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Mine Söğüt: Gittikçe daha da zalimleşen bir dünyaya büyümekte olan çocuklarınızdan özür dileyin

Bundan 30 yıl önce kendiniz, güzel günler görme hayalinizden, motorları maviliklere sürme idealinizden ve 160 kilometre hızla giderken öpüşme …

Why mind-reading is a science, not a magic trick

Electrical activity within the brain means that our thoughts can be read and understood<p>You may believe your thoughts are intangible and inscrutable, but all mental activity is communicated via electrical impulses. As our understanding of the brain improves, we’re increasingly able to decode our …

How to get your best ever body

Five diet and fitness experts on body-weight training, eating organically and 23 other tips to help you reach and maintain a healthy body<p><i>One thing that gets me going on days when I don’t feel like working out or eating clean is following people who inspire me on social media</i>"<p><b>Hollie Grant is a</b> …

Fitness

How land animals became marine animals: 'They followed their stomachs'

Two-hundred-fifty million years ago, approximately 90 percent of species in the ocean went extinct. Land-dwelling animals adapted to available …

Using Evernote for Academic Work

It's been a while since I've written about workflow, but since I'm in a transition point between graduate student and assistant professor and …

How Animals Hacked The Rainbow And Got Stumped On Blue

Until about 600 million years ago, seeing colors didn't matter so much to Earth's inhabitants — nobody had eyes.<p>"Before the eye evolved, you just wouldn't have seen what was there," says Andrew Parker, a biologist at London's Natural History Museum who studies the evolution of color.<p>Simple animals …

How does a chick breathe in the egg?

… with the aid of a membranous bag called the allantois. And guess what? You once had one too<p>Easter is fast approaching, which probably hasn’t escaped your notice. It certainly hasn’t escaped mine. Having a five-year-old who asks you every day how many more sleeps it will be until the Easter bunny …

21 Amazing Treehouse Accommodations | Travel Away

Take a break from hotels and resorts and get back to nature with one of these amazing treehouse accommodations that combine comfort with the thrill …

Why wild animals need wildlife corridors

Habitat loss is now the No. 1 threat to biodiversity on Earth. Fortunately, though, a little connectivity can go a long way.<p>Humans are now better …

Here Are the Top 10 Most Beautiful Forests in China

If you’re into nature, you’ll love looking at these gorgeous photos of forests in China, and may even be inspired to visit some of them.<p>Being such an …

Blogs | Food & Wine

They're just doing their best!<p>Wolfdown, Bites & Bashes, and Makani go beyond traditional bulgogi and bo ssam.<p>The company says plastic straws will be …

Woolly Mammoth DNA Successfully Spliced Into Elephant Cells

But don’t expect mammoth clones anytime soon<p>A group of researchers are getting closer to bringing the extinct woolly mammoth back to life. Geneticist George Church’s lab at Harvard University successfully copied genes from frozen woolly mammoths and pasted them into the genome of an Asian …

A Tiny Beetle Is Destroying Entire Forests

Artist Draws Detailed Portraits With Only His Eyes

Drawing is a carefully choreographed dance between the brain, eyes, and hands. It requires the cooperation and coordination of the three to translate …

5 Ways to Make a Faster Chicken Stew

Compared with beef and other meaty stews, chicken stews cook pretty quickly. To make a chicken stew that’s fast enough for a weeknight, try these …

WHO Report Links Weed Killer Ingredient to Cancer Risk

Environment<p>The world's most widely used weed killer can "probably" cause cancer, the World Health Organization said on Friday. The WHO's cancer arm, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, said glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup and other herbicides, was "classified as probably …

Glyphosate

Powerful Solar Storms Ignite Vivid Auroras

Northern Lights

Series of excellent Infographics: Multilayered Storytelling thru Data Visualisation

Tags<p>Series of excellent Infographics: Multilayered Storytelling thru Data Visualisation<p>Ganz großartige Infografiken von Akkurat aus Italien, hier das …

Happy Pi Day! Here Are Some Stories About Pie

Today is <b>Pi Day</b>, and if you find that puzzling then just look at the calendar: The date is 3/14/15, or the first five digits of pi. (For those who may have forgotten everything they learned in middle school geometry, that's the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter.) If taking a …

Happy birthday, Albert Einstein

Born on this date in 1879, Einstein changed our notions of space, time and matter – launched modern physics – and became a household name.<p><b>March 14,</b> …

Albert Einstein

A meandering tale: the truth about pi and rivers

Pi Day 2015: A well known fact about pi is that it describes the bendiness of rivers. I wanted to test this theory, and so I crowd-sourced river lengths to find out<p>Of the many weird and wonderful facts about pi, one of my favourites is a surprising connection between the number 3.14 and the world …

Extraordinary Things That Can Go Wrong With Your Brain

Bizarre but true stories of remarkable ways your brain can go wrong.<p>By all accounts, Charles Joseph Whitman was, for much of his short life, a model citizen. He was a polite, intelligent youth; he was an Eagle Scout; he married his childhood sweetheart at age 17; he joined the Marine Corps and …

Tumors

How our brains create ‘mental time travel’

Sometimes, we recall memories that are rich in details about the time and place of an original experience—neuroscientists call this “mental time …

The Reasons You Crave Sugar. Part II: From Fruits and Honey to Doughnuts and Candy

<b>Organic Fitness</b>: In the first article in this series on sugar cravings we established that humans have evolved a taste for sweetness; an evolutionary …

Nutrition

Virtual cadavers may help surgeons save limbs and lives

Digital twins, already in use at top clinics and medical schools, could help plan complex operations, surgeon says<p>Soldiers will have full-body scans stored on their medical files to help surgeons rebuild them should they become injured in war, under plans drawn up by US doctors.

The Bitter & Ugly Truth About Sugar

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Dr. Robert Lustig, a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at UC San Francisco, has been on the forefront …

Galápagos' Unique Animals

Revealed: the science behind teenage laziness

They may lie in, act selfishly and take risks, but research by a leading neuroscientist suggests that adolescents may be right when they say nobody understands them<p>Teenagers really get a bad time,’ says Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. ‘It is amazing how it seems to be totally acceptable – even …

Manuscript Found in Accra by Paulo Coelho

<b>about book:</b><p>July 14th, 1099. The city of Jerusalem has long been a center of religious peace and tolerance, a place where people of many faiths - …

Why We Dream What We Dream

Not all dreaming is the same. It runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of emotions and events, …