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Five major psychiatric disorders have overlapping patterns of genetic activity, new study shows

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Certain patterns of genetic activity appear to be common among five distinct psychiatric disorders — autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and alcoholism — according to a new study. The paper, appearing in the journal Science, was released …

The Brain

The 10 best places to visit in the US this year, according to Lonely Planet

Nothing beats the thrill of falling in love with a new city while traveling, but certain factors — such as a budget or time constraints — might discourage you from taking a chance on someplace new. Thankfully, the travel guide gurus over at Lonely Planet just released their eighth annual list of …

Loneliness

Big Head Sculpture

The granite head appears to be deep in thought and half buried in the ground.<p>At the very entrance to the small town of Canmore, just outside Banff …

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17 'facts' about space and Earth that you thought were true — but have been debunked by science

No surprise there. I've made a living speaking to experts and writing about it for more than a decade, and I've read obsessively on the topic for much longer than that.<p>I've heard a lot of peculiar "facts" over the years — and even believed and shared a few myself — that I eventually learned were …

The Secret Ingredient That Makes Boxed Cake Mix Taste Homemade

Recently, my roommate’s boyfriend lost a bet (we were trying to cut down on our dessert consumption, but he caved on vacation), and, somewhat …

Donald Trump has a very strange theory about exercise

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has a number of unorthodox theories about politics. But his theory of why exercise is bad for you is the strangest I've heard yet.<p>"Other than golf, he considers exercise misguided, arguing that a person, like a battery, is born with a finite amount of energy," writes …

Donald Trump

Something in Sperm Makes Female Fruit Flies Super Aggressive After Sex

Sperm turns female fruit flies into crazed aggressors after sex, making them head-butt and kick virgin fruit flies to get more food. Scientists …

What’s the first word that comes to mind when you think of Donald Trump?

<b>President Donald Trump gestures in the Rose Garden of the White House (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)</b><p>Hint: It’s not “president”<p>Katie Serena<p>May 10, 2017 9:16pm (UTC)<p>A new poll from Quinnipiac University on recent Trump antics shows exactly what you'd expect. It contained a quick breakdown of his approval …

Donald Trump

Who Was Mileva Maric?

Albert Einstein's first wife was a brilliant physicist in her own right.<p>National Geographic show <i>Genius</i> dissects the man, the legend, Albert Einstein. …

Physics

Here's what popular dog breeds looked like before and after 100 years of breeding

Dogs have been our furry companions for thousands of years, but they didn't always look the way they do today. Many well-known breeds have changed a lot physically in the last century, thanks to humans.<p>By identifying specific traits — such as size, coat color, and demeanor — and allowing only those …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Responds to Kyrie Irving’s Flat Earth Claims

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar Kyrie Irving was recently the talk of social media leading up to the NBA All-Star Game for sharing his belief that the …

Basketball

The Star That Looks Like the Eye of Sauron

"A great eye, lidless, wreathed in flame."<p>Fomalhaut, the eighteenth brightest star in the night sky, is about 25 light-years from the Earth. It has twice the mass of the sun but burns much hotter and brighter. When we observe Fomalhaut in infrared (above), we see a large ring of debris where …

A 'Ring of Fire' Eclipse Is Happening This Sunday - Here's How to Watch

Watch it live here.<p>This Sunday, parts of the Southern Hemisphere will witness a spectacular 'Ring of Fire' eclipse, as the Moon moves between us and …

Astronomy

Check Out An Interactive Map of Every Dinosaur Fossil Found On Earth

The map lets you search by period, taxonomy and strata.<p>Some engineers have created an interactive map to navigate the overwhelming amount of data created by the Paleobiology Database, a massive collection of information about fossils and related research. The map essentially plots the location of …

This Hack Instantly Cuts the Price of Your Flight, Says a Pro Traveler

Myriad factors contribute to the final price of an airline ticket. Between travel app alerts, discount booking websites, frequent flyer point deals, …

Has the Large Hadron Collider Disproved the Existence of Ghosts?

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) might be the world's most incredible science experiment. A particle collider seventeen miles in circumference, it …

16 Drugstore Products Models Swear By

During New York Fashion Week, models spend a lot of time getting glammed up with luxurious skin-care and makeup. But when it comes to their daily …

Skin Care

9 ways to watch movies online for free

No money in the budget for a Netflix subscription? Or Amazon Prime? Fear not: As long as you have an internet connection, you can still enjoy movie night. Granted, you may not be able to stream Hollywood's latest, but you can still enjoy gems such as "Apollo 13," "The Imitation Game" and plenty of …

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

Air Travel

These side-by-side photos prove weight and health have nothing to do with each other

Scroll through the comments section on any body-positive, size-inclusive instagrammer’s account and you’ll surely find trolls bemoaning that person’s …

A celebrity trainer reveals the best way to burn fat — and it's shockingly easy

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• The best way to burn fat is by walking, not by doing intense cardio.<br>• The more intense the cardio, the lower the percentage of calories you burn from fat sources.<br>• More extreme cardio can also lead to more injuries and a larger appetite.</b><p><b><br>If you're looking to burn fat, ditch the</b> …

The eight ultimate North American road trips handpicked by car experts revealed

If you’re planning on hitting the road in North America, an illustrated guide has been created to show eight ultimate road trips that you can take.<p>The trip routes have been personally researched, hand-picked and collated by WeBuyAnyCar.com, the UK’s largest car buying service.<p>The idea behind the …

Road Trips

Two animals from totally different species found having sex by scientists

Scientists may have caught two animals from completely different species having consensual sex for the first time.<p>A new paper, titled ‘Interspecies …

How to Defrost Your Car Windshield in Less Than a Minute

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</i><p>If you live in a place where it snows for three or more months out of the year, you know that …

A Totally Morbid List of All the Amazing Celebrities Who Died in 2016

When it came to celebrity deaths, 2016 was a soul-crusher, robbing fans of musical icons, Hollywood greats, and real-life literary heroes and heroines. Take a deep breath, grab your tissues, and read on for a depressing yet thorough look at the larger-than-life people we lost this year. Here’s to …

Bill Clinton

There is a new type of hangover and it has nothing to do with what you drink

Scientists make 'emotional' discovery...<p>Have you ever woken up with what seems to be a raging hangover after a night of absolutely no drinking at all?<p>…

Otherworldly Images of Andromeda Galaxy Over a Tiny Swiss Village

Photographer Sandro Casutt lives in a remote Swiss village with unbelievable views of the Andromeda Galaxy. The village of Vals, population 990, is a prime location for viewing the closest major galaxy to the Milky Way. Thus, Casutt, together with his brother Markus, started Cosmic Art Photography …

Andromeda Galaxy

The top 10 most interesting-imperfect movies of 2016

This time of year brings a barrage of lists -- critics and journalists telling you the 10 best movies you need to see, or need to feel bad for not seeing.<p>Admittedly, many of us in media-land tend to lockstep to the same films, or throw in a requisite foreign outlier. We're also very willing to …

17 useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

There's a great new way to reuse your old Amazon shipping boxes

Turns out, Amazon has a new way to prevent its extra packaging from ending up on the curb.<p>Amazon announced it's participating in a program called "Give Back Box" earlier this week. Basically, if you ship donations to Goodwill in a used Amazon box, Amazon will cover the shipping.<p>Here's how it …