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How to plan a better tomato crop this season

Tomatoes are the divas of the vegetable patch — luscious, celebrated and notoriously hard to please. If it’s too chilly, they’ll sulk. If it’s too hot, they’ll throw a tantrum, scattering their blossoms and refusing to perform.<p>Gardeners everywhere know that planting tomatoes prematurely in spring …

Gardening

10 Old-Fashioned Plants and Flowers You Need in Your Garden

Fill your garden with these time-tested plants our grandparents all knew and loved.<p>My grandmother's garden was a riot of color, shapes and scents. She taught me to save seeds, pinch back spent blooms and love the big, luxurious peonies that spilled exuberantly onto her side porch. Those flowers now …

Plants

Scientists capture first ever image of dark matter web that connects galaxies

For the first time ever, scientists have captured an image of a dark matter bridge, confirming the theory that galaxies are held together by a cosmic …

Wisconsin Manhunt: Former FBI Official Says Manifesto-Writer Is Likely 'Ticking Time Bomb'

As a manhunt for a gun thief who mailed an anti-government manifesto to the president entered day six, one former high-ranking FBI official described the man as a "ticking time bomb."<p>“The most dangerous people in this genre are the ones whose ideology is kind of all over the place and they don’t …

The Least Expensive, Easiest Ways To Be An Eco Warrior

Too often, tips for “going green” involve installing solar panels on a home you don’t own or buying a hybrid car you can’t afford. It can be deflating, but there are a lot of under-discussed ways to follow your conscience without busting your budget.<p>You just need to know how to do it, so here are a …

Renewable Energy

Scientists plan to drill into the Earth's mantle for the first time

We'd know a lot more about what's under the Earth's crust if Jules Verne's Icelandic volcano weren't but a figment of his imagination. Japan's Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology's (JAMSTEC) largest drilling ship called "Chikyu" is very real, though, and a group of international …

Geology

Shocking Discovery Proves Jesus Never Existed: Archaeologists Unearth the First Pope in History

The remains of the first Catholic pope have been exhumed by archaeologists and have been remarkably well preserved, as well as turning up some …

An Oxford mathematician explains how time might have existed before the Big Bang

Marcus du Sautoy, mathematician and author of The Great Unknown, explained why we don't really know what happened before the Big Bang.<p>He told Business Insider: "We're really not too sure and in fact, that may be a question that doesn't even make sense because time, we think, started at the Big …

'60 Minutes' Looks at How Silicon Valley Hacks Our Brains

Smartphone apps are designed with compulsive use in mind.<p>On the April 9 edition of <i>60 Minutes</i>, Anderson Cooper sat down with former Google product …

Silicon Valley

A Brain-Invading Parasite Is Believed to Be Spreading Because of Humans

Health officials in Hawaii have been warning residents not to touch snails or slugs with their bare hands because of an increase in cases of people …

Mysterious radio signals are from outer space, say scientists

Astronomers in Australia have confirmed that a series of mysterious radio bursts – whose precise origin is unknown – started in outer space and were not manmade.<p>The so-called fast radio bursts – intense flashes of radio light that last for just milliseconds - were first detected at Australia’s …

The Man Who Brought the Swastika to Germany, and How the Nazis Stole It

When archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann traveled to Ithaca, Greece in 1868, one goal was foremost in his mind: discovering the ancient city of Troy …

Scientists Have Detected an Unexplained Explosion Coming From a Galaxy 10.7 Billion Light-Years Away

1,000 times more energy than every star in the galaxy.<p>Scientists have taken the deepest X-ray image of our Universe to date - and within it, they've …

The Singularity Could Be Closer Than You Think

A.I. evolution may be decades away -- or happening already.<p>Sci-fi depictions of the future would have us thinking of the singularity — when A.I …

Singularity

An undocumented immigrant hanged himself after 3 months in an ICE detention center

A Nicaraguan man in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement died Tuesday of injuries sustained in a suicide attempt last week, authorities said.<p>Osmar Epifanio Gonzalez-Gadba was discovered March 22 hanging in his cell at the Adelanto Detention Facility in Adelanto, Calif., about 80 …

Immigration

Egypt unearths part of ancient King Khufu's boat | Reuters

CAIRO (Reuters) - A plank of wood believed to be from the boat of an ancient Egyptian king has been unearthed near the Great Pyramid at Giza, archaeologists said on Wednesday.<p>An Egyptian scientist works on restoring a piece of the second Khufu boat at a temporary laboratory set up next to the Great …

11 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

Although mindfulness isn’t new—it’s rooted in Buddhist tradition—it only gained popularity in the West over the past few decades. And most recently, …

5,000-Year-Old Prehistoric 'Crystal Weapons' Discovered In Spain

An excavation of megalithic tombs in Valencina de la Concepción in Spain led to the dramatic discovery of the amazing crystal weapons. These rare …

Ancient, Untouched Egyptian Tomb Just Uncovered Along With Intact Mummy

The tomb belonged to the younger brother of a powerful Egyptian governor.<p>Archaeologists examine the recent discovery.<p>A team of archaeologists has …

Archaeology

2,000-year-old pre-Aztec ancient palace complex found in Mexico

There’s so much we don’t know about ancient civilizations, but the discovery of a 30,031-square-foot palace complex in Mexico may yield some hints. …

In California, radical scientists and billionaire backers think the technology to extend life – by uploading minds to exist separately from the body – is only a few years away<p>Here’s what happens. You are lying on an operating table, fully conscious, but rendered otherwise insensible, otherwise …

Singularity

Grow blueberries on your patio: They're perfect for small-space gardening.

Blueberries are beautiful multi-taskers in the world of edible landscaping.<p>The plants offer something lovely throughout the year — showy red foliage in the fall, delicate white and pink blooms in the spring, and handfuls of sweet plump berries in the late spring and summer.<p><b>Photos: A whimsical</b> …

Gardening

California lawmakers want to block police from helping federal drug agents take action against marijuana license holders

With federal authorities hinting at a possible crackdown on state-licensed marijuana dealers, a group of California lawmakers wants to block local police and sheriff's departments from assisting such investigations and arrests unless compelled by a court order.<p>A bill by six Democratic legislators …

Cannabis

7,000 Huge Gas Bubbles Have Formed Under Siberia, And Could Explode at Any Moment

What happens when the permafrost thaws.<p>Last year, researchers in Siberia's remote Bely Island made the bizarre discovery that the ground had started …

Five biotech inventions the US is not ready for

Whether it's lab-grown burgers or genetic drives, US regulators have a challenge on their hands.<p>In the next five to 10 years, everything from new …

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Scientists to begin revolutionary CRISPR trial on humans

CRISPR has been seemingly all over the place and there’s quite a dispute about the fame, glory and the millions of dollars to be made with this …

Why People Use Information Avoidance to Choose Their Own Reality

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University pinpointed the strategies that modern people rely on more and more to support their own versions of …

Critical Thinking

It's Official: Boston's Public Schools Have Ditched This Distorted And Misleading World Map

Everyone else, take note.<p>Last Thursday, social studies teachers in Boston's public schools ditched the widely used - but horribly distorted - …