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'Battery' that bottles sunshine could bring a new solar revolution

A plastic-like material may do for solar power what high-performance electrical batteries have done for iPhones and Tesla cars.<p>Solar energy is clean, abundant, and irritatingly inconvenient: It doesn’t work at night or on cloudy days. You can convert sunshine into electricity and store it in a …

Clean Energy

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is here for legal weed

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson got real about marijuana during a Facebook Live question session Monday.<p>The episode of StarTalk with co-host …

8 Arrested In Beating Death Of 22-Year-Old American Visiting Greece

Eight people have been arrested in Greece, and two of them have been charged with murder, after a young American was beaten to death outside a bar on the island of Zakynthos.<p>Bakari Henderson, 22, of Austin, Texas, was beaten by a group of at least ten people, according to media reports. He died on …

Crime

Listen to these podcasts if you want to keep up the fight against climate change.

American history is built on two things: fighting for what’s important, and lying around consuming various forms of entertainment. We were inspired …

A Stanford researcher is pioneering a dramatic shift in how we treat depression — and you can try her new tool right now

We do know, however, that talking seems to help — especially under the guidance of a licensed mental health professional. But therapy is expensive, inconvenient, and often hard to approach. A recent estimate suggests that of the roughly one in five Americans who have a mental illness, close to …

Nerve cell miswiring linked to depression

Researchers have pinpointed a gene that keeps important brain cells in mice from crossing their wires, providing a possible link between brain wiring …

Neuroscience

Inspired by Nature: Scientists Find Groundbreaking Solution for Solar Storage

One of the most common pitfalls of solar energy is storing it. On sunny days there is typically an excess of energy, which is lost if not captured. …

Clean Energy

5 ways to improve your sex life, according to science

Here’s a universal truth: No human wants to be labeled as lousy in bed.<p>In fact, most people probably don’t want to be rated average, either. We want to excel in the sack. Fortunately, science has discovered a few ways that both men and women can boost their bed cred.<p>1. Talk Dirty To Me<p>A big plus of …

Sexual Health

The Best Science Documentaries on Netflix in April, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Sure, Netflix has a bevy of cheesy rom-coms, sexy capers, and superhero content. But Netflix can also …

Film Festivals

This Company Will Pay You $10,000/Month to Travel the World and Stay in Luxury Homes

While vacations should be merciful escapes from all of the screens in your life, you might as well admit you're just going to post photos and videos …

Trump, Ryan budgets will kill more Americans per year than all Muslim extremist attacks combined

Meals on Wheels. How far do you have to get down the scale of ideological depravity before your pen lands on <i>Meals on Wheels</i> as the thing you need to …

Research