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

Shares 22<p>Bundan 30 yıl önce kendiniz, güzel günler görme hayalinizden, motorları maviliklere sürme idealinizden ve 160 kilometre hızla giderken …

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 …

The Brain

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> …

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 …

Biology

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 …

Wildlife

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

It beat Trader Joe's and Aldi yet again, according to a Temkin Customer Experience survey.<p>In case you missed it, the grocery store has its own …

Trader Joe's

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 …

Genetics

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 …

Cooking

WHO Report Links Weed Killer Ingredient to Cancer Risk

Cancer

Powerful Solar Storms Ignite Vivid Auroras - NBC News

Bill de Blasio

Series of excellent Infographics: Multilayered Storytelling thru Data Visualisation

Ganz großartige Infografiken von Akkurat aus Italien, hier das komplette Flickr-Set, da eine SciFi-Timeline inklusive Innovations-Kategorisierung, …

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> …

A meandering tale: the truth about pi and rivers

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 around us.<p>It’s about rivers. Or more precisely, the bendiness of rivers.<p>As you will know, some rivers are relatively straight while other rivers twist and turn …

Mathematics

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 …

How our brains create 'mental time travel' - Futurity

Neuroscientists call high fidelity memories "mental time travel." Experiments reveal new information about the brain during these moments.

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 …

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.<p>The proposals call …

3D Printing

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 …

The Brain

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

LADYING/Shutterstock<p>Not all dreaming is the same. It runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes beyond), incorporating a dizzying range of …

Sleep