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10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Lose Weight

Metabolism is the term for all the chemical reactions in your body. These chemical reactions keep your body alive and functioning.<p>However, the word …

Scientists design mind-controlled prosthetic that can move individual fingers

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University say they have achieved a successful proof-of-concept for a prosthetic arm with fingers that a user may control with the mind.<p>“We believe this is the first time a person using a mind-controlled prosthesis has immediately performed individual digit movements …

The 9 Personalities Which Are Changing The World

1) THE INITIATOR<p>Regardless of the initiative, these are the doers of our world. Being the number of ‘new’ in which all manifestation begins, they …

7 Scientifically Proven Habits Of Charismatic Leaders

For charismatic leaders, it all comes down to how you make others feel.<p>Some people just seem to have it: The way they communicate energizes others and makes people to want to be around them. They have what’s commonly referred to as charisma.<p>This is no small matter, as any of the U.S. presidential …

Lawsuit accuses Twitter of being responsible for the rise of ISIS

A lawsuit filed in the US District Court on Wednesday alleges Twitter knowingly allowed terrorist groups, such as ISIS, to use its micro-blogging service to spread extremist propaganda.<p>According to court documents, defense contractor Lloyd “Carl” Fields Jr. was killed in a November attack while …

Late Night Snacking Can Make You Stupid, Says Science

Late Night Snacking Can Make You Stupid, Says ScienceA young man with a sleepy expression playing Sony PlayStation 2 video games on a sofa alongside …

Adorable Baby and Bulldog Puppy Share a Birthday and an Unbreakable Bond

Dilan Ivens and his bulldog Farley have demonstrated that dogs truly are man's best friend. Both boys were born on May 26, 2014 and they instantly developed an undeniable bond. They play together, eat together, and nap together–all while mom Ivette documents their adorable relationship on camera. …

Under the Sun shows behind-the-scenes coercion by government minders trying to construct an image of a ‘normal’ family<p>A new film on life in North Korea has caused a diplomatic row after the director used officially sanctioned shoots to demonstrate how the state manipulates its people.<p>Authorities …

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The Definitive Guide to Winning an Argument

Winning isn’t everything, but it sure is nice. When you don’t see eye to eye with someone, here are the best tricks for winning that …

Hilarious Judge Dismisses Taylor Swift Copyright Lawsuit With Taylor Swift Lyrics

Somebody's got a well-worn copy of Red at home.<p>On Tuesday, a judge dismissed a copyright infringement lawsuit brought against Taylor Swift by a man named Jessie Braham, who claimed that T-Swift stole the lyrics to "Shake It Off" from a song he wrote in 2013. Apparently even serious legal …

Heat-seeking cancer drugs could target tumours and spare healthy tissue

Bubbles containing cancer drugs which burst on contact with tumours are being developed by scientists<p>Miniature heat seeking ‘grenades’ full of cancer drugs which target tumours without damaging healthy tissue, have been created by scientists.<p>Researchers at Manchester University have repurposed …

Giving dummies to babies can slow their ability to talk, research suggests

The study also indicates that toddlers who suck their thumbs are also at greater risk of delayed speech development<p>Giving a baby a dummy can slow their ability to talk, according to new research.<p>The study also suggests toddlers who suck their thumbs are also at greater risk of delayed speech …

Astrological Signs Cleverly Reimagined with Strategically-Painted Body Art

Using paint and strategically placed bodies, artist Trina Merry and her team have creatively reimagined the 12 astrological signs. This impressive body art project is aptly-titled <i>Astrology Symbols</i>, and to pull it off, 60 flexible models were painted and posed over the course of a year.<p>Thanks to …

The stories behind your favourite cult soundtracks

Craig Armstrong might be your favourite musician you’ve never heard of. Originally from Glasgow, where he played in bands as well as studying classical piano and violin, Armstrong “fell into” scoring films in the mid-90s after musicians he was working with – like Massive Attack and U2 – asked him …

11 Sex Positions Pretty Much Guaranteed to Help You Orgasm

Reach your peak every time.<p>Sure, wild, crazy, never-knew-my-body-could-bend-that-way sex might keep your love life exciting, but if your goal is to really learn what works for you, keeping it simple to start is key. "Trying to accomplish complicated acrobatics distracts you from the sex itself, …

As the Hubble space telescope gets ready to celebrate 25 years since its launch, we look back at some of the iconic images it has produced

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This Is a Baby’s Brain on Pain

In a first, researchers at Oxford University have watched infants as young as a day old as their brains process a light prodding of their feet. The …

10 Crazy Uses For Animal Venom

When snakes and spiders try to kill us but wind up helping<p>All it takes is a pinch on the leg from a sting or a bite, and you could be dead within minutes. Venom, whether it’s from reptiles, insects, fish, mammals or arthropods, is extremely potent, but it’s not always deadly.<p>Venom has evolved …

12 Funny Pregnancy Announcements by Creative Parents

When it comes to pregnancy announcements, there are endless ways for creative parents-to-be to share their exciting news with friends and family. Instead of settling on a simple, conventional message, these happy couples took the opportunity to create hilarious images to broadcast their joy to the …

Why we've all fallen head-over-heels for the 36 questions that promise true love

A simple questionnaire, which claims it can make two strangers fall in love, has taken the world by storm. Claire Cohen explains why we're so drawn to the idea of eliminating risk where our fragile hearts are concerned<p>When <b>Mandy Len Catron</b> fell in love, she probably hoped for a few well wishers – …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

Didn't get what you want over the holidays? Here are the best smartphones to look at.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider</i> …

These GIFs Show the Freakishly High Definition Future of Body Scanning

General Electric<p>1 of 4<p>General Electric released images on Wednesday from its first clinical trial of a next generation body scanner that captures …