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5 Powerful Morning Practices Guaranteed to Transform Your Life

We are living in one of the most prosperous and advanced times in human history. There are more opportunities and resources available to us then ever …

Yes, You Can Train Yourself To Be More Creative. Here's How.

People often think that creativity is something you're born with or you're not. "My sister is the creative one in the family; she goes to art school," you might hear an accountant say. Advertising agencies even label their departments as such: project managers deal directly with clients, while …

Ask A Physicist To Speak At Your Funeral

You want a physicist to speak at your funeral. You want the physicist to talk to your grieving family about the conservation of energy, so they will …

Physics

The Quickest Way to Build Muscle and Burn Fat

If you go down to your local gym, you will see that there are many people who are trying to build muscle. Nowadays, you can find a sort of fancy …

How To Really, Truly Get Over A Breakup

Heartbreak doesn’t just hurt, it often feels impossible. So many questions come along with the pain: <i>How can I move on? How do I get through this?</i> …

Russia aims to develop 'teleportation' in 20 years

It’s a question that physicists, philosophers, and science fiction writers have pondered for decades: how to travel from one place to another without travelling through the space in between.<p>Now a Kremlin-backed research program is seeking to make the teleportation technology behind Captain Kirk’s …

Russia

10 Ways To Reduce Stress And Improve Your Life

Stress is known to be one of the biggest causes of medical visits in the U.S., and it can have an extremely negative impact on your physical and …

Mindfulness

2,300 years later, Plato’s theory of consciousness is being backed up by neuroscience

In 2008, neuroscientist Giulio Tononi at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Sleep and Consciousness put forward his “integrated information theory,” which is currently accepted as one of the most compelling explanations about what consciousness is.<p>One of the central claims of the …

Consciousness

Davina McCall reveals bikini diet that blasts the jelly belly without giving up the foods you love

AFTER turning her 'mum tum' into abs of steel, Davina's showing us how to get the body we want while eating the things we like.<p>Snaking queues at …

Mammals almost wiped out with the dinosaurs - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Over 90 per cent of mammal species were wiped out by the same asteroid that killed the dinosaurs in the Cretaceous period 66 million years ago, …

Ancient DNA Shows Perfect Storm Felled Ice Age Giants

Giant Ice Age species including elephant-sized sloths and powerful saber-toothed cats that once roamed the windswept plains of Patagonia, southern …

Anthropology

The Distracted Man’s Guide to Meditation

Face it, if meditation were a pill, you’d want it. If it was a workout, you’d probably be doing it already. You’ve heard all about its much-lauded …

Brain Science Has Finally Figured Out How to Help Athletes Train 50 Percent Faster

By targeting specific areas of the brain, this headphone helps athletes pick up training regimens faster.<p>A new headphone is helping athletes train for their sport 50 percent faster.<p>The technology, based on the concept of neuropriming, is already helping the military to train fighter pilots and …

Chameleon Spit Is a Wonder of Physics

As if the 'ballistic' tongue wasn't enough.<p>Chameleons may be the source material for many a stuffed toy and a series of really pretty strange beer commercials, but, make no mistake, when it comes to predatory behavior, they're complete assassins. The chameleon tongue is a wonder of evolutionary …

Zoology

'New Era' of Astrophysics: Why Gravitational Waves Are So Important

There was big news in astrophysics this week: An experiment detected ripples in space-time, known as gravitational waves, created by two black holes …

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

Tahrir Square

9 Psychology Books Every Leader Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

Dark side of the moon: The grim history of NASA's space race

On this day in history: June 20 marks some important milestones in the dark history of human space exploration.<p>The Saturn V rocket was a remarkable achievement of human engineering. The man-rated rocket carried most of the Apollo missions into space, and won the Space Race for America.<p>It was also …

Comment on This Is the Tech That Will Make Learning as Addictive as Video Games by Booperkit

I agree somewhat. Also stating that it will be free ‘like Google’ is a bit silly too. People pay to access the Internet and for the hardware they use …

Emerging Technology

'The sky used to be full of stars - where have they all gone?'

It is approaching midnight and, high up in the Peak District, all is silent, with only the occasional headlights from a passing car slicing through the gloom.<p>On a good night, from here, one could hope to see the Milky Way, Andromeda Galaxy and the International Space Station, on which British …

Meet the gorilla who uses sign language to communicate with humans

LONDON — The title of "world's most famous animal" would be a hotly contested one, but Koko — a Western Lowland gorilla living in Woodside, …

Help for Hellbenders

The eastern hellbender (<i>Cryptobranchus alleganiensis</i>) is America's largest salamander. Like many amphibian species around the world, hellbenders are in trouble as human activity has degraded and destroyed their habitat. But hellbenders are getting some help. Thanks to an innovative conservation …

Lasers reveal ancient Cambodian cities archaeologists had given up on ever finding

Cities buried beneath the jungle ground — it sounds like something out of an Indiana Jones film.<p>Yet Australian archaeologist Damian Evans has spent …

Archaeology

This is one Big Bird you wouldn't want to run into

You wouldn’t want to run afoul of this feathery giant.<p>Scientists poring over bird bones estimate that an extinct Australian species weighed 1,000 pounds on average. That’s as much as a mid-sized moose – and substantial enough to make this bird the biggest that ever lived, outstripping even the …

Earth - There are microbes that eat and poo nothing but electricity

Some microbes have developed the ultimate stripped-down diet. They do not bother with food or oxygen. All they need to survive is pure electrical energy.<p>They often live in muddy seabeds or along the banks of rivers. Finding them is easy: biologists can coax them out of hiding by sticking an …

Biology

Depressing Paper Suggests Cancer's an Evolutionary Mechanism to 'Autocorrect' Our Gene Pool

We were never meant to live forever.<p>Two scientists have come up with a depressing new hypothesis that attempts to explain why cancer is so hard to …

The world's biggest rocket just launched a secret spy satellite to space

<b>UPDATE: June 11, 2016, 2:04 p.m. EDT</b> United Launch Alliance successfully launched the secret payload for the National Reconnaissance office on …