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Car sickness occurs because brain believes it has been poisoned

The misery of car sickness occurs because the brain believes it has been poisoned, a neuroscientist has claimed.<p>In his new book <i>Idiot Brain: what your head is really up to</i> Dr Dean Burnett, of Cardiff University says that the nausea is caused because the body believes it needs to vomit up a …

A New Instagram Trend Has Artists Copying Your Favourite Cartoon Styles

The #StyleChallenge has seen artists from different backgrounds paying homage to cartoons.

Germany polygamy: Minister says migrants must abide by the law

<b>Germany will not recognise polygamy or marriages involving minors, Justice Minister Heiko Maas has said</b><p>"No-one who comes here has the right to put his cultural values or religious beliefs above our law," he told Bild.<p>In some Islamic countries, men are allowed to take up to four wives, but in …

Artist Creates Stunning Wildlife Drawings to Raise Awareness for the Creatures He Loves

Self-taught artist Richard Symonds has spent the past few decades fine-tuning his technique so he can realistically portray the wildlife he adores. The artist often paints and draws these animals in an effort to raise funds to help support them, and has worked with notable companies such as BBC, …

We have Lincoln wrong: Our greatest Lincoln historian explains his real Civil War motivations

Too often, we settle for the idea that Lincoln fought to save a mythical union. He really fought for opportunity<p>The United States has just concluded a five-year observance of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. As in the past, most new books about the period have focused principally on matters …

We Need a Manhattan Project for Cyber Security

<b>By Marc Goodman</b><p><i>Marc Goodman has spent a career in law enforcement and technology. He has served as a street police officer, senior adviser to Interpol and futurist-in-residence with the FBI. As the founder of the Future Crimes Institute and the Chair for Policy, Law, and Ethics at Silicon Valley's</i> …

'I Cannot Forgive Myself for What I Did': One Man's Recollections of His Work on the Manhattan Project

Read on HuffPost Japan<p>While I was performing musical therapy with hospice patients in America, I came across many people who had lived through World War II.<p>Just before her death, one woman who had moved to America after surviving the Battle of Okinawa was overcome with memories of her past.<p>A …

Meet One of the Youngest, Last Surviving Manhattan Project Scientists

Murray Peshkin is one of the last surviving Manhattan Project scientists. This is his story, told after our trip to the crater of the first atomic bomb, on its 70th birthday.<p>Murray Peshkin is a 90-year-old theoretical physicist who began his career at Los Alamos in 1945, working on the Manhattan …