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Boston University Researchers Find CTE in Brain of Deceased Soccer Player

Researchers at Boston University made a landmark discovery of Stage 2 chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease, in a posthumous examination of former soccer player Patrick Grange.<p>According to a Wednesday report by <i>The</i> <i>New York Times</i>' <i></i>John Branch, Grange is the first named case of …

Kinesiology

The K5 security robot will begin patrolling one Silicon Valley campus this year

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Knightscope<p>The Knightscope K5 robot’s 5-foot-tall bullet-shaped frame is impressive. Studded with cameras and sensors …

Creating Creative Children

It cost $10 billion and was designed by the best people science and engineering has to offer, with more than 10,000 scientists in more than 100 …

The New Stress Solution

Feeling wrung out? Barring the off-chance you can drop everything and move to the South of France, check out this easy expert advice for how to keep calm.<p>As the clinical director of New York's buzzed-about YinOva Center, a holistic-based medical practice, Jill Blakeway has seen her share of strung …

24 Dates To Take Yourself On

1. To the movies. I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again – this is one of the most liberating, pleasant experiences ever. No sharing snacks, hearing …

6 Volunteer Vacations to Experience

Yes, staying in a luxury hotel and parking your bum on the beach makes for an enjoyable getaway, but what if you're looking for a trip that's more meaningful? Innovative companies are unveiling enticing voluntourism (volunteer tourism) opportunities in a variety of locations, giving travelers the …

NASA is now accepting applications from companies that want to mine the moon

NASA is now working with private companies to take the first steps in exploring the moon for valuable resources like helium 3 and rare earth metals.<p>Initial proposals are due tomorrow for the Lunar Cargo Transportation and Landing by Soft Touchdown program (CATALYST). One or more private companies …

Of Towers and Turrets: Castles in Scotland

<b>Auchindoun Castle</b><p>Every time we drive a winding road to visit a castle, I am watching and waiting for that moment that the fortress comes into view, and like a small child, I gasp at the sight of it. Every. Single. Time.<p>I grew up on stories that were set in castles, tales of knights and princesses. …

Scotland

21 Tips to Staying Safe Abroad

<b>1. Keep the address to your accommodation.</b><p>In both English and the native tongue written in both your phone's notes (or snap a photo) and in a little notebook (phone batteries die). Everyone in your group should do this as reality is, you might lose your friends.<p><b>2. Get travel insurance and register</b> …

Google Maps

10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Egypt Right Now

For my recent birthday I gave myself a gift I'd wanted since I was five - no, not a pony, the Pyramids.<p>I've always been obsessed with Ancient Egypt and although I've traveled the world, never went. partly because it was too financially impossible, partly because I have a phobia of crowds (for more …

Travel

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

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Evok Concept Showerhead Reduces The Amount of Water In The Flow While You Soap Up

<b>Evok concept showerhead</b> was a design submission for a contest hosted by Unilever. The brief was simple, each contestant had to come up with …

Wonders of the World

The Week In Numbers: The Periodic Table Gets An Update, Curiosity Finds Lots Of Martian Water, And More

<b>2 percent:</b> the portion of Martian soil that was water in a recent analysis from the rover Curiosity<p><b>4:</b> the number of aluminum mirrors in these telescopic contacts lenses<p><b>66:</b> the number of radio dishes in the most ambitious ground telescope ever built<p><b>1969:</b> the year scientists first used the word …