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2016 Nikon Macro Photo Contest Winners Show The World Like You’ve Never Seen Before

Nikon has just announced the winners of its annual Small World Photomicrography competition, and as you can see from these stunning photographs, …

14 habits of exceptionally likeable people

Napoleon Hill is the grandfather of self-help authors, inspiring the likes of Oracle founder Larry Ellison, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, and …

Qatar Airways Delays Super Business Class Product

For a while now, Qatar Airways has been teasing their “Super Business Class” product. The airline’s CEO Akbar Al Baker said that the product would …

The new Harbin Opera House is a force of nature - CNN Style

Written by Kate Springer, CNN<p>The mind-bending ice sculptures at Harbin's annual winter festival may have put the northern Chinese city on the map. But this year, it's the new Harbin Opera House that's stealing the show.<p>From above, the blazing white 850,349-square-foot venue looks like an extension …

This Guy Takes The Most Epic Photos Of Maine Coon Cats You've Ever Seen

Maine coons FTW!

These Are the Four Stages of Your Brain on Math

Have you ever wondered what your brain is really doing as you sweat your way through a math test? Now you can see for yourself, thanks to a new brain …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Scientists Have Produced a New Kind of Particle That Carries Energy

Go with the flow.<p>New types of particles called 'topological plexcitons' have been engineered by researchers in the US, and they could help pave the …

A closer look at Google’s modular phone prototype

<b>Ara is mechanically simpler and more complex than earlier versions</b>. That's a weird phrase to write, but it's actually true. Camargo isn't trying to pull off some of the crazier ideas that we saw in earlier versions, like magnetic locking mechanisms and wireless capacitive communication from module …

This is a no-fuss way to add USB ports to your wall outlets

It's super convenient to have USB ports integrated into your wall outlets — it makes charging your smartphone, tablet, fitness tracker, smartwatch, or whatever as easy as plugging it into the wall. Unfortunately, getting a USB port in your wall outlet usually involves some sort of wiring and …

Maybe It's Not Such A Great Idea To Bring People Back After Brain Death

The reasons have nothing to do with zombies<p>A trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of patients who have been declared clinically dead has been approved. Reanima Advanced Biosciences aims to use stem cells, injections of peptides, and nerve stimulation to reverse “brain death as …

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Krishnan House / Khosla Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The 16,000 sft site of the Krishnan house had several existing and mature trees and we envisioned a …

The best houseplants to clean the air in your home, as recommended by NASA

Easy to care for, resilient, and a quick way to inject some nature into your living room - no wonder houseplants have recently made a comeback. But did you know they also clean the air in your home? A NASA study found that a plethora of plants neutralise the chemicals found in furniture, household …

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Researchers Develop a Transparent Wood That May Revolutionize Eco-Friendly Building

A new process strips color from the wood and replaces it with an acrylic filler, resulting in a clear material<p>Lars Berglund of the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden has developed what could very well be the next big trend in sustainable building: transparent wood. The material, which …

10 Scientific Benefits of Being a Cat Owner

Studies have shown that just watching cat videos on the internet can boost a person's energy and create positive emotions—so it's no surprise that …

Free will could all be an illusion, scientists suggest after study shows choice may just be brain tricking itself

Free will might be an illusion created by our brains, scientists might have proved.<p>Humans are convinced that they make conscious choices as they live …

The White House is making it easier to petition the government while mobile

The White House is upgrading online petitions for the mobile age, redesigned its We the People site so it's easier to file and sign a petition from smartphones and tablets. The new site is not only optimized for mobile, but is also getting a lick of paint on desktop. The site's creators say …

The White House

The 1 Lesson That Will Sharpen Your Emotional Intelligence

Understanding the difference can help you get the most out of everyone.<p><i>Before you criticize someone, try walking a mile in his or her shoes.</i><p>Chances are, you've heard that proverbial advice in one form or another. One could say it perfectly illustrates the quality of empathy, a hallmark trait of …

6 Insanely Popular Ways to Waste a Life

<i>What we truly need to do is often what we most feel like avoiding.</i>If we don’t go after what we want, we will never get it. If we don’t ask the right …

Time Management

Here's What It's Actually Like To Live With Bipolar Disorder

"I'm not crazy. Something in my head just works different than yours."<p><b>"It became clear that this wasn't the case.</b> I started a new medication regimen a few months ago and my mood has been stable since then. There are still difficulties, but I try to take them in stride."

The 10 Best Foods for Flat Abs

The sad truth: You can crunch yourself into a coma and still have ab flab. If you really want a sleek, sexy midriff, you've got to tweak your diet. …

Nutrition

Insomnia Linked To Abnormal Brain Connections In New Sleep Study

Insomnia is thought to affect one in three people in the UK.<p>People who suffer from insomnia are more likely to have damaged brain connections, a new …

Here's how the Fast Diet says it can help you lose weight quick by starving yourself for 2 days a week

It involves eating normally five days a week and "fasting" for two. On those two fasting days you eat about a quarter of your typical calorie intake (500 calories for women and 600 calories for men). The rest of the time you can eat whatever you want.<p>"The Fast Diet" book was written by Dr. Michael …

Nutrition

The Way You Store Your Food Is Ruining It

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have …

Mysterious chimpanzee behaviour could prove they believe in God, according to scientists

New footage of ritual behaviour by chimpanzees, taken and analysed by researchers, shows they may be engaging in spiritual practices - and could even believe in God.<p>West African chimpanzees have been captured on camera throwing rocks into holes in trees and engaging in other bizarre behaviour, …

10 space-saving furniture designs for small homes

City dwellers are adapting to escalating house prices by living in smaller, more flexible spaces, and designers are responding with furniture that …

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid …

What will destroy us first: Superbabies or AI?

At Silicon Valley’s inaugural Comic Con, we gave a talk called “Superbabies vs. AI.” Astro, who is captain of moonshots at Alphabet’s X division, argued that genetically engineered babies are going to destroy civilization as we know it. He sees the horror of eugenics, X-Men, and a planet entirely …

The Addictive Personality Isn't What You Think It Is

<i>In her new book Maia Szalavitz recalls her behavior as a child in school and at home. Anxious, bright and slightly obsessive, she didn't seem to fit</i> …

25 Must-See Cherry Blossom Photos Around the World

We’ve had a few signs that winter is on its way out, but nothing says, “Spring is in the air!” like the arrival of cherry blossoms, also known as</i> …

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