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Einstein was right! LIGO detects gravitational waves for third time, confirming new population of black holes

Gravitational waves are incredibly fast ripples in space that travel at the speed of light, and would squeeze and stretch anything in their path.<p>The …

How to Trick Yourself Into Feeling Alert After a Bad Night's Sleep

How you think about a bad night's sleep has a big impact on your performance, research shows.<p>Ideally, every night you would drift off to sleep at a reasonable hour and wake fully refreshed the next day. But here in the real world, there are late-night parties, loud neighbors, pressing work …

Is video gaming bad for you? The science for and against

"They're melting your brain". "They're ruining your eyes". "They're turning you into a violent person".<p>The criticisms levelled against video gaming are so common, so ubiquitous, that some can border on clichés. But are these worries founded in actual science?<p>A new study suggests some concerns may …

Gaming

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

Wellness

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Buy a New Car

I don't know what it is, but there's something really exciting about being the first person to own a car. Maybe it's because brand new cars come with …

Personal Finance