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Climate scientists make a bold prediction about sea level rise

John Fasullo and colleagues predict that satellites will detect accelerating sea level rise within the next decade<p>One of the great things about science is that it allows you to make predictions. Three top climate scientists just made a very bold prediction regarding sea level rise; we should know …

Global Warming

Personality Change May Be Early Sign of Dementia, Experts Say

“Has the person become agitated, aggressive, irritable, or temperamental?” the questionnaire asks. “Does she/he have unrealistic beliefs about her/his power, wealth or skills?”<p>Or maybe another kind of personality change has happened: “Does she/he no longer care about anything?”<p>If the answer is yes …

The Brain

You Probably Don’t Need Dental X-Rays Every Year

My dental hygienist complimented me on the health of my teeth and gums. Then she said something that you, too, have undoubtedly heard while sitting back in the dentist chair.<p>“Would you like bitewing X-rays? It’s been a year since your last ones. Your insurance will cover them annually.”<p>The easy …

Dentistry

Historic archeological discovery of Egyptian statue unearthed in Tel-Hazor

Hazor is the largest biblical-era site in Israel and a UNESCO Heritage Site.<p>The monumental Egyptian statute of a high official from the Middle …

The biggest scientific discoveries in all 50 states

From the invention of the steam-powered boat engine in the 18th Century, to the sequencing of the human genome at the turn of the 21st, each state can claim its own discoveries and advancements.<p>To celebrate those achievements, we've compiled a list of important science discoveries in every …

Nobel Prize

This breakthrough could help scientists see exactly how depression, Alzheimer's, and autism transform our brains

There are approximately 86 billion neurons in a human brain, one of the most intricate known structures in the universe. These brain cells all communicate constantly with each other using perhaps 100 trillion synapses, the messaging points between brain cells where signals can pass from one neuron …

Neuroscience

5 clever tricks to help your make-up last all day long

You’ve perfected that even-toned base, swiped on that mascara and put on your favourite nude lipstick, ready to face the day. Except, by the time you …

Arabs Can No Longer Ignore Diplomacy

The Arab World consists of 22 countries in the Middle East and North Africa. It is home to countless achievements that have made the world a better place. In recent years this part of the world has been subject to turmoil and calls for Arab diplomacy have fallen upon deaf ears.<p>Akram Shibly is no …

Middle East
Asteroids

The Illusion of Comfort

Growth begins at the end of your comfort zone.<p>Comfort kills creativity and productivity. Your body and mind crave easy routines. We naturally …

Turkey Has Become the New Front of ISIS's War on the World

The bombs ripped through the busy airport terminal. Gunfire echoed. Hundreds of travelers and airport workers ran in terror while others dove for …

Middle East

The price is right: Canon EOS Rebel T6 / 1300D Review

The Canon EOS Rebel T6 / 1300D is an entry-level DSLR targeted toward first-time ILC users and smartphone upgraders. Built around an 18MP APS-C …

Cameras
Islamic State (ISIS)

Details of some of the victims of the airport

Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded hundreds at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport Wednesday, apparently targeting Turkey's crucial tourism industry.<p>Details are beginning to emerge about some of the victims.<p>Muhammed Eymen Demirci, 25, felt fortunate to have finally …

Extremism

6 weird perks of being a long-distance runner

Endurance runners are known for having two things: muscular quads and powerful lungs. But long distance running will do so much more for your …

Archeologists Have Found a Holocaust Escape Tunnel Dug with Spoons

The underground tunnel is believed to have helped at least 12 Jewish prisoners escape from a Nazi extermination site in Lithuania.<p>Archeologists working at a site formally known as Ponar in Lithuania have uncovered a massive underground tunnel that Holocaust prisoners dug with spoons at least 70 …

World History

Relationship Rules You Should Break

Photo: Getty Images<p>When it comes to relationships, some men and women have a rule book they follow. "We feel protected from being hurt or disappointed by the other person by following these rules," explains Jane Greer, Ph.D., relationship expert and author of <i>What About Me? Stop Selfishness From</i> …

Relationships

Three Mysteries of Science that Will Blow Your Mind

Science is filled with answers, but these three phenomena are still mysteries…<p>The Pioneer Anomaly<p>The <i>Pioneer</i> spacecrafts were sent to explore Jupiter …

Syrian Refugee Finds $55,000 Cash, Turns It In To German Police

The windfall must have seemed heaven-sent. How else to explain a young man who had fled Syria's violence and reached Germany — where he realized the donated wardrobe he'd been given contained 50,000 euros (around $55,000) in cash?<p>But instead of keeping it, the man contacted the immigration office …

Track Down

A Street Photographer Shoots The Real Casablanca (Sans Humphrey Bogart)

Many outsiders only know Morocco’s largest city from a 75-year-old movie. Here’s a glimpse of the real thing.<p>If you Google “Casablanca,” the first hit that comes up is the classic 1942 film–the one starring Humphrey Bogart as a Casablanca nightclub owner, and Ingrid Bergman as his old flame. The …

Street Photography

Mounting evidence suggests 'hobbits' were wiped out by modern humans' ancestors 50,000 years ago

It might not yet be enough to convince a jury, but mounting evidence suggests ancestors of modern humans wiped out the world's only known population of hobbits.<p>A race of 3.5ft tall humans - known as "hobbits" - were using stone tools on the Indonesian island of Flores 50,000 years ago but then …

Anxiety of What Other People Think of You

Struggling to keep up with appearances because of anxiety? Deep rooted anxiety that stems from your past can easily ruin your present moment experience. It's what happened to me when I decided to leave my past behind, only to find myself stuck in a whirlwind of emotions that kept dragging me down. …

Mindfulness

A simple technique called 'anxiety appraisal' can turn nervousness into success

<i>I just can't wait to learn how I will fail to live up to my own expectations.</i><p><i>I lie awake, tight-chested, at 3 a.m., just really looking forward to what fresh hell that meeting will be about.</i><p>Don't mind me, I'm just trying out a cognitive trick that's supposed to help with anxiety.<p>It's called …

Self-help

A Victorian-era illness is suddenly spreading in Europe

After barely 2,000 annual cases of the highly contagious illness in recent years, there were 17,586 in England and Wales in 2015. Particularly bad outbreaks have hit London, Yorkshire and the Midlands, and a "peak season" is expected over the next few weeks. Near my home in Norfolk, school …

Victorian Era

He hiked the Grand Canyon in a day, on the lookout for blisters and ooh-aah views

Hiking the Grand Canyon was not on my bucket list. A marathon, yes. Bike 200 miles in a day, yes. Ironman triathlon, absolutely. But for some reason, a mere day hike, even in one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders, was never on my radar. I'd been to the Grand Canyon several times as a …

6 of Thailand's most beautiful beaches

There are certain things that characterize a Thai beach experience — clear waters, white sand, and the iconic longtail boats that dot the shore. No matter where you go, you'll find vendor peddling food, drink, souvenirs, or massages. There will be plenty of ice-cold beverages (frozen mixed …

Asia Travel

The Mystery Of The Moon Is Finally Solved!

<b>Read More:</b><br>55-year old dark side of the Moon mystery solved<br>"The Man in the Moon appeared when meteoroids struck the Earth-facing side of the moon …