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Researchers Are Using Viruses to Make Superbugs Commit Suicide

Such sweet irony.<p>The gene-editing technology called CRISPR has its origins as a bacterial immune system against viruses, a feature which could be …

Microbiology

I Illustrated Mental Illness And Disorders For Inktober

Every year thousands of artists get involved with Inktober, where for 31 days of October, you ink a drawing for each day.<p>I decided to go off the …

6 Nightmare Historical Diseases Humanity Forgot Are Possible

There are some illnesses that have plagued humanity since time immemorial: leprosy, heart disease, cooties, groin rot, groin cooties, groinitis, etc. …

9 Must-Watch Movies That Expire From Netflix in August

Catch them before they're gone.<p>Rejoice, Netflix fans, as the streaming service will lose only a (relatively) few standout movies this August (including two late gems from Eddie Murphy and a sturdy Spike Lee criminal joint). That means you'll have plenty of time to catch up on these expiring titles …

Watch Bernie Sanders tear up as his brother casts a vote for him at the Democratic National Convention

The elder Sanders, who lives in the UK and was speaking on behalf of the party arm for American Democrats living outside the US, said, "I want to bring before this convention the names of our parents: Eli Sanders, Dorothy Sanders. They did not have easy lives, and they died young. They would be …

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

An overripe banana is a blessing, not a curse.<p>Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but overripe bananas provide you with the possibility of many great recipes. They’re …

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12 Confusing Conversations That Could Only Happen On Tinder

Online dating isn't easy. Want proof? These 12 conversations should do the trick:<p>1. Martin, not at all slowed down by the whole "human skin wearing" …

Researchers Make Malware That Steals Data by Spinning Your Computer's Fans

A new paper shows how data can be extracted from computers without an internet connection or audio hardware.<p>A team of researchers claim they've developed malware that can extract data from an isolated computer with no internet connection, camera or audio hardware—all by using sounds generated by …

How people see countries

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Short-Term Memory

Mini bioreactor makes life-saving drugs in the field

Paramedics and field medics can patch up some wounds on the spot, but they're usually stuck if they have to administer specialized drugs. What if you need medicine that health care workers don't have on hand? You might not have to rush back to the hospital in the future. Researchers have created …

Baby Loves Literature So Much That He Cries Every Time A Book Ends

The way this adorable 10-month-old baby named Emmett reacts when his parents (Dan and Alicia Stevers) finish reading a book to him proves that the …

Cute

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Star wars

A Disease We Thought Was History Is Making An Alarming Comeback

We worry about dying in a plane crash, not a car accident — even though the latter has a far greater risk. So it goes with diseases, where Americans tend to fear distant new threats, like Ebola, and ignore the bogeymen so much likelier to get us: heart disease, diabetes, the flu.<p>Those with the …

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Inception Music Comparison

Just jumping rope with my horse…

When it's raining...

Drank last night...

Fresh Prince stays relevant

USMLE Match 2013: Part 1: Positions per Applicant – Revealing the IMG Story

This post has been long due, and I have been rather flattered that I received several “requests” for this post as a follow up to my previous ones; …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

15 Things Worth Knowing About Coffee

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Frequent Soccer Ball 'Heading' May Lead to Brain Injury

<b>Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have shown that soccer players who frequently head the ball have brain</b> …

Playful Recreations of Classic Paintings on Toast

Food artist Ida Skivenes, better known as IdaFrosk, pays homage to the great painters of yesteryear with her playful food creations. The Oslo, Norway-based artist works particularly with toast as her canvas for her aptly titled series <i>The Art Toast Project</i>. The food paintings that IdaFrosk creates …

Art

Why the mantis shrimp is my new favorite animal