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Your gut is directly connected to your brain, by a newly discovered neuron circuit

The human gut is lined with more than 100 million nerve cells—it’s practically a brain unto itself. And indeed, the gut actually talks to the brain, …

Duke University

Portuguese Street Artist Paints 3D Creature Graffiti And It’s Not For The Faint Of Heart (20+ Pics)

Talk about graffiti today and you'll find it has shed some of its old stigmas. In fact, the once rogue street art genre has been welcomed into the …

Baton Rouge

Ketamine fights depression in a surprising way

Ketamine works as an antidepressant at least in part by activating the brain’s opioid system, new research reports.<p>The finding overturns previously …

Behavioral Sciences

Chemists discover how blue light speeds blindness

Blue light from digital devices and the sun transforms vital molecules in the eye's retina into cell killers, according to optical chemistry research …

Heineken is betting on a brew made with marijuana instead of alcohol, and it could help give a boost to the struggling beer industry

Lagunitas, Heineken's fast-growing California beer label, bills its new brew as "hoppy sparkling water."<p>That's because these cans of brew contain zero alcohol. Instead of booze, the beer-like beverage is made with THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.<p>Called Hi-Fi Hops, Lagunitas' new …

Craft Brewing

5 tricks for making a perfect smoothie, every single time

Whether you have your smoothie recipe down to a science, or can’t quite get the right proportions to make it more superfood and less sludge, there’s …

Stop Eating Chicken Breasts That Have White Stripes ASAP

Fair warning: This may make you a little queasy.<p>An animal activist group wants you to think twice before chowing down on that grilled chicken sandwich. A video by Compassion in World Farming is urging meat-lovers to learn about "white striping," a muscle disorder affecting chicken breasts. …

A cookie maybe better than a 'smore and without the campfire

S'mores may conjure memories of warm nights and sleep-away camp, but it doesn't need to be summertime to capture the flavors of this treat; the combination of wheaty graham crackers, rich chocolate, and sweet, gooey toasted marshmallow is good any time of year.<p>We wanted to package s'mores into a …

Recipes

Crypto Market Bounces Back With $20B Gain: BTC, ETH, BCC, And Other Major Coins Up Over 8% Today

<b>After a rough spell that included two bear runs the preceding week, the crypto market made gains on June 30 following the expiration of CME future contracts.</b><p>2018 continues to be a volatile year for cryptocurrencies. June alone has seen several major downswings, including the latest on June 29 …

Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin’s brutal bear market isn’t yet its worst crash in history

Bitcoin has fallen about 70% from its peak at the end of last year, a plunge that would give most traders a nosebleed (and a headache, nausea, and perhaps other symptoms). Still, the drop isn’t quite as deep as the last time the cryptocurrency took an extended tumble, when it lost some 85% of its …

'Unique' cannabis compound reverses brain aging in mice

Old mice suddenly had "young" brains after receiving low doses of a THC compound found in marijuana. The discovery has huge potential for people with …

‘Aroused’ recounts the fascinating history of hormones

<b></b> Aroused<i><br>Randi Hutter Epstein</i><i><br>W.W. Norton & Co</i>., $26.95The first scientific experiment on hormones took an approach that sounds unscientific: lopping …

The Secret to Amazing Quiche

With its buttery crust and rich, eggy filling loaded with crumbled bacon and tangy Swiss cheese, Quiche Lorraine is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for …

World’s Finest Chocolate Cake Recipe

This chocolate cake is so rich, creamy, and very chocolatey! The perfect combination of ingredients makes this dessert as one of the finest chocolate …

Your Brain on Depression

Depression is a multifaceted and insidious disorder, nearly as complex as the brain itself. As research continues to suggest, the onset of depression can be attributed to an interplay of the many elements that make us human—namely, our genetics, the structure and chemistry of our brains, and our …

