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World's oldest human poop may have been found in Spain

Maybe archaeologists should watch where they step. Researchers have stumbled across what may be the world's oldest human poop, deposited by Neanderthals about 50,000 years ago atop an ancient campfire in Spain.<p>If the discovery is truly a prehistoric latrine – a claim that has provoked skepticism …

Facebook altered 689,000 users' News Feeds for a psychology experiment

According to a new paper in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Science</i>, Facebook altered the News Feeds for hundreds of thousands of users as part of a psychology experiment devised by the company's on-staff data scientist. By scientifically altering News Feeds, the experiment sought to …

Facebook Ran A Huge Psychological Experiment On Users And Manipulated The Emotions Of More Than 600,000 People

Chris Jackson/Getty Images Facebook's data scientists conducted a massive experiment where it messed with people's feeds and proved that longer-lasting moods, like happiness or depression, can be transferred across the social network.<p>The company tweaked the Newsfeed algorithms of 689,003 unwitting …

Psychology

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

Productivity

Astronomers discover Earth-sized 'diamond' 900 light years away

The world's largest diamond, the Cullinan, is a tad over 3,100 carats uncut. Its estimated value is some $2 billion, and it only weighs about 1.37 pounds. That stone, while enormous relative to others like it, is but an invisible speck when up against the Earth-sized diamond discovered 900 light …

New Test Could Diagnose Asthma With A Single Drop Of Blood

The test works by gauging the speed of white blood cells.<p>While some symptoms of asthma, like wheezing, are obvious, a diagnosis of asthma is not always clear cut, especially if they don't occur when patients are with their doctors, and involve trials of lung function and tests for allergies. But …

Medicine

The 10 Most Exciting Movies At Cannes 2014

Between May 14 and 25, the Cannes International Film Festival will play host to some of the most gifted and glamorous faces in movieland. Empire, …

Second Opinion - The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

<b>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</b>, 2014.<p>Directed by Marc Webb.<br>Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Campbell Scott, Embeth Davidtz, …

Johnny Depp called to court to defend fan’s murder charge

Being a global superstar is not all it’s cracked up to be.<p>Yes, there’s the glamour of the red carpet and adulation of millions of fans – but there is …

Of Sharks and Men: An Expedition to Study Shark Ecology and Movement Patterns in Fiji

Changing Planet<p><b>“At first, there were just two or three and they just circled us. Each day moving a little bit closer. We would just sit on the bottom…and wait,” Papa says, his voice quieting for effect like a trained storyteller trying to excite a group of boy scouts around a campfire.</b> Manasa …

Sperm can pass trauma symptoms through generations, study finds

A study in mice shows that trauma might be inherited through altered gene expression in sperm<p>Researchers have put ample effort into identifying genes that help explain why cancer or heart disease run in some families. But scientists still don't know if some genes can explain why the children and …

Eight Predictions For The Marvel Cinematic Universe

<i>Thomas Roach with eight predictions for the Marvel Cinematic Universe…</i><p>Through years of planning and a chain of successes Marvel Studios has delivered …

The 55 best mobile games to download now

There is no trend that has changed how we use computers more than the app. And video games are one of the most popular and diverse types. Here are 55 of the best to download and try right now.<p>Real Racing 3<p>Free; iPhone, iPad and Android<p>Simply the best racing game you’ll find on mobile, Real Racing …

Jack Whitehall’s Best (And Worst) Christmases Ever

Fresh Meat star Jack Whitehall remembers his favourite Christmas presents, and debates whether Manchester’s German Christmas market counts as a …

Jack Whitehall

Watch a deleted scene from last night's Doctor Who Christmas Special, along with the regeneration video and 'making of' featurette

Matt Smith’s run as the Doctor came to an end last night on the show’s Christmas special, ‘The Time of the Doctor,’ but for those of you who didn’t …