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Anonymous Declares 'Total War' on Donald Trump

The hacker group Anonymous has declared “total war” on Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, calling his campaign “deeply disturbing.”<p>The …

29 of The Most Surreal Landscapes on The Planet You Must See

Alien visions right here on Earth.<p>Earth is full of bizarre landscapes. Some are land formations moulded over thousands of years, while others are …

Idaho bill calls for Bible in schools for astronomy, biology, geology

Bill is being introduced by the Senate Education Committee.<p>Politicians are often criticized for not living up to their promises. For the Idaho …

Paleo Diet Could Cause Significant And Rapid Weight Gain, Science Finds

Why Is This Important?<p>Because everyday paleo is looking more and more like a fad diet.<p>Long Story Short<p>Researchers have discovered that a paleo diet could, contrary to its purported benefits, cause significant and rapid weight gain.<p>Long Story<p>Count this as another blow for the paleo diet. Researchers …

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Science finally proves that meditation helps make your body markedly less stressed

This weekend, don’t just relax. Really take time to breathe, and focus on just your breath or the small sensations in your body as you sit still. <i></i>It’s good for you, according to science.<p>For years, meditation has been associated with all kinds of benefits, such as increased happiness, more …

Scientists can’t agree on whether or not salt is bad for you

Meanwhile, others have repeatedly questioned the scientific basis of that claim.<p>In fact, a new study finds, it's all a bit worse than that: Not only is the science decidedly unsettled, the debate is so polarized that no one's getting any closer to real answers.<p>"In many respects, the divide between …

How Mindful Meditation Can Actually Change Your Brain

You may have heard Emma Watson, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Katy Perry talk about "mindfulness meditation," but new research has found it's not just a celebrity buzzword.<p>A new study published in the journal <i>Biological Psychiatry</i> discovered that mindfulness meditation, which focuses on breathing and …

Jimmy Fallon unveiled his own Bernie Sanders impression, and it's spot-on

After the Vermont senator's win in the New Hampshire Democratic primary, Fallon unveiled his own Sanders impersonation on Wednesday night.<p>"I'm speaking tonight to claim victory in the New Hampshire primary over she who must not be named," Fallon's Sanders says, referring to Hillary Clinton with the …

Bernie Sanders Explains Why Young People Love Him on Stephen Colbert

Bernie Sanders may have handily won the New Hampshire Primary, but Stephen Colbert did not go easy on the Vermont senator in the aftermath of his win …

Fallout 4 Fan Is Documenting All the Secret Areas

If you've been exploring the Bostonian Wasteland and want to know where all the hidden locations are, then one YouTuber may have the answer for you. They're digging through the world of Fallout 4 and posting videos of all the secret locations in the game.<p>YouTuber The Lawd has been on this journey …

Who is Bernie Sanders?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Since entering the presidential race, Bernie Sanders has grown from something of a cult figure among liberals to the standard-bearer of the left wing of the Democratic Party.<p>The 74-year-old Vermont senator overcame a 40-percentage-point deficit when he entered the race in spring 2015 to in …

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Who is John Kasich?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Since entering the race last July, Ohio Gov. John Kasich has taken something of a different approach from the other GOP candidates, defiantly moderate at times even as rivals reacted to the harsh rhetoric and bold ideas tossed into the mix by Donald Trump.<p>Democratic candidates: Who is …

Who is Donald Trump?

<b>(CNN) —</b> All eyes are once again on Donald Trump.<p>The real estate mogul and TV reality star launched his presidential campaign on June 16, ending more than two decades of persistent flirtation with the idea of running for the Oval Office.<p>Republican candidates: Who is John Kasich? | Who is Marco Rubio?<p>…

That Time A Horse Became Empress Of Rome

Only in <i>Crusader Kings II</i> could a horse rise to power and, after decades of war and conquest, restore the might of the Roman Empire.<p>Normally <i>CKII</i> is a</i> …

Lawyers Record Ammon Bundy's Voice in Bid to End Occupation

U.S. news<p>Lawyers representing the jailed leader of the armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge say they have recorded his voice asking those remaining there to leave.<p>Ammon Bundy, arrested on an Oregon highway along with other members of the group on Tuesday, has repeatedly called for four …

Era of climate science denial is not over, study finds

Conservative thinktanks in the US engaging in climate change have increased their attacks on science in recent years, a study of 16,000 documents finds.<p>Is organised climate science denial finished?<p>After global heat records were continually broken over the last decade, and as sea levels rose and …

Here Are Six Scientifically Proven Tips For More Effective Studying

Straight from the experts.<p>Not everyone studies the same way- some people are happy cramming everything at the last minute, and some require pages …

Plague has infected humans since Bronze Age, DNA study shows

Disease has been present for twice as long as previously thought, and was originally spread by human-to-human contact, not fleas, says new study<p>Plague has been a human scourge for more than twice as long as had previously been thought, new research suggests.

Scientists Are Making Chocolate Tastier And More Cancer-Fighting

It takes a bit more time, but it's worth it<p>For most people, chocolate is considered an indulgence to be enjoyed in moments of weakness. The cacao pod from which chocolate is made, though, is a rich source of healthful polyphenols, and now researchers have found a different way of processing the …

A look inside Ranger School, where the US Army's toughest soldiers are made

In the months it takes to complete the course, a soldier's endurance is pushed to the absolute limit. Ranger candidates survive on one meal a day and a few hours of sleep per night.<p>They arrive at Fort Benning in the best shape of their lives and will lose an average of 20 pounds if they stay the …

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High childhood IQ linked to bipolar disorder later in life

Is bipolar disorder the price humans must pay for creativity and intelligence?<p>High childhood IQ levels are linked to an increased risk of bipolar disorder later in life, according to new research.<p>The study, carried out at the University of Glasgow, measured the IQ of a large group of people aged …

Intelligence, creativity and bipolar disorder may share underlying genetics

Serious mood disorders such as bipolar may be the price humans have had to pay for our intelligence and creativity.<p>That’s according to new research which links high childhood IQ to an increased risk of experiencing manic bipolar traits in later life.<p>Researchers examined data from a large birth …

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How bacon became bacon: The real story about how humans tamed the pig

<b>Wilbur of "Charlotte's Web"</b><p>Pigs provided meat, and also solved public health problems in ancient days. Here’s how evolution worked<p>Mark Essig<p>May 10, 2015 3:59pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Lesser Beasts: A Snout-to-Tail History of the Humble Pig”<p>Mutated wheat and barley was waiting for humans, ready to be …

Brain scans of premature babies reveal changes that may raise risk of autism

Brain scans of both pre-and full term infants showed striking differences in the salience network, which is disrupted in adults with ADHD and autism<p>Brain scans of children who were born prematurely have revealed differences in the connectivity of key regions that may play a role in developmental …

Listen: 'Alien sounds' recorded 22 miles above the earth

Nasa still cannot explain the eerie hisses and whistles recorded by special microphones 22 miles above the earth's surface<p>Mysterious hisses and whistles have been recorded 22 miles above the earth's surface using infrared microphones aboard a <b>Nasa</b> student balloon experiment.<p>The 'infrasounds' were …

How to solve Einstein’s Election Riddle: are you in that two per cent?

Discover whether Dave, Ed, Nick, Nicola or Nigel has a pet with gills

Can This Scientist Unite Genetic Engineers and Organic Farmers?

Innovators<p>Pamela Ronald isolates genes in rice that feeds millions. Her integrative approach to agriculture could be an even bigger game-changer.<p>Eighteen scientists are sitting in a lab, talking about new ways to feed the planet. These are some of the world’s foremost experts on rice. Most of them …

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