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Getting rid of coal power plants has led to one stunning statistic, EIA says

For those interested in air quality issues, the Energy Information Agency released a few revealing charts today.<p>For the first time since the late …

Fossil Fuels

10 Sex-Filled Foreign-Language Films You Can Stream on Netflix

If you think watching a half-naked woman or man whisper sweet nothings into their lover's ear is sexy, imagine how much <i>sexier</i> it is when those sweet nothings are in French. Foreign cinema isn't afraid to bring on the heat when it comes to romance and eroticism, and lucky for us, Netflix is full of …

Entertainment

The Insidious Yeast Infection We All Have—and How to Treat It

Functional medicine expert Dr. Amy Myers’s Austin-based practice is largely devoted to solving women’s health issues that are common but extremely …

Wellness

Sorry, But Your Brain Only Knows One Way To Multitask Effectively

Your brain can multitask really well when one of the tasks is a habit you’ve developed in that particular context.<p>The news that multitasking is bad isn’t even news anymore. In recent years, people have begun to recognize what psychologists have known for decades: If you try to do two things at the …

The Brain

The Conversation Placebo

In my daily work as a primary care internist, I see no letup from pain. Every single patient, it seems, has an aching shoulder or a bum knee or a painful back. “Our bodies evolved to live about 40 years,” I always explain, “and then be finished off by a mammoth or a microbe.” Thanks to a century of …

Communication Skills

What Science Can Tell Us About Trans People’s Brains—And What It Cannot

A study has shown that trans people may sense touch differently than cisgender people according to particular body parts. We should be curious, but …

The Long Quest To Create Artificial Blood May Soon Be Over

Blood, blood everywhere — but not a drop when you need it. In the U.S. alone, there are around 17,000 preventable trauma deaths each year due to untreated hemorrhagic shock. Basically, that means someone loses a fatal amount of blood before they can reach the hospital more than 46 times per …

Boston Marathon

Science says these are the men who will make you orgasm

Are you on the hunt for a man who is guaranteed to give you an orgasm every time you have sex?<p>Well, we have good news! A team of scientists have been …

2 juveniles held in fatal shooting of congressman's grandson

CHICAGO (AP) — Two juveniles are in custody and could be charged in the fatal shooting of an Illinois congressman's grandson following a dispute over a pair of basketball shoes, a Chicago police spokeswoman said on Saturday.<p>Officer Michelle Tannehill said the juveniles are considered suspects in …

Dwyane Wade

How genetics could help future learners unlock hidden potential

Despite the criticisms of Rushdie's comments, the debate around the effectiveness of different learning strategies in modern education is as active as ever - with many recognizing that each pupil prefers a different learning style and technique.<p>This can of course make it hard for teachers to gear …

Genetics

Katy Perry Just Shared a Very Personal Story about Her History with Planned Parenthood

And she donated $10,000. NBD.<p>Katy Perry is putting her money where her strongly-held political beliefs are. She's been a huge supporter of Hillary Clinton and the democratic party all through the 2016 Election. Now, in light of Trump's victory, Perry has decided to speak out in support of an …

Neiman Marcus' 2016 Fantasy Gifts Include A $1.5 Million Rose Gold Airplane

Have you started making your holiday wish list yet? If so, you might want to rethink a few things.<p>Neiman Marcus just released its Christmas Book of highly anticipated, highly absurd Fantasy Gifts, and in doing so, has quite literally taken the beloved, ever-popular rose gold trend to new …

Rose Gold

The New Horizons Spacecraft Has Found A Strange Asteroid Teeming With The Ingredients Of Life

Red isn’t a common color outside of planets in our solar system. Sure, you’ve got Mars, and surprising patches of color on Pluto among other mysteries, but by and large, space is greyscale. So that makes MU69, a red asteroid in the Kuiper Belt, a subject of serious fascination among scientists.<p>MU69 …

Scientists May Have Reactivated The Gene That Causes Neurons To Stop Growing

A Reactivation<p>It’s commonly believed that brain cells stop multiplying when our bodies become fully grown. Researchers from the German Centre for …

Neuroscience

Doctor calls world's first three-parent IVF baby birth 'revolutionary'

