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Scientists say there may be a mega-planet SUPER EARTH orbiting our sun

Is there a SUPER EARTH on the edge of our solar system? Controversial study says there may be a mega-planet orbiting our sun<p><b>Scientists spotted two of</b> …

Health: Top 5 Cancer Causing Foods to avoid Immediately.

Going to the supermarket has become a difficult thing to do; as you always need to be informed which new chemicals may be a hazard to your health. …

Earth Could Be Surrounded By Long Hairs of Dark Matter

Our planet may be surrounded by filaments of dark matter stretching away from its surface, according to a new study published by NASA researchers.<p>In …

Dark Matter

What the Hell Caused This California Road to Suddenly Rise Up and Crumble?

A stretch of Vasquez Canyon Road in Santa Clarita has inexplicably lifted upwards over the course of just a few hours. Geologists are stumped.<p>As CBS …

Earth Science

Prehistoric 'Stonehenge' monument in Golan Heights fuels mystery | Reuters

GOLAN HEIGHTS (Reuters) - Driving past it, one of the most mysterious structures in the Middle East is easy to miss. The prehistoric stone monument went unnoticed for centuries in a bare expanse of field on the Golan Heights.<p>A general aerial view shows a prehistoric stone monument, known as Rujm …

The 5 Best Burger Toppings You’ve Never Tasted

Recipes

Are Bosses Necessary?

A radical experiment at Zappos may herald the emergence of a new, more democratic kind of organization.<p>Deeply strange reports have been emerging from the Las Vegas headquarters of Zappos, until recently the world’s happiest shoe store. This spring, by order of the CEO, Tony Hsieh, the company …

Management

Smoking Doesn’t Kill Them: The Strange Science of the Longevity Gene

Why do some cigarette smokers live to old age while others die young? Scientists are getting closer to an answer.<p>It’s a well-established fact that …

A battle is on for Area 51 in Nevada, but not the kind you might think

<b>Rachel, Nevada (CNN) —</b> For decades the public has tried to find out what's buried at Area 51, the military facility that housed America's top Cold War secrets.<p>For Joe Sheahan, it's his father -- buried on a plot of land three miles from where the U-2 spy plane was perfected, according to CIA …

Religion and Superintelligence

I was contacted by a staff writer from the online newsmagazine The Daily Dot. He is writing a story at the intersection of computer superintelligence …

Our Favorite Peanut-Butter Cake Recipes

We've compiled our favorite peanut-butter cake recipes, from cheesecakes to cupcakes, to please your sweet tooth!<p>Swirls of semisweet chocolate, cream cheese, and peanut butter dance together in this heavenly dessert.

These are the clearest photos of the cosmos ever taken by NASA

The Hubble Space Telescope has been in operation for more than 25 years – but that doesn’t mean that the pictures it’s capable of taking have become …

Hubble Space Telescope

Kepler-452b: What It Would Be Like to Live On Earth's 'Cousin'

Kepler-452b may be Earth's close cousin, but living on the newfound world would still be an alien experience.<p>A group of pioneers magically …

Can eating more than six bananas at once kill you?

<b>It's sometimes said that eating a lot of bananas at once could be dangerous - it has even been suggested that eating more than six in one sitting could kill you. Can this really be true?</b><p>Bananas are one of the world's most popular fruits, stuffed with vitamins and minerals. On the face of it they …

Nutrition

12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Everyone Should Be Eating (and Drinking!)

Try these natural ways to combat inflammation.<p>Most of us have searched for the 'diet' that will help us age with grace, prevent disease, lose weight, and optimize our overall health and wellness. But there could be a hidden problem that we are not addressing. A problem that could be causing …

The theory of parallel universes is not just maths – it is science that can be tested

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical …

Here's the real reason artificial intelligence could be a threat

Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk are just a few notable people who have warned about the perilous consequences associated with developing AI systems.<p>"The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race," Hawking cautioned last year.<p>Musk …

Shock Mars Pictures: Has a dinosaur been found on the Red Planet?

GETTYImages showing a "dinosaur head, alien, and space craft" have been found<p>So-called alien researchers scour through images beamed back by Nasa's …

The Roller Coaster Ups And Downs Of The World's Helium Supply [Infographic]

Making the most of a limited resource<p>In a free market, supply follows demand. But in the helium market, regulations set price and production, and with good reason. Helium gas—essential for MRIs, rockets, and space telescopes—is a limited resource. Radioactive elements in Earth's crust emit helium, …

Bacon, Foie Gras, and Durian: How Ice Cream Parlors Are Moving Beyond Vanilla

When Scott Moloney left his job as an investment banker in 2010 to start a creamery, he didn't have many plans beyond traditional flavors. For the first month, his shop Treat Dreamsin Ferndale, Michigan, offered a standard menu board with flavors like vanilla, chocolate, mint chip, and strawberry …

Here Are The Best Apps For People With Too Much To Do

While some still insist on sticking with pencil and paper to keep track of their daily tasks, many harried professionals are turning to productivity apps to help manage everything from huge projects and deadlines to the little things they need to get done.<p>Productivity apps are in huge demand; …

Apps

Sixth extinction, rivaling that of the dinosaurs, should join the big five, scientists say

Earth has seen its share of catastrophes, the worst being the “big five” mass extinctions scientists traditionally talk about. Now, paleontologists …

The Virtue of Being Short

Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite.<p>If you've ever had a tall man stand in front of you at a concert, blocking your view, and wished that he would have a heart attack, the odds were against you.<p>Tall men are less likely to develop heart disease than are short men, according …

Albert Einstein

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

Nutrition

Gluten-Free Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms

The perfect gluten-free alternative to the classic snack!<p>You'll need:<p>1 quart sized container of mushrooms (baby portobello or white)<p>1 cup quinoa<p>1/2 medium sized red onion<p>2 medium sized carrots<p>4 cloves of garlic<p>1 small bunch of parsley<p>Salt (pink himalayan or sea salt)<p>Black pepper<p>Coconut oil<p>Bring 2 …

The Complete KitchenAid® Stand Mixer Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Editors of Publications International, Ltd.<p>You already count on your KitchenAid® stand mixer to whip egg whites, knead dough and mix batters. With its amazing attachments, you can grind meat, stuff sausage, make pasta and ravioli, freeze ice cream, shred vegetables, juice oranges and even …

9 Ingredients to Spice Up Your Chili

Chili is the ultimate comfort food to keep us warm through the dark and cold winter months. Whether you already have a family recipe you usually whip …

The 14 Nerdiest Things We Learned About Food This Year

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: The food facts, science, and tricks we geeked out on this year.</i><p>In 2013 I came to terms with the fact that I am a food nerd. It happened in a classroom …

Kitchens