Sarah Neal

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This Video Shows Why Consent Should Never Be Confusing

If we let pop culture do the talking, sexual consent is a confusing topic—just give a listen to Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” and Justin Bieber’s …

How to Choose Gratitude Over Stress This Holiday Season

It seems as if the holiday season—that time-honored mixed bag of pleasure and pain—starts earlier and earlier each year, bringing with it a flood of …

17 Smart Ways to Be More Productive at the Gym

Hectic lives full of long workdays, dinner plans, and <i>trying</i> to do laundry means fitting in fitness is hard enough. So if we’re headed to the gym, we …

41 Ways to Give Back (That Don't Involve Writing a Check)

Crisp, cool temps and the return of pumpkin-spice everything mean one thing is for sure: The gifting season’s almost upon us. While that means lots …

Beyond Plumbing: 19 Other Jobs on Mario's Resume

Nintendo made news this week by subtly announcing that Mario is no longer a plumber. In fact, they're really downplaying his whole plumbing career. …

In autism, the brain's response to speech speaks volumes

When language delays or social detachment mark a baby for a diagnosis of autism, dark clouds cast that child's future in shadow. But researchers have discovered a test that can reliably forecast, some time between a baby's first and second birthday, whether those dark clouds will linger or …

Autism

How-To: Paper House Luminary

When I spotted this DIY paper luminary project by Cathe Holden at Just Something I Made, it really lit up my day! Cathe provides a template that you can print onto paper and cut out by hand. I am thinking of converting this into a pattern my Silhouette machine can cut for me. I would love to make a …

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Brides Says “I Do” to a Flipboard Edition

The institution of marriage may be heading toward the same fate as the dodo. Millennials in the U.S. are on track to have the lowest marriage rates, …

Mini Spin Art Machine

This project came from my love of taking apart broken electronics and experimenting with the components. I had an old computer fan, a 9-volt battery, pens, and the gift of boredom. Next thing I knew, I was creating interesting art! Turning electronic “junk” into unexpected fun is really …

How High-Pitch Tones Will Demolish Diets

As the old adage goes, you are what you eat. And, as it turns out, you hear what you eat too, at least according to a growing body of research that …

China Fashion Week: A Photo Gallery

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What Does a $1 Million RV Look Like?

Having slept in everything from the back of our car to a 40-foot fifth wheel, my husband and I decided to take a look at just how far from “roughing …

Incredibly Rare 'Beaked Whale' Washes Ashore In Australia

Scientists are buzzing about an extremely rare sea creature that washed ashore recently in Australia.<p>A 10- to 13-foot animal believed to be a "beaked whale" was discovered at Redhead Beach, 93 miles north of Sydney, early Tuesday morning (see photo below). The dead whale generated intense interest …

The 'Shark Tank' Entrepreneurs Who Lost Out On $250,000 Prove Why 'Perfect Is The Enemy Of Good'

In the latest sixth-season episode of ABC's hit pitch show, San Francisco-based entrepreneurs Lei Yu and Tyler Freeman present their company DrumPants, which sells wearable technology that uses your smartphone's Bluetooth capabilities to turn your body into a full band. Its secondary features, …

Entrepreneurship

35 Science 'Facts' That Are Totally Wrong

Hollywood, friends, and family have perpetuated these 35 science myths for years. But it's time to set the record straight.<p>Is there fire in space?<p>Does tequila really come with a hallucinogenic worm?<p>Can you overdose on Vitamin C?<p>The answers to these questions will surprise you.<p>For this list, we used …

Hair Color

Microsoft’s ‘RoomAlive’ transforms any room into a giant Xbox game

Kinect brings your living room to life<p>When Microsoft first demonstrated its IllumiRoom research project at CES last year it generated a huge amount of attention ahead of a next-generation Xbox unveiling. A video showed off a projection system that was linked to the Xbox to extend games from a TV to …

Frying with Olive Oil and Other Ways You're Misusing Oil

With hundreds of options in the grocery store, choosing the right type of oil for your cooking needs can be difficult. Maximize your efficiency in the kitchen with some simple guidelines for how to use oil.<p><b>Click Here to See the Complete List of Ways You're Misusing Oil</b><p>Whether you're choosing …

Deep Frying

John Wilkes Booth's Accomplice

"I'm mad! I'm mad!" Lewis Powell shouted as he burst out of the Secretary of State's house, threw himself on his horse, and rode away. Across town, …

John Wilkes Booth

Is A Simulated Brain Conscious?

Scott Aaronson's answer has implications for C-3PO, the universe and the odds that you are a Boltzmann Brain.<p>Imagine standing in an open field with a bucket of water balloons and a couple of friends. You've decided to play a game called "Mind." Each of you has your own set of rules. Maybe Molly …

Singularity

11 Eat-It-All-And-It's-Free Road Trip Gems for Hungry Foodies

If you have a hearty appetite for adventure and an even heartier appetite for food, hit the road and lock horns with these eating challenges. You’ll …

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15 Pictures Of 'The Most Alien-Looking Place On Earth'

Because of its extreme isolation from other land masses, Socotra has very unique plant life, a third of which can be found nowhere else in the world.<p>Not only are the plant endemic to Socotra, but they look weird as can be, causing people to refer to it as "the most alien-looking place on earth."

The Scientific Cure for Hangovers

In the legal disclaimer of every Friday — especially Summer Fridays, with their earlier drinking start times and later bedtimes — should be a note about hangovers. But with science on your side, you might be able to short-circuit some of the gnarly side effects of excessive booze. From the fine …

PopPet: Personality-Packed Robot Kit by 19 Year Old Maker

Jaidyn Edwards runs a website and YouTube channel dedicated to teaching robotics, Arduino projects and 3D printing. He’s an active member of the Let’s Make Robots community of hobbyists, where Jaidyn learned from others and shared what he had taught himself. Jaidyn went on to teach robotics to kids …