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Sask. ranchers stunned as beaver herds 150 cattle

Saskatchewan rancher Adrienne Ivey may have heard of a beaver, but until now, had never seen a beaver herd — cattle, that is.<p>On Friday, Ivey and her …

Wildlife

Scientists Have Created a Device That Sucks Water Out of Thin Air, Even in The Desert

Okay, wow.<p>When it comes to future challenges, one of the biggest will be water scarcity - on a warming planet we're going to have plenty of seawater, …

Ten projects you can try with a Raspberry Pi

Ever wondered what the Internet of Things can do for your business? These useful projects may give you some idea.<p>The best way to understand what the …

Raspberry Pi

Best Buy employees buy Wii U for boy who came to store to play it every day

VALLEY STREAM, N.Y. — A nice gesture by employees of a Best Buy store in New York is going viral.<p>The video, posted on YouTube by Rahiem Storr, shows …

Metro News

Sponsored: You can now reverse type 2 Diabetes naturally

Type 2 diabetes is the most common type out there. About 9 out of 10 people diagnosed with diabetes have the Type 2. Type 2 diabetes can develop …

This controller solves the Nintendo NES Classic's biggest problem

Getting your hands on an NES Classic — the coveted digital update of Nintendo's popular console from the '80s — is the challenge of this holiday …

Remote tropical island now completely powered by solar energy in the South Pacific

A remote tropical island in the South Pacific has managed to rid itself of its reliance on diesel and is now completely powered by solar energy.<p>Ta’u …

10 Dangerous Brain-Damaging Habits To Stop Immediately

The brain is an incredibly important body part, as it is one of the biggest one in the body and represents the main control center. It has multiple …

New photos reveal rare glimpse of uncontacted tribe in Amazon, threatened by outsiders

Aerial photos taken in northern Brazil show a small, uncontacted tribe is alive and well in the forests of the Amazon.<p>Survival International, a …

A Japanese company has created mind-blowingly real dinosaur robots

Humanity has had a pretty good run in the last century, with the whole landing on the moon, inventing the internet type stuff. But it all pales in …

Carbon Fiber

Chart: many asteroids are worth quintillions of dollars each

The asteroid belt holds untold wealth for the prospectors who can reach and mine them. <i>Wired UK</i> just published an interesting chart of select …

Scientists develop drug that 'could cure HIV and Aids'

Scientists have developed a drug they hope could lead to a cure for HIV and Aids.<p>Reseachers in Israel have identified a protein they claim can reduce …

Are You Missing Out on Guaranteed Income Because of These 5 Misconceptions?

Here's why you shouldn't dismiss annuities out of hand.<p>Almost half of the 1,000 adults polled for TIAA’s 2016 Lifetime Income Survey said the primary …

Retirement

Scientists say you should do this exercise at least twice a week to make your brain work better

Engaging in <b>regular weightlifting</b> could actually make your brain work better and prevent dementia, concludes new research by Australian scientists. As …

Poor work-life balance leads to poor health later in life

Due to the increasing pressure of modern life and despite the adverse effects it has on our health, we tend to get less sleep and work more. A new …

10 Ways how you can motivate yourself everyday

Share57<p>Tweet<p>Share225<p>+14<p>Shares 286<p>Feeling motivated is perhaps one of the most difficult things you could ever do. If it were so easy, everyone would …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques – structures that …

Dementia

If You Run Fast Enough You Can Shut Your Mind Up for a While

When I run, I think about everything. My mind wanders here and there and by the time I’m done, it often feels like I’ve found solutions for every …

Exercise

Your brilliant Kickstarter idea could be on sale in China before you’ve even finished funding it

Shenzhen, China<p>Yekutiel Sherman couldn’t believe his eyes.<p>The Israeli entrepreneur had spent one year designing the product that would make him rich—a smartphone case that unfolds into a selfie stick. He had drawn up prototypes, secured some minimal funds from his family, and launched a …

Intellectual Property

A Mystery Space Plane Has Been Orbiting Earth For 500 Days - And We Still Don't Know Why

What the Air Force isn’t telling us.<p>On 20 May 2015, the US military launched the robotic X-37B space plane into Earth’s orbit to carry out its fourth …

3 Questions That Make You Instantly Happier

You can train your brain to extract more joy from life and work.<p>Most people foolishly believe that events create emotions. In fact, it's your interpretation of events--your thoughts--that create your emotions. Realizing that gives you incredible power to improve your experience in life and at …

How the microbiota in your gut affects your mood, sleep and stress levels

<i>Our gut does more than help us digest food; the bacteria that call our intestines home have been implicated in everything from our mental health and</i> …

Our Closest Earthlike Planet Appears to Be "Covered" in Water

Eep.<p>Back in August, astronomers announced the discovery of what appears to be an Earthlike exoplanet orbiting Proxima Centauri - a red dwarf star in …

The PlayStation VR is the most comfortable VR headset ever made

The Rift and the Vive aren’t even close. It’s a bloodbath.<p>Ed. Note: While we’ve spent literally dozens of hours with PlayStation VR since receiving it late last week, our full review of Sony’s latest <i>isn’t quite ready</i>. With our reviewer at Oculus Connect this week (with a PlayStation VR hooked up at …

See the Most Stunning Images of Earth from Landsat’s Space Operation

Western AustraliaThis image of a tropical estuary was enhanced to show complex sediment, nutrient and vegetation pattern<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Geoscience …

Nintendo's NES Classic Edition includes old-school filters, new save system

Nintendo has finally provided some more details about its upcoming console. Unfortunately though, we're not talking about the NX, which the big N …