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This Summer’s Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy, Plus a Sweeps!

Spring has given way to the heat of summer, and with the move toward hopefully-lazy afternoons and dog day heat comes the inevitable plethora of …

Books

'The Force' Is Basically 'Game Of Thrones' With Cops — And That's Pretty Great

"How do you cross the line? Step by step."<p>Internal monologue is a staple in cop books. There are rules, things you do and things you don't, and if the cop in your cop book can't talk to himself in his own head, how are the readers going to know that he's tortured? That he's a good man going bad (or …

Game of Thrones

Are you forgetful? That's just your brain erasing useless memories

The purpose of memory might not be to record everything<p>Most of us think “perfect” memory means never forgetting, but maybe forgetting actually helps us navigate a world that is random and ever-changing.<p>So say two neuroscientists in a review published today in the journal <i>Neuron</i>. The argument is that …

The Brain

The 15 Most-Pinned Healthy Dinner Recipes on Pinterest

When I'm strapped for new and exciting recipes, Pinterest is the first place I look for inspiration (pinspiration?).<p>Pinterest is especially helpful …

Cooking

​ 10 Mouth-Watering Grilled Cheese Recipes | Men’s Health

​10 Grilled Cheese Recipes That Will Leave You Drooling<p>It's grilled cheese for grown-ups​<p>FoodieCrush<p>There are few foods that make you feel like a kid again like the grilled cheese sandwich. But let's face it, just like your old Space Jam pajamas, you've officially grown out of two slabs of Wonder …

Get Good Gut Health With Prebiotics And Probiotics

We all want our gut to feel good. No one wants a gut that is in constant turmoil possibly leading to serious conditions of Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diabetes, obesity or rheumatoid arthritis. What our gut is trying to tell us when these diseases arise is that the gut’s microbiome, partly …

Wellness

Driverless flying taxi service set to launch in Dubai

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dubai has announced yet another pioneering initiative, but this time it's not the world's first rotating skyscraper or 3D printed office. It's a fleet of flying taxis.<p>Small enough to fit into a car parking space when folded up, the one-seater passenger drones made by Chinese company Ehang …

Drones

‘Your Name’ Trailer: Snubbed Oscar Anime Finally Gets an American Theatrical Release Date — Watch

The already-beloved Japanese anime is finally getting a full theatrical release.<p>“Your Name,” directed by Makoto Shinkai, clocked in as one of the …

The New Atheists of the Philippines

Their style is less Richard Dawkins, more Christian missionary.<p>Among filthy puddles of rainwater in a slum in Alabang, a district just south of the Philippines’ capital city of Manila, a young woman named Jahziel Tayco Ferrer was teaching a science lesson. A group of children sat around her on a …

Religion

NASA Considers Magnetic Shield to Help Mars Grow Its Atmosphere

NASA Planetary Science Division Director, Jim Green, says launching a magnetic shield could help warm Mars and possibly allow it to become habitable.<p>The Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop is happening right now at NASA headquarters in Washington DC. The workshop is meant to discuss ambitious …

'Logan' is no country for old X-Men (spoiler-free review)

While the climax veers towards standard superhero fare, "Logan" is a mature, brutal exploration of a hero at the end of a long and lonely road.<p>"Logan" takes you in close. Close enough to see the scars.<p>That's the greatest strength and boldest choice made in the ninth and latest film to star Hugh …

Construction

8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Online Business

They say experience is the best teacher and indeed it is. But sometimes you can learn a few things from those who came before you. Reflecting back, here's what I wish I knew when I started my business:<p><b>1. Save Money For Your Taxes</b><p>Yes, I know, it sounds obvious. But for most new entrepreneurs, you …

Small Business

Watch Iron Fist punch his way out of trouble with magical martial arts

Danny Rand is having a rough time in the latest trailer for <i>Iron Fist</i>, the next Marvel superhero series coming to Netflix. In the video above, we see Danny roaming the streets of New York looking like he’s fresh off a stint at Burning Man (read: K’un-Lun), and generally punching things with his big, …

Martial Arts

10 Things I Learned From Prepping All My Meals on a Sunday

Save both money and time<p>I’m someone who really enjoys eating out. I love trying new restaurants. And I’ve realized that’s where all my money goes. …

Whole Foods

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150-Year Journey to Alpha Centauri Proposed

Interstellar travel, a timeworn staple of science fiction, can already be science fact if one has cash to spare. For just $100 million or so, a …

Universe

A spiritual master explains the best way to stop overthinking everything and find peace in the present moment

What’s the secret to stop overthinking everything?<p>It’s not an easy question to answer.<p>Some experts advise you to distract your mind with an activity. …

9 Hot Sauces We Love With a Fiery Passion (Plus Food Pairings!)

It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with hot sauce. You’ll find us splashing the spicy stuff on our morning eggs, afternoon sandwiches, and dinner …

NASA’s Juno Preps For Fourth Jupiter Flyby, All 8 Science Instruments To Be Switched On

NASA’s solar-powered Juno spacecraft will make its fourth flyby of Jupiter on Thursday morning, the space agency announced Wednesday. During its …

Watch Ricky Gervais and Stephen Colbert debate the existence of God

Ricky Gervais is a man of many talents and interests.<p>One day he can be cracking jokes about how he's never going to give up food and drink, and the …

Donald Trump vows to 'totally destroy' Johnson Amendment that stops churches funding political parties

President Donald Trump has announced he will "get rid of and totally destroy" a 60-year-old rule that blocks tax-exempt religious groups from …

First Genetic Results From Scott Kelly's Year In Space Reveal DNA Mysteries

After recent events, we’re all ready to hop aboard the next flight to Mars. But before us Earthlings embark on a seven-month journey to the Red …

Genetics

Physicists Found Proof That the Universe Is Built Like a Hologram

In <i>Prometheus</i>, Michael Fassbender’s David, an android, finds a magnificent hologram of the universe called the Orrery. This holographic map revealed …

Physics

Watch 4 Exoplanets Dance Around An Alien Star Not So Far Away

Less than 130 light-years from Earth — a mere stone’s throw away as things are measured in the cosmic scale — lies a young star named HR 8799. …

Tales from the Exoplanet Archive: How NASA Keeps Track of Alien Worlds

The Milky Way is littered with a vast diversity of planets: giants that blur the line between planet and failed-star brown dwarf; tiny worlds similar …

Elizabeth Blackburn on the telomere effect: ‘It’s about keeping healthier for longer’

The Nobel winner says keeping telomeres – the ends of our chromosomes – in prime condition can stave off diseases associated with ageing<p><b>You won your Nobel prize for medicine for your discoveries concerning telomeres, found at the ends of chromosomes. What are telomeres and what happens to them as</b> …

Telomere

Watch planets orbit a star 129 light-years away

Astronomers captured this 7-year time lapse of planets orbiting a faraway star.<p>The past few years have seen an explosion in the discovery of planets outside our solar system. Astronomers have now confirmed 3,442 exoplanets in the galaxy. And they think there could be 100 billion or more in …

Universe

National Parks Service 'goes rogue' in response to Trump Twitter ban

Badlands National Park sent out a series of (now-deleted) tweets on climate change, seemingly in defiance of Trump administration<p>If you had “National Parks subtweet the new president” on your 2017 bingo card, today’s your lucky day.<p>After the US National Parks Service was temporarily banned for …

National Parks

This Dutch video on Trump has gone viral because, well, just watch it

"We totally understand it's going to be America First — But can we just say 'The Netherlands Second?'"<p>This is the Dutch plan for Trump's …

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …