Shane Lihikai Silva

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7 Bees Facing Extinction Added to Endangered Species List for First Time

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) has added seven bee species to the endangered species list, a first for bees. Native to Hawaii, these …

5 5-Minute Routines That Will Make You Wildly Wealthy and Successful

Success and wealth don't happen in one fell swoop, but maybe they can happen five minutes at a time.<p>Success and wealth don't happen in one fell swoop, but maybe they can happen five minutes at a time. The ultra-wealthy may seem larger than life, but if we break down the habits of millionaires and …

Top 20+ Smartest People Who Ever Lived

Making a list of the smartest people who ever lived may not be a smart thing to do. After all, intelligence can be measured in a variety of different …

This portable laundry bag will keep weary travelers feeling fresh

Campers and travelers will agree that dirty laundry seriously weighs down your trip. Runs to the laundromat are out of the way and costly, and stain …

Transform your Body in 2 weeks with 7 Detox Water Recipes

Detox waters have become very popular, especially the famous fat-burning flat belly Jillian Michaels detox water recipe.<p>​But there is so much more to …

Wellness

What Kind of Drunk Are You, According to Science?

Ernest Hemingway, Nutty Professor, Mary Poppins, or Mr. Hyde?<p>We all have that friend who gets belligerent when wasted, screaming at a trash can that it doesn't understand the finer points of modern architecture or Al Pacino's acting<i>.</i> Or the one friend who gets so giggly that even the lamest joke …

How to Spend Smart for Your Dream Wedding

The good news: A projected 6 million couples in the U.S. may get engaged this Valentine's Day. The less joyful news: About one-third of them will go …

Weddings

The Falling Man

An unforgettable story.<p><b>Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day.</b><p>In the …

Wine is Good for Your Brain, According to Science

Well, at least we've got that.<p>Winos can be pretty pumped about this latest research.<p>According to a study published in <i>Frontiers in Human Neuroscience</i>, master sommeliers—or wine experts—have acute senses of smell, along with larger, thicker parts of the brain. It's thought that this thickness can …

Sony says the 4K PS4 Pro is 'where we think the market wants to go'

SIEA head Shawn Layden on Sony’s big new slate of gaming hardware<p>Yesterday at the PlayStation Theater in New York City, Sony announced two new iterations of the PlayStation 4, both of which are due to launch this year. That makes three hardware launches for the company’s gaming division over the …

Want to prevent a stroke? Combine wearables

The first iOS app to roll up FDA-approved electrocardiogram (ECG) and blood pressure readings in a single display was introduced Thursday by AliveCor. It's the latest example of the increasing importance of health and medical insights in a field dominated by simpler heart rate bands.<p>AliveCor's …

The EpiPen, a Case Study in Health System Dysfunction

Three times in the last two weeks, people — a patient, a colleague and my wife — told me stories about how out of control the price of EpiPens were. Monday, my New York Times colleagues recounted in detail how expensive the devices have become in recent years. All tell the tale of how much even …

Save more by tricking your brain: How to hack your money mindset

Embarrassingly low bank account balance?<p>For a couple reasons, your savings rate, or lack thereof, might feel out of your control.<p>One problem is that …

Beef Cuts to Know—and How to Ask for and Cook Them

<i>A butcher's case of beef is made up of more than just a few recognizable cuts, so we teamed up with the Beef Checkoff to chart every section, identify cuts, and share how to use them in everyday cooking.</i><p>What's the first cut of beef that you usually go for on a visit to the butcher? Is it Skirt or …

What The Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry Can Teach Us About Political Polarization

A few weeks ago, FiveThirtyEight fielded a SurveyMonkey poll to baseball fans in the Northeast. In the survey,1 I asked 1,071 people which baseball …

The Scientific History of Why Humans Love Drinking Booze

<i>By today's Puritanical standards, alcohol is considered a vice. A widely acceptable vice, yes, but still something we're all better off avoiding in excess. Every year, its consumption is responsible for the deaths of around 88,000 people in the U.S. alone. The CDC estimates this works out to 2.5</i> …

A Visual Guide to How Terribly the World’s Best Human Athletes Fare Versus Most Average Animals

Usain Bolt might be the fastest man alive, but an average warthog could probably take him.<p>(Graphics by Michelle Enemark)<p>Yesterday, Usain Bolt, the …

No Man’s Sky: everything you need to know before playing

<i>No Man’s Sky</i> is a game that lets you live out your wildest science fiction exploration fantasies, and it does so without falling into traditional gaming categories. It doesn’t have realistic guns, scripted action set pieces, or a Super Bowl-ready marketing campaign. This game, created by a …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

The Impossible Burger is a lab-made meatless treat for carnivores

Every October, two vegetarian friends of mine from Michigan spend a week at my place while they attend New York Comic Con. Because I take my hosting duties very seriously, I always try to find good places for them to eat here in New York. It's not too hard, as you can find vegetarian and vegan …

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Mindfulness

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

Forget the Big Bang, our universe may have formed from a Big Bounce

The universe is in a constant state of expansion and the general consensus is that this began as a ‘Big Bang’ – the universe bursting into existence …

These Are the 5 Best TED Talks Ever, According to the Guy Who Runs TED

The event's boss names the talks that have taught him the most.<p>If you're a massive TED fan like me, you've probably watched a whole lot of the compelling talks by now. But when it comes to consuming all the insights TED has to offer, even the most dedicated enthusiasts can't hold a candle to Chris …

Public Speaking

The Superbook is a $99 laptop shell for your Android phone

The dream of the Motorola Atrix lives<p>The dream of turning your smartphone into a laptop will never die. From Motorola's Atrix to this crazy HP Windows Phone, there have been a number of companies that have tried (and largely failed) to build a smartphone that can be attached to a dock and turned …

Good fats can cut risk of death by 27%, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> We've long known that "bad" fats aren't the healthiest choices in our diets, but the latest news from Harvard is lethal: Eating too much saturated or trans fat can increase your risk of dying.<p>The silver lining? You can reverse some of that risk by making healthier fat choices.<p>"This study is …

Nutrition

Sperm self-sabotage to make sure mothers have a bigger influence on DNA

Roundworm embryos provide answers to a long-standing biological mystery<p>Here’s a fun biological fact: men pass on less DNA to their children than women do. The reason for this has been a long-standing mystery, though a study published today leads us closer to understanding.<p>When humans reproduce, …

Smartphone users temporarily blinded after looking at screen in bed

Medical journal reports that two women experience ‘transient smartphone blindness’ after constantly checking phones in the dark<p>Warning: Looking at your smartphone while lying in bed at night could wreak havoc on your vision.<p>Two women went temporarily blind from constantly checking their phones in …

Doctors issue warning about LED streetlights

The American Medical Association (AMA) has just adopted an official policy statement about street lighting: cool it and dim it.<p>The statement, adopted unanimously at the AMA's annual meeting in Chicago on June 14, comes in response to the rise of new LED street lighting sweeping the country. An AMA …

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