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Bose has made the only noise-cancelling headphones you should buy

The Massachusetts-based company has put years of money and research into its QuietComfort line of noise-cancelling headphones, and it owns several important patents related to noise cancelling tech.<p>As a result, it's one of the few major audio brands selling headphones on the back of their …

There's a Real, Scientific Reason We Love Oral Sex

Let's take it back to basics.<p>Why do we engage in oral sex? As foreplay, or because we genuinely like it?<p>Well, according to a recent study, it looks like there is a lot more science behind why we love oral sex than simply moving from third base to fourth base. We all know why we have an innate need …

Physicists might have just detected a fifth force of nature

But now physicists in Hungary think they might have found evidence of a mysterious fifth force of nature. And, if verified, it would mean we'd need to rethink our understanding of how the universe actually works.<p>Before we get into that, let's go back to those four forces for a second, because …

Why Every Man Needs to Start Eating More Egg Yolks

Still think yolks raise your cholesterol? Read this<p>Death to egg white omelets!<p>They taste terrible and, by opting out of the yolks, you’re depriving yourself of essential nutrients.<p><b>Related:</b> The <i>Men’s Health</i> Better Man Project—2,000+ Brilliant Tips for Living an Awesome, Healthier Life<p>And don’t worry …

Nutrition

We're Now One Step Closer To Understanding Gravitational Waves

LISA Pathfinder is a precursor to the largest experiment ever, and it's just getting fired up<p>Gravitational waves are made by some of the most violent events in the universe, including black holes, exploding stars, and spinning neutron stars. These waves travel at the speed of light, and unlike …

7 Offbeat Adventures Around the World

Itching for an adventure, but want to set your sights on something a little out of the ordinary? Look no further.<p>Treat yourself to a wholly unique experience with any one of these offbeat adventures:<p>Live Like a Bedouin in Egypt<p>If commonplace adventures sound too tame for you, consider immersing …

Amazon Rainforest

Largest fireball since Chelyabinsk plunges through atmosphere over Atlantic

The rock, which released energy equivalent to the detonation of 13,000 tons of TNT as it burned up, fell off the coast of Brazil<p>The biggest fireball since the meteor that rocked Chelyabinsk in Russia has fallen over the Atlantic, Nasa has revealed.<p>The event, which happened on February 6 at 13:55 …

Asteroids

Gravitational waves will unlock these 'revolutionary' secrets of the universe

Ripples in the fabric of space, called gravitational waves, are careening across the universe, right through everything and everyone.<p>Scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) experiment have detected some of the waves— a feat Einstein thought impossible 100 …

Pluto's mysterious, floating hills

Hills of water ice on the dwarf planet believed to be floating in a sea of frozen nitrogen like icebergs in Earth's Arctic Ocean<p>The nitrogen ice glaciers on Pluto appear to carry an intriguing cargo: numerous, isolated hills that may be fragments of water ice from the dwarf planet's surrounding …

Paleo Profile: Alcide d’Orbigny’s Dawn Beast

Vertebrate paleontology has a sample size problem. Only a fraction of all the creatures that ever lived became preserved in the fossil record, and an even tinier sliver of that array has been discovered, cleaned, and studied. Even the most famous animals, like the fearsome <i>Tyrannosaurus</i>, are known …

Earth is actually two planets, scientists conclude

The early Earth was mixed with a baby planet called Theia following a head on collision 4.5 billion years ago, scientists have found<p>Earth is actually made up from two planets which came together in a head-on collision that was so violent it formed the Moon, scientists have concluded.<p>Initially it …

Mysterious booms and shaking, social media rumors scare New Jersey

Have you felt the tremors?We are hearing reports of tremors here in Jersey. For the record, we have not reported any…Posted by New Jersey State Police on Thursday, January 28, 2016<p>It was just after 1:30 p.m. when New Jersey began to shake.<p>In the small township of Barnegat, Sheetrock suddenly began …

CIA releases declassified documents on UFOs

The archive material provides an eye-opening look at role the CIA played in investigating UFOs in the 40s and 50s<p>The CIA has published a number of declassified documents on its blog detailing the its investigations into UFOs.<p>The documents, mostly dating from the late 1940s and 1950s, are …

