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Team discovers ancient naval base off the coast of Athens

A team working off the coast of Athens has uncovered the remains of an ancient naval base, estimated to be about 2,500 years old.<p>Alongside a team of Greek colleagues, Danish Marine archaeologist Bjorn Loven from the University of Copenhagen located the remains of six ship sheds, used to protect …

46-Gigapixel View of Milky Way is Largest-Ever Image of Space

Space is big, but it's never been quite <i>this</i> big. This composite image taken by astronomers at Germany's Ruhr-Universität Bochum is, they claim, the largest image of space to date. It shows a long swathe of the Milky Way, photographed piece by piece over a period of five years from the university's …

Universe

8 Ways to Use Mozzarella

Mozzarella has a milky sweetness that we know is great on pizza and in a tomato salad. But what else? Here, eight ways to use mozzarella.<p>Mozzarella …

Cooking

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

We will also specifically explore the exact mechanism behind this principle, and provide scientific evidence so let your rational mind be at ease.The …

Lake Bled Cream Cake: A Confection Straight from the Storybooks

Standing placidly in the shadows of the Julian Alps, ringed by thick forests and guarded by a stern medieval castle, is Slovenia’s beloved Lake Bled. At its center is Bled Island, home to one most beautiful churches on the planet and the “wishing bell,” a 16th century chime consecrated by the Pope …

4 Apps That Can Make You a Better Writer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Let’s face it: Writing doesn’t come easy for everyone.<p>If you need a little extra help in the writing department, there are some fantastic (free) writing apps that can improve your abilities instantly.<p>Grammarly<p>This writing tool can be used …

Apps

4 mindfulness skills that can help you manage anxiety

Johan Larson/Shutterstock<p>By | Posted Aug 27th, 2015 @ 8:41pm<p>SALT LAKE CITY — Feelings of panic, restlessness, excessive worry, difficulties …

Mindfulness

The Mystery of Mental Illness and Depression Solved?

<b>The Mystery of Mental Illness Solved?</b><br>Caption: <b>Ancient Relics reveal plausible reason why natives disappeared. Depression!</b><p>Easter Island’s famous moai. …

‘Smart pill’ has potential to boost brain power in healthy people – study

A stimulant drug successfully used to help people with sleep disorders stay awake can boost cognitive functions in healthy people, according to a new …

11 Lunch-Packing Strategies from Real Parents

<i>Parents, your vacation from packing lunches has ended. Now that school is back in session, it's time to sharpen your pencils and get ready for another year of attemping to get your kids to eat vegetables.</i><p><i>Here are 11 strategies—from real parents—for keeping your cool.</i><p>"I have a system—two vegetables, …

Intelligence, creativity and bipolar disorder may share underlying genetics

Study linking high childhood IQ with bipolar traits later in life suggests that mood disorders may be the genetic price we pay for intelligence and creativity<p>Serious mood disorders such as bipolar may be the price humans have had to pay for our intelligence and creativity.<p>That’s according to new …

The Brain

This is how your kid learns: The amazing new neuroscience of “brain plasticity” — and how to make your child smarter

New products suggest they can build a designer brain for your kid. How can parents take advantage of new science?<p><b>What happens to our child’s brain when we parent?</b><p>The discovery of the nature and extent of brain plasticity has led to a tremendous advance in our understanding of what happens to the …

Humanity

The Quirkiest Free Fitness Classes in America

From trampolines to pickleball, these workout classes will help you get fit and get weird, without paying a cent.<p>For those bored with a daily morning run, boutique fitness classes can offer a fun way to switch up a routine, or get hooked on a new one. Unfortunately, these classes can also skew on …

Los Angeles

Can this breathing trick cure insomnia?

