Tiffany Kay Fawcett

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3 Strength Moves You Probably Aren't Doing—But Should Be

These powerful strength exercises target often-overlooked muscle groups in your lower body and core.<p>You're probably already incorporating strength …

The mathematics of mind-time

The special trick of consciousness is being able to project action and time into a range of possible futures<i>By Karl Friston</i>Read at Aeon

Why Do More Intelligent People Tend To Be Atheist?

Historical evidence collected over time and data gathered through recent surveys both point to a curious fact: intelligent people tend to be …

Scientists Discover a Hidden Network of 'Mini Brains' That Could be Responsible for Pain

We might have been wrong about how our bodies feel pain.<p>Scientists have found evidence of a hidden network of 'mini brains' that could overhaul our …

PSA: These Are the Best Vacation Ideas for a 2018 Getaway

What type of traveler are you? Do you love to roam through a new place with little more than a compass and a backpack or do you prefer the five-star …

Farm-to-table

How to Increase Your Creativity Using 5 Simple Words

Here is a simple trick that will let you measure how creative you are and increase your creativity as an individual and as a boss. All you have to do is record yourself and watch for this.<p>It's simple. There are five three-letter words that creative people use more than anyone else. If you use these …

How a 3D clitoris will help teach French schoolchildren about sex

From bronze clitoris pendants to zines about Dracula’s, the female sex organ is having a moment in France<p>Paul Verlaine celebrated it in his 1889 poem Printemps as a “shining pink button”, but thanks to the sociomedical researcher Odile Fillod, French schoolchildren will now understand that it looks …

I was a Minuteman III nuclear launch officer. Take it from me: We can't let Trump become president

Since the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima in 1945, American presidents have thought of their nuclear responsibilities as the heaviest burden one could shoulder.<p>Harry Truman wrote, "We have discovered the most terrible bomb in the history of the world." Dwight Eisenhower, no stranger to …

11 New Technology Trends To Watch

From virtual reality to artificial intelligence, a few technological innovations promise to impact consumers more than any other new pieces of tech.<p>For those who want to know what to watch — whether it’s connected appliances or cognitive computing — a few key trends stand out. Below, 11 members of …

Machine Learning

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

The 14 Fantasy Series Every Bookworm Must Read

Looking for the ultimate list of geeky reads? Ahead, we're highlighting our editor's picks for must-read epic fantasy series, with all the elements …

Tools solve Stone Age mystery: Cavemen were smarter than we thought

<b>(CNN) —</b> Modern humans' ancient relatives were probably not Mensa material, but an exciting new discovery by paleoanthropologists suggests they were much more sophisticated than scientists had thought.<p>The new study appears in the latest edition of the Journal of Archaeological Science (PDF).<p>A team …

1. They Wake Up At The Same Time

It’s tempting to sleep in on the weekend to catch up on your sleep. Though it feels good temporarily, having an inconsistent wake-up time disturbs your circadian rhythm. Your body cycles through an elaborate series of sleep phases in order for you to wake up rested and refreshed. One of these …

7 Houseplants That Purify The Air (And Are Nearly Impossible To Kill)

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans spend an estimated 90 percent of their time indoors. Shocking, right?<p>Even more surprising …

America's Insensitive Children?

Perhaps unlike their U.S. peers, kids in Denmark—where happiness levels are the highest on Earth—are taught in school to care for one another from a young age.<p>Contrary to popular belief, most people do care about the welfare of others.<p>From an evolutionary standpoint, empathy is a valuable impulse …

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are

When you hit a dead end, come back to this list.<p><i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the</b> …

Venus may have supported life before Earth

Climate models show the hellish planet may have held liquid water for billions of years.<p>Venus is a hellhole. Despite being much closer to Earth than Mars, its climate is off-the-charts insane, with average temperatures of 864 degrees F, crushing barometric pressure, and did I mention the volcanoes? …

Planetary Habitability

3 Badass Barbell Moves That Will Make You Stronger Than Ever

Never be afraid of the free weight area again.<p><b>Before you start, here's more info on how to do these moves safely and how to incorporate them into your workout.</b><p><b>To fit them into your workout:</b> Make each one the first lift of your workout when you're starting out; that way you'll have the energy to do …

Workouts

We’ve Devoured a Year’s Worth of Natural Resources in Just Seven Months

Today is Earth Overshoot Day—the day when humanity has consumed more natural resources than the planet is able to generate in a single calendar year. …

Costa Rica

The best productivity system for procrastinators is to work with your natural tendencies

• Choose a task (or a batch of tasks, like answering emails) to work on.<br>• Set the timer for 25 minutes and start working.<br>• Keep working on your task until the timer goes off. Do your best to avoid switching tasks or getting distracted.<br>• When the timer goes off, take a five-minute break to stretch or grab a …

Machine Learning Goes Dark And Deep To Find Zero-Day Exploits Before Day Zero

How do you stop someone from exploiting a vulnerability in your software when you don’t know that the vulnerability exists? That’s the problem faced by cyber security experts who try to stop zero-day exploits. If you’re lucky, a friendly spots the vulnerability and tells you about it so you can fix …

Gene doping in sport could make the Olympics fairer and safer

Elizabeth Parrish of the anti-ageing company BioViva claims to have given herself two kinds of experimental gene therapy, one of which blocks the …

Doping

The Phobia List

DeSoto police defend run-ins with former DA Craig Watkins

DESOTO -- Two times in recent months, DeSoto police have responded to incidents involving former District Attorney Craig Watkins.<p>One was a May 28 …

Dallas

One of the Best Explanations For Why We Haven't Found Alien Life

So far, the only examples of sentient life we’ve found are right here on our own planet. It’s not for lack of trying, though—we’ve sent out …

Paranormal

Universal ancestor of all life on Earth was only half alive

Want to find some ancient fossils? Scratch yourself. Many of the genes in our cells evolved billions of years ago and a few of them can be traced …

Biology