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NASA satellite finds 39 unreported sources of air pollution

Scientists at NASA's Environment and Climate Change Canada and researchers at University of Maryland, College Park and Dalhousie University discovered 39 unreported "major" sources of toxic air pollution. Using the space agency's satellite imaging, the group located the man-made sources where toxic …

Hormone Causes Decline in Cognition After Social Stress

<i>Summary: Researchers explore how stress can influence our cognitive performance.</i><p>Source: Max Planck Institute.<p><b>How does stress influence our cognitive</b> …

Neuroscience

19 Cool Father's Day Gifts for the Dad Who Has Everything

Dad doesn't have to be hard to shop for.<p>Every year around this time of year, your old man probably says that he doesn't need or want anything for Father's Day. Yeah, we’ve heard that plenty of times before. It's likely he has it all anyway. So, what do you get the dad who deserves everything but …

Google voice search records and keeps conversations people have around their phones – but the files can be deleted

Google could have a record of everything you have said around it for years, and you can listen to it yourself.<p>The company quietly records many of the …

Fascinating Psychological Effects that most of us don't know about

Psychology has been defined in numerous ways as it has grown and changed throughout the history. Here are some interesting different types of …

17 Hacks And Extensions That Will Change How You Use Gmail

Since it debuted a decade ago, Gmail has become not just another email program, but a cultural force. It is the world’s largest email service, and it …

Apps

Scientists find minivan-sized sponge, world's largest

HONOLULU (AP) — Researchers in Hawaii have been absorbed by a sea creature they discovered last summer, and their findings are pretty big.<p>The team of scientists on a deep-sea expedition in the waters off Hawaii discovered what they say is the world's largest known sponge.<p>The creature, roughly the …

Zoology

Researchers are using an app to crowdsource how the English language has changed

Does “scone” rhyme with the word “gone” or “cone”? Is “last” pronounced with a long a, as if an r follows it?<p>Researchers from the University of Cambridge, along with academics from the universities of Zurich and Bern in Switzerland, are using these (often contentious) questions of how Brits …

Linguistics

This may be the best exercise for your brain health

Which exercise is healthier for your brain? Researchers based in Finland and the US compared three types of exercises in 88 adult male rats, and …

The Brain

Workaholics have serious psychiatric disorders, researchers found

Are you staying up late to finish “important” emails? Do you take work home on the weekends? You might want to re-examine why you are working so …

Mental Health

Could There Be A Fifth Fundamental Force Of Nature?

Strong and weak nuclear force, electromagnetism, gravity... and maybe something else<p>It's long been accepted by physics that nature has supplied us with four fundamental forces. Gravity holds the planets and galaxies together, and the electromagnetic force holds us and our molecules together. At the …

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How To Have A Healthy And Successful Relationship With Your Dog

Successful relationships take hard work. Here are some pro tips on how to maintain a healthy and happy relationship with your dog once the honeymoon …

NASA Maps Show How Fast New Orleans Is Sinking

Using NASA airborne radar, scientists have shown the degree to which New Orleans and its surrounding areas are sinking each year. Mostly caused by …

The Top 15 Pushup Variations

1 of 16<p>Take Your Pushups to the Next Level<p>Pushups are a barebones muscle-building exercise that’s incorporated in nearly every major athlete’s …

How to Build a U-Shaped Raised Garden Bed - Quiet Corner

Tips How to Build a U-Shaped Raised Garden Bed<p>Creating your own home garden is not always an easy task, but with this DIY U-Shaped garden, it will be …

What to Eat Before and After Every Kind of Workout

What should I sip during spin class? Do I need protein before a long run? Confusion, cleared: Sports-nutrition pros reveal how to snack smarter to …

Nutrition

WATCH: Wrap Your Head Around The SchröDinger's Cat Experiment in Less Than 2 Minutes

Nail this one down for good.<p>Studying quantum physics is a bit like trying to interpret Shakespeare's <i>Hamlet</i> - if suddenly everything makes sense, and …

Quantum Physics

How Much Does Your Partner Turn You On?

Feeling close to your partner and being satisfied with your relationship are components of intimacy everyone can agree are important. However, are …

Watch The Entire Evolution of The Universe in Less Than 3 Minutes

Incredible.<p>More than 13 billion years ago, everything in the Universe was contained inside a singularity tinier than a proton. There were no planets, …

Universe

DIY - Concrete Garden Edging - Quiet Corner

Looking for an inexpensive, lasting way to set apart your planting beds? Use these steps to make concrete garden edging in any length you wish.<p>Always …