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Large Asteroid Zooms Safely Past Earth

A mountain-sized asteroid made its closest approach to Earth at 9:35 a.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, Sept. 29.<p>Although asteroid 4179 Toutatis came no …

Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli

Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli, 'Dawn Lord,' was a Mesoamerican god who represented a menacing aspect of Venus, the morning star, and was one of the four gods …

Ancient History

Ten weird signs that you are highly intelligent, according to science

In the real world, spotting intelligent people isn’t quite as simple as looking for people who babble gibberish like Benedict Cumberbatch in Sherlock.<p>…

Spring Budget 2017: Crackdown on 'subscription traps' planned

<b>People who inadvertently end up subscribing for services after signing up for free trials are to be offered more protection.</b><p>Plans to cut confusing small print and end the cycle of 'subscription traps' will be set out in next week's Budget.<p>Chancellor Philip Hammond will outline a crackdown on …

West Yorkshire

Scientists Have Developed a Non-Addictive Opioid

The drug works by only targeting the site of pain, not the brain.<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>The number …

Got a craving? Here's what your body actually wants to eat

Ever find yourself rummaging through the fridge or kitchen cabinets for that delicious, satisfying something—except nothing seems to fill that void? Maybe you know what you’re craving, but would actually have to leave the house to go and buy it (who wants to do that?), or your craving is so …

Nutrition

Amnesty International Blames Trump, Others for Rights Rollback

PARIS — Amnesty International says President Donald Trump's "poisonous" rhetoric on his way to winning the White House led a global trend towards increasingly divisive politics in 2016 that had made the world a "darker" place.<p>It alleged that "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians …

Donald Trump

Here's Everything You Actually Need To Know About Protein

Starting with: WTF is it and what does it actually do?

Nutrition

Canadian scientists were followed, threatened and censored. They warn that Trump could do the same.

The Environmental Protection Agency's once-prolific Twitter account has not stirred since Inauguration Day. Neither has its blog, where staff used to write often about the agency's research, regulations and “Why Science Matters” — as one of the last entries put it.<p>Both have been dark since …

Canada

Our Galaxy Is Being Shoved Across the Universe by a Large Unseen Force, So There's That

Rude!<p>As if things weren't bad enough, an unseen force is pushing the Milky Way across the universe. What an asshole.<p>According to new research published in <i>Nature Astronomy</i>, the force is called the "Dipole Repeller," and researchers believe it's the reason why the galaxy has been moving across the …

Astrophysics

'He's Going to Continue to Create Chaos'

Dan P. McAdams, the author of The Atlantic’s June 2016 cover story “The Mind of Donald Trump,” shares what he learned about Trump and what might be expected during his presidency.<p>Months before the 2016 U.S. presidential election took place, Dan P. McAdams, a psychology professor at Northwestern …

Donald Trump

Scientists Claim They've Developed a Psychological 'Vaccine' Against Fake News

Inoculating against misinformation.<p>Scientists say they’ve developed a psychological 'vaccine' for fake news, which can be used to inoculate the …

The Most Detailed 'Full Disk' View of Earth Ever Has Been Released - And It's Incredible

Wowow.<p>Below is one of the most detailed full-disk photos of Earth ever taken - and the US government is now downloading a fresh version of it every …

This Unicorn Bark Will Cheer You Up and Fill You Up

This unicorn bark might be one of the prettiest snack around — and it's healthy. Sweetened with just a touch of honey, the colors of the pastel yogurt bark come from fruit, which also adds flavor to this cheery snack. Watch the video to see how you make it and then check out the recipe …

This new Periodic Table shows the astounding origins of every atom in your body

In the first episode of his famous TV series about space, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," the late astronomer Carl Sagan wastes no time dramatically setting the stage.<p>"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean," Sagan says. "Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We …

