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Stephen Hawking: How Space Could Save Humanity From Extinction

Professor Stephen Hawking has outlined why humanity could be at risk from the all the progress we have been making in science and technology.<p>In an …

Stephen Hawking

Aliens Are Silent Because They're Dead, Says New Study

Damn it.<p>New research into how life might have evolved elsewhere in the Universe has thrown up a rather depressing possibility - we haven’t found any …

Space chimpanzee alive and well: archive, 1 February 1961

<b>1 February 1961:</b> Ham the chimpanzee, part of Nasa’s programme to put a man in space, flew 155 miles up in the Mercury capsule<p><b>Cape Canaveral, January 31.</b><p>A chimpanzee named Ham, fired into space by United States scientists today in a rehearsal for the American man-in-space project, went higher, …

The Conversation I'm Tired of Not Having

I want to tell you a secret: <i>America really doesn't care what happens to poor people and most black people</i>. There I said it.<p>In my position as a Teacher of the Year and a teacher leader (an ambiguous term at best), I am supposed to be a voice and hold positions on a host of ed policy issues: teaching …

Education

I Put A Sleep Tracker Under My Sheet And It Changed My Life

<i>By Beth Lipton</i><p>Sleep--we all know it restores energy, helps manage appetite, protects against illnesses, and is generally essential for all-around good health. And yet, research shows that nearly half of Americans are regularly affected by lack of sleep. So what gives?<p>For me, like lots of women, …

Sleep

Onetime party drug hailed as miracle for treating severe depression

By Sara Solovitch<p>It was November 2012 when Dennis Hartman, a Seattle business executive, managed to pull himself out of bed, force himself to shower for the first time in days and board a plane that would carry him across the country to a clinical trial at the National Institute of Mental Health …

Depression

11 Tips That Help Couples Keep Growing In A Relationship

The greatest books are defined as classics for a reason. Written by the greatest literary minds of their time, they have universal themes, …

Literature

GRAPHIC IMAGE: Woman Shares Intimate Photo Of Abnormal Cells On Cervix To Show Importance Of Smear Tests

A blogger has shared intimate photos of the abnormal cells on her cervix, in the hope that it will encourage other women to attend regular smear …

You really are becoming your mother: The science that confirms your greatest hopes and fears

A new study bolsters evidence that brain structure and mood disorders are genetically passed from mom to daughter<p>Jordana Cepelewicz<p>January 29, 2016 8:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>We often attribute key characteristics to one of our parents: “He gets his …

Apple will reportedly release an iPhone that charges wirelessly

Apple wants to radically change how you charge your iPhone.<p>While existing wireless charging systems work by placing a phone on a mat rather than plugging it in, Apple wants to let users charge their iPhones and iPads a distance away from the power source, Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar …

Mobile Technology

Cutest dog you've ever seen is also a gymnast

Ginger Doodle the red toy poodle is one of the cutest pups on Instagram. She's also touted by celebrities like Rachael Ray and Megan Amram.<p>But the …

Rare White Giraffe Spotted in African National Park

This African giraffe doesn't have to stick her neck out to be noticed.<p>A 15-month-old called Omo is catching the eye at the Tarangire National Park in Tanzania for her pale white shade. A picture of her was snapped this month by the Wild Nature Institute, a North Carolina nonprofit run by a pair of …

3 Simple Things That Will Make You 10% Happier

Ever been really stressed? So stressed you nearly freak out?<p>This happened to Dan Harris… <i>in front of 5 million people</i>.<p><b>On June 7th, 2004, Dan was a</b> …

Meditation

China tourism: Crossing the new glass bridges

<b>For some in China the sky does not need to be the limit, especially when you can build a glass-bottomed suspension bridge across it.</b><p>Tourism sites in the central Henan and Hunan provinces have been constructing vertigo-inducing skywalks in a bid to attract visitors.<p>And it seems to have worked, …

China

A Reverse City Map Randomly Appeared Over The Sky in Finland Last Week

So pretty!<p>In the Finnish town of Eura last week, if you wanted to know where to go, all you had to do was look to the sky for directions. Thanks to …

This New iPhone Feature Will Help You Sleep Better

Talk about a dream come true!<p>Apple's upcoming iOS 9.3 release could change a lot of things in your daily routine, including how you fall asleep at night. The company's latest iPhone update includes a new feature called Night Shift, which automatically adjusts the colors of your device's screen, …

iPhone

You Can Now Travel From California To Europe For Less Than A Hundred Bucks

Ever dreamed of leaving the sunny shores of The Golden State for the snow-blown vistas of Iceland but thought you couldn’t afford it? Sounds like most of us. But one airline, appropriately called WOW, is about to make your dreams of visiting the land that brought us Björk a reality. They’re selling …