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Prattle of the sexes: Do women talk more than men?

When it comes to conversation, are women really more likely to be bigger talkers than men?<p>Women use an average of 20,000 words a day, compared to the mere 7,000 that men utter. At least that’s the assertion of a number of self-help and popular science books. Quoted by apparently authoritative …

‘Healthy’ vegetable oils may put hearts at risk

Some healthy vegetable oils may actually increase the risk of heart disease, new research shows.<p>The findings suggest it may be time to reconsider …

Virus killing dolphins, and now whales, along U.S. east coast

The disease has spread from New York to Florida, with a total of 753 bottlenose dolphins washed ashore from July 1 until November 3.<p>A virus described …

Bottlenose Dolphins

Physics Explained in Ten Seconds (Announcement)

Depression may accelerate the aging process of our cells, study finds

Depression harms more than just the mind: research has linked the ailment with a host of physical conditions, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Now, fascinating new research suggests that depression might also accelerate the aging process at a cellular level.<p>In a study published …

Ian McEwan on 'art meets science' – video

World-famous cosmologist admits to losing bet as a result of particle's discovery<p>Published: 12 Nov 2013<p>Professor Stephen Hawking joins Alison Boyle, curator of the Large Hadron Collider exhibition at the Science Museum in London, to give a talk on the role of fundamental physics and its place in …

New Cassini Photos: New Saturn Photos Taken by Cassini Released by NASA

New Cassini photos were released by NASA this week, showing Saturn and its rings as it eclipses the sun; 141 new photos were taken in July by Cassini …

Astronomy

Alzheimer's patients' brains boosted by belting out Sound of Music

Belting out classic numbers from hit musicals can boost the brain function of people with Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers who worked with elderly residents at a US care home.<p>Over a four-month study, the mental performance of patients who took part in regular group singing sessions …

PlayStation 4 Review: A Lot Of The Same

The PS4 feels a little too much like the PS3.<p>Remember: you don't really love your PlayStation. You love the games, and the PlayStation--now on its fourth incarnation--is the boxy black vessel for those games. You don't love the box any more than a toaster that plays Netflix.<p>This is important to …

‘Lopsided’ test scores may predict Alzheimer’s sooner

The pattern of scores on cognitive tests may help doctors determine if an older patient’s minor memory loss is benign or a stop on the road to …

Video: How Mars Looked 4 Billion Years Ago

Filled with idyllic lakes and clouds!<p>What would a habitable, watery Mars look like? Four billion years ago, the dry, dusty planet may have had enough of an atmosphere to support bodies of water. Perhaps it looked like this beautiful, cloud-covered lake scene that animators at NASA's Conceptual …

Fantasy Fiction

5 Extinct Animals That May Still Exist

1. Thylacine<p>Reported extinct around 1936.<p>Thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger, means “the dog-headed pouched one” in Greek. Thylacines were …

Stephen Hawking On The Future Of CERN

Plus some cheesy jokes from one of the world's most famous living physicists<p>That Stephen Hawking, always looking for trouble. In a speech at the London Science Museum, the physicist said "physics would be far more interesting" if scientists had been unable to find evidence of the Higgs boson. Of …

Physics

Football transfer rumours: Víctor Valdés to Manchester City?

Arsenal suffered their second defeat crisis of the season this weekend, beaten by a heartily celebrated Robin van Persie goal in a match given a liberal coating of ignominy by the appearance in the 78th minute of Nicklas Bendtner. When your plan B is to bring on perhaps the only player in the world …

Juventus rediscover their swagger as bargains steal show against Napoli

The weekend began with a goodbye. On Saturday night Massimo Moratti attended his final game as owner of Inter, a 2-0 win over Livorno at San Siro, bringing down the curtain on 18 colourful years in charge. He expects to complete his sale of a majority stake in the club to Erick Thohir on Friday, …

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Stars Hitchhiked With Fans After Team Bus Broke Down (PHOTOS)

While it's not uncommon for fans to give the home team an emotional lift during a game, the type of lift several members of the U.S. women's soccer team got over the weekend was a bit out of the ordinary. Alex Morgan, Hope Solo and a handful of U.S. players hitchhiked back to the hotel after their …

Argentine courts allege the mafia is financing the career of the country’s hottest young soccer star

Argentina’s soccer culture may be the envy of fanatics worldwide, but its business model appears to be morphing into something of a safe haven for criminal money laundering.<p>Earlier this week an Argentine court froze the rights to Angel Correa, one of the Argentina’s most prized young soccer …

Manchester United's Michael Carrick set for new two-year contract

Michael Carrick is close to signing a new contract at Manchester United, with an announcement expected soon from the club.<p>The midfielder, whose current deal expires next summer, is nursing an achilles problem that has ruled him out of England's friendlies against Chile on Friday and Germany on …

Fraser Forster deserves England debut after form in Europe

Surprise regarding the arrival of a goalkeeper who plies his domestic trade in the Scottish Professional Football League in an England No1 shirt rather misses the point.<p>Fraser Forster's form against St Johnstone, Kilmarnock and Aberdeen is irrelevant in the context of his international rise to …

Everybody's gotta work OT

FROM ELIAS SPORTS BUREAU: Alex Ovechkin, Oliver Ekman-Larsson and San Jose’s Brad Stuart (at Calgary) each scored an overtime goal on Tuesday. It was …

adidas kicks off World Cup gear onslaught with new Germany and Spain kits

Germany and Spain released their new kits for Brazil.<p>With qualification (for the most part) done and dusted and the World Cup (very quickly) approaching, soccer fans are about to be hit with an onslaught of brand new gear. We're talking new boots, balls, kits, and much more. This week, SB Nation …

Mexico vs. New Zealand: Final score 5-1, El Tri as good as World Cup-bound

A disastrous 2013 has been saved by a dominating 90 minutes at the Azteca that has them just about on their way to the World Cup.<p>Mexico is as good as through to the World Cup after thrashing New Zealand, 5-1, in the first leg of their World Cup qualifying play-off. El Tri completely overwhelmed the …

Meatless Monday: Oven Roasted Broccoli

Matt Armendariz, 2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.<p><b>Meatless Monday is a global movement, a way of life</b><b>.</b> It’s not a campaign to …

29 Miraculous Foods To Make For Hanukkah

One bite of chicken liver paté on toast with maple syrup apples is almost as miraculous as that tiny flask of oil that lasted eight days.

Maple-Glazed Carrots

Cut carrots into 2" lengths, then halve or quarter the pieces lengthwise so that all the carrots are in equal-size strips.<p>Melt butter in a large …

Recipes

Pumpkin Dutch Baby Pancake with Bacon-Roasted Beans + Oregano

<i>Every week, Caroline Wright creates simple, civilized recipes for Food52 that feed four -- for under $20, in under 20 minutes.</i><p><i>Today: As fall turns to winter, let your pantry be your guide.</i><p>As the seasons begin to change, so do the contents of my pantry. The bounty of fresh produce in summer and fall …

A Mediterranean-Inspired Thanksgiving

A mustard greens Italian pasta and Greek-influenced gravy give this Thanksgiving menu Mediterranean flair

9 Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Dishes

Whether it's hosting a houseful of guests or cooking a feast for a select, lucky few, Thanksgiving is inevitably a busy, food-filled day. And we think it should be enjoyable, as opposed to anxiety-provoking—say, from waiting around until 9 pm for the turkey to reach temperature (if it happens, just …