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What's wrong with breathing through the mouth?

Most people do not think about how or how often they are breathing. A person will typically breathe in and out through their nose, allowing the nasal …

Sleep Apnea

Poliovirus kills off cancer cells, stops tumor regrowth

Researchers from Duke University in Durham, NC, may have discovered a new way of killing off cancer cells.<p>The team was jointly led by Dr. Matthias …

Immunotherapy

19 summer books that will keep you up all night reading

It’s summer — a time to catch up on missed readings, turn back to old favorites, and discover new ones. A time to sit with an easy read on the beach, …

Is There Really A Cosmological Constant? Or Is Dark Energy Changing With Time?

According to physics, the universe and everything in it can be explained by just a handful of equations. They’re difficult equations, all right, but their simplest feature is also the most mysterious one. The equations contain a few dozen parameters that are – for all we presently know – …

Dark Matter

NASA’s Discovery of Seven New Earth-like Planets is Exciting and Terrifying

MIT/Carnegie Institution for Science<p>NASA has announced the discovery of seven Earth-sized exoplanets orbiting a single star — three of which lie in …

Elon Musk detailed his ambitious plan to put humans on Mars for under $200,000 per ticket

Guadalajara, Mexico<p>Elon Musk wants a ticket to Mars to cost less than $200,000. It’s an ambitious goal, but then so is establishing a viable human presence on the Red Planet.<p>On Sept. 27, the SpaceX CEO laid out his blueprint for putting a colony on Mars, which he says would need at least a million …

10 Places You Must See On Your First Trip To Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of the most popular destinations in Europe, and with good reason, it’s one pretty epic city! Brimming with amazing culture, …

Musk Seeks Mars Explorers With $200,000, Guts to Risk Death

Entrepreneur Elon Musk laid out a vision of travel to Mars that was heavy on both technology -- the how of getting there -- and on the dangers that …

Benedict Cumberbatch leads Cosmic Avengers in new Doctor Strange trailer

By the Flames of the Faltine, the latest teaser for <i>Marvel's Doctor Strange</i> is practically bursting with fiery magic.<p>We're inching ever closer to the …

Elon Musk Mars mission will send people to die on Red Planet on hope of colonising it

Tech billionaire Elon Musk plans to send people to die on Mars so that his private space company can colonise it, he has said.<p>The PayPal co-founder's …

Elon Musk Describes the 4 Things Needed for "Planet Hopping"

Elon Musk presented his plan for how mankind can travel to Mars and colonize the nearby planet, but he also has an idea for how we can easily zip …

Mercury joins Earth as tectonically active planet

NASA made a short but substantial announcement on Monday: Mercury is tectonically active, joining Earth as the second tectonically active planet …

Astronomy

New research reveals hundreds of undiscovered black holes

New research by the University of Surrey published today in the journal <i>Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society</i> has shone light on a …

4 Morning Rituals to Keep You Productive All Day Long

Most of us work long hours: 40, 50 or even 60 hours each week. But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits …

Proxima b: Scientists find ‘second Earth’ that could harbour life and is close enough to send a space mission to

A rocky planet that might have aliens on it has been found, close enough that we could travel there.<p>The new world is just slightly bigger than Earth …

A mysterious object just made a dent in one of Saturn's rings

Recently, scientists using NASA's Cassini spacecraft noticed a strange ding in one of Saturn's rings.<p>Saturn is sometimes called the "Jewel of the Solar System." With shimmering pinks, hues of gray, and a hint of brown, its rings resemble a fresco where nature is the painter, NASA writes.<p>The rings …

Astronomy

The 9 best indie sci-fi and fantasy movies on Netflix

Sometimes it can be hard to choose from Netflix‘s enormous archive of available movies. So, if you’re a sci-fi/fantasy fan in search of something new …

25 Things Everyone Should Do Before Traveling Abroad

Here's your round-up of need-to-know travel news and daily delights.<p>From exploring the charming cities of Europe to the white-sand beaches of …

Scientists have detected colliding black holes for the 2nd time — and it’s going to revolutionize our perception of the universe

These gravitational waves were generated by two black holes — eight and 14 times the mass of the sun — merging together 1.4 billion light years away from Earth.<p>This produced a spinning black hole 21 times the mass of the sun. It also released enough energy to rival the mass of the Sun in the form …

LIGO

On Mars, Curiosity finds signs of an explosive volcanic past

Bombarding Martian rock with X-rays, NASA's Curiosity rover has dug up the first mineral evidence of an explosive type of volcano on Mars that can also be found on Earth.<p>The findings, described in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, could hint at the complex dynamics beneath the …

Solar System may hold ten planets or more, say scientists

The Solar System may hold 10 or 11 planets, scientists have predicted after running new computer models on the data which led to the announcement of Planet Nine.<p>In January, astronomers Professor Konstantin Batygin and Professor Mike Brown from California Institute of Technology predicted the …

A filmmaker turned his van into a home and now travels the country

If you've ever felt an itch to pack up your belongings and hit the road, take notes from filmmaker Zach Both.<p>The 23-year-old decided to hit the …

Dark matter might be made of black holes

So just what is dark matter made of? Astronomer Alexander Kashlinsky of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland thinks the mysterious cosmic stuff could be made of black holes that formed soon after the Big Bang.<p>Gravitational waves were first observed last September by the ground-based …

No One, Not Even Newton Or Einstein, Was The Muhammad Ali Of Physics

“The Greatest” defeated all opponents when the heavyweight division was its richest. Has any physicist done the same?<p><i>“The man who views the world at</i> …

Better Homes & Gardens Home

While driving in the car is rarely the best part of your trip, it doesn't have to be the worst either. We found the best car hacks to make your …

Cleaning

Recreating Van Gogh's Starry Night By Swirling Paint on Water Is Pretty Incredible

Van Gogh’s <i>The Starry Night</i> can be recreated in real life in two ways: one of them is to be on drugs, and the other, apparently, is to swirl paint on …

Why you can never tell what your friends really think of you

We like to think we can judge how we present ourselves to others – but psychology says we’re wrong.<p>If you’re like most people, you’ve probably got a firm idea about your own personality – whether you’re outgoing or shy, nervous or calm, and so on. But how far do you think other people’s impressions …

The Reality of Brain-to-Brain Communication Is Closer Than You Think

Don't call it telepathy, but call it very cool.<p>When neuroscientists used a monkey's thoughts to control computers, it was a huge breakthrough in mind-machine research. But harnessing brain waves has become even more complex now that humans are the subjects. Recently, researchers used the thoughts …

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Earth - It took centuries, but we now know the size of the Universe

"Let us go rambling about the Universe." This is the invitation that American astronomer Harlow Shapley gave to an audience in Washington DC in 1920. He was taking part in the so-called Great Debate with fellow scientist Heber Curtis on the scale of the Universe.<p>Shapley believed that our Milky Way …