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Does autism arise because the brain is continually surprised?

Satsuki Ayaya remembers finding it hard to play with other children when she was young, as if a screen separated her from them. Sometimes she felt …

Machine Learning

Why sitting is bad for you - Murat Dalkilinç


Something Strange in Usain Bolt’s Stride

DALLAS — Usain Bolt of Jamaica appeared on a video screen in a white singlet and black tights, sprinting in slow motion through the final half of a 100-meter race. Each stride covered nine feet, his upper body moving up and down almost imperceptibly, his feet striking the track and rising so …

Rio De Janeiro

50 Years Ago, This Was a Wasteland. He Changed Everything | Short Film Showcase

Short Films

Hand-tinted photographs capture Japan on the brink of modernization

Photography changed the way the country saw itself<p>In the 1870s, Japan was a place on the cusp of massive transition. Less than two decades after …

J. Kenji López-Alt Talks to Himself about Crown Roast of Pork, the King of the Holiday Table

<i>This article is brought to you by W.W. Norton & Company. Head here to learn more about the cookbook</i> The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science <i>by J. Kenji López-Alt.</i><p>While J. Kenji López-Alt is not the first cook to take science to task in the kitchen, his recipes and writing may very well be …

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The Science Behind the Virgin Birth

Researchers have come up with several intriguing—if improbable—scientific explanations for the virgin birth of Jesus Christ.<p>Although the religious meaning of Christmas was long ago neutered, replaced with the secular joys of eggnog and mall Santas, at its core December 25 is still a celebration of …

Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in Paris: Pictures

Lady Gaga

HOW TO MAKE PORCHETTA - Pork Roast Crispy Skin Recipe


Chicken, Sausage, Peppers & Potatoes - How to Roast Chicken, Sausage, Peppers & Potatoes


How do I lose weight but maintain – and gain – muscle?

<b>Question</b><p>I'm a 40-year-old male who needs to lose 20 pounds. I've cut my calorie intake and I am working out five days a week – a mix of cardio and free weights. How much protein do I need to eat to maintain muscle – even gain a little – while I lose body fat?<p><b>Answer</b><p>To lose body fat and maintain …

Welding 101: Yes, You Can Learn How to Weld. Here's How.

If you're never welded before, today's easy-to-use wire-feed units speed up the learning process. Time to spark your creativity.<p>If you're never welded before, today's easy-to-use wire-feed units speed up the learning process. Time to spark your creativity.

6 Daily Habits That Are Just as Bad as Smoking | Women's Health

Not so fast! It seems like every day, a new study comes out finding that habit X is "as bad for you as smoking," whether it's sitting all day or eating too much fat. So is there any legitimacy to those claims? We checked out a bunch of those studies to find out what the researchers mean when they …

University of Southern California

The Three-A-Day Plan To Force Results

In strength training, it's best to coax or nudge adaptation, or so we're told. The body can only adapt at a certain rate, and trying to force …

Dogs were a species so nice, we domesticated them twice

In Europe and Asia<p>Humans have a tighter bond with dogs than perhaps any other animal. But figuring out exactly how that bond developed has been a huge, tantalizing challenge for researchers. Now, an ambitious study of canine genetics suggests that dogs’ history is even more complex than we thought …

2017 Nissan GT-R Starting Price Jumps to $111,585

Pricing for Nismo and other models coming later<p>The new 2017 Nissan GT-R has improved in many ways and its increased base price reflects that. Nissan today announced the 2017 GT-R Premium will carry a starting MSRP of $111,585, which includes the $1,595 destination charge.<p>That represents a price …

An Ice Cream Sandwich That'll Make the Chipwich Look Basic

When longtime Food52 community member Emily Connor posted a picture on Instagram of a dessert that was shaped like brownies but looked like cookies, I kind of flipped my lid.<p>It was cookbook author Flo Braker's Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake, a nostalgic sweet I hadn't entertained the thought of for …

Ten of the most expensive animals in the world

Mike Tyson

Ten Cars We Never Expected These Manufacturers to Build

15 exercises to develop the best glutes in the gym

Glutes are king as far as the hierarchy of your muscles is concerned. "For athletic performance, overall lower body power, strength, speed, and …

Nine Great Motorsports Documentaries You Need to Watch

The 10 best workouts for weight loss

When you’re looking to drop pounds, the basic formula is pretty simple: eat less and move more. But there are obviously ways you can optimize this …


This Is Why You Should Sleep on Your Left Side (Backed by Science)

We all know that duration of sleep is critical for mental and physical wellbeing, but it turns out that sleep position may be another important …


A researcher may have found a way to treat sleep-paralysis, the terrifying experience of waking up unable to move

Annalia first heard the creature slip into her bedroom when she was six years old. It — whatever <i>it</i> was — jumped onto her sleeping body, stifling her movement and speech with its weight. She awoke frightened, seeking an explanation.<p>Everyone in Abruzzo, a small city in southeastern Italy, told said …

Sleep Paralysis

Scientists have used groundbreaking technology to figure out how the Earth looked a billion years ago

By the time Dietmar Mueller arrived at the University of Texas as a graduate student in the mid-1980s, scientists had already long embraced a once-astonishing idea: that the continents on which all human history has unfolded, rather than fixtures of constancy, were orphans of a former grand …

Earth Science

Strength training gives a boost in sports

"Iron helps us play!"<p>Rod Flanders of "The Simpsons" said this after learning that he was having liver for dinner. I hate liver but love iron — the kind you find in a gym, that is. And such iron really can help you play, allowing you to enhance your performance and hardening you against injury in a …

2017 Fiat 124 Spider Dissected: Design, Powertrain, Chassis, and More

The Italian classic returns atop Mazda Miata bones.<p>From the January 2016 issue<p>Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne has made no secret of his desire to hook up with another major automaker in pursuit of massive economies of scale. When General Motors CEO Mary Barra rebuffed his initial overture, he …

Sergio Marchionne

This Californian Urban Farm Is A Glimpse Into The Future Of Agriculture

Experimenting with aquaponics and low-water plants, Growing Experience is an example of how future farmers can hack together a better, more local food system.<p>“Over here we have some mint, romaine lettuce, there’s basil in the back there, chives are coming, flat-leaf parsley…”<p>Jimmy Ng, program …

Rare and Ridiculous eBay Cars You Have to See

No price is too high, no car is too outlandish.<p>While eBay might be full of useless crap, there are also some gems, like rare exotic cars that you just don't see everyday. Here's a selection of great ones that you should take a look at.