Forget the sheep. All you need to sleep is a few deep breaths.<p>Breathing is nothing new. Inhale, exhale — what's the big deal, right? But it seems …

Sleep

4 Yoga Poses for Tight Shoulders

Gomukasana: Cow Face Pose<p>Come to a seated position with both legs extended forward. Slide your left foot under the right knee to the outside of the …

The Beginner’s Guide to Every Type of Yoga Out There

You’ve decided to finally start doing yoga—but after Googling classes in your area, your head is spinning. Should you try Ashtanga or Iyengar? And …

Bulgogi + Scallion Pancakes + Quesadillas = The Ultimate Fusion Snack

Korean tacos have taken a little bit of Korea, a little bit of Mexico, and a whole lot of L.A., and combined them all so perfectly that there's now a damn near cult-like following all across the country. Now that nobody wants to miss out on this combo of juicy seasoned meat with flavor-packed …

New Horned Dinosaur Species Called 'Most Striking' Ever Discovered

Say hello to one of Triceratops' oldest relatives.<p>Scientists recently discovered the fossilized bones of a striking new species of horned dinosaur in southern Alberta, Canada. The 200-plus fossils are believed to have belonged to four specimens of Wendiceratops pinhornensis--three adults and one …

Dinosaurs

Reinvent Rice Krispie Treats With Potato Chips, Pretzels, and Stout

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>I am just as crazy about Rice Krispie treats made from the back-of-the-cereal-box recipe as I was when I was 10. They're buttery, chewy, sweet, and crispy—what's not to love? But that doesn't mean we can't take that …

Dessert

12 Incredible All-American Recipes

Whether you're throwing a backyard bash or attending a patriotic potluck, these All-American recipes will take the cake.<p><b>1. Juicy Steakhouse Burgers</b><p>These burgers are tender, juicy and full of flavor -- just like the ones served at your favorite steakhouse. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Fresh Corn Salad with</b> …

Cooking

Something to watch for in the new data from the Large Hadron Collider

A new result released by the ATLAS experiment at CERN shows an intriguing anomaly, which could be evidence for a new particle with a mass of about two thousand times the mass of a proton. How excited should be we be?<p>I’m going to try to walk a line here, between hyping a result and being overly …

Physics

This Avengers of Oz Parody Trailer With an Evil Tin Man Will Make Your Day

There’s a new parody trailer for a film we wish actually existed: <i>Avengers of Oz: Age of Tin Man.</i><p>YouTube user Darren Wallace took some video editing …

Comics

Sociopaths Are Charming, Manipulative and Fantastic in Bed

They may be compulsive liars without empathy or full human emotions, but they have seductive powers on their side.<p>"Over time, you may sometimes just feel it in your gut," says Dr. Stephan Snyder, a New York City sex and relationship expert, of dating sociopaths—that is, individuals diagnosed with …

Relationships
Parenting

How Machiavellian are you? Take this test

A 15-minute, 100-question personality test, the Hexaco Personality Inventory, is said to be able to determine how manipulative, dishonest and unethical you are in real-life situations<p>We all have moments when we act dishonestly, when our behaviour is not entirely ethical, and when we manipulate …

Psychology

2 Awesome Homemade Vegetarian Burgers Even a Carnivore Will Crave

Vegans and vegetarians often get the short end of the stick when it comes to backyard grilling season. Sure, there are a couple of decent frozen veggie burger brands, but let's face it: Frozen pre-packaged food is <i>never</i> going to be as good as fresh, homemade food prepared with quality ingredients. …

Cooking

A Definitive Answer To the Age Old Question: Should You Sleep In A Bra?

I’m sure by now you’ve heard many different opinions on whether or not it’s good to sleep in a bra. Some people believe sleeping in a bra will …

Clothing

We're Pumped Up About Visiting Pluto After Seeing This NASA Video

In July, New Horizons crosses the next great frontier in our solar system<p>Mankind is about to visit one of the strangest places in our solar system. Out beyond Neptune, the Kuiper belt is home to hordes of cold, lumpy worlds—some of which are large enough to have their own moons, but none of which …

Solar System