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A Bill Gates-backed firm just found a cheap way to make diesel from thin air

Carbon Engineering has used direct air capture to make fuel for $500 per tonne cheaper than before<p>Rather than pumping oil straight from the ground, …

Carbon Dioxide

Personality predicts musical preference

PAST attempts to link personality to musical taste have foundered on the rocks of small sample sizes, culturally homogenous samples (usually of …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Google gave the world powerful AI tools, and the world made porn with them

In 2015, Google announced it would release its internal tool for developing artificial intelligence algorithms, TensorFlow, a move that would change the tone of how AI research and development would be conducted around the world. The means to build technology that could have an impact as profound …

Artificial Intelligence

Humans came from distant galaxies, along with everything else in the Milky Way

Humans are formed from matter that flew billions of miles from another galaxy, according to a new study.<p>Much of the stuff around us and spread …

Universe

Bridging the advances in AI and quantum computing for drug discovery and longevity research

Tuesday, 22nd of November, 2016, Baltimore, MD - Insilico Medicine, Inc and YMK Photonics, Inc announced today a research collaboration and business …

6 Cognitive Biases That Are Messing Up Your Decision Making

Forewarned is forearmed: The human mind is riddled with dangerous blind spots and illogical shortcuts.<p>Over millions of years of evolution you'd think your brain would have gotten pretty good at thinking. But the truth is natural selection hasn't been nudging our brains to be ever more rational. …

Critical Thinking

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The Key to Treating Depression? Exercise, Research Says

You're 75% more likely to develop depression if you don't workout.<p>If ever you had any doubts about the mind-body connection, listen up: New research suggests that physical activity may be the key to fighting depression.<p>Three recent studies pooled data from past research involving a total of …

The Brain

This Is How to Overcome Social Anxiety: Five Powerful Tips Backed by Research

Your mind races. Your palms sweat. The words don’t come out of your mouth right, if they come at all. We’ve all been there at one time or another. …

10 Free Web Design Resources That Every Designer Should Be Aware Of

A well designed and functioning website is any designer’s dream. If you want to make your website a success, then you have to ensure that you have a …

This Specific Type of Exercise Will Keep Your Brain Young, Study Says

Do this type of exercise twice a week and your brain will thank you.<p>Exercise doesn't just make you fitter. It also makes you smarter. Don't believe me? A whole host of studies prove that moving more leads to thinking better, which is a phenomenal thing to know if you're looking for a little …

Exercise

Harvard Study Decrypts the Ancient Mystery of Consciousness

What is consciousness? Is human consciousness seated in our mind, body, brain—or some combination of all three? These questions have mystified …

Kinky sex lifts our consciousness into a heightened state of “flow,” according to a new study

American health and sex journalist Michael Castleman has compared BDSM to the child’s game of “trust,” when one child stands in front of another and falls backward, waiting to be caught. It’s a bonding experience, Castleman says, “When the falling player trusts the catcher enough to let go …

Research

The placebo effect: is there something in it after all?

A study of the sometimes positive effects of taking drug-free pills suggests a biological factor at work<p>The placebo effect remains one of the most baffling mysteries in medicine. The idea that a useless sugar pill or harmless saline injection could result in a measurable improvement in a patient’s …

Placebos

Turn That Old Tablet Into A Sub-$100 Linux Laptop

Tiny laptops have always been devices that promise so much, yet fail somehow to deliver. From the Atari Portfolio palmtops through to the recent crop …

myfrequent.com

Fighting Aging's Diseases: Humanity's Biggest Investors Unite

INVESTING IN UNITY<p>Some of humanity’s biggest investors have teamed up to fight diseases that come with aging.<p>San Francisco-based startup Unity …

Mayo Clinic

A Halloween Sun From NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory

Mashable dug into the NASA archives and found the terrific Halloween picture of the sun shown above. The boffins at NASA created the image by combining two pictures taken by the orbiting Solar Dynamics Observatory on October 8th, 2014.<p>The bright areas in the image are produced by intense magnetic …

Are these legs actually shiny? This picture is driving the internet insane

Over the past few hours, the Internet has been racking its collective brain trying to figure out the backstory to what, on the surface, seems like a …

9 Things You Do That People Use To Judge Your Personality

<i>This article was previously published on Business Insider and written by Mike Nudelman and Shana Lebowitz.</i><p>From the moment two people meet, they’re …

This Is How to Overcome Social Anxiety: 5 Tips Backed by Research

Your mind races. Your palms sweat. The words don’t come out of your mouth right, if they come at all. We’ve all been there at one time or another. …

Self-help

3 Science-Backed Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything in Life

Overthinking is both a blessing and a curse. While some see it as a sign of a curious, analytical brain primed for problem-solving, others believe it …

This Is How To Overcome Social Anxiety: 5 Powerful Tips Backed By Research

Your mind races. Your palms sweat. The words don’t come out of your mouth right, if they come at all. We’ve all been there at one time or another. …

Self-help

Signals from space aliens? Scientists disagree

The claim of two scientists that they may have found evidence of intelligent aliens is raising some astronomers' eyebrows.<p>Appearing in the journal Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, the pair's study reports that 234 stars (out of over two million surveyed) have signals in the …

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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Smelly locks, holograms, a hydration wearable

<i>At any given moment, there are approximately a zillion crowdfunding campaigns on the web. Take a stroll through Kickstarter or Indiegogo and you’ll</i> …

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