Nate Phippen

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Can You Smell Your Way to a Better Brain? Science Says Yes.

Having trouble focusing? Remembering things? Here are some easy tips to improve your brain power.<p>A wildly underrated member of the five senses, your sense of smell has a powerful effect on your brain's many functions. Any odor you breathe in affects your limbic system, which governs emotional …

Dylann Roof's Father Called Cops After Seeing Suspect's Photos, Warrant Says

After photos of suspected killer Dylann Roof were released this week, his father and uncle contacted police and positively identified Roof and his …

NSA bulk phone records collection to end despite USA Freedom Act failure

• Administration has not applied to secret court for 90-day extension<br>• USA Freedom Act fails in early hours after long Senate session<p>The National Security Agency will be legally unable to collect US phone records in bulk by the time Congress returns from its Memorial Day vacation, even as the Senate …

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Facebook tests new dating feature<p>Apple's worth reaches $1 trillion<p>Tesla stock up despite $717 billion loss last quarter<p>Apple on track to become the …

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US Senate blocks blocks measure to extend surveillance bill

The US senate has blocked a measure to extend spy agencies’ bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records. The vote of 54 to 45 failed to reach the 60 threshold which was needed.<p>The result came after the Senate narrowly blocked the “USA Freedom Act” a bill that would have ended the bulk data …

Japan pledges climate change aid to Pacific island nations

TOKYO (AP) — Japan pledged Saturday 55 billion yen ($450 million) in aid to Pacific island nations that are battling rising sea levels and natural …

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See a Rare View of Saturn's Rings

NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)<p>NASA/ESA/HEIC/The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble Heritage Team …

She Cuts Paper Towels In Half And Adds Vinegar. What She Uses It For? GENIUS!

This writer is a New Yorker with wanderlust. She loves good food, music, the beach, and storytelling.<p>I can only speak for myself, but when it comes …

Court rules NSA program illegal

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that the telephone metadata collection program, under which the National Security Agency gathers up millions of phone records on an ongoing daily basis, is illegal under the Patriot Act.<p>The government has argued it has the power to carry …

Warren Buffett Betting Big On Wind Energy In Nebraska

Wind power is on a roll in the US despite a fickle Congress and the machinations of Big Coal and Big Gas to keep all the subsidies for themselves. …

This semiconductor film is just 3 atoms thick

Making thin films out of semiconducting materials is analogous to how ice grows on a windowpane: when the conditions are just right, the …

Fjords are surprisingly awesome at carbon storage

The dramatic, glacier-carved inlets called fjords capture and store carbon better than open-water marine systems, report researchers.<p>“Carbon …

Smartflower Solar System

If you've already got solar panels on your home, good for you. You're part of the solution. But if you don't, you might want to check out the …

SC College Student Allegedly Caught on Camera Poisoning Roommates' Food

A University of South Carolina student is facing felony charges and possible jail time after allegedly being caught on camera spitting and pouring …

The Top 10 Clean Foods to Keep on Hand for Healthy Pre-Workout Eats

Pre-workout eats mean serious business — you’ve got iron to pump, miles to run (or walk!), yoga strength-training poses to do, and high intensity …

Ben Carson's patients claim malpractice in star doctor's path to politics

When Dr Benjamin Carson arrived at the 1993 annual meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology in Minneapolis, he was already a household name.<p>As director of pediatric neurosurgery at Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins hospital, Carson was known as a master of his craft, and renowned as the first …

Republican Ben Carson Running for President: Pictures

Study Says Carbon Dioxide Cutbacks Could Save 3,500 Lives a Year

The Obama administration's hotly debated plan to reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the nation's power plants will save about 3,500 lives a year by cutting back on other types of pollution as well, an independent study concludes.<p>The study calculates the decline in heart attacks and lung …

How to Debug Your Brain and Build Better Habits

Wouldn't it be great if you could debug your brain as though it were bad code? We might not be able to reprogram ourselves, but we can use the …