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Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

World Cup 2014: Tournament of glorious unpredictability offers joyous journey into the unknown

Everyone has been taken aback by the way these finals have panned out so far, the game’s glorious unpredictability causing a frantic realigning of sights<p>Let me recount a story I quite like. For five years, scientists at the Institute for Animal Health in Edinburgh had been carrying out experiments …

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How Disney learned to stop worrying and love copyright infringement

For years, Disney was notoriously heavy-handed in defense of its intellectual property. Then along came “Frozen”<p>The Monday before the Oscars, Scott Kramer, a digital content producer based in Los Angeles, called his close friend Joshua Elson, a high school choir teacher, with an idea. For months, …

Cold Hummus Is A Crime No One Should Commit

Hummus is basically the best food on the planet. We are endlessly thanking the mighty chickpea for giving us this awesome spread. We find any excuse we can to eat it by the bucketload -- on pita bread, with carrots sticks ... we may have once used our bare fingers when we ran out of everything …

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Mars One To Build Simulated Colony For One-Way Astronauts

People selected to live on the Red Planet will train inside an earthbound outpost. If they don't go crazy, they just might make the real trip.<p>Creating a permanent human settlement on Mars by 2025 will require serious training. To prepare its future astronauts for the task, the Netherlands-based …

DIY Drink Umbrellas

<i>Every other week, Anna Hezel talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: Bring the spirit of Spring Break to your next party with DIY drink umbrellas.</i><p>Whether or not you’ve managed to fit a raucous sunny vacation into your year so far, you …

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ of 2014

At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check out …

Bionic ears: let's hear it for cochlear implants…

Sitting at the kitchen table rolling a ball of Play-Doh, Oliver Campbell is a picture of childhood contentment. At just under two years old he is experimenting with words and is happily peppering his creative endeavours with them. But inside Oliver's head something extraordinary is happening. …

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

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Pictures of the Week 2.28.14

Thousands of Swimming Fish Create Huge Underwater Spirals

American photographer Octavio Aburto thrives on the fascinating world of life in the sea. He has spent decades studying and researching marine biology in order to educate the world about the protection and conservation of ocean life. Since 1994, Aburto has photographed marine ecosystems in Mexican …

Whose Hot Tips Do You Trust? Know the Warning Signs

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Writer Richard Saintvilus says he has been approached by outsiders who have wanted him to write favorable articles on …

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Fanciful Portrait Series Depicts Youthful Women Caught in the Moment

Photographer Audrey Simper is another example of young blood that is making a name in the genre of surreal photography. The young Simper, a mere 21 …

Bond fund and ETF types that deserve your money now

CHICAGO (MarketWatch) — The death of a decades-strong bond bull market may be exaggerated, but fixed-income investors aren’t waiting to find …

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Animal Loses Head But Remembers Everything

When I first saw this," says cell biologist Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, "it was with total amazement."<p>This is a worm. It's called a planarian. It's about an inch long, and you'll find it gliding along the bottoms of rivers and ponds all over the world. It's very flat, like a moving bit of pasta — …