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A Periodic Table Surprise: The One Element In Stars That Isn't On Earth

When it comes to the elements in the periodic table found throughout the Universe, it’s only the first two that originated from the Big Bang: hydrogen and helium. Everything else was formed from stars, whether:<p>fused in their cores, from lighter elements into heavier ones,<br>• built in supernovae, where …

Neutrons

This is the future of food

Are you ready for lab-made hamburgers, bug-filled protein bars and 3D-printed cuisine? With the Earth's population rapidly approaching 8 billion and the race to keep up with food demand intensifying, industries have begun to drain essential resources and adversely affect the environment. Thanks to …

We asked an exercise scientist how many days a week you need to work out to actually make a difference

Reuters<p>How much should you exercise? Many of us have certain ideas in our heads about what works best to keep us "in shape" and what does not.<p>Five …

This App Shows How Climate Change Is Affecting the World Around You

You’ve heard about what climate change is doing the arctic and to the sea levels around the world. But sometimes it can be hard to understand what’s …

11 Surprising, Delicious Foods That Boost Brain Power

The health and fitness experts at Well + Good share the best foods to eat for sharper memory and improved mental function.<p>You may choose certain foods to prevent bloating, avoid inflammation, and get glowing skin—but what about boosting your brain power every time you fill your plate?<p>The …

Wellness

5 Ways to Make Your Girlfriend Kind of Start Hating You

I have arrived at the following five things that guys (of all ages) often do in the course of their relationships with the women they love--things that they should definitely stop doing if their goals are have their significant others grow to love them more, not less.<p>I get a lot of letters from …

Couple Murdered in Front of Their Daughter After They Stopped to Help a Stranded Motorist: Police

A teen is accused of murder after allegedly fatally shooting a couple and wounding their daughter on Wednesday when they stopped on a remote Montana …

Proprioceptive Exercise Improves Working Memory

To boost your brainpower, you could grab a skim cap, or you could go climb a tree. No, really. Doing just that improved people's cognitive skills dramatically, according to new research from the University of North Florida.<p>Researchers had people take a memory test, then spend a few hours doing a …

Eleven things ultra-productive people do differently

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge–there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>We all want to get more out of life. …

Time Management

10 Highly Effective Ways to Improve Your Sleep

Is your daytime productivity suffering due to your being tired? If so, follow these tips to catch better ZZZs.<p>There's no doubt that sleep issues contribute to both mental and physical health problems and also to societal stress. In my office, I often see patients who have difficulty with sleep and …

A 2016 Rio Olympics venue is full of human waste and teeming with viruses — here's what it looks like

The AP tested the water and found that Guanabara Bay, Copacabana beach, and Rodrigo de Freitas Lake — all of which will host water sports events next summer — aren't safe for swimming or boating and contain concentrations of viruses that are "roughly equivalent to raw sewage."<p>"As a result, Olympic …

U.S. military developing a gun as loud as a fighter jet taking off, but won't shoot

The U.S. military is reportedly working on a gun that creates an extremely loud sound when fired, but doesn't shoot any bullets.<p>The Pentagon's Joint …

Military Aircraft

Ingenious SunPort plug lets you use solar energy even if you don’t have solar panels

If you want to use clean solar energy in your home, your only option is to get some solar panels installed — right?<p>Wrong.<p>Contrary to what you might …

Solar Panels

“Way over the line”: Mitt Romney slams Ted Cruz for unhinged “terrorism” charge against Obama

<b>(Reuters/Jim Bourg)</b><p>After Mitt Romney rips Ted Cruz on Twitter, the Tea Partyer goes for a full-throated attack<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>July 30, 2015 5:17pm (UTC)<p>“If this deal is consummated, it will make the Obama administration the world’s leading financier of radical Islamic terrorism,” Texas Senator and …

NASA confirms the discovery of a rocky exoplanet just 21 light years away

Earth just got a new next-door neighbor<p>Astronomers have found the closest rocky planet outside our solar system using the Spitzer Space telescope. The planet, known as HD 219134b, orbits a star just 21 light years away, and NASA is calling a "potential gold mine of science data."<p>The planet is …

When the Oceans Failed

Image: Ellmax Photos<p>It's December 2031, and my hand is tingling with an alert from Apple's latest wearable technology. I've received a new e-mail: The Daily Catch has landed in my inbox with global news on all things related to water. I have two options: I can watch a hologram, or I can go …

Here’s Stephen King, James Franco, And JJ Abrams On The Set Of ’11/22/63′

Stephen King’s time travel novel about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, <i>11/22/63</i> is coming to Hulu as a science-fiction miniseries in the near future. Or past. (I always get those two mixed up.) The author wanted to see how things were going, so he paid a visit to the set and snapped …

Stephen King

Sidney Crosby, Nathan MacKinnon surprise young boy battling cancer

After neighbors surprised a local family with a full backyard makeover, NHLers Sidney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon dropped by to visit with the young …

The science of why sugar makes coffee taste so good

Sugar causes caffeine molecules to clump together which takes away the bitterness of coffee and tea<p>Cutting sugar out of the diet proves difficult for most people, but now scientists have shown why it is even tougher to give up in tea and coffee.<p>The University of York has found that sugar does not …

This one-minute morning routine can improve your productivity all day long

Just finding time to eat can be difficult, even though eating breakfast has been correlated with increased energy and productivity, better overall health, and a better mood.<p>But there's an easier, less time-consuming way to start the day off right, and it only takes a minute: Make your bed.<p>When your …

Scientists took these award-winning photos of nature, and they're absolutely stunning

Luckily for those of us chained to a desk, there are talented photographers who <i>do</i> have that privilege — and also happen to be scientists.<p>Each year the scientific journal BMC Ecology hosts a photography competition to hand out awards to scientists for their best photos of the natural world.<p>BMC …

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

Djordje Todorovic<p>Blogger, Gamer Extraordinaire Read full profile<p>The human mind is truly incredible, and we should all strive towards creating a …

Atheism and the Desecration of Life

Throughout the month of July, a series of videos were released exposing Planned Parenthood executives detail how they “crush” babies and subsequently harvest and sell their organs. Meanwhile, just last week news broke that “Dr. Death” plans to gas members of an audience in Edinburgh, Scotland as …

This Device Can Zap Your Brain Into A State Of Zen. Is That A Good Thing?

Brain stimulation has gone DIY -- but some neuroscientists aren't on board.<p>What if you could zap your brain into a state of calm or energy with only the push of a button?<p>It may sound like the stuff of sci-fi, but it's now the promise of a new class of tech wearables created by teams of Silicon …

The Brain

What Your Sleeping Position With a Partner Says About Your Relationship

<i>By Elyse Wanshel, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>We all sleep, but did you know that the way you sleep says <i>a lot</i> about who we are as individuals?<p>For instance, if you sleep on your back, it often means your the strong, silent type; and if you sleep on your stomach, it typically means you have an open, …

7 everyday ways you are ruining your IQ

Are you taking Thomas Piketty’s Capital on holiday with you? Do you do sudoku for the promised brain work-out it provides? Have you forced yourself to sit through improving documentaries on BBC Four when you would rather have been watching Come Dine With Me? Bad news: it may all be for …