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Japan's Scariest Manga Artist Loves Japan's Creepiest Cosplayer

Junji Ito’s art is scary. And cosplayer Ikura’s recreations of his work are creepy nightmare fuel. No wonder he’s a fan.<p><i>Kotaku</i> previously introduced …

You Can’t Kill This Countertop Tomato Plant Because It Waters Itself

Low tech, at-home gardening without all that responsibility and commitment.<p>If you have trouble keeping an indoor vegetable garden alive, it’s possible to drop $200 on a sensor-filled indoor greenhouse that will do the watering for you. Now there’s a low-tech version of the same thing: A new …

Home Depot

Capcom Wants Street Fighter V Players To Publicly Shame Rage-quitters

Right now, Capcom doesn’t have a way to punish people who disconnect from online <i>Street Fighter V</i> matches when they lose. Until they do, the game’s …

The Brain Prize: British scientists win 'Nobel Prize of neuroscience' for unlocking secrets of memory

Three British professors have won “the Nobel Prize of neuroscience” for discovering the secrets of how memories are formed in the brain.<p>The victory …

Book Review: Pollination Power

<b>Pollination Power</b><br>by Heather Angel<br>University of Chicago Press, 2016 ($40)<p>Photographer Angel has traveled the world to document how plants attract …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

The Real Reason Your Wait At The Doctor's Office Is So Long

I was hugely dismayed to walk into a local doctor's office recently and see the following sign:<p><i>Please be advised that your waiting time could be extensive. If you are unable to continue your wait, please let the receptionist know and she will reschedule your appointment. Thank you for your</i> …

First plus-size female superhero soars into her own comic book, 'Faith'

The same week that Mattel unveiled three new body types for its iconic Barbie doll — including "curvy" Barbie — has brought another ripple in the cultural zeitgeist: a new comic book starring a plus-size female superhero.<p>"Faith," just out from Valiant Comics, is named for Faith Herbert, a …

Preserve Your Sleep Cycle with a Red LED Night Light

If you’re an insomniac, falling asleep is only half the battle. Staying asleep can be difficult, too.<p>Arizona sleep specialist Vincent X. Grbach believes that if you wake up in the middle of the night, any source of white light can cause the brain to think that a new day has begun. This means that …

This New Fiber Can Shock Like an Electric Eel

Electric eels may be the most shocking animals on earth, but don’t be too quick to disregard the slimy creatures. Someday their self-defense …

Mindfulness: the craze sweeping through schools is now at a university near you

Even Cambridge is offering sessions to combat an increase in student stress. But is mindfulness, as some critics insist, just a silly fad?<p>Slowly take a raisin and examine every wrinkle and fold of its surface. Feel its texture with your fingers. Inhale its scent. Squeeze it and hear how it sounds. …

Mindfulness