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Motivation

Most dietary supplements are useless, but here are the ones you should take

Every year, supplements send roughly 20,000 people to the emergency room.<p>Last year, the world's largest dietary supplement maker, GNC Holdings Inc, agreed to pay $2.25 million to avoid federal prosecution over its alleged sale of illegal pills and powders.<p>And the Food and Drug Administration has …

Wellness

Stephen Hawking's strange law of entropy is making atoms on Earth act like black holes

A bizarre discovery has revealed that cold helium atoms in lab conditions on Earth abide by the same law of entropy that governs the behaviour of …

New Japanese solar cell is closest to reaching maximum efficiency

Solar energy is the hottest thing in eco-living, and everybody wants in on it. People are installing solar panels in their homes, governments are creating smart grids and companies like Google want to run completely on renewable energy and help people do the same.<p>However, the more we start to …

What Will Happen When Betelgeuse Explodes?

Every star will someday run out of fuel in its core, bringing an end to its run as natural source of nuclear fusion in the Universe. While stars like our Sun will fuse hydrogen into helium and then — swelling into a red giant — helium into carbon, there are other, more massive stars which can …

Universe

NASA Wants to Launch a Giant Magnetic Field to Make Mars Habitable

So crazy, it just might work.<p>NASA scientists have proposed a bold plan that could give Mars its atmosphere back and make the Red Planet habitable for …

Seven Earth-sized planets orbit an alien star only 40 light-years away

A small, cool star in distant space plays host to something amazing.<p>Scientists have discovered that at least seven Earth-sized worlds circle the star …

Being fat is 'all in the brain' and that's why you can't lose weight

"Eat less, move more" must rank among the most misleading pieces of dieting advice ever offered. Not only does the adage minimise the difficulties of …

Nutrition

Scientists Just Figured Out a Crazy New Way to Keep Your Drone Powered Forever | Inc.com

Drones have been getting a lot of love from agencies, businesses, and general consumers lately, with people applying them to all types of jobs and entertainment. But like most modern technologies, today's drones have an annoying Achilles heel: You have to recharge them periodically at a …

Drones

The Fact and Fiction of the NASA EmDrive Paper Leak

Mach effect pioneer James Woodward breaks down the significance of a leaked paper detailing the successful test run of NASA’s 'impossible engine.'<p>If humanity ever wants to truly explore the outer reaches of our solar system or travel to other stars, we're going to have to build a better engine for …

Physics

Astronomers built the largest map of “holes” in the universe to prove Einstein was right about gravity

Since its discovery in 2008, astronomers have been puzzled by a cosmic mystery so vexing that it has even led some to question whether the general theory of relativity—Einstein’s masterpiece theory of gravity—is wrong on cosmic scales. The trouble is that light travelling through the universe does …

Universe

Before the Big Bang there was another universe and a new one will emerge after ours collapses

New model of cosmology reveals the physics of the universe before the Big Bang.<p>The universe started with the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago, but …

A Big Freeze, Rip or Crunch: how will the Universe end?

The "most precise measurement" ever made recently suggested our Universe is expanding much faster than previously thought, casting doubts on earlier …

The Anthropocene epoch: scientists declare dawn of human-influenced age

Experts say human impact on Earth so profound that Holocene must give way to epoch defined by nuclear tests, plastic pollution and domesticated chicken<p>Humanity’s impact on the Earth is now so profound that a new geological epoch – the Anthropocene – needs to be declared, according to an official …

Earth Science

Blinded by the Dark (Energy)

It outweighs everything else in existence, it governs the fate of the Universe and it cannot be explained by known physics.<p>Dark energy is the name …

Physics

Boeing CEO Vows to Beat Musk to Mars

Boeing Co. once helped the U.S. beat the Soviet Union in the race to the moon. Now the company intends to go toe-to-toe with newcomers such as …