A New York fertility specialist, who said he successfully carried out a "three-parent" in vitro fertilization (IVF) technique resulting in a baby boy, called the procedure a "revolutionary approach in human reproduction."<p>John Zhang, medical director of New Hope Fertility Center in New York, …

Genetic Engineering

Migraines could be caused by gut bacteria, study suggests

Research shows sufferers have higher levels of bacteria involved in processing nitrates, and could explain why some foods appear to act as migraine triggers<p>Migraine sufferers have a different mix of gut bacteria that could make them more sensitive to certain foods, scientists have found.<p>The study …

Medical Research

6 memorable leadership lessons from the financial giant J.P. Morgan

Today, John Pierpont Morgan is remembered as one of the greatest bankers in American history. In his time, he was called the "Jupiter of Wall Street."<p>He was born into the Morgan banking dynasty in 1837. Throughout the Progressive Era, he dominated the corporate world. Morgan founded the banking …

Leadership

Science Says This Old-School Style of Note-Taking Will Supercharge Your Brain | Inc.com

Laptops and other devices mean you don't have to write your business notes by hand anymore, or even type them out at all. Defaulting to tech-based note-taking might not be the best route, though, with science showing the old-school approach of pen and paper might have bigger benefits.<p>What happens …

Note-Taking

Google Allo review: This is fine

Google Allo is new chat app for Android and iPhone. It has the Google Assistant built in and it’s rolling out today. I’ve been using it for a few days now, and it’s fine. Totally, completely fine. It does the things you expect from a messaging app: sends pictures, lets you share fun stickers, works …

Google

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ISPs

Epigenetic Genes and Emotional Reactivity to Daily Life Events: A Multi-Step Gene-Environment Interaction Study

1. Myin-Germeys I, van Os J, Schwartz JE, Stone AA, Delespaul PA (2001) Emotional reactivity to daily life stress in psychosis. Archives of general …

What Kind of Drunk Are You, According to Science?

Ernest Hemingway, Nutty Professor, Mary Poppins, or Mr. Hyde?<p>We all have that friend who gets belligerent when wasted, screaming at a trash can that it doesn't understand the finer points of modern architecture or Al Pacino's acting<i>.</i> Or the one friend who gets so giggly that even the lamest joke …

Mary Poppins

Gut reaction: the surprising power of microbes

Most of us think of microbes as germs to be feared and killed. In fact they hold the key to improving our health – and may be the key to tackling obesity<p>‘So, what’s in the thermos?” I asked.<p>I was standing in a lift at Washington University in St Louis, with Professor Jeff Gordon and two of his …

Microbiology

Squirrel Steals GoPro, Makes Greatest Film of Our Time

Squirrelcese?<p>Some rodents are more than scurrying little mammals. Some rodents are auteurs.<p>This brazen little squirrel director steals a GoPro camera and makes a video shot entirely from its point of view, giving us a private tour of the trees from up above. After snatching the camera off the …

Squirrels

Kissing Is a Really Big Deal, According to Science

There’s a weird paradox out there in the dating world. On one hand, it’s known that Mr. or Mrs. Right will magically appear when the time is right — and that being single until then is totally the norm. On the other, it’s expected that you use Tinder’s gender update to pull in more potential …

Oxford University

Want a Better Marriage? Science Says You and Your Spouse Should Do This More Often

If you both have the same attitude toward this, you'll be happier. If not... well, I feel for you.<p>Last evening, after we put our baby down for the night, my wife and I sat and had a quiet drink on the back patio, after a long, fun and exhausting weekend.<p>Now, it turns out that science says we're …

Alcohol

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

The Brain

9 things that can make you less attractive, according to science

We learned that walking a dog and playing good music are easy ways to give yourself a boost.<p>But lately we've been wondering: Aren't there things we're all guilty of doing that can <i>decrease</i> our attractiveness?<p>The answer is almost definitely yes. What follows is a list of common traits and behaviors …

Body Language

Samsung unveils world's first UFS memory cards — the successor to microSD

What comes after microSD cards for removable storage? Samsung has the answer: UFS. The company announced today the world's first removable UFS (Universal Flash Storage) memory cards, offering storage capacity of either 32, 64, 128, or 256 gigabytes, and performance speeds that simply blow older …

Phones