Warren Shaw

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19 Jokes So Dirty You Won't Know Whether To Be Turned On Or Snort Laughing

"If at first you don't succeed, fix your ponytail and try again."

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

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against age-related cognitive decline?<p>Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

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Scientist finds entanglement instantly gives rise to a wormhole

Quantum entanglement is one of the more bizarre theories to come out of the study of quantum mechanics — so strange, in fact, that Albert Einstein …

The Big Con: what is really at stake in this US election

Big government helped make America great but it was so successful its effect has become invisible. Anti-Washington hatred helps only the super-rich and puts progress at risk for millions living with wage stagnation and rising inequality<p><i>Do you remember, your President Nixon?</i><p><i>Do you remember, the</i> …

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The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program for Mental Health & Addiction | Detox

Exceptional Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program in Florida<p>In order to effectively conquer substance abuse, an accurate assessment of the patient’s life …

7 Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done Around the House

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10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Facebook wants to build a new $224 million data center in Ireland.</b> The renewable-powered facility is planned for the town of Clonee, and will bring the social networking giant's Irish workforce to more than 1,000.<p><b>2.</b><b>Google's extremely well paid VP Neal Mohan was in talks to join Dropbox but he'll</b> …

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Large Hadron Collider finds long-sought signs of rare particle decays

Smashing protons together in search of strange particles, scientists at the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva say they've discovered signs of particle decays that have long been predicted, but have never before been seen.<p>The decay pattern of the two B mesons, described in the journal Nature, could …

Supermax inmate writes op-ed for the New York Times about how to improve prisons

In his mid-30s and spending 28-to-life behind bars for murder and dealing drugs, John J. Lennon describes the considerable amount of time prisoners spend watching and talking about television — the "TV program," as he calls it. Attica officials don't mind because fewer fights break out when inmates …

Square Cash introduces the best bet to kill checks

Square Cash is one of those few apps I can show my non-techy friends and immediately get a wide-eyed, “whoa” kind of response. Its ability to quickly send and receive money is super slick.<p>Today two big changes to Square Cash will make it an even more attractive peer-to-peer payments service. First, …

Libertarianism is for petulant children: Ayn Rand, Rand Paul and the movement’s sad “rebellion”

Libertarians fancy themselves radicals, and yet their rallying cry can be reduced to “You’re not the boss of me!”<p>Libertarians believe themselves controversial and cool. They're desperate to package themselves as dangerous rebels, but in reality they are champions of conformity. Their irreverence …

Ben Carson Advocated Partially Government-Run Health Care In 1996

Nearly 20 years ago, Carson argued for government-run catastrophic health care and “national guidelines” on how and when the very ill should be treated. Carson himself calls his proposals "fairly radical."<p>In 1996, Dr. Ben Carson, now a conservative favorite and potential presidential candidate, …

Google Deep Mind is taking Artificial Intelligence to a new level and hope to accelerate scientific progress and truly useful robotics

Demis Hassabis leads what is now called Google DeepMind. It is still headquartered in London and still has “solve intelligence” as its mission …

Study: Earth has 'Star Trek'-style shield

The University of Colorado Boulder has announced a discovery 7,200 miles above Earth of a protective shield similar to the force fields you might see in "Star Trek."<p>The discovery of this barrier in the Van Allen radiation belts suggests a new explanation for how "killer electrons" are held at bay. …

Stunning NASA Visualization Reveals Secret Swirlings of Carbon Dioxide

The new simulation tracks the invisible gas that's warming the planet.<p>NASA has released a striking visualization of how carbon dioxide flows around the world. In the simulation, plumes of the greenhouse gas gush into the atmosphere from major industrial centers, swirling from continent to continent …

Worm Living In Human Brain Gets Its Genome Mapped

For four years, it burrowed inside a man's head. Now, researchers are learning how.<p>For many years, a Chinese man in the U.K. experienced a range of debilitating neurological symptoms with no understood origin--including headaches, memory loss, and seizures. A biopsy found inflammation in the man’s …

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Stare Into This Genetic Material and Be Terrified

Just another day in the unfathomably complex world of cell biology.<p>Way down at the very bottom of <i>us</i> are cells dividing. It's happening right now, the micro-architectures behind your whole being are splitting into two new cells: things are growing, things are dying. DNA is duplicated, cleaved. Cells …

Half of Americans Think Climate Change Is a Sign of the Apocalypse

What a new report on theology and global warming means for public policy<p>Snowmageddon, snowpocalypse, snowzilla, just snow. Superstorm Sandy, receding shorelines, and more. Hurricanes Isaac, Ivan, and Irene, with cousins Rammasun, Bopha, and Haiyan.<p>The parade of geological changes and extreme …

Here's a machine that turns water into synthetic gasoline

Even with the amount of electric vehicles we've seen lately, it's likely going to be a long time until they completely replace traditional combustion engines on the road. So how are we going to get away from pricey fossil fuels until then? Well, water could be a possibility. German company Sunfire …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

Jerusalem's Unique Climate

A Respite from the Cold<p>During the winter months in cold latitudes when blizzards spread their blankets of snow across the frozen landscape, visions …

Google, Stanford build hybrid neural networks that can explain photos

Two separate groups of researchers at Google and Stanford have merged best-of-breed neural network models and created systems that can accurately …