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Spotify beefs up its free tier

Today at the Gramercy Theater in NYC, Spotify’s Chief R&D Officer Gustav Söderström announced a brand new free version of the Spotify mobile app.<p>By leveraging their investment in machine learning, Spotify’s new free tier recommends music to users on the fly. That said, the free tier has always …

Playlist

The $5 Pasta Alternative I Eat on a Weekly Basis (It Doesn't Make Me Bloated)

Let me preface this by saying that I love pasta. Nothing will ever come close to the real thing, especially not a combination of vegetable flours …

Vegetables

The "Blood Type Diet" Is A Real Thing & Here's What You Need To Know About It

Do you know what your blood type is? It's a random question, I know, but I’m willing to bet you know some of these little details about yourself, …

Nutrition

By weight, which animal has the largest baby relative to body size?

Human childbirth is hard enough – imagine giving birth to a baby half your weight!<p>Despite a kiwi being about the size of a chicken, the female lays …

Animals

YouTube CEO addresses demonetization anger: ‘We know the last year has not been easy’

“We are working to make this faster,” Susan Wojcicki said<p>YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki today addressed ongoing frustration and anger within the creator community over demonetization.<p>Wojcicki published a blog post looking at the past year, focusing on the last few months following the company’s changes …

Internet

Stephen Hawking’s Beautiful Mind

<b>A brief history of Stephen Hawking</b><p>Stephen Hawking spent his scientific life exploring some of the deepest questions a human caught in the Einsteinian opera of space and time could ask.<p>Although Einstein himself never really accepted it, his general theory of relativity predicted that if enough mass …

Physics

How Do You Stop A Panic Attack From Happening? Here’s How To Keep Yourself Grounded, According To Experts

Panic attacks can throw you for a loop (quite literally — they can make you dizzy), especially if you feel one coming on at school, at work, on a …

Behavioral Sciences

Why Cats "Knead Dough," According to Science

There's actually a reason, we promise.<p>Most cat behavior is heartwarming and deeply confusing. Perhaps the most obvious example is something there’s …

Pets

The Women Who Made the Internet and Other Stories

<b>Broad Band:</b> The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet<br>by Claire L. Evans.<br>Portfolio, 2018 ($27)<p><b>In the earliest days</b> of computing, rooms of …

Physics

After three reports of employees walking into glass walls, Apple Park now has stickers to help prevent further injuries

After Cupertino building official Albert Salvador visited Apple Park last year, he was concerned about employees running into the glass walls that were placed all around the campus as the cafeteria’s doors were indistinguishable from the glass walls, as we reported last month.<p>After bringing up the …

Tip: Get Ripped with the Proximity Effect

Whether your goal is fat loss or muscle gain, here's a simple trick to increase your odds and boost diet compliance.<p>See It, Eat It, Regret It<p>There …

How can I live to be 100 years old?

When it comes to living longer, there are some things that you can control and others you cannot.<p>1. Be born later<p>Life expectancy figures normally …

I Don't Owe You This Explanation of How I Use My Food Stamps

Once a month I take a trip to the farmer’s market where I purchase meat from the butcher and fresh fruits and vegetables. I get roughly enough to …

Owe

What Is Miso, the Secret Weapon in Every Healthyish Pantry?

Salty, earthy, and funky, miso is the fermented, versatile ingredient that we put in everything from pasta salad to apple pie.<p>Sure, the concept of a "secret ingredient" might be kind of silly. But if we tell you there's a secret ingredient and you guess miso, you'll probably be right. We use miso …

Food

This is how mould and damp in your home can damage your health

Spotting damp in the corner of your bathroom or bedroom can be annoying.<p>However mould and damp isn't just unsightly - it can also cause major health …

The best time of day to do everything, according to science

Wondering if it's better to workout in the morning or at night? Whether you should drink coffee as soon as you wake up or hold off until later? What about how early you should stop looking at screens before bedtime?<p>As it turns out, scientists have been looking for answers to these questions too.<p>You …

Science

Psych Central Bipolar Newsletter

Bipolar Newsletter<p><b>The Difference Between Panic, Manic, and Psychotic Attacks</b> <br>(The Exhausted Woman) - There are three possible diagnoses for …

Chrome now blocks dodgy ads by default. Which is great for Google

Online advertising is broken. Pop-ups cover half your screen and won't go away and autoplay videos blare marketing jingles, driving us to install ad …

These Photos Show the Women Behind the Shea Butter in Your Beauty Products

Hair Care

10 ways to gain muscle

1. Fuel on protein<p>Start reading food labels to get a sense of how many calories you're already eating. Then, add 500 to that number and start eating …

Foods You Can Safely Eat Past their Expiry Date

It should never feel right to waste food. Anybody will be shocked at the quantity of food being wasted all over the world over the number of kids …

These tiny baby octopuses hatching will brighten your miserable existence

We know you're probably sick of cute octopus videos at this point but please, bear with us.<p>The Virginia Aquarium posted a video of octopuses (yes …

Why this adorable hatching octopus suddenly turned purple

It’s camouflage, baby<p>Last night, a strange video appeared on Twitter: it <i>looks</i> like some sort of deep sea bloom — but then a tiny octopus squirts out and zooms away, changing colors from white to purple. What exactly are we seeing here?<p>The video, posted by the Virginia Aquarium, shows a baby …

Zoology

"Walking Fish" Discovery Scraps Evolutionary Theory of Human Locomotion

Forget what you learned in high school biology.<p>Walking is a lot more complicated than putting one foot in front of the other. For that to happen, …

Biology

What Is The Keto Flu?

The ketogenic diet (known as the “keto diet)” is popular, but there's a sickening side effect you may not have heard about: the keto flu, which is …

10 things you never need to refrigerate

Have you ever opened your refrigerator and realized that you couldn't find what you were looking for because it was overflowing with miscellaneous items? If so, you're in good company. The majority of households pack items into the fridge that simply don't need to be there. Here's a list of 10 …

Spices

Fatal Battle Between King Cobra and Giant Python Ends in Knots

A viral photo, most likely from Southeast Asia, shows a rarely seen encounter.<p>Recently, a lethal battle between two scaly titans ended in a draw, leaving behind a twisted, grisly scene.<p>One of the combatants, a king cobra, lay strangled. The second, a reticulated python, was also dead. Bitten behind …

Nature

Weird: Naked mole rats don't die of old age

Just when it seemed the naked mole rat couldn't get any weirder, it turns out the buck-toothed, bare-skinned rodents don't even age.<p>Unlike literally every other mammal, naked mole rats don't become more likely to die as they get up there in years. In humans, for example, with all else being equal …

Biology

Want to Be Funnier the Next Time You Give a Talk? Use These Comedian Tricks of the Trade | Inc.com

David Nihill hated public speaking so much that he wrote a bestselling book about it:Do You Talk Funny? 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker. When I first met him -- oddly enough at a TEDx party -- I was immediately engaged by his wry sense of humor delivered with a …

Public Speaking

What is acute hepatitis C and is it serious?

Hepatitis C is an infectious disease that damages a person's liver. It is caused when the hepatitis C virus, known as HCV, enters the bloodstream. …

Public Health