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The moon's gravity does not fully explain how ocean tides work

This, they often say, leads to a gravitational imbalance, which stretches the ocean into two opposing bulges: One that's closest to the moon (where the moon's gravity is strongest), and one on the opposite side from the moon (where its gravity is weakest).<p>But this differential in gravity doesn't …

52 genes associated with intelligence discovered

Anytime discussion of a genetic basis behind intelligence comes up we immediately enter a minefield of social and ethical controversies. What …

20 Dinners to Work into Your Meal Plan ASAP — Recipes from The Kitchn

Need a little help with next week's meal plan? Not only do we have some fresh and truly delicious dinner inspiration, but these are also the meals …

Cooking

Cloud eggs look crazy and taste heavenly

(And they're SO easy to make.)<p>I've made <i>a lot</i> of eggs over the years. So many, in fact, that there was a time when my family was slightly concerned …

12 incredible things about New Zealand that will make you want to visit it right now

<b>New Zealand is one of the world’s most beautiful and interesting countries.</b><p>It has incredible scenery, an abundance of fun activities and a tiny …

Spirulina Is the Superfood Beauty Savior Your Regimen Has Been Missing

It may not be as familiar an ingredient as coconut oil, shea butter, or even matcha, but spirulina is still a superstar in the skin and beauty realm. For those unacquainted, it's a form of microalgae, and you can apply it topically or even consume it. Celebrity esthetician Wendei Smith refers to it …

Skin Care

Six things you should do immediately after a workout

In a good week, let's say you spend seven hours working out. That might sound like a lot of gym time, but it still leaves 161 hours during which you could either undermine all of that hard work, or speed-up results with some smart lifestyle tweaks.<p>How you eat and what you do in the hours following …

Exercise

The movie business is in big trouble, and studios are scrambling to figure out the future

There's ample reason to be fearful. It's been 128 years since Thomas Edison first helped usher in theatrical exhibition with the creation of the Kinetoscope, an early motion picture viewing device. In the ensuing century, cinema has given audiences Garbo and Rin Tin Tin, introduced "May the force …

5 Quick Tips for Healthy Guts and a Healthier Immune System

Our gut flora is the game changer in managing our immunity. <b>The human gastrointestinal tract house constitutes about seventy percent of the immune</b> …

'Jumping genes' may set the stage for brain cell death in Alzheimer's, other diseases

The latest round of failed drug trials for Alzheimer’s has researchers questioning the reigning approach to battling the disease, which focuses on …

The Best Products For Dry, Damaged, High Porosity Hair

All natural hair is not created equal. How well does your hair retain moisture?

Hair Care

Stephen Hawking reminds us technology will kill us all and it's all our fault

We are well into 2017 and the situation hasn't got any better, so here comes the routine alert from world-renowned theoretical physicist Stephen …

Bankroll Fresh Murder: Police Release Terrifying Footage Moments Before Death — Video

This is NUTS! About a year after Atlanta-based rapper Bankroll Fresh was killed in a shootout, police are finally releasing terrifying footage from …

Earth has a brand-new continent called Zealandia, and it's been hiding in plain sight for ages

Kids are frequently taught that seven continents exist: Africa, Asia, Antarctica, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.<p>Geologists, who look at the rocks (and tend to ignore the humans), group Europe and Asia into a supercontinent — Eurasia— making for a total of six geologic …

Turn a laptop hard drive into a portable drive

What's the single best way to upgrade a laptop? Easy: Take out the mechanical hard drive and replace it with a solid-state drive (SSD).<p>You'll enjoy faster performance, longer battery life, cooler running temperature (which may extend the overall life of the laptop) and even quieter operation: SSDs …

Batteries

Everyone thinks Colombia is a dangerous place. Here’s why I can’t wait to go back

COLOMBIA. That’s ColOmbia — not ColUmbia. In fact the only time I have ever seen an angry Colombian is when someone spells the country’s name wrong. …

Scientists Find A 'Super-Earth' Among 60 New Neighbouring Planets

'Virtually all the nearest stars to the Sun have planets orbiting them.'<p>An international group of astronomers have discovered what they’re called a …

Astronomy

17 All-Time Best Grammys Performances From Adele to Whitney Houston (Videos)

Jennifer Hudson, Beyonce, Madonna, Jay Z and Michael Jackson all make TheWrap’s list of the most memorable Grammys performances of all time

Squid Communicate With a Secret, Skin-Powered Alphabet

Squid and their cephalopod brethren have been the inspiration for many a science fiction creature. Their slippery appendages, huge proportions, and …

Scientists Have Figured Out How Our Brains Sharpen Our Memories While We Sleep

We snooze to lose.<p>We all know that if we want what we've studied during the day to stick, it's best to get a good night's sleep. And while scientists …

Neuroscience

10 nearly-perfect (and affordable) products that'll finally take down your blackheads

One skincare battle we haven’t figured out how to win quite yet is how to get rid of blackheads — until now, that is. Finally, we’ve found a few …

How 1-Year Space Mission Affected Astronaut Twin Scott Kelly: Early Results

Spending a year in space affected former NASA astronaut Scott Kelly's body in subtle but potentially significant ways, new research suggests.<p>Kelly …

Genetics

What Happens to Your Brain and Body When You Quit Sugar for 30 Days?

Jacqueline Raposo expected some drastic changes, but not the ones she wound up going through, so she hit up a neuroscientist, a doctor, and a sugar …

I Ate Like Kim Kardashian For A Month—This Is What Happened

I'm not ashamed to say it. I love food that isn't good for me. Cheesy pasta, fries, pizza, you name it, I indulge in it and don't feel the slightest bit guilty. It occurred to me when I moved to Los Angeles that living in the wellness capital of the country may naturally alter my eating habits, but …

Los Angeles

Use Roli Blocks to control Mac and Windows music production apps

Roli's set of modular music gadgets have been around since November, but today the company announced an update that will come in handy for those who use desktop music production apps. The new Dashboard for Roli Blocks allows you to employ the LED touch-sensitive pad to control software like Logic …

How To Lose Weight Before An Event, According To The Kardashians' Dietitian

Whether it's for a wedding or beach vacation, you likely make a crazy-ambitious plan to lose weight and look your best. Right? Well, it's a lot …

10 Underrated Psychological Thrillers You Can Stream Now

<i>Is there any more terrifying terrain than the human mind?</i> That’s the sensibility that dominates the psychological thriller genre, and quite …

You can re-use an Amazon shipping box to donate to charity — here's how

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images Now that the holidays are over, you probably have a few Amazon boxes kicking around.<p>It's easy enough to …

The 50 best TV shows of 2016: No 6 Black Mirror

Our countdown of the year’s top TV continues with Charlie Brooker’s near-future nightmare, which made us want to throw our mobiles in a bucket of water<p>• More on the best culture of 2016<p>In one especially upsetting episode of the third series of Black Mirror, Kenny downloads a malware program called …

Boost Your Metabolism Naturally | Valet.

This time of year, it's easy to overindulge on booze and sweets or snack mindlessly at parties or while watching a football game on TV. It can also …

Wellness