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There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

Exercise

Bill Gates and Other Billionaires Say This 1 Habit is the Secret to Their Success

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and other billionaires read far more books than the average person. Here's why.<p>Bill Gates is at it again. He's indulging in one of his favorite habits: reading. Gates recently wrote a blog post titled, "5 amazing books I read this year." The post is in addition to …

Divers discovered a 3,000-year-old castle underwater in a Turkish lake

You never know what's lurking under the water until you look.<p>In the depths of Lake Van, the largest lake in Turkey, a group of divers just discovered a lost castle.<p>The underwater fortress is approximately 3,000 years old, according to Turkish publications.<p>Photographer Tahsin Ceylan, who headed up …

Archaeology

How Often You Should Wash Your Bed Sheets, According to a Microbiologist

What happens if you don't?<p>We spend more than a third of our lives in bed - but that place can quickly blossom into a "botanical park" of bacteria and …

The ambitious plan to stop the ground from sinking

Our thirst for drinking water is causing severe subsidence in many areas around the world, putting them at risk of flooding. But some communities are trying to solve the problem.<p>From Miami to Jakarta, coastal communities around the world are battling the effects of sea level rise.<p>But in some …

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet You Must See

Alien visions right here on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are …

Researchers have created an AI system that teaches itself new languages

Language-Learning AI<p>Computers have become much more adept at translating from one language into another in recent years, thanks to the application of …

Stop This 1 Mental Habit and You'll Be Better Rested (Even If You Don't Get Enough Sleep)

New study shows that what you call yourself has a surprising effect on your health.<p>What's the worst thing about being an insomniac? Believe it or not it's the sentence: "I'm an insomniac." That's the counterintuitive result of new research by Kenneth Lichstein, professor of psychology at the …

High Blood Pressure

It Only Took Steve Jobs 5 Words to Give the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today

In 1997, Steve Jobs was answering developers' questions when he decided to drop some major wisdom regarding the power of focus.<p>The power of focus.<p>Without it, you're doomed to a life of distraction. A life in which others' priorities dictate on what you spend your time. As you move from one shiny …

AI might give you a personal assistant instead of taking your job

With the advent of artificial intelligence, assistants should no longer be a luxury confined to executives. We already have AI helpers in our personal lives, such as Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa, but now is the time to take this to the workplace.<p>Despite advancements in technology that promise to …

Artificial Intelligence

Mount Agung: Bali airport closed as volcano alert raised to highest level

People within 10km told to evacuate as explosive eruptions send ash 4,000 metres into atmosphere<p>Indonesian authorities have raised the alert for a Bali volcano to the highest level, closed the island’s airport and ordered people within 10km (six miles) to evacuate.<p>Mount Agung erupted on Saturday …

Mount Agung

Sophia the robot wants a baby and says family is 'really important'

<b>She's the first robot in the world to become a citizen of a country and now Sophia says she wants a baby.</b><p>A month after she made history in Saudi Arabia the humanoid robot has said family is "a really important thing".<p>Sophia isn't pre-programmed with answers, instead she uses machine learning and …

Saudi Arabia

Collaboration Kills Creativity, According to Science

It's impossible to think "out of the box" when you're stuck inside a box with a bunch of other people.<p>The notion that collaboration makes people more creative has become conventional wisdom in the business world. Here's a typical example:<p>Collaboration has recently emerged as the defining …

All you ever wanted to know about Artificial Intelligence

<b>Opinion: just what exactly is Artificial Intelligence and why is it so important? A primer on how AI now rules everything around us</b><p><b>In the …

Scientists have created brain implants that could boost our memory by up to 30%

We'd all love to have a better memory. If there was a tool that could make us better at retaining information for exams, or at remembering important facts for a presentation or interview, we would probably pay good money for it.<p>This is what researchers have been working on at the University of …

The Brain

This 1 Skill Literally Takes a Second to Learn, and It Will Instantly Change Your Life

You'll be more resilient, more humble, and more prepared to take what the entrepreneurial life throws at you.<p>My favorite topic to write about is how to develop a growth mindset, because I believe that the major changes we make in life actually happen instantaneously in our minds.<p>But although it can …

If You Think Electric Cars Will Save the Planet, Think Again

So you think Climate Change will be beaten one Tesla, one Chevy Volt at a time?<p>Time to think again.<p>Even if the ambitious targets of the world’s …

In a first, scientists edit genes inside a man's body to try to cure a disease. What's next?

Scientists have attempted to cure a patient with a rare genetic disorder by rewriting the DNA inside his body, in a first-of-its-kind therapy they hope could one day be applied to numerous other conditions including hemophilia and sickle cell disease.<p>The procedure, which took place on Monday at the …

5 Studies That Prove Coffee Is Having The Best Year Ever - Chowhound

To many of us, coffee is a godsend. Without it, we’d be zombies bumbling through the early morning haze. Its dark, rich taste and jolt of caffeine …

Mysterious Particles Are Slamming Into Earth—But Why?

New observations stir up debate over an abundance of antimatter found in our atmosphere.<p>A cosmic engine is hurling strange particles at Earth—and new observations, published today in the journal <i>Science</i>, are complicating the hunt for the culprit.<p>In 2008, the space-based instrument PAMELA detected an …

Deathblow Dealt to Dark Matter Disks

New data tracking the movements of millions of Milky Way stars have effectively ruled out the presence of a “dark disk” that could have offered …

Dark Matter

The United Nations Met to Discuss a Possible Ban on "Killer Robots"

by Patrick Caughill November 18, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 64424<p>Still in Charge<p>Representatives from countries around the world met on Nov. 18 to …

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

The Brain

There's a Type of Brain Exercise That Could Reduce Dementia Risk by Nearly 30%

But scientists say we need to proceed with caution.<p>Researchers say they have the first scientific evidence that brain training can help ward off …

Two abandoned Soviet space shuttles left in the Kazakh steppe

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was the Soviet response to the space shuttle, designed to take the Cold War into space. But after just one flight, it was mothballed. Now, the ruins of what was called the Buran program are left to rust in the steppe of Kazakhstan.<p>Two shuttles and a rocket lie in disused hangars, not far …

New Hole in Sun's Atmosphere Lets Particles Spew Out

A large, dark "hole" has opened up in the sun's atmosphere, allowing solar winds to rush out into space — an ordinary occurrence, but a spectacular …

Five ways to boost your brain power

Get more from the little grey cells with these five ways to give yourself a kick up the cranium and boost your brain power<p>You're bombarded with …

A new bird species is seen emerging in real-time

Scientists have directly documented a new species evolving in the wild for the first time, according to the BBC. Fittingly, the event was seen in …