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Scientists Have Figured Out Why Human Skin Doesn't Leak

Despite us losing 500 million skin cells per day.<p>Our skin might give us grief sometimes, but one thing we can always depend on it to do is not start …

Imperial College London

According to Neuroscience, These Are the 10 Most Relaxing Songs Ever

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

The Brain

Fake QR code app gets this hacker into airport lounges free

If you’ve ever had to wait hours for a delayed flight you’re fully aware of the difference between slumming it with hundreds of other frustrated travelers, or grabbing a nap, shower or just a nice drink from a first class lounge. Even if you’ve never experienced the latter, the difference should be …

Our brains use 4 steps to solve math problems — and the discovery might change education

Ever wondered how your mind deals with complex sums and multiplications?<p>A new study has imaged how the brain's activity levels change while taking on serious math problems, and reveals for the first time that there are four distinct neural stages involved in coming up with a solution.<p>Two different …

Science reveals 8 plants that will purify your home

In the late 1970s, buildings were designed to reduce energy bills by increasing insulation and reducing airflow. However, these changes came at a much greater cost.<p>These poorly ventilated office spaces were full of chemicals that caused health problems including itchy eyes, headaches, coughing and …

12 YouTube Vloggers to Watch When You Have a Serious Case of Wanderlust

From getting a tattoo on vacation or planning a volunteer trip to the right way to bargain while traveling, a true wanderlust warrior knows tons of tricks of the trade. Heck, they probably have a pre-packed suitcase somewhere in their closet just in case they hear the words “spontaneous road trip.” …

5 Plants That Help Keep Mosquitoes Away

We'll take a lovely lavender bush over an ugly bug zapper any day.<p>We'll take a lovely lavender bush over an ugly bug zapper any day.

Jeremy Renner: The Guardians Of The Galaxy/Avengers Crossover May Never Happen

Considering they’re in a shared universe, and the first movie shoehorned in Thanos where Thanos didn’t need to be, you’d think the Guardians of the Galaxy and the Avengers would be meeting. But, according to at least one Avenger, it’s not going to happen until Phase Three is over and done …

What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Andromeda Galaxy

Top 5 Best Rated Android Apps To Boost Device Volume

Android is a largely used operating system. In fact, Android is used more often than any other operating system. Samsung phones with the Android OS …

Apps

New Stephen Colbert Video Game Grinds Nation's Productivity to Screeching Halt

Posted on Jul 16, 2015 01:30pm<p><b>FOR BUTTON-MASHING RELEASE</b><p>New Stephen Colbert Video Game Grinds Nation’s Productivity to Screeching Halt <i><br>Economy in</i> …

Stephen Colbert

Day 1 of 2015 Comic-Con

Darth Vader

Scared of Flying? 25 Explanations for the Strange Sounds You Hear in a 747

<i>What is a legitimate cause for worry when flying in a passenger airplane?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Mike Leary,</i> …

Adobe releases Photoshop Mix, Shape CC, Brush CC and Color CC for Android

It’s a big day for Adobe users who also happen to be Android fans. Adobe has launched four new apps for Google’s mobile operating system. These include Adobe Photoshop Mix, Shape CC, Brush CC and Color CC.<p>What makes this such a huge deal is that we are finally seeing Adobe becoming more invested in …

Apps

The 5 Best Fonts To Use On Your Resume

Times New Roman might cost you your next job.<p>While resume font choice may seem trivial, experts say it's actually pretty important. A bad font can take the focus off the accomplishments you've listed.<p>"A reader may not arrive at the content if your font if too distracting," Samantha Howie, senior …

Circuits That Build Muscle and Lose Fat

Instead of resting afterward, you’ll perform two less-taxing movements that hit new muscle groups and your core. The selection of exercises and fast-paced speed of the circuit will increase muscle all over, rev your metabolism, and burn a ton of calories, says Neale.<p>Want to give it a shot? Add one …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

Physiology

Ryan Gosling: 'If I had to shake it like a showgirl, I was going to do it'

‘I think there’s blood on my glass.” Ryan Gosling is joking, until he looks again. A glossy redness stains the edge of the tumbler. The publicist apologises, holds up the hand she’s just cut opening the water bottle. For anyone whose world view depends on the idea of Gosling as chivalrous, the good …

Marlon Brando

You Could Eat Fast Food After A Workout To Build Muscle

No need for fancy supplements<p>Whether you’re training for a marathon or pumping iron like Arnold, intense physical activity depletes your muscles’ primary source of energy, glycogen. There’s a whole industry of post-workout supplements designed to help your muscles bounce back as quickly as …

Nutrition

Laser-activated nanoparticles are coming to clear your acne

Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have developed a high-tech solution to the bane of adolescence: acne. Acne occurs when the skin's pores become clogged. Conventional remedies generally involve stripping the skin of sebum -- the waxy substance naturally produced by pores that makes your skin …

Relax, your smartphone and smartwatch won't — and can't — give you cancer

We in the Mobile Nations family tend to be tech-obsessed. We get the newest smartphones with the biggest batteries and most powerful radios, we strap …

Breast Cancer

A new audio app claims to treat tinnitus

Tinnitus affects the ears but it originates in the brain. The condition, which causes ringing in the ears, is mainly triggered by age-related hearing loss and prolonged exposure to excessively loud noise. But neuroscientific studies reveal that tinnitus is a symptom of abnormal hyperactivity in the …

Never, Ever Interrupt Mating Giant Tortoises

Changing Planet<p>Run like shell. (Photo by Neil Gelinas)<p>At 183 years old, Jonathan the Aldabra tortoise is the oldest known living animal in the world, and I’ve just had an unexpected encounter with one of his younger relatives here on Assumption Island.<p>I’ve come as leader of the National Geographic …

Zoology

Stephen Colbert made a shockingly vicious appearance on 'House Of Cards'

The former Comedy Central host is subtly more vicious than he ever was on the show, mocking the fictional president with a uncharacteristic and shocking lack of deference. It's one of many provocative mixings of fantasy and reality that make the Netflix show so much fun.<p><b>As you can see in this</b> …

Comedy

Can we know how rich the Catholic Church is?

<b>First of 2 parts</b><p><b>AT A GLANCE</b><p><b>The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila (RCAM) is one of the richest Catholic dioceses in the entire world</b>• <b><br>Dioceses, as</b> …

New Dragon Ball Movie To See The Return Of Its Most Memorable Villain

Following the recent Dragon Ball movie Battle of Gods released last year, we’ll be getting a follow up this April. Entitled the Revival of “F”, the focus will be on the return of Frieza (shown above right). One of the primary and most memorable villains from the series, with the “F” in the film’s …

Anime

How to change notification sounds on your Android device

Notification sounds can be a lot of fun to play with and a great way to embrace Android customization. From having your device proudly announce “You’ve got mail!” through to video game noises, catch phrases from your favorite movie and snippets of your favorite song, if it can be stored as an audio …

Android News

10 must have Android apps for your new Android smartphone (2014)

Getting your first Android smartphone is a special event. It opens up a whole new world and you’re officially a part of the largest platform in the history of mobile devices. That said, there are a virtual ton of applications and getting started with them isn’t easy. In this round up, we’ll take a …

Apps