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A Nearby Earth-Size Planet May Have Conditions for Life

There’s a new place to look for life in the universe.<p>Astronomers announced on Wednesday the discovery of an Earth-size planet around a small red star in our corner of the galaxy. The planet could hold liquid water and conditions favorable for life.<p>The star, Ross 128, is not the closest with a …

Universe

Meet Daryl Davis, the Black Blues Musician Who Befriended 200 Klan Members & Made Them See the Errors of Their Ways

Musician Daryl Davis is a great, lumbering bear of a man with a very, very long fuse.<p>His disposition and his race are equally critical components of …

Neuroscience

When you think of freedom, remember the Charter of the Forest, not the Magna Carta

800 years ago today, on Nov 6, 1217, the Charter of the Forest was sealed by King Henry III, making it "the first environmental charter forced on any …

Magna Carta

The Elegant Mathematics of Vitruvian Man, Leonardo da Vinci’s Most Famous Drawing: An Animated Introduction

Nearly 500 years after his death, we still admire Leonardo da Vinci's many and varied accomplishments in painting, sculpture, architecture, science, …

Here's the Memory Trick That Science Says Works

If the brain could brag that’s pretty much all it would do. It’s easily the most complicated organ in your body, and, more than that, the nimblest …

Country Lifestyle

Social care sector given deadline to settle £400m bill for 'sleep-in' carers' back pay

Social care providers have been given a year to identify how much they owe workers who were employed as sleep-in carers but not paid the minimum wage.<p>…

Social Work
Radiation Therapy

The evolution of the modern bedroom

A typical sleeping arrangement today isn’t too distant from those 77,000 years ago. In a series looking at the evolution of the home, Jonathan Glancey explores the history of the bedroom.<p>The world’s oldest bed is 77,000 years old. It was found in South Africa six years ago by a team of …

Papua New Guinea

16 Trending European Destinations Where Airbnbs Are Cheaper Than Hotels

Hospitality

The Endocannabinoid System: A Beginner’s Guide – Leaf Science

Learn more about the endocannabinoid system and how it affects your health.<p>The endocannabinoid system is a biological system which plays many …

The reason you struggle to get up in the morning might have nothing to do with being tired

If you've got a closer relationship with the snooze button than your own partner, this could be why.<p>It's weird how sometimes, despite having had a solid eight hours of sleep the night before, you can find it almost impossible to get out of bed. But why? It doesn't make sense. Sure, your bed is nice …

Sleep

It's about time the fitted sheet market got disrupted by this Kickstarter project

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Anyone who regularly makes their bed has the …

Kickstarter

First solar eclipse ever recorded 'took place more than 3,000 years ago'

The oldest solar eclipse ever recorded has been pinpointed to a specific date more than 3,000 years ago, helping historians to date the Egyptian pharaohs.<p>Cambridge University researchers believe that the eclipse occurred on 30 October 1207 BC and is referenced in the Bible.<p>They said the discovery …

Deaf, injured Neandertal survived with help from friends - Futurity

Signs that an injured, deaf Neandertal survived well into his 40s "reinforce the basic humanity" of the species.

We need to rethink how we classify mental illness

Psychiatric diagnosis must serve an ethical purpose: relieving certain forms of suffering and disease. Science alone can’t do that<p>How do we decide what emotions, thoughts and behaviours are normal, abnormal or pathological?<p>This is essentially what a select group of psychiatrists decide each time …

Mental Health

12 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like this, visit health.com.<p>Everyone gets nervous or anxious from time to time—when …

Personal Hygiene

Psychotherapist vs. psychologist vs. psychiatrist: which one should you choose?

Psychotherapists, psychologists and psychiatrists may overlap in the areas they cover, but there are differences among each profession and what they …

Anatomy of the Brain: Your Cerebrum

Cerebrum Governs Your Higher Functions<p>The cerebrum, also known as the telencephalon, is the largest and most highly developed part of your brain. It …

Neurology

Robert Peston: 'I don’t appear to be living in the same Britain as much of the rest of the country'

<i>In his new book, WTF, broadcaster Robert Peston begins by writing an open letter to his late father Maurice Peston, a Labour peer and academic who had worked at the Treasury and had been special adviser to Roy Hattersley in the Callaghan years.</i><p>Dear Dad<p>I don’t regret for an instant yours and mum’s …

The ex-Tesla engineer who created an FDA-compliant hangover cure made $1 million in 3 months and was almost thrown out of the country by Trump's immigration rules

Imagine accidentally creating a startup that makes a cure for hangovers. The startup turns out to be so successful, raking in $1 million in three months, that you need to quit your high-paying job at Tesla, only to then find yourself nearly kicked out of the country by the Trump administration …

Trump Administration

18 of the greatest photographs from 125 years of National Geographic

What Is Social Stratification, and Why Does It Matter?

How Sociologists Define and Study This Phenomenon<p>Social stratification refers to the way people are ranked and ordered in society. In Western …

Income Inequality

Guns, Drugs, and Suicide: Death in America

The routine has become as surreal as it is banal: a pharmaceutical laced white male opens fire with a high capacity gun in a crowded space for the …

Guns
Typography

Amazing Browned Butter Honey Garlic Chicken

Add the chicken back into to the browned butter/honey mixture in the pan.<p><b>Cook SKIN SIDE UP</b> for 5 minutes in the sauce, while occasionally basting the …

Cooking (Australia)

There's a water bottle for dogs that you can share

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Pets

This mug won't just carry your coffee—it'll brew it, too

The Pascal Press Coffee Mug and Portable Brewer makes coffee in about a minute, and keeps it warm throughout your entire morning. It's currently …

Coffee

Why these pupils are having an extra week's holiday

Pupils have got an extra week’s holiday at a Beverley school so staff can get their £5m new building ready for the new term.<p>St Nicholas Primary …

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Niantic