo of whoever rings the bell, making it so you can screen all those visitors you get throughout the day. Over on …

From Down syndrome to ‘near normal’? New Delhi clinic makes stem cell claims that worry experts

A New Delhi clinic that has claimed to help paralyzed Canadians walk again by injecting them with stem cells now says it can use the same treatment …

Snowboarders at 2017 X Games nailed 2 of the most difficult tricks in 1 night

The Winter X Games are happening in Aspen and there were two moments from Friday that you probably missed, but absolutely need to see. First up there’s Max Parrot, who won the Snowboard Big Air gold with his incredible quad underflip.<p>Parrot performed the first quad underflip in 2015, but it’s still …

A Groundbreaking Gene-Editing Therapy Eliminated Cancer in Two Infants

Two infants diagnosed with an aggressive and previously incurable form of leukemia are now in remission, after British doctors say they cured the …

Genetic Engineering

North Americans Spent Almost $7 Billion on Legal Marijuana in 2016, Report Finds

The cannabis industry in the US and Canada shows rapid growth as legalization continues its halting march.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>North Americans spent almost $7 billion on legal cannabis products in 2016, a 34 percent increase over 2015, according to a …

Cannabis

Why psychedelics like magic mushrooms kill the ego and fundamentally transform the brain

Estalyn Walcoff arrived at the nondescript beige building in Manhattan's Gramercy Park neighborhood on a balmy August morning, hours before the city would begin to swell with the frenetic energy of summer tourists. She was about to face a similar type of chaos — but only in her mind.<p>Pushing open …

Turn an old laptop into a Chromebook-Linux hybrid

Common scenario: You buy a new laptop, thinking you'll sell, donate or hand down the old one... but it never happens. Maybe you don't want to deal with the hassles of Craigslist or Ebay, not to mention wiping all your data, reinstalling Windows and so on.<p>Whatever the case, now it's just taking up …

Antidepressants may be doubling risk of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, study suggests

Antidepressants, among the top prescribed drugs on the planet, may be contributing to Alzheimer’s and other brain-destroying dementias, new Canadian …

Comic Series Takes A Candid Look Inside The Mind Of Someone With Anxiety And Depression

When Holly Hindle draws herself, she draws herself as a bear. For Hindle, 27, bears make her comics more relatable and provide an escape from body …

Depression

Teenager invents phone charger which generates energy from the human body

A teenager has invented and developed a phone charger which uses energy from the human body to get the energy to charge your phone.<p>HandEnergy, the brainchild of 19-year-old inventor Michael Vaga, allows you to charge your phone simply by rotating your hand, which activates the device’s gyroscope to …

Make a Tasty Weed-Infused Honey With Only Three Ingredients

A drizzle of honey in a cup of tea can sweeten up your favorite soothing beverage, but a drizzle of <i>weed-infused</i> honey can really enhance the relaxing …

Simple breath test can detect cancer and 16 other diseases

Ancient Greek physicians figured that our breath was a strong health indicator, but researchers from the Israel Institute of Technology have proven just how true that is. They developed a device that uses nanoparticles to identify 17 different diseases, including lung cancer and Parkinson's …

Luxury phone from China has crazy specs and a 7,000mAh battery

One way to solve the battery life issues plaguing smartphone users ( (so, basically, everyone) these days is to go bigger. China's Gionee has done …

Mobile Technology

MRI study finds that depression uncouples brain’s hate circuit

A new study using MRI scans, led by Professor Jianfeng Feng, from the University of Warwick’s Department of Computer Science, has found that …

New 'IS' video shows two Turkish soldiers burnt alive

A video released by the "Islamic State" (IS) shows what appears to be two Turkish soldiers who lost contact with their squad last month being burned …

Some of the world's top architects are competing to design 'warming huts' for a freezing Winnipeg river

The ultimate pop-up on ice: Winnipeg in Canada has announced winners in the Warming Huts v2017 Art + Architecture Competition.<p>In this mid-size city of about 800,000, located in the centre of Canada, some of the world’s top architects annually compete to get a chance to create a warming hut along …

Red River

Studies: One Dose of "Psilocybin" from Magic Mushrooms Relieves Depression and Anxiety in 80% of Cancer Patients

The largest studies to date, by arguably the most respected institutions up to this point, show that <b>psilocybin</b>, a compound within "magic mushrooms", …

How to learn coding for free: A guide for designers

Learning to code can be one of the most daunting tasks a designer can undertake. Code looks complicated, reads like gibberish, feels boring, and …

Khan Academy

Illicit on the streets, Ecstasy could become a prescription drug for mental health treatment in U.S.

Print<p>Related<p>CHARLESTON, S.C. — After three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, C.J. Hardin wound up hiding from the world in a backwoods cabin in North …

World’s oldest living person celebrates 117th birthday

The Italian woman who is the world's oldest living person has marked her 117th birthday by blowing out all the candles on her cake.<p>Emma Morano received a greeting from Italy's president, read by an official, and a visit from two elderly nieces and her long-time physician on Tuesday morning to mark …

Jeremy Clarkson launches social media platform for car addicts

LONDON — Remember hearing about the online motoring community that <i>The Grand Tour</i> and <i>Top Gear</i>'s Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May were …

A Look Into the Head of Someone With Depression and Anxiety

I feel I need to write this for a mixed amount of reasons. Some good, some bad. My heart is telling me to let it out. To educate and make people …

Mental Health Education At School Could Have Prevented My Deepest Moment Of Despair

Earlier this year I visited a secondary school to give a talk about mental health.<p>Whenever such a talk finishes pupils will always approach me to …

Mental Health

WOW.com

Patient Starts Fire During Surgery By Farting

Going into any surgery your main hope is to just come out the other side in one piece with whatever needed fixing being fixed. But how about if you …

Dildo launched onto field at Buffalo Bills game lands within one yard of players, baffles officiating crew

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Say, this might help the NFL’s limp TV ratings.Late in the third quarter of New England’s 41-25 defeat of the Buffalo Bills on …

Are winter tires really worth it?

It’s an inescapable autumnal rite. Thousands of Canadians are agonizing over whether to get their winter tires now or wait until the first snow warning.<p>That is, if they have winter tires. Thousands more will debate whether to buy a set or roll the dice with their all-season rubber.<p>Only Quebec …

Teen Depression and Anxiety: What Parents Can Do

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Mental Health

NASA Will Soon Test a Plane with Wings That Fold Mid-Flight

When you look out the window of an airliner and see the flaps moving up and down, you’re really watching the wing change shape. The flaps change the …

Aviation