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Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

The physicist and author of A Brief History of Time has died at his home in Cambridge. His children said: ‘We will miss him for ever’<p>Stephen Hawking obituary by Roger Penrose<p>Tributes poured in on Wednesday to Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped …

Physics

9 ways you can celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day meaningfully, from supporting racial justice organizations to getting creative

On January 15th each year, we celebrate the birthday of civil rights leader, activist, and orator Martin Luther King Jr., While today’s civil rights …

When cream hits coffee, the math is magical

There’s some pretty incredible physics happening in your morning cup of coffee. Cream and coffee obviously mix, but when they first come into contact, the cream actually tends to hover briefly on the hot surface—and researchers just figured out exactly how it works.<p>By recording the process at 2,000 …

Coffee

Healthy eating guidelines from food pyramids around the world

In 2011, the U.S. food pyramid received its first-ever makeover since its creation in 1992. The triangular diagram, which was originally built on a …

7 Apple Cider Vinegar Facts To Know Before You Drink It

Losing weight the healthy way usually comes down to eating a healthy and balanced diet and incorporating calorie- and fat-burning workouts into your …

Weight Loss

50 Activities to Add to Your Fall Bucket List

Take advantage of the cooler months with these must-do activities.<p>As the temperatures start dropping and the leaves start changing, we're ready to …

Flavors

The Best Memory-Boosting Foods

Put these foods on your grocery list to remember where you parked when you leave the supermarket.<p>From forgetting where you put your keys to …

Memory Loss

‘Must Be Hard to Live on That’: A Labor Day Reading List

According the the U.S. Department of Labor, the first Labor Day was celebrated in 1882 in New York City, and is now “dedicated to the social and …

What the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Will Feel Like, for Humans and Animals

A week from today, in a roughly seventy-mile-wide arc stretching from Oregon to South Carolina, the sun will disappear from the sky. It will be the first total solar eclipse to cross the United States in ninety-nine years, and the first to be visible only in this country since before it <i>was</i> a …

Solar Eclipse

Make your teen a millionaire this summer

Gary Sidder set up Roth IRAs for his sons when they turned 13. Each year, the Littleton, Colo., certified financial planner and his wife, Francie Steinzeig, a school psychologist, contributed an amount equal to whatever the two boys earned cutting lawns, shoveling snow and doing odd jobs. As the …

Retirement

10 Excel Tips You Need to Keep Your Job

In today's dynamic corporate environment, the best way to stay employed is to show the boss that you're indispensable. If you're a knowledge worker …