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The Complete Timeline of Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies, From 'Iron Man' to 'Infinity War'

Here’s every single thing that happened across the 19 MCU movies to get you ready for “Avengers: Infinity War”<p><b>The beginning of time:</b> The Big Bang …

Marvel Universe

What are diastole and systole in blood pressure?

The terms diastole and systole refer to when the heart muscles relax and contract. The balance between diastole and systole determines a person's …

Medical Research

How to Repair a Fatty Liver

When fat collects inside the cells of your liver, you have what is known as a fatty liver, or steatosis. Fatty liver alone generally causes no …

Diabetes

21 Facts That Will Remind You How Complex The Universe Really Is

"The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper."

Universe

This is where fat goes when you lose weight, according to scientists — and research suggests doctors and dietitians have got it all wrong

With the rise of the wellness movement, countless people are focused on burning calories and getting lean.<p>But have you ever thought about exactly how fat disappears from your body?<p>As part of a study on the topic, scientists from the University of New South Wales posed a simple question to health …

Nutrition

Oregon Couple’s Final Days Captured In Intimate Aid-In-Dying Video

On the last morning of their lives, Charlie and Francie Emerick held hands.<p>The Portland, Ore., couple, married for 66 years and both terminally ill, …

Health Policy

Can you drink alcohol while taking antihistamines?

Benadryl is a widely used medication for treating allergy symptoms, but it can cause problems when mixed with alcohol.<p>Benadryl is the brand name for …

A video that explains the Heisenberg uncertainty principle

The more you know about a quantum particle's position, the less you know about its momentum, and vice versa. This is the Heisenberg uncertainty …

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation
Alcohol

16 Optical Illusions Your Brain Will Refuse To See Correctly

"Wait, what?!" –Your brain<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

Suffer from tinnitus? This might bring you relief

People with tinnitus typically hear a ringing or buzzing sound that nobody else seems to notice. The constant noise can be debilitating in worst-case …

Neurophilosophy

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

The Three Meanings Of E=mc^2, Einstein's Most Famous Equation

For hundreds of years, there was an immutable law of physics that was never challenged: that in any reaction occurring in the Universe, mass was conserved. That no matter what you put in, what reacted, and what came out, the sum of what you began with and the sum of what you ended with would be …

Physics

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second richest person on the planet (as of this writing).<p>So, how has he done it? Actually, it's not so much about <i>what he has done</i> as it is <i>what he hasn't done</i>. …

Self-improvement

Bill Gates is surprisingly strict about his kids' tech use — and it should be a red flag for the rest of us

For all his success in designing world-changing technology, Bill Gates has set surprisingly strict rules for how his kids can use that technology, the billionaire philanthropist has said in multiple interviews.<p>"You're always looking at how it can be used in a great way — homework and staying in …

Silicon Valley

A Twisting Side Elbow Plank to Carve Your Waist and Highlight Your Curves

This is one of my favorite side plank variations. I love how it works the core and fires up the obliques. But it's also great for the shoulders and upper back. These are all areas I work on regularly, so why not combine them into one effective exercise? Bonus: toning your waist will help highlight …

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Self-improvement

Plex Live TV and DVR now available on Roku

<b>Update (10/12/17):</b> Plex is now rolling out the Live TV and DVR functionality to Roku users. Previously, the service had only been available for Android, Android TV, iOS, Apple TV, Fire TV, and on the Plex web app. Now Roku users with software version v5.0.4 or newer and access to the Roku Preview …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Destiny 2 Review

The list of large and small ways Destiny 2 is a streamlined, better designed, and more rewarding game than its predecessor is probably a hundred …

Red wine: the unexpected health benefits

Another day, another story about red wine being good for you. Today's happy news comes from scientific researchers at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, who have found that drinking at least one glass of red wine a week boosts fertility in women.<p>The research investigated how alcohol …

Catch Up On Destiny's Entire Story With This 90-Minute Video

As we bid farewell to <i>Destiny,</i> a video game renowned for its storytelling prowess, let’s take the time to catch up on the plot so far. This …

Gaming

Easy Way To “Cheat” On Consoles

One of the main selling point of consoles over PC have always been that cheating is not as widespread, and it doesn’t matter if you have expensive …

Scientists are solving the mystery of Earth’s thermostat

Our planet can control its climate—very slowly.<p>Life on Earth has survived vast changes in climate, from a warm period 450 million years ago, when most of the present-day United States was underwater, to the last ice age 20,000 years ago, when New England was buried beneath a mile-thick glacier. …

Climate Change

Understanding and improving your credit score

Your credit score impacts all areas of your financial life, from getting approved for a credit card to the rate you qualify for on a mortgage. Not …

Science Says Men Should Masturbate 21 Times A Month — Here’s Why

<i>By Kristine Thomason</i><p>Male masturbation jokes always get laughs in buddy movies and comedy routines. But a new study actually has something serious to say about the typical dude’s favorite shower activity: Masturbating frequently could significantly reduce a man’s risk of prostate cancer.<p>What …

Plant-Based Diet

Why weight training is ridiculously good for you

<i>This story originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging …

Exercise