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The Brilliance Of Yoko Kanno, Musical Composer For 'Cowboy Bebop' And Other Anime Soundtracks

If you're an anime fan and don't know Yoko Kanno, you've been sorely missing out.

Anime

Sunday Deals: School of Game Design Lifetime Membership, Save 99%

There is still time to get your hands on our awesome deal on the School of Game Design Lifetime Membership in the Geeky gadgets Deals store. The best …

Game Design

How to Play Game Boy Games on Your Phone Without Spending $80

Even though the Wanle Gamers Console case adds a bit of bulk to an iPhone—specifically, the iPhone 6 on up—it’s a clever way to protect your device …

One Of The Best Nintendo Switch Ideas I've Seen

While <i>Nintendo Labo</i> looks cool, this Switch holder might just be one of the best ways you can play.<p>Twitter user Ukiwa recently uploaded this image of …

Nintendo Switch

7 games with interesting hacking mechanics all devs should study

Games have immense capacity to make us feel cool or smart or highly capable — or all three at the same time. And few things can pull that off quite …

Apple Watch detects diabetes with 85% accuracy

Figuring out if you have diabetes could soon be as easy as strapping on an Apple Watch.<p>A new study from Cardiogram shows that by using heart rate monitors on wearables like the Apple Watch, neural networks can now detect whether the wearer shows early signs of diabetes with astonishing …

Mark Zuckerberg & Bill Gates Think Everyone Should Read These 14 Books

As the world’s most powerful begin to think about travel plans and what to pack for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, they …

Bill Gates

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Live Science

Animal Gas<p>Cows do it. Koalas do it. But birds don’t. Fart, that is.<p>In a new book aptly titled "Does It Fart?", zoologist Dani Rabaiotti and ecologist …

Digestion

The Answer To Life, The Universe — And Everything? It's 63

Often, as we go through the world, the key is to ask the right question.<p>When it comes to figuring out the nature of physical reality, part of that process starts at the absolute edge of the observable universe — the cosmic horizon, a distant layer from which light has only just, in this very …

Universe

Kazuo Ishiguro Is Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

The English novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, known for his spare, elliptical prose style and his inventive subversion of literary genres, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday.<p>Mr. Ishiguro, 62, is best known for his novels “The Remains of the Day,” about a butler serving an English lord in …

Literature

These Freezer-Friendly Blueberry Avocado Muffins Are Perfect for Meal Prepping

"I can’t recall the first time I ran across the idea of including avocado in muffins but after getting over the 'yuck' factor, I realized it was …

Breakfast

Update: ReCore Definitive Edition Revealed

The fifth corebot T8-NK will finally be added to the game.<p><b>Update:</b> Microsoft officially debuted ReCore Definitive Edition during the company's Xbox …

Xbox One X

The 20 best sci-fi and fantasy films on Netflix

<b>From epic space adventures and wisecracking superhero capers to post-apocalyptic thrillers and existential mindbenders, there should be something for</b> …

Boy Bait To Banana Bread: 8 To-Die-For Breakfast Cakes

Cake for breakfast? Yes, please! From blueberry coffee cake (aka boy bait) to marbled chocolate banana bread, these recipes will motivate you to jump out of bed and start your day.<p>1. Blueberry Coffee Cake (aka Boy Bait)<p>The recipe for this old-fashioned blueberry coffee cake traces back to a 1954 …

Dessert

Plants Can Defend Themselves by Making Caterpillars Turn Cannibal

For gardeners, few things are as aggravating as a hungry caterpillar. That's especially true when one's munching its way through a crop of tomato …

Biology

In 'Meddling Kids,' The Scooby Gang Grows Up — Hard

"Tomorrow, Tim, we'll be in Blyton Hills. You know what that is? You've never been there, but your great-grandfather Sean had. It's the best place in the world. ... Swamps where you can build rafts, and caves to take shelter in when it rains, and old mills and barns where hand-wringing bad guys …

Books

Professors at America's elite colleges pick one book every student should read in 2017

College professors dole out an incredible amount of required reading to their students.<p>But what if they could only choose one book?<p>When asked, professors at America's most prestigious colleges — those in the top 10, according to US News & World Report — shared with Business Insider the single book …

Books

New research suggests your ability to forgive—or not—is actually biological

Forgive and forget is advice easier for some people to follow than others. But a newly published neuroscience study has given those who hold onto grudges a good excuse: It seems the ability to forgive is linked to the size of a specific area in the brain.<p>The research, published in Scientific …

Psychology

For half a century, neuroscientists thought they knew how memory worked. They were wrong

We rely on memory to pass exams and excel at trivia nights, but in fact the stakes are far higher than simply recalling facts, no matter how essential. Memory structures our identity; it’s the foundation of consciousness. Our past and current selves, emotions, and experiences, are linked together …

Humanity

11 Very Ridiculous Snakes That I Can't Believe Really Exist

Who OKed these snakes?????

You Can Ease Anxiety Instantly by Reading This Kind of Book

Have you ever experienced a panic attack? If so, did your palms get sweaty? Did you feel lightheaded or did your throat tighten up? Even if you …

Common painkillers linked to increased risk of heart failure, BMJ finds

Common painkillers such as ibuprofen used by millions of people in the UK are linked to an increased risk of heart failure, experts have said.<p>Non-selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) could increase the risk of being admitted to hospital. Previous studies have linked the drugs to …

Biomedicine

ESA Discovers an Organism That Can Survive 16 Months in Outer Space

Algae in Space<p>Fraunhofer scientists aboard the International Space Station (ISS) recently ran an experiment where they let algae loose into the …

Biology

Farming Unicorns: Building Startup & Investor Ecosystems for Emerging Markets

Anime

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Putin snubs Obama in favor of Trump in holiday greeting

A day after the White House issued sanctions against Russia over its alleged election meddling, Russian President Vladimir Putin extended holiday greetings to a slew of his counterparts around the world – but snubbed President Barack Obama in favor of President-elect Donald Trump.<p>Posted Friday to …

Russia

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …

Apps

Netanyahu blasts U.N., Obama over West Bank settlements resolution

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out Saturday at what he called the “old-world bias against Israel,” attacking President Obama and the United Nations over a resolution that criticized Israel’s settlement activity in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.<p>Netanyahu compared …

Israel