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The Gut-Brain Connection, Mental Illness, and Disease

We are never truly alone. On our skin, in our gums, and in our guts live 100 trillion organisms, altogether known as the microbiome. These beasties …

Immune System

The Sun Is Spitting Out Strange Patterns of Gamma Rays--and No One Knows Why

Our closest star remains an enigma. Every 11 years or so its activity crescendos, creating flares and coronal mass ejections—the plasma-spewing …

Here's Why Old People Have A Disturbed Sleep

Why does sleep become disrupted in old age? - This question has been asked many times over in the past. A new study on the same has revealed that it …

The heartbreaking real reason that ‘gangster’ crab is holding a knife in viral clip

Last week, a video of a crab wielding a knife, and seemingly battling against a human armed with a bigger weapon – went viral online.<p>But the truth …

New image shows how the Sun changes over a 22-year cycle

Out of billions of stars in the Milky Way galaxy, there's one in particular, orbiting 25,000 light-years from the galactic core, that affects Earth day by day, moment by moment. That star, of course, is the sun.While the sun's activity cycle has been tracked for about two and a half centuries, the …

Reverse engineering consciousness: Is the brain a quantum computer?

The human brain is often described as a powerful computer, a metaphor that leads many experts to fear AI could one day become sentient. But what if developers seeking to create machines that think are barking up the wrong tree?<p>Our minds, according to some, are actually <i>quantum</i> computers. And, if …

Scientists say mass extinction warning signs exist — and they can be observed today

Is Earth staring down a mass extinction? Recent research from an international team of scientists reveals warning signs for the biggest mass …

The second blue moon of 2018 is about to arrive — here's what that means and how rare they really are

On March 31, much of the world will get to see a rare event: A second blue moon in one year. It'll be the second blue moon of 2018 — at least, according to one definition of the term.<p>Despite the name, as many of us have learned at some point (often in a disappointing fashion, if we learned this as …

The deadliest animals in America, ranked

The most terrifying critters might be right in your backyard.<p>What’s America’s most terrifying animal?<p>Oh, the possibilities. Perhaps you’ve chosen the grizzly bear, which can charge at its prey as fast as 30 miles per hour. Or the black widow spider, whose female’s venom is more dangerous than that …

Turtles evolve to use flippers like hands and karate-chop prey

Sea turtles have evolved to use their flippers as hands, grasping jellyfish and even karate-chopping their prey, scientists have found.<p>Previously it was thought that the brains of the reptiles were too small to handle the dexterity required for manipulating objects with their limbs.<p>Instead, it was …

Turtles

Prehistoric human footprints unearthed on Canada shoreline

Whether it was a family day out at the beach, complete with prehistoric equivalent of a bucket and spade, we’ll never know, but one thing is for sure: about 13,000 years ago a little band of humans were pottering about on a shore in western Canada.<p>Researchers have unearthed 29 footprints in a layer …

Anthropology

The Best Signs From the March for Our Lives

The March for Our Lives, the anti-gun violence protest occurring in cities around the world today, saw thousands of protestors band together in pursuit of stricter American gun laws. Organized by initiators of the #NeverAgain movement and survivors of last month’s school shootings in Parkland, …

This Is the Most Popular Sweet Potato Recipe on Pinterest

It was sometime last year that I became deeply enamored of sweet potatoes. I don't do anything particularly special with them or anything — I simply …

135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

Store these away for future trivia nights.<p>1. Mister Rogers always mentioned out loud that he was feeding his fish because a young blind viewer once …

General Hospital

Deep-Sea Anglerfish Caught Mating in First-of-Its-Kind Video

Since they live in the inky depths of the ocean, anglerfish have rarely been filmed.<p>Something fishy is happening thousands of feet under the surface of the North Atlantic Ocean.<p>In a rare video, captured by the science-focused Rebikoff-Niggeler Foundation and first released as a <i>Science Magazine</i> …

Nature

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Beauty

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What Are GPS Spoofing Apps Actually Doing?

There a lot of GPS Spoofing apps on the market, each looking a little different from the other, but almost all doing pretty much the same thing. In …

Google Play

How Rap Became the Sound of the Mainstream

When Philadelphia rapper Lil Uzi Vert was 20 years old, he uploaded a few songs to SoundCloud, a free music-sharing platform. The tracks got a couple …

Coinbase warns that its platform could crash again in the future

Coinbase is taking an "honesty is the best policy" approach.<p>The company's CEO Brian Armstrong warned users of the cryptocurrency trading platform that future outages on its app and mobile site might occur during periods of high trading volume.<p>"We wanted to remind customers that access to Coinbase …

Your Bitcoin is no good here—Steam stops accepting cryptocurrency

$20 transactions and quickly changing valuation make the currency “untenable”<p>When Valve first started accepting Bitcoin as an option for Steam …

Bitcoin

White House officials: Jerusalem decision could hurt peace process

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's decision Wednesday to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital could temporarily derail the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, two senior White House officials acknowledged after Trump's speech.<p>The question now for those officials: For how long?<p>"We're …

What Qualcomm's new Snapdragon chip may mean for Galaxy S9

Snapdragon 845 will bring new camera features and better battery life to phones in 2018.<p>Your next Android smartphone is about to get a lot smarter.<p>Qualcomm on Wednesday detailed its upcoming Snapdragon 845 processor, which will likely power most high-end Android phones launching in 2018. The chip …

Lawsuit challenges California warning that links Roundup weed killer to cancer

A coalition of a dozen national and Midwestern agricultural groups sued Wednesday to try to overturn a California decision that could result in labels warning that the popular weed killer Roundup can cause cancer.<p>The lawsuit filed in federal court in Sacramento seeks an injunction barring …

Kim Jong Un Puts America Within Striking Distance

By Daniel Ten KateDaniel Ten Kate and Adrian LeungAdrian Leung<p>The window to stop North Korea from being able to attack the U.S. with a nuclear bomb …

Trump clears way for local police to obtain military gear

WASHINGTON (AP) — Local police departments will soon have access to grenade launchers, high-caliber weapons and other surplus U.S. military gear …

Trump Is Giving Local Cops Military Weapons Again

Obama had curtailed the program in 2015, saying equipment like armored vehicles and grenade launchers made the police look like an occupying force.<p>President Trump issued an executive order on Monday to once again let military weapons and supplies flow into the hands of local police departments, …