Microsoft launches ambitious blockchain project to help creators get paid

It seems that Microsoft isn’t done experimenting with blockchain technology.<p>Microsoft and Ernst & Young (EY) announced the launch of a blockchain solution for content rights and royalties management on Wednesday.<p>The blockchain solution is first implemented for Microsoft’s game publisher partners. …

In Fiat Currency We Trust

I moderated a panel of central bankers discussing cryptocurrency last week at Money2020 in Amsterdam, I must say, one of the most enjoyable panels for me this year.<p>“Central banks unlikely to issue cryptocurrencies”, should be the headline of this piece, but it is really the byline.<p>The panel was …

Scientists Have More Bad News About Your Favorite Vape Flavors

Our apologies to the churro vape juice lovers.<p>We all know that vaping makes you look cool. Oh yeah, and apparently it can also help you quit smoking. …

Blood Vessels

How to Make Stuffed Banana Bread - Chowhound

Banana bread may very well be one of the greatest and most versatile gifts ever to be bestowed upon us by the food gods. It’s perfect for breakfast, …

How to Make Perfect Chocolate Fudge Frosting

This chocolate fudge frosting is simply flawless! So rich, thick, and creamy you can use to frost your favorite desserts. Silky, chocolatey and …

Dessert

What’s hiding in the outer solar system?

Is there a planet—or even planets—waiting to be discovered out there?<p>In 1992, the discovery of a small object unlocked a big secret: that the solar system was far more vast than we’d ever imagined. Before, we’d only confirmed the existence of lonely, strange, cold Pluto, in a region of space called …

Space

Why South Korea's Gaming Giants Are Storming Into Cryptocurrencies

When South Korea rode the cryptocurrency wave in 2017 to become one of the world’s largest markets for Ether and Bitcoin, it was clear the craze was here to stay. The country’s leading companies and even the government threw their investments behind blockchain, the technology underlying digital …

South Korea

187 Things the Blockchain Is Supposed to Fix

Bots with nefarious intent<p>Skynet<p>People not taking their medicine<p>Device storage that could be used for bitcoin mining<p>Insurance bureaucracy<p>Electronic …

San Francisco says goodbye to electric scooters, for now

San Francisco gave an ultimatum to the three electric scooter companies that have descended on the city: get your vehicles off the streets until you're issued a permit, or else.<p>The warning comes as city lawmakers fine-tune a new law that regulates on-demand dockless scooters. The city said Thursday …

This New Blueberry Lemonade Beer Is the LaCroix of Alcohol (*Buys 10 Cases*)

What’s as refreshing as a sparkling water but boozy enough to sip on a rooftop at happy hour? Seltzer-inspired beer, of course. (Sorry, but we’re …

Alcohol

Circle raises $110 million (or 13,300 BTC)

Cryptocurrency startup Circle has raised a $110 million funding round, which values the company near $3 billion. Cryptocurrency mining company Bitmain is leading the round.<p>Existing investors IDG Capital, Breyer Capital, General Catalyst, Accel, Digital Currency Group and Pantera are investing more …

The Best Netflix Original Series Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: September 21st</b><p>There are a lot of good TV shows on Netflix (and you can find more with these secret codes). But what’s the best Netflix original series? The streaming service has put more and more emphasis into their own programming over the last few years, and with over 100 Netflix …

Netflix Original

Crack Team of Australian Scientists Brings 220-Year-old Beer Back to Life

The world’s oldest beer yeast has been put back to work after decades of work to salvage it from preserved bottles of beer from a shipwreck.<p>The Wreck …

Bitcoin Analysts Brace for ‘Dogfight’ With Narrowing Trading Range

The narrowest trading range in about six months has Bitcoin technical analysts scouring price charts to help figure out whether the biggest …

MORGAN STANLEY: Here's where cryptocurrencies are traded around the globe

LONDON — The majority of cryptocurrency exchanges are based in the UK, but the vast amount of volume flows through the small island of Malta, new research shows.<p>Morgan Stanley analyst Sheena Shah and her team sent a note to clients this week examining cryptocurrency exchanges around the world. …