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Antibacterial Soap Is No Longer FDA-Approved

Within a year, soaps containing antibacterial ingredients like triclosan will be gone from store shelves. The US Food and Drug Administration …

22 Ways You're Trying To Hook Up (That Don't Work At All)

Spoiler alert: None of us know what we are doing when it comes to romance according to science. Or, at least, we think so. At least some of us are …

Why Are Canadians Being Banned from the US for Admitting They’ve Smoked Weed?

Telling the truth could keep you out of the US for life.<p>Here's a Canadian public service announcement: don't ever tell a United States border guard you've smoked pot before. It doesn't matter if the last time you got stoned was hours ago or that one time in the ravine behind your high school—keep …

How to Prepare for Old Age When You Don’t Have Kids

Generally speaking, if you have kids, you have someone to watch over you beyond your golden years. Not everyone has children, though, and if you …

The Secret to Solving a Rubik's Cube in Under Two Minutes

Hungarian professor of architecture Ernö Rubik invented his eponymous Rubik’s Cube in 1974. Since then, the toy has stymied puzzle-lovers across the …

Middle School

'Grow' Your Own Glowing Flowers: The Science of Fluorescence

If you're looking for a gift to dazzle a special someone, and regular flowers just don't seem like enough to do the trick, how about creating a …

Surreal And Mesmerizing GIFs By Sam Cannon

GIFs are a visual gift to the Users of the Internet, a mini cinematic present for our eyeballs to unwrap in a few seconds flat, but I can't decide if …

The 13 Most Interesting Comics of July

<i>Each month, we’ll round up the most interesting comics, graphic novels, manga, webcomics, digital comics and comic-related Kickstarters that we think</i> …

Alcohol Causes At Least 7 Kinds Of Cancer, New Study Finds

You may want to think twice before ordering that second drink this weekend: New research suggests that alcohol is directly linked to at least seven …

1 Personality Trait That Holds Back Talented People (and How to Overcome It)

Three ways this positive trait can hurt you in the workplace.<p>In a perfect world, your completed assignments would speak for themselves. You'd work on friendly, collaborative teams with fair-minded co-workers, and each person would be free with praise and full of self-effacing humility. You'd never …

34 Riveting First Lines From Literature

While you may recognize “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” you might not recall some of literature’s other, equally gripping …

5 free apps that can boost your creativity

In itself, no app can make you creative. But sometimes it can help to give you that nudge you need to release your inner creativity.<p>We’ve all …

The Definition of Happiness Changes as You Age, According to Science

The definition of happiness shifts radically but predictably with age, research shows.<p>Type a simple search into Google and you will bombarded by tips on how to be happy. You could spend weeks if not years reading all that advice on boosting well being.<p>Many of these articles are valuable, but most …

5 Interesting Facts For Men To Know Today [19.07.16]

While the weather in Australia continues to be more unpredictable than Donald Trump’s hair, there is little to do but anticipate rain and steadily …

15 facts that prove you're better off single

Science, nature or something in between wants you to be alone forever. It's a fact.<p>Looking at our biology, psychology and good old statistics when it …

Man in New Zealand quits his job to play Pokemon Go full-time

<b>A man in New Zealand has quit his job to play Pokemon Go full-time.</b><p>Tom Currie worked as a barista and bartender at a seaside restaurant on the Hibiscus Coast near Auckland, but has decided to jack that in to find digital creatures on his phone instead.<p>He says he's relying on friends and family to …

Pokémon

This Is How Long You Can Hold Eye Contact Before Feeling Awkward

Whether you’re at a job interview or on a first date, eye contact is generally seen as a good thing. That doesn’t seem to make it any less …

Why It May Be Better to Meet, Rather Than Exceed Your Client's Expectations

If you could deliver even better work than you promised a client, wouldn’t it make sense to do so? While it’s tempting to deliver even better than …

Why North America Looks the Way it Does

North America is a beautiful continent that’s home to the Rockies, Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and many more natural wonders. How did …

12 Amazing Pencils for Jotting Down Your Really Good Ideas

The Yellow No. 2 pencil might be a classic schoolroom staple, but that doesn’t mean you can’t mix things up.<p>1. ARROWS; $7<p>This colorful set of four …

Arrested Development

Witches, Dinosaurs, and Athletes: The Art of Woonyoung Jung

Occasionally I stumble across someone’s art that is so delightful that it makes me smile every time I see it. Woonyoung’s paintings are just that. He …

Looking for inspiration? Ten books for your summer reading list

Whether you want to learn from a business icon or get buried in good novel, the business community recommends you pack these in your suitcase

15 years of brain research has been invalidated by a software bug, say Swedish scientists

Up to 70% of fMRI analyses produce at least one false positive, challenging the validity of over 40,000 studies.<p>Scientists from Sweden and the UK …

38 stunning poster designs to inspire you

Poster design is a seductive field, giving designers and artists a blank canvas to provoke and inspire. Posters sometimes go wrong, as we have seen, …

Graphic Design

These Simple Hacks Will Make You Super Creative, According to Science

We can all learn to activate the creative side of our brain by doing these things.<p>Here's a riddle for you: A man has married 20 women in a small town. All of the women are still alive, and none of them is divorced. The man has broken no laws. Who is the man?<p>Most likely if you solved this one, it …

What It's Like to Be an Empath

If you feel the Earth's pain before an earthquake or have a panic attack because someone near you is anxious, you might be an empath too.<p>If you search for any article about "empaths," you'll find it has thousands of likes and hundreds of shares on Facebook, and in the comments, dozens of people …

Want to Boost Your Creativity and Productivity? Try These Paint Colors.

<i>This article originally appeared on Apartment Therapy.</i><p>It’s no secret that color can seriously affect your mood (we’ve previously explored how it can …

The skills you should learn if you want to be happy, according to research

"All of the work that we and other colleagues [have done] leads us to this inevitable conclusion ...well-being is fundamentally no different than learning to play the cello," Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin and author of "The Emotional Life …

Happiness

17 ways technology will change our lives by 2050

New forms of technology are bound to change how we live.<p>We asked Ian Pearson, a futurist with an 85% accuracy record, what new technology we can expect to see by 2050 and how it will change the way we live.<p>Scroll down to see Pearson's biggest predictions about the future:

Artificial Intelligence

The secret to productivity isn’t working faster—it’s doing things in the right order

It’s not easy getting work done in outer space. Astronauts have to rotate between dozens of complex projects vying for their attention. If they mess up, an experiment years in the making could be ruined. Worse, people could die.<p>“The time spent in space is precious and the work you do is critical,” …

Time Management