Chemistry

How to Clean Cast Iron - Chowhound

How to Clean a Cast Iron Pan<p>Now that you know, try some of our cast iron skillet recipes:<p><b>1. Eggplant and Mushroom Polenta Bake</b><p>Because this recipe …

Recipes

T-Mobile's new unlimited data plan is what all phone plans should be like

At its Uncarrier Next CES event in Las Vegas today, T-Mobile announced it’s getting rid of data brackets. All of its plans will be ‘unlimited,’ without a worry about speed throttling for most users.<p>Secondly, the company is implementing a what-you-see-is-what-you-get policy with bill prices. That …

The only healthy meal plan you need this year

Breakfast:<p>Sweet-potato fritters with poached eggs and avocado<p><b>Alice Liveing says:</b> “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s important …

Health and Fitness: 10 Plant-Based Proteins - SUP Magazine – The Voice of Standup Paddling

Shae Foudy credits her vegan diet for fueling her impressive SUP performances. Photo: Mike Muir<p><i>By: Rebecca Parsons</i><p>When you think of a protein heavy …

Nutrition

Israeli police question Netanyahu over corruption allegation

Israeli Prime Minister<p>Benjamin Netanyahu was grilled by police investigators for more than three hours at his office Monday night, opening what could be a politically damaging criminal investigation into suspicions that he improperly accepted gifts.<p>Netanyahu has repeatedly denied wrongdoing, but …

U.S. refiners face severe labor shortage for deferred maintenance

(Reuters) - After years of running flat out, U.S. Gulf Coast refiners are lining up repairs to plants in 2017 - but facing a severe labor shortage that could delay work, drive up costs and raise accident risks.<p>Fuel producers such as Marathon Petroleum Corp (MPC.N) and Valero Energy Corp (VLO.N) …

Science Can’t Save the Earth This Time

Politicians seem to hope we’ll be able to ‘science the s**t’ out of global warming’s consequences at some point in the distant future—but the point …

Climate Change

Scientists discovered an absurdly easy way to seem convincing

Over the holidays it's best to avoid any arguments, whenever possible. But if you can't, you may want to bring some scientific ammunition for your side of the discussion.<p>It turns out that if you want to convince someone that your explanation for something is the best way to explain it, you might …

Psychology

How to follow the new Lineage OS online

The CyanogenMod project is easily the biggest and most-used custom Android ROM out there. But a series of poor decisions has basically sunk the …

Android News

Voyager Probes Are Still Making Amazing Discoveries

In August 2012, Voyager 1 went where no human-made object has gone before: it crossed the “heliopause,” the outermost edge of the Sun’s heliosphere, …

Ask Ethan: What's The Deal With The Speed Of Light?

Nothing in the Universe can move faster than the speed of light in vacuum. 299,792,458 meters per second. If you’re a massive particle, you can only approach — but never reach — that speed; if you’re a massless particle, you are compelled to always travel at exactly that speed so long as you’re …

Physics

This DNA Ancestry Company Is Telling Its Customers “Mostly Total Bollocks” About Their Ancestors

BritainsDNA has told people that their ancestors invented porridge or brought farming to Britain. But its claims are often either nonsense or true for all Europeans, scientists say.<p><b>A company</b> which has offered genetic ancestry testing to tens of thousands of people has told customers “mostly total …

‘Ailing’ Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, is safely evacuated from the South Pole

Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was evacuated from the South Pole on Thursday after falling ill during a visit with a tour group.<p>The 86-year-old Aldrin arrived at a hospital in Christchurch, New Zealand early Friday morning local time. According to a statement from the tour company, White Desert, …

Space Science

Senators, Military Specialists Say Army Report On Dismissed Soldiers Is Troubling

An Army review concludes that commanders did nothing wrong when they kicked out more than 22,000 soldiers for misconduct after they came back from Iraq or Afghanistan – even though all of those troops had been diagnosed with mental health problems or brain injuries.<p>The Army's report, ordered by …

Mental Health