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Loneliness actually hurts us on a cellular level

A scientist explains how the pain of loneliness makes us sick.<p>“Humans are social animals” is a phrase often repeated by psychologists to sum up why we’ve been such a successful species. Our ability to live, work, and cooperate in groups is <i>the</i> key to our survival.<p>But it comes with a tradeoff. …

Loneliness

'This Is Real Freedom of Speech': Young Cambodian Women Forge a New World Through Rap

On hot Phnom Penh afternoons, the rapper Jessica “Lisha” Srin finds her shade and solace within the darkness of recording studios. In the booth, …

Girls feel less 'smart' than boys by age 6, research says

<b>(CNN) —</b> By the age of 6, girls already consider boys more likely to show brilliance and more suited to "really, really smart" activities than their own gender, according to a new study.<p>The US-based researchers found that at the age of 5, girls viewed themselves as being just as capable as their …

9 maps and charts that explain the global refugee crisis

Donald Trump has officially closed America’s doors to some of the world’s most desperate, banning all refugees from entering the country for 90 days — and banning Syrian refugees indefinitely.<p>His timing could hardly be worse.<p>The world is currently in the midst of a refugee crisis unlike anything …

Holy Crap, This Map Of Trump’s Business Network Is Terrifying

Where to begin?<p>Trump has an extraordinary number of business ties. But just how complex is his network–and how big are the potential conflicts of interest? In a word: Yuuuge!<p>Designer Kim Albrecht created two visualizations that map Trump’s network from a macro and micro perspective. They’re based …

The secrets of people who never get sick

Some lucky folk claim to never get a cold or take days off work. Can we become more like them?<p>Every now and then one pops up at work, down the pub, in the park, outside the school gate, or in your own family’s mythology. The person who claims never to get sick. Colds brush past them without leaving …

The many challenges facing Trump's wall

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is following through with one of the first pledges he made a year and a half ago when he announced his long-shot bid for the White House -- directing federal resources toward building a wall along the southern border.<p>But the reality of building the wall could be more …

Donald Trump

The High-Cost, High-Risk World of Modern Pet Care

Veterinarian John Robb steers his Chrysler out of the parking lot, gliding past the Dunkin’ Donuts and the boarded-up furniture store, and leaves …

The Concussion Diaries: One High School Football Player’s Secret Struggle with CTE

Zac Easter knew what was happening to him. He knew why. And he knew that it was only going to get worse. So he decided to write it all down—to let the world know what football had done to him, what he'd done to his body and his brain for the game he loved. And then he shot himself.<p>My Last …

High School Football

Why bees could be the secret to superhuman intelligence

A tool inspired by swarming insects is helping people predict the future - making groups of people smarter than their members are by themselves.<p>Louis Rosenberg thinks he has found a way to make us all a lot smarter. The secret to this superhuman intelligence? Bees.<p>Rosenberg runs a Silicon Valley …

Artificial Intelligence

What It's Like to Play Super Mario Run

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Ed Sheeran and James Blunt usher in new albums with social media

A year to the day after Ed Sheeran declared he would be "taking a break from my phone, emails and all social media for a while", the pop star has changed his Twitter profile, prompting suspicion that he is gearing up for the release of his third album in January.<p>Meanwhile, James Blunt, the …

Donald Trump: TIME Person of the Year 2016

Even for Donald Trump, the distance is still fun to think about, up here in his penthouse 600 ft. in the sky, where it’s hard to make out the regular …

It’s Hard To Tell Whether Trump Supports Renewable Energy — And That May Not Matter Much

Donald Trump called renewable energy “really just an expensive way of making the tree-huggers feel good about themselves” in his 2015 book, “Crippled …

Our Assumptions About Old and Young Workers Are Wrong

It is almost second nature to create stereotypes of people based on age. If someone is in their twenties then they must be technologically adept, obsessed with keeping fit, prepared to change jobs frequently whilst obviously searching for meaningful work. Those in their sixties and seventies must …

Hand Lettering: The Beginner’s Guide

A hand lettering guide that's perfect for beginners. We review how to draw a letter, lettering styles, common mistakes, and top classes.

How Surgeons Stay Focused for Hours

Practitioners at Montefiore Health System have honed strategies to push through long procedures<p>Organ-transplant surgeons have skills most of us can only dream about. One, concentrating for hours straight, is something we can aspire to.<p>Transplanting a liver can take eight to 10 hours. Surgeons are …

Liver

The four ways a Trump presidency could turn out, according to an expert in political upheaval

By Christopher Ingraham<p>Christopher Ingraham<p>Reporter covering all things data<p>Email Bio Follow<p>In fits and starts, the contours of the Trump administration will begin to take shape over the coming weeks. Like his campaign, the president-elect's transition is already shaping up to be a highly …

Donald Trump

Archives and past articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com.

The home of over 5.1 million full archive pages of <b>The Philadelphia Inquirer</b> and <b>Philadelphia Daily News</b> print editions<p>Search and browse our historical …

Lady Gaga reportedly in talks with NFL for Super Bowl halftime show

After Adele says she turned down the NFL, will Houston go gaga for Lady Gaga?<p>A month after Adele said she declined the NFL's offer to perform at the …

Donaldson out of Blue Jays lineup for third game, will get MRI on hip

Reigning American League MVP Josh Donaldson will have an MRI on his injured right hip on Wednesday.<p>Donaldson was not in the starting lineup for Toronto's series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays, sitting out his third straight game with the injury.<p>"I think Josh probably felt that he would recover …

Baseball

How iPhone batteries work, and how to make them last longer

Whenever a new iPhone gets announced, there's one feature that every Apple lover is hoping for: improved battery life. We may not agree on headphone …

Lithium Ion

Plastic banknotes—new fingerprint technique means criminals can't avoid capture

The UK has just introduced plastic banknotes, almost 30 years after they were used for the first time in Australia. The polymer notes are designed to …

Go with the flow: 10 active volcanoes you really should visit

There’s something about visiting an active volcano that ignites the imagination: what devastation will this brooding peak wreak; what havoc has it already caused; will we make it out of here before she blows?<p>And for those who like to live dangerously, there are plenty of active volcanoes that are …

iOS 10: All the new features, tips and guides

iOS 10 is here. Even though it looks just like iOS 9, a lot -- and we mean <b>a lot</b> -- of features are radically different. Messages is a lot more like Facebook Messenger, the lock screen packs a lot more info, and you can finally delete Apple's default apps.<p>There's a lot more to know, so bookmark this …

The definitive history of social media

It’s 10pm. Do you know where your friends are?<p>Actually, probably so. Thanks to dozens of social networking apps in the palms of our hands every …

Social Media

Source: Broncos' Stewart fined for Newton hit

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Denver Broncos safety Darian Stewart and linebacker Brandon Marshall will have to open their checkbooks in the wake of the team's …

Every 'Star Wars' movie is coming to TV in massive $200 million deal

According to a press release on Wednesday, TNT will begin airing the original six "Star Wars" films over six consecutive nights, starting Tuesday, September 20.<p>TNT is set to premiere last year's blockbuster "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in early 2018, followed in 2019 by this year's "Rogue One: A …