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A Neuroscientist’s Diary of a Concussion

One evening in April, driving home from a university function, I was stopped in freeway traffic caused by roadworks somewhere up ahead when I felt a massive jolt. The back of my head hit the headrest, then my head lurched forward and I felt something hit the inside of my forehead with a squishy …

Superhuman in making: Biohacker edits his own DNA to boost his strength - IBTimes India

Josiah Zayner said: "This is the first time in history that we are no longer slaves to our genetics."<p>What if someone told you that you can be a …

Asteroid-impact study says statistically, dinosaurs should have dodged extinction

There's nothing lucky about having an asteroid wipe out three quarters of all life on Earth, but a new study from Tohoku University in Japan has put …

This Nightmare Shark With a Snake Head And 300 Teeth Is Absolutely Horrifying

Found off the coast of Portugal.<p>Maybe it's time we <i>Homo sapiens</i> reevaluated our relationship with the oceans of the world.<p>It has been a good few …

The Fungus That Turns Ants Into Zombies Is More Diabolical Than We Realized

Carpenter ants of the Brazilian rain forest have it rough. When one of these insects gets infected by a certain fungus, it turns into a so-called …

More evidence that the dinosaurs were super unlucky with regards to that whole asteroid thing

Location matters. Especially to extinction-causing asteroids.<p>66 million years ago, an asteroid about 6 miles wide flamed across the sky and slammed into a sloping continental shelf, just off what is now Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. It collided with the force of 10 billion nuclear bombs and dug deep …

Earth Science

13 Wild Science Facts You Probably Didn't Learn in High School

Show kids the good stuff!<p>We learn about some awesome science in high school - like Einstein's theory of relativity, the Periodic table, and DNA …

Black Holes

Ancient Humans Knew Incest Was Gross and Built a Safety Net

They put Game of Thrones characters to shame.<p>Cultural disavowal aside, incest and subsequent inbreeding are not great. Incestuous relationships …

Lindsay Lohan Looks Better Than Ever On Her First Magazine Cover In Two Years

Culture<p>Ariana Grande Flashed Her Engagement Ring, And It’s Stunning<p>Culture<p>Iconic Fashion Designer Kate Spade Dies At 55<p>Culture<p>The Stylish Couples …

Appetite-controlling brain cells activated by amino acids

You've likely heard that eating protein can fill you up faster than eating simple carbs like bread and pasta. Now, researchers at the University of …

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

Sunbeam Snakes Are Little Scaly Rainbows

For most people, snakes probably inspire an Indiana Jones-like terror more so than any other feeling. But there’s one kind of snake with whom you …

Archaeologists Find Something Truly Bizarre in an Isolated Medieval Graveyard

Those are not human bones.<p>A three-week archaeological dig in the English Channel took a bizarre, inexplicable turn, after researchers chanced upon a …

Lara Croft leaps for her life in the first ‘Tomb Raider’ clips

One of the most successful movie franchises based on a video game returns to the big screen this year, with <i>Tomb Raider</i> scheduled to hit theaters …

Ariel Winter Unleashes Epic Rant on Her Haters: 'Screw Always Having to Look Appropriate'

“I’m not trying to show you my ass in shorts when I go to the grocery store,” “Modern Family” star asserts in lengthy Twitter post<p>Ariel Winter has …

Watch Ellen DeGeneres Mercilessly Terrify American Horror Story’s Sarah Paulson

Yes, there’s a clown.<p>Poor <b>Sarah Paulson.</b> All she wanted to do was have a good time with <b>Ellen DeGeneres</b>—but from the moment the <i>American Horror Story</i> star turned up, the host did nothing but terrorize Paulson with jump scares. (To be fair, who could resist pranking Paulson, whose scream has become …

Kid Rock addresses Nazis, KKK, and Black Lives Matter in profanity-filled tirade

<i>Warning: This post and video contain strong language.</i><p>Kid Rock got riled up during a fiery stump speech during his concert in Grand Rapids, Michigan …

How much of a role does ‘bad luck’ play in someone getting cancer?

Recent research indicates that cancer might be less due to hereditary and environment factors than to random genetic mutations.<p>“Doctor, what caused …

Cancer

Kristina Dropped 102 Pounds by "Doing Zero Exercise" in the First Year

Kristina went to the doctor and saw 250 pounds on the scale. That, along with a friend's unexpected death, quitting her job, and getting accepted to her dream graduate school program across the country, inspired her to make a big change — so she did! Her weight-loss journey began in March 2014.<p>She …

Sessions says he has 'serious concerns' about legal marijuana. Now states wonder what's next

With thousands of jobs and billions of dollars at stake, it's a burning question: Is Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions preparing to mess with voter-approved sales of recreational marijuana?<p>It's a question of prime importance in six Western and two New England states that have legalized marijuana use despite …

Cannabis

The Truth About Colonel Klink: When America's Favorite Comedy Nazi Commandant Was Played by a Jewish Refugee

Thirty years after fleeing the Nazis, Werner Klemperer skewered the Nazis by playing them in one of TV's greatest hits.<p>Imagine achieving fame as an …

Paris Hilton on how to get paid to party

<b>With whom have you worked on the new music, and what’s the direction you’re taking?</b><br>Well, I’m actually doing a remix of “Stars Are Blind” with the …

Music Videos

Watch Power Rangers Star Becky G Seduce (and Handcuff!) JLo's Ex Casper Smart in Sexy New Music Video

When she’s not battling bad guys as the Yellow Power Ranger, Becky G is heating up the club.<p>The 20-year-old singer dropped her video for “Mayores,” …

Kendall Jenner Goes Braless In Sheer Black Dress & Flashes Nipples — See Pics

The ‘Free The Nipple’ movement has gone international. While partying in Greece with a bottle of champagne, a braless Kendall Jenner flashed her …

Kendall Jenner

For vulnerable high school girls in Japan, a culture of ‘dates’ with older men

By Anna Fifield<p>, Bureau chief<p>TOKYO — High school dating? No big deal in many parts of the world — but in Japan, it means something quite different.<p>Here, “high school dating” matches girls in uniforms with men in their 40s and 50s and beyond. And it means money changing hands.<p>Sometimes this involves …

High School

This 36.4 Million-Year-Old Fossil Might Finally Close The Gaps in Whale Evolution

It still had legs.<p>Scientists think they've filled an important gap in whale evolution - the fossilised remains of a specimen that lived around 36.4 …

Dinosaurs

Humanity's Ancient Relative Is Much Younger Than Previously Thought

Fossils of Homo naledi — a small-brained ancient relative of the human species discovered in a South Africa cave system two years ago — have revealed …

Oldest Evidence of Life on Earth Possibly Found in Australian Rocks

Ancient rocks found in a remote stretch of Western Australia may contain the world's oldest known evidence of life on land, a new study finds.<p>The …

Hot Springs

GOP onslaught on Obama’s ‘midnight rules’ comes to an end

Republicans are about to end a special period for killing Obama-era rules with an impressive array of trophy heads for their wall.<p>President Donald Trump’s inauguration gave congressional Republicans a once-in-a-generation opportunity to erase a spate of late Obama-era regulations — and they used it …