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Pornhub malware is spreading on the internet like an STD

Better be careful where your lust takes you tonight as hackers have found a new way to infect users. It appears the internet is currently flush with rogue Pornhub apps designed to lock you out your device and hold your smartphone hostage.<p>Researchers from cybersecurity firm ESET have discovered a …

Apps

One Man’s Quest to Hack His Own Genes - MIT Technology Review

In a dream Brian Hanley told me about, he’s riding a bus when he meets a man in dark leather clothing. Next thing he knows, he is splayed across a …

Genetics

Syndrome Linked To Smoking Weed Spikes In States With Legalized Marijuana

On a recent shift in the ER, after multiple rounds of medicine to control his nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain, a patient explained to me that he had been smoking marijuana daily over the past 5-10 years. He also stated that he would often take hot showers and baths to help control his …

Cannabis

Hungry python gorged itself on three deer

A 16-foot long Burmese python was found with the remains of three whole deer in its gut, researchers have revealed.<p>The snake was trapped and euthanised in the Florida Everglades in June 2013. Researchers who conducted a necropsy on the creature subsequently discovered its record-breaking deer …

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This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

Why Our First Alien Encounter Could Happen Soon

We could discover life on the nearest Earth-like planets within the next ten years.<p>It’s one of the great questions of our age: Are we alone in the universe? A long line of films—from <i>Contact</i> to <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i> to the latest entry, <i>Arrival</i>—have explored whether intelligent life is …

Hot Springs

Turning Back the Aging Clock

News Writer: Lori Dajose Mitochondrial DNA is the small circular chromosome found inside mitochondria. The mitochondria are organelles found in cells …

Neuroscience

7 Tips From a Flight Hacker Who’s Flown to 43 Countries for Barely Any Money

If you look up round trip flights from London to Tokyo, you’ll see economy fares costing between $600 to $1,600. From Manchester to Boston, it’d be …

Sri Lanka

Download Content for Offline Viewing Before You Travel for the Holidays

The holiday season is prime time for offline viewing. And if you're among the millions of Americans who'll travel for the holidays, you might want to …

DNA-editing breakthrough could fix 'broken genes' in the brain, delay ageing and cure incurable diseases

Scientists have discovered a new way to edit DNA that could fix “broken genes” in the brain, cure previously incurable diseases and potentially even …

PSA: Kids Shouldn't Wear Winter Coats In Their Car Seat

The colder months are upon us, so you’ll want to bundle up your kids in some warm winter jackets. But when it’s time for them to get into their car …

Winter Fashion

My 18-month-old is constantly trying to control my every move. What do I do?

<i>Q: My daughter is only 18 months old, but your recent comments [in your online chat] about the child being in charge really hit home. She is super mommy-focused and loudly opinionated. At this age, I know separation anxiety can be high, so I don’t want to push her away. But she is constantly trying</i> …

Parenting

The Who's Pete Townshend on Raiding Vaults for 'My Generation' Box Set

Guitarist/songwriter reflects on how post-art-school loneliness led him to create a masterpiece<p>In the past couple of years, the Who have found …

Guitar

Parenting Showdown: “Let Kids Be Kids” vs. “Because I Said So.”

Whether or not you have kids, you probably have an opinion on parenting. Should moms and dads enforce rules strictly, whether their kids like it or …

7 Books That Inspire Kids to Be Grateful

<i>Share these books with your kids to inspire good and give thanks, from our friends at Common Sense Media.</i><p>Looking for ways to raise kids who are grateful for their blessings? This list of books will inspire kids from toddlers to teens to be thankful well past Thanksgiving. From picture books for …

These Rats, Who Are Loving Getting Tickled For Science, Are The Mood-Booster You Probably Need

Tickling rats. It sounds like a euphemism for something not quite acceptable for print but is, in fact, science. While it may not be the most …

Ask Ethan: What if gravity isn’t really fundamental? (Synopsis)

“The whole edifice of modern physics is built up on the fundamental hypothesis of the atomic or molecular constitution of matter.” -C. V. RamanAs far …

Physics

Mysterious metal object falls from sky in Myanmar

The big hunk of metal crashed into a local jade mine, frightening locals.<p>Residents living near a jade mine in Myanmar were shocked by an explosion on …

10 Ludicrously Advanced Technologies We Can Expect by the Year 2100

Predicting the future is hard. It’s nearly impossible to know what technological marvels await in the next few years, let alone the next eight …

'There is a crack in everything/ That's how the light gets in' – the best Leonard Cohen lyrics

News of the death of Leonard Cohen comes soon after it was announced that this year's Nobel Prize in Literature is to be awarded to Bob Dylan, the first time it has ever been given to a musician in recognition of lyrical talent.<p>But many music lovers were aghast at the Nobel committee’s choice, …

Nobel Prize

Seven parenting 'tricks' to get your child to do what you want

As any parent knows, at some point (and sometimes several times a day), your child's behaviour is likely to be somewhat challenging.<p>Kids will often be stubborn, argumentative and destructive - and getting them to calm down, listen and behave with consideration can be an uphill struggle.<p>A recent …

Communication Skills

Remembrance Day in pictures: 22 rare images showing the terror, humanity of Canada at war

For Remembrance Day, the National Post’s Tristin Hopper dove deep into the war images held by both the Canadian War Museum and Library and Archives …

Remembrance Day

Start Rolling Your Blunts: New Study Says Weed Can Enhance Cognitive Function

Jokes about the stupid stoner are becoming passé.<p>We've already heard how medical marijuana can help people with everything from PTSD to creativity. Now there's even more evidence from Harvard-Tuft researchers in study indicating that cannabis helps our cognitive performance, i.e. the way we acquire …

Grow your own happiness: how meditation physically changes the brain

People can boost their happiness by growing a part of the brain which increases positive thinking, scientists believe<p>Aristotle said that ‘happiness depends upon ourselves’ and a new study suggests it is possible to physically grow a happier brain through practices like meditation.<p>Although …

Happiness