Space Exploration

'Alien Megastructure' Star Keeps Getting Stranger

The more scientists learn about "Tabby's Star," the more mysterious the bizarre object gets.<p>Newly analyzed observations by NASA's planet-hunting …

How an Australian College Student Did What NASA Couldn't

Paddy Neumann's final project—which proposes using junk metal as rocket fuel—could change space travel forever.<p>Paddy Neumann kind of looks like someone who's really into brewing beer. But back when he was a third year student at the University of Sydney, the now Dr. Neumann started on a course of …

Space Travel

Nasa announcement about Jupiter’s moon Europa won’t be to say that the moon has aliens, agency clarifies

Nasa has poured cold, salty water on excitement that it could be about to announce it had found aliens.<p>The agency has looked to calm speculation on …

Astronomy

9 Brutal Truths About Emotional Intelligence Everyone Needs to Hear

Is E.I. all it's cracked up to be? Decide for yourself.<p>What's your emotional intelligence quotient?<p>Ever since Daniel Goleman's international best-seller <i>Emotional Intelligence</i> was released in 1995, interest in this quality has risen dramatically. Many psychologists and other experts claim that …

Emotional Intelligence

What It Feels Like to Die

Science is just beginning to understand the experience of life’s end.<p>“Do you want to know what will happen as your body starts shutting down?”<p>My mother and I sat across from the hospice nurse in my parents’ Colorado home. It was 2005, and my mother had reached the end of treatments for metastatic …

Medicine

Play Kerbal Space Program like an astronaut with this custom control board

<i>Kerbal Space Program</i> is a tough game to describe, but the best possible description I can give it is "NASA: The Game." It’s a spaceflight sim, where the goal is to design ships and launch the adorable Kerbals into space, helping them explore their solar system without reaching an untimely and fiery …

Astronomy

Dung Beetle Horns Now 'Cyclops' Eyes

<b>Scientists Turned Dung Beetle Horns Into ‘Cyclops’ Eyes by Kevin Fryling-Indiana, Futurity</b><p>Beetles with cyclops eyes show how new traits may evolve …

Why Are Rio's Olympic Pools Green And Smelly? Ryan Lochte's Hair Holds The Answer

No, no, NO! Hydrogen peroxide does not turn water green (nor does it make water smell like farts)<p>Whenever I read about the 2016 Summer Olympics, water quality has almost always been mentioned as being the biggest concern. And no wonder, considering that an investigative report published by the AP …

Summer Olympics

Man-made “wind trees” will finally make it possible to power homes using turbines

Picture a steady breeze blowing through the leaves of a tree. Now imagine these leaves could do more than simply churn in the current of air—what if they could capture the wind and transform it into renewable energy?<p>Energy from wind is the fastest-growing source of electricity in the world, …

Renewable Energy

A Fake Black Hole In A Lab May Have Proved Stephen Hawking Right

"Hawking radiation" has been detected in a strange model black hole, and it may explain a few mysteries.<p>Scientists have seen “Hawking radiation” for the first time in a sort-of model black hole constructed in a laboratory.<p>It was Stephen Hawking who first proposed, in 1974, that small amounts of …

Aliens After All? The 'Alien Megastructure' Star's Dimming Can't Be Explained By Natural Causes

The story of the “alien megastructure” star KIC 8462852 has been utterly fascinating and it looks as though even now, the mystery just got a little …

Universe

Alien hunters are fixated on a mysterious star, which refuses to reveal its secrets

A mysterious star has attracted global attention since its strange properties came to light in October last year. The star showed an odd pattern of dimming that could not be explained by any known natural phenomenon. Among the hypotheses that has yet to be disproved: the star is surrounded by an …

Aliens

We've Already Used Up Earth's Resources For 2016 -- And It's Only August

We’ve failed again.<p>It’s less than eight months into 2016 and the ominous day is already nearly upon us: Earth Overshoot Day, previously known as Ecological Debt Day, is a reminder of the enormous toll we take on the Earth.<p>The day marks the juncture when humanity’s demand for ecological resources …