U. Akdeniz

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What the Heck Happened on the International Space Station?

The puzzling story of a mysterious malfunction 250 miles above Earth<p>A story emerged this week involving a surprising leak, a Russian investigation, and suggestions of sabotage, but it wasn’t set in Washington.<p>The story unfolded about 250 miles above Earth, where a mysterious hole was discovered …

Space

Erdogan Says Turkey Won't Watch Idlib Killings on Sidelines

Turkey won’t watch the killings of tens of thousands of innocent people from the sidelines, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said after Russian …

Middle East

Vaginal Yeast Infection Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Prevention

<b>Table of Contents</b> <br>Overview | Types | Causes | Symptoms | Treatment | Prevention<p>When yeast infects your vagina (or a baby’s bottom or a man’s penis, for that matter), it can be extremely irritating. But there are effective yeast infection treatments and things you can do to minimize the risk of …

Microbiology

New panda mom doesn't know she has twins thanks to these sneaky zookeepers

Crafty zookeepers are keeping a set of newborn panda twins alive by switching them out every day.<p>Although twins aren't uncommon, when pandas have …

Video game obsession isn’t really about the video games. It’s about unmet psychological needs

Many parents are concerned with their child’s seemingly obsessive video game play. Fortnite, the most recent gaming phenomenon, has taken the world …

Psychology

Watch: Rhino attacks vehicle at safari park

This is the terrifying moment a rhino attacked a vehicle at a safari park in Mexico.<p>The animal is seen jabbing its horn underneath the sports utility vehicle and lifting its wheels off the ground.<p>The footage, filmed from the car behind, shows the rhino appeared to push the car away as zookeepers …

Murdered Russian Journalists in Africa Were Onto Something Dangerous for Putin

UYO, Nigeria—When Russian journalists Kirill Radchenko, Alexander Rastorguyev, and Orkhan Dzhemal arrived in the Central African Republic (CAR) on …

Russia

How To: Flood Your ISP with Random, Noisy Data to Protect Your Privacy on the Internet

Net neutrality is dead and your internet service providers can collect all the data they want. While VPNs are a great way to protect some of that …

White Hat

An Australian doctor’s stark note to parents is a devastating blow against anti-vaxxers

Australian doctor Rachel Heap has seen people suffer from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccines throughout her career. She’s got a direct message for parents who refuse routine shots for their children—and it’s making waves across the internet.<p>A patient snapped a photo of the sign …

A Stanford neurologist’s nine simple tips for quality sleep

The serious consequences of sleep deprivation perennially capture society’s attention. And, as kids head back to school, sleep and a lack of it are of particular concern.<p>Compared to historical norms, how have our contemporary expectations of sleep changed? What are the effects of inadequate sleep? …

10 Excellent Websites to Help Students with Their Homework

The Internet provides learners with tons of educational materials to help them with their learning, however, browsing these resources can be time …

M-learning

Scientists reveal all-natural hack to prevent spiders from entering your home

Banish the eight-legged beasts without harming them…<p><b>The spiders we have here in the UK are harmless and nothing in size compared to ones found in more exotic countries, but this doesn't stop us Brits wanting to keep these eight-legged beasts out of our homes.</b><p>Rather than having to catch the spiders …

I’m a law professor, and I teach my students how to destroy American democracy

In my classes on authoritarian regimes, I used to lecture my students on how modern authoritarians have abandoned the openly repressive tactics of their predecessors. Today’s authoritarians frequently come to power by democratic elections and then erode democracy through seemingly legitimate means. …

Watch: Nine Packing Hacks That Will Lighten Your Suitcase

Here's how to fit 10 days' worth of necessities into a carry-on suitcase.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Money.com</i><p>These days, it’s pretty expensive …

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In this extract from his new book, Johann Hari, who took antidepressants for 13 years, calls for a new approach<p>In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too inconvenient, and too explosive. American …

Depression

Learning Python: Best free books, tutorials and videos

There's a wealth of free resources out there, including books, sites, videos, and even courses.<p>If you want to learn a programming language in 2018 …

Huge Underwater Castle With Ancient ‘Fairy Chimneys’ Discovered at the Bottom of Turkey’s Lake Van

Researchers studying a vast lake in Eastern Turkey have unearthed the remains of a 3,000-year-old castle buried beneath its waters.<p>Tahsin Ceylan, an …

Humans used to walk in a totally different way until one shoe innovation

Humans didn't always walk the way we do today. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>If it wasn't for shoes, we would walk way differently.<p>Think about how you walk when barefoot. The foot lands almost flat. It rolls through the step, and the toes push off.<br>Humans walked this way for millennia. …

Harvard scientists think they might have pinpointed the source of human consciousness

• <b>A study of 36 patients with brainstem lesions revealed that the majority of those in comas had damage in a specific area of the brainstem, while most conscious patients did not.</b>• <b><br>The identification of the areas of the brain responsible for consciousness could lead to new treatment options for</b> …

Consciousness

Prefab cabin is all wood, glass, and mountain views

It’s ready to hygge<p>Behold, the dream winter cabin, courtesy of Boston-area architecture firm I-Kanda. Perching a bit precariously over a granite outcrop, the sleek “Cabin on the Rock” combines sweeping views of New Hampshire’s famous White Mountains with modern comfort.<p>What originally began as a …

Prefab Homes

Stanford professor explains how to deal with ‘a**holes’

How do you deal with someone who grinds your gears?<p>A Stanford professor has spent more than a decade researching “a**hole behaviour" and has come up …

Here's 31 Underrated Creepy, Disturbing, And Downright Scary Films You Can Watch Throughout October

A movie a day for the spookiest month of the year.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Horror

The world's first stealth fighter jet is being permanently retired — here's a look at the F-117A Nighthawk

The world's first stealth combat jet, the F-117A Nighthawk was officially retired in 2008, but remained in "flyable storage" condition. The 2017 defense budget will retire the fleet permanently, as they will be demilitarized over the next 15 years.

Mother stabs boyfriend six times after she finds him naked on top of her 12-year-old daughter

A mother who found her boyfriend lying naked on top of her 12-year-old daughter stabbed him six times before calling the police.<p>The woman, who has …

Crime

Miele’s clever oven shows how sensor tech will heat the food of the future

Anyone above a certain age will remember when household microwaves first came out. Cooking would often involve burn-inducing steaming or painting whole chickens with brown liquid so it would resemble a roasted version of itself at the dinner table. Rest assured, those days are long behind us, …

Idyllic Tree House Conforms to Meditative Landscape in India

This lovely tree house in Tala, India, perches on the top of a hilltop property, surrounded by a forest and meandering river. The team at <b>Architecture</b> …

16 Epic Books That Will Cure Your "Game Of Thrones" Withdrawal Symptoms

Need a fix of intrigue, adult fantasy, sex, and dragons? Here you go.<p><i>We hope you like the books we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Books

Turkey’s complicated relationship with the Middle East, explained by one word

By Soner Cagaptay and<p>Nick Danforth<p>This weekend is Eid al-Adha, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of the hajj pilgrimage season. To nearly all Muslims, it's known simply as Eid. But to Turks and their kin in other nations, it's called Bayram.<p>The dividing line between the two names offers …

Middle East

Burma: Rohingya children 'beheaded and burned alive' as refugees continue to flood into Bangladesh to escape violence

Rohingya children have been beheaded and civilians burned alive, according to witness testimony amid claims that Burma's military and paramilitary …

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