Carly Penton

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Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

Here's A Horrifying Picture Of What Sleep Loss Will Do To You

If you <i>don't</i> snooze, you lose. Skimping on sleep can wreak havoc from head to toe. In fact, one study published last year showed that just one week of sleeping fewer than six hours a night resulted in changes to more than 700 genes. That's alarming news, considering nearly half of Americans don't …

31 Delicious Low-Carb Breakfasts For A Healthy New Year

It's time to kick that bagel-a-day habit.

Breakfast

Why it's time for brain science to ditch the 'Venus and Mars' cliche

As hardy perennials go, there is little to beat that science hacks' favourite: the hard-wiring of male and female brains. For more than 30 years, I have seen a stream of tales about gender differences in brain structure under headlines that assure me that from birth men are innately more rational …

9 Reasons Why Beer Is Even Better Than You Thought

If Ben Franklin tells you to drink beer, you listen.<p>Happy National Beer Day!<p>In honor of this great and extremely important holiday, we've decided to round up all the reasons why you should love this awesome drink. It turns out that beer has many uses you may have never known of before. Did you know …

The Greatest Books of All Time, As Voted by 125 Famous Authors

“Reading is the nourishment that lets you do interesting work,” Jennifer Egan once said. This intersection of reading and writing is both a necessary bi-directional life skill for us mere mortals and a secret of iconic writers’ success, as bespoken by their personal libraries. <b>The Top Ten: Writers</b> …

Braids - Amends

Holy Ghost! "Teenagers In Heat"

Do Scientists Pray? Einstein Answers a Little Girl’s Question about Science vs. Religion

Whether in their inadvertently brilliant reflections on gender politics or in their seemingly simple but profound questions about how the world works, kids have a singular way of stripping the most complex of cultural phenomena down to their bare essence, forcing us to reexamine our layers of …

Human behaviour: is it all in the brain – or the mind?

You've seen the headlines: This is your brain on love. Or God. Or envy. Or happiness. And they're reliably accompanied by pictures of colour-drenched …

Be Like Water: The Philosophy and Origin of Bruce Lee’s Famous Metaphor for Resilience

With his singular blend of physical prowess and metaphysical wisdom, coupled with his tragic untimely death, legendary Chinese-American martial artist, philosopher, and filmmaker <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is one of those rare cultural icons whose ethos and appeal remain timeless, …

The world is the closed door. It is a barrier. And... • literary jukebox

The world is the closed door. It is a barrier. And at the same time it is the way through.Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but it is also their means of communication. … Every separation is a link.<p><b>Simone</b> …

Amazon misses the rainforest, seeks to build a giant greenhouse in Seattle

You can take Amazon out of the jungle, but it'll just create one elsewhere -- at least that's what the company is planning for its inner-city Seattle office complex. A tweaked proposal for Amazon's three-block development, named "Rufus 2.0," was run by Seattle's Design Review Board yesterday, and …

How a German physicist fooled Albert Einstein

For his work on canal ray sources in the 1920s, German physicist Emil Rupp was regarded as one of the most important figures in his field. His research captured the interest of Albert Einstein, resulting in a collaboration that probed the wave and particle natures of light. Despite flaws and …

Vitamin C kills drug-resistant TB in lab tests

<b>Vitamin C can kill multidrug-resistant TB in the lab, scientists have found.</b><p>The surprise discovery may point to a new way of tackling this increasingly hard-to-treat infection, the US study authors from Yeshiva University say in Nature Communications.<p>An estimated 650,000 people worldwide have …

Scientists Reveal The Cause Of The Irish Potato Famine

One of the most deadly pathogens in human history has been pinpointed.<p>It's widely acknowledged that <i>Phytophthora infestans</i>, a sort of fungus-like pathogen also known as potato blight, was responsible for the mid-19th-century potato famine that reduced Ireland's population, through death and …

Bad Religion - True North

Our Last Night - Age Of Ignorance