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I tried to upgrade my sleep experience with lucid dreaming—here’s what happened

You know that feeling when you’re in the midst of an amazing dream—like, you and Michael B. Jordan are relaxing on the beach and he tells you…? Wait! …

This Japanese Budgeting System Could Be the Key to Saving Big Bucks

Forget apps that track your expenses for you. Forget Excel spreadsheets that require meticulous data entry. Forget email notifications of your bank …

Sex Changes Everything

<i>Editor’s note: This is part 5 of a multipart series. Catch up with part 1 , part 2, part 3 and part 4.</i><p>In my experience, although men say they are OK …

“The Clock Is Ticking”: Inside the Worst U.S. Maritime Disaster in Decades

A recording salvaged from three miles deep tells the story of the doomed “El Faro,” a cargo ship engulfed by a hurricane.<p>I. “The Clock Is Ticking”<p>In the darkness before dawn on Thursday, October 1, 2015, an American merchant captain named Michael Davidson sailed a 790-foot U.S.-flagged cargo ship,</i> …

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100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>By<p>Mar 28 2018, 11:09 PM<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand …

Sudan, World's Last Male Northern White Rhino, Dies

Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhinoceros, died in Kenya on Monday, leaving his species one step closer to extinction, even as a group of scientists undertake an unprecedented effort to try to keep this animal from vanishing entirely.<p>Sudan was 45 years old, and his health had …

Extinction

Missouri Fought For Years To Hide Where It Got Its Execution Drugs. Now We Know What They Were Hiding.

The state of Missouri did everything it could to keep secret where it got the drugs it used to put 17 inmates to death. Now, BuzzFeed News has discovered the supplier is a pharmacy repeatedly found to engage in hazardous practices that could put patients — and convicts — at risk.<p><b>The state of</b> …

"Super wood" sports the strength of steel

Titanium alloys are some of the strongest materials we can build with, but they can be expensive. Now, researchers at the University of Maryland …

Engineering

‘Anthem’ Dev Explains Game Will Have Larger Areas Than ‘Destiny,’ Discussing More Than One Social Space

BioWare still knocking out the final details of 'Anthem' while interacting with fans.<p>BioWare developers have been extremely active in the <i>Anthem</i> …

Destiny 2’s ending is a flawed compromise

What are we actually fighting for?<p>In the original <i>Destiny</i>, The Last City was truly the final bastion for humanity against a hodgepodge of alien factions that sought to destroy them. The game was set in the ruins of an advanced, space-faring humanity that has conquered the solar system, and The Last …

Destiny 2

The Most Stunning Wildlife Photos of 2017 Are Here And Holy Crap

These pictures will make everything better.<p>Beneath the Antarctic ice, Weddell seals play in underwater caverns. Resplendent quetzals deliver food to …

Bizarre Pacifist Ascension strategy leads to player bans that were later reversed

It seems a team of five has found an unbeatable strategy for the Ascension rotating game mode.<p>According to Reddit user TheCheeZZ, who made a post on …

How To Respond When Students Say ‘I Can’t Do This’

...The post How To Respond When Students Say ‘I Can’t Do This’ appeared first on TeachThought.

This 100-Million-Year-Old Bird Trapped in Amber Is The Best We've Ever Seen

Feathers and all.<p>Scientists have uncovered an incredible specimen in Myanmar that has given us a glimpse of life from 100 million years ago - a piece …

• Barack Obama: ‘The question now is ‘Are words followed by actions?’<br>• Xi Jinping calls for more cooperation, adding issue should not be politicised<p>China and the US sought to paper over their differences on cybersecurity on Friday after an inconclusive summit aimed at defusing a growing internet arms …

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