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The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

Studies suggest the Y chromosome is on its way out, so what does that mean for the future of the human race?<p>The Y chromosome may be a symbol of …

Here’s how to play HQ Trivia, the smartphone game from a red-hot startup rumored to be worth $100 million

HQ Trivia is quickly becoming one of the most buzz-worthy gaming apps on the market: a trivia-styled, fast-paced mashup of 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' and 'Jeopardy' for the internet age. On Friday, Recode reported that the company behind the app was raising $15 million at a $100 million …

Peter Thiel

Can Sapphire Crystals Capture Exotic Dark Matter?

Physicists often build experiments looking for a specific <i>something</i>. Maybe that something consists of dark matter, new kinds of particles, or new ways …

Dark Matter

What "Introvert" and "Extrovert" Really Mean

Think about what an ideal evening for you might look like. Do you imagine yourself going out to dinner with a large group of friends, attending a …

Psychology

Travel agents share silliest complaints from travellers

Who knew they served curry in India?!<p>Holidaymakers save up all year for their annual break so it is no surprise that when things go wrong, they like …

Travel Industry

22 Novels That Are Crying Out To Be Turned Into Films

You mean they haven't been yet?!<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p>We received SO many recommendations we couldn't possibly include them all, read the comments of this post to see more. Alternatively, if …

Books

17 Resume Cliches That Turn Off Hiring Managers

No two prospective job hunters are exactly alike—but if your “passionate, go-getter attitude” isn't helping you stand out from the pack, it's …

Cambridge Analytica

A Guide to Saba: The Caribbean’s Best-Kept Secret

If you’ve not heard of Saba, you’re not alone. This 5-square-mile island, just 28 miles southwest of St. Maarten, is one of the last unspoiled havens in the Caribbean. Built upon a dormant volcano, Saba is untouched by cruise ships and chain restaurants. You won’t find a Cabo Wabo, a Señor Frog’s, …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Space-Mutated Bacteria Could Be Bad News For Humans

A new experiment shows that long-term exposure to microgravity affects bacteria at the genetic level—conferring reproductive advantages that persist …

Biology

Watch Neill Blomkamp’s Crazy Trailer for Alien Invasion Story ‘Volume 1’ From Oats Studios

Blomkamp's experimental short films are being used as a testing ground for feature films.<p>Neill Blomkamp has teamed up with the new short film company …

Scientists take a big step toward creating custom organisms

Scientists dream of using custom organisms to fight illnesses or even build computers, but there's a problem: it's difficult to make the sweeping genetic changes that would give you exactly the lifeform you need. To that end, researchers have found a way to rewrite "large stretches" of genomes with …

Genetics

Want Your Kids to Succeed? Science Says to Be Careful What You Name Them

Not only that, but the new research team was able to repeat their test with computers. They showed machines 1,000 pictures of women named Samantha, …

Scientists Have an Experiment to See If the Human Mind Is Bound to the Physical World

Spooky Action<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a “spooky action at a …

Harvard student graduates with honours after submitting rap album as final year thesis

An Ivy League student will be graduating with one of the highest accolades after submitting a 10-track rap album for his final thesis, the first to …

A 'cold spot' in our Universe could reveal clues about alternate realities

Our Universe could be one of an infinite number of Universes, and, in its early stages, might have collided with one of these other worlds, according …

Dark Matter

Bill Gates tells college students what careers he'd pursue today

Not plastics. Instead the Microsoft co-founder advises AI, energy and biosciences, and he also has a book recommendation.<p>"Plastics" may have been the career byword for Benjamin Braddock back in "The Graduate," but things have changed 50 years later.<p>Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates tweeted out a …

Bill Gates

Here's What It's Like to Eat at the World's Cheapest Michelin-Star Restaurant

"I know this is Michelin star-rated food, but it's not that good."<p>My husband scanned the air-conditioned room before saying it: “I know this is …

Hong Kong

An Asteroid May Kill Us All. Congress Is Pinching Pennies.

Spending $50 million a year is a pittance in terms of managing this existential risk.<p>When the asteroid named 2014 J025 passed by the Earth in April, it came within 1.1 million miles of the planet -- a close shave by cosmic standards and also the nearest in more than a decade. And J025 was big. At …

Artificial Intelligence

Here's Why Chris Pratt Won't Take Photos With Fans

What a difference a few years make. Chris Pratt has gone from <i>Parks and Recreation</i>'s lovable schlub Andy Dwyer to a bonafide A-list action hero nearly …

Chris Pratt

Scientists Are Exploring a Link Between Our Minds and the Quantum World

Could Quantum Consciousness Exist?<p>Despite all the research we’ve done, we still know relatively little about how the human brain works, and we know …

Unfaithful Birds Reveal Tinder’s Evolutionary Downside

Imagine a world where everyone used Tinder but nobody used birth control: If the results of a new study are any indication, this nightmare scenario …

Research

The important questions: Why are millennials turning hobbies into jobs?

About six months ago, my therapist declared, “Sarah, you need a hobby!” I was baffled, “But why?” I demanded. I already had four jobs and a Netflix …

21 life-saving facts that everyone should know

But life can also throw situations at us that we don't have a quick, handy response for.<p>Commenters in a recent Quora thread about life-saving facts offered their best tips, which are easy to remember and could have a huge effect if you ever find yourself in a dangerous situation.<p>You might want to …

Smoke Inhalation

H&M's Best-Kept Shopping Secrets, From a Former Employee

H&M is a beast of a store, and more often than not, it's too overwhelming to even fathom covering all your bases. Seriously, every nook and cranny has some type of product merchandised into it. But with the right strategy, you could come out of H&M looking and feeling like a true fashion girl …

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Designers are trained to think differently. How else can you take an old-fashioned idea like knitting and transform it into FlyKnit, a beautiful, cutting edge athletic shoe that eliminates waste by only using the yarn needed to make it (the designers at Nike must have had fun imagining that one). …

Onions

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Artist turns old Macs into awesome plant pots

Artist Christophe Guinet has a thing for turning random objects into homes for plants, having already converted some classic Nike kicks into awesome …

Nonna Chicken Schnitzel , The Best Fried Chicken Recipe You Can Find Online

Chicken Schnitzel<p>Chicken Schnitzel Nonna's way! Meet my Nonna in her first ever video recipe as she teaches you the simple, original way to coat and cook up chicken cutlets. No one knows the little secrets like Nonna! Watch now to find them out and recreate this old age delight.<p><i>Watch the Chicken</i> …

Cooking

How to Find Your New Zodiac Sign After NASA's Recalculations

Not that it actually affects your personality or your future.<p>The Babylonians were lazy: When they came up with the zodiac signs, they left one out on …

Solar Eclipse