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WATCH: A Sh*Tty Explanation of The Theory of Everything

Why our best theories of the Universe don't add up.<p>There's a major conundrum in physics right now, and it involves our fundamental understanding of …

Physics

Scientists confirm DNA holds a second layer of information

Everything that makes you <i>you</i> is in your DNA, but a long-time hypothesis suggests that you're not just a product of the genetic code itself, but also …

How to Overcome the Greatest Barriers to Rooftop Solar Power

For consumers looking for cheaper, cleaner, and more local electricity generation, rooftop solar is a promising option. But even as installation …

Solar Power

Fighting Cancer By Putting Tumor Cells On A Diet

Cancer dogma holds that most malignancies are caused by DNA mutations inside the nuclei of cells, mutations that ultimately lead to runaway cellular proliferation. Given the countless genetic blips that have been associated with various cancers, the illness has actually come to be seen as a complex …

Cancer

These spots are definitely THE things to do in Zion National Park

The State of Utah is the home of Zion National Park. This fantastic place has many things to do and see and is one of the top places to visit in the …

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Frank Lipman

Today, my interview is with Dr. Frank Lipman. Dr. Lipman received his initial medical training in South Africa, getting his degree in 1979 and …

You Can Blow Soap Bubbles And Instantly Freeze Them Into Ice Orbs

A breath of beauty<p>In the wake of America’s recent snowpocalypse, it seems only fitting to remind you that some truly wondrous things can come out of bad weather. For photographer Chris Ratzlaff, it’s the opportunity to freeze soap bubbles. While it takes some practice, anyone can recreate the …

Crystals

Here's Why There's Still Not a Human on Mars

For the last 70 years, scientists and engineers have dreamed of going to Mars. But their imaginative plans haven't left the drawing board.<p>Attention, job seekers: NASA is looking for astronauts. Ideal candidates are willing to travel—to Mars.<p>The space agency—seemingly high off its recent Journey to …

How can some stars be older than the universe itself?

The Night Sky, October 2015: the majestic M13 cluster in the constellation of Hercules seems to defy common sense<p>People who glance casually up at the stars seldom think of them as they appear in this picture: vast and tightly packed profusions of red, green, blue, purple and gold.<p>This tremendous …

Microsoft Office Just Made Its Biggest Change in 30 Years

More than any other productivity app, Microsoft’s Office software suite has dictated the way we work. For years, workplace collaboration has meant …

Software

How much are you spending on the little things? (You might be shocked)

<i>From Wealthing Like Rabbits – An Original Introduction to Personal Finance by Robert R. Brown. Copyright © Robert R. Brown, 2014. Reprinted with permission of Redford Enterprises. www.wealthinglikerabbits.com</i><p>Every Christmas when I was a kid, my mother would force me to sit down and watch <i>The Sound</i> …

The Verge Review of Animals: the immortal jellyfish

Behold the tiny, gelatinous face of god<p><i>This column is part of a series where Verge staffers post highly subjective reviews of animals. Previously, we've written about animals without telling you whether they suck or rule. We are now rectifying this oversight.</i><p>In medieval bestiaries, every animal is …

Jellyfish

The huge new retirement savings plan nobody's talking about

Ontario isn’t the only province rolling out a mandatory retirement savings plan<p>Over the next several years, workers who don’t already have access to …

Retirement

There's Only Room For One Fluffy White Pet

The 20 Most Bizarre Traffic Laws in America

<i>By: Andrew Lasane</i><p>Most laws are made to protect the population and help life run a bit more smoothly for everyone. But due to the bizarre nature of our legal system, outrageous local ideas sometimes sneak through the cracks of reason and become solidified as law.<p>Here are some of the most bizarre …

10 reasons to pack your bags and go to Cuba

Filmmakers Blaze Nowara and Doree Simon explore what makes Cuba one of the most enticing destinations in Latin America.<p><b>Filmmakers:</b> Blaze Nowara & …

Cuba

Awkward Family Photos: These Moms Totally Owned The 80s

80s style was, like, totally awesome: Acid wash jeans, pastel sweats, big hair, frosted lipstick. Check out these moms confidently rocking the …

10 quirky expressions you’ll need in the American South

<b>1.</b> Southerners don’t “get angry”…they have a “hissy fit”.<p><i>Loraine threw a hissy fit when she found out Billy crashed her car.</i><p><b>2.</b> Southerners are not …

Farm Animals

Walking to Petra: 7 Pillars of Beauty

Rated among the 15 best treks in the world by National Geographic, one anticipates a great deal in walking across southern Jordan to Petra. Seven reasons why this section of the Abraham Path still exceeds anyone's expectations.<p><b>1. Descending Wadi Dana</b><p>On the King's Highway towards Dana village there …

Highlights from the Japan Camping Car Show 2015

The Japanese Camping Car market has developed into some very different forms to those in Europe and the USA and also Australia, the three other major …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

How To Choose The Right Cooking Oil For A Healthy Meal

Olive Oil<p>101dalmatians via Getty Images<p><b>What makes it good:</b> A great source of monounsaturated fat and antioxidants called polyphenols, which have been …

Are you emotionally intelligent? Here’s how to know for sure

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 per cent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source …

Gaga, Nicole, Gwyneth: The Best and Worst of the Oscars Red Carpet

Dress or Mess?<p>They came, they shimmered, and some even managed to talk about their work rather than gown labels. The Oscars red carpet was a riot of …

How you say ‘Calgary’ says a lot

There's an easy test to know whether or not most people are from Calgary: You ask them to pronounce the name of the city.<p>Most locals will deliver a quick two-syllable CALgree, but many others will stumble over a seven-letter word that is surprisingly complex.<p>Darin Flynn asked students in his …

Ebola: the race to find a cure | Sarah Boseley

In October, scientists set out to do something unprecedented – conduct a drugs trial during an epidemic to find a treatment for a lethal disease. Could they make history and change the way we deal with outbreaks?<p>The border crossing did not look encouraging. Dense tropical forest spilled over the …

Fruitdoodles artist finds banana work has mass a-peel

Why you should never eat a bacon sandwich: what you can – and can't – eat

February, 2015, was the month when everything we thought we knew about eating and drinking healthily was turned on its head.<p>First, a damning study in the British Medical Journal showed that – after all we have been told to the contrary – saturated fat is good for you. Far from being the great risk …

Friday the 13th: why is it ‘unlucky’? | Dean Burnett

Today is Friday the 13th. Again. Cultures all over the world consider this an unlucky date, despite the fact that there’s no logical or scientific reason to support this notion. So why do people believe Friday the 13th is unlucky? And why won’t this notion go away?<p>Today is Friday the 13th. That’s …

Google Drive Is Offering 2GB Of Free Storage For Doing A Quick Security Checkup

Google is celebrating “Safer Internet Day” by offering 2GB of free Google Drive storage as a reward for performing a security checkup. To receive the free 2GB of storage on your Google Drive, you simply have to visit the Google’s security checkup website, log in to your Google account and quickly …

Google Drive