Venezuela's first lady Cilia Flores: US kidnapped my nephews over drug charges

Venezuela’s first lady, congresswoman Cilia Flores, has accused US authorities of kidnapping two of her nephews over drug trafficking charges in her first comments on the case since their arrests sparked a scandal.<p>“We have evidence that the DEA [Drug Enforcement Administration] was here on …

Venezuela

How the New Science of Freezing Can Save Your Life

Amazing stories of animals and humans surviving extreme cold are fueling futuristic research that verges on sci-fi. We took a deep dive into the DNA of icy wood frogs, a novel approach to cardiac arrest, the potential for cryopreservation, and other shocking developments from the new science of …

The Best DIY Detox Juices

It's easy to get your juice fix at home (and way less expensive than a trip to your local juicery).<p>Whether you've resolved to get healthier or just …

UN: The number of refugees worldwide has surpassed a record 60 million

The estimated figure includes 20.2 million refugees fleeing wars and persecution, the most since 1992, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said in a report.<p>Nearly 2.5 million asylum seekers have requests pending, with Germany, Russia and the United States receiving the highest numbers …

New (wild)life for a former military base in Florida

An eerie postapocalyptic landscape of abandoned bunkers, collapsed guardhouses and rusted industrial debris stretches across a Key Largo wildlife refuge, where the work of protecting endangered species takes place amid the ruins of a Cold War military base.<p>The Crocodile Lake National Wildlife …

NASA Scientist Recommends Mining Asteroids To Build Death Stars

Planetary destruction on the cheap<p>Death Stars are expensive. The fictional weapon, which defined evil in the original <i>Star Wars</i> trilogy, is so deadly and so massive that it’s perplexed humans on Earth, who have done everything from calculate its cost ($193 quintillion) to debate the economic impact …

Space Exploration

Climate change means days are getting longer, scientists find

The impact of climate change may appear to be overwhelmingly negative but there is a bright spot for those who struggle to find enough time in the day: melting glaciers are causing the rotation of the Earth to slow thereby lengthening our days, new research has found.<p>Harvard University researchers …

Climate Change

Astronaut Tim Peake's children count 'sleeps' until they see daddy again

Commander Tim Peake's family will be counting down the days until he is safely back on Earth<p>The children of Britain’s first official astronaut Tim Peake are already counting the number of ‘sleeps’ until their father returns, even though he is yet to leave Earth.<p>Commander Peake, 43, has spent the …

Elon Musk, Amazon Create Artificial Intelligence Research Center

Several technology giants have banded together to invest $1 billion to research artificial intelligence, an increasingly important technology used in …

New ‘OpenAI’ Artificial Intelligence Group Formed By Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, And More

A Silicon Valley supergroup has united to keep AI open -- so they say<p>In the last few years, the world of artificial intelligence has mainly been dominated by large internet companies with huge computing infrastructures like Google and Facebook, or research universities like MIT or Stanford.<p>Now, …

The Physics Of Non-Newtonian Goo Could Save Astronauts' Lives

Understanding its mechanism will help researchers create better space suits and even concussion preventing helmets<p>There’s an experiment you may have done in high school: When you mix cornstarch with water—a concoction colloquially called oobleck—and give it a stir, it acts like a liquid. But scrape …

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

Oxygen Discovery Could Complicate Search for Alien Life

The strange, duck-shaped comet that ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft has been orbiting for more than a year just got a bit stranger: Like plants on Earth, the comet is blowing molecular oxygen, O2, into the space around it. Molecular oxygen is thought to be rare in the cosmos – or at least exceptionally …

Atoms

Here's what archaeologists found in a warrior's grave that's been untouched for 3,500 years

The discovery, in the words of one of the archaeologists who uncovered it, was "the find of a lifetime."<p>The tomb of a Bronze Age warrior left untouched for more than 3,500 years and packed to the brim with precious jewelry, weapons and riches has been unearthed in southwestern Greece, according to …

Archaeology