Simon Lee

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6 Fascinating Masturbation Facts, According To A New Survey

There are a lot of great reasons to masturbate. There's a sense that you're getting to know yourself and your needs better, there's a self-care …

Superhot

This Tiny Fern Is the "Most Economically Important' Fern On Earth

Meet the plant nicknamed 'green manure.'<p>Much like Frodo in <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>, the fern <i>Azolla filiculoides</i> proves that the small can certainly pack …

Trial of anti-ageing drugs that rejuvenate immune system hailed a success

Scientists have hailed the success of a clinical trial which found that experimental anti-ageing drugs may protect older people from potentially fatal respiratory infections by rejuvenating their immune systems.<p>In a trial involving people aged 65 and over, those who received a combination therapy …

Immune System

The Best Way to Get People to Tell the Truth, According to Science

“You’ve never lied on your résumé, right?”<p>“Did your campaign coordinate with the Russian government during the 2016 election?”<p>“Will you sign with the …

Rethinking _Homo sapiens_? The story of our origins gets dizzyingly complicated

You might say it’s the ultimate prize of science, to discover when, where and why humans evolved.<p>For a long time, the evidence has been overwhelming …

11 Recurring Problems That Are A Sign You Give Off Negative Energy

If bad luck and annoying problems seem to follow wherever you go, it might be a sign you're giving off negative energy. Whether it's ongoing issues …

If You're Bothered That Kylie Jenner Is Worth $900 Million at Age 20, It's Time to Admit This Brutal Truth

Her story reflects a central, brutal truth of our age. It's probably time we all admitted it.<p>Let's talk about Kylie Jenner: scion of the Jenner-Kardashian family, reality TV show star, entrepreneur, social-media influencer.<p>Also, at age 20, near-billionaire. She's worth more than $900 million, …

Ancient stone tools found in China shake up human ancestor timeline (again)

Archaeologists have discovered ancient tools and bones in China that, once again, shake up the timeline of the human origin story. The items are more …

5 tips for dating an introvert, according to a psychologist who is one

Opposites attract, or at least they do for psychologist, author of <i>Introvert Power,</i> and self-proclaimed introvert Laurie Helgoe, PhD: Her husband of …

Personality

Gender neutral parenting – has it gone too far?

Expecting our first baby, my husband and I told my father-in-law that, whatever the sex of our unborn child, we would call it "Baby" - and raise it gender neutral. He saw through our pseudo-liberal joke immediately, but in lots of ways we weren't actually kidding. We are millennial parents (albeit …

This Surprising Factor May Raise Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

Outside of your genetic makeup, few things are definitively linked to Alzheimer’s disease and other degenerative brain conditions. Unlike heart …

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Profit

We Asked Celeb Physicist Brian Cox About Flat Earth Conspiracies, the Multiverse, and Ghosts

There’s a growing, bewildering movement of folks who reject the most basic learnings of science in favor of conspiracy theories and hocus pocus—as a …

One of the most worrisome predictions about climate change may be coming true

By Chris Mooney<p>Chris Mooney<p>Reporter covering climate change, energy and the environment.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Two years ago, former NASA climate scientist James Hansen and a number of colleagues laid out a dire scenario in which gigantic pulses of fresh water from melting glaciers could upend the …

Global Warming

Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

We need to talk about Industry 4.0

Authored by Ulf Koester, Solution Director Oracle<p><b>As we enter the fourth industrial revolution, manufacturers are faced with boundless new</b> …

A New Study Suggests There Could Have Been Intelligent Life on Earth Before Humans

Looking for aliens across deep space is great, but have we looked hard enough in our own terrestrial backyard—here on Earth?<p><i>One author of the new study, leading climatologist Gavin Schmidt, wrote a work of fiction to explore its findings. Read 'Under the Sun', which we published at Terraform</i> …

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

'I looked at it, and it was moving': Worm in woman's eye leads to unique discovery

<b>(CNN) —</b> Imagine looking into your irritated eye for a pesky eyelash, only to pull out a translucent, wiggling worm nearly a half inch long.<p>"I looked at it, and it was moving," recalled 28-year-old Abby Beckley of Grants Pass, Oregon. "And then it died within about five seconds."<p>Now, imagine doing …

Worms

25 Years of Satellite Data Uncover Alarming Error in Sea Level Measurements

Climate change is worsening faster than we thought.<p>The Earth is changing in ways that could cause an actual mass extinction during our lifetimes. In …

Global Warming

Scientists Have Found a New, Healthier Way to Cook Broccoli

But who has the time for this?<p>Lately, broccoli has been gaining a reputation as an excellent vegetable due to its high levels of a particularly …

Cooking

Science Says You've Been Breathing All Wrong. Here's How to Do It Right

If you sit most of the day, you likely need to reteach your body how to breathe deeply again.<p>Inhale. Exhale. You know how to do that. Or at least, you sort of do. (I'll trust you haven't passed out yet.) The bummer is, scientifically, most of us aren't taking the full, rejuvenating breaths we're …

I drank lemon water every morning for a week — and I saw results

Winter can be a difficult time to stay healthy when it seems like everyone around you is infected with the flu. Although there are many natural remedies and precautions you can take to try and fight these nasty viruses, sometimes, their attack is just too strong. So this winter, I decided to try …

Immune System

Alan Watts and the Eternal Present

In 1950, both the world and Alan Watts were at a pivotal point.<i></i> Russia had recently detonated its first atomic weapon, ushering in an age of global …

12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

Books

A Groundbreaking Study of 5,000 Top Performers Identifies 3 Tactics Used by Great Communicators

A five-year study by an influential UC Berkeley business professor reveals the communication secrets that separate great leaders from average ones.<p>In a groundbreaking study of 5,000 successful employees and managers over a five-year period, UC Berkeley management professor Morten T. Hansen found …

This One Chart Can Help You Retire Richer

Here are its key takeaways.<p>We’re all familiar with the caveat that past results are no guarantee of future performance. While that’s true, …

Investing

"Super wood" sports the strength of steel

Titanium alloys are some of the strongest materials we can build with, but they can be expensive. Now, researchers at the University of Maryland …

Elon Musk Says SpaceX Will Now Start Working On 'Big F***ing Rocket'

It can carry 100 passengers at once 😳<p>Following the success of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch on Tuesday, Elon Musk says the company will now put all …

Falcon Heavy