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13 Surprisingly Weird Reasons Why Crows And Ravens Are The Best Birds, No Question

They're definitely better than monkeys.<p>We're sure you have your favourite animal. It may even be a really smart one. But corvids - such as crows, …

Birds

There's a Biological Reason Why Some People Get Chills When They Listen to Music

Really feeling it.<p>Some of us react more intensely to music than others. For some, listening to a certain track can send shivers down their spine, and …

Flute

This Cheesy Tater Tot Casserole Is Perfect for Weekend Brunch

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Heat a large skillet over medium-high. Add sausage and cook, breaking it up with a wooden spoon, until …

Two Black Holes Dancing in 3C 75

What's happening at the center of active galaxy 3C 75?

Big History

Scientists want to create a universe in a lab, and they actually could

Physicists aren’t often reprimanded for using risqué humour in their academic writings, but in 1991 that is exactly what happened to the cosmologist …

Strange But True: Cargo Ships Are Triggering More Lightning Storms at Sea

This is crazy.<p>There's an increase in lightning storms at sea, and the culprit is the exhaust produced by diesel-powered cargo ships, a new study has …

Sleep Deprivation Is Surprisingly Effective as an Antidepressant

But we don't know why.<p>For those who suffer from clinical depression, there could be an unexpected source of solace.<p>While long-term sleep deprivation …

Further Research into Artificial Wombs Brings Us Closer to a Future Where Babies Grow Outside the Body

An Innovation in Artificial Incubation<p>Around 15 million babies are born preterm or premature every year, according to the World Health Organization …

Pregnancy

Andy Serkis as Gollum or Sméagol reading Trumps tweet's

Andy Serkis Becomes Gollum To Read Trump's Tweets

Report: Trump Jr. arranged meeting with Russian lawyer during campaign

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., arranged a previously undisclosed meeting at Trump Tower last year during the presidential campaign between members of his father’s inner circle and a Russian lawyer with Kremlin ties, <i>The New York Times</i> reported Saturday.<p>The June 9, 2016, …

Donald Trump

This Lego Sand Roller Coaster on the Beach is Awesome

The team at 5 Mad Movie Makers have just published their latest video, Lego Sand Roller Coaster.Filmed at the Outer Banks in North Carolina (with a …

Lego

Watch a working concept of a holographic Cortana assistant

To control your home or your local Ring installation<p>When Microsoft unveiled its digital assistant in 2014, it looked to the <i>Halo</i> franchise for inspiration, naming its system Cortana, after Master Chief’s AI companion. One ambitious fan has gone a step further and created his own holographic version …

Cortana

Humankind may have originated in Europe not Africa

Analysis of 7.2 million year old remains in Europe and the areas surrounding the sites has led an international research team to suggest two key …

Anthropology

‘Tripping Balls’ May Be The Next Great Treatment For Depression

In a week’s time, however, only those who had taken the actual substance reported that their symptoms had actually lessened for any significant period, meaning that we could be looking at more research into using ayahuasca as a treatment option sooner rather than later, adding it to the stable of …

Imperial College London

7 Advantages Being Left-Handed Has Given Me in Entrepreneurship

Oh, the joys of being left-handed. For centuries, left-handedness was attached to one social stigma after another, from uncleanliness to evil superstitions.<p>We’ve come a long way since then, of course. But, there’s no denying the fact that most things in the world are designed for right-handers. As …

Science hero Neil deGrasse Tyson delivers his most inspiring message yet

Scientific discovery has transformed the world, bringing us life-saving medicine, globe-trotting transportation, and the powerful, tiny computer …

Doctor Dragged Off United Flight Stands to Gain in a Lawsuit, Experts Say

Name your own price.<p>That's essentially what the passenger dragged from a United Airlines flight this week in a scuffle with security that went viral could do if the carrier decides to settle with him out of court, legal experts say.<p>And yes, the airline would want to settle quickly and quietly with …

United Airlines

Researchers Just Discovered a Spider the Size of a Dinner Plate in Australia

Arachnids<p>Arachnophobes have a few new reasons to steer clear of Australia—over 50 to be exact.<p>Scientists from the Queensland Museum have identified …

Let The 10th Doctor Teach You Einstein's General Relativity in 3 Minutes

Who better to explain space-time?<p>On 14 March 2017, the world celebrated what would have been Albert Einstein's 138th birthday. But while all of us …

Scientists Say Hospital Sinks Spread Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Hand washing may help spread infections.<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Deadly bacteria grow in hospital …

'Malignant narcisissm': Donald Trump displays classic traits of mental illness, claim psychologists

Hillary Clinton claimed Trump was “temperamentally unfit” to be President, and in recent months many people the world over have reached the same …

The Higgs Boson Explained in Layman's Terms

<i>How can you explain Higgs Boson to a layman? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Richard Muller, professor of physics at UC Berkeley, author of Now: The Physics of Time, on Quora.</b><p>In the theory …

Listen to Albert Einstein Talk, And Get Closer Than Ever Before to The Legendary Genius

Einstein is on Spotify!<p>You know what he looks like. You've probably learned about his equations and scientific theories. But have you ever heard him …

Googly-eyed sea creature spotted off California coast delights scientists

A team of scientists exploring the Pacific Ocean off the Southern California coast have come across a creature that looks like it could be part of a “Pokemon Go” game.<p>The purple, googly-eyed animal — which according to scientists aboard the exploration ship E/V Nautilus looks like a cross between …

Zoology

New Physics Beyond The Higgs?

Late last year, when most people were getting ready for the holidays, physicists at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) machine at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, made a startling announcement: Their two massive detectors had identified a small bump in the data with an energy …

Physics

New fossil find in Indonesia could represent the ancestors of the mysterious 'Hobbit' species

Buried 6½ feet beneath volcanic rock on the Indonesian island of Flores, scientists have found the fossilized remains of a petite hominin that lived 700,000 years ago.<p>The discovery, described Wednesday in two papers in Nature, consists of just six tiny teeth and a fragment of a small lower jawbone. …

Australian Universities

Under GOP grilling, Clinton seeks to close book on Benghazi

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton strove to close the book on the worst episode of her tenure as secretary of state Thursday, battling Republican questions in a marathon hearing that grew contentious but revealed little new about the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. She firmly defended her …

Driving